Carrie Packwood Freeman

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Carrie Packwood Freeman is currently associate professor in the Department of Communication at Georgia State University. A multi-year grantee, she writes:

Through Culture & Animals Foundation, I was able to turn my dissertation research into a vegan advocacy book in 2014: “Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights.” “Framing Farming” was a 2016 awards finalist in the Social & Political Change category of the National Indie Excellence book award competition. I promote the strategic communication ideas from this book at activist conferences, in the media, and through my website In 2016, Culture & Animals Foundation also supported my second book project: “The Human Animal Earthling Identity: Common Values Unifying Human Rights, Animal Rights, and Environmentalism,” which was published in 2020 by the University of Georgia Press.

She coauthors the Animals & Media website with Dr. Debra Merskin, where they promote animal-friendly guidelines for media makers, and post examples weekly on their facebook page. Carrie also has been hosting an eco- and animal-friendly radio show In Tune to Nature.