Joanna Boehnert is a Senior Lecturer in Design at Bath Spa University working on two AHRC funded projects. She an Innovation Scholar working on the “Transition Templates: Pathways to Netzero” research project (2023-2026) with Livework, a service design consultancy in London. This is accompanied by a second AHRC funded research project titled "Enacting Gregory Bateson's Ecological Aesthetics in Architecture and Design" led by the University of Brighton and Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Her first book, Design/ Ecology/ Politics: Toward the Ecocene, was published in 2018. She completed an AHRC funded PhD on the visual communication of ecological literacy at the University of Brighton in 2012. She has worked as a design researcher at the Centre for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR), University of Colorado Boulder; the Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM) at the University of Westminster; and the Centre for the Evaluation of Complexity Across the Nexus (CECAN) at the University of Surrey. She is the founder of EcoLabs, an amorphous design studio working in environmental communication and sustainable transitions since 2006. She tweet at @EcoLabs (high traffic) and @ecocene (low traffic).