Nichole Bennett, M.A., researches inclusive science communication in the Ph.D. program at The Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations at The University of Texas. Their work is at the intersection of science communication, applied theater, and social justice. Before this, they researched climate change conservation biology while earning their Masters in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior from The University of Texas. They are also an improv performer, director, and technical designer and have won three B. Iden Payne awards and an Austin Chronicle Critics Table Award. You can follow them on Instagram at @theawkwardoff or on Twitter at @choleness.