Alexandra Cotrufo

Alexandra Cotrufo

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Alexandra Cotrufo is a fourth year university student studying in the Professional Communication program at Ryerson University. She was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario and now lives in Toronto, Ontario. She aims to implement sustainability practices into her everyday life and has always been interested in studying how human actions affect the environment in both positive and negative ways. As a communication student, she was eager to research how information is communicated on social media about environmental and natural disasters.

Research

The impacts of social media when used to communicate to the public about the 2019 Amazon rainforest wildfires.

Alexandra Cotrufo Research Poster

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Project Tags

Social media, environment, environmental disaster, communication