Dr. Treadwell received an M.A. in Public Communication from The American University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Treadwell’s thesis focused on environmental communication, public relations and advertising of “greenwashing” campaigns. She holds a J.D. from The University of Georgia School of Law. During law school, she served on the Editorial Board and as a Notes Editor for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. Dr. Treadwell earned her Ph.D. in August 2016. Ms. Ferrero’s publications and research interests focus on legal matters, public relations, political rhetoric, environmental communication and media ethics.