Ryan Eichberger is a teacher, writer, and environmental communicator. A lifelong Great Lakesian, he earned his M.A. from Northern Illinois University and his Ph.D from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Ryan's areas of interest include visual culture, usability studies, and the environmental humanities. His work focuses particularly on the changing ways that images and texts can help us teach ourselves a more sustainable, just, low-carbon relationship with the nonhuman world. His current research focuses on shifting interplay between people, glaciers, and photography on the edge of the Arctic.