Kathleen de Onís is a third-year PhD student pursuing a degree in Communication and Culture. She holds an MA degree from the University of Montana and a BS from Northwestern University. Her research examines coalitional possibilities and community engagement with decarbonization projects, particularly solar energy development and energy and climate justice for island nations. In addition to her research, Kathleen is an Associate Instructor who teaches Communicating Sustainability. She is delighted to be the Office of Sustainability Education and Research Working Group intern this academic year, as we consider our collective Grand Challenges, including imagining and enacting more sustainable environments and relationships at IU-Bloomington and beyond.