Figure/Ground’s latest scholarly interview is with Donna Flayhan. Dr. is a media ecologist and a former student of Joshua Meyrowitz. She received her Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa in 1997, and currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Media at State University of New York at New Paltz <http://www.newpaltz.edu/>, where she specializes in Cultural Studies (American Cultural Studies, British Cultural Studies, and the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory), Mass Communication and Social Theory (the American effects tradition and Chicago School Sociology), Communication Technology and Society (history of media, media ecology, medium theory), and Public Policy & Public Health Communication (NIH Grant Research. Team research with scholars from Communication Studies, Sociology, and the College of Medicine). She is also the Founder and Director of The Lower Manhattan Public Health Project<https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=0ARV56X-Tu9 JZGdybnE3dDRfMzVjang3OWhmYw&hl=en_US&pli=1>, which was aimed at getting the rescue, recovery, and cleanup workers, and residents of Lower Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn the answers, benefits, and treatments that they deserve after 9/11.