Elja Roy

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • MA: Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, 2013.
  • BA: Communicative English, Serampore College, West Bengal, India, 2011.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Environmental Communication
  • Ecocinema
  • Ethnographic Film Making
  • Music as Environmental Communication
Courses Taught
  • COMM3201 Introduction to Electronic Media Production
  • COMM 1101 Introduction to Public Speaking
Research & Professional Activities


  • “Music in a Changing Climate: A Field-to-Media Model for Community Engaged Ecomusicology.” :
  • Humanities Without Walls’ The Work of the Humanities in a Changing Climate grant program (funded by the Mellon Foundation), April 2018 - August 2020
  • 1st position in the Creative Work category at the 2018 Sustainability and Energy Expo, University of Minnesota.
  • Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, May 2017 - August 2017