2016 Switzer Fellows

In 2016, twenty new Fellows joined the Switzer Fellowship Network of nearly 600 Fellows located across the country and around the world. Read about them and their work below. To find information on Fellowship alumni, please go to the Find an Expert section of our website where you can search by name, region, and area of expertise.

Dena Adler
Yale University
JD/MEM, Law; Environmental Management
Autumn Bernstein
UC Davis
MS, Transportation Technology and Policy
Anna Doty
Masters in City Planning, City Planning / Environmental Policy and Planning
Jacob Glass
Harvard University
MPP, Master in Public Policy
Wing Goodale
UMass - Amherst
Ph.D., Environmental Conservation
Kristen Goodrich
UC Irvine
Ph.D., Social Ecology
Jennifer Helfrich
Harvard University
MPP, Social and Urban Policy
Henry Herndon
University of New Hampshire
MS, Natural Resources and the Environment
Nick Jensen
Claremont Graduate University
Ph.D., Botany
Erik Martinez
UC Santa Barbara
MS, Environmenal Science and Management
Logan McCoy
Yale University
MBA/MEM, Environmental Management / Business Administration
Kimberley Miner
University of Maine - Orono
Ph.D., Earth and Climate Science
Keith Parker
Humboldt State University
MS, Fisheries Biology / Conservation Genetics
Carolina Prado
UC Berkeley
Ph.D., Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
Mary Rock
JD/MS, Law and Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & Resources
Erin Satterthwaite
UC Davis
Ph.D., Ecology/Environmental Science and Policy
Emma Schneider
Tufts University
Ph.D., English / Environmental Literature
Sarah Skikne
UC Santa Cruz
Ph.D., Environmental Studies
Katalyn Voss
UC Santa Barbara
Ph.D., Geography
Michael Wironen
University of Vermont
Ph.D., Natural Resources

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Lara Cushing

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