2022 Switzer Fellows

In 2022, twenty new fellows joined the Switzer Fellowship Network of over 700 Switzer 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.

Melinda Adams
University of California Davis
PhD, Native American Studies
Natalia Aristizábal
University of Vermont
PhD, Environment and Natural Resources
Josephine Benson
Dartmouth College
MS, Earth Sciences
Marisol Cira
UCLA
PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Nicholas Dorian
Tufts University
PhD, Biology
Ross Feehan
MIT/Harvard
MBA, MBA
Seamus Guerin
Stanford
JD, Juris Doctor
Asta Habtemichael
University of Rhode Island
PhD, Chemical Oceanography
Karly Hampshire
University of California San Francisco
MD, MD
David Herrera
Brown University
PhD, Political Science
Abraham Herzog-Arbeitman
MIT
PhD, Chemistry
Leslie Hutchins
UC Berkeley
PhD, Environmental Science, Policy and Management
Liz Jacob
Yale University
JD, Juris Doctor
Lily Law
San Jose State University
MS, Environmental Studies
Peter Nguyen
UC Davis
PhD, Geography
Nishaila Porter
Northeastern University
MS, Environmental Science and Policy
Edgar Reyna
UCLA
MS, Urban and Regional Planning
Gabriela Rodriguez
Yale University
MS, Environmental Management
Amaya Simpson
University of Southern California
MA, Environmental Studies
Chelsi Sparti
UC Berkeley
MS, Energy and Resources

"There is always room to grow in our ability to succinctly and compellingly communicate the importance of the issues we work on to a broader audience. The Switzer Network is providing very valuable training that I am not getting elsewhere."

Lara Cushing

Spotlight on Leadership

Jennifer O'Leary: Pew Fellowship funds Cal Poly biologist's study of Indian Ocean
Fellow Jennifer O’Leary recently received a prestigious Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation and is freshly back on California's Central Coast from management and conservation work she’s doing in East Africa and the Western Indian Ocean partially supported by a Switzer Leadership Grant.Read more >

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