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Samantha Fincke

Thursday, November, 18th, 2021 MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education:
Biology and Social Anthropology, Boston University College, 2013
M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2017

Samantha Fincke

Melissa Hoffman

Wednesday, April, 14th, 2021 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A., World Literature, UCLA, 2008 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2014 Current Position: Director, Jewish Initiative for Animals (JIFA) What were you doing before entering the M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Prior to MAPP, I was mostly working as an educator and in spiritual leadership in the Jewish Read More

Melissa Hoffman

Melanie Lary

Thursday, March, 25th, 2021 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. in Biology, with a concentration in evolution, ecology, and animal behavior, Skidmore College, 2000 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2006 Current Position: I’m currently the U.S. Research and Campaigns Officer for FOUR PAWS, which is an international animal welfare organization. I conduct ongoing research into animal protection issues relating to Read More

Melanie Lary n TX with a few of her mom’s miniature horses

Kerry Bannon Garofano

Saturday, January, 9th, 2021 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.S. in Biology, Union College, 2008 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2010 Current Position: Assistant Director of Development, Connecticut Humane Society What were you doing before entering the Master’s in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I joined the MAPP program shortly after completing my undergraduate studies at Union College. While Read More

Kerry Garofano

Aiesha Sojourner

Wednesday, September, 9th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. in Psychology from the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York, 2018 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2021 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? During my last semester at City College, I worked Read More

Aiesha Sojourner

Nirva Patel

Wednesday, September, 9th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, 2000 J.D., Patent Law, New England School of Law, 2004 Registered United States Patent Attorney and member of the MA Bar M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2021 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Prior to joining MAPP, Read More

Nirva Patel

Ericca Gandolfo

Wednesday, September, 9th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A., Communications & Culture Major, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Minor, Clark University, 2015 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2021 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Before entering the MAPP program, I was an Administrative Assistant at Boston Consulting Group. The majority of my Read More

Ericca Gandolfo

Kiersten Hartnagel

Wednesday, September, 9th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.S., Pre-veterinary medicine, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2020 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2021 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I recently just graduated from UMass Amherst with my bachelor’s degree in pre-veterinary medicine. I spent the last 13 months training a Read More

Kiersten Hartnagel

Tessa Archibald

Wednesday, September, 9th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.S., Biopsychology, Tufts University, 2020 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2021 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I have been a student for the past few years, and I spent the summer before entering MAPP volunteering at a therapeutic equestrian center. This Read More

Tessa Archibald

Catherine Cummings

Wednesday, September, 9th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.S., Cell and Molecular Biology, State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY New Paltz), 2018 Advanced Certificate, Animal Behavior and Conservation, CUNY Hunter College, 2020 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2021 Current Position: Ph.D. Student, Conservation Governance Lab; Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences In what ways Read More

Catherine Cummings