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Corinne (Lackner) Stephens

Friday, April, 28th, 2017 MAPP Alumni Profiles

Into the Wild(life) MAPP Graduate Incorporates Passions into Daily Life A veterinary technician and teacher of conservation education programs in her home state of New Jersey, Corinne (Lackner) Stephens’ passion for animals and her community played a role in her everyday life. In 2005, Corinne decided that she would further combine her interests by pursuing Read More

Paula Gillikin

Friday, April, 28th, 2017 MAPP Alumni Profiles

The Land Protector In the pursuit to incorporate her passion into her professional life, Paula Gillikin sought further education, and found a graduate program that would help fulfill her aspirations. During her time in the Master of Science in Animals and Public Policy program (MAPP), Paula joined Dr. Allen Rutberg in a field project that Read More

Erin King

Friday, April, 28th, 2017 MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology, Christopher Newport University, 2013 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2016 Current Positions: First year PhD student, Biomedical Sciences, Human-Animal Interactions Track, Tufts University Cummings-Tisch Civic Life Coordinator, Research Associate, Tufts University What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Read More

The Land Protector

Friday, February, 3rd, 2017 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

As Central Sites Manager of a North Carolina coastal reserve, Paula Gillikin spends much of her time on the job in the field, monitoring site conditions, providing education and outreach, and managing the wild horse herd.

Into the Wild(life)

Friday, February, 3rd, 2017 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Managing the Businesses for the Bay program, Corinne Stephens helps businesses and the public understand the valuable role of the business community in sustaining the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed.

Savannah Mary Verdon

Thursday, December, 8th, 2016 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.S., Animal Science, Specialization in Animal Behavior, University of California, Davis, 2015 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2017 Current Position: Marketing and Development Coordinator, RedRover What were you doing before entering the MAPP program? After graduating, I kept my position in doggie daycare (Lead daycare attendant, Grateful Dog Daycare) because I Read More

Stephany Ota

Thursday, December, 8th, 2016 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A., Anthropology and Linguistics, New York University, 2010 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2017 What were you doing before entering the MAPP program? I was working in e-commerce as a sales assistant at Zojirushi America Corporation while volunteering at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur, where I helped with Read More

Allison Martin

Thursday, December, 8th, 2016 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: * B.A., Photography, minored in German, Grand Valley State University (Allendale, Michigan), 2004 * spent two months studying Spanish in Guatemala in 2006 * M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2017 Current Position: * Rescues 2the Rescue, Administrator In what ways do you use your MAPP in your current position? MAPP is Read More

Lauren Lonski

Thursday, December, 8th, 2016 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.S., Animal Science, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2016 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2017 What were you doing before entering the MAPP program? I just graduated from my undergraduate program and have been working at a pet store (Pet Supplies Plus) on and off for five years. I enjoy Read More

Brianna Grant

Thursday, December, 8th, 2016 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: College of Saint Rose, Criminal Justice, 2014 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2017 Current Position: Communications Associate, Alley Cat Rescue What were you doing before entering the MAPP program? I was an assistant at a law firm in Albany county and volunteered at my local animal shelter. What aspects of MAPP Read More