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Megan Ballou

Thursday, October, 20th, 2016 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.S., Biology with Environmental Science minor, Stonehill College, 2016 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2018 Current Position: DVM candidate (2022), Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine What were you doing before entering the MAPP program? I graduated from undergraduate school this past May. I spent my summer giving horseback riding Read More

MS in Animals and Public Policy Commencement 2016

Wednesday, May, 25th, 2016 MAPP MAPP Past Events

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University held its 2016 commencement on Sunday, May 22, where graduating students celebrated the milestones they reached this spring with family and friends. Congratulations to the following students who received their M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP): Kathryn Baker, Breanna Beberman, Emma Brayfield, Vittoria Capria, Taylor Eagan, Read More

Danika Oriol-Morway

Monday, March, 14th, 2016 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

  Education: B.A. Psychology, Vassar College, 2007 M.S. Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2015 Current Position: Country Director at Four Paws USA What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I spent a year and a half as the Operations and Community Caretaker at the Mission: Wolf Read More

Whitney Allen

Wednesday, February, 10th, 2016 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: The Ohio State University, dual enrolled while in high school B.S. in Zoology at Michigan State University, 2010 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2013 DVM, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, 2017 Current Position: I am currently an associate veterinarian at Rotherwood Animal Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts. What were you doing Read More

Heidi W. Weiskel

Monday, December, 22nd, 2014 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. in Literature, Cultural Studies emphasis, Harvard University, 1997 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2002 Ph.D. in Ecology, University of California, Davis, 2012 Current Position: Staff Scientist, Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? I was living in Buenos Aires, Read More

Terri Ciaramello

Monday, December, 22nd, 2014 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. Sociology and Elementary Education, Hunter College, 1999 M.A. Sociology and Education, Columbia University, Teachers College, 2002 M.L.S. Queens College, School of Library and Information Studies, 2004 M.S. Animals and Public Policy, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, 2013 Current Position Held: I am the Coordinator on the Cruelty Intervention Advocacy (CIA) Team. We Read More

Kate Atema

Monday, December, 22nd, 2014 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. in Biology, Government minor, Smith College, 2000 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2003 Current Position: Sr. Manager Strategic Grants Initiatives at PetSmart Charities What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? I was a research assistant in Berlin, Germany, working with a group that Read More

Kate Atema

Anastacia (Spang) Southland

Monday, December, 22nd, 2014 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. in Psychobiology focused in Animal Behavior, Wheaton College, 2009 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2010 Current Position: Humane Educator, Potter League for Animals, Middletown, RI I teach classes in local schools, give tours of the shelter, hold our monthly lecture series, and run our humane-theme camp for kids in the Read More

Meena Alagappan

Wednesday, December, 17th, 2014 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. in Anthropology, Cornell University, 1987 J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 1990 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2003 Current Position: Executive Director, HEART (Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers) Board Member (Secretary), Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals Vice Chair of ABA-TIPS Animal Law Committee (and Co-Chair of its Public Read More