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Alumni from the MAPP Program

  • Julia Pesek
    Education: B.A. in Psychology, DePaul University, 1998 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2014 Current Position Community Outreach Coordinator for the MSPCA at Nevins Farm What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Prior to entering the MAPP program, I had ... read more
  • Fighting Injustice with Knowledge
    Jennifer Jackman Uses First-Hand Experience to Teach Future Generations of Advocates A member of the Junior Naturalist program at the local museum in 7th grade, Jennifer Jackman was an advocate for animals, the environment, and civic engagement at a young age. Her love for animals was so deep that when ... read more
  • Making a Difference by Degrees
    In addition to its D.V.M. program, Cummings School also offers graduate programs preparing scientists like these for service around the world. ... read more
  • Jessica Weinstein
    Education: B.A. in Theatre Studies, Wheaton College, 2011 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2018 Current Position: IACUC & Science Specialist, The Forsyth Institute What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I worked in nonprofit arts administration for 2 theaters ... read more
  • Jody Epstein
    Education: BFA, Theatre Management, Emerson College, 1995 MS in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2016 Current Position: Head Instructor, Academy of Pet Careers in Chesterfield, MO What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I have owned my own dog training and ... read more
  • Jody Epstein
    Education: BFA, Theatre Management, Emerson College, 1995 MS in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2016 Current Position: Head Instructor, Academy of Pet Careers in Chesterfield, MO What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I have owned my own dog training and ... read more
  • Jessica Baldeck
    Education: B.A., Anthropology, UMass Boston, 2012 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2019 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? I was working as an Environmental Educator at a nature center in Norwell, MA for the past 4 years. I taught ... read more
  • Jessica Baldeck
    Education: B.A., Anthropology, UMass Boston, 2012 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2019 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? I was working as an Environmental Educator at a nature center in Norwell, MA for the past 4 years. I taught ... read more
  • Nadine Pellegrini
    Education: B.A. in Journalism, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1975 J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, 1978 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2007 Current Position: Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts What aspects of MAPP led to your decision to join ... read more
  • Nadine Pellegrini
    Education: B.A. in Journalism, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1975 J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, 1978 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2007 Current Position: Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts What aspects of MAPP led to your decision to join ... read more
  • Linda Huebner
    Education: B.S. in Animal Science, Cook College, Rutgers University, 1990 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, 1996 Current Position: Executive Director, Animals & Society Institute (ASI) What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Working ... read more
  • Linda Huebner
    Education: B.S. in Animal Science, Cook College, Rutgers University, 1990 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, 1996 Current Position: Director, Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Working in Corporate ... read more
  • Martha P. Grace
    Education: B.A. in Zoology, Smith College, 1961 M.A. Clark University /History/ 1971 J.D. New England School of Law/ 1981 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2011 Current Position: HAVEN volunteer, teaching Animal Law elective at MAPP. Retired Massachusetts Juvenile Court Judge What were you doing before entering the ... read more
  • Martha P. Grace
    Education: B.A. in Zoology, Smith College, 1961 M.A. Clark University /History/ 1971 J.D. New England School of Law/ 1981 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2011 Current Position: HAVEN volunteer, teaching Animal Law elective at MAPP. Retired Massachusetts Juvenile Court Judge What were you doing before entering the ... read more
  • Tamara Garcia
    Education: B.A. in English/Philosophy, Northeastern University, 2007 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2011 J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, 2013 Current Position: Attorney at Law, Providence, RI What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I was finishing up ... read more

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