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Alumni from the MAPP Program

  • Samantha Fincke
    Education: Biology and Social Anthropology, Boston University College, 2013 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2017... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2021-11-18
  • Melissa Hoffman
    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... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2021-04-14
  • Melanie Lary
    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... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2021-03-25
  • Kerry Bannon Garofano
    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... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2021-01-09
  • Aiesha Sojourner
    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... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2020-09-09
  • Nirva Patel
    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)... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2020-09-09
  • Ericca Gandolfo
    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... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2020-09-09
  • Kiersten Hartnagel
    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... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2020-09-09
  • Tessa Archibald
    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... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2020-09-09
  • Catherine Cummings
    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... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2020-09-09
  • Lindsey Beahm
    Education: B.S., Neuroscience and Behavior University of New Hampshire, 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? Prior to joining to MAPP’s program, I was a full-time student at the University of New... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2020-09-09
  • Kate McPherson
    Education: B.S. in Marine Science from the University of Maine, 2011 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2012 M.Sc. in Marine Mammal Science from The University of St Andrews, 2018 Current Position: Right Whale Aerial Observer, Clearwater Marine Aquarium Research Institute, Florida What were you doing before entering... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2020-06-04
  • Claire (Koss) Johnson
    Education: B.A. in Anthropology with minor in Biology, UMass Boston, 2012 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2013 Current Position: I am the Manager of Quality Assurance & Compliance and IACUC Chair at Mispro Biotech Services. Mispro is a contract vivarium organization offering co-working research space along with... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2020-01-15
  • Mavis Wolf
    Education: B.S., Biology & Psychology, University of Georgia, 2015 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2020 Current Position: Community Outreach Specialist, Atlanta Humane Society What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? After graduating college, I sought opportunities to spend more... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2019-10-23
  • Jessica White
    Education: B.A., Biology, Colorado College, 2012 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 working at Littleton Equine Medical Center since April 2016. My primary role there was assistant to one... Read more
    Source: MAPP Alumni Published on: 2019-10-23

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