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Kate McPherson

Thursday, June, 4th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

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 the Master’s in Animals and Read More

Claire (Koss) Johnson

Wednesday, January, 15th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

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 IACUC Chair and Compliance Coordinator at Mispro Biotech Services. Mispro is a contract vivarium organization offering co-working research space along with comprehensive animal care and compliance service in key life-science Read More

Ariel Lefkovits

Tuesday, October, 2nd, 2018 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: Animal Behavior, Franklin & Marshall College, 2013 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2020 Current Position: Donor and Program Coordinator at SPCA International in New York City, NY. In addition, I am a District Leader volunteer for Humane Society of the United States. In what ways do you use your M.S. in Read More

Esther Lam

Tuesday, October, 2nd, 2018 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A., English and Biology, Amherst College, 2013 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2020 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? I was a student at St. George’s University for Fall Semester 2017 in their Foundation to Veterinary Medicine program. I then took time after Read More

Jody Epstein

Thursday, September, 20th, 2018 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

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 behavior company, Nutz About Mutz Read More

Tamara Garcia

Thursday, May, 17th, 2018 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

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 my undergraduate degree at Northeastern Read More

Chelsea Blink

Monday, January, 22nd, 2018 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: A.B. in History and Science, Harvard, 2012 M.A. in History of Science and Medicine, Yale, 2017 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2018 Current Position Legislative Assistant with Rep. Lauren Underwood in Washington, D.C. First Position after Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Legislative Intern, Animal Welfare Institute In what ways Read More

Lindsay Hamrick

Thursday, August, 31st, 2017 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.S. Psychology & B.S. Animal Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2003 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2006 Current Position: Director of Policy, Companion Animals Department for The Humane Society of the United States. Through my work as Director of Policy for the Companion Animal Department at The Humane Society of the Read More