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Melanie Lary

Thursday, March, 25th, 2021 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

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 animal protection issues relating to Read More

Melanie Lary n TX with a few of her mom’s miniature horses

MS in Animals and Public Policy Program OPEN HOUSE 2021

Friday, December, 11th, 2020 CAPP Events

The Master of Science in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program will be holding its virtual Open House for prospective students on Monday, January 11, 2021. Meet MAPP faculty, current MAPP students, and MAPP alumni. Hear from program faculty, alumni and staff on topics such as CAPP and MAPP’s History, Values Structure, and Curriculum, Research Read More

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Adrienne Vergith-Hill

Wednesday, September, 9th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Student Profiles

Master’s in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Candidate 2021 Education: B.A., Animal Behavior, Wheaton College, 2017 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? After graduation in 2017, I spent two years interning and working at various animal care institutions including Zoo New England and the New England Read More

Aiesha Sojourner

Wednesday, September, 9th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Student Profiles

Master’s in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Candidate 2021 Education: B.A. in Psychology from the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York, 2018 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? During my last semester at City College, I worked Read More

Aiesha Sojourner

Sky Sobol

Wednesday, September, 9th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Student Profiles

Master’s in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Candidate 2021 Education: B.S., Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, University of Arizona, 2016 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I worked a few different jobs involving dogs. My first dog related job after college was a Kennel Technician and later Read More

Sky Sobol

Sara Pantel

Wednesday, September, 9th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Student Profiles

Master’s in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Candidate 2021 Education: B.A., Biology & Spanish, Tufts University, 2015 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I was working as an Inpatient Assistant at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, providing nursing care to hospitalized pets. Before starting at Read More

Sara Pantel

Erica Meehan

Wednesday, September, 9th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Student Profiles

Master’s in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Candidate 2021 Education: B.S., Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation and B.S., Sociology, Canisius College, 2020 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program, I was a transfer student-athlete at Canisius College Read More

Erica Meehan

Ericca Gandolfo

Wednesday, September, 9th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Student Profiles

Master’s in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Candidate 2021 Education: B.A., Communications & Culture Major, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Minor, Clark University, 2015 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 Group. The majority of my Read More

Ericca Gandolfo

Kiersten Hartnagel

Wednesday, September, 9th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Student Profiles

Master’s in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Candidate 2021 Education: B.S., Pre-veterinary medicine, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2020 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 last 13 months training a Read More

Kiersten Hartnagel