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Melissa Hoffman

Wednesday, April, 14th, 2021 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

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 spiritual leadership in the Jewish Read More

Melissa Hoffman

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

Aiesha Sojourner

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

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 at City College, I worked Read More

Aiesha Sojourner

Ericca Gandolfo

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

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 Group. The majority of my Read More

Ericca Gandolfo

Kiersten Hartnagel

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

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 last 13 months training a Read More

Kiersten Hartnagel