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MAPP Research Proposal Presentations & Externship Announcements 2021

Thursday, May, 6th, 2021 CAPP Events MAPP MAPP Events MAPP Externship MAPP Research Projects

MS in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) students presented the research and externships that they will be working on over the summer. MAPP Research Proposal Presentations & Externship Announcements May 2021 MAPP Final Project Proposal Presentations Clara Dell Behavior changes in New vs. Old World monkeys in response to anthropogenic climate change Grace Hussain  Intersectionality Read More

MAPP Presentations May 2021

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 Currently a 3rd year rabbinical student at the Academy of Jewish Religion, California 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 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

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

MS in Animals and Public Policy photos collage

Kirsten Welborn

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

Master’s in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Candidate 2021 Education: B.S., Animal Science, Michigan State University, 2019 Current Position: Research Technician, Charles River Laboratories What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I studied at Michigan State, where I majored in Animal Science where I concentrated in Companion Read More

Kirsten Welborn

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