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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

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

Lindsey Beahm

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

Master’s in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Candidate 2021 Education: B.S., Neuroscience and Behavior University of New Hampshire, 2020 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 Hampshire. During summers and breaks Read More

Lindsey Beahm

Exploring the Impact of Artificial Rearing on Animal Behavior: A Review

Tuesday, September, 8th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Externship

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Externship Experience May-August 2020 Exploring the Impact of Artificial Rearing on Animal Behavior: A Review Jessica White My original externship involved research under the supervision of Dr. Elizabeth Byrnes, an Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences here at Tufts. Given the circumstances with COVID-19, we shifted to conducting a Read More

Jessica White

The MAPP Student Experience 2020

Wednesday, September, 2nd, 2020 MAPP MAPP Student Profiles Student Life

by Tania Roa, MAPP ’20, International Policy intern at World Animal Net A day in the MAPP program is a day full of discoveries and revelations. Every day I learned something new about the history of animal advocacy and how I can contribute to improving animal welfare. Although I was given the freedom to focus Read More

Tania Roa

World Animal Net: Including Animal Welfare in International Policies for Animals, People, and Planet

Wednesday, September, 2nd, 2020 MAPP MAPP Externship

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Externship Experience May-August 2020 World Animal Net: Including Animal Welfare in International Policies for Animals, People, and Planet Tania Roa As an International Policy Intern for World Animal Net, I researched and drafted comments for the Convention on Biological Diversity’s peer review process. I also wrote a blog, Read More

Tania Roa - WAN

Living My True Passion

Tuesday, February, 12th, 2019 MAPP Student Profiles

Making the decision to return to school to pursue my MS in Animals and Public Policy was no easy decision. I left my loving husband, my two cats, my adoring family, and the comforts of my New York apartment to again become a student.

Tyler Hazard

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

Education: B.S., Animal Science and Psychology, UMass Amherst, 2017 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2018 Current Position: Public Engagement Coordinator at Compassion in World Farming (USA) What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? I just graduated from my undergraduate degree the previous May, and was Read More

Anité Casas Figueroa

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

Education: Sociocultural Anthropology, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras campus, 2017 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2018 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? Before entering this program, I was finalizing my bachelor’s degree at the University of Puerto Rico and working with a professor 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