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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 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

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Mikhala Kaseweter

Tuesday, October, 22nd, 2019 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A., Sociology and Environmental Studies, Saint Mary’s College, 2017 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2020 Current Position: Policy Intern, IFAW I graduated in 2017 with a B.A. from Saint Mary’s College. I double majored in sociology and environmental studies, the latter of which was a student-designed study programme I submitted to Read More

Julia Pesek

Wednesday, March, 27th, 2019 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. in Psychology, DePaul University, 1998 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2014 Current Position Marketing and Events Coordinator for the MSPCA at Nevins Farm What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Prior to entering the MAPP program, I had a 10 year career Read More

Martha P. Grace

Friday, May, 18th, 2018 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles MAPP Faculty Profiles

Education: B.A. in Zoology, Smith College, 1961 M.A. Clark University /History/ 1971 J.D. New England School of Law/ 1981 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2011 Current Position: HAVEN volunteer, teaching Animal Law elective at MAPP. Retired Massachusetts Juvenile Court Judge What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public 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

Lauren “Ren” Bettencourt

Wednesday, April, 18th, 2018 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A., English, University of New Hampshire, Durham, 2005 M.A. in Teaching, Education Concentration, Simmons College, 2009 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2016 Current Position: Digital Communications Coordinator at Four Paws In what ways do you use your Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) degree in your current position? I truly Read More

Julia Seeley

Thursday, March, 15th, 2018 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. in Journalism, Michigan State University, 2004 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2016 Current Position: New Hampshire State Director at The Humane Society of the United States What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? For nearly ten years I have obtained project management, Read More