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Emily Anderson

Tuesday, January, 23rd, 2018 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A., Biology with a Minor in Music, Smith College, 2014 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2017 Current Position Research and Testing Coordinator, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? Prior to entering the MAPP program, I worked as a Read More

Leah Widdicombe

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

Education: B.S., Animal Behavior with Minors in Anthropology, Biology, and Studio Art, Indiana University, 2015 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2019 Current Position: Training Program Coordinator, The Dog Care Academy at St. Francis House. The Dog Care Academy is job training program for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness Read More

Breanna Beberman

Thursday, December, 21st, 2017 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: BS in Chemistry and Biology, Minor in Politics, Brandeis University, 2009 MS in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2015 MPH, DVM, Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 2019 Current Position: Associate Veterinarian, VCA South Shore, South Weymouth, Massachusetts What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Read More

Kathryn (Baker) Young

Tuesday, December, 12th, 2017 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. in English Literature, UMass Amherst, 2003 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2016 Current Position: Veterinary Assisting Instructor, Worcester Technical High School. I am responsible for the teaching and supervision of students in the Animal Science program. I’m really happy that I get to stay in the area and be a Read More

Valerie de Liedekerke de Pailhe

Monday, October, 2nd, 2017 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. in Arts, Maharishi International University, 1993 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 1998 Current Position: Baltic Ecoregion Programme Manager, World Wide Fund for Nature What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Studying for the MSc in Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development at the Read More

Valerie de Liedekerke

Theresa Vinic

Wednesday, May, 31st, 2017 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. in Anthropology/History (Environmental Studies Concentration), Albion College, May 2007 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2016 Current Position: Community Cats Rescue trapper What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Following a one year experiment with law school during 2010-2011, I spent a few Read More

Kali Pereira

Friday, May, 19th, 2017 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Florida Gulf Coast University, 2007 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP), Tufts University, 2015 Current Positions: First year PhD student, Biomedical Sciences, Human-Animal Interactions Track, Tufts University Senior Deer Program Manager, Wildlife Protection Department, The Humane Society of the United States What were you doing before entering the Read More

Corinne (Lackner) Stephens

Friday, April, 28th, 2017 MAPP Alumni Profiles

Into the Wild(life) MAPP Graduate Incorporates Passions into Daily Life A veterinary technician and teacher of conservation education programs in her home state of New Jersey, Corinne (Lackner) Stephens’ passion for animals and her community played a role in her everyday life. In 2005, Corinne decided that she would further combine her interests by pursuing Read More

Paula Gillikin

Friday, April, 28th, 2017 MAPP Alumni Profiles

The Land Protector In the pursuit to incorporate her passion into her professional life, Paula Gillikin sought further education, and found a graduate program that would help fulfill her aspirations. During her time in the Master of Science in Animals and Public Policy program (MAPP), Paula joined Dr. Allen Rutberg in a field project that Read More

Erin King

Friday, April, 28th, 2017 MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology, Christopher Newport University, 2013 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2016 Current Positions: First year PhD student, Biomedical Sciences, Human-Animal Interactions Track, Tufts University Cummings-Tisch Civic Life Coordinator, Research Associate, Tufts University What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Read More