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Lauren Trifone

Wednesday, October, 23rd, 2019 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A., Wildlife Biology, SUNY Empire State College, 2018 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2020 Current Position: Conservation Agent, Spencer Town Hall in Spencer, MA What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I have been working with C-SPEC since October 2018, studying behavior and Read More

Tania Roa

Wednesday, October, 23rd, 2019 MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A., Psychology with minor in Animal Science, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 2018 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2020 Current Position: Digital Communications and Internships Manager, Biodiversity for a Livable Climate, Cambridge, MA In what ways do you use your MAPP in your current position? I actively connect the dots between Read More

Blythe Owen

Wednesday, October, 23rd, 2019 MAPP MAPP Alumni Profiles

Education: B.A., Psychology, Wheaton College, 2019 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2020 Current Position: I’m working as a Policy Research Analyst with the Network Science Initiative division of National Journal. I have also been put onto the energy and environment vertical of our work, so I’ve been really enjoying working on a Read More

Ashley McCann

Tuesday, October, 22nd, 2019 MAPP Student Profiles

Master’s in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Candidate 2021 Education: B.S., Wildlife and Conservation Biology and B.S., Geology and Geological Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, 2013 What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? My primary background is in zookeeping and veterinary medicine. Prior to entering the MAPP Read More

IFAW: Dog Population Management at Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Wednesday, January, 23rd, 2019 MAPP MAPP Externship

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience (MAPP) July-August 2018 IFAW: Dog Population Management at Playa del Carmen, Mexico (Click link for Externship Presentation) Anité Casas This summer, I was an intern at the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) in their Community Animal’s program. I spent two weeks in Playa del Carmen, Mexico Read More

Regulatory Avenues for Improving Farm Animal Lives: A Summer at the Animal Welfare Institute

Tuesday, December, 11th, 2018 MAPP MAPP Externship

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience (MAPP) July-August 2018 Regulatory Avenues for Improving Farm Animal Lives: A Summer at the Animal Welfare Institute Sophia Dalterio As a Farm Animal Law & Policy intern at the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) in Washington, D.C., I spent my summer working primarily on regulatory issues. For example, Read More

SafePet Program- Providing Relief for Individuals in Crisis

Tuesday, December, 11th, 2018 MAPP MAPP Externship

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience (MAPP) July-August 2018 SafePet Program- Providing Relief for Individuals in Crisis (Click link for Externship Presentation) Rafael Rabines This summer, I interned at Berkshire Humane Society (BHS), located in Pittsfield, MA. While at BHS, I had the privilege of working with their SafePet Program. SafePet is a Read More

WildEarth Guardians: Ending the War on Wildlife in New Mexico

Tuesday, December, 11th, 2018 MAPP MAPP Externship

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience (MAPP) July-August 2018 WildEarth Guardians: Ending the War on Wildlife in New Mexico Taylor Adamski While at WildEarth Guardians, I spent time working closely with the Wildlife Coexistence Campaigner. In this role, I participated in a grassroots effort to end contracts with USDA-Wildlife Services and to promote Read More

An Analysis of the Role of Beliefs, Social Identity, and Demographics on Seal Tolerance on Nantucket, MA

Friday, October, 19th, 2018 MAPP MAPP Research Projects Student Research

Final Project Research Summary 2018 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Class of 2017-2018 Bethany Beauregard An analysis of the contribution of beliefs about seals (ecosystem impact beliefs, fisheries impact beliefs, public safety impact beliefs), angler identity, and sex to attitudes (seal tolerance scale) of Nantucket voters. Back to MS in Animals and Public Policy Read More