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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

Animal Rescue League of Boston: Sustaining Community Outreach and Services During COVID-19

Tuesday, September, 8th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Externship Student Life

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Externship Experience May-August 2020 Animal Rescue League of Boston: Sustaining Community Outreach and Services During COVID-19 Mavis Wolf This summer I interned with the Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) and their Community Services department. My primary role was to assist ARL staff in communicating with the public Read More

Mavis Wolf

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

Canine Stress-Related Behaviors During Owner Separation

Tuesday, September, 8th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Research Projects Student Research

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Research May-August 2020 Canine Stress-Related Behaviors During Owner Separation Katie Dabney Canine stress-related behaviors are often exhibited when canines are in new environments and/or experience owner separation. The past study (2019) was a within-subjects experimental design. Phase one consisted of the dog, owner, and experimenter in the testing Read More

Katie Dabney

Disasters, Dallas, and Deregulation: IFAW and the Summer That Kept Us on Our Toes

Friday, September, 4th, 2020 MAPP MAPP Externship

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Externship Experience May-August 2020 Disasters, Dallas, and Deregulation: IFAW and the Summer That Kept Us on Our Toes Mikhala Kaseweter My title at the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was “disaster policy intern,” though my duties necessarily extended beyond the realm of natural disasters and into the Read More

Mikhala Kasewater

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