Category: Featured Researcher

Christina Crespo

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Christina Crespo

Christina Crespo is a PhD student in Integrative Conservation and Anthropology. Her research explores the processes through which transnational conservation science is created, both within and between disciplines, and how these processes may reify or resist dominant hierarchies of power. … More ›

Jill Gambill

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Jill Gambill is a PhD Candidate in Integrative Conservation and Geography. She also is Public Service faculty at the University of Georgia, serving as the Coastal Community Resilience Specialist for UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant. For the past … More ›

Shannon Bonney

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Shannon Bonney is a PhD Candidate in Integrative Conservation and Ecology. She completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Ecology and Sustainable Development at Green Mountain College in 2007. After completing a self-designed major at Green Mountain College where she … More ›

Jillian Howard

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Jillian Howard is a PhD student in Integrative Conservation and Forestry. She completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology at the University of California, Davis, in 2012. Jillian came to the ICON program with a … More ›

Alana Shaw

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Alana Shaw is a PhD Candidate in Integrative Conservation and Geography and she is also earning a Graduate Certificate in Native American Studies. Her research is based in the Native village of Wainwright, Alaska. Wainwright’s proximity to Shell’s recently abandoned … More ›

Walker DePuy

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Walker DePuy is a Ph.D. student in Integrative Conservation (ICON) and Anthropology.  From earlier graduate work to today, his research centers on the politics of conservation in human-inclusive landscapes.  More broadly, he is interested in the role anthropology can play … More ›

Featured Student: Sara Heisel

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Sara Heisel

Sara Heisel is a PhD candidate in the Odum School of Ecology and Integrative Conservation Program. For her PhD she is studying Grevy’s zebra. Grevy’s zebra are considered endangered as there are only 2,500 of these animals left in the … More ›

Featured Student: Adam Clause

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Adam Clause earned his bachelor’s degree in Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity at the University of California, Davis. After working as a research technician in the H. Bradley Shaffer lab at UC Davis, he began his Ph.D. in the ICON program … More ›

Featured Student: Caitlin Mertzlufft

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Caitlin Mertzlufft is a second year PhD student in Integrative Conservation and Geography. With a background in both geography and public health, her research focuses on the spread and distribution of diseases that are transmissible between humans and other species … More ›

Featured Student: Emily Horton

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Emily Horton is an Integrative Conservation (ICON) PhD student through the University of Georgia’s Department of Ecological and Environmental Anthropology. She is broadly interested in the socioecological dimensions of small-scale fisheries governance in a marine protected area in Northeastern Brazil. … More ›