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Announcing 2020-2021 Doris Duke Scholars

We are excited to announce the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars for 2020-2021!

EmmaLee Hovander, Zoology
Jaren Baluyot, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
Reese Dorroh, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
Nina Esquerdo, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Graduate Student Mentor: Kate Jones, PhD Student, Center for Geospatial Analytics, Advised by: Dr. Rob Scheller

The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (DDCSP) is a collaborative between the University of Florida, University of Idaho, University of Arizona, Cornell University and NC State, through each university‚Äôs affiliated cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units. This program provides hands-on experiences, training, support, mentorship, and paid research and internships for undergraduates with a demonstrated interest in environmental issues and cultural diversity. If you are interested in learning more about the program please contact Zakiya Leggett ( or see their website: