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Tag: women in natural resources

Roslynn poses in front of Congaree National Park sign

Feb 22, 2021

Black Excellence: Field Researcher Roslynn Powell

Powell, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, is studying the emotional labor of interpreting enslavement at heritage sites. 

Dr. Zakiya Leggett

Feb 18, 2021

Black Excellence: Assistant Professor Zakiya Leggett

In this Q&A, Leggett reflects on her experience as a Black scientist in the field of natural resources. 

Lauren Pharr in woods - Black Excellence: Wildlife Biologist Lauren Pharr - NC State University College of Natural Resources Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Feb 3, 2021

Black Excellence: Wildlife Biologist Lauren Pharr

Pharr, a master's student studying the effects of urban noise and light pollution on avian survival, discusses her experience as a Black scientist in the field of natural resources. 

Murry Burgess at beach - Black Excellence: Urban Ecologist Murry Burgess - NC State University College of Natural Resources Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Feb 3, 2021

Black Excellence: Urban Ecologist Murry Burgess

Burgess is a Ph.D. student researching the effects of artificial light at night on bird's health. 

Five Questions with Environmental Specialist Deanna Sassorossi, College of Natural Resources, Deanna Sassorossi, feature

Feb 2, 2021

Five Questions with Environmental Specialist Deanna Sassorossi

Deanna Sassorossi is utilizing her broad knowledge of natural resources in her work as an environmental specialist for New England's largest energy provider. 

Jocelyn Painter on boat - NC State Student Brings Indigenous Knowledge to State Climate Policies - NC State University College of Natural Resources Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Dec 10, 2020

NC State Student Brings Indigenous Knowledge to State Climate Policies

Jocelyn Painter is giving North Carolina’s Native American tribes a seat at the governing table. 

Deja Perkins with Barn Swallow bird - Graduation to Vocation: Connecting Environmental Justice and Birding - College of Natural Resources NC State University

Nov 24, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Connecting Environmental Justice and Birding

Deja Perkins explores how environmental and social justice impacts birding and wildlife. 

Claudia Patterson

Nov 20, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Finding Innovative Solutions to Engineering Problems

Claudia Patterson will combine her engineering degree and people skills to work in chemical sales. 

Global Change Fellow Tira Beckham is Studying Socio-Political Boundaries to Climate Resilience, College of Natural Resources, Tira Beckham, feature

Nov 18, 2020

Global Change Fellow Tira Beckham is Addressing Socio-Political Barriers to Climate Resilience

As a Global Change Fellow, Beckham hopes to promote equitable governance and communication with vulnerable communities. 

Global Change Fellow Justine Neville is Studying Saltwater Intrusion, College of Natural Resources, Justine Neville, feature

Nov 17, 2020

Global Change Fellow Justine Neville is Seeking Answers About Saltwater Intrusion

Neville is studying the hydrologic drivers of landscape vulnerability to saltwater intrusion, so we can better predict it in the future.