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Erica Rieder – Doctoral Student (FWCB)

Home Country/Town: Essex, CT Bachelor Degree: BA Biology, Mount Holyoke College Master Degree: Master’s of Environmental Management (MEM), Duke University Primary research interest: System dynamics and human dimensions of wildlife conservation Advisor: Dr. Lincoln Larson

Hailey Post – Masters Student

Home Country/Town: Greensboro NC, USA Bachelor Degree: Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality, UNC-G Primary research interest: Tourism Management, (specifically in Food Tourism and Tourism Advocacy) Advisor: Dr. Whitney Knollenberg

Danielle Smith – Doctoral Student

Home Country/Town:   Raleigh, North Carolina Bachelor Degree:  BS in Marketing, University of Maryland Master Degree:  MBA and Masters in Sport Business Management, University of Central Florida Primary research interest:  Social marketing impact on sport fans Advisor:  Dr. Jonathan Casper

Caitlin Reilley – Masters Student

Home Country/Town: Charlottesville, Virginia Bachelor Degree: Environmental Studies, Davidson College, NC Primary research interest: Understanding outcomes of agricultural education in K-12 students Advisor: Dr. Kathryn Stevenson

Jae In Oh – Doctoral Student

Home Town: South Korea/Seoul Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning from Hongik University, Seoul Graduate Degree: Master of Landscape Architecture, Seoul National University Primary Research Interest: Environmental justice, public health, and leisure behavior. Advisor: Dr. Jerry Lee

Courtney Hotchkiss – Doctoral Student

Home Town: Cortland, NY Bachelor Degree: Business Management, minor in cultural studies, SUNY, NY Master Degree: World Heritage Studies, Brandenburg Technical University, Germany Primary Research Interest: Climate change and cultural resources Advisor: Dr. Erin Seekamp

Lauren Gibson – Doctoral Student

Home Town: Carmel, Indiana   Undergraduate Degree: BS in Earth Systems, focus in conservation biology (Stanford University)   Graduate Degree: MA in Earth Systems, focus in environmental communication and education (Stanford University)      Primary Research Interest: the impact young people

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William Beam – Masters Student

Bio Coming Soon! Home Town:  Rutherfordton, North Carolina Undergraduate Degree: B.S. in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management; NC State University Primary Research Interest: Improving management efficiency in NC Parks through GIS Advisor: Dr. Aaron Hipp