Alumni Profiles in MAPP

  • The Land Protector
    As Central Sites Manager of a North Carolina coastal reserve, Paula Gillikin spends much of her time on the job in the field, monitoring site conditions, providing education and outreach, and managing the wild horse herd. ... read more
  • Into the Wild(life)
    Managing the Businesses for the Bay program, Corinne Stephens helps businesses and the public understand the valuable role of the business community in sustaining the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. ... read more
  • Danika Oriol-Morway
      Education: B.A. Psychology, Vassar College, 2007 M.S. Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2015 Current Position: I am the Sanctuary Director of the New England Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary (NEEWS) in Hope Valley Rhode Island. What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? ... read more
  • Whitney Allen
    Education: The Ohio State University, dual enrolled while in high school B.S. in Zoology at Michigan State University, 2010 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2013 Current Position: I am currently a full time Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) student at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at ... read more
  • Heidi W. Weiskel
    Education: B.A. in Literature, Cultural Studies emphasis, Harvard University, 1997 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2002 Ph.D. in Ecology, University of California, Davis, 2012 Current Position: Staff Scientist, Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? I ... read more
  • Terri Ciaramello
    Education: B.A. Sociology and Elementary Education, Hunter College, 1999 M.A. Sociology and Education, Columbia University, Teachers College, 2002 M.L.S. Queens College, School of Library and Information Studies, 2004 M.S. Animals and Public Policy, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, 2013 Current Position Held: I am the Coordinator on the Cruelty ... read more
  • Kate Atema
    Education: B.A. in Biology, Government minor, Smith College, 2000 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2003 Current Position: Director, Companion Animals Program, International Fund for Animal Welfare What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? I was a research assistant in Berlin, ... read more
  • Anastacia (Spang) Southland
    Education: B.A. in Psychobiology focused in Animal Behavior, Wheaton College, 2009 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2010 Current Position: Humane Educator, Potter League for Animals, Middletown, RI I teach classes in local schools, give tours of the shelter, hold our monthly lecture series, and run our humane-theme ... read more
  • Meena Alagappan
    Education: B.A. in Anthropology, Cornell University, 1987 J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 1990 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2003 Current Position: Executive Director, HEART (Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers) Board Member (Secretary), Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals Vice Chair of ABA-TIPS Animal Law Committee ... read more