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  • Martha P. Grace
    Education: B.A. in Zoology, Smith College, 1961 M.A. Clark University /History/ 1971 J.D. New England School of Law/ 1981 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2011 Current Position: HAVEN volunteer, teaching Animal Law elective at MAPP. Retired Massachusetts Juvenile Court Judge What were you doing before entering the ... read more
  • Tamara Garcia
    Education: B.A. in English/Philosophy, Northeastern University, 2007 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2011 J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, 2013 Current Position: Attorney at Law, Providence, RI What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I was finishing up ... read more
  • Elizabeth “Liz” Clancy
    Education: B.A. in English, New York University, 1993 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 1996 Current Position: 1) Research Administrator at NYU Langone Medical Center, and 2) Consultant and writer, companion animal welfare topics. External to my position in the Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Medical ... read more
  • Heidi Colonna
    Education: Degree earned: B.S. in Animal Science/ Pre-Vet, UMass Amherst, 1997 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 1998 Current Position: Curriculum Development Manager, The Humane Society of the United States. I plan and develop online courses, K-12 curriculums and other training and educational offerings for HSUS’s training department, ... read more
  • Lauren “Ren” Bettencourt
    Education: B.A., English, University of New Hampshire, Durham, 2005 M.A. in Teaching, Education Concentration, Simmons College, 2009 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2016 Current Position: Project Coordinator at Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? ... read more
  • Julia Seeley
    Education: B.A. in Journalism, Michigan State University, 2004 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2016 Current Position: Senior Programs Associate at Alley Cat Allies What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? For nearly ten years I have obtained project management, ... read more
  • Valerie Benka
    Education: B.A. in America Literature, Middlebury College, 2004 M.P.P., M.S. in Conservation Biology, Environmental Policy & Planning, University of Michigan, 2012 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2012 Current Position: Project Manager, Alliance for Contraception in Cats & Dogs (ACC&D) What were you doing before entering the Masters ... read more
  • Emily Anderson
    Education: B.A., Biology with a Minor in Music, Smith College, 2014 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2017 Current Position Research and Testing Coordinator, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? Prior to entering the MAPP ... read more
  • Jaime Olin
    Education: B.A., New College of Florida, Psychology/Biology, 1998 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2001 J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2005 Current Position: Legal Advocacy Counsel, ASPCA What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? I was living in Orlando, ... read more
  • Breanna Beberman
    Education: B.S. in Chemistry and Biology, Minor in Politics, Brandeis University, 2009 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2015 Current Position: MPH/DVM Candidate, Colorado State University, Class of 2019. I’m currently working through the DVM curriculum at Colorado State University (CSU). I completed the coursework for my Masters ... read more
  • Kathryn (Baker) Young
    Education: B.A. in English Literature, UMass Amherst, 2003 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2016 Current Position: Veterinary Assisting Instructor, Worcester Technical High School. I am responsible for the teaching and supervision of students in the Animal Science program. I’m really happy that I get to stay in ... read more
  • Valerie de Liedekerke
    Education: B.A. in Arts, Maharishi International University, 1993 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 1998 Current Position: Conservation Science Projects Manager, The North of England Zoological Society What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Studying for the MSc in Conservation ... read more
  • Lindsay Hamrick
    Education: B.S. Psychology & B.S. Animal Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2003 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2006 Current Position: New Hampshire State Director for The Humane Society of the United States. Through my work as NH state director with The Humane Society of the United States, ... read more
  • Theresa Vinic
    Education: B.A. in Anthropology/History (Environmental Studies Concentration), Albion College, May 2007 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2016 Current Position: Community Cats Rescue Agent – Animal Rescue League of Boston What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? Following a one ... read more
  • Kristen Johnson
    Education: B.S. in Animal Science, Rutgers University, 2012 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2016 Current Position: County Operations Trainee, United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (USDA-FSA) What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program? DVM student at Cummings ... read more