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Graduate Assistants

Specializations: Climate change education, civic ecology practices in areas threatened by sea level rise, online learning.
Lilly Briggs
Specializations: The impacts of environmental education and sense of place on environmentally-responsible behaviors among Q'eqchi' Maya women of Alta Verapaz, Guatemala.
Specializations: Public perceptions and behaviors toward energy development; social psychology and pro-environmental behavior; application and development of "sense of place" theory.
Catherine Doyle-Capitman
Specializations: Examining the process of collaborative conservation at varying spatial levels, and the mechanism by which local communities can be integrated into the process of collaborative conservation.
Specializations: Impacts and perceptions of climate change; political communication and public opinion around climate change.
Darragh Hare
Specializations: Natural resource policy and governance; public trust doctrine; environmental ethics; interdisciplinary.
Ted Lawrence
Specializations: International development and natural resource conservation in Latin America, specifically Yucatan, Mexico; Coupled human and natural systems; Common-pool resource regimes; Landscape ecology and eco-agriculture.
Yoke Lee Lee
Specializations: Social-ecological systems focusing on ecosystem-approach to fisheries management, artisanal/small-scale fisheries, and poverty in Southeast Asia, particularly Malaysia; destructive fishing practices related to live reef fish trade (LRFT) and artisanal fisher behavior.
Yue Li
Specializations: Development of professional networks among environmental educators through online and face-to-face activities to foster practice innovation in environmental education.
Specializations: The application of sense of place theory to predict pro-environmental behaviors; social psychology.
Nirav Patel
Specializations: Role of community perception, specifically the attitudes of educators and students towards Renewable Energy Systems and its impact on assessing Renewable Energy Literacy.
Carrie Simon
Specializations: Human dimensions of ecosystem-based management; institutional theory; adoption of environmental management plans.