About Megan

Megan is interested in the conservation of endangered and threatened species across the globe. She is particularly passionate about the applications of different technology in conservation efforts and how they can directly lead to more effective management strategies. Megan is a native Long Island, New Yorker and has worked in environmental education, wildlife biology and geospatial analysis prior to entering the Nicholas School’s MEM program. At Duke, her research has ranged from forest elephant movement patterns in the Poulsen Lab and an analysis of sea turtle nesting trends for her Master’s Project to innovative uses of technology in anti-poaching efforts during her summer internship. In A Day in the Wildlife, Megan discusses the latest news in the world of wildlife conservation and highlights graduate student life at the Nicholas School.