About Erika


Erika is a 2015 MEM graduate with a concentration in Ecosystem Science and Conservation. She grew up in southern Maine surrounded by a beautiful environment, inspiring her to pursue conservation in her graduate work.Studying Government and Anthropology as an undergraduate at Cornell and working in the development department of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace between her undergrad and graduate studies has prompted her to bring multiple disciplines to her study of the natural world. She is a National Geographic Young Explorer, and currently works as a Marine Economic and Tourist Development Resource Coordinator, using ecotourism to strengthen conservation and restoration along the coast of Florida.

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  1. Hi Erika!

    I am an incoming MEM student and wow I’m just so thankful I happened to come across your blog. Your interdisciplinary work and background are so in line with what I’m looking for in the program and it’s just really special to see it play out so wonderfully for you. Just wanted to let you know 🙂

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