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Current Graduate Students

Information on current Environmental Studies MS and MPS students is provided below to facilitate communication, and to inform and encourage prospective students.

Graduate Representatives

The Department of Environmental Studies embraces student participation in departmental governance. Toward that end, two graduate students serve as student members of the department's Graduate Studies Committee, and a third represents graduate student participates in regular departmental meetings. The graduate student representatives are selected each spring in a meeting of ES and affiliated graduate students.

For the current academic year, departmental graduate student representatives are:

  • Michael Petroni, Ph.D. student, Environmental Science (Environmental and Natural Resources Policy), mdpetron@syr.edu

Current Masters Students in Environmental Studies

Graduate SchoolCurrent Students

Only currently registered students appear—new student names are added at the start of the academic year.

Benjamin CarpenterBenjamin Carpenter
becarpen@syr.edu

Environmental Communication

Degree Sought: MS
Advisor(s): Vidon

Devon DunbarDevon Dunbar
dndunbar@syr.edu

Environmental Policy

Degree Sought: MPS
Advisor(s): Vidon

Undergraduate Study: Suny College Potsdam

Shannon KeibShannon Keib
shkeib@syr.edu

Degree Sought: MPS
Advisor(s): Vidon and Sonnenfeld

Professional Internship Topic
Summer Advocacy Tour: Regional Coordinator. An Internship with Rock the Earth

Nathan KennedyNathan Kennedy
nakenned@syr.edu

Environmental Communication

Degree Sought: MPS
Advisor(s): Selfa

Ty Keithya OungTy Keithya Oung
toung01@syr.edu

Environmental Policy

Degree Sought: MPS
Advisor(s): Sonnenfeld

Areas of Interest
Environmental policy; Public administration; Implementation of global sustainable development goals (SDGs) in Cambodia

Professional Internship Topic
Transformation towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies/ Zero Plastic Waste (United Nations Division of Sustainable Development)

Kelsey ScottKelsey Scott
klscot03@syr.edu

ESC Environmental Policy and Democratic Processes

Degree Sought: MS
Advisor(s): Parker

Undergraduate Study: Ithaca College (Environmental Science)

Christopher TomlinsonChristopher Tomlinson
chtomlin@syr.edu

Degree Sought: MPS
Advisor(s): Selfa

Lauren VermilionLauren Vermilion
lavermil@syr.edu

Environmental Policy

Degree Sought: MS
Advisor(s): Hirsch

Undergraduate Study: Willamette University

TT'Shari White
twhite04@syr.edu

Degree Sought: MS
Advisor(s): Teron