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ESF S.C.I.E.N.C.E. Team

Meet the 2019 Team


Senior, Environmental Studies

Paulina is a rising senior in the Department of Environmental Studies with a focus on Natural Systems Applications. She is an international student from Mexico, and her favorite things to do are to paint and visit new places! She loves doing community service and volunteering, at ESF she served as the president of the Baobab Society and co-founder of Acorns to Action. She was seven years old when she realized she watned to be a scientist and is thrilled to be part of ESF SCIENCE and encourage young students to take care of the environment.



Sophomore, Environmental Resources Engineering

Julia is a sophomore in Environmental Resources Engineering at ESF. She wants to be an environmental engineer, which uses the principles of engineering, biology and chemsitry to develop solutions to environmental problems. Her favorite subjects to study are ecological engineering and oceanography. She joined ESF SCIENCE becuase she wants to teach others about how much fun science is, and why science is important. She enjoys hiking, kayaking and photography.


Senior, Environmental Biology

Andrew is from the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in New York State. He majors in Environmental Biology and focuses his studying around the ocean. Andrew enjoys teaching and being outdoors. He is excited for his second year on the ESF SCIENCE team.

Kimberly Oswald


ESF 2018, Environmental Studies

Kim is a recent graduate of ESF in Environmental Studies with a focus in Communication and Society along with an Environmental Writing and Rhetoric minor. She was recently hired as a Program Staff Assistant in the Office of Experiential Learning and Outreach at ESF. Kim is excited to get to meet everyone and work with the summer staff and our community partners. Outside of ESF SCIENCE she enjoys hiking, kayaking, reading and snuggling with her dog.


Senior, Environmental Studies

Marissa is senior majoring in Environmental Studies with a focus in Policy, Planning and Law. In the future she hopes to combine her degree in policy with disaster releif work. She enjoys hiking, reading, writing poetry, and playing soccer for ESF. She is excited to pursue her passion for teaching with a second year on the ESF SCIENCE team.


Senior, Environmental Science

Julia is a senior majoring in Environmental Science with a minor in Environmental Writing and Rhetoric. She works as a tutor in the Writing Resource Center, and as the Editor in Chief of the Outcrowd at Syracuse University. With ESF SCIENCE, she hopes to use her enthusiasm and humor to educate people about the environment and how to best live in a green, equitable society. Beyond this, she enjoys writing satire, graphic design and long walks ont the beach.