GEI Graduate Grants-in-Aid Research Recipients

The Environment Initiative graduate student grants-in-aid support graduate student research related to environment across all Georgetown University doctoral programs. This opportunity is designed for doctoral students who have a demonstrated commitment to academic research related to the environment.

2014 Environment Initiative Graduate Grants-in-Aid Research Recipients

Claire Brunel, Environmental Economics and International Trade, Department of Economics
Research: Green Innovation and Green Imports: Links Between Environmental Policies, Innovation, and Trade.
Mentor: Arik Levinson, Department of Economics

Madison Miketa, Animal Behavior, Department of Biology
Research: Climate change and responses to seagrass die-off in a top predator, the bottlenose dolphin
Mentor: Janet Mann, Department of Biology & Department of Pyschology

Alan Roe, Russian Environmental History, Department of History
Research: Venturing into Soviet Nature: Tourism and the Formation of National Parks in the USSR, 1953-1991
Mentor: John McNeill, Department of History

Hillar Yllo Schwertner, Latin America Urban Transregional environmental analysis, Department of History
Research: Water and Waste in the Transborder Metropolis: An Urban Environmental History of Tijuana-San Diego
Mentor: John Tutino, Department of History