Home school/department at Tufts:

Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Previous education (undergrad/grad):

BA, Brandeis University; JD Columbia Law School

Previous work experience including internships:

Lecturer: Boston College (International Environmental Science and Policy, Indigenous Rights and Natural Resources)

Teaching Fellow: Harvard University (Critical Analysis of Environmental Systems)

Consultant: Plan International (Kenya, Thailand, Bangladesh, India)

Attorney: Arent Fox (NY), Advocates for Children (NY), Cultural Survival (Panama)

Law Clerk: Center for Justice in International Law

Primary research interests:

Common Pool resources, Fisheries, Rights-based Development, Hydro-electric Dams and Indigenous Peoples

Other water related experiences:

Volunteer translator at a cholera clinic in Belize

Skills (software, language, etc):

Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, Latin, Italian

Awards and fellowships:

Provost Fellowship, CIERP Fellowship, Joseph Harrison-Francis H. Russell Fellowship, UNFF-Netherlands Fellowship


“Regional Integrated Land Management: A Proposal for Confronting Global Environmental Degradation” PON- Harvard Law School, August 2011

“Reflections on the Hague Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change” International Development, Environment and Sustainability Journal, December 2010

Conference Presentations:

“Climate Change and Environmental Health in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic”  European Geophysical Union General Assembly, April 2012

“Water-borne Infections, Weather Variability and Climate Change” American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 2012

“Hydroelectric Dams, Indigenous Communities and Conservation” WAZE Conservation Symposium, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, April 2011

“A Working Group Model for REDD Implementation” Scaling and Governance Conference- Wageningen University (Netherlands), November 2010