Title of Program: Energy Policy in a Sustainable Society
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hometown: Denver, CO
Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2022
Description of Program: I designed this program to explore the intricacies of renewable energy, public policy, ecotourism, and climate change. I hope to gain a comprehensive understanding of how to create change on an institutional level through energy policy in order to address climate change. This will provide me the framework that will help prepare me to advocate for comprehensive change in policy that will protect the longevity of our planet.
Departmental Emphases: Political Science, Geography, Sociology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mike McKinney
Plans after graduation (career, graduate/professional school, etc.): I hope to continue building on my experience after I graduate working to make meaningful change. I plan to pursue a career in Environmental Lobbying where I can advocate for renewable energy policy and create climate change initiatives that create attainable goals where both government and corporate institutions can have buy-in. There are two educational paths I am interested in taking after my Undergraduate degree: to pursue a Master’s in Public Policy where I would focus either in either International and Global affairs and - where I would learn about how to be a more globally conscious policymaker or in Democracy, Politics, and Institutions and where I would learn about comparative environmental policies and better understand the role of states on international environmental policy.
Other Academic Interests: Agriculture, ecotourism, journalism, globalization, and international relations, Study Abroad: Urban Sustainability, Germany Summer 2021Part-time employment; Hobbies; Campus Clubs/Activities: Reading, hiking, cooking, and going to coffee shops; Chi Omega, Honors Leadership Program, Traffic & Parking Authority, Student Government Association, SPEAK, Young Williams Animal Shelter