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Multidisciplinary Team

The multidisciplinary team of staff and students offer experience and expertise across a diverse range of areas. We are formally trained as public administrators, engineers, planners, attorneys, finance/business specialists, economists, policy specialists, information and data scientists, environmental scientists, and more.


Liz Barteldt

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Liz Barteldt is a sophomore majoring in Environmental Studies with a Business Administration Minor. On campus, she has previously worked at the Ackerman Center for Sustainability and is currently Vice President of Sustainable Business Club. … Continued

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Kaden Graham

Graduate Research Assistant

Kaden is a graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill pursuing a Master’s degree in Information Science at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) via the dual-degree Environmental Informatics … Continued

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Sam Hayes

Graduate Research Assistant

Sam Hayes is currently a Master’s student in the Department of City and Regional Planning. Prior to starting this program, Sam worked as a GIS Analyst and Project Coordinator for Furman University’s Shi Institute for … Continued

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Jazmine Pritchett

Graduate Research Assistant

Jazmine is pursuing a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning as part of a dual degree program with Duke’s Master of Environmental Management. At the EFC, she is helping conduct applied research on various … Continued

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Yutong Qiu

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Yutong Qiu is an environmental science and statistics double major in the UNC class of 2025. In addition, she is in the dual degree program for a Master’s in Information Science. At EFC, Yutong is … Continued

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Eva Ramirez-Flores

Graduate Research Assistant

Eva graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill May 2021 with a B.S. in Environmental Science and is pursuing a Master’s in Information Science as part of Carolina’s Dual-Degree Environmental Informatics program. She is looking forward to discovering … Continued

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Abbie Renberg

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Abbie Renberg is a junior majoring in Environmental Science and English with an Environmental Justice minor. She previously worked at the UNC Writing Center and is currently leading a solar project with the Renewable Energy … Continued

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Maegan Rhoades

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Maegan Rhoades is an undergraduate senior student at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is currently pursuing a BA in Geographical Information Systems (GIS). In her free time, Maegan enjoys spending time outdoors … Continued

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Imani Russell

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Imani Russell is an undergraduate student studying Sociology and Communications, with a minor in Creative Writing. Imani will graduate in 2023 and hopes to pursue a career in media research with a focus on TV and … Continued

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Alessandra Caceres Torres

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Alessandra Caceres Torres is an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, double majoring in Political Science and Public Policy and minoring in Spanish for the Legal Professions. In the future, … Continued

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Delia Wegner

Graduate Research Assistant

Delia Wegner graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in May 2021 with a major in Environmental Studies and a minor in Urban Studies and Planning. She is now pursuing a Masters in Information Science degree at UNC … Continued

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