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Environmental and Energy Policy
My love for the natural world has brought me to MTU to study wildlife, forestry and now people. Pursuing a world where both ecology and society are balanced is a wonderful challenge.
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Our team is working to uncover how food, energy and water systems converge in households. My job: interview homeowners about their perceptions of their consumption. Soon we will set up something like a fitbit for houses that will track their usage. Then we will test behavioral interventions.
This summer, while collecting interview data, I lived on a boat. The boat was always covered in spiders. I nicknamed the boat “Spider Island”.