Research Assistants

Jonathan Cybulski

Graduate Research Assistant, 2015-2016

Jonathan is a Graduate Student and research assistant in the Environmental Science M.S. program at American University. His current research and thesis proposal is focused on coral reef ecology in southeastern Asia, specifically focusing on … Read More

Lucas Feldman

Graduate Research Assistant, 2015-2016

Lucas Feldman is a Masters candidate in the Global Environmental Politics program at the School of International Service at American University. He graduated from McGill University, obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in … Read More

Celina Pentamah

Research Assistant, 2015-2016

Celina Pentamah is a current M.A. candidate in Global Environmental Politics at the School of International Service. After graduating from the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin en Yvelines, where she studied English, Law and Political … Read More

Dhaval Modi

Graduate Research Assistant, 2015-2016

Dhaval Modi is a graduate student pursuing MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution at the American University. He has also received Masters in Chemical Engineering from University of Missouri. His graduate thesis was on using … Read More

Sharon Moraes

Legal Research Assistant, Summer 2015

Sharon is a student at The University of Chicago Law School and works as a legal intern with the International Human Rights Clinic at the Law School. She holds a B.A. in political science and philosophy from The University of Illinois at … Read More

Madeline Swan

Legal Research Assistant, Summer 2015

Madeline is a student at The University of Chicago Law School and a legal intern at the law school’s International Human Rights Clinic. Prior to law school, Madeline worked as a patent paralegal and client manager at a law firm in … Read More

Kat Diersen

Graduate Research Assistant, Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Kat is a graduate student and research assistant in the Global Environmental Politics program and American University. Prior to that she spent several years working as habitat conservation planner for the Florida Fish and Wildlife … Read More

Sharad Ghimire

Graduate Research Assistant, Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Sharad Ghimire is a Masters candidate in the Global Environmental Politics program in the School of International Service at American University.  He completed M.Sc. (Botany) in 1999 from Tribhuvan University, Nepal and M.A. … Read More

Rachael Somerville

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Fall 2014 - Summer 2015

Rachael Somerville is a senior studying Environmental Studies and International Studies at American University. She has worked for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and international non-profits including the ONE … Read More