Alumni Interviews

Alumni Interviews
Diamond Holloman - Class of 2014

Diamond Holloman is a Ph.D. candidate in UNC-CH's Environment, Ecology, and Energy program. She is investigating ways that communities of color in Lumberton, North Carolina, experience and recover from natural disaster.

Suzanne Pierre - Class of 2013

Suzanne Pierre is the Environmental Scientist and Senior Environmental Educator at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. She is also a visiting scholar in the Department of Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. She received a BA in Environmental Studies from New York University in 2013 and a Ph.D. in ecosystems ecology and biogeochemistry from Cornell University in 2018. She was a UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley from 2018-2020. Sue's research  focuses on the impacts of climatic change on the elemental relationships among plants, microbes, and the soils. She also explores and expresses herself through writing, where she critiques the past and present, and envisions a compassionate future at the intersection of Earth science, nature, freedom, and social justice. She is currently developing the Critical Ecology Lab, a non-profit academic and social justice environmental research group.

Sofia Davis-Fogel - Class of 2013

Sofia Davis-Fogel is the Head of US Development at Anima International. 

Elsa Ordway - Class of 2009

Elsa Ordway is a PhD Sudent studying Environmental Earth System Science at Stanford University.

Christopher Ewell - Class of 2016

Christopher Ewell is a Coastal Resource Management Volunteer at Peace Corps.

Lauren Singer - Class of 2015

Lauren Singer is the Founder of Trash is for Tossers & The Simply Co.

Kacie Hermanson - Class of 2016

Kacie Hermanson is a Storyboard Revisionist at Warner Bros. Animation.

Roxie Hsieh - Class of 2015

Roxie is a vegan fashion blogger and stylist based in New York.