The CCI Team

Director

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Jacob Malcom

Director

conservation policy, administrative data, community ecology, evolution, genomics

Staff

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Andrew Carter

Senior Conservation Policy Analyst

environmental governance, environmental law and policy, coastal and marine habitats

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Heather Harl

Conservation Policy Analyst

Environmental Policy, Wildlife Mitigation, Conservation on Private Lands

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Meg Evansen

Conservation Science and Policy Analyst

conservation biology, environmental policy, conservation genetics

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Lindsay Rosa

Senior Conservation Scientist

geospatial analysis, remote sensing, biodiversity conservation, invasive species ecology

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Mae Lacey

Conservation GIS Analyst

geospatial analysis, cartography, data visualization

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Talia Niederman

Staff Scientist

conservation biology, human wildlife coexistence, coastal and marine ecosystems

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Michael Evans

Senior Conservation Data Scientist

geoinformatics, machine learning, conservation policy, administrative data, spatial ecology

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Naanibah Begay

CCI Coordinator

conservation biology, marine and coastal habitats, water rights

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Laura Nunes

Landscape GIS Analyst

species distribution models, landscape ecology, species invasions, conservation planning

Affiliates

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Aaron Hall

Aquatic Ecologist

aquatic ecology, habitat connectivity

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Kat Diersen

Southeast Representative

incentive-based conservation, natural resource conflict resolution, state wildlife regulatory policy, imperiled species habitat conservation planning

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Laura LaBarge

Affiliate, SUNY-UB

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Lindsay Dubin

Defenders Staff Attorney (Conservation Law)

Alumni

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Heather Harl

Conservation Policy Analyst

Environmental Policy, Wildlife Mitigation, Conservation on Private Lands

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Meg Evansen

Conservation Science and Policy Analyst

conservation biology, environmental policy, conservation genetics

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Mae Lacey

Conservation GIS Analyst

geospatial analysis, cartography, data visualization

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Taylor Minich

2019 Summer Intern in Geoinformatics

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Robb Krehbiel

Previous Northwest Representative

grizzly bear conservation, orca conservation, landscape-level planning, wildlife corridors, stakeholder engagement

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Jennie Miller

Previous Senior Scientist

conservation science, human-wildlife conflict and coexistence, carnivores, spatial risk modeling

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Sasha Patsel

Previous Web Developer

web development, technology

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Liv Davis

2020 Summer Intern in Endangered Species Policy

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Olivia Lewis

2020 Summer Intern in GIS

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Kethelyn Papp

2020 Spring Intern in GIS: Refined Range Mapping

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Evelyn Gorey

2020 Summer of Maps Fellow

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Jared Hocking

2019 Summer Intern in Endangered Species Policy

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Alex Shaller

2020 Spring Intern in Geoinformatics

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Ya-Wei Li

Previous Director of the Center for Conservation Innovation

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Adam Eichenwald

2018 Summer Intern in Geospatial Analysis and Conservation Tool Development

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Olivia Windorf

2019 Summer Intern in GIS: Refined Range Mapping

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Gillian Cannataro

2019 Fall Intern in Conservation Science

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Lee Brann

2019 Fall Intern in Endangered Species Policy

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Shayna Steingard

Previous CCI Coordinator

conservation, environmental justice, outreach and science education, environmental policy

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Sarina Weiss

2019 Fall Intern in Geoinformatics

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Gian Giger

2019 Fall Intern in GIS: Refined Range Mapping

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Manaas Nukala

2018 Fall Intern in Geospatial Analysis and Conservation Tool Development

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Matthew Moskwik

Previous Conservation GIS Scientist

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Ryan Covington

Previous Conservation GIS Specialist

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Cyrus Parvereshi

2018 Summer Intern in Policy and Species Conservation

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Cora Ottaviani

2018 Summer Intern in Policy and Species Conservation

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Kelsey Blongewicz

2018 Summer Intern in Geospatial Analysis and Conservation Tool Development

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Kierra Stewart

2018 Spring Innovation Intern in Geospatial Analysis and Conservation Tool Development

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Tiffany Kim

2016 Spring Innovation Intern

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Whitney Webber

2015 Spring and Summer Innovation Intern

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Andrew Pericak

2015 Spring Innovation Intern

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Annie Moore

2021 Summer Intern in GIS

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Austin Willoughby

2020 Summer Intern in Geoinformatics

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Chelsea Proctor

2018 Fall Intern in Geospatial Analysis and Conservation Tool Development

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Christine Chang

2018 Summer Intern in GIS

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Colleen McGee

2020 Summer Intern in Conservation Science

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Debbie Brill

2020 Summer Intern in Endangered Species Policy

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Eric Hughes

2020 Spring Intern in Conservation Science

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Hassan Ragy

2021 Summer Intern in GIS

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Isobel Lu

2021 Summer Intern in Endangered Species Policy

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Jessica Garcia-Lopez

2021 Summer Intern in Endangered Species Policy

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Kat Close

2021 Summer Intern in User Centered Design

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Kathryn Kay

2017 Fall Innovation Intern

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Lania Salih

2021 Summer Intern in Data Science

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Pasha Feinberg

Previous Policy Analyst, Renewable Energy and Wildlife

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Xiaoran Wang

2020 Fall Intern in GIS