Emily Wilson, Branco Lab (Class of 2021)
BS Candidate, Biology, Lafayette College
Emily is a rising senior at Lafayette College double majoring in Biology and Environmental Studies. After taking environmental humanities classes, Emily became passionate about human-nature coupled systems. She hopes to have a career in ecosystem management in order to restore and conserve the beauty that drew her to a career in environmental science. She currently does conservation and environmental biology research with her “Lab fam.” Aside from research, Emily is a member of the Lafayette Varsity Swim team. This summer, Emily will be working with Professor Branco at the Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay to implement Natural and Nature-Based Shoreline Features (NNBF).