Bard Center for Environmental Policy presents

CEP Master's Capstone Presentations

Thursday, May 25, 2017 – Friday, May 26, 2017

Please join us as the Bard CEP Class of 2017 presents their Master's Capstone Projects. 

Olin Language Center 115

Thursday 5/25
Policy and Program Design
1:00 – 1:30 Emma Cooper
To Nudge or Not to Nudge: Promoting Environmentally Beneficial Behaviors
1:30 – 2:00 Ronghui (Kevin) Zhou
An Analysis of China's Regional Emissions Trading System: Challenges and

2:00 – 2:30 Nicolas Ali
Addressing Antibiotic Resistance from Farm-Raised Fish Imported to the U.S.


Engaging Stakeholders on Environmental Issues
2:45 – 3:15 Gabrielle Weiss
Climate Change in the Hudson River Estuary: Promoting Adaptation and
Resilience Through Stakeholder Engagement in Design and Visualization

3:15 – 3:45 Danielle Salisbury
Public Perception of Environmental Programs in the Sierra Gorda Biosphere
Reserve, Landa de Matamoros, Queretaro, Mexico

Friday 5/26
Climate Impacts and Responses
1:00 – 1:30 Collin Adkins
Land Trust Response to Renewable Energy Siting Challenges in New York
1:30 – 2:00 Meredith LaValley
Arctic Research Collaborations Among Agencies: Understanding Knowledge Exchange within the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
2:00 – 2:30 Reuben Jaffe Goldstein
Utilizing NY State’s Distributive Generation Laws for Affordable Housing


Resilient Food Systems
2:45 – 3:15 Dalia Najjar
Small Landholders Battle the Leaf Folder: Improving Livelihoods in the Solomon

3:15 – 3:45 Rebecca Chillrud
Resilience Theory in Climate-Based Agriculture Development Projects: Useful
Framework or Popular Buzzword?

3:45 – 4:15 Vanessa Kichline
Carbon Stocks in Shade Coffee: Strategies for Enhancing Carbon Storage in
Smallholder Systems in Jinotega, Nicaragua

Reception and Awards Ceremony followed by the Class of 2017 Gift Presentation

For more information, call 845-758-6822.

Time: 1:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Location: Olin Language Center, Room 115