Environmental Studies at UVM

Senior Thesis/Internship Index

Our new sortable thesis/internship list, below, begins with 2013.
You will find theses and internships from 1988 - 2013 in our ARCHIVE.

Asterisk (*) denotes honors thesis.

Sarah Brooks Alexander, The Green Mountain State's "Movers and Rackers:" An Ethnographic Look at Women Farmers and Sustainable Agriculture in Vermont, 2014. Agriculture and Farming, Anthropology/Ethnography, Ecofeminism, Ethnobotany, Women and Gender, Organic, Rural Issues, Sustainable Agriculture, Vermont

Erica Andrus, Elegant Ecology: Creating Ecological Landscape Designs, 2015. Gardens, Ecological Design, Land Conservation and Stewardship, Permaculture

Samantha Arcata, Examining Change in the Cultivation of Mustard in Rajasthan, India, from 1960-2000, 2013. Agriculture and Farming, Culture and Society, Food, Media

Jennifer M. Attig, Materia Medica: An Internship with Urban Moonshine, 2014. Burlington, Business, Education, Health/Holistic Healing, Internship Projects, Media, Nutrition, Organic, Vermont

Daniel Baker, UVM Office of Sustainability and STAR Communities: ENVS Capstone Internship Final Paper, 2015. UVM, Sustainability, Sustainable Communities

Harrison Balisky, Senior Internship with Casella Waste Management, Rutland, Vermont, 2013. Business, Waste, Recycling, Sustainability, Vermont

Matthew Barrows, Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Local Motion and the Legacy of the Line, 2013. Burlington, Media, Policy, Sustainable Communities, Transportation, Vermont

Katherine Barton, The Kinder Gardens: Participatory Action Research in a School Garden, 2015. Education, Vermont, Gardens

Robyn Jenay Bath-Rosenfield, The Communication of Goals in Volunteer-Based Ecotourism: A Case Study of Two Ecuadorian Ecological Reserves, 2014. Communication/Outreach, International Topics, Land Restoration/Ecological Restoration, NGOs, Tourism

Hannah Baxter, Redirecting Agricultural Surplus to Families in Need: An Internship with the Intervale Center's Gleaning and Food Rescue Program in Burlington, VT, 2015. Agriculture and Farming, Burlington, Culture and Society, Food, Community Development, Nutrition, Vermont

Michael Rapaport Beightly, Non-Profit Non-Governmental Land Trust Conservation: An Internship with The Nature Conservancy, 2014. Forests and Forestry, Land Conservation and Stewardship, Natural Areas, Vermont

Zach Berger, Senior Capstone Internship: VPIRG, 2015. Policy, Activism, Sustainable Communities, Vermont, Climate and Climate Change

James Billman, Crossroads: Stories from the Climate Movement, 2013. Anthropology/Ethnography, Climate and Climate Change, Race and Racism, Vermont, Women and Gender

Blair Borax, On Being Earthlings: Photographic Portraits and Audio Narratives on Human-Earth Connection in Israel-Palestine, 2014. Art, Climate and Climate Change, Culture and Society, International Topics, Sense of Place

Neil Brandt, Changing Actors and Discourse: An Analysis of Ten Years of Media Coverage in Vermont's Wind Power Debate, 2014. Climate and Climate Change, Energy, Media, Rural Issues, Sustainable Communities

Matthew Brill, Installations, Solar Job Preparation, and a Self-Designed Inventory System and Solar Potential Map: An Internship with Peck Solar, 2014. Business, Energy, Management, Sustainable Communities, Vermont

Hannah Brill, Pollinator Habitat Enhancements: Vermont Agro-Eco Systems and Garden Retrofit, 2015. Vermont, Sustainable Agriculture, Gardens, Wildlife

Julienna Brooks, Nature-Based Education: Educating Budding Naturalists at Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center, 2015. Education, Sense of Place, Outdoor Adventure, Wildlife, Vermont

Rosie Bullock, Vermont, Unleaded: Barriers to Confirmatory Lead Testing, 2013. Burlington, Chemicals, Health/Holistic Healing, Risk Management, Vermont

Trevor Burke, Agro-Ecosystems Land Planning Internship with Vermont Edible Landscapes, LLC: An Experience in Applied Permaculture, Agroecology, Agroforestry, and Resource Management, 2015. Agriculture and Farming, Food, Ecological Design, Permaculture, Landscape Architecture/Design, Vermont

Katelyn Bushueff, Exploring Sustainable, Experiential Education in an Academic Setting: An Internship with the Greenhouse Residential Learning Community, 2013. Burlington, Climate and Climate Change, Education, Culture and Society, Sense of Place, UVM, Vermont

Allison Carrier, Internship with the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, 2015. Communication/Outreach, Agriculture and Farming, Government, Vermont

Emily Carter, Environmental Education: Learning, Exploring and Playing at Shelburne Farms, 2015. Agriculture and Farming, Sustainable Agriculture, Education, Shelburne Farms, Vermont, Food

Sophie Case, Environmental Health Education at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, 2013. Burlington, Communication/Outreach, Education, Health/Holistic Healing, Lake Champlain, Sense of Place, Vermont

Stephanie Cesario, Adapting to Climate Change: An Internship with the Vermont Agricultural Resiliency Initiative, 2013. Agriculture and Farming, Anthropology/Ethnography, Climate and Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture

Hannah Chenkin, The Climate and Health Program at Vermont's Department of Health, 2015. Vermont, Health/Holistic Healing, Climate and Climate Change

Amanda Chin, Revolutionizing Urban Food Access and Launching a Farm-Fresh Prepared Food Truck for Underserved Neighborhoods in Boston: An Internship with Fresh Food Generation, 2014. Agriculture and Farming, Communication/Outreach, Gardens, Health/Holistic Healing, Management, Nutrition, Urban Issues

Staci Chin, Bear Smells Something Good: A Picture Book Introducing Wildlife to Children, 2013. Animals, Art, Wildlife, Education, Writing

Eunice Chun, Feeding the Community: A Case Study of Food Assistance at Burlington Farmers' Markets, 2013. Agriculture and Farming, Burlington, Food, Case Study, Community Development, Gardens, Nutrition, Urban Issues, Vermont

Alyssa Church-Smith, Eco-Rep Program Management: Focusing on Sustainability Education and Outreach, 2014. Burlington, Communication/Outreach, Culture and Society, Management, Sustainability, Vermont

Nathan Clark, Education Beyond the Classroom: A Study on Effective Outreach Strategies to Get Off-Campus College Students to Recycle, 2013. Burlington, Communication/Outreach, Education, Recycling, Vermont

Andrew Coco, Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods: An internship in Haiti exploring sustainability, 2015. Sustainability, International Topics, Sustainable Agriculture, NGOs

Emma Cook, From the Grassroots to the Statehouse: Vermont's Renewable Energy Present and Future: A Senior Capstone Internship with the Vermont Natural Resources Council Energy Program, 2013. Communication/Outreach, Education, Government, Media, Vermont

Madeline Cotter, Solar Energy in Vermont, 2015. Energy, Vermont, Communication/Outreach, Solar Energy

Daniel Crespo, Community Powered Transportation: "Bike for Life" Internship at Local Motion, 2013. Burlington, Education, Transportation, Vermont

Remy Crettol, Winooski Valley Park District: Senior Capstone Internship, 2015. Management, Education, Natural Areas, Water, Land Conservation and Stewardship

Alex Crimmin, 2015 Spring Semester: Field Organizing Internship with VPIRG, 2015. Activism, Business, Burlington, NGOs, Policy, Vermont, Government

Christopher Cullaz, Internship with Petra Cliffs Mountaineering School and Climbing Gym, 2014. Education, Outdoor Adventure, Recreation, Burlington, Vermont, Wilderness

Melanie Daly, Sustainability in Action with Dirt Divas: Inspiring Girls to Challenge Societal Norms Through Adventure and Skill, 2013. Education, Recreation, Culture and Society, Sustainability, Vermont, Women and Gender

Kayla Dansereau, Lake Champlain Land Trust: Conserving and Restoring the Landscape, 2014. GIS, Lake Champlain, Vermont, Water

Caitlyn Davies, Internship with Green Mountain Animal Defenders, 2014. Activism, Animals, Communication/Outreach, Education, Management, Vermont

Angela deBettencourt, Permaculture Design to Address Coffee Leaf Rust and Climate Change on a Panamanian Coffee Farm, 2015. Agriculture and Farming, Biological Diversity, Climate and Climate Change, International Topics, Management, Permaculture, Sustainable Agriculture

Diana del Solar, Lessons for an Educator, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center: Summer Education Internship, 2013. Burlington, Education, Sustainability, Vermont

Daniel Della-Badia, The Dilemma of the Triple Bottom Line: How Four Restaurants in Vermont are Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities of Sustainability, 2013. Burlington, Business, Case Study, Consumerism, Food, Sustainability, Vermont

Haley S. DeMarco, Toxics Action Center Senior Internship, 2014.

Katie Deppen, Learning How to be a Sustainable Sports Turf Manager by Interning with the Philadelphia Eagles Grounds Crew, 2013. Ecological Design, Management, Culture and Society, Recreation, Sustainability

Jehan Dolbashian, Climate Wise Women: A Study of Female Environmental Activists and Ideas on Empowerment, 2015. Activism, Women and Gender, Ecofeminism, Justice, Women

T. Cleopatra Doley, Solutions-Based Food Justice Activism, 2015. Activism, Justice, Racism, Food

Livia Donicova, Digging Through the Directory: A Communication and Events Network Internship with Vermont Community Garden Network, 2015. Gardens, Communication/Outreach, Vermont, Sustainable Communities, Culture and Society

Brittany N. Dooling, Getting Down to Earth: Revisiting Sustainability on a Small, Diversified Farm in Maryland, 2014. Agriculture and Farming, Case Study, Ecological Perception, Organic, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture