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Community Development and Applied Economics at the University of Vermont

Community Development and Applied Economics

kelly dolan

Kelly Dolan MS CandidatePeace Corps Recruiter

  • BA 2005 St. Michael’s College, Sociology/Anthropology and Spanish
Areas of Interest:

Ecofeminism, sustainable agriculture,
nutrition/food security, reproductive health
in the developing world, international education

Contact Information
Office:004 Morrill Hall
Email: Kelly Dolan

Originally from the coastal community of Matunuck, Rhode Island, Kelly graduated from St. Michael's College with a double major in Anthropology/Sociology and Spanish. Her interests in development began while studying abroad in Ecuador through the School for International Training. Following graduation, she worked for the Public Interest Research Group as a college organizer encouraging civic engagement among young adults. She then served as a Peace Corps volunteer with a focus on food security in a Mayan community located in the western highlands of Guatemala. Soon after returning, Kelly left for Panama where she worked for Peace Corps Response. She partnered with a governmental organization and helped design and carry out trainings focused on sustainable agriculture while providing technical and managerial support at a didactical farm.

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