Meet the Team

Joe Starita 1 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Joe Starita

Project Director and Professor

Jennifer Sheppard 1 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Jennifer Sheppard

Co-Project Director and Professor

Lauryn Higgins 1 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Lauryn Higgins

Project Manager and Adjunct Professor

Spring 2020 Students

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Jim Snyder

Editorial Assistant

E: [email protected]

Tessa Faust 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Tessa Faust 

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

Major: Classics and Religious Studies

E: [email protected]

Sierra Karst 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Sierra Karst

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

Major: Journalism and Advertising and Public Relations

E: [email protected]

Luke Andersen 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Luke Andersen

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

Major: Psychology and Environmental Studies

E: [email protected] 

Lindsay Johnson 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Lindsay Johnson

Hometown: Aurora, Colo.

Major: Natural Resources, specializing in Climate Assessment and Impacts

E: [email protected]

Libert Niyonkuru 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Libert Niyonkuru

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda

Major: Integrated Science

E: [email protected]

Libby Seline 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Libby Seline

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

Major: Journalism

E: [email protected]

Lauren Dietrich 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Lauren Dietrich

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

Major: Journalism and Advertising and Public Relations

E: [email protected]

Kayla Vondracek 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Kayla Vondracek

Hometown: Salem, S.D.

Major: Environmental Studies

E: [email protected]

Grace Gorenflo 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Grace Gorenflo

Hometown: Shawnee, Kan.

Major: Journalism

E: [email protected]

Kat Woerner 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Kat Woerner

Hometown: Bellevue, Neb.

Major: Economics, Environmental Studies, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics

E: [email protected]

Jennifer Gilbert 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Jennifer Gilbert

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

Major: Environmental Studies

E: [email protected]

Aila Ganić 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Aila Ganic

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

Major: Political Science

Minor: Business

E: [email protected]

Dylan Patrick 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Dylan Patrick

Hometown: Georgetown, Texas

Major: Political Science and Global Studies

E: [email protected]

Celeste Kenworthy 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Celeste Kenworthy

Hometown: Bellevue, Neb.

Major: Geology

E: [email protected]

Carlee Koehler 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Carlee Koehler

Hometown: Firth, Neb.

Major: Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation Biology and Journalism

E: [email protected]

Brittni McGuire 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Brittni McGuire

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

Major: Fisheries and Wildlife

Minor: Urban Forestry

E: [email protected]

Nora Lucas 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Nora Lucas

Hometown: Kansas City, Kan.

Major: Applied Climate Science

E: [email protected]

Sophia Svanda 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Sophia Svanda

Hometown: Nehawka, Neb.

Major: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication

E: [email protected]

Aaron Housenga 683x1024 - Meet the Team - Climate Change 2020

Aaron Housenga

Hometown: Geneva, Ill.

Major: Broadcasting and Sports Media and Communication

E: [email protected]