Luce Undergraduate Environmental Fellows Program
The Luce Undergraduate Environmental Fellows Program provides opportunities for Brown undergraduate students to work on environmental research projects in developing countries in coordination with Watson Scholar program alumni. Each fellowship provides $4,000 to cover travel and expenses for summer research.
Luce Undergraduate Fellows:
- Melea Atkins, Public Policy (2010) and Natalie Wilhelm, Engineering (2010), Luce Fellows, Summer 2008, “Project Assida: Appropriate Technology for Kilimanjaro: An Evaluation of Biogas Energy in Rural Tanzania”
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Watson Scholar, Godfrey F. Kimaro, Tanzania
- QingHui Lin, Environmental Science and Economics (2009), Luce Fellow, Summer 2008, “The Short-term Effects of Camu Camu Cultivation on Crop Earnings and Environmental Conservation in Amazonian Villages in Peru ”
Watson Scholar, Luis Campos Baca, Peru
- Will Lippitt, International Relations (2009), Luce Fellow, Summer 2008, “Ecotourism in Himachal Pradesh: An Inquiry in Camp Potters Hill”
Watson Scholar, Jasjit Singh Walia, India
- Jennifer Baumstein, International Relations (2008), Luce Fellow, Summer 2007
"A Climate Change Initiative through a Pilot Scheme on Resource Recovery in Abuja, Nigeria"
Watson Scholar: Jokotola Akoni, Nigeria
- Jeremy Mak, International Relations (2007), Luce Fellow, Summer 2007
"Integrated Nutrient Recycling Systems: The Path to Food Security and a Better Quality of Life for Rural Farmers in Shaanxi Province, China"
Watson Scholar: Shenghe Liu, China
Erica Moen, Environmental Science (2008), Luce Fellow, Summer 2007
"Air Quality and Environmental Health Impacts in a Subsaharan City--a Case Study of Abuja, Nigeria"
Watson Scholar: Jokotola Akoni
Christina Tang, Environmental Science and Economics (2009), Luce Fellow, Summer 2007 "Bridging Local Knowledge and Water Management Practices: a Case Study in Kuttanad, Kerala, India"
Timothy Downing, Environmental Science (2005), Luce Fellow, Summer 2004, "Mapping of Wildlife Corridors of Nairobi National Park"
Watson Scholar: Wanjiru Mwatha
Michal Kapitulnik, Environmental Science and Visual
Art (2004), Luce Fellow, Summer 2003: "Assessing the Status
of Prunus Africana in Areas of Varying Levels of Disturbance in
the Kakamega Forest in Kenya"
Watson Scholar: Lucie
Lauren McGeoch, Environmental Science (2004), Luce Fellow, Summer 2003, "Assessing the Status of Mondia Whytei across a range of environments and Disturbance Levels in the Kakamega Forest, Western Kenya"
Watson Scholar: Lucie Rogo
Rebekah Rottenberg, Environmental Studies (2003), Luce Fellow, Fall 2003: "The Health Effects of Obsolete Pesticides in Nepal"
Watson Scholar: Meena Pokhrel
- Mary Montgomery, Biology (2002), Luce Fellow, Fall 2002: "A preliminary study of residential paint lead concentrations in Johannesburg"
- Theodore Luebke, Biology (2001.5), Luce Fellow, Summer 2001; and
Almea M. Matanock, Pre-Med (2003), Luce Fellow, Summer 2001: "Asbestos-Related
Disease in South Africa: Opportunities and Challenges Remaining
Since the 1998 Parliamentary Asbestos Summit"
- Megan Terebus, Environmental Studies (2002), Luce Fellow, Summer
2001: "Question: Is environmental leapfrogging' a realistic
strategy for electrifying the Dominican Republic countryside?"
Watson Scholar: Victor Vinas-Nicolas
- Anne Perring, Chemistry (2002): Luce Fellow, Fall 2001: "Water
Quality in El Rio Ocoyoacac"
Watson Scholar: Patricia Ramirez-Romero
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