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Graduating GES PhD Students: Dissertations & Future Plans

New Doctor(ate)s in the House!

Congratulations graduating GES PhD students! Here's to celebrating your degree completion, successful dissertation defenses, and future plans!

Ohad Paris

  • Dissertation: "Ecological and Behavioral Effects on the Reproductive Success of Urban Northern Cardinals"
  • Future Plans: Research

J.H. Pitas

  • Dissertation: "Waste Infrastructure as Strategy: Constructing Capitalism with Waste in Baltimore, Maryland, USA"
  • Future Plans: Currently part-time adjunct professor, hoping to start teaching full-time at the college level in the fall

Karyn Tabor

  • Dissertation: "Achieving Multiple Conservation Goals with Satellite-Based Monitoring and Alert Systems"
  • Future Plans: Continue role as a senior research scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center while taking on a research position affiliated with NASA/UMBC GESTAR II

We applaud the hard work you've invested in these exciting achievements and can't wait to hear more about what you do next!

Posted: May 23, 2023, 4:47 PM