Allie, a Blandy Research Fellow, graduated in 2016 from Duke University with a B.S. in Environmental Sciences and a minor in Biology. Her past university lab research has explored positive marine species interactions, fish behavior in the changing habitats of Queensland, Australia, and the interplay between carbon sequestration and land use. Allie also served as a Stanback Agroecology Intern with the Union of Concerned Scientists studying the benefits of integrated crop-livestock systems and as an Intern with the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable, both in Washington, DC. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering for animal causes.