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About Liana

I am an incoming graduate student to the Yale School of the Environment’s Master of Environmental Science (MESc) program. I will be conducting a two-year thesis project alongside my advisor, Dr. Dorceta Taylor, related to issues of environmental justice. I graduated in December 2020 from the University of Michigan with a dual degree: Program in the Environment BA and Art and Design BFA, and I have been working as a designer for the University of Michigan since January 2021.

In the process of completing my BFA, I focused on graphic and product design, often around themes of environmental sustainability. I see design as a framework for creative problem-solving, and I plan to continue integrating design and environmental social science into my work at Yale.


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