Sarah Anderson is one of five ESA 2014 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. A Ph.D. student at Washington State University, she studies atmospheric nitrogen deposition. In the podcast, Sarah discusses her meetings with policymakers on Capitol Hill and elaborates on her participation in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Integrated Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program and how the experience has aided her research.
For more on the NSF IGERT, see the accompanying post on ESA’s blog, EcoTone.
This is the first in a series of episodes featuring graduate students recognized by ESA in 2014 for their work at the interface of science and society. For more information on the GSPA, click here.