Sara Kuebbing is one of three ESA 2012 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. Her Ph.D. research at the University of Tennessee focuses on invasive plant species and their impacts on ecosystems. Sara discusses her research and its relevance to the state of Tennessee as well as her insights on the importance of science policy engagement.
For more on invasive plants, see the accompanying post on ESA’s blog, EcoTone.
This is the first in a series of three episodes featuring graduate students recognized by ESA in 2012 for their work at the interface of science and society. For more information on the GSPA, click here.