Julia Whitten is a second year MEM Candidate studying ecosystem science and conservation and pursuing a certificate in geospatial analysis. Julia's studies focus on equity and justice-based approaches to large landscape conservation. Before attending Duke, Julia worked in outdoor education, recreation, and equity with a Denver-area nonprofit, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Park Service.
In the Poulsen lab, Julia developed a presentation of community-based hunting management case studies for 10 villages in Gabon as well as a community engagement and facilitation toolkit to assist with phase two of the Community Wildlife Project (CWP).