BS, Tufts University (biology, environmental studies), 2015
Anne Elise is a PhD student and NSF Graduate Research Fellow in the Blesh Lab. Her research aims to make connections between agroecological management, soil fertility, and crop nutrient profiles in Santa Catarina, Brazil. Before coming to Michigan, Anne Elise developed sustainable agriculture manuals for fundraising and technical staff at EcoLogic, a Boston-based nonprofit with projects in Central America. She received her B.S. in Biology and Environmental Studies from Tufts University in Somerville, MA. Her Senior Honors Thesis examined agroecosystem resilience in the eastern lowlands of Guatemala, linking cornfield management by indigenous smallholders with protein composition of corn for local consumption.