Current Green Plus Fellows

Former Green Plus Fellows

Alissa   Marturano

2010 Summer Fellow
Alissa Marturano is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Environmental Management with a concentration in Global Environmental Change at Duke University. At Duke, she is involved in the Nicholas...

Amanda   Adams

2012 Summer Fellow
Amanda is a current MA student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her areas of expertise are social media and marketing and new/digital media. She's also...

Amanda   Campbell

2009 Summer Fellow
Amanda is currently pursuing a Master's degree in City and Regional Planning with a specialization in land/use and environmental planning at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Before...

Amanda Komar  

2011 Summer Fellow
Amanda Komar is a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where she received her master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, specializing in Public Relations. In...

Brooks   Pearson

2009 Summer Fellow
Brooks Rainey Pearson is a dual degree student at UNC working toward a law degree as well as a master's degree in City and Regional Planning. Brooks graduated from UNC in 1999 with a bachelor's...

Catherine   Noyes

2010-2011 Senior Fellow, 2010 Summer Fellow, 2009-2010 Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Assistant
Catherine Noyes is currently pursuing a Master's of Environmental Management with a concentration in Global Environmental Change at Duke University. At Duke, Noyes is active in the Student...

Dale   Hammer

2009 Summer Fellow
Dale was born and raised in northwestern New Jersey and has considered himself a Tar Heel his entire life. He spent his freshman year at Providence College in Rhode Island and is currently a rising...

Daniel   Hedglin

2013 Summer Fellow
Daniel is pursuing a Master's degree in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he specializes in land use and environmental planning. Prior to...

Darshan   Mundada

2010 Summer Fellow
Darshan Mundada is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Social Work at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A Rotary Peace Fellow from India, he was recently awarded a certificate in Peace...

David   Shirk

2010 Summer Fellow
David Shirk is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Coastal Carolina University. During his undergraduate study, David participated in organizations focusing on both...

David   Smedick

2010-2011 Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Assistant
David hails from Hampstead, Maryland, where he began defending the environment in high school by co-founding the school’s environmental student group. He moved on to American University in...

Donna   Daniels

2010 Summer Fellow
Donna Daniels is a recent graduate of the Terry Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University with a Master's degree in International Development Policy, specializing in Social Policy. Prior to...

Drew   Nitschke

2012-2013 Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Assistant
Drew Nitschke is a first-year graduate student at Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, working towards degree in Environmental Economics and Policy. He is especially interested in...

Eliza   Davis

2010-2011 Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Assistant
Eliza Davis is a Master of Environmental Management Candidate for 2012 at Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment where she studies energy economics and policy. She is co-president of...

Elizabeth   Liedel

2009 Summer Fellow
Elizabeth Liedel is a joint degree candidate at Duke University, pursuing an MBA at the Fuqua School of Business and a Master of Environmental Management at the Nicholas School for the Environment...

Garrett   Ziegler

2011 Summer Fellow
Garrett is currently pursuing his master of science in sustainable tourism from East Carolina University. Garrett is the vice-president of the Students for Sustainable Tourism Club at ECU and has...

George   Kataoka

2011-2012 Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Assistant
George is a graduate of the class of 2010 from Soka University of America, a private liberal arts university in Southern California. He gained experience with recycling, resource management, and...

Jacob   Widlitz

2011-2012 Duke University Graduate Assistant
Jacob Widlitz is a 2012 candidate for a Master of Public Policy from the Sanford School at Duke University focusing on health policy and environmental sustainability. Jacob earned his B.A. in Ecology...

Jay   Reno

2010 Summer Fellow
Jay Reno recently graduated with honors from Elon University where he received a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Economics. During his time at...

Jeremy   Bogen

2011 Summer Fellow
Jeremy was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina and developed his love of the outdoors hiking in the Smoky Mountains and swimming off the Outer Banks. He is a rising senior at Syracuse...

Jessica   Lab

2011-2012 Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Assistant
Jessica Lab is a graduate student at Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment. She is concentrating in Environmental Economics and Policy and is interested in sustainability, land use...

Jessie   Margolis

2010 Summer Fellow
Jessie Margolis is a dual MEM/MBA degree candidate for 2012 at the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Fuqua School of Business. During her first year at Duke, she served as an assistant to...

Joseph   Chou

2012-2013 Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Assistant
Having long had a passion for the environment, Joseph’s career interests encompass the intersection of sustainability with business. He has partnered with clients such as Adidas and The Natural...

Karina   Hilton Spiegel

2009-2010 Intern, 2010 Summer Fellow
Karina Hilton Spiegel is a joint degree candidate at Duke University, pursuing an MBA at the Fuqua School of Business and a Master of Environmental Management at the Nicholas School for the...

Kelly   Jones

2010-2011 Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Assistant
Kelly is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Environmental Management with a concentration in Environmental Economics and Policy at the Nicholas School of the Environment. She is an officer on...

Leigh   Orne

2010-2011 Senior Fellow, 2010 Summer Fellow
Leigh Orne is currently pursuing an MBA at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) where she enjoys learning about how businesses create triple bottom line impact. At CWRU, Orne is an active member of...

Marissa   Mitzner

2010 Summer Fellow
Marissa Mitzner is a recent graduate from Coastal Carolina University with a B.S. in Business Administration. As an undergraduate she served as the first Student Sustainability Coordinator for two...

Max   Felsher

2010 Summer Fellow
Max Felsher is currently pursuing a master's degree in Information Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, focusing on the ways that information can be used to help solve social...

Molly   Boyle

2011 Summer Fellow
Molly Boyle is a Master of Public Administration Candidate for 2012 at UNC- Chapel Hill. She received a Monarch Scholarship to Old Dominion University and graduated with a BS in Psychology, summa...

Napoleon   Wallace

2009 Summer Fellow
Napoleon Wallace is a master's student at UNC Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler School of Business. Napoleon has an extensive background in finance, working as a high-yield credit analyst for Wachovia...

Ryan   Donnelly

2011-2012 Duke University Graduate Assistant
Ryan graduated from UC Berkeley in 2006 with a BA in English. Staying in the area, he worked in production at Pixar Animation Studios, before joining the Peace Corps and heading to Mongolia...

Scott   Brennen

2012 Summer Fellow
Scott Brennen, native of no-where-in-particular, earned an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Grinnell College in 2008. After graduation, he joined the Peace Corps, which put him to work teaching...

Shannon   Harvey

2013 Summer Fellow
Shannon recently completed a master’s degree in Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on the religious dimensions of social and environmental...

Solita   Denard

2010 Summer Fellow
Solita Denard is a recent graduate of the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Before attending UNC, she had the fortunate experience of working within the...

Stacie   Nagy

2010 AICPA Summer Fellow
Stacie Nagy is currently pursuing an MBA at the Jenkins Graduate School of Management at NC State University, with a dual concentration in Supply Chain Management and Consulting & Services...

Susannah   Brouwer

Senior Fellow
Susannah Brouwer has worked for more than a decade to help organizations build their brand, engage the community and pursue sustainability to achieve business development goals. Susannah earned a...

Taylor   Gelsinger

2012-2013 Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Assistant
Taylor Gelsinger is a Duke University, Master of Environmental Management student, studying Environmental Economics and Policy. She graduated from Oklahoma State University, with a Bachelor of...

Teddy   Salgado

2009 Summer Fellow
Teddy Salgado is a master's student at Duke's Fuqua School of Business pursuing his MBA with concentrations in Social Entrepreneurship and Decision Sciences. His professional interests include...

Ting   Lei

2010-2011 Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Assistant
Ting is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Environmental Management with a concentration in Environmental Economics & Policy at Duke University. Before coming to Duke, she received her...

William   Supple

2013-2014 Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Assistant
William is a graduate of Colby College where he studied biology, environmental science and geology. He is currently a Masters of Environmental Management degree candidate at Duke University studying...

Willie   Wright

2012 Summer Fellow
Willie Wright is a first year PhD student in the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina. Prior to his admittance he worked as a Research Assistant on the Research on Food and...

Yilin   Xie

2012-2013 Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Assistant
Yilin Xie is pursuing a Masters in Environmental Management, with the concentration of Environmental Economics and Policy, in Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment. He received his...

Yuan   Yuan

2012-2013 Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Assistant
Yuan Yuan is a graduate student at Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University with a concentrated in Energy and Environment and strong interest in corporate sustainability. Yuan earned her...