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SOARS Protégés of 2013

Frances Roberts-Gregory


Graduate
University of California Berkeley
PhD in Environmental Science
In Progress

Undergraduate
Spelman College
BA in Sociology and Anthropology
2013

Awards
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2014
University of California Berkeley Chancellor’s Fellowship for Graduate Study 2013 Winner - Eighth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research Student Competition, Oral Presentation at AMS 93rd Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 2013.
2012-2014 Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success (MS PHD’S) Professional
Development Program in Earth System Science Cohort
Best Poster in Geosciences Category- SACNAS 2010
2008 Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship

Research
2013: Community Geography, Greenspaces and Access: A Case Study of Beecher Hills Lionel Hampton Nature Preserve in Atlanta, GA
2012: Ethnobotanical conversations in the bayou: an exercise in PAR blending TEK and traditional science in order to identify vulnerable plant species valued by southern Louisiana’s coastal Native American tribes
2010: A modeling Study on Ozone Formation in the Upper Troposphere in Relation to Thunderstorms

Presentations
"Ethnobotanical Conversations along the Bayou: PAR, TEK & Geospatial Information Systems," Sigma Xi Virtual Student Research Showcase, 2013. "Ethnobotanical Conversations along the Bayou: PAR, TEK & Geospatial Information Systems," 1st Annual HBCU Climate Change Student Conference; Vulnerability, Resiliency, Economics & Campus Sustainability HBCU Student Panel, Dillard University, LA, 2013.
"Ethnobotanical Conversations along the Bayou: PAR, TEK & Geospatial Information Systems," Rural Sociological Society 75th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
"A modeling study on ozone formation in the upper troposphere in relation to thunderstorms," SACNAS 2010 National Conference, Anaheim, CA, 2010.

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