IDCE Students Profiles

Benjamin Wright (ES&P '2010)

Benjamin Wright (USA) earned a B.S. in biodiversity, ecology, and evolutionary biology from the University of Kansas. His field experiences have included studies of lizard behavior, wetland restoration, and oyster growth and survival. From 2004-05 he served as a member of AmeriCorps Cape Cod, a program focused on land and water conservation, environmental education, and disaster preparedness and response. Wright is assistant director of the Harwich Conservation Trust, where he has built a successful volunteer program and has advanced land stewardship and protection efforts. He is interested in studying international environmental policy and working with the issues of conservation, ecosystem diversity, and value assessment of biodiversity.