Antje Danielson is the Administrative Director at TIE as well as the graduate interdisciplinary Water: Systems, Science and Society (WSSS) program. She came to Tufts from Durham University (UK), where she served as the Deputy Director for Sustainability, in May 2008. Previously, she worked with the Harvard Green Campus Initiative. A long-time resident of Cambridge, Mass, Antje also co-founded the innovative carsharing company Zipcar. She holds a Ph.D. in Geology from Free University, Berlin.
Phone: 617.627.5521
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Theresa Silver is the Office Assistant for TIE, and contributes to its communications and administrative functions through management of TIE-affiliated websites, graphic design, social media strategy, and program/event coordination. She has a background in Computer Science and Electronic Music Production and Design.
Phone: 617.627.5522
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Nolan Nolan Nicaise is the Water: Systems, Science & Society (WSSS) Graduate Certificate Program Coordinator. He has recently completed his master’s degree in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University, writing a thesis on the concept of citizen science (“Housewife Data: Citizen Science and the Case of Love Canal”). In his career, Nolan plans to promote environmental justice, improve biological conditions in waterways, and facilitate connections between people and their natural worlds through public outreach and effective environmental policy. When not at work, Nolan enjoys writing, learning new skills, and dancing.
Phone: 617.627.3254
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Margaret McKenzie is the Tufts Environmental Literacy Institute Coordinator for TIE. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Law and Diplomacy at the Fletcher School, with concentrations in negotiations and security studies. Prior to attending Fletcher, Margaret served as an Information and Communications Officer at USAID in Washington, DC. Margaret has extensive overseas experience, and has worked in Amman, Jordan in a leadership capacity for a youth development NGO, where she led successful national conferences and workshops, and recruited Jordanians to work abroad. A graduate of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Margaret worked for two years as a Research Assistant at the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations in Canada, and completed a section of the 2009 book, Carbon Pricing and Environmental Federalism. Margaret has traveled to over 30 countries, and speaks French and Levantine Arabic.
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Anastasia Anastasia Korolov is currently double majoring in math and physics. In addition to her work with TIE as a social network analysis intern, she also works in the Physics department as the assistant lab coordinator.
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Julie “Julie” Lei Zhu is double majoring in Quantitative Economics and Math. She works on TIE’s Faculty Research Digest and on its new program, Research Opportunities for Undergraduate & Graduate Exchange (ROGUE).
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Allie Allison (Allie) Platt is the new Tufts Environmental Literacy Institute (TELI) Coordinator. She a first year masters candidate in the Urban Environmental Policy and Planning Department. She graduated from UC San Diego with a bachelors in Environmental Policy and International Studies. Her passion lies in the empowerment of people to create lasting systematic change to foster a healthy planet and equitable world. She is fluent in Spanish and has an unquenchable thirst for travel and adventure. Outside of Tufts, you can most likely find her teaching and practicing yoga.
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Yota Kaltsa Panagiota Kaltsa is the Online Education Strategist at TIE. She studied at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy where she focused on strategic management and communications. While she holds two degrees in International Relations, her working background mainly consists of positions in banking, marketing and public relations where she was actively involved in Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. Her interest in sustainable development brought her to TIE where she first worked as the coordinator of the Tufts Environmental Literacy Institute. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, masters new media and travels.
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