Desireé Outten-Berríos

Graduate Student
Biology Department – 2023

Desireé is interested in topics concerning wildlife conservation with a focus on studying anthropogenic effects on wildlife and their environment, and how to better human-wildlife interactions surrounding conflicts. She wants to better understand and help implement community-driven conservation solutions where humans and wild animals can coexist. Desireé has a Bachelor of Science from North Carolina State University in Zoology with minors in Statistics and a second minor in Leadership in Agriculture and Life Sciences. She served as a veterinarian assistant before earning her Master’s at New York University in Animal Studies.

Hobbies: Crocheting, Playing Violin, and Ice-cream Taster

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