Sidney woodruff

PhD Student - Ecology

Black, Biracial, Queer and Gender-Fluid Woman

Research interests

Focusing on population dynamics of a native California turtle with state-level protections. I examine changes in population and community level ecology of the species with regards to changing environments, wildfires, and invasive species.


Bachelor's in Science, Forestry, Wildlife Sciences

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Mental health and self-care
Navigating microaggressions and whiteness (e.g. white liberalism) in academia 
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