Keara Clancy, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Keara Clancy, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Detailed Description

Keara graduated cum laude from the University of Florida’s Wildlife Ecology and Conservation program in May, 2020. During this time, she worked in four labs, assisted with three research projects, coauthored a paper looking at gender demographics in myrmecology, and carried out her own research project involving occupancy modeling across three species of woodpeckers. She began pursuing her Master’s Degree in August, focusing on invasion ecology in Dr. Christina Romagosa’s lab. 


Beyond the research realm, Keara has been heavily involved with work in the realm of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. For over four years, she has served as an officer for the Natural Resources Diversity Initiative, a club that strives to increase diversity and inclusion within the Natural Resources. This work includes undergraduate mentoring and delivering STEM programming to children in underserved communities. She also serves as the Youth Conservation Director for the Florida Wildlife Federation, as well as a board member on UF WEC’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Committee.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1940 x 1388

Location Taken: US

Credits

Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit