Derek is a 2nd year dual degree MPA-MSES student at the IU-Bloomington O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies and Minor in History from the University of Southern California. He has done environmental policy research with Climate Resolve in Los Angeles as well as environmental health research with the USC Keck School of Medicine. At CSR, Derek provides support on a wide range of activities including questionnaire testing, field and mail survey data collection, data management, reporting, and analysis.
This past summer Derek worked as a park ranger with the US Army Corp of Engineers in Vermont! He loves exploring and hiking/biking whenever he can.