Sarah Smith-Tripp ’19

Sarah Smith-Tripp
Sarah is a senior majoring in Geosciences with a minor in Biology.

She is passionate about the intersection of humans and their natural environment. She is thesising on the impacts of insect infestations on stream discharge in Southern New England forests. Sarah spent spring semester 2018 sailing a tall ship in the South Pacific researching the biologic community. For summer 2018, Sarah traded an endless horizon for the mountains of Northern Mongolia, researching herders’ experience of climate change. On campus, Sarah is active in her geoscience community, works as a course assistant for ES 100: Environmental Science and Systems, is Student Manager at campus police, and a member of the Rock Climbing team. In spring of 2018, Sarah received the Sara F. Langer Award for outstanding rising geoscience seniors. After graduating, Sarah hopes to continue research at the interface of environmental systems and human communities; and possibly run an ultramarathon.