Jan-Michael Archer, MS, Doctoral Student, Graduate Assistant
Jan-Michael Archer is a first-year PhD student in the Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH) laboratory at the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health (MIAEH) department of UMD’s School of Public Health. He received his master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Ecology from the University of Florida where he studied human-wildlife conflicts and urban planning design. Immediately upon graduating in 2016, he began working as an environmental educator and community outreach specialist; first for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and later for Living Classrooms Foundation. He is currently studying the role of sustainability and “green” movements on gentrification and health disparities in urban areas.