Amanda Dewey is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at the University of Maryland – College Park and a Graduate Fellow at the Program for Society and the Environment. Her research interests include environmental attitudes and values, environmental movements, and human-wildlife relationships. Amanda also serves as Mayor of the Town of Berwyn Heights, Maryland.

Amanda received her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Theatre from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. She then worked as a field organizer for the Endangered Species Coalition, a Washington-based NGO where she now holds the position of Chair.

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  • BA
    Sociology & Theatre, Vanderbilt University
  • MA
    Sociology, University of Maryland
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