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Emily Ellithorpe

EMILY ELLITHORPE

Junior Faculty Advisor

Emily Ellithorpe is originally from Massachusetts and attended WYSE in 2017 as a delegate and in 2018 as an intern. This fall she will be sophomore at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF) with a major in Environmental Resources Engineering. She plans to focus on water quality and stormwater management, but also has an interest in green infrastructure. On campus, Emily is involved in Engineers Without Borders, The New York Water Environment Association, Eco-Reps and is a member of the Woodsmen Team. Outside of school she likes to spend time outdoors, travel, and make photo books/videos from her trips.
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Corey Payne

COREY PAYNE

Faculty Advisor

Corey is currently a 3rd year PhD student at the University of Florida studying science education. His primary research interests deal with mentoring, developmental network analysis and inquiry-based science education. He is currently working on an NSF funded project to redesign the chemistry laboratory curriculum for engineering majors to increase the retention and performance of underrepresented students. He is also working with a field ecology lab on the Atlantic coast of Florida studying how information is transmitted in informal educational and research settings. Outside of his educational research interests he has also worked with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in the forest ecology lab studying the canopy structures and their relation to global climate change. He also is a volunteer at the Whitney Labs helping study climate change and the effect of the northern expansion of mangroves into Florida.