Tell us about you scholarship in Latin America. How does it connect to sustainability?
I study the impact of crime on politics in Latin America. In the region the issue of crime is very, very important, as skyrocketing crime rates have crippled the ability of democratic governments to respond to the needs of the people.
Tell us about this year's Energy Waste Watch Challenge. What's one simple thing we can do on campus to save energy?
This year we will be competing in the Campus Conservation Nationals, running from November 1 to 19, against other colleges and universities in the nation to see who can reduce their energy and water usage the most.