Alexandra Duprey completed her Fellowship while pursuing a dual degree M.A. in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, and Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Alexandra worked with the Town of Kittery to compile best practices for coastal flood resilience and map vulnerable neighborhoods. She holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies with a minor in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida State University. Alexandra has conducted extensive research on socioecological vulnerabilities, sea level rise planning, and the intersection of resiliency and equity. She has prior experience working as a planner and GIS specialist for an engineering firm and as an environmental educator for a state park. Alexandra is driven to utilize policy and planning to prepare cities for the hazards associated with climate change and expanding urbanization, while prioritizing socioeconomic equity and ecological systems. In her free time, Alexandra likes to practice her French, play the violin loudly, or read in the sun.
2020 Sustainability Fellow - Building Coastal Flood Resilience in a Small Municipality | Town of Kittery, ME