Writer Earth Negotiations Bulletin
Stephanie Aktipis received her Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology from Harvard University where she investigated the evolutionary relationships among a group of marine snails. She also holds a M.Sc. with honors in Biomedicine, Bioscience and Society from the London School of Economics where her research explored the effects of the Convention on Biological Diversity on primary biodiversity research and conservation efforts. Stephanie resides with her husband, Michael, and Siamese cat, Sushi, in Cambridge, MA where she serves as an academic advisor at Harvard College and Teaching Fellow in Environmental Politics.