June 1st, 2010
Jessica is an intern with the Encyclopedia of Earth and a student at Pace University's School of Law. In 2008, after graduating from Drew University (Madison, NJ) with a B.A. in Chinese Studies, she spent a year at the State University of New York's College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, NY. Her independent research focused on the socioeconomic effects of aquatic species contamination on the fishing industry along China's Yangtze River. As a law student, she continues to examine the interactions between health, economic well-being, and pollutants, with an eye to policy solutions and enforcement.