EHSRC Role: Program Coordinator, Community Engagement Core
Jackie Curnick has been with The University of Iowa since 2018 when she joined the EHSRC as the Program Coordinator for the Community Engagement Core. In this role she manages the Science Café outreach program, produces translation materials, coordinates the Stakeholder Advisory Board, and has taught the Environmental Justice section of the Hawkeye Service Breaks class.
Jackie holds degrees from The Florida State University (B.S. in Interdisciplinary Social Science) and The University of Florida (Masters of Sustainable Development Practice, specialization in Environmental Communication, graduate certificates in African Studies and Tropical Conservation). In 2015 she received a Fulbright ETA award and carried out her grant in South Africa, where she worked in a high school. In 2018 she completed her graduate thesis documentary film, “Pulling Teeth From A Polar Bear: Environmental Injustice in the Bering Sea.” The film has been shown at several film festivals in the US and abroad.