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Current Graduate Students - Robert Leighton

Robert Leighton

Graduate Degree being Pursued:

M.S., Resource Economics and Policy

Major Advisor:

George Criner


Robert holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Merrimack College. Last spring he completed an internship as a research analyst where he researched the rules and regulations for electronic waste (E-waste) on a domestic and global level, as well as managing a Microsoft Excel database that suited the needs of my employer. In Summer 2010, Robert volunteered with the Wise Laboratory of Environmental and Genetic Toxicology and Ocean Alliance to research the effects of oil and dispersants in the Gulf of Mexico on Sperm and Byrd’s whales. His research interests include recycling and waste management, as well as sustainable energy sources.

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Orono, ME 04469
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