Institute for Environmental Negotiation

Empowering communities to create shared solutions

Current Interns

Allie Arnold, College of Arts & Sciences, 2018

Allie is a third year undergraduate Environmental Thought and Practice student at the University of Virginia. When she is not thinking about sustainable urban design and planning, she is reading, hiking and farming at the Morven Kitchen Garden. She also directs Greens to Grounds, a student-run community supported agriculture modeled non-profit. Allie is working on the Transforming Community Spaces project with Frank Dukes.

Dorothy Baker, 2018 Master's Candidate, Urban & Environmental Planning

Dorothy is a first year graduate student in the Urban and Environmental Planning program at UVA. She is working on the Sustainable Nutrient Management Plan project at the IEN as well as the RAFT project. She loves to hike, read and hang out with friends.

Lea Brumfield, 2017 Master’s Candidate, Urban & Environmental Planning

Lea is in the second year of the Master of Urban and Environmental Planning program. She has worked on transportation and collaborative planning projects with IEN, and is currently working with VNRLI. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Environmental Studies from the College of William and Mary, and in her free time, loves hiking and cooking. 

Eiline Cai, College of Arts & Sciences, 2017

Eiline is a fourth year undergraduate Biochemistry major at the University of Virginia and works various tasks as an office float at IEN. Outside of IEN, she is involved with Madison House, American Medical Student Association (AMSA), and research at the Cross lab.

 

Tori Kanellopoulos, 2018 Master's Candidate, Urban & Environmental Planning

Tori is a first year Masters in Urban and Environmental Planning student at the University of Virginia. She is especially interested in housing and transportation, and the link between the two. At the IEN, Tori is working on the RAFT (Resilience Adaptation Feasibility Tool) and coastal resilience in Virginia. Tori enjoys ultimate frisbee, hiking, and skiing. Her favorite hiking destination is Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.

Alexandria Sentilles, 2017 Master’s Candidate, Urban & Environmental Planning

Alexandria is a second year graduate student in the Urban and Environmental Planning program. She earned her B.S in Sustainable Development from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Alexandria has worked throughout the Appalachian region addressing issues of community development, civic engagement, and environmental sustainability. She works on the Clinch River Valley Initiative project in Southwest Virginia. 

Niya Wilson Williams, College of Arts & Sciences, 2018

Niya is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Politics with a concentration in Foreign Affairs along with a minor in Arabic. Following graduation in 2018, Niya plans to work in the field of wealth management and start her own non-profit organization empowering underprivileged women in urban areas. 

Julia Yu, 2017 Master’s Candidate, Urban & Environmental Planning

Julia is a second year graduate student in the Urban and Environmental Planning program and earned her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Maryland. She is a talkative individual who enjoys traveling, reading, exploring the outdoors, and promoting sustainability!