Emily Caruso

Concentration: Human Dimensions and Environmental Policy

Degree Plan: Ph.D

Started Program: Fall 2023

From: Acton, MA

Emily Caruso is a PhD student in the Department of Environmental Conservation at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Before beginning her studies at UMass, she earned a B.S. in Environmental Science with a focus in geoscience from Union College in Schenectady, NY. Her research interests include water quality, water politics, community engagement, and environmental justice. Emily’s current research focuses on citizen science participation in water quality monitoring, exploring topics such as motivating factors, scientific engagement, and the impact of technology.