Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

Bridgette Black '12


Bridgette Black '12 is an environmental science concentrator with interests in aquatic ecosystems, climate change, and international environmental policy. She is working with Professor Heather Leslie (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology/Environmental Studies), investigating the linkages between ecosystem health and human well-being in Narragansett Bay.  She will link indicators of water quality with others related to ecosystem health, in order to explore how waste management and other water quality-related interventions influence the benefits provided by the Bay ecosystems. Bridgette is on the Cross-Country and Track & Field Team at Brown. She also enjoys swimming, sailing, and dancing in her spare time.