Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

Carmen Tubbesing '12


Carmen Tubbesing '12 is a senior human biology concentrator interested in terrestrial nutrient cycling and land use change. She is working with Stephen Porder (EEB, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology/ECI) and EEB graduate student Shelby Riskin on the effects of intensive soy agriculture on soil nutrients in Brazil. Her analyses will  help determine to what degree growing soy may alter nutrient balances in the Amazon. Carmen is from Washington State and loves to run, dance, and be outside.