Aimee Okotie-Oyekan is a 2nd-year graduate student pursuing degrees in Environmental Studies and Community and Regional Planning. Her master’s research investigates greenspace development as a catalyst of gentrification in underserved communities in Northwest Atlanta, GA. She serves as the current Media GE for the Center for Environmental Futures.
Hayley Brazier is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History and a research assistant for the Center for Environmental Futures. Her dissertation focuses on marine environmental history, with a particular emphasis on the influence of the Pacific seafloor in North American society. Hayley has taught courses on race and ethnicity in US environmental history, the national parks, and most recently, a course on oceanic history at the Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, MA. In addition to her research interests, she has a background in the digital humanities and public history.