Fellowship institution:University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Environmental Science and Technology
Project Title:Linking Stormwater BMP Implementation and Mosquito Infestation to Resident Socioeconomic Status, Knowledge, and Attitudes in Two Suburban Watersheds
P. Kanoko Maeda is a master’s student in the Environmental Science and Technology program at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is exploring social factors (demographics, knowledge, attitudes) that predict resident mosquito control and stormwater management in urban areas. Her research interests include urban ecology, environmental health, and diversity/inclusion within the environmental field. As an undergraduate at the University of Florida, she combined her interests in both human and environmental systems with a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology and a Bachelor of Science in wildlife ecology and conservation. Following her graduation, Kanoko moved to Washington, D.C., and has been exploring the city’s many museums ever since, her favorite being the National Museum of Natural History.
See Kanoko's posts to Fellowship Experiences, Maryland Sea Grant's blog written by and about graduate fellows and their research: