Karina Cortijo-Robles

Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Daniel Sandweiss

Office Location: 5773 South Stevens Hall – Rm 232C, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469

Biographical Statement: Born and raised in the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. Received my Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences and Anthropology from the University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras Campus. Did a Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) regarding climate change and extinct prairie species in Michigan. Also, developed outreach activities for K-12 students in Michigan and Puerto Rico. Some of my hobbies are dancing, reading poetry, and hiking.

Research Area: Indigenous populations in the Caribbean and their relationship with the environment. 

Research Weblink: https://karinacortijo-robles.weebly.com/