Erin is a Health and Road Safety Intern for the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. She is working to move forward a project involving ten global cities in providing safer, more sustainable urban mobility and street design.
Currently a student at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA, Erin will graduate in May of 2016 with a dual B.A. in Economics and Political Science. She plans to pursue a Master’s degree in the realms of environmental economics or urban development and design.
Erin is most recently from Chesapeake Beach, MD, but has lived in a number of different places across the United States and England. She particularly enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time outdoors.
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