Students & Alumni

Featured Alumni Profiles

Yuan Li, MA, Tufts University, 2017

Previous Education: Renmin University of China, Land Resources Management, Beijing, Master of Arts Degree; Huazhong Agricultural University, Land Resources Management, Wuhan, Bachelor of Arts Degree
Field(s) of Study: Urban Development
Experience Before UEP: Senior Consultant, Research Center of City Development, Tsinghua Urban Planning & Design Institute, Beijing, China; Consultant, Beijing World Union Real Estate Consultancy Inc., Beijing, China

Danielle Ngo, MA/MS Dual Degree with Friedman School of Nutrition, 2017

Previous Education: B.S., Environmental Science, University of California Berkeley, 2014
Field(s) of Study: Dual Degree with Agriculture, Food and the Environment, Social Welfare
Experience Before UEP: Student Director, UC Berkeley Public Service Center, Berkeley, CA; Intern, MQVN Community Development Corporation, New Orleans, LA
Personal Statement: "Tufts offers a variety of dual degree programs for interdisciplinary training. UEP/AFE was the best fit for me, and stands apart in the US, for balancing sustainable food systems with a justice framework, policy implementation, and community orientation. UEP is grounded in exactly what I want to do in my career, which is to address systemic inequalities in how communities attain and maintain healthy livelihoods."

Bradley Putnam, MA, Tufts University, 2017

Previous Education: B.A. History, Harvard 2007
Field(s) of Study: Transportation, planning, affordable housing
Experience Before UEP: Worked for six years as a legislative aide at the Massachusetts State House
Personal Statement: "I appreciate the energy, idealism, ideas, and perspectives my classmates bring to UEP. I learn from them every day."