Morgan Browning

Morgan Browning

Career Interests

Energy Policy Analysis, Energy Economics, Renewable Energy Integration
Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

Masters of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Economics and Policy
 
Bachelor of Arts, May 2013
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
Major(s): Environmental Studies and Religion

Professional Experience

 

ENVIRONMENTAL EMPLOYMENT AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Fellow, Kennebec Estuary Land Trust, Bath, ME, kennebecestuary.org
Internship was awarded by the Psi U Environmental Studies Fellowship. Performed culvert surveys of the Kennebec and Androscoggin Rivers and Tributaries throughout the summer. Took water samples in clam flats to determine water quality as part of a Land Trust shellfish bed rehabilitation project. Participated in a multitude of committee meetings and events for the Land Trust. Assisted in the coordination of fundraising events and campaigns. Researched the history of the Kennebec River and compiled a timeline for restoration efforts, accompanies by a GIS map with restoration landmarks, parks, recreational opportunities, and sites for improvement. Summer 2012
 
Executive Board Member, Green Athletics, Bowdoin College
Worked with athletic groups on campus to promote greener practices on and off the field. Organized campus-wide events, lectures, and promotional campaigns. Emphasis on sustainability and conservation of resources, including reduction in waste, reusability of resources and materials, and recycling and donating shoes. Academic Years 2011-2013
 
Captain, Varsity Women's Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field
Winter-Spring 2012-2013
 
RESEARCH AND ACADEMIC WORK
Staff Writer, Duke University Energy Initiative, scipol.duke.du
Writing and producing policy briefs and short analyses on topics relevant to the U.S. energy sector for the Duke University Energy Initiative & the Duke Initiative for Science & Society Energy Policy tracking program. The writing highlights and reviews policy changes, industry advances, and technology shifts related to the production, regulation, distribution, and use of energy in the United States. Academic Year 2017-2018
 
Research Assistant, Research Assistantship, Duke University, sites.nicholas.duke.edu/time
Research Assistant to Professor Erika Weinthal. Researching and building a database of targeted infrastructure in the Middle East, specifically Israel/Palestine, and its impacts on the environment and public health. Academic Year 2017-2018
 
RECENT EMPLOYMENT
Quality Assurance, Epic Systems, Verona, WI, epic.com
Software testing; issue tracking and documentation; strong analytical skills; strong collaborative stills; documentation and design review. Ownership of the Root Cause Analysis process for the company. Project Manager for the Social Care application; managed Epic developers, quality assurance, and third-party development to keep timelines and manage logistics. Trained Coding Basics for QA as well as Specialty Training sessions at customer sites. Frequent elbow-support at customer sites during go-lives and post go-live support. Involved in many cross-application projects and integration areas. Mentored new hires in the QA role. November 2013 - December 2016

Additional Information

Languages: Hebrew - advanced, Spanish - beginner

Skills

climate change
energy efficiency
environmental economics
project management

Graduation Date

May 2019

Languages

Spanish

Preferred Location

International
Midwest
Northeast
Southeast
West

Preferred Sector

Federal Government
Law / Legal
Non-profit / NGO
Research Institute / Think Tank
State / Local Government