Layne Marshall

Layne Marshall

Career Interests

Research translation, environmental law & policy, environmental regulation, sustainability, community engagement
Employment Sought:


Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Environmental Economics and Policy
Bachelor of Science, December 2016
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Major(s): Forest Resources & Conservation
Minor(s): Sustainability Studies & Mass Communications
GPA: 3.63

Professional Experience

Duke Superfund Research Translation Core Assistant, Durham, NC
Collected interview and survey data on flame retardants to better understand public risk perception of toxic chemicals in the home and improve efficient science communication. Developed infographics, created newsletters and blogposts, and utilized social media strategies to help distinguish and reach out to organizations who could most benefit from our educational materials. August 2017- Present
Duke Sustainability Board, Durham, NC
Worked to bring together undergraduate, graduate, and faculty- driven sustainability based organizations - Organized and participated in East Durham clean house volunteer gardening, “An Inconvenient Sequel” screening, and campus farm volunteer days/ energy facility tours. September 2017- Present
University of Florida Office of Sustainability Intern, Gainesville, FL
Presenter at the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference, Baltimore, MD 2016. Creation and facilitation of various campus- wide events in order to boost environmental consciousness including the H2Oh! Water Awareness Event and the Greek Eco Challenge advising 17 Greek chapters. August 2014- December 2016
Vice President of Greeks Going Green, Gainesville, FL
Coordinated projects including the H&M Close the Loop College Cup and Greek Compositing Initiative. Spokesperson for implementing environmental practices by helping triple the organization’s membership. August 2014 – December 2016
UF School of Forest Resource Conservation Research Student, Gainesville, FL
Collected National Visitor Use Monitoring Project data in Florida State Parks for the US Forest Service. Utilized Qualtrics surveys and advised for improved recreation management within Hillsborough County. July- December 2016
UF Center for Public Issues Education Research Intern, Gainesville, FL
Analyzed national public survey data results concerning public perception of agricultural and natural resource issues using SPSS Statistics Software. Created infographics for public awareness and published helpful Extension documents. May- July 2016

Additional Information

Coauthor of a 3-part EDIS Extension Series (2016) - “Opinion Leadership and the Perceived Health, Community, and Economic Benefits of Local Food”

Coauthor of Client- Based Management Plan (2016)- “Hillsborough County Conservation & Environmental Land Management Outdoor Recreation Study”

Certifications: Project Learning Tree Environmental Educator, awarded October 2016

Software: Microsoft Word, Office, and Excel, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, & STATA/ SPSS Statistics Software

Awards: Leader of 2015 Kill the Cup Campaign- national winner, awarded $1000 social impact grant; Recipient of Champions for Change Award 2015; selected for Audubon FL Conservation Leadership Initiative


international development policy
project management
survey design

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources



Preferred Location


Preferred Sector

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