Andrew Gordon is a second-year Master's student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst studying environmental conversation. Andrew's thesis pertains to the management of eastern box turtles and prairie warblers at a military training installation in Cape Cod. He graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Environment & Sustainability. In undergrad, Andrew was a student in the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program and he has subsequently returned to the program as a graduate mentor. He hopes to use his background in wildlife management to support wildlife conservation within USFWS and inspire future conservation professionals of color. In his free time, Andrew enjoys taking dance classes and performing with his dance team.