Kelsey R. Haydon

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Kelsey Haydon is a first year doctoral student in the Graduate Group of Geography, where her work is focused on climate change policy and environmental justice issues. She earned her M.S. in Environmental Policy and Management from UC Davis in 2020, where she received a specialization in water resource management. Prior to this, she earned a B.S. in Energy Management and Design from Sonoma State University and an A.S. in Mathematics from Diablo Valley College. Kelsey has worked on projects with the Nature Conservancy, the Delta Stewardship Council, the Sonoma County Water Agency, and the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources program. Currently, she serves as the president of the Association of Environmental Professionals Student Chapter at UC Davis.

Education and Degree(s)
  • M.S. Environmental Policy and Management - University of California, Davis (2020)
  • B.S. Energy Management and Design - Sonoma State University (2018)
  • A.S. Mathematics - Diablo Valley College (2016)
Research Interests & Expertise
  • climate change policy
  • environmental justice
  • water resource management