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Sofia Curley


Sofia Corley

Center for Science and Technology Policy Research
1333 Grandview Avenue
UCB 488
Boulder, CO 80309-0488

Telephone: 303-735-0451
Fax: 303-735-1576



Sofia is a Senior Honors student pursuing an Environmental Studies degree with an Ecology and Evolutionary Biology minor at University of Colorado Boulder. She wants to work for a conservation organization after college, which inspired the research question for her thesis. Sofia us writing her honors thesis on the methods that lead to success of endangered/threatened species conservation programs. To do this, she completed a meta-analysis and ran statistical tests on the results. Sofia then created her own criteria for "success," supported by scholarly sources. She tested the criteria on data she has collected from an environmental justice nonprofit in Boulder. Finally, Sofia compared the results from the meta-analysis to results from the "success" criteria analysis. Sofia will defend her honors thesis in April 2018.