Nina Lester Finley

Joined: Apr 7, 2014 Last Active: May 15, 2024 iNaturalist

Nina is a political disease ecologist, writer, and artist living in Brooklyn, New York.

As a Marshall Scholar, she earned an MSc in One Health at the Royal Veterinary College and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and an MA in creative non-fiction writing at the University of East Anglia.

Nina works as the Research Manager for Health In Harmony, a planetary health non-profit dedicated to regenerating rainforests by listening to communities. She plays ultimate frisbee with the professional team New York Gridlock and the club team XIST.

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Nina is passionate about uncovering microbes and their relationships with humans and ecosystems. Her favorite macrobes are mosses, liverworts, and sea stars.

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