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Jessica O’Reilly is an anthropologist who studies how Antarctic scientists and policy makers participate in environmental management, both in regards to the Antarctic environment and global climate change. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California Santa Cruz and is currently Postdoctoral Research Associate jointly within the Department of History and Science Studies Program at the University of California San Diego and the Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Program at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School.
Jessica O’Reilly was an International Dissertation Research Fellow (IDRF) in 2005.