Iresha Jayasinghe

  • Title: SEEDs Cohort Member

Campus: Columbus

College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (School of Environment and Natural Resources)

Major/Program: Environment and Natural Resources

Rank: PhD student

Hometown: Ampitiya, Sri Lanka

Iresha Jayasinghe (she/her) a first-year PhD student in environmental social sciences also pursuing a graduate minor in public policy and management. I am an international student from Sri Lanka, and I graduated from Illinois State University with a master's in conservation biology. My dissertation is focused on understanding how human connection to nature and psychological factors affect climate change behavior. My hobbies include traveling, listening to music, watching Korean dramas, photography, and spend time with cats.