SEEDs Cohort Member
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.