Eek resident Olivia Muntz studies conservation in India

Eek, Alaska resident Olivia Muntz, a current master’s student in the Global Field Program from Miami University’s Project Dragonfly, will travel to India. Muntz will study the ecological, cultural and spiritual landscapes of the Western Ghats, where the fates of people, wildlife and deities meet in sacred groves and forest temples.

Muntz works as a teacher for the Lower Kuskokwim School District.

More information about Muntz’s 2019 course can be found at Click India.

Project Dragonfly’s Earth Expeditions graduate courses have engaged more than 2,300 people in firsthand educational and scientific research at critical conservation field sites in Africa, Australia, Asia and the Americas. Dragonfly is located in the department of biology at Miami University, a state university in Oxford, Ohio. Miami was established in 1809 and is listed as one of the eight original Public Ivies.

Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of nearly 19,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.