PROMISE started this series to highlight graduate alumni, particularly those who are working towards a faculty position and are underrepresented in STEM.
Dr. Nandadevi Cortes Rodriguez is currently an Assistant Professor at Ithaca College, where she teaches Ornithology and Ecology Evolution for first year students.
Prior to that, she was an international graduate student at UMBC and a postdoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.
- Interested in pursuing an academic career?
- Are you considering applying for a job visa as an international professional after graduation?
- What challenges did she face as a UMBC student, and how did she overcome them?
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