Jelena is a senior at the University of South Florida dual majoring in Environmental Biology and Environmental Science and Policy. Her research and career interests include restoration ecology and wildlife conservation. She is planning to attend graduate school in Ecology and Conservation Biology. Jelena loves traveling, scuba diving, hiking, and especially animals. In summer 2016, she will be joining Charles Brown and my NSF funded project on cliff swallow tolerance of swallow bugs as an REU assistant.