|Anna Paltseva majored in Ecology and Nature Management at Stavropol State University in her native Russia, where she was class president, president of the Scientific Society, and worked in the biogeochemical lab studying a local river and conducting hydro- chemical analyses. Anna is now on track to obtain a doctorate in Earth and Environmental Sciences from Brooklyn College, where she is an adjunct lecturer. In her spare time, she volunteers as an XR-fluoresence technician to screen residential soil samples for a community outreach program for the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, and also educates people about soil contamination in urban gardens at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden and New York City Housing Authority annual events.|
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