Emily Selland (she/her) is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biological Sciences under Dr. Jason Rohr. She is investigating the ecological transmission of Schistosoma parasites to humans. Her research brings together agriculture, community ecology, public health, and environmental science to contribute to improving livelihoods through disease reduction and sustainable development. Emily earned a B.S. in Animal Science with Distinction in Research from Cornell University in 2019.