Paulina M. Hruskoci
University of Texas-Dallas
Paulina is a McDermott Scholar studying geospatial information sciences. At the University of Texas-Dallas, Paulina served as an Eco Rep for the Office of Sustainability and as President of Deeds Not Words. Currently, she is spearheading a campus-wide single use plastics initiative and conducting research under Dr. Anthony Cummings. Paulina has interned with the Brookings Institution, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and Audubon Texas. She plans to pursue a Ph.D. in urban planning and work for the Federal government to strengthen climate resilience and equity policy. In her free time, Paulina enjoys hiking, studying Mandarin and Korean, and coaching the Shrewsbury High School speech and debate team.