Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

Meet Our Scholars

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Ariella A. Chukwuma
Duke University

Ariel is an environmental science major and inequality studies minor who is passionate about environmental justice issues impacting coastal communities and implementing equitable solutions. She serves as co-director of Duke’s Environmental Justice Campus Committee and has led a campus-wide initiative to install an environmental justice presidential committee. Her undergraduate thesis is on the cultural traditions surrounding subsistence fishing on the coast of North Carolina. She is a Rachel Carson Scholar, a Duke University program focused on marine science research, as well as an oral historian. In her free time, Ariel enjoys hiking and knitting.