Stephanie Freeman-Day is a Research Assistant at the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Land. She is also a researcher for the Bloomington Urban Forestry Research Group and the Environmental Resilience Institute.
Freeman-Day’s research is primarily within the field of urban ecology. She focuses on interactions between people and the environment. More specifically, she investigates urban forested patches, and how social and ecological factors relate to their persistence over time. She is also interested in equity in access to forested areas in urban settings and to their ecosystem services. She is currently in the process of developing her dissertation with the goal of completing a PhD in Environmental Science at the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.
Freeman-Day holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Indiana University and an Master’s degree in Environmental Sustainability, also from Indiana University.