Deirdre Griffin - 2011 Golden Opportunity Scholar

Deirdre Griffin PictureUndergraduate Work

Deirdre Griffin is a senior at the University of Maryland majoring in Environmental Science and Policy with a concentration in Environment and Agriculture and a minor in soil science. Deirdre is a member of UMD’s Soil Judging team and an avid vegetable gardener. 

Reserach Interests

 Her studies focus on nutrient cycling in various cropping systems. 

Future Goals

She plans to attend graduate school, studying soil fertility as related to soil microbiology.  Her career goal is be involved in research on soil fertility issues nationally and internationally.