Shannon McAlpine is a third-year Environmental Studies major at UC Santa Barbara. She has been working on the Prison Environmental Justice Project since August 2017. Shannon is interested in the environmental and social injustices certain groups of people encounter. She is especially interested on issues concerning the health problems that arise from these injustices. She believes it is important for the public to become aware of these issues and hopes she can help spread awareness. Shannon hopes to pursue a career in public health as an epidemiologist.