My Davidson | A Student Blog My Summer in Africa Conducting Ecology Research

a group of people standing in front of an elephant enclosure

For her senior capstone, Grace Rooker '24 spent five weeks in Kenya assessing the ecological impact of small-scale gold mining on stream ecosystems. Learn more in her video series.

About the Student

Grace Rooker '24 is an environmental studies major from Summerville, South Carolina. 

Part 1: The Research

Part 2: A Typical Day


  • August 28, 2023