Johnson Lab Alums

Kealie Vogel received a Master’s in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences in 2021.  Her graduate research focused on landowner reactions to the construction of oil pipelines in Illinois. Kealie is currently Visiting Senior Scientific Specialist, Sustainability at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She previously held a position at the Illinois Commerce Commission.


Rebecca Laurent received a Master’s in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences in 2021. Her graduate research explored the criminalization of protest against the fossil fuel industry in the United States.  Rebecca will begin a PhD in sociology and human ecology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison in Fall 2021.


Dr. Anna Sveinsdóttir completed a post-doc with the lab between 2019-2021. She examined oil pipeline regulation in Illinois, Iowa, and Louisiana, contributing to multiple publications and grants. Anna is currently a Senior Researcher in the Environmental Research Group at the Nordland Research Institute in Norway.