Julia Sizek

Julia Sizek studies land use, environmental conservation, and sacred site protection in the eastern Mojave Desert of southeastern California. She is an anthropology Ph.D student at UC Berkeley and an associate scholar with the Native American Land Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that preserves and protects sacred sites in southeastern California. She is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow and 2016 University of California Human Rights Fellow, and was the Dr. Aizik Wolf Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship from the University of Chicago Human Rights Program (2013-2014). She is an amateur geographer, avid runner, and archivist of desert history.