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Dr. Ivory Council

Dr. Ivory Council

Dr. Ivory Council

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Ivory S. Council received BS degrees in Environmental Studies and African American Studies from Florida State University in 2012 and a Ph.D. in Environmental Science – Environmental Chemistry from Florida A & M University (FAMU) in 2020. Her areas of expertise are radiochemistry, bioremediation, heavy metal sequestration, and water resources protection. Presently, Dr. Council serves as a Research Associate in the Center for Faculty ADVANCEment at FAMU, where she manages research focused on gender equity and cultural humility within the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) system. She also serves as an adjunct instructor for the School of the Environment at FAMU, primarily teaching the fundamentals of environmental science to non-science majors. Dr. Council aims to address environmental and social inequalities at the local level through a combination of research, outreach, and education. She has authored four (4) peer-reviewed research articles and has presented her work at several conferences. She is a McKnight Doctoral Fellow and a Post-doctoral Scholar in the Florida Alliance for Graduate Education in the Professoriate. In her spare time, she can be found crafting eco-conscious products for her Tallahassee-based company, Pure Ambiance Apothecary, LLC., gardening, or traveling the country with her 6-year-old daughter.

WORKSHOPS
The Ecological Impacts of Pet Waste Management – Serving the Environment While You Serve Your Clients
Pets poop! It’s only natural! So why do most municipalities have pet waste disposal laws? And why cleaning up after pets so important? These topics, and more, will be discussed by Dr. Ivory S. Council, Environmental Chemist, during the 1st Annual Florida Pet Services Summit. Come check it out – We promise that it won’t stink! 😉