Corey is a Research Contributor for the forthcoming 2019 National Geographic and African People & Wildlifepublication titled "Community, Conservation, and Collaboration: A Framework for Success "focusing on community-based conservation, best practices, and key areas of critique to helpinform and drive an enhanced community-based conservation model. Corey received his Master’s in Environmental Management (M.E.M.) from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies focusing on climate change and sustainable development. At CBEY, Corey worked as a Student Writer, helping to coordinate and support research and writing of original content focused on trends and activities in conservation finance for the Conservation Finance Network. Prior to Yale, Corey served three years in the Peace Corps in Paraguay (2012-2015). As an Environmental Conservation Specialist in the Peace Corps, he worked primarily in youth education and leadership for the first two years of his time there before extending his service for a third year working with World Wildlife Fund (WWF)/Paraguay as a member of their Climate Change team helping with the coordination, execution, monitoring and evaluation of their “Paraguay Land Use” REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) project. Corey is originally from Litchfield, Connecticut and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from Bates College (’12).