Sierra Dakin Kuiper

Senior Associate

Sierra is a Senior Associate for the Environment Practice. She plays a leadership role on development and grant-writing and supports the work of the forest program. 

Sierra holds an MA in Socio-Cultural Anthropology from Brandeis University. Her master’s research explored social dimensions of land management practices related to large landscape conservation initiatives in North America using ethnographic methods. Sierra also earned a BA with Great Distinction from the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada and a Certificate in Mountain Adventure Skills Training from the College of the Rockies in British Columbia, Canada.

Prior to Waxman, Sierra worked as a Park Ranger in the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, generating impactful messaging and inspiring thousands of visitors to connect with the area’s rich cultural and natural resources on ranger-led programs. 

  • Park Ranger/Interpreter, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Teaching Fellow and Writing Tutor, Brandeis University
  • Research Assistant, Brandeis University and the University of Lethbridge


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