Sophia Marjanovic

Bilingual Senior Organizer

Dr. Sophia Marjanovic is the Bilingual Senior Organizer at the Center for Science and Democracy of the Union of Concerned Scientists. She received a Ph.D. in immunology and microbiology from the George Washington University in order to work on accountability and healing for her Fort Peck Oceti Sakowin and Assiniboine community, which has suffered from the toxins of oil and natural gas extraction. Dr. Marjanovic, through her father, is also of the Iipay tribe of the Kumeyaay nation, which is split by the U.S.-Mexican border.

Dr. Marjanovic writes about how communities can get solutions implemented into law to protect and help those who have been most often marginalized into erasure.