Humane Society of the United States
Amanda Wight is a program manager of wildlife protection at the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), focusing on native carnivore protection, conservation, and coexistence. For the past four years, Amanda has managed wolf protection and supported initiatives to protect other native carnivores for the HSUS. She works to improve policies and regulations that govern the management of wolves, advocating against their persecution, primarily from trophy hunting and other egregious killing methods. Amanda holds an M.S. in Animals and Public Policy from Tufts University and a B.S. in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology from Emory University.