Researcher biography

Emily (she/her) is a PhD student with Dr Angela Dean and Professor Kelly Fielding exploring ways to encourage responsible wildlife tourism behaviours that prioritise positive conservation and animal welfare outcomes. She is doing her PhD part-time as part of her role as a conservation social scientist at Zoos Victoria. Emily’s research focuses on a range of areas including the role of zoo-based experiences in driving conservation behaviours and examining ways to encourage pet cat containment and sustainable coffee consumption practices.

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