Our people

Dr Carla Litchfield Dr Carla Litchfield, Group Leader

Research interests:
Conservation psychology
Animal behaviour, cognition and welfare
Human-animal interactions
Responsible tourism
Primatology

 

 

 

Dr Elissa PearsonDr Elissa Pearson

Research interests:
Animal behaviour
Applied psychology
Conservation psychology
Environmental education
Human-animal interactions
Teaching and learning in psychology

 

Associate Researcher: 


Bradley SmithDr Bradley Smith

Research interests:
Cognition and behaviour of canines
Development of behaviour and social attachment in canids
History and ancestry of dogs (e.g. traditional relationship between humans and dogs)
Human animal relationships
Companion animals and natural disasters

 

Post Doctoral Research Associates: 


Dr Hayley Tindle
School of Engineering, UniSA

Research interests:
Conservation psychology
Sustainability
Citizen science
Environmental behaviour change

 

 

 

Dr Monika Ferguson
School of Nursing and Midwifery, UniSA

Research interests:
Suicide prevention
Rural mental health
Trauma-informed practice
Conservation psychology
Human-animal interactions

 

 

 

PhD Students:

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Areas of study and research

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