The team

Principal Investigator and Human Geography Work Package Lead
University of Edinburgh

Krithika is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburgh. Her research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of political ecology and animal studies. Her work draws on research in South Asia to rethink globally established concepts and practices about nature-society relations.

Co-Investigator and History Work Package Lead
University of Liverpool

Chris is a Reader in History at the University of Liverpool. His research interests lie predominantly in animal, environmental and cultural history, as well as the history of emotions, the history of medicine, urban history, and transnational history.

Co-Investigator and Psychology Work Package lead.
University of Western Australia

Tim is Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychological Science at the University of Western Australia. He is a social and environmental psychologist whose research focusses on processes of social change regarding human relationships with their environments.

Co-Investigator and Behavioural Ecology Work Package Lead
UTS Centre for Compassionate Conservation

Dan is the Director of the UTS Centre for Compassionate Conservation and an Associate Professor in the TD School at UTS. His research is a conservation biologist with an interest in behavioural ecology, wild animal welfare, coexistence, and wildlife-human interactions.

Post-doctoral Research Associate, History
University of Liverpool

Heeral is currently a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Department of History, University of Liverpool. Her primary research focuses on the history of human-animal relationships and animal 'welfare' in colonial India. She is also interested in global history, environmental history, the history of education and the pedagogy of history.   

Post-doctoral Research Associate, Behavioural Ecology
University of Technology, Sydney

Eamonn is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the UTS Centre for Compassionate Conservation. He is a behavioural and cognitive ecologist whose research focuses on understanding the lives of wild animals and how they are shaped by humans.