Liz Williams

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Liz Williams

MSc w/ Kai Chan, 2017
Doctoral candidate in Psychology, University of Victoria

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Liz is a SSHRC doctoral candidate in psychology at the University of Victoria, a graduate student fellow of the Animal and Society Research Initiative, and an interdisciplinary research professional. She holds a BA in psychology, MSc in resource management and environmental studies, and a 2-year graduate certificate in post-secondary teaching and education. For her research and teaching Liz focuses on human attitudes and behaviour toward other species, especially in the context of wildlife conservation, the global wildlife trade, pet-keeping, and ecotourism. She also works on environmental impacts on mental health, including climate anxiety, ecological grief, and hope.

Last updated March 2022