Department of Social Sciences

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  • Human interactions with and constructions of the environment

    This group provides a forum for interdisciplinary research into livelihood economies, people-wildlife interactions, rural development and their relevance to conservation.

    Areas of particular expertise include: changing land use and impacts on livelihood strategies, people-wildlife interactions, and human-induced disturbances on wildlife populations. Group members have extensive experience of fieldwork across Africa (West, East and South) and Southeast Asia. Research students have worked in a range of countries including Guinea Bissau, Uganda, and Columbia.

  • Academic staff with related research interests

    Professor Catherine Hill

    Professor in Anthropology
    Phone: +44 (0)1865 483757 | Email: cmhill@brookes.ac.uk | Location:

    Dr Matthew McLennan

    Research Associate
    Phone: | Email: mmclennan@brookes.ac.uk | Location:

    Professor Vincent Nijman

    Professor in Anthropology
    Phone: +44 (0)1865 483760 | Email: vnijman@brookes.ac.uk | Location: