Amanda Webber

amanda-webber2Bristol Zoological Society, UK

 Amanda was awarded her PhD in Anthropology from Oxford Brookes University, UK and her thesis focused on human-wildlife interactions in northwest Uganda.  Since 2013 she has worked for Bristol Zoological Society as a Lecturer in Conservation Science and her research interests are human-wildlife coexistence, perceptions of ‘problem’ animals and wildlife conservation.  Amanda is currently working with a Malagasy NGO (Mikajy Natiora Association) to develop a long term conservation plan for the Madagascar sacred ibis (Threskiornis bernieri) in the Sahamalaza region.