Full Name
Liz Williams
Job Title
PhD Candidate/Instructor
University of Victoria
Speaker Bio
Liz is a doctoral candidate in psychology at the University of Victoria and a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council doctoral scholar. She holds an undergraduate degree in psychology (University of Winnipeg) and a masters degree in resource management and environmental studies (University of British Columbia), as well as a certificate in post-secondary teaching and education. For her doctoral research she focuses on human attitudes toward other species, and associated human behaviour, especially in the context of wildlife conservation and the global wildlife trade, as well as pet-keeping, and ecotourism. Liz is a member of the Animal and Society Research Initiative at the University of Victoria, and an active volunteer with the BC SPCA (Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).

Liz's teaching and research are informed by her professional and community experience in public health, business, non-profit, and academic settings. As an experienced interdisciplinary research professional, she specializes in social-environmental topics and resource management, outdoor retail and recreation, and applied sustainability management.

Currently Liz works in Vancouver and the lower mainland, Greater Victoria, and southern Manitoba.
Liz Williams