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Judith Rakowski

Speaker: Judith Rakowski, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland

Presentation: "Conservation Criminology and First Insights from Wildlife Crime Prevention in Vietnam"

Bio: Judith is a Ph.D. student and research assistant at the lab of Conservation Criminology, Department of Geographical Sciences from the University of Maryland, College Park. She holds an M.Sc. in "Global Change Geography" from Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany, focusing on land-use change, protected area effectiveness and socio-ecological systems. Her research interests are preventing wildlife crime and other harmful behaviours towards nature by understanding underlying narratives and strains, historical legacies and spatial distributions of such.