Dr Alex Kusmanoff

Alex is a PhD candidate with a background in law and environmental science, and has previously worked in various policy roles for the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments.

Alex has recently begun a PhD funded through the Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions.

Alex’s research will be centred around making better use of social information in informing conservation decisions with the aim of achieving better biodiversity conservation outcomes.

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Lindall R.Kidd, Dr Georgia Garrard, Professor Sarah Bekessy, Morena Milla, Adrian Camilleri, Fiona Fidler, Kelly Fielding, Dr Ascelin Gordon, Emily Gregg, Dr Alex Kusmanoff, Winnifred Louis, Katie Moon, Jenny Robinson, Matthew Selinske, Danielle Shanahan, Vanessa Adams
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