Meet the CPAAB research team

The Conservation Psychology and Applied Animal Behaviour Research Group (CPAAB) brings together some of the brightest minds in psychology and animal wellbeing research from across UniSA and beyond to address critical and timely issues of sustainability and our relationship with natural environments.

With a cross-disciplinary team of renowned researchers, CPAAB focuses on producing impactful research outcomes applicable to real-world settings with a governing commitment to environmental and animal conservation.

CPAAB researchers

Carla Litchfield
Discipline Head: Psychology/Associate Professor of Psychology, UniSA Justice & Society
C1-11, Magill Campus
Elissa Pearson
Program Director: Undergraduate Psychology Programs (UniSA Online), UniSA Justice & Society
C1-21, Magill Campus
Monika Ferguson
Senior Research Fellow, UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences
P4-26B, City East Campus
Sarah Mellish
UniSA Online Tutor, University of South Australia Online

Current doctoral candidates

  • Brianna Le Busque
  • Erin Skinner