Research fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University

Abby Wild is currently working at BehaviourWorks Australia, with an interest in applying insights from sociology and psychology to help solve practical problems about the environment and human well-being. Research interests include behaviour change, human connection with nature and prison studies.

Abby obtained her undergraduate degree in History and Science at Harvard College. She obtained an M.Phil. in Criminological Research at Cambridge University (UK) and returned to Cambridge on a Gates Scholarship for her PhD, which she is currently completing. Abby has also collaborated in an interdisciplinary study of the impact of ‘green’ design, architecture and programming in prisons.

Experience

  • 2019–2020
    Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University