Addressing climate anxiety & ecological grief

Interactive session through Continuing Studies at UVic.

Offered in March and November 2022 

UVic Speakers Bureau 2022/23

  • Climate anxiety and ecological grief
  • Social perceptions of environmentalists
  • Psychology of human-animal relations¬†

Through the speakers bureau, experts and knowledgeable individuals from UVic make themselves available to speak to community groups, schools, clubs and other organizations throughout Greater Victoria and southern Vancouver Island.

The Narwhal

Interview with Matt Simmons of The Narwhal

Fires, floods and food sovereignty: facing climate disasters and finding hope in northwest B.C.

Climate impacts can be felt more intensely by people strongly connected to the land, and that includes Indigenous communities and northern communities.

Animal Summit

One hour interactive session at the 2022 Animal Summit, hosted by Humane Canada:

Using the psychology of prejudice to improve human-animal relations

American Psychological Association

Talk at the APA 2021 Convention titled:

Environmentalism as a social identity

Best graduate student paper

Robert Sommer Award, 2018 – administered by the environmental psychology section of the Canadian Psychological Association