Meet the research team and advisory board behind Beastly Business

Research Team

The team is led by Professor Rosaleen Duffy and Professor Charlotte Burns, both of whom have expertise in wildlife trade, political ecology, environmental politics and EU regulations. The research project is based in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Sheffield University. The project was designed by Prof Rosaleen Duffy (PI), Prof Charlie Burns (Co-I) and co researchers Drs Laura Gutiérrez, Teresa Lappe-Osthege and George Iordăchescu.

Professor Charlotte (Charlie) Burns

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Professor Rosaleen Duffy
Principal Investigator

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Dr Teresa Lappe-Osthege
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

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Dr George Iordachescu
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

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Dominique Thompson
Project Manager

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Dr Alison Hutchinson
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

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Advisory Board

Dr. Hannah Dickinson
Dr Hannah Dickinson
Advisory Board Member

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Dr Rebecca Drury
Advisory Board Member

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Dr. Stefan Ferger
Dr Stefan Ferger
Advisory Board Member

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Dr Daan Van Uhm
Dr Daan van Uhm
Advisory Board Member

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Professor Tanya Wyatt
Professor Tanya Wyatt
Advisory Board Member

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Dr Laura Gutierrez
Advisory Board Member

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