Keynote Speakers

Dr. Farhana Sultana 

Dr. Farhana Sultana is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and the Environment at Syracuse University, USA. She is also the Research Director for Environmental Collaboration and Conflicts in the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC) at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. Dr Sultana is an internationally recognized interdisciplinary scholar whose work spans the topics of nature-society relationships, water governance, climate change, post-colonial development, transnational feminism, and decolonizing academia. Her work is informed by not only by her background and training in the natural sciences, social sciences, and policy experience, but also from having lived and worked on three continents, being a post-colonial subject and scholar, and having a lifelong commitment to critical praxis and social justice. Continue reading…

Dr. Tanya Wyatt

Dr. Tanya Wyatt is a Professor of Criminology at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK. She is a green criminologist specialising in wildlife crime and trafficking, non-human animal abuse and welfare, and the intersections with organised crime, corporate crime, and corruption. Her research also focuses on crimes of the powerful and invisible crimes with the intention to challenge society’s definitions of crime and the failure to hold powerful actors responsible for harm. Professor Wyatt has published and edited more than 10 books on green crime topics and published more than 30 journal articles. Her latest publications are the textbook Crime and Power with Professor Pamela Davies and two forthcoming books in 2021 Is CITES Protecting Wildlife? assessing implementation and compliance and Wildlife Trafficking Second Edition