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Wildlife Conservation Society-India


Dhee is a researcher interested in the human dimensions of wildlife conservation, specifically the psychological and socio-cultural factors that shape people's perceptions towards wild animals. She is presently coordinating the Nature-Culture Fellowship at WCS-India. Dhee has an MSc. in Conservation Biology from School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent and a BA in Psychology from Ambedkar University, Delhi. Her academic work so far includes studying human-leopard interactions in Himachal Pradesh and the worship of Waghoba, a big cat deity, in the context of human-leopard interaction in Maharashtra. She is curious about human-wildlife entanglements and how they shape and get shaped by stories, social institutions, cultures and histories. Apart from this, she has a keen interest in theatre and philosophy.

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