Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Environmental Studies and Science
- @New York City
41 Park Row 721 (7th floor)
Anne is an interdisciplinary conservation scientist who is interested in how people connect to their natural environment and the role of science in supporting that connection. In 2015 she completed her PhD in Human Geography at Lancaster University in the UK, which sought to understand local perceptions of scientific research in the Bolivian Amazon through participatory research with indigenous communities, park guards and biodiversity scientists.
Toomey, A. H. (2017, March 15). Writing History in the Present: The implications of localized forms of science in Latin America for a postcolonial world. Alternautas. http://www.alternautas.net/blog/2017/3/15/part-1-writing-history-in-the-present-the-implications-of-localized-forms-of-science-in-latin-america-for-a-postcolonial-world
Toomey, A. H., Sterling, E., Sigouin, A., Gomez, A. & Betley, E. (2017, February). Assessing the evidence of stakeholder engagement in biodiversity conservation. Biological Conservation. Vol 209 , pages 159-171.
Toomey, A. H. (2016). What happens at the gap between knowledge and practice? Spaces of encounter and misencounter between environmental scientists and local people.. Ecology and Society. Vol 21 (Issue 2) http://https://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol21/iss2/art28/
Toomey, A. H., Knight, A. & Barlow, J. (2016, November 9). Navigating the space between research and implementation. Conservation Letters. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/conl.12315/full
Toomey, A. H. & Domroese, M. (2013). Can citizen science lead to positive conservation attitudes and behaviors?. Human Ecology Review. Vol 20 (Issue 1) , pages 50-62. http://www.academia.edu/6128458/Can_citizen_science_lead_to_positive_conservation_attitudes_and_behaviors