Dr Angela Dean is a quantitative social scientist. Her research focuses on how to promote environmental citizenship within communities. Angela draws on diverse experience as both a researcher and practitioner in the areas of health, science communication, citizen science, and sustainable urban water management.
Her research explores:
(i) Community perceptions about conservation issues and policies;
(ii) Psychological processes and contextual factors that underpin support for conservation policies and behaviours, such as wellbeing, social capital, or social disadvantage
(iii) Effectiveness of interventions to promote conservation behaviours and active policy support, and how these interventions can be better targeted to specific audiences using techniques such as message framing.