Our People in the Wildlife Management Programme
Assoc. Professor Philip Seddon is Director of the Postgraduate Diploma and MSc in Wildlife Management, and in charge of the administration and general running of the course.
Dr Yolanda van Heezik joins him and together they oversee the general course structure, take on some of the teaching, and are your first point of contact for questions, queries, or concerns and comments.
You will take Postgraduate papers co-ordinated by other staff members from Zoology, and other departments in the university. Academic staff with research and teaching interests that are of relevance to Wildlife Management include:
- Assoc. Professor Ian Jamieson
- Assoc. Professor Alison Cree
- Professor Lloyd Davis
- Professor Colin Townsend
- Assoc. Professor Liz Slooten
- Dr Gerry Closs
- Assoc. Professor Jon Waters
- Professor Kath Dickinson
- Dr Phil Bishop
- Dr Murray Efford
- Dr Deborah Wilson
- Dr Bruce C. Robertson
In addition, the Wildlife Management Programme at the University of Otago maintains close links with staff from research and management agencies, such as Landcare Research and the Department of Conservation.