Dr. Amy Collins
Conservationist | Wildlife Biologist | Urban Ecologist
*Currently looking for a post-doc/research position*
Welcome to my website! Originally from the UK, I moved out to California in 2015 to complete my PhD at UC Davis in the Van Vuren lab. Prior to this, I completed my MSc at Imperial College, London, and my BSc at the University of Leeds. I have worked as a Research Scientist at the Zoological Society of London and a Zoology Consultant for a Discovery Channel TV series.
I am interested in understanding the ecological and social impacts of anthropogenic disturbances, and the efficacy of conservation measures developed to combat these stressors. I currently study the impacts of traffic noise and light on mammal movement, behavior and predator-prey interactions. Check out my research word tree below and specific projects I am working on under research.