- Kathryn Williams is Associate Professor in environmental psychology at the University of Melbourne. She is also Director of the University’s Office for Environmental Programs. Her research is concerned with the psycho-social dimensions of environmental management, particularly the emotional and cognitive factors that shape conservation behaviour and public response to environmental policy and management. Her cross-disciplinary research is grounded in partnerships with environmental agencies concerned with forest management and urban greening. Associate Professor Williams’ teaching mirrors her research priorities: applied environmental psychology, social research methods, and knowledge integration for environmental professionals. She is Editor (People and Trees) for Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research. As Director of the Office for Environmental Programs, she oversees the University’s large cross-faculty, interdisciplinary coursework program the Master of Environment.