Sara Guenther, Postdoc, USA

Sara is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Montana State University in Bozeman, MT. She is interested in the politics that govern human impact on the environment, including human-wildlife interactions. At MSU, she studies the social and political factors that shape risk perception and management decisions related to Hendra virus spillover. Sara received her PhD in political science from the University of California, San Diego. Her dissertation examined the politics underlying relaxation of environmental regulations in the US. Prior to graduate school, she worked as a research associate at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Whale Acoustics Lab measuring the impact of anthropogenic noise on marine mammals.