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Dr Bradley Jorgensen Academic, Office of the ProvostASSC

Dr Bradley Jorgensen is Professor of Psychology at La Trobe University. He holds a BSc (Psychology) with first-class honours and a PhD from Curtin University in Western Australia. Professor Jorgensen's research interests are in environmental psychology and behaviour change. He has conducted research in a number of areas involving human-environment interactions.These projects have included community-based approaches to stormwater pollution abatement, connection to nature, public perceptions of the mining industry, land-use planning in semi-arid rangelands, the spatial distribution of recreational boating, the management of coarse woody habitat in recreational lakes, identifying externalities in urban water systems, setting levels of service in the water industry, the public's trust and acceptance of urban drinking water systems, 'sense of place' theory and measurement, improving biosecurity through behavioural approaches, household energy efficiency and conservation; household recycling and solid waste management, and procedural fairness in the non-market valuation of ecosystem services and public goods. His teaching has been in behaviour change in policy settings, social research methods, environmental psychology, communication practices, and biological psychology.

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