Australasian Animal Studies Association

Oakey, Myles

PhD Candidate

University of Sydney
Research interests / activities

Myles Oakey is a settler living and working on the unceded land of the Dharug and Gundungurra people. He is a PhD candidate and sessional academic in the School of the Humanities at the University of Sydney and a Research Assistant with the Biocultural Diversities Team at the Sydney Environment Institute (SEI). His research is situated in the broad field of the environmental humanities, but emerges at the intersection of environmental anthropology, science and technology studies, philosophical ethology, and extinction studies. His research thesis is focused on the conservation efforts for the regent honeyeater (Anthochaera phrygia), a critically endangered songbird endemic to the southeast of Australia