Emeritus Professor Shelley Burgin was among the early graduates from Griffith University in the first environmental science program of its kind in Australia. She went on to earn a master degree with a focus on crocodile conservation at the University of Papua New Guinea and complete a PhD in evolutionary genetics. She is a Fellow of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales and in 2018 was inducted as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her service to environmental science and education as well as to zoology and conservation. With over 200 publications, Shelley continues to undertake research and publish in semi-retirement.
Edited by Shelley Burgin and Tor Hundloe