Bio (Maxine Crawford)
Maxine Crawford’s research examines the interaction between human beings and their environment. In particular, her research focuses on individual differences (including pro-environmentalism and connectedness to nature), and their influence on behaviour, and psychological and physiological well-being.
Crawford has conducted research at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health, and previously worked in healthcare as a researcher and program evaluator. Her work with the Interior Health Authority and the Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia focused on vulnerable populations such as adults and youth diagnosed with mental health and substance abuse issues. Crawford has taught undergraduate classes at the University of British Columbia, Camosun College, and Thompson Rivers University.
Crawford is a PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia and holds a Master of Arts from the University of British Columbia (2012) and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Thompson Rivers University (2009). Crawford has received a Tri-Council Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship, a Tri-Council Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Master’s Scholarship and a Mitacs Accelerate Internship Grant.