Sam Widin

Department of History

Sam Widin is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at the University of Sydney. He has worked as a tutor in the Environmental Humanities at UNSW, and a number of research assistant positions at USyd. His work focuses on extinction, multispecies studies and environmental history. His PhD is looking at the small and declining population of palm cockatoos in the Cape York Peninsula. Sam collaborates with Thom van Dooren on The Living Archive: Extinction Stories from Oceania. In 2017 he received first class honours in the Environmental Humanities at UNSW.