Cameron Boyle

Cameron Boyle

Position: PhD Student

School and/or Centres: School of Sociology


Location: Level 4, RSSS Building, 146 Ellery Crescent

Cameron Boyle is a PhD candidate in the School of Sociology at the Australian National University. His doctoral thesis focuses on the cultural politics of nature conservation at fenced ecosanctuaries in Australia and New Zealand. He has completed a Bachelor of Arts (first-class honours) in Sociology and a Master of Arts (distinction) in Sociology, both at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He has also worked as a teaching assistant and a research assistant, and published a range of research in various peer-reviewed journals, both on his own and as a co-author.

Environmental Humanities, Cultural Studies, Social Theory

Mick Abbott, Cameron Boyle, 2020, ‘Ecological Homelands: Towards a Counter-Ontopology of Landscape Design’. Landscape Research: 45(2), pp.137-151.

Cameron Boyle, 2019, ‘The Silence of the Huia: Bird Extinction and the Archive’. Journal of New Zealand and Pacific Studies: 7(2), pp. 219-236.

Mick Abbott, Cameron Boyle, Woody Lee, Li Xuejing, 2019, ‘Interweaving Protected Areas and Productive Landscapes in Aotearoa New Zealand: Using Design to Explore Multifunctionality in the Mackenzie Basin’. Journal of Landscape Architecture: 14(2) pp. 6-19.

Cameron Boyle, 2019, ‘Remembering the Huia: Extinction and Nostalgia in a Bird World’. Animal Studies Journal: 8(1), pp. 66-91.

Mick Abbott, Kate Blackburne, Cameron Boyle, Woody Lee, Tenille Pickett, 2018, ‘A New Wild: Reimagining the Potential of Indigenous Biodiversity in Aotearoa New Zealand’. Design Ecologies: 7(1), pp. 72-93.

Mick Abbott, Cameron Boyle, Kate Blackburne, Woody Lee, 2018, ‘New Zealand’s ‘Arc of Influence’: The ‘Clean, Blue, Green’ Country’. Journal of Cultural Geography: 35(3), pp. 388-412.

Cameron Boyle, 2016, ‘Longing for Childhood Times in the New Zealand Bush: Nostalgia, Antimodernism, and the Deforested Landscape in the Writing of Elsie K. Morton’. Sites: A Journal of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies: 13(2), pp. 66-84.

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