Leah Dann is a PhD student at the University of Queensland. She is currently examining barriers to the recruitment of threatened plant species on Norfolk
Island. This work aims to better understand the biology and ecology of these species and the threats they face, as well as to provide evidence-based
recommendations for conservation and management strategies on Norfolk Island.
Leah received a BSc and MSc in Biology from Walla Walla University in Washington State, USA. Her previous research focused on marine and estuarine
environments, and she is an avid scuba diver. She has a keen interest in conservation ecology.