Lorna Hernandez-Santin has a B.Sc. degree in Biology from Universidad de las Americas - Puebla, with an honours equivalent looking at spatial and temporal
characteristics of birds in urban environments.
In 2008, she obtained a M.Sc. degree in Range and Wildlife Management form Sul Ross State University, in Texas. Her thesis looked at home range and movement rates of jaguars. She later worked with GIS and remote sensing, developing habitat suitability models for mountain lions and black bears.
Lorna is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Queensland, looking at the ecology of the endangered northern quoll in the Pilbara.