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Dr Sonia Tidemann

Adjunct Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor
Ornithology and ethno-ornithology

  • Name: Dr Sonia Tidemann
    Position: Adjunct Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor
    Research focus: Ornithology and ethno-ornithology
    Phone: 8684 5040
    Qualifications: Ph D (Australian National University), M Sc (Australian National University), Grad Dip (TESOL) (Charles Darwin University), Grad Dip (South-east Asian Studies) (Charles Darwin University), Dip T (Adelaide University), Cert IV TAA
    Dr Sonia Tidemann was appointed as Adjunct Research Fellow in 2009.

    Dr Sonia Tidemann’s working career started as a secondary science teacher. After the birth of her daughter Sonia completed her Master of Science in the field of educational psychology. Following this, she completed her PhD in the behaviour and ecology of three species of fairy-wrens. As a research scientist in the Northern Territory, she investigated the decline of the endangered Gouldian Finch.

    In 1993, Sonia took up a three-month position at the then Batchelor College and did not leave the Institute until 2008.

    Until 2012, she held a part-time academic position with Bond University where she was also an Adjunct Fellow.