Lily Gilder

Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Geography and the Environment

Supervisors: Dr Mark Hironsand Dr Jennie Middleton

Rethinking therapeutic landscapes: diverse encounters with nature for care experienced young people

Academic Profile

Lily is a third year DPhil candidate with a background in youth work and social work. Her DPhil research examines how wellbeing can emerge for care experienced young people through encounters with nature and their broader entanglements with the care system. Conceptually, her research spans areas such as critical therapeutic landscapes and feminist geographies of care.

Lily is a member of the Ecosystems Governance Group.