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Dr. Logan Park


Associate Professor of Forest Recreation & Park/Wildland Management
Southern Illinois University, Forestry Department
Participates in 1 Session
Logan Park, Ph.D., is an associate professor of human ecology at Southern Illinois University's Forestry department. He works with U.S. national parks, forests, and wildlife refuges to manage and prevent human impacts to beautiful and fragile places loved by millions each year. Logan has hiked the Appalachian Trail right past Ilvermorny (Mt. Greylock, MA). He joins the Science in Harry Potter panel to discuss the zoology and ecology of fantastic beasts and how they'd be influenced by climate change, zookeeping in non-native environments, and how human values can spell survival or extinction for other creatures.

Sessions in which Dr. Logan Park participates

Friday 11 October, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT | 1 hour
Questions of the Wizarding WorldWizarding World Knowledge & Skills

What happens if a dementor eats chocolate? Are there “wizard genes”? Could we develop a pensieve-like technology in the muggle world? How do we as readers understand magic, such that Hogwarts students learn to transfigure buttons before hedgehogs? Can dragons get respiratory infections? As Unspeakables and Magizoologists (Muggle Disguise: Scientists), we have investigated how the Wizarding World works both formally and informally and we're excited to share our thoughts and findings to answer ...