Szydlowski, M. 2024 Elephant Tourism in Nepal: Historical Perspectives, Current Health and Welfare Challenges, and Future Directions. CAB International, Wallingford, UK.

Szydlowski, M. 2024 Elephants and NGOs: the complex intersection of advocacy and tourism in Nepal. In Emerging Voices for Animals in Tourism, J. Hooper and C. Kline (eds.) CAB International, Wallingford, UK.

Fennell, D., Kline, C., Mkono, M., Grimwood, B.S.R., Sheppard,V.A., Dashper, K., Rickly, J., Burns, G.L., Bertella, G., von Essen, E., García-Rosell, J., Guo, Y., Hoarau-Heemstra, H., Lopez Lopez, A., Quintero Venegas, G.J., Holladay, P.J., Cavaliere, C.C, Copeland, K., Danley, B., Rizzolo, J.B., Hurst, C.E., Usui, R., Äijälä, M., Crossley, E., Hill, K., Szydlowski, M., Bisgrove, D. Blythe, S., Fennell, S.R., Oxley Heaney, S. Schuhmacher, C., Tully, P., Coose, S., Hooper, J., Madrid, R. 2024 Tourism, animals & the vacant niche: a scoping review and pedagogical agenda. Current Issues in Tourism.

Szydlowski, M. 2024 Elephant-Based Tourism in Nepal: The Key to Reducing Human Poverty or a Tool to Commodify Endangered Species? Tourism Cases, online. CAB International, Wallingford, UK.

Szydlowski, M. 2024 Wicked Problems, Novel Solutions: Nepalese Elephant Tourism and Conservation. Animals. 14(1):171.

Szydlowski, M. 2023 Conserving Asian Elephants in Nepal. Journal of the Elephant Manager’s Association (JEMA). 34 (2): 47-54

Hooper, J., Aiello, T., Hill, K., Szydlowski, M., and Oxley Heaney, S. 2023 Nothing More than ‘Anti-Cull Activists’: Accusations of Bias and the Politics of Research that Advocates for Non-Human AnimalsAnimal Studies Journal. 12(1): 70-95.

Szydlowski, M. 2023 Liminal Beings: On Anthrozoologist and Elephants. University of Exeter/EASE working paper series. University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom. Anthrozoology as International Practice Issue. 1: 269-289. Available at:

Szydlowski, M. 2023 One Stable’s Novel Approach to Mitigating Human-Elephant Conflict Near Chitwan National Park, Nepal. Gajah. 56: 23-29

Szydlowski, M. 2022 Renegotiating citizenship: stories of young rhinos in Nepal. Journal of Ecotourism. 21 (aop)

Szydlowski, M. 2022 Asking Consent from Pachyderm Persons: Facing Ethical Complexities in Multispecies Research. In Animal Life and Human Culture: Anthrozoology Studies. I. Frasin, G. Bodi, S. Bulei, C.D. Vasiliu (eds.). Cluj-Napoca: Presa Unviersitara Clujeana (Cluj University Press).

Szydlowski, M., Hill, K., Oxley Heaney, S., Hooper, J. 2022 Domestication and domination: human terminology as a tool for controlling otherthanhuman animal bodies. TRACE: Journal for Human-Animal Studies. 8(1).

Oxley-Heaney, S., Szydlowski, M., Hill, K. 2022 Members only? A posthuman view of otherthanhuman-animal immigrants across human-defined borders. TRACE: Journal for Human-Animal Studies. 8(1).

Bhandari, S., Adhikari, B., Baral, K. Panthi, S., Kunwar, R.M., Thapamagar, T., Szydlowski, M., Psaralexi, M., Bhusal, D.R., Youlatos, D. 2022 Climate change threatens striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena) distribution in Nepal. Mammal Research. 67:433–443

Hill, K., Szydlowski, M., Oxley-Heaney, S., & Busby, D. 2022. Uncivilized behaviors: how humans wield “feral” to assert power (and control) over other species. Society & Animals.  31(7): 907-925.

Szydlowski, M. 2022. Elephants in Nepal: correlating disease, tourism, and welfare. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science. 25 (2): 1-13.

Adhikari, B., Baral, K., Bhandari, S., Szydlowski, M., Kunwar, R.M., Xanthi, S., Neupane, B., Koirala, R.K. 2022. Potential risk zone for anthropogenic mortality of carnivores in Gandaki Province, Nepal. Ecology and Evolution. 12(1).

Szydlowski, M. 2021. Framing Conservation, Colonialism and Care: Captive Endangered Elephants (Elephas maximus) in Nepal. PhD Thesis. United Kingdom: University of Exeter. Available via: Open Research Exeter at

Hurn, S., Stone, E., Eason, F., Groling, J., Badman-King, A., Nardone, M., Hooper, J., Hill, K., Szydlowski, M., Warda, T. and Fiore, R., 2020. A preliminary assessment of the impacts of C-19 on animal welfare and human-animal interactions in the UK and beyond.

Szydlowski, M. 2018. Literary Anthrozoology. Animalia. 4 (1)