for M.S. and Ph.D. students in wildland fire, climate change, and natural resource management
Dr. Travis Paveglio in the Department of Conservation Social Sciences at the University of Idaho is seeking M.S. and Ph.D. student applicants for funded research on wildland fire, climate change and natural resource management. Students would help conduct research on the following topics: 1) simulation of potential wildland fire risk to inform adaptive ecosystem management; 2) assessment of wildland fire or climate change impacts to human communities; 3) adaptive capacity and actions of communities at risk from climate change or wildland fire impacts; 4) land manager and resident evaluation of wildland fire, smoke or ecosystem models. Desired candidates should have an interest and background in interdisciplinary scholarship. Applicants should also be familiar with or willing to use mixed-method approaches. Ability to use Geographic Information Systems software would also be desirable.
For more information email Dr. Paveglio.