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Department of Conservation Social Sciences

College of Natural Resources

phone: (208) 885-7911
fax: (208) 885-6226

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1139
Moscow, ID 83844-1139

Natural Resource Conservation Faculty Advisors

Troy Hall
Troy Hall
Department Head & Professor
Areas of interest: Values and Attitudes Related to Natural Resource Management, Recreation Planning and Management (Wilderness and Protected Areas Focus), Environmental Communication, Public Understanding of Science, Interdisciplinary Research, Research Methods
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Ed Krumpe
Edwin E. Krumpe
Dr. Krumpe is a professor of resource recreation and tourism in the University of Idaho College of Conservation Social Sciences. In addition to his academic responsibilities, Professor Krumpe is the Principle Scientist of Wilderness Management of the University of Idaho Wilderness Research Center, for which he served as director for six years. He has over thirty one years experience in conducting research and teaching about recreation and tourism management, wilderness and wild and scenic river planning, natural resource communication, and public involvement and conflict resolution.
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Tamara Laninga
Tammi Laninga
Assistant Professor
Director, Bioregional Planning and Community Design
Research and teaching interests: Community-based collaborative planning, Federal land management planning processes, Sustainable land use planning.
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Nick Sanyal
Nick Sanyal
Associate Professor
Areas of specialization: Directing scholarship on and learning about the wildlands, communities and institutions necessary for the use, enjoyment, understanding and conservation of our natural resources; The Academic Advising- Service Learning-Teaching interface; Conservation planning; human dimensions of fish and wildlife management.
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Kelly Wendland
Kelly Wendland
Assistant Professor
Research Interests and Areas of Specialization: Natural resource and environmental economics, Economics of ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation, Payments for ecosystem services, Land change science, International conservation
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Conservation Social Sciences associate professor Patrick Wilson
Patrick Wilson
Associate Professor; Interim Department Head
Patrick Wilson's research interests include natural resource policy and politics, and comparative public policy; politics of species conservation, tribal government management of natural resources, and water policy and politics.
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