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Hannah L. Smith

Hannah L. Smith

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Teaching Assistant for NRS 310, 235, and 484.
My doctoral research investigates social-ecological system dynamics from a place-based perspective, focusing on youth involvement and curriculum development.


  • Ph.D., Student, University of Idaho, Current
  • M.S., Colorado State University, 2015
  • B.S., Brigham Young University, 2012

Selected Publications:

  • Ryan M. Roberts, Kelly W. Jones, Andrew Seidl, Audrey Ek & Hannah Smith (2017) Conservation finance and sustainable tourism: the acceptability of conservation fees to support the Tambopata National Reserve, Peru, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 25:10, 1353-1366, DOI: 10.1080/09669582.2016.1257630

Awards & Honors:

  • NSF/EPSCOR PhD Research Fellow (2017)
  • Ehrenreich Family Fellowship, PhD Recipient (2016)

Research Interests:

  • Social-Ecological Systems Science
  • Place-Based Methodology
  • Conservation Finance
  • Ecosystem Services Valuation
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Environmental Leadership Development
  • Governance

Contact Us

Natural Resources and Society

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1139
Moscow, ID 83844-1139

Phone: 208-885-7911

Fax: 208-885-4674


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