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College of Natural Resources

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

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

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Travis Paveglio

Travis Paveglio, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Sociology

Office

CNR 19I

Mailing Address

Department of Natural Resources and Society
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1139
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1139

Degrees

  • Ph.D. Washington State University. 2010. Department of Natural Resource Sciences. Dissertation: Wildfire risk and management
  • M.S. Washington State University. 2007. Thesis: Communication and understanding of wildfire risk
  • B.A. Washington State University. 2004. Edward R. Murrow College of Communications (Honors College). Journalism and Natural Resources

Research Interests

Wildfire
Conflict and collaboration surrounding natural resource management
Environmental hazards and climate change
Natural resource policy
Environmental communication

Paveglio, T.B., C. Moseley, M.S. Carroll, D.R. Williams, A.P. Fischer, E.J. Davis. 2015.
Categorizing the social context of the Wildland Urban Interface: Adaptive capacity for wildfire and community “archetypes.” Forest Science, 61(2): 298-310.

Paveglio, T.B., H. Brenkert-Smith, T. Hall, A.S. Smith. 2015. Understanding social impact from wildfires: advancing means for assessment. The International Journal of Wildland Fire 24(2):212-224.

Paveglio, T.B., C. Kooistra, T. Hall and A. Pickering. In press. Understanding the effect of large wildfires on residents’ well-being: What factors influence wildfire impact? For publication in Forest Science.

Paveglio, T.B., M.S. Carroll, H. Brenkert-Smith, T. Hall. 2015. ‘Put the wet stuff on the hot stuff’: The legacy and drivers of conflict surrounding wildfire suppression. The Journal of Rural Studies 41: 72-81.

Boyd, A.D. and T.B. Paveglio. 2015. “Placing” energy development in a local context:
Exploring the origins of rural community perspectives. The Journal of Rural and Community Development 10(2): 1-20.

Paveglio, T.B., T. Prato, D. Dalenberg and T. Venn. 2014. Understanding evacuation
preferences and wildfire mitigations among Northwest Montana residents. The International Journal of Wildland Fire, 23(3), 435-444.

Lannom, K., W.T. Tinkham, B.A. Newingham, T.E. Hall, P. Morgan, J. Abatzoglou, E.K. Strand, T.B. Paveglio, J.W. Anderson, and A. Smith. 2014. Defining extreme wildland fires using geospatial data. The International Journal of Wildland Fire, 23(3), 322-337.

Boyd, A.D., and T.B. Paveglio. 2014. Front page or 'buried' beneath the fold? Media
coverage of Carbon Capture and Storage. Public Understanding of Science, 23(4), 411-427.

Paveglio, T.B., T. Prato and M. Hardy. 2013. Simulating effects of land use policies on extent of the wildland-urban interface and wildfire risk in Flathead County, Montana. The Journal of Environmental Management, 130(3), 20-31.

Please review my CV for a full list of publications.

  • Co-Principal Investigator on a USDA Forest Service grant titled: “Adapting to wildfire: Defining pathways for creating fire adapted communities”
    • Project term: Summer 2015-Summer 2017
  • Co-Principal Investigator on a USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture McIntire-Stennis grant titled: “Adapting to wildfire: Defining and simulating information needed to create fire adapted communities.”
    • Project term: Spring 2015-Fall 2018
  • Senior Scientist on a National Science Foundation Grant titled: “Advancing resilience to compounding disasters: An integrated natural-human systems assessment of wildfire vulnerability”
    • Project term: Fall 2015-Fall 2019
  • Co-Principal Investigator on a Bureau of Land Management grant aiding travel management and recreation planning in Idaho.
    • Project term: Summer 2015-Fall 2019
  • Co-Principal Investigator on a USDA Forest Service Grant focusing on assessing fire behavior, fire effects, fire regimes and fire risk.
    • Project term: Fall 2015- Fall 2016
  • Co-Principal Investigator on a USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant titled: “Understanding the roles of socioeconomic vulnerability, adaptive capacity and mitigation in determining economic impacts of wildfire.”
    • Project term: Spring 2012-Winter 2015
  • Co-Principal Investigtor on a National Science Foundation Grant titled: “Assessing and adaptively managing wildfire risk in the wildland-urban interface for future climate and land use changes” 
    • Project term: Fall 2009-Winter 2015

Contact Us

College of Natural Resources

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

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

google maps location