Professor & Chair
Extension Specialist

226 Russell Labs
1630 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Phone: 608-263-6710


Lab Website




Private forestry, public policy, social science, multi-functional landscapes, individual & collective decision-making.

Degree Institution Major Field Granted
B.S.         Pennsylvania State University Forest Science 1994
M.S. University of Massachusetts-Amherst Forestry 1996
Ph.D. Oregon State University Forest Resources 2000

Professional Experience

Institution Title Specialization Years
UW-Madison Professor Extension, social science, and policy 2011-present
UW-Madison Associate Professor Extension and social forestry 2006-2011
UW-Madison Assistant Professor Extension and social forestry 2000-2006
Oregon State University Research Associate Forestry extension 2000

Honors and Awards

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Visiting Fellow, University of Sheffield, UK (2008)

Harvard Forest Charles H. Bullard Fellow in Forest Research (2007-08)

Visiting Fellow, The Aldo Leopold Foundation (2007-08)

Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals Gold Medal Short Publication (2004)

Selected Publications


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