Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Graduate Program

The Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Emphasis Area (HDNR) addresses research and management questions including peoples’ attitudes, knowledge, values, perceptions, and behaviors associated with natural resources. As an interdisciplinary emphasis area, HDNR considers applicants with backgrounds in social sciences, environmental education, natural resources management and conservation, or related disciplines.

Core Participating Faculty

  • Charles Nilon, PhD, Professor
  • Noel Aloysius, Assistant Professor
  • Damon Hall, Assistant Professor
  • Christine Li, Assistant Professor
  • Mark Morgan, PhD, Associate Professor
  • Robert Pierce, PhD, Extension Assistant Professor
  • Hua Qin, Associate Professor
  • Robin Rotman, Assistant Professor
  • Sonja Wilhelm Stanis, PhD, Associate Professor
  • H.E. “Hank” Stelzer, Associate Professor
  • Shuangyu Xu, Assistant Professor