MARGARET A. SHANNON, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Law
Office: 529 O’Brian Hall
School of Law
State University of New York at Buffalo
Amherst, New York 14260
Email: email@example.com (please use as primary email address)
Associate Professor of Public Administation
Department of Public Administration and Center for Environmental Policy and Administration
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13210
Assistant Professor of Law, School of Law, State University of New York at Buffalo, Amherst, 14226 (10% appointment)
Affiliate Associate Professor, Forest Resources Policy and Law, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle. Member of the Graduate School.
University of California at Berkeley, College of Renewable Natural Resources, Department of Forestry and Resource Management
Ph.D. 1989 Wildland Resource Science. Specializations: Natural Resource Sociology, Policy and Law, Philosophy of Science and Qualitative Methodology.
Dissertation: Managing Public Resources: Public Deliberation as Organizational Learning. Dr. Jeff Romm (Chair, Natural Resources Policy), Dr. Robert N. Bellah (Sociology) , Dr. Robert Lee (University of Washington, Forest Sociology)
M.S. 1977 Wildland Resource Science. Specialization: Sociology, Forest Resource Management, History of Ecological Ideas, Political History of the 19th Century Conservation Movement. Member: Xi Sigma Pi, 1975
University of Montana, Missoula, Montana
B.A. 1973 Anthropology and Sociology, with High Honors in both fields.
Honors: Alpha Kappa Delta, 1972. Mortar Board, 1972. University of Montana Scholarships, 1970-1973. Hay's Worthy Scholar, 1969-1970
1992-1995 Corkery Family Endowed Professor of Forest Resources and Associate Professor Forest Policy and Law, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195
1992-1995 Director, Institute for Resources in Society, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle.
1992-1995 Adjunct Associate Professor, Women Studies, University of Washington
1992 Associate Professor, Natural Resources Policy and Sociology, Faculty of Forestry, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York, Syracuse
1986-1991 Assistant Professor, Natural Resources Policy and Sociology, Faculty of Forestry, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York, Syracuse
1986 Instructor, Environmental Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Buffalo, State University of New York, Amherst.
1982-1986 Consultant, Resource Policy Analysis, Ltd. Natural Resource Sociologist engaged in consulting and research on public participation in public land management planning, wildland resource policy and law, and the social policy issues facing women natural resource professionals.
1984-1985 Public Affairs Specialist, USDA-Forest Service, Land Management Planning, Washington Office. Responsible for conducting a comparative study and writing a report on the communication effectiveness of EIS/Forest Plan processes and documents.
1983 Public Affairs Specialist, USDA-Forest Service, Region 1, Information Office. Conducted a study of the reasons for the public criticism of the Lewis & Clark Draft Forest Plan.
1979-1982 Senior Fellow, Natural Resources Law Institute, Lewis & Clark Law School. Broad responsibility for developing a social science research and teaching program in natural resource law and policy.
1980-1981 Visiting Assistant Professor, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. Responsible for teaching Natural Resource Law and Policy, Seminar in Law and Social Policy, and Natural Resources Policy (Public Administration Graduate Program, Lewis & Clark College).
1978-1979 Social Scientist, Lolo National Forest, Region 1, USDA-Forest Service, Missoula, Montana. Responsible for conducting the Social Assessment for the Forest Planning Process. Employed on Graduate Student status for Dissertation Research.
1978-1979 Instructor, Department of Forestry and Resource Management, University of California at Berkeley. 1979 - Graduate Seminar in Natural Resource Sociology; 1978 - Wildland Recreation Use and Management, U.C. Berkeley Forestry Summer Camp.
1974-1978 Teaching Associate, Department of Forestry and Resource Management, University of California, Berkeley. 1977 & 1978 - Wildland Resource Policy;
1977 - Graduate Seminar in Natural Resource Sociology; 1974-1976 Natural Resource Sociology; 1976 - Wildland Recreation Management and Planning.
1974-1978 Research Assistant, Department of Forestry and Conservation, University of California, Berkeley. Development of a theory of community appropriate to the Forest Service policy for community stability in timber-dependent communities.
1970-1976 Forestry Technician, Fire Tower Lookout, Region 1, U.S. Forest Service.
NezPerce National Forest - 1970, 1973, 1974, 1976; Clearwater National Forest - 1971.
1969 Key Punch Operator, U.S. Forest Service, Regional Office, Missoula, MT.
Peer Reviewed Publications
(in press) Understanding Social Organizations and Institutions. In R. J. Naiman and R. E. Bilby, Ecology and Management of Streams and Rivers in the Pacific Northwest Ecoregion. Springer Verlag, New York.
1997. Open Institutions: Uncertainty and Ambiguity in 21st Century Forestry. (with assistance of Alexios R. Antypas) In Kathryn A. Kohm and Jerry F. Franklin, editors. Creating a Forestry for the 21st Century: The Science of Ecosystem Management. Island press. Chapter 28. Pages 437-445.
1995. Coordination of Wildlife Corridor Policies Across Jurisdictional Boundaries: The Need for Institutional Corridors. (co-author Anne Hoover based on her dissertation) Greenway Issue of Landscape and Urban Planning 33: 433-459.
1994. Making Ecosystem Policy: Three Decades of Change. Co-authored with Lynton K. Caldwell and Charles Wilkinson. Journal of Forestry, Vol. 92(4):7-10.
1993. Embedding Public Participation In Its Political Context. Journal of Forestry, Vol. 91(7):14-16. (With Hanna Cortner, based on 1992 OTA Report)
1992. Foresters as Strategic Thinkers, Facilitators, and Citizens. Journal of Forestry, Vol. 90(10):24-27.
1992. Community Governance: An Enduring Institution of Democracy. Senate Report ...., Symposium on Multiple Use and Sustained Yield: Changing Philosophies for Federal Land Management, Congressional Research Service, The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540.
1992. Building Public Decisions: Learning Through Planning. U. S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment, Forest Service Planning: Accommodating Uses, Producing Outputs, And Sustaining Ecosystems. (Washington, D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office). Volume II, Part A: Contractor's Documents: pages 227-338.
1991. Resource Managers as Policy Entrepreneurs. Journal of Forestry, Vol. 89(6):27-30.
1990. Public Participation in RPA. U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment, Forest Service Planning: Setting Strategic Direction Under RPA, OTA-F-441 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, July 1990). Volume II: Contractor's Documents: pages 278-357.
1990. Building Trust: The Formation of a Social Contract. In Community and Forestry: Continuities in Natural Resources Sociology. Robert G. Lee, Donald R. Field, and William R. Burch, Jr., Editors. Westview Press. Chapter 16: 229-240.
1987. Forest Planning: Learning With People. In Social Science in Natural Resource Management Systems. Mark L. Miller, Richard P. Gale, and Perry Brown, Editors. Westview Press. Chapter 14: 233-252.
1981. Sociology in Public Land Management: The Critical Link. Western Wildlands Vol. 7:3-8.
In progress. Toward Transformative Administration: Science/Policy Assessments in Natural Resource Management. Paper to be presented at the American Society for Public Administration Annual Meetings, Seattle, Washington, May 9-13, 1998. Organizer of a panel on "Science/Policy Assessments of Bioregional Environmental Problems: Toward Transformative Administration."
In progress. Community Initiated Resource Management Partnerships: Implications of Participatory Approaches for Public Management. (joint author: Dr. Victoria Sturtevant, Southern Oregon University) Paper to be presented at a Workshop on Participatory Natural Resource Management in Developing Countries held at Mansfield College, Oxford, England, April 6-7, 1998.
In press. The National Forest Management Act: How Has it Worked? Will It Work in the 21st Century? Proceedings from the National Conference held in Boulder, Colorado, September 16-18, 1996 with additional papers from the larger assessment project. Published as a Maxwell/CEPA publication, December 1997. Editors: K. Norman Johnson and Margaret A. Shannon with cooperation of Betsy Rieke (Director, Natural Resources Law Center, School of Law, University of Colorado and host of the Conference)
forthcoming. Introduction to Social Science Papers and Review of the Contribution of Social Science to Ecological Stewardship. To be published as part of the Ecological Stewardship Projects books, internet site and CD-Rom Folio Views publications. World Resources Institute.
forthcoming. The Forest Ecosystem Management Assessment Report: Lessons for Bioregional Science Assessments (co-authors: K. Norman Johnson, Jim Holthousen, Jim Sedell -- lead scientists on the FEMAT) . Edited by K. Norman Johnson, et.al., "At the Crossroads of Science, Management and Policy: A Review of Bioregional Assessments." Island Press: Covelo, California.
In press. Social Science in the FEMAT: Lessons for Scientists and Policy Makers. (with Roger Clark and George Stankey) Chapter xx, Integrating Social Science With Ecosystem Management. Sagamore Press: Champaign, Illinois.
1997 Science Advocacy is Inevitable: Deal With It. Proceedings, 1996 Society of American Foresters Annual Convention, Alburquerque, New Mexicao.
1997 Forest Service -- Research and Management Integration. Rensselaerville Report on Science-Policy Project. Based upon the Science and Policy Workshop organized by the Rensselaerville Institute, Rensselaerville, New York. Paper will become part of the larger set of materials from the project.
1996. Civic Science is Democracy in Action. Northwest Science Forum 70(1). February. (co-authored with Alexios R. Antypas)
1995. The Forest Ecosystem Management Assessment Report: Lessons for Bioregional Science Assessments. Case Study prepared for "At the Crossroads of Science, Management and Policy: A Review of Bioregional Assessments." (co-authors: K. Norman Johnson, Jim Holthousen, Jim Sedell -- lead scientists on the FEMAT)
1995. Institutional Strategies for Managing Resources Across Jurisdictions and Ownerships: A Theoretical Assessment of Ten Cases. Final Report for the Washington State Forest Land Management Project, Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Olympia. (Research assistance from Gordon Smith and Christina Robinson)
1994. "Developing Forest Policy: The FEMAT Model." Special Issue, Journal of Forestry, April 1994. Editorial Consultant with Dr. K. Norman Johnson. Developed conceptual framework for special issue and provided expertise and editorial assistance to Journal Editor Rebecca Staebler and staff.
1993. What Can Forests Tell Us About Our Society? Sustaining Ecosystems, Economies, and a Way of Life in the Northern Forests. A Conference Report for Conference on Sustaining Ecosystems, Economies and A Way of Life in the Northern Forest. University of Vermont, Burlington, November 12-13.
1993. Forest Care: A Feminist Theory of Forest Management. Starker Lectures: Culture and Natural Resources. Oregon State University, College of Forestry. (pages 73-92) Presented as a Starker Lecture on December 4, 1992.
1992. Achieving a Common Approach to Problems and Directions. In "Watershed Resources: Balancing Environmental, Social, Political and Economic Factors in Large Basins" Conference Proceedings, compiled by Paul W. Adams and William A. Atkinson (pp. 38-44). Portland, Oregon. October 14-16.
1992. Ecosocial Policy in an Dynamic Context. Proceedings, Conference on Ecosystem Management in a Dynamic Society, Purdue University.
1991. Is American Society Organized to Sustain Its Forest Ecosystems? Proceedings, Society Of American Foresters Annual Meeting. Plenary Session Paper.
1990. Revisioning Citizenship: A Comment. Proceedings, Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting, pages 298-350.
1989. Managing Public Resources: Public Deliberation As Organizational Learning. Doctoral Dissertation. University of California, Berkeley. (Dissertation Committee: Dr. Jeff Romm, Dr. Robert N. Bellah, and Dr. Robert G. Lee at the University of Washington, Seattle)
1988. Changing People, Changing Values, Changing Forests. Proceedings, Society Of American Foresters Annual Meeting, pages 337-341.
1984. New Dimensions in the Policy and Legal Aspects of Forest Land Management. Proceedings, Society Of American Foresters and Canadian Institute of Foresters Annual Meeting held in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. (pages 326-329) (only female on the entire program of general and technical sessions)
Unpublished Writing and Reports:
In progress. Organizing to Learn and Learning to Organize: A Comparative Organizational and Institutional Assessment of the Ten Adaptive Management Areas in the Pacific Northwest. Research report, Institute for Resources in Society, University of Washington and Center for Environmental Policy and Administration, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. (research team -- Alex Antypas, Amanda Graham, Clayton Hobart, Gordon Smith and Tamara Steger)
1996. Integrating Science and Policy in Natural Resource Management: Lessons and Opportunities From North America. Paper prepared for the North American Forestry Commission. (contributing author based on case studies for Science-Policy Project)
1996. Case Studies: Science-Policy Management Project. Primary author: PACFISH, Colorado Instream Flow, FEMAT, Northern Goshawk, Interregional Habitat Assessments. Secondary author: Columbia River Basin Assessment, Red Cockaded Woodpecker Assessment, Southern Applachian Ecosystem Assessment, , NAPAP, Tongass Forest Plan. Second author: Propositions from Cases and Literature.
1995. An Independent Assessment of the Agencies and Organizations Responsible for the Adaptive Management Areas: The Case of the Applegate AMA. A Report Submitted to the Interagency Liaison, USDA Forest Service and USDI Bureau of Land Management, Applegate Adaptive Management Area. (Co-authored with Dr. Victoria Sturtevant and Mr. Dave Trask)
1985. Assessing Communication Effectiveness in Developing Forest Plan and EIS Documents. USDA - Forest Service, Report to Everett Towle, Director Land Management Planning, Washington, D.C.
1983. From Multiple Use to Multiple Resource: The Evolution of Forest Policy and Administration. Working paper for a seminar series sponsored by the College of Forest Resources, Management and Social Sciences Division, University of Washington, Seattle.
1983. Assessing the Communication Effectiveness of the Lewis and Clark Forest Plan. USDA - Forest Service, Report to the Dr. Raymond Karr, Director, Information Office, Region 1, Missoula, Montana.
1979. Social Assessment in an Issue-Directed Management and Planning Process. Lolo Forest Plan Document.
Invitations to present thought-provoking or state-of-the-art papers at international, national and regional conferences and symposia
January 22, 1998. Who’s Next? The Collapse of Allocative Politics in the Face of High Uncertainty, High Risk and High Stakes in Environmental Policy. Public presentation to the American-German Carl Schurz Society and Colloquuium Politicum, University of Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany.
December 8, 1997. Ecosystem Management As a Social Movement. Plenary Address, Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
1996. Making Science in Political Forums: Alternative Models of Science. Opening Plenary Paper, At the Crossroads of Science, Management and Policy: A Review of Bioregional Assessments. Invitational Workshop held at McMenamins Edgefield, Portland, Oregon on November 6-8, 1995.
1996. Placing Ourselves Within Sustainability: Reflective Practice and Civic Science. Invited Opening Plenary Session Paper. International Conference on Sustaining Ecosystems and People in Temperate and Boreal Forests: Integrating Conservation of Biological Diversity with Social and Economic Goals. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. September 8-13, 1996.
1995. Growing Action From Knowledge: Reinvigorating Civic Politics and Science. International Conference on the Conservation of Northern Forests: Responsible Stewardship for the Future, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. November 27 to December 1, 1995.
1995. What the Federal Government Can and Cannot Abdicate: Two Perspectives -- Professor George Coggins, Frank Edwards Tyler Professor of Law, University of Kansas and Professor Margaret Shannon, Associate Professor of Public Administration, Center for Environmental Policy and Administration, Syracuse University. Invited Paper, Public Lands Conference, Challenging Federal Ownership and Management: Public Lands and Public Benefits. Natural Resources Law Center, University of Colorado School of Law, October 11-13, 1995.
1995. "Fringe Groups" and How to Respond to Them -- The Militia and Other Groups. Invited Presentation. Idaho Association of Counties Annual Conference, Burley, Idaho, September 28, 1995.
1994. Coordination Among Federal Agencies: Agency Cultures, Budgets, and Policies. Invited Paper. Panel III: Implementation of Ecosystem Management: Practical applications. Proceedings, Symposium on Ecosystem Management sponsored by the Congressional Research Service, The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., March 25 & 26, 1994.
1994. Local and National Interests in Using Public Forests: Lessons from the Pacific Northwest II. In Who Governs the Public Lands: Washington? The West? The Community? Proceedings, Second Annual Western Lands Conference, Natural Resources Law Center, University of Colorado, September 29, 1994.
1994. Socio-Economic Considerations and Management Philosophy. Invited Plenary Session Paper. General Session II: Issues and Challenges in the Northern Forests. Society of American Foresters/Canadian Institute of Forestry Joint Conference on "Managing Forests to Meet People’s Needs," Anchorage, Alaska, September 19-23, 1994.
1992. Resource Ethics and Social Responsibility: Making Right Decisions. Invited Plenary Session Paper. National Conference on Pacific Yew: A Resource for Cancer Treatment, Corvallis, Oregon, August 4.
1992. Stop Lamenting the Leadership Gap: Stand and Deliver! Invited Plenary Session Paper. Western Forest Economists Annual Meeting, Wemme, Oregon, May 6.
1992. Community Governance: An Enduring Institution of Democracy. Invited Major Paper. Congressional Research Service Conference on Multiple Use and Sustained Yield: Changing Philosophies for Federal Land Management, March 5 & 6. Washington, D.C. Session III: Visions of the Future: New Federal Land Management Paradigms.
1992. Words Are To Share: Developing Language for Interdisciplinary Communication. Invited General Session Paper. Conference on Leadership in Natural Resources: Challenges and Strategies For a Diversified Workforce. General Session II: Complexity of Diversity.
1991. Ecosocial Policy in an Dynamic Context. Invited Paper. Conference on Ecosystem Management in a Dynamic Society, Purdue University, November 19-21. Session on "Discussion and Critique of Ecosystem Management from the Perspective of -- the Social Sciences."
1991. Is American Society Organized to Sustain Its Forest Ecosystems? Plenary Session Paper. Annual Meeting of Society of American Foresters, San Francisco, California.
1991. Governing Our National Forests: The Restructuring of National Forest Administration from Control to Collaboration. Lead paper. Panel on the future of the National Forest System, the Forest Service and New Perspectives presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Wildlife Federation in Memphis, Tennessee.
1991. Forests and People: Sustaining Forests as Places to Live, Work, Play and Cherish. Keynote Paper. New England Society of American Foresters Winter Meeting in Burlington, Vermont.
1989. Why Is Forest Planning So Confusing to the Participants? Invited Presentation. Sponsored Seminar Series in Environmental and Natural Resources Policy on "What Motivates Decisions in National Forest Management: Interest Groups, Budget, or Professional Norms?" sponsored by the Division of Environmental Studies, University of California at Davis.
1987. Forest Planning: Learning With People. Keynote Address, Seminar on "Forest Planning: What Works and What Doesn’t" sponsored by the American Forestry Association at their headquarters in Washington, D.C.
1986. Rationalizing the Forest Service Policy Formation Process: The Integration of Management with Planning, Politics and Law. Plenary Session Paper. First National Conference on Social Science in Resource Management, Corvallis, Oregon.
Conference, Symposium and Seminar Papers
1996. How Women’s Suffrage Saved the Birds: Tracing the Legal Basis of Federal Wildlife Law to Feminist Struggles for Prohibition and Suffrage. Paper Presented at the Joint Meetings of the Law and Society Association and the Research Committee on the Sociology of Law of the International Sociological Association. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, July 10-13, 1996.
1996. Transformative Administration: Some Thoughts on the Role of Agencies in an Experimenting Society. (joint paper with Dr. Victoria Sturtevant, Southern Oregon University). Presented at the 6th Annual Conference of the International Association for the Study of Common Property. Berkeley, California. June 5-9, 1996.
1991. Understanding Local Economic Transformation: A Social Institutions Approach. Western Forest Economists Annual Meeting, Wemme, Oregon.
1991. Resisting Change: Critique of the Proposed Revision of the NFMA Regulations. Western Forest Economists Annual Meeting, Wemme, Oregon.
1991. Environmental Security: Earth Ethics or Voodoo Ecology? Invited Presentation. SUNY, University at Oswego.
1990. Critiques Deja' Vu. Western Forest Economists Annual Meeting, Wemme, Oregon. (Co-authored and presented with Dr. Hanna Cortner).
1988. Changing People, Changing Values, Changing Forests. Invited paper. Working Group on Technology Assessment and Future Analysis, Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting in Rochester, New York.
1988. Natural Resources Sociology. Invited Presentation. ASA Gray Biological Society Seminar Series, Utica College of Syracuse University.
1986. Public Participation in Land Management Planning: The Formation of a Social Contract. Selected Paper. First National Conference on Social Science in Resource Management, Corvallis, Oregon.
1984. New Dimensions in the Policy and Legal Aspects of Forest Land Management. Invited Paper. CIF/SAF Working Groups on International Forestry, International Forestry Congress, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
1982. Is Public Land Management Responsive or Reactive to Multiple Resource Values? Lead presentation. Seminar on Multi-Resource Management, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
1982. The Nature of Responsible Management: A Natural Resource Sociologist's Perspective. Invited Presentation. Joint Meeting of the Oregon Society of American Foresters and the Soil Conservation Society of America.
1982. Responsive or Reactive? The Role of Values in Administrative Decision Making: The Case of Public Land Management. Presented to the Friday Seminar, Environmental Studies Center, SUNY Buffalo.
1980. Social and Political Aspects of Issue-Directed Planning. Presented at the Annual Western Forest Economists' Meeting, Wemme, Oregon.
1978. Evaluating the Implementation of Environmental Policy: A Sociology of Law Approach. Presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association (co-author: Dr. Robert G. Lee).
1977. A Natural Resource Sociologist's Perspective on the Relationship of Rural Communities to Natural Resource Planning and Management. Invited Presentation.
Seminar Series, Department of Environmental Planning and Management, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Davis.
1998 >Member, Steering Committee, National Conference on "Wilderness Science for the Next Century"sponsored by the University of Montana Bolle Institute for People and Resources and the Leopold Institute for Wilderness Research.
1998 Scholar-In-Residence, Institute fur Forsteconomie, Freiberg University, Germany. Funded under a grant from the German Government to spend two weeks at Freiberg University to give public lectures, teach courses in social science and resource management to Masters and Ph.D. courses, and meet with faculty and students. Visit scheduled for January 17-29, 1998.
1997-1998 Member, Committee of Scientists, National Forest Management Act Review. Member of the Committe of Scientists appointed by Secretary of Agriculture Glickman to review and advise him on the regulations promulgated under the National Forest Management Act of 1976.
1997. Consultant. "Alternative Approaches for Valuation." Presentation to the Valuation Subcommittee for the Integrated Risk Project, Science Advisory Board, Environmental Protection Agency. Participate in work of subcommittee and contribute to writing the report on valuation. April 3-5, 1997.
1996-1997. Member, Steering Committee, Ecological Stewardship Project. World Resources Institute, Washington, D.C.
1996-1997 Coordinator, Peer Review and Publication of the Social Science Thematic Papers, Ecological Stewardship Project. World Resources Institute, Washington, D.C. Held a meeting of authors in Washington, D.C. on November 13, 1996. Meet regularly with the other coordinators to address issues of organizing the peer review of the papers. Will host the Peer Review Panel Meetings in Portland, Oregon, May 5 and 6, 1996.
1996. Peer Reviewer. Social Science Papers. Ecological Stewardship Project. World Resources Institute, Washington, D.C.
1996. Moderator and Participant. Evolving Toward Sustainable Forestry: Assessing Change in U.S. Forestry Organizations. Working session sponsored by the Pinchot Institute for Conservation, Washington, D.C., November 19-21, 1996.
1996. Participant, BURN - Biodiversity Uncertainties and Research Needs. Research Needs Workshop: A Project to Identify the Information Needs of Decision Makers and the Research Required to Address Those Needs. Held in San Diego, California on January 8-9, 1996.
1995. Invited Speaker. Institutional Stategies for Federal Land Management. Workshop for the Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Assessment Bioregional Project. Sacramento, California. July 24, 1995.
1995. Invited Participant. Science and Endangered Species Preservation: Rethinking the Environmental Policy Process: A Sustainable Forests Exchange. A Special Report from the New York Academy of Sciences Science Policy Program. Report issued August 1995. (I am specially quoted on page 18.)
1995. Visiting Scholar and Lecturer, National Taiwan University. Invited to visit and present four lectures: "Sustainable Forest Management: Criteria and Indicators," "Rethinking Forest Policy: A Perspective from America," "Governing in Place: Rethinking the Ideas of Public Participation in Governance Institutions," and "Understanding Ourselves: Science, Knowledge and Politics in Civic Life." Taipei, Taiwan. May.
1995. Participant, Understanding Ourselves: Science, Knowledge and Politics in Civic Life. At Symposium on the Social Implications of Ecosystem Management, sponsored by the Social Science Assessment Team of the Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project. Spokane, WA. April 29.
1995. Organizer. Adaptive Management for an Experimenting Society: A Special Workshop Sponsored by the W.Alton Jones Foundation. Held at Skamania Lodge on March 25 -28, 1995.
1995. Panel Commentator, Counting the Rings: The US Forest Service at 90. At 8th Biennial Conference of the American Society for Environmental History, "Gambling with the Environment." Las Vegas, Nevada. March 10.
1995. Member, Western Lands Advisory Group, Federal Lands Sustainability Project.
1995. Presenter, Working with Communities on Public Deliberation. Olympic National Forest Leadership Team. Olympia, WA. February 21.
1995. Presenter and Discussant, Adaptive Management Area Coordinator’s Meeting. Kelso, WA. February 1.
1995. Discussant, Watershed Community-based Planning. At Puget Sound Research ‘95 Conference. Bellevue, WA. January 13.
1994. "Kickoff Speaker," Professional Citizenship: A Framework for Government in the 21st Century. For Director’s Choice Seminar Series, Department of Ecology. Olympia, WA. November 29.
1994. Plenary Session Panelist, Democracy & Ecology: The Study of Flexible, Adaptive, Learning Systems of Organization. For Special Plenary Session: Implications of Modern Ecological Paradigms on Water Resources Management, at the American Water Resources Association’s 30th Annual Conference. Chicago, IL. November 7.
1994. Co-Organizer with Dr. Hanna Cortner, Developing a Problem Analysis for Institutional Research. Purpose of workshop was to prepare a Problem Analysis Document for the Consortium for Social Values in Natural Resources. A dozen major, senior scholars in a variety of disciplines participated in the workshop. Stevenson, WA. October 19-22.
1994. Participant, Preparing for the Future by Examining the Past. A Symposium Conducted by the Pinchot Institute for Conservation for the USDA Forest Reinvention Team held at Grey Towers National Historic Landmark in Milford, PA. Results published in Architecture for Change, Interim Report of the Forest Service Reinvention Team, June 15.
1994. Keynote Speaker, The Challenge of Professional Leadership. Planning Associations of Washington, Joint Annual Conference. Yakima, WA. May.
1994. Participant, Ecosystems Research Group, PNW Review of Ecological Framework for Management RD & A. Seattle, WA. April 20.
1994. Keynote Speaker, Viewing Landscapes: Art, Science, and Politics. Pacific Northwest American Studies Association Conference. Lincoln City, OR. April 14-16.
1994. Speaker, The Uneasy Chair: Using Science in Resources Management. At "Ecosystem Management: What It Is and How Do We Achieve It?" Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Oregon Chapter. Sunriver, OR. February 16-18.
1994. Discussant, Federal Forest Management and Community Redevelopment: A Two Day Gathering in Portland, OR. Sponsored by the Rogue Institute for Ecology and Economy. February 1-2.
1993. Speaker, MINFORS II Conference. Oregon State University. Corvallis, OR. October 24-26.
1993. Member of U. S. Delegation, CSCE Seminar of Experts on Sustainable Development of Boreal and Temperate Forests. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. September 27 - October 2.
1993. Speaker, Columbia Forum sponsored by The Daily Astorian. Astoria, OR. September 10.
1993. Session Discussant, Pacific Sociological Association. Annual Meeting held in Portland, OR. April 2.
1993. Presenter, Social and Political Aspects of Participatory Management. Concepts in Ecosystem Management II. Olympic Learning Center. Quilcene, WA.
1992. Participant, Workshop on Setting a Social Science Agenda for New Perspectives Research, Sponsored by the Ouichita National Forest and Winrock International. Winrock, Arkansas. July 13-15.
1991. Moderator, Views on the Forest Products Industry and New York's Interest in Forest Lands. Panel for the Fall Meeting of the Empire State Forest Products Association. Meeting Theme: Forest Industry, Environmental Groups, New York State: Common Interests? ... Now What? Auburn, NY. November 7.
1991. Discussant. International Environmental NGOs: The Great Lakes and Beyond. Seminar held at School of Natural Resources, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. October 18-19, 1991.
1990. Organizer. Defining New Perspectives: Views from the Community of Forestry. Symposium sponsored by the Pinchot Institute for Conservation. Held at the Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia, PA. June 19-21.
1990. Organizer. Land Transition Roundtable. Sponsored by the Pinchot Institute for Conservation. Held at the Hall of the States, Washington, D.C. March 9.
1990. Participant. Citizen Politics: Citizen Participation, Community Action and Civic Education. Seminar hosted by the Maxwell School of Public Affairs and Citizenship, Syracuse University. Seminar held in New York City as part of the Governance Project to develop a program for the Ford Foundation. March 1.
1989. Invited Moderator and Presenter. How We Would Like to Participate in Forest Plan Implementation: Information and Involvement of National Interest Groups in Forest Plan Implementation. Panel on "Implementing National Forest Plans: Challenges and Opportunities."
1988. Originator, Organizer, and Group Leader. Urban/Wildlands Issues And Opportunities. Symposium convened by the Conservation Foundation at Grey Towers, Milford, Pennsylvania.
1987. Participant. "Conference on Improving the Linkage between the RPA Program and the findings of the RPA Assessment." Sponsored by the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Airlie House, Virginia. Twenty professionals were invited for a two-day strategic session on the 1990 RPA process and documents.
1977. Social Science Expert. "Social Assessment for California for the RPA Assessment." Conducted along with Dr. Robert G. Lee a social assessment for the USDA Forest Service Region 5 (California). Assessment included in the Regional Social Assessment as required by the Forest and Rangeland Resource Planning Act.
Sponsored Research Projects
1997-1998 Principal Organizer. Development of a Working Group on Environmental Governance. Great Lakes Research Consortium, State of New York.
1995-1997 Co-Principal Investigator. The National Forest Management Act: How Has it Worked? Will It Work in the 21st Century? Organizing an independent assessment project of the law and regulations which included a national conference held in Boulder, Colorado with the Natural Resources Law Center, University of Colorado School of Law, Elizabeth Rieke, Director. Co-investigator: Dr. K. Norman Johnson, Oregon State University. Maxwell Dean’s Special Projects Funding: $5000
1996-1997 Principal Investigator. Developing a Holistic and Integrative Understanding of Community "Well-Being." Cooperative agreement between University of Washington Institute for Resources in Society and the Pacific Northwest Research Station. Research Award: $15,000
1996 Principal Investigator. Social and Organizational Assessment of the Ten Adaptive Management Areas, Northwest Forest Plan for the federal forests in western Washington, Oregon and Northern California. As one of the creators of the AMA concept in FEMAT, I organized a five person research team to conduct a rapid assessment of the current status of the AMAs as related to watershed based strategies leading to enhanced institutional and organizational capacity for innovation.
1995-1996 Principal Investigator. Special Forest Products in the Pacific Northwest: Policy Frameworks & Institutions. Cooperative agreement between the University of Washington Institute for Resources in Society and the Pacific Northwest Research Station. Budget: $22,000.00
1993-1997 Principal Investigator. Landscape Strategies for Cross-Jurisdictional, Cross-Boundary Resource Management. Cooperative agreement between the University of Washington Institute for Resources in Society and the Pacific Northwest Research Station. Research Award: $94,000.00
1993-1995 Principal Investigator. Multijurisdictional and Multiorganizational Strategies for Cooperative Governance. Cooperative agreement between the University of Washington Institute for Resources in Society and the Pacific Northwest Research Station. Special Project for the Washington Department of Natural Resources Landscape Management Project. Research Award: $31,000.00
1994-1995 Principal Investigator. Organizational Change and the USDA Forest Service in the 1990’s. Cooperative agreement between the University of Washington Institute for Resources in Society and the Pacific Northwest Research Station. Research Award: Phase I: $5,675.00
1993-1995 Principal Investigator. Policy Options for Special Forest Products: Participatory Policy and the Role of Local/Indigenous Knowledge. Cooperative agreement between the University of Washington Institute for Resources in Society and the Pacific Northwest Research Station. Research Award: $30,000.00
1994-1995 Co-Organizer. Adaptive Management and the Experimenting Society. Workshop on new forms of Civic Governance sponsored by a grant from the W. Alton Jones Foundation. Initial workshop in March 1995 was followed up with a second meeting in May, both were the collaborative product of the Institute for Resources in Society and the Northwest Policy Center, University of Washington. Research Award: $42,000.00
1993-1994 Co-Principal Investigator with Brian Boyle. Analysis of the Policies and Mythologies Governing National Forest. Cooperative agreement between the University of Washington Institute for Resources in Society and the Pacific Northwest Research Station. Research Award: 1/13/93 - 6/31/94: $350,000.00
1992-1993 Principal Investigator. Civic Uses of Science: The Case of the Olympic Peninsula. Cooperative agreement between the University of Washington Institute for Resources in Society and the Pacific Northwest Research Station. Research Award: $25,000.00
1992-1993 Co-Principal Investigator. Developing and Maintaining Cross-Institutional Policy Conversations: Using The Northeastern Forests as Model and Guide. ESF Knowledge Building Seminar funded by New Perspectives, U.S. Forest Service, Washington, D.C. Seminar as a course in Spring 1992 and supported papers from around the country and the region. Seminar developed a set of papers and ideas which served as the basis for a Regional Workshop hosted by ESF in May, 1992. Seminar Budget: $7,000.00
1992-1993 Co-Principal Investigator. Coordination of Geographic Information Between The Forest Service and Selected States. Funded by Information Support Services, U.S. Forest Service, Washington, D.C. Research Award: $40,000.00
1990-1991 Principal Investigator. Implications of an Aging Population for National Forest Management. Funded by Policy Analysis, U.S. Forest Service, Washington, D.C. Research Award: $25,000.00
1988-1990 Principal Investigator. Wildland Urban Interface Research. Funded by Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, ESF Unit, U.S. Forest Service. Research Award: $15,000.
1996 Contractor, Science and Policy Project. In preparation for an workshop to develop policies for the administrative management of science assessments, the purpose of this contract was to develop ten studies of ongoing or recent assessments, a literature review, and propositions based on empirical and literature analysis. (Dr. Errol E. Meidinger, SUNYAB Law was a collaborator on this project) Contract: $11,000.00 plus secretarial contract $2,500.00.
1993 Technical Team Member, Interagency Team: President Clinton's Pacific Northwest Forest Conference. Part of the core team which developed a research basis for President Clinton's directive to clarify the alternatives for achieving a solution to the dilemma of public forest management in the Pacific Northwest.
1991-92 Contractor and Technical Team Member, Leadership Project, Pinchot Institute for Conservation. Developed a Leadership Statement to provide material for workshops on leadership. Met with Technical Team on October 1, 1991 and provided the key idea that leadership defines the quality of organization, not individual personality attributes. Research Awards by Product: Leadership Statement for $300.00.
1990-91 Contractor, Evaluation of the Renewable Resources Planning Technologies for the National Forests, U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment. Developed background papers for the evaluation of both the national level strategic planning process and the national forest level land and resource management planning process.
Evaluating Public Participation in the RPA Process. $8,000.00
Evaluating Public Participation in the NFMA Planning Process. $9,000.00
(sub-contractors: Dr. Hanna Cortner and Dr. Larry Davis)
(consultant to contractor: Mr. Robert Cymbala, Masters Candidate, ESF)
1984-85 Principal Investigator. Assessing the Communicative Effectiveness of Forest Planning and EIS Documents. Land Management Planning, U.S. Forest Service, Washington, D.C. Conducted a comparative (3 Regions, 6 National Forests) study to determine the communication effectiveness of the forest planning process under different social, political, economic, administrative and ecological conditions. Research contributed to doctoral dissertation, several peer reviewed publications, and recent OTA evaluation project. Research Award: six months salary at GS-9 level and full travel costs.
1980 Principal Investigator. Designing Forest Planning Processes to Integrate Social Science. Flathead National Forest, Region 1, U.S. Forest Service. Contributed to the initial design of forest planning process and the integration of social science into the development of a social assessment, alternative resource management strategies, and evaluation of the consequences of alternatives. (Research Award: $1,000.00)
1980 Principal Investigator. Developing Methodologies for Integrating the Social Sciences into Land and Resource Management Planning Processes. Lolo National Forest, Region 1, U.S. Forest Service. Analyzed the social consequences of the alternative management directions proposed in the Draft EIS. Developed a public participation workshop process which identified the place values of national forest lands and resources, and then provided the basis for forest plan alternatives. Contributed to the analysis of the public comment on the Draft EIS and Forest Plan. Documented the social analysis process for the Final EIS and Forest Plan. (Research Award: employed under graduate student hiring status from February 5, 1979 to September 30, 1979. Research designed as dissertation research project.)
Publications and Presentations from Graduate Theses and Dissertations
1996 Creating Space for Mobile Wild Mushroom Harvesters in Community-Based Forestry in the Pacific Northwest. Rebecca McLain and Eric T. Jones. Presented at the "Voices from the Commons" annual meeting of the International Association for the Study of Common Property held in Berkeley, California June 5-8, 1996. Conference Participation funded by the Ford Foundation.
1995 When Amateurs are the Experts: Amateur Mycologists and the Politics of Wild Mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Paper presented at the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology Conference in Belgium. Rebecca McLain, Margaret Shannon and Chris Christensen. July 1995.
1996. Employee Responses to the Incorporation of Environmental Complexity into the USDA Forest Service. Kathleen Halvorsen. Paper presented at the Society and Natural Resources Conference, Pennsylvania, May 1996.
1995, Organizational Change and the Forest Service: An Analysis of Employee Perspectives on the Era of Ecosystem Management. . Kathleen E. Halvorsen and Margaret A. Shannon. Paper Presented at the 1995 Pacific Northwest Sociological Association Annual Conference in April.
1995. The Forest Is More Than Trees: Special Forest Products Politics in the Pacific Northwest. Paper presented at the Land Tenure Center’s "Who Owns America" Conference. Rebecca McLain, Margaret Shannon and Chris Christensen. June 1995.
1995. A Changing Industry, Changing Rules: Contrasting Views of the New Rules Controlling Access to Special Forest Products to Special Forest Products in the Pacific Northwest. Presentation for the Northwest Special Forest Products Association Annual Conference, Brownsville, Oregon. Rebecca McLain, Sylvia Kantor, and Christina Robinson. June 1995.
1995. People and Place Together: Non-Industrial Private Forest Landowners and Tenure. Tamara Steger. Presentation at the Land Tenure Center Conference. Madison, Wisconsin. 1995.
1994. Linking Ecological Theory and Natural Resources Management: An Historical Analysis of Latent Linkages within the USDA Forest Service. Kathleen E. Halvorsen and Margaret A. Shannon. Working Paper, Institute for Resources In Society.
1994. Networks of Public Forums: The Use of Science and Public Participation in Resource Management on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State. Jan Zientek and Margaret A. Shannon. Presented at an International Conference on Networks in Australia held in May 1994 and at the 5th International Symposium on Society and Natural Resources held in Fort Collins, Colorado in June 1994.
1994 Types and Functions of Social Networks: A Case Study of the Olympic Peninsula, Washington, USA. Jan Zientek. Proceedings of the "Nature Conservation: The Role of Networks" conference held May 13-17, 1994 in Geraldton, Australia (eds. D. A. Saunders, J. L. Craig and E. M. Mattiske, published by Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, New South Wales, Australia);
1993. From Advocacy to Social Transformation: New Opportunities for Environmental Organizations. Rebecca McLain and Margaret A. Shannon. Working Paper, Institute for Resources in Society. (Presented by Margaret Shannon to the Governing Council of the Wilderness Society, April 23, 1993)
Research Reports with Graduate Assistants
1996. Progress Report: Special Forest Products Policy Project: Phase II. Rebecca McLain. Submitted to Dr. Chris Christensen, PNW, Portland, Oregon.
1995 Knowledge, Rules and Policy Development: Non-Timber Forest Products in the Pacific Northwest. Final Report for USDA-FS PNW Research Station. Rebecca McLain, Sylvia Kantor, and Christina Robinson. July 1995.
1995. Change and Organizational Impacts: The USDA Forest Service in the 1990s. Research Report for "Organizational Change" project. (draft under final revisions)
1995 Summary of Washington State Forest Practices Regulations including those with Special Applicability to Wildlife and Cumulative Effects. Kathleen Halvorsen. September 1995.
1995 Forest Practices and Government Policy: Existing Political, Cultural, and Organizational Contexts for Landscape Management. Kathleen Halvorsen. September.
1995 Many Owners, Diverse Values, Different Places: Understanding the Owners, Managers and Stewards of Washington State Non-Industrial Private Forests. Tamara Steger, Malin Ely, Margaret A. Shannon. December 1995.
1995 Crossing Over the Lines: Multi-Jurisdictional, Multi-Ownership, Multi-Party, Multi-Problem Landscape Management Strategies. Gordon Smith, Christina Robinson, Margaret Shannon. September 1995. Submitted to the PNW Research Station.
Unpublished Teaching Materials
1991. Natural Resource and Environmental Policy: Cases and Materials for FOR 465/665 (SUNY College of Environmental Science and Policy)
1991. Advanced Natural Resource and Environmental Policy: Cases and Materials for
FOR 753 (SUNY College of Environmental Science and Policy)
1980. Natural Resource Law and Policy: Cases and Materials
(with James L. Huffman, Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon)
1980. Natural Resource Policy (with Errol E. Meidinger, Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon)
Department of Public Administration, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
PPA 730 Emerging Forms of Environmental Governance (new - Fall 1997)
PPA 709-1 Organization Theory (Fall and Spring Semesters 1996 and 1997)
PPA 730 Environmental Administration (Spring Semesters 1996 and 1997)
School of Law, University of Buffalo, State University of New York
Law 725 Creating Collaboration: Community, Law and Planning (Spring 1997)
& PD 586
Law 690 Legal Dimensions of Environmental Planning (Spring 1996)
College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle.
FRM 470 Forest Policy and Law (required course)
FRM 571 Forest Policy Analysis (graduate core course)
FRM 590B Natural Resources Policy and Law (graduate core course)
FRM 504 Research Methods (graduate core course -- 1995)
FRM 570 Seminar: Organization Theory and Implementation of Policy (1995)
FRM 576 Seminar: Nature, Gender and Science (1995)
FRM 576 Seminar: Community Governance (with R. Lee) - 1993
FRM 576 Seminar: Community Resource Management (with R. Lee) - 1994
College of Environmental Science and Forestry, SUNY, Syracuse, NY
FOR 796 Building Public Decisions: Politics, Planning and Administration (1991)
FOR 753 Advanced Natural Resources and Environmental Policy (1987-1991)
FOR 665 Natural Resources and Environmental Policy (1991)
FOR 796 People and Forests, Landscapes and Policy: New Perspectives for Northeastern Forests (1992)
FOR 796 Nature, Gender and Science (1990, as a Seminar in 1991)
ENS 621 Environmental Policy Analysis (1989)
FOR 796 Seminar on Community Resources Management (1988, 1989)
FOR 796 Seminar on Forest Policy Research (1987,1988)
FOR 465 Natural Resources and Environmental Policy (1987-1992) (Core course and required for degree)
FOR 496 Nature, Gender and Science (1990)
Sociology Department, University of Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, NY.
Environmental Sociology (1986)
Lewis and Clark Law School
Natural Resources Law and Policy (1980-1982)
Seminar on Law and Social Policy (1980-1982)
Natural Resources Policy (Public Administration Executive Program) (1980-1982)
Graduate Students Supervised
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
Garrett Dolan, Social Sciences Program, Member of Committee. Dissertation in draft and under final review.
Anna Lukemeyer, Public Administration, Member of Committee. Preparing disseration research proposal.
1996. Tamara Steger, Chair of Committee, Social Science Program. (Manfred Stanley and Marjorie DeVault are members)
Doctoral Degree Completed:
1994. Martha Lee, Environmental Apocalypse: A Case Study of "Earth First!"
(Member, Dissertation Committee)
Independent Study Supervised
1997. Wen-Chung Hu, MA Executive Education Student. "Public Participation: Theory and Application to the Onondaga Lake Case."
1997. Amy Kneedler, Ph.D. Student, Public Administration. "The Intersection of Public Administration Theory and Organization Theory."
1996. Kristen Werries, MPA student. "Performance Evaluation for the Pollution Prevention Programs of the EPA." Completed summer 1996.
1996. Garrett Dolan, Ph.D. Student, Social Sciences Program. "Qualitative Research Methodology and Design."
College of Forest Resources, University of Washington
Chair of Committee
Alex Antypas. Science, Politics and Policy: An Analysis of the Networks in the Pacific Northwest Forest Policy Processes. Dissertation in progress; expect completion in 1998.
Chair of Committee through Advancement to Candidacy:
1992 to 1996 -- Rebecca McLain and Jan Zientek
1993 to 1996 -- Gordon Smith
Doctoral Degrees Completed:
Chair of Committee
1996. Linda Kruger. Understanding Place as a Cultural System: Implications of Theory and Method. July 1996.
1996. Kathleen Halvorsen. Employee Responses to the Incorporation of Environmental Complexity into the USDA Forest Service. February 1996.
Member of Doctoral Committee:
1994. Sue Moore. Interaction Processes and the Resolution of Environmental Disputes: Case Studies from Public Land Planning in the United States and Australia.
Master of Science with Thesis -- completed degrees:
Chair of Committee
1994. Christina Robinson, Knowledge, Rules and Policy Development: Special Forest Products Management in Coastal Washington
Member of Committee and Research Sponsor:
1996. Amanda Graham. Planning as Public Dialog: A Social Communication Perspective on Participatory Processes.
1994. Sylvia Kantor, Local Knowledge and Policy Development: Special Forest Products in Western Washington
Member of Committee:
1994. Katie Sauter, Explaining Variation in Western Washington Riparian Management Zone Width on State and Private Lands
Chair of Committee - With Professional Paper:
1995. Peter Bogardus, concurrent Law Degree
1994. Ajit Krishnaswamy, Deforestation and Community Management in India.(Published in Society and Natural Resources 1995, Vol 8(4) 339-350 as a peer reviewed paper.) (co-chair with Dr. Robert G. Lee)
1992. Rebecca McLain, Tenure Constraints to Agroforestry Extension: A Study of Land and Tree Tenure Systems in Central Mali. (Preparation of a professional paper for publication.)
1992. Jan Zientek, Contradictions of Development and Colonialism: Toward a Non - Colonial Understanding of Development.
1993. Peter Hays (Geography Student), Environmental History and Natural Resource Systems.
College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Doctoral Degree Awarded::
1992. Anne Hoover, Civic Conversation Across Landscapes: Coordinating Wildlife Corridor Polices in New York State.
Master of Science with Thesis:
1993. Katherine Stam, Understanding the Social Aspects of the Thailand Forest Community Program, research conducted in Thailand June 1992-January 1993.
1993. Andrea Finger, Understanding the Contribution of Women in Local Community Resource Management Projects: Interpretation and Analysis of ICU Evaluations of Local Development Projects.
1992. Jack Manno, Emerging Role of NGOs in International Environmental Policy. (co-director Great Lakes Program)
1992. Bradley Phelps, Using a Macrostructural Approach to Identify Institutions Which Support Adjustment and Adaptation in Forest-Dependent Communities. (Joint Degree Program: Master's of Public Administration, Maxwell School, Syracuse University.)
1991. Walter Aikman, The Fall of Public Trust and the Culture of Non-Compliance: Adirondackers and Residents at the Saranac Lake Public Meeting Convened by the Governor's Commission on the Adirondacks of the Twenty-First Century.
1991. Sheila Myers, Who Gets It? A Critical Policy Analysis of New York's Low Level Radioactive Waste Siting Project.
1990. James Uhlig, Changing Patterns of Shifting Cultivation in Sarawak and Sabah, Malaysia and Thailand, and Their Effects on the Global Carbon Cycle.
1990. Elliott Senekane, Community Forestry in Lesotho: A People Oriented Approach.
Masters of Science with Professional Experience:
1992. Ronald Lew, Department of Environmental Conservation, Long Island. (Joint Degree Program: Masters of Public Administration, Maxwell School, Syracuse University.)
1992. Brenda Lincoln, Environmental Coordination Staff, Forest Service, Washington, D.C..
1992. Zulma Valedon, Department of Environmental Conservation, Syracuse.
1991. Seth Poltensen, Policy Analysis Staff, U.S. Forest Service.
1991. Alex Antypas, The Alaska Wildlife Alliance.
1989. Steven Eckler, Onieda Lake Council
1988. Kathleen Lynch, Policy Analysis and Land Management Planning, Appeals and Conflict Resolution, USFS, Washington, D.C.
Masters of Science with Course Work:
1992. Jeffrey Bachman, Graduate Program in Environmental Science
1993. Diane Gassner, Graduate Program in Environmental Science
Academic Advisor for Visiting Scholar:
1991-92 Luis Carlos Ros Filho, Brazil
Supervised Independent Study:
1992. Gloria Stone, "Examination of Rural-Urban Exchange Theory: A Case Analysis."
1991. Andrea Finger, "Examining the Role of Women in International Local Development Projects."
1991. Bruce Matthews, "Environmental Ethics"
1991. Susan Adair, "Ecofeminism" (Ph.D. in Maxwell School, SU)
1991. Lisle Bozeman, "Developing a Course in Environmental Policy Analysis."
1989. Theresa Monaghan, "Public Participation Theory and Practice"
1988. Bill Williams, "Sociology of Natural Resources and Education"
1988. Paul Stevenson, "Dependent Economies in Industrialized Nations"
Continuing Education and Training
1992. Co-Instructor, People and Forests, Landscapes and Policy: New Perspectives for Northeastern Forests. New Perspectives Seminar funded by the U.S. Forest Service. Spring Semester Academic Seminar to develop papers for publication.
1992. Instructor. "Developing a Deliberative Culture for Making Public Decisions." Presentation for the University of Resource Education, Region 9, USFS, Milwaukee, WI, February 24.
1988-91 Co-Instructor. Building Public Decisions: A Course For Public Land Managers. Designed and co-taught with Drs. Hanna Cortner and Larry Davis a short course based on our original model of decision-building which integrates the social sciences into public land and resource management. Fees from course contribute to funding our discussions and using each session as a research case for our model on decision-building. OTA project allowed initial publication of new model.
1982. Instructor. "The Role of Public Involvement in Policy Formation, Including the Activities of Interest Groups in Such Involvement." Presentation for a Short Course on "Federal Forestry Legislative and Budgeting Processes: A Seminar for Federal Employees," Spokane, Washington.
1980. Instructor. "Range Management within Forest Planning: A Look at the Implications of the New Forest Planning Process." Annual Range Ride, Region 5, U.S. Forest Service.
1994-1997 Member, Board of Directors, American Forests
Member, Membership Committee, Spring 1997
Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Summer 1995
Member, Rural Forests Committee, 1994-1997
1995 Member, Steering Committee. At the Crossroads of Science, Management and Policy. Conference to review and critique bioregional assessments.
1993-1995 Scientific Committee, Washington Forest Landscape Management Project, Washington State Department of Natural Resources
1993-1995 Social Science Editorial Board Member, Journal of Forestry
1992-1995 Director, Institute for Resources in Society, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington.
1993-1994 Chair, Working Group on Economics, Policy and Law, Society of American Foresters. Chair-Elect (1991-1992); Secretary (1989-1990); Book Review Editor (1984-88).
1990-1995 Co-Chair, IUFRO Working Party on "Forestry and Rural Development in Industrialized Countries." (S.6.02-02) (Division VI: Social, Economic, Information, and Policy Sciences).
1991-1992 Steering Committee, SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY WORKSHOP. Sponsored by the Wilderness Society, World Resources Institute, and American Forestry Association.. Workshop held in Washington, D.C., January 13-15, 1992. (Was the wrap-up speaker for the conference.)
1990-1992 Steering Committee, LEADERSHIP IN NATURAL RESOURCES: CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES FOR A DIVERSIFIED WORKFORCE. Sponsored by Society of American Foresters. Conference held in Dallas, Texas, January 5-8, 1992. (Developed original concept paper for this conference and its follow-up activities. Opened the conference, presented a plenary paper, and closed the conference.)
1990-1991 SAF/NAFSDC Steering Committee, NATIONAL SUMMIT: FOREST RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR THE 21st CENTURY: WILL FORESTRY EDUCATION MEET THE CHALLENGE? Held in Denver, Colorado, October 30-November 1,
1991 Moderator, Views on the Forest Products Industry and New York's Interest in Forest Lands. Panel for the Fall Meeting of the Empire State Forest Products Association.
1990-1992 Advisory Committee, Center for the Study of Citizenship, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Project on Maintaining Civic Conversation in Communities and in Cross-Institutional Policy Deliberations.
1990-1992 Councilor, Pinchot Institute of Conservation.
1990-1992 Advisory Committee, Urban Forestry Planning Committee. Northeast Area of State and Private Forestry, U.S. Forest Service.
1987-1991 Organizer, Roundtable on Teaching Policy and Law, Society of American Foresters Annual Meetings (In 1990: Dr. V. Alaric Sample was co-organizer).
1988-1992 Policy Committee, New York State Chapter, Society of American Foresters.
1985-1986 Member, Task Force on Strategic, Long Range Planning for the Society of American Foresters
1984-85 Steering Committee, WOMEN IN NATURAL RESOURCES: CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES. National Conference sponsored by the Society of American Foresters. Held in Dallas, Texas.
1993. "The Future of Foresters." Joint Meeting of Portland and Longview Society of American Foresters Chapters.
1991. "Feminist Interpretation of Forestry." PARC Brownbag Seminar.
1991. "Understanding Citizen Participation in Environmental Conflicts." Maxwell Forum on Global Environmental Issues and Conflicts.
1990. "Non-Traditional Women and Non-Traditional Professions." Health Sciences Women in SUNY Seminar, August 16.
1990. "Nature, Gender and Science." American Women in Science, August Meeting.
1990. "Women in the Workforce." Workshop on Workforce/Cultural Diversity, Northeastern NAFSDC Spring Meeting, SUNY-ESF.
1986. "Trends in Teaching Policy in Professional Resource Management Programs." Northeastern NAPFSC Fall Meeting, Yale University. (with Dr. Clark Binkley, Yale University).
Reviewed manuscripts for --
Public Administration Review
Ecological Applications, journal of the Ecological Society of America
Society and Natural Resources
Journal of Forestry, journal of the Society of American Foresters
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
Reviewed a book manuscripts
Syracuse University Press
McGraw-Hill Publishers (several)
American Association of Public Administration
Society of American Foresters
American Sociological Association (Member of Sections on Environmental Sociology and Technology (including the Natural Resources Research Group), Sociology of Law, and Qualitative Methods)
Law and Society Association
Forest History Society (now part of Environmental History society)
American Women In Science
Sociologists for Women and Society
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation: Committee on Natural Resources Law Teaching.
Selected Conferences Attended
Society of American Foresters Annual Meetings: 1980 to 1994.
Ingredients for a Women's Employment Policy. The 5th Albany Conference, SUNY/Albany, April 19 & 20, 1985.
American Sociological Association Annual Meetings: 1978, 1983.
Institute for Natural Resources Law Teachers Boulder, Colorado, May, 1981.
Federal Lands, Laws and Policies and the Development of Natural Resources, Boulder, Colorado, July 28 - August 1, 1980.
2nd Conference on Scientific Research in the National Parks, San Francisco, California, November, 1979.
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute 1979, 1980.
Maxwell School, Syracuse University
1996-1997 Chair, PARC 10th Anniversary Committee
College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1994-96 Senator, Faculty Senate
1992-on Director, Institute for Resources in Society
1992-on Representative, Consortium for Social Science in Natural Resources
1992-on Social Science Graduate Program Leader
1994 Member, Vision Committee for Institute for Environmental Studies
1993 Member, Forest Management Curriculum Development Committee
College of Environmental Science and Forestry, SUNY, Syracuse, NY
1990-92 Chair, Undergraduate Education Committee, Faculty of Forestry.
1990-91 Environmental Policy and Democratic Processes, Area of Study Group, Graduate Program in Environmental Science.
1989-90 Graduate Committee, Graduate Program in Environmental Science.
1988-92 ESF Representative, SUNY Women's Studies Council. (Elected Member of Executive Council, 1990-91).
1988 Administrative Task Force on the Future of the Environmental Studies Program at ESF. Appointed by President Whaley.
1988 Ad Hoc Committee on Promotion and Tenure Procedures and Schedule. Faculty of Forestry.
1987-88 Ad Hoc Committee on Promotion and Tenure Standards and Guidelines. Faculty of Forestry.
1987-88 Ad Hoc Committee on Mission and Governance. Faculty of Forestry.
Lewis & Clark Law School:
1980-81 Admissions and Financial Aid Faculty Committee.
1980-82 Convenor, Natural Resources Discussion Group. A monthly forum on current topics in natural resource policy for resource professionals in the Portland, Oregon area (Developed a mailing list of 150 and regular attendance of 50).
University of California, Berkeley, California: Department of Forestry & Resource Management
1977-78 Steering Committee Member, Planning for a National Symposium on the "Role of Social Sciences in Forestry Education and in the Forestry Profession." Edgebrook Foundation Fund.
1978 Search Committee Member, Evaluation of Dean Candidates for the Position of Dean of the College of Natural Resources.
1977 Assistant, National Program of Research for Forests and Associated Rangelands, Western Regional Conference in San Francisco.
1977-79 Member, Graduate Programs Committee, Department of Forestry and Conservation.
University of Montana, Missoula, Montana:
1972-1973 Chair, Board of Directors, Associated Student's Bookstore. (Vice-Chairperson, 1971-1972).
1985-86 Board Member, Board of Directors and Personnel Committee, Amherst Community Church Child Care Center, Buffalo, New York.