Predissertation Fellows

Shannon Brawley

University of California at Davis, Geography
Participatory Action Research: A Cross-Cultural Approach to Riparian Reclamation in Woodland, CA

Advisor: Janet Momsen, UC Davis
Community Partner:
Jan Lowrey, Cache Creek Nature Preserve

Carolyn Finney

Clark University
Black Faces, White Spaces: African-Americans and the Great Outdoors.
Research site: Florida, Washington

Advisor: Michael Bell, University of Wisconsin
Community Partner: Audrey Peterman, Earthwise Productions

Sharon Hausam

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Urban and Regional Planning
American Indian Participation in Collaborative Forest Planning

Advisor: Marcus Lane, University of Wisconsin

Hausman Final Report (pdf)

Kenli Schaaf

Purdue University, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources
Private Forests in a Fragmented Landscape: A Case Study of Community Based Collaboration in North-Central Indiana

Advisor: Shorna Broussard, Purdue University

Schaaf Final Report (pdf)

Masters Fellows

Mary Adelzadeh

University of Michigan: School of Natural Resources and Environment: Resource Policy and Behavior
Measuring Community Empowerment Through Co-management Structures

Advisor: Julia Wondolleck, University of Michigan
Community Partner: Brian Wallace, Washoe Tribe

Troy Bowman

Iowa State University, Forestry
Social and Economic Drivers Affecting the Community Forest and the Dynamics of Residential Development in Cedar Rapids , IA

Advisor: Jan Thompson, Iowa State University
Community Partner: Eric Faaborg, Cedar Rapids Forestry Department

Bowman Final Report (pdf)

Ara Kaufer Erickson

University of Washington, College of Forest Resources
An Evaluation of Urban Street Tree Condition Between Two Economically Diverse Neighborhoods in Seattle , Washington

Advisor: Gordon Bradley, University of Washington
Community Partner: Norlan Rundquist, City of Seattle Urban Forestry Program

Erickson Final Report (pdf)

Kristen A. Tiles

University of Wisconsin, Social Forestry
Forest Landowner Cooperatives and their Members: What makes Cooperation?

Advisor: Marcus Lane, University of Wisconsin
Community Partner: Charly Ray, Living Forest Cooperative

Austin Zeiderman

Yale University, Environmental Science
Evaluating Urban Community Forestry in Baltimore , Maryland : Identifying, Describing, and Analyzing Lessons Learned from Over a Decade of Neighborhood Ecosystem Management Activities

Community Partner: Colleen Murphy-Dunning, Urban Resources Initiative

Zeiderman Final Report (pdf)

Dissertation Fellows

Katherine Albert

Rutgers State University of New Jersey : Geography
From Forest Communities to Community Forests? A Political Ecology of Regional Change in the Acadian Forest

Advisor: Robert Clark, Rutgers
Community Partner: Philip Soucy, Fish River Lakes Water Quality Association

Albert Final Report (pdf)

Kali Fermantez

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Geography
Ahupua’a-From the Mountain to the Ocean: Native Hawaiians Reclaiming Their Place through the Restoration of Traditional Land Management Concepts.

Advisor: Brian Murton, University of Hawaii
Community Partner: Lilette Subedi, Ka'ala Farm

Katheryn Fulton

University of Oregon, Department of Anthropology
Forests and Fishing Narratives in Southeast Alaska: Discursive Links Between Local, Regulatory, and Corporate Marketing Forces

Advisor: Carol Silverman, University of Oregon
Community Partner: Brian Paust, Alaska Marine Advisory Program

Brinda Sarathy

University of California at Berkeley, Department of Environmental Science Policy and Management - Society and Environment
Mobilizing for Participation in Natural-Resource Management: Comparisons between Latino forestry-workers, Ecosystem regulation advocates and Mushroom harvesters in Southern Oregon

Advisor: Louise Fortmann, UC Berkeley
Community Partner: Beverly Brown, Jefferson Center

Sarathy Final Report (pdf)


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