Core Faculty

Daniel Decker

Daniel Decker

HDRU Director

Specializations: Integration of human dimensions insights into wildlife management decision making, policy, planning, and practice; stakeholder involvement in wildlife management; community-based natural resources management; risk perception and communication related to wildlife management.
 

Shorna Allred

Shorna Allred

Associate Professor

Specializations: Human dimensions of natural resource management, natural resource policy, environmental attitudes and behavior, with emphasis on forest and water resources.
 

Barbara A. Knuth

Barbara A. Knuth

Senior Vice Provost
Dean of the Graduate School
Professor

Specializations: Great Lakes and marine fisheries resource policy and management; risk communication and risk management related to chemical contaminants in fish; human dimensions of ecosystem-based approaches to fisheries management.
 
 

T. Bruce Lauber

Bruce Lauber

T. Bruce Lauber

Senior Research Associate

Specializations: Conflict and collaboration in natural resource management; citizen participation in decision making; risk management and communication related to fisheries management; invasive species management; Great Lakes.
 

Richard Stedman

Specializations: Sense of place; community resilience; impacts of social and environmental change on wildlife recreation and community; risk and policy; environmental attitudes and behaviors; community-based resource management; landowner attitudes and behaviors; coupled human/ecological systems.