ESS Lab Peer-Reviewed Publications

publications by members of the ess lab in 2015

Toman, E., H. Brenkert-Smith and M. Stidham. 2015. Guidebook to cognitive mapping with diverse stakeholders in natural resource management: Section II. Method 1: Using cognitive mapping to explore stakeholder perceptions of desired future conditions. Joint Fire Science Program. 28 p.

Slagle, K. M., R. S. Wilson and A. Heeren. 2015. Seeking, thinking, acting: Understanding suburban resident perceptions and behaviors related to stream quality. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 51(3):821-832.

Bruskotter, J. T., A. Singh, D. C. Fulton and K. Slagle. 2015. Assessing tolerance for wildlife: Clarifying relations between concepts and measures. Human Dimensions of Wildlife  20(3):255-270. doi: 10.1080/10871209.2015.1016387

Vucetich, J. A., J. T. Bruskotter and M. P. Nelson. 2015. Evaluating whether nature's intrinsic value is an axiom of or anathema to conservation. Conservation Biology  29(2):321-332. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12464

Waring, T.M., Kline, M.A., Brooks, J.S., Goff, S.H., Gowdy, J. ,Janssen, M.A., Smaldino, P.E., and J. Jacquet. 2015. A multi-level evolutionary framework for sustainability analysis. Ecology & Society 20(2):34. 

Brooks, J.S. and C. Wilson. 2015. The influence of contextual cues on the perceived status of consumption-reducing behavior. Ecological Economics. 117. 108-117.


Publications by members of the ess lab in 2014

Yocco, V. S., J. Bruskotter, R. Wilson and J. E. Heimlich. 2014. Why should I care? Exploring the use of environmental concern as a frame of communication in zoos. The Journal of Environmental Education  46(1):56-71. doi: 10.1080/00958964.2014.973352

Zwickle, S., R. S. Wilson, and D. Doohan. Sept. 2014. Identifying the challenges of promoting ecological weed management (EWM) in organic agroecosystems through the lens of behavioral decision making. Agriculture and Human Values 31(3): 355-370. DOI: 10.1007/s10460-014-9485-7

Zwickle, A., T. M. Koontz, K. Slagle M., and J. T. Bruskotter. In press, published online Aug 2014. Assessing Sustainability Knowledge of a Student Population: Developing a Tool to Measure Knowledge in the Environmental, Economic, and Social Domains. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 15(4).

Koontz, T. M. 2014. Social learning in collaborative watershed planning: The Importance of Process Control and Efficacy. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 57(10): 1572-1593. DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2013.820658

Bruskotter, J. T. and R. S. Wilson. June 2014. Determining where the wild things will be: Using psychological theory to find tolerance for large carnivores. Conservation Letters 7(3): 158-165. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12072

Bruskotter J. T., A. Treves and J. G. Way. 2014. Carnivore Management. pp. 83-90 in B.S. Steel editor. Science and Politics: An A-To-Z Guide to Issues and Controversies. CQ Press, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA.

Gigliotti, L. M., and A. M. Dietsch. May 2014. Does age matter? The influence of age on response rates in a mixed-mode survey. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 19(3), 280-297. DOI: 10.1080/10871209.2014.880137

DeKeseredy, W. S., S. L. Muzzatti and J. F. Donnermeyer. May 2014. Mad Men in Bib Overalls: Media's Horrification and Pornification of Rural Culture. Critical Criminology 22(2): 179-197. DOI: 10.1007/s10612-013-9190-7

Treves, A. and J. T. Bruskotter. May 2014. Tolerance for Predatory Wildlife. Science 344(6183): 476-477. DOI: 10.1126/science.1252690

Koontz, T. M. and J. Newig. May 2014. Cross-level information and influence in mandated participatory planning: Alternative pathways to sustainable water management in Germany's implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive. Land Use Policy 38: 594-604. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2014.01.005

Hersha, D. K., R. S. Wilson, and A. M. Baird. 2014. What individuals know, do not know and need to know about watershed health in an urbanizing USA Midwestern city: A mental model approach. Urban Water Journal 11(6): 482-496. DOI: 10.1080/1573062X.2014.881891

Donald, B., A. Glasmeier, M. Gray, and L. M. Lobao. Mar. 2014. Austerity in the city: Economic crisis and urban service decline? Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society 7(1): 3-15. DOI: 10.1093/cjres/rst040

Newig, J., and T. M. Koontz. Feb. 2014. Multi-level Governance, Policy Implementation, and Participation: The EU’s Mandated Participatory Planning Approach to Implementing Environmental Policy. Journal of European Public Policy 21(2): 248-267 DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2013.834070

Carlton, J.S., J.R. Angel, S. Fei, M. Huber, T. Koontz, B.J. MacGowan, N.D. Mullendore, N.L. Babin, and L.S. Prokopy. Jan. 2014. District Foresters’ attitudes toward using climate and weather information when advising forest landowners. Journal of Forestry 112(1). DOI: 10.5849/jof.13-054


Publications by members of the ESS Lab in 2013

Bruskotter, Jeremy T., John A. Vucetich, Sherry Enzle, Adrian Treves, and Michael P. Nelson. Dec. 2013. Removing protections for wolves and the future of the US Endangered Species Act (1973). Conservation Letters. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12081

Bruskotter, Jeremy T. Sept. 2013. The Predator Pendulum Revisited: Social Conflict over Wolves and Their Management in the Western United States. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 37(3): 674-679. DOI: 10.1002/wsb.293

Bruskotter, Jeremy T. and David C. Fulton. Sept. 2013. The Future of Fishing: An Introduction to the Special Issue. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 18(5): 319-321. DOI: 10.1080/10871209.2013.823580

Brooks, Jeremy S. Sept. 2013. Avoiding the limits to growth: gross national happiness in Bhutan as a model for sustainable development. Sustainability 5(9): 3640-3664. DOI: 10.3390/su5093640

Lekies, Kristi S. and Thomas H. Beery. 2013. Everyone needs a rock: Collecting items from nature in childhood. Children, Youth, and Environments 23 (3): 66-88. DOI: 10.7721/chilyoutenvi.23.3.0066

Yurugi, T., Joseph F. Donnermeyer, Richard H. Moore, Komyuniti. July/Aug. 2013 (Kyodotai) wo shiten toshita Amerika Amishu to Nihon no Sonraku Shakai no Hikaku ni yoru Kyosatsu (Considerations on a Comparison of American Amish and Japanese Village Society Focusing on Community (Kyodotai). Shakai Undo (Social Movement) Vol.400 (2013.7): 46-51, Vol.400 (2013.8) 47-52 (2 parts).

Jabbour, Randa, Sarah Zwickle, Eric R. Gallandt, Katherine E. McPhee, Robyn S. Wilson and Doug Doohan. June 2013. Mental models of organic weed management: Comparison of New England U.S. farmer and expert models. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. FirstView Article: 1-15. DOI: 10.1017/S1742170513000185

Ascher, Timothy J., Robyn S. Wilson and Eric Toman. June 2013. The importance of affect, perceived risk and perceived benefit in understanding support for fuels management among wildland-urban interface residents. International Journal of Wildland Fire 22(3): 267-276. DOI: 10.1071/WF12026

Harrison, Jane L., Kristi S. Lekies and Kristen Arnold. May 2013. From participant to planner: A longitudinal approach to youth leadership. Journal of Sustainability Education 5.

Slagle, Kristina M., Ryan M. Zajac, Jeremy T. Bruskotter, Robyn S. Wilson and Suzanne Prange. May 2013. Building tolerance for bears: A communications experiment. Journal of Wildlife Management 77(4): 863-869. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.515

Partridge, Mark D., Michael R. Betz, and Linda M. Lobao. May 2013.  The Natural Resource Curse and Poverty in Appalachian America. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 95(2): 449-456. DOI: 10.1093/ajae/aas086.

Polivka, Barbara J., Rosemary Chaudry, J. Mac Crawford, Robyn S. Wilson and Dylan Galos. Apr. 2013. Application and modification of the integrative model for environmental health. Public Health Nursing 30(2): 167-176. DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-1446.2012.01050.x

Koontz, Tomas M. and Sen, Sucharita. Mar. 2013. Community Responses to Government Defunding of Watershed Projects: A Comparative Study in India and the USA. Environmental Management 51(3): 571-585. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-012-0008-2

Toman, Eric. Mar. 2013. Sustainability as more than a buzzword: Distilling the concept and developing tangible assessment approaches (book review). Landscape Ecology 28(3): 573-575. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-013-9851-7

Watkins, Cristy, Dean Massey, Jeremy S. Brooks, Kristen Ross, and Moira Zellner. 2013. Understanding the mechanisms of collective decision making in ecological restoration: an agent-based model of actors and organizations. Ecology and Society 18(2): 32. DOI: 10.5751/ES-05497-180232

Bruskotter, Jeremy T. Feb. 2013. To the editor: If science is ‘sanctifying the wolf’ the news media is not complicit. Biological Conservation 158: 420-420. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2012.11.005

McCaffrey, Sarah, Eric Toman, Melanie Stidham, and Bruce Shindler. Jan. 2013.  Social science research related to wildfire management: an overview of recent findings and future research needs. International Journal of Wildland Fire 22(1): 15-24. DOI: 10.1071/WF11115

Brooks, Jeremy S., Kerry A. Waylen, and Monique Borgerhoff Mulder. Jan. 2013. Assessing community-based conservation projects: a systematic review and multilevel analysis of attitudinal, behavioral, ecological, and economic outcomes. Environmental Evidence 2(1): 2. DOI: 10.1186/2047-2382-2-2


Publications by members of the ESS Lab in 2012

Kocher, Susan D., E. Toman, S.F. Trainor, V. Wright, J.S. Briggs, C.P. Goebel, E.M. MontBlanc, A. Oxarart, D.L. Pepin, T.A. Steelman, A. Thode, and T.A. Waldrop. Dec. 2012. How Can We Span the Boundaries between Wildland Fire Science and Management in the United States? Journal of Forestry 110(8): 421-428. DOI: 10.5849/jof.11-085

Brooks, Jeremy S., Kerry A. Waylen, and Monique Borgerhoff Mulder. Dec. 2012. How national context, project design, and local community characteristics influence success in community-based conservation projects. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109(52): 21265-21270. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1207141110

Michie, Jonathan and Linda M. Lobao. Nov. 2012. Ownership, control and economic outcomes. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society 5(3): 307-324. DOI: 10.1093/cjres/rss015

Wilson, Robyn S., Timothy J. Ascher, and Eric Toman. Sept. 2012. The Importance of Framing for Communicating Risk and Managing Forest Health. Journal of Forestry 110(6): 337-341.  DOI: 10.5849/jof.11-058

Betz, Michael R., Mark D. Partridge, David S. Kraybill, and Linda M. Lobao. Sept. 2012. Why Do Localities Provide Economic Development Incentives: Geographic Competition, Political Constituencies, and Government Capacity. Growth and Change 43(3): 361-391. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2257.2012.00590.x

Parker, Jason S., Robyn S. Wilson, Jeffrey T. LeJeune, and Douglas Doohan. Sept. 2012. Including growers in the 'food safety' conversation: Enhancing the design and implementation of food safety programming based on farm and marketing needs of fresh fruit and vegetable producers. Agriculture and Human Values 29(3): 303-319. DOI: 10.1007/s10460-012-9360-3

Zajac, Ryan M., Jeremy T. Bruskotter, Robyn S. Wilson, and Suzanne Prange. Sept. 2012. Learning to live with black bears: A psychological model of acceptance. Journal of Wildlife Management 76(7): 1331-1340. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.398

Parker, Jason S., Robyn S. Wilson, Jeffrey T. LeJeune, Louie Rivers III, and Douglas Doohan. July 2012. An expert guide to understanding grower decisions related to fresh fruit and vegetable contamination prevention and control. Food Control 26(1): 107-116. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2011.12.025

Wiener, Joshua G. and Tomas M. Koontz. July 2012. Extent and Types of Small-Scale Wind Policies in the U.S. States: Adoption and Effectiveness. Energy Policy 46:15-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2012.02.050

Scheer, Scott D., Nicholas Harrod, and Kristi S. Lekies. 2012. The influence of competitive personality orientation on adolescent emotional intelligenceJournal of Youth Development 7(2): 6-14.

Koontz, Tomas M. and Craig W. Thomas. June 2012. Measuring the Performance of Public-Private Partnerships: A Systematic Method for Distinguishing Outputs from Outcomes. Public Performance and Management Review 35(4): 769-786. DOI: 10.2753/PMR1530-9576350410

Way, Jonathan G. and Jeremy T. Bruskotter. Apr. 2012. Additional considerations for gray wolf management after their removal from Endangered Species Act protections. Journal of Wildlife Management 76(3): 457-461. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.262

Linda M. Lobao, P. Wilner Jeanty, Mark D. Partridge, and David S. Kraybill. Apr. 2012. Poverty and Place across the United States: Do County Governments Matter to the Distribution of Economic Disparities? International Regional Science Review 35(2): 158-187. DOI: 10.1177/0160017611435356

Wells, Nancy M., and Kristi S. Lekies. Apr. 2012.  Children and Nature:  Following the Trail to Environmental Attitudes and Behaviors.  In J. Dickinson and R. Bonney (eds.), Citizen Science:  Public Participation in Environmental Research.  Ithaca, NY:  Cornell   University Press.

Hersha, Deborah K., Robyn S. Wilson and Anne M. Baird. Mar. 2012. A conceptual model of the citizen stream stewardship decision process in an urbanizing midwestern United States watershed. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 55(2): 253-270. DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2011.592001

Schupp, Justin and Jeff S. Sharp. Mar. 2012. Social Basis of Home Gardening. Agriculture and Human Values 29(1): 93-105. DOI: 10.1007/s10460-011-9321-2

Gray, Mia, Linda M. Lobao and Ron Martin. Mar. 2012. Making space for well-being. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society 5(1): 3-13. DOI: 10.1093/cjres/rsr044

Pegues, Andrew H., Daniel S. Cohan, Antara Digar, Catherine Douglass, and Robyn S. Wilson. Feb. 2012. Efficacy of recent state implementation plans for 8-hour ozone. Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association 62(2): 252-261. DOI: 10.1080/10473289.2011.646049

Slagle, Kristina M., Jeremy T. Bruskotter, and Robyn S. Wilson. Feb. 2012. The role of affect in public support and opposition to wolf management. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 17(1): 44-57. DOI: 10.1080/10871209.2012.633237

Bruskotter, Jeremy T., Sherry A. Enzler, and Adrian Treves. Feb. 2012. Rescuing wolves: Threat of misinformation - Response. Science 335(6070): 795-796. DOI: 10.1126/science.335.6070.795-b

Inwood, Shoshanah M. and Jeff S. Sharp. Jan. 2012. Farm persistence and adaptation at the rural-urban interface: Succession and farm adjustment. Journal of Rural Studies 28(1): 107-117. DOI: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2011.07.005

Bruskotter, Jeremy T. and David C. Fulton. Jan. 2012. Will hunters steward wolves? A comment on Treves and Martin. Society and Natural Resources 25(1): 97-102. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2011.622735

Jepsen, S. Dee, K. Henwood, Joseph F. Donnermeyer, and K. Moyer. Jan. 2012. Identifying culturally and age appropriate farm safety curricula for Amish and other conservative Anabaptist youth. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health 18(1): 57-67.

Hauser, Bradley K., Tomas M. Koontz, and Jeremy T. Bruskotter. Jan. 2012. Volunteer Participation in Collaborative Watershed Partnerships: Insights from the Theory of Planned Behaviour. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 55(1): 77-94. DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2011.581535


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