Michael J. Manfredo, PhD.

Professor and Department Head

Human Dimensions of Natural Resources

Fields of Expertise

Education and Outreach, Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Recreation and Tourism

Areas of Interest



Dr. Manfredo’s research focus is on understanding human thought about wildlife and natural resources. The goals of his current research program are: to increase the availability of human dimensions information relevant to wildlife and natural resource management; to provide for increased understanding of the role of human dimensions information in natural resources decision-making; to facilitate the integration of human dimension information into the natural resource decision-making process.