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Aug 082012

Charles HarrisProfessor of Environmental Management, Policy and Planning
Conservation Social Sciences

(208) 885-6314




Dr. “Chuck” Harris received a BA in English Literature from Oberlin College, a MA in Natural Resource Management from Colorado State University and a PhD in Natural Reources from the University of Michigan. Chuck has been at the University of Idaho for over 20 years, where he has taught and conducted research on a wide variety of topics, including: the human dimensions of ecosystem management and restoration ecology; the impacts of resource management activities and policies on rural communities; social impact assessment and deliberative public input processes; resource management, policy, and planning; the organizational psychology of resource management; and natural resource tourism, impacts, and market analysis. more info

 August 8, 2012
Aug 072012

This initiative coordinates existing University of Idaho expertise from eight academic departments in seven colleges, University of Idaho Extension and eight units/organizations both in and outside the institution. Dr. Steven Hollenhorst and Dr. Michael Scott are two CRISSP faculty involved in this project.

The three interdependent components of this initiative are:

  • Academic Programs in bioregional planning and community design (M.S. and graduate certificate).
  • Learning and Practice Collaborative that engages University of Idaho faculty and students to assist communities with sustainable community planning and development.
  • Center for Effective Planning and GovernanceCenter for Effective Planning and Governance that delivers non-credit training to local elected leaders and professionals to plan and manage community resources for a sustainable future.
 August 7, 2012