PhD Forest & Conservation Sciences


PhD Forest & Conservation Sciences

Our doctoral program offers you the opportunity to conduct rigorous, meaningful research on a broad range of forest and conservation sciences topics. You'll complete a dissertation based on original and creative work. You'll investigate and analyze a range of scientific, technical or managerial subjects. You must be accepted as a student by a College of Forestry and Conservation faculty member in order to apply for admission to our PhD program.  Wildlife Biology is offered as separate doctoral degree program. 

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Holly Nesbitt

A member of the Human Dimensions Lab, Holly Nesbitt published a study in the Journal of Wildlife Management analyzing why landowners do or don’t secure attractants in bear country.

Kyra Wolf

Kyra Wolf studies the causes and biogeochemical consequences of wildfires over the past 2,500. She recently discussed a new study on wildfire burn rates on A New Angle podcast.

Laura Becerra

PhD student Laura Becerra is looking at interactions between tourism, economic development, and conservation in Zambia. She received a scholarship from the college in 2013 to fund her work.