Elizabeth Covelli Metcalf

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Elizabeth Covelli Metcalf

Associate Professor, Co-Chair, Department of Society and Conservation & Program Director, PTRM

Website: http://www.cfc.umt.edu/research/humandimensions/


Ph.D. Recreation, Parks and Tourism Management and Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment, The Pennsylvania State University, 2011

M. S. Recreation, Parks and Tourism Resources, West Virginia University, 2006

B.S. Leisure Studies, Southern Connecticut State University, 2004

B.A. Relational Communications, Southern Connecticut State University, 2004

Courses Taught

PTRM 150: Current Issues in PTRM

PTRM 310: Natural Resources Interpretation

PTRM 300: Recreation Behavior

NRSM 574: Human Dimensions of Natural Resources 

PTRM 500/NRSM 595: Reserach Methods

Research Interests

Please check out my lab web site for more information about research, current projects, and courses. Research interests include:

  • River recreation management
  • Hunter recruitment and retention
  • Underrepresented groups in outdoor recreation
  • Social dimensions of river restoration
  • Human-wildlife conflict and issues