Lab Members

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 KENNETH E. WALLEN

Principal Investigator  |  kwallen@uidaho.edu  |  @wallenk3

Kenny Wallen is an Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Fish and Wildlife, a joint position with the Dept. of Natural Resources and Society at the University of Idaho and the Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game. Dr. Wallen received a Ph.D. at Texas A&M University; M.S. at Oklahoma State University in Zoology; B.A. at Truman State University in Psychology.

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 NATALIE REDMOND

M.Sc.  |  University of Idaho

Natalie is pursuing a Masters in Natural Resources, focusing on the human dimensions of wildlife conservation. She received a B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont, very close to her hometown of Essex Junction, VT. She completed an undergraduate thesis applying an experimental design to test endangered species appeal on public support. Natalie joined the University of Idaho to research the social dimensions of human-wildlife interactions.

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 KAITLYN SHAW 

​M.Sc.  |  University of Idaho

Kaitlyn is pursuing a Masters in Natural Resources with a focus on the human dimensions of wildlife. She received a B.S. in psychology and sociology from the University of Pittsburgh, focusing on neuropsychology and traumatic brain injury. After spending years travelling abroad and working at wildlife rescues, Kaitlyn’s interests became focused on conservation and wildlife. She is interested in studying the social aspects of grizzly bear conservation and reintroduction.

Postdoctoral Researchers

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 LAUREN MCGOUGH, PH.D. 

University of Colorado-Pueblo

Dr. McGough is an anthropologist dedicated to falconry and eagle conservation.  Her postdoctoral research explores the complex relationship between golden eagles and humans in the American West.  Her dissertation from the University of St. Andrews is entitled, "Partnerships and understanding between Kazakh pastoralists and golden eagles of the Altai Mountains: a multi-species ethnography ".  Learn more about Lauren here.

Undergraduate Researchers

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 BRITTANY HAMILTON 

University of Arkansas at Monticello

Brittany Hamilton is pursuing a Bachelors of Science degree in Communications in Natural Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.  Her research project is entitled, "Review of historic and current raptor conservation issues related to direct anthropogenic mortality and green energy development and infrastructure ".

Lab Alumni

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 TAYLOR LINDER 

M.Sc.  |  2020  |  University of Arkansas at Monticello

Taylor Linder received his Masters of Science in Wildlife Ecology and Management from College of Forestry, Agriculture, and Natural Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello in 2020. His thesis is entitled, "The role of the rice stewardship program in conservation practice adoption and waterfowl management in the southern United States".

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 JAKE SPEARS 

M.Sc.  |  2020  |  University of Arkansas at Monticello

Jake Spears received his Masters of Science in Wildlife Ecology and Management from College of Forestry, Agriculture, and Natural Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello in 2020. His thesis is entitled, "Determining the social and biological impacts of greentree reservoirs".

 

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