Forestry Hanover Seminar Series presents: Dr. Matt Carroll, Washington State University
Date: November 5, 2014
Location: 152 Natural Resources
Time: 3 p.m. (Refreshments at 2:55 p.m.)
Forestry Hanover Seminar Series presents:
15 years of fieldwork on wildland fire in the wildland-urban interface: does it add up to anything?
Dr. Matt Carroll
School of Environment
Washington State University
Dr. Matt Carrol is a professor in the School of the Environment at Washington State University. He is a natural resource sociologist with an undergraduate degree and field experience in forest management. His research activity centers on the application of sociology to resource-based human communities, the sociology of wildland fire, the sociology of natural resource labor (including non-timber forest products), social assessment in a natural resources context and collaborative processes in natural resource decision-making.
His current specific research focus in the area of human response to both the threat and reality of uncontrolled fire in the residential/forest interface as well as other social issues around controlled and uncontrolled wild-land fire.