Cary McDonald, Ph.D., Associate Professor ▼

Cary McDonald, Ph.D.


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(217) 333-4410

Office fax:

(217) 244-1935

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Ph.D., Emphasis in Recreation Resource Management with specializations in Outdoor Recreation Behavior/Human Dimensions and Social Sciences, University of Minnesota, Department of Forest Resources; 1985.

Research and Professional Interests

Dr. McDonald's areas of research include application of social and behavioral science principles for understanding behavior in natural environments. Areas of application include outdoor recreation resource planning, management and policy; human dimensions of natural resource management; nature-based tourism; and survey research methodology.


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