Human-environment interactions; Natural resource dependent livelihoods
Ph.D. Oregon State University, Environmental Sciences
M.A. University of Nevada, Reno, Literature and Environment
B.A. Binghamton University, Environmental Studies: Ecosystems; Creative Writing
- FOR 453/553: Nature–Based Tourism
- FOR 360: Collaboration and Conflict Management
- FOR 251: Recreation Resource Management
- SUS 304: Sustainability Assessment
- NR 350: Sustainable Communities
- SOIL 102: Introduction to Environmental Science and Sustainability
human-environment interactions, resource dependent livelihoods, community–based conservation, environmental justice and political ecology, sustainability transitions, ecotourism, amenity migration, shifting land use, environmental discourse and communication
- Taylor Lucey. Forest Ecosystems & Society, Peace Corps Master's International Program, M.S, Advisor
- Selaina Vaitautolu Tuimavave. Sustainable Natural Resources, M.S. Advisor.
- Kristin Jones. Forest Ecosystems & Society, M.S., Committee Member.
- Donald Ulrich, Forest Ecosystems & Society, M.S., Committee Member.
- Grimm, K. E. 2013. Doing ‘conservation’: Effects of different interpretations at an Ecuadorian volunteer tourism project. Conservation and Society, 11(3): 264-276.
- Grimm, K. E. & Needham, M. D. 2012. Moving beyond the “I” in motivation: Attributes and perceptions of conservation volunteer tourists. Journal of Travel Research. 51(4): 488-501
- Grimm, K. E. & Needham, M. D. 2012. Internet promotional material and conservation volunteer tourist motivations: A case study of selecting organizations and projects. Tourism Management Perspectives. 1(1): 17-27.
- Moseley, C., MacFarland, K., Nielsen–Pincus, M., Grimm, K. E., Pomeroy, A., and Enzer, M. J. 2011. Community–based natural resource management in the Western United States: A pilot study of capacity. Ecosystem Workforce Program Working Paper 27. Eugene: University of Oregon.
- Needham, M. D., Rollins, R. B., Ceurvorst, R. L., Wood, C. J. B., Grimm, K. E., & Dearden, P. 2011. Motivations and normative evaluations of summer visitors at an alpine ski area. Journal of Travel Research, 50(6): 669-684.
- Needham, M. D., Sprouse, L. J., & Grimm, K. E. 2009. Testing a self–classification measure of recreation specialization among anglers. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 14(6): 448–455.
Manuscripts In Review
- Grimm, K. E. Conservation equals trees, not trash: Political ecology of waste and consumption in conservation volunteer tourism. Environment Planning A.
Manuscripts In Prep
- Grimm, K. E. & Betts, M. Social, political, and economic research on animal pollinators. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment.
- Grimm, K. E. Analyzing micro–scale discourse in political ecology. Progress in Human Geography.
- Grimm, K. E. What’s behind your back? (Mis)Trust at a conservation volunteer project. Geoforum.
- Grimm, K. E. & Fischer, A. P. Perceptions and realities of collaboration in forest restoration organizations and fire management agencies. Society and Natural Resources.
- Fischer, A. P. & Grimm, K. E. Environmental threats to western wildlands: Review of social science literature.
- Gosnell, H. & Grimm, K. E. Holistic management: An alternative approach to food and fiber production based on triple bottom line thinking. Agriculture and Human Values.