Shelby Carlson

Research Associate

As a conservation social scientist, I apply theories and methods from the fields of sociology and psychology to better understand human-wildlife interactions. My research predominately focuses on the ways individual values, social norms, and structural inequities influence (in)tolerance for wildlife.


Ph.D., Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University
M.A. and B.A., Sociology, Ohio University

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