Howie Harshaw, PhD, Research Associate
Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, UBC
Tel: (604) 822-3970 Fax:(604) 822-9106
As a human dimensions of natural resources researcher, Howie's work is framed as applied social science.
integrates social science into the planning and management of natural resources, and has worked regularly in interdisciplinary teams to provide theoretically based empirical research contributions to broader landscape-based projects examining sustainability issues.
Howie is a Research Associate in the UBC Faculty of Forestry (Forest Resource Management Department), where he examines the human dimensions of natural resources in an effort to understand the relationships that people have with nature, and to investigate the interactions of resource development and quality of life.
Current and past research has examined issues related to sustainable forest management, species at risk management and policy, outdoor recreation management and policy, energy, biofuel development, and nature-based tourism.
teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervises graduate students in their research.