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Shari Rodriguez

Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Wildlife
Forestry and Environmental Conservation Department

Office: 232 Lehotsky Hall
Phone: 864-656-0430
Fax: 864-656-3304

Email: slrodri@clemson.edu
Personal Website: http://rodriguezhdwlab.weebly.com
 

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology
North Carolina State University 2012

M.A. Sustainable Development
School for International Training 2007

B.A. Biology
Whitman College 1993

 Courses Taught

Conservation Biology (WFB/BIOL 3130) - in person and online formats
Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife Management (WFB 4930 - undergraduate)
Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife Management (WFB 8610 and 8611 - graduate)
Wildlife Biology Lab (WFB 3010)
Wildlife Biology (WFB 3000)
Non-game Wildlife Management (WFB 4400)
Graduate Seminar (FNR 8080)

 Research Interests

Human dimensions of wildlife conservation and management; wildlife conservation on private lands; economic incentives; private lands stewardship; human-wildlife interactions and conflicts; recreational hunting behavior; attitudes, perceptions and behaviors towards wildlife.

 Extension and Outreach

Faculty Advisor, Clemson University Tigers for Tigers

 Publications

Rodriguez, S. L. and M. N. Peterson. In Review. Human dimensions of wildlife management. In N. J. Silvo (Ed.), The Wildlife Techniques Manual: Management volume. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

Rodriguez, S. L., M. N. Peterson and C. Moorman. 2017. Does public information influence wildlife-friendly landscaping preferences? Urban Ecosystem, 20:489-496.

Rodriguez, S. L., M. N. Peterson, M. C. Chitwood, H. Hansen, B. Gardner and C. Jensen. 2016. Gender differences in hunting recruitment and dedication in Denmark. Wildlife Biology in Practice, 12(2):1-10.

Peterson, M. N. and S. L. Rodriguez. 2012. Human dimensions of wildlife management. In N. J. Silvo (Ed.), The Wildlife Techniques Manual: Management, 7th Edition (Vol 2, pgs 1-20). Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

Peterson, M. N., B. Thurmond, M. McHale, S. Rodriguez, M. Cook and J. M. Grove. 2012. Predicting native plant landscaping preferences in urban areas. Sustainable Cities and Society, 5:70-76.

Peterson, M. N., B. Hartis, S. L. Rodriguez, and M. Green. 2012. Opinions from the front lines of cat colony management conflict. PLoS ONE, 7(9): e44616.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044606.

Rodriguez, S. L., M. N. Peterson, F. W. Cubbage, H. D. Bondell, and E. O. Sills. 2012. Private landowner interest in market-based incentive programs for endangered species habitat conservation. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 36(3):469-476.

Dalrymple, C. J., M. N. Peterson, H. D. Bondell, S. L. Rodriguez, J. Fortney, D. T. Cobb, and E. O. Sills. 2011. Understanding Angler and Hunter Annual Spending in North Carolina. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, 64:88-94.

Rodriguez, S. L. 2008. Perceptions and Attitudes of a Maasai Community in Southern Kenya Regarding Wildlife Damage Compensation, Conservation and the Predators that Prey on Their Livestock.” Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 13(3):205-206.