FACULTY

Stanley Asah

Stanley Asah

Associate Professor
Human dimensions of natural resource management; Human environment systems analyses; Environmental social psychology


Office: Anderson 201
Phone: 206-685-4960 
Email: stasah@uw.edu

Graduate Interest Group(s): SOCIAL SCIENCES; WILDLIFE SCIENCES

B.S., Agricultural Mechanization and Operations Management, University of Dschang, 1999
M.S., Water Resources Science, University of Minnesota, 2003
Ph.D., Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management, University of Minnesota, 2006


Courses Taught:Quarter offered:
ESRM 200 Society and Sustainable Environments (5)Winter
ESRM 371 Environmental Sociology (5)Autumn
SEFS 550 Graduate Seminar in Environmental Sociology (5)Autumn
Current Sponsored Research:
Communicating and Reaching out About Forest Fires and Smoke: A Social Marketing Approach to Attitude Change
Public attitudes and perceptions of forest fires and smoke: Management implications
Role of motivations on involvement and participation in stewardship organizations: Case of Greater Seattle
Statistical Support for People and Their Environments
Recent Publications:
Asah, S.T. 2015. Transboundary Hydro-Politics and Climate Change Rhetoric: An Emerging Hydro-Security Complex in the Lake Chad Basin. WIREs Water: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews 2:37-45.
Steiner Davis, M,L.E, Asah, S.T., Fly, M.. 2015. Family Forest Owners’ Forest Management Understandings: Identifying Opportunities and Audiences for Effective Outreach and Education. Forest Science 61(1):105-113.
Asah, ST, Lenentine, M.M., Blahna, D.J. 2014. Benefits of Urban Landscape Eco-Volunteerism: Mixed Methods Segmentation Analysis and Implications for Volunteer Retention. Landscape and Urban Planning 123:108-113.
Asah, ST. 2014. Professionals’ Perspectives: Exporing the Occupational and Organizational Psychology of Community-Agency Interactions in Forest Fire Management.. Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research 87(4):552-561.
Asah, ST., Guery A., Blahna, DJ., Lawler, J.J. 2014. Perception, Acquisition and Use of Ecosystem Services: Human Behavior, and Ecosystem Management and Policy Implications. Ecosystem Services 10:180-186.
Duraiappah, A.K., Asah, S.T., Brondizio, E.S., Kosoy, N., O'Farrell, P.J., Prieur-Richard, A-H., Subramanian, S.M., Tacheuchi, K. . 2014. Managing the Mismatches to Provide Ecosystem Services for Human Well-being: A Conceptual Framework for Understanding the New Commons. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 7: 94-100
Asah, S.T., Bengston, D.N., & Westphal, L.M. 2012. The Influence of Childhood: Operational Pathways to Adulthood Participation in Nature-Based Activities. Environment and Behavior 44(4):545-569.
Stanley T. Asah & Dale J. Blahna. 2012. Motivational Functionlism and Urban Conservation Stewardship: Implications for Volunteer Involvement. Conservation Letters Online.
Stanley T. Asah; Dale J. Blahna; C. Ryan. 2012. Involving Forest Communities in Identifying and Constructing Ecosystem Services: Millennium Assessment and Place Specificity. Journal of Forestry 110(3,2): 149-156.
Bengston, D.N., S.T. Asah, and B.J. Butler. 2011. The diverse values and motivations of family forest owners in the United States: An analysis of an open-ended question in the National Woodland Owner Survey. Small Scale Forestry 10(3): 339-355.