Research Scientist, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station
B.S. University of Michigan, Natural Resources
M.S. University of Arizona, Watershed Management
Ph.D. University of Arizona, Renewable Natural Resource Studies
Senior Research Associate & Research Associate, Department of Natural Resources; Cornell University, Ithaca,
International Policy Specialist, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center. Washington, DC, 1992
Senior Instructional Specialist, School of Renewable Natural Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1991-1992
International Cooperation Specialist, Office of International Affairs, National Park Service, Washington, DC.
Buck, Louise E., Charles C. Geisler, and John Schelhas, Eva Wollenberg (eds). In Preparation (accepted for publication).
Biological Diversity: Balancing Interests through Adaptive Collaborative Management. CRC Press.
Schelhas, John and Russell Greenberg, eds. 1996. Forest Patches in Tropical Landscapes. Washington, DC: Island
Jantzi, Terrence, John Schelhas, and James P. Lassoie. 1999. Environmental Values and Forest Patch Conservation
in a Rural Costa Rican Community. Agriculture and Human Values 16:29-39.
Thacher, Thomas A., David Lee, and John Schelhas. 1997. Farmer Participation in Government Sponsored Reforestation
Incentive Programs in Costa Rica. Agroforestry Systems 35:269-289.
Harris, Lisa K., William W. Shaw, and John Schelhas. 1997. Urban Neighbors' Wildlife Related Attitudes and Behaviors
near Federally Protected Areas in Tucson, Arizona, USA. Natural Areas Journal 17(2):144-148.
Schelhas, John, Terrence Jantzi, Thomas Thacher, Caleb Kleppner, and Kimberly O'Connor. 1997. Costa Rica: Meeting
Farmers' Needs through Forest Stewardship. Journal of Forestry 95(2):33-38.
Schelhas, John. 1996. Land Use Choice and Change: Intensification and Diversification in Tropical Lowland Costa
Rica. Human Organization 55(3): 298-306.
Schelhas, John. and William W. Shaw. 1995. Understanding Land Use and Natural Resource Decisions of Park Neighbors.
In Expanding Partnerships in Conservation. Jeffrey A. McNeely (ed). Washington, DC: Island Press.
Schelhas, John. 1994. Building Sustainable Land Uses on Existing Practices: Smallholder Land Use Mosaics in Tropical
Lowland Costa Rica. Society and Natural Resources. 7(1):67-84.
Schelhas, John W. 1991. A Methodology for Assessment of External Issues Facing National Parks, With an Application
in Costa Rica. Environmental Conservation 18(4):323-330.
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