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 Dr. Marisol Sepúlveda receives 2015 University Faculty Scholar


Dr. Linda ProkopyCongratulations to Dr. Linda Prokopy on her selection as a 2016 University Faculty Scholar.  The University Faculty Scholars Program​ recognizes outstanding faculty members who are on an accelerated path for academic distinction in discovery and dissemination of knowledge​.

Dr. Prokopy has established a highly successful integrated program focused on the role of human decision making in natural resource management. She has published 78 peer-reviewed journal articles, three book chapters, and seven extension publications. She has raised over $12 million from numerous external and internal grants. As an interdisciplinary social scientist, she typically employs a mixed methods approach to answer research questions and uses a variety of qualitative and quantitative research tools such as mail surveys, internet surveys, case studies, focus groups, and in-person interviews. Dr. Prokopy’s research and extension work generally fits into three overlapping areas: conservation behaviors of farmers, agricultural adaptation to climate change, and social dimensions of watershed management.​