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Meredith L. GoreAssociate Professor, Department of Fisheries & Wildlife, School of Criminal Justice
works not only to improve the effectiveness of environmental governance but also reduce risk to people and the environment. motived by: 1) improving conservation social science methods, 2) generating knowledge for conservation problems, and 3) enhancing concepts of risk and their application to conservation.
Conservation criminology, community-based wildlife management
McCarthy, S., Tambe, M., Kiekintveld, C., Gore, M L., and A. Killion. (In press). Preventing illegal logging: simultaneous optimization of resource teams and tactics for security. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Annual Conference on Artificial Intelligence.
Gore, M. L., Lute, M. L., Ratsimbazafy, J. H., and A. Rajaonson. (In press). Local perspectives on environmental security and its influence on illegal biodiversity exploitation. PLoSONE.
Rizzolo, J. B., and M. L. Gore. (In press). Culturally specific anti-poaching interventions: extending a cultural theory of risk to poaching motivations and deterrents. Crime, Law and Social Change.
Jager, C., Nelson, M. P., Goralnik, A., and M. L. Gore. (2016). Michigan mute swan management: A conservation ethics case study to understand contentious natural resource management issues. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 21(3). DOI: 10.1080/10871209.2015.1129679.
Gore, M. L., Ratsimbazafy, J. H., Rajaonson, A., Lewis, A., and J. S. Kahler. (2016). Public perceptions of poaching risks in a biodiversity hotspot: implications for wildlife trafficking interventions. Journal of Trafficking, Organized Crime and Security.
Rinkus, M.A. Dobson, T., Gore, M. L., and E. A. Dreelin, (2016). Collaboration as process: a case study of Michigan’s watershed permit. Water Policy, 18: 182-196.
Government FocusInternational, Local, State
Media CoverageHow our attitudes figure into the wolf debate
Wolves of Isle Royale help scientists understand how people form ethical decisions about conservation issues
Conservation criminology at MSU works to defend the rights of nature and wildlife around the world
Militarization of Conservation: Narratives of Poaching
Sharks: bad creatures or bad image?