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Katherine Wollstein

Katherine Wollstein

Ph.D. Student

Katie is a Ph.D. student with the Policy Analysis Group and Wardropper Lab. She studies rangeland policy and governance, community-based natural resource management, and ranching and public lands. She is particularly interested in the link between rangeland health and the well-being of rural communities.


  • M.S., Oregon State University, 2017
  • B.S., Washington State University, 2011

Selected Publications:

  • Davis, E.J., J.A. Abrams, and K. Wollstein. In review. Fire on the Range: Emergent and Established Characteristics in Rangeland Fire Protection Associations. Submitted to Disasters Journal.
  • Abrams, J.A., K. Wollstein, and E.J. Davis. 2018. State Lines, Fire Lines, and Lines of Authority: Rangeland Fire Management and Bottom-Up Cooperative Federalism. Land Use Policy 75:252-259.
  • Wollstein, K. and E.J. Davis. 2017. A "Hammer Held Over their Heads": Voluntary Conservation Spurred by the Prospect of Regulatory Enforcement in Oregon. Human-Wildlife Interactions 11(3):258-273.
  • Abrams, J.A., E.J. Davis, and K. Wollstein. 2017. Rangeland Fire Protection Associations in Great Basin Rangelands: A Model for Adaptive Community Relationships with Wildfire? Human Ecology 45(6):773-785.

Contact Us

Natural Resources and Society

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1139
Moscow, ID 83844-1139

Phone: 208-885-7911

Fax: 208-885-4674


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