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Gwendŵr Meredith

Gwendŵr Meredith

Postdoctoral Fellow

Mailing Address

Department of Natural Resources and Society
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1139
Moscow, ID 83844-1139

Gwendŵr Meredith is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Natural Resources and Society. She earned a Ph.D. in Human Dimensions of Ecosystem Science and Management from Utah State University and a B.A. in Animal Behavior, Ecology and Conservation from Indiana University. Gwendŵr has a background in social-ecological systems research and examines cross-boundary collaboration, particularly inter-agency collaborative efforts in managing public lands. She is interested in researching the social dimensions of nutrient cycling in American agriculture as well as stakeholders' perceptions of land-use change in rangelands and ways to mediate conflicting landuse valuation.


  • Ph.D., Utah State University, 2019
  • B.A., Indiana University, 2013

Research Interests

  • Collaborative adaptive management
  • Landscape-scale restoration planning
  • Social-ecological networks for collaborative environmental governance
  • Innovation diffusion theory

Selected Publications

  • Sayles, J., Garcia, M. M., Hamilton, M., Alexander, S., Baggio, J., Fischer, A. P., Ingold, K., Meredith, G. & Pittman, J. (2019). Social-ecological network analysis for sustainability sciences: a systematic review and innovative research agenda for the future. Environmental Research Letters.
  • Hardegree, S. P., Abatzoglou, J. T., Brunson, M. W., Germino, M. J., Hegewisch, K. C., Moffet, C. A., . . . Meredith, G. R. (2018). Weather-Centric Rangeland Revegetation Planning. Rangeland Ecology & Management,71(1), 1-11.

Manuscripts in preparation

  • Meredith, G.R., Brunson, M.W., Hardegree, S.P. Management innovations for resilient public rangelands: Adoption constraints and considerations
  • Meredith, G.R., Baggio, J., Brunson, M.W. Collaborative management of mule deer in Southeastern Utah: an examination of the social-ecological network
  • Meredith, G.R., Brunson, M.W. Effects of wildfire on collaborative governance of rangelands - a case study of the 2015 Soda Fire

Awards & Honors

  • Redd Center for Western Studies
  • Summer Grant for Upper Division and Graduate Students Spring 2018


College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho
Rm: CNR 16B

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

Phone: 208-885-7428