Name: Nicholas Reo (e-mail)
Title: Assistant Professor of Native American Studies and Environmental Studies
Education: Ph.D. Michigan State University –May 2010
Courses to be taught: NAS 18/ENVS 18:"Native Peoples in a Changing Global Environment" and NAS 52/ ENVS 82 "Community Partnerships for Environmental Research and Management."
Nicholas Reo is an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. He studies tribal (indigenous) coupled human and natural systems with particular interest in 1) linked socio-ecological outcomes of traditional land management practices, 2) traditional ecological knowledge and 3) tribal responses to rapid environmental change. Dr. Reo also studies tribal participation in multi-party, cooperative environmental governance.
Fragoso, J. and N.J. Reo (2013) Complex Interactions Between Biota, Landscapes and Native Peoples Ecological Processes 2 (28).
Reo, N.J. and A. Parker (2013) Re-thinking colonialism to prepare for the impacts of rapid environmental change Climatic Change 120 (3): 671-682.
Reo, N. J. and K. P. Whyte. 2012. Morality and Hunting as Elements of Traditional Ecological Knowledge. Human Ecology 40(1).
Reo, N. J. 2011. The Importance of Belief Systems in Traditional Ecological Knowledge Initiatives. International Indigenous Policy Journal 2(4).
McConnell, W. J., J. D. A. Millington, N. J. Reo, M. Alberti, H. Asbjornsen, et al. 2011. Research on Coupled Human and Natural Systems (CHANS): Approach, Challenges and Strategies. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 92: 218–228. [doi:10.1890/0012-9623-92.2.218]
Reo, N. J. and J. W. Karl 2010. Tribal and state ecosystem management regimes influence forest regeneration. Forest Ecology and Management 260 (5).
Reo, N. J. 2009. Ash trees, Indian communities and the emerald ash borer. Unpublished article available online at www.emeraldashborer.info/educational.cfm
Kazmierski, J., M. Kram, E. Mills, D. Phemister, N. J. Reo, et al. 2004. Conservation planning at the landscape scale: a landscape ecology method for regional land trusts. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 47 (5).
Last Updated: 10/3/13