Shannon H. Rogers, Ph.D.
Leader, Community Engagement Core,
Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program
Environmental Studies Program, Dartmouth College
University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension
Areas of Expertise: Stakeholder participation in natural resource management and decision making; community-based research and engaged scholarship; ecological economics and policy; social capital; sustainability science
Background: B.A. Environmental Studies (with honors) Dartmouth College 2004; M.S., Resource Administration & Management, University of New Hampshire 2007; Ph.D., Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, Minor in College Teaching, University of New Hampshire 2011; Post doctoral experience with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources 2011-2012
Experience: Shannon's research interests have been focused on engaging stakeholders and the public with decisions around natural resource management. To do this she uses tools and insights from many different fields, including decision sciences and ecological economics. Her work is often place-based and conducted in partnership with community stakeholders. Recently she has focused on measuring community sustainability with a focus on walkabilty and social capital, evaluating and valuing watershed ecosystem services and local environmental decisions, as well as assessing local ecological knowledge around issues of water quality.