Pamela A. Wright, Ph.D.

 I am faculty in the Outdoor Recreation Tourism Management/Ecosystem Science and Management undergraduate program and the Natural Resource and Environmental Studies graduate program at the University of Northern British Columbia located in Prince George, British Columbia.

I lead the UNBC Conservation Science and Planning Lab (Wright Lab).

 

I teach into the following degrees:

  • BSc. Conservation Science and Practice
  • (formerly NRM Outdoor Recreation and Conservation)
  • BA. Nature-based Tourism Management
  • MA/MSc/MNRES/PhD Natural Resource and Environmental Studies

Academic Training

Ph.D. 1992. School of Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

M.Sc. 1988. School of Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

H.B.O.R. 1987. Honors Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation [Summa cum laude]. Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario.

B.Sc.  1987. Bachelor of Natural Science. Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Current Positions

Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management Program, University of Northern British Columbia. (2004- present)

Co-Chair, British Columbia Protected Areas Research Forum (2005-present)

2017-2019 Wilburforce Fellow in Conservation Science

Past Positions

2001-2004. Research Scientist and Program Leader. Forest Monitoring/Sustainability Specialist. USDA Forest Service. National Office/Inventory and Monitoring Institute.

1998-2001. Principal. Confluence ~ Resource and Environmental Management.

1998-2000. Vice Chair. Panel on the Ecological Integrity of Canada’s National Parks. Minster of Canadian Heritage.

1998. Project Team Member. Centre for International Forestry Research North American Test of Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Forestry.

1997-1998. Director, Centre for Coastal Studies. School for Field Studies. Bamfield, British Columbia.

1992-1997. Assistant Professor, School of Resource and Environmental Management. Simon Fraser University. Burnaby, British Columbia.

Recent Awards/Honours

2017-2019 Wilburforce Fellow in Conservation Science

2010 CPAWS National J.B. Harkin Award for Conservation

Founding Member, Nature Canada’s Women for Nature Initiative