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Erin Seekamp

Associate Professor

NC State University

SE CASC Co-Investigator

Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management

Area(s) of Expertise

Erin Seekamp conducts research related to partnerships, decision-making, adaptive planning and capacity building in multiple contexts, including: community-based natural resource management, invasive species, recreation management, tourism development, watershed governance, and climate readiness. She integrates qualitative and quantitative research methodologies into her research projects, with survey research, interviews and focus groups as primary data collection and data generation strategies. Erin is particularly interested in the influence of communication (information and norms) on management preferences, attitudes, beliefs and behaviors. She engages with the communities she studies by building project advisory teams and conducting interactive outreach workshops.