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Name: Overdevest, Christine
Title: Associate Professor
Organization: Sociology, Criminology & Law
Education: Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 2005
Office Address: 3219 Turlington Hall PO Box 117330 Gainesville, FL 32611-7330
Email: coverdev@soc.ufl.edu
Telephone: +1 (352) 392-0265


Interested in public particiption in natural resources mangement, especially in ecosystem management/adaptive management, or other collaborative approaches. Interested in stakeholder-based approaches to regulation and policy-making in general, including new approaches to governance such as certification organizations and industry self-regulation/codes of conduct. Recent publications in the Water Resources area:Overdevest, C., Orr. C.S., and K. Stepenuck 2004. Volunteer Stream Monitoring and Local Participation in Natural Resource Issues. Human Ecology Review. Winter 2004:177-185.Gergel, S.E., Bennett, E.M., Greenfield, B.K., King, S., Overdevest, C., and B. Stumborg. 2004. A Test of the Environmental Kuznets Curve Using Long-term Watershed Inputs. Ecological Applications. 14(2):555?570.Recent Publications in Forestry area:Overdevest, C. and M.G. Rickenbach. Forthcoming. Forest Certification and Institutional Governance: An Empirical Study of Forest Stewardship Council Certificate Holders in the United States. Forest Policy and Economics. Rickenbach M.G. and C. Overdevest. Forthcoming. More than Markets: Assessing FSC Certification as a Policy Tool. Journal of Forestry.

Keywords: MANAGEMENT; MARKETS; PARTICIPATION; REGULATION; SOCIAL; SOCIOLOGY