Publications

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Books:
Peterson, M. N., T. Peterson, and J. Liu. 2013. The Housing Bomb: Why Our Addiction to Houses Is Destroying the Environment and Threatening Our Society. JHU Press.

McCleery, R. A., C. Moorman, M. N. Peterson. 2015. Urban Wildlife: Theory and Practice. Springer. In Press.


Journal Articles:
Serenari, C., Peterson, M. N., & Clark, B. 2015. Theorizing logger religion within the Pacific Northwest timber conflict. Worldviews. In Press.

Stevenson, K. T., Peterson, M. N., Bondell, H. D., Moore, S. E., & Carrier, S. J. (2014). Overcoming skepticism with education: Interacting influences of worldview and climate change knowledge on perceived climate change risk among adolescents. Climatic Change. doi:10.1007/s10584-014-1228-7

Peterson, M. N. 2014. How Wildlife Management Agencies and Hunting Organizations Frame Ethical Hunting in the United States. Human Dimensions of Wildlife. In Press

Sokos, C. K., M. N. Peterson, P. K. Birtsas, and N. D. Hasanagas. 2014. Insights for Contemporary Hunting from Ancient Hellenic Culture. Wildlife Society Bulletin. In Press.

Mayer, J. E., T. L. King, K. C. Birendra, B. Will, M. N. Peterson. 2014. Evaluating Poaching Deterrents in the Southeast. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 1:146–149.

Stevenson, K. T., M. N. Peterson, S. J. Carrier, R. L. Strnad, H. D. Bondell, T. Kirby-Hathaway, and S. E. Moore. 2014. Role of Significant Life Experiences in Building Environmental Knowledge and Behavior Among Middle School Students. The Journal of Environmental Education 45:163-177.

von Essen, E., H. P. Hansen, H. N. Källström, M. N. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2014. Deconstructing the Poaching Phenomenon A Review of Typologies for Understanding Illegal Hunting. British Journal of Criminology:azu022. (PDF)

Bradbury, M., M. N. Peterson, and J. Liu. 2014. Long-term dynamics of household size and their environmental implications. Population and Environment 36:73–84. (PDF)

Garabedian, J. E., R. J. McGaughey, S. E. Reutebuch, B. R. Parresol, J. C. Kilgo, C. E. Moorman, and M. N. Peterson. 2014. Quantitative analysis of woodpecker habitat using high-resolution airborne LiDAR estimates of forest structure and composition. Remote Sensing of Environment 145:68-80. (PDF)

Garabedian, J. E. , C. E. Moorman, M. N. Peterson, and J. C. Kilgo. 2014. Systematic review of the influence of foraging habitat on red-cockaded woodpecker reproductive success. Wildlife Biology 20:37-46. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., M. J. Peterson, T. R. Peterson, and K. Leong. 2013. Why transforming biodiversity conservation conflict is essential and how to begin. Pacific Conservation Biology 19:94–103. (PDF)
Media: BBC Interview

Allen, S., C. Moorman, M. N. Peterson, G. Hess, and S. Moore. 2013. Predicting success incorporating conservation subdivisions into land use planning. Land Use Policy 33:31-35. (PDF)

Blackman, E. B., C. S. DePerno, C. E. Moorman, and M. N. Peterson. 2013. Use of crop fields and forest by wintering American woodcock. Southeastern Naturalist 12:85-92. (PDF)

Chen, X., M. N. Peterson, V. Hull, C. Lu, D. Hong, and J. Liu. 2013. How Perceived Exposure to Environmental Harm Influences Environmental Behavior in Urban China. Ambio 42:52-60. (PDF)

Fratanduono, M.-B. L., T. A. Steelman, M. N. Peterson, M. McHale, and D. Fratanduono. 2013. Barriers to Utilization of Municipal Biomass Residues for Bioenergy. Journal of Extension 51:2FEA10. (PDF)

Heinen, J. L., M. W. Coco, M. S. Marcuard, D. N. White, M. N. Peterson, R. A. Martin, and R. B. Langerhans. 2013. Environmental drivers of demographics, habitat use, and behavior during a post-Pleistocene radiation of Bahamas mosquitofish (Gambusia hubbsi). Evolutionary Ecology 27:971-991. (PDF)

Moorman, M. C., M. N. Peterson, S. E. Moore, and P. J. Donoso. 2013. Stakeholder Perspectives on Prospects for Co-Management of an Old-Growth Forest Watershed near Valdivia, Chile. Society & Natural Resources 26:1022-1036. (PDF)

Palamar, M. B., M. N. Peterson, C. S. DePerno, and M. T. Correa. 2013. Assessing rabies knowledge and perceptions among ethnic minorities in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Journal of Wildlife Management 77:1321-1326. (PDF)

Peterson, M., H. Bondell, M. Fratanduono, K. Bigsby, and M. McHale. 2013. Prediction indicators for voluntary carbon-offset purchases among trail runners. Journal of Sport Behavior 36:264-275. (PDF)

Serenari, C., M. N. Peterson, R. E. Bardon, and R. D. Brown. 2013. The Impacts of the Great Recession on State Natural Resource Extension Programs. Journal of Extension 51:4FEA11. (PDF)

Stevenson, K. T., M. N. Peterson, H. D. Bondell, A. G. Mertig, and S. E. Moore. 2013. Environmental, Institutional, and Demographic Predictors of Environmental Literacy among Middle School Children. PLoS ONE 8(3): e59519. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059519 (PDF)
Links to media coverage during 2013

Allen, S. C., Moorman, C. E., Peterson, M. N., Hess, G. R., & Moore, S. E. 2012. Overcoming socio-economic barriers to conservation subdivisions: A case-study of four successful communities. Landscape and Urban Planning 106:244-252. (PDF)

Dalrymple, C. J., Peterson, M. N., Cobb, D. T., Sills, E. O., Bondell, H. D., & Dalrymple, D. J. 2012. Estimating public willingness to fund nongame conservation through state tax initiatives. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36:483-491. (PDF)

Fielding, D. F. Cubbage, M. N. Peterson, D. Hazel, B. Gugelmann, C. Moorman. 2012. Opinions of Forest Managers, Loggers and Forest Landowners in North Carolina Regarding Biomass Harvesting Guidelines. International Journal of Forestry Research, vol. 2012, Article ID 256141, 15 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/256141. (PDF)

Golden, K. E., M. N. Peterson, C. S. DePerno, R. E. Bardon, and C. E. Moorman. 2012. Factors shaping private landowner engagement in wildlife management. Wildlife Society Bulletin 37:94–100. (PDF)

Hansen, H. P., M. N. Peterson, and C. Jensen. 2012. Demographic transition among hunters: a temporal analysis of hunter recruitment dedication and motives in Denmark. Wildlife Research 39:446-451. (PDF)

Lee Jenni, G. D. *, M. Nils Peterson, F. W. Cubbage, and J. K. Jameson. 2012. Assessing biodiversity conservation conflict on military installations. Biological Conservation 153:127-133. (PDF)

Nelson, C., McHale, M. R., & Peterson, M. N. 2012. Influences of landscape and lifestyle on home energy consumption. Urban Ecosystems 15:773-793. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., Hartis, B., Rodriguez, S., Green, M., & Lepczyk, C. A. 2012. Opinions from the Front Lines of Cat Colony Management Conflict. PloS one, 7(9), e44616. (PDF)
Media Coverage
Links to media coverage during 2012

Peterson, M. N., B. Thurmond, M. Mchale, S. Rodriguez, H. D. Bondell, and M. Cook. 2012. Predicting native plant landscaping preferences in urban areas. Sustainable Cities and Society, 5:70-76. (PDF)

Rodriguez, S. L. *, M. N. Peterson, F. W. Cubbage, E. O. Sills, H. D. Bondell. 2012. Private landowner interest in market based conservation incentive programs for endangered species. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36:469-476. (PDF)

Shellabarger, R. *, M. N. Peterson, and E. Sills. 2012. How conservation and humanitarian groups respond to production of border security on the Arizona–Sonora border. Local Environment 17:481-493. (PDF)

Shellabarger, R., M. N. Peterson, E. Sills, and F. Cubbage. 2012. The Influence of Place Meanings on Conservation and Human Rights in the Arizona Sonora Borderlands. Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture 6:383-402. (PDF)

Blackman, E. B., C. S. DePerno, M. J. Krachey, C. E. Moorman, and M. N. Peterson. 2011. Effects of crop field characteristics on nocturnal winter use by American woodcock. Journal of Wildlife Management 76:528–533. (PDF)

Blackman, E. B., C. S. DePerno, C. E. Moorman, and M. N. Peterson. 2011. Avian influenza testing of American woodcock in an agricultural landscape. Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science 127:189-191. (PDF)

Chen, X., M. N. Peterson, V. Hull, C. Lu, G. D. Lee, D. Hong, and J. Liu. 2011. Effects of attitudinal and socio-demographic factors on pro-environmental behaviour in urban China. Environmental Conservation 38:45–52. (PDF)

Media coverage: NSF Press Release. 2011. Scientists: Big City Life May Alter Green Attitudes (http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=118360). Covered by Science Daily, Terra Daily, etc.

Chitwood, M. C., M. N. Peterson, and C. S. Deperno. 2011. Assessing dog hunter identity in coastal North Carolina. Human Dimensions of Wildlife: An International Journal 16: 128–141. (PDF)

Golden, K. E., C. S. DePerno, C. E. Moorman, M. N. Peterson, and R. E. Bardon. 2011. Predicting private landowner participation and interest in wildlife related fee access. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 65:21–26. (PDF)


Peterson, M. N., A. Lopez, A. G. Mertig, and J. Liu. 2011. Assessing attitudes toward wildlife ownership in United States–Mexico borderlands. Society & Natural Resources 24:962–971. (PDF)

Anderson (Dalrymple), C. J. *, M. N. Peterson, H. D. Bondell, S. L. Rodriguez, J. Fortney, D. T. Cobb, and E. O Sills. 2010. Understanding angler and hunter annual spending in North Carolina. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 64:88-94. (PDF)

Blackman, E. B. *, J. W. Reynolds, C. S. DePerno, C. E. Moorman, and M. N. Peterson. 2010. Earthworm species available to American Woodcock (Scolopax minor) in the wintering grounds in eastern North Carolina, USA. Megadrilogica 14: 59–64. (PDF)

Hansen, H. P., M. N. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2010. Results of the Nordic Hunting in Society Symposium. Human Dimensions of Wildlife: An International Journal 15: 301–302. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., J. L. Birckhead, K. Leong, M. J. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2010. Rearticulating the myth of human–wildlife conflict. Conservation Letters 3: 74–82. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., H. P. Hansen, M. J. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2010. How hunting strengthens social awareness of coupled human-natural systems. Wildlife Biology in Practice, 6: 127–143. (PDF)

Media coverage: Ccomplete article reprinted by the popular Russian National hunting magazine “OKHOTA” (Hunting) (http://journalhunt.com)

Peterson, M. N., T. R. Peterson, A. Lopez, and J. Liu. 2010. Views of private land stewardship among Latinos on the Texas-Tamaulipas border. Environmental Communication 4:406–421. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., C. S. DePerno, C. E. Moorman, K. A. Cunningham, J. P. Milrad, J. D. Riddle, T. A. Steelman. 2009. Hunting and non-hunting college student’s perceptions of wildlife and each other. Proceedings of the Annual conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 63: 47–53. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., X. Chen, and J. Liu. 2008. Household location choices: implications for biodiversity conservation. Conservation Biology 22: 912-921. (PDF)

Media Coverage:
Hand, E. 2008. Homes on the range. Nature 455:266. (PDF)

Raloff, J. 2008. Building homes where the buffalo roamed. Science News: Magazine of the society for science & the public. Web edition: (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., V. Hull, A. G. Mertig, and J. Liu. 2008. Evaluating household-level relationships between environmental views and outdoor recreation. Leisure Science 30:293–305. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., and J. Liu. 2008. Impacts of religion on environmental worldviews: the Teton Valley case. Society & Natural Resources: 21:704–718. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., and J. G. Liu. 2008. Property rights and landscape planning in the intermountain west: The Teton Valley case. Landscape and Urban Planning 86:126–133. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., M. Sternberg, A. Lopez, and J. Liu. 2008. Ocelot Awareness among Latinos on the Texas and Tamaulipas Border. Human Dimensions of Wildlife: An International Journal: 13:339–347. (PDF)

Peterson M. N., L. M. Busch, S. J. Riley, and J. Liu. 2007. Reconciling wildlife management’s conflicted purpose with a land community worldview. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:2499–2506. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., A. G. Mertig, and J. Liu. 2007. Influence of urban immigrants on outdoor recreation and land use in Teton Valley. Journal of Recreation and Park Administration 25:25–38. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., M. J. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2007. Environmental communication: Why this crisis discipline should facilitate environmental democracy. Environmental Communication 1:74–86. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., M. J. Peterson, T. R. Peterson, and J. Liu. 2007. A household perspective for biodiversity conservation. Journal of Wildlife Management 70:1243–1248. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., A. G. Mertig, and J. Liu. 2006. Effects of zoonotic disease attributes on public attitudes towards wildlife management. Journal of Wildlife Management 69:1746–1753. (PDF)

Peterson, T. R., M. N. Peterson, M. J. Peterson, S. A. Allison, D. Gore. 2006. To play the fool: Can environmental conservation and democracy survive social capital? Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 3:116–140. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., M. J. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2006. Why conservation needs dissent. Conservation Biology 20:576–578. (PDF)

Lopez, R. R., P. M. Harveson, M. N. Peterson, N. J. Silvy, and P. A. Frank. 2005. From the field: Changes in ranges of Florida Key deer—does population density matter? Wildlife Society Bulletin 33:343–348. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., R. R. Lopez, E. J. Laurent, P. A. Frank. N. J. Silvy, and J. Liu. 2005. Wildlife loss through domestication: The case of endangered Key deer. Conservation Biology 19:939–944. (PDF)

Media Coverage:
Meadows, R. 2005. Domestication threatens Key deer. Conservation in Practice. Oct–Dec: 11.

Peterson, M. N., M. J. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2005. Conservation and the myth of consensus. Conservation Biology 19:762–767. (PDF)

Translated into Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) as Konservasi dan mitos konsensus. Available at http://www.coraltrianglecenter.org/downloads/Konservasi-MitosKonsensus-Peterson_et_al.pdf.

Media Coverage:
Interview with Nils Peterson. 2005. Policy decisions should be based on ecology. Marine Protected Areas News 7: 4.

Lopez, R. R., N. J. Silvy, R. N. Wilkins, P. A. Frank, M. J. Peterson, M. N. Peterson. 2004. Habitat use patterns of Florida Key deer: Implications of urban development. Journal of Wildlife Management 68:900–908. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N. 2004. An approach for demonstrating the social legitimacy of hunting. Wildlife Society Bulletin 32:310–321. (PDF)

Media coverage: Complete article reprinted by the popular Russian National hunting magazine “OKHOTA” (Hunting) (http://journalhunt.com)

Peterson, M. N., S. A. Allison, M. J. Peterson, T. R. Peterson, and R. R. Lopez. 2004. A tale of two species: Habitat conservation plans as bounded conflict. Journal of Wildlife Management 68:743–761. (PDF)
Cover story:

Peterson, M. N., R. R. Lopez, P. A. Frank. B. A. Porter, and N. J. Silvy. 2004. Key deer fawn response to urbanization: Is sustainable development possible? Wildlife Society Bulletin 32:493–499. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., R. Aguirre, T. A. Lawyer, D. A. Jones, J. N. Schaap, M. J. Peterson, and N. J. Silvy. 2003. Animal Welfare-based Modification of the Rio Grande Wild Turkey Funnel Trap. Proceedings of the Annual conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 57:208–212. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., R. R. Lopez, P. A. Frank, M. J. Peterson, N. J. Silvy. 2003. Evaluating capture methods for urban white-tailed deer. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31:1176–1187. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., R. R. Lopez, N. J. Silvy, C. B. Owen, P. A. Frank, and A. W. Braden. 2003. Evaluation of deer exclusion grates for urban areas. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31:1198–1204. (PDF)

Peterson, M. J., R. Aguirre, P. J. Ferro, D. A. Jones, T. A. Lawyer, M. N. Peterson, and N. J. Silvy. 2002. Infectious disease of Rio Grande wild turkeys in the Edwards Plateau of Texas. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 38:826–833. (PDF)

Peterson, M. J., P. J. Ferro, M. N. Peterson, R. M. Sullivan, B. E. Toole, and N. J. Silvy. 2002. Infectious disease survey of lesser prairie chickens in North Texas. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 38:834–839. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., W. E. Grant, R. R. Lopez, N. J. Silvy. 2002. Implications of fetal sex ratio hypotheses in endangered populations: Simulated dynamics of Florida Key deer, Florida USA. Ecological Modelling 165:209–220. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., T. R. Peterson, M. J. Peterson, R. R. Lopez, and N. J. Silvy. 2002. Cultural conflict and the endangered Florida Key deer. Journal of Wildlife Management 66:947–968. (PDF)

Book Chapters
Peterson, M. N. and S. L. Rodriguez. 2011. Human dimensions of wildlife management. pages 1-20 in N. J. Silvy ed., The Wildlife Techniques Manual: Management. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Sprain, L., M. N. Peterson, M. Vickery, and J. Schutten. 2009. Environmentalism 2.0: New Forms of Social Activism. pp. 337–360 in D. Endres, L. Sprain, and T. Peterson, eds., Social Movement for Climate Change: Local Action for Global Change. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press.

Peterson, M. N., A. Rockhill, and C. S. DePerno. 2008. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. pp. 357-359 in J. B. Callicott and R. Frodeman editors. Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy Volume 2, New York: Gale. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N. 2008. Hunting. pp. 1912–1915 in Sven Erik Jørgensen and Brian D. Fath Editors, General Ecology. Vol. [3] of Encyclopedia of Ecology, 5 vols. Oxford: Elsevier. (PDF)

Peterson, M. N., M. J. Peterson, and T. R. Peterson. 2007. Moving toward sustainability: integrating social practice and material process. pp. 189–221 in P. Pezzullo and R Sandler editors. Environmental Justice and Environmentalism. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. (PDF)