Jill Richardson’s Dissertation Research Featured

Jill Richardson’s dissertation research examines how a Montana-based non-profit, Blackfoot Challenge (BC), facilitates the exchange of knowledge between experts and laypeople for carnivore management.  Her article titled, “The Cows May Safely Graze: Placing Expert-Lay Relationships at the Center of Overcoming the Expert-Lay Knowledge Divide” was recently published in “Rural Sociology.”  Her research was recently featured in “The Rural Reconciliation Project.” She has another paper that has been accepted by “Society and Natural Resources” titled “They Need to be Managed: Hunters’ and Ranchers’ Narratives of Increased Acceptance of Wolves After a Decade of Wolf Hunting.”