Nie, Martin A.
NIE, Martin A.
Office—University of Montana, College of Forestry and Conservation, Department of Society and Conservation, Missoula, MT 59812. E-mail—[email protected].
University of Minnesota—Duluth, assistant professor of political science and coordinator of policy studies program; University of Montana, Missoula, assistant professor of natural resources policy, 2002—.
Beyond Wolves: The Politics of Wolf Recovery and Management, University of Minnesota Press (Minneapolis, MN), 2003.
Contributor to periodicals, including Human Ecology Review, Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy, and Society & Natural Resources.
WORK IN PROGRESS:
Researching natural resource policy, governance, public-land politics, and wildlife policy.
Educator and environmentalist Martin A. Nie is the author of Beyond Wolves: The Politics of Wolf Recovery and Management. In this 2003 work Nie examines the controversies surrounding wolf recovery programs in several areas of the United States, including Alaska, the Northern Rockies, and New England. The emphasis in Beyond Wolves is on "wolf recovery as value-based political conflict," according to Library Journal contributor Lynn C. Badger, who added that "recovery success will depend on the extent to which the program is inclusive, participatory, and democratic." On the University of Montana Web site, Nie wrote that he has a special interest in natural resources governance, "the political institutions and decision-making processes used to handle difficult policy problems."
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Library Journal, March 15, 2003, Lynn C. Badger, review of Beyond Wolves: The Politics of Wolf Recovery and Management, p. 112.
University of Montana Web site,http://www.umt.edu/ (April 20, 2004), "Martin Nie."*