OCCRI Researchers

Title: Associate Professor & Extension Specialist
Name: Janean H Creighton
Institution: Oregon State University
Department: College of Forestry – Dept. Forest Ecosystems & Society

Ph.D. Environment and Natural Resource Sciences Washington State University
M.S. Wildlife Biology Washington State University
B.A. Theater Arts Cornigh Institute of the Arts

Research Theme: Fire Science Delivery and Application Communicating Climate Change Science Human Dimemnsions of Natural Resources

Research Fields:

Outreach and Engagement

Professional Activities:

Deputy – International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Extension and Knowledge Exchange Working Party unit 9.01.03.

Technical advisory team for the USDA National Climate Assessment Report on Climate Change Impacts to Rural Communities.

Leadership team for the eXtension Community of Practice: Wildfire Information Network (eWIN)

Steering committee for the Western Governors Association and National Fire Plan’s National Public Fire Education Campaign.

Washington State University BioEarth Stakeholder Advisory Group

Selected Publications:

Grotta, A.T., J.H. Creighton, C. Schnepf, and S. Kantor. 2013. Family forest owners and climate change: understanding, attitudes and educational needs. Journal of Forestry 111(2):87-93

Davis, E.J., C Moseley, C. Olsen, J. Abrams, and J. Creighton. 2013. Diversity and dynamism of fire science user needs. Journal of Forestry 111(2):101-107.