Wright, Pam

Pam Wright
PhD Natural Resource Management, MSc Natural Resource Management (Ohio State University), BSc Biology, BSc Outdoor Recreation Management (Lakehead University) Associate Professor
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In addition to teaching and working throughout British Columbia and the rest of Canada, Dr. Wright has also worked throughout the US and internationally in Central and South America, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

Pam hosts the BC Protected Areas Research Forum—an organization dedicated to strengthening the linkages between research and protected areas planning and management. For more information, please visit https://www.unbc.ca/bcparf.

Research and Expertise

Dr. Wright's research focuses on conservation-based approaches to protected areas design, planning and management; managing and monitoring the ecological integrity of protected areas; indigenous tourism; and the social and ecological impacts and benefits of tourism and recreation on wild spaces. Other research and teaching interests include the emerging field of aboriginal tourism and the development of systems-based monitoring approaches for sustainable forest management.

Supervises in:
  • PhD NRES
  • MA Outdoor Recreation & Conservation
  • MSc Outdoor Recreation & Conservation