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Lisa Naughton

Professor of Geography

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Postdoctoral Fellow, Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, 1997
PhD, University of Florida-Gainesville, 1996

Research Areas

Biodiversity conservation in developing countries.
Social conflict and land use around protected areas.
Wildlife ecology in human-dominated landscapes.
Property rights to wildlife.

Courses Taught

Geog 339 Environmental Conservation
Geog 434 People, Wildlife and Landscapes
Geog 538 The Humid Tropics: Ecology and Development
Geog 930 People and Protected Areas in the Tropics
Geog 930 People, Wildlife and Landscapes

Selected Publications

Naughton-Treves, L. Alix-Garcia, J. and C. Chapman. (in review). Parks and Poverty: Lessons from a decade of forest loss and economic growth around Kibale National Park, Uganda.

Argarwal, M., Naughton-Treves, L., Sumar, S. and A. Treves. In press. "Paying for wolves in Solapur, India and Wisconsin, USA: The politics and practice of compensation". Biodiversity Conservation.

Naughton-Treves, L. In press. "Collaborative land use planning in protected areas" in (F. DeClerck et al eds) Integrating Ecology into Poverty Alleviation and International Development Efforts. Springer Press.

Wendland, K., Naughton-Treves, L. Su árez, L. and Suyanto. 2010."Rewards for Ecosystem Services and Collective Land Tenure: Lessons from Ecuador and Indonesia". Mountain Research Forum. Vol X(1):19-22. http://www.mtnforum.org/rs/bul.cfm.

Treves, A., Jurewicz, R., Naughton-Treves, L. and D. Wilcove. 2009. "The Price of Tolerance: Wolf Damage Payments After Recovery". Biodiversity and Conservation. DOI 10.1007/s10531-009-9695-2

Naughton-Treves, L. 2007. "Collaborative land use planning. Zoning for conservation and development in protected areas". LTC Policy Briefing, #4. August. http://www.nelson.wisc.edu/ltc/

Naughton-Treves, L., et al. 2006. "Expanding protected areas and incorporating human resource use: A study of 15 forest parks in Ecuador and Peru" Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy. http://ejournal.nbii.org/

Treves, A., Wallace, R., Naughton-Treves, L. and A. Morales. 2006. "Co-managing human-wildlife conflicts: A review." Human Dimensions of Wildlife.11(6): 383 - 396.

Naughton-Treves, L., Chapman, C. and D. Kammen. 2006. "Burning Biodiversity: Commerical and subsistence use of woody biomass in western Uganda", Biological Conservation. 134:232 - 241.

Naughton-Treves, L., Buck, M. and K. Brandon. 2005. "The Role of Protected Areas in Conserving Biodiversity and Sustaining Local Livelihoods" Annual Review of Environment and Resources. 30:219-252.

Chiyo, P.I., Cochrane, E.P., Naughton-Treves, L.and G.I. Basuta. 2005. "Temporal patterns in crop raiding by elephants. A response to changes in forage quality of crop availability?" African Journal of Ecology. 43:48-55.

Naughton-Treves, L., and A. Treves. 2005. "Socio-ecological factors shaping local attitudes to wildlife in rural Africa", pp. 253-277 in Woodroffe, R. et al. (eds) People and Wildlife: Conflict and Coexistance. Cambridge University Press.

Treves, A. and Naughton-Treves, L.. 2005. "Evaluating Lethal Contol in the Management of Human-Wildlife Conflict", pp. 86-106 in Woodroffe, R. et al. (eds) People and Wildlife: Conflict and Coexistance. Cambridge University Press.

Naughton-Treves, L. and N. Salafsky. 2004. "Wildlife conservation in agroforestry buffer zones: Opportunity and conflict." pp. 319-345 in G. Schroth, et. al, editors, Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes. Island Press.

Naughton-Treves, L.. 2004. "Deforestation and carbon emissions at tropical frontiers: A case study from the Peruvian Amazon" World Development. 32:173-190.

Chapman, C., Chapman, L.J., Naughton-Treves, L.., Lawes, M.J., and L.R. McDowell. 2004. Predicting folivorous primate abundance: Validation of a nutrition model. American Journal of Primatology. 62:55-69

Treves, A., Naughton-Treves, L., Harper, E., Mladenoff, D., Rose, R., Sickley, T. and A. Wydeven. 2004. "Predicting human-carnivore conflict: A spatial model based on 25 years of wolf predation on livestock" Conservation Biology. 18:114-125.

Chapman, C.A., M.J. Lawes, Naughton-Treves, L., and T.R. Gillespie. 2003. "Primate survival in community-owned forest fragments: Are metapopulation models useful amidst intensive use?" in L.K. Marsh, editor, Primate Ecology and Conservation. Kluwer Academic /Plenum Publishers, New York. Pp. 63-78.

Naughton-Treves, L., Mena, J.L., Treves, A., Alvarez, N. and V. Radeloff. 2003. "Wildlife survival beyond park boundaries: The impact of slash-and-burn agriculture and hunting on mammals in Tambopata, Peru" Conservation Biology. 17:1106-1117.

Alvarez, N. and Naughton-Treves, L.. 2003. "Linking national agrarian policy to deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon: A case study of Tambopata, 1986-1997" Ambio. 23:269-274.

Grossberg, R., Treves, A. and Naughton-Treves, L.. 2003. "The incidental ecotourist - Measuring visitor impacts on endangered howler monkeys inhabiting an archaeological site in Belize" Environmental Conservation. 30(1):40-51.

Naughton-Treves, L., Grossberg, R. and A. Treves. 2003. "Paying for tolerance? The impact of livestock depredation and compensation payments on rural citizens' atttiudes toward wolves" Conservation Biology. 17(6):1500-1511.

Naughton-Treves, L. 2002. "Wild animals in the garden: Conserving wildlife in Amazonian agroecosystems." Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 92(3):488-506.

Naughton-Treves, L. and C. Chapman. 2002. "Fuelwood resources on fallow land in East Africa." Journal of Sustainable Forestry. 14:19-32.

Awards and Honors

2008 - 9 Picard Chair of Geography
2006 - 7 Vilas Faculty Associate Research Award
2006 - 7, Fulbright-Hays Research Fellowship. Reforming Environmental Governance: The Ecuadorian Experience with Protected Areas
2005 - 6, Fulbright-IIE, Research and Teaching Grant, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award for 2005
Visiting Research Fellow, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University, 2001-2002
Environmental Leadership Program Fellow, 2000-2001 (declined)
Lilly Teaching Fellowship, UW-Madison, 1999-2000
MacArthur Postdoctoral Fellowship in Environment and Security, Princeton University, 1996-97
American Association of University Women Fellowship, 1995

Graduate Students and Postdocs

Ryan Marsh (M. Sc.) "Forest conservation strategies in Madagascar"
Holly Robertson (M.Sc.) "Biodiversity conservation on private lands in Costa Rica"
Jess Long (M.Sc.) "Understanding spatial and social dimensions of forest dependency in the Peruvian Amazon"

Other Activities

"Learning about Deer Hunting" (story by the Wisconsin State Journal)
Wolf recovery in Wisconsin
Land tenure issues related to forest carbon sequestration projects in developing countries
Decentralization and governance of protected areas in developing countries

Chair, Undergraduate Program, Department of Geography, UW-Madison
Faculty Affiliate, Land Tenure Center, UW-Madison
Program Committee Member, Graduate Program in Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development, Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies
Scientific Advisor to the Endangered Resources Program of the Wisconsin Dept of Natural Resources
Collaborative research with international conservation organizations, including:

The Center for Applied Biodiversity Science
The Wildlife Conservation Society

Contact Information

Office Hours: W 12-2, F 1-3:30, (until 10/27, thereafter 12-1, 2:30-3:30) or by appt. appointment

Mailing Address:
Department of Geography
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Room 355 Science Hall
550 North Park Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1404 USA

Phone: 608-262-4846

Fax: 608-265-3991

Email: : lnaughto@wisc.edu