Dr. Urs Kreuter

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Title

Joan Negley Kelleher Endowed Professor

Specialization

Human dimensions and socio-economics of rangeland

Education

Ph.D. Utah State University - Range Science
M.A. Utah State University - Economics
M.S. University of Natal - Agriculture
B.S. University of Natal - Agriculture

Phone

(979) 845-5583

Email

urs@tamu.edu

Website

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Address

Texas A&M University
534 John Kimbrough
WFES Building, room 330
2120 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843 USA

Dr. Kreuter is an Professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Texas A&M University. He received a B.S. (Agriculture, 1982) and M.S. (Agriculture, 1985) from the University of Natal, South Africa, and a M.A. (Economics, 1989) and Ph.D. (Range Science, 1992) from Utah State University. Before coming to the USA, Dr. Kreuter was a Research Officer with the Department of Agriculture, South Africa, where he investigated the selective behavior of livestock under different grazing management systems. His Ph.D. research focused on the comparative economics of cattle and wildlife production systems in the midlands of Zimbabwe. Dr. Kreuter was a post-doctoral researcher at Texas A&M University from 1993- 1994. He joined the faculty of Texas A&M University in 1998. Dr. Kreuter currently teaches an undergraduate capstone course in Ecosystem Management, a Study Abroad Course in South Africa that focuses on biodiversity conservation and eco-tourism, and a graduate course in Ecological Economics. Dr. Kreuter's research focuses on elucidating the human dimensions of ecosystem management. Dr Kreuter's research aims to inform policy aimed at creating positive incentives for the sustainable use and management of terrestrial ecosystems under a broad range of land tenure systems. His research has both a national and an international focus.

Contact Us

  • Main office: HFSB 305, 2138 TAMU, (979) 845-5033
  • Undergraduate academic advisor office: KLCT 122D, hjanke@tamu.edu
  • Graduate academic advisor office: HFSB 302A, mrydeen@tamu.edu
  • Information technology office: WFES 308, Mailing address

Department Resources

College of Ag and Life Sciences

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