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Faculty Profile
Chad Dawson


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Highest Education

Ph.D., SUNY-ESF (Resource Management and Policy), 1983.

Areas of Study

  • Recreation resources management
  • Wilderness management

Courses Taught

  • Wilderness Management
  • Outdoor Recreation Management

Selected Publications

Dawson, Chad P. and John C. Hendee. 2009. Wilderness Management: Stewardship and Protection of Resources and Values (4th edition). Fulcrum Publishing, Golden, CO.

Dawson, Chad P. 2009. Adirondack recreation and tourism. In William F. Porter, Jon D. Erickson, and Ross S. Whaley (editors). The Great Experiment in Conservation: Voices from the Adirondack Park. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. Pp. 128-144.

Dawson, Chad P. 2009. Ecotourism and Nature-Based Tourism: One End of the Tourism Opportunity Spectrum? In Stephen F. McCool and R. Neil Moisey. Tourism, Recreation and Sustainability: Linking Culture and the Environment. CABI Publishing, CAB International, Wallingford, UK. pp. 38-50. (2nd edition)

Dawson, C.P. and John C. Hendee. 2007. Wilderness Management and Preservation. In Paul Auerbach (editor). Wilderness Medicine (fifth edition). Mosby Elsvier Publishing; Philadelphia, PA. pp. 2198-2205.

Dawson, C.P. and John Hendee. 2007. Social benefits from wilderness experience: Recreation, education, personal growth and healing. In Cyril F. Kormos and Vance G. Martin (editors). The Wild Planet Project. The WILD Foundation, Boulder, CO.; pp. 31-34.

Kuehn, Diane M., C. P. Dawson and Robin Hoffman. 2006. Exploring fishing socialization among male and female anglers in New York’s eastern Lake Ontario Area. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 11: 115-127.

Wang, Cheng-Ping and C. P. Dawson. 2005. Recreation conflict along New York’s Great Lakes Coast. Coastal Management 33:297-314.

Johnson, Andrew and Chad P. Dawson. 2004. An exploratory study of the complexities of coping behavior in Adirondack Wilderness. Leisure Sciences 26:281-293.