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Faculty Profile
Diane Kuehn

Diane  Kuehn

Emeritus Associate Professor

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310A Bray Hall


Highest Education

Ph.D., SUNY CESF, Syracuse, NY (Recreation and Tourism), 2002

Areas of Study

  • Recreation Resources Management
  • Ecotourism
  • Nature Tourism
  • Environmental Education
  • Wildlife-related Recreation

Courses Taught

FOR 372 - Fundamentals of Outdoor Recreation

FOR 404 - Ecotourism Abroad

FOR 475 - Recreation Behavior and Management

FOR 476/676 - Ecotourism and Nature Tourism

FOR 496-10 & 797-2 - Perspectives on Career and Gender seminar

FOR 797 - Recreation Management Seminar

Most Recent Publications


Kuehn, D. M., Chase, L., & Sharkey, T. (2017). Adapting to climate change: Perceptions of maple producers in New York and Vermont. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. Accessible online at

Kuehn, D. M., Luzadis, V., & Brincka, M. (2017). "I catch whatever's biting!": Motivations, constraints, and facilitiators of non-preference anglers residing along New York's Lake Ontario Coast. Fisheries Research, 194:188-196.

Kuehn, D., R. Schuster, and E. Nordman. (2015). Landowner perceptions of three types of boating in the Saranac Lakes area of New York State’s Adirondack Park. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 9, 53-63.

Nowak, M., and D. Kuehn. (2014). Factors influencing the granting of conservation easements by private forest owners in the Adirondack Park. Adirondack Journal of Environmental Studies. 19, 27-35.

Kuehn, D. M., Luzadis, V., & Brincka, M. (2013). An analysis of the factors influencing fishing participation by resident anglers. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 18(5): 322-339.

Chase, L., Kuehn, D., and Amsden, B. (2013). Measuring quality of life: A case study of agritourism in the Northeast. Journal of Extension, 51(1): 1FEA3. Accessible online at

Kuehn, D., P. D’Luhosch, V. Luzadis, R. Malmsheimer, and R. Schuster. (2011). Attitudes and Intentions of Off-Highway Vehicle Riders toward Trail Use: Implications for Forest Managers. Journal of Forestry 109(5): 281-287.

Schuster, R. M., L. E. Sullivan, D. M. Kuehn, & D. B. Morais. (2011). Relationships among resident participation in nature and heritage tourism activities, place attachment, and sustainability in three Hudson River communities. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 29(3).

Chase, L., and D. Kuehn. (2010). Measuring Outcomes of Extension Conferences: A Case Study of the National Extension Tourism Conference. Journal of Extension 48(3): 3FEA6.

Kuehn, D., M. J. Sali, and R. Schuster. (2010). Motivations of male and female shoreline birdwatchers in New York. Tourism in Marine Environments, 6(1): 25-37.

Kuehn, D., R. Schuster, M. Mink, and E. Nordman. (2009). Beliefs and attitudes toward boating of four stakeholder groups in the Saranac Lakes area. Adirondack Journal of Environmental Studies, 15 (2): 25-35.

Sali, M. J., and D. Kuehn. (2008). Exploring Motivations Among Male and Female Non-Residential Birdwatchers in New York State. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 13 (3): 201-202.

Sali, M. J., D. Kuehn, and L. Zhang. (2008). Motivations for Male and Female Birdwatchers in New York State. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 13 (3): 187-200.

Kuehn, D., and M. Thompson. (2007). Evaluating extension efforts along Lake Ontario’s eastern shore. Journal of Extension [on-line] 45 (3). Available at:

Kuehn, D.M., C.P. Dawson, and R. Hoffman. (2006). Exploring fishing socialization among male and female anglers in New York’s eastern Lake Ontario area. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 11 (2): 115-127.

Kuehn, D. M., F. R. Lichtkoppler, and C. Pistis. (2005). The Great Lakes charter fishing industry: 1973 to 2002. Fisheries, 30 (3): 10-17.

Kuehn, D., T. Cullenen, L. Marr, and D. Ververs. (2004). B&Bs and inns: Results of the 2002 New York State Survey. NY Sea Grant: Oswego, NY. 8 pp.

Kuehn, D. (2003). Sportfishing: A study of gender and life stage along New York’s eastern Lake Ontario coast. NY Sea Grant: Oswego, NY. 8 pp.

Lichtkoppler, F. R., and D. M. Kuehn. (2003). New York’s Great Lakes charter fishing industry in 2002. Sea Grant Great Lakes Network: Columbus, OH. 8 pp.

Current Graduate Advisees

Akosua AsabereAkosua Asabere

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Kuehn and Limpert leclercq
  • Area of Study: FRM Natural Resources Mgt

Phil CorneyPhil Corney

  • Degree Sought: MPS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Kuehn and Newman
  • Area of Study: Forest Resources Management

Katie McLaughlinKatie McLaughlin

  • Degree Sought: MS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Kuehn
  • Area of Study: FRM Natural Resources Mgt