About Jamie

Jamie Dahl (she/her) is a Doctoral Candidate, in Education and Human Resources Studies at Colorado State University. Her research focus is on diversity and inclusion within the natural resource professions using an environmental justice frame. Her prior work and education experiences include forest management, volunteer management, training, extension outreach, career coaching, education, and research consulting. She has been an active member of the Society of American Foresters for over 20 years and serves as the chair of SAF’s Diversity and Inclusion Working Group. Jamie is also an active Project Learning Tree Facilitator.

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  • She currently teaches outreach and engagement in natural resources. Research interests include engagement and inclusion in natural resources and forestry; youth education and pathways; and mixed methodology.


Ph.D. Candidate, Education and Human Resources Studies - Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO, Expected 2022

M.S. , Forest Resources - The Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA, 2006

B.S. , Forest Management - The Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA, 2004

Awards, Honors, Grants

  • Mollie Beattie Visiting Scholar in Forest Policy, Society of American Foresters, 2020-2021
  • Fellow of the Faculty Institute for Inclusive Excellence, CSU, 2015
  • Teamsmanship Award, Warner College of Natural Resources, 2015
  • Outstanding Recent Alumni in the Penn State School of Forest Resources, 2011


  • The Society of American Foresters