David Fulton, Ph.D.

Dr. Fulton completed a PhD in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources at Colorado State University. He joined the Minnesota Coop Unit in October 1998 and has worked closely with state and federal wildlife management agencies in conducting applied social science research to address management concerns.


Only David's five most recent publications are shown here. For more information about David, including a full publications list, visit his profile page on the Minnesota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit web site. 

David also can be reached at his University of Minnesota email address:  dcfulton@umn.edu


  • Ph D Colorado State University 1997
  • MS Washington State University 1992
  • BS Texas A&M University 1987

Research Interests

  • Applying social psychological concepts and theory to better understand issues in natural resources management.
  • Understanding how values and attitudes influence behavior.

Teaching Interests

  • Social science theory and methods applied to natural resource management issues.
  • Land use planning.