Jessica Kahler

Dr. Jessica Kahler is an assistant professor of Sociology and Criminology, Law and Society.


Ph.D. Philosophy, Conservation Criminology, Michigan State University, 2016
M.A. Fisheries and Wildlife Management, Michigan State University, 2010
B.A. Anthropology, The Ohio State University, 2003
B.S. Natural Resources/Wildlife Management, The Ohio State University, 2003

Research Interests:

Risk perception and communication, protected areas management, compliance to environmental
regulations and alternative (non-punitive) mechanisms to increase compliance in communities

Countries/Regions of Expertise:

Cameroon, Cambodia, Madagascar, Namibia, Indonesia, Vanuatu, Republic of Congo


3219 Turlington Hall
P.O. Box 117330
University of Florida
Gainesville FL 32611-7330

Phone: (352) 294-7193
Fax: (352) 392-6568