Dr. Jeffrey Skibins is an Assistant Professor in the Park Management and Conservation Program at Kansas State University. His research uses conservation psychology theories to explore people’s connection to wildlife and how this influences their pro-conservation behaviours.
He works with zoos, aquariums, and national parks throughout the United States, Africa, Australia, and South America. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Illinois Wesleyan University, his master’s degree in conservation biology from Illinois State University, and his doctoral degree in Park and Protected Area Management from Clemson University. Prior to completing his PhD, Dr. Skibins spent fifteen years working for conservation agencies in the Chicagoland area.
Contributions to HumansandNature.org:
- Fostering Resilient Relationships between People and Wildlife: The Influence of Zoos and Aquariums on Culture
A response to "how can zoos and aquariums foster cultures of care and conservation?"
- Jeffrey Skibins' Faculty Page
Learn about Jeffrey's research and teaching at Kansas State University.
- Publications by Jeffrey Skibins
Read some of Jeffrey's recent publications.