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Courtney Flint

Courtney Flint

Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology

Professor, Extension Specialist in Community Resources

Contact Information

Office Location: MAIN 216G
IconPhone: (435) 797-8635

Educational Background

PhD, Rural Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, 2004
MS, Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, 1993
BS, Geography, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 1990


Natural resource sociology


Courtney Flint’s research focuses on the human dimensions of natural systems and the role of experience, attitudes, and local action in landscape change and resource management. Her current projects focus on the social ecology of rivers and assessing wellbeing across Utah communities and landscapes. She has extensive interdisciplinary experience, with primary focus on regional socio-ecological systems in the US. She serves on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the US Environmental Protection Agency as chair of the Sustainable and Healthy Communities Subcommittee.