Associate Professor
lcramer@oregonstate.edu

Office: 541-737-5382

Bexell Hall

Bexell Hall 404

2251 SW Campus Way

2251 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
Credentials: 
Ph.D. Sociology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, 1993
M.S. Sociology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, 1988
B.S. Psychology/Sociology, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, 1985

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At OSU
Affiliated with: 
School of Public Policy
Research/Career Interests: 

Courses taught:

  • Soc. 206 - Social Problems and Issues
  • Soc 360 - Population Trends & Policy
  • Soc 454/454 - Leisure & Culture
  • Soc 475/575 - Rural-Urban Sociology
  • Soc 480/580 - Enviromental Sociology
  • Soc 481/581 - Society & Natural Resources
  • Soc 485/585 - Consensus & Natural Resources
  • Soc 499/599 - ST/Environmental Risk

Areas of Interest:

  • Natural Resource Sociology
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Social Impact Assessment
  • Rural Sociology

Funded Projects (2000-present):

  • Co-Investigator (with Mark Needham), “Coastal Resident Perceptions of Proposed Marine Reserves in Oregon” Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, 2012-2013.
  • Principle Investigator, “Initial Public Response to Coastal Tsunami Warnings,” Oregon Sea Grant, Oregon State University, 2011.
  • Collaborator, (with E. Granek, et. al.) “Measuring Ecological, Economic and Social Values of Coastal Habitats to Inform Ecosystem-based Management of Land-Sea Interfaces.” National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of Santa Barbara, CA., 2006-2008.
  • Principle Investigator, “Experiencing Outdoor Recreation by an Aging Society.”  Oregon State University General Research Fund, 2005.
  • Principle Investigator, “Resource Use and Social Change in Oregon Communities.” Oregon State University Faculty Release Time Grant, 2005.

Honors & Awards:

  • 1999 Rural Sociological Society Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 1998 College of Liberal Arts Researcher of the Year, Oregon State University
My Publications

2010

Journal Article

Cramer, Lori A et al. Ecosystem Services As A Common Language For Coastal Ecosystem-Based Management.. Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology 24.1 (2010): 207 - 16. Print. Conservation Biology : The Journal Of The Society For Conservation Biology.

2008

Journal Article

Cramer, Lori A et al. Coastal Ecosystem-Based Management With Nonlinear Ecological Functions And Values.. Science (New York, N.Y.) 319.5861 (2008): 321 - 3. Print. Science (New York, N.y.).

2006

Journal Article

Cramer, Lori A, and S. Davis. Perceptions Of Domestic Animals: A National Survey Of Producers And The Public. Philosophy and Ethics: New Research (2006): 305-318. Print. Philosophy And Ethics: New Research.

2000

Book Chapter

Cramer, Lori A, Susan Hanna, and Madeleine Hall-Arber. Community Infrastructure And The Development Of Human Capital: A Pacific View. Change And Resilience In Fishing. Corvallis, OR: Oregon Sea Grant Publishers, 2000. 57-68. Print. Change And Resilience In Fishing.

1999

Journal Article

Shindler, B, and Lori A Cramer. Changing Public Values: Consequences For Pacific Northwest Forestry. Journal of Applied Forestry 13.1 (1999): 28-34. Print. Journal Of Applied Forestry.

1993

Book Chapter

Cramer, Lori A, R.S. Krannich, and R.L. Little. Rural Community Residents' Views Of Nuclear Waste Siting In Nevada. Public Reactions To Nuclear Waste: Citizens' Views Of Repository Siting. Duke University Press, 1993. 263-287. Print. Public Reactions To Nuclear Waste: Citizens' Views Of Repository Siting.

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