Dr. Kevin M. Hunt

Dr. Kevin M. Hunt


  • Sharp Professor of Human Dimensions

Contact Information

Office: 662-325-0870
Rm 1203, Forest Products Laboratory



  • Texas A & M University, Doctor of Philosophy (PHD), Wildlife and Fisheries Science
  • Texas A & M University, Master of Science (MS), Wildlife and Fisheries Science
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bachelor of Science (BS), Forestry & Wildlife

Research Interests

Human dimensions of wildlife, fisheries, and law enforcement


Year Publications

Westlake, S. M., Hunt, K. M. 2021. Human dimensions of pollinator conservation: The development and testing of survey measures for best management practice adoption. Society & Natural Resources 34(4):467-483.


Schlechte, J. W., Taylor, J. B., Buckmeier, D. J., Hutt, C. P., Hunt, K. M. 2021. Identifying Potential Anglers and Customer Segments of Texas Catfish Anglers to Guide Management Actions. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 41(S1):S345-S363.


Schummer, M. L., Smith, A. M., Kaminski, R. M., Hunt, K. M., St. James, E., Havens, H. 2019. Achievement-oriented Effects on Waterfowl Hunt Quality at Mississippi Wildlife Management Areas. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 6:129-135.


Hussain, A., Munn, I. A., Hunt, K. M., Edwards, S. L. 2016. Economic valuation of hunter access on Mississippi Wildlife Management Areas: Discrete-count data modeling. Forest Science 62(5):513-524.


Santos, X. T., Grado, S. C., Hunt, K. M. 2016. Assessing the economic impact of waterfowl hunting in Mississippi: Effects of changes in industry sector data using the IMPLAN model. International Journal of Social Economics. 43(1):86-103.


Graduate Students

  • Basant Pant

Awards & Honors

  • Sharp Distinguished Professor of Human Dimensions
    MSU College of Forest Resources
  • Excellence in Service - MSU Outstanding Graduate Coordinator
    MSU Graduate School
  • Service Award
    MSU College of Forest Resources
  • Exemplary Service
    Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation
  • Distinguished Service
    MS Chapter of American Fisheries Society
  • National Academic Advisor of the Year
  • Regional Academic Advisor of the Year
  • Irvin A. Jefcoat Advising Award
    Mississippi State University
  • Faculty Diversity Award
    Mississippi State University President's Commission on Status of Minorities
  • Teaching Award
    MSU College of Forest Resources

Society Memberships

  • American Fisheries Society
  • Human Dimensions Society
  • MSU Wildlife Enforcement Club
  • Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences
  • Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Xi Sigma Pi