Roslynn McCann

Environment and Society Dept

Sustainable Communities Specialist


Roslynn McCann

Contact Information

Phone: 435-797-5116
Email: roslynn.mccann@usu.edu
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Educational Background

MS, Rural Extension Studies, University of Guelph, 2005
Agricultural Education and Consumer Awareness in Oxford County
Other, European Studies, University of Guelph/Univeristy of Konstanz, 2004
PhD, Extension Education, (Environmental Education), University of Florida
Predicting Engagement in a Conservation Easement Agreement
Program Planning and Evaluation , University of Florida , 2020

Biography

Roslynn McCann is an Associate Professor, Sustainable Communities Extension Specialist. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Florida with a major in Extension Education, minor in Environmental Education.

Teaching Interests

Roslynn teaches ENVS 4700, Communicating Sustainability and has taught ENVS 5570, Sustainable Living. These are community engaged learning classes empowering students to foster environmental change throughout communities. Enthusiasm, approachability, and credibility are central values in her teaching.

Research Interests

Applying behavioral theory to explain and predict environmental behavior change, then influencing change via social marketing techniques. USU Extension Sustainability involves outreach on air quality, climate change, water conservation, land conservation, landfill issues, sustainable and local food initiatives, and renewable and efficient energy. Permaculture design as a climate change adaptation and mitigation framework, and climate and extreme weather programming in Extension are of current focus to her work.

Awards

Sustainability Outreach Award of Excellence, 2019

National Network for Sustainable Living Education

New Specialist Award, 2016

USU Specialist Association

2015 National 1st Place Winner: Excellence in Community Development - Individual, 2015

National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals

2015 Western Region Winner: Excellence in Community Development - Individual, 2015

National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals

Western Region Representative, 2015

National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP)

Community Engaged Scholar, 2014

Utah Campus Compact

Chair, 2013

Extension Specialists Association

Vern A. Fridley Environmental Educator of the Year: Nominated, 2012

Utah Society for Environmental Education

2008 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Graduate Student Teaching Award, 2008

NACTA

2008-2009 Jack L. Fry Award for Excellence in College Teaching, 2008

University of Florida

University of Florida Agricultural Education and Communication Graduate Student Teaching Award, 2008

University of Florida


Publications | Abstracts

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Publications | Book Chapters

    • Curtis, K., McCann, R.B, (2017). Utah Farm-Chef-Fork: Linking Rural Growers with Urban Chefs to Enhance Local Food Sourcing: Urban-Rural Tourism: Strategies in Sustainability . CAB International
    • Tainter, J.A, Taylor, T., McCann, R.B, Lobo, J., (2015). Sustainability: Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. John Wiley & Sons.

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Fact Sheets

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Curriculum

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Journal Articles

    Academic Journal

    Professional Journal

    Public or Trade Journal

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | MultiMedia

    Video

      An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Publications | Technical Reports

      Research Reports

      • Kipp, J., McCann, R.B, Klain, S., Lachapelle, P., Pinto, D., Dozier, M., (2021). Extension Climate and Extreme Weather Programming: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities. eExtension Foundation *

      An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Publications | Other

      Bulletins

        Magazine/Trade Publications

        Newsletter

          Newspaper

            Miscellaneous Extension

              An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

              Teaching

              ENVS 4700 - Communicating Sustainability, Spring 2020
              , Fall 2018
              ENVS 4700 - Communicating Sustainability, Fall 2018
              ENVS 4700 - Communicating Sustainability, Spring 2018
              ENVS 4700 - Communicating Sustainability, Spring 2017
              ENVS 4700 - Communicating Sustainability, Spring 2016
              ENVS 4950 - Special Topics, Fall 2015
              ENVS 4700 - Communicating Sustainability, Spring 2015
              ENVS 4700 - Communicating Sustainability, Spring 2014
              ENVS 6480 - Graduate Orientation Seminar, Fall 2013
              ENVS 4700 - Communicating Sustainability, Spring 2013
              ASTE 6200 - Principles and Practices of Extension Education, Spring 2013
              ENVS 6480 - Graduate Orientation Seminar, Fall 2012
              ENVS 6900 - Graduate Special Topics, Fall 2012
              SOC 6800 - Teaching Strategies for Sociology, Fall 2012
              PSC 4900 - Student Farm Practicum, Spring 2012
              ENVS 5550/6550 - Sustainability: Concepts and Measurement, Spring 2012
              ENVS 5570 - Sustainable Living, Spring 2012
              ENVS 4600 - Natural Resources Interpretation, Fall 2011
              ENVS 2340 - Natural Resources Policy and Economics, Fall 2011
              ENVS 1990 - Professional Orientation for Environment and Society, Fall 2011

              Extension

              USU Extension Sustainability, 2011 - Ongoing

              Graduate Students Mentored

              Brhianna Malcom, Environment & Society, February 2020
              Alexi Lamm, Environment & Society, September 2015 - December 2020
              Alexandra Dolezal, Environment & Society, August 2016 - August 2019
              Emily Skill, Environment & Society, August 2017 - April 2019
              Kailie Leggett, Environment & Society, August 2016 - December 2018
              Julie Koldewyn, Environment & Society, August 2013 - December 2015
              Blake Thomas, Environment & Society, January 2013 - December 2015
              Colyn Kilmer, Environment & Society, September 2011 - May 2012