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

Teaching Interests

Fish and Wildlife Policy and Law Enforcement
Human Dimensions of Wildlife and Fisheries Management



Year Publications

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Extension Publications

Year Publications

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