Kreg Lindberg

Associate Professor, Tourism and Outdoor Leadership

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Kreg Lindberg

Dr. Kreg Lindberg

Associate Professor
Tourism and Outdoor Leadership

Curriculum Vitae


Kreg Lindberg teaches and conducts research in tourism, outdoor recreation, sustainability, and social science aspects of natural resource management.

Current research includes:

  • Subjective well-being as an alternative to economic value for understanding the impacts of public policies and projects.
  • Integration of latent variables and choice modeling, such as the relationship between life values, connectedness to nature, and preferences for development of a wild reindeer interpretive center in Norway.
  • Statewide trail recreation patterns and preferences for Oregon State Parks.

Kreg has a Ph.D. in forest social science with a minor in economics from OSU, a masters in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and a bachelors in history from Dartmouth College. He has worked in 15 countries on 6 continents.

Kreg enjoys the Nature of Words and similar creative expressions.  When he's not in class or on the computer, Kreg's out hiking with his dog, swimming, cross-country skiing, or pretending to race triathlons.

Faculty Profile, Quarterly Cruise, OSU College of Forestry, Fall 2012

OSU-Cascades "It's in the Bag" Lecture - Nov. 5, 2008

Play Without Outlets: Reconnecting Youth with Nature