Tim Mateer
Tim Mateer
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Wells Lab
Human Centered Design


Timothy J. Mateer is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Human Centered Design at Cornell University. He received a dual PhD from the Pennsylvania State University in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment & Recreation, Park and Tourism Management. His research focuses on how exposure to natural environments through recreational and educational experiences helps to support thriving social and ecological systems.

Mateer, T.J., Melton, T.N., Miller, Z.D., Lawhon, B., Agans, J.P., Lawson, D.F., Brasier, K.J., & Taff, B.D. (2023). The Potential Pro-Environmental Behavior Spillover Effects of Specialization in Environmentally Responsible Outdoor Recreation. Land, 12(11), 1970. https://doi.org/10.3390/land12111970 

Mateer, T. J., Melton, T. N., Miller, Z. D., Lawhon, B., Agan, J. P., & Taff, B. D. (2022) A multi-dimensional measure of pro-environmental behavior for use across populations with varying levels of environmental involvement in the United States. PLoS ONE, 17(10), e0274083. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0274083

Mateer, T. J. (2022). Developing Connectedness to Nature in Urban Outdoor Settings: A Potential Pathway Through Awe, Solitude, and Leisure. Frontiers in Psychology, 4137. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.940939



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