Publications

Peer-reviewed


 

Rice, W.L.*, Taff, B.D., Miller, Z. D., Newman, P., Zipp, K. Y., Pan, B., Newton, J., & D’Antonio, A. (ACCEPTED). Connecting motivations to outcomes: A study of park visitors’ outcome attainment. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism.

Ferguson, M., Lynch, M., Miller, Z.D., Ferguson, L.A., & Newman, P. (2020). The influence of political orientation on recreationists’ support and opposition for Marcellus Shale natural gas development in Pennsylvania State Forests. Energy Research and the Social Sciences

Rice, W.L, Newman, P., Miller, Z.D., Taff, B.D. (2020). Protected areas and noise abatement: A spatial approach. Landscape and Urban Planning. Link here.

Miller, Z.D., Ferguson, L. A., Newman, P., Ferguson, M., Tipton, N., Sparrow, N., Taff, B. D. (2019). Developing visitor thresholds of sound from shale natural gas compressors for motorized and non-motorized recreation users in Pennsylvania State Forests. Applied Acoustics. Link here.

Miller, Z.D. (2019). A Theory of Planned Behavior approach to developing belief-based communication Day hikers and bear spray in Yellowstone National Park. Human Dimensions of Wildlife. Link here

Miller, Z.D., Taff, B.D., Newman, P., & Lawhon, B. (2019). A research agenda for understanding the role of social media on visitor use and experiences in park and protected areas. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Link here

Taff, D., Benfield, J.,Miller, Z.D.,Schwartz, F., & D’Antonio, A. (2019). Leave No Trace and affect: A study of environmental impacts. Environments, 64(4), 43. Link here

Miller, Z.D., Lawhon, L.B., Schwartz, F., Taff, B.D., & Newman, P. (2019). Identifying communication strategies to reduce visitor-caused waste in the national parks of the United States: The Zero Landfill Initiative. Applied Environmental Education & Communication. Link here

Rice, W., Taff, B.D., Newman, P.,Miller, Z.D.,D’Antonio, A.L., Baker, J., Monz, C., Newton, J., & Zipp, K.Y. (2019). Grand expectations: Understanding outcome interference in Grand Teton National Park. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Link here

Miller, Z.D., Freimund, W., Nickerson, N., Metcalf, E., & Powell, R.B. (2019). Merging elaboration and the theory of planned behavior to understand bear spray behaviors of day hikers in Yellowstone National Park. Environmental Management, 63(3), 366-378. Link here

Lawhon, J.B., Taff, B.D., Newman, P., Vaigas, W., & Miller, Z.D. (2019). Understanding attitudes and support for Leave No Trace: Informing communication strategies with frontcountry state park visitors. Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 11(1), 37-52. Link here

Miller, Z.D., Huang, J., Luo, J., Huijuan, D., Xu, X., Costigan, H., Taff, B.D., Sun, C., Yang, X., Pan, B., Li, G., & Newman, P. (2018). Testing configural and metric invariance of the short form of noise sensitivity scale between US and Chinese samples. Biomedical and Environmental Sciences, 31(11), 851-54. Link here

Sage, J., Nickerson, N., Miller, Z.D., Ocanas, A., & Thomsen, J. (2018). The Complementary Effect of National Park Fee Increases on Visitor Spending in Gateway Communities. Tourism Review International, 22, 187-98. Link here

Miller, Z.D., Rice, W. L., Taff, B.D., & Newman, P. (2018). Understanding visitor motivations at Jimmy Carter National Historic Site: A principal components approach.Heritage, 1, 328-334. Link here

Miller, Z.D. (2018). Finding the unicorn: Evidence-based practices for improving quantitative measures. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 36(4), 151-157. Link here

Benfield, J., Nutt, R., Taff, D., Miller, Z.D., Costigan, H., & Newman, P. (2018). A laboratory study of the psychological impact of light pollution in national parks. Journal of Environmental Psychology57, 67-72. Link here

Miller, Z.D., Freimund, W., & Powell, R.B. (2018). Development and validation of a bear safety elaboration scale. Journal of Interpretation Research, 23(1), 27-44. Link here

Miller, Z.D., Taff, B.D., & Newman, P. (2018). Visitor experiences of wilderness soundscapes in Denali National Park and Preserve. International Journal of Wilderness. 24(2), 32-45. Link here

Miller, Z.D., Freimund, W., & Blackford, T. (2018). Communication perspectives about bison safety in Yellowstone National Park: A comparison of international and North American visitors. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. 36(1), 176-186. Link here

Miller, Z.D., Jorgenson, J., Nickerson, N., & Pitas, N. (2018). A cognitive hierarchy approach to understanding fee increases in the national parks of the United States. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 22(C), 18-25. Link here

Miller, Z.D., Freimund, W., Metcalf, E., & Nickerson, N. (2018). Targeting your audience: Wildlife value orientations and the relevance of messages about bear safety. Human Dimensions of Wildlife: An International Journal, 23(3)213-226. Link here

Miller, Z.D.& Freimund, W. (2018). Using visual-based social norm methods to understand distance-related human-wildlife interactions. Human Dimensions of Wildlife: An International Journal. 23(2), 176-186. Link here

Miller, Z.D.(2017). The enduring use of the theory of planned behavior. Human Dimensions of Wildlife: An International Journal. 22(6), 583-590. Link here

Miller, Z.D. & Freimund, W. (2017). Virtual visitors: Social media and the national parks. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. 35(3), 136-150. Link here

Miller, Z.D., Fefer, J., Kraja, B., Lash, B., & Freimund, W. (2017) Perspectives on visitor use management in the national parks. George Wright Forum. 34(1), 37-44. Link here

Metcalf, P., Miller, Z.D., Mkumbo, P., Depper, G., & Thomsen, J. (2017). Into the second century: A synthesis of student perspectives at 100 years of the National Park Service. George Wright Forum. 34(1), 62-72. Link here

Miller, Z.D., Quigley, C., Hallo, J., Dogbey, J., Che, M., & Seno, S. (2016). Investigating wildlife and grazing perspectives of Kenyan university students. Journal of Nature Conservation, 32, 44-52. Link here

Miller, Z.D., Hallo, J., Sharp, J., Powell, R., & Lanham, J.D. (2014). Birding by ear: A study of recreational specialization and soundscape preference. Human Dimensions of Wildlife: An International Journal, 19(6), 498-511. Link here

Quigley, C., Miller, Z.D., Dogbey, J., Che, S.M., & Hallo, J. (2014).  “No one should destroy the forest.” Using photo-based interviews to understand Kenyan teachers’ views of the environment. International Journal of Science Education. 36(17), 1-21. Link here

Invited 


Miller, Z.D., Freimund, W., & Blackford, T. (2018). Communicating with international and North American visitors about bison safety. Yellowstone Science, 26(1), 67-68. Link here

Thomsen, J., Sharp, R., Freimund, W., Depper, G., & Miller, Z.D.(2017). George Wright Society Student Summit: Setting the stage for the next century of protected area management. George Wright Forum. 34(1). 14-22. Link here

Book chapters


Miller, Z.D., Rice, W., Taff, B.D., & Newman, P. (IN PRESS). Concepts for understanding the visitor experience in sustainable tourism. In S.F. McCool and K. Bosak (Eds.), A Research Agenda for Sustainable Tourism.Cheltenham, UK:Edward Elgar Publishing.

Powell, R.B & Miller, Z.D.(IN PROGRESS). The role of education and communications in proactively and adaptively managing visitor use of parks and protected areas. In M. Brownlee, W. Freimund, J. Hallo, Sharp, R., & Z.D. Miller (Eds.), Visitor Use Management in Parks and Protected Areas.

Brownlee, M., Sharp, R., Hallo, J., Freimund, W., & Miller, Z.D.(IN PROGRESS). Imagining the future. In M. Brownlee, W. Freimund, J. Hallo, Sharp, R., & Z.D. Miller (Eds.), Visitor Use Management in Parks and Protected Areas.

Miller, Z.D., Pan, B., Klippel, A., Taff, B.D., & Newman, P. (IN PROGRESS). Emerging technologies for visitor use management in park and protected areas. In M. Brownlee, W. Freimund, J. Hallo, Sharp, R., & Z.D. Miller (Eds.), Visitor Use Management in Parks and Protected Areas

Technical reports


Miller, Z.D., Santucci, V., Newman, P., & Taff, B.D. (IN PROGRESS). Human Dimensions of Paleontological Resource Management in Denali National Park and Preserve. Report prepared for the National Park Service. The Pennsylvania State University.

Miller, Z.D., Newman, P., Ferguson, M., Taff, B.D., Ferguson, A., Rice, W.L., Tipton, N., Sparrow, V. (IN PROGRESS). Informing the impact of sounds from natural gas compressors on visitors to Pennsylvania State Forests. Report prepared for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The Pennsylvania State University.

D’Antonio, A., Taff, B.D., Monz, C., Newman, P., Baker, J., Rice, W., Freeman, S., & Miller, Z.D. (2019). Leigh and String Lakes Visitor Use Study at Grand Teton National Park. Report prepared for the National Park Service. The Pennsylvania State University.  

Li, R., Pan, B., Miller, Z.D., Taff, D., & Newman, P. (2019). A Qualitative Study on Chinese Visitors in Grand Teton National Park. Report prepared for the University of Wyoming AMK Ranch. The Pennsylvania State University.  

Lawhon, B., Taff, B.D., Miller, Z.D., Newman, P., Schwartz, F., & Meyer, C. (2019). Exploring Camper and Employee Attitudes, Values, and Behaviors Regarding Waste in National Parks. Report prepared for Subaru of American and the National Park Service. Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics.            

Lawhon, B., Taff, B.D., Schwartz, F., & Miller, Z.D.(2018). Exploring Visitor Attitudes, Values, and Behaviors Regarding Waste in National Parks. Report Prepared for Subaru of American and the National Park Service. Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics.     

Newman, P., Taff, B.D., Ferguson, L.A., Graf, A., Costigan, H., & Miller, Z.D.(2018). Denali National Park and Preserve Frontcountry Sounds: Impacts of sounds on visitors’ experience in Denali National Park and Preserve’s Frontcountry.University Park, PA. The Pennsylvania State University Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management.

Rice, W., Taff, B.D., Newman, P., Newton, J., Monz, C.A., D’Antonio, A.L., Baker, J.T., Miller, Z.D.(2018). Visitor use and benefit-achievement in Grand Teton National Park’s String and Leigh Lakes. University Park, PA. The Pennsylvania State University Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management.          

Sage, J., Nickerson, N., Miller, Z.D., Ocanas, A., & Thomsen, J. (2017). Thinking Outside the Park: National Park Fee Increase Effects on Gateway Communities. Missoula, MT. Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research.    

Miller, Z.D., Freimund, W., Dalenberg, D. (2017). Going-to-the-Sun Road Monitoring Protocols. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Dalenberg, D., Freimund, W., & Miller, Z.D.(2017). Traffic Counts and Level of Service on the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Freimund, W., Dalenberg, D., Miller, Z.D. (2017) Impacts of Increased Visitor Demand on the Experience of the Going-to-the-Sun Road.Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Miller, Z.D., Freimund, W., & Dalenberg, D. (2017). Glacier National Park 2017 Bicycle Use Report. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Miller, Z.D., Freimund, W., & Dalenberg, D. (2017). Glacier National Park 2016 Trails Use Report. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Miller, Z.D. & Freimund, W. (2017). Research driven communication: Day hikers and bear safety. Department of Society and Conservation. The University of Montana: Missoula, MT USA.

Miller, Z.D. &Freimund, W. (2017). Yellowstone National Park Bear Safety Education Research: Analysis Report. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Miller, Z.D. &Freimund, W. (2017). Yellowstone National Park Social Media Research: OMB Report. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Miller, Z.D. &Freimund, W. (2016). Yellowstone National Park Bear Safety Education Research: Descriptive Statistics Report. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Miller, Z.D. &Freimund, W. (2016). Yellowstone National Park Exploratory Research on Social Media: Descriptive Statistics Report. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Miller, Z.D.& Freimund, W. (2015). Yellowstone National Park Bison-Visitor Interactions: Descriptive Statistics Report.Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Miller, Z.D., Freimund, W., & Dalenberg, D. (2015). Glacier National Park: 2013 & 2014 Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor Trail Use Report. Missoula, MT. The University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Miller, Z.D.& Freimund, W. (2015) Driver narrative in the Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor in Glacier National Park.Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Miller, Z.D.& Freimund, W. (2015) Hiker narrative in the Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor in Glacier National Park. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Miller, Z.D.& Freimund, W. (2015). Shuttle rider narrative in the Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor in Glacier National Park. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Freimund, W., Dalenberg, D., Mills, C., Weinberg, A., Markegard, S., Warner, T., & Miller, Z.D.(2014). Glacier National Park Site History: Avalanche.  Missoula, MT.  University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Freimund, W. Dalenberg, D., Mills, C., Weinberg, A., Markegard, S., Warner, T., & Miller, Z.D.(2014).  Glacier National Park Site History: Logan Pass. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Freimund, W., Dalenberg, D., Mills, C., Weinburg, A., Markegard, S., Warner, T., & Miller, Z.D.(2014).  Glacier National Park Site History: Sunrift Gorge. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Freimund, W., Dalenberg, D., Mills, C., Weinburg, A., Markegard, S., Warner, T., & Miller, Z.D.(2014).  Glacier National Park Site History: The Loop. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.

Miller, Z.D.& Freimund, W. (2014). Going-to-the-Sun Road Visitor Experience and Support for Management Actions. Missoula, MT. University of Montana Department of Society and Conservation.