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School of Forest, Fisheries, & Geomatics Sciences

School of Forest, Fisheries, & Geomatics Sciences

Taylor Stein

Professor, Ecotourism
Graduate Coordinator

Taylor Stein joined the School in 1998 with teaching and research responsibilities in ecotourism. His research efforts focus on the economic and non-economic benefits of natural or near-natural landscapes with an emphasis in the social sciences. Before joining the School, he served as a Research Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s College of Natural Resources.

In addition to teaching a research responsibilities, Taylor is the lead FFGS faculty involved in the USDA Forest Service/Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University cooperative degree program.

Courses Taught

IdentifierCourse Name
ALS 4404  International Studies – Costa Rica Study Abroad: Tropical Ecosystems 
FOR 2662  Forests for the Future 
FOR 3202  Society and Natural Resources 
FOR 4664  Sustainable Ecotourism Development 
FOR 6665  Landscape Planning for Ecotourism 


353 Newins-Ziegler Hall, PO Box 110410
Gainesville, FL 32611-0410
(352) 846.0860

  • Education

    • PhD, University of Minnesota, 1997
    • MS, Northern Arizona University, 1994
    • BS, Utah State University, 1992