amanda gearhart

Amanda Gearhart

Assistant Professor


Honors and Awards

  • Star Award, Outstanding Performance, Bureau of Land Management 2019
  • 1st Place, PhD Student Oral Paper competition, International Society for Range Management 2011
  • Student of the Year, NDSU Masters of Success Leadership Program 2010
  • Adrian Fox Scholarship, NDSU School of Natural Resource Sciences 2010
  • 2nd Place, PhD Student Oral Paper Competition, International Society for Range Management 2009
  • North Dakota View Scholarship, University of North Dakota 2007
  • OX Ranch Research Award, University of Idaho 2003


  • Board of Directors appointed member, Society for Range Management Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring Committee (2013–present)
  • Secretary, Idaho Rangeland Committee (2013-2015)
  • Advisory Council, Idaho Rangeland Resource Commission (2012-2015)
  • Committee Chair, Society for Range Management Remote Sensing/GIS Committee (2006-2007)
  • Committee Member, NDSU Fall Research and Extension Conference (2006)
  • Society for Range Management Member Dec. (2004–present)
  • Society for Ecological Restoration (2014)
  • Certified Idaho Mediator May (2005)


B.S., Oregon State University, 2002
M.S., University of Idaho, 2005
Ph.D., North Dakota State University, 2011



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