Human Dimensions of Environment (HDE) is an interdisciplinary research group at The Ohio State University focused on promoting social-behavioral approaches to the environment.  HDE welcomes scholars who focus on environmental questions from a range of perspectives, including communication, economics, environmental studies, geography, policy analysis, political science, psychology, public health, and sociology.  



  1. Behavioral Decision Making Small Research Grants for Faculty and Graduate Students

    Jun 12, 2017

    Special grants are available to support behavioral decision making research at Ohio State. Examples of allowable research-related expenses include (but are not limited to) compensation of experimental or survey participants, monetary or other incentives in experiments, research materials or equipment, software, data sets, presentation expenses, conference registration, travel, undergraduate wages, and up to one month of summer support for graduate students.

  2. New! HDE Update Available

    Jun 12, 2017

    Learn about HDE happenings and opportunties by subscribing to our listserv.

  3. Report Available - The Environment in the Curriculum: A 2010 Survey of Ohio State University Students

    Jun 13, 2012

    This report was published by the Environmental Social Sciences Laboratory in the School of Environment and Natural Resources. It shares the results of a survey conducted in the spring of 2010 with undergraduates measuring their attitudes toward the environment and their interest in environmentally-focused courses.  

    To view the report, click here.