Kenneth Wallens is an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas at Monticello in the School of Forestry and Natural Resources and Arkansas Forest Resources Center. He received his PhD of Philosophy in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources from Texas A&M University, where he applied social psychological theory and methods to understand environmental and social problems and suggest solutions, primarily through social influence and behavior change. He received his M.S. in Zoology from Oklahoma State University and his B.A. in Psychology from Truman State University.