The SESRC’s welcomes its current director, Dr. Lena Le, formerly Director of the Park Studies Unit at the University of Idaho. Dr. Le comes to SESRC with over a decade’s worth of survey expertise and a wealth of experience working with public land management agencies including the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and state park agencies.
The SESRC annually completes 60-75 projects, employs 150-300 students, presents workshops and regularly publishes the results of research conducted at the SESRC. The SESRC is a member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research, and participates in the annual International Field Directors and Technologies conference.