Dr. Steinhoff's research interests include Environmental Philosophy,
Environmental Policy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics, and East Asian Philosophy.


Restoring Nature in Protected Areas, Association of Environmental Studies and Sciences Conference (2013)


Ecological Integrity in Protected Areas: Two Interpretations, Seattle Journal of Environmental Law (2013)

Federal environmental legislation and policy in the United States require that managers seek to maintain...



Naturalness and Biodiversity: Why Natural Conditions Should Be Maintained Within Protected Areas, William and Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review (2012)

In this Article, I will argue that naturalness (natural conditions) should be maintained as a...



The Wilderness Act, Prohibited Uses, and Exceptions: How Much Manipulation of Wilderness Is Too Much, Natural Resources Journal (2011)

The Wilderness Act of 1964 prohibits a number of uses in federally designated wilderness areas....


Contributions to Books

Section 4(f) and Transportation Planning: Citizen Ideals vs. Consumer Preferences, Finding our Way(s) in Environmental Communication: Proceedings of the Seventh Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment (2005)

Section 4(f): A Role for Citizens in the Protection of Significant Public Recreation Areas, Proceedings of the 6th Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment (2001)