Environmental Politics & Policy
I research and write about social movements & public participation in environmental policy with emphasis on radioactive and hazardous waste.
➢ Recent writing on the dynamics of collective action
& public responses to radioactive waste facilities.
waste policy." An opinion piece in the News Tribune. Pdf.
Active Opposition to Low-level Radioactive Waste Site Proposals.”
Mobilization. 16 (1). 2011.
Divergent Repertoires of Contention Among Opponents to Low-
level Radioactive Waste Disposal Sites.” Social Movement Studies.
7 (3): 265-280. 2008.
➢ Recent writing about hazardous waste policy
formulation & public participation in hazardous waste
* “Contamination, Collaboration, Remediation
and Restoration: Lessons on First and Next-
Generation Environmental Policy
Approaches from the St. Paul Waterway
Superfund Site in Tacoma, Washington.”
Society and Natural Resources. 24 (3). 2011.
eds. Governing America: Major Policies and Decisions of Federal,
State, and Local Government. Facts on File Press. 2011.
➢ I have also applied social movement theory to the
politics of treaty settlements with indigenous peoples
concerning natural resources.
Catching Fish: Political Development of
Māori in New Zealand, the Sealord Fisheries
Settlement, and Social Movement Theory.”
Social Science Journal. 43 (2006): 513-
(for a complete listing of my writing please see my bio/cv page)
Sustainability & Pedagogy
I write about the practice of teaching and learning with emphasis on integrating: sustainability, civic engagement, and writing across the curriculum.
➢ Recent writing on integrating sustainability across
the disciplines in colleges & universities.
A Strategy for Transforming
the Higher Education Curriculum.” Sustainability—The Journal
of Record. 1(3): 188-195. 2008.
➢ Recent writing on civic engagement.
Environmental Studies through an
Service Learning Approach.” With
Nila Wiese. Journal of Marketing
Brokering the Politics of Environmental Studies,” in Jim
Downs, ed., Why We Write: The Politics and Practice of Writing
for Social Change. Routledge. 2005.
➢ Writing about teaching writing.
to Teach Politics.” Co-authored with Israel Waismel-Manor.
PS: Political Science and Politics. 36 (4):755-758. 2003.