Recent Publications:

Loss of Urban Forest Canopy and the Effects on Neighborhood Soundscapes. with RJ Laverne (lead). 2018. Urban Ecosystems.

Swimming Together: adaptation through Emergence of knowledge and Learning in Networked Watershed Governance. 2017. 2017. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. with A Samanta (lead).

Network Structure and Adaptive Capacity in Watershed Governance. 2017. With Aritree Samanta. 2017.Journal of Environmental Planning and Management.  

The Economic Value of Tree Preservation in a Weak Land Development Market Region. Journal of Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, 43(2): 55-72. With B. Mikelbank, R. Laverne and K. Hexter.

Cleveland's EcoVillage: Green and Affordable Housing through a Network Alliance. With W. Dennis Keating. ( 2011). Housing Policy Debate.

Ohio's Balanced Growth Program: A Case Study of Collaboration for Planning and Policy Design. 2009. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 52(4) June.

The Use of Focus Groups for Design and Implementation of Environmental Administrative Programs: A Comparison of Two State-Level Processes in Ohio. Environmental Practice. 2007. Vol. 9, No. 3: 166-178. Principal author, w. K. O'Brien, C. Robey & K. Toth, Great Lakes Environmental Finance Center, CSU.

The Use of Constituent Focus Groups for More Effective Program Planning and Management: A Case Study of the Clean Ohio Revitalization Fund. 2006. Public Performance & Management Review Vol. 30, No.1: 96-121. Co-authors w. K. O'Brien and K. Toth, Great Lakes Environmental Finance Center, CSU.

Training Opportunities Available to Ohio Lake Erie Basin Local Decision-Makers Regarding the Economic and Fiscal Benefits of Coastal and Watershed Stewardship. 2006. w.Erica Matheny, Ph.D student. Journal of Great Lakes Research 32: 142-157.

Training Needs of Coastal Resources Decision-Makers in Ohio's Lake Erie Basin. 2005. Coastal Management Vol. 33, No. 3: 335-351. Principal author w. M. Tevesz, C. Robey, K. O'Brien, M. McGoun, K. Toth, D. Baracskay.

The Role of the University in City Planning: A Case Study of Cleveland's Lakefront Redevelopment Plan. 2004. Ekistics. Vol. 71, No 427/428/429, July pp. 192-202; w. Kathy W. Hexter.

The Current Coastal Resources Management Training Market in Ohio's Lake Erie Basin. 2004. Coastal Management. Vol. 32, No. 3: 271-291. Principal author, w. K. O'Brien, C., C. Robey,  M. Tevesz, D. Baracskay, L. Feix, C. Kasselmann, J. Reutter, G. Wright.

Environmental Justice and Information Technologies: Overcoming the Information Access Paradox in Urban Communities. 2003. Public Administration Review 63, 5 : 573-585. Principal author, w. Anjali Mathur, Earth Day Coalition.

Community Development and Environmental Quality: Benefits and Challenges Using a Service Learning Model for University Engagement. 2003 Journal of the Community Development Society 33, 2: 72-90.

Nature's Neighborhood: Urban Environmental History and Neighborhood Planning.  2002. Journal of the American Planning Association 68, 4 (Autumn): 1-16.