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Recent publications by some of our SIRT-Affiliated Faculty.


Kevin Crawford, Sabrina Mueller-Spitz:
Kurtz, CCMitchell, SNielsen, KCrawford, KDMueller‐Spitz, SR. Acute high‐dose titanium dioxide nanoparticle exposure alters gastrointestinal homeostasis in miceJ Appl Toxicol20201– 12

Melissa Bublitz:
Bublitz, MG, Czarkowski, N, Hansen, J, Peracchio, LA, Tussler, S. Pandemic reveals vulnerabilities in food access: confronting hunger amidst a crisis. J Public Policy & Marketing. 2020;



Jeremiah Bohr:
Bohr, Jeremiah. 2019. “Do Energy Burdens Contribute to Economic Poverty in the United States? A Panel Analysis.” Social Forces.

Melissa Bublitz:
Bublitz, M., Rank-Christman, T., Cian, L., Cortada, X., Adriana Madzharov, A., Patrick, V. M., Peracchio, L. A., Scott, M. L., Sundar, A., Townsend, C., & To, N. “Collaborative Art: A Transformational Force within Communities,” Journal of the Association for Consumer Research4(4)

Bublitz, M., Hansen, J., Peracchio, L. A., & Tussler, S. (2019). Hunger and Food Well-Being: Advancing Research and Practice. Journal of Public Policy and Marketing38(2), 136-153.

Bublitz, M. G., Peracchio, L. A., Dadzie, C., Edson Escalas, J., Hansen, J., Hutton, M., Nardini, G., Absher, C., & Tangari, A. H. (2019). Food Access for All: Empowering Innovative Local Infrasctructure. Journal of Business Research100(July), 354-365.

Jason Kalmbach:
“Hazy Accountability in a Federal System: The Role of Air Quality in Gubernatorial Performance Evaluation,” with Brad Bishop. Forthcoming. Political Science Quarterly.

Warren Vaz
Vaz, W.S. Intersection traffic energy management system (ITEMS): formulation and validation. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems 23 (4), 345-356, 2019.

Khanra, M., Nandi, A.K., Vaz, W. Driving Assistance for Optimal Trip Planning of Electric Vehicle Using Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms. Optimization in Industry, Datta, S., Davim, J. (eds.), Management and Industrial Engineering Series, Springer, 2019.


Kevin Crawford:
Alyssa Valentyne, Kevin Crawford, Tyson Cook, Paul D. Mathewson. “Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon contamination and source profiling in watersheds serving three small Wisconsin, USA cities.” Science of The Total Environment, 2018, 627: 1453-1463. ISSN 0048-9697

Elizabeth Barron:
Barron, E.S. “Who Values what Nature? Constructing Conservation Values with Fungi.” The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Physical Geography, Lave, J., C. Biermann, and S. Lane, eds. London: Palgrave, 2018.

Laura Hartman:
Hartman, Laura, ed. That All May Flourish: Comparative Religious Environmental Ethics. Oxford University Press, 2018.

Jason Kalmbach:
Ralston, Jonah J and Jason A. Kalmbach. “Regulating under conditions of uncertainty and risk: Lessons learned from state regulation of hydraulic fracturing.” Environmental Practice, 2018.  

M. Elsbeth (Misty) McPhee:
Sadowski, C.L., G. Olsen, and McPhee, M.E. 2018.  Effects of rearing environment on behavior of captive-reared whooping cranes.  Proceedings of the North American Crane Workshop, 14:56-66.

Stephanie Spehar:
Spehar, S.N., Sheil, D., Harrison, T., Louys, J., Ancrenaz, M., Marshall, A.J., Wich, S.A., Bruford, M.W. and Meijaard, E., 2018. Orangutans venture out of the rainforest and into the Anthropocene. Science Advances, 4(6): e1701422.

Elizabeth Barron:
Raatikainen, K.J., and E.S. Barron. 2017. “Current agri-environmental policies dismiss varied perceptions and discourses on management of traditional rural biotopes.” Land Use Policy 69: 564-576.

Barron, E.S. “Who Cares? The Human Perspective on Fungal Conservation” The Fungal Community: Its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem, 4th edition. Dighton, J., J.F. White Jr., and P. Oudemans, eds., London: CRC Press, 2017.

Laura Hartman:
Hartman, Laura. “Climate Engineering and the Playing God Argument,” Carnegie Journal of Ethics and International Affairs, 31 no. 3 (2017): 1-21.

Hartman, Laura. “Wrestling With Wickedness: A Response.” Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology, 21 (2017) 87-95.

Douglas Haynes:
Haynes, Douglas. Every Day We Live Is the Future: Surviving in a City of Disasters. University of Texas Press, 2017.