Meet the Scholars
Hiroyuki Iseki, PhD
Iseki, H. (2016). Equity in regional public transit finance: Tradeoffs between social and geographic equity. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 142(4), 04016010.
Lejano, R. P., & Iseki, H. (2001). Environmental justice: Spatial distribution of hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities in Los Angeles. Journal of urban planning and development, 127(2), 51-62.
Safa Motesharrei, PhD
Systems Scientist at the University of Maryland (UMD), College Park
Motesharrei, S., Rivas, J., Kalnay, E., Asrar, G. R., Busalacchi, A. J., Cahalan, R. F., … Zeng, N. (2016). Modeling sustainability: Population, inequality, consumption, and bidirectional coupling of the Earth and Human Systems. National Science Review, 3(4), 470–494. https://doi.org/10.1093/nsr/nww081
Devon C. Payne-Sturges, PhD
Payne-Sturges, D. C., Korfmacher, K. S., Cory-Slechta, D. A., Jimenez, M., Symanski, E., Carr Shmool, J. L., … Scammell, M. K. (2015). Engaging Communities in Research on Cumulative Risk and Social Stress-Environment Interactions: Lessons Learned from EPA’s STAR Program. Environmental Justice, 8(6), 203–212. https://doi.org/10.1089/env.2015.0025
Yuen, T. K., & Payne-Sturges, D. C. (2013). Using health impact assessment to integrate environmental justice into federal environmental regulatory analysis. New Solutions: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy: NS, 23(3), 1–28. https://doi.org/10.2190/NS.23.3.b
Rashawn Ray, PhD
Ray, R., Fisher, D. R., & Fisher-Maltese, C. (2016). School gardens in the city: Does environmental equity help close the achievement gap?. Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race, 13(2), 379-395. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1742058X16000229
Roberts, J. D., Ray, R., Biles, A. D., Knight, B., & Saelens, B. E. (2015). Built environment and active play among Washington DC metropolitan children: A protocol for a cross-sectional study. Archives of Public Health, 73(1), 22. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13690-015-0070-3
Sacoby Wilson, PhD
Brandt HM, Haynes VE, Rice LJ, Campbell D, Williams E, Wilson SM, Glover S. Using Photovoice as a Tool for Community Engagement to Assess the Environment and Explore Environmental Health Disparities. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. (2017).
Boyle M^, Soneja S, Quirós-Alcalá L, Dalemarre L, Sapkota AR, Sangaramoorthy T, Wilson SM, Milton D, Sapkota A*. Pilot Study to Assess Residential Noise Exposure Near Natural Gas Compressor Stations. Plos one. (2017).
Aber A^, Waxman N, Khatib A, Bamfo A, Simon-Ogan D, Wilson SM*. Use of Photovoice to Highlight Environmental Justice Issues: The Power of Photography in Buzzard Point, Washington, DC. Environmental Justice. (2017).
Wilson SM^*, Aber A, Ravichandran V, Wright L, Muhammad O. Soil Contamination in Urban Communities Impacted by Industrial Pollution and Goods Movement Activities. Environmental Justice, 10(1), 16-22 (2017).
Burwell-Naney K^*, Wilson SM, Tarver SL, Svendsen E, Jiang C, Ogunsakin OA, Zhang H, Campbell D, Fraser-Rahim H. Baseline Air Quality Assessment of Goods Movement Activities before the Port of Charleston Expansion: A Community–University Collaborative. Environmental Justice 10(1): 1-10 (2017).
Annang L^*, Tinago C, Estrada R, Wilson SM, Sanders L, Bevington T, Carlos B, Cornelius E, Ball L, Svendsen E. Off the Rails in Rural South Carolina: A Qualitative Study of Healthcare Provider Perspectives on the Long-term Health Impact of the Graniteville Train Disaster. Rural and Remote Health. (2016).
Annang L, Wilson SM, Tinago C, Wright-Sanders L, Bevington T, Carlos B, Cornelius E, Svendsen E. Photovoice: Assessing the Long-Term Impact of a Disaster on a Community’s Quality of Life. Qualitative Health Research, 26(2): 241-251 (2016).
Sangaramoorthy T^*, Jamison AM#, Boyle MD, Payne-Sturges D, Sapkota A, Milton DK, Wilson SM. Place-Based Perceptions of the Impacts of Fracking along the Marcellus Shale. Social Science & Medicine. 151: 27-37 (2016).
Boyle MD*, Payne-Sturges DC^, Sangaramoorthy T, Wilson SM, Nachman KE, Babik K#, Jenkins CC#, Trowell J#, Milton DK, Sapkota A. Hazard Ranking Methodology for Assessing Health Impacts of Unconventional Natural Gas Development and Production: The Maryland Case Study. PloS one. 11 (1): e0145368 (2016).
Quiros-Alcala L, Wilson SM, Witherspoon N, Murray R#, Perodin J, Trousdale K, Raspanti G#, Sapkota A. Volatile organic compounds and particulate matter in child care facilities in the District of Columbia: Results from a pilot study. Environmental Research. 146: 116-124 (2016).
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