Publications: Books and Book Chapters


Burley, David. 2010.  Losing Ground: Identity and Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana. Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi. Find out more >>

Freudenburg, William R., Robert Gramling, Shirley Laska. 2009.  Catastrophe in the Making: The Engineering of Katrina and Disasters of Tomorrow. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

Jenkins, Pamela J. and Steve Kroll-Smith, eds. 1996.  Witnessing for Sociology: Sociologists in the Court. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

Book Chapters

Baxter, Vern, Pamela Jenkins, Steve Kroll-Smith, and Beth Fussell. 2010. “Urbanization: New Orleans Neighborhood Change after Hurricane Katrina.” Pp. 111-119 in The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Vol 15. Editors: Wanda Rushing and Charles Reagan Wilson. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.

Burley, David, Pamela Jenkins and Brian Azcona. 2006. “Loss, Attachment, and Place: Land Loss and Community in Coastal Louisiana.” Pp. 21-42 in Michael Benton, Wes Houp, and Melissa Purdue (eds.), Community and Ecology, Jai/Elsevier Press. Volume 10 (Research in Urban Policy Series).

Button, Gregory V., and Kristina Peterson. 2009. "Participatory Action Research: Community Partnership with Social and Physical Scientists." Pp. 327-340 in Susan A. Crate and Mark Nuttall (eds.), Anthropology and Climate Change. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

Farris, Monica Teets. 2005. “New Partnerships for Homeland Security Policy Development and Application: Government, Private Sector, and Higher Education.” Chapter 7, pp. 149-158 in William C. Nicholson (ed.),Homeland Security Law and Policy. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Jenkins, Pamela. 2012. "Gender and the Landscape of Community Work Before and After Katrina." Chapter 20, Pp. 169-178 in Emmanuel David and Elaine Enarson (eds), The Women of Katrina: How Gender, Race, and Class Matter in an American Disaster. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press.

Jenkins, Pamela and Brenda Phillips. 2009. “The Roles of Faith-Based Organizations After Hurricane Katrina.” Pp. 215-238 in Ryan P. Kilmer, Virginia Gil-Rivas, Richard G. Tedeschi, & Lawrence G. Calhoun(eds.),  Helping Families and Communities Recover from Disaster: Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina and Its Aftermath. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Jenkins, Pamela, John Kiefer and Shirley Laska. 2010. “Attending to the Forgotten: The Elderly, Collaborative Practice, and Evacuation.” Pp. 99-121 in Dorothy Norris-Tirell and Joy A. Clay (eds.),  Strategic Collaboration in Public and Nonprofit Administration: A Practice-Based Approach to Solving Shared Problems, Boca Raton, Fl: CRC Press.

Kiefer, John and Lindsey McCormick. 2008. “From Lessons Learned to Lessons Taught: Implications of Katrina on the Ground and Higher Education.” Chapter 17 in Jessica Hubbard (ed.), Emergency Management in Higher Education: Current Practices and Conversations. Fairfax, VA: Public Entity Risk Institute.

Kiefer, John and Kristina Peterson. 2009. “Integrating Disaster Resilience into Traditional Academic Programs.” Chapter 2 in Jessica Hubbard (ed.), Ideas From An Emerging Field: Teaching Emergency Management in Highter Education. Fairfax, VA: Public Entity Risk Institute. 

Lambeth, T., Farris, M., Garner, S., Freeman, S. & Olivier, M. L. (2015). Non-Profits, Academic Institutions, and their Role. In A. Jerolleman & J. J. Kiefer (Eds.), The Private Sector's Role in Disasters: Leveraging the Private Sector in Emergency Management. New York: Taylor and Francis.

Mattei, N.J., S. Stack, M. Faris, I. Adeinat and S. Laska. 2009. “Mitigation of Repetitively Flooded Homes in New Orleans, Louisiana.” Pp. 365-378 in C.A. Brebbia and E. Tiezzi, (eds). Ecosystems and Sustainable Development VII, Southhampton, Boston: WIT Press.

Nance, Earthea. 2009. “Making the Case for Community-Based Laboratories: A New Strategy for Environmental Justice.” Chapter 7, pp. 153-166 in Robert Bullard and Beverly Wright (eds.), Race, Place, and Environmental Justice After Katrina. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Peterson, Kristina and Richard Krajeski. 2012. “Grounded in Faith-Inspired to Action: Bayou Women Own Their Own Recovery.” Chapter 25, Pp. 220-230 in Emmanuel David and Elaine Enarson (eds), The Women of Katrina: How Gender, Race, and Class Matter in an American Disaster. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press. 

Phillips, Brenda, Pam Jenkins, and Elaine Enarson. 2009. “Violence and Disaster Vulnerability.” Pp. 279-306 in Brenda Phillips, Deborah Thomas, Alice Fothergill and Lynn Blinn-Pike (eds.), Social Vulnerability to Disasters. Boca Raton, Fl: CRC Press.