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.

Lambeth, T., Jenkins, P. & Farris, M. (2016). Reading through the Storm: Literacy and Disaster Management in Louisiana. In N. Mock & M. Zakour (Eds.), Creating Katrina, Rebuilding Resilience: Lessons from New Orleans on Vulnerability and Resiliency. Elsevier.

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.