Published Research

Rice, Jennifer L., Brian J. Burke, and Nik Heynen. "Knowing climate change, embodying climate praxis: experiential knowledge in Southern Appalachia."Annals of the Association of American Geographers 105, no. 2 (2015): 253-262.

Burke, Brian J., Meredith Welch-Devine, Seth Gustafson, Nik Heynen, Jennifer L. Rice, Ted L. Gragson, Sakura R. Evans, and Donald R. Nelson. "Can Science Writing Collectives Overcome Barriers to More Democratic Communication and Collaboration? Lessons from Environmental Communication Praxis in Southern Appalachia." Environmental Communication (2015): 1-18.

Burke, Brian J. and Beatriz Arjona. 2013. Experiments with Alternative Political Ecologies: Examining the Construction of Ecovillages and Ecovillagers in Colombia. In: Environmental Anthropology Engaging Ecotopia: Bioregionalism, Permaculture, and Ecovillage Design for a Sustainable Future. Eds, Josh Lockyer and Jim Veteto. New York: Berghahn Books.

Fanatico, A. C., C. M. Owens-Hanning, V. Brewer Gunsaulis, and A. M. Donoghue. "Choice feeding of protein concentrate and grain to organic meat chickens." The Journal of Applied Poultry Research (2016): pfv076.

Donoghue, Ann, K. Venkitanarayanan, Komala Arsi, Ann Woo-Ming, Indu Upadhyaya, A. Kollanoor-Johny, M. J. Darre, A. Upadhyay, A. C. Fanatico, and D. J. Donoghue. "Organic poultry: Developing natural solutions for reducing pathogens and improving production." In Organic Agricultural Conference Proceedings, pp. 1-5. 2015.

Fanatico, A. C. 2010. Poultry processing under animal welfare and organic standards in the United States. In: Owens, Casey M., Alvarado, Christine Z., and Sams, Alan R. (ed). 2010. Poultry Meat Processing. 2nd Edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 441 p.

Ferrell, J., & Shahbazi, A. (2015). County Government Led EIP Development using Municipal Biomass Resources for Clean Energy Production, a case study of the Catawba County North Carolina EcoComplex. Progress in Industrial Ecology. Accepted January 2015

Ghamari, H., and Amor, C., "The Impact of Color on the HealthCare Environment: A Growing Body of Evidence-Based Design," The International Journal of Architectonic, Spatial, and Environmental Design (2014).

Ghamari, H., Amor, C., "An Evidence-Based Design Approach to Improving Social Interactions in Subway Stations," Journal of Civil Engineering and architecture, Libertyville, Illinois, USA, Issue 8 (2014).

Hoepfl, M., & Houser, J.B. (2015). Starting the dialogue: Perspectives on technology and society (2d ed.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt Publishers, Inc.

Andrade, B.S., Hoepfl, M.C., Garcia Maldonado, J.G., & Vasquez, B.C. (2014). Analysis of an affordable rural ecologic home for marginal communities in the Sierra Negro zone, State of Puebla, México. In L.G. Torres and E. R. Bandala (Eds.), Energy and Environment Nowadays (pp. 207-228). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Hoepfl, M. (2011). Professional development of teachers to support creativity and design in the technology and engineering education classroom. In S. Warner & P. Gemmill (Eds.), Creativity and Design in Technology and Engineering Education (pp. 290-320). Reston, VA: Council on Technology Teacher Education.

Houser, J. B., and R. Pitt. 2008. Simulation of Soil Loss and Available Water Content to Assess the Sustainability of Selected Farm Practices. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. Vol. 32 (3), pp. 507-527.

Keplinger, K.O., J.B. Houser, L. M. Hauck, A. Tanter, and L. Beran. 2004. Cost and Affordability of Phosphorus Removal at Small Wastewater Treatment Plants. Small Flows Quarterly Vol. 5, Issue 4.

Houser, J. B. and G. Hoogenboom. 2001. Environmental data collection, retrieval, and dissemination. The Georgia Engineer. 5(3):5-6.

Ignatov, Anatoli. "African Orature as Ecophilosophy: Tuning in to the Voices of the Land." GeoHumanities: Space, Place, and the Humanities, Forum on Attunement (May 2016).

Ignatov, Anatoli. "Thoreau Goes to Ghana: On the Wild and the Tingane" in Common Good(s): Economy, Ecology, Political Theology, ed. Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre, Catherine Keller, and Elias Ortega-Aponte. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015.

Ignatova, Jacqui. Review of The Ghana Reader: History, Culture, Politics. Eds. Kwasi Konadu and Clifford C. Campbell. African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal (2016).

Motter, Jeff. "American Exceptionalism and the Rhetoric of Humanitarianism," Communication Studies, Vol. 61, No.5, 2010 (507-525).

Paudel, Dinesh. "Re-inventing the commons: community forestry as accumulation without dispossession in Nepal." The Journal of Peasant Studies (2016): 1-21.

Fluri, Jennifer L., Paul SB Jackson, and Dinesh Paudel. "A New Development Technology? South Asian Biometrics and the Promise of State Security and Economic Opportunity." Geography Compass 9, no. 10 (2015): 539-549.

Paudel, Dinesh. "Gender and green governance: the political economy of women's presence within and beyond community forestry." Journal of Peasant Studies 41, no. 4 (2014): 638-642.

Raichle, Brian W., Raymond S. Sinclair, and Jeremy C. Ferrell. "Design and construction of a direct hydro powered coffee depulper." Energy for Sustainable Development 16, no. 4 (2012): 401-405.

Lee, David M., and Brian W. Raichle. "A side-by-side comparison of micro and central inverters in shaded and unshaded conditions." In World Renewable Energy Forum, Denver, USA. 2012.

Raichle, Brian W., and W. Richard Carson. "Wind resource assessment of the southern Appalachian Ridges in the southeastern United States."Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 13, no. 5 (2009): 1104-1110.

Cohen, Craig R., Rachel L. Steinfeld, Elly Weke, Elizabeth A. Bukusi, Abigail M. Hatcher, Stephen Shiboski, Richard Rheingans et al. "Shamba Maisha: Pilot agricultural intervention for food security and HIV health outcomes in Kenya: design, methods, baseline results and process evaluation of a cluster-randomized controlled trial." SpringerPlus 4, no. 1 (2015): 122.

Verguet, Stéphane, Shane Murphy, Benjamin Anderson, Kjell Arne Johansson, Roger Glass, and Richard Rheingans. "Public finance of rotavirus vaccination in India and Ethiopia: an extended cost-effectiveness analysis." Vaccine 31, no. 42 (2013): 4902-4910.

Dreibelbis R, Greene LE, Freeman MC, Saboori S, Chase, R, Rheingans R. 2013. Water, sanitation, and primary school attendance: a multi-level assessment of determinants of household-reported absence in Kenya. International Journal of Educational Development 33:1.

Smyth, Mervyn and Jamie Russell. 'From graft to bottle' - Analysis of energy use in viticulture and wine production and the potential for solar renewable technologies. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 8, October 2009.

Kellam, Nadia, Michelle Maher, James Russell, Veronica Addison, and Wally Peters, "Benchmarking the Integration of Complex Systems Study in American Mechanical Engineering Programs," International Journal for Mechanical Engineering Education, July 2007.

J. A. Russell, W. H. Peters, N. N. Craig, and B. C. Coull. "Systems and Ecosystems." Sustainability Science and Engineering: Defining Principles. Ed. Martin Abraham. Elsevier, 2006.

Scanlin, Dennis. (2014) "Build a Solar Food Dehydrator," Mother Earth News.

Scanlin, Dennis. (2013) "Evaluating Solar Food Dryers; Stocking Up with Solar Power," Permaculture Activist.

Scanlin, Dennis. (2006) Watauga County, NC Wind Ordinance, Appalachian State University Energy Center Newsletter.

Tiller, Jeff. Builder's Guide to Energy Efficient Homes (North Carolina (1991 and 2003), Georgia (2002), Kentucky (2003), Tennessee, (2003), and Louisiana (2001).

Tiller, Jeff. Passive Solar Design Guidebook (South Carolina, 2001).

Tiller, Jeff and Jeanne Mercer-Ballard. "Energy, Water and HVAC" Chapter 7. Environmentally Responsible Design: Green and Sustainable Design for Interior Designers. Louise Jones, Ed. Wiley: New York. October 2008.

Westerman, Jennifer, and Jim Westerman, and Brian Whittaker. "Does Social Justice Knowledge Matter? Education for Sustainable Development and Student Attitudes. " Environment, Development, and Sustainability (May 2015). Published online before print.

Robertson, Christina, and Jennifer Westerman, eds. Working on Earth: Class and Environmental Justice. Reno:University of Nevada Press, 2015. Print.

Westerman, James and Erik Van Beek, Jennifer Westerman, and Brian Whitaker. "Ecological Values, Narcissism, and Materialism: A Comparision of Business Students in the United States and the Netherlands." International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development 8.1 (January 2014): 94-113. Print.

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