Relevant Publications

Research Publications

Math professor Damir Dzhafarov teaching a graduate topics courseOur team has a diverse background. We’ve compiled relevant publications from their expertise that contributes to the scope of CLEAN EARTH.

People, Place & Policy

  • “Wind turbines , amenities and disamenities : A study of home value impacts in densely populated Massachusetts”, Hoen, B. and C. Atkinson-Palombo (2017). Journal of Real Estate Research 38(4): 473-504. Click here for article.
  • “Guidelines on developing performance metrics for evaluating transportation sustainability”, Zheng, J., N. W. Garrick, C. Atkinson-Palombo, C. McCahill and W. Marshall (2013). Research in Transportation Business and Management 7: 4-13. Click here for article.
  • “Twisting in the Wind: The Politics of Tepid Transitions to Renewable Energy”, (University of Michigan Press 2022). Click here for article.
  • “Peer effects in the adoption of solar energy technologies in the United States: An urban case study” Graziano, M., M. Fiaschetti and C. Atkinson-Palombo (2019).  Energy Research and Social Science 48: 75-84. Click here for article.
  • “Foreign Investment and Political Regimes: The Oil Sector in Azerbaijan, Russia, and Norway,” (Cambridge University Press 2010). Click here for article.
  • “Localizing the Energy Transition: Town-Level Political and Economic Drivers of Clean Energy in the United States,” Energy Research and Social Science 62 (2020) 101376. Click here for article. 
  • “The rise and fall of the segway lessons for the social adoption of future transportation,” Clark, A. V., C. Atkinson-Palombo and N. W. Garrick (2019). Transfers9(2): 27-44. Click here for article. 
  • “Green Priorities: How Economic Frames Affect Perceptions of Renewable Energy in the United States,” Energy Research and Social Science 47 (2019): 28-36 (co-authored with Salil Benegal). Click here for article.
  • “Vetoing the Future: Political Constraints and Renewable Energy,” Environmental Politics 26:1 (2017): 49-70 (co-authored with Jeffrey W. Ladewig). Click here for article.
  • “Byzantine Energy Politics: The Complex Tale of Low-Carbon Energy in Turkey,” in Robin Mills and Li-Chen Sim (eds). Low-Carbon Energy in the Middle East and North America, Palgrave MacMillan (2021), pp.155-183. Click here for article.
  • “Caspian Energy Wealth: Social Impacts and Implications for Regional Stability,” in Amanda Wooden and Christoph Stefes (eds.) The Politics of Transition in Central Asia and the Caucasus: Enduring Legacies and Emerging Challenges, NY: Routledge (2009). Click here for article.
  • “Tilting at windmills? Electoral repercussions of wind turbine projects in Minnesota. Bayulgen,” O., C. Atkinson-Palombo, M. Buchanan and L. Scruggs (2021). Energy Policy159Click here for article.


Climatic Extremes


  • ANTH 1010E: Climate Change and Global Society (Dr. Shoreman-Ouimet)
  • ANTH 3340E: Culture and Conservation (Dr. Shoreman-Ouimet)
  • ANTH 5317: Environmental Anthropology (Dr. Shoreman-Ouimet)
  • POLS 3208 Politics of Oil (Dr. Oksan Bayulgen)
  • POLS/HRTS/ENGR 3209 Sustainable Energy in the 21st Century (Dr. Oksan Bayulgen)

Impact & Outreach