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PUBLICATION LIST (2018 - Current)

Note: Graduate student authors are underlined, undergraduates are marked with *

  •  Medina, R. M., Brewer, S., Linke, A. M., Nicolosi, E. A., Allain, M., & Tharp, D. (2022). The sociospatial ecology of deaths during police interactions in the United States, 2016–2020. Political Geography98, 102710.
  • Shaker, Y., Grineski, S. E., Collins, T. W., & Flores, A. B. (2022). Redlining, racism and food access in US urban cores. Agriculture and Human Values, 1-12.
  • Renteria, R., Grineski, S., Collins, T., Flores, A., & Trego, S. (2022). Social disparities in neighborhood heat in the Northeast United States. Environmental research, 203, 111805.
  • Flores, A.B. (2022). Book Review—Flood Risk Management Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy, and Communities. Water Economics and Policy

  • Grineski, S., Collins, T., Renteria, R., & Rubio, R. (2021). Multigenerational Immigrant Trajectories and Children’s Unequal Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter in the US. Social Science & Medicine, 114108.
  • Rubio, R., Grineski, S., & Collins, T. (2021). Children’s exposure to vehicular air pollution in the United States: environmental injustices at the intersection of race/ethnicity and language. Environmental Sociology, 1-13.

  • Flores, A., Collins, T., Grineski, S., Griego, A., Mullen, C., Nadybal, S., Renteria, R., Rubio, R., Shaker, Y., Trego, S. (2020). Environmental Injustice in the Disaster Cycle: Hurricane Harvey and the Texas Gulf Coast. Environmental Justice,doi pending.

  • Flores, A., Castor, A., Grineski, S., Collins, T., Mullen, C. (2020). Petrochemical releases disproportionately affected socially vulnerable populations along the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey. Population and Environment.

  • Mullen, C., Grineski, S.E., Collins, T.W. and D.L. Mendoza. 2020. "Effects of PM2.5 on Third Grade Students' Proficiency in Math and English Language Arts." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17(6931): 1-21.

  • Nadybal, S. M., Collins, T. W., & Grineski, S. E. (2020). Light pollution inequities in the continental United States: A distributive environmental justice analysis. Environmental Research, 109959.

  • Flores, A.B., Collins, T.W., Grineski, S.E., & Chakraborty, J. (2020). Disparities in Health Impacts and Access to Healthcare among Houston Area Residents after Hurricane Harvey. Public Health Reports. doi:10.1177/0033354920930133
  • Mullen, C., Grineski, S., Collins, T., Xing, W., Whitaker, R., Sayahi, T., Becnel, T., Goffin, P., Gaillardon, P.-E., M. Meyer and K. Kelly. “Patterns of distributive environmental inequity under different PM2.5 air pollution scenarios for Salt Lake County public schools”. Environmental Research 186: 1-10. 
  • Nadybal, S., Grineski, S., Collins, T., Castor, A., Flores, A., Griego, A., ... & Rubio, R. (2020). Environmental Justice in the US and Beyond: Frameworks, Evidence, and Social Action. In Geographies of Behavioural Health, Crime, and Disorder (pp. 187-209). Springer, Cham.
  • Rubio, R., Grineski, S., Collins, T., & Morales, D. X. (2020). Ancestry-Based Intracategorical Injustices in Carcinogenic Air Pollution Exposures in the United States. Society & Natural Resources, 1-19.
  • Flores, Aaron B., Collins, Timothy W., Grineski, Sara E., and Chakraborty, Jayajit. (2020). Social vulnerability to Hurricane Harvey: Unmet needs and adverse event experiences in Greater Houston, Texas. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 46, 101521. doi: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101521.  
  • Collins, T. W., Nadybal, S., & Grineski, S. E. (2020). Sonic injustice: Disparate residential exposures to transport noise from road and aviation sources in the continental United States. Journal of Transport Geography82, 102604.
  • Grineski, S.E., Flores, AB., Collins, T.W., Chakraborty, J. 2020. The impact of Hurricane Harvey on Greater Houston Households: Comparing pre-event preparedness with post-event health effects, exposure experiences and recovery.  Disasters.


  • Grineski, S. E., Collins, T. W., Rubio, R. (2019). Distributional environmental injustices for a minority group without minority status: Arab Americans and residential exposure to carcinogenic air pollution in the US. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(24): 4899. 
  • Collins, T. W., Grineski, S. E., Chakraborty, J., & Flores, A. B. (2019). Environmental injustice and Hurricane Harvey: A household-level study of socially disparate flood exposures in Greater Houston, Texas, USA. Environmental Research, 108772.
  • Collins, T., Grineski, SE. 2019. Environmental Injustice and religion: Outdoor air pollution disparities in metropolitan Salt Lake City, Utah. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 109(5): 1597-1617  
  • Collins, TW, Nadybal, S. Grineski, SE. 2019. Social Disparities in Exposure to Noise at Public Schools in the Contiguous United States. Environmental Research. 175, 257-265 
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW. 2019. Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants in US Public School Districts. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. doi: 10.1136/jech-2018-211832
  • Nadybal, S., S. Grineski, T. Collins, A. Flores`, R. Rubio`, C. Mullen`, *A. Castor`, and *A. Griego`. Forthcoming. Environmental justice in the US and beyond: Frameworks, evidence, and social action. Invited chapter in K. Lersch and J. Chakraborty (eds.) Geographies of Behavioral Health, Crime, and Disorder: The Intersection of Social Problems and Place. Springer. (` denotes equal authorship)  
  • Collins, T., Grineski, SE. In press. Environmental Injustice and religion: Outdoor air pollution disparities in metropolitan Salt Lake City, Utah. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. DOI: 10.1080/24694452.2018.1546568.
  • Chakraborty, J, Grineski, SE, Collins, TW. 2019 (e-pub ahead of print). Hurricane Harvey and people with disabilities: Disproportionate Exposure to Flooding in Houston, Texas. Social Science & Medicine. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.02.039.
  • Chakraborty, J, Collins, TW, Grineski, SE. 2019. Exploring the environmental justice implications of Hurricane Harvey flooding in Greater Houston, Texas. American Journal of Public Health109(2): 244-250.
  • Rubio, R, Grineski, SE, Morales, DX, Collins, TW. 2019 (e-pub ahead of print). The role of parents’ nativity in shaping differential risk of food insecurity among US first graders. Maternal and Child Health Journal.

  • Grineski, SE, Morales, DX, Collins, TW, *Hernandez, E,*Fuentes, A. 2018 (e-pub ahead of print). The burden of carcinogenic air toxics among Asian Americans in four US metro areas. Population and Environment. DOI: 10.1007/s11111-018-0308-4.
  • Grineski, SE, Morales, DX, Collins, TW, Rubio, R. 2018. Transitional dynamics and depth of household food insecurity impact children’s developmental outcomes. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 39(9):715-725.
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW. 2018. Geographic and social disparities in exposure to air neurotoxicants at U.S. public schools. Environmental Research.161:580-587.
  • Collins, TW, Grineski, SE, Chakraborty, J. 2018. Environmental injustice and flood risk: A conceptual model andcase comparison of metropolitan Miami and Houston, USA. Regional Environmental Change. 18(2): 311-323.
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW. 2018. Environmental justice and borders: lessons from the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Invited chapter in
    R. Holifield, J. Chakraborty, and G. Walker (eds.), Handbook of Environmental Justice. New York: Routledge.
  • Collins, TW, Grineski, SE. 2018. Environmental justice and flood hazards: emerging findings and future research needs.
    Invited chapter in R. Holifield,J. Chakraborty, and G. Walker (eds.), Handbook of Environmental Justice. New York: Routledge.
Last Updated: 9/9/22