Our Scholarship

Books and Monographs

Please see below for a list of books, edited volumes, and monographs produced by researchers at the Natural Hazards Center and our collaborators.

Jerolleman, Alessandra, Elizabeth Marino, Nathan Jessee, Liz Koslov, Chantel Comardelle, Melissa Villarreal, Daniel de Vries, and Simon Manda. 2024. People or Property: Legal Contradictions, Climate Resettlement, and the View from Shifting Ground. Berlin, Germany: Springer Nature.

Erikson, Kai and Lori Peek. 2022. The Continuing Storm: Learning from Katrina. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Caniglia, Elizabeth, Andrew Jorgenson, Stephanie Malin, Lori Peek, David Pellow, and Xiaorui Huang, eds. 2021. Handbook of Environmental Sociology. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Tierney, Kathleen. 2019. Disasters: A Sociological Approach. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.

Fothergill, Alice and Lori Peek. Children of Katrina. 2015. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Tierney, Kathleen. 2014. The Social Roots of Risk: Producing Disaster, Promoting Resilience. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press.

Weber, Lynn, and Lori Peek, eds. 2012. Displaced: Life in the Katrina Diaspora. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Peek, Lori. 2011. Behind the Backlash: Muslim Americans after 9/11. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Waugh, William, and Kathleen J. Tierney, eds. 2007. Emergency Management: Principles and Practice for Local Government. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: International City and County Management Association.

National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Committee on Disaster Research in the Social Sciences; Tierney, Kathleen J. (contributing author). 2006. Facing Hazards and Disasters: Understanding Human Dimensions. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.

Wescoat, James L. Jr., and Gilbert F. White. 2003. Water for Life: Water Management and Environmental Policy. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Tierney, Kathleen J., Michael K. Lindell, and Ronald W. Perry. 2001. Facing the Unexpected: Disaster Preparedness and Response in the United States. Washington, DC: Joseph Henry Press/National Academy Press.

Mileti, Dennis S. 1999. Disasters by Design: A Reassessment of Natural Hazards in the United States. Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press.

Dynes, Russell R., and Kathleen J. Tierney, eds. 1994. Disasters, Collective Behavior, and Social Organization. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press.

Burton, Ian, Robert W. Kates, and Gilbert F. White. 1993. The Environment as Hazard. 3rd ed. New York: The Guilford Press.

Mileti, Dennis S. and Colleen Fitzpatrick. 1993. The Great Earthquake Experiment: Risk Communication and Public Action. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Mileti, Dennis S., Patricia A. Bolton, Gabriel Fernandez, and Randall G. Updike. 1991. The Eruption of Nevado del Ruiz Volcano Colombia, South America, November 13, 1985. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Tierney, Kathleen J., William J. Petak, and Harlan Hahn. 1988. Disabled Persons and Earthquake Hazards. Boulder, CO: Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado Boulder.

London, Julius, and Gilbert F. White, eds. 1984. The Environmental Effects of Nuclear War. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Gillespie, David F. and Dennis S. Mileti. 1979. Technostructures and Interorganizational Relations. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.

White, Gilbert F. 1977. Environmental Effects of Complex River Development. New York: Routledge.

Gillespie, David F., Dennis S. Mileti, and Ronald W. Perry. 1976. Organizational Response to Changing Community Systems. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press.

White, Gilbert F. and J. Eugene Haas. 1975. Assessment of Research on Natural Hazards. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.