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.

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.