Journal articles


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Forthcoming. The neighborhood built environment and COVID-19 hospitalizations. PLOS ONE (with A. Rigolon, B. Anderson-Gregson, A. Miller, P. deSouza, B. Montague, C. Hussain, K. Erlandson, S. Rowan). 

Forthcoming. No justice, No streets: Evaluating environmental justice on open streets in three US cities. Journal of Urban Affairs (with D. Slabaugh and A. Rigolon).

2023. Beyond revanchism? Learning from sanctioned homeless encampments in the U.S. Urban Geography (with J. Orr, A. Rigolon, L. Granja, D. Slabaugh).

2023. Non-sexist public space in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Planning Practice and Research, 38: 274-291 (with A. Alhassan).

2022. Power through social networks: A case study of urban farmers facing land development in Delhi, IndiaHabitat International (with J. Diehl, M. Bose, and D. Thomas). Online First.  

2022. Open streets for whom? Toward a just livability revolution. Journal of the American Planning Association, 88: 253-261 (with D. Slabaugh and A. Rigolon).

Highlighted in: Blander, A. 2022. Ensuring “open streets” plans advance social equity. Uncovering JAPA Blog.

2021. What shapes uneven access to urban amenities? Thick injustice and the legacy of racial discrimination in Denver’s parksJournal of Planning Education and Research, 41: 312-325 (with A. Rigolon).

2020. Green gentrification or “just green enough:” Do park location, size, and function affect whether a place gentrifies or not? Urban Studies, 57: 402-420 (with A. Rigolon).

2020. Planning with justice in mind in a shrinking BaltimoreJournal of Urban Affairs, 42: 351-370 (with J. Hollander, E. Whiteman, and M. Johnson).

2019. Toward a socio-ecological model of gentrification: How people, place, and policy shape neighborhood change. Journal of Urban Affairs, 41: 887-909 (with A. Rigolon).

2018. Disaster risk creation in the Darjeeling Himalayas: Moving towards justiceEnvironment and Planning E: Nature and Space, 1: 340-362 (with A. Rumbach).

2018. “We’re not in the business of housing”: Environmental gentrification and the non-profitization of green infrastructure projectsCities, 81: 71-80 (with A. Rigolon).

Featured in: Rigolon, A. & J. Németh. 2018. Why certain parks gentrify surrounding neighborhoods and what we can do about itScience Trends (November).

2018. Privately owned parks in New Urbanist communities: A study of environmental privilege, equity, and inclusion. Journal of Urban Affairs, 40: 543-559 (with A. Rigolon).

2018. Are multimodal travelers satisfied with their lives? A study of accessibility and wellbeing in the Denver, Colorado metropolitan area. Cities, 74: 179-187 (with C. Makarewicz).

2018. A quality index of parks for youth (QUINPY): Evaluating urban parks through geographic information systemsEnvironment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, 45(2): 275-294 (with A. Rigolon).

2016. The importance of place in early disaster recovery: A case study of the 2013 Colorado floodsJournal of Environmental Planning and Management, 59(11): 2045-2063 (with A. Rumbach and C. Makarewicz).

2016. Right-sizing shrinking cities: A landscape and design strategy for abandoned propertiesJournal of Landscape Architecture, 11(2): 90-100 (with J.B. Hollander).

2014. Planning for medical marijuana: The cannabis conundrum. Journal of the American Planning Association, 80(1): 6-20 (with E. Ross).

Featured in: Ewing, R. 2015. Research you can usePlanning (October): 56-57.

2014. Rethinking urban transformation: Vacant land and the temporary use modelCities, 40(B): 143-150 (with J. Langhorst).

2012. Controlling the commons: How public is public space? Urban Affairs Review, 48(6): 814-838.

2012. Assessing learning outcomes in US planning studio coursesJournal of Planning Education and Research, 32(4): 476-490 (with J. Long).

2011. The bounds of smart decline: A foundational theory for planning shrinking citiesHousing Policy Debate, 21(3): 349–367 (with J.B. Hollander).

2011. The evolution of privately owned public spaces in New York CityUrban Design International, 16(4): 270-284 (with S. Schmidt and E. Botsford).

2011. The privatization of public space: Modeling and measuring publicnessEnvironment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 38(1): 5-23 (with S. Schmidt).

Reprinted in: Mehta, V. (Ed.) 2015. Public space: Critical concepts in built environment. New York: Routledge.

2010. Security in public space: An empirical assessment in three US citiesEnvironment and Planning A, 42(10): 2487-2507.

2010. Space, place, and the city: Emerging research on public space design and planningJournal of Urban Design, 15(4): 453-457 (with S. Schmidt).

2010. Security zones and New York City’s shrinking public spaceInternational Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 34(1): 20-34 (with J.B. Hollander).

2009. Defining a public: Managing privately owned public space. Urban Studies, 46(11): 2463-2490.

2007. Toward a methodology for measuring the security of publicly accessible spacesJournal of the American Planning Association, 73(3): 283-297 (with S. Schmidt).

Featured in: Ewing, R. 2007. Research you can usePlanning (July): 54.

2006. Conflict, exclusion, relocation: Skateboarding and public spaceJournal of Urban Design, 11(3): 297-318.

2006. Suburban bypass roads and inter-jurisdictional politics: A case studyWorld Transport Policy and Practice, 12(1): 15-29 (with A. Lichtenstein and S. Schmidt).

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