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Mark Watkins

Mark Watkins

Program Manager, Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Project, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation

Mark.Watkins@asu.edu

480-965-7951

Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
Arizona State University
PO Box 875402
Tempe, AZ 85287-5402

Titles

  • Program Manager, Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Project, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation

Biography

Mark received his M.S. in Urban and Regional Planning with a certificate in Energy Analysis and Policy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He also had a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Iowa.  Before joining the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research project (CAP LTER), he worked as Project Coordinator for the Urbanization and Global Environmental Change (UGEC) Project.  He has also worked with rural communities and non-profits organizations in Wisconsin on issues of renewable energy implementation and sustainability.  Mark is also a trained teacher, with a background in ESL and Montessori.

Education

  • MS, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013
  • BA, English Literature, University of Iowa, 2004

Journal Articles

2019

Solecki, W., N. Grimm, P. Marcotullio, C. Boone, J. Lobo, A. Luque, P. Romero-Lankao, A. Young, R. Zimmerman, R. Breitzer, C. Griffith, M. Watkins and A. Aylett. 2019. Extreme events and climate adaptation‐mitigation linkages: Understanding low‐carbon transitions in the era of global urbanization. WIREs: Climate Change 10(5):e616. DOI: 10.1002/wcc.616. (link )

Books

2018

Elmqvist, T., X. Bai, N. Frantzeskaki, C. Griffith, D. Maddox, P. T. McPhearson, S. Parnell, P. Romero-Lankao, D. Simon and M. Watkins eds. 2018. Urban Planet: Knowledge Towards Sustainable Cities. Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781316647554.

Book Chapters

2018

Bai, X., T. Elmqvist, N. Frantzeskaki, P. T. McPhearson, D. Simon, D. Maddox, M. Watkins, P. Romero-Lankao, S. Parnell, C. Griffith and D. Roberts. 2018. Synthesis: New integrated urban knowledge for the cities we want. Pp. 462 Urban Planet: Knowledge Towards Sustainable Cities. Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781316647554.

2016

Aylett, A., B. D. Joeman, B. Lefevre, A. Luque-Ayula, A. Rahman, D. Roberts, S. Ward and M. Watkins. 2016. Climate change migration in rapidly developing cities. Pp. 549-560 In: Seto, K. C., W. D. Solecki and C. A. Griffith eds., The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization and Global Environmental Change. Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-73226-0.

Reports

2017

Larson, K., R. Andrade, A. York, D. Childers, P. Coseo, S. Earl, M. Ehlenz, N. Grimm, S. Hall, S. Harlan, D. Hondula, S. Lerman, D. Pfeiffer, J. Ripplinger, V. K. Smith, P. Warren, M. Watkins, D. White, S. Wittlinger, M. Wright and A. Wutich. 2017. The Phoenix Area Social Survey IV: Linking Social and Biophysical Dynamics in Urban Neighborhoods. (link )

2015

Watkins, M. and C. A. Griffith. 2015. Synthesis Report from the 2nd International Conference on Urbanization and Global Environmental Change: Urban transitions & Transformations Science, Synthesis and Policy. Urbanization and Global Environmental Change Project. (link )