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Britt Crow-Miller

Britt Crow-Miller
Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Assistant Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society

bcm@asu.edu
480-727-8787

School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Arizona State University
PO Box 875603
Tempe, AZ 85287-5603

Dr. Britt Crow-Miller is an assistant professor at the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University. Her research focuses on the question of how power, politics, and technologies work to shape and constrain development pathways and their socio-environmental impacts in China, the Western U.S., and around the world. 

Crow-Miller's recent work examines the underlying political-economic agendas driving China's South-North Water Transfer Project, the world's largest water control project to date, which lubricates urban and industrial growth in North China. She also has ongoing projects dealing with scalar politics, the transregional implications of Chinese infrastructure projects, and innovations in sustainable urban water management and collaboration in the American West.

She received her Ph.D. in Geography from UCLA in 2013, holds an M.A. from Harvard University in Regional Studies-East Asia, and a B.A. from Bard College.

PhD, Geography, University of California-Los Angeles, 2013

MA, Regional Studies-East Asia, Harvard University, 2009

BA, History and Asian Studies, Bard College, 2006

Journal Articles

2016

Crow-Miller, B., H. Chang, P. Stoker and E. A. Wentz. 2016. Facilitating collaborative urban water management through university-utility cooperation. Sustainable Cities and Society 27(Nov):475-483. DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2016.06.006. (link )

2015

Crow-Miller, B. 2015. Discourses of deflection: The politics of framing China’s South-North Water Transfer Project. Water Alternatives 8(2):173-192. (link )

2013

Crow, B. and J. Carney. 2013. Commercializing nature: Mangrove conservation and femail oyster collectors in the Gambia. Antipode 45(2):275-293. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8330.2012.01015.x. (link )

2010

Crow, B. L. 2010. Bare-sticks and rebellion: The drivers and implications of China's reemerging sex imbalance. Technology in Society 32(2):72-80. DOI: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2010.04.001. (link )

2007

Crow, B. 2007. Environmentally-instigated rural rebellion on the North China Plain: The persistence of late Imperial mobilizationary tactics and implications for China today. The Science in Society Review 3(2):47-54.

Book Chapters

2012

Carney, J., B. L. Crow and H. Ceesay. 2012. Wild oysters, female harvesters, and mangrove forests of the Gambia. In: Saine, A., E. Ceesay and E. Sall eds., The Gambia: State and Society in the Gambia since Independence. Africa World Press. Trenton, NJ.

Presentations

2016

Crow-Miller, B. 2016. Sustainable urban water management in North China. Presentation at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, March 29-April 2, 2016, San Francisco, CA. (link )

2015

Crow-Miller, B. 2015. Taking a nexus approach: Transboundary Implications of Chinese hydropower development. Presentation at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, 21-25 April 2015, Chicago, IL. (link )

Crow-Miller, B. L. 2015. Toward sustainable water management in urban North China. Presentation at the American Water Works Association Sustainable Water Management Conference, 15-18 March 2015, Portland, OR. (link )

2014

Crow-Miller, B. L. 2014. Discourses of deflection: The politics of framing China’s South-North Water Transfer Project. Presentation at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, 8-12 April 2014, Tampa, FL. (link )

2011

Crow-Miller, B. L. 2011. Placing collective action: Place and the politics of environmental protest in a Chinese town. Presentation at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, 12-16 April 2011, Seattle, WA. (link )

2010

Crow, B. 2010. Social responses to environmental pollution in China: The role of institutional context. Presentation at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, 14-18 April 2010, Washington, DC. (link )

2008

Crow, B. 2008. On the ground and in the air: Social implications of residential hyperdensity in Hong Kong. Presentation at the Harvard East Asia Society Graduate Student Conference, 1 March 2008, Cambridge, MA.

Crow, B. 2008. The adaptive cycle applied to history: The tranformative progression of dynasties in Imperial China. Presentation at the International Science and Policy Conference, 16 April 2008, Stockholm, Sweden.

2007

Crow, B. 2007. Bare-sticks and rebellion: The drivers and implications of China's reemerging sex imbalance. Presentation at the Boston University Graduate Conference on Asian Studies, 1 December 2007, Boston, MA.

Thesis (PhD)

2013

Crow-Miller, B. L. 2013. Water, Power, and Development in Twenty-First Century China: The Case of the South-North Water Transfer Project. PhD Dissertation. University of California-Los Angeles. (link )