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Christopher Kuzdas

Christopher Kuzdas

PhD, 2014, School of Sustainability

christopher.kuzdas@asu.edu

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502

Titles

  • PhD, 2014, School of Sustainability

Education

  • PhD, Sustainability, Arizona State University, 2014
  • MPA, Arizona State University, 2009
  • BAS, Arizona State University, 2006

Expertise

Journal Articles

2018

Warner, B. P., D. L. Childers, C. Kuzdas and G. Stocks. 2018. Smallholder adaptation to drought in Costa Rica's crony capitalist rice economy. Development and Change 49(6):1392-1421. DOI: 10.1111/dech.12420. (link )

2016

Kuzdas, C., B. P. Warner, A. D. Wiek, R. Vignola, M. Yglesias and D. L. Childers. 2016. Sustainability assessment of water governance alternatives-The case of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Sustainability Science 11(2):231-247. DOI: 10.1007/s11625-015-0324-6. (link )

2015

Kuzdas, C., A. D. Wiek, B. P. Warner, R. Vignola and R. Morataya. 2015. Integrated and participatory analysis of water governance regimes: The case of the Costa Rican dry tropics. World Development (66):254-268. (link )

2014

Kuzdas, C. and A. D. Wiek. 2014. Governance scenarios for addressing water conflicts and climate change impacts. Environmental Science & Policy (42):181-196. (link )

Kuzdas, C., A. Wiek, B. Warner, R. Vignola and R. Morataya. 2014. Sustainability appraisal of water governance regimes – The case of Guanacaste, Costa Rica.. Environmental Management 54(2):205-222. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-014-0292-0. (link )

2013

Kuzdas, C., M. Yglesias and B. P. Warner. 2013. Governing Costa Rica's water resources. Solutions Journal 4(4):. (link )

Book Chapters

2017

Wiek, A. D., C. Kuzdas, R. W. Foley, L. Withycombe Keeler, N. Forrest and B. Kay. 2017. Sustainability assessments designed for multiple functions: Five cases about water resources, nanotechnologies and communities. Pp. 127-145 In: Gibson, R. ed., Sustainability Assessment: Applications and Opportunities. Routledge. ISBN: 978-1138802742.

2016

Wiek, A. D., M. J. Bernstein, R. W. Foley, M. C. Cohen, N. Forrest, C. Kuzdas, B. Kay and L. Withycombe Keeler. 2016. Operationalizing competencies in higher education for sustainable development. Pp. 241-260 In: Barth, M., G. Michelsen, M. Rieckmann and I. Thomas eds., Routledge Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development. Routledge. London and New York. ISBN: 9780415727303.

Posters

2017

Welsch, M., C. Kuzdas and K. Lawless. 2017. Exploring Water Exchanges in Central Arizona. Poster presented at the 2017 DCDC Poster Symposium, April 24, 2017, Tempe, AZ.

2012

Foley, R. W., C. Kuzdas, B. P. Warner, L. Withycombe Keeler, D. M. Iwaniec and A. D. Wiek. 2012. Designing sustainable governance: Cross-domain comparison and evaluation. Poster presented at the 19-22 February 2012 3rd Annual International Conference on Sustainability Science, Tempe, AZ.

2010

Warner, B. P. and C. Kuzdas. 2010. Measuring urban vulnerability using a model of ecological resilience: An assessment methodology. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at the January 14, 2010 12th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability.

Reports

2012

Kuzdas, C., M. Yglesias, A. D. Wiek, B. P. Warner, R. Vignola and R. Morataya. 2012. Final Report: Sustainability Evaulation of Water Systems and Regional Water Management in the Portrero, Caimital, and Upper Nosara Watersheds. Comision para le Manejo de las Sub-cuencas Potrero y Caimital.

Organization for Tropical Studies Research Fellowship, 2010

Graduate Professional Student Association Research Grant, 2011

Decision, Risk, and Management Science Dissertation Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation, 2012