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David Casagrande

David Casagrande

Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology/Environmental Initiatives, Lehigh University

dac511@lehigh.edu

610-758-2672

Sociology and Anthropology/Environmental Initiative
Lehigh University
STEPS Building, Room 436, 1 W Packer Ave
Bethlehem, PA 18015
USA

Titles

  • Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology/Environmental Initiatives, Lehigh University

Biography

My research in Ethnoecology includes work on the following: Resilience of rural communities in the American midwest after the 2008 Mississippi River floods; people, landscapes, and water policy in metropolitan Phoenix, AZ; social and psychological effects of restoring ecosystems in urban areas; effects of migration on Marshallese environmental perceptions and behavior; cultural interpretations of forest succession among the Tzeltal Maya

Journal Articles

2009

Larson, K. L., D. G. Casagrande, S. L. Harlan and S. T. Yabiku. 2009. Residents' yard choices and rationales in a desert city: Social priorities, ecological impacts, and decision tradeoffs. Environmental Management 44(5):921-937. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-009-9353-1. (link )

2008

Yabiku, S. D., D. G. Casagrande and E. Farley-Metzger. 2008. Preferences for landscape choice in a Southwestern desert city. Environment and Behavior 40:382-400. DOI: 10.1177/0013916507300359.

2007

Casagrande, D. G., D. Hope, E. Farley-Metzger, W. Cook, S. T. Yabiku and C. L. Redman. 2007. Problem and opportunity: Integrating anthropology, ecology, and policy through adaptive experimentation in the urban Southwest U.S.. Human Organization 66(2):125-139. (link )

Haenn, N. and D. G. Casagrande. 2007. Citizens, experts, and anthropologists: Finding paths in environmental policy. Human Organization 66(2):99-102. (link )

2006

Hope, D., C. Gries, D. G. Casagrande, C. L. Redman, C. A. Martin and N. B. Grimm. 2006. Drivers of spatial variation in plant diversity across the central Arizona-Phoenix ecosystem.. Society and Natural Resources 19(2):101-116. DOI: 10.1080/08941920500394469. (link )

2004

Casagrande, D. G. 2004. Conceptions of primary forest in a Tzeltal Maya community: Implications for conservation. Human Organization 63(2):189-202.

Casagrande, D. G. 2004. Ethnobiology lives! Theory, collaboration, and possibilities for the study of folk biologies. Reviews in Anthropology 33(4):351-370.

Cook, W. M., D. G. Casagrande, D. Hope, P. M. Groffman and S. L. Collins. 2004. Learning to roll with the punches: Adaptive experimentation in human-dominated systems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 2(9):467-474. DOI: 10.1890/1540-9295(2004)002[0467:LTRWTP]2.0.CO;2. (link )

2003

Stepp, J. R., E. C. Jones, M. Pavao-Zuckerman, D. G. Casagrande and R. K. Zarger. 2003. Remarkable properties of human ecosystems. Conservation Ecology 7(3):11.

Book Chapters

2013

Casagrande, D. and C. Peters. 2013. Ecomyopia meets the longue dureƩ: An information ecology of the increasingly arid southwestern United States. Pp. 99-144 In: Kopnina, H. and E. Shoreman-Quimet eds., Environmental Anthropology -- Future Directions. Routledge. New York. ISBN: 978-0-415-51748-5.

2007

Rands, G., B. Ribbens, D. G. Casagrande and H. McIlvaine-Newsad. 2007. Envisioning an ecologically sustainable society: An ideal type and an application. Pp. 22-39 In: Sharma, S., M. Starik and B. Husted eds., Organizations and the Sustainability Mosaic: Crafting Long-term Ecological and Societal Solutions. Edward Elgar.

Posters

2011

Bateman, H. L., R. Whitehouse, T. Lindquist, N. Lowe, D. G. Casagrande, P. Heisel and J. Watts. 2011. Mobile mark-recapture data collection and query: We have an app for that. Poster presented at 9 November 2011 The Wildlife Society 18th Annual Conference, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

2009

Martin, C. A., D. G. Casagrande, S. T. Yabiku, M. R. McHale and S. R. Earl. 2009. Evaluation of four ecosystems services provided by experimental residential neighborhood landscapes in Mesa, Arizona. Estes Park, CO. Poster presented at 14-16 September 20009 LTER All Scientists Meeting, Integrating Science and Society in a World of Constant Change.

2008

Yabiku, S. T., D. G. Casagrande and E. Farley-Metzger. 2008. Landscape treatment and residents' satistaction: Results from wave 2 of the North Desert Village Social Survey. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2007

Yabiku, S. T., D. G. Casagrande and E. Farley-Metzger. 2007. Effect of weather on neighborhood human activity. Poster presented at the January 10, 2007 CAP LTER Ninth Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.. (link )

2006

Casagrande, D. G., S. T. Yabiku, E. Farley-Metzger, D. Hope, C. Gries, K. L. Larson, N. B. Grimm and C. L. Redman. 2006. Effects of landscape manipulation on human behavior, knowledge, and social organization in an urban ecosystem. Poster presented at the 6-11 August 2006 91st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Memphis, TN.

Larson, K. L., R. Servis, D. G. Casagrande, E. Farley-Metzger, S. L. Harlan, L. Larsen and S. T. Yabiku. 2006. Landscape preferences in the arid Southwest: Comparative results from the Phoenix Area Social Survey and North Desert Village. Poster presented at the 19 January 2006 CAP LTER 8th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2005

Farley Metzger, E. A., S. T. Yabiku, P. Gober, D. G. Casagrande, C. L. Redman, N. B. Grimm and S. L. Harlan. 2005. Initial findings of the North Desert Village landscaping experiment: The green, green grass of home. Poster presented at the 19 January 2005, CAP LTER Seventh Annual Poster Symposium, International Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2004

Cook, W., D. G. Casagrande, D. Hope, C. A. Martin and J. C. Stutz. 2004. The North Desert Village "suburborsphere": An experiment in urban ecology. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ.

Farley Metzger, E. A., S. T. Yabiku, P. Gober, D. G. Casagrande, C. L. Redman, N. B. Grimm and S. L. Harlan. 2004. North Desert Village landscape experiment monitoring human-environment interactions. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ. (link )

Warren, P. S., D. Hope, S. L. Harlan, A. M. Kirby, D. G. Casagrande, N. S. Jones and A. P. Kinzig. 2004. Correlated ecological and social variation in the urban landscape: Exploring potential causes and consequences. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ.

Presentations

2007

Casagrande, D. G. 2007. Residential landscape preferences in the Phoenix oasis. Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology.

2006

Casagrande, D. G., D. Hope, E. Farley-Metzger, W. Cook, S. T. Yabiku and C. L. Redman. 2006. Problem and opportunity: Integrating anthropology, ecology, and policy in the urban American Southwest. Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology.

2005

Casagrande, D. G. and S. Plattner. 2005. Manipulative experiments with in situ human subjects: Ethics, logistics, and experimental design. Presented at 23-27 February 2005 First General Scholarly Meeting of the Society for Anthropological Sciences, Santa Fe, NM.

2004

Casagrande, D. G. 2004. Bateson, Festinger and the recursive role of cognitive dissonance in social organization. Presented at the 15-19 December 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Casagrande, D. G. 2004. Bridging the gap: Linking perceptions, sociality and behavior in ecological research and environmental policy. Arizona State University Department of Sociology Colloquium Series, Tempe, AZ.

Casagrande, D. G. 2004. Resilience as information redundancy versus discontinuity across organizational scales of human ecosystems. Presentation at July 30-August 7, 2004 89th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Portland, OR.

Stepp, J. R. and D. G. Casagrande. 2004. Human ecosystems: Trajectories, information, and organization. Workshop at July 30-August 7, 2004, 89th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Portland, OR.