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K. David Pijawka

K. David Pijawka

Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

pijawka@asu.edu

480-727-7319

School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
Arizona State University
PO Box 875302
Tempe, AZ 85287-5302

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Biography

Dr. Pijawka's areas of interest in sustainability include disaster mitigation and recovery, hazard and threat assessments, environmental behavior and perceptions, sustainability indicators, and energy studies. He has been involved in various community projects, including the evaluation of Scottsdale's Green Building program and workshops on Tribal community planning. He teaches Sustainable Cities and Planning for Sustainable Communities.

Education

  • PhD, Geography, Clark University, 1983
  • MA, Geography, Clark University, 1978
  • BA, Geography, Brock University, 1971

Expertise

Journal Articles

2016

Hagen, B., A. Middel and D. Pijawka. 2016. European climate change perceptions: Public support for mitigation and adaptation policies. Environmental Policy and Governance 26(3):170-183. DOI: 10.1002/eet.1701. (link )

Hagen, B., A. Middel and K. Pijawka. 2016. Global climate change risk and mitigation perceptions: A comparison of nine countries. Journal of Sustainable Development 9(5):214-228. DOI: 10.5539/jsd.v9n5p214 . (link )

2002

Bolin, B., A. L. Nelson, E. J. Hackett, K. Pijawka, C. S. Smith, D. Sicotte, E. K. Sadalla, E. Matranga and M. O'Donnell. 2002. The ecology of technological risk in a Sunbelt city. Environment and Planning A 34(2):317-339. DOI: 10.1068/a3494. (link )

2000

Bolin, B., E. Matranga, E. J. Hackett, E. K. Sadalla, K. Pijawka, D. Brewer and D. Sicotte. 2000. Environmental equity in a Sunbelt city: The spatial distribution of toxic hazards in Phoenix, Arizona. Environmental Hazards 2(1):11-24. DOI: 10.1016/S1464-2867(00)00010-3. (link )

1996

Pasqualletti, M. and K. Pijawka. 1996. Unsiting nuclear power plants: decommissioning, risks, and their land use context.. Professional Geographer (1):57-69.

1995

Pijawka, K. 1995. Design of routing networks using GIS: applications to solid and hazardous waste planning. Transportation Research Record

Books

2015

Pijawka, D. ed. 2015. Sustainability in the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. ISBN: 9781465266712.

2012

Pijawka, K. and M. A. Gromulat. 2012. Understanding Sustainable Cities: Concepts, Cases, and Solutions. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

1995

Flynn, J., J. Chalmers, R. Kasperson, H. Keureuther, K. Pijawka and P. Slovic. 1995. One hundred years of solitude: redirecting America's high-level nuclear waste policy. Westview Press. Boulder, CO.

Pijawka, K. and K. Shetter. 1995. The environment comes home.. Uniersity of Arizona Press; Herberger Center for Design Excellence.

Book Chapters

2015

Frederick, C. P. and K. D. Pijawka. 2015. Can we teach an education for sustainable development? Measuring the fourth "E". Pp. Chapter 16 In: Pijawka, D. ed., Sustainability in the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. ISBN: 9781465266712.

Pijawka, D. 2015. Introducing the book: Pathways to a sustainable future. Pp. Chapter 1 In: Pijawka, D. ed., Sustainability in the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. ISBN: 9781465266712.

2013

McAslan, D., M. Prakash, . D. Pijawka, S. Guhathakurta and E. Sadalla. 2013. Measuring quality of life in border cities: The Border Observatory Project in the US-Mexico Border Region. Pp. 143-169 In: Sirgy, M. J., R. Phillips and D. Rahtz eds., Community Quality-of-Life Indicators: Best Cases VI. Springer.

2012

Gromulat, M. A. and K. Pijawka. 2012. Environmental and social justice. Pp. 75-86 In: Pijawka, K. and M. A. Gromulat eds., Understanding Sustainable Cities: Concepts, Cases, and Solutions. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Pijawka, K. and M. A. Gromulat. 2012. An introduction to sustainability concepts and principles. Pp. 1-24 In: Pijawka, K. and M. A. Gromulat eds., Understanding Sustainable Cities: Concepts, Cases, and Solutions. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Pijawka, K. and M. A. Gromulat. 2012. Course assignments: Learning outcomes in sustainability education. Pp. 243-264 In: Pijawka, K. and M. A. Gromulat eds., Understanding Sustainable Cities: Concepts, Cases, and Solutions.

Pijawka, K. and M. A. Gromulat. 2012. History of sustainability. Pp. 25-62 In: Pijawka, K. and M. A. Gromulat eds., Understanding Sustainable Cities: Concepts, Cases, and Solutions. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Pijawka, K., S. Guhathakurta, E. Sadalla, K. Collins, M. Prakash and D. McAslan. 2012. Urban indicators for border areas: Measuring and tracking community conditions in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region Urban indicators for border areas: Measuring and tracking community conditions in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region. In: Cook, E. and J. Lara eds., Remaking Metropolis: Global Challenges of the Urban Landscape. Routledge and Keegan Paul.

1999

Glickman, T. S. and K. Pijawka. 1999. Hazardous materials transportation and accidents.. Pp. 309-310 In: Alexander, D. E. and R. W. Fairbridge eds., Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London.

Posters

2007

Quay, R., K. Hutanuwatr and K. Pijawka. 2007. Visualization of sustainability indicators: A conceptual framework. Poster presented at the January 10, 2007 CAP LTER Ninth Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.. (link )

2001

Bolin, B., A. L. Nelson, E. J. Hackett, K. Pijawka, M. O'Donnell, J. Smith, D. Sicotte and E. Sadalla. 2001. South Phoenix assessment of community and environment. Poster presented at the January 19, 2001, CAP LTER Third Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ. (link )

Harlan, S. L., A. L. Nelson, E. J. Hackett, A. M. Kirby, B. Bolin, K. Pijawka, T. R. Rex and D. Hope. 2001. Phoenix area social survey: Long-term monitoring of social interaction, and environmental change in urban neighborhoods. Poster presented at the January 19, 2001, CAP LTER Third Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ. (link )

Nelson, A. L., B. Bolin, E. J. Hackett, K. Pijawka, E. Sadalla, D. Sicotte, D. Brewer and E. Matranga. 2001. The ecology of risk in a Sunbelt city: A multi-hazard analysis. Poster presented at the January 19, 2001, CAP LTER Third Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ. (link )

2000

Bolin, B., E. Matranga, E. J. Hackett, E. Sadalla, K. Pijawka, D. Brewer and D. Sicotte. 2000. Environmental equity in a Sunbelt city. Poster presented at August 2-4, 2000 Long-Term Ecological Research: Unifying Principles and Global Applications, LTER All Scientists Meeting, Snowbird, UT.

Bolin, B., E. Matranga, A. L. Nelson, E. J. Hackett, K. Pijawka, D. Brewer and D. Sicotte. 2000. The ecology of risk in a Sunbelt city: A multi-hazard spatial analysis. Poster presented at August 2-4, 2000 Long-Term Ecological Research: Unifying Principles and Global Applications, LTER All Scientists Meeting, Snowbird, UT.

Harlan, S. L., A. L. Nelson, E. J. Hackett, B. Bolin, A. M. Kirby and K. Pijawka. 2000. Phoenix area social survey. Poster presented at 2-4 August 2000, Long-Term Ecological Research: Unifying Principles and Global Applications, LTER All Scientists Meeting, Snowbird, UT.

Matranga, E., B. Bolin, D. Brewer, E. J. Hackett, K. Pijawka and E. Sadalla. 2000. Technological hazards in the Southwest: Environmental equity and the demographics of risk. Poster presented at 19 January 2000, CAP LTER Second Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Nelson, A. L., S. L. Harlan, T. D. Hogan, T. R. Rex, E. J. Hackett, B. Bolin, E. Sadalla, K. Pijawka, E. K. Burns and A. M. Kirby. 2000. Phoenix area social survey. Poster presented at 19 January 2000, CAP LTER Second Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Nelson, A. L., E. Matranga, B. Bolin, E. J. Hackett, D. Brewer, K. Pijawka, D. Sicotte and E. Sadalla. 2000. The distribution of technological hazards in the greater Southwest, 1991 to 1996. Poster presented at August 2-4, 2000 Long-Term Ecological Research: Unifying Principles and Global Applications, LTER All Scientists Meeting, Snowbird, UT.

Presentations

2015

Hagen, B., A. Middel and K. Pijawka. 2015. The longitudinal impact of climate-related hydro-meteorological diasters on public perception of climate change in the United States. Presentation at the American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, April 21-25, 2015, Chicago, IL.

2013

Hagen, B., A. Middel and K. Pijawka. 2013. The importance of public climate change perceptions for the successful implementation of mitigation and adaptation planning strategies for improve resiliency. Presentation at the AESOP/ACSP Congress, July 15–19, 2013 , Dublin, Ireland. (link )

Hagen, B., A. Middel, K. Pijawka and D. R. Van Schoik. 2013. Bi- and multinational partnership models for sustainability education: What works?. Presentation at the CONAHEC's 15th North American Higher Education Conference, May 1-3, 2013, Edmonton, Canada.

2001

Bolin, B., A. L. Nelson, C. S. Smith, E. J. Hackett, K. Pijawka, E. Sadalla, M. O'Donnell, S. E. Grineski, T. W. Collins and D. Sicotte. 2001. Environmental equity in Phoenix, Arizona: The spatial distributions of hazardous facilities and vulnerable populations. Paper presented at 29-31 October 2001 Annual Federal State Toxicology and Risk Analysis Committee Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

2000

Bolin, B., E. J. Hackett, K. Pijawka, E. Sadalla, D. Brewer, E. Matranga and D. Sicotte. 2000. Environmental equity in a Sunbelt city. Poster presented at 19 January 2000, CAP LTER Second Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.