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Timothy Collins

Timothy Collins

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

twcollins@utep.edu

915-747-5740

Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Texas El Paso
500 W. University Ave.
El Paso, Texas 79968
USA

Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

External Links

Journal Articles

2008

Bolin, B., T. W. Collins and K. Darby. 2008. Fate of the Verde: Water, environmental conflict and the politics of scale in Arizona's Central Highlands. Geoforum 39(3):1494-1511. DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2008.02.003.

2007

Collins, T. W. and B. Bolin. 2007. Characterizing vulnerability to water scarcity: The case of a groundwater dependent, rapidly urbanizing region. Environmental Hazards 7:399-418.

2005

Bolin, B., S. E. Grineski and T. W. Collins. 2005. Geography of despair: Environmental racism and the making of south Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Human Ecology Review 12(2):155-167. (link )

Collins, T. W. 2005. Households, forests, and fire hazard vulnerability in the American West: A case study of a California community. Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards 6(1):23-37.

Book Chapters

2004

Bolin, B. and T. W. Collins. 2004. Earthquakes, vulnerability and disaster. In: Rodrigue, C. and E. Rodai eds., Earthquakes. Routledge. New York.

Posters

2006

Collins, T. W., B. Bolin, Y. Youngs and M. Tluczek. 2006. Peri-urban growth, water conflicts, and vulnerability in the Verde watershed. Poster presented at the 19 January 2006 CAP LTER 8th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Tluczek, M., B. Bolin, T. W. Collins and Y. Youngs. 2006. Towards an understanding of rural water: Perceptions and micro-politics in Cottonwood, Arizona. Poster presented at the May 3, 2006 Community of Undergraduate Research Scholars (COURS) Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2005

Collins, T. W. 2005. People, forests, and fire hazard vulnerability to Arizona's White Mountains. Poster presented at the 19 January 2005 CAP LTER Seventh Annual Poster Symposium, International Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2003

Bolin, B., J. Smith, E. J. Hackett, S. E. Grineski, T. W. Collins, N. Vuppaladadium and J. J. Kronenfeld. 2003. Toxic tracts: A historical geography of environmental inequality in Phoenix, Arizona. Presented at February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Gade, K., W. Bigler, T. W. Collins, E. Ng, J. Parker and L. B. Stabler. 2003. From horse-drawn streetcars to light rail: The legacy of segregation at Eastlake Park. Poster presented at February, 21, 2003, Fourth Annual Meeting of the Life, Earth and Social Sciences Graduate Research Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2002

Bigler, W., T. W. Collins, K. Gade, E. Ng, J. Parker and L. B. Stabler. 2002. From horse drawn streetcars to light rail and ecological roles at Eastlake Park. Poster presented at January 17, 2002, CAP LTER Fourth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Bolin, B., A. J. Brazel, T. W. Collins, S. E. Grineski, E. J. Hackett and M. O'Donnell. 2002. Community-based research: Environmental conditions, human health, and the quality of life. Poster presented at the January 17, 2002, CAP LTER Fourth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Collins, T. W. 2002. An interdisciplinary approach to community based research in a Southwest Phoenix neighborhood. Poster at the February 2002 Graduates in Earth, Life and Social Sciences Annual Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Gade, K., W. Bigler, T. W. Collins, E. Ng, J. Parker and L. B. Stabler. 2002. From horse-drawn streetcars to light rail. Poster presented at August 4-9, 2002, 87th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Tucson, AZ.

2001

Collins, T. W. 2001. An integrated apprasial of the wildland/urban interface fire harzard, Forest Ranch, California. Poster presented at the March 2001 Association for American Geographers Meeting, New York, NY.

Collins, T. W. 2001. An integrated apprasial of the wildland/urban interface fire harzard, Forest Ranch, California. Poster presented at the February 2001 Graduates in Earth, Life and Social Science Annual Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Collins, T. W. 2001. An integrated apprasial of the wildland/urban interface fire hazard, Forest Ranch, California. Poster presented at the February 23, 2001 Graduates in Earth, Life and Social Science annual meeting, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2000

Collins, T. W. 2000. Preliminary results from a residential survey of wildland fire hazard issues, Forest Ranch, California. Poster presented at the Western Geography Student Conference, Boulder, CO.

Presentations

2007

Bolin, B., T. W. Collins and K. Darby. 2007. Pumping groundwater, draining rivers: The political ecology of water and development in rural Arizona. Presentation at the April 20, 2007 Annual Meetings of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, CA.

2006

Collins, T. W., Y. Youngs, M. Tluczek and B. Bolin. 2006. Growth and groundwater in highland Arizona: The political ecology of a contested resource. Presented at the May 31 - June 3, 2006 Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences, Honolulu, HI.

2005

Bolin, B., Y. Youngs, M. Tluczek and T. W. Collins. 2005. Drought, rural growth and vulnerability in the Salt Verde watershed. Presented at the September 27-29, 2005 Annual Meeting of the Arizona Planners Association, Prescott, AZ.

Collins, T. W. and S. E. Grineski. 2005. Wildland-urban interface fire hazard vulnerability in the Arizona's White Mountains. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Denver, CO.

2003

Collins, T. W. 2003. The story of Bank One Ball Park: Downtown redevelopment and neighborhood change in Phoenix Arizona. Presented at the October 2002 meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, San Bernardino, CA.

Collins, T. W. 2003. Understanding human environmental crisis on Arizona's Mogollon Rim. Paper presented at the March 2003 meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New Orleans, LA.

Gade, K., W. Bigler, T. W. Collins, E. Ng, J. Parker and L. B. Stabler. 2003. Interdisciplinary research in urban ecology: A study of Eastlake Park. Presentation at September 18-21, 2003, Annual Meeting of the Long Term Ecological Research Network, All Scientist Meeting, Seattle, WA.

2002

Collins, T. W. 2002. Toxic conflict and environmental justice in South Phoenix. Paper presented at the March 2002 meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, CA.

Collins, T. W. and S. E. Grineski. 2002. Urban hazard vulnerability community-based research. Presented at the 27th Annual Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, Boulder, CO.

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.

Collins, T. W. 2001. Toxic landscapes, race and environmental justice in South Phoenix. Presented at the Septermber 2001 meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Santa Barbara, CA.

Thesis (PhD)

2005

Collins, T. W. 2005. The production of hazard vulnerability: The case of people, forests and fire in Arizona's White Mountains. PhD dissertation. Arizona State University.