Natural resource conservation and historic preservation: Never the twain shall meet? A potential solution centered in equity and inclusion

As I was listening to the session on “A New Framework for Blended Conservation of the Built and Natural Environment” from PastForward 2020 (the US National Trust for Historic Preservation’s…

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Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation

It is with great excitement that I share the publication of my new book, co-edited with Barry Stiefel, Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation: Theory and Evidence-Based Practice, which was officially…

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CEQ wants to change the NEPA rules for the first time in a generation: My modest proposal

In August of last year, President Trump issued Executive Order 13807 directing the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), a division of the Executive Office of the President, to review rules…

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Heritage Conservation through the Lenses of Environment­-Behavior Research and Conservation Social Science

One of the things I really love about the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) is the multidisciplinary nature of their conference. It's one of the few venues where it doesn't…

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