The following readings informed the development of the “What’s the Big Deal about Historic Preservation Policy?” video (found on this site’s home page) and are recommended for additional information.

Aidoo, F.S. (2020). The community foundations of allyship in preservation learning from West Mount Airy, Philadelphia. In E. Avrami (ed.), Preservation and Social Inclusion. New York: Columbia University Press.

Arlotta, A., Avrami, E. (2020). Preservation’s engagement in questions of inclusion: A literature review. In E. Avrami (Ed.), Preservation and social inclusion (pp. 234–239). Columbia University Press.

Avrami, E., Leo, C.-N., & Sanchez, A. S. (2018). Confronting exclusion: Redefining the intended outcomes of historic preservation. Change Over Time: International Journal of Conservation and the Built Environment, 8(1), 102–120.

Bronin, Sara C. (2021.) Integrity as a legal concept. Change Over Time 10.2.

Bruce, C. F. (2019). The sustainers: Being, building, and doing good through activism in the sacred spaces of civil rights, human rights and social movements. TNOVSA/Quality Books.

De La Torre, A.A. (2003). An analysis of African American participation in historic preservation. Master’s thesis. Athens, GA: University of Georgia.

Dubrow, G. L. (1998). Feminist and multicultural perspectives on preservation planning. In L. Sandercock (Ed.), Making the invisible visible: A multicultural planning history (pp. 57-77). Berkeley: University of California Press.

Driskell, S., Trawalter, S. (2021). Race, architecture, and belonging: Divergent perceptions of antebellum architecture. Collabra: Psychology 7(1), 21192.

Elliott, J.D. (2019). The mystery of history and place: Radical preservation revisited. In J. Wells and B. Stiefel (eds.), Human-centered built environment heritage preservation: Theory and evidence-based practice (pp. 89-100). New York: Routledge.

Fischer, F., Miller, G. J.; Sidney, M.S. (2007). Handbook of public policy analysis: Theory, politics, and methods. Boca Raton: CRC/Taylor & Francis.

Gibson, J., Hendricks, M., & Wells, J. C. (2019). From engagement to empowerment: How heritage professionals can incorporate participatory methods in disaster recovery to better serve socially vulnerable groups. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 25(6), 596–610.

Greenlee, M.M. (1982). A methodology for the identification, study and evaluation of Afro-American historic places. Ph.D. dissertation, George Washington University. (Available from the George Washington University Library.)

Grevstad-Nordbrock, T., Vojnovic, I. (2019). Heritage-fueled gentrification: A cautionary tale from Chicago. Journal of Cultural Heritage, 38, 261-270.

Horn, S. (2016). Dakota access pipeline tribal liaison formerly worked for agency issuing permit to cross tribal land. DESMOG.

Hutchings, R. M., and M. La Salle. (2017). Archaeology as state heritage crime. Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress, 13 (1): 66-87.

King, T. F. (2009). Our unprotected heritage: Whitewashing the destruction of our cultural and natural resources. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

Kaufman, N. (2009). Place, race, and story: Essays on the past and future of historic preservation. New York: Routledge.

Haeuser. E.N. (2018). A tricky chessboard: Albert Rains, New Deal liberalism, and southern progressivism in Alabama (master’s thesis). Auburn University.

Magalong, M. (2020). Equity and social inclusion from the ground up: Historic preservation in Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. In Avrami, E. (Ed.), Preservation and social inclusion. Columbia University Press.

Magat, M. (2016). Intangible cultural heritage, folklorists, and TCPs in the Hawaiian context. Material Culture Review, 82.

McLean, K. (2020). Reclaiming time and space: Bringing historical preservation into the future. Master’s thesis, MIT.

Michael, V. L. (2018). Addressing the diversity deficit: Reform the National Register of Historic Places. In R. D. Wagner & de T. P. Tiller (Eds.), Creating historic preservation in the 21st century (pp. 111–125). Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Milholland, S. (2010). In the eyes of the beholder: Understanding and resolving incompatible ideologies and languages in US environmental and cultural laws in relationship to Navajo sacred lands. American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 34(2), 103-124.

Roberts, A.R. (2018.) Performance as place preservation: The role of storytelling in the formation of Shankleville community’s Black counterpublics. Journal of Community Archaeology & Heritage, 5(3), 146-165.

Ryberg-Webster, S. (2017). Beyond rust and Rockefeller: Preserving Cleveland’s African American heritage. Preservation Education & Research 9, 7-23.

Vidutis, R. (2019). Missed opportunities: The absence of ethnography in America’s cultural heritage programs. In J. C. Wells & B. L. Stiefel (Eds.), Human-centered built environment heritage preservation: Theory and evidence-based practice (pp. 255–272). Routledge.

Wellman, J. (2002). The Underground Railroad and the National Register of Historic Places: Historical importance vs. architectural integrity. The Public Historian 24(1), 11-29.

Wells, J. C. (2014). A methodological framework for assessing the “spirit and feeling” of World Heritage properties. In T. R. Gensheimer & C. L. Guichard (Eds.), World heritage and national registers: Stewardship in perspective (pp. 19–32). Transaction Publishers.

Wells, J. C. (2015). In stakeholders we trust: Changing the ontological and epistemological orientation of built heritage assessment through participatory action research. In B. Szmygin (Ed.), How to assess built heritage? Assumptions, methodologies, examples of heritage assessment systems2015 (pp. 215–265). Romualdo Del Bianco Foundatione & Lublin University of Technology and ICOMOS Committee for Theory and Philosophy of Conservation and Restoration.

Wells, J. C. (2015). Making a case for historic place conservation based on people’s values. Forum Journal of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, 29(3), 44–62.

Wells, J. C. (2016). Human environment conservation in 2066. In M. Page & M. R. Miller (Eds.), Bending the future: Fifty ideas for the next fifty years of historic preservation in the United States (pp. 254–257). University of Massachusetts Press.

Wells, J. C. (2017). Are we “ensnared in the system of heritage” because we do not want to escape? Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress, 13(1), 26–47.

Wells, J. C. (2017). How are old places different from new places? A psychological investigation of the correlation between patina, spontaneous fantasies, and place attachment. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 23(5), 445–469.

Wells, J. C. (2018). Challenging the assumption about a direct relationship between historic preservation and architecture in the United States. Frontiers of Architectural Research, 7(4), 455–464.

Wells, J. C. (2020). Human aspects of historic urban environments. In K. Silva (Ed.), The Routledge handbook on historic urban landscapes of the Asia-Pacific (pp. 98–112). Routledge.

Wells, J. C. (2020). Probing the person-patina Relationship: A correlational study on the psychology of senescent environments. Collabra: Psychology, 6(1), 41.

Wells, J. (2021). 10 ways historic preservation policy supports White supremacy and 10 ideas to end it. (Policy analysis paper.) University of Maryland faculty papers.

Wells, J. C. (2021). Attachment to older or historic places: Relating what we know from the perspective of phenomenology and neuroscience. In R. Madgin & J. Lesh (Eds.), People-centred methodologies for heritage conservation (pp. 16–38). Routledge.

Wells, J., Ahn, Y.K., Allen, A., Goetcheus, C., Holleran, M., Kapp, P., Kocher, S., Koziol, C., Levi, D., Minner, J., Orthel, B. (2011). The Palmer House Charter: Principles for Integrating Environmental Design and Behavior Research into Built Heritage Conservation Practice. Prepared at a special intensive at the EDRA42 conference in Chicago, IL. (Published as an appendix in Human-centered built environment heritage preservation [London: Routledge, 2019]).

Wells, J. C., & Baldwin, E. D. (2012). Historic preservation, significance, and age value: A comparative phenomenology of historic Charleston and the nearby new-urbanist community of I’On. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 32(4), 384–400.

Wells, J., Chhaya, P. (2019). A guide to becoming an historic preservation professional. (Distributed online through the National Trust for Historic Preservation; click on the link referencing the guide in the narrative.)

Wells, J. C., Hirsch, A., Grimaldi, B. M., Pooley, K. B., & Sutherland, E. M. (2016). Latin Americans and heritage values in Allentown’s 7th Street corridor. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, 33(3), 181–198.

Wells, J. C., & Lixinski, L. (2016). Heritage values and legal rules: Identification and treatment of the historic environment via an adaptive regulatory framework: Part 1. Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, 6(3), 345–364.

Wells, J. C., & Lixinski, L. (2017). Heritage values and legal rules: Identification and treatment of the historic environment via an adaptive regulatory framework: Part 2. Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, 7(3), 345–363.

Wells, J. C., Silva, A. P., Araujo, L., Azevedo, G., Barros, A., Lins, M. E., Ferreira, E., Guerra, A., de Abreu e Lima, V., Moura, A. I., & Tenorio, G. (2020). Empowering communities to identify, treat, and protect their heritage: A cultural landscape case study of the Horto d’El Rey, Olinda, Brazil. In K. Fouseki, T. S. Guttormsen, & G. Swensen (Eds.), Heritage and sustainable urban transformations: Deep cities (pp. 185–207). Routledge.

Wells, J. C., & Stiefel, B. L. (2019). Conclusion: A human-centered way forward. In J. C. Wells & B. L. Stiefel (Eds.), Human-centered built environment heritage preservation: Theory and evidence-based practice (pp. 317–332). Routledge.

Wells, J. C., & Stiefel, B. L. (2019). Introduction: Moving past conflicts to foster an evidence-based, human-centric built heritage conservation practice. In J. C. Wells & B. L. Stiefel (Eds.), Human-centered built environment heritage preservation: Theory and evidence-based practice (pp. 1–30). Routledge.

Zhao, S.N., Nyaupane, G.P., Timothy, D.J. (2016). Residents’ preferences for historic preservation criteria and their determinants: an American example. Journal of Heritage Tourism, 11(4), 395-410.