Ryan B. Holifield
Professor Ryan Holifield
Department of Geography
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Ph.D., Geography, University of Minnesota, 2007
M.A., Geography, University of Georgia, 2001
A.B., English, Duke University, 1993
Geog 125: Introduction to Environmental Geography - Syllabus (660kb); Online Syllabus (645kb)
Geog 464: Environmental Problems - Syllabus (500kb)
Geog 564: Urban Environmental Change and Social Justice - Syllabus (549kb)
Geog 870: Contemporary Geographic Approaches - Syllabus (618kb)
Geog 905: City, Environment, and Nature - Syllabus (563kb)
Environmental justice in EPA policies and programs; Environmental justice and risk assessment; Urban environmental governance; Actor-network theory, urban political ecology, and critical geographic theory
The elusive environmental justice area: Three waves of policy in the US Environmental Protection Agency. Environmental Justice, forthcoming.
Environmental justice as recognition and participation in risk assessment: Negotiating and translating health risk at a Superfund site in Indian country. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 102 (3): 591-613, 2012.
Spaces of Environmental Justice. (with co-editors M. Porter and G. Walker). Antipode special issue (2009) and Antipode book series. Oxford: Blackwell, 2010.
Actor-network theory as a critical approach to environmental justice: A case against synthesis with urban political ecology. Antipode 41 (4): 637-658, 2009.
Spaces of environmental justice: Frameworks for critical engagement. (with M. Porter and G. Walker) Antipode 41 (4): 591-612, 2009.
How to speak for aquifers and people at the same time: Environmental justice and counter-network formation at a hazardous waste site. Geoforum 40 (3): 363-372, 2009.
Regulatory science and risk assessment in Indian Country: Taking tribal publics into account. In Geographies of Science Vol. 3, Knowledge and Space, edited by Peter Meusburger, Heike Jöns, and David Livingstone. Springer Science & Business Media B.V., Dordrecht. 2010.
Neoliberalism and environmental justice policy. In N. Heynen, J. McCarthy, S. Prudham, and P. Robbins, eds. Neoliberal Environments: False Promises and Unnatural Consequences. London: Routledge, 2007.
Neoliberalism and environmental justice in the United States Environmental Protection Agency: Translating policy into managerial practice in hazardous waste remediation. Geoforum 35 (3): 285-297, 2004.
Defining environmental justice and environmental racism. Urban Geography 22 (1): 78-90, 2001.