Student & Alumni Publications

 

Below is a list of selected publications by WSSS students and alumni. If you are a WSSS alumnus and have a published article you would like listed on this page, please let us know!

 

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⇒ Melissa Bailey

PhD, The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, 2010

Bailey, M. "Environmental Policy and Livestock Production: The Role of EQIP in Water Quality". Sponsored Panelist/Presenter. National Environmental Public Health Conference, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia (October 2009). Abstract published in Public Health Reports.

 

Bailey, M. and Merrigan, K. (2010). Rating sustainability: An opinion survey of national conservation practices funded through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 65(1): 21A-25A.


⇒ Derek Etkin

MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2008

Roncoli, C., Kirshen, P., Etkin, D., Sanon, M., Somé, L., Dembélé, Y., Sanfo, B. J., et al. (2009). From management to negotiation: technical and institutional innovations for integrated water resource management in the Upper Comoé River Basin, Burkina Faso. Environmental management, 44(4), 695–711. doi:10.1007/s00267-009-9349-x


⇒ Sarah Freeman

MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2008

Freeman, Sarah, E. Douglas, R.M. Vogel and P. Weiskel, Indicators of Green and Blue Water Management, ASCE-EWRI, Environmental and Water Resources Congress, 2010, Providence, R.I.


⇒ Yongxuan Gao

PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2012

Gao, Y., Vogel, R., Kroll, C., Poff, N.L., & Olden, J.D. (2009). Development of Representative Indicators of Hydrological Alteration. Journal of Hydrology, 374, pp. 136-147.


⇒ Jyotsna Jagai

PhD, The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy / The School of Medicine, 2009

Chui , K. H.; Castronovo , D. A.; Jagai , J. S.; Kosheleva, A. A.; Naumova, E. N. (2012). Gastroeteritis infections in the U.S. elderly ad extreme weather events: exposures to Atlantic tropical storms of 1998-2002. Epidemiology, 17(6), 9–10.

 

Chui, K. K. H., Jagai, J. S., Griffiths, J. K., & Naumova, E. N. (2011). Hospitalization of the elderly in the United States for nonspecific gastrointestinal diseases: a search for etiological clues. American journal of public health, 101(11), 2082–6. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2010.300096

 

Cohen, S. a, Egorov, A. I., Jagai, J. S., Matyas, B. T., DeMaria, A., Chui, K. K. H., Griffiths, J. K., et al. (2008). The SEEDs of two gastrointestinal diseases: socioeconomic, environmental, and demographic factors related to cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis in Massachusetts. Environmental research, 108(2), 185–91. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2008.06.009

 

Jagai, J.S., Castronovo, D.A., onchak, J., Naumova, E. N. (2010). Seasonality of cryptosporidiosis: a meta-analysis approach. Environ Res., 109(4), 617–636. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2009.02.008.Seasonality

 

Jagai, J.S., Kosheleva, A.A., Castronovo, D.A., Chui, K.H., Naumova, E. N. (2012). Climate and water type as indicators for gastroenteric infections in the U.S. elderly. Epidemiology, 17(6), 11–12.

 

Jagai, J. S., Griffiths, J. K., Kirshen, P. H., Webb, P., & Naumova, E. N. (2010). Patterns of protozoan infections: spatiotemporal associations with cattle density. EcoHealth, 7(1), 33–46. doi:10.1007/s10393-010-0286-1

 

Jagai, J. S., Griffiths, J. K., Kirshen, P. K., Webb, P., & Naumova, E. N. (2012). Seasonal patterns of gastrointestinal illness and streamflow along the Ohio River. International journal of environmental research and public health, 9(5), 1771–90. doi:10.3390/ijerph9051771

 

Jagai, J., & Naumova, E. (2009). Clostridium difficile –associated Disease in the Elderly, United States. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 15(2), 343–344. doi:10.3201/eid1502.080785

 

Kosheleva, A.A., Castronovo, D.A., Jagai, J.S., Chui, K.H., Naumov, Y., Gorski, J., Naumova, E. N. (2012). Spatio-temporal patterns for pneumonia and influenza hospitalization in the frail subpopulations of USA elderly. Epidemiology, 17(6), 9–10.

 

Naumova, E. N., Jagai, J. S., Matyas, B., DeMaria, a, MacNeill, I. B., & Griffiths, J. K. (2007). Seasonality in six enterically transmitted diseases and ambient temperature. Epidemiology and infection, 135(2), 281–92. doi:10.1017/S0950268806006698


⇒ Georgia Kayser

MALD, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 2006

Kayser, G. (2008). Socioeconomic threats to water quality in the Motagua River Basin. A report prepared for the MesoAmerican Barrier Reef System Project, Belize City, Belize, May 2008.

 

Morrison, S., Pizarro, C., Kayser, G. (2007). Socioeconomics in rapid assessment of anthropogenic impact of select transboundary watersheds of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef Systems (MBRS) Region. Eds. Bailey, M, Meerman, J., Vasquez, M., ad Parish, A. MBRS, Belize City, Belize, May 2007.

 

Kayser, G. (2007). Hydrodiplomacy: negociating a regional ridge to reef approach to the world’s water crisis in international environmental negotiation. Vol XVI. Enhancing the Effectiveness of the Treaty Making System. Eds. Susskind, L., Mommaw, W.


⇒ Karen Kosinski

PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2011

Kosinski, K. C., Adjei, M. N., Bosompem, K. M., Crocker, J. J., Durant, J. L., Osabutey, D., Plummer, J. D., et al. (2012). Effective control of Schistosoma haematobium infection in a Ghanaian community following installation of a water recreation area. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 6(7), e1709. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0001709

 

Kosinski, K. C., Bosompem, K. M., Stadecker, M. J., Wagner, A. D., Plummer, J., Durant, J. L., & Gute, D. M. (2011). Diagnostic accuracy of urine filtration and dipstick tests for Schistosoma haematobium infection in a lightly infected population of Ghanaian schoolchildren. Acta tropica, 118(2), 123–7. doi:10.1016/j.actatropica.2011.02.006


⇒ Laura Kuhl

PhD candidate, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 2014

Kuhl, LN, Kirshen PH, Ruth M, Watson C, Douglas EM. Adapting to Increased Coastal Flooding under Climate Change in Environmental Justice Communities Using Evacuation: Challenges and Best Practice Guidelines. Migitation and Adpatation Strategies for Global Change. (in review)

 

Politi MC, Pieterse AH, Truant T, Borkhoff C, Jha V, Kuhl L, Nicolai J, Goss C. Interprofessional education about patient decision support in speciality care. Journal of Interprofessional Care 2011; 25(6): 1469-9567.

 

Kuhl LN and Sheridan M. Stigmatized property, clams and community in coastal Ecuador. Journal of Ecological Anthropolgy 2009; 5(1): 17-38.

 

Kuhl LN, Ettinger B, Rosen CJ, Col NF. Questioning the accuracy of a recent review of osteoporosis medications. Annals of Internal Medicine 2009; 150: 423-424.


⇒ Jonathan Lautze

PhD, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 2008

Gerlak, A. K., Lautze, J., & Giordano, M. (2010). Water resources data and information exchange in transboundary water treaties. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 11(2), 179–199. doi:10.1007/s10784-010-9144-4

 

Giordano, M., & Lautze, J. (n.d.). Managing transboundary waters in extreme environments: the role of international actors, 113–138.

 

Lautze, J., Barry, B., & Youkhana, E. (2008). Changing paradigms in volta basin water management: customary, national and transboundary. Water Policy, 10(6), 577. doi:10.2166/wp.2008.002

 

Lautze, J., & Giordano, M. (2006). Demanding Supply Management and Supplying Demand Management: Transboundary Waters in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Journal of Environment & Development, 1–17.

 

Lautze, J., & Giordano, M. (2003). Chapter Five: A History of Transboundary Water Law in Africa.

 

Lautze, J., & Giordano, M. (2006). Equity in Transboundary Water Law?: Valuable Paradigm or Merely Semantics? Colo. J. Int’l Envtl. L. & Pol'y, 17(1), 89–122.

 

Lautze, J., & Kirshen, P. (2007). Dams, health, and livelihoods: Lessons from the Senegal, suggestions for Africa. International Journal of River Basin Management, 5(3), 199–206. doi:10.1080/15715124.2007.9635320

 

Lautze, J., McCartney, M., Kirshen, P., Olana, D., Jayasinghe, G., & Spielman, A. (2007). Effect of a large dam on malaria risk: the Koka reservoir in Ethiopia. Tropical medicine & international health?: TM & IH, 12(8), 982–9. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3156.2007.01878.x

 

Lautze, J., Reeves, M., Vega, R., & Kirshen, P. (2009). Water Allocation, Climate Change, and Sustainable Peace: The Israeli Proposal. Water International, 30(September 2012), 197– 209.


⇒ Simcha Levental

MA, Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, 2011

Levental, S. (2012). A new geospetial services framework: how disaster preparedness efforts should integrate neogeography. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, 8(2), 134–162. doi:10.1080/15420353.2012.670084


⇒ John Melcher

MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering / Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, 2011

Melcher, J., Schuster, A., & Tully, R. (2009). Document 522: Post-Assessment Report: Tufts Uiversity: El Salvador: El Porvenir: San Jose Villavueva, 1–36.


⇒ Melissa Ng

MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2010

Ng, Melissa and R.M. Vogel, Multivariate Non-stationary Stochastic Streamflow Models for Two Urban Watersheds, EWRI, Environmental and Water Resources Congress, 2010, Providence, R.I.


⇒ Patrick Ray

PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2009

Ray, P. A., Vogel, R. M., Watkins, D. W. (2010). "Robust optimization using a variety of performance indices." Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2010 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Providence, RI, 16-20 May.

 

Ray, P. A., Kirshen, P. H., Rosenberg, D. E., Hagan, R. E. (2010). "An overview of the water situation in Amman, Jordan." Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2010 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Providence, RI, 16-20 May.

 

Ray, P. A., and Kirshen, P. H. (2010). "Robust optimization of the water system in Amman, Jordan." Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2010 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Providence, RI, 16-20 May.

Refereed Publications

 

Ray, P. A., Kirshen, P. H., Vogel, R. M. (2010). "Integrated Optimization of a Dual Quality Water and Wastewater System." Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management-Asce, 136(1), 37-47.

Non-Refereed Publications

 

Ray, P. A., Vogel, R. M., Watkins, D. W. (2010). "Robust optimization using a variety of performance indices." Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2010 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Providence, RI, 16-20 May.

 

Ray, P. A., Kirshen, P. H., Rosenberg, D. E., Hagan, R. E. (2010). "An overview of the water situation in Amman, Jordan." Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2010 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Providence, RI, 16-20 May.

 

Ray, P. A., and Kirshen, P. H. (2010). "Robust optimization of the water system in Amman, Jordan." Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2010 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Providence, RI, 16-20 May.

 

Ray, P. A., Kirshen, P. H., Vogel, R. M. (2006). "Optimization of integrated water and wastewater systems: Case study of Beirut, Lebanon." Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2006 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Omaha, NE, 21-25 May.

 

Ray, P. A. (2006). "Least-Cost Optimization for Water Systems Planning: An Exploration of the Potential Applications of Alternative Technologies for Water Supply in Beirut, Lebanon." MS Thesis, Tufts University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Medford, MA, 1-214.


⇒ Ayron Strauch

MS, Biology, 2005

Strauch, a. M., & Eby, S. (2012). The influence of fire frequency on the abundance of Maerua subcordata in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Journal of Plant Ecology, 5(4), 400– 406. doi:10.1093/jpe/rts008


⇒ Brian Thomas

PhD candidate, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2014

Thomas, Brian., and R.M. Vogel,  The impact of stormwater recharge practices on Boston groundwater levels, ASCE-EWRI, Environmental and Water Resources Congress, 2010, Providence, R.I.


⇒ Yushiou Tsai

PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2011

 

Tsai, Yushiou., and R.M. Vogel, The land use, climate, and water use elasticity of streamflow in eastern U.S., EWRI, Environmental and Water Resources Congress, 2010, Providence, R.I.


⇒ Ruiruo Wu

MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2013

Min, Z., Wu R., Shan C., Tu-jin W., Fang-ying J. Research on Ability of Paramecia to Ingest Microcystis aeruginosa. China Water and Wastewater 2011; 27(13). 63-67.




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