Most of the articles and chapters below are linked to my Research Gate page. Simply click on highlighted titles and you will be taken to the article or chapter.
Publications by year
Jiang, B. Deal, B., Pan, H., Larsen, L. Hsieh, C., Chang, C.Y., & Sullivan, W.C. (2017). Remotely-sensed imagery vs. eye-level photography: Evaluating associations among measurements of tree cover density. Landscape and Urban Planning, 157, p. 270-281.
Zhou, X., Yu, W., & Sullivan, W.C. (in press) Making pervasive sensing possible: Effective travel mode sensing based on smartphones. To appear in Computers, Environment, and Urban Systems.
Li, D. & Sullivan, W.C. (2016). Impacts of views to school landscapes on recovery from stress and mental fatigue. Landscape and Urban Planning, 148, p. 149-158.
Sullivan, W.C. & Kaplan, R. (2016). Nature: Small steps that can make a big difference. To apprear in Health Environments Research & Design Journal.
Duvall, J. & Sullivan, W.C. (2016). How to get more out of the green exercise experience: Insights from Attention Restoration Theory. In J. Barton, R. Bragg, C. Wood, and J. Pretty (Eds.) Green Exercise: Linking nature, health, and well-being. Routledge/Taylor & Francis.
Sullivan, W. C. (2015). In search of a clear head. In R. Kaplan & A. Basu (Eds) Fostering Reasonableness: Supportive Environments for Bringing Out Our Best. (pp. 54-69). Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.
Jiang, B., Li, D., Larsen, L., & Sullivan, W.C. (2016). A dose-response curve describing the relationship between tree density and self-reported stress recovery. Environment & Behavior. DOI: 10.1177/0013916514552321.
Jiang, B., Larsen, L., Deal, B., & Sullivan (2015). A dose-response curve describing the relationship between tree cover density and landscape preference. Landscape & Urban Planning, 139, p.16-25.
Sullivan, W.C. (2015). A significant but under-appreciated benefit of landscape architecture: Supporting people’s capacity to pay attention. Landscape Architecture Frontiers, 3 (1), p. 36-44. Published in Mandarin and English.
Jiang, B., Zhang, T., & Sullivan, W.C. (2015). Healthy Cities; Mechanisms and research questions regarding the impacts of urban green landscapes on public health and well-being. Landscape Architecture Frontiers, 3 (1), p. 24-35. Published in Mandarin and English.
Lin, Y.H., Tsai, C.C., Sullivan, W.C., Chang, C.Y., & Chang, P.J. (2014). Does awareness effect the restorative function and perception of street trees. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, p. 1-9. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00906
Sullivan, W.C., Frumkin, H., Jackson, R.J., & Chang, C.Y. (2014). Gaia meets Ascelpius: Creating Healthy Places. Landscape & Urban Planning, 127, p. 182-184.
Jiang, B., Chang, C.Y., & Sullivan, W.C. (2014). A dose of nature: Tree cover, stress reduction, and gender differences. Landscape and Urban Planning, 132, p. 26-36.
Holtan, M.T., Dieterlen, S.L, & Sullivan, W.C. (2014). Social life under cover: Tree canopy and social capital in Baltimore, Maryland. Environment & Behavior, January, p. 1-14. DOI: 10.1177/0013916513518064.
Tang, I.C., Sullivan, W.C., & Chang, C.Y. (2014). Perceptual evaluation of natural landscapes: The role of the individual connection to nature. Environment & Behavior, February, p. 1-23. DOI: 10.1177/0013916513520604.
Sullivan, WC (2014). More than creativity: Infusing research in the design studio. In Burton, A. & Winkelmes, M.A. (Eds). An Illinois sampler: Talking about teaching on the prairie. University of Illinois Press, Champaign. p. 72-78.
Sullivan, WC (2014, in press). Wellbeing and green spaces in cities. In Bruton, L. & Cooper, R. (Eds). Wellbeing and the Environment. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford.
Sullivan, W.C. (2014). Nature and wellbeing. In Michalos, A.C. (Ed), Encyclopedia of quality of life and well-being research. Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, p. 4264-4269. ISBN: 978-94-007-0752-8.
Jiang, B, Chang, CY, Sullivan, WC. (2013). A dialogue on the impact of urban landscape on human health. Landscape Architecture Frontier. Part I published in Volume 1(2), April 2013, p. 78-84; Part II published in Volume 1(3), June 2013, p. 90-96.
Sullivan W.C. & Chang, C.Y. (2011). Mental health. In Dannenberg, A.L., Frumkin, H., & Jackson, R.J. (Eds), Making Healthy Places: A Built Environment for Health, Well-Being, and Sustainability. Island Press, Washington, DC. p. 106-116.
Matsuoka, R. & Sullivan, W.C. (2011). Urban nature: Human psychological and community health. In Douglas, I. & Goode, D., Houck, M., & Wang, R. (Eds), The Routledge handbook of urban ecology, Taylor and Francis, Oxford. p. 408-423.
Sullivan, W.C. (2011). Landscapes of health and hope. In Aspinall, P., Bell, S., & Thompson, C.W. (Eds), Open Space: People Space 3, OPEN space Research Centre, Edinburgh. p. 33-38.
Sullivan, W.C. (2010). Can citizen participation become reasonable? In Bissell, J., Chapin, M., Rosenheck, T., Murtha, M., Pati, D., Schermer, B., and Wener, R. (Eds.) Policy and the environment: Establishing ground rules through environmental design research. Environmental Design Research Association, Oklahoma City, p. 26-32.
Kenwick, R.A., Shammin, M.R., Sullivan, W.C. (2009). Preferences for riparian buffers. Landscape and Urban Planning, 91(1), 88-96.
Sullivan, W.C. (2009). Humans and conservation. [Review of the books Conservation Psychology: Understanding and Promoting Human Care for Nature. Clayton, S., & G. Myers. 2009. Wiley-Blackwell, West Sussex, United Kingdom, 264 pp.; and Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well- Being. Sternberg, E. M. 2009. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 352 pp]. Conservation Biology, 24(1) p. 354 – 356.
Scott, R. & Sullivan, W.C. (2008). Ecology of fermented foods. Human Ecology Review. Vol. 15(1), 25-21.
Scott, R. & Sullivan, W.C. (2007). Components of black walnut polyculture. Agroforestry Systems, 71: 185-193.
Newton, J.L., Freyfogle, E.T., & Sullivan, W.C. (2007). Land, ecology, and democracy: A twenty-first century view. Politics and the Life Sciences, 25(1-2), 42-56.
Sullivan, W.C. & Lovell, S.T. (2006). Improving the visual quality of commercial development at the rural-urban fringe. Landscape and Urban Planning. 77(1-2), 152-166.
Lovell, S.T. & Sullivan, W.C. (2006). Environmental benefits of conservation buffers in the United States: Evidence, promise, and open questions. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment, 112(4), 249-260.
Newton, J.L., & Sullivan, W.C. (2005). Nature, Culture, and Civil Society. Journal of Civil Society, Vol. 1(3), 195-209.
Sullivan, W.C. (2005). Nature at home: An evolutionary perspective. In P. Barlett (Ed.), Urban Place: Reconnecting with the Natural World. Boston, MIT Press. p. 237-252.
Sullivan, W.C., Anderson, O.M. & Lovell, S.T. (2004). Agricultural buffers at the rural-urban fringe: An examination of approval by farmers, residents, and academics in the Midwestern United States. Landscape and Urban Planning, 69, 299-313.
Sullivan, W.C., Kuo, F.E., & DePooter, S. (2004). The fruit of urban nature: Vital neighborhood spaces. Environment & Behavior, 36(5), 678-700.
Sullivan, W.C., S. Taylor Lovell, and O.M. Anderson. (2003). Greening the campus research farm: Reactions from three stakeholder groups. In Connecting to Place: Greening of the Campus V, Ball State University: Muncie, IN. p. 88-93.
Sullivan, W.C. (2004). Forest, savanna, city: Evolutionary landscapes and human functioning. In P. Barlett (Ed.) Urban Place: Reconnections with the natural world, 3, Atlanta: Academic Exchange, p. 55-63.
Faber Taylor, A., Kuo, F.E., & Sullivan, W.C. (2002). Views of nature and self-discipline: Evidence from inner city children. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 22, 49-63.
Kuo, F.E., & Sullivan, W.C. (2001). Aggression and violence in the inner city: Impacts of environment and mental fatigue. Environment & Behavior, 33(4), 543-571.
Kuo, F.E., & Sullivan, W.C. (2001). Environment and crime in the inner city: Does vegetation reduce crime? Environment & Behavior, 33(3), 343-367.
Sullivan, W.C. (2001). Does the neighborhood landscape matter? Landscape Journal, 20(2), 198-201.
Taylor, A.F., Kuo, F.E. & Sullivan, W.C. (2001). Coping with ADD: The surprising connection to green play settings. Environment & Behavior, 33(1), 54-77.
Brunson, L., Kuo, F.E., & Sullivan, W.C. (2001). Resident Appropriation of Defensible Space in Public Housing: Implications for Safety and Community. Environment & Behavior, 33(5), 626-652.
Miles, I., Kuo, F.E., & Sullivan, W.C. (2000). Psychological benefits of volunteering for restoration projects. Ecological Restoration, 18(4), 218-227.
Kuo, F.E., Sullivan, W.C., Coley, R.L., & Brunson, L. (1998). Fertile ground for community: Inner-city neighborhood common spaces. American Journal of Community Psychology, 26(6), 823-851.
Miles, I., Sullivan, W.C., & Kuo, F.E. (1998). Ecological restoration volunteers: The benefits of participation. Urban Ecosystems, 2(1), 27-41.
Kweon, B.S., Sullivan, W.C., & Wiley, A. (1998). Green common spaces and the social integration of inner-city older adults. Environment & Behavior, 30(6), 832-858.
Kuo, F.E., Bacaicoa, M., & Sullivan, W.C. (1998). Transforming inner-city landscapes: Trees, sense of safety, and preference. Environment & Behavior, 30(1), 28-59.
Taylor, A.F., Wiley, A., Kuo, F.E. & Sullivan, W.C. (1998). Growing up in the inner city: Green spaces as places to grow. Environment & Behavior, 30(1), 3-27.
Voigt, T.B., Fermanian, T.W., & Sullivan, W.C. (1998). Selecting Kentucky Bluegrass cultivars. Crop Science, 38(4), 1035-1041.
Sullivan, W.C., Kuo, F.E., & Prabhu, M. (1997). Communicating with citizens: The power of photosimulations and simple editing. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 17(4), 295-310.
Coley, R.L., Kuo, F.E., & Sullivan, W.C. (1997). Where does community grow? The social context created by nature in urban public housing. Environment & Behavior, 29(4), 468-492.
Sullivan, W.C. (1997). New directions for Landscape Architecture [Review of the book Landscape Transformed, Spens, M., & Balfour, A.; Eds.]. Landscape Journal. 16(2):197.
Sullivan, W.C. (1996). Cluster housing at the rural-urban fringe: The search for adequate and satisfying places to live. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, 13(4), 291-309.
Sullivan, W.C., Kuo, F.E., & Prabhu, M. (1996). Assessing the impact of environmental impact statements on citizens. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 16(3), 171-182.
Sullivan, W.C. (1994). Perceptions of the rural-urban fringe: Citizen preferences for natural and developed settings. Landscape and Urban Planning, 29, 85-101.
Sullivan, W.C. (1993). A yearning for conservation: The conflict between citizen attitudes and economic development. In E. Arias and M. Gross (Eds.) Equitable and Sustainable Habitats. EDRA, Oklahoma City, p. 50-55.
Sullivan, W.C. (1988). The abstractions of sustainable development: A call for the application of a precise model. Revue d'Architecture de Paysage, April, p. 20-21.
Sullivan, W.C., & Brooks, K.R. (1987). Practitioners and politics. Landscape Architecture, 87(1), p. 101-103.
Sullivan, W.C. & Brooks, K.R. (1985). Municipal policy development: Strategies for including design professionals in environmental policy decision-making. In Orland, B. (Ed.), Prospect, Retrospect, Continuity. Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, Urbana, IL., p. 1-5.