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Publications by year

Sullivan, W.C. (2015 in press). In search of a clear head. In Rachel Kaplan & Avik Basu (Eds). Fostering Reasonableness: Supportive environments for bringing out our best. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Lin, Y.H., Tsai, C.C., Sullivan, W.C., Chang, C.Y., & Chang, P.J. (2014, in press). Does awareness effect the restorative function and perception of street trees. To appear in Frontiers in Psychology.

Jiang, B., Li, D., Larsen, L., & Sullivan, W.C. (2014, in press). A dose-response curve describing the relationship between tree density and self-reported stress recovery. To appear in
Environment & Behavior.

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). T
he 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. (2003).
The savanna and the city: Nature at home. 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). V
iews 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). Neighborhood landscapes, democracy, and community.
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.