Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Areas of expertise
Environmental Politics and Policy
Sustainable Food and Agriculture
Ph.D.,University of Kansas 0
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
August 01, 2011 - present
- Long, Joshua. 2010. Weird City: Sense of Place and Creative Resistance in Austin, Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press.
Refereed Articles and Book Chapters:
- Hale, Brack, Joshua Long, Alison Vogelaar. A Broad Spectrum: Sustainability in Educational Travel. Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education [Forthcoming]
- Long, Joshua. 2013. Sense of Place and Place-Based Activism in the Neoliberal City. City: Analysis of Urban Trends, Policy, Culture, Action 17(1): 52-67.
- Long, Joshua. 2011. Entering the New Conversational Marketplace: Narratives of Sustainability and the Success of Farm Direct Markets. Food, Culture and Society 14 (1): 49-69.
- Long, Joshua. 2009. Sustaining Creativity in the Creative Archetype: The Case of Austin, Texas. Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 26 (4): 175-232.
- Larsen, Soren, Curt Sorenson, David McDermott, Joshua Long, Christopher Post. 2007. Rootedness, Sense of Place, and the Politics of Exurban Development in Garden Park, Colorado. The Professional Geographer 59 (4): 421-23.
- Long, Joshua and R. Dawn Hawley. 2006. From Beatniks to Britney and Beyond: The Socio-cultural Evolution of the American Coffeehouse, in Wilson, Leslie ed. Americana: Readings in Popular Culture. Hollywood: Press Americana: 242-50.
- Long, Joshua. 2013. The Mapmaker. End of Austin Project (1)1. http://endofaustin.com/2013/01/10/josh-longs-post/
- Long, Joshua. Honor Leslie by Helping End Austin Homelessness, Austin American Statesman (March 13, 2012).
- Long, Joshua. Detroit's Demise Sets up Rebirth from Grassroots. Guest Editorial, Bloomberg-Businessweek (April 6, 2011).
Publications and Professional Papers (Not peer-reviewed):
- “Public Outreach: Engaging the New Narrative of Waller Creek.” Companion Document, Waller Creek Redesign Competition. Michael Van Valkenburgh, Inc.
- “Honor Leslie by Helping End Austin Homelessness.” Austin American Statesman (March 13, 2012).
- “Detroit’s Demise Sets Up Rebirth From Grassroots: Joshua Long.” Bloomberg-Businessweek (April 6, 2011).
- Joshua Long and Meije Gernez. “Franklin College Sustainable Garden Project: A Franklin Sustainability Initiative” (Approved, April 2010).
Seminars & Presentations
· Before the Creative Metropolis: Austin in Historical Context (2012). Chair and Comment. Urban History Association Conference: New York: NY.
· Practicing Environmental Sustainability in Educational Travel (2012). Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers: New York, NY.
· Sense of Place and the Neoliberal City (2011). Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers: Seattle, Washington.
· Lugano Sustainability Forum (2010). Invited Panelist, Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice Issues. Representatives from Università della Svizzera Italiana, AIESEC, and Franklin College Switzerland.
· Consumer Food Knowledge and the 'Conversational Marketplace' (2010). Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington, D.C
· Resistance in the Creative Archetype: Lessons from the 'Success Story' of Austin, Texas (2009). Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, Nevada
· Weird City: Cultural and Economic Resistance to Urban Landscape Transformation in Austin, Texas (2008). Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers: Boston, Massachusetts.
· Creative City Rising: Resistance, Cultural Expression, and the Impact of Creative Strategies on Urban Development in Austin, Texas (2008). Presented at the KU Geography Colloquium: Lawrence, Kansas.
· The Coffee Ritual: From Ancient Ceremony to Contemporary Consumer Fetish (2007). Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers: San Francisco, California.
· Corporate, Campus, and Counterculture: An Ethnogeographic Examination of Place Attachment and Culture in the American Coffeehouse (2005). Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers: Denver, Colorado.
Honors & Awards
- Finalist for Southwestern University Teaching Award: Spr. 2012
- Nominated for National Council on Public History Book Award: October 2010
- Recipient of the 2008 Carlin Graduate Teaching Award, University of Kansas
- Graduate Commencement Speaker, University of Kansas Dept. of Geography: Spr. 2008
Specific subjects or issues you can knowledgeably discuss:
Sustainable Agriculture and Local Food
Austin Culture and Grassroots Politics
Austin Growth, Development, and Environmental Policy
Sustainable Urban Development
I am willing to talk to the media: yes
I am willing to talk to community groups about my area of expertise: yes
Can you do interviews in Spanish? no
Other languages you are fluent in: null
Experience with the news media (especially electronic media):
Office: Mood-Bridwell 115