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Pierce Greenberg, PhD

Assistant Professor

Pierce Greenberg

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College of Arts and Sciences
Cultural & Social Studies
Sociology
Health Administration and Policy
CRHL - Creighton Hall/Administration Building

Pierce Greenberg, PhD

Assistant Professor



Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Interests

  • Spatial Inequality

Research Focus

Environmental Inequality, Rural Sociology, Spatial Analysis, Social Science Statistics, Survey Research Methods

Department

Cultural and Social Studies

Position

Assistant Professor

Articles

  • Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology
    , Mail Communications and Survey Response: A Test of Social Exchange Versus Pre-Suasion Theory for Improving Response Rates and Data Quality 2021
  • American Sociological Review
    Kevin Estep, Opting Out: Individualism and Vaccine Refusal in Pockets of Socioeconomic Homogeneity.
    85:6, p. 957-991 2020
  • Environmental Sociology
    Pierce Greenberg, Risk perceptions and the maintenance of environmental injustice in Appalachia.
    6:1, p. 54-67 2019
  • Energy Research and Social Science
    Pierce Greenberg, Energy consumption boomtowns in the United States: Community responses to a cryptocurrency boom.
    50:(April 2019), p. 162-167 2019
  • Society & Natural Resources
    Coal Waste, Socioeconomic Change, and Environmental Inequality in Appalachia:Implications for a Just Transition in Coal Country
    31(9), p. 995-1011 2018
  • Routledge
    The US Environmental Movement of the 1960s and 1970s: Building Frameworks of Sustainability
    Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability, p. 137-150 2018
  • Social Science Research
    In the Shadow of Production: Coal Waste Accumulation and Environmental Inequality Formation in Eastern Kentucky
    71(March 2018), p. 37-55 2018
  • Rural Sociology
    Disproportionality and Resource-Based Environmental Inequality: An Analysis of Neighborhood Proximity to Coal Impoundments in Appalachia
    82(1), p. 149-178 2017
  • Journal of Appalachian Studies
    Spatial Inequality and Uneven Rural Development: The Local Stratification of Poverty in Appalachia
    22(2), p. 187-209 2016
  • Social Currents
    Strengthening Sociological Research Through Public Records Requests
    3(2), p. 110-117 2016

Publications

  • Natural Hazards Center Report
    , Evictions in Nebraska During the COVID-19 Pandemic 2021

Editing and Reviews

  • Surveillance and Society
    Book Review: The War on Leakers: National Security and American Democracy from Eugene V. Debs to Edward Snowden by Lloyd Gardner
    15(2), p. 347-348 2017

Presentations

  • Complicating Community Attitudes in Southern West Virginia. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Virtual roundtable. August 7-10, 2021. 2021
  • Absentee Landowner Attitudes in Japan: Analyzing Traditional Values About Agricultural Land. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. New York. August 9-13, 2019. (Co-authored with Yohei Katano and Jon Agnone.) 2019
  • Examining the Acceptance of New Resource-based Rural Development across Three Industries. Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Richmond, Va. August 7-10, 2019. (Co-authored with Dylan Bugden.) 2019
  • The Policy Implications of Rural Poverty Research: Perspectives from the 2019 AECF/RUPRI Rural Poverty Fellowship. Panelist. Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Richmond, Va. August 7-10. (Moderated by Emily Wornell.) 2019
  • The Lasting Impact of Redlining on Racial Segregation in Omaha. Nebraska GIS/LIS Symposium. La Vista, NE. April 24-26, 2019. 2019
  • Risk Perceptions of Coal Impoundments in West Virginia: Industry Trust and Risk Habituation in Appalachia. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Penn.  2018
  • Community and Regulatory Response to Cryptocurrency Mining in Washington State. Energy Impacts Summit. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. May 4, 2018.  2018
  • The Local Stratification of Poverty in Appalachia. Rural Poverty Research Institute: Rural Poverty: Fifty Years After The People Left Behind. Poster session. Washington, D.C. March 21-22, 2018.     2018
  • Policy and Research Workshop: Rethinking Data Collection with Public Records Requests: Perspectives from the U.S. and Canada. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Montréal, Québec. August 12-15, 2017. 2017
  • Translating Sociological Methods to Marketable Skills: Practical Advice for Professionalization in Undergraduate Methods Instruction. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Montréal, Québec. August 12-15, 2017.  2017
  • Coal Waste, Socioeconomic Change, and Environmental Inequality in Appalachia: Implications for a Just Transition in Coal Country. Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Columbus, OH. July 28-30, 2017.  2017