UM Localization  Raymond De Young           Theses Chaired
 

Doctoral dissertations

Cole (Smith), L. (2013) The Teaching Green School Building: Exploring the contributions of school design to informal environmental education. [1]

Wolske, K. (2011) Encouraging climate-friendly behaviors through a community energy challenge: The effects of information, feedback, and shared stories. [2]

Duvall, J. (2010) Deliberate engagement as a strategy for promoting behavior change while enhancing well-being. [2]

Basu, A. (2009) The role of nature patterns in the perception and acceptability of rural density. [2]

McDade, K. (2008) Greener grass?: Factors related to reducing environmentalimpacts of lawn care companies. [2]

Scheuer, C.W. (2007) Adoption of residential green building practices: Understanding the role of familiarity. [2]

Kearney, A. (1997) Some implications of cognitive map theory for environmental problem solving and decision making. [3]

Duncan, A. (1997) Source reduction in context: A conceptual framework and field study of waste prevention behavior.

Lee, Y.J. (1992) Determinants of recycling behavior in office environments: A case study in Taiwan. [4]

NOTES:
[1] Co-chaired with Jean Wineman, UM College of Architecture and Urban Planning .
[2] Co-chaired with Rachel Kaplan, School of Natural Resources and Environment.
[3] Co-chaired with Stephen Kaplan, UM Department of Psychology.
[4] Co-chaired with Robert Marans, UM College of Architecture and Urban Planning, and Institute of Social Research.
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Master's projects - Integrative seminar and research

Brym, M. & D. Poon (2011) The edible city: A technical policy assessment envisioning the future development of a locally integrated food system in Washtenaw County, Southeastern Michigan. [1]

Baker, D. (2011) Desert home: Lessons for localtecture. [1]

Hedgecock, M. (2010) Local ads: Prompting localization behavior. [1]

Reem, G. (2010) Agritours: Pre-familiarizing citizens with urban, suburban and rural farms. [1]

Bush, A; Graul, A. and Luria, R. (2009) The food shed: Envisioning a localized food system. [1]

Sweeney, E. (2009) Maintaining stability after the downshift: An analysis of some behavioral dilemmas of localization using two empirical approaches [1].

Mitsos, M.; Speiser, J.; Leach, W.; Morrow, C.; Graham, M.; Watts-Hull, R., and Simpkins, D. (1995) Common property resource management: An integrative research seminar. [2]

NOTES:
[1] Co-chaired with Thomas Princen, School of Natural Resources and Environment.
[2] Co-chaired with Bobbi Low and Thomas Princen, School of Natural Resources and Environment.

Master's projects - Team-based research

Borgman, M., Burnette, D., Cole, S., Gourley, R. Guckian, M., Jacokes, M. and Smith, S. (2014) A Rooted University: Growing Resiliency, Community, and Engaged Food Citizens at the UM Campus Farm. [1]

Duvall, J., Gruelle, M., Hopkins, M. and Wolske, K. (2005) Revitalizing Riverside: Community Perspectives on Enhancing an Urban Park. [2]

Rom, N. and Smith, J. (2004) An Evaluation of Environmentally Responsible Behavior in the Lake Baikal Region of Russia.

McMillan, T. and Higgs, A. (2003) Designing sustainability education into a residential high school. [2]

Dotzour, A.; Houston, C.; Manubay, G.; Schulz, K. and Smith, J. (2002) Promoting conservation behavior at the Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield, IL.

Boerschig, S.; Carney, S.; Dillenbeck, A.; Elster, M.; Horst, S.; Kleiner, B.; and Thomson, B. (1992) Recycling in multi-family dwellings: Increasing participation and decreasing contamination.

Duncan, A.; Frank, J.; Gill, N.; McCormack, F.; Rothman, S.; Shenot, J.; Shotkin, A.; and Zweizig, M. (1991) Individual source reduction behavior: A study of the effects of environmental and economic motivational information.

NOTES:
[1] Co-chaired with Bob Grese, School of Natural Resources and Environment.
[2] Co-chaired with Rachel Kaplan, School of Natural Resources and Environment.

Master's theses - Individual research

Levine, K. (2006) Some benefits of nearby nature for hospital visitors: Restorative walks in Nichols Arboretum.

Poux, D. (2005) Volunteerism in the GM Green mentor program.[2]

Pereira, E. (2004) Design and human well-being: A Detroit case study.

Clark, C.F. (1998) Internal and external influences on behavior: Provision of environmental public goods through green electricity consumption. [1]

Irvine, K. (1997) Stewardship in the management of private forests: Some psychological dimensions. [2]

Nagar, O. (1996) Green events management: Applying waste reduction strategies at the University of Michigan athletics facilities. [3]

Comeau, W. (1996) Green events management: Applying waste reduction strategies at the University of Michigan athletics facilities. [3]

Carlson, J. (1996) Green events management: Applying waste reduction strategies at the University of Michigan athletics facilities. [3]

Ochterski, J. (1996) Why we protect land: Motivations underlying real estate donations to land conservancies. [6]

Lawson, D. (1994) The effects of volume-based pricing on residential solid waste collection. [4]

Susskind, Y. (1994) Patterns and predictors of environmentally responsible behavior of ninth graders.

Gilbert, M. (1994) Forest management on Colorado’s western slope: Past, present and future. [5]

Wynne, R.(1994) The emperor’s new eco-logos?: A critical review of the scientific certification systems "Environmental Report Card" and the "Green Seal" certification mark programs.

Kearney, A. (1993) Promoting ride sharing: A cognitive perspective on the effect of information on knowledge structure.

McCann, L. (1992) Unearthing the land ethic: A study of farmer's values, beliefs and practices. [6]

Sullivan, S. (1992) Unearthing the land ethic: A study of farmer's values, beliefs and practices. [6]

Hartman, J. (1990) Organizing "Recycle UM": A University of Michigan student group.

Rothdeutsch, K. (1989) A guide to integrated waste management.

NOTES:
[1] Co-chaired with Michael Moore, School of Natural Resources and Environment.
[2] Co-chaired with Rachel Kaplan, School of Natural Resources and Environment.
[3] Co-chaired with Jonathan Bulkley, School of Natural Resources and Environment.
[4] Co-chaired with Richard Porter, Department of Economics
[5] Co-chaired with Julia Wondolleck, School of Natural Resources and Environment.
[6] Co-chaired with Donna Erickson, School of Natural Resources and Environment.

Honor's theses

Emmett, B. (2003) Neighborhood Design and Psychological Well Being. [1]

Schaffer, K. (2003) An Exploration of Green Building Committees and Housing Markets across the U.S. and their Effectiveness. [2]

Pierce, K. (1999) Motivations for membership in a voluntary simplicity group.

NOTES:
[1] Co-chaired with Donna Erickson, School of Natural Resources and Environment.
[2] Co-chaired with Tim Fort, Ross Business School