Peer Reviewed Publications
2022 G. Simon and K. Kay. 'Doing Political Ecology: A Guidebook for Critical Environmental Inquiry'
2017 G. Simon. 'Flame and Fortune in the American West: Urban Development, Environmental Change and the Great Oakland Hills Fire' University of California Press, Oakland, CA (Book 1 of the Critical Environments: Nature, Science and Politics book series. Eds. Guthman J, Kosek J, Lave R.)
2012 S. Dooling and G. Simon. (Co-Editors) 'Cities, Nature, Development: The Politics and Production of Urban
Vulnerabilities' Ashgate Publishing. Aldershot, UK. (Equal Editorial Duties)
Peer Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters
IR G. Simon, B. Wee, D. Chatti, E. Anderson. 'Drawing on Knowledge: Visual Narrative Analysis for Critical Environment and Development Research' Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space
IR C. Eriksen, G. Simon, F. Roth, S. Lakhina, B. Wisner, C. Adler, F. Thomalla, A. Scolobig, K. Brady, M. Brundl, F. Neisser, M. Grenfell, L. Maduz, T. Prior. 'Rethinking the Interplay Between Vulnerability and Affluence to Aid Climate Change Adaptive Capacity' Climatic Change
IR A. Chin, G. Simon, P. Anthamatten, K. Kelsey, B. Crawford, A. Weaver. 'Pandemics and the Future of Human-Landscape Interactions' Anthropocene
2020 G. Simon, C Peterson, E Anderson, B Berve, M Caturia, I Rivera. 'Multiple Temporalities of Household Labour
and the Challenge of Assessing Women’s Empowerment' Development and Change (Forthcoming)
2019 G. Simon and C Peterson. 'Disingenuous Forests: A Historical Political Ecology of Fuelwood Collection in South India'
Journal of Historical Geography 63:1 pp 34-47
2018 G. Simon. 'The Rise of Disingenuous Natures and Neoliberal Stealth Unknown-Knowns' Environment and Planning E:
Nature and Space pp. 47-51 (In, In Reflecting on Neoliberal Natures: An Exchange (eds. P. Bigger and J. Dempsey))
2018 G. Simon. 'How the West Was Spun: The De-politicization of Fire in the American West' In, Handbook on Critical Physical Geography Eds. R. Lave, C. Biermann, S. Lane. Palgrave Macmillan
2017 C Eriksen and G Simon. 'The Affluence-Vulnerability Interface: Intersecting Scales of Risk, Privilege and Disaster'
Environment and Planning A 49:2 pp. 293-313
2017 G Simon. 'Don't Blame California Wildfires on a 'Perfect Storm of Weather Events' The Conversation
2016 A. Kinoshita, A. Chin, G. Simon, C. Briles, T. Hogue, A. O’Dowd, A. Gerlak, A. Uribe. 'Wildfire, Water and Society: Toward
Integrative Research in the “Anthropocene”' Anthropocene 16 pp. 16-27
2016 G. Simon. 'How Regions Do Work, and the Work We Do: A Constructive Critique of Regions in Political Ecology'
Journal of Political Ecology 23 pp. 197-203
2015 A. Chin, L. An, J.L. Florsheim, L.R. Laurencio, R.A. Marston, A.P. Solverson, G. Simon, E. Stinson, E. Wohl. 'Investigating
feedbacks in human-landscape systems: Lessons following a wildfire in Colorado, USA' Geomorphology 252 pp.40-50
2014 G. Simon. 'Vulnerability-in-Production: A Spatial History of Nature, Affluence and Fire in Oakland, California'
Annals of the Association of American Geographers 104:6 pp. 1199-1221
2014 G. Simon. 'If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Get Into the Kitchen: Obligatory Passage Points and Mutually Supported
Impediments at the Climate-Development Interface' Area 46:3 pp. 268-277
2014 R. Lave, M. Wilson, E. Barron, C. Biermann, M. Carey, M. Doyle, C. Duvall, L. Johnson, M. Lane, J. Lorimer, N. McClintock, D. Munroe, R. Pain, J. Proctor, B. Rhoads, M. Robertson, J. Rossi, N. Sayre, G. Simon, M. Tadaki, and C. Van Dyke.
'Intervention: Critical Physical Geography' The Canadian Geographer 58:1 pp. 1-10
2014 G. Simon, R. Bailis, J. Baumgarner, J. Hyman, A. Laurent. 'Current Debates and Future Research Needs in the Clean
Cookstove Sector' Energy for Sustainable Development 20 pp. 49-57
2013 G. Simon and S. Dooling. 'Flame and Fortune in California: The Material and Political Dimensions of Vulnerability'
Global Environmental Change 23:6 pp. 1410-1423
2013 G. Simon and P. Alagona. 'Contradictions at the Confluence of Commerce, Consumption and Conservation; or, An REI
Shopper Camps in the Forest, Does Anyone Notice?' Geoforum 45 pp. 225-236
2013 G. Simon, B. Wee, A. Chin et al. 'Synthesis for the Interdisciplinary Environmental Sciences: Integrating Systems
Approaches and Service Learning' Journal of College Science Teaching 42:5 pp. 46-53
2012 G. Simon, A. Bumpus, P. Mann. 'Win-Win Scenarios at the Climate-Development Interface: Challenges and Opportunities
for Cookstove Replacement Programs Through Carbon Finance' Global Environmental Change 22:1 pp. 275-287
2012 H. Bischel, G. Simon, T. Frisby, D Luthy. 'Management Experiences and Trends for Water Reuse Implementation in
Northern California' Environmental Science and Technology 46 pp. 180-188
2012 G. Simon. 'Development, Risk Momentum and the Ecology of Vulnerability: A Historical-Relational Analysis of the 1991 Oakland Hills Firestorm' In, Cities, Nature, Development: The Politics and Production of Urban Vulnerabilities Eds. G. Simon and S. Dooling. Ashgate Publishing Aldershot, UK.
2012 P. Alagona and G. Simon. 'Leave No Trace Starts at Home: A Response to Critics and Vision for the Future' Ethics, Policy and Environment 15:1 pp. 119-124
2011 D. Biehler and G. Simon. 'The Great Indoors: Research Frontiers on Indoor Environments as Active Political Ecological
Spaces' Progress in Human Geography 35: 2 pp. 172-192
2011 G. Simon. 'The 100th Meridian, Ecological Boundaries and the Problem of Reification' Society and Natural Resources 24:1 pp. 95-101
2010 G. Simon. 'Mobilizing Cookstoves for Development: A Dual Adoption Framework Analysis of Collaborative Technology Innovations in Western India' Environment and Planning A 42 pp. 2011-2030
2010 G. Simon and J. Graybill. 'Geography in Interdisciplinarity: Towards a Third Conversation' Geoforum 41: 3 pp. 356-363
2010 P. Alagona and G. Simon. 'The Role of Field Study in Humanistic and Interdisciplinary Environmental Education'
Journal of Experiential Education 32: 3 pp. 191-206
2009 G. Simon. 'Geographies of Mediation: Market Development and the Rural Broker in Maharashtra, India'
Political Geography 28:3 pp. 197-207
2009 G. Simon and P. Alagona. 'Beyond ‘Leave no Trace’' Ethics, Policy and Environment 12:1 pp. 17-34
2006 S. Dooling, G. Simon, K. Yocom. 'Place-Based Urban Ecology: A Century of Park Planning in Seattle' Urban Ecosystems 9:4 pp. 299-321
2006 J. Graybill, S. Dooling, A. Greve, V. Shandas, J. Withey, G. Simon. 'A Rough Guide to Interdisciplinarity: Graduate Student Perspectives' Bioscience 56: 9 pp. 757-763