Faculty Publications

Dr. Terrence G. Bensel

Bensel, T.G. and R.C. Harriss. 1996. Biomass Fuel Utilization in Tropical Asia. In Biomass Burning and Global Change, edited by Joel Levine, MIT Press: 671-681.

Bensel, T.G. and D.M. Kummer. 1996. Fuelwood Consumption and Deforestation in the Philippines. Human Organization, 55(4): 498-500.

Bensel, T.G. and R.C. Harriss. 1996. Energy Policy and Economic Development in the Philippines: 1973-2000. The Journal of Energy and Development, 20(2): 187-227

Bensel, T.G. 1995. Rural Woodfuel Production for Urban Markets: Problems and Opportunities in Cebu Province, Philippines. Pacific and Asian Journal of Energy, 5(1): 9-28.

Bensel, T.G. and E.M. Remedio. 1995. Residential Energy Use Patterns in Cebu City, Philippines. Energy — The International Journal, 20(3): 173-188.

Bensel, T.G. 1994. Commercial Woodfuel Markets, Smallholder Tree Cultivation and the Environment in Cebu Province, Philippines. In Marketing of Multipurpose Tree Products in Asia. Proceedings of an international workshop held in Baguio City, Philippines, 6-9 December, 1993. Edited by John B. Raintree and Herminia A. Francisco. Bangkok, Winrock International: 75-97.


Dr. Richard D. Bowden

Chan, A.S.K. P.A. Steudler, R.D. Bowden,and C. Cavanaugh. In press. Consequences of Nitrogen Fertilization on Soil Methane Oxidation in a Productive Temperate Deciduous Forest . Biology and Fertility of Soils.

Sulzman, E., J. Brant, R.D. Bowden, and Lajtha, K. Accepted, In press. Contribution of aboveground litter, belowground litter, and rhizosphere respiration to total soil CO 2 efflux in an old growth coniferous. Biogeochemistry.

Bowden, R.D., E. Davidson, K. Savage, C. Arabia, and P.A. Steudler. 2004. Chronic nitrogen additions reduce total soil respiration and microbial respiration in temperate forest soils at the Harvard Forest. J. For. Ecol. Manage. 196:43-56.

Bowden, R.D. and E. Pallant. 2004. Maintaining a College-Community Ecotourism Project: Faculty Initiative, Institutional Vision, Student Participation, and Community Partnerships. In Sustainability on Campus: Stories and Strategies for Change. Geoffrey Chase and Peggy Barlett, eds. MIT Press. pp 197-213.

Aber, J., A. Magill, K. Nadelhoffer, J. Melillo, P. Steudler, J. Hendricks, R. Bowden, W. Currie, W. McDowell and G. Berntson. 2004. Exploring the process of nitrogen saturation. Chapter 12 in D. Foster and J. Aber (eds.), Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England. Yale University Press pp. 259-279.

Nadelhoffer, K. J., R.D. Boone, R. D. Bowden, J. D. Canary, J. Kaye, P. Micks, A. Ricca, J. A. Aitkenhead, K. Lajtha, and W.H. McDowell. 2004. The DIRT experiment: litter and root influences on forest soil organic matter stocks and function. Chapter 15 in: D. Foster and J. Aber (eds.), Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England. Yale University Press, pp. 300-315.


Dr. Michael F. Maniates

Michael Maniates, ed., Empowering Knowledge: Teaching and Learning Global Environmental Politics as if Education Mattered, Rowman & Littlefield, January 2003.

Thomas Princen, Michael Maniates, and Ken Conca, eds., Confronting Consumption, The MIT Press, 2002.

Thomas Princen and Michael ManiatesTake Back Your Life: Challenging the Hyperconsumption Trap (working title). Manuscript in preparation. Expected completion in 2005.

Thomas Princen, Michael Maniates, and Ken Conca, “Confronting Consumption” and “To Confront Consumption,” in Thomas Princen, Michael Maniates, and Ken Conca, eds., Confronting Consumption, The MIT Press, 2002.

“Individualization: Plant a Tree, Buy a Bike, Save the World?,” and “In Search of Consumptive Resistance: The Voluntary Simplicity Movement,” in Thomas Princen, Michael Maniates, and Ken Conca, eds., Confronting Consumption, The MIT Press, 2002.

“Of Knowledge and Power,” and “Civic Virtue and Classroom Toil in a Greenhouse World,” both in Michael Maniates, ed., Empowering Knowledge: Teaching and Learning Global Environmental Politics, Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.


Dr. Eric T. Pallant

Pallant, E. 2004. Peace along a polluted waterway. Sierra (May/June): 18.

Bowden, R.D. B. and Pallant, E. 2004. Maintaining a college-community ecotourism project: Institutional vision, faculty initiative, student participation, and community partnerships. In Strategies for Sustainability: Stories from the Ivory Tower. (P. Bartlett and G. Chase, eds.) MIT Press.

Pallant, E. 2003. The Sweetness of Doing Nothing. Heartstone: Celebrating the Emergent Ecologic Century. 4(1): 104-106

Pallant, E. 2002. Perspective on Israel from visiting professor. Cleveland Jewish News: 31.

Pallant, E. 2002. Allegheny College: Bringing sustainability to northwest Pennsylvania. In Teaching Sustainability – towards curriculum greening (Walter Leal Filho, ed.) Peter Lan Scientific Publishers, Bern: 405-414.

Pallant, E. and Bensel, T. 2001. Pennsylvania forests: Act now to avert their pillage. Pittsburgh Post Gazette Forum, April 29, Section E1; Forest health: certification plan to guard state’s woods. Harrisburg Patriot-News, April 26; State forests: it’s time to take stock, Erie Times News, April 27; Pennsylvania forests: It’s time to take stock. Pennsylvania Forests, 92 (3): 6.

Pallant, E. 2000. Creating Collaborations. The CUR Quarterly. 21(2): 56-60.


Dr. James O. Palmer

Taub-Montemayor, T.E., J.O. Palmer and M.A. Rankin. 1997. Endocrine regulation of reproduction and diapause in the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis grandis. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 35:455-477.

Mumme, R.L., J.O. Palmer, and S.M. Rankin. 2003. Costs and benefits of maternal care in earwigs, pp. 321-326, in B. Ploger and K. Yasukawa (eds.) Exploring Animal Behavior in Laboratory and Field, Academic Press, NY.

Rankin, S.M. and J.O. Palmer. 2003. Dermaptera, pp. 297-300, in V.H. Resh and R.T. Carde (eds.) Encyclopedia of Insects, Academic Press Inc.

Rankin, S.M., J.O. Palmer, K.A. Foriska, and S.A. Maits. (submitted) Physiological correlates to courtship and mating in male ring-legged earwigs. Physiological Entomology

Palmer, James O. 2004. Creek Connections: Connecting Kids and Curriculum Through Watershed Studies. In Vol. IV: What works, what matters, what lasts. Project Kaleidoscope. On-line: Click here.

Palmer, J.O., C.R. Resek, and N.M. Mason. 2004. Connecting kids to aquatic entomology through standards-based curriculum. Departments of Biology and Environmental Science, Allegheny College, Meadville PA, USA. Conference Proceedings of the XII International Congress of Entomology, 15-21 August 2004, Brisbane, Queensland, AUS.


Dr. Caryl E. Waggett

Waggett, CE. 2004. Landscape scale patterns in disease ecology: Assessing risk of exposure to Lyme borreliosis spirochetes in a highly endemic region of northern California. PhD Dissertation, ProQuest.

Waggett, CE, T Duane, J Stevens and M Schoonover. 1997. Fear of litigation and the environment: The impact of litigation on environmental research. Submitted to the California Attorney General’s Office.

Waggett, CE. June, 1997. Protecting the public from the public water supply: The threat of cryptosporidium in California drinking water. Prepared for the California Department of Health.

Waggett, CE, and MR Fainter. 1996. Patterns of gully growth along Pomponio Creek, San Mateo County, CA. May. Prepared for California State Department of Parks and Recreation.

Homrighausen, M, CE Waggett and C Thomas. 1996. A monitoring procedure for an intermittent stream: Channel form, riparian vegetation and water quality. Prepared for East Bay Municipal Utilities District.

Waggett, CE. 1996. Baseline water quality and development of a volunteer water-quality monitoring program: Chemical, biological and physical measures on Goat Creek (Pinole, CA) in an exclusion zone. Prepared for East Bay Municipal Utilities District.


Dr. Scott A. Wissinger

*Klemmer, A.J., S.A. Wissinger, H.S. Greig, and M.L. Ostrofsky. 2012. Nonlinear effects of consumer density on multiple ecosystem processes. Journal of Animal Ecology.

Wissinger, S.A., H.H. Whiteman, M. Denoël, *M. Mumford, and *C. Aubee. 2010. Consumptive and nonconsumptive effects of cannibalism in fluctuating age-structured populations. Ecology.

*Inkley, M.D., S.A. Wissinger, and B.L. Baros. 2008. Effects of drying regime on microbial colonization and shredder preference in seasonal woodland wetlands. Freshwater Biology.

Wissinger, S.A., A.R. McIntosh, and *H.S. Greig. 2006. Impacts of introduced brown and rainbow trout on benthic  invertebrate communities in shallow New Zealand lakes. Freshwater Biology.

Whiteman, H.H. and S.A. Wissinger. 2005. Amphibian population cycles and long-term data sets, IN: M.J. Lannoo (ed.) Conservation and Status of North American Amphibians. Univ. California Press.

Wissinger, S.A., *S.G. Ingmire, and *J.L. Bogo. 2001.  Plant and invertebrate communities as indicators of success for wetlands restored for wildlife, p. 207-236 IN: Rader, Batzer, and Wissinger. Bioassessment and Management of North American Wetlands, Wiley & Sons.

*indicates student co-author