In press. “Just Energies: From Distribution to Continuance in the Navajo Nation.” With Bidtah Becker. In Democratizing Energy: Imaginaries, Transitions, Risks. Edited by Martin Pasqualetti and Majia Nadesan. London: Elsevier.

In press. “Phantoms within and beyond the frame: stirrings of justice amidst specters of rural capitalism.” With Rebecca Witter. Engagement: A Blog Published by the Anthropology and Environment Society.

In press “#NoDAPL Encampments: 21st Century Indian City.” In Indian Cities: Histories of Indigenous Urbanism. Edited by Kent Blansett, Cathleen Cahill, and Andrew Needham. Norman: Univ of Oklahoma Press.

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2021  “The Double Force of Vulnerability: Ethnography and Environmental Justice.” With Grant M. Gutierrez and Theresa Pendergast. Environment & Society: Advances in Research

2020  “Making it Home: Estrangement, Solidarity and Belonging in the #NoDAPL/Standing Rock Encampments.” With Ricki Draper. Collaborative Anthropologies 13 (1): 1-45.

2020 “Riparian Sensibilities.” In WET: An Anthology of Water Poems and Prose from the High Desert and Mountains of the Four Corners Region. Edited by Laurie Hall, Gail Binkly, Renee Podunovich, Sonja Horoshko, and Michael Thompson. Cortez, CO: Sharehouse Press.

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2020 “Comments on Anthropology OF Activism.” In Anthropology and Activism: New Contexts, New Conversations. Edited by Anna J Willow and Kelly A Yotebeing. London and New York: Routledge Press. pp. 79-82.

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2019 “Climate Stories Collaborative: Storying Climate Change at Appalachian State University.” With Laura England, Jennie Carlisle, Rebecca Witter, and Derek Davidson. Practicing Anthropology 41(3): 21-26.

2018 “Racing the Reservation: Rethinking Resistance and Development in the Navajo Nation.” In Race and Rurality in the Global Economy. Edited by M. Crichlow, P. Northover, and J. Giusti-Cordero. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

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2018 Landscapes of Power: Politics of Energy in the Navajo Nation. Durham: Duke University Press.


2017 “Toward Transition? The Rise of Diné Energy Activism and New Directions in Environmental Justice.” In ExtrACTION: Impacts, Responses, and Alternative Futures. Edited by Jalbert, Willow, Casagrande, Paladino, and Simonelli. Walnut Creek, CA: Routledge.

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2015 “‘The Rainbow is our Sovereignty’: Rethinking the politics of energy on the Navajo Nation.” Journal of Political Ecology 22: 53-78.

2013 “Transformations in Engaged Ethnography: Knowledge, Networks, and Social Movements.” With Maribel Casas-Cortés and Michal Osterweil. In Insurgent Encounters: Ethnography, Activism, and the Transnational. Edited by Juris and Khasnabish. Durham: Duke University Press.

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2013 “Reflections on Teaching an ‘Anthropology of Energy.’” Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment 35(1): 60-63.

2010  “Landscapes of Power: Renewable Energy Activism in Diné Bikéyah.” With Dailan Jake Long. In India ns & Energy: Exploitation and Opportunity in the American Southwest. Edited by Smith and Frehner. Santa Fe: School of Advanced Research Press.

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2010 “Models of Engaged Scholarship: An Interdisciplinary Discussion.” With Dorothy Holland, Eugenia Eng, and Georgina Drew. Collaborative Anthropologies 3: 1-36.

2009 “K’e, Hozhó, and Non-governmental Politics on the Navajo Nation: Ontologies of Difference Manifest in Environmental Activism.” With Andrew Curley. World Anthropologies Network E-Journal 4.

2008 “Blurring Boundaries: Knowledge-Practices in Contemporary Social Movements.” With Maribel Casas-Cortés and Michal Osterweil. Anthropological Quarterly 81 (1): 17-58.

2006 “Technologies of Existence: The Indigenous Environmental Justice Movement.” Development 49: 119-124.