Publications

  • Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2018). Geographic and social disparities in exposure to air neurotoxicants at U.S. public schools. Environmental Research. Vol. 161, 580-587. Published, 02/01/2018.
  • Collins, TW, Grineski, SE & Chakraborty, J (2018). . Environmental injustice and flood risk: A conceptual model and case comparison of metropolitan Miami and Houston, USA. Regional Environmental Change. Vol. 18, 311-323. Published, 01/30/2018.
  • Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2018). Environmental justice and borders: lessons from the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Routledge. Published, 01/2018.
  • Collins, TW & Grineski, SE (2018). Environmental justice and flood hazards: emerging findings and future research needs. Routledge. Published, 01/2018.
  • Grineski, SE, Daniels, HA, Collins, TW, Morales, DX & Frederick, AH (2018). The conundrum of social class: Disparities in publishing among STEM students in undergraduate research programs. Science Education. Vol. 102, 283-303. Published, 01/2018.
  • Collins,TW, Aley, S, Boland, T, Corral, G, Cox, M, Echegoyen, LL, Grineski, SE, Morera, O & Nazeran, H (2017). BUILDing SCHOLARS: enhancing diversity among biomedical researchers from the U.S. Southwest. BMC Proceedings. Vol. 11, 12. Published, 12/11/2017.
  • Collins, TW, Grineski, SE, Shenberger-Trujillo, J, Morales, DX, Morera, O & Echegoyen, LL (2017). Undergraduate research participation is associated with improved student outcomes at a Hispanic-serving institution. . Journal of College Student Development. Vol. 58, 583-600. Published, 12/06/2017.
  • Collins, TW, Grineski, SE & Morales, DX (2017). . Environmental injustice and sexual minority health disparities: a national study of inequitable health risks from air pollution among same-sex partners. Social Science & Medicine. Vol. 191, 38-47. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Morales, DX, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2017). Increasing research productivity in undergraduate research experiences: exploring predictors of collaborative faculty-student publications. CBE-Life Sciences Education. Vol. 16, ar42. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Morales, DX, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2017). . Faculty motivation to mentor students through undergraduate research programs: a study of enabling and constraining factors. Research in Higher Education. Vol. 58, 520-544. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW, Chakraborty, J & Montgomery, M (2017). Hazard characteristics and patterns of environmental injustice: household-level determinants of environmental risk in Miami, Florida. Risk Analysis. Vol. 37, 1419-1434. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Rocha, JR, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2017). A qualitative examination of factors shaping high and low exposures to hazardous air pollutants among Hispanic households in Miami. Local Environment. Vol. 22, 1252-1267. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Chakraborty, J, Collins, TW & Grineski, SE (2017). Environmental Justice Research: Contemporary Issues and Emerging Topics. . International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Vol. 13, e1072. Published, 12/2017.
  • Chakraborty, J, Collins, TW, Grineski, SE & Maldonado, A (2017). Racial differences in perceptions of air pollution health risk: does environmental exposure matter? . International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Vol. 14, 116. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Chakraborty, J, Collins, TW & Grineski, SE (2017). Cancer risks from exposure to vehicular air pollution: a household level analysis of intra-ethnic heterogeneity in Miami, Florida. Urban Geography. Vol. 38, 112-136. Published, 11/10/2017.
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW & Morales, DX (2017). Asian Americans and disproportionate exposure to carcinogenic hazardous air pollutants: a national study. Social Science & Medicine. Vol. 185, 71-80. Published, 11/07/2017.
  • Collins, TW, Grineski, SE & Morales, DX (2017). Sexual orientation, gender, and environmental injustice: unequal carcinogenic air pollution risks in Greater Houston. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. Vol. 107, 72-92. Published, 11/07/2017.
  • Sianez, M, Highfield, L., Balcazar, H., Collins, T.W. & Grineski, S.E. (2017). An examination of the association of multiple acculturation measures with asthma status among elementary school students in El Paso, Texas. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Accepted, 07/12/2017.
  • Clark-Reyna, SE, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2016). Ambient concentrations of metabolic disrupting chemicals and children’s academic achievement in El Paso, Texas. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Vol. 13, e874. Published, 12/2016.
  • Clark-Reyna, SE, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2016). Health status and residential exposure to air toxics: What are the effects on children’s academic achievement? . Family & Community Health. Vol. 39, 160-168. Published, 12/2016.
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW & Kim, YA (2016). Contributions of individual acculturation and neighborhood ethnic density to variations in Hispanic children’s respiratory health in a U.S.-Mexican border metropolis. Journal of Public Health. Vol. 38, 441-449. Published, 12/2016.
  • Maldonado, A, Collins, TW, Grineski, SE & Chakraborty, J (2016). Exposure to flood hazards in Miami and Houston: Are Hispanic immigrants at greater risk than other social groups? . International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Vol. 13, 775. Published, 12/2016.
  • Grineski, SE, Clark-Reyna, SE & Collins, TW (2016). School-based exposure to hazardous air pollutants and grade point average: a multi-level study. Environmental Research. Vol. 147, 164-171. Published, 12/2016.
  • Clark-Reyna, SE, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2016). Residential exposure to air toxics is linked to lower grade point averages among school children in El Paso, Texas, USA. Population and Environment. Vol. 37, 319-340. Published, 12/2016.
  • Morales, DX, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2016). Influences on faculty willingness to mentor undergraduate students from another university as part of an inter-institutional research training program. CBE-Life Sciences Education. Vol. 15, ar35. Published, 12/2016.
  • Daniels, HA, Grineski, SE, Collins, TW, Morales, DX, Morera, O & Echegoyen, LL (2016). Factors influencing student gains from undergraduate research experiences at a Hispanic serving institution. CBE-Life Sciences Education. Vol. 15, ar30. Published, 12/2016.
  • Maldonado, A, Collins, TW & Grineski, SE (2016). Hispanic immigrants’ vulnerabilities to flood and hurricane hazards in two US metro areas. Geographical Review. Vol. 106, 109-135. Published, 12/2016.
  • Grineski, SE, Herrera, JM, Bulathsinhala, P & Staniswalis, J (2015). Is there a Hispanic Health Paradox in sensitivity to air pollution? Hospital admissions for asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure associated with NO2 and PM2.5 in El Paso, TX, 2005-2010. Atmospheric Environment. Vol. 119, 314-321. Published, 12/2015.
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW & Romo Aguilar, L (2015). Environmental injustice along the US-Mexico border: residential proximity to industrial parks in Tijuana, Mexico. Environmental Research Letters. Vol. 10, 095012. Published, 12/2015.
  • Collins, TW, Grineski, SE, Chakraborty, J, Hernandez, M & Montgomery, M (2015). Downscaling environmental justice analysis: determinants of household-level air toxics cancer risk disparities in Greater Houston. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Vol. 105, 684-703. Published, 12/2015.
  • Balcazar, A, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2015). The Hispanic Health Paradox across Generations: The Relationship of Child Generational Status and Citizenship with Respiratory Health Outcomes. Public Health. Vol. 129, 691-697. Published, 12/2015.
  • Balcazar, A, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2015). The durability of immigration related barriers to healthcare access for Hispanics across generations. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Science. Vol. 37, 118-135. Published, 12/2015.
  • Hernandez, M, Collins, TW & Grineski, SE (2015). Immigration, mobility, and environmental injustice: a comparative study of Hispanic people’s residential decision-making and exposure to air toxics in Greater Houston, Texas. Geoforum. Vol. 60, 83-94. Published, 12/2015.
  • Chavez-Payan, P, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2015). Early Life and Environmental Risk Factors Modify the Effect of Acculturation on Hispanic Children's Asthma. . Hispanic Health Care International. Vol. 13, 119-130. Published, 12/2015.
  • McDonald, YJ, Grineski, SE, Collins, TW & Kim, YA (2015). A scalable climate health justice assessment model. Social Science and Medicine. Vol. 133, 242-252. Published, 12/2015.
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW, McDonald, Y, Aldouri, R, Aboargob, F , Eldeb, A, Romo Aguilar, L & Velazquez Angulo, G (2015). Double Exposure and the Climate Gap: Changing demographics and extreme heat in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Local Environment. Vol. 20, 180-201. Accepted, 12/2015.
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW, Chakraborty, J & Montgomery, M (2015). Hazardous Air Pollutants & Flooding: A comparative interurban study of environmental injustice. GeoJournal. Vol. 80, 145-158. Published, 12/2015.
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW & Olvera, HO (2015). Local Variability in the Impacts of Residential Particulate Matter and Pest Exposure on Children’s Wheezing Severity: A Geographically Weighted Regression Analysis of Environmental Health Justice. Population and Environment. Vol. 37, 22-43. Published, 12/2015.
  • Collins, TW, Grineski, SE & Chakraborty, J (2015). Household-level disparities in cancer risks from vehicular air pollution in Miami. . Environmental Research Letters. Vol. 10, 095008. Published, 12/2015.
  • Marquez-Velarde, G, Grines' & Staudt, K (2015). Mental health disparities among low-income US Hispanic Residents of a US-Mexico Border Colonia. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. Vol. 2, 445-456. Published, 12/2015.
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW, Chavez-Payan, P, Jimenez, A, Clark-Reyna, SE, Gaines, M & Kim, YA (2014). Social Disparities in Children’s Respiratory Health in El Paso, Texas. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Vol. 11, 2941-2957. Published, 12/2014.
  • Chakraborty, J, Collins, TW, Montgomery, M & Grineski, SE (2014). Comparing Disproportionate Exposure to Acute and Chronic Pollution Risks: A Case Study in Houston, Texas. Risk Analysis. Vol. 34, 2005-2020. Published, 12/2014.
  • Reyes-Chaves, J., Fernandez, M, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2014). Spatial Analysis of Disaster Risk in Santo Domingo De Heredia, Costa Rica, Central America. Journal of Geography and Geology. Vol. 6, 123-132. Published, 12/2014.
  • Collins, TW, Kim, YA, Grineski, SE & Clark-Reyna, SE (2014). Can economic deprivation protect health? Paradoxical contextual, compositional and cross-level effects of poverty on Hispanic children’s wheezing. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Vol. 11, 7856-7873. Published, 12/2014.
  • Chakraborty, J, Collins, TW, Montgomery, M & Grineski, SE (2014). Social and Spatial Inequities in Exposure to Flood Risk: A Case Study in Miami, Florida. Natural Hazards Review. Vol. 15, 04014006. Published, 12/2014.
  • Kim, YA, Collins, TW & Grineski, SE (2014). Neighborhood Context and the Hispanic Health Paradox: Differential Effects of Immigrant Density on Children’s Wheezing by Poverty, Nativity and Medical History. Health and Place. Vol. 27, 1-8. Published, 12/2014.
  • Reyes-Chaves, J., Fernandez, M, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2014). Natural hazards in Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica, Central America. Natural Sciences. Vol. 6, 121-129. Published, 12/2014.
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW & Chakraborty, J (2013). Hispanic heterogeneity and environmental injustice: Intra-ethnic patterns of exposure to cancer risks from vehicular air pollution in Miami. Population and Environment. Vol. 35, 26-44. Published, 12/2013.
  • Nelan, MM & Grineski, SE (2013). Responding to Haiti’s Earthquake: International Volunteer’s Health Behaviors and Community Relationships. Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disaster. Vol. 31, 293-314. Published, 12/2013.
  • Grineski, SE, Hernandez, AA & Ramos, V (2013). Raising Children in a Violent Context: An intersectionality approach to understanding parents’ experiences in Ciudad Juárez. Women’s Studies International Forum. Vol. 40, 10-22. Published, 12/2013.
  • Collins, TW, Jimenez, AM & Grineski, SE (2013). Hispanic health disparities after a flood disaster: results of a population-based survey of individuals experiencing home site damage in El Paso (Texas, USA). Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Vol. 15, 415-426. Published, 12/2013.
  • Jimenez, Am, Collins, TW & Grineski, SE (2013). Intra-ethnic disparities in respiratory health outcomes among Hispanic residents impacted by a flood. Journal of Asthma. Vol. 50, 463-471. Published, 12/2013.
  • Collins, TW, Grineski, SE, Ford, PB, Aldouri, R, Fitzgerald, R, Romo Aguilar, L, Velazquez Angulo, G & Lu, D (2013). Mapping vulnerability to climate change-related hazards: Children at-risk in a U.S.-Mexico border metropolis. . Population and Environment. Vol. 34, 313-337. Published, 12/2013.
  • Grineski, SE, Chakraborty, J, Collins, TW & McDonald, Y (2013). Environmental Health Justice: Exposure to Air Toxics and Children’s Respiratory Hospital Admissions. The Professional Geographer. Vol. 65, 31-46. Published, 12/2013.
  • Hernandez, AA & Grineski, SE (2012). Disrupted by Violence: Children’s well-being and families’ economic, social, and cultural capital in Ciudad Juárez. Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica Pan-American Journal of Public Health. Vol. 31, 373-379. Published, 12/2012.
  • Morales, O, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2012). Structural Violence and Environmental Injustice: The case of a US-Mexico border chemical plant. Local Environment. Vol. 17, 1-21. Published, 12/2012.
  • McDonald, YJ & Grineski, SE (2012). Lack of Plumbing: A bi-national comparison of environmental injustice in El Paso and Ciudad Juárez. Population and Environment. Vol. 34, 194-216. Published, 12/2012.
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW, Ford, PB, Fitzgerald, R, Aldouri, R, Velazquez-Angulo, G, Romo Aguilar, L & Lu, D (2012). Climate change and environmental injustice in a bi-national context. Applied Geography. Vol. 33, 25-35. Published, 12/2012.
  • Forero, A & Grineski, SE (2012). Delayed Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region: A health narratives approach. Research in Sociology of Health Care. Vol. 30, 45-65. Published, 12/2012.
  • Flores, M, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2011). Using Visual Imagery to Achieve Environmental Justice: A Case Study of the ASARCO Copper Smelter in El Paso, TX. Environmental Justice. Vol. 4, 45-53. Published, 12/2011.
  • Grineski, SE (2011). Transnational Cultural Capital: Negotiating the US-Mexico border in coping with children’s asthma. Journal of Health and Social Theory. Vol. 9, 256-274. Published, 12/2011.
  • Grineski, SE & McDonald, YJ (2011). Mapping the Uninsured Using Secondary Data: An Environmental Justice Application in Dallas. Population and Environment. Vol. 32, 376-387. Published, 12/2011.
  • Grineski, SE, Staniswalis, JG, Bulathsinhala, P, Peng, Y & Gill, TE (2011). Hospital admissions for asthma and acute bronchitis in El Paso, Texas: Do age, sex, and insurance status modify the effects of dust and low wind events? . Environmental Research. Vol. 111, 1148-1155. Published, 12/2011.
  • Collins, TW, Grineski, SE, Chakraborty, J & McDonald, Y (2011). Understanding environmental health inequalities through comparative intracategorical analysis: Racial/ethnic disparities in cancer risks from air toxics in El Paso County, Texas. Health and Place. Vol. 17, 335-344. Published, 12/2011.
  • Grineski, SE, Staniswalis, JG, Peng, Y & Atkinson-Palombo, C (2010). Children’s asthma hospitalizations and relative risk due to nitrogen dioxide (NO2): Effect modification by race, ethnicity and insurance status. Environmental Research. Vol. 110, 178-188. Published, 12/2010.
  • Grineski, SE & Hernandez, AA (2010). Landlords, Fear and Children’s Respiratory Health: An untold story of environmental injustice in the central city. Local Environment. Vol. 15, 197-214. Published, 12/2010.
  • Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2010). Environmental Injustice in Transnational Context: Urbanization and industrial hazards in El Paso/Ciudad Juárez. Environment and Planning A. Vol. 42, 1308-1327. Published, 12/2010.
  • Hernandez, AA & Grineski, SE (2010). Exploring the Efficacy of an Environmental Health Intervention in south Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Family and Community Health. Vol. 33, 1-11. Published, 12/2010.
  • Grineski, SE, Collins, TW, Romo Aguilar, L & Aldouri, R (2010). No Safe Place: Environmental Hazards & Injustice along Mexico’s Northern Border. Social Forces. Vol. 88, 2241-2266. Published, 12/2010.
  • Collins, TW, Grineski, SE & Romo Aguilar, L (2009). Vulnerability to environmental hazards in the Ciudad Juárez (Mexico)-El Paso (USA) metropolis: A model for spatial risk assessment in transnational contexts. Applied Geography. Vol. 29, 448-461. Published, 12/2009.
  • Grineski, SE (2009). Marginalization & Health: Children’s asthma on the Texas-Mexico border. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. Vol. 29, 287-304. Published, 12/2009.
  • Grineski, SE (2009). Parental Accounts of Children’s Asthma Care: The roles of cultural, social, and economic capitals in health disparities. Sociological Focus. Vol. 42, 107-143. Published, 12/2009.
  • Grineski, SE (2009). Predicting Children’s Asthma Hospitalizations: Rural and Urban Differences in Texas. Rural Sociology. Vol. 74, 201-219. Published, 12/2009.
  • Grineski, SE (2009). Human-Environment Interactions & Environmental Justice: How do diverse parents of asthmatic children minimize hazards? . Society and Natural Resources. Vol. 22, 727-743. Published, 12/2009.
  • Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2008). Exploring Environmental Injustice in the Global South: Maquiladoras in Ciudad Juárez. Population and Environment. Vol. 29, 247-270. Published, 12/2008.
  • Grineski, SE (2008). Coping with asthma in the central city: Parental experiences with children’s health care. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Vol. 19, 227-236. Published, 12/2008.
  • Collins, TW, Grineski, SE & Flores, M (2008). Environmental Injustice in the Paso Del Norte. Projections. Vol. 8, 156-171. Published, 12/2008.
  • Grineski, SE (2008). Childhood Asthma, Public Housing, and Environmental Control: Differences between families renting with Section 8 vouchers and those living in the “Projects”. Journal of Poverty. Vol. 12, 432-455. Published, 12/2008.
  • Grineski, SE, Bolin, B & Boone, CG (2007). Criteria Pollution and Marginal Populations: Environmental Inequity in Metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Social Science Quarterly. Vol. 88, 535-554. Published, 12/2007.
  • Grineski, SE (2007). Incorporating Health Outcomes into Environmental Justice Research: The case of children's asthma and air pollution in Phoenix, Arizona. Environmental Hazards. Vol. 7, 360-371. Published, 12/2007.
  • Collins, TW & Grineski, SE (2007). Unequal Impacts of Downtown Redevelopment in Phoenix, AZ. Journal of Poverty. Vol. 11, 23-54. Published, 12/2007.
  • Grineski, SE (2007). Characterizing Asthma on the Texas-Mexico Border. Journal of Asthma. Vol. 44, 783-787. Published, 12/2007.
  • Grineski, SE, Bolin, B & Agadjanian, V (2006). Tuberculosis and Urban Growth: Class, Race and Disease in early Phoenix, Arizona. Health and Place. Vol. 12, 603-616. Published, 12/2006.
  • Grineski, SE (2006). Local Struggles for Environmental Justice: Activating Knowledge for Change. Journal of Poverty. Vol. 10, 25-49. Published, 12/2006.
  • Bolin, B, Grineski, SE & Collins, TW (2005). Geography of Despair: Environmental Racism and the Making of South Phoenix, USA. Human Ecology Review. Vol. 12, 155-167. Published, 12/2005.

Research Keywords

  • Undergraduate Research (UROP)
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Race, Ethnicity, and Immigrants
  • Mentoring
  • Health Disparities
  • Environmental Justice
  • Children's Health
  • Air Pollution

Presentations

  • Morales, DX, Grineski, SE, Corral, G, Aley S, Boland T, Collins, TW, Cox, M, Echegoyen L, Morera, O, Wagler, A. 2017. Finding the best match: Managing a multi-institutional mentoring program using an online mentoring interface. Diversity Program Consortium Annual Conference, Rockville, MD. October 2017. Poster, Presented, 10/15/2017.
  • Grineski, S.E., Morales, D.X., Collins, T.W., *Hernandez, E.,* Fuentes, A. The model minority myth exposed: Carcinogenic air toxics among Asian Americans in four immigrant gateways. The American Sociological Association annual meeting, Montreal, Canada. August 2017. Conference Paper, Presented, 08/25/2017.
  • Collins, T., Grineski, SE, Morales, DX. Environmental injustice and sexual minorities: a national study of air pollution risks among same-sex partners. The American Sociological Association, Montreal, Canada, August 2017. Conference Paper, Presented, 08/24/2017.
  • Echegoyen, LE, Aley, S, Boland, T, Corral, G, Cox, M, Grineski, SE, Morera, O, Wagler, A. BUILDing SCHOLARS: Combining Asset Bundles with High Impact Practices. NIH/NIGMS Training and Workforce Development Program Directors’ Meeting. June 2017, Baltimore, MD. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/20/2017.
  • Grineski, SE, Morales, DX, Corral, G, Aley, S, Boland, T, Cox, M, Echegoyen, LE, Morera, O, Wagler, A. Finding the best match: Managing a multi-institutional mentoring program using an online mentoring interface. NIH/NIGMS Training and Workforce Development Program Directors’ Meeting. June, Baltimore, MD. Poster, Presented, 06/15/2017.
  • *Fuentes, A, Grineski, S.E., Morales, D.X., Collins, T.W., *Hernandez, E. A Multicity Study of Asian Americans and Environmental Health Disparities Southwest Social Science Association. Austin, TX. April 2017. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/20/2017.
  • Echegoyen, LE, Aley, S, Boland, T, Corral, G, Cox, M, Grineski, SE, Morera, O, Wagler, A. BUILDing SCHOLARS at the University of Texas at El Paso: an asset bundles approach. Session featuring NIH-funded BUILD Sites (“BUILD Sites: One Goal with Multiple Approaches to Diversify the NIH Workforce”), Understanding Interventions Conference. March, San Antonio, TX. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/15/2017.
  • Echegoyen, LE, Corral, G., Aley, S., Collins, TA, Grineski, SE. BUILDing SCHOLARS: undergraduate student interventions to prepare the next generation of biomedical researchers. Understanding Interventions Conference, San Antonio, TX. Poster, Presented, 03/15/2017.

Languages

  • Spanish, functional.