Journal Publications

Davis, E.J., J. Abrams, and K. Wollstein. Fire on the range: Emergent and established characteristics in Rangeland Fire Protection Associations. Accepted for publication in Disasters.

Altaweel, M., C. Bone, and J. Abrams. 2019. Documents as data: A content analysis and topic modeling approach for analyzing responses to ecological disturbances. Ecological Informatics 51: 82-95.

Abrams, J., E. Pischke, M. A. Mesa Jurado, A. Eastmond, C. Silva, and C. Moseley. 2019. Between environmental change and neoliberalism: The effects of oil palm production on livelihood resilience. Society and Natural Resources

Abrams, J., H. Huber-Stearns, M. Luviano Palmerin, C. Bone, M.F. Nelson, R.P. Bixler, and C. Moseley. 2018. Does policy respond to environmental change events? An analysis of Mountain Pine Beetle outbreaks in the Western United States. Environmental Science and Policy 90: 102-109.

Abrams, J., E. Nielsen, D. Diaz, T. Selfa, E. Adams, J. Dunn, and C. Moseley. 2018. How do states benefit from non-state governance? Evidence from forest sustainability certification. Global Environmental Politics 18(3): 66-85.

Pischke, E., A. Mesa Jurado, A. Eastmond, J. Abrams, and K. Halvorsen. 2018. Community perceptions of socioecological stressors and risk-reducing strategies in Tabasco, Mexico. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences.

Abrams, J., K. Wollstein, and E.J. Davis. 2018. State lines, fire lines, and lines of authority: Rangeland fire management and bottom-up cooperative federalism. Land Use Policy 75: 252-259.

Davis, E.J., J. Abrams, E. White, and C. Moseley. 2018. Current challenges and realities for forest-based businesses adjacent to public lands in the United States. Journal of Rural and Community Development 13(1): 125-142.

Maier, C. and J. Abrams. 2018. Navigating constraints: A street-level perspective on national forest management in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. Land Use Policy 70: 432-441.

Córdoba, D., T. Selfa, J. Abrams, and D. Sombra. 2018. Family farming, agribusiness and the state: Building consent around oil palm expansion in post-neoliberal Brazil. Journal of Rural Studies 57: 147-156.

Córdoba, D., M. Chiappe, J. Abrams, and T. Selfa. 2018. Fuelling social inclusion? Neo-extractivism, state-society relations and biofuel policies in Latin America’s Southern Cone. Development and Change 49(1): 63-88.

Mottek Lucas, A., Y-S. Kim, B. Greco, D.R. Becker, E.E. Hjerpe, and J. Abrams. 2017. The social and economic contributions of the White Mountain Stewardship Project: Final 10-year assessment—lessons learned and implications for future forest management initiatives. Journal of Forestry 115(6): 548-558.

Abrams, J., E.J. Davis, and K. Wollstein. 2017. Rangeland Fire Protection Associations in Great Basin rangelands: A model for adaptive community relationships with wildfire? Human Ecology 45(6): 773-785.

Abrams, J., H. Huber-Stearns, C. Bone, C. Grummon, and C. Moseley. 2017. Adaptation to a landscape-scale Mountain Pine Beetle epidemic in the era of networked governance: The enduring importance of bureaucratic institutions. Ecology and Society 22(4): 22.

Abrams, J., E.J. Davis, C. Moseley, and B. Nowell. 2017. Building practical authority for community forestry in and through networks: The role of community-based organizations in the U.S. West. Environmental Policy and Governance 27(4): 285-297.

Abrams, J., D. Becker, J. Kudrna, and C. Moseley. 2017. Does policy matter? The role of policy systems in forest bioenergy development in the United States. Forest Policy and Economics 75: 41-48.

Molden, O., J. Abrams, E.J. Davis, and C. Moseley. 2017. Beyond localism: The micropolitics of local legitimacy in a community-based organization. Journal of Rural Studies 50: 60-69.

Paveglio, T., M. Nielsen-Pincus, C. Moseley, and J. Abrams. 2017. Advancing characterization of social diversity in the wildland-urban interface: An indicator approach for wildfire management. Landscape and Urban Planning 160: 115-126.

Abrams, J., M. Nielsen-Pincus, T. Paveglio, and C. Moseley. 2016. Community wildfire protection planning in the American West: Homogeneity within diversity? Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 59(3): 557-572.

Paveglio, T., J. Abrams, and A. Ellison. 2016. Developing fire-adapted communities: The importance of interactions among elements of place-dependent local context. Society and Natural Resources 29(10): 1246-1261.

Quirke, J.D., C. Moseley, and J. Abrams. 2016. Between community stability and the ‘greatest good:’ Legal obligations of the U.S. Forest Service toward rural communities, 1891-2016. Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation 32(2): 169-187.

Abrams, J., M. Knapp, T. Paveglio, A. Ellison, C. Moseley, M. Nielsen-Pincus, and M. Carroll. 2015. Re-envisioning community-wildfire relations in the U.S. West as adaptive governance. Ecology and Society 20(3): 34.

Abrams, J., E.J. Davis, and C. Moseley. 2015. Community-based organizations and institutional work in the remote rural West. Review of Policy Research 32(6): 675-698.

Abrams, J., J.C. Bliss, and H. Gosnell. 2013. Reflexive gentrification of working lands in the American West: Contesting the ‘middle landscape.’ Journal of Rural and Community Development 8(3): 144-158.

Abrams, J. and J.C. Bliss. 2013. Amenity landownership, land use change and the re-creation of “working landscapes.” Society and Natural Resources 26(7): 845-859.

Ramsey, D., J. Abrams, J. Clark, and N. Evans. 2013. Rural geography – rural development: An examination of agriculture, policy and planning, and community in rural areas. Journal of Rural and Community Development 8(3): i-v.

Davis, E.J., C. Moseley, C. Shaw, J. Abrams, and J. Creighton. 2013. Diversity and dynamism of fire science user needs. Journal of Forestry 111(2): 101-107.

Abrams, J., H. Gosnell, N. Gill, and P. Klepeis. 2012. Re-creating the rural, reconstructing nature: An international literature review of the environmental implications of amenity migration. Conservation and Society 10(3): 270-284.

Abrams, J. and H. Gosnell. 2012. The politics of marginality in Wallowa County, Oregon: Contesting the production of landscapes of consumption. Journal of Rural Studies 28(1): 30-37.

Gosnell, H. and J. Abrams. 2011. Amenity migration: Diverse conceptualizations of drivers, socioeconomic dimensions, and emerging challenges. GeoJournal 76(4): 303-322.

Bliss, J.C., E.C. Kelly, J. Abrams, C. Bailey, and J. Dyer. 2010. Disintegration of the U.S. industrial forest estate: Dynamics, trajectories, and questions. Small-scale Forestry 9(1): 53-66.

Hjerpe, E., J. Abrams, and D.R. Becker. 2009. Socioeconomic barriers and the role of biomass utilization in southwestern Ponderosa Pine restoration. Ecological Restoration 27(2): 169-177.

Ostergren, D., J. Abrams, and K. Lowe. 2008. Fire in the forest: Public perceptions of ecological restoration in north-central Arizona. Ecological Restoration 26(1): 51-60.

Murphy, A., J. Abrams, T. Daniel, and V. Yazzie. 2007. Living among frequent-fire forests: Human history and cultural perspectives. Ecology and Society 12(2): 17.

Ostergren, D., K. Lowe, J. Abrams, and E. Ruther. 2006. Public perceptions of forest management in north-central Arizona: The paradox of demanding more involvement but allowing limits to legal action. Journal of Forestry 104(7): 375-382.

Whittaker, D., B. Shelby, and J. Abrams. 2006. Instream flows and “angler habitat:” Flow effects on fishability on eight Pacific Northwest rivers. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 11(5): 343-357.

Abrams, J., E.C. Kelly, B. Shindler, and J. Wilton. 2005. Value orientation and forest management: The forest health debate. Environmental Management 36(4): 495-505.



Egan, D., E. Hjerpe, and J. Abrams (eds.) 2011. Human Dimensions of Ecological Restoration: Integrating Science, Nature, and Culture. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.



Abrams, J., D. Córdoba, R. Sidortsov, C. Schelly, and H. Gorman. 2019. Power within and beyond the state: Understanding how power relations shape environmental management. Pp. 21-32 in K. Halvorsen, C. Schelly, R. Handler, E. Pischke, and J.L. Knowlton (eds.), A Research Agenda for Environmental Management. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Press.

Charnley, S., J. Kline, E.M. White, J. Abrams, R.J. McLain, C. Moseley, and H. Huber-Stearns. 2018. Socioeconomic well-being and forest management in Northwest Forest Plan area communities. Pp. 625-713 in T.A. Spies, P.A. Stine, R. Gravenmier, J.W. Long, and M.J. Reilly (tech. coords.), Synthesis of Science to Inform Land Management within the Northwest Forest Plan Area. PNW-GTR-966. Portland, OR: U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station.

Abrams, J. 2016. Rural residential development and its discontents: A political ecology of sprawl containment in Wallowa County, Oregon, USA. Pp. 83-103 in L.E. Taylor and P.T. Hurley (eds.), A Comparative Political Ecology of Exurbia: Planning, Environmental Management, and Landscape Change. New York: Springer.

Abrams, J. 2011. The policy context of the White Mountain Stewardship Contract. Pp. 163-176 in D. Egan, E. Hjerpe, and J. Abrams (eds.). Human Dimensions of Ecological Restoration: Integrating Science, Nature, and Culture. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

Egan, D., E. Hjerpe, and J. Abrams. 2011. Why people matter in ecological restoration. Pp. 1-19 in D. Egan, E. Hjerpe, and J. Abrams (eds.). Human Dimensions of Ecological Restoration: Integrating Science, Nature, and Culture. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

Egan, D., J. Abrams, and E. Hjerpe. 2011. Synthesis: Participation, power, perspective. Pp. 375-383 in D. Egan, E. Hjerpe, and J. Abrams (eds.). Human Dimensions of Ecological Restoration: Integrating Science, Nature, and Culture. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.



Abrams, J. 2012. Planning Paradise: Politics and Visioning of Land Use in Oregon. P.A. Walker and P.T. Hurley. 2011. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. Journal of Historical Geography 38(2): 204-205.