Lisa Schweitzer

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Acknowledgements: My thanks go to Professors Randall Crane, Brian Taylor, and Rick Paik Schoenberg at UCLA. Additional guidance came from Barry Rowlingson at Lancaster University, Raul Lejano the University of California, Irvine, and Max Stephenson at Virginia Tech. Extremely competent research support was provided by Norman Wong. The University of(More)
Low income Hispanic families experience multiple barriers to accessing evidence-based information on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). This study utilized a mixed-strategy intervention to create access to information in published bio-medical research articles on ASD by distilling the content into parent-friendly English- and Spanish-language ASD Science(More)
Environmental justice advocates in the US and internationally have argued that hazardous materials industries are a source of significant community disruption and environmental hazard. Few of these studies, however, have examined firms' accident frequencies or how accidents are distributed across metropolitan regions. This research argues that accident(More)
When a no-notice emergency prompts an evacuation, family members in different locations throughout a city may unite so that they can evacuate as a group. This paper draws on data from more than 300 interviews conducted in the metropolitan area of Chicago, Illinois, United States. The study uses discrete choice models to analyse the expectations of(More)
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