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Articles and Book Chapters

Chen, Xiang, and Jill Clark. 2016. “Measuring Space-Time Access to Food Retailers: A Case of Temporal Access Disparity in Franklin County, Ohio.”  Professional Geographer 68 (2):175-188.

Khojasteh, Maryam, and Samina Raja. 2016. “Agents of Change: The Role of Immigrants in Creating Healthier Food Environments.”  Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition.

Raj, Subhashni. 2016. “Growing Food Connections.” In Growing Livelihoods: Local Food Systems and Community Development, edited by Rhonda Phillips and Chris Wharton. Taylor and Francis.

Raj, Subhashni, Samina Raja, and Bree-Ana Dukes. 2016. “Beneficial but Constrained: Impact of urban agriculture on consumption of fruits and vegetables among youth.”  Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition.

Clark, Jill, Kristine Dugan, and Jeff Sharp. 2015. “Agrifood System Policy Agenda and Research Domain.”  Journal of Rural Studies 42:112-122.

Raja, Samina, Diane Picard, Solhyon Baek, and Cristina Delgado. 2014. “Rustbelt Radicalism: A Decade of Food Systems Planning in Buffalo, New York.”  Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development 4 (4):173-189.

Young, Kimberley, and Jill Clark. 2014. “Examination of the Strategy, Instruments and Measurements Used to Evaluate a Healthy Corner Store Intervention.”  Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition 9 (4):449-470.

Clark, Jill, Molly Bean Smith, Samina Raja, Scott Loveridge, Julia Freedgood, and Kimberley Hodgson. In Press. “Cooperative Extension and Food System Change – Goals, Strategies and Resources.”  Agriculture & Human Values.

Clark, Jill, Caitlin Marquis, and Samina Raja. In Press. “The Local Food Policy Audit: Spanning the Civic-Political Agrifood Divide.” In In Nourishing Communities. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.

Raja, Samina, Chunyuan Diao, Jennifer Whittaker, Marcia Caton Campbell, and Martin Bailkey. In Press. “Community-Led Urban Agriculture Policy Making: A View from the United States.” RUAF Magazine.

Raja, Samina, Subhashni Raj, and Bartholomew Roberts. In Press. “The US Experience in Planning for Community Food Systems: An Era of Advocacy, Awareness, and (Some) Learning.” In Nourishing Communities: Sustainable food system transformation through theory, practice and policy, edited by A. Blay-Palmer, I. Knezevic, C. Levkoe, P. Mount and E. Nelson. University of Toronto Press.

Raja, Samina, and Jennifer Whittaker. In Press. “Community Food Infrastructure: A Vital Consideration for Planning Healthy Communities.” In Healthy Environments, Healing Spaces: Current Practices and Future Directions in Health, City Planning, and Design, edited by Timothy Beatley, Reuben Rainey and Carla Jones. University of Virginia Press.

Raja, Samina, Jennifer Whittaker, Enjoli Hall, Kimberley Hodgson, Maryam Khojasteh, and Jeanne Leccese. In Press. “Growing Food Connections through Planning: Lessons from the United States.” In Integrating Food into Urban Planning. United Nations Food and Agricultural Orgainzation (FAO).

Chen, Xiang, and Jill Clark. In Review. “Food Access Beyond Space: Theoretical Quantification of Space-Time Constraints on Food Procurement.”  The Professional Geographer.

Clark, Jill. In Review. “From Civic Group to Advocacy Coalition: How a Food Policy Audit Became the Tool for Change.”  Review of Policy Research.

Clark, Jill, Brian Estabrook, and Samina Raja. In Review. “Citizen Engagement in Food Policy: A Comparison of Food Advocacy Coalition Conditions and Agendas from Six US Counties.” Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management

Whittaker, Jennifer, Jill Clark, and Samina Raja. In Review. “Rethinking Rural Food Systems Governance: the Case of Cass County.”  Journal of Planning Education and Research.

Whittaker, Jennifer, Samina Raja, Jill Clark, and Sarah Sangiovanni. In Review. “Planning for Food Systems: Community University Partnerships for Food Systems Transformation.”  Metropolitan Universities.

Marquis, Caitlin, and Jill Clark. In Progress. “Turning Deficit into Democracy: The Value of Food Policy Audits in Assessing and Transforming Local Food Systems.” In From Farm-to-Fork: Growing Sustainable Food Systems for the 21st Century. Akron, OH: University of Akron.