Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Michael Cope

Louisiana State University

Department of Sociology

126 Stubbs Hall
Baton Rouge , LA  70803  

Project List:

Tracking Community Resilience in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster: Developing Infrastructure for Analyzing the Human Impact on Coastal Communities

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Graduate Student - PhD Level

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Article - 1


Cope, M. R., Slack, T., Blanchard, T. C., & Lee, M. R. (2013). Does time heal all wounds? Community attachment, natural resource employment, and health impacts in the wake of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster. Social Science Research, 42(3), 872–881.

Conference Presentation - 1


Cope, M. R., Slack, T., & Blanchard, T. C. (2012). Vulnerability, Resiliency, and Community Disruption in Costal Louisiana: Assessing the Social Impacts of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, March 21-24, 2012.