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Tim Slack

Louisiana State University

Department of Sociology

126 Stubbs Hall
Baton Rouge , LA  70803  

timslack76@gmail.com

Project List:

Understanding Resilience Attributes for Children, Youth, and Communities in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Year 6-8 Investigator Grants (RFP-V)Role: Principal Investigator

Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities (CRGC)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Lead

Tracking Community Resilience in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster: Assessing the Evidence

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Co-Principal Investigator

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: Co-Principal Investigator

Understanding the Social Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Context of Community Vulnerability and Resiliency

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Principal Investigator

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Article - 1

2013

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 Presentations - 5

2017

Parks, V. A., Drakeford, L., Ramchand, R., Slack, T., Finucane, M. L., & Lee, M. R. (2017). Local Ties, Natural Resource Employment, and Oil Spill Exposure: Effects on Mental Health Outcomes in the Gulf Coast Communities. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.

2016

Lee, M. R., Slack, T., Blanchard, T. C., Parks, V., & Ramchand, R. (2016). Tracking Health Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Center for Natural Resource Economics and Policy Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA : 03/20/16-03/22/16: Oral.
Slack, T., Beedasy, J., Chandler, T., & Lee M.R. (2016). Understanding human vulnerability and resilience following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: A multi-pronged agenda. In 2016 annual meetigns of the Rural Sociological Society. Toronto, Canada : 08/07/16-08/11/16.
Slack, T., Lee, M. R., Beedasy, J., Chandler, T., & Sury, J. (2016). Understanding resilience attributes for children, youth, and communities in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (RCYC). In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.

2012

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.