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Matthew R. Lee

Louisiana State University

Department of Sociology

126 Stubbs Hall
Baton Rouge , LA  70803  

mlee@lsu.edu

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: Co-Principal Investigator

Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities (CRGC)

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

A Multidisciplinary Analysis of Linkages among Wetland Vegetation, Rhizosphere Microbial Communities and Soil Stability and Decreased Coastal Wetland Sustainability in Response to Oiling

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Acquisition of a Towed, Zooplankton Imaging System for Use in Quantifying the Distribution and Abundance of Zooplankton in the Waters around the MC252 Incident Site

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

An Interdisciplinary Topic Map for Understanding the Impact of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Incident

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Analysis of Massive In Situ Data from Moorings and Ships for Fate of Oil Spills and Dispersant and for Supporting Model Validation

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Analysis of Samples Collected to Measure Effects of Stressors on Coastal Wetlands

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Assessing the Fate of Hydrocarbons, Heavy Metals and Dispersants in Louisiana Marsh Soil and Development of Bioremediation Strategy

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Biodegradation Processes in Oiled Marshes: Remediation and Recovery in Rapidly Eroding Coastal Systems

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Biological Impacts of Oil and Dispersants on the Fish Fauna of Deep Waters: Assessing Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Event

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

BP Research Program Management

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Collection of Near-Shore Sediment Samples Associated with Potential Fishery Impacts

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Coping with Natural and Technological Disasters: Human Adaptive Capacities after Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Decision Making in Post-Catastrophe Uncertainty: An Examination of Impacts of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill on Local Businesses in Coastal Louisiana

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Deepwater Horizon Oil Exposure Effects on Marsh Fishes in At-Risk Habitats: Integrated Laboratory and Field Studies

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Impacts and Recovery in Louisiana Coastal Wetlands: Long-Term Effects on Plant-Soil-Benthic Systems

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Development of A High Sensitivity, Lab-on-Chip Instrument for On-site Monitoring of Spilled Oil in Coastal Water

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Developmental Toxicity of Weathered Water-in-Oil Emulsions in Fish Embryos

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Dispersant Surfactants: Effect on Oil & Oil Soot Constituent Bioaccumulation and Developmental Toxicity in the Fish Embryo

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Documenting Impacts of the Subsea Plume Using Gulf SERPENT ROV Surveys

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Elementally Resolved Chemistry of the Evolution of the Oil Spill

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Fates and Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Ecological Structure and Function of Coastal Wetland Ecosystems

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Functional Design and Sizing for Subsea Capping System

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Integrated Laboratory and Field Studies on effects of Oil on Key Wetland Soil/Sediment Biogeochemical Processes.

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Investigating the Potential Ecological Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the Biologically-mediated Mechanisms of Removal of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Long-term Site Selection and Analysis of Biota to Determine the Effect of Oil, Dispersant, and Remediation-related Human Activities on Marsh Plants and Associated Insects and Mollusks

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Microbial Community Responses to Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Pre-Spill Background Assessment

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Modeling, Data and Visualization of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Monitoring Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure in Seafood with Imaging Mass Spectrometry

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Novel Nanomaterials for Absorption and Decomposition of Oil and Dispersed Oil

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Observations and Modeling to Advance a Louisiana Coastal Circulation and Oil Spill Prediction System

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Oyster Health and Reproduction One Year After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Physiological Effects of Deepwater Horizon Oil on Phytoplankton and Microbial Communities from the Coastal/nearshore Waters of Louisiana

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Psychosocial and Health Consequences After Disaster: Human Adaptive Capacities and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Recovery and Remediation of Emulsified Oil in Contaminated Marshes: Biostimulation and Natural Recovery

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Satellite Remote Sensing of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Providing a Context for Shipboard Measurements

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

The Dynamics of Social Influence: A Longitudinal Look at Socially Structured Disaster Response

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

The Influence of Oil Dispersants on the Biodegradation of South Louisiana Crude Oil and the Resulting Toxicological, Molecular and Physiological Effects on the Gulf Killifish

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

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

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

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: Administrative Staff

Understanding the Phase Behavior of Oil/ Dispersant/ Water System at Different Salinities, Temperature and Pressure

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

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: Administrative Staff

Water Column Characterization of Selected Metals Associated with Crude Oil as a Tracer for Plume Movement from the Deepwater Horizon Site

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Administrative Staff

Aquatic Primary Productivity and Spatial/Temporal Water Quality Variations of the Breton Sound Estuary and Impacts of Oil Pollution

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Administrative Staff

Effects of Oil, Dispersant, and Remediation-related Human Activities on Marsh Plants and Associated Insects and Mollusks

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Administrative Staff

Field Observation and Modeling of the Impact of Oil Spill on Marsh Erosion in Southern Louisiana

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Administrative Staff

Impact of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Louisiana Coastal Environments

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Administrative Staff

Macondo 252 Oil Spill Impacts in Louisiana Coastal Wetlands: Effects on Soil-Microbial-Plant Systems

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Administrative Staff

Post Macondo Well Oil Spill Water Quality Sampling - Barataria, Lake Pontchartrain, and Coastal Waters. Part 2

Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf InstituteRole: Administrative Staff

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 2

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.

2012

Lee, M. R., & Blanchard, T. C. (2012). Community Attachment and Negative Affective States in the Context of the BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster. American Behavioral Scientist, 56(1), 24–47.

Conference Presentations - 5

2017

Drakeford, L., Parks, V. A., Ramchand, R., Finucane, M. L., & Lee, M. R. (2017). Assessing the Effects of Religion and Disruption on Mental Health in Vulnerable Gulf Communities. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
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.
Ramchand, R., Lee, M., & Parks, V. (2016). Trauma, Resilience, and Opportunities Among Neighborhoods in the Gulf: Design and Administration of the STRONG Survey. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
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.