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Investigating the effect of oil spills
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Vanessa Parks

Louisiana State University

Department of Sociology

126 Stubbs Hall
Baton Rouge , LA  70803  

vparks1@tigers.lsu.edu

Project List:

Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities (CRGC)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Graduate Student - PhD Level, GoMRI Scholar

Publications & Presentations:

Conference Presentations - 6

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.
Parker, A. M., Finucane, M. L., Ayer, L., Ramchand, R., Parks, V. A., & Clancy, N. (2017). Persistent Perceived Vulnerability as a Function of Exposure to the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill. 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.
Ramchand, R., Parks, V. A., Seelam, R., & Finucane, M. L. (2017). Mental and Behavioral Health in the Gulf States 5 Years After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. 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.