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Education/Academic qualification

PHD, Cornell University

… → 1979

MA, Cornell University

… → 1976

BA, Northeastern University

… → 1972

External positions

Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of (GIOS) - Administration


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heat Social Sciences
Hot Temperature Medicine & Life Sciences
surface temperature Earth & Environmental Sciences
water Social Sciences
affluence Social Sciences
Temperature Medicine & Life Sciences
air pollution Social Sciences
metropolitan area Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1982 2019

  • 2700 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
  • 37 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cities of the Southwest are testbeds for urban resilience

Hondula, D., Sabo, J., Quay, R., Chester, M., Georgescu, M., Grimm, N., Harlan, S., Middel, A., Porter, S., Redman, C., Rittmann, B., Ruddell, B. L. & White, D., Mar 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 17, 2, p. 79-80 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Regional multivariate indices ofwater use potential for the continental United States

White, J. D., Mack, E., Harlan, S., Krayenhoff, E. S., Georgescu, M. & Redican, K., Apr 1 2019, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 11, 8, 2292.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
water use

Climate change and health in cities: Impacts of heat and air pollution and potential co-benefits from mitigation and adaptation

Harlan, S. & Ruddell, D. M., Jan 1 2018, Planning for Climate Change: A Reader in Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Design for Resilient Cities. Taylor and Francis, p. 98-103 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

air pollution
Air pollution
Climate change
climate change
1 Citation (Scopus)

Does reputation enhance response rates?

Smith, V. K., Harlan, S., McLaen, M., Fishman, J., Valcarcel, C. & Nation, M., Oct 7 2017, In : Applied Economics Letters. 24, 17, p. 1228-1231 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Response rate
Survey data
5 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative Methods for Premodern Cities: Coding for Governance and Class Mobility

Smith, M., Stark, B. L., Chuang, W. C., Dennehy, T. J., Harlan, S., Kamp-Whittaker, A., Stanley, B. W. & York, A., Dec 1 2016, In : Cross-Cultural Research. 50, 5, p. 415-451 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

collective behavior

Projects 1997 2020

public facility
urban research