Michele Morrone, PhD

Research Interests:

  • Environmental health in Appalachia
  • Health disparities
  • Risk perception
  • Environmental justice

Selected Faculty Publications:

  • Morrone, M. (Forthcoming, 2016). Ailing in Place: Environmental Health in Appalachia. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press.
  • Morrone, M., Chadwick, A.E., and Kruse, N. (In press). A community divided: Hydraulic fracturing in Appalachian Ohio. Journal of Appalachian Studies.
  • Morrone, M., Kruse, N, and Chadwick, A.E. (2014). Environmental and health disparities in Appalachian, Ohio: Perceptions and realities. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice 7(5): 67-81.
  • Morrone, M. & Basta, T. (2013). Public opinion, local pollution havens, and environmental justice: A case study of a community visioning project in Appalachian Ohio. Community Development 44 (3): 350-363.
  • Morrone, M., Basta, T. & Somerville, J. (2012). Framing the national nuclear legacy at the local level: implications for the future of federal facilities. Energy Policy 43: 145-152. doi: [10.1016/j.enpol.2011.12.042]
  • Morrone, M. & Buckley, G. eds. (2011). Mountains of Injustice: Social and Environmental Equity in Appalachia. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press.