Journal Articles & Book Chapters


Agrawal, N., & Cox, R. S. (Eds.). (2019). Natural disasters and 150th commemoration of Canada as a country [special issue]. Natural Hazards98(1).

Cox, R. S., & Danford, T. (2014). The need for a systematic approach to disaster psychosocial response: A suggested competency framework. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine29(2), 183–189.

Cox, R. S., & Hamlen, M. (2015). Community Disaster Resilience and the Rural Resilience Index. American Behavioral Scientist59(2), 220–237.

Cox, R. S., Hill, T. T., Plush, T., Heykoop, C., & Tremblay, C. (2019). More than a checkbox: Engaging youth in disaster risk reduction and resilience in Canada. Natural Hazards98(1), 213–227.

Cox, R. S., Irwin, P., Scannell, L., Ungar, M., & Dixon-Bennett, T. (2017b). Children and youth’s biopsychosocial wellbeing in the context of energy resource activities. Environmental Research158, 499–507.

Cox, R. S., Scannell, L., Heykoop, C., Tobin-Gurley, J., & Peek, L. (2017). Understanding youth disaster recovery: The vital role of people, places, and activities. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction22, 249–256.

Fletcher, S., Cox, R. S., Scannell, L., Tobin-Gurley, J., & Peek, L. (2016). Youth creating disaster recovery and resilience: A multi-site arts-based youth engagement research project. Children, Youth and Environments26(1).

Fletcher, S., & Mullett, J. (2016). Digital stories as a tool for health promotion and youth engagement. Canadian Journal of Public Health = Revue Canadienne de Santé Publique107(2), e183–e187.

Godsoe, M., Ladd, M., & Cox, R. S. (2019). Assessing Canada’s disaster baselines and projections under the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: A modeling tool to track progress. Natural Hazards98(1), 293–317.

Heykoop, C., & Adoch, J. (2017). Our stories, our own ways: Exploring alternatives for young people’s engagement in truth commissions. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology23(1), 14–22.

Murphy, B. L., Bowles, R., Anderson, G., & Cox, R. S. (2014). Planning for disaster resilience in rural, remote, and coastal communities: Moving from thought to action. Journal of Emergency Management12(2), 105–120.

Peek, L., Tobin-Gurley, J., Cox, R. S., Scannell, L., Fletcher, S., & Heykoop, C. (2016). Engaging youth in post-disaster research: Lessons learned from a creative methods approach. Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement9(1), 89–112–189–112.

Scannell, L., Cox, R. S., & Fletcher, S. (2017). Place-based loss and resilience among disaster-affected youth. Journal of Community Psychology45(7), 859–876.

Scannell, L., Cox, R. S., Fletcher, S., & Heykoop, C. (2016). “That was the last time I saw my house”: The importance of place attachment among children and youth in disaster contexts. American Journal of Community Psychology58(1–2), 158–173.

Cox, R. S., Irwin, P., Scannell, L., Ungar, M., & Dixon-Bennett, T. (2017a). Children and youth’s biopsychosocial wellbeing in the context of energy resource activities. Environmental Research158, 499–507.

Plush, T., & Cox, R. S. (2019). Hey, Hey, Hey—Listen to What I Gotta Say: Songs Elevate Youth Voice in Alberta Wildfire Disaster Recovery. Engaged Scholar Journal: Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning5(2), 181–194.


Heykoop, C. (2018). “Our Stories, Our Way”: Interdisciplinary Applied Research Exploring the Safe and Meaningful Engagement of Young People in Post-Conflict Truth Telling in Northern Uganda. In S. Pulla & B. Schissel (Eds.), Applied Interdisciplinarity in Scholar Practitioner Programs: Narratives of Social Change (pp. 135–149). Springer International Publishing.

Peek, L., Abramson, D. M., Cox, R. S., Fothergill, A., & Tobin-Gurley, J. (2018). Children and Disasters. In H. Rodríguez, W. Donner, & J. Trainor (Eds.), Handbook of Disaster Research. Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research. Springer.

Scannell, L., Li Qin Tan, Cox, R. S., & Gifford, R. (2020). Place attachment, well-being, and resilience. In K. Bishop & N. Marshall, The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st-Century City. Routledge.

Tobin-Gurley, J., Cox, R. S., Peek, L., Pybus, K., Maslenitsyn, D., & Heykoop, C. (2016). Youth Creating Disaster Recovery and Resilience in Canada and the United States: Dimensions of the Male Youth Experience. In Men, Masculinities, and Disaster (pp. 152–161). Routledge.


Cox, R. S., Heykoop, C., Fletcher, S., Hill, T. T., Scannell, L., Wright, L. H. V., Alexander, K., Deans, N., & Plush, T. (2020). Creative Action Research [Manuscript in Review].

Scannell, L., & Cox, R. S. (2020). Meaningful youth engagement in climate action [Manuscript in preparation].