PhD, Urban Studies, University of New Orleans, 2012
MLA, Pennsylvania State University, 2004
BLA, Pennsylvania State University, 2004
BA, Philosophy, University of Oregon, 1999
Benefits of urban design, green infrastructure, and remediation of urban soils to support heterogeneous relationships between people and place, particularly vulnerable populations. Recent research highlights the capacity for youth to appropriate marginal urban space for prosocial gains.
Shirtcliff, Ben. 2016. "Big Data in the Big Easy." Landscape Journal. 34, 49-64
Shirtcliff, B., Sk8ting the Sinking City. Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, 2015.
Shirtcliff, B. (2015). Surfing the You Tube: How social media is changing landscape research. Paper presented at the CELA. http://tinyurl.com/pmsrt74
Shirtcliff, B. (2015). It's in the Dirt! CURTAILS from Fundred to Finished. International Conference of the Society of Environmental Geochemistry and Health.
Deborah Driscol, B. S., Andrew Hunt. (2015). Down Profile of Phosphorous in Soils Amended with Different Phosphate Products over One Year. International Conference of the Society of Geochemistry and Health, Arlington, TX.
Shirtcliff, B. 2014. Sk8ting the Sinking City. Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons. Seattle: Seattle University.