Chad Walker, Ph.D.


Research - Teaching - Impact

Publications



Smart Local Energy Systems


Constructing practices of engagement with users and communities: Comparing emergent state-led smart local energy systems


Iain Soutar, Patrick Devine-Wright, Melanie Rohse, Chad Walker, Luke Gooding, Hannah Devine-Wright, Imogen Kay


Energy Policy, vol. 171, 2022


Routledge Handbook of Urban Landscape Research


Fionnguala Sherry-Brennan, Patrick Devine-Wright, Chad Walker


Urban Energy Infrastructure Transitions: The Participation of Local Citizens in the Development of Smart Local Energy Systems and Sustainable Heating, 1st, Routledge, 2022 Dec 26


What is ‘local’ about Smart Local Energy Systems? Emerging stakeholder geographies of decentralised energy in the United Kingdom


Chad Walker, Patrick Devine-Wright, Melanie Rohse, Luke Gooding, Hannah Devine-Wright, Rajat Gupta


Energy Research and Social Science, vol. 80, 2021


Community Energy


Threats to energy democratization: Examining the structure of decision-making processes and new spheres of procedural (in)justice in energy transitions


Chad Walker, Stacia Ryder, JP Roux, Patrick Devine-Wright, Zoe Chateau


Majia Nadesan, Martin Pasqualetti, Jennifer Keahey, chapter 34, 1st , Elsevier


COPs and ‘robbers?’ Better understanding community energy and toward a Communities of Place then Interest approach


Chad Walker, Greg Poelzer, Renata Leonhardt, Bram Noble, Christina Hoicka


Energy Research and Social Science, vol. 92(102797), 2022, pp. 1-13


Scale, history and justice in community wind energy: An empirical review


Jamie Baxter, Chad Walker, Geraint Ellis, Patrick Devine-Wright, Michelle Adams, Romayne Smith Fullerton


Energy research and social science, vol. 68, 2020 Aug 30


Indigenous Renewable Energy


Critical pathways to renewable energy transitions in remote Alaska communities: A comparative analysis


Gwen Holdmann, Dominique Pride, Greg Poelzer, Bram Noble, Chad Walker


Energy Research & Social Science, issue 102712, 2022


Harvesting Local Energy: A Case Study of Community-Led Bioenergy Development in Galena, Alaska


Vikas Menghwani, Chad Walker, Tim Kalke, Bram Noble, Greg Poelzer


Energies, vol. 15(4655), 2022


Non-Indigenous partner perspectives on Indigenous peoples' involvement in renewable energy: exploring reconciliation as relationships of accountability or status quo innocence?


Chad Walker, Mary Beth Doucette, Sarah Rotz, Diana Lewis, Hannah Tait Neufeld, Heather Castleden


Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management, 2021, pp. 636-657


Are the pens working for justice? News media coverage of renewable energy involving Indigenous Peoples in Canada


Chad Walker, Alyssa Alexander, Mary Beth Doucette, Diana Lewis, Hanna Tait Neufeld, Debbie Martin, Jeff Masuda, Robert Stefanelli, Heather Castleden


Energy research and social science, vol. 57, 2019 Sep 31


Renewable energy and energy autonomy: how Indigenous peoples in Canada are shaping an energy future


Robert D. Stefanelli, Chad Walker, Derek Kornelsen, Diana Lewis, Debbie H. Martin, Jeff Masuda, Chantelle A.M. Richmond, Emily Root, Hannah Tait Neufeld, Heather Castleden


Environmental Reviews, vol. 27(1), 2019 Jan 28, pp. 95-105


Truth and Reconciliation


Are the natural sciences ready for truth, healing, and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in Canada? Exploring 'settler readiness' at a world-class freshwater research station


Elissa Bozhkov, Chad Walker, Chad Walker, Vanessa McCourt, Heather Castleden


Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, vol. 10(3), 2020 Mar 6, pp. 226-241


Predictors of medical student interest in Indigenous health learning and clinical practice: a Canadian case study


Sharon Yeung, Amy Bombay, Chad Walker, Jeff Denis, Debbie Martin, Paul Sylvestre, Heather Castleden


BMC Medical Education, vol. 18(1), 2018 Nov 13, pp. 307-307


Wind Energy


“His main platform is ‘stop the turbines’ ”: Political discourse, partisanship and local responses to wind energy in Canada


Chad Walker, Laura Stephenson, Jamie Baxter


Energy Policy, vol. 123, 2018 Oct 30, pp. 670-681


Sustainable Development and Environmental Injustice in Rural Ontario, Canada: Cases of Wind Energy and Biosolid Processing


Chad Walker, Sarah Mason, Danny Bednar


Journal of Rural and Community Development, vol. 13(2), 2018 Apr 28


“It's easy to throw rocks at a corporation”: wind energy development and distributive justice in Canada


Chad Walker, Jamie Baxter


Environmental Policy and Planning, vol. 19(6), 2017, pp. 754-768


Procedural justice in Canadian wind energy development: A comparison of community-based and technocratic siting processes


Chad Walker, Jamie Baxter


Energy research and social science, vol. 29, 2017 May 30, pp. 160-169


Adding insult to injury: The development of psychosocial stress in Ontario wind turbine communities


Chad Walker, Jamie Baxter, Danielle Ouellette


Social Science and Medicine, vol. 133, 2015, pp. 358-365


Wind energy development and perceived real estate values in Ontario, Canada


Chad Walker, Jamie Baxter, Sarah Mason, Isaac Luginaah, Danielle Ouellette


AIMS energy 2014, Vol. 2, Pages 424-442, vol. 2(4), 2014 Oct 18, pp. 424-442


Beyond Rhetoric to Understanding Determinants of Wind Turbine Support and Conflict in Two Ontario, Canada Communities


Chad Walker, Jamie Baxter, Danielle Ouellette


Environment and Planning A, vol. 46(3), 2013 Nov 31, pp. 730-745


Research and Methods


Method Sequence and Dominance in Mixed Methods Research: A Case Study of the Social Acceptance of Wind Energy Literature


Chad Walker, Jamie Baxter


The International Journal of Qualitative Methods, vol. 18, 2019 Mar 11


Activists against research: Experiences studying wind energy in Ontario


Chad Walker, Tanya Christidis


The Canadian Geographer, vol. 62(2), 2018, pp. 282-287


Promoting qualitative research in the public sphere: Lessons learned from online criticisms


Chad Walker


Steven W. Kleinknecht, Carrie B. Sanders, Lisa-Jo K. van den Scott, The Craft of Qualitative Research, chapter 43, Canadian Scholars, 2018


Ethics and activism in environment and health research


Sarah A. Mason, Chad Walker, Jamie Baxter, Isaac Luginaah


Nancy E. Fenton, Jamie Baxter, Practicing Qualitative Methods in Health Geographies, chapter 4, 1st , Routledge, 2016


Environmental Law and Policy


Challenges Turning Environment and Sustainability Science Into Policy: An Interdisciplinary Review


Catherine M. Dieleman, Chad Walker, David Pipher, Heather Peacock


Intellectual, Scientific, and Educational Influences on Sustainability Research, 2018 Nov 31, pp. 168-197


Ontario’s Green Energy and Green Economy Act: Why a Well-Intentioned Law is Mired in Controversy and Opposed by Rural Communities


David McRobert, Julian Tennent-Riddell, Chad Walker


Renewable Energy Law and Policy Review, vol. 7(2), 2016 Nov 31, pp. 91-112


Health Geography


Pregnancy intention and gestational age at first antenatal care visit in Lesotho


Paul Mkandawire, Joseph Kangmennaang, Chad Walker, Roger Antabe, Kilian Atuoye, Isaac Luginaah


African journal of midwifery and women's health, vol. 15(1), 2021 Feb 8, pp. 1-11


Adding insult to injury: The development of psychosocial stress in Ontario wind turbine communities


Chad Walker, Jamie Baxter, Danielle Ouellette


Social Science & Medicine, vol. 133, 2015 Mar 30, pp. 358-365

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