Refereed Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Perkins, Tracy and Aaron Soto-Karlin. 2018. “Situating Global Policies within Local Realities: Climate Conflict from California to Latin America.” Pp. 102-123 in Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power edited by J. Sze. New York: NYU Press.

  • Perkins, Tracy. 2015. “On Becoming a Public Sociologist: Amplifying Women’s Voices in the Quest for Environmental Justice.” Pp. 88-92 in Sociologists in Action on Inequalities: Race, Class and Gender edited by S. K. White, J. M. White and K. O. Korgen. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications.

Digital Publications 

Book Reviews

Teaching Materials


  • Forthcoming. Card, Jesse and Tracy Perkins. “Rhonda Hamilton: Community Leader and Public Housing Advocate in Southwest Washington D.C.” Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, Urban Waterways Newsletter, 10.
  • 2018. “Voices from the Valley: A Case Study in Digital Sociology and the Digital Humanities.” Academic and Research Skills Collection, SAGE Video, SAGE Publications Inc.
  • 2018. “How to Make an Academic Website.” Academic and Research Skills Collection, SAGE Video, SAGE Publications Inc. Retrieved June 27, 2018 (
  • Perkins, Tracy. 2008. “On the Frontlines of the Environmental Justice Movement,” REALEYES (7):19-22.
  • Perkins, Tracy. 2005. “More Than Profit,”  LEISA Magazine 21(2):12-13.   (reprinted in Spanish, French and English for regional versions of Low External Input Sustainable Agriculture Magazine).
  • Perkins, Tracy. 2003. “Trip for Trash,” Terrain, fall:34 .
  • Perkins, Tracy. 2003. “When Big Oil Lives Next Door,”  Terrain, fall:11.
  • Perkins, Tracy. 2003.  “Showdown at Freshwater Creek,” Terrain, summer:15.