Works

Report
October 2021
Phil Polakoff

A Healthier WE, the 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to addressing critical issues in rural health, has...

Paper
July 2021
Iris Hui, John Coyle, Abraham Ryzhik
A paper examining the spatial distribution of EPA violations for water, air and hazardous waste datasets.
Paper
June 2021
Bruce Cain, Iris Hui, Angela Zhao

In recent years, wildfires have ravaged the landscape in many Western American states, especially California. But will...

June 2021
Michael Hotard, Nathan Lee

Local governments are responsible for a large share of infrastructure spending in the United States, but leaders at the...

May 2021
Iris Hui talks about the Lane Center's data-driven wildfire research initiatives.
Report
March 2021
Devin Hagan

Read Devin Hagan's study on vegetation management pratices for wildfire prevention. Santa Clara County experienced the...

Report
March 2021
Michael Hotard, Nathan Lee, Brytan Mendes
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis, the federal government provided relief funding to local...
Paper
March 2021
Lane Center researchers publish research on surveys on sexual harassment and gender discrimination.
Report
February 2021
Phillip Polakoff, MD, Dennis Berens , David Angelson

This document proposes creating a National Institute for Rural Health within the US Departments of Agriculture and...

Report
January 2021
Lila Mack

This community-based research project focused on identifying effective strategies for nonprofits and government agencies...

Report
January 2021
Phillip Polakoff, MD, Dennis Berens, David Angelson

This report uses three rural areas -- Española, NM; Orangeburg, SC; and Ord, NE -- as case studies to understand how, in...

Report
December 2020
Alex Evers, B.S. Earth Systems '22, Prateek Joshi, M.S. Civil/Environmental Engineering '21

This project, which started as a summer internship with the Western Interstate Energy Board and has continued with the...

Article
November 2020
Bruce E. Cain, Iris Hui, Elisabeth R. Gerber

Abstract

Climate change is one of the most polarized political issues facing the American electorate. Even in places...

Article
October 2020
Phillip Polakoff, MD, Dennis Berens

America’s health care system is not working for all Americans, especially those who live in rural areas. We believe...

Article
October 2020
Phillip Polakoff, MD, Dennis Berens

It’s time to build a healthier America, especially in the rural parts of our nation.

For too long, leaders at all...

Report
October 2020
Jonathan Chu, Nathan Lee, Matthew Kugler, Mariana Oliver

As restrictions, closures, and lockdowns ramped up in the spring of 2020, some Americans famously took to the...

Report
October 2020
Phillip Polakoff, MD, Dennis Berens

This paper argues that there is a need for a renaissance in rural America, and outlines considerations for moving...

Paper
September 2020
Phillip Polakoff, MD, Dennis Berens

This stategic action plan comes in advance of the Healthier Rural America Summit on September 15. This document proposes...

Presentation
September 2020
Iris Hui, Angela Zhao, Bruce E. Cain, Anne Maureen Driscoll

Abstract

We provide an individual-level account of how people recall wildfire experiences and how it affects their...
Video
September 2020
David M. Kennedy

How has the office of the presidency evolved since its inception more than two centuries ago?

America's founders...