Journal
Publications

2022

Spearing, L., Bakchan, A., Hamlet, L., Stephens, K., Kaminsky, J., and Faust, K. (2022). “Comparing Qualitative Analysis Techniques for Construction Engineering and Management Research: The Case of Arctic Water Infrastructure.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management Special Collection on Research Methodologies. https://ascelibrary.org/doi/epdf/10.1061/%28ASCE%29CO.1943-7862.0002313

Stephens, K., Powers, C., Robertson, B., Spearing, L., Collier, J., Tich, K., and Smith, W.R. (2022). “Building More Resilient Communities: Communication and Organizing Practices in a Community-Wide Wildfire Evacuation Drill in the U.S.” Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management. http://doi.org/10.1111/1468-5973.12402

 

Tiedmann, H., Spearing, L., Sela, L., Kaminsky, J., Katz, L., Kinney, K., Kirisits, M., and Faust, K. (2022). “Modeling in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Overcoming the Water Sector’s Data Struggles to Realize the Potential of Hydraulic Models.” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0001561

Berglund, E. Z., Buchberger, S… Spearing, L…Yang, E. (2022). “Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Water Utility Operations and Vulnerability.” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0001560

2021

Spearing, L., Tiedmann, H., Sela, L., Nagy, Z., Kaminsky, J., Katz, L., Kinney, K., Kirisits, M., and Faust, K. (2021). “Human-Infrastructure Interactions during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Understanding Water and Electricity Demand Profiles at the Building-Level.” Environmental Science and Technology Water. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsestwater.1c00176

 

Berglund, E. Z., Thelemaque, N., Spearing, L.… and Kadinski, L. (2021). “Water and Wastewater Systems and Utilities: Challenges and Opportunities during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 147 (5). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0001373 *Editor’s Choice, Issue 147(5)

Spearing, L., Stephens, K., and Faust, K. (2021). “Shelter Shopping: Where the Built Environment and Social Systems Meet.” International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102161

2020

Spearing, L., Thelemaque, N., Kaminsky, J., Katz, L., Kinney, K., Sela, L. and Faust, K. (2020). “Implications of Social Distancing Policies on Drinking Water Infrastructure: An Overview of the Challenges to and Responses of US Utilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Environmental Science and Technology Water, 1. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsestwater.0c00229

Spearing, L., Dias, F., Faust, K., and Bhat, C. (2020). “Determining Multi-level Drivers of Perceiving Undesirable Taste and Odor in Tap Water: A Joint Modeling Approach.” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 147 (3). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0001326

Spearing, L., and Faust, K. (2020). “Cascading System Impacts of the 2018 Camp Fire in California: The Interdependent Provision of Infrastructure Services to Displaced Populations.” International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101822 

Conference Proceedings

2021

Spearing, L., Thelemaque, N., Araya, F., Kaminsky, J., and Faust, K. (2022). “Connecting Pre-existing Characteristics of Water Utilities to Impacts during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Construction Research Congress, Arlington, Virginia, USA. 

 

Thelemaque, N., Spearing, L., Faust, K. and Kaminsky, J. (2022). “Water Utilities and the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Review of Pandemic-Related Research.” Construction Research Congress, Arlington, Virginia, USA. 

 

LaPatin, M., Spearing, L., Tiedmann, H., Kavvada, O., Giorda, M., Daniélou, J., Hacker, M. and Faust, K. (2022). “A Framework for Measuring the Cost of Controversy Surrounding Energy Construction Projects.” Construction Research Congress, Arlington, Virginia, USA. 

LaPatin, M., Spearing, L., Tiedemann, H., Kavvada, O., Giorda, M., Daniélou, J., Hacker, M. and Faust, K. (2021). “Why Do Energy Projects Fail? Understanding How Controversy Impacts Construction Projects.” Int. Construction Specialty Conference, Virtual. 

2020

Spearing L., Osman, K., Faust, K.M., and Armanios, D. (2020). “Systems Vary, Affordability Should Not: Trends of Water Sector Affordability Based on City Attributes.” Construction Research Congress, Tempe, Arizona, USA.

Stephens, K. K., Powers, C. J., Spearing, L., Collier, J., Tich, K., & Robertson, B.W. (2020).  “Building more resilient communities: Communication and organizing practices in disaster preparedness.” Int. Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Gold Coast, Australia.
 

2019

Araya, F., Osman, K., Spearing, L., and Faust, K.M. (2019). “Assessing the Influence of Household Characteristics on Water Conservation Behaviors in Austin, Texas.” Int. Construction Specialty Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Faure, J., Faust, K., Khwaja, N., O’Brien, W., Hale, W., Spearing, L. (2019). “Construction Engineering and Inspection (CE&I) Costs in the Texas Department of Transportation.” Int. Construction Specialty Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.