Selected Publications

Schuster RC, Butler MS, Young SL, and HWISE RCN Consortium (submitted) “If there is no water, we cannot feed our children”: The far-reaching consequences of water insecurity on infant feeding practices and infant health across 16 low- and middle-income countries. American Journal of Human Biology (May 2019). [Jepson HWISE RCN co-author]

Wutich, A. Rosinger, A. Brewis, W. Jepson. J. Stoler (June 2019) Measuring Water for Human Biology. (Submitted) American Journal of Human Biology.

Brewis, Alexandra, Cassandra Workman, Amber Wutich, Wendy Jepson, Sera Young and the HWISE-RCN (submitted) “Household Water Insecurity Is A Plausible Driver of Food Insecurity: Evidence from 27 Sites in Low- and Middle-Income Countries” American Journal of Human Biology

Young, Sera, Godfred Boeteng, Torsten Neilands, Josh Miller, Shalean Collins, Alexandra Brewis, Ed Frongillo, Hugo Melgar-Quinoes, Roseanne Schuster, Justin Stoler, Amber Wutich, Wendy Jepson, and Justin Stoler, and HWISE Consortium (under review) “Development and Validation of an Instrument to Measure Household Water Insecurity Across Cultures: The Household Water Insecurity Experiences (HWISE) Scale. Bulletin of the WHO

Beckner, Sydney*, Wendy Jepson, Christian Brannstrom, and John Tracy. (accepted, 2019) “‘What You Have Is a Very Poor Region and a Very Rich Buyer’: Social Perspectives on Urban Water Security and Groundwater Transfers in Central Texas” Society and Natural Resources

Jepson, W., Amber Wutich, and Leila Harris. (2019) “Water-Security Capabilities and the Human Right to Water” for Farhana Sultana and Alex Loftus (Eds.), Water Politics Routledge Earthscan, New York and London.

Young, Sera, Godfred Boeteng, Torsten Neilands, Josh Miller, Shalean Collins, Alexandra Brewis, Ed Frongillo, Wendy Jepson, Hugo Melgar-Quinoes, Roseanne Schuster, Justin Stoler, Amber Wutich (2019). “A Protocol for the Development and Validation of an Instrument to Measure Household Water Insecurity Across Cultures: The Household Water InSecurity Experiences (HWISE) scale” British Medical Journal Open 9 (1) bmjopen-2018-023558; doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023558

Alexandra Brewis, Asher Rosinger, Amber Wutich, Ellis Adams, Lee Cronk, Amber Pearson, Cassandra Workman, Sera Young, and the HWISE Consortium* (2019) Water Sharing, reciprocity, and need: A comparative study of inter-household water transfers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Economic Anthropology doi:10.1002/sea2.12143 [Jepson HWISE RCN co-author]

Wutich, A., J. Budds, W. Jepson, L. Harris, E. Adams, A. Brewis, L. Cronk, C. DeMyers, K. Maes, T. Marley, J. Miller, A. Pearson, A. Rosinger, R. Schuster, J. Stoler, C. Staddon, P. Wiessner, C. Workman, S.L. Young. (2018) “Household Water Sharing: A Review of Water Gifts, Exchanges, and Transfers across Cultures.” Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews – Water.   doi:10.1002/wat2.1309.

Audrey Joslin* and Wendy Jepson (2018) “Constructing Territory and Authority through Market-based Conservation in Ecuador’s Andes” Geoforum 91:10-20doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.02.016

Bruno, Tianna* and Wendy Jepson. (2018) Market Environmental Justice: EPA Environmental Justice Showcase Community Project in Port Arthur, Texas” Local Environment 23 (3) 276-292

Wutich, A. Jessica Budds, Emma Norman, Wendy Jepson, Kathleen O’Reilly, Sameer H. Shah, Leila Harris, Jamie Shinn, and Sera Young (2017) “Advancing Methods for Research on Household Water Insecurity: Studying Entitlements and Capabilities, Socio-cultural dynamics, and Political Processes, Institutions and Governance” Water Security 1(2)​ 

Jepson, Wendy, Jessica Budds, Emma Norman, Amber Wutich, Kathleen O’Reilly, Sameer H. Shah, Leila Harris, Jamie Shinn, and Sera Young (2017) “Advancing Water Security for Human Development: A Relational Perspective” Water Security 1(1)

Jepson, Wendy, Amber Wutich, Godfred Boeteng, Shalean Collins, and Sera Young. (2017) “Progress in Household Water Insecurity Metrics: A Cross-Disciplinary Perspective in the Social Sciences” Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews – Water 4(3)

Christian Brannstrom, Mary Tilton, Andrew Klein, Wendy Jepson (2015) “Spatial Distribution of Estimated Wind-Power Royalties in West Texas,” LAND 4(4), 1182-1199 

Jepson, W., & Vandewalle, E. (2016). Household water insecurity in the Global North: a study of rural and peri-urban settlements on the Texas–Mexico border. The Professional Geographer 68 (1), 66-81

Vandewalle, E., & Jepson, W. (2015). Mediating water governance: point-of-use water filtration devices for low-income communities along the US–Mexico border. GEO: Geography and Environment 2107121.

Jepson, W. and C Brannstrom (2015) “Techno-nature and the scaling of water governance” in E. Norman, C. Cook, and A. Cohen (eds) Negotiating Scale in Water Governance. London: Ashgate Publications

Jepson, W. and H. L. Brown* (2014) “‘If no gasoline, no water’: Privatizing drinking water quality in south Texas colonias” Environment and Planning A 46 (5): 1032-1048

Jepson, W. (2014) “Measuring a ‘no-win’ waterscape: Experience-based scales and classification approaches to measure household water security in colonias on the US-Mexico Border” Geoforum (51): 107-120.

Jepson, W., C. Brannstrom, and N. Persons* (2012) “‘We don’t take the pledge’: Environmentality and environmental skepticism in the epicenter of US wind energy development” Geoforum (43): 851-863

Jepson, W. (2012) “Claiming water, claiming space: Contested legal geographies of water in south Texas”  Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 102(3):614-631

Brannstrom, C., W. Jepson, and N. Persons*. (2011) “Social Perspectives of Wind-Energy Development in West Texas” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 101(4):839-851.

Jepson, W., Brannstrom, C., Filippi, A. (2010). Access Regimes and Regional Land Change in the Brazilian Cerrado, 1972-2002.  Annals of the Association of American Geographers 100(1):87-111.

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