Peer-reviewed Articles:

Edwin E. Akins & Elizabeth Giddens & David Glassmeyer & Amy Gruss & Maria Kalamas Hedden & Vanessa Slinger-Friedman & Matthew Weand, 2019. "Sustainability Education and Organizational Change: A Critical Case Study of Barriers and Change Drivers at a Higher Education Institution," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 11(2), pages 1-17, January 2019. doi:10.3390/su11020501.

Hedden, Maria Kalamas, Roneisha Worthy, Edwin Akins, Vanessa Slinger-Friedman and R. C. Paul. Teaching Sustainability Using an Active Learning Constructivist Approach: Discipline-Specific Case Studies in Higher Education. Sustainability, 28 July 2017, 9(8), 1320; doi:10.3390/su9081320.

Taylor-Fields, A. R. (student) and Slinger-Friedman, V. (mentor) Use of An Alternative Natural Weed Suppressant: Effects of Parboiled Rice Hill Mulch on the Growth of Container Weeds. The Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research, 2017 Vol. 5 : Iss. 3 , Article 4. 

Slinger-Friedman, V. & Patterson, L.M. Using Online Journals and In-Class note cards for Reflective and Responsive Teaching and Learning. College Teaching, 2015, Vol 64, Issue 1.

Aust, P.J., Thomas, G., Powell, T., Randall, C.K., Slinger-Friedman, V., & Terantino, J., Advanced Faculty Professional Development for Online Course Building: An Action Research Project. Internet Learning Journal, Fall 2015, Vol 4, No. 2.

Slinger-Friedman, V., Powell T., Smith G., & Mitchelson, M., Lessons Learned and Future Prospects for Online Program Creation and Delivery: A Case Study From Geography. Peer-reviewed proceedings. International Conference on Electronic Learning. Bahamas. 2015.

Slinger-Friedman, V., Terantino, J. M., Randall, C. K., Aust, P. J., & Powell, T. M. Refining Advanced Professional Development for Online Teaching and Course Building: An Evaluation From the Faculty Perspective. International Journal on Advances in Life Sciences, 2014, 6(3 & 4)

Terantino, Joe; Slinger-Friedman, V.; Thomas, G; Randall, C.K.; Aust, P. J.; & Powell, T.,  Faculty Perceptions of “The Project”: An Advanced Faculty Professional Development for Online Course Building. Peer reviewed Proceedings from the Sixth International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning, 2014.

Slinger-Friedman, V. and Patterson, L.M., Improving online interactive modules: An iterative design model. International Journal on Advances in Life Sciences, 2013, V 5, N 3&4. 137 – 146.

Hoalst-Pullen, N., Slinger-Friedman, V., Trendell, H., & Patterson, M., Spatial and Temporal Patterns of an Ethnic Economy in a Suburban Landscape of the Nuevo South. Southeastern Geographer, Fall 2013, Vol. 53 Issue 3, 310-327.

Slinger-Friedman, V. & Patterson, L.M., Student Learning and Student Perceptions of Learning from Interactive Modules. Peer reviewed Proceedings from the 5th International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning Best Paper Award. 2013.

Slinger-Friedman, V. & Patterson, L.M., Writing in Geography: Student Attitudes and Assessment. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2012, V 36, Issue 2, 179-195.

Patterson, Lynn M. & Vanessa Slinger-Friedman. Writing in Geography Classes: Faculty Rewards and Challenges. Journal of Geography, 2012, Vol 111, Issue 5, 184-193.

Slinger-Friedman, V., Ecotourism in Dominica: Studying the Potential for Economic Development, Environmental Protection and Cultural Conservation, Island Studies Journal, May 2009, Volume 4, 3 – 24.

Slinger, V., Peri-Urban Agroforestry in the Brazilian Amazon, Geographical Review, April 2000, Volume 90, 177-190.

Slinger, V., Ecotourism in the Last Indigenous Caribbean Community, Annals of Tourism Research, April 2000, Volume 27, 520-523.

Book Chapters

Slinger-Friedman, V. Using Active and Applied Pedagogies to Develop Sustainably Minded Citizens in Geography. Environment and Pedagogy in Higher Education (Ecocritical Theory and Practice). Lucie Viakinnou-Brinson (Ed.). Lexington Books. 2018

Slinger-Friedman, V and Patterson, L.M., Writing in geography: Student attitudes and assessment. In Pedagogic Research in Geography Higher Education. Martin Haigh, Debby Cotton, & Tim Hall (Eds). Routledge. 2016.

Slinger-Friedman, V., Diller, S.*, & Parkinson, L.*, "St. Lucia". In Landscapes and Landforms of the Lesser Antilles. Casey Allen (Ed). Springer publishers. 2017.

Slinger-Friedman, V., "Dominica". In Landscapes and Landforms of the Lesser Antilles. Casey Allen (Ed). Springer publishers. 2017.

Editorially reviewed Articles:

Slinger-Friedman, V. “National Green Week”. Green Education: An A-to-Z Guide (The SAGE Reference Series on Green Society: Toward a Sustainable Future-Series. Paul Robbins and Julie Newman (eds). 2011 SAGE Publications. June 2011.

Slinger-Friedman, V., “Personal Products.” Green consumerism: An A-to-Z Guide. 2010 SAGE Publications. Juliana Mansvelt and Paul Robbins (eds). 9 Nov. 2010.

Slinger, V., Review of The Other Side of Paradise: Tourism, Conservation and Development in the Bay Islands by Susan C. Stonich. In Economic Geography, October 2001,Volume 77, No. 4, 395 - 397

Slinger, V., Spreading the slips of Vetiver Grass technology: A lesson in technology diffusion from Latin America. Working paper for the World Bank. July1997. URL:

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