Jesuit Education Publications
- Research Guide
Raphael, C., & Matsuoka, M. (2024). Ground truths: Community-engaged research for environmental justice. University of California Press – Luminos.
A comprehensive introduction to doing community-engaged research for environmental justice in many fields, including law and policy, community economic development, public health, food justice, urban and regional planning, and conservation. Available open access in January 2024.
Raphael, C. (2019). Engaged scholarship for environmental justice: A guide. Santa Clara, CA: Santa Clara University.
For our 2019 conference, Chad Raphael produced this guide to doing community-based research on environmental justice.
- Enacting Laudato Si’ in Academia
Raphael, C. (2022, Fall). To implement Laudato Sí, we need everyone. Update: E-newsletter of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
A summary of resources and examples of how Catholic universities can implement the Laudato Si’ University Pathways toward integral ecology.
Raphael, C., Benders, A., & Kalkbrenner, L. (2022, Dec 11). Implementing the Laudato Si’ University Pathways: To change everything, we need everyone. Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education.
Recommendations to Catholic universities for how to implement the Laudato Si’ University Pathways toward integral ecology.
- Transforming Academia
A two-part article about how Jesuits and other academic institutions can lower barriers to community-based research on environmental justice.
Bacon, C.M. (2018) Environmental justice: Historical roots and empowered partnerships to advance research and social change. Explore. Spring. Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education, Santa Clara University.
Links the goals and methods of environmental justice with Jesuit education and participatory research for social change.
Bacon, C. M. (2021/2022). Agroecology and Participatory Action Research for Food and Water Justice in Central America. Promotio Iustitiae, 132, 48-54.
A reflection on how participatory action research and agroecology can advance a Jesuit approach to the university as a social force.