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Simone J. Domingue

Louisiana State University

Based in

United States
North America

I am a qualitative social scientist specializing in hazards and disasters, climate change adaptation, and environmental justice. My research critically analyzes disaster resilience initiatives, disaster aid programs, and responses to climate change and sea level rise in the U.S. Gulf Coast. I also engage with grassroots groups and government institutions to support community-led adaptation.

Country(ies) of Specialty

United States

Focus areas of expertise

Climate Justice

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2022. Domingue, Simone.Ground Zero” for Climate Crisis: Narratives About Climate Adaptation and Implications for Justice in Coastal Louisiana. Sociological Inquiry. Web. DOI: 10.1111/soin.12526.

2022. Smiley, K.T., Domingue, S., Lewis, A. McNeese, H., Pellegrin, S. and Sandhu, H. “From Inequalities to Interrelations: The Sociology of Disasters at a New Crossroads.” Sociological Compass. DOI: 10.1111/soc4.13008.

2021. Domingue, S.The (In)Dispensability of Environmental Justice Communities: A Case Study of Climate Adaptation Injustices in Coastal Louisiana and Narratives of Resistance.” Environmental Justice. DOI: 10.1089/env.2021.0098.

2019. Domingue, S.Who Knows What Comes Tomorrow? A
Study of Resilience Discourse, Practice, and Politics in a Post-Disaster Field.” Environmental Sociology. DOI: 10.1080/23251042.2019.1666960.

2019. Domingue, S. and Emrich, C.T. “Social Vulnerability and Procedural Equity: Exploring the Distribution of Disaster Aid Across U.S. Counties.” American Review of Public Administration.