Michael Buzzelli

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Urban planning (urban form, social structure)

Housing (affordability, structure of housing provision, research and policy capacity building)

Environment and health (health hazard exposure analysis, socioeconomic determinants of health)

Geographic information systems (GIS) (spatial analysis, multilevel analysis, GeoWeb)

Publications (past 7 years)

Refereed Journals

Oiamo, T.H., Luginaah, I.N., Buzzelli, M., Tang, K., Xu, X., Brook, J. and Johnson, M. 2012 'Assessing the Spatial Distribution of Nitrogen Dioxide in London, Ontario' Journal of the Air and Waste Management Assocation 62(11): 1335-1345

Su, J., Larson, T., Gould, T., Cohen, M. and Buzzelli, M. 2009 'Transboundary air pollution and environmental justice: Vancouver and Seattle compared' GeoJournal 74(2): 1-14

Poplawski, K., Gould, T., Setton, E., Allen, R., Su, J., Larson, T., Henderson, S., Brauer, M., Hystad, P., Lightowlers, C., Keller, P., Cohen, M., Silva, C. and Buzzelli, M. 2009 'Intercity transferability of land use regression models for estimating ambient concentrations of nitrogen dioxide' Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology 1: 1-11

Ainslie, B., Steyn, D.G., Su, J., Buzzelli, M., Brauer, M., Larson, T. and Rucker, M. 2008 'A source area model incorporating simplified atmospheric dispersion and advection at fine scale for population air pollutant exposure assessment' Atmospheric Environment 42: 2394-2404

Su, J., Brauer, M., Ainslie, B., Steyn, D., Larson, T. and Buzzelli, M. 2008 'An innovative land use regression model incorporating meteorology for exposure analysis' Science of the Total Environment 390: 520-529

Su, J., Buzzelli, M., Brauer, M., Gould, T. and Larson, T.V. 2008 'Modeling spatial variability of airborne levoglucosan in Seattle, Washington' Atmospheric Environment 42: 5519-5525

Su, J., Brauer, M. and Buzzelli, M. 2008 'Estimating urban morphometry at the neighbourhood scale for improvement in modelling long-term average air pollution concentrations' Atmospheric Environment 42: 7884-7893

Buzzelli, M. 2008 'The political ecology of scale in urban air pollution monitoring' Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 33(4): 502-517

Buzzelli, M. 2007 'Bourdieu Does Environmental Justice? Probing the Linkages Between Population Health and Air Pollution Epidemiology' Health & Place 13: 3-13

Su, J., Larson, T., Baribeau, A.M., Brauer, M., Rensing, M. and Buzzelli, M. 2007 'Spatial modeling for air pollution monitoring network design: Example of residential woodsmoke' Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 57(8): 893-900

Larson, T., Su, J., Baribeau, A.M., Buzzelli, M., Setton, E. and Brauer, M. 2007 'A Spatial Model of Urban Winter Woodsmoke Concentrations' Environmental Science and Technology 41(7): 2429-2436

Buzzelli, M. and Jerrett, M. 2007 'Geographies of Susceptibility and Exposure in the City: Environmental Inequity of Traffic-Related Air Pollution in Toronto' Canadian Journal of Regional Science 30(2): 195-210

Buzzelli, M. and Harris, R. 2006 'Cities as the industrial districts of housebuilding'.  International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 30(1): 894-917

Buzzelli, M. Su, J., Le, N., and Bache, T. 2006 'Health hazards and socio-economic status:  a neighbourhood cohort approach, Vancouver, 1976--2001'.  Canadian Geographer 50(3): 376-391

Buzzelli, M. and Su, J. 2006 'Multi-level modelling in health research: A caution and rejoinder on temporally mismatched data' Social Science & Medicine 62: 1215-1218

Harris, R. and Buzzelli, M. 2005 'Housebuilding in the machine age, 1920-1970: Realities and perceptions of modernisation'. Business History 47(1): 59-85

Jerrett, M., Buzzelli, M., Burnett, R. and DeLuca, P. 2005 'Particulate air pollution, social confounders, and mortality in small areas of an industrial city' Social Science & Medicine 60(12): 2845 - 2863

Buzzelli, M. 2005 'What explains firm transience in housebuilding?  A regional analysis of Ontario, Canada.  1991 and 1996' Regional Studies 36(6): 699-712

Chapters in Books

Buzzelli, M. 2008 'Sense of Place, Quality of Life and (g)local Struggles for Environmental Justice' in Sense of Place, Health and Quality of Life ed J. Eyles and A. Williams (New York: Ashgate) 169-184

Supervised Graduate Students and Theses Titles

PhD Students Year Title
D. Crenna Current Urbanization in Canada as the evolution of increasingly complex systems
J. Osborne Current TBA
E. Songsore Current TBA
MA Students Year Title
C. McLean 2013 Attracting and Retaining Highly Skilled in Medium-Sized City-regions of Ontario: The Role of the Built Environment
K. Clemens 2012 Attracting and Retaining the Highly Skilled in Medium-sized City-regions of Ontario
E. Songsore 2011 Community responses to wind energy development in Ontario
J. Osborne 2010 Upgrade from Masters Program to PhD Program
G. McIntyre 2007 TBC

The University of British Columbia

H. Shulman 2007 TBC

Queen's University

T. Bache 2006 TBC

The University of British Columbia

K. Olson 2006 TBC

The University of British Columbia

C. Lightowlers 2005 TBC

The University of British Columbia

Housing Intern and Scholar Programme

Students Year Title / University Affiliation
Y. Rollins 2013 Practitioner Perspectives on Social Housing Regeneration in Ontario Western University
E. Songsore (with
Gillian McGinnis)
2013 Municipal Incentives for Affordable Housing in Ontario Western University
V. Kuuire 2012 A Social Return on Investment (SROI) Framework for Mapping the Impact of Social Housing in Ontario, Canada Western University
R. Thomas 2012 Innovation in Canada's Social Economy: Social Enterprises in Affordable Housing University of British Columbia and University of Amsterdam
S. D'Addario 2011 A comparative Analysis of Strategies for Hidden Homelessness and Homeless Prevention in Northern Ontario York University
J. Kyser 2011 Suitability and Sustainability: Improving Frameworks for Aboriginal Housing in Canada University of Calgary
J. Osborne 2011 Vertical poverty re-examined: Living in High-Rise Apartment Buildings in Toronto's Inner Suburbs The University of Western Ontario
T. Thomson 2011 Rent supplement/housing allowance programs in Ontario The University of British Columbia
J. Woodhall 2011 International perspectives on rent supplement/housing allowance programs University of Waterloo
N. Falvo 2009 Homelessness, Program Responses, and an Assessment of Toronto's Streets to Homes Program Carlton University
A. Jinha 2009 Recession and Stimulus Spending: A Preliminary Examination of Stimulus Spending on Affordable Housing in Ontario University of Ottawa
H. Looker 2009 The Home ownership Component of the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program: Critical Analysis of Program Objectives University of Toronto
J. Mah 2009 Can Inclusionary Zoning Help Address the Shortage of Affordable Housing in Toronto? University of Toronto
H. Millar 2009 Rehousing Vancouver's Street-Involved Youth Simon Fraser University
C. Schuk 2009 Overcoming Challenges in Centralized and Decentralized Housing Models: Ontario and British Columbia Compared Queen's University
A. Slaunwhite 2009 Under Pressure: Affordable Housing in Rural Ontario Queen's University
S. Swanton 2009 Social Housing Wait Lists and the One-Person Household in Ontario University of Waterloo
A. Friendly 2008 Towards Food Security Policy for Canada's Social Housing Sector University of Toronto
A. Moskalyk 2008 The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Funding Social Housing in Canada The University of Western Ontario
D. Wachsmuth 2008 Housing for Immigrants in Ontario's Medium-Sized Cities University of Toronto
A. Jones 2007 The Role of Supportive Housing for Low-Income Seniors in Ontario The University of British Columbia
M. Pitt 2007 Linking Social Housing and Energy Efficiency McGill University
     

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