Jessica W. Pardee
Assistant Professor of
Coordinator, Urban and Community Studies
Ph.D. Tulane University, Sociology, May 2009
Dissertation: “Evacuation, Extended Displacement, and Recovery: Responses of Low-income Women to the Hurricane Katrina Disaster.” Director: Martha K. Huggins
M.A. Tulane University, Sociology, 2001
Thesis: “A Prenuptial for the Masses: Examining the Theory and Implementation of Covenant Marriage in Louisiana.” Director: James D. Wright
B.A. Tulane University, Sociology, 1999.
Areas of Specialization
Articles in Refereed Journals
Barber, Kristen, Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo, Timothy J. Haney, Stan Weeber, Jessica W. Pardee and Jennifer Day. 2007. “Narrating the Storm: Storytelling as a Methodological Approach to Understanding Hurricane Katrina.” Journal of Public Management and Social Policy 13(2): 99-120.
Pardee, Jessica W. and Kevin Fox Gotham. 2005. “HOPE VI, Section 8, and the Contradictions of Low-Income Housing Policy.” Journal of Poverty 9(2): 1-21.
Sanchez, Laura, Steve Nock, James D. Wright, Jessica Pardee and Marcel Ionescu. 2001. “The Implementation of Covenant Marriage in Louisiana.” Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law 9(1): 192-223.
Pardee, Jessica W. 2012. “Living through Displacement: Housing Insecurity among Low-Income Evacuees.” Displaced: Voices from the Katrina Diaspora, Lynn Weber and Lori Peek, Eds. University of Texas Press: Austin, TX.
Pardee, Jessica and James D. Wright. 2011. “Public Housing” in Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology (online update). George Ritzer, Ed. Blackwell Press: Oxford.
Forbes-Edelen, Delores, Jessica W. Pardee and James D. Wright. 2008. “Public Housing” in Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. George Ritzer, Ed. Blackwell Press: Oxford.
Pardee, Jessica W. 2007. “Using Simmel to Survive: The Blasé Attitude as a Disaster Reaction and Response.” Pp. 151-168 in Narrating the Storm: Sociological
Stories of Hurricane Katrina. Danielle A. Hidalgo and Kristen Barber, Eds. Cambridge Scholar Publishing: Newcastle, U.K.
Pardee, Jessica W. 2006. “Welfare Reform and Housing Retrenchment: What Happens When Two Policies Collide?” Pp. 133-139 in The Promise of Welfare Reform: Political Rhetoric and the Reality of Poverty in the Twenty-First Century. Keith M. Kilty and Elizabeth A. Segal, Eds. Haworth: Binghamton, NY.
Pardee, Jessica W. 2006. “Levittown” in Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. George Ritzer, Ed. Blackwell Press: Oxford.
Pardee, Jessica W. 2006. “Rethinking Segregation: Multiculturalism, Development, and Policy in Practice.” Review of Varady, David P., Ed., 2005, Desegregating the City: Ghettos, Enclaves, & Inequality, SUNY Press: New York, for H-net reviews, H-Urban List.
- Diversity in the City
- Qualitative Methods
- Urban Poverty
- American Housing Policy
- Foundations of Sociology