Publications

*Newest Publications!*

Sardelis, S., Oester, S., & Liboiron, M. (2017). “Ten strategies to reduce gender inequality at scientific conferences.Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, 231.

Liboiron, M., Molloy, J. (2017). “We need to break science out of its ivory tower – here’s one way to do so,” The Conversation. April 25.

Dosemagen, S., Liboiron, M. & Molloy, J. (2017). “Gathering for Open Science Hardware 2016.” Journal of Open Hardware 1(1): 4-6. (Open access)

Lepawsky, J., Liboiron, M., Keeling, A., Mather, C. (2017). “Repair-scapes,” Continent 6(1): 56-61. (Open access)

Liboiron, M., & Vermeersch, L. (2017). “Recycler: une crise du sens.” Vacarme, (2), 99-103.

 

Refereed Journal Publications

Sardelis, S., Oester, S., & Liboiron, M. (2017). “Ten strategies to reduce gender inequality at scientific conferences.Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, 231. (Open access)

Dosemagen, S., Liboiron, M. & Molloy, J., (2017). “Gathering for Open Science Hardware 2016.” Journal of Open Hardware 1(1): 4-6. (Open access)

Liboiron, M., Liboiron, F., Wells, E., Richard, N., Zahara, A., Mather, C., & Murichi, J. (2016). “Low plastic ingestion rate in Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) from Newfoundland destined for human consumption collected through citizen science methods.”Marine Pollution Bulletin, advanced proof.

Avery-Gomm, S., Valliant, M., Schacter, C. R., Robbins, K. F., Liboiron, M., Daoust, P. Y., … & Jones, I. L. (2016). “A study of wrecked Dovekies (Alle alle) in the western North Atlantic highlights the importance of using standardized methods to quantify plastic ingestion.” Marine Pollution Bulletin, advanced proof.

Liboiron, M. (2016). “Care and Solidarity Are Conditions for Interventionist Research.” Engaging Science, Technology, Society, (2): 67-72.

Liboiron, M. (2016). “Redefining pollution and action: The matter of plastics.” Journal of Material Culture, 21(1): 87-110.

Gray-Cosgrove, C., Liboiron, M., & Lepawsky, J. (2016). “The Challenges of Temporality to Depollution & Remediation.” SAPI ENS. Surveys and Perspectives Integrating Environment and Society, (8.1).

Pine, K. H., & Liboiron, M. (2015). “The Politics of Measurement and Action.” In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM: 3147-3156.

Morello-Frosch, R., Julia Varshavsky, Max Liboiron, Phil Brown, Julia G. Brody. (2015). “Communicating Results in Post-Belmont Era Biomonitoring Studies: Lessons from Genetics and Neuroimaging Research,” Environmental Research, 136: 363-372.

Cohen, D. and Liboiron, M. (2014). “New York’s Two Sandys,” Metropolitics. Online. (Open access)

Liboiron, M. and Wachsmuth, D. (2013). “The Fantasy of Disaster Response: Governance and Social Action During Hurricane Sandy,” Social Text Periscope. Online. (Open Access)

Liboiron, M. (2013). “Modern Waste as Strategy,” Lo Squaderno: Explorations in Space and Society, 29: 9-12. (Open access)

Liboiron, M., (2012). “Tactics of Waste, Dirt and Discard in the Occupy Movement,” Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, 11(3-4): 393-401.

Liboiron, M., (2010). “Recycling as a Crisis of Meaning,” Etopia: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies, 4: 1-9.

Edited Collections

Robles-Anderson, E. and Liboiron, M. (2016). “Coupling Complexity: Ecological Cybernetics as a Resource for Nonrepresentational Moves to Action,” Sustainable Media: Critical Approaches to Media and Environment. Eds. Nicole Starosielski & Janet Walker. Routledge: 248-263.

Liboiron, M. (2015). “Disaster Data, Data Activism: Grassroots Responses to Representations of Superstorm Sandy,” Extreme Weather and Global Media. Eds. Diane Negra and Julia Leyda. Routledge.

Liboiron, M. (2013). “Plasticizers: A Twenty-first Century Miasma,” Accumulation: The Material Politics of Plastics, Eds. Jennifer Gabrys, Gay Hawkins, Mike Michael. Routledge: 22-44.

Invited & Non-Refereed Publications

Liboiron, M., & Vermeersch, L. (2017). “Recycler: une crise du sens.” Vacarme, (2), 99-103.

Lepawsky, J., Liboiron, M., Keeling, A., Mather, C. (2017). “Repair-scapes,” Continent 6(1): 56-61. (Open access)

Liboiron, M. (2016). “Civic Technologies for Monitoring Marine Plastics,” Journal of Ocean Technology 11(2): 36-45.

Liboiron, M. (2015). “Davis, ‘Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology,’” Roundtable Review, Hnet 5(8).

Liboiron, M. (2015). “An Ethics of Surplus and the Right to Waste,” Society & Space Open Forum, special forum on discards, diverse economies, and degrowth.

Lepawsky, J., and Liboiron, M. (2015). “Why Discards, Diverse Economies, and Degrowth?,” Society & Space Open Forum, special forum on discards, diverse economies, and degrowth.

Liboiron, M. (2014). “Mapping Waste When Waste is Invisible,” Grassroots Mapping Forum: The Public Lab Community Journal of Environmental Research, 6: 2. (Open access)

Liboiron, M. (2014). “The Plastisphere,” The Petroleum Magna. Eds. Marina Zurkow and Valerie Vogrin. Peanut Books: 24. (Open access)

Liboiron. M., (2013). “A Review of The City Recycled: The Afterlives of Demolished Buildings in Post-war Beijing by Shih-yang Kao,” Dissertation Reviews, 4. (Open access)

Liboiron, M., Marisa Solomon and Vincent Lai. (2013). “The Object Ethnography Project,” Anamesa: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Spring: 75-84. (Open access)

Liboiron, M. (2012). “Occasional Paper No.2: A Citizen’s Guide to Plastic Pollution,” Material World Occasional Paper Series, ISSN 2158-5660. (Open access)

Policy White Papers

Endocrine Disruptors Action Group (EDAction) (2016). Toxic by Design: Eliminating harmful flame retardant chemicals from our bodies, homes, & communitiesPolicy White Paper. (Open access)

Superstorm Research Lab. (2013). A Tale of Two Sandys. Policy white paper. (Open access)

Encyclopedia Entries

Liboiron, M., (2012). “Recycling,” in Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste: The Social Science of Garbage. Eds. Carl Zimring and William Rathje. SAGE Publishing: 735-738.

Liboiron, M., (2012). “Recycling Labels,” in Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste: The Social Science of Garbage, ed. Carl Zimring and William Rathje. SAGE Publishing: 729-730.

Liboiron, M., (2012). “History of Consumption and Waste in the US: 1800-1850,” in Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste: The Social Science of Garbage, ed. Carl Zimring and William Rathje. SAGE Publishing: 356-358.

 

Writing for Public Audiences

Liboiron, M., Molloy, J. (2017). “We need to break science out of its ivory tower – here’s one way to do so,” The Conversation. April 25.

Global Open Science Hardware (GOSH) Manifesto. (2016). Facilitating authors: Max Liboiron & Greg Austic.

Liboiron, M. (2015). “How the Ocean Cleanup Array Fundamentally Misunderstands Marine Plastics and Causes Harm,” Discard Studies Blog. 6/5/2015

Liboiron, M. (2014). “Why Discard Studies?,” Discard Studies Blog. 5/7/2014

Liboiron, M. (2014). “Against Awareness, For Scale: Garbage is Infrastructure, Not Behavior,Discard Studies Blog. 1/23/2014

Liboiron, M. (2013). “The Plastisphere and other 21st century waste ecosystems,” Discard Studies Blog. 7/22/2013

Discard Studies Blog. 2011-present. Main author.

Liboiron, M. (2010). H204U: A Qualitative Study of the Culture of Drinking Water Consumption at New York University. Sustainability Task Force, New York University; this report was foundational to the bottled water ban at the University of Michigan in 2011.