Knight, J. (Anticipated 2023). Ghost Ecologies: mining the past and present for productive futures in the Athabasca oil sands (working title).


Conference Presentations

Knight, J. 2020. “Catalyzing ‘wicked’ change: Landscape architect as advocate, storyteller, and provocateur in the Athabasca oil sands.” Experiential Design: Rethinking relations between people, objects and environments. Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. January 16-17, 2020.

Knight, J. 2020. “On the Edge of Nowhere: The Athabasca oil sands, the metropolis, and The Anthropocene” Complexity and the City Conference. City University of London, London, England. June 17-19, 2020.

Knight, J. and Canfield. J. L. 2018. “Ghost Ecologies: Storytelling and futures in the Athabasca oil sands.” Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture. Virginia Tech University.

Knight, J. 2018. “Ghost Ecologies: Addressing wicked problems in an age of complexity.” Critical Practice in an Age of Complexity: An interdisciplinary critique of the built environment. University of Arizona, Tucson. February 22-23, 2018. Accepted film submission.

“The Geography of Nature Access Opportunities.” 2013. National APA Conference. Chicago, Illinois. April 13-17, 2013.

“(Re)thinking Rural: Greensburg, Kansas.” 2010. K-State Sustainability Conference: Kansas Advancing Sustainability in Higher Education. January 29-30, 2010. Manhattan, KS


Smith, C. And Belanger, B. citing Ghost Ecologies: Storytelling and futures in the Athabasca oil sands in “Drawing Place.” Places Journal: Reading List. 2017.

Knight, J. And Canfield, J. L. 2017. Ghost Ecologies: Storytelling and futures in the Athabasca oil sands. Kansas State Research Exchange. Self-published thesis. 300 pages.

Belanger, Blake and Howard Hahn, eds. 2016. Parcels and Peppers: Savory Ideas for Addressing Vacancy in St. Louis. Sponsored by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Strong Cities/Strong Communities, and St. Louis Planning and Urban Design Agency.

CELA annual international conference publications. Design of digital and print program, proceedings, and abstracts. Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture international conference, Host: Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. 2015.

Knight, J. and Kingery-Page, K. 2012. The Geography of Nature Access Opportunities. Kansas State Research Exchange. Self-published. 220 pages.

Boomer Bond Resource Directory. Led research for online resource directory for senior/ age-friendly communities. National award-winning publication. Denver Regional Council of Governments internship. 2011.