Perry, D.M. (In review).”Legible Rivers, Resilient Rivers: Lessons for Climate Adaptation Policy from the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.”

George, R., McManamay, R., Ruddell, B., Perry, D., Sabo, J. (In Review). “General Indicators of Hydro-Ecological Change for the Continental United States.”

Ellis, R. and Perry, D. (InReview). “A Confluence of Anticolonial Protection Policy Pathways for Sacred Sites in the Colorado River Basin.”

Bair, L., Yackulic, C., Schmidt, J., Perry, D., Kirchoff, C., Chief, K., Colombi, K. (2019). Incorporating Social-ecological Considerations into Basin-wide Responses to Climate Change in the Colorado River Basin. Invited special issue piece in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 37:14-19.

Perry, D. Athayde, S., Setúbal, S., Chief, K., Colombi, B., Marchand, C., Molina, S. (2018). One River Unites Indigenous Peoples from Across the Americas: A Cultural Exchange on the Legacy of Hydroelectric Dam Impacts. Proceedings Rivers, Lands and Cultures: Learning from the Tocantins Social-ecological System NSF-CNH-RCN: Amazon Dams Network: Advancing Integrative Research and Adaptive Management of Social-ecological Systems Transformed by Hydroelectric Dams Workshop. Download paper here

Perry, D.M. (2017) “[Re]framing the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act for Ecosystem Based Resilience and Adaptation.” International Journal of Wilderness 18(2):  41-48.

Perry, D. M. (2017). The Uneven Geography of River Conservation In The U.S.: Insights From The Application Of The Wild And Scenic Rivers Act. University of Oregon. 2017: 291 pages; 10599086.

Perry, D.M. and Praskievicz, S.J. (2017). “A new era of big infrastructure? [Re-]developing water storage in the U.S. West in the context of climate change and environmental regulation.” Water Alternatives 10(2): 134-151.

Perry, D.M. and Berry. K A. (2016). “Central American integration through infrastructure development: a case study of Costa Rican hydropower” Regions and Cohesion, 6(1). doi:10.3167/reco.2016.060105 Download paper here

Perry, D. (Producer/Director). (2015). Troubled Waters: Costa Rica’s Rio Pacuare [Motion Picture]. United States: Jeremy Jensen Media.

Perry, D. (2010). Hydropower Capital: Costa Rica and the Rio Pacuare during times of free trade and regional integration. University of Nevada, Reno, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. 1476827.


Perry, D.M. (In progress).  “A Regional Comparison of Conservation Policy Perceptions: Assessing Wild & Scenic Rivers from East to West.”

Perry, D.M. (In progress).  “A Political Ecology of Federal River Conservation: 50 years and counting of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.”

Perry, D.P., George, R., Lima, R., Samar, M., Smith, S.E., (In Progress). “The Yampa River Legacy in Western Water Governance: a Case of Contested Conservation.”

Perry, D.M. (in progress). “Hydropower Capital and Policy Matters: the nexus of climate change, energy development, and conservation in Costa Rica’s Rio Pacuare.”

Perry, D.M. (In progress). “Dragons, Dao, and Dinosaurs: the Evolution of China’s River Principles & Policies.”

Perry, D.M. and Ptak, T. (in progress). “Damming the Divide: a trans-pacific comparison of Central America and Southeast Asia regional integration through hydropower development.”


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