Peer Reviewed Publications

Foell, A., & Foster, K.A. (accepted). ‘We roll our sleeves up and get to work’: Portraits of Collective Action and Neighborhood Change in Atlanta’s West End.

Villodas, M.L., Nebbitt, V., Lombe, M., Yu, M., Foell, A., McCoy, H., Enelamah, N. (accepted). Assessing the Neighborhood Cohesion Index Among African American Adolescents Living in Public Housing: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis.

Foell, A., Pitzer, K.A., Nebbitt, V., Lombe, M., Yu, M., & Newransky, C. (2021). Exposure to Community Violence and Depressive Symptoms: Examining Community, Family, and Peer Effects Among Public Housing Youth, Health & Place, 69, DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102579

Nebbitt, V., Lombe, M., Pitzer, K.A., Foell, A., Enelamah, N., Chu, Y., Yu, M., Newransky, C., & Gaylord-Harden, N. (2021). Exposure to Violence and Posttraumatic Stress Among Youth in Public Housing: Do Community, Family, and Peers Matter?, Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 8:1, 264-274 DOI: 10.1007/s40615-020-00780-0

Foell, A. & K. A. Pitzer (2020) Geographically Targeted Place-Based Community Development Interventions: A Systematic Review and Examination of Studies’ Methodological Rigor, Housing Policy Debate, 30:5, 741-765, DOI: 10.1080/10511482.2020.1741421

Foell, A., Purnell, J. Q., Barth, R., Witthaus, M., Murphy-Watson, T., Martinez, S., & Foley, M. (2020). Resident-led Neighborhood Development to Support Health: Identifying Strategies using CBPR, American Journal of Community Psychology, 66:3-4,404-416, DOI: 10.1002/ajcp.12441

Smith, R., Vanderwill, L., & Foell, A. (revise & resubmit). Are School Choice Policies Right for the City? Comparing Rates of Out-of-District Enrollment by School Ranking, Distance, and Disadvantage.

Foster, K.A., Foell, A., & Davis, B. (submitted). Innovating Photovoice: Using Smartphones and Social Media.

Chun, Y., Jabbari, J., Nandan, P., Foell, A., Grinstein-Weiss, M. (under review). Who Relocates, Where Do They Move, and Why? Focusing on a Choice Neighborhood Initiative project in Memphis, TN.

Pitzer, K.A., Foell, A., Nebbitt, V., Lombe, M., Yu, M., Villodas, M.L., & Enelamah, N. (under review). Community Violence Exposure and Anxiety Sensitivity: Assessing Direct and Indirect Effects of Community, Family, and Peers.

Pitzer, K.A., Foell, A., & Serrano, N. (under review). Community Development Block Grants: Exploring organization and neighborhood networks.

Foell, A., Eskridge, D., Nagasako, E., & Purnell, J. Q. (under review). Using decision mapping to design and implement place-based health interventions.

Peer Reviewed Book Reviews

Foell, A. (2018). [Review of the book On the Edge: America’s Middle Neighborhoods, by Paul C. Brophy (ed)]. Journal of Urban Affairs, Published Online, doi: 10.1080/07352166.2018.1470869

Foell, A. (2016). [Review of the book Democracy in the Making: How Activist Groups Form, by Kathleen M. Blee]. Journal of Community Practice, 24(1), 109-111. doi: 10.1080/10705422.2016.1129237

Foell, A. (2016). [Review of the book A Place We Call Home: Gender, Race, and Justice in Syracuse, by K. Animashaun Ducre]. Community Development, Published Online, doi: 10.1080/15575330.2016.1230306

Other Publications & Reports

Chun, Y. and Jabbari, J. and Nandan, P., Foell, A., & Grinstein-Weiss, M. (2020). Who Relocates, Where Do They Move, and Why? Available at SSRN:

Foell, A. (2020). Addressing the Social Determinants of Health with CBPR. Society for Community Research and Action Featured Research:

For the Sake of All & Grace Hill Settlement House. (2018). College Hill Neighborhood Solutions: A community-driven initiative. St. Louis, MO. Retrieved from

Foell, A., Mengi, A., Pillay, S., & Siburg, T. (2015). Going Forward on the Corridor: What Next for the American Indian Cultural Corridor?. Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Retrieved from