Peer Reviewed Publications

Foster, K. A., Davis, B., & Foell, A. (2022). Innovations to Photovoice: Using Smartphones and Social Media, Urban Affairs Review, DOI: 10.1177/10780874221100263

Foell, A., & Foster, K.A. (2021). ‘We roll our sleeves up and get to work’: Portraits of Collective Action and Neighborhood Change in Atlanta’s West End, Urban Affairs Review, DOI:10.1177/10780874211027848

Villodas, M.L., Nebbitt, V., Lombe, M., Yu, M., Foell, A., McCoy, H., Enelamah, N. (2021). Assessing the Neighborhood Cohesion Index Among African American Adolescents Living in Public Housing: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis, Journal of the Society for Social Work & Research, DOI:/10.1086/716084

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

Fowler, P.J., Foell, A., Rufa, A. K., Schoeny, M. (revise & resubmit). Moving to Problems: Unintended Consequences of Housing Vouchers for Child Welfare-Involved Families.

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

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 Neighborhoods 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

The Nature Conservancy and United States Forest Service. (2022). Nature’s Impact on Human Health Action Guide, Vibrant Cities Lab. Available at:

Foell, A. and Foster, K. (2021). Place Attachment Fosters Collective Action in Rapidly Changing Urban Neighborhoods, Urban Affairs Forum. Available at:

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

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:

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