Publications and Conference Contributions

Journal Articles

Philpot, S, Hipel, K.W. (2022). Investigating an aggregate mine proposal using the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. DOI: 10.1080/24694452.2021.1994850. (Access here:

Philpot, S.L., Johnson P.A., & Hipel, K.W. (2020) Analysis of a below-water aggregate mining case study in Ontario, Canada using values-centric online citizen participation, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 63:2, 352-368, DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2019.1588713 (Access here:

Johnson, PA, Robinson, PJ, Philpot, S. (2020). Type, tweet, tap, and pass: How smart city technology is creating a transactional citizen. Government Information Quarterly, 37:1, 101414. DOI:

Philpot, SL, Johnson, PA, Hipel, KW. (2017). Analysis of a brownfield management conflict in Canada. Hydrological Research Letters vol. 11 (3): 141-148. DOI:

Philpot, S., Hipel, K., Johnson, P. (2016).  Strategic analysis of a water rights conflict in the south western United States. Journal of Environmental Management vol. 180: 247-256. DOI:

Conference contributions

Philpot S., Hipel K. Analysis of a Conflict Over an Aggregate Mining Permit Application in Canada. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Group Decision and Negotiation. Ryerson University (June 7 – 11). Available at:

Talukder B., Philpot S., Hipel K. Modeling Resource Allocation for the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Group Decision and Negotiation. Ryerson University (June 16, 2020 June 7–11). Available at:

Philpot, S., Johnson, P., and Hipel, K.W., (2019, June) “Modeling Decision-Maker Values for Biosolids Applications”, refereed extended abstract published within the special session on Conflict Resolution in Responsible Governance and Environmental Systems in The Proceedings of The 8th International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research (ICWRER 2019), edited by K.W. Hipel, H. Wang, L. Fang, J. Chen and Y. Xiao, held at Hohai University, Nanjing China from June 14th to 18th, 2019, pp. 392-394, 2019.

Philpot, S., Hipel, K., & Johnson, P. (2019, January). “Identifying Potential Conflict in Land-Use Planning Using a Values-Centered E-Participation Tool: A Canadian Case Study in Aggregate Mining”. In Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Philpot, S.L., Johnson, P.A., and Hipel, K.W., “Combining Preference Elicitation and Value-focused Thinking in a Participatory Decision Support System for Environmental Decision-making”, refereed extended abstract published in the Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Group Decision and Negotiation, NUAA (Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics), NUAA Discussion Papers in Economics and Management, College of Economics and Management, edited by X. Jiang, H. Xu, S. He, and G.Y. Ke, within the stream of papers on Conflict Resolution presented at the International Conference on Group Decision and Negotiation 2018 (GDN 2018) held at the Marriott Nanjing South hotel, Nanjing, China, from June 9th to 13th, 2018, pp. 174-179, 2018.

Philpot S., Hipel KW., Johnson PA. (2017). Design and Application of a Values-Focused Decision Support System to Facilitate Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making. M. Schoop and D. M. Kilgour (eds.), Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Group Decision and Negotiation, 14-18 August 2017, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany. Discussion Papers in Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Research Area NegoTrans, 16-2017, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, 2017:163.

Philpot S., Johnson, P., & Hipel, K. (2016). Revisiting Elmira: Strategic analysis of an enduring and renewed water contamination conflict in Southern Ontario. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research (ICWRER) Kyoto, Japan. 2016.

Philpot, S. Hipel, K & Johnson, P. (2014). Strategic Analysis of a trans-jurisdictional water conflict in the western United States. Poster presented at the 2014 Water Institute Research Symposium. Waterloo, Ontario.

Primrose, R. & Philpot, S. (2008). Water Management at Minanha, Belize. Paper presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver.