MacArthur SES & Health Network

Gary W. Evans

Gary W. Evans

Elizabeth Lee Vincent Professor of Human Ecology

Address: Department of Design & Environmental Analysis and Department of Human Development
Cornell University
E306 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4401
Tel: (607) 255-2168
Fax: (607) 255-0305

PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Psychology, 1975
MS, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Psychology, 1973
AB, Colgate University Psychology, 1971

Research Interests

The environment of childhood poverty, environmental stressors and human health and well being, cumulative risk exposure and child development.

Selected Publications

Evans, G.W. (2006). Child development and the physical environment. Annual Review of Psychology.

Evans, G.W., et. al. (2005). The role of chaos in poverty and children's socioemotional adjustment. Psychological Science.

Evans, G.W. & Marcynyszyn, L.A. (2004).  Environmental justice, cumulative environmental risk, and health among low- and middle- income children.  American Journal of Public Health.

Evans, G.W. (2004). The environment of childhood poverty. American Psychologist.

Evans, G.W. (2003). A multimethodological analysis of cumulative risk and allostatic load among rural children. Developmental Psychology.

Evans, G.W. & English, K. (2002). The environment of poverty: Multiple stessor exposure, psychophysiological stress, and socioemotional adjustment. Child Development.

Evans, G.W. & Kantrowitz, E. (2002). Socioeconomic status and health: The potential role of environmental risk exposure. Annual Review of Public Health.

Evans, G.W. (2001). Environmental stress and health. In A. Baum, T. Revenson & J.E. Singer (Eds.). Handbook of Health Psychology, Mahway, NJ: Erlbaum.

Evans, G.W., et al. (1998). Chronic residential crowding and children's well being: An ecological perspective. Child Development.

Garling, T., & Evans, G.W. (1991). Environment, cognition and action. NY: Oxford.

Cohen, S., Evans, G.W., Stokols, D., & Krantz, D.S., (1986). Behavior, health and environmental stress. NY: Plenum.

Evans, G.W. (Ed.) (1982). Environmental stress. NY: Cambridge.

Internet Links

Gary W. Evans's Cornell University Bio Page


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