Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification

Technology and Energy Use


Cornish, L., Karlin, B., Sanguinetti, A., & Kaufman, J. (2016). How do small businesses experience energy reports? Proceedings of the 2016 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA: ACEEE.

Karlin, B., Ford, R., & Zinger, J., (2015). The Effects of Feedback on Energy Conservation: A Meta-AnalysisPsychological Bulletin. 

Karlin, B., Ford, R., & Frantz, C.M., (2015). Exploring Deep Savings: A Toolkit for Assessing Behavior-Based Energy Interventions. Proceedings of the International Energy Program Evaluation Conference. Long Beach, CA: IEPEC.    
Karlin, B., Sanguinetti, A., Davis, N., Bendanna, K., Figueira, K., Baker, J., Kirkby, D., & Stokols, D. (2015). Diffusion of Feedback: Perceptions and Adoption of Devices in the Residential Market. A. Marcus (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2015 Human Computer Interaction (HCII) Conference, pp. 368-379). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-20889-3_35

Karlin, B., Ford, R., Sanguinetti, A., Squiers, C., Gannon, J., Rajukumar, M., & Donnelly, K.A. (2015). Characterization and Potential of Home Energy Management (HEM) TechnologySan Francisco, CA: Pacific Gas and Electric.

Karlin, B., Ford, R., Wu, A., Nasser, V., & Frantz, C. (2015). What Do We Know About What We Know? A Review of
Behaviour-Based Energy Efficiency Data Collection Methodology
 Report prepared for the International Energy Agency Demand Side Management Program (IEA-DSM) Task 24-Behaviour Change in DSM.

Karlin, B., Davis, N., Sanguinetti, A., Gamble, K., Kirkby, D., & Stokols, D. (2014). Dimensions of conservation: Exploring differences among energy behaviors. Environment and Behavior, 46(4) 423–452. DOI: 10.1177/0013916512467532.

Karlin, B., Ford, R., & Squiers, C. (2013). Energy Feedback Technology: A Review and Taxonomy of Products and PlatformsEnergy Efficiency. DOI: 10.1177/0013916512467532.

Ford, R. & Karlin, B. (2013). Graphical Displays in Energy Feedback Technology: A Cognitive Approach. A. Marcus (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2013 Human Computer Interaction (HCII) Conference, pp. 486-495). Springer-Verlag. 

Karlin, B. (2011). Tracking and Learning: Exploring Dual Functions of Residential Energy Feedback. In Proceedings, 6th Annual International Conference on Persuasive Technology. Columbus, OH: ACM.

Environmental Communication


Zaval, L. & Cornwell, J.M. (in press) “Using behavioral science to drive effective environmental education and engagement.” European Journal of Education.

Zaval, L. (2016). “Behavioral Science, Cultural and Climate Action.” Nature: Climate Change, 6(12), 1061-1062.

Zaval, L. & Cornwell, J.M. (2016). “Cognitive Biases, Non-Rational Judgments, and Public Perceptions of Climate Change” in Nisbet, M.C., Schafer, M., Markowitz, E., Ho, S.,O'Neill, S. & Thaker, J. (Eds.), The Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Zaval, L., & Cornwell, J.M. (2016). “Effective education and communication strategies to promote environmental engagement: The role of social-psychological mechanisms” in The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 2016 Global Monitoring Report. 

Zaval, L., Markowitz, E., & Weber, E. U. (2015). “How will I be remembered? Conserving the Environment for the Sake of One’s Legacy.” Psychological Science.  26(2), 231-236.

Zaval, L., Keenan, E., Weber, E. U., & Johnson, E. J. (2014). “How warm days increase belief in global warming.” Nature: Climate Change, 4(2), 143-147.

Petrovic, N., Madrigano, J., & Zaval, L. (2014) “Motivating Mitigation: When health matters more than climate change.” Climatic Change, 126(1-2), 245-254.
Li, Y., Johnson, E.J., & Zaval, L. (2011). “Local Warming: Daily Variation in Temperature Affects Beliefs and Concern about Climate Change.” Psychological Science, 22(4), 454-459.  

Smart Energy Homes


Karlin, B., Lupkin, L., Forster, H., Zaval, L., Koleva, S., & Ford, R. (2017). From Categorizing to Characterizing: A Landscape Analysis of Behavior-Based Energy Programs. San Francisco, CA: Pacific Gas and Electric.

Ford, R., Karlin, B., Sanguinetti, A., Nersesyan, A., & Pritoni, M. (2016). Assessing Players, Products, and Perceptions of Home Energy Management. San Francisco, CA: Pacific Gas and Electric

Environmental Psychology


Karlin. B. (2014). Attitudes and Behaviors. In Debra Rowe, ed. Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, and Practices. Detroit: Macmillan, pp. 40-44.

Karlin. B. (2013). Technology and Psychology - Natural Enemies or Just Plain Natural? Ecopsychology. 5(4), 217-218. 

Sustainability Education


Karlin, B., Carr Kelman, C., Goodrich, K., & Lowerson, V. (in press). The Role of the University: Engaged Scholarship in the Anthropocene. In Dinar, A. (Ed.), The Social Ecology of the Anthropocene: Continuity and Change in Global Environmental Politics. World Scientific Publishers. 

Karlin, B., Goodrich, K., Chen, M., Jimenez, M., Nguyen, P., Tran, A. (2015). Engaged Scholarship as an Alternative to Public-Private PartnershipsProceedings of the International Studies Association (ISA) Convention. New Orleans, LA.

Karlin, B., Davis, N., & Matthew, R. (2013). GRASP: Testing an Integrated Approach to Sustainability EducationJournal of Sustainability Education, Spring 2013: Experiential Education, Part One. 

Communicating Uncertainty


Feldman, D., Contreras, S., Karlin, B., Basolo, V., Matthew, R., Sanders, B. Houston, D., Cheung, W., Goodrich, K., Reyes, A., Serrano, K., Schubert, J. & Luke, A. (2016). Communicating Flood Risk: Looking Back and Forward at Traditional and Social Media OutletsInternational Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 15, 43-51.

Karlin, B. (2012). Public Acceptance of Smart Meters: Integrating Psychology and PracticeProceedings of the 2012 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA: ACEEE.

Film and Social Change


Karlin, B., Murphy, C., & Ahu, K. (2014). Exploring a New Model of Global Citizenship: An Evaluation of the Fourth Estate Leadership Summit. UC Irvine: Center for Unconventional Security Affairs. 

Karlin, B., Penzenstadler, B., & Cook, A. (2014). Pumping up the Citizen Muscle Bootcamp: Improving User Experience in Online LearningProceedings of the 2014 Human Computer Interaction (HCII) Conference. Crete, Greece: ACM. 

Karlin, B. (2013). Film to School (FtS) Programs: Active Engagement for Filmmakers in Education. Proceedings of ISA ’13: International Studies Association: San Francisco, CA: ISAnet.

Karlin, B. & Matthew, R. (2012). Kony 2012 and the Mediatization of Child SoldiersPeace Review, 24(3), 255-261.

Karlin, B. (2012). Educating, Empowering & Engaging Through Film-Based Activism: A Survey of Invisible Children Participation and Impacts. UC Irvine: Center for Unconventional Security Affairs. 

Karlin, B. (2012). Power through Participation: Impacts of Youth Involvement in Invisible ChildrenProceedings of ISA ’12: International Studies Association: San Diego, CA: ISAnet. 

Karlin, B. & Johnson, J.S. (2011). Measuring Impact: The Importance of Evaluation for Documentary Film Campaigns. M/C Journal 14(6).