SCI/SSCI/AHCI Publications

On Peace

  1. 2021. Knuckey, S. Joshua Fisher, Amanda M. Klasing, Tess Russo, and Margaret L. Satterthwaite. Forthcoming. Advancing socioeconomic rights through interdisciplinary factfinding: opportunities and challenges. Annual Review of Law & Social Science 17: 375-379. doi:10.1146/annurev-lawsocsci-121620-081730
  2. 2020. Ito, Gaku. Why does ethnic partition foster violence? Unpacking the deep historical roots of civil conflicts. Journal of Peace Research, online first. doi:10.1177/0022343320957377
  3. 2019. Ito, Gaku, and Kaisa Hinkkainen Elliott. Battle diffusion matters: examining the impact of microdynamics of fighting on conflict termination. Journal of Conflict Resolution, online first. doi:10.1177/0022002719885428.
  4. 2019. Simangan, Dahlia. A case for a normative local involvement in post-conflict peacebuilding. International Peacekeeping 27(1): 77-101. doi:10.1080/13533312.2019.1654380.

On Sustainability

  1. 2021. Kruczkiewicz, A., J. Klopp, J. Fisher, S. Mason, S. McClain, N.M. Sheekh, R. Moss, R.M. Parks, and C. Braneon. 2021. Opinion: Compound risks and complex emergencies require new approaches to preparedness. PNAS 118(19) e2106795118. doi:10.1073/pnas.2106795118
  2. 2021. Alizadeh, H., & Sharifi, A. Analysis of the state of social resilience among different socio-demographic groups during the COVID- 19 pandemic. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 64, 102514. doi:
  3. 2021. Dawodu, A., Sharifi, A., Cheshmehzangi, A., & Oladejo, J. The illusion of participation: Are participatory indicators truly effective in neigborhood sustainability assessment tools. Journal of Cleaner Production, 311, 127538. doi:
  4. 2021. Ghasemzadeh, B., Zarabadi, Z. S. S., Majedi, H., Behzadfar, M., & Sharifi, A. A Framework for Urban Flood Resilience Assessment with Emphasis on Social, Economic and Institutional Dimensions: A Qualitative Study. Sustainability, 13(14), 7852. Retrieved from
  5. 2021. Hassankhani, M., Alidadi, M., Sharifi, A., & Azhdari, A. Smart City and Crisis Management: Lessons for the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(15), 7736. Retrieved from
  6. 2021. Javadpoor, M., Sharifi, A., & Roosta, M. An adaptation of the Baseline Resilience Indicators for Communities (BRIC) for assessing resilience of Iranian provinces. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 66, 102609. doi:
  7. 2021. Khavarian-Garmsir, A. R., Sharifi, A., & Hajian Hossein Abadi, M. The Social, Economic, and Environmental Impacts of Ridesourcing Services: A Literature Review. Future Transportation, 1(2), 268-289. Retrieved from
  8. 2021. Lak, A., Hakimian, P., & Sharifi, A. An evaluative model for assessing pandemic resilience at the neighborhood level: The case of Tehran. Sustainable Cities and Society, 75, 103410. doi:
  9. 2021. Lak, A., Sharifi, A., Khazaei, M., & Aghamolaei, R. Towards a framework for driving sustainable urban regeneration with ecosystem services. Land Use Policy, 105736. doi:
  10. 2021. Leal Filho, W., Sima, M., Sharifi, A., Luetz, J. M., Salvia, A. L., Mifsud, M., . . . Lokupitiya, E. Handling climate change education at universities: an overview. Environmental Sciences Europe, 33(1), 109. doi:10.1186/s12302-021-00552-5
  11. 2021. Parizi, S. M., Taleai, M., & Sharifi, A. Integrated methods to determine urban physical resilience characteristics and their interactions. Natural Hazards, 109(1), 725-754. doi:10.1007/s11069-021-04855-x
  12. 2021. Sharifi, A., Khavarian-Garmsir, A. R., & Kummitha, R. K. R. Contributions of Smart City Solutions and Technologies to Resilience against the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Literature Review. Sustainability, 13(14), 8018. Retrieved from
  13. 2021. Sharifi, A., Pathak, M., Joshi, C., & He, B.-J. A systematic review of the health co-benefits of urban climate change adaptation. Sustainable Cities and Society, 74, 103190. doi:
  14. 2021. Sharifi, A., Allam, Z., Feizizadeh, B., & Ghamari, H. Three Decades of Research on Smart Cities: Mapping Knowledge Structure and Trends. Sustainability, 13(13), 7140. Retrieved from
  15. 2021. Feizizadeh, B., Omarzadeh, D., Ronagh, Z., Sharifi, A., Blaschke, T., & Lakes, T. A scenario-based approach for urban water management in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and a case study for the Tabriz metropolitan area, Iran. Sci Total Environ, 790, 148272. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148272
  16. 2021. Ghamari, H., & Sharifi, A. Mapping the Evolutions and Trends of Literature on Wayfinding in Indoor Environments. European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education, 11(2), 585-606. Retrieved from
  17. 2021. Ladi, T., Mahmoudpour, A., & Sharifi, A. Assessing impacts of the water poverty index components on the human development index in Iran. Habitat International, 113, 102375. doi:10.1016/j.habitatint.2021.102375
  18. 2021. Lak, A., Sharifi, A., Badr, S., Zali, A., Maher, A., Mostafavi, E., & Khalili, D. Spatio-temporal patterns of the COVID-19 pandemic, and place-based influential factors at the neighborhood scale in Tehran. Sustainable Cities and Society, 72, 103034. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2021.103034
  19. 2021. Masrur, H., Sharifi, A., Islam, M. R., Hossain, M. A., & Senjyu, T. Optimal and economic operation of microgrids to leverage resilience benefits during grid outages. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 132, 107137. doi:10.1016/j.ijepes.2021.107137
  20. 2021. Omarzadeh, D., Pourmoradian, S., Feizizadeh, B., Khallaghi, H., Sharifi, A., & Kamran, K. V. A GIS-based multiple ecotourism sustainability assessment of West Azerbaijan province, Iran. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 1-24. doi:10.1080/09640568.2021.1887827
  21. 2021. Cheshmehzangi, Ali and Hengcai Chen. China’s Sustainability Transitions: Low Carbon and Climate-Resilient Plan for Carbon Neutral 2060. Singapore: Springer.
  22. 2021. Sharifi, Ayyoob. Co-benefits and synergies between urban climate change mitigation and adaptation measures: A literature review. Science of The Total Environment, 750, 141642. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141642.
  23. 2021. Sharifi, Ayyoob. Urban sustainability assessment: An overview and bibliometric analysis. Ecological Indicators, 121, 107102. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.107102
  24. 2021. Sharifi, Ayyoob, Ayotunde Dawodu, and Ali Cheshmehzangi. Neighborhood Sustainability Assessment Tools: A Review of Success Factors. Journal of Cleaner Production, 125912. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.125912
  25. 2021. Sharifi, Ayyoob, Ayotunde Dawodu, and Ali Cheshmehzangi. Limitations in Assessment Methodologies of Neighborhood Sustainability Assessment Tools: A Literature Review. Journal of Cleaner Production, 125912. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2021.102739.
  26. 2021. Khavarian-Garmsir, Amir Reza, Ayyoob Sharifi, and Nabi Moradpour. Are High-Density Districts More Vulnerable to the COVID-19 Pandemic? Sustainable Cities and Society, 102911. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2021.102911
  27. 2021. Leal Filho, Walter, Markus Will, Chris, Shiel, Arminda Paço, Carla Sofia Farinha,  Orlovic Lovren, Violeta, . . . Antonis Skouloudis. Towards a common future: revising the evolution of university-based sustainability research literature. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology, 1-15. doi:10.1080/13504509.2021.1881651
  28. 2021. Pourmoradian, Samereh, Ali Vandshoari, Davoud Omarzadeh, Ayyoob Sharifi, Naser Sanobuar, and Sayyed Samad Hosseini. An Integrated Approach to Assess Potential and Sustainability of Handmade Carpet Production in Different Areas of the East Azerbaijan Province of Iran. Sustainability, 13(4), 2251. doi:10.3390/su13042251.
  29. 2021. Shafiei Dastjerdi, Masoud, Azadeh Lak, Ali Ghaffari, and Ayyoob Sharifi. A conceptual framework for resilient place assessment based on spatial resilience approach: An integrative review. Urban Climate, 36, 100794. doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2021.100794
  30. 2021. Sharifi, Ayyoob., Maryam Roosta, and Masoud Javadpoor. Urban Form Resilience: A Comparative Analysis of Traditional, Semi-Planned, and Planned Neighborhoods in Shiraz, Iran. Urban Science, 5(1), 18. doi:10.3390/urbansci5010018
  31. 2020. Mohamadzadeh, Parviz, Samereh Pourmoradian, Bakhtiar Feizizadeh, Ayyoob Sharifi, and Mathias Vogdrup-Schmidt. A GIS-Based Approach for Spatially-Explicit Sustainable Development Assessments in East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. Sustainability, 12(24), 10413. doi:10.3390/su122410413
  32. 2020. Ghasemzadeh, Benham, and Ayyoob Sharifi. Modeling and Analysis of Barriers to Climate Change Adaptation in Tehran. Climate, 8(10), 104. doi:10.3390/cli8100104.
  33. 2020. Sharifi, Ayyoob, and Amir Reza Khavarian-Garmsir. The COVID-19 pandemic: Impacts on cities and major lessons for urban planning, design, and management. Science of The Total Environment, 749, 142391. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142391.
  34. 2020. Dawodu, Ayotunde, Ali Cheshmehzangi, and Ayyoob Sharifi. A multi-dimensional energy-based analysis of neighbourhood sustainability assessment tools: are institutional indicators really missing? Building Research & Information, 1-19. doi:10.1080/09613218.2020.1806701
  35. 2020. Erdem, Umut, K. Mert, and Ayyoob Sharifi. An analysis of urban form factors driving Urban Heat Island: the case of Izmir. Environment, Development and Sustainability. doi:10.1007/s10668-020-00950-4
  36. 2020. Sharifi, Ayyoob. Trade-offs and conflicts between urban climate change mitigation and adaptation measures: A literature review. Journal of Cleaner Production, 276, 122813. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122813
  37. 2020. Sharifi, Ayyoob. Urban Resilience Assessment: Mapping Knowledge Structure and Trends. Sustainability, 12(15), 5918. doi:10.3390/su12155918
  38. 2020. Alizadeh, Hadi, and Ayyoob Sharifi. Assessing Resilience of Urban Critical Infrastructure Networks: A Case Study of Ahvaz, Iran. Sustainability 12(9): 3691. doi:10.3390/su12093691
  39. 2020. Essandoh, Obed Kwame, Moinul Islam, and Makoto Kakinaka. Linking international trade and foreign direct investment to CO2 emissions: Any differences between developed and developing countries? Science of the Total Environment 712. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.136437.
  40. 2020. Hotak, Shukria, Moinul Islam, Makoto Kakinaka, and Koji Kotani. Carbon emissions and carbon trade balances: International evidence from panel ARDL analysis. Environmental Science and Pollution Research doi:10.1007/s11356-020-08478-w
  41. 2019. Ko, Yekang, Brendan F.D. Barrett, Andrea E. Copping, Ayyoob Sharifi, Masaru Yarime, and Xin Wang. Energy transitions towards low carbon resilience: Evaluation of disaster-triggered local and regional cases. Sustainability 11, 6801. doi:10.3390/su11236801.
  42. 2020. Lee, Chui Ying, Shinji Kaneko, and Ayyoob Sharifi. Effects of building types and materials on household electricity consumption in Indonesia. Sustainable Cities and Society 54. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2019.101999.
  43. 2020. Murakami, Kae, Shinji Kaneko, Shobhakar Dhakal, and Ayyoob Sharifi. Changes in per capita CO2 emissions of six large Japanese cities between 1980 and 2000: an analysis using “the four system boundaries” approach. Sustainable Cities and Society 52. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2019.101784.
  44. 2020. N’dri Lasme Mathieu, and Makoto Kakinaka. Financial inclusion, mobile money, and individual welfare: The case of Burkina Faso. Telecommunications Policy 44(3). doi:10.1016/j.telpol.2020.101926.
  45. 2020. Sharifi, Ayyoob. A global dataset on tools, frameworks, and indicator sets for smart city assessment. Data in Brief, 105364. doi:10.1016/j.dib.2020.105364.
  46. 2020. Sharifi, Ayyoob. A typology of smart city assessment tools and indicator sets. Sustainable Cities and Society 53: 101936. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2019.101936.
  47. 2020. Vu, Ha Thu, and Daisaku Goto. Does microfinance improve the household welfare of ethnic minorities? Evidence from Bac Kan province, Vietnam. Progress in Development Studies 20(1), 65-83. doi:10.1177/1464993419886230.
  48. 2020. Vu, Ha Thu, and Daisaku Goto. Does awareness about land tenure security (LTS) increase investments in agriculture? Evidence from rural households in Vietnam. Land Use Policy 97(104721). doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104721
  49. 2019. Sharifi, Ayyoob. A critical review of selected smart city assessment tools and indicator sets. Journal of Cleaner Production 233: 1269-1283. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.06.172.
  50. 2019. Sharifi, Ayyoob. Urban form resilience: A meso-scale analysis. Cities 93: 238-252. doi:10.1016/j.cities.2019.05.010.
  51. 2019. Simangan, Dahlia. Situating the Asia Pacific in the age of the Anthropocene. Australian Journal of International Affairs 73(6): 564-584. doi:10.1080/10357718.2019.1657794.

On the Peace-Sustainability Nexus

  1. 2021. Simangan, Dahlia, Ayyoob Sharifi, and Shinji Kaneko. Positive Peace Pillars and Sustainability Dimensions: An Analytical Framework. International Studies Review 34(4): 1884-1905.
  2. 2021. Sharifi, Ayyoob, Dahlia Simangan, Chui Ying Lee, Sheryl Rose Cay Reyes, Tarek Katramiz, Jairus Carmela Cajoles Josol, Leticia dos Muchangos, Hassan Virji, Shinji Kaneko, Thea Kersti Tandog, Leorence Tandog, and Moinul Islam. Climate-induced stressors to peace: A review of recent literature. Environmental Research Letters (accepted).
  3. 2021. Simangan, Dahlia, Hassan Virji, Cullen Hendrix, Moinul Islam, Shinji Kaneko, Young-sam Ma, Reinhard Mechler, Prem Pangotra, Katie Peters, Ayyoob Sharifi, and Shamsul Hadi Shams. A co-designed heuristic guide for investigating the peace-sustainability nexus in the context of global change. Sustainability Science (online first). doi:10.1007/s11625-021-00970-7
  4. 2021. Krampe, Florian, Farah Hegazi, and Stacy D. VanDeveer. Sustaining peace through better resource governance: Three potential mechanisms for environmental peacebuilding. World Development 144, 105508. doi:10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105508.
  5. 2021. Fisher, Joshua, Poonam Arora, Siqi Chen, Sophia Rhee, Tempest Blaine, and Dahlia Simangan. Four propositions on integrated sustainability: toward a theoretical framework to understand the environment, peace, and sustainability nexus. Sustainability Science (online first). doi:10.1007/s11625-021-00925-y.
  6. 2021. Sharifi, Ayyoob, Dahlia Simangan, and Shinji Kaneko. The literature landscape on peace-sustainability nexus: a scientometric analysis. Ambio 50: 661-678. doi:10.1007/s13280-020-01388-8.
  7. 2020. Sharifi, Ayoob, Dahlia Simangan, and Shinji Kaneko. Three decades of research on climate change and peace: a bibliometrics analysis. Sustainability Science (online first). doi:10.1007/s11625-020-00853-3.
  8. 2020. Simangan, Dahlia. Where is the Anthropocene? IR in a new geological epoch. International Affairs 96(1): 211-224. doi:10.1093/ia/iiz248.
  9. 2020. Simangan, Dahlia. Where is the Asia Pacific in mainstream international relations scholarship on the Anthropocene? The Pacific Review, online first. doi:10.1080/09512748.2020.1732452.
  10. 2020. Simangan, Dahlia. Can the liberal international order survive the Anthropocene? Three propositions for converging peace and survival. The Anthropocene Review, online first. doi:10.1177/2053019620982327.