Dr. Magliocca is an Assistant Research Professor at SESYNC. His research combines synthesis methods and agent-based models to investigate the dynamics of human-environment interactions and their consequences for environmental and economic sustainability.
Telecoupling of land use systems, Land governance, Land management systems, Land use and conflict
A recent paper in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability highlights the diversity of ways in which theories, as assemblages of different elements that can serve a variety of purposes, can emerge within inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary processes.
A new Perspective in Nature Sustainability, by GLP Fellows Billie Turner and Peter Verburg and GLP Members Beth Tellman and Nick Magliocca, presents a framework to identify illicit land transactions, and an approach to link them to land uses using remotely sensed data.
There is still an urgent need for quality standards to guide the design of theoretically rigorous and practically useful archetype analyses. In this article by GLP Members, the authors propose four quality criteria and corresponding research strategies to address them.