Research and Publications
IDES faculty actively pursue various research agendas including environments for children, color perception, teaching pedagogy, privacy issues related to Saudi residential environments, interconnectedness of fashion and architectural representations of culture, and analysis of cultural and social control using the built environment.

Helen Peterson, PhD

“Clarkdale, Arizona: Built Environment, Social Order, and the City Beautiful Movement, 1913-1920.” Journal of Arizona History 49, no. 1 (Spring, 2008): 27-46. “The Killer Flu of 1918: How the Verde Valley Stared Down a Pandemic.” Verde Independent October 21, 2009: 1-3.