Riley Andrade

email: rileyandrade[at]
PhD Candidate, Geography
School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University

My research focuses on people's values and attitudes in relation to nature experiences, as well as how these factors interact with structural constraints to drive management decisions by individuals and organizations. I am also interested in the effects of management decisions on social-ecological dynamics, especially biodiversity, from local to regional scales. 


Wheeler, M.M., Larson, K.L. and Andrade, R., Attitudinal and structural drivers of preferred versus actual residential landscapes in a desert city. Urban Ecosystems (In Press)

Larson, K. L., Corley, E., Hall, S., York, A., Andrade, R., Childers, D., Coseo, P., Hondula, D. M., & Meerow, S. 2019. Subjective evaluations of ecosystem services and disservices: an approach to creating robust survey scales. Ecology and Society, 24(2), 1-10

Andrade, R., Larson, K.L., Hondula, D.M. and Franklin, J., 2019. Social–Spatial Analyses of Attitudes toward the Desert in a Southwestern US City. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 109(6), pp.1845-1864.

Warren, P., Lerman, S.B., Andrade, R., Bateman, H.L., & Larson, K.L., 2019. The more things change: Species losses detected in Phoenix despite stability in bird-socioeconomic relationships. Ecosphere, 10(3), 1-22

Franklin, J., Andrade, R., Daniels, M. L., Fairbairn, P., Fandino, M.C., Gillespie, T.W., Gonzalez, O., Imbert, D., Kapos, V., Kelly, D.L., Marcano‐Vega, H., Meléndez‐Ackerman, E.J., McLaren, K.P., McDonald, M.A., Ripplinger, J., Rojas‐Sandoval, J., Ross, M.S., Ruiz, J., Steadman, D.W., Tanner, E.V.J., Terrill, I., & Vennetier M., 2018. Geographical ecology of dry forest tree communities in the West Indies. Journal of Biogeography, 45(1), 1168-1181

Andrade, R., Bateman, H.L., Franklin, J., Allen, D.C., 2018. Waterbird community composition, abundance, and diversity along an urban gradient. Landscape & Urban Planning, 170, 103-111

Hondula, D. M., Balling, R.C., Andrade, R., Krayenhoff, E.S., Middel, A., Urban, A., Georgescu, M., & Sailor, D.J., 2017. Biometeorology for cities. International Journal of Biometeorology, 61(1), 59-69

Andrade, R., Bateman, H.L., & Kang, Y., 2017. Seasonality and land cover characteristics drive aphid dynamics in an arid city. Journal of Arid Environments, 144, 12-20