Dr. Hannibal’s academic interests include environmental sociology, economic sociology, policy formation, social networks, and complex organizations. His current areas of research include the coupled human-natural systems, the water-energy-food nexus, social network analysis, political ecology and network governance, and public policy. His research has been published in Environment and Behavior, Social Science Quarterly, Environmental Sociology, the International Journal of Social Economics, and Deviant Behavior. His dissertation work focused on the relational and network influences of creativity and innovation. The analysis covered a 14-year period of collaboration among professionally recording jazz musicians. From his dissertation he is currently developing methods to analyze network change in dynamic social network analysis. Dr. Hannibal has taught courses on globalization, classical and contemporary social theory, the sociology of work, quantitative research methods as well as workshops on social network analysis in both Liberal Arts and Business School settings. He received his PhD in sociology from Texas A&M University.
ISTPP Researchers Portney and Hannibal Publish Paper on Cooperation of FEW Nexus Stakeholders in San Antonio Region
ISTPP Director Portney Publishes Research on Governance of Water Reuse
ISTPP Researchers Partner on $2 Million NSF Grant to Study How Coupled Human-Infrastructure Systems Affect Resilience to Urban Flooding