Chandler, D., Grove, C., and Wakefield, S. eds. (2020). Resilience in the Anthropocene: Governance and Politics at the End of the World. Abingdon: Routledge.

Wakefield, S. (2020). Anthropocene Back Loop: Experimentation in Unsafe Operating Space. London: Open Humanities Press (Critical Climate Chaos: Irreversibility Series).

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Wakefield, S. (2020) “Making Nature into Infrastructure: The Construction of Oysters as a Risk Management Solution in New York City.” Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. 3(3), pp. 761–785.

Wakefield, S. (2020) “Urban Resilience as Critique: Problematizing Infrastructure in Post-Sandy New York City.” Political Geography, 79

Wakefield, S. (2019) “Miami Beach Forever? Urbanism in the Back Loop.” Geoforum, 104. 34-44.

Wakefield, S. (2019) “Amphibious Architecture Beyond the Levee.Mobilities 4(3).

Wakefield, S. (2018) “Infrastructures of Liberal Life: From Modernity and Progress to Resilience and Ruins,” Geography Compass, 12(7).

Wakefield, S. (2018) “Inhabiting the Anthropocene Back Loop,” Resilience: International Policies, Practices, and Discourses, 6(1).

Wakefield, S. and Braun, B. (2014) “Governing the Resilient City,” Introduction to guest edited theme section “A New Apparatus: Technology, Government and the Resilient City,” in Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 32(1) 4 – 11

Johnson, E., H. Morehouse, S. Dalby, J. Lehman, S. Nelson, R. Rowan, S. Wakefield and Yusoff, K. (2014) “After the Anthropocene: Politics and Geographic Inquiry for a New Epoch,” Progress in Human Geography, 38(3), pp. 439 – 456.

Editor-Reviewed Chapters

Wakefield, S. Forthcoming. Environmental Governance in the Anthropocene. In: Chandler, D., Müller, F., and Rothe, D., eds, Forthcoming, International Relations in the Anthropocene: New Actors, New Agencies and New Approaches (textbook). London: Palgrave–Macmillan.

Wakefield, S. 2020. “Life Beyond the Liberal One World World.” In: Wakefield, S., Grove, K., and Chandler, D., eds., 2020. Resilience in the Anthropocene: Governance and Politics at the End of the World. Abingdon: Routledge.

Wakefield, S. and Braun, B. (2019) “Oystertecture: Infrastructure, Profanation and the Sacred Figure of the Human,” Hetherington, K. (ed.) Infrastructure, Environment, and Life in the Anthropocene. Durham, Duke University Press.

Braun, B. and Wakefield, S. (2018) “Destituent Power and Common Use: Reading Agamben in the Anthropocene,” Coleman, M. and Agnew, J. Geographies of Power. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.

Wakefield, S. 2018. “Us Without the World: Humans in the Anthropocene,” in Clark, N., Saldanha, A., and Yusoff, K., eds., Capitalism and the Earth. Brooklyn, NY: Punctum Books.

Wakefield, S. 2013. “Faultline Topology and the Anthropocene.” In: Blumenfeld, J., Bottici, C., and Critchley, S., eds. 2013. The Anarchist Turn. Pluto Press, London, pp. 172-184.

Selected Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Wakefield, S. 2020. “Anthropocene Hubris.” E-flux Architecture: Accumulation Series.

Wakefield, S. 2018. “The Possibilities for New Ways of Living.” Public Seminar. 

Wakefield, S. and Moreno, G. 2018. “Tools for a Thawing World.” Exhibition catalogue essay for SUPERFLEX: We Are All in the Same Boat, Museum of Art and Design, Miami Dade College.

Wakefield, S. (2017) “Field Notes from the Anthropocene: Living in the Back Loop.” The Brooklyn Rail.

Wakefield, S. (2017) “Dreaming the Back Loop,” Affidavit, June 6.

Wakefield, S. and Braun, B. (2014) “Inhabiting the Post-Apocalyptic City,” Society and Space supplementary commentary.

Wakefield, S. (2014) “Man in the Anthropocene (as portrayed by the film Gravity)” May Revue 13


Agamben, G., Wakefield, S. 2014. “What is a Destituent Power? Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 32, 1: 65-74.

Selected Interviews and Media

May 1, 2020. Quoted in Le Monde Diplomatique: “’Résilience’ et gentrification, les nouveaux vices de Miami: En Floride, les riches n’auront pas les pieds dans l’eau.” English: “Florida’s Flooded Future: ‘Retreat While There’s Still Time.’” The Nation

Wakefield, S. 2019. “A Conversation with Stephanie Wakefield.” DATUM: Iowa State University Journal of Architecture, 11.

Wakefield, S. 2018. “Experiments in Resilience Amid the Back Loop.” Social Design Insights Podcast 87, Curry Stone Foundation.

Bennett, D. (2017) “Urban Geographer Stephanie Wakefield on Climate Change: ‘This could be our opportunity.’” Interview. Miami New Times. July 12.

Sullivan, R. and Wakefield, S. 2015. “Welcome to the Anthropocene Epoch.” The Brian Lehrer Show. WNYC.

Wakefield, S. and Walczak, A. 2014. “Politics in the Anthropocene: A Conversation between Stephanie Wakefield and Antek Walczak.” May Revue. 13.

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