Sayd Randle

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

2017    “Unsustainability in Action: An Ethnographic Examination.” In Routledge Handbook of

Environmental Anthropology, Helen Kopnina and Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet, eds. Routledge.

(with Lauren Baker, Annie Claus, Chris Hebdon, Alder Keleman, and Michael R. Dove).


2016    “At Home in the Watershed: Environmental Imaginaries and Spatial Politics in Los

Angeles.” In The Greening of Everyday Life: Challenging Practices, Imagining Possibilities, John M.

Meyer and Jens Kersten, eds. Oxford.


Book Reviews

2015    Book review. Resilient Life: The Art of Living Dangerously, by Brad Evans and Julian Reid. Journal

of the Royal Anthropological Institute 21(2): 473-474.


2013    “Modernity of this Century: Four Ethnographic Perspectives.” Anthropology of this Century 8: (with Erik

Harms, Ryan Jobson, and Caroline Merrifield).



2016    “Aqueduct Walking In the Mojave Desert,” Sage Magazine, September 26.


2016    “A Guru’s Life: Earle Hartling,” California Water Environment Foundation E-Bulletin, June 20.


2016    “The Effluent Society.” The Awl, March 25.


2015    “Seeing California’s Water Future(s) at Orange County’s Groundwater Replenishment

System.” Platypus: The CASTAC Blog, August 18.


2014    “Regarding Bill, in Glory and Humiliation,” Encircl, October 19.


2013    “NATURE-CULTURE-ACTION!” Sage Magazine, September 26. (with Chris Hebdon)