Identity, representation, difference and place; race and natural resource management policy, participatory research and new frameworks of engagement; the role of art in engaging community participation in environmental decision-making; environmental narratives; climate change and privilege; feminist geography; African-American studies; racialization of nature; oral history; political ecology; gender, tourism and environment in Nepal
Finney, C. 2014. Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors. University of North Carolina Press.
Finney, C. 2014. Doing it Old School: Reflections on Giving Back. Journal of Research Practice Athabasca University Press, Canada
Finney, C. 2013. Ode to New York: A Performance Piece. Center for Humans and Nature (http://www.humansandnature.org/urban-land-ethic---carolyn-finney-respons...)
Finney, C. 2013. Brave New World? Ruminations on Race in the 21st Century. Antipode (early view online Wiley-Blackwell).
Finney, C. 2012. Child’s Play: Finding the Green in the In Between. In Companions in Wonder: Reflections on Children and Adults Exploring Nature, Julie Dunlap and Steven Kellert, editors, MIT Press.