Non-peer-reviewed Publications

Non Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Desrochers, P., & Szurmak, J. (2020). “Seven Billion Solutions Strong: Why Markets, Growth, and Innovation Are the Antidote to Eco-Pessimism.” Breakthrough Journal (Vol. 12, Winter 2020). Retrieved from 

Desrochers, P., & Szurmak, J. (2019). “The Long History of Eco-Pessimism.” Spiked! (October 25).  (reposted on several websites; translated and posted on a Swedish website)

Szurmak, J., & Desrochers, P. (2019). “Eco-Pessimism versus Techno-Optimism.” Areo (August 6). 

Desrochers, P., & Szurmak, J. (2019).“Population Density and Resource Abundance: Turning the Malthusian Logic on its Head.” New Geography (July 10).

Desrochers, P., & Szurmak, J. (2019).“The More the Green Crusade Changes, the More It Remains the Same.” New Geography (May 15). 

Szurmak, J. (2019). The science loop: How cognitive biases contribute to the intellectual entrenchment at the root of junk scienceThe Financial Post (June 20).

Szurmak, J., & Desrochers, P. (2018). The one-sided worldview of eco-pessimistsQuillette (3 December, 2018). This was a response to Dr. Christian Berggren's Quillette review of the Roslings' book Factfulness.

Desrochers, P., & Szurmak, J. (2018). Population bombed! Exploding the link between overpopulation and climate change. London, UK: Global Warming Policy Foundation. (258 pp.).

Szurmak, J. (forthcoming). Premises of science fiction: Neo-Malthusian and resourceship perspectives. In M. M. Wooster & S. T. Karnick (Eds.), A science fiction writer’s guide to science. Chicago, Il: The Heartland Institute.

Szurmak, J., Alexander, M., Anderson, A., Hawrychuk, S., Swieton, D., Seim, S. Serafin, M., Traas, W., West, D., Whyte, I., & Wolfe, N. (25 February, 2015). Library Space & Technology Revitalization Initiative: Learning Commons Group Final Report. (Unpublished report).

Kim, C., Bielecki, J., Dyas-Correia, S., Lawson, J., Robertson, J., Spence, M., Szurmak, J., & Vine, R. (22 October, 2014). Altmetrics University of Toronto Libraries Strategic Planning Working Group: Altmetrics, their importance, and recommendations for UTL. (Unpublished report).

Szurmak, J. (September 2015). Principles of Computer Networks (resources for Spear Phishing Technical Report). LibGuide available at http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/UTMcsc358

Szurmak, J. (June 2015). Exploring faculty-librarian collaboration. LibGuide available at http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/fac-lib-collab

Szurmak, J. (September 2014). Resources for PSY309 – Experimental Design and Theory. Revised LibGuide available at http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/psy309

Szurmak, J. (September 2014). Scholarly Literature for Sedimentology. LibGuide available at  http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/ERS313

Szurmak, J. (September 2014). PHY100: Your Writing Assignment. LibGuide available at  http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/PHY100

Thuna, M., Szurmak, J. (June 2014). Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Journals (SoTL). LibGuide available at http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/SOTL_journals_databases

Szurmak, J. (May 2014). PSY280: Perception. LibGuide available at http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/PSY280

Szurmak, J. (2012). ANT102: Intro to Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology. LibGuide available at http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/ANT102

Szurmak, J. (2012). ANT206: Culture and Communication. LibGuide available at http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/ANT206

Szurmak, J. (2011). ANT338: UTM Laboratory Methods in Biological Anthropology. LibGuide available at http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/c.php?g=251118

Szurmak, J. (2011). Archaeology of Technology Resources. LibGuide available at http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/c.php?g=251290

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