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Sander van der Leeuw

Sander van der Leeuw

Director, Center for Biosocial Complex Systems, Arizona State University-Sante Fe Institute

vanderle@asu.edu

480-965-6214

Global Biosocial Complex Systems Initiative
Arizona State University
PO Box 872701
Tempe, AZ 85287-2701

Titles

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
  • Director, Center for Biosocial Complex Systems, Arizona State University-Sante Fe Institute
  • Foundation Professor, School of Sustainability, College of Global Futures
  • Foundation Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Co-Chair, Complex Adaptive System Initiative
  • Visiting Distinguished Professor, Beijing Normal University, People's Republic of China
  • Honorary Professor, Faculty of Management, University of Johannesburg
  • Emeritus Member, Board of Directors of the Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation at ASU
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation

Biography

After teaching appointments at the universities of Leyden (1972-1976) and Amsterdam (1976-1985) in the Netherlands, Cambridge University (1985-1995) in the UK; and the University of Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne) (1995-2004) in France, Sander van der Leeuw is a Foundation Professor at Arizona State University and co-director of the ASU-SFI Center for Biosocial Complex Systems.

In July 2001, Professor van der Leeuw was appointed Secretary-General of the French Conseil National de Coordination des Sciences de l'Homme et de la Societe (National Council for the Coordination of the Humanities and Social Sciences). This was followed by an appointment as Deputy Director for Social Sciences at the CNRS (2002-2003) and at the National Institute for the Sciences of the Universe, in charge of a program similar to the Long Term Ecological Research program in the US. In 2003, he was appointed chair of the Department of Anthropology at Arizona State University in the U.S., where he became Founding Director of the School of Human Evolution and Social Change, an interdisciplinary unit based around anthropology that focuses on some of the major challenges of the 21st century, and subsequently Chair of the Consortium for Biosocial Complex Systems and Dean of the School of Sustainability. He was an external professor at the Santa Fe Institute (USA) (2000-2019), is a correspondent of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1995 and held a Chair at the Institut Universitaire de France (2002-2006). He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the Beijer Institute of Environmental Economic of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. In 2012 he was awarded the "Champion of the Earth for Science and Innovation" prize by the United Nations Environment Program.

Education

  • PhD, University of Amsterdam, 1976
  • ADM/MLitt, Medieval History/Prehistory, University of Amsterdam, 1972
  • BA, History, University of Amsterdam, 1968

Expertise

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Journal Articles

2021

Elmqvist, T., E. Andersson, P. T. McPhearson, X. Bai, L. M. Bettencourt, E. Brondizio, J. Colding, G. Daily, C. Folke, N. B. Grimm, D. Haase, D. Ospina, S. Parnell, S. Polasky, K. C. Seto and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2021. Urbanization in and for the Anthropocene. npj Urban Sustainability 1(1):. DOI: 10.1038/s42949-021-00018-w. (link )

2020

Ma, Y., T. F. Thornton, D. Mangalagiu, J. Lan, D. Hestad, E. Apostoli Cappello and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2020. Co-creation, co-evolution and co-governance:Understanding green businesses and urban transformations. Climatic Change 160:621-636. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-019-02541-3. (link )

Renn, O., I. Chabay, S. E. van der Leeuw and S. Droy. 2020. Beyond the indicators: Improving science, scholarship, policy and practice to meet the complex challenges of sustainability. Sustainability 12(2):Art 578. DOI: 10.3390/su12020578 . (link )

2018

Contreras, D. A., E. Hiriart, A. Bondeau, A. Kirman, J. Guiot, R. Suarez and S. van der Leeuw. 2018. Regional paleoclimates and local consequences: Integrating GIS analysis of diachronic settlement patterns and process-based agroecosystem modeling of potential agricultural productivity in Provence (France). PLOS One 13(12):e0207622. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0207622. (link )

van der Leeuw, S. 2018. Closing remarks: novel approaches to complex societal change and sustainability. Sustainability Science 13:1589-1596. DOI: 10.1007/s11625-018-0581-2. (link )

van der Leeuw, S. 2018. The role of narratives in human-environmental relations: an essay on elaborating win-win solutions to climate change and sustainability. Climatic Change 160:509-519. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-019-02403-y. (link )

2017

Hu, X., P. Shi, M. Wang, T. Ye, M. S. Leeson, S. E. van der Leeuw, J. Wu, O. Renn and C. C. Jaeger. 2017. Towards quantitatively understanding the complexity of social-ecological systems -- from connection to consilience. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science 8:343-356. DOI: 10.1007/s13753-017-0146-5. (link )

2016

Verburg, P. H., J. Dearing, J. G. Dyke, S. van der Leeuw, S. Seitzinger, . and J. Syvitski. 2016. Methods and approaches to modelling the Anthropocene. Global Environmental Change 39(Jul):328-340. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.08.007. (link )

2015

Schimel, D., K. Hibbard, D. Costa, P. Cox and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2015. Analysis, Integration and Modeling of the Earth System (AIMES): Advancing the post-disciplinary understanding of coupled human–environment dynamics in the Anthropocene. Anthropocene 12(Dec):99-106. DOI: 10.1016/j.ancene.2016.02.001. (link )

Schoon, M. and S. van der Leeuw. 2015. The shift toward social-ecological systems perspectives: insights into the human-nature relationship. Natures Sciences Sociétés 23(2):166-174. DOI: 10.1051/nss/2015034. (link )

Wiek, A., J. Harlow, R. Melnick, S. van der Leeuw, K. Fukushi, K. Takeuchi, F. Farioli, F. Yamba, A. Blake, C. Geiger and R. Kutter. 2015. Sustainability science in action: A review of the state of the field through case studies on disaster recovery, bioenergy, and precautionary purchasing. Sustainability Science 10(1):17-31. DOI: 10.1007/s11625-014-0261-9. (link )

2014

Knappett, C. and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2014. A developmental approach to ancient innovation: The potter's wheel in the Bronze Age east Mediterranean. Pragmatics & Cognition 22(1):64-92. DOI: 10.1075/pc.22.1.04kna. (link )

Rockstrom, J., G. Brasseur, B. Hoskins, W. Lucht, J. Schellnhuber, P. Kabat, N. Nakicenovic, P. Gong, P. Schlosser, M. Manez Costa, A. Humble, N. Eyre, P. Gleick, R. James, A. Lucena, O. Masera, M. Moench, R. Schaeffer, S. Seitzinger, S. van der Leeuw, B. Ward, N. Stern, J. Hurrell, L. Srivastava, J. Morgan, C. Nobre, Y. Sokona, R. Cremades, E. Roth, D. Liverman and J. Arnott. 2014. Climate change: The necessary, the possible and the desirable Earth League climate statement on the implications for climate policy from the 5th IPCC Assessment. Earth's Future 2(12):606-611. DOI: 10.1002/2014EF000280. (link )

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2014. Sustainability, culture and personal responsibility. Sustainability Science 9:115-117. DOI: 10.1007/s11625-014-0249-5. (link )

Wiek, A., A. Xiong, K. Brundiers and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2014. Integrating problem- and project-based learning into sustainability programs: A case study on the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 15(4):431-449. DOI: 10.1108/IJSHE-02-2013-0013. (link )

2013

Wiek, A., D. Guston, S. van der Leeuw, C. Selin and P. Shapira. 2013. Nanotechnology in the city: Sustainability challenges and anticipatory governance. Journal of Urban Technology 20(2):45-62. DOI: 10.1080/10630732.2012.735415. (link )

2012

Costanza, R., S. van der Leeuw, K. Hibbard, S. Aulenbach, S. Brewer, M. Burek, S. Cornell, C. Crumley, J. Dearing, C. Folke, L. Graumlich, M. Hegmon, S. Heckbert, S. T. Jackson, I. Kubiszewski, V. Scarborough, P. Sinclair, S. Sorlin and W. Steffen. 2012. Developing an Integrated History and Future of People on Earth (IHOPE). Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 4(1):106-114. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2012.01.010. (link )

Strumsky, D., J. Lobo and S. van der Leeuw. 2012. Using patent technology codes to study technological change. Economics of Innovation and New Technology 21(3):267-286. DOI: 10.1080/10438599.2011.578709. (link )

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2012. For every solution there are many problems: The role and study of technical systems in socio-environmental co-evolution. Geografisk Tidsskrift-Danish Journal of Geography 112(2):105-116. DOI: 10.1080/00167223.2012.741887. (link )

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2012. Global systems dynamics and policy: Lessons from the distant past. Complexity Economics 1(2012):33-60. DOI: 10.7564/12-COEC3. (link )

van der Leeuw, S. E., A. Wiek, J. Harlow and J. L. Buizer. 2012. How much time do we have? Urgency and rhetoric in sustainability science. Sustainability Science 7(Supplement 1):115-120. DOI: 10.1007/s11625-011-0153-1. (link )

Wheeler, Q. D., S. Knapp, D. W. Stevenson, S. D. Blum, R. M. Boom, G. G. Borisy, J. L. Buizer, M. R. De Carvalho, A. Cibrian, M. J. Donoghue, V. Doyle, E. M. Gerson, C. H. Graham, P. Graves, S. J. Graves, R. P. Guralnick, A. L. Hamilton, J. Hanken, W. Law, D. L. Lipscomb, T. E. Lovejoy, H. Miller, S. J. Miller, S. Naeem, M. J. Novacek, L. M. Page, N. I. Platnick, H. Porter-Morgan, P. H. Raven, M. A. Solis, A. G. Valdecasas, S. E. van der Leeuw, A. Vasco, N. Vermeulen, J. Vogel, R. L. Walls, E. O. Wilson and J. B. Woolley. 2012. Mapping the biosphere: Exploring species to understand the origin, organization and sustainability of biodiversity. Systematics and Biodiversity 10(1):1-20. DOI: 10.1080/14772000.2012.665095. (link )

2011

Lane, D. A., S. van der Leeuw, C. Sigaloff and F. Addarii. 2011. Innovation, sustainability and ICT. Procedia Computer Science 7:83-87. DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2011.12.026. (link )

Westley, F., P. Olsson, C. Folke, T. Homer-Dixon, H. Vredenburg, D. Loorbach, J. Thompson, M. Nilsson, E. Lambin, J. Sendzimir, B. Banerjee, V. Galaz and S. van der Leeuw. 2011. Tipping toward sustainability: Emerging pathways of transformation. Ambio 40:762. DOI: 10.1007/s13280-011-0186-9. (link )

2010

Cornell, S., R. Costanza, S. Sorlin and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2010. Editorial: Developing a systematic "science of the past" to create our future. Global Environmental Change 20(3):426-427. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2010.01.005. (link )

Dearing, J., A. K. Braimoh, A. Reenberg, B. L. Turner II and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2010. Complex land systems: The need for long time perspectives to assess their future. Ecology and Society 15(4):Art 21. (link )

Ernstson, H., S. E. van der Leeuw, C. L. Redman, D. J. Meffert, G. P. Davis, C. Alfsen and T. Elmqvist. 2010. Urban transitions: On urban resilience and human-dominated ecosystems. Ambio 39(8):531-545. (link )

Miller, F., H. Osbahr, E. Boyd, F. Thomalla, S. Bharwani, G. Ziervogel, B. H. Walker, J. Birkmann, S. van der Leeuw, J. Rockstrom, J. Hinkel, T. Downing, C. Folke and D. Nelson. 2010. Resilience and vulnerability: Complementary or conflicting concepts?. Ecology and Society 15(3):Art. 11. (link )

2009

Rockstrom, J., W. Steffen, K. Noone, A. Persson, F. S. Chapin III, E. F. Lambin, T. M. Lenton, M. Scheffer, C. Folke, H. J. Schelinhuber, B. Nykvist, C. A. de Wit, T. Hughes, S. van der Leeuw, H. Rodhe, S. Sorlin, P. K. Snyder, R. Costanza, U. Svedin, M. Falkenmark, L. Karlberg, R. W. Corell, V. J. Fabry, J. Hansen, B. Walker, D. Liverman, K. Richardson, P. Crutzen and J. Foley. 2009. Planetary boundaries: Exploring the safe operating space for humanity. Ecology and Society 14(2):Art. 32. (link )

Rockstrom, J., W. Steffen, K. Noone, A. Persson, F. S. Chapin III, E. F. Lambin, T. M. Lenton, M. Scheffer, C. Folke, H. J. Schellnhuber, B. Nykvist, C. A. de Wit, T. P. Hughes, S. van der Leeuw, H. Rodhe, S. Sorlin, P. K. Snyder, R. Costanza, U. Svedin, M. Falkenmark, L. Karlberg, R. W. Corell, V. J. Fabry, J. Hansen, B. Walker, D. Liverman, K. Richardson, P. Crutzen and J. A. Foley. 2009. A safe operating space for humanity. Nature 461:472-475. DOI: 10.1038/461472a. (link )

2008

Read, D. and S. van der Leeuw. 2008. Biology is only part of the story.... Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 363(1499):1959–1968. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2008.0002. (link )

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2008. A new initiative on vulnerability, resilience and adaptation. IHDP Update 29-31. (link )

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2008. Climate and society: Lessons from the past 10,000 years. Ambio 14:476-482. DOI: 10.1579/0044-7447-37.sp14.476. (link )

van der Leeuw, S. 2008. Durabilité et archéologie environnementale. Archéopages 97-102. DOI: 10.4000/archeopages.870. (link )

2006

Young, O. R., F. Berkhout, G. Gallopin, M. A. Janssen, E. Ostrom and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2006. The globalization of socio-ecological systems: An agenda for scientific research. Global Environmental Change 16(3):304-316. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2006.03.004. (link )

2005

van der Leeuw, S. E. and . Archaeomedes Research Team. 2005. Climate, hydrology, land use, and environmental degradation in the lower Rhone Valley during the Roman period. Comptes Rendus Geoscience 337(1-2):9-27. DOI: 10.1016/j.crte.2004.10.018. (link )

2004

Mery, S., K. McSweeney, S. E. van der Leeuw and W. Yasin al-Tikriti. 2004. New approaches to a collective grave from the Umm an Nahr period at Hili (UAE). Paleorient 30(1):163-178. (link )

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2004. Why model?. Cybernetics and Systems 35(2-3):117-128. DOI: 10.1080/01969720490426803. (link )

2003

Gazenbeek, M. and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2003. L'Argonne dans l'Antiquité: étude d'une région productrice de céramique et de verre. Gallia 60:269-317.

2002

van der Leeuw, S. E. and C. L. Redman. 2002. Placing archaeology at the center of socio-natural studies. American Antiquity 67(4):597-605. (link )

Books

2020

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2020. Social Sustainability, Past and Future: Undoing Unintended Consequences for the Earth's Survival. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK. ISBN: 9781108498692.

2016

Favory, F. and S. E. van der Leeuw eds. 2016. Voyage dans l’Archéologie Spatiale Anglo-Saxonne. Presses Universitaires de Franche-Comté. Besançon. ISBN: 978-2848675671.

2009

Lane, D., D. Pumain, S. E. van der Leeuw and G. B. West eds. 2009. Complexity Perspectives on Innovation and Social Change. Springer Netherlands. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-9663-1. ISBN: 978-1-4020-9662-4.

2007

Kohler, T. A. and S. E. van der Leeuw eds. 2007. The Model-based Archaeology of Socionatural Systems. School for Advanced Research Press. ISBN: 978-1930618879.

1998

van der Leeuw, S. E. ed. 1998. The Archaeomedes Project: Understanding the Natural and Anthropogenic Causes of Land Degradation and Desertification in the Mediterranean. Office for Official Publications of the European Union. Luxemborg.

1997

McGlade, J. and S. E. van der Leeuw eds. 1997. Time, Process and Structured Transformation in Archaeology. Routledge. ISBN: 978-0415589093.

1990

van der Leeuw, S. E. and R. Torrence eds. 1990. What's New? A Closer Look at the Process of Innovation. Unwin Hyman. London. ISBN: 978-0044451433.

1986

Brandt, R. W., S. E. van der Leeuw and M. A. Kooijman eds. 1986. Gedacht over Assendelft. Institute of Prehistory. Amsterdam.

1985

van der Leeuw, S. E. ed. 1985. Raakvlakken: Bijdragen aan een studiedag archeologie/anthropologie. Institute for Prehistory. Amsterdam.

1981

van der Leeuw, S. E. ed. 1981. Archaeological Approaches to the Study of Complexity. University Printing Office. Amsterdam. ISBN: 978-9994937813.

1976

van der Leeuw, S. E. 1976. Studies in the Technology of Ancient Pottery. University Printing Office. Amsterdam.

van der Leeuw, S. E. and A. C. Pritchard eds. 1976. The Many Dimensions of Pottery: Ceramics in Archaeology and Anthropology. Universiteit van Amsterdam. ISBN: 978-9070319076.

Book Chapters

2018

van der Leeuw, S. 2018. Going with the (information) flow. In: Sim, S. and B. Seet eds., The Chronicles of Evolution. Wildtype Books. ISBN: 978-9811187186.

2015

Read, D. and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2015. The extension of social relations in time and space during the Paleolithic and beyond. Pp. 31-53 In: Coward, F., R. Hosfield, M. Pope and F. Wenban-Smith eds., Settlement, Society and Cognition in Human Evolution: Landscapes in Mind. Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 978-1107026889.

2013

van der Leeuw, S. 2013. Archeaology, networks, information processing, and beyond. Pp. 335-348 In: Knappett, C. ed., Network Analysis in Archaeology:New Approaches to Regional Interaction. Oxford University Press. Oxford, UK. ISBN: 978-0199697090.

2012

van der Leeuw, S. 2012. 6. Archeologie de l'innovation. In: Schlanger, N. and A. Taylor eds., La prehistoire des autres: Perspectives archeologiques et anthropologiques. Editions La Decouverte (French). Paris. ISBN: 9782707176929.

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2012. Invention, innovation and sustainability -- lessons from and for archaeology. In: de Casteja, V., G. Gernez and J. Giraud eds., Aux Marges de l’Archéologie. Hommage à Serge Cleuziou. Editions de Boccard (French). ISBN: 978-2701803197.

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2012. What is an "environmental crisis" to an archaeologist. In: Fisher, C. T., J. B. Hill and G. M. Feinman eds., The Archaeology of Environmental Change: Socionatural Legacies of Degradation and Resilience. University of Arizona Press. Tucson, AZ. ISBN: 9780816514847.

2011

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2011. The archaeology of innovation: Lessons for our times. Pp. 33-56 Innovation: Perspectives for the 21st Century. BBVA. Madrid. ISBN: 978-8492441488.

2009

Lane, D., R. Maxfield, D. Read and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2009. Chapter 1 From population to organization thinking. Pp. 11-42 In: Lane, D., D. Pumain, S. E. van der Leeuw and G. B. West eds., Complexity Perspectives in Innovation and Social Change. Springer Netherlands. ISBN: 978-1-4020-9662-4.

Lane, D., D. Pumain and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2009. Introduction. Pp. 1-7 In: Lane, D., D. Pumain, S. E. van der Leeuw and G. B. West eds., Complexity Perspectives in Innovation and Social Change. Springer Netherlands. ISBN: 978-1-4020-9662-4.

Read, D., D. Lane and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2009. Chapter 2 The innovation innovation. Pp. 43-44 In: Lane, D., D. Pumain, S. E. van der Leeuw and G. B. West eds., Complexity Perspectives in Innovation and Social Change. Springer Netherlands. ISBN: 978-1-4020-9662-4.

Read, D. and S. van der Leeuw. 2009. Biology is only part of the story. Pp. 33-50 In: Renfrew, C., C. Frith and L. Malafouris eds., The Sapient Mind: Archaeology Meets Neuroscience. Oxford University Press. ISBN: 978-0199561995.

van der Leeuw, S. E., D. Lane, D. Read and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2009. Chapter 3 The long-term evolution of social organization. Pp. 85-116 In: Lane, D., D. Pumain and G. B. West eds., Complexity Perspectives in Innovation and Social Change. Springer Netherlands. ISBN: 978-1-4020-9662-4.

2008

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2008. Agency, networks, past and future. Pp. 217-248 In: Knappett, C. and L. Malafouris eds., Material Agency: Towards a Non-Anthropocentric Approach. Springer. ISBN: 978-0387747101.

2007

Kohler, T. A. and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2007. Historical socionatural systems and models: An introduction to the volume. Pp. 1-12 In: Kohler, T. A. and S. E. van der Leeuw eds., The Model-based Archaeology of Socionatural Systems. School of Advanced Research Press. Santa Fe, NM. ISBN: 978-1930618879.

van der Leeuw, S. E., J. F. Berger and L. Nuninger. 2007. Modeling the role of resilience in socio-environmental co-evolution: The Middle Rhone Valley between 1000 B.C. and A.D. 1000. Pp. 41-60 In: Kohler, T. A. and S. E. van der Leeuw eds., The Model-based Archaeology of Socionatural Systems. School of Advanced Research Press. Santa Fe, NM. ISBN: 978-1930618879.

2006

Dearing, J., L. Graumlich, R. H. Grove, A. Grubler, H. Haberl, F. Hole, C. Pfister and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2006. Group report: Integrating socioenvironmental interactions over centennial timescales -- needs and issues. Pp. 243-274 In: Costanza, R., L. Graumlich and W. Steffen eds., Sustainability or Collapse? An Integrated History and Future of People on Earth. The MIT Press. ISBN: 978-0262033664.

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2006. Crises vécues, crises perçues. Pp. 351-368 In: Beck, C., Y. Luginbuhl and T. Muxart eds., Temps et espaces des crises de l'environnement. Editions Quae. Paris. ISBN: 978-2759200023.

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2006. Information processing and its role in the rise of the European World System. Pp. 213-241 In: Costanza, R., L. Graumlich and W. Steffen eds., Sustainability or Collapse? An Integrated History and Future of People on Earth. The MIT Press. ISBN: 978-0262033664.

2005

van der Leeuw, S. E. and C. Aschan-Leygonie. 2005. A long-term perspective on resilience in socio-natural systems. Pp. 227-264 In: Liljenstrom, H. and U. Svedin eds., Micro Meso Macro: Addressing Complex Systems Couplings. World Scientific Publishing Co.. Singapore. ISBN: 978-9812389183.

2004

van der Leeuw, S. 2004. 11. Vegetation dynamics and land use in Epirus. In: Mazzoleni, S., G. di Pasquale, M. Mulligan, P. di Martino and F. Rega eds., Recent Dynamics of the Mediterranean Vegetation and Landscape. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 978-0-470-09369-6.

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2004. Non-linear processes and archaeology. Pp. 182-186 In: Renfrew, C. and P. Bahn eds., Archaeology: The Key Concepts. Routledge. ISBN: 978-0415317573.

van der Leeuw, S. E., F. Favory and J. J. Girardot. 2004. The archaeological study of environmental degradation: An example from southeastern France. In: Redman, C. L., S. R. James, P. R. Fish and J. D. Rogers eds., The Archaeology of Global Change: The Impact of Humans on Their Environment. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, D.C.. ISBN: 978-1588341723.

2003

van der Leeuw, S. E. and B. de Vries. 2003. Empire: The Romans in the Mediterranean. Pp. 209-256 In: de Vries, B. and J. Goudsblom eds., Mappae Mundi: Humans and Their Habitats in a Long-Term Socio-Ecological Perspective, Myths, Maps and Models. Amsterdam University Press. Amsterdam. ISBN: 978-90-485-0508-1.

2002

van der Leeuw, S. E., C. Leveque, T. Muxart, L. Abbadie and A. Weill. 2002. L’anthroposystème: Entité structurelle et fonctionnelle des interactions sociétés-milieux. Pp. 110-129 In: Leveque, C. and S. E. van der Leeuw eds., Quelles natures voulons nous? Pour une approche socio-écologique du champ de l’environnement. Elsevier. Paris.

2001

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2001. Environmental archaeology. Pp. 4585-4589 In: Smelser, N. J. and P. B. Baltes eds., International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-08-043076-8.

2000

van der Leeuw, S. E. 2000. Desertification, land degradation and land abandonment in the Rhone Valley, France. Pp. 327-345 In: Baker, G. and D. Gilbertson eds., The Archaeology of Drylands: Living at the Margin. Routledge. ISBN: 978-0415230018.

van der Leeuw, S. E. and . Archaeomedes Research Team. 2000. Land degradation as a socionatural process. Pp. 357-384 In: McIntosh, R. J., J. A. Tainter and S. Keech McIntosh eds., The Way the Wind Blows: Climate, History, and Human Action. Columbia University Press. ISBN: 978-0231112086.

1997

McGlade, J. and S. E. van der Leeuw. 1997. Introduction: Archaeology and non-linear dynamics - new approaches to long-term change. Pp. 1-32 In: McGlade, J. and S. E. van der Leeuw eds., Time, Process and Structured Transformation in Archaeology. Routledge. ISBN: 978-0415589093.

van der Leeuw, S. E. and J. McGlade. 1997. Structural change and bifurcation in urban evolution: A non-linear dynamical perspective. Pp. 331-372 In: McGlade, J. and S. E. van der Leeuw eds., Time, Process and Structured Transformation in Archaeology. Routledge. ISBN: 978-0415589093.

Presentations

2014

Anderies, J. M., H. Eakin, M. A. Janssen, C. Redman, A. Barnett, J. Baggio, S. B. BurnSilver, D. Manuel-Navarrete, M. Schoon and S. van der Leeuw. 2014. Resilience thinking in an urbanizing world. Presentation at the Resilience 2014 Resilience and Development: Mobilizing for Transformation, 4-8 May 2014, Le Corum, Montpellier, France. (link )

2005

Lobo, J. and S. E. van der Leeuw. 2005. Allometric scaling and urban systems. Presented at 7-12 August 2005 90th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Montreal, Canada.

Editorials

2019

Schlosser, P., D. White, K. Merrigan, K. Lackner, G. Dirks, R. Aggarwal, N. Berman, C. Boone, H. Eakin, M. Laubichler, B. Sarda and S. van der Leeuw. 2019. Recognizing the urgency of our climate crisis: ASU Global Futures Laboratory response to the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land [Editorial]. Retrieved from link