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Book Chapters

Alimardanian M; Heffernan T, 2024, 'Afterword: Sitting and being with ambiguity', in Alimardanian M; Heffernan T (ed.), The anthropology of ambiguity, Manchester University Press, Manchester, pp. 240 - 248

Heffernan T; Alimardanian M, 2024, 'Introduction', in Alimardanian M; Heffernan T (ed.), The anthropology of ambiguity, Manchester University Press, Manchester, pp. 1 - 12

Heffernan T, 2024, 'Queering the crisis– recovery nexus: Personhood and societal transformation after economic collapse in Iceland', in Alimardanian M; Heffernan T (ed.), The anthropology of ambiguity, Manchester University Press, Manchester, pp. 67 - 84

Heffernan T, 2022, 'Economic anthropology in view of the global financial crisis', in The Palgrave Handbook of the History of Human Sciences, pp. 457 - 481,

Edited Books

Alimardanian M; Heffernan T, (ed.), 2024, The anthropology of ambiguity, Manchester University Press, Manchester

Journal articles

Heffernan T; Shearing C; Sanderson D; De Sisto M, 2025, 'Building cross-sector recovery collaborations after Australian bushfires: The importance of embracing and linking diverse capitals and capacities', Environmental Hazards,

Stanley SK; Heffernan T; Macleod E; Lane J; Walker I; Evans O; Greenwood LM; Kurz T; Calear AL; Reynolds J; Cruwys T; Christensen BK; Sutherland S; Rodney RM, 2024, 'Solastalgia following the Australian summer of bushfires: Qualitative and quantitative insights about environmental distress and recovery', Journal of Environmental Psychology, 95,

Brady K; Gallagher C; Molyneaux R; Sanderson D; Heffernan T; Gibbs L, 2024, 'Improving long-term disaster recovery research in Australia through boosting dataset comparability', ,

Christensen BK; Monaghan C; Stanley SK; Walker I; Leviston Z; Macleod E; Rodney RM; Greenwood L-M; Heffernan T; Evans O; Sutherland S; Reynolds J; Calear AL; Kurz T; Lane J, 2024, 'The Brief Solastalgia Scale: A Psychometric Evaluation and Revision', EcoHealth, 21, pp. 83 - 93,

Macleod E; Heffernan T; Greenwood L-M; Walker I; Lane J; Stanley SK; Evans O; Calear AL; Cruwys T; Christensen BK; Kurz T; Lancsar E; Reynolds J; Harris RR; Sutherland S, 2023, 'Predictors of individual mental health and psychological resilience after Australia’s 2019–2020 bushfires', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 58,

Cruwys T; Macleod E; Heffernan T; Walker I; Stanley SK; Kurz T; Greenwood LM; Evans O; Calear AL, 2023, 'Social group connections support mental health following wildfire', Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 59, pp. 957 - 967,

Heffernan T, 2020, '“Where Is the New Constitution?” Public Protest and Community-Building in Post–Economic Collapse Iceland', Conflict and Society, 6, pp. 236 - 254,

Heffernan T; Pawlak M, 2020, 'Crisis futures: The affects and temporalities of economic collapse in Iceland', History and Anthropology, 31, pp. 314 - 330,

Heffernan T, 2020, 'Crisis and belonging: Protest voices and empathic solidarity in post-economic collapse iceland', Religions, 11, pp. 22,

Heffernan T, 2019, '“Gambling Debt: Iceland’s Rise and Fall in the Global Economy” E. Paul Durrenberger and Gísli Pálsson Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2014', Student Anthropologist, 6, pp. 82 - 83,

Heffernan T, 2019, 'Messy Europe: crisis, race, and nation-state in a postcolonial world', SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 27, pp. 122 - 124,


Heffernan T; Stewart K; Shearing C; Sanderson D, 2024, Flipping the script: young people mobilise adults to increase participation in disaster risk reduction, AIDR, Melbourne,,

James Martin Institute for Public Policy ; NSW Education Department ; Heffernan T, 2023, Local links and learning: Resilience in regional, rural and remote schools. Fostering community ties and harnessing learning opportunities to boost resilience, The James Martin Institute for Public Policy, Sydney,

Heffernan T; Macleod E; Greenwood L-M; Walker I; Lane J; Stanley S; Evans O; Calear A; Cruwys T, 2022, Mental health, wellbeing and resilience after the 2019-20 bushfires: The Australian national bushfire health and wellbeing survey—A preliminary report, Research School of Psychology, ANU College of Health and Medicine, Canberra,

Kennett R; Tran T; Heffernan T; Strelnikow L, 2016, Livelihood values in Indigenous cultural fishing: Report of a meeting with Indigenous cultural fishers on the south coast of NSW, Canberra, ACT

Kennett R; Tran T; Talbot L; Heffernan T; Barton M, 2015, Implementing native title: Indigenous leadership in land and water livelihoods, AIATSIS, Canberra,


Heffernan T, 2023, Building social resilience through community-oriented approaches to disaster management, ,

Heffernan T, 2022, Should you feed child guests dinner? What #Swedengate tells us about food culture and social expectations, ,

Heffernan T, 2021, The Shifting Quality of the European Public Sphere: Notes from Post-Crisis Iceland, ,

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