Selected Journal Articles (2016-2022)

Kuiken, Barrangou, Grieger, 2021.

List of publications

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  • Merck, A.W., Grieger, K., Cuchiara, M., Kuzma, J. 2022. What Role Does Regulation Play in Responsible Innovation of Nanotechnology in Food and Agriculture? Insights and Framings from U.S. Stakeholders. Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society,
  • Grieger, K., Cummings, C.L. 2022. Informing Environmental Health and Risk Priorities through Local Outreach and Extension. Environment Systems and Decisions,
  • Zhi, Y., Lu., H., Grieger, K., Munoz, G., Wei, L., Wang, X., He, Q., Qian, S. 2022. Bioaccumulation and translocation of 6:2 fluorotelomer sulfonate, GenX, and perfluoroalkyl acids by urban spontaneous plants. ACS ES&T Engineering,
  • Gao, J., Huang, Y., Zhi, Y., Yao, J., Wang, F., Yang, W., Han, L., Lin, D., He, Q., Bing,W., Grieger, K. 2022. Assessing the impacts of urbanization on stream ecosystem functioning: litter decomposition and nutrient uptake in forest and hyper-eutrophic stream. Ecological Indicators, 138: 108859:
  • Grieger, K., Merck, A., Kuzma, K. 2022. Formulating best practices for responsible innovation of nano-agrifoods through stakeholder insights and reflection. Journal of Responsible Technology, 10:
    Grieger et al., J. Resp. Technol., 2022
  • Grieger, K., Zarate, S., Barnhill-Dilling, S.K., Hunt, S., Jones, D., Kuzma, J. 2022. Fostering Responsible Innovation through Stakeholder Engagement: Case Study of North Carolina Sweetpotato Stakeholders. Sustainability, 14, 2274:
  • Ruzante, J. M., Shumaker, E. T., Holt, S., Mayer, S., Kokotovich, A., Cuchiara, M., Binder, A. R., Kuzma, J., and Grieger, K. 2022. Eliciting Stakeholder Perceptions Using a Novel Online Engagement Platform: A Case Study on Nano-Agrifoods. RTI Press Publication No. OP- 0071-2201. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI Press. https:// doi .org/ 10 .3768/ rtipress .2022.op .0071 .2201
  • Kokotovich, A., Kuzma, J., Cummings, C., Grieger, K. 2021. Responsible innovation definitions, practices, and motivations from nanotechnology researchers in food and agriculture. NanoEthics,
  • Grieger, K., Merck, A., Cuchiara, M., Binder, A., Kokotovich, A., Cummings, C., Kuzma, J. 2021. Responsible Innovation of Nano-Agrifoods: Insights and Views from U.S. Stakeholders. NanoImpact, 24 (October 2021), 100365.
  • Zhi, Y., Call, D., Grieger, K., Duckworth, O., Jones, J.L., Knappe, D. 2021. Influence of Natural Organic Matter and pH on Phosphate Removal by and Lanthanum Release from Lanthanum-Modified Bentonite. Water Research –
  • Cummings, C.L., Kuzma, J., Kokotovich, A., Glas, D., Grieger, K. 2021. Barriers to responsible innovation of nanotechnology applications in food and agriculture: A study of US experts and developers. NanoImpact, 23: 100326.
  • Kuiken, T., Barrangou, R., Grieger, K. 2021. “(Broken) Promises of Sustainable Food and Ag through New Biotechnologies: The CRISPR Case. The CRISPR Journal, 4(1): 25-31.
  • Doydora, S., Gatiboni, L., Grieger, K., Hesterberg, D., Jones, J., McLamore, E., Peters, R., Sozzani, R.,Van den Broeck, L., Duckworth O. 2021. Accessing Legacy Phosphorus in Soil. Soil Systems, 4(74): doi:10.3390/soilsystems4040074.
  • Huang, Y., Li, W., Gao, J., Wang, F., Yang, W., Han, L., Lin, D., Min, B., Zhi, Y., Grieger, K., Yao, J. 2021. Effect of microplastics on ecosystem function: Microbial nitrogen removal mediated by benthic macroinvertebrates. Science of the Total Environment, 754: 142133.
  • Kuzma, J., Grieger, K. 2020. Community-Led Governance for Gene-Edited Crops. Science, 370(6519): 916-918.
    PO4 removal mechanisms (Zhi et al. 2020)
  • Zhi, Y., Zhang, C., Hjorth, R., Baun, A., Duckworth, O., Call, D., Knappe, D., Jones, J., Grieger, K. 2020. Emerging Lanthanum (III)-containing Materials for Phosphate Removal from Water: A Review towards Future Developments. Environment International, 145: 106115.
  • Saia, S., Nelson, N., Huseth, A., Grieger, K., Reich, B., Transitioning Machine Learning from Theory to Practice in Natural Resource Management. Ecological Modelling, 435: 109257.
  • Kuzma, J., Grieger, K., Cummings, C.L., Brown, Z. S. 2020. Pandemics Call for Systems Approaches to Research and Funding. Issues in Science and Technology, May 4, 2020. Available:
    Grieger et al., Nature Nanotechnology, 2019
  • Grieger, K., Jones, J.L., Hansen, S.F., Hendren, C.O., Jensen, K.A., Kuzma, J., Baun, A. 2019. What are the Key Best Practices from Nanomaterial Risk Analysis That May Be Relevant for Other Emerging Technologies? Nature Nanotechnology, 14, 998–1001.
  • Porcari, A., Borsella, E., Benighaus, C., Grieger, K., Isigonis, P., Chakravarty, S., Kines, P., Jensen, K.A. 2019. From Risk Perception to Risk Governance in Nanotechnology: A Multi-Stakeholder Study. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 21(11), 1-19.
  • Grieger, K., Felgenhauer, T., Renn, O., Wiener, J., Borsuk. 2019. Emerging Risk Governance for Stratospheric Aerosol Injection as a Climate Management Technology. Environmental System and Decisions, 39(4), 371-382.
  • Isigonis, P., Hristozov, D., Benighaus, C., Giubilato, E., Grieger, K., Pizzol, L., Semenzin, E., Linkov, I., Zabeo, A., Marcomini, A. 2019. Risk Governance of Nanomaterials: Review of Criteria and Tools for Risk Communication, Evaluation, and Mitigation. Nanomaterials, 9(696), doi:10.3390/nano9050696
  • Mortensen, N.P., Johnson, L., Grieger, K., Fennell, T.R. 2019. Biological Interactions between Nanomaterials and Placental Development and Function Following Oral Exposure. Reproductive Toxicology,
  • Grieger, K., Bossa, N., Levis, J., von Borries, K., Strader, P., Cuchicara, M., Hendren, C.O., Hansen, S.F., Jones, J. 2018. Application and Testing of Risk Screening Tools for Nanomaterial Risk Analysis. Environmental Science: Nano, 5:1844-1858.
  • Hjorth, R., Holden, P.A., Hansen, S.F., Colman, B.P., Grieger, K., Hendren, C.O. The Role of Alternative Testing Strategies in Environmental Risk Assessment of Engineered Nanomaterials. Environmental Science: Nano, 4:292-301.
  • Ruzante, J., Grieger, K., Woodward, K., Lambertini, E., Kowalcyk, B. 2017. The Use of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis in Food Safety Risk-Benefit Assessment. Food Protection Trends, March: 132-139.
  • Lebov, J., Grieger K., Womack D., Zaccaro, D. Whitehead, N. Kowalcyk, B., Macdonald, P. 2017. A Framework for One Health Research. One Health, 3:44-50.
  • Grieger, K., Harrington, J., Mortensen, N. 2016. Prioritizing Research Needs for Analytical Techniques Suited for Engineered Nanomaterials in Food. Trends in Food Science & Technology, 50: 219-229.
  • Grieger, K., Hansen, S.F., Mortensen, N., Cates, S., Kowalcyk, B. 2016. International Implications of Labeling Foods containing Engineered Nanomaterials. Journal of Food Protection, 79(5): 830-842.
  • Powers, C., Grieger, K., Meacham, C., Lassiter, M., Gift, J., Lehmann, G., Hendren, C., Davis, M., Burgoon, L. 2016. Applying Comprehensive Environmental Assessment to Research Planning for Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes: Refinements to Inform Future Stakeholder Engagement. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 12(1): 96-108.

Selected Book Chapters and Other Publications (2019-2022)

  • Baun, A., Hansen, S.F., Grieger, K. 2022. Chapter 15: Environmental risk assessment of emerging contaminants – The case of nanomaterials. In: Advances in Toxicology and Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials and Emerging Contaminants. Springer Nature, edited by Liang-Hong Guo and Monika Mortimer, Singapore, Springer, 2022, pp. 349-371.
  • Grieger, K., Isigonis, P., Franken, R., Wigger, H., Bossa, N., Janer, G., Rycroft, T., Kennedy, A., Hansen, S.F. 2021. Chapter 5: Risk Screening Tools for Engineering Nanomaterials. In: Ethics in Nanotechnology: Social Sciences and Philosophical Aspects, edited by Marcel Van de Voorde and Gunjan Jeswani, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2021, pp. 89-108.
  • Hansen, S.F., Grieger, K., Baun, A. 2020. Chapter 39: Nanomaterials: Regulation and Risk Assessment. In: Managing Human and Social Systems; Brian D. Fath, Sven E. Jørgensen, Megan Cole (Eds), CRC Press, 2nd edition, Boca Raton.
  • Jensen, K.A., Porcari, A., Pizzol, L., Kelly, S., Bakker, M., Spurgeon, D., Grieger, K., Chakravarty, S. 2020. Deliverable 8.1: Complete list of requirements for a nano-specific risk governance framework. caLIBRAte European project, Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, grant no. 686239.
  • Grieger, K.D. 2019. Behind the Paper: Best Practices from Nano-Risk Analysis Relevant for Other Emerging Technologies. Nature Nanotechnology, November 7, 2019.
  • Grieger, K., Carpenter, A.W., Klaessig, F., Lefevre, E., Gunsch, C., Soratana, K., Landis, A.E., Wickson, F., Hristozov, D., Hjorth, R., Linkov, I. 2019. Chapter 9: Sustainable Environmental Remediation using nZVI by Managing Lifecycle Benefit-Risk Tradeoffs. In: Nanoscale Zerovalent Iron Particles for Environmental Restoration: From Fundamental Science to Field Scale Engineering Applications, Gregory Lowry and Tanapon Phenrat (Eds), Springer.
  • Grieger, K.D., Kuiken, T. 2019. Lessons Learned for Risk Governance of Synthetic Biology, Nanomaterials, and Other Emerging Technologies in a Post-2020 World. Blog prepared for Genetic Engineering and Society Center, NC State.