Nicholas Magliocca

Nicholas R. Magliocca

Assistant Professor

  • 331-A Farrah Hall
  • (205) 348-4198

Office Hours



Agent Based Virtual Labs


B.S. University of California, San Diego, 2006

M.E.M., Duke University, 2008

Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2012

Curriculum Vitae

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Selected Publications

Magliocca, N.R. and M. Walls. 2018. The role of subjective risk perceptions in shaping coastal development dynamics. Computers, Environment, and Urban SystemsDOI:

Magliocca, N. R., E. C. Ellis, G. Allington, A. de Bremond, J. Dell;Angelo, O. Mertz, P. Messerli, P. Meyfroidt, R. Seppelt, and P. Verburg. 2018. Closing global knowledge gaps: Producing generalized knowledge from case studies of social-ecological systems. Global Environmental Change 50: 1-14. DOI:

Walls, M., N. R. Magliocca, and V. McConnell. 2018. Modeling coastal land and housing markets: Understanding the competing influences of amenities and storm risks. Ocean and Coastal Management 157: 95-110. DOI:

Magliocca, N.R., V. McConnell, and M. Walls. 2018. Integrating global sensitivity approaches to deconstruct spatial and temporal sensitivities of complex spatial agent-based models. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 21(1). DOI: 10.18564/jasss.3625.

Ellis, E.C., N. R. Magliocca, C. J. Stevens, and D. Q. Fuller. 2018. Evolving the Anthropocene: Linking multi-level selection with long-term social-ecological change. Sustainability Science 13(1): 119-128. DOI: 10.1007/s11625-017-0513-6