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Academic Papers on 9/11

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Compiled by University of Waterloo 9/11 Research Group

The following articles are peer-reviewed journal papers that address issues surrounding the day of 9/11/2001 from a critical perspective. Academics are encouraged to take an interest in 9/11 research.

March 2012 | Launching the U.S. Terror War: the CIA, 9/11, Afghanistan, and Central Asia
Journal: The Asia-Pacific Journal
Author: Dr. Peter Dale Scott (University of California, Berkeley)
Link: http://japanfocus.org/-Peter_Dale-Scott/3723

February 2012 | Temporal Considerations in Collapse of WTC Towers
Journal: Int. J. Structural Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp.189-207
Author: Dr. Gregory Szuladzinski (PhD, Structural Mechanics; FEIA & Member of ASCE)
Link: http://www.inderscience.com/offer.php?id=47711

September 2011 | Conspiracy Theories and Stylized Facts
Journal: Journal for Peace and Justice Studies 21.2 (Fall 2011)
Author: Dr. Kurtis Hagen (SUNY)
Link: http://911blogger.com/news/2012-01-19/another-peer-reviewed-publication-conspiracy-theories-and-stylized-facts

June 2011 | Was There Abnormal Trading in the S&P 500 Index Options Prior to the September 11 Attacks?
Journal: Multinational Finance Journal, 2011, vol. 15, no. 1/2, pp. 1-46
Authors: Wing-Keung Wong (Hong Kong Baptist University) and Dr. Howard E. Thompson (University of Wisconsin) et al
Link: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1588523

May 2011 | Review of David Ray Griffin’s Cognitive Infiltration:
An Obama Appointee’s Plan to Undermine the 9/11 Conspiracy Theory

Journal: Florida Philosophical Review (Volume XI, Issue 1, Summer 2011)
Author: Dr. Kurtis Hagen (SUNY Plattsburgh)
Link: http://philosophy.cah.ucf.edu/fpr/files/11_1/hagen.pdf

April 2011 | Collapse Time Analysis of Multi-Story Structural Steel Buildings
Journal: The Open Civil Engineering Journal (Bentham Open)
Authors: Dr. Robert Korol (McMaster University) et al
Link: http://www.benthamscience.com/open/tociej/articles/V005/25TOCIEJ.pdf

January 2011 | The Response of Cultural Studies of 9/11 Skepticism in American Popular Culture
Journal: Anarchist Developments in Cultural Studies
Issue: Ten Years After 9/11: An Anarchist Evaluation
Author: Dr. Michael Truscello (Mount Royal University)
Link: http://www.anarchist-developments.org/index.php/adcs/article/view/37/56

January 2011 | 9/11, Torture, and Law
Journal: Anarchist Developments in Cultural Studies
Issue: Ten Years After 9/11: An Anarchist Evaluation
Author: Dr. Michael Keefer (Guelph University)
Link: http://www.anarchist-developments.org/index.php/adcs/article/view/43

Fall 2010 | Is Infiltration of ‘Extremists Groups’ Justified?
Journal: International Journal of Applied Philosophy
Author: Dr. Kurtis Hagen (SUNY Plattsburgh)
Link: http://www.hardijzer.com/2011/02/article-%E2%80%9Cis-infiltration-of-%E2%80%98extremist-groups%E2%80%99-justified%E2%80%9D/

July 2010 | Marxism, Conspiracy, and 9-11
Journal: Socialism and Democracy
Authors: Dr. Paul Zarembka (State University of New York) and Dr. David MacGregor (University of Western Ontario)
Link: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all?content=10.1080/08854301003746874

Feb. 2010 | In Denial of Democracy: Social and Psychological Implications for Public Discourse on State Crimes Against Democracy Post-9/11
Journal: American Behavioral Scientist
Authors: Laurie Manwell (University of Guelph)
Link: http://abs.sagepub.com/content/53/6/848.abstract

April 2009 | Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe
Journal: The Open Journal of Chemical Physics
Authors: Dr. Niels H. Harrit (University of Copenhagen) et al
Link: http://www.bentham.org/open/tocpj/articles/V002/7TOCPJ.pdf

April 2008 | The Road to 9/11: Wealth, Empire and the Future of America (Book)
Journal: University of California Press
Author: Dr. Peter Dale Scott (University of California, Berkeley)
Link: http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520258716

April 2008 | Fourteen Points of Agreement with Official Government Reports on the World Trade Center Destruction
Journal: The Open Journal of Civil Engineering (Bentham Open)
Authors: Dr. Steven Jones (S&J Scientific Co.) et al
Link: http://www.bentham-open.org/pages/content.php?TOCIEJ/2008/00000002/00000001/35TOCIEJ.SGM

August 2008 | Environmental anomalies at the World Trade Center: evidence for energetic materials
Journal: The Environmentalist
Authors: Kevin Ryan et al
Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/f67q6272583h86n4/

2006 | The Hidden History of 9-11-2001
Journal: Research in Political Economy (Volume 23)
Authors: Dr. Paul Zarembka (SUNY) et al
Link: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/books.htm?issn=0161-7230&volume=23

2006 | Unusual Option Market Activity and the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001
Journal: The Journal of Business (of the University of Chicago)
Author: Dr. Allen M. Poteshman (University of Illinois)
Link: http://www.business.illinois.edu/poteshma/research/poteshman2006.pdf

2006 |What Accounts for the Molten Metal Observed on 9/11/2001?
Journal: Journal of the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, 83:252, 2006.
Author: Dr. Steven E. Jones (Brigham Young University)
Link: http://www.physics.byu.edu/research/energy/