Heil, M. Review: "Nor Any Drop to Drink: Flint's Water Crisis" (2018 Film). Water Alternatives (2022)
Heil, Melissa (2015). "Won’t you be my neighbor? Race, class, and residence in Los Angeles, by Camille Zubrinsky Charles." Book Review. Urban Geography.
Melissa Heil, Lou Turner, and David Wilson. “People of Color: Countering White Supremacy in Planning" Alternative Planning History and Theory. Routledge.
Heil, M. Barriers to Accessing Emergency Water Infrastructure: Lessons from Flint, MI. Water Alternatives (2022)
Heil, Melissa (2021). Debtor Spaces: Austerity, Space, and Financialized Dispossession. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space
Wilson, David and Melissa Heil (2020). Decline Machines: Economic Development in the American Rustbelt and Flint, MI.
Heil, Melissa (2018). Community Development Corporations in the Right-Sizing City: Remaking the CDC Model of Urban Redevelopment. Journal of Urban Affairs.
New Faculty Initiative Grant. College of Arts and Sciences, Illinois State University. Illinois State University. (2021)
Illinois Geographical Society Research Grant. Illinois Geographical Society. Private. (2020)
Graduate College Dissertation Completion Fellowship. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Other. (2019)
Charles S. Alexander Fellowship Graduate Fellowship for Women in Geography. Department of Geography and GIScience University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Other. (2018)