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In 1981, Garreau published The Nine Nations of North America. In 1991, he published Edge City: Life on the New Frontier. In 2005, he published Radical Evolution: The Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds, Our Bodies—and What It Means to Be Human.
He has served as a fellow at Cambridge University, a Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow at New America Foundation, the University of California at Berkeley and George Mason University. Previously, he was a reporter and editor at The Washington Post.
- Poirier, Marie (22 August 1981). "Joel Garreau, A Journalist In Search Of North America". Montreal Gazette. p. 58. Retrieved 17 January 2011.
- Faculty Profile, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Retrieved 8 January 2017