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This page lists the publications produced by individuals within the Office of University Outreach and Engagement for the last five years--2012 through 2016.  For an individual's complete list of publications, please click on his or her name at the bottom of this page and download her or his vita. 

    2024 Publications

    Wu, J. H., Akaeze, H. O., & Van Egeren (under review). Effects of a state pre-kindergarten program on the kindergarten readiness and attendance of at-risk four-year-olds. Early Childhood Education Journal.

    Wu, J. H., Akaeze, H. O., Wilinski, B., & Morley, A. (under review). Middle-income families used public pre-k targeting low-income families: Lessons from a COVID policy change. Dimensions of Early Childhood. 

    2023 Publications

    Wu, J. H., Akaeze, H. O., Ressler, R. W., Miller, S. R., (Under Review). Using the Child Opportunity Index to examine equity in access to a state-funded preschool program. Early Childhood Research Quarterly.

    Akaeze, H. O., Miller, S. R., Wu, J. H. (Under Review). Geographically Weighted Regression: A spatial lens for assessing equity in educational resources. AERA Open.

    Wu, J. H. & Akaeze, H. O., (Under Review). Who attends public pre-kindergarten? A model-based approach to understanding similarities and differences among Michigan public pre-K students. Education Finance and Policy.

    Wu, J. H. & Akaeze, H. O. Consider all the evidence on pre-K programs for low-income children: Why randomized controlled trial results must not dictate public policy. Planning and Changing.

    Wu, J. H., Akaeze, H. O. & Van Egeren, L. A. Tracking child development in preschool settings: The case of COR Advantage. Dimensions of Early Childhood.

    Wilinski, B., Morley, A. & Wu, J. H. The pandemic as portal: Pre-k teachers’ improvisational family engagement practices during COVID-19. Early Childhood Education Journal.

    Akaeze, H. O., Wu, J. H.*, Lawrence, F. R. & Weber, E. (2023). Validation of the COR Advantage 1.5 Assessment Tool for preschool children: A multilevel bifactor modeling approach. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 41(5), 556-574. *Corresponding author

    2022 Publications

    Wu, J. H., Shereda, A., Stacy, S., Weiss, J. & Heintschel, M. (2022). Maximizing youth leadership in out-of-school time programs: Six best practices from the youth-driven spaces project. Journal of Youth Development, 17 (3), 70-89.

    Wilinski, B., Morley, A. & Wu, J. H. (2022). Uncovering new opportunities for family engagement during COVID-19. Phi Delta Kappan, 103 (7), 14-17.

    Akaeze, H. O., Lawrence, F. R. & Wu, J. H. (2022). Resolving dimensionality in a child assessment tool: An application of the multilevel bifactor model. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 83 (1), 93-115.

    De Guzman, A., Leake, R. & Sheneman, G. (2022). Evaluating NCWWI’s University-Agency Partnerships. In G. Anderson and K. Briar-Lawson (Eds.), Strategic Child Welfare Agency-University Partnerships to Advance Workforce Development (pp. 187 -216). Child Welfare League of America Press.

    2021 Publications

    Byle, A. (2021, December). Ancient sound, joyful community. The Engaged Scholar E-newsletter, (14)1.

    Byle, A. (2021, December). Keeping Indian children connected with family and culture. The Engaged Scholar E-newsletter, (14)1. 

    Byle, A. (2021, December). You’re not alone: Building diversity into the Geoscience pipeline. The Engaged Scholar E-newsletter, (14)1.

    Byle, A. (2021, March). La Cosecha (The Harvest): Growing sustainable farming businesses. The Engaged Scholar E-newsletter, (13)3.

    Warwick, A., Avers, B., Pomeranz, E., & Doberneck, D. M., (2021, September/October). Community engagement professional development: An Extension, state agency and university partnership is key to building engagement capacity. The Wildlife Professional 15(5), 35-39.

    Abujarad, F. A., Deslodge, A., Carlson, K., & Swierenga, S. J. (2021, in press). Implementation of a new child card workforce background check system. Journal of Systems and Information Technology.

    Fitzgerald, H. E., Van Egeren, L. & Bargerstock, B. (2021). Public research universities as engines for economic development and innovation. In A. Furco, R. Bruininks, R. J. Jones, & K. Kent (Eds). Re-envisioning the Public Research University: Tensions and Dilemna (pp ). New York: Taylor & Francis.

    Fitzgerald, H.E., Robinson, L., Cabrera, N. & Segal, L. (2021). Fathers and families: Risk and Resilience. Adversity and Resilience. Science: Journal of Research and Practice. 2, 000-000

    Gates, E. F., Walton, M. Vidueira, P., & McNall, M. (2021). Introducing systems- and complexity-informed evaluation. New Directions for Evaluation, 170, 13-25.

    2020 Publications

    Fitzgerald, H. E., von Klitzing, K., Cabrera, N. de Mendonca, J. S., & Skjothaug, T. (2020). Fathers and very young children: A developmental systems perspective. In H. E. Fitzgerald et al. (Eds). Handbook of fathers and child development: prenatal to preschool (pp 5-28). Cham, Switzerland: Springer

    Byle, A. (2020, December). No place like home: Addressing the need for safe and healthy housing in Alaska. The Engaged Scholar E-newsletter, (13)2.



    Byle, A. (2020, October). Frightful to delightful: “Customer Delight” as a sustainable business model, pandemic and beyond. The Engaged Scholar E-newsletter, (13)1.

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