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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. 

    2013 Publications

    Hills, C. (2013, September). Star power: Cultural, economic, and educational impacts of astronomy. The Engaged Scholar Magazine, (8), 8-9.

    Hills, C. (2013, September). Teaching and learning: Massive open online courses. The Engaged Scholar Magazine, (8), 6-7.

    Horner, P., Nassiri, R. (2013). Social cultural stressors in Dominican Republic HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Journal of AIDS Clinical Research, 4(242). doi: 10.4172/2155-6113.1000242

    Hughes, A. K., Woodward, A., & Vélez Ortiz, D. (2013). Chronic illness intrusion: Role impairment and time out of role in ethnically diverse older adults. The Gerontologist. doi:10.1093/geront/gnt041

    Jackson, L.C. (2013, September). Creating sustainable neighborhoods: The Allen Neighborhood Center. The Engaged Scholar Magazine, (8), 20-21.

    Jackson, L.C. (2013, September). Ethics and Policy: Organ bazaars in Bangladesh. The Engaged Scholar Magazine, (8), 14-15.

    Jackson, L.C. (2013, September). Informing consent: The Michigan BioTrust for Health. The Engaged Scholar Magazine, (8), 10-12.

    Kayitsinga, J. (2013). A comparison of Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups on key health indicators. NEXO: The Official Newsletter of the Julian Samora Research Institute, 17(1), Fall 2013.

    LaMore, R., Root-Bernstein, R., (2013). Arts and crafts: Critical to economic innovation. Economic Development Quarterly, 27, 221.

    Martinez, R. & Leon, D. (Eds.). (2013). Latino college presidents: In their own words. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

    Martinez, R. (2013). Framing effects on end-of-life preferences among Latino elders. NEXO: The Official Newsletter of the Julian Samora Research Institute, 15(2), 1, 17-23.

    McKelvey, L. M., Burrow, N. A., Pemberton, J. L., Lagory, J., Fitzgerald, H.E., & Bradley, R. H. (2013). Do supportive fathers moderate the effects of mothers’ alcohol use on children’s externalizing behavior problems. Family Science, 3, 189-200. doi:101080/19424620.2012.783427

    Paradis, N., & Fitzgerald, H. E. (2013). Infant mental health: Building social-emotional relationship between infants and caregivers. ACCESS Health Journal, Fall Issue, 2, 125-134.

    Perlstadt, H., Gasteyer, S., Hassoun, R., Nawyn, S., McNall, M., & Hamade, H. (2013). Health disparities between Arab and Chaldean Americans in Southeast Michigan and Michigan residents: Differences in access to health providers and insurance. ACCESS Health Journal: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Health Issues in Arab Communities. Dearborn, Michigan: ACCESS Community Health & Research Center.

    Primavera, J., & Fitzgerald, H.E. (2013). Introduction: Community engagement and the scholarship of practice. In H. E., Fitzgerald & J. Primavera (Eds.). Going Public: Civic and community-engagement (pp. 131-136). East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

    Propst, D. B., Swierenga, S. J., Pierce, G. L., Jeong, E., & Coursaris, C. K. (2013). From the ground up: Role of usability and aesthetics evaluation in creating a knowledge-based website for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In A. Marcus (Ed.), Lecture notes in computer science: Vol. 8015. Design, user experience, and usability: Web, mobile, and product design (pp. 274–283). Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag.

    Root-Bernstein, R., LaMore, R., (2013). Arts, crafts and STEM innovation: A network approach to understanding the creative knowledge economy. In M. Rushton (Ed.), Creative communities: Art works in economic development (pp.97-117). Washington D.C.: Brookings Institution Press.

    Sanders, L., Martinez, R., Harner, M., Horner, P., Delva, J. (2013). Grassroots responsiveness to human rights abuse: History of the Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights. Social Work, 58 (2), 117-125. doi: 10.1093/sw/swt004.

    Swierenga, S. J., & Pierce, G. L. (2013). Accessible voting systems usability measures. Journal on Technology and Persons with Disabilities, 1, 146-154.

    Swierenga, S. J., Abujarad, F., Dennis, T. A., & Post, L. A. (2013). Improving patient safety through user-centered healthcare background check system design. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care, 2(1), 21-28. doi: 10.1177/237857913021005.

    Vélez Ortiz, D. (2013). [Review of the book The politics of race in Latino communities: Walking the color line by A. K. Stokes-Brown]. NEXO: The Official Newsletter of the Julian Samora Research Institute, Fall 2013.

    Van Egeren, L. A. (2013, August). Michigan 21st CCLC programs promote healthier youth! fact sheet. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University.

    Van Egeren, L. A. (2013, August). Participation in Michigan 21st CCLC programs relates to improvement in academic outcomes fact sheet. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University.

    2012 Publications

    Auslander, M. (2012). How families work: Love, labor and mediated oppositions in American domestic ritual. In P. Brown, et al. (Eds.), Applying Cultural Anthropology (9th edition). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

    Auslander, M. (2012). Witchcraft and sorcery: 1900 to present: Africa. In A. Stanton, E. Ramsamy, P. Seybolt, and C. Elliott (Eds.), Cultural sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa: An encyclopedia (Vol. 4, pp.11402-11403). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd. doi:

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