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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. 

    2014 Publications

    Jackson, J., Swierenga, S. J., & Hart-Davidson, W. (2014). Assistive technology support for complex reading. Journal on Technology and Persons with Disabilities, 1, 212-219.

    Kayitsinga, J. (2014). [Review of the book Stuck in place: Urban neighborhoods and the end of progress toward racial equality by P. Sharkey]. NEXO: The Official Newsletter of the Julian Samora Research Institute, 18(1), Fall 2014.

    Kayitsinga, J. (2014). Child poverty among immigrant and racial/ethnic minority families in Michigan: Explaining the Latino and non-Latino gaps. NEXO: The Official Newsletter of the Julian Samora Research Institute, 18(1), Fall 2014.

    Keawe, L. O., MacDowell, M., & Dewhurst, C. K. (2014). ʻIke ulana lau hala: The vitality and vibrancy of lau hala weaving traditions in Hawaiʻi. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press.

    Martinez, R. (2014). [Review of the book Arizona firestorm: Global immigration realities, national media, and provincial politics, by O. Santa Anna]. NEXO: The Official Newsletter of the Julian Samora Research Institute, 16(2), 5.

    Martinez, R. (2014). [Review of the book NAFTA and the politics of labor transnationalism, by T. Kay]. NEXO: The Official Newsletter of the Julian Samora Research Institute, 16(2), 4.

    Martinez, R. (2014). [Review of the book The informal and underground economy in the South Texas Border, by C. Richardson & M. Pisani]. NEXO: The Official Newsletter of the Julian Samora Research Institute, 17(2), 5, 23.

    Martinez, R. (2014). Start-up experiences of Latino business owners in Lansing and Saginaw, Michigan. In S. Jeanetta & C. Valdivia (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th Annual Cambio de Colores Conference: Positive Steps Toward a Pluralist Society, June 12-14, 2013. Columbia, MO: Cambio de Colores Center, University of Missouri.

    Miller, R. L., Forney, J. C., & McNall, M. A. (2014). Recent sexual partnerships among adolescent and emerging adult Black men who have sex with men in Michigan. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 13(3), 252-270.

    Paton, V. O., Fitzgerald, H. E., Green, B., & Borchardt, M. P. (2014). U.S. Higher Education Regional Accreditation Commission standards. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 18, 41-69.

    Solomon, R., Van Egeren, L. A., Mahoney, G., Huber, M. J. Q., & Zimmerman, P. (2014). The PLAY Project intervention for children with autism: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 35(8), 475-485.

    Swierenga, S. J., Pierce, G. L., Blosser, S. R., Mathew, A., & Jackson, J. (2014). Smart voting joystick for accessible voting systems. Journal on Technology and Persons with Disabilities, 2, 144-154.

    Swierenga, S. J., Propst, D. B., Ismirle, J., Figlan, C., & Coursaris, C. K. (2014). Mobile design guidelines for outdoor recreation and tourism. In F. F.-H. Nah (Ed.), Human-computer interaction in business, HCII 2014, LNCS 8527 (pp. 371-378). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

    Vélez Ortiz, D. (2014). Ethnicity and aging. In E. R. Krajewski-Jaime (Ed.), Aging: Ethnicity and gender issues (p. 21). Champaign, IL: Common Ground Publishing.

    Vélez Ortiz, D. (2014). Latino civic engagement in Michigan. NEXO: The Official Newsletter of the Julian Samora Research Institute, Fall 2014.

    Vélez Ortiz, D. (2014). Mental health services structure: The case of older Puerto Ricans in senior centers. Journal of Social Services Research. doi: 10.1080/01488376.2014.977987

    Vélez Ortiz, D., & Zepeda, I. (2014). Watching mental health: Influence of mental health messages in telenovelas among Latino older adults. NEXO: The Official Newsletter of the Julian Samora Research Institute, Spring 2014.

    Vélez Ortiz, D., Kayitsinga, J., Martinez, R.O., Horner, P., & Acosta, S. (2014). Meatloaf to tacos: An evaluation pilot study of a cultural adaptation for a community-based nutritional education program with Latino families. The Julian Samora Research Institute E-Series. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University.

    2013 Publications

    Abujarad, F., Swierenga, S. J., Dennis, T. A., & Post, L. A. (2013). Rap backs: Continuous workforce monitoring to improve patient safety in long-term care. In A. Marcus (Ed.), Design, user experience and usability, HCII 2013, Part III, LNCS 8014 (pp. 3-9). Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.

    Aguirre Jr., A., Martinez, R., & Barboza, S. (2013). Mexican American schoolchildren in U.S. public schools: A review of social science research on the Mexican American family’s cultural capital. In B. Gastic and R. Verdugo (Eds.), The education of the Hispanic population: Selected essays (pp. 119-135). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

    Aguirre Jr., Adalberto & Martinez, R. (2013). Latino identifiability and public policy: Seeking presence and voice in the U.S. civic culture. Camino Real Journal, 8, 15-29.

    Auslander, M. (2013). Touching the past: Materializing time in traumatic “Living History” reenactments. Signs and Society, 1(1), 161-183. doi:

    Blow, A., Ganoczy, D., Kees, M., Valenstein, M., Gorman, L., Marcus, S., Fitzgerald, H. E., & Chermack, S. (2013). Hazardous drinking and impact on family functioning in the first two months post deployment. Journal of Family Psychology, 27, 303-313.

    Bocknek, E. L., Brophy-Herb, H. E., Fitzgerald, H. E., Jager, K. B. & Carolan, M. (2013). Maternal psychological absence and toddlers’ social-emotional development: Interpretations from the perspective of boundary ambiguity theory. Family Process, 51(4), 527-541.

    Brophy-Herb, H., Brophy-Herb, H., Martoccio, T., Hillaker, B., Stansbury, K., Harewood, T., Senehi, N. & Fitzgerald, H. E. (2013). Profiles of low-income maternal well-being and family climate: Relations to toddler boys' and girls' behaviors, Family Relations, 62, 326-340.

Publications by Person