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Research Projects 2015-2016

  • The College had a strong year for published refereed articles tying the second highest total in College history. The current three-year average represents highest three-year average in our history.
  • The 102 total national and international presentations were a record for the College.
  • The College continued to have a strong performance in the percent of faculty receiving external funding. This is the fifth year in a row that over 40% of research faculty members had external funding.
  • Seventy-four percent of grant and contract proposals were approved for funding, the highest success rate in College history.
  • Graduate students co-authored 21 refereed journal articles in 2015-16. With 17 refereed articles in 2015 and 22 in 2014, the three-year average increased to a record average of 20 articles per year.

Some highlights of the year are listed here, and a list of presentations, publications, and funded projects for the year is presented below.

Grants & Contracts.   New funding brought in during 2015-2016 (including multi-year projects) totaled $11,220,236. Funding received by HDE Extension faculty (tenure-track and professors of practice) and funding received by HDE faculty in collaboration with persons outside the College of HDE was included. Other program funding through the Center for 4-H and Youth Development was not included. A total of 75 proposals were submitted, the second highest number of proposals submitted in College history. Of these submissions, 54 (74%) were approved for funding, the highest success rate in College history. 

Refereed Publications.    The 68 refereed journal articles tied for the second highest total in College history. This strong performance in the past year puts the College at 212 articles total for the last three years, and a three-year average of 70.7 articles per year, the highest three-year average in our history and a 5-article increase over the previous three-year average (2013-2015). This three-year average also represents a 291% increase over the first three years of the initial Research Capacity Plan (2004 to 2006) when the College averaged 24.3 refereed journal articles per year.  

Presentations.  Faculty gave 19 international presentations. While some of the international conferences at which faculty members presented were in the U.S., faculty members also presented in the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Australia, Mexico, United Kingdom, France, Japan, and Spain. Faculty members from all four of the College academic units presented internationally. A total of 83 national presentations were given during the past year. The 102 total national and international presentations was a record for the College. In total, 40 faculty members (73%) presented at international or national conferences.

Student engagement in research.    Graduate students co-authored 21 refereed journal articles in 2015-16. With 17 refereed articles in 2015 and 22 in 2014, the three-year average increased to a record 20 articles per year. Chart 4 shows the numbers of refereed journal articles students co-authored since 2010.

Apparel, Design and Hospitality Management

Publications - Refereed:

  • Lee, J., & Evenson, A.L. (2015). A qualitative study of food purchasing behaviors among older adults. International Journal of Health Sciences, 3(4), 106.
  • Kim, H.J., Park, J., & Wen, J. (2015). General managers’ environmental commitment and environmental involvement of lodging companies: The mediating role of environmental management capabilities. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 27(7), 1499-1519.
  • Rahman, I., Park, J., & Chi, C.Q. (2015). Consequences of “greenwashing”: Consumers’  reactions to hotels’ green initiatives. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. 27(6), 1054-1081.
  • Kim, D., Park, K., & Kim, H. (2016). Exploring the flexibility of travel decision making and its determinants. Korean Journal of Tourism Research, 31(3), 297-315.
  • Park, K., & Park, S. (2016). Topic trend of event management research. Event Management, 20(1), 109-115.
  • Park, S., & Park, K. (2015). Intercoder reliability indices in tourism research. Annals of Tourism Research, 55, 180-183.
  • Damme, M.J., & Ray-Degges, S. (2016). A qualitative study on home modification of rural caregivers for people with dementia. Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 30(1), 89-106, DOI:10.1080/02763893.2015.1129384.

School of Education

Grants and Contracts:

  • Borr, M. & Marx A. (co PIs) Proposal Under Review: Co-PI with Dr. Mari Borr, CTE Teacher Induction Program. North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education. 3 years, $175,000.00.
  • Borr, Mari.  (2015).  FACS Summer PD 2015.  North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education.  ($9,990 funded) Funded 42 participants attending the FACS Summer Update professional development workshop.  $100 in resource materials and 2 nights lodging and travel for each participant living more than 60 miles from Fargo.
  • Research Experiences for Teachers: Engineering in Precision Agriculture and Sustainability for Rural STEM Educators. National Science Foundation, Research Experiences for Teachers Program. 2016-2018. $587,517. PI - Alan Kallmeyer, chair of NDSU mechanical engineering department; Co-PI – Bradley Bowen; Senior Personnel – Holly Erickson, NDSU College of Engineering STEM Outreach Coordinator. Senior Personnel – Chad Ulven, NDSU mechanical engineering department; External Evaluator - Rick Axelson. My role is overall management of the program with 50% of the F&A agreement. I will also be focusing on teacher recruitment, workshop development, and project coordination.
  • Pre-Engineering Education Collaboration 2+2+2+Infinity: Pipeline for Tribal Pre-Engineering to Society (PEEC:PTiPS). National Science Foundation, Tribal Colleges and Universities Program. 2016-2017. $164,999. PI – Robert Pieri, NDSU mechanical engineering department; Co-PI – Bradley Bowen. My role is workshop development for the Middle School and High School math and science teachers on the tribal reservations. I will also be working with the tribal community college engineering professors to assist with the transfer of community college students to NDSU.
  • Educators in Industry: K-12 Externship Program. Legislative Bill accepted into North Dakota Governor’s Budget; Fiscal years 2015-2017; $50,000. PI – Bradley Bowen. Co-PIs - Teresa Shume & Sarah Sletten (Mayville State Unviversity)
  • Clapper, A.T. State of North Dakota, $75,000  Awarded: 2015-17 Biennium Prepare budget and administer funds for Educational Leadership Program
  • Duffield, Stacy (PI). Hill, Brent (Consultant).  Education Standards and Practices Board Grant.  Amount Awarded: $5,000. Grant Period: January-December, 2016
  • Duffield, Stacy (PI). Bush Foundation “Common Metrics Project Management” Grant. My role is to act as project manager for common metrics for the 14 institutions that are part of the Network for Excellence in Teaching. Amount Awarded: $759,911. Grant Period: 12/1/2015-11/30/2018
  • SLDS “Data UP,” Lead PI: Tracy Korsmo (ND ITD), State Project Team: Amy Engelhard, Nathan Anderson, Sam Unruh, Jennifer Weber, Stacy Duffield. Amount Awarded (to the Department of Public Instruction): $6,475,690. Grant Period: July 2015-June 2019
  • Duffield, Stacy.  Noyce Sub-Award from Fort Berthold Community College. Amount Awarded: 16,874. Grant Period: Summer 2015
  • Hill, B. External evaluator for the Math & Science Partnership federal grant awarded to the Great Plains STEM Education Center at VCSU. PI: Jamie Wirth. Contract amount: $7,500. Grant period: October, 2015–September, 2016.
  • Marx, Adam. Received: 2015-2016: North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education. Contracted Employee for Agricultural Education. $7200.00.
  • Teachers in Industry: K-12 Teacher Internship Program. Collaboration with John Deere Electronic Solutions, Microsoft, Bobcat, Sanford Health, Ulteig Engineering, Moore Engineering, KLJ Engineering, and Caterpillar; along with the South East Education Cooperative (SEEC) and the Greater Fargo-Moorhead Economic Development Corporation (GFMEDC); 2011 – Present; $54,000 to date. PI – Bradley Bowen.
  • Bush Foundation Teacher Effectiveness Initiative Grant for $5.6 million. Co-PIs Stacy Duffield & William Martin. This project is a partnership with two other higher education institutions: Valley City State University and Minnesota State University Moorhead. Grant Period: 2009-2020
  • PI:  Erika Offerdahl. Co-PIs: Stacy Duffield, Lisa Montplaisir, Larry Napoleon.  NSF “Pipeline for Excellent Rural Teachers (PERT.  Amount Awarded:  $1,462,496 with an additional $249,908 sub-award to Sitting Bull College.  Grant Period:  1/1/12-12/31/17

Publications - Refereed:  

  • Bowen, B., DeLuca, W. & Franzen, M. (2015). Measuring how the degree of content knowledge determines performance outcomes in an engineering design-based simulation environment for middle school students. Computers and Education, 92-93 (January-February), 117-124.
  • Bowen, B. & DeLuca, W. (2015). Comparing traditional versus alternative sequencing of instruction when using simulation modeling. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 16(1), 5-10.
  • Cashwell, C. S., Giordano, A., Lewis, T. F., Wachtel, K., & Bartley, J. (2015). Using the PATHOS Questionnaire for Screening Sexual Addiction among College Students: A Preliminary Exploration. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 22, 154-166. DOI:10.1080/10720162.2015.1037481
  • Champion, D., Lewis, T. F., & Myers, J. E. (2015). The relationships between health belief behaviors, social norms, and alcohol consumption among college students. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 59, 57-82.
  • Cooley, L., Vidakovic, D., Martin, W., Dexter, S., & Suzuki, J. (2016, April) Student reactions to learning theory based curriculum materials in linear algebra – A survey analysis. International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, University of Plymouth: U.K. Accessed from:
  • Crockett, J., Cashwell, C. S., Tangen, J. L., Hall, K., & Young, J. S. (2016). Breathing characteristics and symptoms of psychological distress: An exploratory study. Counseling and Values, 61, 10-27.
  • Frazier, W. R., & Eighmy, M. A. (2016). A learning community revisited: Did intentional changes in a Wellness Learning Community have the desired outcomes? The Journal of College and University Student Housing, 42(1), 28-47.
  • Gravley-Stack, K., Ray, C. M., & Peterson, C. M. (2016). Understanding Chief Diversity Officers’ perceptions of the change agent role: A Q-method study. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 9(2), 95-112. doi: 10.1037/dhe0000012
  • Korcuska, J. S., Hulac, D., & Harper, I. (2015). Assessment of Treatment Fidelity to Moral Reconation Therapy: Are Treatment Providers Adrift? Annual Review of Addictions and Offender Counseling: Best Practices II. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.
  • Lewis, T. F., & Wahesh, E. (2015). Perceived norms and marijuana use at historically black colleges and universities. Journal of College Counseling, 18, 130-143.
  • Nyachwaya, J.M. and Gillaspie, M. (2016). Features of representations in general chemistry textbooks: a peek through the lens of the cognitive load theory. Chemistry Education, Research and Practice, 17, 58-71.
  • Peterson, C. M., & Peterson, T. O. (2016). Affecting student perception and performance by grading with 10,000 points. Journal of Management Education. OnlineFirst:   doi:10.1177/1052562915625310
  • Peterson, T.O., & Peterson, C. M., Finneseth, M. A., Piette, M. B., Peterson, E. N., Crusz, S., Bersie, C. M., Bryant, E. J., Wickenhauser, B. L., & Stuhlmueller, K. M. (2016). Leading through courageous following: The artists’ view.  Management Teaching Review 1(2), 99-104. doi: 10.1177/2379298115627424
  • Pietrzak, D., Page, B., Korcuska, J. S., & Bach Gorman, A. (2015). An Examination of the Relationship of the 16PF Fifth Edition to a Multidimensional Model of Self-Esteem. SAGE Open, 5(4).
  • Reese, R., Myers, J., Lewis, T.F., & Willse, J. T. (2015). Construction and Initial Validation of the Reese EcoWellness Inventory. International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling (online publication), 36, DOI 10.1007/s10447-014-9232-1.
  • Tangen, J. L., & Cashwell, C. S. (2016). Touchstones of connection: A concept mapping study of counselor factors that contribute to relational depth. The Journal of Humanistic Counseling, 55, 20-36.
  • Wahesh, E., Lewis, T.F., Borders, L. D., Wyrick, D., & Ackerman, T. (2015). Perceived norms, alcohol outcome expectancies, and collegiate drinking: Examining the mediating role of drinking motives. Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling, 36, 81-100.
  • Wahesh, E., & Lewis, T. F. (2015). Psychosocial Correlates of AUDIT-C Hazardous Drinking Risk Status: Implications for Screening and Brief Intervention in College Settings. Journal of Drug Education, 45, 17-36.
  • Watchtel, K. A., Lewis, T. F., Hebard, S. P. (2015). Understanding substance abuse through an Adlerian theoretical lens:  An exploration of Adler’s theory as applied to substance abuse and treatment. Annual Review of Addictions and Offender Counseling, Best Practices, 2, 22-40.
  • Warne, D., Lajimodiere, D. (2015). American Indian health disparities: psychosocial influences. Social and Personality Psychology Compass. 9.(10), 567-579. DOI: 10.1111/spc3.12198.


Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science

Grant and Contracts:

  • Buettner-Schmidt, K. (PI), Larson, M., Miller, D., Orr, M., & McDaniel, B. (CoIs). (2016). Tobacco Systems Change for Effective Cessation (TSC). North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control. $145,335.21
  • David, S.L. (2015). Protein and Muscular Health with Aging. Sanford Seed Grant. $81,270
  • David, S. and Larson, M. (2015). Understanding Athlete’s Perception of Athletic Trainer’s Empathy. [Co-PI]. Mid-America Athletic Trainer’s Association Research and Education Committee. $1,500.
  • David, S.L. (2015). The Perception of Trust Between Athletic Trainers and Musical Performing Artists. National Athletic Trainers Association Research and Education Foundation Masters Grant. $1000
  • Crary, M. and Deutsch, J. (2015) Project Fit America Curriculum and Fitness Equipment. Project Fit America and Fargo Park District. $55780
  • Gange, K. Athletic Training Graduate Assistant at Valley City State University, August 3, 2015 – May 13, 2016. Funded $10,200
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Enhancing the Safe use of Specialty Fruit & Vegetable. ND Department of Agriculture, 10/1/2015-6/30/2017, $62,334.00
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Faith Communities Alive. Dakota Medical Foundation, 7/1/2014-06/30/2015, $15,000
  • Garden-Robinson, J. On the Move to Better Health. National 4-H Council, 9/1/2015-8/31/2016, $45,000
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Teen Serving Food Safely. ND Nutrition Council, 3/1/2014-3/1/2015, 200.00
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Eat Smart. Play Hard. ND Nutrition Council, 09/1/14-12/31/15, $1000
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Eat Smart. Play Hard. Midwest Dairy Council, 1/1/15-12/31/15, $500
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Pulse Foods Education Project. Northern Pulse Growers Association, 6/1/2015-6/30/2016, $2000
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Eat Smart, Play Hard, Together. ND Wheat Commission, 7/1/15-12/31/16, $1000
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Eat Smart, Play Hard, Together. Northern Canola Growers Association, 7/1/2015-12/31/2016, $1500
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Eat Smart, Play Hard, Together. Northarvest Bean Growers Association, 7/1/2015-12/31/2016, $1000
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Soy Teaching Kit. ND Soybean Council, 7/1/2015-6/30/2016, $4000
  • Garden-Robinson, J. On the Move to Better Health. ND Department of Health, 9/18/2015-06/30/2016, $7000
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Eat Smart. Play Hard Together. ND School Nutrition Association, 7/1/15-6/30/16, $500
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Eat Smart. Play Hard Together. ND Department of Public Instruction, 8/1/15-12/31/16, $2500
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Eat Smart. Play Hard Together. .ND Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 8/1/2015-12/31/2016, $1000
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Eat Smart. Play Hard Together. Northern Pulse Growers Association, 8/1/2015-8/30/2016, $2500
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Eat Smart. Play Hard Together. ND Beef Commission, 9/1/2015-12/31/2016, $2000
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Eat Smart. Play Hard Together. Midwest Dairy Council, 9/1/15-12/31/16, $500
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Eat Smart. Play Hard Together. Northern Plains Potato Growers Association, 8/16/15-12/31/2016, $250
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Eat Smart Play Hard Together. ND Nutrition Council, 9/1/2015-12/31/2016, $1000
  • Garden-Robinson, J. Pulse Writing Project. Norther Pulse Growers Association, 9/15/15-12/31/15, $8,000
  • Hackney, K., Stastny, S., David, S., & Mitchell, S. (2015-2016). Protein and muscular health with aging. Sanford Health/North Dakota State University Collaborative Seed Grant; $77,277.
  • Hackney, K., Stastny, S. N., David, S., Byun, W. (2015) Protein intake and muscular health with aging. Sanford Health – NDSU Collaborative Research Grant Program, $81,270
  • Hilliard, E. Store Tour Training Grant. Produce for Better Health. 7/1/15 – 6/30/16, $2,760.
  • Keister, K. D. & Lyman, K. J. (2015, September). Kinesio Taping® Research Grant. Awarded from Kinesio Taping Association International. $140.00
  • Linker, J., & Hetland, K. (8/2015). Dakota Medical Foundation CassClayAlive!, $15,560.00, Fargo, ND.
  • Lyman, K. J. (2015, August). Kinesio® Taping International Travel Award. Awarded from Kinesio Taping Association International. $2,000
  • Stastny, S., Hackney, K., Byun, W., & David, S. (2016-2017). Beef protein intake, physical activity, and muscle quality in middle age. National Beef Checkoff. Ranked “above the highest” and eligible for full proposal $36,350
  • Strand, B. Funding for graduate assistants. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. 8/1/15-5/15-16, $4,080
  • Terbizan, D.J., Talaski, J., & Hackney, K.J. (2015). Use of compression garments for recovery from plyometric exercise. National Strength and Conditioning Association. $4611.
  • Garden-Robinson, J., Strommen, J., Nourishing Boomers & Beyond: Improving the Health Behaviors of Adults Living in Rural North Dakota. USDA-NIFA, 9/1/2013-8/31/2016, $196,205
  • Maddock, R., Martin, J., Garden-Robinson, J., et al. Renewal on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation: Land, cattle, beef and people, USDA – AFRI, 1/1/11-2/31/17, $2,798,902
  • Strand, B. Funding for graduate assistants. Mayville State University, 8/1/14-5/15/16, $55,990
  • Gange, K. Athletic Training Graduate Assistant at Sanford Health, August 24, 2015 – May 27, 2016. $9,000.
  • Gange, K. Athletic Training Graduate Assistants at Sanford Health, July 1, 2015 – May 31, 2016. Funded $22,440.
  • Gange, K. Athletic Training Graduate Assistants at Valley City State University, August 3, 2015 – May 13, 2016. Funded $10,200
  • Gange, K. Athletic Training Graduate Assistants at Minnesota State University Moorhead, August 6, 2015 – May 10, 2016. Funded $18,660
  • Gange, K. Athletic Training Graduate Assistants at Concordia College, August 1, 2015 – May 15, 2016. Funded $18,360.


  • Brown, C., David, SL., & Monaco, M. (2016). American Athletic Training Students' Perceptions of Electronic Textbooks and Computer use in the Classroom. Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice, 14(1), Article 10.
  • Byun, W., Beets, M.W., Pate, R.R. (2015). Sedentary behavior in preschoolers: How many days of accelerometer monitoring is needed? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2015;12 (10):13148-13161.
  • Christiansen, J. & Deutsch, J. (2015). Media exposure and influence of female athlete body images, International Journal of Human Sciences, 2(1), 480-486.
  • Deutsch, J. (2015). Implementation of the Presidents Youth Fitness Program, Asian Journal of Physical Education & Recreation, 21(1), 21-23.
  • Fashl, H., & David, SL. (2015). A Rare Case of Lemierre’s Syndrome in a Male Division I Collegiate Football Player. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, 20(5), 11-15. DOI: org/10.1123/ijatt.2014-0057
  • Garden-Robinson, J. & Whigham, L. (2014.) Spillin’ the Beans: A Gardening Approach to Nutrition Education for Families. Journal of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. 7:49-60.
  • Geraci, A.A., Brunt, A.R. & Hill, B. (2015). The pain of regain: Psychosocial impacts of weight regain among long-term bariatric patients. Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care. September 2015, 10(3): 110-118. doi:10.1089/bari.2015.0011.
  • Hackney, K. J., Everett, M., Scott, J., Hanson, A. & Ploutz-Snyder, L.L. (2015). The astronaut-athlete: Optimizing human performance in space. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 29(12), 3531- 3545
  • Issendorf, E., & Strand, B. (2015). Inclusion of students with disabilities in physical education. Idaho Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Fall, 27-34.
  • Keith, J., Stastny, S., Brunt, A., & Bezbaruah, N. (2015). Accompanying the primary grocery shopper increases requests for purchase of fruits & vegetables in third & fourth grade students. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 5(8), 340-347.
  • Larson, M., Orr, M., & Warne, D. (Accepted). Using student health data to understand and promote academic success in higher education settings, College Student Journal.
  • LeMar, B. & Deutsch, J. (2015). How to run a successful and educational basketball camp, International Journal of Human Sciences, 2(1), 1182-1188
  • McKenney, M., Miller, K., Deal, J., Garden-Robinson, J., & Rhee Y. (2015). Plasma and electrolyte changes in exercising humans following ingestion of multiple boluses of pickle juice. Journal of Athletic Training. 50:141-146.
  • Marihart, C., Brunt, A.R., Marihart, S. & Geraci, A. (2015) What’s age got to do with it? A comparison of bariatric surgical outcomes among young, midlife, older and oldest adult. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. DOI 10.1177/2333721415621812
  • Markland, A D., Burgio, KL., Beasley, TM., David, SL., Redden, DT., & Goode, PS., (2015). Psychometric Evaluation of an Online and Paper Accidental Bowel Leakage Questionnaire: The ICIQ-B Questionnaire. Neurourology and Urodynamics. PMID:26473313. DOI: 10.1002/nau.22905
  • Miller, J., & Strand, B. (2015). The role of youth sport coaches in developing life skills. Ohio AAHPERD Future Focus, 36(1), 20-25.
  • Myrdal, M., Gold, A. L., Deal, J., & Larson, M. (2016). Effects of personality type on fruit and vegetable preference in third and fourth grade children, Journal of Childhood Obesity, 1 (1:2)
  • Prichard, A. & Deutsch, J. (2015). The effects of motivational climate on youth sports participants, The Physical Educator, 72(special issue), 195-209
  • Roehl, T., & Strand, B. (2015). Benefits of multi-sport athletics vs. specialization. Kansas Journal, 87(1), 55-58.
  • Strand, B., Worrell, V., Hoffman, S., & Wyatt, D. (2015). A roundtable discussion with SHAPE America’s 2014 Teachers of Year from Kansas: Parts 1 and 2. Kansas AAHPERD Journal, 87(2), 37-43

Human Development and Family Science

Grants and Contracts:

  • Bilen-Green, G. (PI), Dell, E (PI), Green, R. (PI), McGeorge, C. (PI), Morrow-Jones, H., (PI) Burnett, A., (Co-PI) & Carlson, T. S. (Co-PI). (2015). Engaging Male Colleagues as Advocates and Allies for the Advancement of Women Faculty. National Science Foundation. $690,638 (over three years).
  • Brotherson, S. (P.I.). Evaluation Services for Cass County Gearing Up for Kindergarten Programs for 2015-16. Sub-contract award from South East Education Cooperative, Fargo, ND. Project award funded for $2,000. (9/21/2015 to 6/30/2016).
  • Gebeke, D. (P.I.), & Brotherson, S. (Co-P.I.). Gearing Up for Kindergarten Statewide Implementation Project. Contract award from North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. Project award funded for $675,000. (7/1/2015 to 6/30/2017). [Role: For this project, my role involves oversight of all data collection, program evaluation, and reporting functions, as well as joint leadership of training, curriculum development and other efforts.
  • Deal, J., & Hektner, J. Evaluation of Pre-Kindergarten Grant Program. Department of Public Instruction, State of North Dakota. 2015 – 2017; $200,000.
  • Fuller H.R., Strommen, J., Sanders, G., Aalgaard Kelly, G., O’Connor, M.L., & Huseth-Zosel. (2016-2018) Great Plains Senior Collaborative Services Evaluation. $90,000 awarded by Lutheran Services in America (under a grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation).
  • Randall, B.A., (PI) & Secor-Turner, M. (PI). (2015-2018). Making Healthy Choices. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, $750,000.
  • Strommen, J., Fuller H.R., & Sanders, G. (2015-2016) Identifying Gaps in Family Caregiver Supports and Services Study. $25,000 from North Dakota House of Representatives Human Services Committee. Role: Co-PI


Publications - Refereed:

  • Lee, Y., Fitzgerald, M., & Bartkus, K. (2015). Adjustment strategy use in minority family businesses: Differences across gender. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 36(4), 1-17. DOI 10.1007/s10834-015-9478-8
  • Peake, W., Cooper, D., Fitzgerald, M. A., & Muske, G. (2015). Family business participation in community social responsibility: The moderating effect of gender. Journal of Business Ethics (on-line first, June 19, 2015).  DOI 10.1007/s10551-015-2716-z
  • Blodgett Salafia, E.H., Jones, M.E., Haugen, E.C., & Schaefer, M.K. (2015). Perceptions of the causes of eating disorders: A comparison of individuals with and without eating disorders. Journal of Eating Disorders, 3, 1-10.
  • Brennan, A. L., Hektner, J. M., Brotherson, S. E., & Hansen, T. (2016). A nonrandomized evaluation of a brief Nurtured Heart Approach parent training program. Child and Youth Care Forum.
  • Choi, M., O’Connor, M. L., Mingo, C. A., & Mezuk, B. (2015). Gender and racial disparities in life-space constriction. The Gerontologist, 2015, 1-8. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnv061
  • Dahley, L. K. & Sanders, G. F. (2016). Use of a structured life review and its impact on family interactions. Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 40, 53-66.
  • Evenson, A., & Sanders, G. F. (2015). Determination of the validity and reliability of a modified osteoporosis health belief scale and osteoporosis self-efficacy scale to include vitamin D. Californian Journal of Health Promotion, 13(2), 85-96.
  • Evenson, A., & Sanders, G. F. (2016). Educational interventions impact on osteoporosis knowledge, health beliefs, self-efficacy, dietary calcium and vitamin D intakes in young adults. Orthopaedic Nursing, 35, 1-7. doi: 10.1097/NOR.0000000000000211
  • Fuller-Iglesias, H.R. (2015). The view from back home: Interpersonal dynamics of transnational Mexican families. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 41(11), 1703-1724. doi:10.1080/1369183X.2015.1022518
  • Fuller-Iglesias, H. & Antonucci, T. (2015). Convoys of Social Support in Mexico: Examining Socio-demographic Variation. International Journal of Behavioral Development. doi: 10.1177/0165025415581028
  • Huseth-Zosel, A. L., Sanders, G., O’Connor, M. L., Fuller-Iglesias, H., & Langley, L. (2016). Health care provider mobility counseling provision to older adults: A rural/urban comparison. Journal of Community Health, 41(1), 1-10. doi: 10.1007/s10900-015-0055-8
  • Johnson, K. M. & Woods, R. J. (2015). Give me a hand: Adult involvement during object exploration affects object individuation in infancy. Infant and Child Development. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/icd.1942 
  • Ross, L. A., Edwards, J. D., Ball, K. K., O’Connor, M. L., Wadley, V. G., & Vance, D. E. (2016). The transfer of cognitive speed of processing training to older adults’ driving mobility across 5 years. Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 71(1), 87-97. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbv022
  • Secor-Turner, M., Griese, E., Kenyon, D., & Randall, B. A. (2015). Sexual risk behaviors among frontier adolescents: Profiles of pregnancy risk and protection. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 2, 144-153.
  • Secor-Turner, M., Randall, B. A., Mudzongo, C. C., & Garama, M. (2014). Barriers and facilitators of adolescent health in rural Kenya. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. 1-7.  doi: 1043659614558453
  • Suffolk, M.T., Blodgett Salafia, E.H., & Jones, M.E. (2015). The psycho-behavioral correlates of a drive to be toned among female university students. Journal of Eating Disorders, 3 (Suppl 1), 12
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