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Brandy A Randall

Brandy A. Randall (Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Associate Professor

Office Phone: 701-231-8742

Core Area: Child, Adolescent Development

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Relational and contextual influences on adolescents' and young adults' positive and problem behaviors

  • Relationships - Parents, Peers/Friends, Teachers, Other Close Adults
  • Contexts - Community (esp. rural communities), School, Religion, Media
  • Positive Behaviors - Prosocial Behaviors (incl. sharing, helping, voluteering, donating)
  • Problem Behaviors - Alcohol Use, Sexual Behavior
  • Other - Trust Beliefs


  • Culturally Appropriate Measurement (measurement equivalence as determined statistically)
  • Measure Development--measures developed to date include Prosocial Tendencies Measure (PTM), Generalized Trust Beliefs-Late Adolescents (GTB-LA)
    --Measures Currently in Progress - a measure of sexting behaviors (data to be collected Fall 2011), a measure of perceptions regarding one's religious organizations' messages/beliefs about sexual behaviors

Rural Well-Being in North Dakota


The Research Group on Rural Well-being is an interdisciplinary group of NDSU faculty united with a common goal. Specifically, we utilize the expertise we derive from our distinct areas of specialization to understand issues germane to rural families and communities. Our work covers the entire range of the lifespan, from childhood through late adulthood.

Rural Well-being website


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Last Updated: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10:22:49 AM