Current CRA Student Research
Ph.D. students in Community Research and Action are actively engaged in research and publishing during their time in graduate school. Some publications by students arise from independent research and some are developed through collaborations with faculty and other graduate students. Below are examples of recent scholarly publications with current students as authors and co-authors. Names of current student authors are bolded in the citations. For more information on students’ research interests and activities, please see the directory of Current Students.
Byrd, K. (2021). Huge numbers of the formerly incarcerated are unemployed, but there are some promising solutions. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/huge-numbers-of-the-formerly-incarcerated-are-unemployed-but-there-are-some-promising-solutions-151822
Christens, B. D., Byrd, K., Hartigan, L. A., & Speer, P. W. (2021). Participatory roles in community coalitions: Associations with perceptions of influence on decision-making. Community Development, 52(3), 365–381. https://doi.org/10.1080/15575330.2021.1874455
Eccleston, S. M. (2020). Discourses of incarnational belonging: Unpacking the motivations and goals of white urban relocators. Community Development, 51(4), 323-343. https://doi.org/10.1080/15575330.2020.1774787
Haapanen, K. A., & Christens, B. D. (2021). Community‐engaged research approaches: Multiple pathways to health equity. American Journal of Community Psychology, 67(3–4), 331–337. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12529
London, J. K., Haapanen, K. A., Backus, A., Mack, S. M., Lindsey, M., & Andrade, K. (2020). Aligning community-engaged research to context. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(4), 1187. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17041187
Hanebutt, R. (2021). Beyond the binaries of sexual consent: Developing consent identities through diversification of sexual messaging. In A. Cooke-Jackson & V. Rubinsky (Eds.), Communicating intimate health (p. 99-118). Lexington Books.
Hanebutt, R., & Mueller, C. (2021). Disability studies, crip theory, and education. In Oxford research encyclopedia of education. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.1392
Sarkar, T., Forber-Pratt, A. J., Hanebutt, R.A., & Cohen, M., (2021). “Good morning, Twitter! What are you doing today to support the voice of people with #disability?”: Disability and digital organizing.” Journal of Community Practice. https://doi.org/10.1080/10705422.2021.1982802
Finch, A. J., Jurinsky, J., & Anderson, B. M. (2020). Recovery and youth: An integrative review. Alcohol Research, 40(3), 06. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7732345/
Perkins, J. M., Perkins, H. W., Jurinsky, J., & Craig, D. W. (2019). Adolescent tobacco use and misperceptions of social norms across schools in the United States. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 80(6), 659–668. https://doi.org/10.15288/jsad.2019.80.659
Lyew, D. A., Perkins, D. D., & Sohn, J.-I. E. (2020). Foreign aid, grassroots activism, and the strength of applied community studies in aid-receiving countries: The case of community psychology. Psychosocial Intervention, 27(1), 1–11. https://doi.org/10.5093/pi2020a6
Morgan, K. Y., Christens, B. D., & Gibson, M. (in press). Design your neighborhood: The evolution of a city-wide urban design learning initiative in Nashville, Tennessee. In R. Stoecker & A. Falcón (Eds.), Handbook on participatory action research and community development. Edward Elgar.
Christens, B. D., Morgan, K. Y., Ruiz, E., Aguayo, A., & Dolan, T. (in press). Critical reflection and cognitive empowerment among youth involved in community organizing. Journal of Adolescent Research.
Roberts, L. M., Marx, R.A. (2018). The persistence of policies of protection in LGBTQ research & advocacy. Journal of LGBT Youth, 15(4), 280-299. https://doi.org/10.1080/19361653.2018.1479325
Roberts, L. M., Christens, B. D. (2020). Pathways to well-being among LGBT adults: Sociopolitical involvement, family support, outness, and community connectedness with race/ethnicity as a moderator. American Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12482
Sarkar, T. (2021). ‘Intelligence is not just good grades’: Re-examining the mindset revolution in Indian classrooms. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2021.1965467
Sarkar, T., Forber-Pratt, A. J., Hanebutt, R.A., & Cohen, M., (2021). “Good morning, Twitter! What are you doing today to support the voice of people with #disability?”: Disability and digital organizing” Journal of Community Practice. https://doi.org/10.1080/10705422.2021.1982802
Forber-Pratt, A. J., & Sarkar, T. (2021). Unpacking the possible: A qualitative case study of inclusive teacher practice in India. Institutionalized Children Explorations and Beyond. https://doi.org/10.1177/23493003211047927
Mueller, C. O., Forber-Pratt, A. J., & Sriken, J. (2019). Disability: Missing from the conversation of violence. Journal of Social Issues, 75(3), 707–725. https://doi.org/10.1111/josi.12339
Diehl, D. K., Tunzi, D., & Marx, R. (2020). On contexts and cores: Is there a core body of knowledge taught in social context of education courses? Teaching in Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/13562517.2019.1696299
Suiter, S. V., & Wilfong, C. D. (2019). Healing work. Social Enterprise Journal, 16(1), 82-99. https://doi.org/10.1108/SEJ-07-2019-0046