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Selected Publications by CREC Affiliates & Associates

Marcellellus Shale Natural Gas Development

Biddle, C., & Schafft, K. A. (2016). Educational and ethical dilemmas for STEM education in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale gasfield communities.  In R.A. Duschl & A.S. Bismack (Eds.), Reconceptualizing STEM education: The central role of practices (pp. 205-214). New York: Routledge/Taylor and Francis.

Brasier, K. B., Davis, L., Glenna, L. Kelsey, T. W., McLaughlin, D. K., Schafft, K., Babbie, K., Biddle, C., Delessio-Parson, A., Rhubart, D., & Suchyta, M. (2015). Communities experiencing shale gas development. In W. E. Hefley & Y. Wang, Y. (Eds.), Economies of Unconventional Shale Gas Development: Case Studies and Impacts (pp. 149-178). New York: Springer.

Schafft, K. A., & Biddle, C. (2015). Opportunity, ambivalence, and youth perspectives on community change in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale region. Human Organization, 74(1), 74-85.

Schafft, K. A., McHenry-Sorber, E., Hall, D., & Burfoot-Rochford, I.  (2015). Experiences of Low-Income Pennsylvania Residents in Marcellus Shale Gas Communities of Bradford, Lycoming, Washington and Greene Counties. Report submitted to The Center for Rural Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA.

Mount, D., Kelsey, T., & Brasier, K. (2014). The impact of Marcellus Shale development on hotel revenues in Pennsylvania. University Park, PA: ICHRIE Penn State Research Report 2014-1.

Schafft, K.A., & Biddle, C. (2014). School and community impacts of hydraulic fracturing within Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale region and the dilemmas of educational leadership in gasfield boomtowns. Invited submission to special theme issue of Peabody Journal of Education 89(5), 670-682.

Schafft, K. A., Glenna, L .L., Borlu, Y., & Green, B. (2014). Local impacts of unconventional gas development within Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale region: Gauging boomtown development through the perspectives of educational administrators. Society & Natural Resources, 27, 389-404.

Brasier, K, D., McLaughlin, D., Rhubart, R., Stedman, M., Filteau, & Jacquet, J. (2013). Risk Perceptions of Natural Gas Development in the Marcellus Shale. Environmental Practice, 15, 108-122.

Brasier, K., Davis, L., Glenna, L., Kelsey, T., McLaughlin, D., Schafft, K., Babbie, K., Biddle, C., Delessio-Parson, A., & Rhubart, D. (2013). The Marcellus Shale Impacts Study: Chronicling Social and Economic Change in North Central Pennsylvania. Report submitted to The Center for Rural Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA.

Schafft, K. A., & Biddle, C. (2013). Youth perspectives on Marcellus Shale gas development: Community Change and Future Prospects. Report submitted to The Center for Rural Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA.

Schafft, K. A., Borlu, Y., & Glenna, L. L. (2013). The relationship between Marcellus Shale gas development in Pennsylvania and local perceptions of risk and opportunity. Rural Sociology, 78(2), 143-166.

Schafft, K. A., Kotok, S., & Biddle, C. (2013). Marcellus Shale gas development and the impacts on Pennsylvania schools and education. Report submitted to The Center for Rural Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA.

Schafft, K. A., & Glenna, L. L., Borlu, Y., & Green, B. (2012, January). Marcellus Shale gas development: What does it mean for Pennsylvania schools? Penn State Cooperative Extension Marcellus Education Fact Sheet. (http://extension.psu.edu/publications/ee0019/view )

Adams, R., & Kelsey, T. W. (2012). Pennsylvania Dairy Farms and Marcellus Shale, 2007 – 2010.  Penn State Cooperative Extension.   Marcellus Education Fact Sheet.

Kelsey, T., Hartman, W., Schafft, K. A., Borlu, Y., & Costanzo, C. (2012). Marcellus Shale gas development and Pennsylvania school districts: What are the implications for school expenditures and tax revenues? Penn State Cooperative Extension Marcellus Education Fact Sheet. ( http://extension.psu.edu/publications/ee0022/view )

Kelsey, T., Metcalf, A., & Salcedo, R. (2012). Marcellus Shale: Land Ownership, Local Voice, and the Distribution of Lease and Royalty Dollars.  Center for Economic and Community Development White Paper Series.  University Park, PA: Penn State University.

Kelsey, T., Adams, R., & Milchak, S.  (2012). Real Property Tax Base, Market Values, and Marcellus Shale: 2007 to 2009.  Center for Economic and Community Development White Paper Series.  University Park, PA: Penn State University.

Stedman, R. C., Jacquet, J. B., Filteau, M. R., Willits, F. K., Brasier, K. J., & McLaughlin, D. K. (2012). Marcellus Shale Gas Development and New Boomtown Research: Views of New York and Pennsylvania Residents. Journal of Environmental Practice, 14, 287-298.

Brasier, K., Filteau, M., McLaughlin, D., Stedman, R., Jacquet, J., Kelsey, T., & Goetz, S. (2011). Residents' Perceptions of Community and Environmental Impacts from Development of Natural Gas in the Marcellus Shale: A Comparison of Pennsylvania and New York Case Studies. Journal of Rural Social Sciences, 26(1), 32-61. Special issue on "Social Issues Associated with Unconventional Natural Gas Development

Brundage, T. L., Jacquet, J., Kelsey, T. W., Ladlee, J. R., Lobdell, J., Lorson, J. F., Michael, L. L., & Murphy, T.  (2011). Pennsylvania Statewide Marcellus Shale Workforce Needs Assessment.  Marcellus Shale Education and Training Center.  Summer.

Costanzo, C., & Kelsey, T.  (2012). Marcellus Shale and Local Collection of State Taxes: What the 2011 Pennsylvania Tax Data Say. Center for Economic and Community Development White Paper Series.  University Park, PA: Penn State University.

Kelsey, T., Shields, M., Ladlee, J., & Ward, M. (2011). Economic Impacts of Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania: Employment and Income in 2009.  Marcellus Shale Education and Training Center.  August

Charter Schools' Impacts on Rural School Districts

Kotok, S., Frankenberg, E., Schafft, K., Mann, B., & Fuller, E. (2017). School choice, racial segregation, and poverty concentration: Evidence from Pennsylvania Charter School Transfers.  Educational Policy, 31(4), 415-447.

Fuller, E. J. (2014). Cream skimming in Texas: A comparison of the characteristics of students entering high-profile charter schools in the same zip code. Texas Education Review, 2(1), 25-43.

Schafft, K. A., Frankenberg, E., Fuller, E., Hartman, W., Kotok, S., & Mann, B. (2014). Assessing the Enrollment Trends and Financial Impacts of Charter Schools on Rural and Non-Rural School Districts in Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Center for Rural Pennsylvania.

Green, III, P. C., Frankenberg, E., Nelson, S., & Rowland, J. (2012). Charter schools, students of color, and the state action doctrine: Are the rights of students of color sufficiently protected? Washington & Lee Journal of Civil Rights & Social Justice, 18(2), 254-275.

Rural High School Student Aspirations and College Success for Rural Youth

Irvin, M. J., Byun, S., Meece, J. L., Farmer, T. W., & Reed, K. S. (2016). School characteristics and experiences of African American, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American youth in rural communities: Relation to the educational aspirations. Peabody Journal of Education, 91(2), 175-202.

Schafft, K. A. (2016). Rural education as rural development: Understanding the rural school-community well-being linkage in a 21st century policy context. Peabody Journal of Education, 91(2), 137-154.

Byun, S., Irvin, M. J., & Meece, J. L. (2015). Rural-nonrural differences in college attendance patterns. Peabody Journal of Education90(2), 263-279.

Meece, J. L., Askew, K. J. S., Agger, C. A., Hutchins, B. C., & Byun, S. (2014). Familial and economic influences on the gendered-related educational and vocational aspirations of rural adolescents. Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 4(1), 238-257.

Petrin, R., Schafft, K.A., & Meece, J. (2014). Educational sorting and residential aspirations among rural high school students:  What are the contributions of schools and educators to the rural brain drain? American Educational Research Journal, 51(2), 294-326.

Byun, S., Meece, J. L., & Irvin, M. J. (2012). Rural-nonrural disparities in postsecondary educational attainment revisited. American Educational Research Journal49(3), 412-437.

Byun, S., Meece, J. L., Irvin, M. J., & Hutchins, B. C. (2012). The role of social capital in educational aspirations of rural youth. Rural Sociology77(3), 355-379

Byun, S., Irvin, M. J., & Meece, J. L. (2012). Predictors of bachelor's degree completion among rural youth at four-year institutions. Review of Higher Education35(3), 463-484.

Irvin, M. J., Byun, S., Meece, J. L., Farmer, T. W., & Hutchins, B. C. (2012). Educational barriers of rural youth: Relation of individual and contextual difference variables. Journal of Career Assessment20(1), 71-87.

Meece, J. L., Hutchins, B. C., Byun, S., Farmer, T. W., Irvin, M. J., & Weiss, M. (2013). Preparing for adulthood: A recent examination of the alignment of rural youth’s educational and vocational aspirations. Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 3(2), 175-192.