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Recent Faculty Research - Compiled September 2011

A listing of recent faculty presentations, publications, grants, and proposals

 

Note: We have been informed about the following papers authored and/or co-authored by faculty in the College of Education. Please refer to other recent papers that were co-authored with graduate students.


Presentations
 

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (August 2011). Marcellus Shale: Jobs and the Pennsylvania economy. Presentation at 2011 Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board Symposium, University Park, Pa.

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (August 2011). Taxes on Marcellus Shale natural gas production? Invited presentation at Town Hall Meeting organized by Mike Folmer, Senator for Pennsylvania’s 48th District, Lebanon, Pa.

Geiger, R. L. (May 2011). The practical and the liberal arts: Penn State and 150 years of the land grant tradition. Presentation at the annual Phi Beta Kappa, Lamda of Pennsylvania, Initiation and Awards Ceremony.

Hayes, J. A. (2011). Yes there are therapist effects, but what is it that effective therapists do? Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Bern, Switzerland.

Hayes, J. A., Chun-Kennedy, C., Edens, A., & Locke, B. D. (2011). Do double minority students face double jeopardy? Testing minority stress theory in clinical and non-clinical samples. Paper presented at the conference of the North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Banff, Canada.

Hayes, J. A., & Davis, D. (2011). Therapist mindfulness, meditation experience, and differentiation of self as predictors of countertransference management qualities. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Bern, Switzerland.

Hayes, J. A., & Vinca, M. A. (2011). Therapist presence and its relationship to empathy, session depth, and symptom reduction. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Bern, Switzerland.

Hayes, J. A., & Yeh, Y. (2011). How does disclosing countertransference affect perceptions of the therapist and the session? Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Bern, Switzerland.

Boswell, J. F., McAleavey, A., Locke, B. D., Hayes, J. A., & Castonguay, L. G. (2011). The effect of previous mental health service utilization on change in counseling clients’ mood symptoms. Paper presented at the conference of the North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Banff, Canada.

Edens, A., Hayes, J. A., Locke, B. D., & McAleavey, A. (2011). Rethinking race/ethnicity, science, and practice in college counseling. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Association for Black Psychologists, Crystal City, Va.

Graceffo, J., Hayes, J. A., Littlefield, C., & Locke, B. D. (2011). Examining the influence of climactic variables on mood in the college student population. Paper presented at the conference of the North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Banff, Canada.

Lockard, A. J., Hayes, J. A., & Locke, B. D. (2011). Change in academic distress: Examining differences between a treatment seeking and non-treatment seeking population. Paper presented at the conference of the North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Banff, Canada.

Lockard, A. J., Hayes, J. A., Locke, B. D. (2011). Effective treatment for ethnic minority clients: Examining changes in academic distress. Paper presented at the conference of the North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Banff, Canada.

Graceffo, J., & Hayes, J. A. (2011). Binge drinking in college students: Self-medication or socialization? Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Kelly, G. (Sept. 2011). Analysing classroom activities: Theoretical and methodological considerations. Invited plenary talk at the bi-annual conference of the European Science Education Research Association, Lyon, France.

Lockard, A. J., Effrig, J. C., Hayes, J. A., & Locke, B. D. (2011). The relationship between social support and academic distress for college sexual assault survivors. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Oseguera, L. (Sept. 2011). Ethical implications of using the education longitudinal study (ELS) to examine educational trajectories. Scholarship and Research Ethics Brownbag Series, University Park, Pa.

Woika, S. (July 2011). Tools for supervision in school psychology. Workshop presented at the International School Psychology Association Conference, Chennai, India.

Youn, S. J., Castonguay, L. G., Hayes, J. A., Locke, B. D., McAleavey, A. A., Nordberg, S. (2011). Rates and predictors of counseling center utilization among college students of color. Paper presented at the conference of the North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Banff, Canada.

 

Publications
 

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2011). Potential skill surpluses and shortages in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Business Central, 20 (15): 3.

Frankenberg, E. (2011). Pursuing the promise of Brown in the 21st Century. In C. L. Ivery & J. A. Bassett (eds.), America's urban crisis and the advent of color-blind politics: Education, incarceration, segregation, and the future of the U.S. multiracial democracy. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield.

Frankenberg, E. (2011).  A policy paradox: Support for limited government grows as increased governmental action for school integration needed. Teachers College Record. Available online at http://www.tcrecord.org/content.asp?contentid=16548

Frankenberg, E. & Jacobsen, R. (2011). Trends—School integration polls. Public Opinion Quarterly. Available online at http://poq.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/recent

Mellin, E. A., Anderson-Butcher, D., & Bronstein, L. (2011). Strengthening interprofessional team collaboration: Potential roles for school mental health professionals. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 4: 51–61.

Mellin, E. A., Hunt, B., & Nichols, L. (2011). Collective approaches to helping: Counselor professional identity and interprofessional collaboration. Journal of Counseling & Development, 89: 140–147.

Mellin, E. A., & Weist, M. D. (2011). Exploring school mental health collaboration in an urban community: A social capital perspective. School Mental Health, 3: 81–92.

Bronstein, L., Ball, A., Anderson-Butcher, D., Mellin, E. A., & Wade-Mdivanian, R. (2011). Advancing collaboration between school- and agency-employed school-based social workers: A mixed methods comparison of competencies and preparedness. Children & Schools, 33: 83–95.

Prakash, M. (2011). A poet rewrites the war on drugs. YES Magazine, August. Available online at http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/poet-javier-sicilia-an-uprising-of-drug-war-victims

Berry, W., & Prakash, M. (2011). A quieter life now. YES Magazine, June. Available online at http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/beyond-prisons/a-quieter-life-now

Baker, D. P., Leon, J., Greenaway, E. G. S., Collins, J., & Movit, M. 2011. The education effect on population health: A reassessment. Population and Development Review, 37 (2): 307–332.

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2011, June 10. Potential economic impact of four natural gas severance tax proposals. Marcellus Business Central, 1 (1): 17–18.

Baker, R. M., & Passmore. D. L. (2011, July 15). Pennsylvania “1099” employment in Marcellus Shale core industries. Pennsylvania Business Central, 20 (12): 15.

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2011, August 15). Reverse engineering the economic impacts of the Pennsylvania Marcellus natural gas industry. Marcellus Business Central, 1 (3): 7.

Geiger, R. L. (2011). Optimizing research and teaching: The bifurcation of faculty roles at research universities. In J. C. Hermanowicz (ed.), The American academic profession: Transformation in contemporary higher education, 21–43. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Castonguay, L. G., Locke, B. D., & Hayes, J. A. (2011). The Center for Collegiate Mental Health: An example of a practice-research network in university counseling centers. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 25: 105–119.

Davis, D. M., & Hayes, J. A. (2011). What are the benefits of mindfulness? A practice review of psychotherapy-related research. Psychotherapy, 48: 198–208.

Hayes, J. A., Gelso, C .J., & Hummel, A. M. (2011). Managing countertransference. Psychotherapy, 48: 88–97.

Kraus, D. R., Castonguay, L. G., Boswell, J. F., Nordberg, S. S., & Hayes, J. A. (2011). Therapist effectiveness: Implications for accountability and patient care. Psychotherapy Research, 21: 267–276.

Locke, B. D., Buzolitz, J. S, Lei, P., Boswell, J. F., McAleavey, A. A., Sevig, T. D., Dowis, J. D., & Hayes, J. A. (2011). Development of the Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms-62 (CCAPS-62). Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58: 97–109.

Graesser, A. C., McNamara, D. S., & Kulikowich, J. M. (2011). Coh-Metrix: Providing multilevel analyses of text characteristics. Educational Researcher, 40 (5): 223–234.

Valente, J. M. (2011). Cyborgization: Deaf Education for Young Children in the Cochlear Implantation Era. Qualitative Inquiry 17 (7): 639–652. Available online at http://qix.sagepub.com/content/17/7/639

 

Grants Awarded
 

Baker, Rose M., Clausen, Robin L.
COP: Department of Education
$71,000
ARRA: Pennsylvania Title IID Evaluation Project
8/9/11–9/30/11

Baker, Rose M., Passmore, David L.
Centre County Industrial Development Corporation
$20,000
Social Networks Supporting Business Development in Centre County
1/1/11–6/30/12

Bradaschia, Leila M.
The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program (2011–2012)
Institute of International Education
$311,744
7/1/11–6/30/12

Bug, Leah
TE Connectivity (Center for Science and the Schools—Wind for Schools Program)
Tyco Electronics Foundation
$20,000
7/1/11–6/30/12

Farmer, Elizabeth M., Brannon, Susan D., Jones, Damon E., Farmer, Thomas W.
National Institute of Mental Health
$562,060
What Affects Outcomes in Group Homes for Youth
8/16/07–7/31/12

Frankenberg, Erica
University of Massachusetts Amherst
$14,862
Diversity, Politics, and Educational Opportunity: Lessons from a Federal Technical Assistance Grant
7/1/11–5/31/12

Herbert, James T.
U.S. Department of Education
$200,000
Assessing the Impact of Clinical Supervision Training Among State Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisors
10/1/10–9/30/12

Herbert, James T., Rusch, Frank R., Hunt, Brandon B., Conyers, Liza M., Mpofu, Elias, Wilson, Keith B.
U.S. Department of Education
$100,000
Increasing Training Capacity and Number of State Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors Serving High School Youth with Disabilities
8/1/08–7/31/12

Kulikowich, Jonna M.
University of California at Berkeley
$94,646
The Role of Educative Curriculum Materials in Supporting Science Teaching Practices with English Language Learners
9/1/08–8/31/12

Herbert, James T.
U.S. Department of Education
$200,000
Assessing the Impact of Clinical Supervision Training Among State Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisors
10/1/10–9/30/12

Herbert, James T., Rusch, Frank R., Hunt, Brandon B., Conyers, Liza M., Mpofu, Elias, Wilson, Keith B.
U.S. Department of Education
$100,000
Increasing Training Capacity and Number of State Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors Serving High School Youth with Disabilities
8/1/08–7/31/12

Lantolf, James, Johnson, Karen E., Appel-Lantolf, Gabriela, Kinginger, Celeste S., Strauss, Susan G., Lu, Xiaofei, Poehner, Matthew E.
U.S. Department of Education
$152,581
Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research (CALPER)
8/15/10–8/14/12

Mellin, Elizabeth A., Wolff, Michael C., Rabian, Brian A.
State College Area School District
$95,505
State College S.U.M.M.I.T. Project
7/1/10–6/30/12

Oseguera, Leticia, Griffin, Kimberly A.
Project GRAD USA
$125,000
Proposal to Evaluate Pennsylvania College Access Center Grant Program (PA CACGP)
6/1/11–12/31/11

Stewart, Susan W., Woodring, Donald A., McLaughlin, Dennis K., Lesieutre, George A., Blumsack, Seth A., Haupt, Sue E., Bug, Leah
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
$30,000
Wind for Schools-New State Programs
12/21/10–12/20/12

Zhang, Liang
Florida State University
$108,026
State Merit Aid Program and Student College Choice and Success: Evaluating the Efficacy of Florida’s Bright Futures Program
7/1/11–6/30/12


Proposals
 

Andrews, George E., Bortiatynski, Jacqueline M., Heid, Mary K., Zbiek, Rose M.
University of Vermont
$2,500,000
The American Mathematics Initiative (AMI) Raising Mathematics Achievement in Urban and Rural Schools (subcontract)
1/1/12–12/31/16

Baker, Rose M., Passmore, David L.
Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association
$133,000
National & Regional Economic Impacts of General Aviation Airport Operations
7/1/11–12/31/12

Baker, Rose M., Passmore, David L., Kelly, Maurie C.
Appalachian Regional Commission
$199,997
ARC Proposal
10/1/11–9/28/12

Cheslock, John J.
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
$25,000
Following a Problematic, Yet Predictable, Path: The Unsustainable Nature of the Intercollegiate Athletics System
11/1/11–10/31/12

Farmer, Elizabeth M., Brannon, Susan D., Jones, Damon E., Farmer, Thomas W.
National Institute of Mental Health
$584,769
What Affects Outcomes in Group Homes for Youth
8/1/11–7/31/12

Greenman, Emily K., Bodovski, Katerina, Pong, Suet-ling
National Institutes of Health
$365,287
Behavior and Achievement in Elementary School: Family, Neighborhood, and School
4/1/12–3/31/14

Hooper, Simon R., Van Hook, Stephen J., Ramsay, Crystal M., Yin, Alexander C.
National Science Foundation
$194,558
Improving Multiple-Choice Testing in STEM Disciplines Through Interactive Test-Item Analysis
1/1/12–12/31/13

Lee, Sukyoung X., Feldstein, Steven B., Bug, Leah
National Science Foundation
$662,725
The Dynamics of Storm Tracks and Jets in the Atmosphere and Ocean
11/1/11–10/31/14

Mason, Linda H., Benedek Wood, Elizabeth A., Kulikowich, Jonna M., Miller, Carol A.
U.S. Department of Education
$2,198,169
Improving the Reading, Writing, and Language Skills of Middle School Students Who Struggle with Content Learning: A Tier III Comprehensive Intervention Approach (Project CIA)
7/1/12–6/30/16

Morgan, Paul, Hillemeier, Marianne M.
Institute of Education Sciences
$699,658
Risk Factors and Services for Vocabulary Delays in Early Childhood: Population-Based Estimates (Revision 1)
3/1/12–2/28/14

Oseguera, Leticia, Griffin, Kimberly A.
Project GRAD USA
$125,000
Proposal to Evaluate Pennsylvania College Access Center Grant Program (PA CACGP)
6/1/11–12/31/11

Peck, Kyle L., Wise, John C., Zdenek, Brad A., Schafft, Kai A.
U.S. Department of Education
$30,476,056
Regional Educational Laboratory, 2012–2017—Mid-Atlantic Region
1/3/12–1/2/17

Ruhl, Kathy L., Lee, David L.
U.S. Department of Education
$1,060,178
Preparing PhDs in Special Education (PPhDSE)
8/15/12–8/14/17

Sherow, Sheila M., Van Horn, Barbara L., Long, Kathryn P
COP: Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education
$25,000
Adult Education and Family Literacy Interagency Coordinating Council Coordination Project 2011-2012
7/1/11–6/30/12

Van Horn, Barbara L., Toso, Blaire W., Long, Kathryn P
University of Tennessee
$36,920
Literacy Information and Communication (LINCS) Resource Collection
10/1/11–9/30/12

Woodhouse, Susan S.
University of Maryland
$119,705
Helping Parents Buffer their Children from Toxic Stress: The Circle of Security Approach
10/1/11–9/30/16