Faculty Research Interests

Kim Anderson, Ph.D., MSSW, LCSW

Professor and Interim Director

Doctoral Program in Public Affairs

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  • Assessment of Trauma and Recovery for Survivors of Violence
  • Resilience and Post-Trauamtic Growth in Trauma Populations
  • Intimate Partner Violence - Including Rural and Native American Populations
  • Childhood Exposure to Domestic Violence Across the Lifespan
  • Digital Storytellng as a Trauma Narrative Intervention
Thomas Bryer, Ph.D., M.P.A., B.A.

Professor

Public Administration, Doctoral Program in Public Affairs

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  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Ethics
  • Citizen Engagement
  • Collaborative Governance
Su-I Hou, Dr.P.H., C.P.H., M.C.H.E.S., R.N.

Professor

Health Management and Informatics, Doctoral Program in Public Affairs

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  • Cancer Prevention and Screening Promotion
  • HIV/AIDS Behavioral Research
  • EHealth Communication and Promotion
  • Healthy Aging in Place
  • Community-based Health Promotion Programs for Older Adults
  • Guided Autobiography for Older Adults and Caregivers
Lawrence Martin, Ph.D., MSW, MBA

Professor

Doctoral Program in Public Affairs

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  • Performance Evaluation
  • Governance
  • Public-private Sector Relations
  • Government Contracting and Public-private Partnerships (3Ps)
  • Program Evaluation
  • Performance Measurement and Benchmarking
  • Local and State Government
  • Social Work Administration
  • Privatization
Matt Nobles, Ph.D., M.A., B.A., B.S.

Associate Professor

Criminal Justice, Doctoral Program in Public Affairs

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  • Violent and Interpersonal Crimes
  • Stalking
  • Social Ecology/Communities and Crime
  • Guns and Gun Policy
  • Criminological Theory
  • Quantitative Methodolo
Thomas Wan, Ph.D., M.H.S.

Professor

Health Management and Informatics, Doctoral Program in Public Affairs

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  • Health Services Management Research
  • Outcomes Evaluation
  • Health Informatics
  • Long-term Care Research
  • Gerontological Health
  • Policy Informatics Research
  • Population Health Science

Faculty Publications

Anderson, K.M., & Bernhart, C. (in press). Resilient adult daughters of abused women: Turning pain into purpose. Violence Against Women.

Anderson, K.M., & Mack, R. (2017). Digital storytelling: A narrative method for positive identity development in minority youth. Social Work in Groups. DOI

Bryer, T.A., & Prysmakova-Rivera, S. (2018). Poor participation: Fighting the wars on poverty and impoverished citizenship. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Hou, S. (2018). A Taiwan Study Abroad program on Aging, Culture, & Healthcare. Educational Gerontology, 44(1), 18-27. DOI

Fetters, M.D., & Hou, S. (2018). Mixed Methods Research: State of the Art Integration Procedures. Taiwan Journal of Public Health, 37(4), 360-365. [In Chinese] Access at: DOI + corresponding author.

Hou, S. (2018). Subjective and objective cancer screening knowledge among white- and blue-collar Chinese middle- and older-age working adults. Journal of Cancer Education, 33(1):167-173.

Yu, C.Y., Hou, S., & Miller, J. (2018). Health for older adults: The role of social capital and leisure-time physical activity by living arrangements. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 15(2), 150-158.

Hou, S. (Editor-in-Chief; 2017). Service Learning: Perspectives, Goals and Outcomes. (Hardcopy). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (ISBN: 978-1-53610-879-8).

Kettner, P.M., Moroney, R.M., & Martin, L.L. (2017). Designing and managing program: An effectiveness-based approach (5th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Martin, L.L. (2018). Public-private partnerships (P3s): What local government managers need to know [White paper]. Retrieved from ICMA.

Wan, T.T.H. (2018). Population health management for poly chronic conditions: Evidence-based research approaches. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. DOI