Student Publications

Melanie Bergeron

Steen, J.A., & Bergeron, M. (2017). The human right to safe exit: University evacuation policy and mobility impairment. Journal of Policy Practice, 16(3). DOI

Christina Bernhart

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

Xian Cao

Hou, S.I., & Cao, X. A systematic review of promising strategies of faith-based cancer education and lifestyle interventions among racial/ethnic minority groups. Journal of Cancer Education.

Hou, S., Kelly, A., Niec, G., Cao, X., Rosenthal, M.P., & Ekanauake, R. (2018) A mixed-method study onaging-in-place factors among older adults in two villages in Florida, USA. Proceedings of the 2018 ICBTS International Multidiscipline Research Conference, p.74-79. ISBN: 978-616-406-855-6.

Ashley Connors

Anderson, A., & Connors, A. (under review). The pursuit of higher education for adult daughters of abused women. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.

Katherine Gomez

Baglivio, M.T., Wolff, K.T., Jackowski, K., Chapman, G., Greenwald, M.A., & Gomez, K. (2018). Does treatment quality matter? Multilevel examination of the effects of intervention quality on recidivism of adolescents completing long-term juvenile justice residential placement. Criminology & Public Policy, 17(1), 147-180. DOI

Levenson, J.S., Baglivio, M., Wolff, K.T., Epps, N., Royall, W., Gomez, K.C., & Kaplan, D. (2017). You learn what you live: Prevalence of childhood adversity in the lives of juveniles arrested for sexual offenses. Advances in Social Work, 18(1). DOI

Ahmad Khanijahani

Ortiz, J., Hofler, R., Bushy, A., Lin, Y., Khanijahani, & Bitney, A. (2018). Impact of nursing practitioner practice regulations on rural population health outcomes. Healthcare, 6(2). DOI

Rachael Mack

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

Vincent Pereira

Pereira, V., Gabriel, M.H., & Unruh, L. (2018). Multiyear performance trends analysis of primary care practices demonstrating patient-centered medical home transformation: An observation of quality improvement indicators among outpatient clinics. American Journal of Medical Quality. DOI

Alexander, J., Schagrin, J., Langdon, S., Gabriel, M.H., Cortelyou-Ward, K., Nieves, K., Thawley, L., & Pereira, V. (2018). Amazing Grace: A free clinic’s transformation to the patient-centered medical home model. The American Journal of Accountable Care, 6(2), 30-35.

Hou, S., & Pereira, V. (2017). Measuring infusion of service-learning on student program development and implementation competencies. Journal of Experiential Learning, 40(2), 170-186. DOI

Safiya Prysmakova

Bryer, T.A., & Prysmakova-Rivera, S. The war on impoverished citizenship: Global battles on poverty and poor participation. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Prysmakova-Rivera, S., Gladun, E., Bryer, T., Larionov, A., Teplyakov, D., Teplyakova, O., & Nosova, N. Practices and Challenges of Citizen Participation in Local Government: Case Studies of Midsized Municipalities in Russia and the United States. International Handbook of Local Government.

Bryer, T.A., & Prysmakova, S. Volunteerism as a municipal governance strategy: Free force or last hope. Journal for Political and Sociological Studies.

Robert Purdie

Purdie, R., Vance, M., & Hou, S. (2017). A Mixed-Method Study on QOL by Volunteer Status and Living Arrangement among Village Members. Innovation in Aging 1(suppl_1): 722. IAGG 2017 World Congress. DOI

Esteban Santis

Santis, E. (2018). Archeology of exclusion: Counter-mapping sites of exclusion and oppression in the administrative state using GIS. Public Administrative Quarterly.

Bryer, T., Zavattaro, S., Prysmakova-Rivera, S., & Santis, E.L. (2018). I’m Pulse: The story of and lessons from the City of Orlando’s response to the Pulse Nightclub Shooting.

Ruechagorn Trairatananusorn

Trairatananusorn, R. (2017). Undemocratic public-private collaboration in Thailand: Policy responsiveness or just a discourse? Prachatai English.

Jenna Tyler

Tyler, J., & Sadiq, A.A. (2018). Friends and family vs. government: Who does the public rely on more to prepare for natural disasters? Environmental Hazards, 17(3), 234-250. DOI

Tyler, J. (2018). Review of Coming Home after Disaster: Multiple Dimensions of House Recovery Edited by Alka Sapat and Ann-Margaret Esnard. Natural Hazards Review, 19(4). DOI

Michelle Vance

Purdie, R., Vance, M., & Hou, S. (2017). A Mixed-Method Study on QOL by Volunteer Status and Living Arrangement among Village Members. Innovation in Aging 1(suppl_1): 722. IAGG 2017 World Congress. DOI

Amanda Walden

Gabriel, M., Noblin, A., Rutherford, A., & Walden, A. Data breach locations, types, and associated characteristics among US hospitals. American Journal of Managed Care.

Donovan Williams

Hou, S. & Williams, D. (2018). Digital storytelling projects combined with social and ecological framework applications to examining health disparities among vulnerable groups. Proceedings of the 2018 ICBTS International Multidiscipline Research Conference, p.1-8. ISBN: 978-616-406-855-6.

Student Presentations

Christina Bernhardt

Anderson, K., & Bernhardt, C. Resilient adult daughters of abused women: Turning pain into purpose. Presented at the annual program meeting for Council on Social Work Education, Orlando, FL.

Ashley Connors

Anderson, K., & Connors, A. The pursuit of higher education for adult daughters of abused women. Presented at annual program meeting for Council on Social Work Education, Orlando, FL.

Connors, A. (2018). Reducing the achievement gap in higher education: An examination of critical race theory as applied to academic programs, Annual Association of Doctoral Students in Public Administration-Florida Public Administration Colloquium at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL.

Connors, A. (2018). Does immigrant status influence civic engagement? An examination of parental immigrant status and education level on high school students' civic engagement, University of Central Florida Graduate Research Forum.

Connors, A. (2018). Community organizing, community information, and social media: Tools for increasing civic engagement, Southeastern Conference for Public Administration, Birmingham, AL.

Anderson, K., & Connors, A. (2018). The pursuit of higher education for adult daughters of abused women, Council on Social Work Education, Orlando, FL.

Connors, A., Bernhardt, C., Carrol, M., & Mack, R. (2017). The intersectionality of health and educational disparities in the United States. Poster presented at the University of Central Florida Graduate Research Forum, Orlando, FL.

Hoda Fotovvat

Fotovvat, H. Application of social vulnerability index and measuring inequality in adverse birth outcome in the southeastern region. Presented at the annual meeting and expo for the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.

Fotovvat, H. Identifying predictive community health indicators of vulnerability to displacement in Orlando. UCF Graduate Research Forum, Orlando, FL.

Stevensen, R., Fotovvat, H., & Han, S. Identifying issues of urban core neighborhood vulnerability to displacement in Orlando. Presented at the 47th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association, Minneapolis, MN.

M. Amoy Fraser

Fraser, M.A. (2018, May). Examining homelessness as a correlate of suicide ideation: Findings from the CORE pilot study. Presented at the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans Workshop, Washington, D.C.

Sky, Perez, Javete, Melillo, Fraser, Metcalf, Fukes, & Levy. (2018, April). A proposed partnership between nurses, mental health providers, and chaplains to treat suicidal veterans. Poster session presented at the Nursing Consortium of South Florida Annual Conference, Davie, FL.

Fraser, Levy, Fukes, Sky, Melillo, Metcalf, Perez, & Javete. (2018, April). Profile of a suicidal veteran. Poster session presented at the 12th Annual Public Administration Research Conference, University of Central Florida.

Fraser & Monohan (2017, May). CBT for PTSD for veterans with co-occurring substance use disorders: Final enrollment data. Poster presentation at James A. Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, FL.

Miles, Fraser, Monahan, & Mutolo (2017, May). Manage emotions to regulate aggression (MERA): Preliminary data. James A. Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, FL.

Fraser, Levy, Smith, Fukes, Goddard, Melillo, Metcalf, Perez, & Thomas-Masso (2016, May). Pilot study of the correlates and cost-savings of Crisis Orientation Refresh Empower (CORE) after suicide attempt. James A. Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, FL.

Katherine Gomez

Gomez, K., & Royall, W. (2018, April). An introduction to the new adolescent guidelines. Presented at the Florida Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Jill Haladay

Haladay, J., Neive, R., & Hou, S. (2019). Exploring Physical Health, Mobility, and Physical Activity Behaviors of Older Adults Living in a Master-Planned Community: A Mixed Methods Study Using the Social Ecological Model Framework. Post will be presented at the 2019 Combined Sections Meeting of American Physical Therapy Association (CSM-APTA), Washington, D.C. [Geriatrics: Health Wellness Section]

Rachael Mack

Anderson, K., & Mack, R. Digital storytelling: Group process for positive identity development in youth minority. Presented at annual program meeting for Council on Social Work Education, Orlando, FL.

Ramon Neives

Haladay, J., Neives, R., & Hou, S. (2019). Exploring Physical Health, Mobility, and Physical Activity Behaviors of Older Adults Living in a Master-Planned Community: A Mixed Methods Study Using the Social Ecological Model Framework. Post will be presented at the 2019 Combined Sections Meeting of American Physical Therapy Association (CSM-APTA), Washington, D.C.

Vincent Pereira

Pereira, V. (2019). Multi-Year performance trends of primary care practices demonstrating Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) transformation. Presented at University of Florida Gator Healthcare Forum, Gainesville, FL.

Pereira, V. (2018). Multi-Year performance trends of primary care practices demonstrating Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) transformation. Presented at University of Florida Gator Healthcare Forum, Gainesville, FL.

Pereira, V. (2018, April). Multi-Year performance trends of primary care practices demonstrating Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) transformation. Poster presentation at UCF Graduate Research Forum, Orlando, FL.

Pereira, V. (2018, March). Multi-Year performance trends of primary care practices demonstrating Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) transformation. Poster presentation at Big Data Analytics Symposium, Orlando, FL.

Pereira, V. (2017). Multi-Year performance trends of primary care practices demonstrating Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) transformation. Presented at SPDS Conference, Birmingham, AL.

Pereira, V. Multi-Year performance trends of primary care practices demonstrating Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) transformation. Presented at McKnight Doctoral Fellows Conference, Tampa, FL.

Safiya Prysmakova

Prysmakova-Rivera, S. (2018). Networks between municipal government and multicultural communities: Towards emergency preparedness and resilience in the City of Orlando. Presented at American Society for Public Administration Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Prysmakova-Rivera, S. (2018, April). The war on impoverished citizenship: Global battles on poverty and poor participation. Presented at ASPA Central Florida Chapter Lunch and Learn, Lou Frey Institute.

Albert Romanowski

Romanowksi, A. (2017, October). The joy of addressing: Leveraging GIS & Python for NG-911. Presented at URISA GIS-Pro National Conference.

Romanowksi, A. (2017, May). Preparing for next generation 911. Presented at Florida APCO/NENA Conference.

Esteban Santis

Santis, E. (2018, June). De eso se trata, de ser o no ser salvajes: Civilization, Barbarism, and the Good Society. Presented at Public Administration Theory Network (PAT-Net) Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Santis, E. (2018, April). Archeology of exclusion: Counter-mapping sites of exclusion and oppression in the administrative state using GIS. Presentation at the 12th Annual Public Administration Research Conference, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

Santis, E. (2018, March). Resilient leadership: Moderated flexibility and the Pulse Nightclub shooting. Presented at the American Society for Public Administration Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Santis, E. (2018, February). Archeology of exclusion: Counter-mapping sites of exclusion and oppression in the administrative state using GIS. Presented at the Florida Education Fund’s McKnight Doctoral Fellows Mid-Year Conference, Tampa, FL.

Santis, E. (2018, February). Integrative Learning 2.0. Presented at the Sunshine State: Teaching and Learning Conference, St. Petersburg, FL.

Santis, E. (2017, October). Mapping the administrative state: Using GIS to understand governance in Florida. Presented at the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration Annual Conference (ASPA South Florida Chapter), Hollywood, FL.

Santis, E. (2017, June). Understanding the role of oppression in the administrative state. Presented at the Public Administration Theory Network Annual Conference, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY.

Santis, E. (2017, April). Legitimate accountability: Toward a grammar of accountability for collaborative governance. Presented at the Public Administration Research Conference, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

Sarah Stoeckel

Bryer, T., & Stoeckel, S. (2018, September). Reducing timidity, maintaining civility, and improving trust through local government-run social media and online engagement. Presented at International City County Management Association, Baltimore, MD.

Bryer, T. & Stoeckel, S. (2018, September). Social Media: Where Residents and Local Government Unite. Presented at International City County Management Association, Baltimore, MD.

Ruechagorn Trairatananusorn

Trairatananusorn, R. (2018, April). Politics, policies, and power dimensions in gentrification process: The case of Bangkok, Thailand. Presented at APPAM DC Regional Student Conference, Washington, D.C.

Trairatananusorn, R. (2018, April). Collaborative governance in the dark time: The case of economic development policy in Thailand's undemocratic regime. Presented at UCF Public Administration Research Conference, Orlando, FL.

Jenna Tyler

Tyler, J. (2018). Exploring the relationship between FEMA’s community rating system program and business disaster recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Presented at Natural Hazard Center and International Disaster Research Committee’s Researchers Meeting, Broomfield, CO.

Tyler, J. (2018). Exploring the relationship between FEMA’s community rating system program and business disaster recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Presented at University of Central Florida’s Public Administration Research Conference, Orlando, FL.

Tyler, J, Sadiq, A., & Noonan, D.S. (2018). Community flood risk management in the United States: A review of the literature. Presented at American Society for Public Administration’s Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Amanda Walden

Walden, A., & Cortelyou-Ward, K. (2018). Data breach locations, types, and associated characteristics among US hospitals. Presented at AUPHA Academic Forum at the Health Information Management Systems Society Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Atalie Ashley West

West, A.A. (2018). Interaction between income, health insurance, and self-rated health. Presented at UCF Graduate Research Forum, Orlando, FL.

West, A.A. (2018). Interaction between income, health insurance, and self-rated health. Presented at 2018 McKnight Mid-Year Research and Writing Conference. Tampa, FL.

West, A.A. (2017) Perioperative nursing and population health. Keynote presentation at Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL.