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Publications 

  • Anderson, E. A., Braun, B., & Walker, S. (2005). Teaching family policy: Advocacy skills education. Journal of Marriage and Family Review. 38, 61-76.
  • Anderson, E.A., Braun, B., Oravecz, L., & Kohler, J. (2003, March). Relationships of rural low income mothers: Implications for marriage-promotion policy initiatives. NCFR Report: Family Focus, F4-F5.
  • Bartl, M. J., & Powell, S. E. (2000). Low-income families and childcare: A rural perspective. Views, Summer, 17-19.
  • Bartl, M. J., Powell, S. E., & Bauer, J. W. (2000). Welfare reform and two-parent family policies. NCFR Report: Family Focus, 45, F9.
  • Barnett, M. A., Yancura, L., Wilmoth, J. & Sano, Y. (2015 under review). Wellbeing among rural grandfamilies in two multigenerational household structures. Submitted to GrandFamilies.
  • Bauer, J.W., Dolan, E. M., & Braun, B. (2011). Applications for the RFS Findings: Programs and Future Research. In J. W. Bauer & E.M. Dolan (Eds).  Rural families and work: (pp. 207-215). Springer New York.
  • Bauer, J. W., & Dolan, E. M. (2011). Rural Families and Work Overview. In J. W. Bauer & E.M. Dolan (Eds).  Rural families and work: (pp. 1-15). Springer New York.
  • Bauer, J. W., & Dolan, E. M. (2011). Theories for Studying Rural Families and Work. In J. W. Bauer & E.M. Dolan (Eds). Rural families and work: (pp. 17-35). Springer New York.
  • Bauer, J. W., Dyk, P. H., Son, S., & Dolan, E. M. (2011). Rural Does Matter: Understanding the Rural Context. In J. W. Bauer & E.M. Dolan (Eds).  Rural families and work:  (pp. 37-54). Springer New York.
  • Bauer, J. W. (2004). RFS Project Basebook. In-depth introduction of the overall project and baseline tables for Wave 1 and Wave 2.
  • Bauer, J. W., Braun, B., & Olson, P. D. (2000). Welfare to well-being framework for research. Journal of Consumer Affairs, 34, 62-81.
  • Berry, A., Katras, M. J., Sano, Y., Lee, J. (in press). Staying-at-home: Cases of rural low-income mothers. In. E. R. Boyd & G. Letherby (Eds.). Stay at home mothers: An international perspective. Bradford, ON, Canada: Pemeter Press.
  • Berry, A., Katras, M. J., Sano, Y. & Lee, J., & Bauer, J. W. (2008). Job Volatility of Rural, Low-Income Mothers: A Mixed Methods Approach.  Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 29, 5-22.
  • Bice-Wigington, T., & Huddleston-Casas, C. (2012). Influencing Self-Reported Health Among Rural Low-Income Women Through Health Care and Social Service Utilization: A Structural Equation Model. Journal of Family Social Work15(5), 417-434.
  • Bird, C. L., Dolan, E. M., & Seiling, S. B. (2011). Resources as the Key to Rural Employment. In J. W. Bauer & E.M. Dolan (Eds). Rural families and work:  (pp. 137-156). Springer New York.
  • Bove, C. F. & Olson C. M. (2006). Obesity in low-income rural women: Qualitative insights about physical activity and eating patterns. Women & Health, 44, 57-78.
  • Braun, B. (2009). Advancing Rural Family Resiliency Research, Education, and Policy. Journal of Family and consumer Sciences, 101(4), 27-31.
  • Braun, B., Kim, J., & Andreson, E. (2009). Family Health and Financial Literacy–Forging the Connection. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences101(3), 51-55.
  • Braun, B. (2008). Rural families speak:  Persistent problems, possible solutions. Journal of Rural Research and Policy. 3(6).  http://newprairiepress.org/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1015&context=ojrrp
  • Braun, B. (2008).  Rural family policy matters. In G.A. Goreham (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Rural America 2nd Edition.  Millerton, NY: Grey House Publishing.
  • Braun, B., & Anderson, E. A. (2005). A multisite, mixed-methods study of rural low-income families. In V. Bengtson, A. Acock, K. Allen, P. Dilworth-Anderson, & D. Klein (Eds.). Sourcebook of family theory and research (pp. 484-487). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Braun, B., & Marghi, J. R. (2003). Rural families speak: Faith, resiliency, and life satisfaction among low-income mothers. Michigan Family Review, 8, 9-18.
  • Braun, B., & Marghi, J.R. (2003, December).  Faith as a resiliency factor for rural, low-income mothers.  NCFR Report:  Family Focus, F6, F8.
  • Braun, B., Lawrence, F., Dyk, P., & Vandergriff-Avery, M. (2002). Southern rural family economic well-being in the context of public assistance. Southern Rural Sociology18, 259-293.
  • Braun, B., & Benning, L. (2001). Welfare reform four years later: The mobilization of the land-grant system.Journal of Extension, 39. Available at http://www.joe.org/joe/2001june/comm1.html
  • Braun, B., Varcoe, K., Lees, N., Burgess Seiling, S. B., Mammen, S., Lawrence, F. C., & Prochaska-Cue, K. (2001). The faces of rural families four years after welfare reform. In S. Hanna (Ed.), Family Relations & Human Development/Family Economics & Resource Management Biennial. The Journal of the FRHD and FERM Division of the American Association of the Family and Consumer Sciences, 4, 144-152.
  • Browder, D., Greder, K., and Jasper Crase, S. (in press). “Individual and family factors related to depression among rural Latina immigrant mothers”. Julian Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University.
  • Carlton, E. L., Simmons, L., & Simmons, E. C. L. A. (2011). Health decision-making among rural women: physician access and prescription adherence. Rural and Remote Health11(1599).
  • Churchill, S. L., Plano Clark, V., Prochaska-Cue, K., & Creswell, J. (2007). Family fun as reported by rural low-income women. Journal of Leisure Research, 39, 271-294.
  • Churchill, S. L. (2005). Family fun in rural areas: Implications for children. Play, Policy, & Practice Connections. Newsletter of the Play, Policy, & Practice Interest Forum of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, 9 (1), 8-9.
  • Churchill, S. L., & Stoneman, Z. (2004). Correlates of family routines in Head Start families. Early Childhood Research and Practices, 6(1), 1-15.
  • Dezfulian, T., Waldeman, J. & Braun, B. (2005, December). Hidden hurdles to resiliency. NCFR Report: Family Focus, 50, F3, F16.
  • Dolan, E. M., Seiling, S. B., Braun, B., & Katras, M. J. (2012). Having Their Say: Rural Mothers Talk about Welfare. Poverty & Public Policy4(2), 1-18.
  • Dolan, E. M., Bauer, J. W., & Katras, M. J. (2011). Making rural employment work. In J. W. Bauer & E.M. Dolan (Eds). Rural families and work:  (pp. 55-76). Springer New York.
  • Dolan, E. M., Bauer, J. W., & Braun, B. (2011). Policy Issues and Applications: Rural Concerns. In J. W. Bauer & E.M. Dolan (Eds). Rural families and work:  (pp. 217-230). Springer New York.
  • Dolan, E. M., Braun, B., Katras, M. J., & Seiling, S. B. (2008). Getting off TANF:  Experiences of rural mothers. Families in Society89, 456-465.
  • Dolan, E. M., Bauer, J. W., Knight, S. E., Seiling, S., Lawrence, F.C., & Mammen, S. (2003).  Rural low-income families face employment obstacles. NCFR Report: Family Focus, 48, F7-F8.
  • Dolan, E. M., Braun, B., & Murphy, J. C. (2003). A dollar short: Financial challenges of working-poor rural families. NCFR Report: Family Focus, 48, F13-F15.
  • Dolan, E. M., Seiling, S. B., Braun, B., & Katras, M. J. (2002). Rural families speak: The challenge of employment. NCFR Report: Family Focus, 47, F4-F5.
  • Garrison, M. E. B., Marks, L., Lawrence, F., & Braun, B. (2004). Religious beliefs, faith community involvement and depression: A study of rural, low-income mothers. Women & Health, 40, 51-62.
  • Ginter, A. C., Maring, E. F., Paleg, B., & Valluri, S. (in press.) Using clicker technology with rural, low-income mothers: Collecting sensitive data anonymously. Journal of Extension.
  • Greder, K., Ihmels, M., Burney, J., Doudna, K. (in press). Obesity in Rural America. In J. Warren and B. Smalley (Eds.). In Rural Public Health. Springer Publishing Company.
  • Greder, K., Slowing, F. R., & Doudna, K. (2012). Latina Immigrant Mothers: Negotiating New Food Environments to Preserve Cultural Food Practices and Healthy Child Eating. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal41(2), 145-160.
  • Greder, K. and Sano, Y. (2011). Health Seeking Behaviors of Rural, Low-income Families. In M. Martha Craft-Rosenberg and S.R. Pehler (Eds.). In Encyclopedia of Family Health. S.R. SAGE Publications, Inc. ISBN: 9781412969185.
  • Greder, K., Cook, C., Garasky, S., Sano, Y., and Randall, B. (2009). Rural Latino immigrant families:  Hunger, housing, and social support. In R. L. Dalla, et al. (Eds.). Strengths and Challenges of New Immigrant Families: Implications for Research, Policy, Education and Service (pp. 345-367). Lexington, MA: The Lexington Press, Inc.
  • Greder, K., Sano, Y., Cook, C. C., Garasky, S., Ortiz, L., & Ontai, L. (2009). Exploring relationships between transnationalism and housing and health risks of rural Latino immigrant families. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 38(2), 186-207.
  • Gudmunson, C. G., Son, S., Lee, J., & Bauer, J. W. (2010). EITC participation and association with financial distress among rural low-income families. Family Relations, 59, 369-382.
  • Grutzmacher, S., & Braun, B. (2008). Food Security Status and Food Resource Management Skills Over Time Among Rural, Low-Income Mothers. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition2(2-3), 81-92.
  • Grutzmacher, S., & Braun, B. (2008). Key differences between food secure and food insecure mothers in rural, low-income families.  An analysis of three waves of the Rural Families Speak study. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, 2, 81-92.
  • Huddleston-Casas, C., Charnigo, R., & Simmons, L.A. (2009).  Food insecurity and maternal depression in rural, low-income families: A longitudinal investigation.  Public Health Nutrition. 12(8), 1133.
  • Katras, M.J., Dolan, E.M. Seiling, S.B., & Braun, B.  (2009). The bumpy road off TANF for rural mothers.  Family Science Review, 14(1).   
  • Katras, M. J., Zuiker, V. S., & Bauer, J. W. (2004). Private safety net: Childcare resources from the perspective of rural low-income families. Family Relations, 53, 201-209.
  • Katras, M. J., Dolan, E. M., Braun, B., & Seiling, S. B, (2002). Rural families speak: Making ends meet after welfare reform. NCFR Report: Family Focus, 47, F3-F4.
  • Kelly, E. B. (2007). The work of coordinating child care for rural low-income mothers.  In B. A. Arrighi & D. J. Maume (Eds.), Child Poverty in America Today, Vol. 1: Families and Children (pp. 101-119). Westport: Praegeri.
  • Kim, E-J., Seiling, S. B., Stafford, K., & Richards, L. (2005). Rural low-income women’s employment and mental health.  Journal of Rural Community Psychology, E8 (2).  http://www.marshall.edu/jrcp/Archives.html
  • Kim, E., Geistfeld, L. V., & Seiling, S. B. (2003). Factors affecting health care decisions of rural poor women.Asian Women, 16, 73-85.
  • Kohler, J., Anderson, E., Oravecz, L., & Braun, B. (2004). Relationship constellations and dynamics of low-income rural mothers.  Affilia Journal of Women and Social Work, 19, 160-173.
  • Kropczynski, J. N. & Dyk, P. H. (2012). Insights into Housing Affordability for Rural Low-Income Families.Housing and Society39 (2), 125-148.
  • Lee, J., Katras, M. J., & Bauer, J. W. (2010). Values underlying rural low-income mothers’ voices about welfare and welfare reform: An inductive analysis. International Journal of Human Ecology, 11(2), 63-75.
  • Lee, J., Katras, M.J., & Bauer, J.W. (2009). Children’s birthday celebrations from the lived experiences of low-income rural mothers. Journal of Family Issues 30(4), 532,553.
  • Lent, M. D., Petrovic, L. E., Swanson, J. A., & Olson, C. M. (2009). Maternal mental health and the persistence of food insecurity in poor rural families. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved20(3), 645-661.
  • Kim, E-J., Seiling, S. B., Stafford, K., & Richards, L. (2005). Rural low-income women’s employment and mental health.  Journal of Rural Community Psychology, E8 (2).  http://www.marshall.edu/jrcp/8_2_Eun.htm
  • Mammen, S., Dolan, E., & Seiling, S.B. (2014). Explaining the poverty of rural families using an economic well-being continuum. Journal of Family and Economic Issues. Doi: 10.1007/s10834-014-9405-4.
  • Mammen, S., & Sano, Y. (2013). RFSH Project Basebook. An introduction of the overall project including baseline tables for Wave 1.    
  • Mammen, S., & Sano, Y. (2012). Gaining Access to Economically Marginalized Rural Populations: Lessons Learned from Nonprobability Sampling. Rural Sociology77(3), 462-482.
  • Mammen, S., Lawrence, F. C., Marie, P. S., Berry, A. A., & Knight, S. E. (2011). The earned income tax credit and rural families: Differences between non-participants and participants. Journal of Family and Economic Issues32(3), 461-472.
  • Mammen, S., Lawrence, F. C., & Lee, J. (2011). The earned income tax credit: An incentive to rural employment. In J. W. Bauer & E.M. Dolan (Eds). Rural families and work:  (pp. 185-205). Springer New York.
  • Mammen, S., Bauer, J. W., & Lass, D. (2009). Life satisfaction among rural low-income mothers: The influence of health, human, personal, and social capital. Applied Research in Quality of Life4(4), 365-386.
  • Mammen, S., Lass, D., & Seiling, S. B. (2009). Labor force supply decisions of rural low-Income mothers. The Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 30. http://www.springerlink.com/content/r4g030p92x053040/fulltext.pdf
  • Mammen, S., Bauer, J.W. & Richards, L. (2009). Understanding persistent food insecurity: A paradox of place and circumstance. Social Indicators Research, 92:151-168.
  • Mammen, S., & Lawrence, F. C. (2006). How rural working families use the Earned Income Tax Credit: A mixed method analysis. Financial Counseling and Planning, 17, 51-63.
  • Manoogian, M. M., Jurich, J., Sano, Y., & Ko, J. L. (in press). “My Kids Are More Important Than Money” Parenting Expectations and Commitment Among Appalachian Low-Income Mothers. Journal of Family Issues.
  • Manoogian, M., Bowman, S. R., & Driscoll, D. M. (2007). Strengthening our partnering efforts to aid rural, low-income families by listening to employer experiences.  Journal of Extension, 45, 1RIB2. Available at http://www.joe.org/joe/2007february/rb2.shtml  
  • Maring, L.F., &  Braun, B. (2007). Drug, alcohol and tobacco use in rural, low-income families:  An ecological and resilience perspective. Journal of Rural Community Psychology, 9 (1).  http://www.marshall.edu/jrcp/Maring%20and%20Braun.pdf
  • Maring, E. F., & Braun, B. (2005, March). Rural, low-income families experience barriers to substance abuse services. NCFR Report: Family Focus, 50, F19-F20.
  • Noonan, D., Bice-Wigington, T., Huddleston-Case, C.A., Sloan, R., & Simmons, L.A., (2014). Multiple behavioral risk for chronic disease in rural women. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 47, S222.
  • Noonan, D., Dardas, L., Bice-Wigington, T., Huddleston-Casas, C. A., Sloan, R., Benjamin, R., Choi, S. & Simmons, L. A., Understanding multiple behavioral risk factors for cancer in rural women. Revise and Resubmit. Public Health Nursing. Awaiting response from revision. 
  • Olson C. M., Bove, C. F., & Miller, E. O. (2007). Growing up poor:  Long-term implications for eating patterns and body weight.  Appetite, 49, 198-107.
  • Olson, C. M., & Bove, C.F. (2005). Obesity in rural women:  Emerging risk factors and hypotheses.  In R. T. Coward, L. A. Davis, C. H. Gold, H. Smickilas-Wright, L. E. Thorndyke, & F.W.Vondracek (Eds.), Rural Women's Health:  Linking Mental, Behavioral, and Physical Health (pp. 63-81). New York: Springer Publishing
  • Olson, C. M., Anderson, K., Kiss, E., Lawrence, F., & Seiling, S. B. (2004). Factors protecting against and contributing to food insecurity in rural families.  Food Economics and Nutrition Review 16, 12-20.
  • Ontai, L., Sano, Y., Hatton, H., & Conger, K.J. (2008). Low-Income Rural Mothers’ Perceptions of Parent Confidence: Role of Family Health Problems and Partner Status.  Family Relations, 57, 324-334.
  • Parra-Cardona, J. R., Bulock, L., Imig, D. R., Villarruel, F. A. & Gold , S. J. (2006). “Trabajondo duro todos los dias”: Learning from the life experiences of Latino migrant families. Family Relations, 55, 361-375. 
  • Plumb, J., & Braun, B. (2007). Rural low income women’s struggles and strength: A call to change. Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences, 6http://www.kon.org/urc/v6/plumb.html  
  • Powell, S. E., & Bauer, J. W. (2010). Resource use of rural low-income families caring for children with disabilities. Journal of Children and Poverty16(1), 67-83.
  • Reschke, K., & Walker, S. (2006). Mothers’ child caregiving and employment commitments and choices in the context of rural poverty. Affilia: The Journal of Women and Social Work, 21, 306-319.
  • Reschke, K., Manoogian, M., Richards, L., Walker, S., & Seiling, S. B. (2006). Maternal grandmothers as child care providers for rural, low-income mothers: A unique child care arrangement. Journal of Children and Poverty, 12, 159-174.
  • Reschke, K., & Walker, S. (2005, December). Grandmothers as child caregivers: A unique child care arrangement. Occasional paper series, number 15. Perspectives on family, friend and neighbor child care: Research, programs and policy. (pp. 33-37). New York: Bank Street College of Education.
  • Reschke, K., & Walker, S. (2003). Difficult choices: Low-income mothers struggle to balance caregiving and employment. NCFR Report: Family Focus, 48, F8-F9.
  • Sano, Y., Manoogian, M. M. & Ontai, L. L. (2012). “The Kids Still Come First” Creating Family Stability During Partnership Instability in Rural, Low-Income Families. Journal of Family Issues, 33(7), 942-965.
  • Sano, Y., Garasky, S., Greder, K. A., Cook, C. C., & Browder, D. E. (2011). Understanding food insecurity among Latino immigrant families in rural America. Journal of Family and Economic Issues32(1), 111-123.
  • Sano, Y., & Manoogian, M. (2011). “I wanted a fresh start from where I was:” Rural low-income women’s experiences of multiple partnership transitions. Michigan Family Review15(1), 1-15.http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/p/pod/dod-idx?c=mfr;idno=4919087.0015.101
  • Sano, Y., & Richards, L. N. (2011). Physical Health, Food Security, and Economic Well-Being: The Rural Perspective. In J. W. Bauer & E.M. Dolan (Eds).  Rural families and work:  (pp. 77-98). Springer New York.
  • Sano, Y., Richards, L. N., & Lee, J. (2011). Invisible Barriers to Employment: Mental and Behavioral Health Problems. In J. W. Bauer & E.M. Dolan (Eds).  Rural families and work:  (pp. 99-116). Springer New York.
  • Sano, Y., Katras, M. J., Lee, J., Bauer, J. W., & Berry, A. A. (2010). Working toward sustained employment: A closer look on intermittent employment of rural, low-income mothers. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services91(4), 342-349.
  • Sano, Y., Dolan, E.M., Richards, L.N., Bauer, J., & Braun, B. (2008). Employment patterns, family resources, and perception: Examining depressive symptoms among rural low-income mothers. Journal of Rural Community Psychology.
  • Sano, Y., Richards, L. N., & Zvonkovic, A. M. (2008). Are mothers really “gatekeepers” of children? Rural mothers’ perception of nonresident father’s involvement after separation. Journal of Family Issues.
  • Sano, Y. (2005). The unanticipated consequences of promoting father involvement: A feminist perspective. In V. L. Bengtson, A. C. Acock, K. R. Allen, P. Dilworth-Anderson, & D. M. Klein (Eds.) Sourcebook of family theory & research. (pp. 355-356). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Seiling, S. B., Manoogian, M. M., & Son, S. (2011). “I Don’t Know How We Would Make It”— Social Support in Rural Low-Income Families. In J. W. Bauer & E.M. Dolan (Eds).  Rural families and work:  (pp. 157-183). Springer New York.
  • Seiling, S. B.  (2006). Changes in the lives of rural low-income mothers:  Do resources play a role in stress?Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 13, 19-42.
  • Seiling, S. B. (2003). Factors affecting health care decisions of rural poor women. Asian Women16, 73-86. 
  • Simmons, L.A., Noonan, D., Bice-Wigington, T., Sloan, R.. Central adiposity, BMI, and depression among rural US women. Nearing submission (anticipated May 2016). *Adding an analysis with smoking for SNRT presentation submission. 
  • Simmons, L., Huddleston-Casas, C. A., Morgan, K. A., & Feldman, D. (2012). Mixed methods study of management of health conditions in rural low-income families: implications for health care policy in the USA. Rural and Remote Health12(1879).
  • Simmons, L. A., Anderson, E. A., & Braun, B. (2008). Health needs and health care utilization among rural, low-income women. Women & Health47(4), 53-69.
  • Simmons, L. A., Braun, B, Charnigo, R. C., Havens, J. R. & Wright, D. W. (2008). Depression and poverty among rural women: A relationship of social causation or social selection? Journal of Rural Health24(3), 292-298.
  • Simmons, L. A., Braun, B., Wright, D. W., & Miller, S. R. (2007) Human capital, social support, and long-term economic well-being among rural, low-income mothers: A latent growth curve analysis. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 28, 635-652.
  • Simmons, L. A., Dolan, E. M., & Braun, B. (2007).  Rhetoric and reality of economic self-sufficiency among rural, low-income families:  A longitudinal study.  Journal of Family and Economic Issues28.
  • Simmons, L. A., Huddleston-Casas, C. A., & Berry, A. A. (2007). Low-income rural women and depression: Factors associated with self-reporting. American Journal of Health Behavior, 31, 657-666.
  • Simmons-Wescott, L. A., & Braun, B. (2004, March). Depression: A deterrent to psychological well-being among poor, rural mothers. NCFR Report:  Family Focus, F5-F7.
  • Son, S., Dyk, P. H., Bauer, J. W. & Katras, M. J. (2011). Barriers to Employment Among Low-Income Mothers in Rural United States Communities. International Journal of Human Ecology, 12:37-49.http://ruralfamiliesspeak.org/uploads/BarriersToEmployment.pdf
  • Son, S., & Bauer, J. W. (2010) Employed rural, low-income, single mothers’ family and work over time. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 31(1), 107-120.
  • Swanson, J. A., Olson, C. M., Miller, E. O., & Lawrence, F. A. (2008). Rural mothers’ use of formal programs and informal social supports to meet family food needs: A mixed methods study.  Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 29.    http://www.springerlink.com/content/l62x182554871302/
  • Tabatabaei-Moghaddam, H., Sano, Y. & Mammen, S. (2014). A Case Study in Creating Oral Health Messages for Rural Low-income Families: A Comparison to the Cultural Appropriateness (CA) Framework. Health Promotion Practice, 15(5), 646-53. doi: 10.1177/1524839914533567.
  • Urban, J. A., & Olson, P. N. (2005). A comprehensive employment model for low-income mothers. Journal of Family and Economic Issues26(1), 101-122.
  • Vandergriff-Avery, M., Anderson, E. A., & Braun, B. (2004). Resiliency capacities among rural low-income families. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services, 85, 562-570.
  • Varcoe, K. P., Lees, N. B., & López, M. L. (2004). Rural Latino families in California are missing earned income tax benefits. California Agriculture, 58, 24-27.
  • Varcoe, K. P., Lees, N. B., López, M. L., Seiling, S. B., Lawrence, F. C., & Knight, S. E. (2003). The earned income tax credit and rural families. In J. L. Cunningham (Ed.) Family Relations & Human Development/Family Economics & Resource Management Biennial. The Journal of the FRHD and FERM Division of the American Association of the Family and Consumer Sciences, 5, 144-153.
  • Walker, S. K., & Manoogian, M. M. (2011). The Challenge of Child Care for Rural Low-Income Mothers. In J. W. Bauer & E.M. Dolan (Eds). Rural families and work:  (pp. 117-136). Springer New York.
  • Walker, S. K., & Reschke, K. L. (2004). Child care use by low- income families in rural areas: A contemporary look at the influence of women's work and partner availability. Journal of Children and Poverty, 10, 149-167.
  • Walker, S. & Reschke, K. (2003). Child care issues facing contemporary rural families. NCFR Report: Family Focus, 48, F5-F6.
  • Woodford, M., & Mammen, S. (2010). Escaping Poverty: Rural Low-Income Mothers' Opportunity to Pursue Post-Secondary Education. Career and Technical Education Research35(2), 81-102.

Proceedings & Abstracts 

  • Abdul-Rahman, F., & Seiling, S. B. (2005). Life skill as household’s human capital for women living in rural areas. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Hawaii conference on International Social Sciences, 44-64. 
  • Bauer, J. W., Son, S., Lee, J., Katras, M. J., Sano, Y., & Berry, A. (2009, July). Challenges with employment: Trajectories and supportive environments. Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council of Consumer Interests, 55, 78-80. Paper presented at Special Session, Low-income rural mothers' support for employment:  Policy implications. Milwaukee, WI.
  • Bauer, J. W., & Dolan, E. (2003). The impact of financial life skills and knowledge of community resources on food security [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Fifth Conference of the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (p. 151). Frankfurt, Germany: International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies.
  • Bauer, J. W., Imig, D. R., Dyk, P. H., & Seiling, S. B. (2003). The well-being of rural low-income families in the context of welfare reform. Spatial inequality: Continuity and change in territorial stratification: Proceedings of a joint meeting with the Rural Sociological Society, American Agricultural Economics Society and the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society. Montreal, Quebec.http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/bauer-etal.pdf
  • Braun, B., & Dyk, P. (2003). Rural families speak about quality of life issues: The impact of health conditions on food security [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Fifth Conference of the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (p. 152). Frankfurt, Germany: International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies.
  • Braun, B. & Dyk, P. H. (2001). Making ends meet for low-income rural families: How they do it and how it influences financial well-being. In H. E. Spotts, H. L. Meadow, & S. Grzeskowiak (Eds.), How to measure quality of life in diverse populations: Proceedings of the fourth Conference of the International Society of Quality-of-Life (p. 43). Blacksburg, VA.
  • Braun, B., & Vandergriff-Avery, M. (2001). Facing the facts of the well-being of rural low-income women in the context of welfare reform. Proceedings of the Women's Policy Institute Conference (pp. 276-279). Washington, DC: Women's Policy Research Institute.
  • Bauer, J. W., & Braun, B. (2001). Framing the issue of financial wellness and quality of life for low-income families: What's known and how to measure to capture the diversity [Abstract]. In H. E. Spotts, H. L. Meadow, & S. Grzeskowiak (Eds.), How to measure quality of life in diverse populations: Proceedings of the fourth Conference of the International Society of Quality-of-Life (p. 41). Blacksburg, VA.
  • Bird, C. L., & Bauer, J. W. (2009). Understanding the factors that influence the opportunity for education and training. Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council of Consumer Interest55, 83-85.
  • Bove, C. F., & Olson, C. M. (2004, October). Obesity in rural low-income New York women. 2004 National Rural Women’s Health Conference: Improving the Health of Women: Meeting the Challenges of the Rural Setting. Hershey, PA. 
  • Cook, C.C.; Bentziger, A.C.; Greder, K; Garasky, S; Sano,Y; Ontai, L; & Browder, D. (2008). The road to homeownership: Examining housing histories among recent Latino immigrants. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Housing Education and Research Association. Indianapolis, IN, p.p. 33-38.
  • Cook, C. C., Greder, K. A., Garasky, S., & Randall, B. (2006, October). Housing hardship and food insecurity: Understanding the circumstances of rural Latinos. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Housing Education and Research Association. Ithaca, NY.
  • Dolan, E. M., Seiling, S., & Harris, S. (2009). Work constraints of rural, low income mothers and their partners.Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council of Consumer Interest55, 83-85.
  • Dolan, E.M., Braun, B. Seiling, S.B., & Katras, M.J., (2008 February). Rural, low-income mothers’ attitudes about welfare. Proceedings of the Eastern Family Economics and Resource Management Association Conference, Savannah, GA. Abstract  http://www.fermascholar.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/rural_low_income_dolan.pdf
  • Dolan, E. M., Seiling, S. B., & Glesner, T. (2006, February). Making it work: Rural low-income women in service jobs. Proceedings of the Eastern Family Economics and Resource Management Association Conference, February 23-25, Knoxville, TN, 38-46.  http://www.fermascholar.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/5-making-it-work.pdf
  • Dolan, E.M., Mammen, S., Bauer, J., & Seiling, S. (2005). Stability of employment of rural low-income mothers and their access to employer benefits. Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council on Consumer Interests, 51, 221-224. 
  • Dolan, E. M., Richards, L, Sano, Y., Bauer, J., & Braun, B. (2005). Linkages between employment patterns and depression over time: The case of low-income rural mothers. Consumer Interests AnnualProceedings of the American Council on Consumer Interests, 51
  • Dolan, E. M., Bosch, K., Braun, B., Kelly, B., Kiss, E., Knight, S. E., Lawrence, F. C., Mammen, S., Prochaska-Cue, K., & Seiling, S. (2002). Conceptualizing the interface between family and labor force participation for rural limited resource families. In P. Bonner (Ed.). Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council of Consumer Interests, 48.
  • Dolan, E. M., Lawrence, F. C., Richards, L, Pamulapati, S., Merrill, M., Corson, C., & Harrington, E. (2000). Living in poverty: A preliminary report based on the pilot data of NC-223. Rural low-income families: Tracking their well-being and functioning in the context of welfare reform. In A. Prawiz (Ed.), Proceedings of the Eastern Family Economics-Resource Management Association, 1-13.
  • Drennen, N. H., & Makela, C. J. (2001). Welfare reform: People and polices. In A. Martin (Ed.), Proceeding of the Western Regional Home Management Family Economics Educators Conference. Long Beach, CA. Pp. 63-64.
  • Dyk, P. H., Bauer, J. W., & Katras, M. J. (2006). Rural contexts, opportunities and responses: vulnerable families’ realities for labor force participation. Proceedings of the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society.  Louisville, KY.
  • Dyk, P. H., Braun, B. & Simmons, L.A. (2004).  Low income rural women’s well-being: A case for customizing policy. Proceedings of the Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA.
  • Dyk, P. H., & Braun, B. (2003). Rural families speak: The impact of family health conditions of food security.Proceedings of Rural Sociological Society annual meeting. Montreal, Quebec.
  • Greder, K. and Doudna, K. (in press). Examining the health literacy of rural Latina immigrant mothers and their use of the Internet to seek health information. Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors)-Latinos in the Heartland: Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Greder, K., Young, S., and Sano, Y., (2011). Health insurance and health issues among rural, low Income families of Mexican origin in the U.S. Proceedings of the Ninth Biennial Conference of the Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association (ACFEA), Seoul, Korea.
  • Kim, E., Seiling, S. B., Varcoe, K. (2004). Rural poor women's medical service use: Does race make a difference? Proceedings of Eastern Family Economics and Resource Management Association, Tampa, Florida.
  • Kim, E., Seiling, S. B., & Varcoe, K. (2004). Rural poor women's medical service use: Does race make a difference? In J. J. Fox (Ed.) Proceedings of the Eastern Family Economics and Resource Management Association, 59-70, Orlando, Florida.
  • Kim, E., Geistfeld, L. V., & Seiling, S. B. (2003). The disenfranchised poor: Rural low-income women's health care decisions. Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council of Consumer Interests, 49.   
  • Kim, E., & Geistfeld, L. V. (2003). Is she working enough? Rural poor women's unemployment and depression. Proceedings of Rural Sociological Society annual meeting. Montreal, Quebec.
  • Lawrence, F., Mammen, S., Kiss, E., Seiling, S. B., & Varcoe, K. (2004, November). Use of the earned income credit by rural working families. Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education Conference.Proceedings of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, 51-52.
  • Lawrence, F. C., & Mammen, S. (2004, February). Rural working families’ use of earned income credit. The 32nd Conference for Eastern Family Economics and Resource Management Association. Tampa, FL. 14.
  • Lawrence, F., Swanson, J., Anderson, K., & Olson, C (2004, February). Low income rural families: How formal and informal supports address food needs. The 32nd Conference for Eastern Family Economics and Resource Management Association, Tampa, FL. 27-29.
  • Lawrence, F. C., Garrison E. B., Bauer, J. W., Braun, B., & Dolan, E. (2002). Economic well-being of low income rural families in the context of welfare reform: Preliminary findings. In M. J. Alhabeeb (Ed.),Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Eastern Family Economics-Resource Management Association, 122-125.
  • Lawrence, F. C., Dolan, E., Makela, C. J., Varcoe, K. P., Metzen, E., & Bauer, J. W. (2000). Rural low-income families: Tracking their well-being: Proceedings of the American Council of Consumer Interests. In R. Avery (Ed.), Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council of Consumer Interest, 46, 221.
  • Lawrence, F. C., Prochaska-Cue, K., Varcoe, K. P., Bauer, J. W., Dolan, E., Knight, S. E., & Williams, F. (2000). Tracking well-being of rural low-income families. In J. E. Morris, & C. R. Hayhoe (Eds.), Proceedings of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, 40.
  • Mammen, S. & Seiling, S. (2009). Policies that support the employment decision of low-income rural mothers.Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council of Consumer Interest, 55.
  • Mammen, S., Dolan, E. & Seiling, S.B. (2009). Poverty spells and rural families: Who gets on, who gets off the welfare rolls. In Schroder (ed.) Consumer09: Proceedings for International Consumer Sciences Research Conference. Edinburgh, Scotland, 108-112.
  • Mammen, S., Bauer, J. and Richards, L. (2008). A paradox of place and circumstance: Food consumption behavior among rural low-income families. Proceedings of the International Association of Research in Economic Psychology and Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics. Rome, Italy.
  • Mammen, S., Bauer, J., and Lass, D. (2008). Low-income rural mothers make employment decisions.Proceedings of the Eastern Family Economics and Resource Management Conference. Savannah, GA.
  • Mammen, S., & Lawrence, F. C. (2008). Losing out on the earned income tax credit: Differences between EITC recipients and eligible, non-recipients. Proceedings of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, (pp.7).
  • Mammen, S., & Lawrence, F. (2006). Use of the earned income tax credit by rural working families.Proceedings of the 33rd Conference of the Eastern Family Economics-Resource Management Association, 29-37. http://www.fermascholar.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/4-use-of-the-earned-income.pdf
  • Mammen, S., & Lawrence, F. C. (2006). Use of the earned income tax credit by rural working families.Proceedings of the 33rd Conference of the Eastern Family Economics-Resource Management Association, 29-37.
  • Mammen, S., Lass, D., & Seiling, S. B. (2006, July). To work or not to work: How rural low-income mothers make employment decisions. Proceedings of Behavioral Economics and Economic Psychology conference.Paris, France.
  • Mammen, S. & Dolan, E. (2005). Leaving poverty: Barriers and supports. In Global Forces and Individual Coping Strategies for Rural Poverty. Proceedings of the Regional Rural Poverty conference. Published by the Northeast Center for Rural Development. pp. 6-8.
  • Mammen, S., Bauer, J., & Varcoe, K. (2004, November). Quality of life among rural low-income families.Proceedings of the Conference of the International Society of Quality-of-Life Studies, Philadelphia, PA, 127.
  • Mammen, S., Lawrence, F., Seiling, S., Varcoe, K. & Kiss, E. (2004, March). Rural working families use of earned income tax credit. Eastern Family Economics Association Proceedings, Tampa, FL. 14.
  • Mammen, S., May, G., Mietlicki, S., & Mead, M. (2001). Financial hardship and food insecurity among rural low-income families. How to measure quality of life in diverse Populations: Proceedings of the Fourth Conference of the International Society of Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS), 4:88-89.
  • Reina, A., Greder, K., and Lee, T. (in press). Meanings and strategies for good health: Perspectives of Latina immigrant mothers in rural Iowa. Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Cambio de Colores Change of Colors- Latinos in the Heartland: Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Sano, Y., Dolan, E. M., Richards, L. N., Bauer, J., & Braun, B. (2008, July). Employment patterns, family resources, and perception: Examining depressive symptoms among rural low-income mothers. American Agricultural Economics Association & American Council on Consumer Interest joint conference. Orland, FL.Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council of Consumer Interest, 54.  
  • Seiling, S., Mammen, S., & Dolan, E. (2007). Moving towards transnational research on the role of extended families in the well-being of mothers and children. Extended and Extending Families International Conference. University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Seiling, S. B., Stafford, K., McCabe, S., & Reschke, K. (2006, February). Social support as a means to well-being for rural low-income mothers. Proceedings of the Eastern Family Economics and Resource Management Association Conference, February 23-25, Knoxville, TN, 88-100.  http://www.fermascholar.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/20-social-support-as-a-means.pdf
  • Seiling, S. B., Varcoe, K., DeVitto, Z., & Kim, E-J. (2005). Ethnic differences in predictors of health care use among low-income, rural women. Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council of Consumer Interests, 51, 216-220.  http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/seilings-ethnic-differences.pdf
  • Seiling, S. B., Bauer, J. W., Braun, B., Dolan, E., & Lawrence, F. C. (2001). Revisiting the welfare to work framework for research, education, and outreach. In R. J. Avery (Ed.), Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council of Consumer Interests, 47, 1-5.
  • Seiling, S. B., Bauer, J. W., & Dyk, P. H. (2001). With a little support from our friends: The role of family and community support in financial well-being of rural low-income families. In H. E. Spotts, H. L. Meadow, & S. Grzeskowiak (Eds.), How to measure quality of life in diverse populations: Proceedings of the fourthConference of the International Society of Quality-of-Life (p. 43). Blacksburg, VA: International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies.
  • Seiling, S. B., Bauer, J. W., Braun, B., Dolan, E., & Lawrence, F. C. (2001). Revisiting the welfare to work framework for research, education, and outreach. In R. J. Avery (Ed.), Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council of Consumer Interests, 47, 1-5.
  • Seiling, S. B., Dolan, E., Mammen, S., Zhao, J., Mead, M., Knight, S., & Dyk, P. (2001). How do they manage: Financial management priorities and strategies for low-income mothers. In J. Kim (Ed.), Proceedings of the Eastern Family Economics-Resource Management Association (pp.1-2). Lexington, KY.
  • Seo, J., Stafford, K., & Seiling, S.B. (2005). Mothers’ share of child care in rural low-income families.Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council of Consumer Interests, 51, 107-120.http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/seiling-mothers-share.pdf
  • Simmons, L. A., Berry, A. A., Huddleston-Casas, C. A., & Dyk, P. H. (2006, November). Low-income rural mothers experiencing depression: Characteristics associated with self-reporting. American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.  http://apha.confex.com/apha/134am/techprogram/paper_129772.htm
  • Simmons, L.A., Dolan, E.M., & Braun, B. (2006, February). The state of rural women’s economic & health status: KY, MD, NH. In B.J. Cude ed. Proceedings of the 33rd Conference for the EFERMA, pp. 47-49. Knoxville, TN. http://www.fermascholar.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/6-the-state-of-rural.pdf
  • Steva, E. and Bauer, J.W. (2007, April). An examination of TANF and its effects on the quality of life for rural, low-income families. [Abstract] 21st National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Dominican University of California, San Rafael, CA. 
  • Swanson, J., Lawrence, F., Anderson, K., & Olson, C. (2004). Low-income rural families: How formal and informal supports address food needs. Proceedings of the 32nd Conference of the Eastern Family Economics-Resource Management Association (pp. 27-29).
  • Varcoe, K. P., Bauer, J. W., & Mammen, S. (2003). Rural families speak about quality of life issues: An overview of the study [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Fifth Conference of the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (p. 150). Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Varcoe, K. P., Lees, N., & López, M. (2003). Rural families speak: the impact of family relationships on food security [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Fifth Conference of the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies(p. 153). Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Williams, F, & Kiss, E. (2001). Financial wellness and quality of life of low-income rural Indiana families. In H. E. Spotts, H. L. Meadow, & S. Grzeskowiak (Eds.), How to measure the quality of life in diverse populations:Proceedings of the Fourth Conference of the International Society of Quality of Life Studies (p. 7). Blacksburg, VA.

Policy Briefs, Fact Sheets, & Reports  

  • Anderson, E., Braun, B., Oravecz, L., & Kohler, J. (2004). Rural mothers speak about relationships. Research brief. 
  • Anderson, K., & Swanson, J. (2002).  Rural families: Welfare reform and food stamps. http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/rural-families-brief2.pdf
  • Bird, C.L., Morrison, P., Waybright, L., & Katras, M. J. (2007, September). Extension and research in action: Communicating and creating public value.  National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. St. Paul, MN. http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/NEAFCS-BIRD.pdf
  • Bauer, J. W., Katras, M. J., Lee, J., Sano, Y., Richards, L., Swanson, J., & Seiling, S. (2007). Rural prosperity: A longitudinal study of rural communities and rural low-income families. National Research Initiative Cooperative Grant Program final report (PDF). 
  • Bauer, J. W., Lee, J., & Berry, A. A. (2007). Job volatility of rural, low-income mothers Research brief.   
  • Bauer, J. W., Braun, B., & Dyk, P. H. (2003). Health and the economic well-being of rural families. A public policy fact sheet. National Council on Family Relations.    
  • Bauer, J. W., & Braun, B. (2002).  Rural families and welfare issues.
  • Bauer, J., & Braun, B. (2002, August). Rural families and welfare issues. Policy brief.  Disseminated by the NC223 multi-state research project to members of Congress, interested policy organizations, members of the media and citizens. 
  • Berry, A. A. (2007). Tax time may mean money back to you (fact sheet).http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/NEAFCS-BERRY1.pdf
  • Berry, A. A. (2007). Income tax planning and spending (fact sheet).http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/NEAFCS-BERRY2.pdf
  • Braun, B., Maring, E.F., & Paleg, B. (2013). Family & health research brief. University of Maryland Extension Bulletin EBR-16. http://extension.umd.edu/sites/default/files/_docs/articles/EBR-16%202013%20Family%20and%20Health%20Research%20Brief%20-%20Clickers.pdf
  • Braun, B., & Huddleston-Casas, C. (2006). Laboring towards economic self-sufficiency: A public policy perspectivehttp://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/may-policy-brief.pdf
  • Braun, B., Kronk, A., Neels, D. & Palumbo, F. (2006). Pharmacy matters to rural Marylanders:  Costs and consequences.    
  • Braun, B., & Waldman, J. (2006). Engaging unheard voices final report to the Kettering Foundation. Unpublished report.  College Park: University of Maryland.
  • Braun, B. (2003).  Narrowed paths to economic well-being. Commissioned for distribution to members of the Maryland press by the University Of Maryland Office Of University Relations.
  • Braun, B. (2003). Barriers to mental health access for rural residents. Testimony presented at the request of the Maryland General Assembly's Access to Mental Health Task Force.  http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/md-mental-health-task-force.pdf
  • Braun, B., & Rudd, M. (2003). About mental healthMaryland rural families speak.  Issue Brief. 
  • Braun, B., Rudd, M., & Anderson, E. (2003). Social support: Key to educational outcomes for rural, teenage mothers. Policy research brief available for citizens and policy makers.   http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/teen-moms.pdf
  • Braun, B. (2002).  About food security.  Maryland rural families speak. Issue Brief.  
  • Braun, B. (2002).  Life in a state of poverty.  Maryland rural families speak. Issue Brief. 
  • Braun, B., & Rudd, M. (2002). About healthMaryland rural families. Issue Brief.  
  • Braun, B., & Rudd, M. (2002). About public assistance. Maryland rural families speak.  Issue Brief. 
  • Braun, B., Rudd, M., & Grimes, O. (2002). About employmentMaryland rural families speak. Issue Brief. 
  • Bulock, L. A., Ames, B. A., & Imig, D. R. (2008, March). Mexican origin migrant families: The role of culture in the resilience process. Research Brief, Michigan State University.
  • Bulock, L. A., Parra-Cardona, J. R., Ames, B. A., & Imig, D. R. (2008, March). Rural families speak: Themes and findings. Policy Brief, Michigan State University.
  • Churchill, S., Prochaska-Cue, M.K., Bosch, K., & Huddleston-Casas, C. (2007). Nebraska family demographics of the multi-state project "Rural low-income families: Monitoring the well-being and functioning in the context of welfare reform". University of Nebraska-Lincoln Research Bulletin RB348. http://www.ianrpubs.unl.edu/epublic/live/rb348/build/rb348.pdf
  • Dyk, P. H. & Kropczynski, J.  (2008). Kentucky rural low-income families speak about challenges to labor force participation, health, and food security. (Fact Sheet)
  • Ginter, A. & Duggal, M. (2013). Clickers: Voice with anonymity--Implications for research. College Park, MD: University of Maryland Extension. 
  • Greder, K., Bao, J., Ontai, L. (2016).  Rural families speak about health project; Family influences on health and well-being of rural children in low-income households. (Research Brief)
  • Greder, K. Holman, E. Izenstark, D. Mendez, S. Oswald, R. (2014). Strengthening services for LGBTQ clients: best practice for rural low-income service providers. Retrieved from http://hcd.illinois.edu/people/faculty/oswald_ramona_f/documents/StrengtheningservicesforLGBTQclients-Bestpracticerecommendationsforrurallow-incomeservicepro.pdf
  • Greder, K., Cook, C., Garasky, S., & Ortiz, L. (2008). Latino immigrants in Iowa and the United States: Food and housing insecurity (policy brief).  http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/latino-policy-brief.pdf.
  • Greder, K., Cook, C., Garasky, S., Bentzinger, A. (2008). Meeting needs of new Latino immigrant families. College of Human Sciences Policy Brief.
  • Greder, K., Cook, C., Garasky, S., & Ortiz, L. (2007, June). Latino immigrants: Food and housing insecurity. Policy Brief.  Iowa State University, University Extension.  http://www.extension.iastate.edu/Publications/SP305.pdf
  • Grutzmacher, S. & Braun, B. (2004). Food resource management: Key to food security outcomes among rural, low-income families.               
  • Islam, J. C. S., & Braun, B. (2004). Social support: Key to psychological well-being among rural, low-income mothers (research brief). http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/social-support.pdf
  • Katras, M. J., Zuiker, V. S., & Bauer, J. W. (2007). Private safety net: Childcare resources in rural low-income families. Research brief.  
  • Lawrence, F. C., Berry, A. A., Tiller, V., & Burczyk-Brown, J. J. (2004). Rural low-income families speak: Living in rural Louisiana (Research Information Sheet #109). Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana Agricultural Center, 1-12.
  • Lee, J., Katras, M. J., & Bauer, J. W. (2008). Children’s birthday celebrations in low-income rural families (research brief).  http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/lee-birthday.pdf
  • Mammen, S., Braun, B., Sano, Y. & Maring, E.F. (2012). Core Health Messages: A strategy to improve health and well-being of rural, low-income families. Message brief.http://ruralfamiliesspeak.org/uploads/CoreHealthMessageBrief.pdf
  • Mammen, S., & Lawrence, F. C. (2007). How rural working families use the Earned Income Tax Credit: A mixed method analysis (research brief).  http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/NEAFCS-MAMMEN.pdf
  • Mendez, S., Holman, E., Oswald, R., & Izenstark, D. (2015). (accepted, in press). Minority stress in the context of rural poverty: One lesbian mother’s story. Journal of GLBT Family Studies.
  • Olson, C., Lent, M. (2008).  Food insecurity in rural New York state.  CARDI Research & Policy Brief, Number 17, May.  Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.   
  • Richards, L., Sano, Y., & Merrill, M. (2005, April). A longitudinal look at family well-being in rural low-income Latino families in three states. Research Brief.
  • Seiling, S.B. (2007). Social support among rural low income mothers: Who helps and how much? 
  • Simmons, L. A. (2006). Health: An essential resource for rural, low-income mothers' economic self-sufficiency. Rural Families Speak Project Policy Brief. Available at: http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/march-health-policy-brief.pdf
  • Simmons, L. A. (2006). Health: Essential to rural, low-income mothers' economic well-being. Rural Families Speak Project Fact Sheet. Available at: http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/march-health-fact-sheet.pdf
  • Simson, E. & Braun, B. (2007) Oral health among rural, low-income families: Implications for policy and program. Issue Brief. Selected for inclusion in the USDA Cooperative Statue Research, Education and Extension Service website.   http://www.csrees.usda.gov/nea/food/pdfs/oral_health.pdf 
  • Smith, J. (2004). Social support: Key to psychological well-being among rural, low-income mothers. Research brief. University of Maryland.
  • Son, S., Bauer, J. (2009). Employed rural, low-income, single mothers' family and work over time. Research Brief. University of Minnesota. http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/son-bauer-research-brief.pdf
  • Varcoe, K. P., Lees, N. B., & Lopez, M. L. (2007). Rural Latino families in California are missing earned income tax benefits. Research Brief. http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/NEAFCS-VARCOE.pdf
  • Walker, S. & Reschke, K. (2003). Child care use by low income rural families. NC-223 Maryland research briefing report. http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/childcare.pdf
  • Walker, S., & Blumengarten, S. (2002). Maryland rural families speak about: Child care.  University of Maryland, Maryland Cooperative Extension.

 

Presentations, Posters, Forums, & Webcasts 

  • Abdul-Rahman, F., & Seiling, S. (2005, June). Life skill as household’s human capital for women living in rural areas. Paper presented at the International Social Science Conference. Honolulu, HI.
  • Anderson, E.A., Braun, B., Simson, E. (2007, November). Oral health among low-income rural families: Implications for policy and programs. National Council on Family Relations, Pittsburg, PA.
  • Arwood, D.E. & Wasberg, C. K.  (2008, July). Contextual, household, and individual factors associated with families’ abilities to make ends meet. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Manchester, NH.
  • Bauer, J. W., Son, S, Lee, J., Katras, M. J., Sano, Y., Berry, A., &. (2009, July). Challenges with intermittent employment: Trajectories and supportive environments. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Agricultural Economics Association & American Council on Consumer Interest joint conference, Milwauker, WI.
  • Bauer, J. W., Katras, M. J., & Lee, J. (2006, February). Rural prosperity: A longitudinal study of rural communities and rural low-income families. Poster presented at CEHD/CHE/GC Research Day, University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN.
  • Bauer, J. W., Katras, M. J., & Lee, J. (2005, June). Rural families speak: Managing a multi-state longitudinal research project. Department Seminar of Child Development and Family Studies, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
  • Bauer, J. W., Katras, M. J., & Lee, J. (2005, June). Rural Families Speak: Managing a longitudinal research project. Presented to Seoul National University, Department of Child Development and Family Studies.
  • Benson, L., & Braun, B. (2005, November). Health and employment of rural mothers in the context of welfare reform. National Council on Family Relations, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Bentzinger, A.L. and Cook, C. (November 2, 2011). Examining rural, low-income families' housing trajectories. Poster presentation at the 2011 Human Development and Family Studies Student Research Symposium, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.  http://ruralfamiliesspeak.org/uploads/Bentzinger_Cook.pdf
  • Berry, A.A, Katras, M.J., Sano, Y., Lee, J., & Bauer, J.W. (2008, November). Job volatility of low-income rural mothers: How policy can make a difference. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations 70th Annual Conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Berry, A. A. (2006, October). Job volatility of rural, low-income mothers: a mixed method approach. NC1011 Research Project Annual Meeting, Lexington, KY.
  • Berry, A. A., Shaffett, B. D., & Tucker, J. A. (2004, November). Strategies to empower people: Step toward self-reliance for low-income families receiving public assistance. Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education.
  • Berry, A.A (2004, April) Income through employment, the goal of welfare reform: A model for success.Presentation at the 21st Century Families Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • Bice-Wigington, T., and Huddleston-Casas, C. (2013, April). Influencing self-reported health among rural low-income women through health care and social service utilization. Poster presentation, Bridging the Research and Practice Gap: A symposium. Houston, TX.
  • Bird, C. L., Zuiker, V. S., & Bauer, J. W. (2006, November). Life quality and parenting performance, well-being and economic strain. Poster session presented at the National Council on Family Relations 68th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Bird, C.L., Zuiker, V.S., & Bauer, J.W. (2006, November). Life quality: Assessing the role of economic strain and parenting performance. Poster presented at the National Council on Family Relations 68th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.  
  • Bove, C.F., & Olson, C.M. (2004, October). Obesity in rural low-income New York women. 2004 National Rural Women’s Health Conference. Improving the Health of Women: Meeting the Challenges of the Rural Setting; October 28-30, 2004; the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center; Hershey, PA.
  • Bove, C. F., & Olson, C. M. (2002, September). Factors contributing to obesity in rural, Low-income New York women. 2002 National Rural Women’s Health Conference: Linking Mental, Behavioral, and Physical Health: Quality of Life Issues, Outcomes, and Health Promotion Strategies. Washington, DC.
  • Bowling, C., Seiling, S., Grunkemeyer, W., and Stafford, K.  (2001, August). The inter-animation of families and communities: Discovering ways families and communities use their strengths to co-create sustainability.Presented at the International Family Strengths Conference, University of New South Wales, Australia. 
  • Braun, B., McCoy, T., & Duggal, M. (2012, September). Forum: Health care reform, rural communication & you. Held in Maryland.http://ruralfamiliesspeak.org/uploads/StatewideHealthCareReformForumReport2012.pdf
  • Braun, B., Maring, E.F., Aldoory, L., & Duggal, M. (2012). Core health messages: A user-focused health literacy initiative. National Council on Family Relations, Paper Presentation, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Braun, B., Maring, E.F., Aldoory, L., & Duggal, M. (2012). Core health messages: A user-focused health literacy initiative. United States Public Health Service Home Conference, Oral Presentation, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
  • Braun, B., McCoy, T., Duggal, M., (2012). A statewide health care reform forum: Health care, rural communities and you. College Park, MD:  University of Maryland Extension.
  • Braun, B., Maring, E.F., Ginter, A., & Duggal, M. (2011). Core rural health messages. Maryland Asthma Conference, Presentation, Maryland.
  • Braun, B., Maring, E.F., Aldoory, L., Duggal, M., & Ginter, A. (2011). Core health messages: Strategy to improve the health outcomes of rural low-income families. Research Interaction Day, Poster Presentation, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD.
  • Braun, B., Maring, E.F., Mammen, S., Sano, Y., & Aldoory, L. (2011, October). Exploring oral health literacy messages among rural, low-income mothers. American Public Health Association Annual Conference. Washington, DC.
  • Braun, B., Maring, L., Duggal, M. (2010, December). Forum: Health reform, rural communities and you. Held in Maryland, the forum was produced with the USDA Rural Health and Safety Grant in partnership with the School of Public Health Center for Health Literacy; University of Maryland Extension; the Maryland Rural Health Association and the Rural Maryland Council.http://sph.umd.edu/fmsc/documents/MarylandHealthReformForumwithURLsrevised3_29_11.pdf
  • Braun, B. (2007, November). Livin’ on the byways: Rural mothers speak. Unpublished dramatization presented at the National Council on Family Relations 69th Annual Conference. Pittsburg, PA.
  • Braun, B. (2007, March). Food security matters: Agriculture and nutrition policy. Oklahoma Agriculture Leadership Program. USDA, Washington, DC.
  • Braun, B.  (2007, January). Pharmacy matters to rural Marylanders. Testimony to Maryland Senate Finance Committee. 
  • Braun, B. (2007, January).  Access to health services: The family factor. Testimony to the House Health and Government Operations Physical Health and Long-Term Care Subcommittee. 
  • Braun, B., Anderson, E.A., & Waldman, J. (2006, November). Marginalized rural mothers unheard voices in the policy arena. Poster presented at the National Council on Family Relations 68th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Braun, B. (2007, January 25). Rural pharmacy forums medicare part-D. Testimony to Maryland House Health and Government Operations Committee.
  • Braun, B., Anderson, E.A., Kaye, S., Fitzgerald, M., & Strachman, M. (2005, April). Engaging unheard voices in public policy. National Council on Family Relations-American Association of Family Consumer Sciences Public Policy Conference. Washington, D.C.
  • Braun, B.  (2004, November). Checking it out: A dramatization of food security status among three Maryland families. Maryland Food Stamp Nutrition Education Conference, Annapolis, MD.
  • Braun, B., Seiling, S., Lawrence, F., Pearson, M., Varcoe, K., Olson, C., and Simmons, L.A.  (2003, February).Rural low income families speak about food, family and finances. Paper presented to the USDA FNS National Nutrition Education Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Braun, B., & Lawrence, F.C. (2001, April). Tracking well-being of rural low-income families.  National conference: The Impact of Welfare Reform on Infants & Toddlers, their Families, & Their Communities. Crystal City, VA. 
  • Brewton, K.E., Walker, S.K., Bauer, J.W. (2008, November). A qualitative look at the experiences of low-income, rural mothers raising children with disabilities.  Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations 70th Annual Conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Browder, D., Greder, K., Wickrama, K., and Crase, S. (2011, November). Food insecurity and maternal depression: A latent growth-curve analysis. Paper presentation at the 2011 Conference on Family Relations Annual Conference, Orlando, Fl.
  • Browder, D., & Greder, K. (2008, November). Maternal depression: The Latina experience in rural America. Poster presentation at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Browder, D. (2008, June). A longitudinal look at maternal depression, parental confidence and support among Latino immigrants. Presentation at the Iowa State University Extension to Families In-service, Ames, IA.
  • Bulock, L. A., Ames, B. A., & Imig, D. R. (2008, April). Rural maternal and family well-being: A resilience model. Structural Equations Modeling Course Conference, East Lansing, MI.
  • Bulock, L. A., Ames, B. A., & Imig, D. R. (2008, March). The rural families speak project: A synopsis of findings. Family and Child Ecology Research Brown Bag Series, East Lansing, MI.
  • Bulock, L. A., Parra-Cardona, J. R., Imig, D. R., Villarruel, F. A., & Gold, S. J. (2006, November). Learning from the life experiences of Mexican origin migrant families.  Poster session presented at National Council on Family Relations 68th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Carlton, E. L. & Simmons, L. A. (2008, October). Rural women's unmet health care needs: Findings from a low-income sample. American Public Health Association. San Diego, CA.
  • Chandler, A. A., & Campbell, C. D. (2002). Barricades to benefits: Religion as a rural woman’s resource. Newberg: OR: Graduate School of Clinical Psychology, George Fox University.
  • Churchill, S.L., Huddleston-Casas, C., Prochaska-Cue, K., & Plano Clark, V. (2008, April). Rural low-income mothers invested in family fun: A mixed-methods analysis.  Family Strengths Conference, Newcastle, Australia.
  • Churchill, S., Prochaska-Cue, M.K., Huddleston-Casas, C., & Bosch, K. (2006, April).  Rural families speak research project overview. College of Education and Human Sciences Showcase of Research, Creative Work, Outreach, Extension, and Innovations in Instruction.  Lincoln, NE.
  • Churchill, S.L., & Prochaska-Cue, K. (2004, May). Family fun as reported by rural low-income women. International Play Association/USA. Baltimore, MD.
  • Cook, C., Bentzinger, A., Greder, K., Garasky, S., Sano, Y., Ontai, L., & Browder, D. (2008, October). The road to homeownership: Examining housing histories among recent Latino immigrants. Annual Conference of the Housing Education and Research Association, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Cook, C., Greder, K., Garasky, S., Sano, Y., & Ontai, L. (2007, April). Housing hardship and food insecurity.Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association. Portland, OR.
  • Cook, C. C., Greder, K. A., Garasky, S., & Randall, B. (2006, October). Housing hardship and food insecurity: Understanding the circumstances of rural Latinos. Annual Conference of the Housing Education and Research Association. Ithaca, NY.
  • Cook, C., & Greder, K. (2006, May). Rural Iowan Latino families: Hunger, housing, and economic well-being.Presentation to community leaders, Storm Lake, IA.
  • Dardas, L., Noonan, D., Bice-Wigington, T., Huddleston-Casas, C., Sloane, R., & Simmons, L.A. (February 2015). American rural women's risk for preventable chronic disease: Demographic and health correlates. Southern Nursing Research Society. Tampa, FL.
  • Dolan, E., Bauer, J.W., Bird, C. L., and Lee, J. (2012, July). Rural, low-income families in the United States: Public policies supporting employment. International Federation for Home Economics. Melbourne, Australia.
  • Dolan, E., Bauer, J., Dyk, P., Katras, M.J., Lawrence, F., Lee, J., Mammen, S., & Son, S. (2012, July). Policies that facilitate rural, low-income families’ employment. IFHE International Federation for Home Economics World Congress 2012. Melbourne, Australia.
  • Dolan, E., Bauer, J. & Bird, C. L. (2011, November). Rural families in a changing economy.  National Council on Family Relations. Orlando, FL.
  • Dolan, E., Dyk, P.H., Braun, B. (2008, March). “Rural families speak: Health and food security,” NASULGC Agricultural Science and Education Exhibition (Nutrition and Health) and Reception on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.
  • Dolan, E., Braun, B., Seiling, S. B., & Katras, M. J. (2006, June). Rural TANF recipients: How they fare over time. Annual Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency on Children Youth and Families Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation. Arlington, Virginia.
  • Dolan, E. M., Seiling, S. B., & Glesner, T. (2006, February). Making it workRural low-income women in service jobs. Eastern Family Economics and Resource Management Association Conference, Knoxville, TN, 38-46.
  • Dolan, E. M., Richards, L. N., Sano, Y., Bauer, J., & Braun, B. (2005, April). Linkages between employment patterns and depression over time: The case of low-income rural mothers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Council on Consumer Interests, Columbus, OH.
  • Dolan, E. M., Braun, B., & Murphy, J. C. (2003, August). Rural underemployment and health.  28th National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas, Durham, NH.
  • Dolan, E. M., Braun, B., Prochaska-Cue, K., & Varcoe, K. P. (2002, August). Conceptualizing the interface among family, community and labor force participation for rural limited resource families. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Workshop, National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics, Albuquerque, NM. http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/t5b1nawrs.pdf
  • Doudna, K., and Greder, K. (2012, November) Individual and community factors associated with rural Latina immigrant mother BMI. Paper presentation at the 2012 National Council on Family Relations Conference Annual Conference, Phoenix, AR.
  • Doudna, K. (2012, November) Rural families and health. Paper presentation, NCFR Annual Conference. Phoenix, AZ.
  • Doudna, K., Werstein, K., Reina, A., and Greder, K. (November 2, 2011). Food insecurity, depression, parenting and knowledge of community resources in mothers with low-income living in rural areas. Poster presentation at the 2011 Human Development and Family Studies Student Research Symposium. Iowa State University, Ames, IA. http://ruralfamiliesspeak.org/uploads/DoudnaWerstein_Reina.pdf
  • Downing, J. and Greder, K. (2012, November). Depression, nutrition, physical activity routines and obesity in poor, rural America. Paper presentation at the 2012 National Council on Family Relations Conference Annual conference, Phoenix, AR.
  • Duggal, M., Braun, B., & Maring, E.F. (2012). Core health messages: Strategy to improve the health outcomes of rural low-income families. Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs Annual Conference, Poster Presentation, Washington DC.
  • Duggal, M., Braun, B., Maring, E.F., & Sana, H. (2012). Using community-based participatory research to strengthen the health of rural low-income families. American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Oral Presentation, San Francisco, CA.
  • Dyk, P. H. (2012, February) Methodological challenges in studying low-income rural families: Lessons from the rural families speak about health project. Presentation at the Southern Rural Sociological Society, Birmingham, AL.
  • Dyk, P.H., Bauer, J.W., Katras, M.J., Frank, S. (2008, November). Challenges to employment:  Rural families in their communities. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations 70th Annual Conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Dyk, P. H. (2008, July) Reflections on contributions of the Rural Families Speak Project:  A case study in public sociology. Rural Sociological Society. Manchester, NH.
  • Dyk, P.H. (2007, August) Rural families and their communities: Challenges to sustained employment. Presentation at the Rural Sociological Society meeting, Santa Clara, CA.
  • Dyk, P. H., Simmons, L.A., & Braun, B. (2006). Food insecurity and health in low-resource families. Presentation at the 2006 Priester National Health Conference, Louisville, KY.
  • Dyk, P.H. (2006, April.) Food insecurity and health in low-resource families. Presentation at the Priester National Health Conference, Louisville, KY.
  • Dyk, P. H. (2006, March). So what do we do with this research-based information in Kentucky? Presentation to Family & Consumer Science Agents participating from 5 remote sites as part of the Rural Families Speak (NC1011) Breeze Live webcast on Food Security and Health, University of Minnesota.
  • Dyk, P. H. (2005, November). Understanding rural service access for low-income families: Bridging research and policy. National Council on Family Relations, Phoenix, AZ. 
  • Dyk, P.H. & Lawrence, F. (2005, February). Accessibility of health care and economic self-sufficiency among southern low-income rural families. Presentation at the Southern Rural Sociological Assn. meeting, Little Rock, AR.
  • Dyk, P.H. (2004, August). Low income rural women’s well-being: A case for customizing policy. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society. Sacramento, CA.
  • Dyk, P. H., & Braun, B. (2003). Rural families speak: The impact of family health conditions of food security. Proceedings of Rural Sociological Society annual meeting. Montreal, Quebec.
  • Dyk, P, Braun, B., Swanson, J. Seiling, S. (2002, August). Appalachian rural family economic  well-being in the context of public assistance. Paper presented at the 2002 Rural Sociological Society annual meeting, Chicago, IL.
  • Feeney, S. L. & Richards, L. (2008, November). Mexican immigrant mothers’ experiences with parenting in distinct community contexts. National Conference on Family Relations Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AK.
  • Feeney, S. L., Taylor, A., Washburn, I. J., Cancel Tirado, D. Manoogian, M., & Richards, L. (2006, November).Rural low-income Latino families: Comparing sources of support by nativity. Paper presented at the National Conference on Family Relations Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Feeney, S.L., Taylor, A.L., Washburn, I.J., Cancel Tirado, D.I., Manoogian, M.M., & Richards, L.N. (2006, November). Rural low-income Latino families: Comparing sources of support by nativity. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations 68th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Frazier, M., Brewton, K., & Bauer, J. W. (2008, August). A comparison of assistance needs, community support, and self-sufficiency in rural Louisiana and Minnesota families.  Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Minnesota, 12.
  • Garrett, A., Huddleston-Casas, C.A., Plano Clark, V.L., Churchill, S.L., & Green, D. (November, 2006). Mixed-methods approaches implemented in family science research.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations.  Minneapolis, MN.
  • Gay, M., Inbar, S. (2014). The impacts of cuts to the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) on the well-being of rural, low-income mothers. Poster presentation at the 21st Annual Undergraduate Research Conference for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA.
  • Greder, K. and Doudna, K. (2013, June). Examining the health literacy of rural Latina immigrant mothers and their use of the Internet to seek health information. Paper presentation at the Twelfth Annual Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors)-Latinos in the Heartland: Positive Steps toward a Pluralist Society Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Greder, K. (2013, April) Latina immigrant mothers: Negotiating new food environments to preserve cultural food practices and healthy child eating. Webinar presentation, April 24, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to Families.
  • Greder, K. (2013, April). Latina immigrant mothers: Negotiating new food environments to preserve cultural food practices and healthy child eating. Webinar presentation, NCERA-216, Latino and Immigrants in Midwestern Communities and North Central Region Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD), and University of Missouri-Extension.
  • Greder, K. and Slowing, F. (2012, November). Feeding children in contested spaces: Experiences of Latina Immigrants. Paper presentation during the panel presentation, The Well Being of Immigrant Families in the U.S.: The Role of Public Policy at the 2012 Nation Council on Family Relations Conference Annual Conference, Phoenix, AR.
  • Greder, K., Romero, F., Ihmels, M., Burney, J. (2012, April) Relationship between the home environment and family well being among rural low income mothers. Paper presentation at the 15th Annual Priester National Extension Health Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Greder, K., Sano, Y., Mammen, S. (2012, April). Relationship between health status and health literacy among rural low-income mothers. Paper presentation at the 15th Annual Priester National Extension Health Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Greder, K, and Slowing, F. (2012, February). Rural Latino immigrant mothers’ perceptions, experiences, and desires feeding their children: Enacting their motherhood in contested spaces. Presentation and Latino webinar series, Department of Sociology, Iowa State University.
  • Greder, K. (2011, October). Understanding food insecurity among Latino immigrant families in Iowa. Workshop at the 2011 at the Fifth Annual Iowa Hunger Summit, Des Moines, IA.
  • Greder, K., Young, S., & Sano, Y. (2011, July). Factors related to the prevalence of health insurance and health issues among rural, low-income Mexican families in the United States. Poster presentation at the biennial meeting of Asian Consumer & Family Economics Association, Seoul, Korea.
  • Greder, K. and Cook, C. (2011, June). Exploring transnationalism and health risks of rural Latino immigrant families. Paper presentation at the tenth Annual Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors) - Latinos in the Heartland: Migration and Shifting Human Landscapes Conference, Kansas City, MO.
  • Greder, K., Gonzales, R., Nicho, N. and Hernandez, H. (2011, June). Strengthening relationships between Latino immigrants and their new Mid-western communities. Panel presentation at the tenth Annual Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors) - Latinos in the Heartland: Migration and Shifting Human Landscapes Conference, Kansas City, MO.
  • Greder, K., & Romero de Slowing, F. (2011, June). Rural Latino immigrant mothers’ perceptions of local food and health. Paper presentation at the tenth Annual Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors) - Latinos in the Heartland: Migration and Shifting Human Landscapes Conference, Kansas City, MO.
  • Greder, K. (2011, April). Food insecurity and children living in immigrant families: Implications for growth and development. Children, youth and families education and research Network (Cyfernet), online workshop.
  • Greder, K. (2010, September). Understanding the link between food insecurity and housing among Latino immigrant families. Key note presentation at the Annual Iowa WIC Conference. Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Greder, K. (2010, March). Food insecurity and housing among rural Latino immigrant families. Presentation at the Iowa Nutrition Network spring meeting, Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Greder, K. (2010, January). Examining housing and food security among rural Latino immigrant families. Presentation at Latino seminar series, Department of Sociology, Iowa State University.
  • Greder, K., Sano, Y., and Browder, D. (2009, May). Examining the well-being of rural Mexican immigrant mothers: A look at food security, housing and depression. Webinar presentation, Iowa State University Extension, Ames, IA. http://www.extension.iastate.edu/families/webinar/latino/
  • Greder, K. A., Sano, Y., Garasky, S., Cook, C. C., & Randall, B. (2006, November). Rural Latino families: Hunger and housing. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Greder, K., & Randall, B. (2005, June). Examining the well-being of rural Latino immigrants in Iowa. Workshop presented at the ISU Extension to Families In-service, Ames, IA.
  • Grutzmacher, S., & Braun, B. (2005, July). Food security, food resource management, and health among rural, low-income families: Implications for nutrition education with limited resources. Society for Nutrition Education Annual Conference. Orlando, FL.
  • Grutzmacher, S., Braun, B., Anderson, E., & Wallen, J. (2004, November). Influence of food-related life skills on food security of rural, low-income families. National Council on Family Relations, Orlando, FL.
  • Guyer, A. & Richards, L. (2004, November). Depression risk: An examination of rural low income mothers. Paper presented at the National Conference on Family Relations Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.
  • Holman, E.G., Oswald, R.F., Greder, K., Sano, Y., & Mammen, S. (2011, November). Social support and financial stress: Moderators between poverty and well-being? National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference. Poster presentation. Orlando, FL.
  • Huddleston-Casas, C., Simmons, L.A., & Bush, H.M. (2009, March). Maternal depression, food insecurity, and child health problems in rural low-income families. Paper submitted for presentation at the bi-annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development.  Denver, CO.
  • Huddleston-Casas, C., Simmons, L.A., Hill-Menson, T., & Dalla, R. (2008, November).  Ecological examination of low-income rural women’s self-reported depression. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family RelationsLittle Rock, AR. 
  • Huddleston-Casas, C., Dolan, E., Bauer, J. & Braun, B. (2007, April). Pathways to the labor market for rural low-income families.  The Poverty Coalition. Omaha, NE. 
  • Huddleston-Casas, C., Dolan, E., Bauer, J. & Braun, B. (2007, October). The systemic nature of economic vulnerability among rural low-income families. Get on Board: Moving Nebraskans toward Financial Stability ConferenceOmaha, NE.  
  • Huddleston-Casas, C., Dolan, E., Bauer, J., & Braun, B., (2007, November). An ecology of economic vulnerability among rural low-income families. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations.  Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Huddleston-Casas, C., Dolan, E., Bauer, J., Braun, B., Churchill, S., Prochaska-Cue, M.K., & Bosch, K. (2006).The ecosystem of labor force participation among rural, low-income families. College of Education and Human Sciences Showcase of Research, Creative Work, Outreach, Extension, and Innovations in Instruction. Lincoln, NE.
  • Huddleston-Casas, C., & Braun, B. (2006). Laboring towards economic self-sufficiency: A research perspective. University of Minnesota, Breeze Live webcast.
  • Katras, M.J., Bauer, J.W., & Lee, J (2006, February). Rural prosperity: A longitudinal study of rural communities and rural low-income families. Program Director's meeting for National Research Initiative Cooperative Grants Program, USDA. Washington DC.
  • Kaye, S., & Braun, B. (2005, May). Using deliberative forums to engage unheard voices. Children, Youth and Families At Risk Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Kaye, S., & Braun, B. (2004, June). Engaging unheard voices through participatory action research.Conference presentation at Crossroads: Critical Issues in Community-Based Research Partnerships. Hartford, Connecticut.
  • Kelly, E. B. (2006, August). The work we do for work: Examining the concept negotiating work.  Annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP), Montreal, Canada.
  • Kelly, E. B. (2005, August). Negotiating low-income work and family separation: Working for work in rural Michigan. Annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP), Philadelphia, PA.
  • Kelly, E. B. (2005, April). Working for work in rural Michigan: Revealing how low-income mothers negotiate paid work. Annual meeting of the Southern Sociological Society (SSS), Charlotte, NC.
  • Kelly, E. B. (2004, May). Getting to work can be a lot of work! How low-income mothers negotiate paid work in rural Michigan. Panel presentation at “Cultures, Governance and Rural Poverty in the Midwest: Toward a Regional Research Framework to Reduce Poverty,” Chicago, Illinois.
  • Kim, E., & Geistfeld, L. V. (2003). Is she working enough? Rural poor women's unemployment and depression. Rural Sociological Society annual meeting. Montreal, Quebec.
  • Ko, J., & Manoogian, M. (2005, April). Commitment to parenting and personal outcomes for rural, low-income appalachian mothers. Presented at OAFCS, Perrysburg, OH.
  • Ko, J., & Manoogian, M. (2005). Commitment to parenting and personal outcomes for rural, low-income Appalachian mothers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Ohio Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Perrysburg, OH.
  • Kropczynski, J. Dyk, P.H., Greder, K. Cook, C. and Bice-Wigington, T. (2012, July). Low-income housing concerns embedded in the social structure of rural places: A comparative analysis. Paper presented at 75th Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Chicago, IL.
  • Kropczynski, J., Dyk, P. H., Greder, K. & Cook, C. (2012, April). Linking family health to housing. Poster presentation at Priester Health Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Kropczynski, J. N. & Dyk, P. H. (2010, August). Social and economic underpinnings to understanding housing affordability for rural families. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Atlanta, GA.
  • Kropczynski, J. N. & Dyk, P. H. (2010, February). Rural families speak about family health challenges to sustained employment. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Southern Rural Sociological Association, Orlando, FL.
  • Kropczynski, J. N. & Dyk, P. H. (2009, February). Balancing work and health challenges in low-income rural families. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Rural Sociological Association, Atlanta, GA.
  • Kropczynski, J & Dyk, P. H. (2008, July). The role of social capital in the acquisition of affordable housing in rural communities by low-income families. Rural Sociological Society.  Manchester, NH.
  • Kropczynski, J. & Dyk, P. H.  (2008, February). Insights into housing affordability for low-income rural families.Southern Rural Sociological Association. Dallas, TX.
  • Lawrence, F.C., and Mammen, S. (2008, November). Losing out on the earned income tax credit: Differences between EITC recipients and eligible, non-recipients. Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, Garden Grove, CA.
  • Lawrence, F.C., & Mammen, S.  (2004, November). Use of the earned income credit by rural working families.Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Lawrence, F. C., & Mammen, S. (2002, February). Economic well-being of low income rural families in the context of welfare reform. 31st Conference of the Eastern Family Economics-Resource Management Association, Athens, GA.
  • Lawrence, F. C., & Mammen, S. (2002, May). Helping rural low-income families become self-sufficient: The earned income tax credit. Children, Youth, and Families at Risk Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Lawrence, F. (2001, March). Tracking well-being of rural low-income families. Children, Youth, and Families at Risk Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Lee, T., Reina, A., Greder, K., & Cook, C. (2013). Challenges in maintaining children’s overall health: A perspective from rural Latina mothers. Poster presented at the 2013 Human and Family Studies Research and Poster Symposium, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
  • Lee, J., Richards, L. N., & Sano, Y. (2011, November). Physical and mental health as a barrier to employment. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on family Relations, Orlando, FL.     
  • Lee, J., Katras, M.J., & Bauer, J.W. (2007, November). Values underlying rural low-income mothers’ voices about welfare and welfare reform. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations 69th Annual Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Lee, J., Katras, M. J., & Bauer, J. W. (2006, November). Children’s birthday celebrations in low-income rural families. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations 68th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.          
  • Lees, N.B., Varcoe, K.P., Lawrence, F., Knight, S., Seiling, S., Bauer, J., Keefe, D., & Bosch, K. (2002, May).Helping rural low-income families become self-sufficient: The earned income tax credit. Paper presented at annual meeting of CYFAR, New Orleans, LA.
  • Mammen, S., Dolan, E. & Seiling, S.B. (2009, July). Poverty spells and rural families: Who gets on, who gets off the welfare rolls. International Consumer Sciences Research Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Mammen, S. & Seiling, S.B. (2009, April) Policies that support the employment decision of low-income rural mothers. American Council on Consumer Interests annual conference.
  • Mammen, S., Seiling, S. B. & Lass, D. (2008, November) Low-income rural mothers: Public policies that assist their employment decision. National Council on Family Relations Conference: Panel presentation. Little Rock, AR.
  • Mammen, S., Bauer, J., Richards, L. & St. Marie, P. (2008, September). A paradox of place and circumstance: Food consumption behavior among rural low-income families. IAREP/SABE Conference at LUISS, Rome, Italy.   
  • Mammen, S. and Lawrence, F. (2008). Losing out on the earned income tax credit: differences between EITC recipients and eligible, non-recipients. AFPFC Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Mammen, S., Seiling, S., and Lass, D. (2008, February). Low-income rural mothers make employment decisions. Eastern Family Economics and Resource Management Conference. Savannah, GA.
  • Mammen, S., Lass, D., & Seiling, S. B. (2006, July). To work or not to work: How rural low-income mothers make employment decisions.  Poster session presented at 2006 International Association for Research in Economic Psychology-Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics Conference (IAREP-SABE), Paris, France.
  • Mammen, S., & Lawrence, F. (2005, October). Earned income tax credit and rural working families.Presentation at the NC1011 annual meeting.
  • Mammen, S., Seiling, S., & Dolan, M. (2004, November).  Employment and quality of life of rural single mothers. Poster session presented at International Society for Quality of Life Studies (ISQOLS), Philadelphia, PA.
  • Mammen, S., Lawrence, F., Seiling, S., Varcoe, K., & Kiss, E. (2004, February). Rural working families use of earned income tax credit. Taking Risks in Research and Education: Eastern Family Economics Association. Tampa, Florida.
  • Mammen, S. (2001). Poor and invisible: Profiles of Franklin County families in poverty. Presented at Cultivating Hope, Harvesting action: A Conference on Rural Poverty and Social Change. Northampton, MA.
  • Maring, L., Aldoory, L. & Braun, B. Empowering rural low-income mothers: Using participative dialogue and action for message design. University of Maryland.
  • Maring, E.F., Braun, B., Aldoory, L., Paleg, B., McCoy, T., Terhune, C., Sana, H., & Duggal, M. (2012).Extension and public health: Partnering to co-create health messages. Priester Conference, Workshop, Washington DC.
  • Maring, E.F., Ginter, A., Braun, B., & Aldoory, L. (2011).  Rural mothers’ empowerment: Developing health messages for rural low-income families. National Council on Family Relations, Paper presentation, Orlando, FL.
  • Manoogian, M., Seiling, S., Richards, L., & Denham, S. (2007, November). “I just hope nothing’s gonna happen:” Negotiation of change and support among low-income mothers. Refereed paper presented at annual meeting of National Council on Family Relations, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Manoogian, M. (2006, May). Silent Appalachians: A panel on diversity. Invited panel presenter representing women and poverty issues at university-wide event sponsored by Appalachian Learning Community, Athens, OH.
  • Manoogian, M., & Reschke, K. (2004, November) Rural families speak: The support systems of rural, low-income women. Symposium presented at the annual conference of National Council on Family Relations, Orlando, FL.
  • Manoogian, M., Richards, L., & Peters, C. (2003, November). Negotiating poverty and family ties: Adult daughters' ambivalent relationships with mothers. Paper presented at the National Conference on Family Relations Annual Meeting. Vancouver. BC.
  • McCoy, T., & Duggal, M. (2012). Paying attention to evaluation & key stakeholders: Uncovering relevant core health messages for rural women. American Evaluation Association Annual Conference, Panel Presentation, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Mietlicki, S., Mammen, S., Dyk, T., & Dolan, M. (2005, May). Impact of food security on the health of low-income rural families. Priestar National Extension Health Conference. Lexington, KY. 
  • Mietlicki, S., Mammen, S., May, G., & Dolan, M. (2005, May). Feeding their bodies, feeding their minds: A comprehensive approach to rural low-income families. CSREES CYFAR Conference, Boston, MA
  • O’Dell, T., Abel, T. S., Richards, L., & Manoogian, M. (2005, November). A longitudinal analysis of health problems in rural poor families. Refereed poster presented at annual meeting of National Council on Family Relations, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Olson, C.M. (2007, May). How poor rural families escape from food insecurity. Future of Rural New York Seminar Series, Community and Rural Development Institute, Department  of Development Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
  • Olson, C. M.  (2006, July). Poverty, food insecurity, and obesity. Bread for the World Institute, Washington, DC.
  • Olson, C.M., Miller, E.O., & Strawderman, M. S.  (2006, April). Change in food insecurity across time in poor rural families in the US. Experimental Biology, San Francisco, CA.
  • Olson, C. M., & Lent, M. (2006, April). Food insecurity and hunger in poor rural families in the US and NY. 2006 Ithaca Hunger Banquet, Ithaca, NY.
  • Olson, C. M. (2006, March). Three year dynamics of food insecurity. University of Minnesota, Breeze Live webcast presentation.   
  • Olson, C. M. (2006, March). Food insecurity in poor rural families with children: A human capital perspective.University of Minnesota, Breeze Live webcast.  
  • Olson, C. M., Miller, E. O., Swanson, J. A., & Strawderman, M. S., (2005, May). The dynamics of food insecurity in rural America: Are there regional differences? Presented at Rural Poverty in the Northeast: Global Forces and Individual Coping Strategies; May 3-4, 2005; State College, PA.
  • Olson, C. M., & Miller, E. O. (2005, December). Predictors of change in food security across time in poor rural families. 133rd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Olson, C. M., Bove, C. F., & Miller E. O. 2005, June). Growing up poor: Implications for body weight in adulthood. Ecology of Obesity conference, Working Session (Part II), Ithaca, NY. 
  • Olson, C. M., Bove, C. F., & Miller, E. O. (2005, April). How growing up poor may contribute to adult obesity.Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA.
  • Olson, C. M., Seiling, S. B., & Lawrence, F. C. (2001, September). Factors contributing to the protecting against food insecurity in rural counties of the U.S. Nutrition Education for Diverse Audiences II: Proceedings of the Integrating Research and Practice Conference. Dallas, TX.
  • Olson, C. M., Anderson, K., Kiss, E., Lawrence, F., & Seiling, S. B. (2006, March).  Factors protecting against and contributing to food insecurity among rural families. University of Minnesota, Breeze Live webcast.  
  • Paleg, B. & Ginter, A. (2012). Clicker Technology. Association for communication excellence Conference. Oral Presentation, Annapolis, MD.
  • Parra-Cardona, J. R., Bulock, L., Imig, D. R., & Villarruel, F. A. (2005, March). “Trabajando duro todos los dias” (working hard every day): Expanding research agendas by learning from the life experiences of migrant families. Interagency Migrant Services Committee, East Lansing, MI.
  • Pong, H., Ontai, L., Varcoe, K., & Sano, Y. (2007, March). Life skills as a resilient factor for parenting in low-income rural families. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.
  • Pong, H., Ontai-Grzebik, L., & Sano, Y. (2005, April). Predictors of parental efficacy in single parent low-income rural families. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, GA.
  • Prochaska-Cue, K., & Churchill, S.L. (2004, May). Rural families speak project: Demographics from Nebraska.NCR/RUPRI: Cultures, Governance, and Rural Poverty in the Midwest, Chicago, IL. 
  • Prochaska-Cue, K., Churchill, S.L., Oltman, P. (2004, March). Nebraska rural women and welfare reform.Nebraska Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Kearney NE.
  • Prochaska-Cue, K., & Churchill, S.L. (2001, March). Isolation issues of rural families: Home is where the heart and the support are. Paper presented at the Nebraska Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. McCook, NE.
  • Reina, A., Greder, K., and Lee, T. (2013, June) Meanings and strategies for good health: Perspectives of Latina immigrant mothers in rural Iowa. Paper presentation at the Twelfth Annual Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors)-Latinos in the Heartland: Positive Steps toward a Pluralist Society Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Reina, A., Hardy, A., & Greder, K., Cook, C. (2012). Strategies to maintaining physical health among Latino immigrant mothers in rural Iowa. Poster presented at the 2012 Human and Family Studies Research and Poster Symposium, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
  • Reina, A., Greder, K., Slowing, F. and Sano, Y. (2012, November). Mothers informing messages to improve rural Latino family health. Poster presentation at the 2012 National Council on Family Relations Conference Annual Conference, Phoenix, AR.
  • Reina, A. and de Slowing Romero, F. (November, 2011). "Learner centered health messages: A strategy to improve the health and well-being of rural, low-income families”. Poster presentation at the 2011 Human Development and Family Studies Student Research Symposium, Iowa State University, Ames, IA http://ruralfamiliesspeak.org/uploads/Reina_Romero.pdf
  • Reschke, K. (2006). Family network solutions to child care needs of rural, low-income mothers.  University of Minnesota, Breeze Live webcast presentation.
  • Reschke, K. (2006). Grandmothers as child care providers for rural, low-income mothers. University of Minnesota, Breeze Live webcast. 
  • Reschke, K. (2006). Rural, low-income mothers’ strategies for meeting child care needs. University of Minnesota, Breeze Live webcast. http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/april-child-care-research-brief.pdf 
  • Reschke, K., Seiling, S., & Manoogian, M. (2006, April). Invited panel presenters for Rural families speak out: Social support and child care. Rural Families Speak Live Webcast Series (national audience). University of Minnesota Breeze Live Webcast.    http://fsos.che.umn.edu/projects/rfs.html
  • Reschke, K., Manoogian, M., Richards, L., Walker, S., & Seiling, S. B. (2004, November). Child care decisions in rural, low-income families: Is grandma the best choice? Research symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Orlando, FL.
  • Reschke, K. & Seiling, S.  (2004, April). Personal networks and social support:  Rural low-income families’ safety net?  Paper presented at Ohio Association of Family and Consumer Sciences meeting in Columbus, OH.
  • Reschke, K., & Walker, S. (2003, November). The caregiving compromise: Influences on rural, low income women’s decisions around work, family and child care. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Reschke, K., Walker, S., & Oesterreich, L. (2003, April). Child care in rural America.  Presentation at the annual meeting of Children, Youth and Families at Risk (CYFAR) program, Minneapolis, MN. 
  • Reschke, K., & Walker, S. (2003). The continuum of compromise: Low income rural women’s strategies for balancing work and caregiving. Ohio State University and University of Maryland, College Park.
  • Richards, L., Sano, Y., & Merrill, M. (2005, April). A longitudinal look at family well-being in rural low-income Latino families in three states. Paper presented at the research conference, “Poverty Research in the Rural West: Informing Community Strategies, Shaping Public Policy,” Logan, Utah.
  • Richards, L., Manoogian, M., Seiling, S., & Bird, C. (2002, November). Providing support and presenting challenge: Adult daughters and their mothers in rural, low-income families. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual meeting, Houston, TX.
  • Richards, L., Bowman, S., Corson, C., & Mammen, S. (2000, November). Mental and physical health challenges of low income rural families. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Sano, Y., Gibbs, L., & Vaughn, L. (2013, April). Family environment during meal time in rural low-income families. Poster presentation at the annual meeting on the American Council for Consumer Interests, Portland, OR.
  • Sano, Y. & Manoogian, M. (2011, November). Rural low-income women’s experiences of multiple partnership transitions. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Orlando, FL.
  • Sano, Y. (2011, November)Panelist. In J. W. Bauer & E. M. Dolan (Chairs). Policies that facilitate rural, low-income families’ ability to work. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the National Council on family Relations, Orlando, FL.
  • Sano, Y. & Richards, L. N. (2010, November). Invisible barriers to work: Mental and behavioral health problems in context of employment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Sano, Y., Manoogian, M. M., & Ontai, L. (2010, March). Creating stability in fragile partnerships in rural low-income families. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Northwest Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, WA.
  • Sano, Y. (2010, January). Rural families speak about health: Interactions of individual, family, and community on the mental and physical health of low-income families. Poster presented at the Washington State University Vancouver Regents meeting. Washington State University Vancouver, Vancouver, WA.
  • Sano. Y., Manoogian, M. M., & Ontai, L. (2009, November). Creating stability in fragile partnerships in rural low-income families. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, San Francisco, CA.
  • Sano, Y. (2009, May). Understanding food insecurity of Latino immigrant families in rural America. Presented in a webinar: Examining the well-being of rural Mexican immigrant mothers: A look at food security, housing, and depression. Iowa State University Extension.
  • Sano, Y., Katras, M.J., Bauer, J.W., Lee, J., Berry, A.A.  (2008, November). Struggle for stable employment:  Examination of mothers with intermittent employment. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations 70th Annual Conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Sano, Y., Dolan, E. M., Richards, L. N., Bauer, J., & Braun, B. (2008, July). Employment patterns, family resources, and perception: Examining depressive symptoms among rural low-income mothers. Poster presented at the annual meeting of American Agricultural Economics Association & American Council on Consumer Interest joint conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Sano, Y., Ontai, L., Pong, H. (2007, November). Health and parent confidence in single and co-resident low-income, rural mothers. Paper presentation at annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Pittsburgh, PA.
    Sano, Y. (2007, August). The role of social support systems and nonresident fathers’ involvement. Sociology of the family roundtables at annual meeting of American Sociological Association, New York, NY.
  • Sano, Y., & Richards, L. N. (2004, November). Women around fathers: The role of social support systems in promoting father-child interaction after separation. Symposium, “Rural families speak: The support systems of rural, low-income women. Paper presented at annual meeting on National Council on Family Relations, Orland, FL.
  • Sano, Y., & Richards, L. N. (2003, November). Are mothers really gatekeepers of children?: Mothers’ perception of nonresident fathers’ involvement after separation. Paper presented at annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, BC.
  • Sano, Y. (2003, May). Protecting mothers and children: Custodial mothers’ perception of nonresident fathers’ involvement after divorce. Presentation at the annual Graduate Students Conference, Corvallis, OR.
  • Sano, Y., Corson, C., & Richards, L. N. (2002, June). Health, well-being and financial self-sufficiency of low-income families in the context of a family literacy program. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Northwest Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, BC.
  • Schull, C. & Walker, S. (2005, May). Child health and child care: Implications for promoting youth well-being in rural, low-income communities. Poster session at the Annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.
  • Seiling, S. B. (2011) Everyday challenges of rural, low-income mothers. Digital story created to highlight the research of NC 1171 multi-state project.
  • Seiling. S. (2009, May). Assessing and utilizing formal and informal support resources. Presented to the EFNEP 40th Anniversary Conference in Columbus, OH.
  • Seiling, S.  (2008, June) The role of extended family in the well-being of rural low-income mothers. Paper presented at The Groves Conference on the Family, Galway, Ireland.
  • Seiling, S., Mammen, S., & Dolan, E. (2007, June). Moving towards transnational research on the role of extended families in the well-being of mothers and children. Extended and Extending Families International Conference. University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Seiling, S. B., Manoogian, M., Richards, L., & Bird, C.  (2007, June). Relationships and resource sharing: Adult daughters and their mothers in rural, low-income families. Proceedings of the Extended and Extending Families International Conference at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Seiling, S. B. & Bird, C. (2007, September). Social support. Presented to the National Extension Agents of Family and Consumer Sciences Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Seiling, S. B., Stafford, K., & Dolan, E. M. (2006, July). Multiple dimensions of well-being for the rural poor.International Association for Research in Economic Psychology-Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics Conference (IAREP-SABE), Paris, France.
  • Seiling, S. B., Stafford, K., & Manoogian, M. (2006, November). Objective and subjective well-being for Appalachian low-income mothers. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations 68th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Seiling, S. B.  (2006, April). Food security is basic to a family’s well-being. Paper presented at the Ohio State University Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program and the Family Nutrition Program faculty and staff.  Columbus, OH.
  • Seiling, S. B.  (2006). Informal social support among rural low-income mothers. University of Minnesota, Breeze Live webcast.   
  • Seiling, S. B. (2006). Social support among rural low-income mothers: Evidence from the Rural Families Speak project. University of Minnesota, Breeze Live webcast.  
  • Seiling, S.  (2005, September). From research to action: Social support sustains employment in service jobs.Breeze Live presentation, University of Minnesota.
  • Seiling, S. B. (2005, December). The Role of the Earned Income Tax Credit in Sustaining Families and Communities. Poster session presented at OSU Extension Annual Conference, Worthington, OH.
  • Seiling, S. B., Dolan, E. M., & Glesner, T. (2005, June). Rural low-income women who work in service jobs tell about their lives. Gender, Work & Organization Conference, Staffordshire, United Kingdom: Keele University.
  • Seiling, S. B., & Bowling, C. J. (2005, May). Family and community sustainability in Adams County. Meeting of community leaders of Adams County, Ohio in West Union, OH.
  • Seiling, S. B.  (2004, November). The costs of social support. Paper presented at the 66th Annual Conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Orlando, FL.
  • Seiling, S. & Reschke, K. (2004, July). Balancing work and family takes on new meaning when mothers rely on extended families for support. Paper presented at the Work-life Balance Across the Life course conference at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Seiling, S.  (2004, May).  Family sustainability: Views from Ohio rural low-income mothers and county leaders.Paper presented at Cultures, Governance and Rural Poverty in the Midwest: Toward a Regional Research Framework to Reduce Poverty, Chicago, IL.
  • Seiling, S., McCabe, S., Reschke, K. & Stafford, K. (2003, July). The role of place-based resources in family sustainability. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Community Development Society, Ithaca, NY.
  • Seiling, S. B.  (2003, June). Linkages between family sustainability and community sustainability. Presented to community leaders of Hardin County, OH in Kenton, OH.
  • Seiling, S. (2002, September) Food security and life satisfaction, presented to the Tribute to America, Celebrating Unity, FNP/EFNEP Conference on in Columbus, OH.
  • Seiling, S, Dyk, P.H., Braun, B., and Bauer, J.W. (2001, November). Coping strategies of low-income rural women: Findings and policy issues. Paper presented at the 63rd Annual Conference of the National Council on Family Relations in Rochester, NY.
  • Seiling, S. and Braun, B. (2000, November). Material well-being of rural families with children.  Paper presented at the NCFR Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN.
  • Seo, J., Stafford, K., Seiling, S., Reschke, K., & Walker, S. (2004, June). The effects of child care use on maternal child care time in rural-low income families. Paper presented at the International Social Science Conference in Honolulu, HI. 
  • Simmons, L.A., Huddleston-Casas, C., & Charigo, R.J. (2008, October). Household food insecurity and maternal depression in rural families. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association.  San Diego, CA.
  • Simmons, L. A., Anderson, E. A., & Braun, B. (2007, November). Health needs and health care utilization among rural, low-income women. American Public Health Association. Washington, DC.
  • Simmons, L. A., & Carlton, E. (2007, August). Unmet health care needs among rural, low-income women (poster). Charting New Frontiers in Women’s Health. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Women’s Health, Washington, DC.
  • Simmons, L. A. (2006). Rural mothers physical and mental health. University of Minnesota, Breeze Live webcast presentation.  
  • Simmons, L. A., Berry, A. B., Huddleston-Casas, C. A., & Dyk, P. H. (2006, November). Low-income rural mothers experiencing depression: Characteristics associated with self-reporting. Presentation at American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
  • Simmons, L.A., & Braun, B. (2005, June). Income matters: Understanding health in rural low-income women.Institute for Women's Policy Research Public Policy Conference. Washington D.C.
  • Simmons, L. A., & Braun, B. (2005, June). The case for place in considering long-term economic well-being.Annual Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency on Children Youth and Families Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation. Washington, D.C.
  • Simson, E., & Braun, B. (2005, May). Frequency of dental health care among low-income rural families.Department of Family Studies Undergraduate Research Day, University of Maryland, College Park.
  • Son, S., & Bauer, J.W. (2008, November). Rural, low-income single mothers’ work and family life.  Poster presented at the National Council on Family Relations 70th Annual Conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Steva, E. and Bauer, J.W. (2007, April). An examination of TANF and its effects on the quality of life for rural, low-income families. University of Minnesota Undergraduate Symposium, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, MN p.87.
  • Swanson, J. A., Olson, C. M., Anderson, K. P., & Lawrence, F. A. (2004, November). Rural low-income mothers’ use of and perspectives about supports to meet food needs. Presentation at the National Council on Family Relations, 66th Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Tabatabaei-Moghaddam, H. & Sano, Y. (2013, April). Oral health communication: Creating culturally appropriate messages for rural communities. Oral presentation at the annual meeting on the Northwest Council on Family Relations. Portland, OR.
  • Taylor, A., Sano, Y., Manoogian, M., & Feeney, S. (2006, August). Is marriage important for relationship longevity?: Factors predicting long term stable relationship in rural low income families. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • Valdez, A., Cardenas, R., Cook, C. and Greder, K. (2011, November). “Living in the community: Perceptions of Latina women in Iowa”. Poster presentation at the 2011 Human Development and Family Studies Student Research Symposium, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. http://ruralfamiliesspeak.org/uploads/Valdez_Cardenas.pdf
  • Varcoe, K., Mammen, S., & Lawrence, F. (2013). The impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit on the economic well-being of rural, low-income families.” Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education conference. Greenville, SC.
  • Varcoe, K., Knight, S.E. & Berry, A. (2007, September). Rural families speak: Tracking the well-being and functioning of rural families in the context of welfare policies. National Extension Conference. Minneapolis, MN.
  • Varcoe, K. P., Devitto, Z., Seiling, S., & López, M. (2004, February). Use of Assistance programs by minority families. Paper presented at the National Food Stamp Nutrition Education Conference; Columbus, Ohio.
  • Varcoe, K.P., Lees, N.B., Lopez, M.L., Seiling, S.B., Lawrence, F.C., Knight, S.E. (2003). Rural families—especially Latinos—may be missing earned income tax benefits. Proceedings of the American Association of Family and Consumer Science.
  • Walker, S., & Reschke, K. (2006, February). Care for children and youth in rural areas. In Rosalynn Carter Caregiving Institute Expert Panel Series. Rural Caregiving. Americus, GA: Rosalynn Carter Caregiving Institute.
  • Walker, S., & Schull, C. (2005, May). Preliminary findings and policy implications of rural, low income young children’s health status and their caregiving arrangements. Society of Prevention Research annual meeting, Washington, DC.
  • Walker, S., & Forry, N.D. (2005, March). Caregiving for children in rural areas: A policy impact analysis.Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
  • Walker, S., & Schull, C. (2004, November). The intersection of rural low income children’s health and child care arrangements. Research symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Orlando, FL.
  • Walker, S., & Reschke, K. (2003, June). Not to be overlooked: The interface between rural, low income women’s employment choices, child care options and public policy. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Washington, D.C.
  • Walker, S. (2003, March). Child care choices: A comparison of studies of rural and urban low income families. Presentation at the annual public policy symposium of the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Walker, S., & Reschke, K. (2002, November). Rural low income women’s need for and use of child care. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Houston, TX. 
  • Walker, S., & Reschke, K. (2002, August). Rural, low income women’s use of family and friends to provide child care. Presentation at the biannual National Carework conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Waybright, L., Morrison, P., Seiling, S. B., Meek, J., & Manoogian, M. (2004). The informal and formal support networks of rural, low-income Appalachian families.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Association of Extension Family and Consumer Sciences, Nashville, TN.
  • Yancura, L.A., Sano, Y., & Ontai, L. (2013, August). Predictors of Life Satisfaction in Low Income Rural Mothers. Poster presented at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
  • Yancure, L. A., Ontai, L., & Sano, Y. (2013, April). Effects of family structure on food, nutrition, and physical activity in the rural families speak about health project.  Paper presented at the Health Wellness and Society Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • Yancura, L. A., Ontai, L., & Sano, Y. (2013, March). Effects of family structure on food, nutrition, and physical activity in the rural families speak about health project. Paper presentation at the International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

 

Dissertations & Theses 

  • Berry, A. (2003). The relationship between selected housing and demographic characteristics and employment status among rural, low-income families. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge (M. Burnett, advisor). http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/berry-abstract.pdf
  • Bice-Wigington, T. (2011) Understanding mesosystemic influences on reported health among rural low-income women: A structural equation analysis. Doctoral dissertation. University of Nebraska-Lincoln (C. Huddleston-Casas, advisor).
  • Bird, C. (2004). Education and training: Understanding the factors that influence the opportunity to pursue additional education or training for low-Income, rural women. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Minnesota (J. W. Bauer, advisor). http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/bird-abstract.pdf
  • Bird, C. (2006). Life quality: Assessing the influence of parenting performance or confidence and economic strain among rural, low-income women. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Minnesota, St. Paul. (J. W. Bauer & V. S. Zuiker, co-advisors)
  • Browder, D.E (2011). Latino mothers in rural America: A mixed methods assessment of maternal depression.Doctoral Dissertation, Iowa State University.
  • Bulock, L. A. (2004). Individual level factors associated with decreased depression among low-income women: A family resilience perspective. Unpublished master’s thesis, Michigan State University. (D. Imig, advisor).
  • Conway, M. A. (2004). Rural grandparents raising grandchildren: Predictors of parental stress. Doctoral dissertation, Montana State University Bozeman.
  • Corson, C. M. (2001). Health, well-being, and financial self-sufficiency of low-income families in the context of welfare reform. Unpublished master's thesis, Oregon State University (L. Richards, advisor).
  • Doudna, K. (2012). The longitudinal relations between depression and parenting self-efficacy in rural mothers with low income. Unpublished thesis. Iowa State University (K. Greder, advisor).
  • Downer, J. (2012) Factors influencing depression in white and Latina low-income, rural mothers.Unpublished Mini-thesis. Iowa State University (K. Greder and C. Cook, co-advisors).
  • Gifford, E. C. (2011). Low-income mothers and their pursuit of food security: a qualitative study through a feminist framework. Unpublished master’s thesis. University of Amherst, Massachusetts (S. Mammen & E. J. Pader, co-advisors).
  • Glesner, T. J. (2006). Grief and separation: Rural low income mothers’ experiences with foster care. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of New Hampshire.
  • Grutzmacher, S. (2004). Influence of food-related life skills on food security of rural, low-income families.Unpublished master's thesis, University of Maryland (B. Braun, committee chair).http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/grutzmacher-abstract.pdf
  • Guyer, A. (2003). Depression risk: An examination of rural low income mothers. Unpublished master's thesis, Oregon State University (L. Richards, advisor). http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/guyer-abstract.pdf
  • Islam, J. C. S. (2004). Marital relationship status, social support, and psychological well-being among rural, low-income mothers. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Maryland (B. Braun, committee chair). 
    http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/islam-abstract.pdf
  • Katras, M. J. B. (2003). The private safety net: How rural low-income families access and use resources to make ends meet in the era of welfare reform. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of Minnesota (J. W. Bauer & V. S. Zuiker, co-advisors). http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/katras-abstract.pdf
  • Kelly, E. B. (2004). Working for work in rural Michigan: A study of how low-income mothers negotiate paid work. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Michigan State University. (J. Bokemeier, advisor, & D. Keefe, committee member).
  • Lent, M. (2006). Escaping food insecurity: A portrait of several rural New York families using mixed-method analysis. Honors thesis in Human, Biology, Health and Society, Cornell University.
  • Marghi, J. R. (2004). Role of parenting, social support, religious coping, and religious practices in moderating effects of financial poverty on symptoms of depression among rural, low-income mothers. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Maryland. http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/marghi-abstract.pdf
  • Oltman, P. J. (2003). Finding meaning: A phenomenological study of low-income rural women. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Nebraska (K. Prochaska-Cue & S. Churchill, co-advisors). http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/oltman-abstract.pdf
  • Ozretich, R. N. (2004). Because we didn't have nowhere to go? Residential instability among rural low-income families. Unpublished master's thesis, Oregon State University (L. Richards, advisor). http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/ozretich-abstract.pdf
  • Piescher, K. (2004). Economic, social and community factors indicating depressive symptomatology in rural, low-income mothers. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Minnesota (J. W. Bauer, advisor).http://www.cehd.umn.edu/FSoS/projects/ruralspeak/pdf/piescher-abstract.pdf
  • Plumb, J. (2006). Rural low- income women’s struggles and strength: A call to change. Unpublished undergraduate senior thesis. University of Maryland: College Park.
  • Powell, S. E. (2004). Examining the resource use of rural, low-income families caring for children with disabilities. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Minnesota (J. W. Bauer, advisor).
  • Romero de Slowing, F. (2012) “Le tengo fe” How do women’s networks influence the health competence of Latina immigrant mothers living in a rural Midwestern state? Unpublished master’s thesis. Iowa State University. (K. Greder, and C. Flora, co-advisors)
  • Rudd, M. (2003). The influence of teenage childbearing, family structure, and social support on educational attainment among rural, low-income women. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Maryland (B. Braun & E. Anderson, co-advisors).
  • Sano, Y. (2005). Are mothers really "gatekeepers" of children?: Rural mothers' perceptions of nonresident fathers' involvement after separation. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Oregon State University (L. Richards & A. Acock, co-advisors).
  • Sero-Lynn, R. (2010). The impact of formal & informal supports on a mother's well-being: Examining the lives of low-income, rural women over time. Unpublished dissertation, Purdue University.(Shelley M. MacDermid, advisor, S. Seiling, & E. Kiss).
  • Simmons-Wescott L.A. (2004). Well-being in a rural context: A model of selected factors influencing health and economic well-being in rural, low-income mothers. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Georgia.
  • Tatum, J. M. (2006). Comparing the health and healthcare needs of poor rural Hispanics and Non-Hispanic Whites. Undergraduate honors thesis, B.S., Biology, Oregon State University (L. Richards, advisor).
  • Valluri, S. (2011). Determinants of health care use among rural, low-income mothers and children: A simultaneous systems approach to negative binomial regression modeling. Unpublished Master’s thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst. (S. Mammen, advisor). http://scholarworks.umass.edu/theses/731/
  • Vandergriff, Avery M. (2001). Rural families speak: A qualitative investigation of stress protective and crisis recovery strategies utilized by rural low-income women and their families. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of Maryland (E. Anderson, advisor, & B. Braun, committee member).
  • Waldman, J.B. (2008). Stressor events, resources, and depressive symptoms in rural, low-income mothers. Unpublished master’s thesis. University of Maryland (B. Braun, advisor).
  • Wasberg, C.K. (2007). Structural constraints, opportunity cost, and resources: A rational choice approach to rural economic well-being. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, South Dakota State University (D. Arwood, advisor).
  • Young, E. R. (2012) The Earned Income Tax Credit: Effects on Households and Rural Communities.Undergraduate honors thesis. (S. Mammen, advisor).

Grants 

  • Bauer, J. W. and Katras, M.J. (PIs). RFS research was supported in part by grants from USDA/CSREES/NRICGP:
    1. Grant number: 2001-35401-10215; $35,000; 12/15/00-12/14/01
    2. Grant number: 2002-35401-11591; $214,543; 12/1/01-11/30/03                       
    3. Grant number: 2004-35401-14938; $490,000; 9/1/04-8/31/06
  • Mammen, S. (PI), Braun, B. and Sano, Y. (co-PIs) “Core Health Messages: A Strategy to Improve the Health and Well-Being of Rural, Low-Income Families.” Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Program of the USDA Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, grant number 2010-46100-21791. $349,958. 8/1/10-8/31/11.
  • Mammen, S. (PI), Braun, B. and Sano, Y. (co-PIs) “Dissemination of Core Health Messages: Using Community Based Participatory Research to Strengthen the Health of Rural, Low-Income Families.” Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Program of the USDA Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, grant number 2011-46100-31135. $250,062. 9/01/11-8/31/12.

 

Grants for individual states:

  • Dyk, P.H. “Interactions of individual, family, community, and policy contexts on the mental and physical health of diverse rural low-income families.”  University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research through the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation; $11,687. 2011-12
  • Greder, K. and Cook, C. “Interactions of individual, family, community, and policy contexts on the mental and physical health of rural Latino immigrants.” American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Ruth O’Brien Project Grant. $5000. 8/31/10-8/31/11.
  • Greder, K., Garaky, S. and Cook, C. “Rural Latino Imigrants: Tracking the Effects of Changing Public Policies on Family Well-being.” Special Research Initiation Grant (SPRIG). Iowa State University, Ames. (PI). $13,262. 1/1/04-12/31/04.
  • Greder, K., Ihmels, M., and Welk, G. “Evaluating home obesogenic environments in rural low-income families.” College of Human Science Intramural Seed Grant Proposal, Iowa State University. $25,000. 6/1/11-6/30/13.
  • Seiling, S., Bowling, C., Grunkemeyer, W. & Stafford, K. “Family Sustainability in the Era of Welfare Reform: The Role of Human Capital, Social Capital, Family Resiliency, Community Support and Economics Opportunity in the Lives of Rural Low-Income Families.”  Interdisciplinary Team Research grant by the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). $94,650.

Awards & Honors 

  • Bawal, R. (2011, April). Core Health Messages: Examining the Effectiveness of the Messages on Low-Income Mothers in Rural Washington. First prize for her research in the Undergraduate Students Category at the Washington State University Vancouver Research Showcase.
  • Glessing, J. (2011, April). Core Health Messages: Examining the Effectiveness of the Messages on Low-Income Mothers in Rural Washington. Second prize for her research in Human Sciences Category at the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences Undergraduate Research and Creative Project Poster Fair at the Washington State University Vancouver.
  • Greder, K. A. (2013). Latina Immigrant Mothers: Negotiating New Food Environments to Preserve Cultural Food Practices and Healthy Child Eating. Iowa State University. Selected 2013 “Best Article” in the Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal.
  • Izenstark, D. M (2015, April). Academy of Leisure Science's Best Student Abstract Award, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
  • Romero de Slowing, F. (2011, October). Perceptions of Food and Health by Rural Immigrant Latina Mothers. Norman Borlaug Graduate Student Poster Symposium 1st Place Award, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
  • Valluri, S., (2012, June). Determinants of Health Care Use Among Rural, Low-Income Mothers and Children: A Simultaneous Systems Approach to Negative Binomial Regression Modeling. University of Massachusetts Amherst. Master’s Thesis Award of Merit. Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association.

This website was supported by the Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Program of the USDA Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, grant numbers 2010-46100-21791 and 2011-46100-31135.