Research by Staff Members Before Joining GPS

Manuscripts Published or Accepted for Publication

  • Hughes, S. (2018) Mississippi Momentum: Bringing the Science of Reading to Teacher Preparation: The First Annual Evaluation Report. UNM: Cradle to Career Policy Institute.

  • Bell D., Hughes, S.D., Breidenbach, A., & Lara Gonzalez, N. (2017) Final Evaluation: The New Mexico Home Visiting Resource and Referral System. UNM: Cradle to Career Policy Institute.

  • Hughes, S., Minthorn, R.S., Breidenbach, A., & Castillo, D. (2017) Listening Circles Tell Stories of Our Native Youth in New Mexico: The Native Student Listening Project. UNM: Center for Education Policy Research. 

  • Hughes, S. (2016) Status of STEM at UNM. UNM: Center for Education Policy Research.
  • Hughes, S. (2016) HV FCC Phase 2 Report. UNM: Center for Education Policy Research.

  • Hughes, S., Bell, D., Breidenbach, A., Kane, L., Espinosa, K., and Hegengruber, J. (2016) NM FCC HV Outreach Initiative Evaluation. UNM: Center for Education Policy Research.

  • Hughes, S.D. (2016) Chronic Absence: An Issue for New Mexico to Address. UNM: Center for Education Policy Research.

  • Hughes, S. (2015) HV FCC Phase 1 Report. UNM: Center for Education Policy Research.

  • Miller, J.A., Smith, E.A., Caldwell, L.L., Mathews, C., & Wegner, L. Boys are Victims, Too: The Influence of Perpetrators’ Age and Gender in Sexual Coercion Against Boys. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. DOI: 10.1177/0886260518775752

  • Miller, J.A., Smith, E.A., Coffman, D., Mathews, C., & Wegner, L. (2015). Forced Sexual Experiences and Sexual Situation Self-Efficacy Among South African Youth. Journal of Research on Adolescence. DOI: 10.1111/jora.12217

  • Miller, J.A., Caldwell, L.L., Weybright, E.H., Smith, E.A., Wegner, L. & Vergnani, T. (2014). Was Bob Seger Right? Relation Between Free Time Boredom and [Risky] Sex Among South African Adolescents. Leisure Science, 36(1), 52-67. DOI:10.1080/01490400.2014.860789

  • Miller, J.A., Graefe, D., & De Jong, G. (2013). Health Insurance Coverage Predicts Lower Childbearing Among Near-poor Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 53(6), 749-755. DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2013.06.024

  • Smith, E.A., Miller, J.A., Airhihenbuwa, C.O., Newsome, V., & Sofolahan, Y.A. (2013). Measuring HIV and AIDS-related Stigma Across South Africa: A Versatile and Multidimensional Scale. Health Education and Behavior. Advanced online publication. DOI:10.1177/1090198113515245

  • Skowran, S.M. (2008). Methadone Deaths Increase as Its Use as Painkiller Grows. The (Raleigh) News and Observer.

Conference Presentations

  • Miller, J.A., Bradford, K., & Higginbotham, B.J. (2017, November). Differential Program Effects of a Parenting Program: Who Benefits Most? Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Orlando, Fla.

  • Miller, J.A., Bradford, K., & Higginbotham, B.J. (2017, March). Who Benefits Most From Parent Education? Examining Differential Program Effects. Paper presented at the Utah Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Bediako, P. T., Caldwell, L. L., Lanza, S. T., Wegner, L., Jacobs, J., & Miller, J. A. (2017, May) Constructing Latent Classes of Sexual Abstinence Motives Endorsed by South African High School Learners. In L. L. Caldwell (Chair), Pathways, Profiles, and Predictors of Adolescent Sexual Behavior Explained Through Diverse Methods. Symposium submitted to the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

  • Miller, J.A. & Bradford, K. (2016, November). A Latent Class Analysis of Adolescent Relationship Cognitions. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minn.

  • Miller, J.A., Smith, E.A., Caldwell, L.L., Wegner, L., and Jacobs, J. (2015, May). Sexual School Climate and Sexual Coercion in Cape Town’s Secondary Schools. Paper presented at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

  • Miller, J.A., Smith, E.A., & Caldwell, L.L. (2015, May). The Impact of Sexual Victimization on Adolescent Boys Sexual Risk and Sexual Aggression Behavior. Paper presented at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

  • *Rhodes, M., *Crapo, J.S., Miller, J.A., & Bradford, K (2016, November). The Role of Perceived Need for Change and Marital Satisfaction in Predicting Patterns of Communication and Disclosure in Couple Relationships: A Dyadic Latent Class Analysis. Poster presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minn.

  • Jacobs, J.J., Wegner, L., Miller, J.A., Smith, E.A., Caldwell, L.L., Graham, J., Collins, L.M., Vergnani, T., & Mathews, C. (2014, May). Methamphetamine Use, Sexual Coercion, and Pregnancy in Cape Town’s Secondary Schools. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Washington, D.C.