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Social Justice Resources

This site supports the UMD campus community in celebrating the Social Justice Day on April 18th, 2017.

Creating Healthy Communities Resources

Meet the scholars

Rebecca Follman

PhD Student
College of Information Studies 
University of Maryland, College Park
rfollman@umd.edu

St. Jean, B., Subramaniam, M., Taylor, N. G., Follman, R., Kodama, C., & Casciotti, D. (2015). The influence of positive hypothesis testing on youths’ online health-related information seeking. New Library World, 116(3/4), 136-154.

 

Claudia Lucia Galindo, PhD 

Associate Professor
Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (TLPL)
University of Maryland, College Park
galindo@umd.edu

Sanders, M. & Galindo, C. (2014). Communities, schools, and teachers. In Bauserman, L. Martin, S. Kragler, & D. Quatroche (Eds.), The Handbook of Professional Development, PK‐12: Successful Models and Practices (pp. 103‐124). New York, NY: Guilford Publishing.

Fiona Jardine

PhD Student
College of Information Studies
University of Maryland, College Park

fjardine@umd.edu

Jardine, F. (2016). The role of students in diversity and inclusion in library and information science. In Perspectives on Libraries as Institutions of Human Rights and Social Justice (pp. 399-416). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Jardine, F. M., & Zerhusen, E. K. (2015). Charting the Course of Equity and Inclusion in LIS through iDiversityThe Library Quarterly, 85(2), 185-192

Shannon Jette, PhD

Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
School of Public Health
University of Maryland, College Park
jette@umd.edu

Jette, S., & Roberts, E. B. (2016). “We usually just start dancing our Indian dances”: urban American Indian (AI) female youths’ negotiation of identity, health and the body. Sociology of Health & Illness, 38(3), 396–410. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12349

Maier, J., & Jette, S. (2016). Promoting Nature-Based Activity for People With Mental Illness Through the US “Exercise Is Medicine” Initiative. American Journal of Public Health, 106(5), 796–799. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2016.303047

Roberts, E. B., & Jette, S. L. (2016). Implementing participatory research with an urban American Indian community: Lessons learned. Health Education Journal, 75(2), 158–169. https://doi.org/10.1177/001789691557039

Fred A. Katz, PhD 

Lecturer
Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Carey Business School
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

fkatz@rhsmith.umd.edu

Budd, N., Cuccia, A., Jeffries, J. K., Prasad, D., Frick, K. D., Powell, L., Katz, F. A. & Gittelsohn, J. (2015). B’More healthy: retail rewards-design of a multi-level communications and pricing intervention to improve the food environment in Baltimore City. BMC public health, 15(1), 283.

Christie Kodama

PhD Student 
College of Information Studies 
University of Maryland, College Park
ckodama@umd.edu

St. Jean, B., Greene Taylor, N., Kodama, C., & Subramaniam, M. (2017). Assessing the digital health literacy skills of tween participants in a school-library-based after-school program. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 21(1), 40-61.

St. Jean, B., Subramaniam, M., Taylor, N. G., Follman, R., Kodama, C., & Casciotti, D. (2015). The influence of positive hypothesis testing on youths’ online health-related information seeking. New Library World, 116(3/4), 136-154.

 

Beth St. Jean, PhD

Assistant Professor
College of Information Studies 
University of Maryland, College Park
bstjean@umd.edu

St. Jean, B., Greene Taylor, N., Kodama, C., & Subramaniam, M. (2017). Assessing the digital health literacy skills of tween participants in a school-library-based after-school program. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 21(1), 40-61.

St. Jean, B., Subramaniam, M., Taylor, N. G., Follman, R., Kodama, C., & Casciotti, D. (2015). The influence of positive hypothesis testing on youths’ online health-related information seeking. New Library World, 116(3/4), 136-154.

 

Campbell Frank Scribner, PhD 

Assistant Professor
Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (TLPL)
University of Maryland, College Park
cfscrib@umd.edu

Scribner, C. F. (2016). The fight for local control: Schools, suburbs, and American democracy. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Mega Subramaniam, PhD

Associate Professor & Associate Director, Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC)
College of Information Studies 
University of Maryland, College Park
mmsubram@umd.edu

St. Jean, B., Greene Taylor, N., Kodama, C., & Subramaniam, M. (2017). Assessing the digital health literacy skills of tween participants in a school-library-based after-school program. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 21(1), 40-61.

St. Jean, B., Subramaniam, M., Taylor, N. G., Follman, R., Kodama, C., & Casciotti, D. (2015). The influence of positive hypothesis testing on youths’ online health-related information seeking. New Library World, 116(3/4), 136-154.

 

Cixin Wang, PhD 

Assistant Professor
School Psychology Program
College of Education
Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education
University of Maryland, College Park
cxwang@umd.edu

Shea, M., Wang, C., Shi, W., Gonzalez, V., & Espelage, D. (2016). Parents and teachers’ perspectives on school bullying among elementary school-aged Asian and Latino immigrant children. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 7(2), 83. https://doi.org/10.1037/aap0000047

Wang, C., & Atwal, K. (2015). School climate, discrimination, and depressive symptoms among Asian American adolescents. Contemporary School Psychology, 19(3), 205–217. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40688-014-0040-8

Wang, C., Wang, W., Zheng, L., & Atwal, K. (2016). Bullying prevention as a social justice issue: Implications with Asian American elementary school students. School Psychology Forum: Research in Practice, 10(3), 251-264.

Wei, M., Li, C.-I., Wang, C., & Ko, S. Y. (2016). Finding benefits from acculturative stress among Asian Americans: Self-reflection moderating the mediating effects of ethnocultural empathy on positive outcomes. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63(6), 633–644. https://doi.org/10.1037/cou000017

         Creating Healthy Communities

Selected videos published in 2012-2017

For more videos on creating healthy communities, check UMD Libraries video resources in Database Finder

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Videos from the Horowitz Center for Health Literacy

 

Meet the Scholars

Cynthia Baur, PhD
Endowed Professor and Director
Horowitz Center for Health Literacy
School of Public Health
cbaur@umd.edu

Catherine Maybury, PhD
Faculty Research Assistant
Horowitz Center for Health Literacy
School of Public Health 
cmaybury@umd.edu

Alice Horowitz, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Behavioral and Community Health
Ahorowit@umd.edu

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