Crossroads Collaborative Publications & Presentations

Special Publications

Licona, A. C., Russel S. T. (Eds.). (2013). Community Literacy Journal, 8,1. 
Retrived from http://www.communityliteracy.org/index.php/clj/issue/current/showToc

 

COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF WORKS

Crossroads Collaborative International Presentations/Participation:

Russell, S. T. (2012). Bullying, Prejudice, and Youth Well-being: Research and Policy in the United States. Keynote Address for the European Association for Research on Adolescence Biennial Conference, Spetses, Greece.

Snapp, S., Cheney, B., Galiani, M., and Lento, R. (2012). The Role of Gender in Determining Sexual Motives in a Hookup. 14th Society for Adolescent Research Biennial Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

Snapp, S., Burdge, H., Russell, S. (2012). Inclusive Curriculum Promotes Positive Development Among American LGBTQ Youth. 13th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Spetses, Greece, 08/29– 09/01/12.

Stevens, S., Vinson, J., Licona, A., Sinclair, K., and Russell, S. (2012). Teen Mothers’ Changing Perspectives on Pregnancy and Parenting. Mothers and Mothering in the Global Context Conference, Christ Church, Barbados. February 24-25, 2012.

Stevens, S., Morgan-Thompson, E., Vinson, J., Greene, A., and Powell, C. (2012). Student-Generated Anonymous Sex Questions: Informing Sexuality Education Curriculum. 14th Society for Adolescent Research Biennial Meeting, Vancouver, Canada. March 8-10, 2012.

Watson, R.J., & Russell, S.T. (2012). The impact of interpersonal relationships on educational outcomes for sexual minority youth. 13th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Spetses, Greece.

Licona, A. C., & Russell, S. T. (2011). Arizona’s Regressive Suite of 2010 Legislation: Local Upheavals and Trans/national Implication. Paper presented at the “Transnationalizing LGBT Studies” conference, Madrid, Spain.

Van Campen, Kali (2011). Workshop in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, to learn MAXqda, a qualitative data analysis program to train others Crossroads’ scholars to use.

 

Crossroads Collaborative U.S. Presentations/Participation:

Licona, A.C. (2014). Invited In-conversation panel. With Karma Chavez. Coalitional Gestures, Third Spaces, and Rhetorical Imaginaries: A Dialogue in Queer Chincan@ Feminism.  Rhetoric Society of American. San Antonio, Texas.

Martin, L.T. (2014). “Queer World-Making and Youth Activism: Valuing the Playfulness of a Queer and Multimodal Borderlands Practice.” Rhetoric Society of America. San Antonio, Texas.

Capistrano, D., Root, M. & Licona, A.C. (2013). Zine-making across the diaspora. Presentation at the Allied Media Conference. Detroit, Michigan.

Gonzales, J. S. & Licona, A.C. 2013. Allied Media Conference. “Radical Researchers and Youth ARTivists in the Borderlands.” Detroit, MI.

Gonzales, J.S. & Licona, A.C. (2013).  Youth ARTivists in the borderlands.  Presentation at the Allied Media Conference. Detroit, Michigan.

Licona, A.C. (2013).  Protests on the page and the politics of articulation: The materialization of radical cooperation in queer, of-color zines. Presentation at Print Culture History in Opposition to Almost Anything, Madison, Wisconsin.

Licona, A.C. (2013). Queering spaces/queering borders.  Invited Keynote, Queer Studies Conference, Asheville, NC.

Licona, A. C., & Russell, S. T. (2013). Action-oriented community research and/as queer/ed practice. Invited Roundtable for the Queer Studies Conference. Asheville, NC.

Licona, A.C. & Russell, S.T. (2013). Cultural studies encounters behavioral science. Roundtable Discussion, Cultural Studies Association Conference, San Diego, California.

Licona, Adela C. (2013). “Zine-making Across the Diaspora” with Daniela Capistrano, & Moon Root, Allied Media Conference. Detroit, Michigan.

Licona, Adela C. (2013). “Talking-Heads and Beheadings: Revisioning the Human/e in the Face of Monstrous Productions.” Critical Ethnic Studies Conference with Maritza Cardenas, Frank Galarte, and Michelle Tellez, Chicago, IL.

Licona, Adela C. (2013). “Teaching & Learning at a Land Grant University: A Commitment to Local Knowledge.” Ethnic Studies: Academic Freedom, and the Value of Scholarship Forum. Tucson, AZ.

Martin, L.T. (2013). “Youth, Play, and Sensate Engagement.” Department of English Convergences Program 2013 Opening Panel: The Body: (Dis)Integrations & Interventions. Tucson, Arizona. September 6.

Martin, L.T. (2013). “Queering Spaces of Multimodal Play: Queer Youth Linking Communities Through Coalitional Performances.” Feminisms and Rhetorics. Stanford, California. September 26.

Martin, L.T. (2013). “‘I’m Not Gonna Yell, but I Won’t Stay Silent’: Queer Youth and Public Performance as Art, Interruption, and Activism.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Las Vegas, Nevada. March 16.

Martin, L. T. & Gonzales, J. S. (2013). National Safe Schools Roundtable Annual Convening. Portland, Oregon. November 21.

Russell, S. T. (2013). Who is gay? Queer? Dilemmas of adolescence and youth. Presented at The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, California.

Russell, S. T. (2013). Society for Research on Adolescence. Invited presentation at the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Russell, S. T. (2013). Motives, methods, measures, and misspecifications: Queer adolescents and the science of equity. Invited Paper Symposium for the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Conference. Seattle, WA.

Russell, S. T. (2013). New IRB policies and the ethical conduct of child and adolescent research: What you need to know now! Invited Roundtable for the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Conference. Seattle, WA.

Russell, S. T. (2013). Austin summit on lgbt families. Invited panelist at the Department of Sociology at the University of Texas. Austin, Texas.

Russell, S. T., Poteat, V. P., & Dorow, H. (2013). Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Data Collection: Exclusionary Discipline & Data Systems. Invited presentation at the Research-to-Practice Collaborative. Chicago, IL.

Stauber, L.S. (2013). “Decolonizing the Counter-Narratives: Chicana/o Youth Reclaim a Movement for the 21st Century.” American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings. Chicago, IL. November 24.

Snapp, S., Burdge, H., Russell, S.T., & Licona, A.C. (2013).  Barriers and Strategies Associated with Implementing Culturally Relevant Curriculum: Stories from Key Informant Interviews.  Paper presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Conference Biennial Meeting.  Seattle, Washington.

Vinson, J. (2013). “(Teen) Mama Knows Best?: The Role of Experts, Editors, and Experimental Knowledge in Testimonies about Teenage Pregnancy.” Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference. Palo Alto, CA.

Vinson, J. (2013). (Teen) Mama Knows Best?: The Role of Experts, Editors, and Experimental Knowledge in Testimonies about Teenage Pregnancy. Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference. Stanford, California.

Vinson, J. (2013). Putting Feminist Rhetorical Analysis to Public Use: Methods and Ethical Implications of Community Research Briefs. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Watson, R.J. (2013). “Bullying and Cyberbullying: What Do We Know? What Can We Do?” Invited lecture & workshop in Nogales, Arizona; Santa Cruz Community Action Coalition.

Watson, R.J. (2013).  “LGBTQ Youth and Bullying: Creating Inclusive Communities” Invited lecture at Arizona State University, School of Social Work; SWG 502: Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Instructor: Sarah F. Kurker.

Watson, R.J., & Russell, S.T. (2013). The importance of academic engagement for non-heterosexual youth’s psychosocial outcomes. Paper presented at the biannual meeting of the Society of Research on Child Development, Seattle, Washington. Discussant: Dr. Lisa Diamond.

Watson, R.J., Grossman, A. H. & Russell, S.T. (2013). The impact of different forms of victimization on self-mutilation behaviors and the role of protective factors for LGBT youth. Poster presented at the Society of Research on Child Development, Seattle, Washington.

Watson, R.J., Grossman, A. H. & Russell, S.T. (2013). The impact of different forms of victimization on self-mutilation behaviors and the role of protective factors for LGBT youth. Poster presented at the biannual meeting of the Society of Research on Child Development, Seattle, Washington.

Watson, R.J., & Russell, S.T. (2013). The importance of academic engagement for non-heterosexual youth’s psychosocial outcomes. Paper presented at the biannual meeting of the Society of Research on Child Development, Seattle, Washington.

Licona, A.C., and Russell, S. (2012) “Cultural Studies Encounters Behavioral Science.”  Cultural Studies Association Conference, San Diego, CA.

Licona, A.C. (2012). “Crossroads Collaborative: A Transdisciplinary Research Experiment” Sexuality Research Graduate Student and Grantee Partner Convening, Detroit, Michigan.

Martin, L.T. (2012). Performing youth, performing community: Decolonizing spaces of queer youth activism. Paper presented at the National Women's Studies Association Conference, Oakland, California, November, 2012.

Russell, S. T. (2012). Being an Out, Gay High School Student: Victimization and Young Adult Adjustment. Presented at the Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

Russell, S., Licona, A.C., and Gonzales, S. (2012) “Ongoing Research/Engagement Projects.” Crossroads Collaborative Team Presentation: Sexuality Research Convening, Detroit, MI.

Van Campen, Kali (2012).  Paper symposium at the Society of Research on Adolescence Biannual Meeting (March 8-10, 2012) Tree studies focused on sexuality education for Mexican origin youth that feature two Crossroads projects and a Crossroads’ principal investigator as the discussant.

Vinson, Jenna. (2012). Do You Know Who the Father Is?: A Rhetorical Analysis of Confrontations Between Strangers and Teenage Mothers (2012). Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Philadelphia, PA. May 24-28, 2012.

Licona, A.C. (2011). “Queer and Migrant Politics in the US-Mexico Borderlands and Beyond.” Panel Moderator, Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, Arizona.

Martin, L.T. (2011). “Youth-Centered Action Research: Fostering an Inclusive Civil Discourse.” Keynote Speaker, co-delivered with Jenna Vinson, New Start Academic Conference. Tucson, Arizona.

Crossroads Collaborative Local Presentations/Participation:

Licona, Adela C. (2013). Queer Youth Media. Invited presentation, University of Arizona Libraries Special Collection, Tucson, AZ.

Licona, Adela C. (2013). Georgia State, Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. “Stories and Bodies-So-Far: Queer/ed Relational Re/Mixings as Coalitional Gestures” Atlanta, Georgia.

Russell, S. T. (2013). 50 years of LGBT civil rights in Tucson. Invited presentation, University of Arizona Libraries Special Collection, Tucson, AZ.

Russell, S. T. (2013). Supporting LGBTQ Youth in Tucson. Presented to the board members and donors of the Alliance Fund. Tucson, AZ.

Russell, S. T. (2013). School climate and everyday kindness. Presented at the 2nd Annual Kindness conference, Ben’s Bells Project and the Frances McClelland Institute, UA. Tucson, AZ.

Russell, S. T., Licona, A. C., Gonzalez, S., & Watson, R. J. (2012). Bullying in Tucson public schools: Rates, reasons, prevention, and recommendations. Presented at the Fund for Civility, Respect, and Understanding’s End of Bullying Task Force at Tucson Magnet High School. Tucson, AZ

Snapp, S. (2012).  How to Confront Bullying in Schools.  Invited Presentation for LGBTQ Latin@ Pride, Eon Queer Youth Lounge, Tucson, AZ.

Snapp, S(2013).  From “Ideal” Bodies to Healthy Bodies.  Invited Presentation at Issue Day, Green Fields Day School, Tucson, AZ.

Snapp, S., Munley, J., Burdge, H., Licona, A.C., Russell, S.T. (2013).  School-to-Prison Pipeline and LGBTQ Youth.  Presented at the International Think Tank on LGBT Youth and Schools.  Tucson, AZ, March 2013. 

Licona, A.C. (2012). Teaching & learning at a land grant university: A commitment to local knowledge. Presentation at Ethnic Studies: Academic Freedom, and the Value of Scholarship Forum. Tucson, AZ, April 2012.

Martin, L., Gonzales, S., and Licona, A.C. (2012). “Queer Youth Monologues.” Crossroads Collaborative Collaboration with Eon Youth Lounge, Fluxx Studios. Tucson, AZ.

Russell, S. T. (2012). Being out and gay in high school: Victimization and young adult adjustment. Presented at the Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center at Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ.

Russell, S. T. (2012). End of bullying. Presented at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of Darkness Walk. Tucson, AZ.

Russell, S. T. (2012). Bullying: Causes, consequences, and solutions. Presented at Salpointe High School. Tucson, AZ.

Russell, S. T. (2012). Understanding LGBT lives. Presented at the First United Methodist Church, October, 2012.

Stevens, S. and Vinson, J. (2012). My Pregnancy Story: Teenage Mothers Views on Pregnancy and Parenting. University of Arizona Honors College. Tucson, AZ.

Vinson, J., and Stevens, S. (2012) My Pregnancy Story Project. Marana High School, Tucson, AZ., May 9, 2012

Vinson, J., and Stevens, S. (2012). My Pregnancy Story Project. Sunnyside High School, Tucson, AZ. May 15, 2012.

Vinson, J. and Stevens, S. (2012). My Pregnancy Story Project. Black Canyon School, Phoenix, AZ.

Licona, A. C., Martin, L., & Russell, S. T. (2011). Youth Action Research and the Crossroads Collaborative. Presentation to local youth-serving organizations and youth allies to invite proposals for multiple youth-informed, community action research projects focused on youth, sexuality, health, and rights. Tucson, AZ.

Licona, A. C. & Martin, L. (2011). Grrls Literary Activism and New Media. Presentation for local youth organization directed by one of our community partners, Kore Press. Tucson, AZ.

Licona, A. C. (2011). Zines & Youth: Alternative Media Productions, Eon Youth Lounge. Tucson, AZ.

Licona, A. C. & Martin, L. (2011, July). Negotiating an Action Research Relationship. Presentation and workshop with one of our community partners, Eon Youth Lounge. Tucson, AZ.

Martin, L. & Vinson, J. (2011) Youth-Centered Action Research: Fostering an Inclusive Civil Discourse. Featured Closing Speakers, New Start Academic Conference. Tucson, AZ.

Vinson, Jenna. (2011). “Teenage Pregnancy.” Special Presentation to Dr. Maureen Kelly‟s Family Studies Undergraduate Course on Adolescence. Tucson, AZ.

Crossroads Collaborative Publications:

Fields, A. 2014 (2014). Review: Slam School: Learning Through Conflict in the Hip-Hop and Spoken Word Classroom, B. Low (Stanford University Press). Community Literacy Journal 8(1), A.C. Licona & S.T. Russell (Eds).

Licona, A.C. & Russell, S. T. (2014). Community Literacy Journal 8(1) Special issue on Youth, Sexuality, Health, and Rights. A.C. Licona & S.T. Russell, (Eds).

Licona, A.C., & Russell, S. T. (2014). “Transdisciplinary & Community Literacies: Shifting Discourses & Practices through New Paradigms of Public Scholarship & Action-Oriented Research.” Community Literacy Journal 8(1), A.C. Licona & S.T. Russell (Eds).

Licona, A.C. & Gonzales, J.S. (2014). “Education/Connection/Action: Community Literacies and Shared Knowledges as Creative Productions for Social Justice.”Community Literacy Journal 8(1), A.C. Licona & S.T. Russell (Eds).

Licona, A.C. & Martin, L. (2014). "We Will Be The Ones Who Will Make Change." The Pleasures of Identity: Living Queer. J. Rhodes & E. Gil-Gomez (Eds).

Licona, A.C., & Soto, S., (2014). “HB 2281: Key points, political implication, and local mobilizations,” In Volume 2 Encyclopedia of Latino/as in Politics, Social Movements.

Martin, L.T. (2014). “Valuing Youth Voices and Differences through Community Literacy Projects: Review of Detroit Future Youth Curriculum Mixtape and Freeing Ourselves: A Guide to Health and Self-Love for Brown Bois” (Detroit Future Youth, Detroit, Michigan & Brown Boi Project, Oakland, CA). Community Literacy Journal 8(1). A.C. Licona & S.T. Russell (Eds).

Poteat, V. P., & Russell, S. T. (2014). Understanding Homophobic Behavior and its Implications for Policy and Practice. Theory Into Practice, 52.

Vinson, J. (2014). Review: Respect Yourself, Protect Yourself: Latina Girls and Sexual Identity, L. Garcia (NYU Press). Community Literacy Journal 8(1). A.C. Licona & S.T. Russell (Eds).

Stevens, S., Thompson, E. M., Vinson, J., Greene, A., Powell, C., Licona, A. C., & Russell, S. (2013). Informing sexuality education through youth-generated anonymous questions. Sex Education13, S84–S98. doi:10.1080/14681811.2013.781020

Russell, S. T. & Toomey, R. B. (2013). Risk and protective factors for suicidal thoughts among sexual minority youth: Evidence from the Add Health Study. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health. doi: 10.1080/19359705.2012.753398.

Toomey, R. B., & Russell, S. T. (2013). The role of sexual orientation in school victimization: A meta-analysis. Youth & Society.

Russell, S. T., & Pollitt, A. (2013). A Positive View of LGBTQ. Journal of Family Theory & Review.

Licona, A.C. (2012). Zines in third space: Radical cooperation and borderlands rhetoric. Suny Press. (Semi-finalist in 2008-2009 SUNY Press First-Book Award in Women’s and Gender Studies).

Licona, A. C., McAllister, K. S., Russell, S. T., & Ruggill, J. E. (2012). Straight, Queer, or Academic? The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Poteat, V.P., Sinclair, K.O., DiGiovanni, C.D., Koenig, B.W., Russell, S.T. (2012.) “Gay–Straight Alliances Are Associated With Student Health: A Multischool Comparison of LGBTQ and Heterosexual Youth.” Journal of Research on Adolescence 23(2): 1-12.

Russell, S.T., Van Camp, K.S., Muraco, J.A. (2012). “Sexuality Development in Adolescence.” Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout our Lives, L.M Carpenter & J. DeLamater (Eds). New York & London: NYU Press.

Snapp, S., Choate, L.H., & Ryu, E. (2012).   A Body Image Resilience Model for First-Year College Women. Sex Roles, 67, 211-221. DOI 10.1007/s11199-012-0163-1

Vinson, J. (2012.) Teenage Mothers as Rhetors and Rhetoric: An Analysis of Embodied Exigence and Constrained Agency. Doctoral dissertation. Department of Rhetoric, Composition and the Teaching of English, University of Arizona.

Watson, R. J., Snapp, S., Russell, S.T., Licona, A.C. (2012). Prevalence and Interventions of Bullying in Tucson Public Schools. (Crossroads Collaborative; Frances McClelland Institute for Children, Youth, and Families). Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona.

Crossroads Collaborative Translational Publications:

Burdge, H., Snapp, S., Laub, C., Russell, S.T., & Moody, R. (2013). Implementing Lessons that Matter: The Impact of LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum on Student Safety, Well-Being, and Achievement. San Francisco, CA: Gay-Straight Alliance Network and Tucson, AZ: Frances McClelland Institute for Children, Youth, and Families at the University of Arizona.

Fisher, C. B., Brunnquell, D. J., Hughes, D. L., Libern, L. S., Maholmes, V., Plattner, S., Russell, S. T.,Susman., E. J. (2013). Preserving and Enhancing the Responsible Conduct of Research Involving Children and Youth.: A Response to Proposed Changes in Federal Regulations. Society for Research in Child Development Social Policy Report, 27 (1).

Licona, A.C. & Martin, L. T. with the Crossroads Collaborative (2012). Youth and legislation: Changing conversations through action research. Crossroads Connections, 1(2), 1-4. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona.

Stevens, S., Stauber, L.S. & Vinson, J. & The Crossroads Collaborative. (2013). “Sexuality Education: Insights from Youths’ Anonymously Submitted Questions.” Crossroads Connections 2(1). Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona.

Vinson, J. E. with the Crossroads Collaborative (2013). Teenage Pregnancy and Motherhood. Crossroads Connections. 1(3), 1-4. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona.

Vinson, J. & Stevens, S. (2012). My Pregnancy Story Project Report.  Crossroads Collaborative: Tucson, AZ. 

Watson, R. J., Snapp, S., Russell, S.T., Licona, A.C. (2012). Bullying in Tucson Public Schools: Rates, Reasons, Prevention Programs, and Recommendations Crossroads Connections. 1(1), 1-4. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona.

Research Brief: Martin, L. (2011). New Media Resources. Handout documenting the potential of diverse and particular new media applications. Distributed to our community partners and other community and academic organizations.

Research Brief: Vinson, J. (2011). Busting Myths: Confronting Assumptions about Teenage Pregnancy and Motherhood.

Crossroads Collaborative Publications Under Review or In Progress:

Burdge, Hilary, Hyemingway, Zami T., Licona, Adela C. (In Progress) Gender Non-Conforming Youth and the School to Prison Pipeline. Research Brief.

Fields, A., Snapp, S., Russell, S.T., Licona, A.C., Tilley, E.H., & The Crossroads Collaborative (under review).  Youth Voices and Knowledges: Slam Poetry Speaks to Social Policies.

Fields, A., Martin, L.T., Licona, A.C., Tilley, E.H. & the Crossroads Collaborative.  (in progress). "Performing Urgency: Slamming and Spitting as Critical and Creative Response to State Crisis." Webtext.

Fields, A., Snapp, S., Russell, S.T., Licona, A.C., Tilley, E.H., & the Crossroads Collaborative (in revision). Youth voices and knowledges: Slam poetry speaks to social policies.

Licona, A.C., Russell, S. T., & Crossroads Collaborative, (In Progress, 2013). “Teachers-Researchers in Engaged Transdisciplinary Public Scholarship: The Mixed and Messy Practices of Critical and Creative Inquiry.”

Licona, Adela C., and Watson, Ryan. (under review) Sexual Minorities, Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies

Russell, S.T., Snapp, S., Watson, R.J., & Ryan, C. (in progress). Family Acceptance and Healthy Adjustment of LGB Young Adults.

Snapp, S., Burdge, H., Licona, A.C., & Russell, S.T. Barriers and strategies to enacting inclusive curriculum.

Snapp, S., Burdge, H., Licona, A.C., Moody, R., Russell, S.T.  Students’ perspectives on LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum.

Snapp, S., Ryu, E. & Kerr, J. (in revision).  The Upside to Hooking Up: A Missing Discourse.

Snapp, S., Lento, R., Ryu, E., & Rosen, K. (in press). Why Do They Hook Up? Attachment Style and Motives in College Students.

Snapp, S., Burdge, H., Licona, A.C., & Russell, S.T. (in progress).  Enacting Inclusive Curriculum: Evidence from Community Change Agents. 

Snapp, S., & Licona, A.C. (in progress).  The Pipeline Population: Interrogating the Patterns and Practices of Its Production. 

Snapp, S., Munley, J., Fields, A., & Russell, S.T. (in progress). Messy, Butch, and Queer: Narratives of the School-to-Prison Pipeline.

Snapp, S., Russell, S.T., & Ryan, C. (in progress).  Family Acceptance and Health of LGBT Young Adults: A New Tool to Measure Family Acceptance.

Snapp, S., Sinclair, K., Gabrion, K., & Russell, S.T. (in progress).  LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum: Why Level of Support Matters.

Vinson, J. and Stevens, S. (under review). Preventing Pregnancy or Supporting Students?: Learning from the Stories of Young Mothers.

Watson, R.J., Barnett, M.A., & Russell, S.T. (under review). Parents of sexual minorities: Support matters for educational success.

Watson, R.J., & Russell, S. T. (in progress). Resilience among sexual minority youth: Engagement in academics is related to positive mental health and educational success.

Watson, R.J., Sinclair, K.O., & Russell, S.T. (in progress). The effects of being out on academic achievement.    

Watson, R.J. (in progress). The impact of interpersonal relationships on educational outcomes for sexual minority youth.

Crossroads Collaborative Additional Grants:

Russell, Stephen T. & Snapp, Shannon (August, 2012). Sexual Orientation, Race, and Gender Disparities in Discipline. Small grant awarded by the Research-to-Practice Collaborative.

Russell, Stephen T. & Licona, Adela C. (July, 2011). Curricular Inclusion Study. Contract with GSA Network ($65,000) to build from Crossroads Collaborative and support local analyses of LGBT and ethnic studies curricular inclusion at the school and district levels in Arizona and California.

Russell, Stephen T. (December, 2010). Safe Schools Research Project. Grant proposal, funded by Wellspring Advisors ($75,000) to build from Crossroads Collaborative and support a national analysis of state policy advocacy for LGBT curricular inclusion.

Van Campen, Kali received a $25,000 grant from PIMSA (Research Program on Migration and Health), to extend her dissertation project by conducting focus groups with Mexican origin mothers about their, and their daughters’ needs for sexuality and reproductive health education.

Supported Thesis/Dissertation Projects:

Martin, L. (2013).  The Spatiality of Queer Youth Activism: Performing Spaces of Coalition and Dis/Identification (doctoral dissertation). Chair: Adela C. Licona, Ph.D.

Tilley, E.H. (2012).  Bridging the Gap: Fertility Timing in the United States, Theoretical Vantage Points, Effective Public Policy, and Prevention Design (doctoral dissertation). Committee: Adela C. Licona, Ph.D., Stephen T. Russell, Ph.D.

Van Campen, K (2013) The influence of the mother-daughter relationship on Mexican-origan adolescent girls’ sexual agency (doctoral dissertation). Chair: Stephen T. Russell, Ph.D.

Vinson, J. (2013). Teenage Mothers as Rhetors and Rhetoric (doctoral dissertation). Chair: Adela C. Licona, Ph.D.

Watson, R. (2012) The impact of interpersonal relationships on academic achievement for sexual minority youth (masters thesis). Chair: Stephen T. Russell, Ph.D.

Mass Media Outreach:

Snapp, S. & Hoenig -Munley, J. (2013). Restorative Justice Works: Give it a Chance.  Opinion Editorial in Arizona Daily Star; December 13, 2013. Retrieved from:http://azstarnet.com/news/opinion/shannon-snapp-restorative-justice-works-give-it-a-chance/article_52b363eb-a4ee-5a50-bec6-7986f2fbee55.html

Vinson, J. & Watson, R.J.  (2012). Bullying problem must be reduced, prevented [Letter to the Editor]. Daily Wildcat. Retrieved from:http://www.wildcat.arizona.edu/article/2012/10/your-views

Vinson, J. (2013). Reframing Teenage Pregnancy. Guest blog post in UA News; May 3, 2013. Retrieved from: http://uanews.org/blog/reframing-teen-pregnancy

Watson, R. J. (2012).  Bullying is pervasive in Tucson, but educational efforts can help. Guest Column in Arizona Daily Star newspaper; October 21, 2012.

Watson, R. J. & Licona, A.C. (2012).  Survey: More than 40% of Tucson students are bullied. Appearance on Fox News nightly news; October 23, 2012.

(New) Media:

Crossroads Collaborative, with Kore Press, Grrls Literary Activism. (2012 Summer) (in post-production). Youth video production collaboration across all participating youth-serving organizations and adding members of the Tohono O’Odham Community Action Youth Council (TOCA), included teaching technology, interview skills, and cross-community youth perspectives on sex, gender, race, economy, environment in education.

Crossroads Collaborative, with Londie Martin, Sarah Gonzales, Zami Tinashe Hyemingway and Tucson YWCA Nuestra Voz Racial Justice Summer Camp Youth Participants. Three youth-produced film/media, produced and screened: University of Cape Town, Action Research Seminar, South Africa (2011, September); Ford Foundation Sexuality Research Initiative Convening, San Francisco, CA (2012, January):

Let’s Talk About Sex Ed

No More Ignorant Love

The School-to-Prison Pipeline

  1. Crossroads Collaborative, with Kore Press, Grrls Literary Activism. (2011, November).  How I stopped Worrying and Learned to Love. Youth-produced film produced and screened for opening of Miss Representation at Loft Cinema, Tucson, AZ.
  2. Photo-Documentation of The Crossroads Collaborative Community Engagement. (2010-2014). Contributing photographers Adela C. Licona and Jenna Vinson.

Crossroads Call for Papers:

Crossroads Collaborative Call for Papers: Special Issue of the Community Literacy Journal, 2014, 8(1) (Licona, A. C., & Russell, S. T.), Transdisciplinary & Community Literacies: Shifting Discourses through New Paradigms of Public Scholarship & Action-Oriented Research

Program(s): 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences