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New publications by faculty and doctoral students

Assistant Professor David Ansong, doctoral student Shiyou Wu and Associate Professor Gina Chowa:
Ansong, D., Wu, S., & Chowa, G. (2015). The role of child and parent savings in promoting expectations for university education among middle school students in Ghana: A propensity score analysis. Children and Youth Services Review. Advanced online publication. Retrieved from doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.08.009

Professor Iris Carlton-LaNey:
Carlton-LaNey, I. (2015). African American pioneers of urban social work. In R. Wells-Wilbon, A. R. McPhatter, & H. F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi (Eds.), Social work practice with African Americans in urban environments (pp. 21-36). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. Retrieved from

Professor Din Chen:
Chen, D. (2015). Meta-analysis for psychiatric research using free software R. Shanghi Archives of Psychiatry, 27(3), 195-199. Retrieved from doi:10.11919/j.issn.1002-0829.215063
Chen, D. G. & Wilson, J. (Eds.) (2015). Innovative statistical methods for public health data. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. Retrieved from

Associate Professor Gina Chowa and Assistant Professor Rainier Masa:
Chowa, G., & Masa, R. (2015). Asset ownership and future orientation of youth and their parents: Evidence from Ghana. Child & Youth Services, 36, 173-200. Advanced online publication. Retrieved from

Doctoral Student Todd Jensen and Professor Gary Bowen:
Jensen, T. M. & Bowen, G. L. (2015). Mid- and late-life divorce and parents’ perceptions of emerging adult children’s emotional reactions. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 56(5), 409-427. Advanced online publication. Retrieved from