NCERA216: Latinos and Immigrants in Midwestern Communities

(Multistate Research Coordinating Committee and Information Exchange Group)

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SAES-422 Reports



Dr. Daisy I. Barrón 

Multicultural Education & Diversity

Reading, Foundations, and Technology Department

Latino Studies

School of Social Work

Missouri State University


Barrón, D. (2020). Our Esencia is Our Courage. Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine30(7), 19. 


Barrón, D. (2020). ¿Que dijeron? What do they say? Bilingualism, Adaptation & Hispanic women/Latinas in Higher Education. Journal of Latinos and Education, 19 (2)

Barrón, D., Palacios, J., Enriquez, S., Torres, T. (2019). Narratives of Latinas/Hispanic Women in the Midwest. Cambio Center Proceedings, Columbia, Missouri. 

Barrón, D. (2019). Bilingualism. Revista OCIO, 21(6), 4-5. 



Barrón, D. (2020). Overcoming Barriers to Hispanic women/Latinas Leaders in Higher Education. Book IGI Global Book Publishing House in revision to be published October, 2020. 


Barrón, D. (2020). A Perspective of Multicultural Education. Book Kendall Hunt Publishing House (in progress) contributors and for me as editor to turn in the manuscript August 2020 to be published November 2020. 


Barrón, D., Palacios, J. (2020). The Brown Tinted Glass Ceiling? A mixed-methods study of Hispanic women/Latinas in Higher Education. Manuscript (in progress) Journal of Diversity in Higher Education. 


Barrón, D. Hart, J. (2020). Jefa at a University? ¡Igualada! A Qualitative Study of Hispanic Women/ Latinas Leaders in Higher Education. Manuscript (in progress) to the Innovative Higher Education. 


Barrón, D. (2020). ¡Mi Esencia es mi Valor! Essence & Courage portraiture of Hispanic women/Latinas navigating Higher Education Institutions. Manuscript (in progress) to the Qualitative Research Journal, Sage. 


Debra J. Bolton, Ph.D.

Bolton, Debra J. (2020). In press. Finding home: Displaced African Women in Rural Southwest Kansas. Chapter 2.  Intervening Connections: Mapping the networks of support of Women in 21st Century Communities. Cloete, E., Mariah E. Crystal, and Martha N. Bannikov, Eds. Lexington Press.


Bolton, Debra J. and Charlotte Olsen (2018). Build Intercultural Relationships for Better Understanding of Your Neighbor. Extension Publication, MF 3340 and MF 3341


Krug, D., Bolton, D. J. and C. Olsen. (2018). Everyday Mindfulness. Extension publication MF 3424 and MF 3425


Bolton, Debra J. and Francisco Hernandez. (2017). Applying Global Perspectives on Fragility to Improve U.S. Communities. Advances in Anthropology, 7, 22-33.


Bolton, Debra J. (2019) “Sense of Place in a New Homeland”. Southern Plains Conference of the Center of the Study of the American West, West Texas A & M University.

Kimberly Greder, Professor and Extension State Specialist

Human Development and Family Studies

Iowa State University


Hammons, A., Villegas, E., Olvera, N., Greder, K., Fiese, B. & Teran-Garcia, M. (2020). The Evolving Family Mealtime:  Findings from Focus Group Interviews with Low-income Hispanic Mothers. JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting.

Bruna, K., McNelly, C. A., Greder, K., Rongerude, J. (2020). Youth Dialogue and Design for Educational Possibility: Eliciting Youth Voice in Community Development. Journal of Community Practice. DOI: 10.1080/10705422.2020.1757006. First published online May 3, 2020.

Rongerude, J., Richardson Bruna, K., Greder, K., and McNelly, C. Design Dialogues How-to Series, DDC 0001A–0001K, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

Greder, K., Levings, J., Alcivar-Zuniga, M., Schott, M., Allen, B., Gonzales, R., Bruna, K., Dorado-Robles, N., and Martinez, A. (2020). ¡Salir Adelante! Caminos a Nuestro Futuro (Pathways for our Future). Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

Martinez, Rubén






2019 “Motivations for Entrepreneurship among Mexican Americans and White Americans,” International Journal of Social Science and Business, 4(1): 1-12. (w/B. Avila).




2019 "Criminal Justice, Disconnected Youth, and Latino Males in the United States and in Michigan." In Lynn Scott and Curtis Stokes (Eds.), Minorities and the Criminal Justice System. (Pp. 211-156). East Lansing, MI: MSU Press. (w/B. Avila & B. Lewis).


Encyclopedia Articles


2019 “Rodolfo ‘Corky’ Gonzales.” Latinos in the Political System: An Encyclopedia of Latinos as Voters, Candidates, and Office Holders. (Pp. 211-213). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.


2019 “Jose Angel Gutierrez.” Latinos in the Political System: An Encyclopedia of Latinos as

Voters, Press Candidates, and Office Holders. (219-221). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.


Reports and Research Newsletter


2019. Martinez, R. (Editor). NEXO: The Official Newsletter of the Julian Samora Research Institute. [Two issues: Spring, XXII (2); Fall issue XXIII(1)]


2019. A Summary Report of the Black-Brown Dialogues Summit II: Expanding Community September 7, 2018. Julian Samora Research Institue, MSU (w/R. Davila).




2019. “Foreword,” In Gutierrez, J. A., Tracking King Tiger: Reies Lopez Tijerina and the FBI. Latinos in the United States Series. East Lansing, MI: MSU Press.


Volume in Book Series


2019. Gutierrez, J. A., Tracking King Tiger: Reies Lopez Tijerina and the FBI. Latinos in the United States Series. East Lansing, MI: MSU Press.


Book Reviews


“Review of Cultural Impact on Conflict Management in Higher Education.” Teachers College Record. July 18, 2019., ID Number: 22977.


“Review of Hispanics in the U.S. Criminal Justice System.” NEXO, Fall 2019, 23(1): 5.


“Éxito Educativo: A Bilingual Pathway to College Program,” Western Social Science Association News, 2019, 51(1): 9.



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