Student/Faculty Publications and Presentations
Student/Faculty Publications - Peer Reviewed Journal Articles and Book Chapters:
Berke, D. L., Boyd-Soisson, E. F. Voorhees, A. N., & Reininga, E. W. (2010). Advocacy in
service-learning. Family Science Review, 15(1), 13-20.
Doucet, F., & Hamon, R. R. (2007). A nation of diversity: Demographics of the United States
of America and their implication for families (pp. 20-43). In B.S. Trask & R.R. Hamon (Eds.). Cultural diversity and families: Expanding perspectives. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Student/Faculty Professional Presentations at Conferences:
Bull, K. (2013, October 3). What is Family Science? Roundtable presentation at the Mid-
Atlantic Council on Family Relationships Conference: Harrisburg, PA.
Dubbs, M. (2013, October 3). Connecting the dots to a sucessful affiliate. Roundtable
presentation at the Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relationships Conference:
Karasik, R.J., Hamon, R.R., Reddy, A.M, Writz, J., Kunkle, Alyssa E., & Seal, Amanda.
(2012, February 24). Two thumbs up: Using popular films in introductory aging courses. Resource exchange presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Arlington, VA.
Boyd-Soisson, E. & Lawrence, A. (November, 2011). Training up a Child: Amish Discipline
Questions and Answers. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations: Orlando, Florida.
Laninga, D., Hamon, R.R., Shenk, Rachel., Nagel, Michelle. (2011, March 18). Preparing for
old age through the use of intergenerational service-learning. Poster presented at the 37th Annual Association for Gerontology in Higher Education Conference, Cincinnati, OH.
Alexander, Amanda., & Hamon, R.R. (2010, November 5). The state of family science:
Strengths and future directions for the discipline. Poster presented at the 72nd Annual National Council on Family Relations Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
Boyd-Soisson, E., Shenk, R., & Gieger, E. (October, 2010). Low-Cost Leisure Activities that
Facilitate Family Cohesion: A Protective Factor During Hard Economic Times. Workshop presented at the annual Mid Atlantic Council on Family Relationships. Building Strong Families Conference: Elizabethtown, PA.
Hamon, R.R., Bean, Susanna.N. (2010, September 30). The centrality of stories to our lives.
Friends of Murray Library. Messiah College, Grantham, PA.
Hamon, R.R., Johnson, A.L., & Berke, D.L. (2010, June). Promoting Higher Order Thinking
Among Seniors in a Family Life Education Methodology Course. Family Science Association’s Teaching Family Science Conference. Madison, IN.
Boyd-Soisson, E. F., Reininga, E. W., Johns, P., & Hamon, R. R. (October 22, 2009).
Using family folklore and stories to identify family values. Mid Atlantic Council on Family Relations. Building Strong Families Conference, Grantham, PA.
Johnson, A. , Kunkle, A. E. , * Hamon, R. R. (October 22, 2009). The ethics of care: Filial
responsiblity in later life families. Mid Atlantic Council on Family Relations. Buildling Strong Families Conference, Grantham, PA.
Berke, D., Boyd-Soisson, E. F., Miller, A. N., & Reininga, E. W. (November, 2008).
Advocacy as service-learning. Round table presented at 70th Annual National Council on Family Relations Conference, Little Rock, AK.
Hamon, R. R., Vanadsale, J., & Boyd-Soisson, E. (October 9, 2008). The usefulness of the
double ABCX model for assessing family vulnerabilities and resilience during stressful times. Workshop presented at Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relations' Building Strong Families Conference. Grantham, PA
Johns, P., Kappauf, B., Wenger, A., Tiller, B., & Szumla, A. (2009, Spring). Are you
serious?! Weekend retreat for seriously dating/engaged couples. Messiah College, Grantham, PA.
Madison Brinser (2013) - Scholar Intern Grant, Messiah College.
Rachel Schmuck (2012-2013) - Scholar Intern Grant, Messiah College.
Alyssa Kunkle (2011-2012) - Service-Learning Intern, Messiah College.
Amanda Lawrence (2010-2011) - Scholar Intern Grant, Messiah College.
Susanna Bean (2010) - Scholar Intern Grant, Messiah College.
Avery Johnson (2009) - Scholar Intern Grant, Messiah College.
Brittney Kappuf (2008) - Scholar Intern Grant, Messiah College.
Jessica Vanasdale (2008) - Scholar Intern Grant, Messiah College.
Arelis Perez (2008) - Scholar Intern Grant, Messiah College.