Research Projects

The Office of the Associate Dean for Research administers research and training projects funded by a variety of federal, state and foundation sources. The table below lists current and past research projects, with links to individual project summaries, researcher profiles, and projects listed by nine broad categories.

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Project Title Researcher Category End Date
A blueprint for university police in Texas: Responding to sexual assault crimes Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Education/Schools; Interpersonal/Community violence 2016
College students’ history of suicidal behaviors, help-seeking attitudes and behaviors Susan M. De Luca, Ph.D.
Education/Schools; Mental health 2017
Con Mi Madre (Hispanic Mother-Daughter Program) M. Teresa Granillo, Ph.D., MSW
Education/Schools; Latinos 2017
Cultivating Learning and Safe Environments (CLASE) Leila Wood, Ph.D., LMSW
Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Education/Schools; Interpersonal/Community violence 2019
Dating Violence prevention project Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Education/Schools; Interpersonal/Community violence 2005
Department of Family and Protective Services Youth Specialist Pilot Program Monica Faulkner, Ph.D., LMSW
Child welfare/Foster care/Adoption; Education/Schools 2016
Development of evaluative tools for Austin’s first recovery high school Lori K. Holleran Steiker, Ph.D., ACSW
Addictions; Education/Schools 2014
Evaluation of “Protecting You, Protecting Me” alcohol prevention curriculum Carol M. Lewis, Ph.D.
Lori K. Holleran Steiker, Ph.D., ACSW
Addictions; Education/Schools 2002
Evaluation of Expect Respect: A domestic violence prevention project for elementary school students Carol M. Lewis, Ph.D.
Education/Schools; Interpersonal/Community violence 2000
Family and school contexts as predictors of early childhood Latino development Esther J. Calzada, Ph.D.
Education/Schools; Families, children and youth; Latinos 2015
Family engagement in youth recovery Lori K. Holleran Steiker, Ph.D., ACSW
Addictions; Education/Schools 2016
Georgetown Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative Calvin L. Streeter, Ph.D.
Addictions; Education/Schools; Interpersonal/Community violence 2002
Journey of Hope: Teaching coping skills and building resilience post natural disaster Lori K. Holleran Steiker, Ph.D., ACSW
Education/Schools; Mental health 2012
Latino students academic achievement: The role of early-childhood family and school characteristics Esther J. Calzada, Ph.D.
Education/Schools; Latinos; Parenting 2017
Solution-focused alternatives for education Calvin L. Streeter, Ph.D.
Cynthia G. S. Franklin, Ph.D.
Education/Schools; Mental health 2003
Solution-focused therapy and learning-challenged students Cynthia G. S. Franklin, Ph.D.
Education/Schools; Mental health 1998
Teen Dating Violence Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Education/Schools; Interpersonal/Community violence 2008
Teen mentoring initiative Carol M. Lewis, Ph.D.
Education/Schools 2004
Texas Schools Restorative Discipline Project Marilyn Armour, Ph.D.
Disparities; Education/Schools; Restorative justice 2018
Texas Trio: Education system collaborations to increase educational stability Monica Faulkner, Ph.D., LMSW
Beth Gerlach, Ph.D., LCSW
Child welfare/Foster care/Adoption; Education/Schools 2013
The Latina college student experience: mental health, service utilization and academic outcomes M. Teresa Granillo, Ph.D., MSW
Education/Schools; Latinos; Mental health 2013
Title Researcher Category End Date
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