The Research Center sponsors activities and events, including faculty retreats, informational seminars and opportunities to learn about faculty research and scholarship in their areas of expertise.

Upcoming Events

Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm 411 MacNaughton Hall
Research Colloquium 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics: Building Korea’s Brand Personality and Equity with the Olympic Brand Friday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. MacNaughton Hall, Room 411 Jeeyoon Jamie Kim Sport Management Abstract: With…
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm 335 White Hall in the Falk Complex
Research Colloquium Big Data and Social Policy: Current and Future Developments Wednesday, October 24, 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. White Hall, Room 335 Dr. Philip Gillingham is prolific researcher of social work practice based at…
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Past Events

2018

Maternal & Parental Engagement and Children’s Cognitive & Social Skills in Caribbean Countries
Presented by: Jaipaul Lalla Roopnarine, Pearl S. Falk Endowed Professor, Human Development and Family Science
Date: September 10, 2018

National Longitudinal Surveys79 Children and Young Adults: An Overview
Presented by: Bhavneet Walia, Instructor, Falk College Research Center / Economics
Date: April 20, 2018

Rural Behavioral Health Services: Crisis and Contradiction in the Age of Managed Care
Presented by: Matthew Spitzmueller, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
Date: April 13, 2018

Autonomy and Community Inclusion Under French Disability Rights Law: A Contrast to the U.S.
Presented by: Nancy Mudrick, Professor, School of Social Work
Date: April 6, 2018

Drugs, Trauma and Public Policy: Ground Breaking Research in Georgia’s Post-Soviet Era
Presented by: Dessa Bergen-Cico, Associate Professor, Public Health, Food Studies, and Nutrition
Date: April 6, 2018

Family Size, Adult Children’s Socioeconomic Achievement, and Disability among Older Adults in China
Presented by: Merril Silverstein, Marjorie Cantor Professor of Aging Studies, Human Development & Family Science / School of Citizenship and Public Affairs / ASI
Date: March 23, 2018

Event Archives

School Climate Survey: Enhancing Student Achievement
Presented By: Kendra DeLoach McCutcheon, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
Date: November 17, 2017

National Longitudinal Surveys:  An Overview
Presented By: Bhavneet Walia, Affiliated Research Associate, Falk College Research Center
Date: October 27, 2017

Using Textual Analysis Software to Measure Team Brand Association Networks
Presented By: Patrick Walsh, Associate Professor, Sport Management
Date: October 20, 2017

The New American Farmer: Immigration, Race, and the Struggle for Sustainability
Presented By: Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern, Assistant Professor, Food Studies
Date: October 20, 2017

Culture, Context, and the Exploration of Identity Among Middle Eastern Families
Presented By: Rashmi Gangamma, Assistant Professor, Marriage and Family Therapy & Ambika Krishnakumar, Professor & Department Chair, Human Development and Family Science
Date: October 13, 2017

The Migration Wave in Europe: Resulting Challenges for Public Health and Social Service Systems
Presented By: Elena Hedoux (Pompidou Group) & Thomas Kattau (Pompidou Group)
Date: September 26, 2017

Acculturation, Work-family Interface, Dietary Patterns and Health Among South Asian Immigrants
Presented By: Kamala Ramadoss, Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Science & Sudha Raj, Associate Professor, Nutrition
Date: March 3, 2017

Hiring, Training and Retaining Competent Direct Care Workers in Youth Residential Treatment: An Ethnographic Study of Workforce Issues in a High-Stress Field
Presented By: Yvonne Smith, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
Date: March 3, 2017

Understanding Collaborative Mental Health Policy Reform: Toward Recovery-Oriented Care
Presented By:  Matthew Spitzmueller, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
Date: February 3, 2017

Addressing Disparities in Food Access through Mobile Markets: An Exploratory Survey and Research Agenda
Presented By: Evan Weissman, Assistant Professor, Food Studies
Date: February 3, 2017

International Innovations in Child Advocacy
Presented By:  Philipp Sandermann, Ph.D.
Date: September 20, 2016

Hot Topics in Intellectual Property in SU/Falk College Faculty and Researchers
Presented By: Jennifer Crisp, Director, Office of Technology Transfer and Industrial Development, SU
Date: Friday, March 25, 2016

Photo Voice Research Methodology
Presented By: Sandy Lane, Professor and Mary Ann Middlemiss, Associate Professor, Public Health
Date: Friday, November 13, 2015

Housing and LGBTQ Youth: A Mixed-Methods Community Needs Assessment
Presented By: Coolhart Deborah, Marriage and Family Therapy and Brown Maria, School of Social Work and Aging Studies Institute
Date: Friday, November 06, 2015

Family Experiences of Iraqi Refugees Resettled in Syracuse, NY
Presented By: Rashmi Gangamma, Marriage and Family Therapy
Date: Friday, November 06, 2015

Addressing Sanitation in Zambia: Leveraging Traditional Leadership and Modern Technology to Improve Health
Presented By: David Larsen, Pulic Health
Date: Friday, October 30, 2015

Cultivating Food Justice: Using Photovoice to Document the Outcomes of a Pilot Food System Intervention Program for Youth
Presented By: Evan Weissman, Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition
Date: September 18, 2015

The Development and Evaluation of a Mind-body Awareness Intervention to Enhance Self-Regulation as a Mechanism to Promote Healthy Weight among Young Children
Presented By: Lynn Brann , Dessa Bergen-Cico, Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition and Rachel Razza, Child and Family Studies
Date: September 18, 2015

How Ukrainian Social & Public Health Interventions are Adapting to War-related Environment: Challenges & Opportunities
Presented By: Yuliya Chorna, MPA, MSW, Executive Director and Iuliia Pylypas, Program Developer for the International HIV/AIDS & TB Institute
Date: March 31, 2015

Evaluating School-Based Interventions: The Lions Quest Program
Presented By: Mine Göl-Güven, Assistant Professor, College of Education, Boğaziçi University
Date: March 20, 2015

Institutional Review Board (IRB) policies, procedures and deadline dates
Presented By: Tracy Cromp, Director with Jeanne Diederich, Administrative Specialist, Office of Research Integrity and Protections
Date: February 27, 2015

Negotiating a Global Sustainable Development Agenda: the View from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Presented By: Chantal Line Carpentier, Sustainable Development Officer Division for Sustainable Development Department of Economic and Social Affairs United Nations
Date: February 13, 2015

A Global Assault on Dengue
Presented By: Dr. Mark Polhemus, Director of the Center for Global Health & Transitional Science SUNY Upstate
Date: Friday, November 21, 2014

Social Networks & Successful Aging within a Thai Context
Presented By: Lutchmie Narine, Associate Professor, Public Health, Food Studies & Nutrition with Ambika Krishnakumar, Associate Professor, Child & Family Studies
Date: October 24, 2014

Exploring the Experiences of Children with Trangender Parents: Family Dynamics, Challenges and Protective Factors
Presented By: Deb Coolhart, Assistant Professor, Department of Marriage & Family Therapy
Date: October 3, 2014

Work-family issues in the Context of Immigration: The Experience of Asian-Indian Immigrants
Presented By: Kamala Ramadoss, Assistant Professor, Department of Child & Family Studies
Date: October 3, 2014

Developing a Dengue Early Warning System in Coastal Urban Ecuador
Presented By: Anna M. Stewart, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the Center for Global Health and Transitional Science at SUNY Upstate Medical University
Date: September 26, 2014

Full-time, Part-time and Just-About-No Time Dads: Race, Class, Employment & Different Models of Fathering Infants
Presented By: Margaret Usdansky, Research Associate, Professor, Child & Family Studies
Date: April 4, 2014

Strategies and Approaches for Securing Foundation Funding
Presented By: Melissa Whipps, Assistant Director Foundation Relations
Date: March 28, 2014

Building on the Promise of Children and Families
Presented By: Brian McKee and Kevin Slimmer from Elmcrest Children’s Center
Date: January 31, 2014

Remittances from Migrant Children and Quality of Life of Older Adults in Rural China
Presented By: Merril Silverstein, Ph.D., Professor, School of Social Work
Date: November 1, 2013

Neighborhood Violence & Trauma: A University/Community Dialogue
Presented By: Local Community Members
Date: October 4, 2013

Long-Term Effects of Sleep Habits and Learning related Behaviors
Presented By: Eunjoo Jung, Ed.D., Assistant Professor, Child & Family Studies
Date: September 13, 2013

A Case Study Using Qualtrics
Presented By: Mary Graham
Date: April 12, 2013

New Jersey’s Attempt to Add Sports Betting: Does it threaten the integrity of the game?
Presented By: John T. Wolohan, J.D., Professor of Sport Management
Date: April 19, 2013

2012-2013 Seed Grant Recipients
Presented By: Dessa Bergen-Cico, Rachel Razza, Maria Brown, Bruce Carter, Carrie Smith
Date: April 5, 2013

Parenting Practices and Childhood Outcomes in Indo-African-, Mixed-Ethnic Trinidadian Families
Presented By: Jaipaul Roopnarine, Ph.D., Pearl S. Falk Professor of Human Development and Family Science
Date: February 22, 2013

Climate Change and Food Security
Presented By: Rick Welsh, Ph.D., Professor of Food Studies, Department of Public Health, Food Studies & Nutrition
Date: January 25, 2013

Mindfulness-based Approaches to Treating PTSD and Anxiety
Presented By: Dessa Bergen-Cico, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition, Faculty Fellow, Burton Blatt Institute
Date: December 7, 2012

Community-Based Participatory Research: Benefits, Challenges and Strategies for Research with Minority Communities
Presented By: Katherine McDonald, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition, Faculty Fellow, Burton Blatt Institute
Date: November 9, 2012

A Treatment Model for Family Therapy with Complex Trauma
Presented By: Linda Stone Fish, M.S.W., Ph.D., Department of Marriage & Family Therapy
Date: October 5, 2012

2011-2012 Seed Grant Recipient Presentations
Presented By: Leigh Gantner, Ph.D., “Understanding the Dynamics of the CNY Food System”
Presented By: Eunjoo Jung, Ed.D., “Everyone Succeeds”
Presented By: Gina Pauline, Ed.D., “WISE Industry Pulse Study”
Date: April 20, 2012

Fan Preferences in Professional Hockey – The Effects of Team Success, Fighting, and Promotions
Presented By: Rodney Paul, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Sport Management
Date: March 23, 2012

Community Research as a Teaching Method
Presented By: Sandy Lane, M.P.H., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Public Health
Date: February 10, 2012

Creation and Implementation fo a Healthy Campus Environmental Audit
Presented By: Tanya Horacek, Ph.D., RD, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition
Date: December 9, 2011

Attachment Theory and Domestic Violence
Presented By: Ken Corvo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Social Work
Date: November 4, 2011

Environmental Toxicants
Presented By: Brooks Gump, Ph.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor, Department of Public Health
Date: September 23, 2011