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

Past Events

2018

National Longitudinal Surveys: Children and Young Adults: An Overview

Presented By: Bhavneet Walia, Falk College Research Center
Date: January 26, 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., Jack Reilly Professor of Child & Family Studies, Director of Reilly Institute for Early Childhood & Provider Education
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