African American Women

“Black Colleges are Laggards in Providing Athletic Opportunities for Women.” The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 16 (Summer 1997): 66 – 67.

“The Challenges and Successes of African American Women Principals in Georgia: A Qualitative Profile of Lived Experiences.” Sylathea Renea Prescott-Hutchins. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2002. 

“A Comparison of Two Welfare-to-Work Strategies Among African American Women in Atlanta, Georgia.” Veronica L. Wilson-Brewster. Ph. D. diss, Capella University, 2006.

"Effects of Anthropometric Characteristics on Racial Differences in Stage at Diagnosis Among Younger Women with Invasive Breast Cancer." Carolyn Patricia Monteilh. Ph. D., Emory University, 2000.

"An Examination of a Spirituality Group for African American Women." Sonya Yvette Philpott. Ph. D. diss, The University of Georgia, 2001.

“An Exploration of Black Women’s Leadership Development.” Dionne Rosser-Mims. Ph.D. diss, University of Georgia, 2005.

"Health Communication Among Rural, African American Women: Methodological, Theoretical, and Rhetorical Considerations." Lawrence A. Brown. Ph. D. diss, Georgia State University, 2002.

“Increasing Collaboration of Conflict: The Role of Similarities in Cross-Racial Organizing Between African American Women and Latinas in Georgia.” Belisa Gonzalez. Ph. D. diss, Emory University, 2006.

“An Inquiry into the Experiences of the African American Woman Principal: Critical Race Theory and Black Feminist Perspectives.” Carolyn Roberts Taylor. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2004.

"Motivations and Justifications for Partner Aggression in African-American College Women." J. Celeste Walley-Jean. Powerpoint Presentation presented at the Women & Girls in Georgia Conference, Athens, Georgia, 2007.

“Student Aid in Georgia: Less HOPE for College-Bound Blacks.” The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 37 (Autumn 2002): 74 – 76.

“Two African Americans Who Integrated the Faculty at Emory University.” The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 31 (Spring 2001): 60 – 61.

“Who’s Schooling Who? Black Women and the Bringing of the Everyday into the Academe, or Why We Started “The Womanist.” Layli Phillips and Barbara McCaskill. Signs 20 (Summer 1995): 1007 – 1018.

Economics

“Children and Welfare Reform: Comparing Well-Being in a Sample of Working and Welfare Poor Children in Georgia.” Frederick Param Brooks. Ph. D. diss, University of Georgia, 2000.

“A Comparison of Two Welfare-to-Work Strategies Among African American Women in Atlanta, Georgia.” Veronica L. Wilson-Brewster. Ph. D. diss, Capella University, 2006.

“The Determinants of Poverty in Georgia’s Plantation Belt: Explaining the Differences in Measured Poverty Rates.” William Levernier and John B. White. American Journal of Economics and Sociology 57 (January 1998): 47 – 70.

"Economic Impact of Violence Against Women." Phaedra Corso. Powerpoint Presentation presented at the Women & Girls in Georgia Conference, Athens, Georgia, 2007.

“Making Education Work: The Effects of Welfare Reform on the Educational Goals and Experiences of TANF Participants.” Fiona A. Pearson. Ph.D, diss., Georgia State University, 2006.

"Medical Costs and Productivity Losses Due to Interpersonal and Self-Directed Violence in the United States." Phaedra S. Corso, James A. Mercy, Thomas R. Simon, Eric A. Finkelstein, and Ted R. Miller. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 32 (2007): 474 - 482.

"The New Welfare Trap: Case Managers, College Education, and TANF Policy." Fiona A Pearson. Gender & Society 21 (2007): 723-48.

"The Quality of Life of Single Mothers on Welfare in Georgia." Mónica M. Alzate. Public Policy Research Series. Athens, GA: The Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 2005.

“The Quality of Life of Single Mothers on Welfare in Georgia and the 1996 Welfare Reform.” Mónica M. Alzate. Ph.D. diss, University of Georgia, 2002.   

"Welfare Recipients’ Quality of Life: Lessons from the United Nations’ Human Development Index for the US Welfare Policy." Mónica M. Alzate. European Journal of Social Work 9 (March 2006): 85 - 101.

Education

"Barriers to Female Principals: Perceptions of Female High School Administrators in Georgia." Jane Spires Hilliard. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2000.

“The Challenges and Successes of African American Women Principals in Georgia: A Qualitative Profile of Lived Experiences.” Sylathea Renea Prescott-Hutchins. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2002. 

“A Descriptive Analysis of Women Public School Superintendents in Georgia.” Charlotte Holland Pipkin. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2002.

“Identification, Exploration, and Analysis of Conditions Existing Within the Gap Between Georgia Women Public School Administrators and the Superintendency.” Christie W. Johnson. Ed. D., University of West Georgia, 2006.

“An Inquiry into the Experiences of the African American Woman Principal: Critical Race Theory and Black Feminist Perspectives.” Carolyn Roberts Taylor. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2004.

“Making Education Work: The Effects of Welfare Reform on the Educational Goals and Experiences of TANF participants.” Fiona A. Pearson. Ph.D, diss., Georgia State University, 2006.  

"The Personal and Professional Backgrounds of Georgia's Female High School Principals." Marjorie Hunt Hamilton. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2001.

“Political Science in a Different Voice: Women Faculty Perspectives on the Status of Women in Political Science Departments in the South.” Laura Van Assendelft, Wendy Gunther-Canada, Julie Dolan, Barbara Palmer, and Michele Swers. PS: Political Science and Politics 36 (April 2003): 311 – 315.

“Renegotiating Race and Respectability in the Classroom: Women and Education in the New South.” Sarah Harper Case. Ph. D. diss, University of California, 2002.

“The Road Seldom Taken: Status of Women in Mathematics Departments in Colleges and Universities in Georgia.” Donna Saye. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2002.

"Science Access, Career Choices, Achievement, and Motivation: Perceptions of Female Science Olympians." Kelly Rae Price. Ed. D, Georgia Southern University, 2001.

“The Status of Women in Political Science Departments in the South: Results of the Millennium Survey.” Laura Van Assendelft, Wendy Gunther-Canada, and Julie Dolan. PS: Political Science and Politics 34 (June 2001): 333 – 338.

“Two African Americans Who Integrated the Faculty at Emory University.” The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 31 (Spring 2001): 60 – 61.

“‘We Were the First Ones’: Oral Histories of Mexican Heritage Women Pioneers in the Schools of Rural Southeast Georgia, 1978 – 2002.” Scott A.L. Beck. Ph. D. diss, University of Georgia, 2003.

“Women in Public Middle School Administration in Georgia: A Feminist Analysis of the Perceptions of Women in Power.” Karen L. Doty. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2001.

“Women Speak: A Case Study of Women Superintendents in Georgia.” Debra Barber Lee. Ed. D., University of Sarasota, 2000.

"Women's High School Band Directors in Georgia." Barbara Blessing Greaves-Spurgeon. Ed. D., University of Georgia, 1998.      

Feminism

“Who’s Schooling Who? Black Women and the Bringing of the Everyday into the Academe, or Why We Started “The Womanist.” Layli Phillips and Barbara McCaskill. Signs 20 (Summer 1995): 1007 – 1018.

Girls

"Child Maltreatment, Youth Violence, and Intimate Partner Violence: Developmental Relationships." Phaedra S. Corso and Xiangming Fang. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 33 (2007): 281 - 290.

"Hidden in Plain View: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Girls in Atlanta." A Study of the Atlanta Women's Agenda, 2005.

“Children and Welfare Reform: Comparing Well-Being in a Sample of Working and Welfare Poor Children in Georgia.” Frederick Param Brooks. Ph. D. diss, University of Georgia, 2000.

“Las Ultimas Munecas: The Construction of Subjectivity by Adolescent Girls of Mexican Origin Living in the American South.” Pamela Key Sheppard. Ph. D. diss, University of Georgia, 2001.

"Science Access, Career Choices, Achievement, and Motivation: Perceptions of Female Science Olympians." Kelly Rae Price. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2001.

Health

"Cultural Conceptualizations of HIV and AIDS among Female Mexican Immigrants." Jennifer Kristine Wallace. M.A. thesis, The University of Georgia, 2001.

“Effects of Anthropometric Characteristics on Racial Differences in Stage at Diagnosis Among Younger Women with Invasive Breast Cancer.” Carolyn Patricia Monteilh. Ph. D. diss, Emory University, 2000.

“Entry into Prenatal Care and Breastfeeding Initiation Have Increased in 13 States.” L. Gerstein. Family Planning Perspectives 32 (January 2000): 51 – 52.

"Health Communication Among Rural, African American Women: Methodological, Theoretical, and Rhetorical Considerations." Lawrence A. Brown. Ph. D. diss, Georgia State University, 2002.

“Knowledge About Folic Acid and Use of Multivitamins Containing Folic Acid Among Reproductive-Aged Women – Georgia, 1995.” U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 45 (1996): 793 – 795.

“Listening to Migrant Voices: Focus Groups on Health Issues in South Georgia.” Julia L. Perilla, Astrid H. Wilson, Judith L. Wold, and Lorine Spencer. Journal of Community Health Nursing 15 (1998): 251 – 263.

“Local Responses to Expanded Medicaid Coverage for Pregnant Women.” Lisa C. Dubay, Genevieve M. Kenney, Stephen A. Norton, and Barbara C. Cohen. The Milbank Quarterly 73 (1995): 535 – 563.

“The Relationship of Interpregnancy Interval to Infant Birthweight and Length of Gestation Among Low-Risk Women, Georgia.” M. M. Adams, K. M. Delaney, P. W. Stupp, B. J. McCarthy, and J. S. Rawlings. Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology 11 (January 1997): 48 – 62.

"The Role of Relational Uncertainty for Women's Health: An Interpersonal Communication Perspective." Melanie Ayn Williams. Ph. D. diss, University of Georgia, 1998.

"Serum Folate Levels Among Women Attending Family Planning Clinics --- Georgia, 2000." U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Recommendations and Reports 51 (September 2002): 4 - 8.

“A Socioecological Analysis of Participation in Physical Activity by Rural-Dwelling Older Adult Women.” Mary Patricia Shotewell. Ph.D. diss, University of Georgia, 2003.

“Support Groups for HIV+ Women.” Robin Lennon Dearing. Ph.D. diss, University of Georgia, 2004.

"Women's Health Data Summary: Women's Health in Georgia." Georgia Department of Human Resources: Division of Public Health: Women's Health, 2006.

Latinas

"Cultural Conceptualizations of HIV and AIDS among Female Mexican Immigrants." Jennifer Kristine Wallace. M.A. thesis, The University of Georgia, 2001.

“Increasing Collaboration of Conflict: The Role of Similarities in Cross-Racial Organizing Between African American Women and Latinas in Georgia.” Belisa Gonzalez. Ph. D. diss, Emory University, 2006.

“Las Ultimas Munecas: The Construction of Subjectivity by Adolescent Girls of Mexican Origin Living in the American South.” Pamela Key Sheppard. Ph. D. diss, University of Georgia, 2001.

“Listening to Migrant Voices: Focus Groups on Health Issues in South Georgia.” Julia L. Perilla, Astrid H. Wilson, Judith L. Wold, and Lorine Spencer. Journal of Community Health Nursing 15 (1998): 251 – 263.

“‘We Were the First Ones’: Oral Histories of Mexican Heritage Women Pioneers in the Schools of Rural Southeast Georgia, 1978 – 2002.” Scott A.L. Beck. Ph. D. diss, University of Georgia, 2003.

Leadership

"Barriers to Female Principals: Perceptions of Female High School Administrators in Georgia." Jane Spires Hilliard. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2000.

“The Challenges and Successes of African American Women Principals in Georgia: A Qualitative Profile of Lived Experiences.” Sylathea Renea Prescott-Hutchins. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2002. 

“A Descriptive Analysis of Women Public School Superintendents in Georgia.” Charlotte Holland Pipkin. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2002.

“An Exploration of Black Women’s Leadership Development.” Dionne Rosser-Mims. Ph.D. diss, University of Georgia, 2005.

“An Inquiry into the Experiences of the African American Woman Principal: Critical Race Theory and Black Feminist Perspectives.” Carolyn Roberts Taylor. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2004.

"The Personal and Professional Backgrounds of Georgia's Female High School Principals." Marjorie Hunt Hamilton. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2001.

“Women in Agricultural Leadership: A Descriptive Analysis of Factors Determining Leadership Potential Perceived by Women Members of the Georgia Agribusiness Council.” Mary Ann Davis Parsons. Ph. D. diss, University of Georgia, 2006.

“Women in Public Middle School Administration in Georgia: A Feminist Analysis of the Perceptions of Women in Power.” Karen L. Doty. Ed. D., Georgia Southern University, 2001.

“Women Speak: A Case Study of Women Superintendents in Georgia.” Debra Barber Lee. Ed. D., University of Sarasota, 2000.

"Women's High School Band Directors in Georgia." Barbara Blessing Greaves-Spurgeon. Ed. D., University of Georgia, 1998.

LGBTQ

“‘Excuse Me Ma’am? That’s Sir To You!’: Perceptions of Butch Privilege in Contemporary Society.” Mikel L. Walters. M.A. thesis, Georgia State University, 2005.

“The Relationships Among Community Affiliation, Self-Esteem, and Eating Disorder Symptomatology in Gay and Lesbian Individuals.” Angela Katherine Picot. Ph. D. diss, Georgia State University, 2005.

Immigrants

"Looking In and Coming Out: A Critical Inquiry into the Life Histories and Moral Dilemmas of Liberian Women in Atlanta." Yar Donlah Gonway Gono. Ph. D diss, Emory University, 2001.

Politics

"Lobbying in Georgia: Not Just a Man's Game Anymore." Heather Noel Foust. Ph. D. diss, Emory University, 1999.

"Women in Executive Office: Variation Across American States." Zoe M. Oxley and Richard L. Fox. Political Research Quarterly 57 (March 2004): 113 - 120.

Prison

"Does Nature of Offense Matter?: An Examination of Psychological and Relationship Factors Between Aggressive and Non-aggressive female juvenile offenders." Christi Bartolomucci. Ph. D. diss, University of Georgia 2002.

“Lifetime Likelihood of Going to a Georgia State Prison: Special Report.” Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles Office of Criminal Justice Research. Atlanta, GA, 1999.

Race

“College Sports Are Still Largely Segregated by Race.” The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 37 (Autumn 2002): 63 – 64.

“Effects of Anthropometric Characteristics on Racial Differences in Stage at Diagnosis Among Younger Women with Invasive Breast Cancer.” Carolyn Patricia Monteilh. Ph. D. diss, Emory University, 2000.

“Increasing Collaboration of Conflict: The Role of Similarities in Cross-Racial Organizing Between African American Women and Latinas in Georgia.” Belisa Gonzalez. Ph. D. diss, Emory University, 2006.

“Race-Sensitive Admissions Struck Down at the University of Georgia.” The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 29 (Autumn 2000): 42 – 43.

“Renegotiating Race and Respectability in the Classroom: Women and Education in the New South.” Sarah Harper Case. Ph. D. diss, University of California, 2002.

Reproductive Health

“Cravings, Marks, and Open Pores: Acculturation and Preservation of Pregnancy-Related Beliefs and Practices among Mothers of African Descent in the United States.” Wendy Phillips. Ethos 33 (June 2005): 231 – 255.

“The Impact of Mississippi’s Mandatory Delay Law on Abortions and Births.” T. Joyce, S. K. Henshaw, and J. D. Skatrud. The Journal of the American Medical Association 278 (8): 653 – 658.

“With Mandatory Delay, Mississippi’s Abortion Rate Fell, Out-of-State and Second Trimester Procedures Increased.” L. Remez. Family Planning Perspectives 3 (March 1998): 99 – 100.

Sports

"Bragging Rights." Dena Williams Pruitt. Ed. D., The University of Georgia, 2004.

“Black Colleges are Laggards in Providing Athletic Opportunities for Women.” The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 16 (Summer 1997): 66 – 67.

“College Sports Are Still Largely Segregated by Race.” The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 37 (Autumn 2002): 63 – 64.

Violence

"Action: Women and Girls in Georgia: Violence ." Sarah Cook. Keynote Address at the Women & Girls in Georgia Conference, Athens, Georgia, 2007.

“Attention and Memory Functioning in Victims of Sexual Assault.” Kristen Anne Luscher. Ph. D. diss, University of Georgia, 2001.

"The Business of Human Trafficking: In Our Own Backyard." Rachel Hagues, Allison McWilliams and Melinda L. Williams. Powerpoint Presentation presented at the Women & Girls in Georgia Conference, Athens, Georgia, 2007.

"Creating a Coordinated Campus Approach to Ending Sexual Violence." Colleen M. Petterson and Yvette Upton. Paper and PowerPoint presented at the Women & Girls in Georgia Conference, Athens, Georgia, 2007.

"Crime in the News: Representations of Domestic Violence in the Georgia Press." Suzanne Enck-Wanzer. Powerpoint Presentation presented at the Women & Girls in Georgia Conference, Athens, Georgia, 2007.

“Domestic Violence: An Analysis of Battered Women in Georgia.” J. Branch-Rooke, T. W. McKinley, and R. K. Sikes. Medical Association of Georgia Journal 79 (December 1990): 907 – 913.

"Child Maltreatment, Youth Violence, and Intimate Partner Violence: Developmental Relationships." Phaedra S. Corso and Xiangming Fang. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 33 (2007): 281 - 290.

"Economic Impact of Violence Against Women." Phaedra Corso. Powerpoint Presentation presented at the Women & Girls in Georgia Conference, Athens, Georgia, 2007.

"Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project." Beck Dunn. Powerpoint Presentation presented at the Women & Girls in Georgia Conference, Athens, Georgia, 2007.

"Georgia Fatality Review Annual Report." Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 2006.

"From Love to Lethality: Findings from the Georgia Fatality Review Project." Beck Dunn. Keynote Address at the Women & Girls in Georgia Conference, Athens, Georgia, 2007.

"Medical Costs and Productivity Losses Due to Interpersonal and Self-Directed Violence in the United States." Phaedra S. Corso, James A. Mercy, Thomas R. Simon, Eric A. Finkelstein, and Ted R. Miller. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 32 (2007): 474 - 482.

"Motivations and Justifications for Partner Aggression in African-American College Women." J. Celeste Walley-Jean. Powerpoint Presentation presented at the Women & Girls in Georgia Conference, Athens, Georgia, 2007.

“Lifetime and Annual Incidence of Intimate Partner Violence and Resulting Injuries—Georgia, 1995.” U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 47 (October 1998).

"SNAPSHOTS." Kim Frndak, Rhiannon Rose, Patricia Henritze, Betty Hart. Summary of presentation presented at the Women & Girls in Georgia Conference, Athens, Georgia, 2007.

Welfare

“Children and Welfare Reform: Comparing Well-Being in a Sample of Working and Welfare Poor Children in Georgia.” Frederick Param Brooks. Ph. D. diss, University of Georgia, 2000.

“A Comparison of Two Welfare-to-Work Strategies Among African American Women in Atlanta, Georgia.” Veronica L. Wilson-Brewster. Ph. D. diss, Capella University, 2006.

“Making Education Work: The Effects of Welfare Reform on the Educational Goals and Experiences of TANF Participants.” Fiona A. Pearson. Ph.D, diss., Georgia State University, 2006.

"The New Welfare Trap: Case Managers, College Education, and TANF Policy." Fiona A Pearson. Gender & Society 21 (2007): 723-48.

"The Quality of Life of Single Mothers on Welfare in Georgia." Mónica M. Alzate. Public Policy Research Series. Athens, GA: The Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 2005.

“The Quality of Life of Single Mothers on Welfare in Georgia and the 1996 Welfare Reform.” Mónica M. Alzate. Ph.D. diss, University of Georgia, 2002.

"Welfare Recipients’ Quality of Life: Lessons from the United Nations’ Human Development Index for the US Welfare Policy." Mónica M. Alzate. European Journal of Social Work 9 (March 2006): 85 - 101.