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Academic Credits

EDUCATION

Degree                 Institution                                         Major                         Year

Ph.D.               Texas A&M University                       Psychology                  1995

M.S.                Texas A&M University                       Psychology                  1989

B.S.                 Texas Christian University               Psychology                  1986

NON-PROFIT GRANTS

Smith, S. (2013).  Recipient of a Capelli d’Angeli Foundation grant http://www.capellidangelifoundation.org

Women in Need, Inc.  (2004).  Hunt County Hospital District Tobacco Grant.

Women in Need, Inc.  (2003).  Hunt County Hospital District Tobacco Grant.

Women in Need, Inc.  (2004).  Target Community Giving Grant.

Women in Need, Inc.  (2003).  Target Community Giving Grant.

Women in Need, Inc.  (2003).  Office of the Attorney General (Texas).  Funded for $97,000 over two years.

SCHOLARLY WORK

Grants:

Weeks, B.R., Smith R., Read, W.K., Martin, D., and Smith, S.S. (1990).  Implementing and evaluation of computer-assisted instruction in veterinary pathology.  Funded by the College of Veterinary Medicine Enhancement Fund in the Area of Teaching Excellence.

 

Publications:

Smith, S.S.  (1996). Relationship satisfaction in lesbian couples.  DAI-B, 57(1), 766.

Smith, S.S. & Matthews, T. (1991).  How do students choose a particular college?  A survey of admitted students-1990.  College Student Journal, 25, 482-488.

Smith, S.S., Joe, G.W., & Simpson, D.D. (1991).  Parental influence on inhalant use.  Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 13, 267-275.

Conference Presentations:

Smith, S., Lukenbill, J., & Jemelka, R.  (October, 1999).  Consumer Satisfaction in a Medicaid Managed Care Population in Texas. Poster presented at the Fifth National CAHPS User Group Meeting, St. Louis, MO.

Muehlenhard, C., Allgeier, E., Highby, B., Lee, R., Parks, C., & Smith, S.  (1996, April).  The preparation of graduate students for sex research.  Presented at the annual proceedings of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality-Western Region, San Diego, California.

Weeks, B. Smith, R., Smith, S., & Martin, D. (1992, November).  Student perceptions of computer-assisted instruction in veterinary pathology.  Presented at the proceedings of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, San Diego, California.

Matthews, T., Smith, S. & Pope, P. (1992, April).  The use of lower level grades from transfer and native students to predict upper level grades.  Presented to the proceedings of the National Council on Measurement and Education, San Francisco, California.

Smith, S.S. (1991, March).  Student perceptions of credit by examination at Texas A&M University.  Presented at the Fifth Annual Texas Testing Conference, Austin, Texas

Smith, S.S. & Matthews, T. (1991, January).  Why do students come to Texas A&M: Factors affecting student choice of college.  Presented at the proceedings of the Southwest Educational Research Association, San Antonio, Texas.

Parks, C.W., Jr., Carter, M., Smith, S., Quiggle, N., Shetton, M., Najavits, L., & Hollon, S.D. (1990), August).  The determination of emotional states based on personally relevant information.  Presented at the annual proceedings of the American Psychological Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

Smith, S.S., Simpson, D.D., & Woods, D. (1989, August).  Depression and drug use in Mexican-American youth.  Presented at the annual proceedings of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Smith, S.S., & Simpson, D.D. (1988, April).  The determination of client motivation and suitability for drug abuse treatment.  Paper presented at the annual proceedings of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Tulsa, OK.

Smith, S.S., Michas, L., & Rholes, W.S. (1987, April).  Action control, coping, and depression.  Paper presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Harris, P., O’Donnell, A., & Smith, S. (1986, April).  Perceptual unitization, behavior analysis, and affective evaluation.  Paper presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association.  Fort Worth, Texas.

Smith, S., & Cole, S.G. (1986, April).  The effects of information feedback on intrinsic motivation.  Paper presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association.  Fort Worth, Texas.

Technical Reports:

McRoy, R., Smith, S., Henney, S., Welch, C., Holland, P., & Amis, A.  (1998).  CASA of Travis County evaluation.  CASA of Travis County,  6330 HWY 290 East, Suite 350, Austin, TX 78723.

McRoy, R., Smith, S., & Matthews, B.  (1997).  Mental health treatment of female children and adolescent perpetrators of sexual abuse:  An exploratory study.  Center for Social Work Research, School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712.

Smith, S. (1994).  Project MPPACT:  Annual evaluation report.  Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, P.O. Box 149030, Austin, Texas 78714-9030.

Smith, S. (1994).  Project ENABLE:  Final report.  Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, P.O. Box 149030, Austin, Texas 78714-9030.

Smith, S. (1993).  Project MPPACT:  Annual evaluation report.  Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, P.O. Box 149030, Austin, Texas 78714-9030.

Smith, S. (1993).  Project ENABLE:  Annual evaluation report.  Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, P.O. Box 149030, Austin, Texas 78714-9030.

Smith, S., & Matthews, T. (1992).  General results from the college student experiences questionnaire at Texas A&M University, Research report #79.  Measurement and Research Services, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843.

Smith, S. (1992).  Credit by examination at Texas A&M University: 1992, Research report #78.  Measurement and Research Services, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843.

Smith, S., & Matthews, T. (1992).  The development of regression estimates to predict student achievement at TAMU (TAMU 1988-1990), Research report #77.  Measurement and Research Services, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843.

Smith, S. (1992).  Credit by examination 1990-1991, Research report #76.  Measurement and Research Services, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843.

Smith, S., & Martin, D. (1991).  The development of math placement procedures at Texas A&M University: Fall 1990, Research report #73.  Measurement & Research Services, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas  77843.

Smith, S. (1991).  Credit by examination 1989-1990, Research report #69.  Measurement & Research Services, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843.

Smith, S., & Matthews, T. (1991).  Why do students come to TAMU?  A survey of admitted students: 1990, Research report #8.  Measurement & Research Services, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843.

Smith, S. (1990).  Credit by examination at Texas A&M University, Research report #63.   Measurement & Research Services, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843.

Smith, S., & Martin, D. (1990).  Student perceptions of credit by examination at Texas A&M University, Research report #60.  Measurement & Research Services, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843.

Smith, S., & Martin, D. (1990).  Credit by examination 1988-1989, Research report #57.  Measurement & Research, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843.

Smith, S., & Simpson, D.D. (1988).  Special report to youth advocacy program: Follow-up evaluation of program services.  Behavioral Research Program, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843.

Simpson, D.D., Smith, S.S., & Barrett, M. (1986).  Preventions/Intervention management and evaluation system (PMES): Final report on client admissions in 1981 to 1985. (PMES Project Report). Behavioral Research Program, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843.

Teaching Experience:

1992 Summer–Teaching assistant for graduate Tests and Measurement in Education, Texas A&M University

1991 Fall–Teaching assistant for Elementary Statistics for Psychology, Texas A&M University

Summer–Teaching assistant for Introduction to Program Evaluation, Texas A&M University

Spring–Teaching assistant for Experimental Design for Behavioral Scientists, Texas A&M University.

1986-1987 Taught laboratory for Experimental Psychology, Texas A&M University

Professional Organization Consultation:

Evaluation Coalition for the HB7 Pilot Projects, Texas Health and Human Services Commission, 1992, member

Committee on Women, American Association of University Women, 1989-1990, Chair

Sub-committee on Pay Equity, Faculty Senate Committee on the Status of Women, Texas A&M University, 1990-1991, Member