Category: Publications and Accolades

Shannon Harper—Courting justice: Tracing the evolution and future of domestic violence courts.

This article reviews the etiology and history of specialty courts for intimate partner violence, discusses the common programming components implemented by courts nationwide, and provides an assessment of the efficacy of DVCs in holding offenders accountable while simultaneously protecting victim safety. Finally, the article discusses the ongoing challenges and implications with regard to community response … Continue reading Shannon Harper—Courting justice: Tracing the evolution and future of domestic violence courts.

Shawn Dorius—In the Eyes of the Beholder: How China and the U.S. See Each Other

Using data obtained from nationally representative, cross-nationally comparable public opinion surveys conducted in the US and China in 2015, we compare the attitudes of Chinese citizens toward the US with those of American citizens toward China. Our results suggest that Chinese citizens hold more favorable attitudes toward the US than do Americans toward China. Respondents … Continue reading Shawn Dorius—In the Eyes of the Beholder: How China and the U.S. See Each Other

Shawn Dorius—American’s Attitudes towards China-US Trade War

We report results of original research based on a nationwide online survey of US adults that contained a number of questions measuring Americans’ attitudes toward China, including the trade war. Our analysis shows that the American public is sharply divided over the trade war, despite reporting high support for international trade with China (76%). Using … Continue reading Shawn Dorius—American’s Attitudes towards China-US Trade War

J. Arbuckle—Developing Farmer Typologies to Inform Conservation Outreach in Agricultural Landscapes

The study, which analyzed multiple years of survey data from the Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll, identified four types of farmers – Conservationist, Deliberative, Productivist and Traditionalist – based on different characteristics of each group.https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/new-research-identifies-four-farmer-types-differing-perspectives-soil-and-water-conservation

J. Arbuckle receives grant to continue research and extension related to the prairie strips conservation practice

A new grant from the BiaEcho foundation to continue research and extension related to the prairie strips conservation practice:  Schulte Moore, L., J.G. Arbuckle, N. Grudens-Schuck, M. Liebman, O. de Kok-Mercado, and T. Youngquist. Improving Midwestern Agriculture’s Environmental, Social, and Economic Footprint with Prairie Strips. Bia-Echo Foundation. $1,104,788. 1/1/2021–12/31/2024.