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Recent Research

Recent Grant-Funded Research and Awards
Understanding the Link between School Disciplinary Violations, Dropout and Justice Involvement. (Council of State Governments)
The Role of Law Enforcement in Schools: Alternatives to Ticketing for School Discipline Violations. (Texas Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division)
Study of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Texas Healthcare Exchange  (Texas Department of Insurance and the Texas Health and Human Services Commision)
Study of the Texas Crisis Services Redesign (CSR)  (Texas Department of State Health Services)
Title V 5-Year Needs Assessment (Texas Department of State Health Services)
Evaluation of the Round Rock ISD "Safe Schools / Healthy Students" Initiative (Dept of Ed)
Evaluation of the Texas High School Project (THSP) (SRI, Bill and Melinda Gates & Dell Foundations, TEA)
Texas Demonstration to Maintain Independence and Employment (UT Addiction Research Institute)
Study of Texas School Discipline Outcomes (Council of State Governments)
Texas Border Alcohol and Drug Survey (Texas Department of State Health Services)
CDC National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS) System Study: Dallas Site (CDC)
S&A Drug Services Testing Program
Study of Disproportionate Minority Contact in 5 Texas Counties (Texas Criminal Justice Division of the Governor's Office)
Evaluation of the Round Rock ISD STARS Mentor Program (Dept of Ed)
Evaluation of the Round Rock ISD "Teacher Incentive Funds" Program (Dept of Ed)
Evaluation of the Drug Free Communities Support Program in Robertson County (with Tiffiny Vincent)
Texas Center for Service Learning (TCSL) Effective Evaluation Development Support
Texas Health Care Reform Exchange Symposium (Texas Department of Insurance and Texas Health and Human Services Commission)
Study of Texas School Discipline Outcomes (Council of State Governments) 


Publications 
(2012) EA Booth, MP Marchbanks III, D Carmichael, and T Fabelo.   Comparing Campus Discipline Rates: A Multivariate Approach for Identifying Schools with Significantly Different than Expected Exclusionary Discipline Rates.  Journal of Applied Research on Children. Vol. 3:2.
(2011)  Elliott, Timothy R., Phillips, Charles D., Patnaik, Ashweeta, Booth, Eric A., Naiser, Emily, Hawes, Catherine, James A Dyer.  Medicaid personal care services and caregivers reports of children’s health: The dynamics of a relationship. Volume 46, Issue 6pt1, pages 1803–1821, December 2011.  
(2010) Booth, Eric A. and Joseph W. Robbins. “Assessing the Impact of Campaign Finance on Party System Institutionalization.”   Party Politics. Volume (16)5:629.  
     (also, non-gated version here)
(2008) Booth, Eric A. and Dometrius, Nelson. “Jurisdiction” in Political Encyclopedia of U.S.
States and Regions. New York: MTM Publishing.
(2008) Dometrius, Nelson, Eric A. Booth, and Nathan K. Mitchell. “Separation of Powers” in Political Encyclopedia of U.S. States and Regions. New York: MTM Publishing

Reports
(2011)  Tony Fabelo; Michael D. Thompson; Martha Plotkin; Dottie Carmichael; Miner P. Marchbanks III; Eric A. Booth.   "Breaking Schools’ Rules: A Statewide Study of How School Discipline Relates to Students’ Success and Juvenile Justice Involvement."    Available here:  http://ppri.tamu.edu/breaking-schools-rules/
(2011) Booth, Eric A. “Establishing the Texas Healthcare Exchange under PPACA: Stakeholder and Public Input and Perspectives” Prepared for the Texas Department of Insurance and the Texas Health and Human Services Commision. Accessible at: http://ppri.tamu.edu/PublicReports/ppaca_healthcare_exchange_report.pdf
(2010) Carmichael, Dottie and Booth, Eric A. “Addressing Disproportionate Minority Contact in the Texas Juvenile Justice System: Causes and Solutions from the Community Perspective.” Prepared for the Texas Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division. Accessible at: http://ppri.tamu.edu/PublicReports/100724_Final%20Report.pdf
(2010) Carmichael, Dottie, Jensen-Doss, Amanda, Eric Booth, David Ellis, and Trey Marchbanks.  “Evaluation Findings for the Crisis Services Redesign Initiative:  Report to the Texas Department of State Health Services.”  Accessible at:  http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/mhsacsr/default.shtm
(2010) Chaudhuri, Nandita, Eric Booth, and Jim Dyer.  "Statewide Title V 5-Year Needs Assessment Study in Texas:  Setting Priorities for the MCH Population."  Accessible at:  http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/mch/default.shtm#block_grant  
(2010) Booth, Eric and Tiffiny Vincent.  "Evaluation of the Drug Free Communities Support Program in Robertson County" (SAMSHA)
(2009) Booth, Eric and Tiffiny Vincent.  "Robertson County Community Drug and Alcohol Needs Assessment"  (SAMSHA)
(2009) Carmichael, Dottie, Jensen-Doss, Amanda, and Eric Booth.  “Year One Evaluation Findings for the Crisis Services Redesign Initiative:  Report to the Texas Department of State Health Services.”    Accessible at:  http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/mhsacsr/default.shtm
(2009) Booth, Eric. “Safe Schools / Healthy Students No Cost Extension Evaluation Report.” Prepared for the Round Rock Independent School District. (Department of Education)
(2009) Booth, Eric and Ann Lessem.  "Final Evaluation Report of the S&A Drug Services Testing Program" (Department of Education)
(2008) Booth, Eric and Ann Lessem. “Final Evaluation Report of the Safe Schools / Healthy Students Grant.” Prepared for the Round Rock Independent School District. (Department of Education)
(2008) Lessem, Ann., Nandita Chaudauri, and Eric Booth. “Safe Schools and Student Outcomes:  Safe Schools / Healthy Students Evaluation Report.” Prepared for the Round Rock Independent School District. (Department of Education)
(2007) Booth, Eric.  “Remedying Security and Workforce Concerns Within Science and Technology Fields Through Domestic Education Policy Reforms.”  Center for the Advancement of Homeland Resources (CAHR) at VOCL
(2006) Booth, Eric.  “The Political Impact of Strategic Domestic Education Policy Reforms.”  Center for the Advancement of Homeland Resources (CAHR) at VOCL

Manuscripts in Progress
(with Nandita Chaudhuri) "Mixed Effectiveness of Anti-Violence Policy Interventions on Safety Perceptions and Safety Outcomes in Schools." Submitted for Review

Dissertation Research
Determinants of Electoral Competition in Judicial Primary Elections

Presentations
2010
Chaudhuri, Nandita and Eric Booth. "An Innovative Model for Prioritizing Health Care Needs for Women, Infants and Children in Texas." Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association in Denver, CO.

Carmichael, Dottie and Eric Booth. "Addressing Disproportionate Minority Contact in the Texas Juvenile Justice System:  Causes and Solutions from the Community Perspective." Presentation at the meeting of the Texas Governor's Criminal Justice Division Advisory Panel in Austin, TX.

Carmichael, Dottie, Amanda Jensen-Doss, and Eric Booth. “Texas Crisis Services Redesign (CSR) Evaluation.”  Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Texas Behavioral Health Consortium in Austin, TX.

Booth, Eric.  "Study of Disproportionate Minority Juvenile Justice Contact in 5 Texas Counties." Presentation at the meeting Texas Juvenile Justice Roundtable in Austin, TX.

Carmichael, Dottie and Eric Booth. "Study of Disproportionate Minority Juvenile Justice Contact in 5 Texas Counties." Presentation at the meeting of the Texas Governor's Criminal Justice Division Advisory Panel in Austin, TX.

Booth, Eric and Nandita Chaudhuri. "Mixed Effectiveness of Anti-Violence Policy Intervention in Texas Schools: Exploring the Disconnect in Teacher, Staff and Student Perceptions of Safety in Round Rock." Presentation at the Annual Meeting of Southwest Political Science Association in Houston, TX.


2009
Booth, Eric. " Anti-Violence Policy Intervention in Texas Schools" Presentation at the Annual Meeting of Northeastern Political Science Association." Philadelphia, PA.

Booth, Eric. " Student Achievement during the High-Stakes Education Era:  The Impact of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) on Local Educational Initiatives and Academic Outcomes."  Atlanta, GA.

Carmichael, Dottie, Amanda Jensen-Doss, and Eric Booth.  “Year Two Evaluation of the Texas Crisis Services Redesign.”  Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Texas Council of MHMR Centers. Austin, TX.

2008
Booth, Eric and Joseph Robbins. “Corruption Levels and Campaign Finance Laws in Post-Communist States.” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL.

Carmichael, Dottie, Amanda Jensen-Doss, and Eric Booth.  “Evaluation of the Texas Crisis Services Redesign.” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Texas Council of MHMR Centers. Austin, TX.

Vincent, Tiffiny and Eric Booth. “Ideological Determinants of Foreign Portfolio Investment.” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL.

Booth, Eric. “Impact of Sex Education Policies on Protest Activities.” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Southwest Political Science Association, Las Vegas, NV.

2007
Booth, Eric and Joseph Robbins.  “Determinants of Public Venture Capital Flows in Post-communist States.” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL.

Booth, Eric. A. and Nathan K. Mitchell. “Executive Type and Trade Protection in 53 Countries.”  Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Southwest Political Science Association.  Albuquerque, NM.

2006
Booth, Eric. “Determinants of Judicial Competition: Evidence from State Primaries 1992-2004”  Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL.  

Booth, Eric.  “Corruption and FDI: Why Asia is No Different from the Rest” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Political Science Association. San Antonio, TX. 

Booth, Eric.  “A District-level Analysis of Judicial Recruitment” Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the State Politics and Policy Conference.  Lubbock, TX.

Booth, Eric and Nathan Mitchell. “Executive Type and Trade Protection in the 1990’s:  Where’s the Pork?” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association.  Atlanta, GA. 

Moreland, Amy, Tiffiny Vincent, and Eric Booth. “Gender and Democratization.” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association.  Atlanta, GA.

2005
Karp, Jeffrey A., Eric A. Booth, Marshall W. Garland, Joseph W. Robbins, and Aaron Colvin.  "Split Ticket Voting and Political Context: What Happens When Elections Are Actually Competitive?" Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL.

Booth, Eric and Joseph Robbins.  “Indecision 2004:  The Role of the Alternative Media Sources.”  Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL. 
Booth, Eric.  “Economic Performance and Trade:  The Role of Beggar-thy Neighbor Policies of Adjustment” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Political Science Association. New Orleans, LA. 

Booth, Eric, Mitchell, Nathan, and Joseph Robbins.  “The Role of Alternative Media Sources for Election 2004” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Political Science Association. New Orleans, LA.

2004
Booth, Eric.  “Foreign Aid: Japan and Latin America”  Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Political Science Association.  Corpus Christi, TX.

Booth, Eric. “Determinants of Foreign Aid: Japan and Latin America”  TTU Poster Presentation. April 8, 2004.



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