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Research

PiPES Team Members are involved in research focused on identifying and meeting the postsecondary needs of rural Appalachian youth.

Publications

Rosecrance, P. H., Graham, D., Manring, S., Cook, K. D., Hardin, E. E., & Gibbons, M. M. (2019). Snapshot of rural Appalachian high school students’ college-going and STEMM perceptions.Career Development Quarterly, 67(4),327-342, DOI:10.1002/cdq.12202

Gibbons, M. M., Taylor, A. L., Brown, E., Daniels, S. K., Hardin, E. E., & Manring, S. (2019). Assessing postsecondary barriers for rural Appalachian high school students. Journal of Career Assessment, 46 (6), 637 – 650. DOI: 10.1177/1069072719845329

Gibbons, M. M., Brown, E. B., Daniels, S., Rosecrance, P., Hardin, E. E., & Farrell, I. (2019). Building on strengths while addressing barriers: Career interventions in rural Appalachian communities. Journal of Career Development, 46, 637 – 650. DOI:10.1177/0894845319827652

Gibbons, M. M., Hardin, E. E., Taylor, A. L., Brown, E. B., & Graham, D. L. (2019).  Evaluation of an SCCT-based intervention to increase postsecondary awareness in rural Appalachian youth.Journal of Career Development.Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/0894845319832972

Conference Presentations

Ali, S. R., & Hardin, E. E. (2018, August).Career Education in Rural America. In E. E. Hardin & S. R. Ali (Chairs). Career Education in Rural Communities: Challenges and opportunities.Symposium presented at the 2018 American Psychological Association National Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Murphy, S., Rosecrance, P., Hardin, E. E., & Gibbons, M. M. (2018, August).Validating a measure of postsecondary supports. Poster presented at the 2018 American Psychological Association National Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Rosecrance, P. Cook, K. D., Hardin, E. E., & Gibbons, M. M. (2018, August).Summer Experience to Expose Rural Appalachian High School Students to Higher Education. Poster presented at the 2018 American Psychological Association National Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Hardin, E. E., & Gibbons, M. (2017, June).Understanding and measuring STEM career development.  Breakout session presented at the 2017 SciEd conference, Washington, DC.

Gibbons, M. M., Taylor, A. L., & Brown, E. C. (2016, October). Promoting resilience in rural Appalachian youth. Round-table presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education & Supervision Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Graham, D. L., Hardin, E. H., Garnes, E. M., Cook, K. D., Gieske, L. S., & Gibbons, M. M. (2016, August). Postsecondary and STEMM pursuits of rural Appalachian prospective first generation college students. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Denver, CO.

Taylor, A. L., & Brown, E. C. (2016, March). Barriers to and support for higher education in rural Appalachian youth. Presented at the University of Tennessee Annual CEHHS Graduate Student Research Colloquium, Knoxville, TN.