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Publications - Maria Vandergriff-Avery

  • Vandergriff-Avery, M., Anderson, E.A., & Braun, B. (2004). Resiliency capacities among rural, low-income families. Families in Society, 85 (4), 562-570.

  • Braun, B., Lawrence, F.C., Dyk, P.H., & Vandergriff-Avery, M. (2003). Southern rural family economic well-being in the context of public assistance. Southern Rural Sociology, 18 (1), 259-289.

  • Braun, B. & Vandergriff-Avery, M. (2001). Facing the facts of the well-being of rural low-income women in the context of welfare reform. In The status of women: Facing the facts, forging the future. Institute for Women’s Policy Research.

  • Vandergriff-Avery, M. (2001). Rural families speak: A qualitative investigation of stress protective and crisis recovery strategies utilized by rural low-income women and their families (Doctoral dissertation, University of Maryland, 2001). Dissertation Abstracts International: A, 62/12, 4350.

  • Blanton, P.W. & Vandergriff-Avery, M. (2001). Marital therapy and marital power: Constructing narratives and sharing relational and positional power. Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, September.

  • Hampton, R.L., Vandergriff-Avery, M. (2000). Working towards a culturally competent model of research for domestic violence in the African American community. In Domestic violence: Culturally specific treatment interventions for African Americans - valuing differences and commonalties. Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community.

  • Hampton, R.L., Vandergriff-Avery, M., Kim, J. (1999). Understanding the origins and incidence of spousal violence in North America. In T.P. Gullota (Ed.), Violence in homes and communities: Prevention, intervention, and treatment. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  • Hampton, R.L., Jenkins, P., & Vandergriff-Avery, M. (1999). Physical and sexual violence in marriage. In R.L. Hampton (Ed.), Family violence: Prevention and treatment, 2 nd edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.



Presentations - Maria Vandergriff-Avery

  • Vandergriff-Avery, M. (2005). Communities and scholars learn, serve, and prepare the ground together: A faculty immersion model for growing partnerships. Paper presented at the Appalachian Studies Association Conference, Radford, VA, March.

  • Vandergriff-Avery, M. (2005). Where we stand: The current status of American women in work, family, education, and politics. Presentation for the American Association of University Women, Salisbury, NC, March.

  • Vandergriff-Avery, M., Anderson, E.A., & Braun, B. (2002). Stress protective and crisis recovery strategies utilized by rural low-income women and their families: Implications for programming. Paper presented at the 63 rd Annual National Council on Family Relations Conference, Houston, TX, November 21.

  • Vandergriff-Avery, M. (2002). Families’ stressors and crises. Paper presented at the 63 rd Annual National Council on Family Relations Conference, Houston, TX, November 21.

  • Vandergriff-Avery, M., Tyler, C., Oravecz, L., & Letiecq, B.L. (2001). Bridging the gap: A diversity module for an introductory family studies course. Paper presented at the 62 nd Annual National Council on Family Relations, Rochester, New York, November, 11.

  • Braun, B. & Vandergriff-Avery, M. (2001). Moving from Welfare to Work: An Initiative that Bridges Theory and Practice. Paper presented at the 62 nd National Council on Family Relations annual conference in Rochester, New York, November, 10.

  • Braun, B. & Vandergriff-Avery, M. (2001). State of poverty in Dorchester county: Preliminary findings from the rural families speak project. Paper presented at the Dorchester County Life in the State of Poverty Meeting, Cambridge, MD, January 31.

  • Letiecq, B.L. & Vandergriff-Avery, M. (2000). Understanding, respecting, and celebrating diversity: Evaluation of an undergraduate teaching module. Paper presented at the 6 th Annual Diversity Research Forum on Race, Gender, & Identity, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, April 13.

  • Vandergriff-Avery, M., Letiecq, B.L., & Bernstein, J. (1999). Walking towards our talk: Cultural competence in teaching, research, and practice. Paper presented at the 61 st Annual National Council on Family Relations Conference, Irvine, CA, November 10-15.

  • Vandergriff-Avery, M. (1996). Marital power: Competition or cooperation? Paper presented at the 58 th Annual National Council on Family Relations Conference, Kansas City, MO, November.