Publications and Conference Papers

  • “Institutionalizing Institutional Effectiveness: Lessons Learned”, presented at the American Association of State Colleges and University (AASCU) Academic Affairs Winter Meeting, Phoenix, February 2008.
  • “Development of a Field-Based, Environmental Issues Course,” presented at the American Association of State Colleges and University (AASCU) Academic Affairs Winter Meeting, Phoenix, February 2008. Co-presented with Karen Whitehead, VPAA at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
  • "Lessons Learned: Implementations of a Wireless Mobile Computing Initiative", 2005 AASCU Winter Conference, San Diego 
  • "Design, Development and Implementation of a new Master's Degree in Information Systemsat Dakota State University," 2001 Western Decision Sciences Institute, April 3-7, 2001, Vancouver, BC. 
  • "Images of Family in Detective Fiction," 2001 Popular Culture Association conference, April 11-14, 2001,Philadelphia. Coauthored with Cathy Goodwin. 
  • "Does Crime Really Pay? An Examination of the Pecuniary Skills of the Serial Detectives," accepted for presentation at 1999 Popular Culture Association Conference, San Diego, CA. View Abstract.
  •  "Dress for Success: Symbolic Interactionism in the Janet Evanovich Novels," 1998 Popular Culture Association Conference, Orlando, FL. View Abstract
  •  "The Case of the Reluctant Detective: Exchange Theory in the Sue Grafton Novels," 1997 Popular Culture Conference, San Antonio, TX. View Abstract
  •  "Friendly Misogyny: Television Sitcoms and the Reification of Gender," 1996 Popular Culture Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Co-authored with Cynthia Allan. View Abstract
  •  "You Can Run but You Cannot Hide: Privacy and Direct Marketing Activities," 1995 Marketing and Public Policy Conference. Co-authored with Robert Mittelstaedt. View Abstract
  •  "Going it Alone: Rural Consumers and Social Influence on Buying," 1995 Symposium on Patronage/Retail Strategy Conference. Co-authored with Suresh Subramanian and Rajesh Iyer.
  •  "Rural Depopulation and the Prospects for Non-Store Retailing," 1995 Symposium on Patronage/Retail Strategy Conference. Co-authored with Steve Schulz and Ray Marquardt.
  •  "Retail Trends in South Dakota at the Turn of the Century," 1995 Women's Research Conference, Vermillion, SD. View Abstract
  •  "A Cross-Cultural Look at the 'Supposed to Have It' Phenomenon: The Existence of a Standard Package Based on Occupation," 1993 Association of Consumer Research Conference. Co-authored with Steve Schulz and Richard Mittelstaedt. View Abstract
  •  "Socialization of Shopping Styles," 1991 Symposium on Patronage Behavior and Retail Strategy. Co-authored with Ann Walsh and Sanford Grossbart.
  •  "Bring It Indoors," Farmstead, Spring 1986
  •  "Perennial Puzzle: Which End is Up?" Flower and Garden, April-May 1984
  •  "The 1889-1890 Women Suffrage Campaign: Need to Organize," South Dakota History, Summer 1981. Won Robinson Award for best article of the year.
  •  "Why Gardeners Like Catalogs," Flower and Garden, December-January 1981.
  •  "Newspaper Coverage of Women's Suffrage in South Dakota at the Time of Statehood," 1980 Dakota History Conference. Won first place in the amateur historian category and was published in a collection by the state historical society.
  •  "Administrative and Program Provisions for Undecided Students," Vocational Guidance Quarterly, December 1979. Co-authored with Arnold Menning. 
     
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