Youth participation, youth engagement, community organizing, critical youth media, educational justice, social justice education and post-undergraduate social change work
|(734) 615-2118||(734) firstname.lastname@example.org||3850 SSWB||University of Michigan|
School of Social Work
1080 S. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
|2005||PhD||Social Work and Sociology||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|1997||MA||Social Service Administration||University of Chicago, Illinois|
|1994||BA||Political Science||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
Richards-Schuster, K., Pritzker, S., & Rodriguez-Newhall, A. (in press). Youth Empowerment. Encyclopedia of Social Work. Oxford University Press.
Sprague-Martinez, L., Richards-Schuster, K., Teixeria, S., & Augsberger, A. (in press). The Power of Prevention + Youth Voice: A Strategy for Social Work to Ensure Healthy Development for Youth. Social Work.
Anyiwo, N., Banales, J., Rowley, S., Watkins, D. C., & Richards-Schuster, K. (in press). Racial messages and social change: Considering the sociocultural influences in the sociopolitical development of black youth. Child Development Perspectives.
Richards-Schuster, K., & Timmermans, R. (2017). Evaluating youth civic engagement: Ask the youth. In R. V. Roholt, M. Baizerman, & R. Hildreth (Eds.), Evaluating Youth Civic Engagement. Chicago: Lyceum.
Nicoll, K., Richards-Schuster, K. & Ruffolo, M. (2017). Beyond service-learning: Helping undergraduates define and plan for civic engagement. In Soria, K. & Mitchell, T. (Eds.), Educating for Citizenship and Social Justice: Practices for Community Engagement at Research Universities. Chicago: Lyceum.
Richards-Schuster, K, & Timmermans, B. (2017). Conceptualizing the Role of Adults in Youth Social Justice Work: An Example from Practice. Children and Youth Service Review.
Pritzker, S. & Richards-Schuster, K. (2016). Promoting young people's participation: Exploring social work's contributions to the literature. Social Work.
Richards-Schuster, K. & Brisson, K. (2016). Strengthening Youth Leadership in a Metropolitan Region: Examining Lessons from a Multi-year Community Foundation Initiative. Foundation Review.
Richards-Schuster, K., Ruffolo, M., Nicoll, K., Disletrath, C., Galura, J. & Mishkin, A. (2015). Exploring challenges and struggles faced by students in transitioning to social justice work in the real world: Implications for social work. Advances in Social Work, 16(2), 373-389.
Richards-Schuster, K & Pritzker, S. (2015). Strengthening youth participation in civic engagement: Applying the convention on the rights of the child to social work practice. Children and Youth Services Review.
Aldana, A., Richards-Schuster, K. & Checkoway, B. (2015). Dialogic pedagogy for participation action research: Facilitation of an intergroup youth leadership program. Social Work with Groups.
Richards-Schuster, K., Ruffolo, M. & Nicoll, K. L. (2015). Integrating social work into undergraduate education through a community action and social change multidisciplinary minor. Journal of Social Work Education, 51(2), 329-342.
Gutierrez, L. M., Gant, L. M., & Richards-Schuster, K. E. (Eds.). (2014). Community organization in the twenty-first century: Scholarship and practice directions for the future [Special Issue]. Journal of Community Practice, 22(1-2).
Richards-Schuster, K. E., Ruffolo, M. C., Nicoll, K. L., Distelrath, C. & Galura, J. A. (2014). Using e-portfolios to assess program goals, integrative learning and civic engagement: A case example. International Journal of ePortfolio, 4(2), 133-141.
Young, S., Richards-Schuster, K., Pellegrine, S. & Davis, A. (2013). The role of young people in the modern civic rights movement in Mississippi: youth participation in the Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition. In R. VeLure Roholt, M. Baizerman & R. Hildreth (Eds.), Civic Youth Work: Co-Creating Democratic Youth Spaces. Chicago: Lyceum.
Richards-Schuster, K., Juras, J., Young, S. & Timmermans, R. (2013). What constitutes youth organizing? Exploring the role of conservative contexts in understanding practice. Children and Youth Services Review, 35(8), 1291-1296.
Richards-Schuster, K., & O'Doherty, R. (2012). Staying home: Appalachian youth re-envision their identities, reconstruct community and take action. In S. Fisher, & B. Smith (Eds.), The Struggle for Appalachia: Identity, Place and Movement-building. Champaign-Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
Aldana, A., Rowley, S., Checkoway, B., & Richards-Schuster, K. (2012). Raising ethnic-racial consciousness: The relationships between intergroup dialogues and adolescents' ethnic-racial identity and racism awareness. Equity and Excellence in Education, 45(1), 120-137.
Richards-Schuster, K. (2012). Empowering the voice of youth: the role of youth advisory councils in grantmaking focused on youth. New Directions in Evaluation [Special Edition: Evaluation Advisory Groups], 2012(136), 87-100.
Richards-Schuster, K., Checkoway, B., & Christian, B. (2012). Youth leadership in generation with promise. Report to Generation With Promise-Michigan Department of Community Health, Office of Surgeon General. Ann Arbor: Michigan Youth and Community Program, University of Michigan.
Checkoway, B., & Richards-Schuster, K. (2011). Youth participation in community research for racial justice. In P. Nyden (Ed.), Public Sociology: Research, Action, and Change. Newbury Park: Pine Forge Press.
Richards-Schuster, K. (2009). Speaking for themselves: Multicultural, participatory evaluation with young people. In X. Ucar (Ed.), Enfoques Y Experiencias Internacionales. Barcelona: GRAO.
Checkoway, B., Figueroa, L., & Richards-Schuster, K. (2008). Youth force in the south Bronx. In D. Brotheron & M. Flynn (Eds.), Globalizing the Streets: Cross-cultural Perspective on Youth, Social Control and Empowerment. New York: Columbia University Press.
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106