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Jerry A. Schultz

Research Centers - Life Span Institute
Co-Director, Work Group for Community Health and Development and Assistant Research Professor, the Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies
Primary office:
785-864-0533
Dole Human Development Center
Room 4082
University of Kansas
1000 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66045


Summary

Research

Specializations

Action/Applied Anthropology: Education and health care program evaluation and development, Community and health development. Contemporary Native American Issues: Community development, education and health. Medical Anthropology: Comparative medical systems, shamanism, disability, and epidemiology. Public Health: Community Health and Development. Statistics/Computer Skills: Basic parametric and non-parametric statistics, Research design and qualitative methods. Administration: Education and research.

Research Interests

  • Community Health
  • Applied Behavioral Science
  • Applied research
  • Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Substance abuse prevention
  • Chronic disease prevention

Selected Publications

Fawcett, S. B., & Schultz, J. (in press). Analyzing the Contribution of Systems Change to Public Health Improvement: Some Challenges and Lessons from National Turning Point. Transformations in Public Health Newsletter.

Watson-Thompson, J. Keene Woods, N. Schober, D. J., & Schultz, J. A. (in press). Implementing the capacity for change model with substance abuse prevention coalitions. Journal of Community Psychology, 42(6), 748-763.

Murphy, F. G., Fawcett, S. B., Schultz, J. A., & Holt, C. (2013). Fundamental Core Concepts in the Community Engagement, Organization, and Development Process . In F. G. Murphy (Ed.), Community Engagement, Organization, and Development for Public Health Practice (pp. 1-30). New York: Springer.

Holt, C. M., Fawcett, S. B., Schultz, J. A., Berkowitz, B. Wolff, T. & Francisco, V. T. (2013). Building community practice competencies globally through the Community Tool Box. The Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 4(4). http://www.gjcpp.org/en/article.php?issue=16&article=81

Fawcett, S. B., Collie-Akers, V. Schultz, J. A., & Cupertino, P. (2013). Community-based participatory research within the Latino Health for All Coalition. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 41(3), 142-154.

Holt, C. M., Fawcett, S. B., Schultz, J. A., & Jones, J. A. (2013). Disseminating online tools for building capacity among community practitioners. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 41(3), 201-211.

Watson-Thompson, J. Keene Woods, N. Schober, D. & Schultz, J. (2013). Enhancing the Capacity of Substance Abuse Prevention Coalitions Through Training and Technical Assistance. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 41(3), 176-187.

Jackson, S. Birn, A. E., Fawcett, S. B., Schultz, J. A., & Poland, B. (2013). Integrating health promotion and social determinants of health to address health inequity in the Americas. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health, 43(6), 473-480.

Collie-Akers, V. Fawcett, S. B., & Schultz, J. A. (2013). Measuring progress of collaborative action in a community health effort. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health, 43(6), 422-8.

Schultz, J. Pandya, S. Sims, M. Jones, J. & Fischer, S. (2013). Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation Within a Statewide Support System to Prevent Adolescent Substance Abuse. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 41(3), 188-200.

Fawcett, S. B., Schultz, J. A., Holt, C. M., Collie-Akers, V. & Watson-Thompson, J. (2013). Participatory research and capacity building for community health and development. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 41(3), 139-142.

Berkowitz, B., Fawcett, S. B., Francisco, V. T., Holt, C., Rabinowitz, P., Schultz, J., & Wolff, T. (Eds.). (2013). عدة العمل المجتمعي [Community Tool Box]. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas. http://ctb.ku.edu/ar

Collie-Akers, V. Fawcett, S. B., & Schultz, J. (2012). Using CBPR to Promote Healthy Eating Through the Latino Health for All Coalition. Public Health/Community Nutrition practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Digest.

Fawcett, S. B., Holt, C. & Schultz, J. (2011). Some Recommended Practice Areas for Enhancing Community Health Improvement. CDC.

Schultz, J. Fawcett, S. & Collie-Akers, V. (2011). Collaborative Action for Community Change and Risk Reduction for Chronic Disease and Health Disparities in Kansas City, Missouri (USA) In . (Ed.), Advancing Health Promotion in the Americas: Lesson from 15 Case Studies. Washington, DC: PAHO.

Fawcett, S. Schultz, J. Watson-Thompson, J. Fox, M. & Bremby, R. (2010). Building Multisectoral partnerships for population health and health equity. Prev Chronic Dis, 7(6). http://www/cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2010/nov/10_0079.htm

Holt, C. Schultz, J. & Fawcett, S. (2009). The Community Tool Box: Supporting Civic Engagement in Kansas. The Journal of Kansas Civil Leadership Development, 1(2).

Collie-Akers, V. L., Watson-Thompson, J. Schultz, J. A., & Fawcett, S. B. (2009). A Case Study of Use of Data for Participatory Evaluation Within a Statewide System to Prevent Substance Abuse. Health Promot Pract.

Collie-Akers, V. L., Schultz, J. A., Carson, V. L., & Fawcett, S. B. (2009). Evaluating Mobilization of Neighborhood and Faith Organizations to Reduce Risk for Health Disparities Within a REACH 2010 Coalition in Kansas City, Missouri. Health Promotion Practice, 10(2), 118S-127S.

Berkowitz, B., Fawcett, S. B., Francisco, V. T., Holt, C., Rabinowitz, P., Schultz, J., & Wolff, T. (Eds.). (2009). Caja de Herramientas Communitarias [Community Tool Box]. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas. http://ctb.ku.edu/es

Schultz, J. Collie-Akers, V. Fernandez, C. Fawcett, S. & Ronan, M. (2009). Implementing Community-Based Participatory Research with Two Ethnic Minority Communities in Kansas City, Missouri. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 5(1), 47-57.

Fawcett, S. B., Schultz, J. A., Francisco, V. T., Berkowitz, B. Wolff, T. Rabinowitz, P. & Oliverius, R. O. (2008). Using Internet Technology for Capacity Development in Communities: The Case of the Community Tool Box. In J. Rothman, et al. (Eds.), Strategies of Community Intervention(7th ed.). NY: Eddie Bowers Publishing.

Fawcett, S. B., & Schultz, J. A. (2008). Using the Community Tool Box’s Online Documentation System to Support Participatory Evaluation of Community Health Initiatives. In M. Minkler & N. Wallerstein (Eds.), Community Based Participatory Research for Health From Process to Outcomes. New York: Jossey-Bass.

Collie-Akers, V. Schultz, J. & Fawcett, S. (2008). Collaborative Action to Change Communities and Reduce Risk for Chronic Disease and Health Disparities in Kansas City, Missouri (US) . PAHO WorkStation.

Thompson, J. Fawcett, S. & Schultz, J. (2008). Differential Effects of Strategic Planning on Community Change in Two Urban Neighborhood Coalitions. American Journal of Community Psychology, 42, 25-38.

Thompson, J. Fawcett, S. & Schultz, J. (2008). A Framework for Community Mobilization to Promote Youth Development. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Special Issue on "Community Mobilization for the Prevention of Youth Violence", 34(3S), S72-S81.

Fawcett, S. B., Schultz, J. A., Watson-Thompson, J. Collie-Akers, V. & Schober, D. (2007). “Why am I here?”—Assuring Graduate Learning Opportunities to Prepare Us for Work with Communities. Community Psychologist , 40(2), 102-103.

Collie-Akers, V. L., Fawcett, S. B., Schultz, J. A., Carson, V. Cyprus, J. & Pierle, J. E. (2007). Analyzing a community-based coalition’s efforts to reduce health disparities and the risk for chronic disease in Kansas City, Missouri. Prev Chronic Dis.

Ealey, S. Wittuk, S. Schultz, J. Usher, J. Meissen, G. & Pearson, R. (2006). The Community Development for Healthy Children Initiative. Journal of Community Practice, 14(4), 129-138.

Mathews, T. Fawcett, S. B., Woodard, T. Wright, R. & Schultz, J. (2006). Preventing Child Sexual Abuse: An Action Planning Guide for Promoting Safe and Caring Communities for Children. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS: The Work Group on Health Promotion and Community Development.

Fawcett, S. B., Grassmeyer, K. & Schultz, J. (2005). Community Tool Box Curriculum: Promoting Community Health and Development, Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas.

Fawcett, S. B., Carson, V. Lloyd, J. Collie-Akers, V. & Schultz, J. (2005). Promoting Healthy Living and Preventing Chronic Disease: An Action Planning Guide for Community-Based Initiatives. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS: The Work Group on Health Promotion and Community Development.

Fawcett, S. B., Francisco, V. T., & Schultz, J. A. (2004). Understanding and Improving the Work of Community Health and Development. In J. Burgos & E. Ribes (Eds.), Theory, Basic and Applied Research, and Technological Applications in Behavior Science: Conceptual Issues and Methodological Issues. Guadalajara, Mexico: Universidad De Guadalajara.

Fawcett, S. B., Schultz, J., Berkowitz, B., Francisco, V. T., Nagy, J., & Wolff, T. (Eds.). (2004). Community Tool Box . Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas. http://ctb.ku.edu/

Fawcett, S. B., Boothroyd, R. Schultz, J. A., Francisco, V. T., Carson, V. & Bremby, R. (2003). Building capacity for participatory evaluation within community initiatives. In Y. Suarez-Balcazar & G. Harper (Eds.), Empowerment and Participatory Evaluation of Community Interventions: Multiple Benefits. New York: Haworth Press, Inc.

Francisco, V. Schultz, J. & Fawcett, S. (2003). How to make sense of results from collaboration evaluations. In T. Backer (Ed.), Evaluating Community Collaborations for Serving Youth at Risk: A Handbook for Mental Health, School and Youth Violence Prevention Organizations (pp. 163-178). New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Fawcett, S. B., Boothroyd, R. Schultz, J. A., Francisco, V. T., Carson, V. & Bremby, R. (2003). Building capacity for participatory evaluation within community initiatives. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 26(2), 21-36.

Francisco, V. T., & Schultz, J. (2003). Summary of findings from a survey on Building Healthy Neighborhoods in the Kansas City metro area. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas.

Berkowitz, B., Fawcett, S. B., Francisco, V. T., Rabinowitz, P., Schultz, J., & Wolff, T. (Eds.). (2003). Community Tool Box. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas. http://ctb.ku.edu/

Schultz, J. A., & Deroin, D. (2003). [Review of American Indian Health: Innovations in Health Care, Promotion, and Policy, Everett R. Rhoades, M.D., ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002]. Medical Anthropology Quarterly

Francisco, V. Fawcett, S. Schultz, J. & Paine-Andrews, A. (2002). A Model for Health. Promotion and Community Development. In F. E. Balcazar, M. Montero, & S. Fuks (Eds.), Community Health Promotion in the Americas: Theory and Practice. Pan American Health Organization/American Psychological Association.

Schultz, J. A., Fawcett, S. B., Francisco, V. T., & Berkowitz, B. (2002). Using information systems to build capacity; The Public Health Improvement Tool Box. In P. O'Carroll, W. A. Yasnoff, M. E. Ward, R. Rubin, & L. Ripp (Eds.), Public Health Informatics and Information Systems: A Contributed Work. New York: Springer-Verlag.

Fawcett, S. B., Schultz, J. A., Carson, V. L., Renault, V. A., & Francisco, V. T. (2002). Using Internet-based tools to build capacity for the work of community health and development. In M. Minkler & N. Wallerstein (Eds.), Community-based Participatory Research for Health. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Schultz, J. A., Fawcett, S. B., & Francisco, V. T. (2002). A Public Health Improvement Tool Box: An Online System for Supporting, Documenting, and Learning in the National Turning Point Initiative. Transformations in Public Health Newsletter.

Fawcett, S. B., Paine-Andrews, A. Francisco, V. T., Schultz, J. A., Richter, K. P., Berkley-Patton, J. Fisher, J. L., Lewis, R. K., Lopez, C. M., Russos, S. Williams, E. L., & Harris, K. J. (2001). Evaluating community initiatives for health and development. In I. Rootman, M. Goodstadt, B. Hyndman, D. V. McQueen, L. Potvin, J. Springett, & E. Ziglio (Eds.), Evaluation in Health Promotion: Principles and Perspectives (pp. 241-270). Coppenhagen, Denmark: World Health Organization - Europe.

Francisco, V. T., Fawcett, S. B., Schultz, J. A., Berkowitz, B. Wolff, T. J., & Nagy, G. (2001). Using internet-based resources to build community capacity: The Community Tool Box. American Journal of Community Psychology, 29(2), 293-301. http://ctb.ku.edu/

Francisco, V. T., Schultz, J. A., & Fawcett, S. B. (2001). Building Capacity For Evaluation of Community Initiatives. Foundation Newsletter.

Francisco, V. Bremby, R. Schultz, J. & Fawcett, S. (2001). Report on the Kansas Juvenile Justice Authority’s Community Strategy Planning Process: Issues and Recommendations for Improvement. Lawrence, KS: KU Work Group.

Francisco, V. Fawcett, S. Schultz, J. & Paine-Andrews, A. (2000). A Model for Health. Promotion and Community Development. In F. B. Balcazar, M. Montero, & S. Fuks (Eds.), Community Health Promotion in the Americas: Theory and Practice. Pan American Health Organization/American Psychological Association.

Fawcett, S. B., Francisco, V. T., Hyra, D. Paine-Andrews, A. Schultz, J. A., Russos, S. Fisher, J. L., & Evensen, P. (2000). Building healthy communities. In A. Tarlov & R. St. Peter (Eds.), The Society and Population Health Reader: A State and Community Perspective (pp. 75-93). New York: The New Press.

Schultz, J. A., Fawcett, S. B., Francisco, V. T., Wolff, T. Berkowitz, B. & Nagy, G. (2000). The Community Tool Box: Using the internet to support the work of community health and development. In J. Finn & G. Holden (Eds.), Human Services Online: A New Arena for Service Delivery. New York: Haworth.

Francisco, V. T., Fawcett, S. B., Schultz, J. A., & Paine-Andrews, A. (2000). Un modelo de promocion de la salud y desarrollo communitario [A Model for Health. Promotion and Community Development]. In F. B. Balcazar, M. Montero, & J. R. Newbrough (Eds.), Modelos de Psicologia Communitaria: para la promocion de la salud y prevencion de enfermedades en las Americas (pp. 17-34). Washington, DC: Organizacion Panamericana de la Salud, Officina Regional de la Organizacion Mundial de la Salud.

Schultz, J. A., Fawcett, S. B., Francisco, V. T., Wolff, T. Berkowitz, B. & Nagy, G. (2000). The Community Tool Box: Using the Internet to Support the Work of Community Health and Development. Journal of Technology and Human Services, 17(1 & 2/3), 193-215.

Fawcett, S. B., Francisco, V. T., Schultz, J. A., Berkowitz, B. Wolff, G. & Nagy, G. (2000). The Community Tool Box: An Internet-based Resource for Building Healthier Communities. Public Health Reports, Special Supplement on “Healthy Cities and Healthy Communities”, 115(2 & 3), 274-278.

Fawcett, S. B., Francisco, V. T., Paine-Andrews, A. & Schultz, J. A. (2000). Working Together for Healthier Communities: A Research-Based Memorandum of Collaboration. Public Health Reports, Special Supplement on “Healthy Cities and Healthy Communities”, 115(2 & 3), 174-179.

Fawcett, S. B., Schultz, J. A., Francisco, V. T., Cyprus, J. P., Collie, V. Carson, V. & Bremby, R. (2000). Promoting Urban Neighborhood Development: An Action Planning Guide for Improving Housing, Jobs, Education, Safety and Health, and Human Development. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS: Work Group on Health Promotion and Community Development.

Berkowitz, B. Fawcett, S. Schultz, J. Francisco, V. Brownlee, T. & Wolff, T. (1999). The Community Tool Box: A Progress Report and Next Steps. Community Psychologist, 32(4), 34.

Harris, K. J., Richter, K. M., Schultz, J. & Johnston, J. (1998). Formative, Process, and Intermediate Outcome Evaluation of a Pilot School-based 5 A Day for Better Health Project. American Journal of Health Promotion, 12(6), 378-381.

Fawcett, S. B., Paine-Andrews, A. Francisco, V. T., Schultz, J. A., Richter, K. P., Berkley-Patton, J. Fisher, J. L., Lewis, R. K., Lopez, C. M., Russos, S. Williams, E. L., & Harris, K. J. (1997). Evaluating community health initiatives.

Richter, K. Schultz, J. Welch, J. Fawcett, S. Lopez, C. & Fisher, J. (1997). Promoting Health & Wellness Among Older Adults: An Action Planning Guide for Community-Based Initiatives. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS: The Work Group on Health Promotion and Community Development.

Schultz, J. A., & Kendall, D. (1997). Green Pastures: Filipinos in the Heartland. KTWU .

Fawcett, S. B., Paine-Andrews, A. Francisco, V. T., Schultz, J. A., Richter, K. P., Lewis, R. L., Harris, K. J., Williams, E. L., Berkley, J. Y., Fisher, J. L., & Lopez, C. M. (1996). Empowering community health initiatives through evaluation. In D. Fetterman, A. Wandersman, & S. Kaftarian (Eds.), Empowerment Evaluation: Knowledge and Tools for Self-Assessment and Accountability (pp. 161-187). Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications.

Fawcett, S. B., Paine-Andrews, A. Francisco, V. T., Schultz, J. A., Richter, K. P., Lewis, R. K., Williams, E. L., Harris, K. J., Berkley, J. Y., Fisher, J. L., & Lopez, C. M. (1996). Using Empowerment Theory in Collaborative Partnership for Community Health and Development. American Journal of Community Psychology.

Fawcett, S. B., Francisco, V. T., Paine-Andrews, A. Lewis, R. K., Richter, K. P., Harris, K. J., Williams, E. Berkley, J. Schultz, J. A., Fisher, J. L., & Lopez, C. M. (1995). Work Group evaluation handbook: Evaluating and supporting community initiatives for health and development. Lawrence, KS: The Work Group on Health Promotion and Community Development, University of Kansas.

White, G. & Schultz, J. (1995). Alternative Service Delivery Strategies for People with Disabilities Living in Osage County, Kansas.

Williams, E. Schultz, J. Fisher, J. Lewis, R. Berkeley, J. & Fawcett, S. (1995). Evaluation of the Black Health Care Coalition.

Schultz, J. (1994). [Review of The White Earth Tragedy: Ethnicity and Dispossession at a Minnesota Anishinaabe Reservation, 1889-1920, Melissa L. Meyer]. Great Plains Research.

Schultz, J. Damm, J. & Fawcett, S. (1994). Evaluation of the Integrated Community Health Development (ICHD) Project. University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas: The Work Group on Health Promotion and Community Development.

Fawcett, S. Paine-Andrews, A. Francisco, V. Lewis, R. Schultz, J. Williams, E. & Berkley, J. (1994). Evaluation of the Kauffman Foundation’s Baseline Training. University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas: Work Group on Health Promotion and Community Development.

Schultz, J. (1993). An ESL Whole Language Process for Elementary LEP Students Evaluation Report.

Schultz, J. (1993). An Integrated Bilingual Transitional Process for Middle Level LEP Students Evaluation Report.

Schultz, J. (1993). Public Education in Walthill, Nebraska: The Native American Perspective. University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE: Summer Ethnographic Field School.

Schultz, J. & Kendall, D. (1993). The Japan Connection. Lawrence, KS: Center for East Asian Studies.

Schultz, J. (1992). Bilingual Education Program Evaluation Report.

Johns, R. Sellon, D. & Schultz, J. (1992). Faculty and Program Development in gerontology for American Indian Colleges. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS: Gerontology Center.

Schultz, J. (1990). Chen and China’s Symphony.

Schultz, J. & Herbison, C. (1990). Quiet Passages: The Japanese American War Bride Experience.

Stull, D. Schultz, J. & Cadue, K. (1987). In the People's Service: The Kansas Kickapoo Technical Assistance Project. In D. Stull & J. Schensul (Eds.), Collaborative Research in Anthropology. Boulder: Westview Press.

Schultz, J. & Kendall, D. (1987). The KU Symphony in Concert.

Stull, D. Schultz, J. & Cadue, K. (1986). Rights Without Resources: The Rise and Fall of the Kansas Kickapoo. American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 10, 41-59.

Stull, D. & Schultz, J. (1985). Another Wind is Moving: The Indian Off-Reservation Boarding School.

Schultz, J. (1985). The Kickapoo Cultural Heritage Series: The Flute Maker; The Bustle Maker; The Dinner Dance; and The Herbalist.

Stull, D. Schultz, J. & Lutes, S. (1984). Kansas Kickapoo Tribal Government. In . (Ed.), Kiikapoa: The Kansas Kickapoo. Horton, KS: Kickapoo Tribal Press.

Schultz, J. A. (1978). Traditional Healers in a Rapidly Modernizing Society: The Taiwanese Shaman. Student Projects for Amity Among Nations Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries.


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