Peer-reviewed journal articles
Faust, V., Christens, B.D., Sparks, S.M.A., & Hilgendorf, A.E. (Accepted). Are networks of organizational collaboration associated with organizational learning and effectiveness? Psychosocial Intervention.
Sparks, S.M.A., Faust, V., Christens, B.D., & Hilgendorf, A.E. (2015). The impact of organizational ecology on racial disparities in infant mortality. Journal of Community Psychology, 43(6), 701-716.
Stein, A., Baldyga, W., Hilgendorf, A., Gilchrist Walker, J., Hewson, D., Rhew, L., & Uskali, A. (2015). Challenges in promoting Joint Use Agreements: Experiences from Community Transformation Grant awardees in North Carolina, Illinois, and Wisconsin, 2011-2014. Preventing Chronic Disease, 12.
Miller, K. E., Hilgendorf, A. E., & Dilworth-Bart, J. E. (2014). Early beginnings: Cultural capital and home-school connections in early childhood. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 15(4), 329-345.
Garcia, J. M., Sellers, D., Hilgendorf, A., & Burnett, D. L. (2014). Evaluation of a health education programme about traumatic brain injury. Health Education Journal, 73(5), 588-599.
Hilgendorf, A. E. (2012). Through a limiting lens: Comparing teacher, student, and parent perspectives of an African American boy’s support for school. School Community Journal, (22)2.
Dilworth-Bart, J. E., Poehlmann, J., Miller, K., & Hilgendorf, A. (2010). Do mothers’ play behaviors moderate the associations between socioeconomic status and 24-month neurocognitive outcomes? Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 49.
Dilworth-Bart, J. E., Poehlmann, J., Hilgendorf, A., Miller, K., & Lambert, L. (2009). Maternal scaffolding and preterm toddlers’ visual-spatial processing and emerging working memory. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 48.
Tryon, E., Stoecker, R., Martin, A., Seblonka, K., Hilgendorf, A., & Nellis, M. (2008). The challenge of short-term service-learning. Michigan Journal of Community Service-Learning, 14(2), 16-26.
Books, Book Chapters and Published Manuscripts
Lewis, J., Hilgendorf, A., Slaughter, M., Zaleski, K., & Shackerford, L. (2014). Circles of support for African American boys – Henry David Thoreau Elementary School. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin-Extension.
Lewis, J. L., & Hilgendorf, A. (2011). Social support for academic success of African American boys. Research Digest, Center for Nonprofits, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Fall 2011.
Lewis, J. L., & Hilgendorf, A. (2010). African American boys’ views of family as support for school: A report to the School District of Beloit. Madison, WI: Cooperative Extension Publishing.
Lewis, J. L., & Hilgendorf, A. E. (2009). “She tells me all the right things”: How African American boys view family as support for school. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin-Extension.
Stoecker, R., Tryon, E., & Hilgendorf, A. (2009). The unheard voices: Community organizations and service learning. Philadelphia: Temple University.
Stoecker, R., Hilgendorf, A. E, & Tryon, E. (2008). Information and communication technology in service learning: A case study in appropriate use. In A. Dailey-Hebert & E. Donnelli (Eds.), Service-eLearning: Educating for Citizenship (pp. 31-43). Charlotte, N. C.: Information Age Publishing.
Wisconsin Obesity Prevention Initiative (OPI) – A targeted obesity prevention effort in Wisconsin counties involving community capacity-building (collective impact and community organizing), multi-setting intervention strategy development and technical assistance, obesity surveillance and evaluation support.
Wisconsin Obesity Prevention Network (WOPN) Evaluation – Developmental evaluation of the Wisconsin Obesity Prevention Network, a backbone organization seeking to build collective impact for healthy eating and physical activity across the state.
Circles of Support (with UW-Extension) – A school-based peer support program for African American youth in selected Wisconsin school districts. Includes family engagement activities to enhance family-school relationships and support natural mentors to African American students.
Nonprofit Organizations and Birth Outcomes (NOBO) – Mixed methods analysis of the network of organizational relationships surrounding the temporary close of the Black-White infant mortality gap in Dane County.
Mass Incarceration and Racial Injustice in Wisconsin (partnership with WISDOM) – Community-based action research partnership with the WISDOM network to examine the causes of and possible interventions to racial disparities in mass incarceration.
Selected Past Projects:
- Health Equity Technical Assistance and Evaluation
- Recreational Use Agreements (RUAs) Evaluation
Evaluation Capacity-Building in Kansas State Research & Extension
Kansas State Research & Extension SNAP-Ed Program Evaluation
Examining Family-School Relationships across Race and Class – Community-based research in Beloit, WI schools.