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Books

Emergent Practices: American Indian Diabetes Prevention in the Age of Biomedicine. (In Preparation; Working Title)

Refereed Publications

Peter Miterko & Sean Bruna (2020) Resident identified strengths and challenges of project-based permanent supportive housing program implementation in a small metropolitan county, Housing and Society, DOI: 10.1080/08882746.2020.1818049

Bruna S. (2020) Opportunities and Challenges to Data Sharing with American Indian Tribal Nations. In: Crowder J., Fortun M., Besara R., Poirier L. (eds) Anthropological Data in the Digital Age. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-24925-0_6

Bruna, S.P. (2019),  Landscapes of Power: Politics of Energy in the Navajo Nation.  Dana E.  Powell, . Durham, NC: Duke University Press,  2018.  336 pp.. American Ethnologist, 46: 252-253. doi:10.1111/amet.12785

Bruna, S. (2016). Religious Gardens, Pilgrimages And Dancing: A Critique Of Translated Interventions In A Tribal Community, in The Applied Anthropology Of Obesity: Prevention, Intervention And Identity. Chad T. Morris and Alexandra G. DeLaricheliere, eds.. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. [Download PDF]

Stevenson, J. C., Rankin-Sunter, K., Maki, C., Bruna, S., Mosher, M., & Barrett, C. E. (2015). Community Based Pilot Study of Diagnostic Paths to the Gluten Free Diet. International Journal of Celiac Disease, 3(1), 17-24. DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-3-1-7

Bruna, S., Stone, L. C., Wilger, S., Cantor, J., & Guzman, C. (2014). The role of community health centers in assessing the social determinants of health for planning and policy: the example of frontier New MexicoThe Journal of ambulatory care management37(3), 258–268. https://doi.org/10.1097/JAC.0000000000000004

Sánchez, V., Cacari Stone, L., Moffett, M. L., Nguyen, P., Muhammad, M., Bruna-Lewis, S., & Urias-Chauvin, R. (2014). Process Evaluation of a Promotora de Salud Intervention for Improving Hypertension Outcomes for Latinos Living in a Rural U.S.–Mexico Border Region. Health Promotion Practice, 15(3), 356–364. https://doi.org/10.1177/1524839913516343

Research Advised: Graduate Thesis

Committee Chair

Martin, Cecilia, “The Amukura Water Project: Utilization of Photovoice to Examine Water Use and Needs in Western Kenya” (2019). WWU Graduate School Collection. 900.  https://cedar.wwu.edu/wwuet/900

Miterko, Peter (2017).”Community within Single-Site Permanent Supportive Housing: Perspectives and Experiences from Staff and Residents at St. Mary’s House”. WWU Graduate School Collection. 623. https://cedar.wwu.edu/wwuet/623

Stephenson, Megan (2016). “Video Education For Nutritional Management Of Type 2 Diabetes In A Rural, Multiethnic Community In Molokai, Hawaii” (2016). WWU Graduate School Collection. 484. https://cedar.wwu.edu/wwuet/484

Committee Member

Daschbach, Alissa B. (Alissa Bronwyn), “All-healing weapon: the value of Oplopanax horridus root bark in the treatment of type 2 diabetes” (2019). WWU Graduate School Collection. 886.  https://cedar.wwu.edu/wwuet/886

Nichols, Hayley (2018). “Gag reflex and disgust sensitivity in selective eaters”. WWU Graduate School Collection. 697. https://cedar.wwu.edu/wwuet/697

Hickey, Luke J. (2017). “A Legacy of Supremacy: Prison, Power, and the Carceral Nation”. WWU Graduate School Collection. 554. https://cedar.wwu.edu/wwuet/554

Treadway, Shane (2017). “Cultural Schemas as Cultural Capital: The Fuerza and Flexibility of Latino Family Values” WWU Graduate School Collection. 556. https://cedar.wwu.edu/wwuet/556

Ayala, Tiffini, “Children (2017).“Left Behind”: Exploring the Nexus of Migration and Formal Education in Mexico”. WWU Graduate School Collection. 589. https://cedar.wwu.edu/wwuet/589

Larsen, Susan C. (2015). “Recrystallization of Biogenic Aragonite Shells from Archaeological Contexts and Implications for Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction”. WWU Graduate School Collection. 419. https://cedar.wwu.edu/wwuet/419

Research Advised: Undergraduate Honors Thesis

Bianchi, Tori, “Gender Discrepancy in Asexual Identity: The Effect of Hegemonic Gender Norms on Asexual Identification”. (2018) WWU Honors Program Senior Project. https://cedar.wwu.edu/wwu_honors/81/

Miller, Isabel Ramos, “Reworking the Structure of Sexual Education Sessions at Western Washington University” (2016). WWU Honors Program Senior Project. https://cedar.wwu.edu/wwu_honors/29/