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Peer-Reviewed Publications

2022Peter Miterko* & Sean Bruna (2022) Reframing sense of community with photovoice: perspectives from residents of a permanent supportive housing program who have experienced chronic homelessness, Journal of Community Practice, DOI: 10.1080/10705422.2022.2070313
2021Bruna, S. P. (2021). Review of Qualitative Research Methods (2nd ed.), by Monique Hennink, Inge Hutter, and Ajay Bailey. Teaching and Learning Anthropology, 4(2).
2021*Stodola, T. J., & Bruna, S. P. (2021). Medical Anthropology Courses and Concepts Tested on the MCAT: A Content Analysis of 40 U.S. Course Syllabi. Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development.
2021Cacari Stone, L., Sanchez, V., Bruna, S. P., Muhammad, M., & Zamora, M. (2021). Social Ecology of Hypertension Management Among Latinos Living in the U.S.–Mexico Border Region. Health Promotion Practice.
2021Yu, Y. J., Bruna, S., & McCarty, C. (2021). HIV Risk among trafficked women: a systematic review of the global literatureAIDS care33(8), 1068-1078.
2020*Miterko, P., & Bruna, S. (2020). Resident identified strengths and challenges of project-based permanent supportive housing program implementation in a small metropolitan countyHousing and Society48(3), 239-260.
2020Bruna, 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.
2019Bruna, S. P. (2019). Landscapes of Power: Politics of Energy in the Navajo Nation. Dana E. Powell. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018. 336 pp. DOI 10.1111/amet.12785
2016Bruna, S. (2015). Religious Gardens, Pilgrimages, and Dancing: A Critique of Translated Interventions in a Tribal Community. The Applied Anthropology of Obesity: Prevention, Intervention, and Identity, 121-40.
2015Stevenson, J. C., Rankin-Sunter, K., Maki, C., Bruna, S., Mosher, M. J., & *Barrett, C. E. (2015). Community based pilot study of diagnostic paths to the gluten free diet. International Journal of Celiac Disease, 3(18), 17. DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-3-1-7
2014Bruna, 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. DOI: 10.1097/JAC.0000000000000004
2014Sánchez, V., Cacari Stone, L., Moffett, M. L., Nguyen, P., Muhammad, M., Bruna, 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.

M.A. and Honors Thesis Research Advised (Service as Committee Chair)

2022Millard, Caitlin, “Queering The Birth Experience – Documenting Transmasculine and Nonbinary Individuals’ Labor & Delivery Experiences”. (2022). WWU Honors College Senior Projects.
2022Amos, Kate, “Gifted Genes: An Investigation into college student perceptions of direct-to-consumer test kits.” (2022). WWU Honors College Senior Projects.
2022Schafte, Krista, “The Influence of Intergenerational Trauma on Epigenetic and Obesity in Indigenous Populations: A Systemic Review”. (2022). WWU Honors College Senior Projects.
2020Jones, Matia. “Ethnography of Urban Food Policy: Increasing Food Sovereignty in Bellingham, Washington“. MA Thesis. WWU Graduate School Collection. 997.
2019Martin, Cecilia, “The Amukura Water Project: Utilization of Photovoice to Examine Water Use and Needs in Western Kenya“. MA Thesis.WWU Graduate School Collection. 900. 
2018Bianchi, Tori, “Gender Discrepancy in Asexual Identity: The Effect of Hegemonic Gender Norms on Asexual Identification”. WWU Honors Program Senior Project.
2017Miterko, Peter, “Community within Single-Site Permanent Supportive Housing: Perspectives and Experiences from Staff and Residents at St. Mary’s House“. MA Thesis.WWU Graduate School Collection. 623.
2016Stephenson, Megan, “Video Education For Nutritional Management Of Type 2 Diabetes In A Rural, Multiethnic Community In Molokai, Hawaii” (2016). MA Thesis.WWU Graduate School Collection. 484.
2016Miller, Isabel Ramos, “Reworking the Structure of Sexual Education Sessions at Western Washington University”. WWU Honors Program Senior Project.
2015Jesperson, Brooke, “Cultural Competency Accessible: An Anthropological Evaluation of Training Curricula for Primary Care Providers.” WWU Honors Program Senior Project.