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  • Petts, Richard J.; Knoester, Chris; Waldfogel, Jane (2019-05-04)
    Paternity leave-taking is believed to benefit children by encouraging father-child bonding after a birth and enabling commitments to fathers’ engagement. Yet, no known U.S. studies have directly focused on the associations ...
  • Petts, Richard J.; Carlson, Daniel L.; Knoester, Chris (2019-11-14)
    Recent European studies suggest that fathers’ leave-taking may contribute to parental relationship stability. Paternity leave-taking may signal a commitment by fathers toward a greater investment in family life, which may ...
  • Petts, Richard J. (2014)
    Despite numerous studies on adolescent well-being, longitudinal research on the influence of religion on well-being is lacking, and limited studies have looked at how family and religion may work in conjunction with one ...
  • Holmes, Erin Kramer; Petts, Richard J.; Thomas, Clare R.; Robbins, Nathan L.; Henry, Tom (2020)
    Though many fathers want to be warmer, more nurturing, and more actively involved than prior generations (i.e., the new fatherhood ideal), they also embrace a father’s traditional role as financial earner. Thus, we ...
  • Kaufman, Gayle; Petts, Richard J. (2020-08-06)
    Due to the lack of a federal paid parental leave policy in the United States, access to leave for most US workers is dependent on whether their employer offers paid leave. Our research explores employer-based access to ...
  • Shafer, Kevin; Petts, Richard J.; Scheibling, Casey (2020-07-07)
    Research continues to examine the barriers to and facilitators of positive fathering behaviors. One area recently addressed by researchers focuses on the relationship between masculine norm adherence and father involvement. ...
  • Carlson, Daniel L.; Petts, Richard J.; Pepin, Joanna R. (2021-05-07)
    Prior studies that show no association between fathers’ work flexibility and their domestic contributions suffer from measurement limitations and/or the lack of nationally representative data. Using data on fathers in ...
  • Knoester, Chris; Li, Qi; Petts, Richard J. (2021-06-23)
    Using data on paid parental leave preferences from 35,488 adults situated within 26 different OECD countries, and multilevel modeling, this study examines public opinions about the provision of paid parental leave, some ...
  • Carlson, Daniel L.; Petts, Richard J. (2022-04)
    The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered family life in the United States. Over the long duration of the pandemic, parents had to adapt to shifting work conditions, virtual schooling, the closure of daycare facilities, ...
  • Fisher, Jenny; Languilaire, Jean-Charles; Lawthom, Rebecca; Nieuwenhuis, Rense; Petts, Richard J.; Runswick-Cole, Katherine; Yerkes, Mara A. (Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group, 2020-05-18)
    We are living in challenging and uncertain times. At the time this article was edited, there were already more than 2.4 million confirmed cases of the corona virus (COVID-19) (World Health Organization, 2020). Nearly every ...
  • Mize, Trenton D.; Kaufman, Gayle; Petts, Richard J. (2021-05-07)
    Many scholars have expressed fears that the 2019 coronavirus pandemic may exacerbate gender inequalities. Indeed, studies have suggested that women, and mothers in particular, have been particularly affected by reducing ...
  • Li, Qi; Knoester, Chris; Petts, Richard J. (Published with license by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC., 2022-01-23)
    Paid parental leave offerings in the United States are relatively rare and unequal. Yet, little is known about public opinions about paid leave and the factors that distinguish adults’ attitudes about them. With the use ...
  • Tait, Gabriel; Bilka, Katie; Cruz, Emmanuel; Goodnight, Madison; Hale, Sarah; Paige, Rhoni; West, Cierra; Hanoman, Jacqueline; Poole, April; Presley, Jeannetta; McCormick, Cindy; Brubaker, Jeffrey; Mehling, Robbie (2021)
    Visualizing the Ethnographic Voices of Community Revitalization is an immersive learning opportunity where Ball State University students partner with community residents from the Thomas Park / Avondale neighborhoods to ...
  • Alfaro, Sarah Angne; Attallah, Sherif (2021)
    This project integrates environment, economy, and society to develop more sustainable and healthy places of community worship. Adhering to the professional code of ethics for interior design and construction management ...
  • Lorsung, Michael (2021)
    Three 1:1 scale models of proposed installation pieces for the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse on Ball State's campus. One of these pieces will be chosen and assembled spring of 2022. The purpose of the installation is to obscure ...
  • Son, Jake; Attallah, Sherif (2021)
    Ball State students in the energy assessment project worked with ecoREHAB, a community partner. 50 students in the Interior Design and Construction Management programs learned home energy assessment tools to analyze and ...
  • Strack, Benjamin; Spillman, Mike; Goodman, Jon; Deboer, Sara; Fennell, Jayana; Franks, Jason; Haley, Brenna; Howell, Jamie; Koepfer, Erika; Le, Jonathan; Magana, Kaitlyn; Rambissoon, Madeline; Silhavy, Morgan; Walcott, David; Wood, Logan (2021)
    Media Education Connection for the Fall of 2021 was about collaborating and educating Union City Jr-Sr. high school students in the world of media. We worked with them to create a small series of documentaries for the town ...
  • Gestwicki, Paul; Summers, Logan; Shaefer, Peyton; Nixon, Joshua; Newlin, Tyler; Demske, Jordan; Logan, Jadelynn (2021)
    The students in this immersive learning experience were enrolled in CS215: Introduction to Game Design. This course provides a practical introduction to game design using a systems thinking approach, emphasizing the iterative ...
  • Thompson, Christoph (2021)
    The Junior Producers Club is a successful immersive learning project that started in the fall of 2019. The project promotes inclusion, diversity, independent thinking and a reinforcement through practical application of ...
  • Eshrati, Dorna (2021)
    5th-Year Ball State University - College of Architecture and Planning Landscape Architecture Students will present their ideas for Nora on Friday, December 10th, 2021 in Nora at the H. Dean Evans Center, 8550 Woodfield ...

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