Featured Public Reports using data generated by SESRC (click link to download)

2016 Poverty in Whitman County: A Study by the League of Women Voters of Pullman

2016 National Organic Research Agenda

2016 Public Opinion of Shellfish Farming Report

2015 Whitman County Community Needs Assessment- General Report

SESRC Public Reports (click link to download)

2016 Higher Education Opportunities in East Jefferson County- Executive Summary

2009 Seattle Alcohol Impact Area Evaluation – Executive Summary

2009 SESRC Seattle Alcohol Impact Area Evaluation – Final Report

2009 Seattle Alcohol Impact Area Evaluation – Appendix


Examples of publications authored and co-authored by SESRC staff

CHiXapkaid (Pavel, D. M.), Inglebret, E., & Krebill-Prather, R. (2011). Views and perspectives of Native educational success: A national survey of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and others associated with Indian education. Washington, DC: National Indian Education Association.

Cook, R.J., Ownley, B.H., Zhang, H. & Vakoch, D.L. (2001) Influence of paired-row spacing and fertilizer placement on yield and root diseases of direct-seeded wheat.  Crop Science. 40:1079-1087

Corbin, Andrew T., Collins, Douglas P., Krebill-Prather, R.L., Benedict, C.A., and Moore, D.L. (2013).  Adoption Potential and Perceptions of Reduced Tillage among Organic Farmers in the Maritime Pacific Northwest.  Extension, America’s Research-based Learning Network.

Dillman, D., Smyth, J.D. & Christian, L.M.  (2014)  Internet, Mail and Mixed-Mode Surveys: The Tailored Design Method, 4th edition.  John Wiley: Hoboken, NJ

Dillman, D.A. & House, C. Editors. National Research Council.  (2013). Measuring What We Spend: Toward a New Consumer Expenditure Survey.  Panel on Redesigning the BLS Consumer Expenditure Surveys.

Dillman, D.A. (2012) Introduction to Special Issue of Survey Practice on item Nonresponse. Survey Practice. April. 5  (No.2)

Dillman, D.A., Editor.  (2012) Special Issue on Item Non-response. Survey Practice: Practical Information for Survey researchers. April. 5 (No. 2)

Dillman, D.A., Phelps, G., Tortora, R., Swift, K., Kohrell, J., Berck, J., & Messer, B.L. (2009) “Response rate and measurement differences in mixed-mode surveys using mail, telephone, interactive voice response, and the Internet.” Social Science Research, 38(1), 1-18.

Le, Y. & Holmes, N.C. (2012) Barriers to a Backyard National Park: Case Study of African American Communities in Columbia, South Carolina. Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, Vol. 7, pp 20-35.

Le, Y. (2012) Hispanic and White Visitors in the U.S. National Parks: Meta-Analysis of Visitor Use Survey, Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 1-20.

Moore, D. L. & Moore, B. C. (2011) Executive Review of the 2010-2011 Economic Impact Study for Colville Municipal Airport Expansion/Relocation. SESRC Technical Report #11-001. City of Council and 2000 and Beyond Committee, Hebert Research, and Washington State Community Revitalization Board.

Moore, D. L., Neigbergs J.S., Mahnken, C., & Miller, K.  (2014) Knowledge Gains and the Impact of the Level of Cash Assistance. (in progress) Journal of Extension

Moore, D.L., Schwarz, C.J. & Bercovitz, I. (2010) A Proposed Survey to Estimate the Vehicle Kilometers Driven in BC for Use in Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Report to the British Columbia Provincial Government, British Columbia Ministry of the Environment. British Columbia, Canada. September.

Paxson, M. C., Gertseva, A., & Dillman, D.A.  (2012). How Opportunities for STEM Women Faculty at WSU are Changing: A Preliminary Analysis from the 2012 All Faculty Survey.  Social and Economic Sciences Research Center Report 12-037.  Washington State University, Pullman. 35 pp.

Schwartz, J. & and Gertseva, A. (2009). The Supplementary Homicide Reports. In Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention, edited by Bonnie Fisher, Steven Lab. Sage Publications.

Schwartz, J. & and Gertseva, A. (2010). Stability and Change in Female and Male Violence across Rural and Urban Countries, 1981-2006. Rural Sociology, 75(3):388-425.


Publications using data generated by SESRC

Glenna, L., Jussaume, R.A., Dawson, J. 2010. How farmers matter in shaping agricultural technologies: social and structural characteristics of wheat growers and wheat varieties. Agriculture and Human Values (2011) 28:213–224

Goldberger, J., Conventionalization, civic engagement, and the sustainability of organic agriculture. (2011) Journal of Rural Studies 27 (2011) 288e296.

Grembowski, D., Spiekerman, C., Milgrom, P. (2008) Linking mother and child access to dental care. Pediatrics 122(4) pp.e805-e814.

Ivanov, B., Xu, G., Buell, T., Moore, D., Austin, B., Wang, Y. 2009. Storm-Related Closures of I-5 and I-90: Freight Transportation Economic Impact Assessment Report Winter 2007-2008. Monograph 01115321, National Technical Information Service.

Lohr, V.I., Pearons-Mims, C.H., Tarnai, J., Dillman, D. (2004) How urban residents rate and rank the benefits and problems associated with trees in cities. Journal of Arboriculture 30(1): January 2004

Lusardi and Mitchell, O.S. 2011. Financial literacy around the world: an overview. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance / Volume 10 / Issue 04 / October 2011, pp 497-508.Cambridge University Press 2011 DOI:

Manhart, L. E., Aral, S.O., Holmes, K.K., Critchlow, C., Hughes, J.P., Whittington, W.L. Foxman, B. (2004) Influence of Study Population on the Identification of Risk Factors for Sexually Transmitted Diseases using a Case-Control Design: The Example of Gonorrhea. American Journal of Epidemiology. 160(4) 393-402.

Moore, B.B., Christensen, D. (2009) Newman Lake restoration: A case study. Part I. Chemical and biological responses to phosphorus control. Lake and Reservoir Management 25(4) 2009.