Education Related Research Publications
Contact Dr. Mai Moua, Chief Operating Officer at Hmong American Partnership, for
information about these and other research-related resources.
Lavoie, C. (2011). “The Educational Realities of Hmong
Communities in Vietnam: The Voices of Teachers.” Critical Inquiry in Language Studies 8(2): 153-175.
Mahowald, M.C. (2011). Fourth Grade Hmong Students’ Reading
Proficiency. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Minnesota.
Ngo B. and J. Leet-Otley. (2011). “Discourses about Gender
Among Hmong American Policymakers: Conflicting Views about Gender, Culture and Hmong Youth.”
Journal of Language, Identity and Education 10(2): 99-118.
Tabrizi, P. (2011). The Role of Social and Cultural Factors
in the Degree Completion of Female Hmong College Students. Ph.D Dissertation, Capella University.
Vang, K.M. (2011). Living a Double Life: How Hmong Adolescents
adapt with Clashing Cultures. Ed.S. Dissertation, California State University, Fresno.
Vue, T. (2011). Variables of High-Performing Hmong English
Learners. Ed.D. Dissertation, California State University, Fresno.
Yang, A.A. and T.L. Morris. (2011). “Hmong American Women
Crossing Borders in Nursing Education: Two Case Studies.” Journal of Nursing Education
50(5): 275-277.Bakken, J.P. and B. B. Brown. (2010). “Adolescent Secretive Behavior: African American and Hmong Adolescents’ Strategies and Justifications for Managing Parents’ Knowledge about Peers.” Journal of Research on Adolescence 20 (2): 359-388.
Chang, S. (2010). Perceived Hmong Cultural Barriers in School Counseling. M.S. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Stout.
De Costa, P.I. (2010). “From Hmong Refugee to Transformer: A Bourdieusian Take on a Hmong Learner’ s Trajectory.” TESOL Quarterly 44(3): 517-541.
Huffcutt, M. (2010). American Hmong Youth and College Readiness: Integrating Culture and Educational Success. M.S. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Stout.
Khang, M.S. (2010). Hmong Traditional Roles and the Pursuit of Higher Education for Married Hmong American Women. M.S. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Stout.
Lee, J.K. and K. Green. (2010). "Acculturation Processes of Hmong in Eastern Wisconsin." Hmong Studies Journal 11: 1-21.
Lor, P. (2010). "Hmong Teachers: Life Experiences and Teaching Perspectives." Multicultural Education 17(3): 36-40.
Moua, M.Y. and S.D. Lamborn. (2010). Hmong American Adolescents’ Perceptions of Ethnic Socialization Practices.” Journal of Adolescent Research 25(3): 416-440.
Ngo, B. (2010). “Doing ‘Diversity’ at Dynamic High: Problems and Possibilities of Multicultural Education in Practice.” Education and Urban Society 42(4): 473-495.
Supple, A. et al. (2010). "Parental Influences on Hmong University Students Success." Hmong Studies Journal, 11: 1-37.
Schuster, R. (2010). Examining Treatment Outcomes for Hmong American Youth with Delinquency
Problems. PhD Dissertation, Indiana University.
Va, M.A. (2010). Cross-linguistic Influence in a Third Language: The Case of Hmong-English
Bilingual Learners of French. M.A. Thesis, University of California – Davis.
Xiong, Y.S. (2010). “State-Mandated Language Classification: A Study of Hmong American Students’ Access to College-Preparatory Curricula.” AAPI Nexus Journal, 8(1): 17-42.
Yang, A. (2010). Themes in the Career Development of 1.5 Generation Hmong American Women. PhD Dissertation, University of Minnesota.
Chang, Z. (2009). An investigation of Contextual Factors and Dispositional Characteristics in the Career Development of Hmong American and Caucasian American College Students: A Comparison Study Using a Social Cognitive Career Theory Perspective. PhD Dissertation, University of Minnesota.
Lee, P. (2009). Racial Assimilation and Popular Culture: Hmong Youth (Sub)cultures and the
Persistance of the Color Line. PhD Dissertation, University of Minnesota.
Lee, X.W. (2009). The Elementary and Middle School Principal’s Role in the Involvement of
Mong Parents in their Children’s Education. Ed.D. Dissertation, University of the Pacific.
Nguyen, J. (2009). Acculturation, Autonomy, and Parent-Adolescent Relationships in Hmong
Families. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Thao, N.X. (2009). "Examining family and community influences on the attitudes to education and career aspirations of Hmong/Mong high school students." PhD Dissertation, University of Minnesota.
Upadhyay, B. (2009). “Teaching Science for Empowerment in an Urban Classroom: A Case
Study of a Hmong Teacher.” Equity and Excellence in Education 42(2): 217-232.
Vang, K. (2009). "Do I Look Up or Do I Look Down? Reflections of a Hmong American English Learner and Educator." Journal of Southeast Asian American Education & Advancement, Volume 4.
Lee, J.K. and K. Green. (2008). "Hmong Parental Involvement and Support: A Comparison Between Families of High and Low Achieving High School Seniors." Hmong Studies Journal, Volume 9: 1-27.
Kan, P.F. and K. Kohnert. (2008). “Fast Mapping by Bilingual Preschool Children.” Journal of Child Language. 35(3): 495-514.
Lee, J.K. (2008). “The Family Characteristics, Parenting Methods, and Parental Education
Philosophies, Experiences, and Expectations of Hmong Parents and Children.” PhD Dissertation,Capella University.
Lee, M., and Madyun, N. (2008). "School racial composition and academic achievement: the case of Hmong LEP students in the USA." Educational Studies 34(4): 319-331.
Lee, S.J. and M.R. Hawkins. (2008). “`Family is Here’: Learning in Community-Based After-School Programs.” Theory Into Practice 47(1): 51-58.
Nguyen, J. (2008). "Acculturation, autonomy, and parent-adolescent relationships in Hmong families." PhD Dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Rochon, R., Tanabe, Clifton S. and T.H. Horstman-Riphahan. (2008). “Hmong Educators in Western Wisconsin.” In M. E. Brisk, Ed., Language, Culture, and Community in Teacher Education. New York: L. Erlbaum Associates, 227-248.
Vang, T.S. (2008). “User Resistance to Information Technology: A Case Study of the Hmong American Partnership.” DBA Dissertation, Capella University.
Yang, P.P. (2008). “A Phenomenological Case Study: Factors in Hmong-American Students’ Successful Transition to a Large Public Research Institution.” PhD Dissertation, Edgewood College.
Vue, D.C. (2008). "The three eras of Hmong educational history in Laos: French colonial, Laotian independence, and USAID, 1917--1975." PhD Dissertation, Capella University.
Xiong, Z.B., Retting, K.D., and A. Tuicomepee. (2008). “Differences in Nonshared Individual, School, and Family Variables Between Delinquent and Nondelinquent Hmong Adolescents.” The Journal of Psychology 142(4): 337-355.
Xiong, Z.B., A. Tuicomepee and K.B. Rettig. (2008). "Adolescents’ Problem Behaviors and Parent-Adolescent Conflicts in Hmong Immigrant Families." Hmong Studies Journal, Volume 9: 1-21.
Xiong, Z.B., Yang, K.K., and J.K. Lee. (2008). “What Helps and Hinders Hmong Pre-Kindergartners’ School Readiness: Learning from and about the Hmong in St. Paul, Minnesota.” Research Report for Ready 4 K. April 2008.
Adler, S.M. (2007). “Hmong Home-School Relations.” In Clara C. Park, Editor, Asian American Education, Acculturation, Literacy Development and Learning. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Brock, C.H. (2007). “Exploring an English Language Learner’s Literacy Learning Opportunities:
A Collaborative Case Study Analysis.” Urban Education 42(5): 470-501.
Duffy, J.N. (2007). Writing from These Roots: Literacy in a Hmong American Community.
Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
Duffy, J. (2007). “Recalling the Letter: The Uses of Oral Testimony in Historical Studies of Literacy.” Written Communication 24(1): 84-107.
Homma, Y. and E. Saewyc. (2007). “The Emotional Well-Being of Asian-American Sexual Minority Youth in School.” Journal of LGBT Health Research 3(1): 67-78.
Lee, S.J.. (2007). “The ‘good’ news and the bad ‘news’: the “Americanization of Hmong girls.” In Bonnie J. Ross Leadbeater and Niobe Way, Eds. Urban Girls Revisited: Building Strengths. New York: New York University Press, 202-217.
Lee, S.J. (2007). “The Truth and Myth of the Model Minority: The Case of Hmong Americans.” In
Susan J. Paik and Herbert J. Walberg, (Eds). Narrowing the Achievement Gap: Strategies for
Educating Latino, Black and Asian Students. New York: Springer, pp. 171-184.
Lee, S.C. (2007). "The self-rated social well-being of Hmong college students in Northern California." Hmong Studies Journal, Vol 8, 2007
Moua, M.T. (2007). An Investigation of Factors impacting Hmong Students’ Completion of a Four-Year Postsecondary Degree. Ed.D. Dissertation, California State University, Fresno and University of California, Davis.
Ngo, B., Bigelow, M., and K. Wahlstrom. (2007). "The Transition of Wat Tham Krabok Hmong Children to Saint Paul Public Schools: Perspectives of Teachers, Principals, and Hmong Parents." Hmong Studies Journal, Vol 8, 2007
Ngo, B. and S.J. Lee. (2007). “Complicating the Image of Model Minority Success: A Review of Southeast Asian American Education.” Review of Educational Research 77(4): 415-53.
Rah, Y. (2007). How School Leaders Address the Needs of Refugee Students. PhD Dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Sechrist, Z.S. (2007). “The Relationship of Hmong Students’ Ethnic Identity Development to Self-Esteem and Academic Achievement.” EdS Dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Stout. http://www.uwstout.edu/lib/thesis/2008/2008secristz.pdf
Stang, J., Kong, A., Story, M., Eisenberg, M.E. and D. Neumark-Sztainer. (2007). “Food and Weight-Related Patterns and Behaviors of Hmong Adolescents.” Journal of the American Dietetic Association 107(6): 936-941.
Vang, X.X. (2007). “Awareness of Hmong Religious Practices and Rituals in Regards to
Counseling Hmong Students.” MS Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Stout. http://www.uwstout.
Vue, P.P. (2007). Factors that Contribute towards and/or impede Hmong Women from Obtaining a Higher Education Degree. Ed.D. Dissertation, California State University, Fresno and University of California, Davis.
Xiong, M. (2007). Hmong Parents’ Attitudes, Perceptions of Disability, and Expectations of Children with Disabilities: A Qualitative Study of Its Impact on Academic Performance. M.S. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Stout.
Alseben, Bev (2006). “Preliterate English Learners: Refugee Camp to the U.S. Classroom.” California English, Summer 2006: 6-8.
Collison, S.C. (2006). Hmong Parents’ Beliefs and Expectations of School Readiness. MS Thesis, California State University, Fresno.
Goodkind, Jessica R. (2006). “Promoting Hmong Refugees’ Well-Being Through Mutual Learning: Valuing Knowledge, Culture, and Experience.” American Journal of Community Psychology 37(1/2): 77-93.