Omara Rivera-Vazquez, PhD
Third summer session begins
Location: SUNY Oswego
Wednesday, July 1, 12:20 p.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Rice Creek Ramble
Guided walk showing visitors what creatures are around, what they eat and where they live. Participants should dress for the weather and call 312-6677 the morning of the hike to check trail conditions. Program size is limited; unable to accommodate groups. An adult must accompany children. Free.
Location: Rice Creek Field Station
Saturday, July 11, 11 a.m. - noon
Men's Soccer vs. St John Fisher Scrimmage (Time TBA)
Wednesday, July 1, 12:24 p.m. - 12:24 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. St. Lawrence
Tuesday, Sept 1, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
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Location: Various Cities
Thursday, July 16, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Harborfest Housing Available
Wednesday, July 1, 12:23 p.m. - 12:23 p.m.
Title: Assistant Professor of Public Justice
Education: PhD, Michigan State University
Area(s) of Speciality or Practice: Juvenile Justice, Child Abuse, Juvenile Gangs
Courses Taught: PBJ 101, PBJ 300, PBJ 387, PBJ 401
•· In progress, Rivera-Vazquez, O. & Royo-Maxwell, Sheila. Identifying Risk and Protective Factors for Child Abuse and Neglect in Puerto Rico. (2010).
•· Rivera-Vazquez, O., A. Mabiso, A. Hammad, & Williams, K.P. (2009). A Community-Based Approach to Translating and Testing Cancer Literacy Assessment Tools. Journal of Cancer Education, 24, 4 (p. 319-325).
•· Williams, K.P., Reckase, M., and Rivera-Vazquez, O. (2008). Toward the Development of Cancer Literacy Assessment Tools. Michigan Journal of Public Health, 2 (p.21-43).
•· Rosenbaum R.P., Lahousse, S., Babladelis, P., and Rivera-Vazquez, O. (2005). The Oceana Farmworker Health Study. Julian Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 25-P-91468/5-01
•· Rivera-Vazquez, O. (2004). Predictors of having ever belonged to a gang among Black, Latino and White youth. Online Journal of Urban Youth Culture.
•· Villarruel, F.A., Walker, N.E., with Minifee, P., Rivera-Vázquez, O., Peterson, S., and Perry, K. (2002). Dónde está la justicia? A call to action on behalf of Latino and Latina youth in the U.S. justice system. Building Blocks for Youth Initiative.
•· Villarruel, F.A., Rodríguez, A. Mangrulkar, L., Paz, R., and Rivera-Vázquez, O. (2002). Positive Youth Development in the Context of International Development: The emerging agenda of the Dominican Republic. In Lerner and Wertlieb
•· Rodríguez, Michael, Morrobel, D., Torres Campos, C., Rivera-Vázquez, O. (2000). Perspectives on working with Latino Youth. In D.F. Perkins, L. Borden, J.G Keith, & F.A. Villarruel (Eds.), Community youth development: Beacons, Challenges and Opportunities.
•· Rivera-Vázquez, O., Griffin, A., Lumpkin, C., Eppler, C., Keith, J., & Villarruel, F.A. (April 20-22, 1999.). Developmental assets and social capital: A critique of the literature and integration of concepts. Presented at the Social Capital - Bridging Disciplines, Policies and Communities International Conference, Michigan State University.
•· MASTER'S THESIS: (1999). Examining the Effects of Multiple Conditions to Probation on Recidivism in Michigan, Michigan State University.
•· Maxwell, S.R. and Rivera-Vázquez, O. (1998). Assessing the Instrumental and Symbolic Elements in Attitudes toward the Death Penalty Using a Sample of Puerto Rican Students. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice. Volume 22, No. 2, Fall 1998, (pp.329).