4-H Research Briefs

The Oregon 4-H Positive Youth Development (PYD) Research Briefs are reviews of a collection of recent research articles related to youth and adolescent development. The reviews provide summaries of the research with a focus on implication of the findings for youth development practice. In addition to guiding practice, the briefs are useful for practioners in preparing papers, proposals, and grant applications.

2016 Research Briefs

Reference Citation for Entire Volume

Arnold, M. E. (Ed.). (2016). Youth development research briefs 2016 (Research Brief No.5). Corvallis, OR: 4-H youth Development; Oregon State University Extension Service.

Sample Reference Citation for Individual Review

Anderson, E. (2016). Who cares what I think? Problems of low self-esteem. In M. E. Arnold (Ed.), Youth development research briefs 2016 (Research Brief No.5) (pp.9-13). Corvallis, OR: 4-H youth Development; Oregon State University Extension Service.

Contributing Authors for 2016

Emily Anderson, Lane County
Mary E. Arnold, State 4-H Office
Karissa Dishon, Deschutes County
Wendy Hein, Clackamas County
Dale Larson, Jackson County
Octaviano Merecias-Cuevas, Washington County
Laurie Michaels, Douglas County
Lindsay Walker, Crook County

2015 Research Briefs

Reference Citation for Entire Volume
Arnold, M. E. & Flesch, J. M. (Eds.). (2015). Youth development research briefs 2015 (Research Brief No.4). Corvallis, OR: 4-H youth Development; Oregon State University.

Sample Reference Citation for Individual Review
Anderson, E. (2015). Is human-animal interaction (HAI) linked to positive youth development [Review of article by M. K. Mueller]. In M. E. Arnold, & J. M. Flesch (Eds.) 4-H Youth Development Research Briefs (Vol. 4) (pp.1-4). Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University 4-H Youth Development Program.

Contributing Authors for 2015

Emily Anderson, Klamath County
Susan L. Busler, Polk County
Jamie M. Davis, Lake County
Dara Easley, Hood River
Shannon Gray, Union County
Marilyn Lesmeister, State 4-H Office
Jan Williams, Clackamas County
Patrick Willis, Washington County
Shana Withee, Harney County

2014 Research Briefs

Reference Citation
Arnold, M. E. & Flesch, J. M. (Eds.). (2014). Youth development research briefs 2014 (Research Brief No.3). Corvallis, OR: 4-H youth Development; Oregon State University.

Contributing Authors for 2014

Dani Annala, Hood River County
Mary Arnold, State 4-H Office
Lynette Ranney Black, Wasco County
Barbara Brody, Malheur County
Jeremy Green, Crook County
Maureen Hosty, Metro Area
Pamela Rose, Marion County
Elissa Wells, Coos County
Shanna Withee, Harney County

2013 Research Briefs

Reference Citation
Arnold, M. E. (Ed.). (2013). Youth development research briefs 2013 (Research Brief No.2). Corvallis, OR: 4-H youth Development; Oregon State University.

Contributing Authors for 2013

Dani Annala, Hood River County
Virginia Bourdeau, State 4-H Office
Jamie Davis, Lake County
Wendy Hein, Clackamas County
Maureen Hosty, Multnomah County
Marilyn Lesmeister, State 4-H Office
Pamela Rose, State 4-H Office
Claire Sponseller, Umatilla County
Elissa Wells, Coos County
Shana Withee, Harney County

2012 Research Briefs

Reference Citation
Arnold, M. E. (Ed.). (2012). Youth development research briefs 2012 (Research Brief No.1). Corvallis, OR: 4-H youth Development; Oregon State University.

Contributing Authors for 2012

Dani Annala, Hood River County
Mary Arnold, State 4-H Office
Lynette Black, Wasco County
Barbara Brody, Malheur County
Janice Cowan, Baker County
Jeremy Green, Crook County
Maureen Hosty, Multnomah County
Roberta Lundeberg, State 4-H Office
Marilyn Lesmeister, State 4-H Office
Elissa Wells, Coos County
Pat Willis, Washington County
David White, State 4-H Office