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Oklahoma State University

Christine Johnson

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Professor and Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies

139 Human Sciences
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-1744

christine.johnson@okstate.edu

Education

Degree Institution Area of Study
Ph.D. Iowa State University, Ames, IA Family Sociology and Research Methodology
M.S. Iowa State University, Ames, IA Sociology
B.S. Alma College, Alma, MI Psychology & Sociology

Expertise

Program Evaluation; Research Methodology; Marriage and Marriage Education

Publications

  • Whitton, S. W., Stanley, S. M., Markman, H. J. & Johnson, C.A.   (2013). Attitudes toward divorce, commitment, and divorce proneness in first marriages and remarriages. Journal of Marriage and Family, 75, 276–287. doi:10.1111/jomf.12008
  • Doss, B.D., Rhoades, G.K., Stanley, S.M., Markman, H.J., & Johnson, C.A. (2009). Differential use of premarital education in first and second marriages. Journal of Family Psychology, 23, 268-273.
  • Quigley, K.K., Absher, A.G., Hildebrand, D.A., & Johnson, C.A. (2006). Feeding the generations: a unique generational feeding program Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 98(4), 10-14.
  • Sorocco, K. H., Vincent, A. S., Collins, F. L., Johnson, C. A., & Lovallo, W. R.  (2006). Recruitment of healthy participants for studies on risk for alcoholism: Effectiveness of random digit dialing. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 41(3), 349-352. doi:10.1093/alcalc/agl019
  • Stanley, S., Amato, P., Markman, H, & Johnson, C. (2006). Premarital education, marital quality, and marital stability,Journal of Family Psychology, 20(1), 117-126.
  • Taylor, C.A., Keim, K.S., Fuqua, D.R., & Johnson, C,A, (2005). A diabetes prevention assessment tool for American Indians. Preventing Chronic Disease, 2(4), 06
  • Williams, K.A., Keim, K.S., & Johnson, C.A. (2004). Patterns of continuing professional education in registered dietitians and dietetic technicians, registered. Journal of American Dietetic Association, 104, 437-441.
  • Johnson, C.A. & Stanley, S. M., Glenn, N. D., Amato, P. R., Nock, S. L., Markman, H. J., & Dion, M. R.   (2002). Marriage in Oklahoma: 2001 baseline statewide survey on marriage and divorce (S02096 OKDHS).  Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Department of Human Services.
  • Keim, K. S., Gates, G. E. & Johnson, C.A.   (2001). Dietetics professional have a positive perception of professional development. Journal of American Dietetic Association, 101, 820-824. doi:10.1016/S0002-8223(01)00202-4
  • Keim, K.S., Gates, G.E., & Johnson, C.A. (2001). Dietetics professionals have a positive perception of professional development. Journal of American Dietetic Association, 101(7), 820-824.
  • Keim, K.S., Johnson, C.A., & Gates, G.E. (2001). Learning needs and continuing professional education activities of professional development portfolio. Journal of American Dietetic Association, 101(6), 697-702.
  • Goetting, M.A., Martin, P., & Johnson, C. (2000). Older adults and financial bequests. International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 50(3), 227-244.
  • Mize, K., Stanforth, N., & Johnson, C. (2000). Perceptions of retail supervisors' ethical behavior and front-line managers' organizational commitment. Clothing & Textiles Research Journal, 18(2), 100-110.
  • Simons, R.L. & Johnson, C.A.   (1998). An examination of competing explanations for the intergenerational transmission of domestic violence. In Y. Daniele (Ed.), International Handbook of Multigenerational Legacies of Trauma, New York, NY: Plenum.
  • Simons, R.L., Johnson, C.A., Conger, R.D., & Elder, G.H., Jr. (1998). A test of latent trait versus life course perspective on the stability of adolescent antisocial behavior. Criminology, 36, 217-244.
  • Lorenz, F.O., Simons, R.L., Conger, R.D., Elder, G.H., Johnson, C.A., & Chao, W. (1997). Married and recently divorced mother's stressful events and distress: Tracing change across time. Journal of Marriage & the Family, 59, 219-232.
  • Simons, R. L., Johnson, C.A., & Conger, R. D., & Lorenz, F. O.  (1997). Linking community context to quality of parenting: A study of rural families. Rural Sociology, 62(2), 207-230. doi:10.1111/j.1549-0831.1997.tb00651.x
  • Simons, R.L. & Johnson, C.A.   (1997). Linking community to quality of parenting: A study of rural families. Rural Sociology, 62, 207-230.
  • Simons, R. L. & Johnson, C.A.   (1996). The impact of marital and social network support on quality of parenting. In G. R. Pierce, B. R. Sarason, and I. G. Sarason (Eds.) Handbook of social support and the family, (pp. 269-287). New York, NY: Plenum.
  • Simons, R.L. & Johnson, C.A.   (1996). Social network and marital support as mediators and moderators of the impact of economic pressure on parental behavior. In G.R. Pierce, B.R. Sarason, and I.G. Sarason (Eds.), Handbook of social support and the family, New York, NY: Plenum
  • Simons, R.L. & Johnson, C.A.   (1996). Mother’s parenting In R.L. Simons (Ed.), Divorced and intact families: Differences in stress, interaction, and child outcomes, Newbury Park, CA: Sage
  • Simons, R.L., Johnson, C.A., Beaman, J., & Whitbeck, L (1996). Parents and peer group as mediators of the effects of community structure on adolescent conduct prolems, psychological distress, and sexual intercourse. American Journal of Community Psychology, 24, 145-171
  • Simons, R.L., Johnson, C.A., & Lorenz, F.O. (1996). Family structure differences in stress and behavioral dispositions In R.L. Simons (Ed.), Divorced and intact families: Differences in stress, interaction, and child outcomes, Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
  • Simons, R.L., Wu, C., Johnson, C.A., & Conger, R.D. (1995). A test of family and social deviance explanations for the intergenerational transmission of domestic violence. Criminology, 33, 141-172
  • Simons, R.L., Johnson, C.A., & Conger, R.D. (1994). Harsh corporal punishment versus quality of parental involvement as an explanation of adolescent maladjustment. Journal of Marriage & the Family, 56, 591-607
  • Simons, R.L., Johnson, C.A., Beaman, J., & Conger, R.D. (1993). Explaining women's double jeopardy: Factors that mediate the association between harsh treatment as a child and violence by a husband. Journal of Marriage & the Family, 55, 713-723

Courses Taught

Observation and Assessment of Family Interaction HDFS  4123
Computer Applications in HDFS Research HDFS  5112
Research Methods in Human Development and Family Science HDFS  5133
Human Sciences Freshman Research Seminar HS  2510
Graduate Seminar in Human Sciences HS  6993

Awards & Recognition

  • Oklahoma State University, College of Human Sciences, Organization of the Year for 2012-2013 awarded to Graduate Students in Human Sciences for Excellence in Educational Programming, 2013.
  • Oklahoma State University, University Service Award – Faculty, 2011.
  • National Council on Family Relations – Association of Councils, Meritorious Service Award, 2004.
  • American Evaluation Association Excellence in Extension Evaluation Award (with S. Williams and R. Daugherty for the National Issues Forum program evaluation project), 2002.

Grants

  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Evaluation of Adoptive Couples Marriage Enrichment Retreats – Year 5. Oklahoma Department of Human Services (flow through from United States Department of Health and Human Services), 10/2010-09/2011, $25,750.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Evaluation of Special Needs Caregiver Retreats – Year 5. Oklahoma Department of Human Services (flow through from United States Department of Health and Human Services), 10/2010-09/2011, $49,913.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Evaluation of Adoptive Couples Marriage Enrichment Retreats – Year 4. Oklahoma Department of Human Services (flow through from United States Department of Health and Human Services), 10/1009-09/2010, $25,750.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Evaluation of Special Needs Caregiver Retreats – Year 4. Oklahoma Department of Human Services (flow through from United States Department of Health and Human Services), 10/2009-09/2010, $49,913.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Evaluation of Adoptive Couples Marriage Enrichment Retreats – Year 3. Oklahoma Department of Human Services (flow through from United States Department of Health and Human Services), 10/2008-09/2009, $25,750.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Evaluation of Special Needs Caregiver Retreats – Year 3. Oklahoma Department of Human Services (flow through from United States Department of Health and Human Services), 10/2008-09/2009, $49,913.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Oklahoma Marriage Initiative – Data Analysis, Consultation and Management. Oklahoma Department of Human Services, 07/2008-06/2009, $28,871.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Evaluation of Adoptive Couples Marriage Enrichment Retreats – Year 2. Oklahoma Department of Human Services (flow through from United States Department of Health and Human Services), 10/2007-09/2008, $25,750.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Evaluation of Special Needs Caregiver Retreats – Year 2. Oklahoma Department of Human Services (flow through from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, 10/2007-09/2008, $49,913.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Rise School of Stillwater. Oklahoma State Department of Education, 07/2007-06/2008, $550,000.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Oklahoma Marriage Initiative – Data Analysis, Consultation and Management. Oklahoma Department of Human Services, 07/2007-06/2008, $28,871.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Baseline Assessment of Father’s Parenting. Family and Children’s Services (flow through from the United States Department of Health and Human Services), 10/2006-09/2007, $61,053.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). The Role of Cohabitation in Marriage and Union Formation. University of Denver (flow through from the National Institutes of Health), 10/2006-09/2007, $30,000.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Evaluation of Adoptive Couples Marriage Enrichment Retreats – Year 1. Oklahoma Department of Human Services (flow through from the United States Department of Health and Human Services), 10/2006-09/2007, $25,750.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Evaluation of Special Needs Caregiver Retreats – Year 1. Oklahoma Department of Human Services (flow through from the United States Department of Health and Human Services), 10/2006-09/2007, $65,386.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Oklahoma Marriage Initiative – Evaluation of Post-Adoption Services for Couples – Year 3. Oklahoma Department of Human Services, 10/2006-09/2007, $11,698.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Oklahoma Marriage Initiative – Data Analysis, Consultation and Management. Oklahoma Department of Human Services, 07/2006-06/2007, $39,454.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Assessment of the Oklahoma SoonerStart Early Intervention Program:  The Family’s Perspective, 2006. Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth, 04/2006-06/2007, $8,933.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Post-School Outcomes. Oklahoma State Department of Education, 07/2006-04/2007, $22,226.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Public Interest Intellectual Property Advisors Survey Data Analysis. Public Interest Intellectual Property Advisors, Inc., 07/2006-12/2006, $5,995.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). 2006 Salary Survey of Members. Society for Exploration Geophysicists, 03/2006-09/2006, $9,111.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Women, Infants, and Children Participant On-Site Satisfaction Survey. Oklahoma State Department of Health, 03/2006-09/2006, $21,657.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Before and After Survey of Various 2006 Highway Safety Media Campaigns. University of Missouri, 02/2006-09/2006, $7,015.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Oklahoma Marriage Initiative – Evaluation of Post-Adoption Services for Couples – Year 2. Oklahoma Department of Human Services, 10/2005-09/2006, $17,311.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). 2005 Oklahoma Social Indicator Survey. Oklahoma Corporation Commission, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, and Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, 10/2005-06/2006, $22,005.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). 2006 Oklahoma Marginal Oil and Gas Well Operators – Demographic and Economic Profile Study. Oklahoma Commission on Marginally Producing Oil and Gas Wells, 09/2005-06/2006, $13,973.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Web Survey of Intellectual Property Professional Services in Developing Countries. Public Interest Intellectual Property Advisors, Inc., 08/2005-06/2006, $2,334.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Oklahoma Marriage Initiative – Data Analysis, Consultation and Management. Oklahoma Department of Human Services, 07/2005-06/2006, $39,454.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Assessing Customer Satisfaction for the Oklahoma Tax Commission. Oklahoma Tax Commission, 06/2005-05/2006, $10,109.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Community Needs Assessment. Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma, 11/2005-03/2006, $8,240.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Transition to Parenthood – Baseline Survey of Pregnant Medicaid Clients. Oklahoma Department of Human Services, 02/2005-10/2005, $53,587.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Children with Special Health Care Needs – Technical Assistance. John Snow, Inc., 06/2005-09/2005, $4,500.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Stillwater Domestic Violence Services – Community Needs Assessment Focus Groups. Stillwater Domestic Violence Services, Inc., 03/2005-09/2005, $2,760.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Oklahoma Marriage Initiative – Evaluation of Post-Adoption Services for Couples – Year 1. Oklahoma Department of Human Services, 10/2004-09/2005, $15,800.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). 2004 Board on Human Sciences Project Inventory. United States Department of Agriculture, 06/2004-08/2005, $18,730.
  • Williams, S. (Principal Investigator) & Johnson, C. A. (Co-Investigator). Obesity in America Survey: Causes and Solutions. American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 03/2005-06/2005, $1,082.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). 2005 Oklahoma Child Care Rate Study. Oklahoma Department of Human Services, 02/2005-06/2005, $56,930.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Assessment of the Oklahoma SoonerStart Early Intervention Program:  The Family’s Perspective, 2005. Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth, 07/2004-06/2005, $9,991.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Oklahoma Marriage Initiative – Data Analysis, Consultation and Management. Oklahoma Department of Human Services, 07/2004-06/2005, $35,867.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). Cohabitation and Union Formation – Pilot Test of Subject Recruitment Procedures. PREP, Inc., 12/2004-03/2005, $10,959.
  • Johnson, C. A. (Principal Investigator). 2004 Oklahoma Social Indicator Survey. Oklahoma Corporation Commission, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, 09/2004-02/2005, $31,494.

Professional Memberships

  • National Council on Family Relations

Service

  • Oklahoma State University, Provost’s Office, OSU-Tulsa working group, member, 2015-present
  • Oklahoma State University, Office of Scholar Development and Undergraduate Research, Wentz research grant review committee, member, 2015
  • Oklahoma State University, Masters of Public Health degree program development committee, 2011-2012; represented the Graduate College as the administrative official at the Council on Education for Public Health accreditation planning workshop in Washington, DC, 2015
  • Oklahoma State University, Regents Distinguished Research Awards committee, chair, 2015
  • Oklahoma State University, Graduate College working group for pilot testing new aspects of the online “Round Up” service, member, 2014-present
  • Oklahoma State University, Information Technology policy and procedures workgroup, Appropriate Use Policy subgroup, member, 2014
  • College of Human Sciences, Graduate Students in Human Sciences, organization advisor, 2005 –present
  • College of Human Sciences, Graduate Council, administrative liaison, 2005-present
  • College of Human Sciences, School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration Director and Assistant Dean search and screen committee, co-chair, 2013-2014
  • College of Human Sciences, Research Action Team for College strategic plan, chair, 2013-2014