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Oklahoma State University

Gina Peek

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Associate Professor/Housing and Consumer Specialist/Associate Department Head/Graduate Coordinator

443 Human Sciences
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-9521
Fax: 405-744-6910

gina.peek@okstate.edu

Education

Degree Institution Area of Study
Ph.D. University of Georgia, Athens GA Housing and Consumer Economics
M.H.P. University of Georgia, Athens GA Historic Preservation
B.A. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI Double major: Art History and French

Expertise

My appointment is 100 percent Extension funded. I use translational research to educate target audiences how to maintain their built and near environments. This includes teaching consumers to manage household demands on natural resources most efficiently.

Publications

Academic Journal: Manuscript Published

  • Peek, G., & Carswell, A. (March, 2018). Older homes, associations, and owner satisfaction. Housing and Society, 45 (1).
  • Galford, G., & Peek, G. (March, 2018). Miasma: A contextual view of air quality with implications for the home environment. Housing and Society, 45 (1).
  • Hebert, P., Peek, G., Kang, M., & Zhang, X. (2017). Illuminance levels in social spaces of an older adult facility. Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2(2), 21-27.
  • Nickols, S., & Peek, G. (2017). The opening wedge: Mary E. Creswell, home economics, and the University of Georgia. Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 45(4), 363–376.
  • Galford, G., & Peek, G. (November, 2016). A contextual view of surveillance with implications for the home environment. Housing and Society, 43 (2).
  • Peek, G., & Bishop, A. J. (April, 2016). Keeping it safe: Aging in place among rural older adults. Journal of Extension, 54 (2).
  • Peek, G., Sanders, L., Shideler, D., & Ferrell, S.L., Penn, C. J., & Halihan, T. (2015). Framing a public issue for Extension: Challenges in oil and gas activity. Journal of Extension, 53 (5).
  • Peek, G., Penn, C., Sanders, L., Shideler, D., & Ferrell, S.L. (2015). The oil and gas boom: Basic information about oil and gas activities for Extension professionals. Journal of Extension, 53 (3) (reviewed by editor).
  • Galford, G., & Peek, G. (2015). Locked up in lockdown: Prisons and asylums as alternative housing with adaptive reuse challenges. Housing and Society, 42 (1).
  • Peek, G., & Lyon, M. (2014). Housing and health relationship: Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS). Housing and Society, 41 (1).
  • Sallee, J., & Peek, G. (2014). Fitting the framework: The STEM Institute and the 4-H Essential Elements. Journal of Extension, 52 (2).
  • Hebert, P., & Peek, G. (2013). Student, soldier and senior sites: Visible and ultraviolet radiation effects field study. International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 8 (4).
  • Peek, G., Hebert, P., Frazier, R.S., & Kang, M. (October, 2013). Measuring light with useful tools. Journal of Extension, 51 (5) (reviewed by editor).
  • Booth, L., & Peek, G. (February, 2013). The Healthy Homes Partnership: A Cooperative Extension Model. Journal of Extension, 51 (1).
  • Peek, G., Penn, C., & Atiles, J. (February, 2013). New best management for phosphorus in the water. Journal of Extension, 51 (1) (reviewed by editor).
  • Kumwenda, M., & Peek, G. (2012). Assessment of the competitiveness of the apparel manufacturing industry in Malawi. International Journal of Home Economics, 5 (2).
  • Peek, G. (2012). Friend or foe? A brief overview of land and homeownership policy. Housing and Society, 39 (2).
  • St. Pierre, E., Vasconcellos, L., Muntz, P., & Peek, G. (2012). Preparing communities for disaster recovery and green rebuilding. Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, 104 (3).
  • Peek, G., Lyon, M., & Russ, R. (August, 2012). Healthy homes tools (reviewed by editor). Journal of Extension, 50 (4).
  • Peek, G. (2011). Better citizens? The relationship between home ownership and religious and political volunteerism in the United States. International Journal of Home Economics, 4 (1).
  • Nickols, S., Andress, E., Peek, G., & Nickols-Richardson, S. (2011). Seeking food security: Environmental factors influencing home food preservation and wellness, Part II: 1960-2010. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 39 (3).
  • Nickols, S., Andress, E., Peek, G., & Nickols-Richardson, S. (2010). Seeking food security: Environmental factors influencing home food preservation and wellness, Part I: 1910-1959. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 39 (2).

Presentations

Competitive Request for Presentation: International
  • Atiles, J., Osteen, S., Peek, G., Shideler, D., & Whitacre, B. (alpha order). (June 28-July 2, 2016). Exploring the potential effectiveness of a state Low Income Housing Tax Credit in Oklahoma. Paper presented at the European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) Annual Conference, Belfast, Ireland.
  • Hebert, P., Peek, G., Kang, M., & Frazier, R.S. (May 14-16, 2014). Environmental impact of workplace lighting choices in a rural Oklahoma. Paper presented at the Wessex Institute 2nd International Conference on Environmental and Economic Impact on Sustainable Development Conference, Ancona, Italy.
  • Peek, G. (July 18-23, 2010). Better citizens? The relationship between homeownership and religious and political voluntarism in the United States. Paper presented at the International Federation for Home Economics (IFHE) Council 2010 Conference, Sligo, Ireland.
  • Nickols, S., & Peek, G. (July 18-23, 2010). Home food preservation: New perspectives on an old practice. Paper presented at the International Federation for Home Economics (IFHE) Council 2010 Conference, Sligo, Ireland.
Competitive Request for Presentation: National
  • Galford, G., & Peek, G. (2018). The kitchen as fetish. Paper presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Savannah, GA.
  • Lee, S. J., Anacker, K., Yust, B., Hwang, E., & Peek, G. (2018). Aging in place: current research Findings and implications in the field of housing. Symposium moderated by Ahn, M. at theHousing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Savannah, GA.
  • Goldschmidt, M., & Peek, G. (2017). Healthy homes: Using smartphone apps for stakeholders and consumers. Paper presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Lowell, MA.
  • Galford, G., & Peek, G. (2017). Where is the loo? An examination of toilets and healthy housing. Paper presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Lowell, MA.
  • Goldschmidt, M., Turner, P., Peek, G., & Fisher-McLean, K. L. (May 2017). Impacts of a national healthy homes partnership. Paper presented at the National Health Outreach Conference, Annapolis, MD.
  • Carswell, A., & Peek, G. (October 23-26, 2016). Historic homes and owner satisfaction. Paper presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Hebert, P., & Peek, G. (October 23-26, 2016). Temporary housing and lighting industry recommendations: A case study. Poster session presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Peek, G., Armbruster, K., Bailey, J., Baldwin, D., Conner, C., DeVor, R., Garcia, R., Grace, L., Latta, L., James, A., Laverty, C., Gardner-McBee, L., Miner, L., Nickels, J., Rapp, R., Rhodes, J., & Wichert, M. (November 2-5, 2015). Keep it Safe: Tai Chi and Falls Risk Reduction. Concurrent session presented at the National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) Annual Session, White Sulphur Springs, WV.
  • Peek, G., Allen, B., Blocker, R., Fisher, K., Goldschmidt, M., Keel, M., Kirby, S., Nash, A., Reichel, C., Shaffett, B., Turner, P., Thomas, K., & Welch, M. (November 2-5, 2015). Healthy Homes Partnership: Tools and technologies for you! Poster session presented at the National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) Annual Session, White Sulphur Springs, WV.
  • Peek, G., & Bishop, A. (October 11-14, 2015). Keeping it safe: Aging in place among rural older adults. Paper presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Springfield, IL.
  • Peek, G., & Ziebarth, A. (October 11-14, 2015). Housing history: Learning to look. Paper presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Springfield, IL.
  • Jacobs-Gray, N., Hebert, P., Peek, G., Chung, Y., Slevitch, L. & Leong, J. (October 11-14, 2015). Lighting implications for safety and security at lodging facilities: A case study. Poster session presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Springfield, IL.
  • Galford, G., & Peek, G. (October 5-8, 2014). A contextual view of surveillance with implications in the home environment. Paper presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO.
  • Peek, G., Atiles, J., Osteen, S., Shideler, D., & Whitacre, B. (October 5-8, 2014). Exploring the effectiveness of a state level low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC). Paper presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO.
  • Peek, G., Atiles, J., Royer, T., Taylor, L., & Blocker, M. (October 27-30, 2013). Sleep tight: Bed bugs Extension education in a rural state. Paper presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Tulsa, OK.
  • Hebert, P., Kang, M., Peek, G., & Zhang, X. (October 27-30, 2013). Existing illumination at an urban continuing care retirement center (CCRC): A case study. Poster session presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Tulsa, OK.
  • Hebert, P., Peek, G., & Kang, M. (October 28-31, 2012). Lighting the way for consumers: Developing a lighting library of factsheets. Poster presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Roanoke, VA.
  • Tamthinthai, P., Hebert, P., Peek, G., & Hsu, P. (October 28-31, 2012). Lighting condition effects and perceptions of privacy: Lighting laboratory and pictorial stimuli experiment. Poster presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Roanoke, VA.
  • Peek, G., Penn, C., & Atiles, J. (October 12-15, 2011). Phosphorous in the water: Best management practices for residential settings. Paper presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Hebert, P. R., & Peek, G. (October 12-15, 2011). Surveying soldiers, students, and seniors: Generational perceptions of sustainable lighting and light pollution across housing communities. Paper presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Peek, G., & Miner, L. (October 2-4, 2011). What a disaster: Developing sustainable care kits for elders. Poster session presented at the National Outreach Scholarship Conference, East Lansing, MI.
  • Peek, G., & Booth, L. (June 20-23, 2011). Healthy homes education through University Extension programs. Paper presented at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control National Healthy Homes Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Peek, G. (November 3-6, 2010). Homeownership policy: A brief historical overview with commentary. Paper presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Portland, OR.
  • Russ, R., Lyon, M., Beitz, B., & Peek, G. (November 3-6, 2010). Multiple chemical sensitivity. Paper presented at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, Portland, OR.
  • Peek, G. (June 24-26, 2010). Journey of learning: A discussion of one researcher’s quest for knowledge regarding Oklahoma, Native Americans, and home economics. Poster session presented at the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) Annual Conference and Expo, Cleveland, OH.

Awards & Recognition

  • Rauh, L., Peek, G., Hubbs-Tait, L., Smith, H., Dodd, A., & Miller, B. (November 8, 2017). Positional asphyxiation awareness. Outstanding Group Award. Oklahoma State University Family and Consumer Sciences Ambassadors. 
  • Peek, G., & Armbruster, K., Bailey, J., Baldwin, D., Conner, C., DeVor, R., Garcia, R., Grace, L., Latta, L., James, A., Laverty, C., Gardner-McBee, L., Miner, L., Nickels, J., Rapp, R., Rhodes, J., & Wichert, M. (June 3, 2015). Team awarded two awards (2nd Place National Winner and 1st Place Southern Region Winner in the NEAFCS Annual Awards Program) from the National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) Human Development/Family Relationships category. Award was presented at the annual session on November 2, 2015.
  • OSU Edmond Low Library. (March 14, 2015). Excellence in Library Programming Award, sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA). The OSU Edmon Low Library was selected for the American Library Association Excellence in Library Programming Award (one of twelve national awards with $5,000 gift presented by the Association).
  • The national award recognizes a library that demonstrates excellence by providing programs that have community impact and respond to community needs. The Library’s collaborative series of five Science Cafes over potential impacts of oil and gas exploration in 2014 garnered the prestigious award. OSU scientists who presented during the series were Dr. Shannon Ferrell, Dr. Todd Halihan, Dr. Tamara Mix, Dr. Gina Peek, Dr. Chad Penn, Dr. Larry Sanders, and Dr. Dave Shideler.
  • Peek, G. (October 29, 2013). Awarded the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Early Career Award.
  • Nickols, S., Andress, E., Peek, G., & Nickols-Richardson, S. (February 12, 2012). Seeking food security: Environmental factors influencing home food preservation and wellness, Part II: 1960-2010. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 39(3). Selected as the Best Paper in Foods and Nutrition in the Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal for 2011.
  • Peek, G. (February 2, 2012). Recipient of the Emerging Scholars Fellowship. The University of Georgia State of the Art Conference, “Home economics: Classroom, corporate, and cultural interpretations revisited.”
  • Nickols, S., Andress, E., Peek, G., & Nickols-Richardson, S. (February 11, 2011). Best Paper in Foods and Nutrition in the Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal for 2010. Seeking food security: Environmental factors influencing home food preservation and wellness, Part I: 1910-1959. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 39(2). 
  • Peek, G. (March 5, 2010). Outstanding Scholarly Paper. Oklahoma Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (OAFCS). 

Grants

Contract

  • Atiles, J., Osteen, S., Peek, G., Shideler, D., & Whitacre. B. (January 6, 2014). Exploring the effectiveness of a state level Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC). Contract granted from the Oklahoma State Home Builders Association. Role: Co-principal investigator. Status: Funded, $11,000.

Competitive Request for External Funds

  • Peek, G. (October 17, 2018). Healthy Homes Apps: 1) Everyone Deserves a Safe and Healthy Home Google Play App and 2) Help Yourself to a Healthy Homes Tribal Publication iOS (Apple) App. Proposal submitted to the USDA-NIFA/HUD. Role: Principal Investigator. Status: Funded, $22,000.
  • Chandrasekera, T., & Peek, G. (March 14, 2018). STEM through design: Digital media workshops for Native American middle school girls. National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT) Academic Alliance Seed Fund. Status: Funded, $10,000
  • Royer, T., & Peek, G., … et al. (2018). IPM Training for Anthropophilic Pests in Housing. Proposal submitted to the USDA-NIFA. Role: Co-Principal Investigator. Status, Funded, $24,303. Note: this item represents year 3 of a three-year project. 
  • Royer, T., & Peek, G, … et al. (July 26, 2017). IPM Training for Anthropophilic Pests in Housing. Proposal submitted to the USDA-NIFA. Role: Co-Principal Investigator. Status, Funded, $22,803. Note: this item represents year 2 of a three-year project.
  • Peek, G. (November 30, 2016). Competitive request for funds. Oklahoma healthy homes: Oklahoma Healthy Homes: Youth Component for Healthy Homes. Proposal submitted to the USDA-NIFA/HUD. Role: Principal Investigator. Status: Submitted, $14,000.
  • Peek, G. (December 1, 2015). Competitive request for funds. Oklahoma healthy homes: Healthy homes solutions toolkit smartphone app. Proposal submitted to the USDA-NIFA/HUD. Role: Principal Investigator. Status: Funded, $18,000.
  • Royer, T., Peek, G., Boman, R., Rebek, E., Vogel, J., Lee, J., Brown, N., Post, A., Giles, K., & Opit, G. (September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016). Competitive request for funds. “IPM Oklahoma!” Proposal submitted for the USDA-NIFA Extension IPM Coordination and Support Program. Role: Co-Principal Investigator. Year two status: Funded, $114,000. Of these funds, Peek’s budget was $9,210.
  • Peek, G. (December 5, 2014). Competitive request for funds. Oklahoma healthy homes: Healthy homes solutions toolkit smartphone app. Proposal submitted to the USDA-NIFA/HUD. Role: Principal Investigator. Status: Funded, $18,000.
  • Royer, T., Peek, G., Boman, R., Rebek, E., Vogel, J., Lee, J., Brown, N., Post, A., Giles, K., & Opit, G. (September 1, 2014 – August 31, 2015). Competitive request for funds. “IPM Oklahoma!” Proposal submitted for the USDA-NIFA Extension IPM Coordination and Support Program. Role: Co-Principal Investigator. Year one status: Funded, $114,000. Of these funds, Peek’s budget was $14,020.
  • Peek, G., & Royer, T. (December 6, 2012). Competitive request for funds. “The little itch that won’t go away: Bed bugs in Oklahoma publically funded housing.” Proposal submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Healthy Homes Partnership grant. Role: Principal Investigator. Status: Funded, $12,000.
  • Penn, C. J., Payne, J., Vitale, J., Fox, G., Peek, G., & McGrath, J. (August 31, 2012). Competitive request for funds. “Improving runoff water quality with phosphorus removal structures.” Proposal submitted to the Natural Resource Conservation Service Conservation Innovation Grant (NRCS-CIG). Role: Co-investigator. Status: Funded, $130,000.

Competitive Request for Internal Funds/Support

  • Peek, G. (October 17, 2018). Healthy Homes Apps: 1) Everyone Deserves a Safe and Healthy Home Google Play App and 2) Help Yourself to a Healthy Homes Tribal Publication iOS (Apple) App. Proposal submitted to the USDA-NIFA/HUD. Role: Principal Investigator. Status: Funded, $22,000.
  • Peek, G. (March 21, 2018). Housing and health: NC 1171: Interactions of individual, family, community, and policy contexts on the mental and physical health of diverse rural low-income families. Proposal submitted to the Oklahoma State University Lucille A. Clark Scholarship. Role: Principal Investigator. Status: Funded, $2,303.
  • Peek, G. (February 27, 2017). Housing and health: NC 1171: Interactions of individual, family, community, and policy contexts on the mental and physical health of diverse rural low-income families. Proposal submitted to the Oklahoma State University Lucille A. Clark Scholarship. Role: Principal Investigator Status: Funded, $2,128.
  • Bishop, A., & Peek, G. (March 21, 2016). Aging Simulation Experience. Proposal submitted for the Donna Cadwalader Research and Development Grant. Role: Co- Principal Investigator. Status: Funded, $2,500.
  • Slevitch, L., Peek, G., Garmy, P., & Tomas, S. (October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2018). Farm-to-table movement in Oklahoma: barriers and facilitators of local food sourcing from Oklahoma producers to commercial foodservice operators. Proposal submitted to Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station (OAES). Role: Collaborator. Status: Funded, $20,000.
  • Peek, G., Sanders, L. D., Penn, C., Shideler, D., Ferrell, S. L., & Halihan, T. (June 17, 2014). Hydraulic fracturing 2014-15. Proposal submitted to OCES-DASNR, Role: Co- Principal Investigator. Status: Funded, $9,500.
  • Bishop, A., & Peek, G. (February 17, 2014). Safe and sound: Assessing and educating rural older Oklahomans toward safe living and well-being. Proposal submitted for the Donna Cadwalader Research and Development Grant. Role: Co- Principal Investigator. Status: Funded, $2,500.
  • Garcia, R., Peek, G., & Rhodes, J. (October 21, 2013). Competitive request for funds. “ATV rider safety education training.” Proposal submitted to the Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Ambassadors’ Grant. Role: Co-principal investigator. Status: Funded, $1,000.
  • DeVor, R., Garcia, R., & Peek, G. (October 21, 2013). Tai Chi: Moving for better balance. Proposal submitted to the Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Ambassadors’ Grant. Role: Co-principal investigator. Status: Funded, $985.83.
  • Peek, G. (March, 15, 2013). Sleep tight: Bed bugs in low-income housing. Proposal submitted to the Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences (CEFCS) Lucille A. Clark Scholarship. Role: Principal investigator. Status: Funded, $3,000.
  • Peek, G., & Garcia, R. (April 23, 2013). XRF funding request. Proposal submitted to the Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences (CEFCS) Irma Manning Endowed Scholarship. Role: Co-principal investigator. Status: Funded, $8,240.
  • Bishop, A., & Peek, G. (December 21, 2012). Hazard-free living for older rural Oklahomans: The safe aging in familiar environments (SAFE) pilot study. Proposal submitted to the Bartlett Family Grant to Promote Independent Living. Role: Co-Investigator. Status: Funded, $5,000.
  • Vogel, J., Ferrell, S., Martin, D., Pillay, R., Storm, D., Warren, J., Yates, H., Holmes, M., Brown, G., Schnelle, M., Peek, G., Sallee, J., Russell, B., Nelson, N., Turton, D., Talkington, J., Toscano, K., Frazier, S., & Redfearn, D. (April 20, 2012). Epicenter for environmentally and economically sustainable development: Phase I: Water. Proposal submitted to the Planning Grants for Establishing Interdisciplinary Programs at Oklahoma State University. Role: Collaborator. Status: Funded, $25,000.
  • Ruppert-Stroescu, M., & Peek, G. (February 15, 2012). Keeping ‘Miss Ruth’ safe: Fall prevention in the home. Proposal submitted for the Donna Cadwalader Research and Development Grant. Role: Co- Principal Investigator. Status: Funded, $2,000.

Professional Memberships

Housing and Education Research Association (HERA)
National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS)
ASTM International F-11 committee

Service

Service to the Department or Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

Service to the Design, Housing and Merchandising (DHM) Department or Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service (OCES): Search and Screen

  • Member, Design, Housing and Merchandising search and screen committee for assistant or associate professor in the area of digital communication and online merchandising (2015)
  • Member, Nutritional Sciences search and screen committee for assistant professor and nutrition and health OCES specialist (2015)
  • Chair, Design, Housing and Merchandising search and screen committee for assistant or associate professor for a multidisciplinary position with an emphasis in human factors and ergonomics (2013-2014)
  • Member, Family and Consumer Sciences OCES search and screen committee for northwest District Program Specialist (2013)

Service to the Design, Housing and Merchandising (DHM) Department: Other Committee Activity

  • Member, DHM Program Exchange committee (2015)
  • Member, DHM Leevera Pepin Committee (2015 - May 2016); membership is responsible for serving extant and future Pepin Collection artifacts
  • Member, DHM Niche Committee (2014- September 2015)
  • Member, Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) site visit prep team (2014)
  • Member, DHM Assessment Committee (2013-present)
  • Member, DHM Advisory Council (Fall 2011-Spring 2012) (group of DHM faculty who advised the interim department chair on various issues)

Service to the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service (OCES): Other Committee Activity

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (DASNR)/Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

  • Representative, Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Extension, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Faculty Council (Fall 2012 - August 2016)
  • Member, ASTM International F-11 committee on vacuum cleaners (February 2016 – Present)
  • Member, OCES Family & Consumer Sciences grant review committee (2013-August 2015)
  • Member, 4-H Fabrics and Fashion Curriculum Review Committee (curriculum has a housing component) (2013-2014)

Service to the College

  • Faculty advisor, Living Learning Community PETE project (Fall 2017 - present)
  • Chair and Ex Officio Representative, Human Sciences Faculty Advisory Council (Summer 2016 -present)
  • At-Large Representative, Human Sciences Faculty Advisory Council (Fall 2014-present). Key tasks include: Planning and implementing the College Advance
  • Sustainability Human Sciences Think Tank (member, 2012; chair 2014-2015). Sustainability Human Sciences “is a think tank that advocates for sustainability’s presence in all of the college’s activities, including teaching and curriculum, research, extension and engagement as well as policy and facilities decision-making.”
    • Peek, G., & Armstrong, C. Developed and facilitated Sustainability Human Sciences student charrette that took place on September 25, 2013.
    • Armstrong, C., Garmy, P., Peek, G., Schlais, B., Slevitch L., & Talkington, J. (alpha order). August 13, 2013. Human Sciences Advance. Facilitated panel presentations from Sustainability Human Sciences think tank members.

Service to the University

  • Member, OSU Faculty Council (August 2016 – present)
    • Chair, Faculty Council Student Affairs and Learning Resources Committee, August 2016 – May 2017
    • Member, Faculty Council Diversity Committee, August 2016 – May 2017
  • Member, International Teaching Assistant (ITA) working group (April – May 2017)

Service in Professional Organizations

(e.g., offices held, committee assignments, papers reviewed)

Academic Conference Planning

  • Atiles, J., & Peek, G. (October 27-30, 2013). Annual Housing Educators and Research Association (HERA) Conference. Academic conference organized for 49 registrants and tour guests. Tulsa, OK.

Professional Organization Offices Held

  • Treasurer, Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) (2011-present)

Professional Organization Committee Assignments

  • Member, Public Affairs committee. Oklahoma Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (OEAFCS) (2015-present)

Professional Organization Editorial Activity

  • Peek, G. & Carswell, A. (2016). Housing Education and Research Association (HERA). Proceedings of the 2016 annual conference. Co-Editor.
  • Peek, G., & Turcotte, D. (2013). Housing Education and Research Association (HERA). Proceedings of the 2013 annual conference. Co-Editor.

Journal Manuscripts Reviewed

  • November 16, 2016. International Journal of Housing Policy. Reviewed manuscript #REUJ-2016-0031.
  • September 26, 2016. Housing and Society. Reviewed manuscript #RHAS-2015-0001.
  • April 6, 2016. Housing and Society. Reviewed manuscript #745.
  • September 14, 2015. Housing and Society. Special issue: Green and sustainable housing. Reviewed manuscript #2.
  • January 12, 2015. Housing and Society. Reviewed manuscript #733.
  • March 28, 2014. Housing and Society. Reviewed manuscript #R04.
  • February 20, 2014. Housing and Society. Reviewed manuscript #723.
  • October 23, 2013. Journal of Consumer Affairs. Reviewed manuscript JOCA-13-0026.R1.
  • May 20, 2013. Housing and Society. Reviewed manuscript #717.
  • February 12, 2013. Housing and Society. Reviewed manuscript #710.
  • October 19, 2012. Housing and Society. Reviewed manuscript #708.
  • October 9, 2012. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal. Reviewed manuscript FCSRJ-12-072.

Professional Organization Conference Manuscripts Reviewed

  • Housing Education and Research Association (HERA). Total of seven (7) manuscripts reviewed for the 2015 Annual Conference.
  • Housing Education and Research Association (HERA). Total of three (3) manuscripts reviewed for the 2014 Annual Conference.
  • Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference. Total of ten (10) manuscripts reviewed for the 2014 Annual Conference.
  • Housing Education and Research Association (HERA). Total of six (6) manuscripts reviewed for the 2012 Annual Conference.

Conference Workshop Applications Reviewed

  • Peek, G. (May 29, 2014). Reviewed seven applications for the 2014 Emerging Scholars Workshop (part of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference).

Educational Material Reviewed

Factsheets

  • Peek, G. (December 2, 2016). Provided review for the North Carolina State University Factsheet, “Logic model.”
  • Peek, G. (November 30, 2016). Provided review for the University of Georgia factsheet, “Avoid Bringing Bed Bugs Home from Thrift Stores.”
  • Peek, G. (November 30, 2016). Provided review for the University of Florida factsheet, “Hazardous Household Substances: Alternatives That Are Relatively Free of Toxic Effects.”

Other

  • Peek, G. (January 21, 2016). Provided review/edits for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) prototype Healthy Homes Mobile App.
  • Peek, G. (July 20, 2015). Provided review for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension factsheets: (1) Home maintenance checklist and (2) Mold checklist.
  • Peek, G. (May 21, 2014). Provided review/edits for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/US Department of Agriculture (USDA) booklet, “Help Yourself to a Healthy Home: Protect Your Children’s Health.” HUD funded revisions.

Professional Development 

North Central Region Administrative Bootcamp

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