Recent Publications


Fletcher Jr., Edward C., Hernandez-Gantes, Victor, & Smith, Chrystal A. S. (2019). This is my neighborhood: An exploration of culturally relevant agency to support high school Latina(o) students in an urban career academy. The Qualitative Report. [In Press].

Skvoretz, John, Kersaint, Gladis, Campbell-Montelvo, Rebecca, Ware, Jonathan D., Smith, Chrystal A. S., Puccia, Ellen, Martin, Julie P., Lee, MacDonald, George & Wao, Hesborn. (2019). Pursuing an Engineering Major: Social Capital of Women and Underrepresented Minorities. Studies in Higher Education

Wao, Hesborn O., Lee, Reginald S., Ochieng, Joel, Owuor Odondi, Georiadis, Akoth Tenge, Emily, & Smith, Chrystal A. S. (2015). Predicting Degree Attainment in Engineering and Biological/Life Sciences: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering 21(4):347-362.

Smith, Chrystal A. S.  (2012). Living with Sugar: Influence of Cultural Beliefs on Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management of English-Speaking Afro-Caribbean Women. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 14(4):640-647.

Smith, Chrystal A. S., & Barnett, Elizabeth. (2005). Diabetes-related Mortality Among Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Cuban Americans in the United States. Rev Panam Salud Publica/Pan Am J Public Health 18(6):381-387.



Smith, Chrystal A. S. (2015) Community Colleges as a Pathway for Low-Income Women to Enter the Engineering Technology Workforce. In S.N. Davis, S. Winslow, & D. J. Maume (Eds), Gender in the Twenty-First Century:  The Stalled Revolution and the Road to Equality. University of California Press.

Smith, Chrystal A. S. (2014). Assessing Academic Women’s Sense of Isolation in the STEM Disciplines (peer reviewed). In P. J. Gilmer, B. Tansel, & M. Hughes Miller (Eds.), Alliances for Advancing Academic Women: Guidelines for Collaboration in STEM fields (pp 97-113). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

 Smith, Chrystal A. S., & Thomas, Sylvia. (2014). Learning Through Collaboration: Lessons from AAFAWCE, a NSF ADVANCE-PAID Grant (peer reviewed). In P. J. Gilmer, B. Tansel, & M. Hughes Miller (Eds.), Alliances for advancing academic women: Guidelines for collaboration in STEM fields (pp. 193-204). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Tyson, William, Smith, Chrystal A. S., & Nguema Ndong, Arland. (2010). To Stay or to Switch? Why Students Leave Engineering Programs. In K. M. Borman, W. Tyson, & R. H. Halperin (Eds.), Becoming an Engineer in Public Universities (pp. 53-80). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.