Donna J. Peterson, PhD
Dr. Peterson has concentrated on youth development and interpersonal relationships, with a focus on research-based program design and evaluation. Her research topics have included participatory research, and school and community-based interventions.
- Associate Research Scientist, Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, Division of Family Studies and Human Development, University of Arizona
- PhD, University of Arizona, Family Studies
- Peterson, D., Richmond, L., Betts, S. & Whitaker, D. J. (in press). Dating violence prevention with Hispanic and Native American Youth: Arizona's Promoting Healthy Relationships Project. In D. J. Whitaker & L. E. Reese (Eds.), Preventing Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence in Racial/Ethnic Minority Communities: CDC's Demonstration Projects. Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Richmond, L. S., Peterson, D. J., & Betts, S. C. (in press). The evolution of an evaluation: A case study using the Tribal Participatory Research Model. Health Promotion Practice.
- Jaycox, L. H., McCaffrey, D. F., Ocampo, B. W., Shelley, G. A., Blake, S. M., Peterson, D. J., et al. (2006). Challenges in the evaluation and implementation of school-based prevention and intervention programs on sensitive topics. American Journal of Evaluation, 27(3), 320-336.
- Peterson, D. J., Roebuck, J. C., Betts, S. C., & Stuart, M. E. (2006). Pathways of influence in out-of-school time: A community-university partnership to develop ethics. New Directions for Youth Development, 108, 135-144.
- Betts, S. C., Peterson, D. J., & Huebner, A. J. (2003). Zimbabwean adolescents' condom use: What makes a difference? Implications for intervention. Journal of Adolescent Health, 33, 165-171.