• Publications
  • Influence
The Returns to Microenterprise Support among the Ultrapoor: A Field Experiment in Postwar Uganda
We show that extremely poor, war-affected women in northern Uganda have high returns to a package of $150 cash, five days of business skills training, and ongoing supervision. 16 months after grants,Expand
  • 96
  • 13
  • PDF
Reconcilable Differences? Human Diversity, Cultural Relativity, and Sense of Community
Sense of community (SOC) is one of the most widely used and studied constructs in community psychology. As proposed by Sarason in (The Psychological sense of community: prospects for a communityExpand
  • 94
  • 11
Building women’s economic and social empowerment through enterprise: an experimental assessment of the Women’s Income Generating Support (WINGS) Program in Uganda.
This study investigates an attempt to economically and socially empower some of the poorest and most vulnerable young women in one of the poorest and most fragile places in the world: northernExpand
  • 68
  • 7
  • PDF
Women's entrepreneurship and intimate partner violence: A cluster randomized trial of microenterprise assistance and partner participation in post-conflict Uganda (SSM-D-14-01580R1).
Intimate partner violence is widespread and represents an obstacle to human freedom and a significant public health concern. Poverty alleviation programs and efforts to economically "empower" womenExpand
  • 59
  • 5
  • PDF
A church-based intervention for families to promote mental health and prevent HIV among adolescents in rural Kenya: Results of a randomized trial.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a family- and church-based intervention for adolescents and caregivers in rural Kenya to improve family relationships, reduce HIV risk, and promote mental health. METHOD TheExpand
  • 31
  • 4
  • PDF
Promoting Recovery After War in Northern Uganda: Reducing Daily Stressors by Alleviating Poverty
Findings from a representative survey of youth in northern Uganda suggest that former female child soldiers experience a range of distress symptoms, have initial problems reintegrating, and haveExpand
  • 22
  • 3
Expanding Access to Depression Treatment in Kenya Through Automated Psychological Support: Protocol for a Single-Case Experimental Design Pilot Study
Background Depression during pregnancy and in the postpartum period is associated with a number of poor outcomes for women and their children. Although effective interventions exist for common mentalExpand
  • 8
  • 2
Participatory mapping in low-resource settings: Three novel methods used to engage Kenyan youth and other community members in community-based HIV prevention research
ABSTRACT Understanding the link between health and place can strengthen the design of health interventions, particularly in the context of HIV prevention. Individuals who might one day participate inExpand
  • 4
  • 2
Practice effects, workload, and reaction time in deception.
Cognitive theorists argue that deception may involve attentional capture, working memory load, or perceived incongruity with memory, whereas psychophysiologists argue for stimulus salience, arousal,Expand
  • 34
  • 1