Suzanne Lindamood vita

Vita

 

Suzanne
Lindamood
PhD, JD

 

October
2005

 

 

2161 Arlington Ave.,
Columbus, Ohio  

(614) 488-7794 

suzanne@lindamood.com

 

 

EDUCATION

 

JD
       The Ohio State University, May
1991. 

                

PhD    
Cornell University, 1974

           
Department: Consumer
Economics and Public Policy

 
          Major: 
Housing                               

           
Minor: 
Social Research Methods

                
Dissertation:
An analysis of a housing alternative: household characteristics,
housing
satisfaction, residential mobility, and housing expenditures of mobile
home and
conventional home residents.

 

MA 
    Cornell University, 1970

           
Department: Housing
and Design

           
Major: Housing

           
Minor: City and
Regional Planning

    
Thesis
:
Obstacles to change among poverty groups: The relationship of housing
and
housing satisfaction to school achievement among teen-agers.

 

BS 
     Carnegie-Mellon University, 1968

 

 

CURRENT POSITION        

 

Attorney,
The Ohio Legislative Service Commission. 1991 – present.

           

Non-partisan
staff attorney for the Ohio General Assembly. Member of Insurance,
Commerce,
and Labor group.  Primary responsibility for consumer law, 
sales practices
law,  professional licensing, building regulations, hotel law,
real property
law, and homeland security.

·       
Draft legislation, analyze bills, research legal and
policy
questions.

·       
Attorney for House Financial Institutions, Real Estate,
and
Securities committee.  Past committees include House Homeland
Security, Senate
Education, Higher Education Subcommittee of House Finance and
Appropriations,
House Aging & Housing.

·       
Prepared over 100 research papers on wide range of topics
including warranty law, consumer sales practices, child support
guidelines,
education, measuring poverty, credit reporting, predatory lending,
housing
costs,  home foreclosure, mortgage flipping.

·       
Drafted several hundred bills including Ohio Bioterrorism
law,
Ohio Condominium law, Lead paint regulation, Home improvement
contractor
regulation, Single Room Occupancy Hotel law, Statewide building code
for single
family homes.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

 

Admitted
to the Ohio Bar, November, 1991

 

Obtained
nine research grants, including National Science Foundation grant for a
survey
of 1,000 households in Montgomery, Alabama.

 

Thompson
Publishing Award for paper presented at the 2005 meeting of the Academy
of Financial Services. Risk tolerance of married couples, with S.D.
Hanna.

 

Certified
Financial Planner Award for a paper presented at Academy of Financial
Services, October 2004.  An improved measure of risk aversion,
with S.D. Hanna.

 

Quarter-finalist,
OSU Moot-Court Competition.  1989.  Mock Supreme Court oral
arguments, required
of all first year law students, Sixth Amendment issue.

 

University
professor, taught graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics,
research
methods, policy analysis, consumer aspects of housing, housing finance,
social
and economic aspects of housing.   Directed nine
dissertations and theses. 
Promoted to associate professor and received tenure at age 31.

 

Author
of textbook, Housing, Society and Consumers, West Publishing
Company,
used at more than 100 universities; thirty refereed publications; over
forty
conference presentations.

 

Founding
editor of journal Housing and Society, served as editor for
nine years;
associate editor, Financial Counseling and Planning, three
years.

 

Chair,
National Institute of Building Sciences “blue ribbon” commission to
review HUD
research priorities.  Commission established pursuant to
Congressional mandate.

 

Extensive
law school coursework in areas directly related to consumer economics,
family
finance, and housing.  Courses include consumer law, real estate
finance,
family law, bankruptcy, wills, trusts and estates, taxation, wealth
transfer,
secured transactions, gratuitous transfers, decedents estates, land use
planning,  and juvenile law.

 

Member
of HUD’s National Manufactured Housing Advisory Committee, three
years.  HUD’s
only advisory council.  Consumer Member of 24 person council.

 

Outstanding
Teaching Award.  Selected by students in College of Home
Economics, Southern
Illinois University, as outstanding teacher in Family Economics and
Management
Department.

 

Outstanding
Teacher Recognition.  Selected by K-State Chimes Sophomore Honor
Society for
recognition at annual Parents Day.  One of four selected
campus-wide.  1985. 

 

OSU
Journal on Dispute Resolution
, selected as staff member based on
paper
competition.  20 members chosen from 120 papers submitted. 1990
-91.

 

Academic
fellow, American Society for Testing and Materials, 1981. Selected to
participate in one year program to familiarize academics with voluntary
standards and regulations.  Attended  ASTM seminars and
served as member of
ASTM Fire Safety committee.

 

City
Commissioner and Mayor of Manhattan Kansas (six years).  Named by
the Manhattan
Mercury
as one of the ten best city commissioners in Manhattan
history
(1987).

 

First
runner-up in a Manhattan Mercury public opinion poll as
Manhattan’s most admired citizen of 1981.

 

Studied
under distinguished scholars at Cornell University, including

 

           
Major
advisor: Earl W. Morris, PhD Cornell University, now Professor
Emeritus, The
University of Minnesota (where he was head of the Department of Design,
Housing
and Apparel)  and Affiliate Professor at Iowa State University.

 

           
Committee
member: Mary Winter, PhD Pennsylvania State University, now Professor
and
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, College of Family
and Consumer Sciences,  Iowa State University.

 

           
Committee
member: Neil W. Henry, MA Dartmouth College, PhD Columbia University,
now
Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, Statistical
Sciences
and Operations Research Department, joint appointment in Sociology and
Anthropology.

                                    

 

ACADEMIC
APPOINTMENTS

 

University Teaching

 

·       
Associate Professor (1979-87) and Assistant Professor
(1977-78).
Department of Family Economics; Department of Textiles, Interior Design
& Housing, Kansas State University.

 

·       
Assistant Professor (1974-77).  Department of
Textile and
Consumer Sciences, Auburn University.

    

·       
Assistant Professor (1973-1974). Southern Illinois
University.

 

·       
Visiting Professor (Summer, 1988). University of British
Columbia. 

 

·       
Visiting Professor (Summer, 1978). Texas Tech University.

 

 

RESEARCH

 

Submitted
proposals, received grants, and served as project co-directors,
co-principal
investigators:

NASD
Investor Education Foundation, $140,880 for a grant titled

“Research-based investment education guidelines for Black and Hispanic
households: Integration of household survey research, focus group
findings, and evaluation of educational materials and programs.” 
(Collaborator with PI, Sherman D. Hanna.)

Certified
Financial Planner Board Grant.
Study of investment decision-making
of
married couples. $5,000, December 2004-January 2006.  Co-PI with
Sherman D. Hanna .

 

Alabama
household surveys. Three separate grants
to fund study of
economic, demographic, lifestyle, and housing characteristics of urban
and
rural households.  With co-principal, Sherman Hanna,
designed the survey
instrument, trained the community based interviewers, selected the
sample using
two-stage cluster and random techniques, and supervised coding the data
and
computer analysis.  PI. The three grants:

 

National
Science Foundation grant for survey of 1,000 households in Montgomery,
Alabama to assist planning department in allocation of Community
Development and other
government funds.  Grant supported two to four graduate research
assistants and
six student workers per academic year,  and twenty field
interviewers.

 

Auburn
University Public Service Grant to conduct a survey of 400 households
in two
urbanizing counties. Grant supported one research assistant and two
student
workers per academic year, and ten field interviewers.

 

Alabama
Agricultural Experiment Station, Hatch 423, funding for survey of 400
households in two rural low-income counties.  Part of Southern
Regional
Research Project, S-95. Grant supported one research assistant and two
student
workers per academic year, and ten field interviewers.

 

 

Grant
recipient and principal investigator, Kansas State University research:

 

Land
Use Regulations, Housing Alternatives, and Housing Costs in
Non-Metropolitan Kansas, Funded by Kansas Agricultural Experiment
Station. 1986-1989. Supported one research
assistant and one graduate student worker per year.

 

Housing
in Kansas.  An analysis of housing conditions by county, based on
census and
other data, prepared in a format useful for cooperative extension and
other
decision-makers in the state.  Funded by Kansas Agricultural
Experiment
station.  1985 – 1987. Supported one research assistant and one
undergraduate
student worker per year.

 

Fire
Safety of Mobile and Conventional Homes:  An analysis of the
impact of 1976
federal mobile home safety standards.  Funded by Kansas State
University, Special Faculty Research Grant.  1980 – 1981.

 

Consumer
Energy Expenditures.  Funded by Area Energy Alliance.  
A household survey
investigating energy use, housing characteristics, and acceptable
energy
alternatives.   Donna Bronner, PhD advisee,
co-investigator,  1982.

 

 

Principal
investigator, unfunded research
:

 

Title
Insurance as a Consumer Problem.  Gathered primary data on title
insurance companies doing business in Ohio from the files at the Ohio
Department of Insurance.  Analyzed data in the costs of title
insurance and
payouts of those companies.  Analyzed the legal status of title
insurance
companies that exempts them from competition, compared costs and
payouts to
other forms of insurance, and made policy recommendations.  1990 –
1992.

 

Availability
of Alternative Mortgages.  A national telephone survey of
lenders.  December 1981.

 

Handicap
Accessibility of Manhattan Apartment Complexes.  Survey of
apartments in
complexes to obtain measurements and determine accessibility and
produce report
for distribution.  Conducted as a student service learning project
in cooperation
with Kansas State University Special Student Services.  1981.

 

Future
Housing Preferences of Students.  A survey of students in
undergraduate housing
courses,  1978-1984. 

 

 

 

Research
Consultant

Center
for Special Needs Populations
.  Ohio State University College
of Education.
1988-89. 

 

Directed
two research projects funded by the Ohio Department of Education and
the School
Study Council of Ohio. Supervised research staff and OSU graduate
research
associates.  Prepared report for Ohio Department of
Education.  Wrote
successful grant application to Ohio Department of Education for
funding for
the survey of pre-school programs.

 

·       
Cost-effectiveness of alternatives for education of
handicapped
pre-school children.  Prepared cost estimates and wrote report
based on
demographics, costs in comparable states, and impact of programs
including Head
Start

 

·       
Survey of Ohio preschools to determine enrollment of
handicapped
children and assess feasibility and acceptability of alternatives for
promoting
the enrollment of handicapped children in existing pre-schools. 
Designed
survey, selected sample, administered and analyzed survey using Dillman
mail
survey techniques. 

 

Research
Associate

The Ohio State
University College of Law

 

Student
research associate on three projects while a law student. Two in
emerging area
of law and social science.

 

·       
The role of lawyers in the home-buying process.  A
survey of
recent purchasers. Assisted in survey design and sample selection,
directed
student assistants, designed coding system, and worked with Political
Science Survey Research Center to field-test survey. Project director:
Michael
Braunstein, 1989 – 1990.

 

·       
Statistical analysis of statute of frauds cases. Analysis
of
whether courts uphold statutes of frauds and conditions under which the
law is
upheld or avoided. Helped develop code, coded cases, and analyzed data
using
SPSS.  Project director: Michael Braunstein, 1989.

 

·       
Research for book on Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure.
Charles
Wilson, Summer 1989. 

 

 

Graduate Research
Assistant

Cornell
University

 

Research
assistant on two major projects, each of which funded over six graduate
research assistants and several full time researchers, statisticians,
and
programmers.

 

·       
Housing and Mobility Study.  (Hatch Project
404)  Worked  four
years on all phases of survey of 800 households – survey design, sample
selection, interviewing, and data analysis of project on housing and
mobility
in urbanizing areas.  Produced project working paper on sample
selection.  
Data served as basis of dissertation.  Major researcher: Earl. W.
Morris. 1969
– 1973.

 

·       
Interdepartmental Research Group on Poverty. Study
comparing
academic success of teenage children of single mothers in poverty and
not in
poverty. Performed statistical analysis of pilot project; assisted in
design of
housing section.  Data served as basis of Master’s thesis. 
Major researcher:
Harold Feldman. 1968-1969.

 

 

Undergraduate
Research
Assistant

Carnegie-Mellon
University

 

·       
Project studying family interaction.  Responsible
for coding interactions
of family members filmed in gaming situations. Helene Borke. 
1966-68.

 

·       
Pre-school laboratory school student assistant
responsible for
small groups of children in specified tasks.  Also observed
interactions in
activity areas from behind one-way mirror and coded behavior.  Ann
Tyler. 
1965-67.

 

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS

 

Advisor
and head of PhD supervisory committee

 

Bronner,
Donna (1985).  A comparison of owners’ and renters’ winter
thermostat
setting behavior using a two stage path analysis
. Kansas State
University.

 

Perch,
Karen (1983).  Housing quality, preferences and satisfaction
of households
with and without a disabled member
.  Kansas State
University. 

 

 

Member
of PhD supervisory committee

 

Carter,
Lanita (1986). Consumer expenditures for meals eaten away from home
Kansas State University.

 

Buell,
Barbara P. (1986).  Factors influencing rates of mobile home
ownership : a
cross-sectional, aggregate analysis
.  Kansas State University.

 

Atilano,
Raymond B. (1982). Comparison of a nurse-alone and a spouse-added
group
support program: Impact on psychological, relationship and occupational
well-being.
Kansas State University (Family and Child
Development).

 

 

Advisor,
MS supervisory committee, thesis option

 

Hefley,
Kim (1986).  Social class and housing: Housing achieved,
housing preferred,
and income elasticity of blue and white collar households in
Montgomery, Alabama
. Kansas State University.

 

Stockdell,
Melanie (1979). Housing satisfaction among university students.
Kansas State University.

 

Sanders,
Susan (1979). Student family housing at Kansas State
University: 
Satisfaction and future programs
. Kansas State University.

 

Walker,
Cindy Lee (1977). A comparison of audio-visual and lecture methods
of
teaching home finance
.  Auburn University.  .

 

Rees,
Kathleen (1976).  Future housing preferences and expectations
of college
seniors of Anglo-American and Mexican-American backgrounds

Auburn University. 

 

Buell,
Barbara (1974). A study of the migrant action program of Mason
City, Iowa.
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

 

Peterson,
Susan (1974). Differences in food purchase patterns of families
with
pre-school children with and without television in the home

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

 

Member,
MS supervisory committee, thesis option

 

Wilkinson,
Sheryl (1984).  Factors related to consumer perceived costs of
household
appliance repair
. Kansas State University.

 

Sinkula,
Cindy S. (1982).  Housing allowances: An alternative to
traditional
low-income housing
. Kansas State University. (City & Regional
Planning).

 

Gerdon,
Joe (1980). Kansas information and reference system for
housing:
Planning and development phases
. Kansas State University.
(C&RP).

 

Kiernan,
Frances (1979).  Recommendations for the evaluation and update
of housing
program handbook for Kansas communities
. Kansas State University.
(C&RP).

 

Reardon,
Lanita (Carter) (1978).  Factors influencing the initiative to
seek help
with housing management problems
.  Auburn University.

 

Advisor,
MS supervisory committee, non-thesis option

 

Doubrava,
Nancy.  May 1985

 

Bronner,
Donna.  May 1982

 

Buckler,
Deborah.  December 1981

 

Grauerholtz,
Sandra.  May 1980

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Books

 

Lindamood,
S., &  Hanna, S. (1979).  Housing, society and
consumers
. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co.  500 page college
textbook used at over 100 universities.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1982). Housing.  A self-instruction guide to housing
finance. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. 140 pages.

 

Lindamood,
S., &  Tremblay K., Jr. (Eds.). (1990).  Social
aspects of housing:
Research issues and opportunities
. New York: Haworth Press.

 

 

 

Monographs

 

Hanna,
S.,  & Lindamood, S. (1977).  Report to the
Montgomery Planning
Department
.

 

Bock,
B., Lindamood, S., & Hanna, S. (1976).  A decent home:
Housing problems
in
Alabama and policy recommendations
Alabama Legislature Publication.

 

 

Chapters
in books

Hanna,
S., &. Lindamood, S. (1987). The impact of high rent-income ratios
on other
consumer expenditures. In Willem van Vliet (Ed.). Housing research
and
policy issues in an era of fiscal austerity
. Greenwood Press, 1987.

 

Lindamood,
S., & Hanna, S. (1990).  Housing preferences of blacks and
whites in Montgomery, Alabama.  In Lindamood, S., &Tremblay,
K.  (Eds.). Social aspects of
housing:  Research issues and opportunities
.  New York:
Haworth Press.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1981). Housing (Advice from an expert). In D. A. McCowan, Contemporary
personal finance
. Boston: Houghton Miflin Co.

 

 

Articles
in refereed journals

 

Yao,
R., Hanna, S.
D., & Lindamood, S. (2004).  Changes in financial risk
tolerance,
1983-2001.  Financial Services Review, 13
(4),249-266. 

 

Hanna,
S. D., &
Lindamood, S. (2004).  An improved measure of risk aversion. Financial
Counseling and Planning
, 15 (2), 27-38.

 

Chang,
Y. R., & Lindamood, S. (1993). Factors related to the risk of
household
income variability. Financial Counseling and Planning, 4,
47-66.

 

Bae,
M., Hanna, S., & Lindamood, S. (1993). Patterns of overspending in
U.S. households, Financial Counseling and Planning, 4,
11-30.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1993). Title insurance and the consumer interest. Advancing the
Consumer
Interest
, 5 (1), 18-29.

 

Hanna,
S., & Lindamood, S. (1985). Ownership and ownership preference: A
comparison of OLS and logit regressions. Housing and Society, 12
(3), 133-146.

 

Perch,
K., Lindamood, S., & Hanna, S. (1983).  Housing satisfaction
of the
physically disabled. Housing and Society, 10 (3), 72-82.

 

Hanna,
S., & Lindamood, S. (1979).   Housing preferences of
blacks and whites in Montgomery, Alabama.  Housing and
Society. 6
(1), 39-47. Special issue on
the Sociology of Housing. Guest edited by Earl Morris and Mary Winter.

 

Slagh,
L., & Lindamood, S. (1978).  Development and testing of a high
school
housing unit based on student interests and housing needs.  Housing
and
Society
, 5 (2), 25-32. Special issue on education. Guest
edited by
Joseph Wysocki and Roberta Null.

 

Lindamood,
S.  (1976). Housing as a process. Illinois Teacher of
Home Economics
,
20 (1).

 

Lindamood,
S. (1974). Housing as a process. Housing Educators Journal,  1.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1973).  Rural housing crisis and the mobile home myth. Human
Ecology
Forum
, Winter.

 

 

Published
Refereed Papers and Selected Other Publications

 


Lindamood, S. & Hanna, S. D. (2006).  The more financially
knowledgeable person in older couple households. Consumer Interests
Annual, 52. 

Zhao, J., Hanna, S. D., & Lindamood, S. (2006). Credit
constraints and the debt service burden of households. Consumer
Interests Annual, 52. 


Lindamood, S., & Hanna, S. D. (2005).  Determinants of the
wife being the financially knowledgeable spouse.  Proceedings of
the Academy of Financial Services.


Hanna, S. D. & Lindamood, S. (2005).  Risk tolerance of
married couples. Proceedings of the Academy of Financial Services.


Hanna, S. D., &
Lindamood, S. (2004).  The investment risk tolerance of same-sex
couples.  Proceedings
of the Academy of Financial Services
.>

 

Hanna,
S. D., &
Lindamood, S. (2004).  An improved measure of risk aversion. Proceedings
of
the Academy of Financial Services
.

 

Hanna,
S., Malroutu, L., Xiao, J. J., & Lindamood, S.  (2000). Who
wants to be a
millionaire: Can low income households invest their way to
wealth?  Proceedings
of the Alternative Perspectives On Finance Conference
, Fifth
Biennial
Conference, Dundee University, Dundee, Scotland, July 2000.  

 

Hanna,
S., Wang, H., & Lindamood, S. (1994). Do elderly households have
rational
financial plans? Evidence from consumer expenditure data. Proceedings
of the
Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education
,
272-288.

 

Bae,
M. K., Chang, Y.R., Hanna, S., Lindamood, S., & Martin, A. (1993).
Overspending:
three approaches. Proceedings of the Association for Financial
Counseling
and Planning Education
, 17-19.

 

Hanna,
S., Lindamood, S., & Stockdell,  M. (1987). Factors related to
housing
satisfaction of off-campus renters.  Proceedings of the
Southeastern
Regional Family Economics/Home Management Association
.

 

Hanna,
S., & Lindamood, S.  (1985). Factors related to overspending
by renter
households. Proceedings of the Association for Financial Counseling
and
Planning Education
.

 

Hanna,
S., & Lindamood, S. (1982).  Components of housing
satisfaction among urban
residents.  Proceedings of the American Association of Housing
Educators
,.

 

Hanna,
S., & Lindamood, S. (1981). Analysis of state fire death rates
using
stepwise regression, Proceedings of the American Association of
Housing
Educators
.

 

Hanna,
S. & Lindamood, S. (1979).  Components of satisfaction among
lower income
rural families.  Proceedings of the American Association of
Housing
Educators
.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1979).  Satisfaction with present housing. Quality housing
environment
for
rural low-income families.  Proceedings of
Housing
Workshop, Knoxville, Tennessee. 

 

Lindamood,
S., & Hanna, S. (1978).  Housing research in home
economics.   Proceedings
of the Association for Consumer Research
, Miami, Florida. (Invited
paper).

 

Lindamood,
S., & Rees, K.  (1978). Implications of housing costs:  A
report of a
survey of future housing consumers. Proceedings of the American
Association
of Housing Educators
.

 

Hanna,
S., Reardon, L., & Lindamood, S. (1978).  Factors influencing
the desire to
seek help with housing problems.  Proceedings of the American
Association of
Housing Educators
.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1976).  Determinants of consumer acceptance of mobile homes:
Community
housing and public policy implications. Proceedings of the
International
Symposium on Lower Cost Housing Problems – 1976
. Symposium
sponsored by the
National Science Foundation, the International Association for Housing
Science,
and Clemson University Institute for Housing. Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Lindamood,
S., & Walker, C. (1976). Recent articles. Housing Educators
Journal
,
3(2).

 

Hanna,
S., & Lindamood, S. (1975).  Recent articles of interest. Housing 
Educators Journal
, 2(1).

 

Lindamood,
S. (1972).  Socio-economic characteristics of mobile home
residents, Proceedings
of American Association of Housing Educators
.

 

Book
Reviews

 

Lindamood,
S. (1982).  [Review of the book: Habitat. Social Issues
Resources
Series]. Housing and Society, 9(3). 

 

Lindamood,
S. (1982). [Review of the series: Product Primers. U.S. Bureau
of the Census]. Housing and Society, 9(3). 

 

Lindamood,
S. (1979).  [Review of the monograph: Residential energy
alternatives
].
McKown, 1979. Housing and Society, 6(2). 

 

Lindamood,
S. (1977). [Review of the book: A time for accounting:  The
housing and
community development act in the south
.  Brown, R., A. Coil
and C. Rose].  Housing
Educators Journal, 3
(3).

 

Lindamood,
S. (1976).  [Review of the collection: Proceedings of IAHS
symposium
]. Housing
Educators Journal
, 3(2).

 

Lindamood,
S. (1976).  [Review of the collection: S-95 Workshop proceedings]. 
Housing
Educators Journal
, 3(2).

 

Lindamood,
S. (1975).  [Review of the book: Uniform residential landlord
and tenant act
]. 
Housing Educators Journal, 2(1).

 

Lindamood,
S. (1973).  [Review of the monograph: Mobile homes and the
rural poor: An

alternative non-solution.  Margolis, Richard].   American
Association
of Housing Educators Newsletter
. Spring.

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCE
PRESENTATIONS

(no
proceedings)

 

Lindamood,
S. (1995). Dealing with biased and erroneous research as a legislative
staffer.  National Conference on State Legislatures, Forum on
State Issues, Salt Lake City.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1986). You’re going to allow that in our neighborhood?
Presentation
on land use restrictions for manufactured housing. Kansas Conference on
Housing, Topeka.

 

Bronner,
D., S. Lindamood, & Hanna, S. (1986). Energy use for winter space
heating
of owners and renters. American Home Economics Association.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1985). Curricula in housing. Roundtable presentation, American
Association
of Housing Educators.

 

Hanna,
S., & Lindamood, S. (1985). Factors related to overspending by
renters.
Association for Financial Planning and Counseling Education, Anaheim,
California.

 

Hanna,
S., & Lindamood, S. (1985). The impact of high rent-income ratios
on other
consumer expenditures. International Conference on Housing, sponsored
by the
International Sociological Association, the Nederlanse Sociologische en
Antropologische Vereniging, and Stricting Gestructureerde Samenwerking,
Amsterdam.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1985). Panel member, Water: The next crisis. Home Economists in
Business
Session, American Home Economics Association, Philadelphia.

 

Lindamood,
S.  (1984). Sources of funding for research, education and
extension:  Some
reflections on research priorities delineated by NIBS study of the HUD
research
agenda. American Association of Housing Educators, Washington, D.C. .

 

Lindamood,
S. (1984). Selling consumers on energy efficiency. Energy Efficient
Housing
Conference.  Sponsored by Engineering Extension, Kansas State
University, Manhattan, KS.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1983).  Siting of manufactured housing in Kansas. Annual
meeting of Kansas
Manufactured Housing Institute, Wichita, KS.

 

Lindamood,
S.  (1983). Local housing issues from the perspective of a local
official,
American Association of Housing Educators Annual Meeting, Lincoln, NE.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1983)  Local public consumption as a consumer issue. American
Council on
Consumer Interests Annual Meeting, Kansas City. 

 

Lindamood,
S., D. Bronner, & Hanna, S. (1983). Factors related to winter
thermostat
settings. American Home Economics Association Conference.

 

Perch,
K., S. Hanna, & Lindamood, S. (1982).  Housing satisfaction of
households
with and without disabled persons. American Home Economics Association
Meeting.

 

Lindamood,
S.  (1982). Alternatives in financing for the 1980’s. Workshop,
Kentucky Home
Economics Association and Electrical Women’s Roundtable Annual
Meeting 
(invited principal presentation speaker), Louisville, KY.

 

Lindamood,
S.  (1982). The dollars and sense of housing. Workshop, Kentucky
Home Economics
Association and Electrical Women’s Roundtable Annual Meeting 
(invited
principal presentation speaker), April 1, 1982, Louisville, KY.

 

Hanna,
S., & Lindamood, S. (1981).  Factor analysis of satisfaction
with housing
and neighborhood characteristics. American Home Economics Association
Annual
Meeting, Atlantic City.

 

Lindamood,
S.  (1980).The role of the home economist in improved housing for
the aging.
Invited Workshop Speaker, American Home Economics Association Annual
Meeting,
Dallas.

 

Lindamood,
S., & Rees, K. (1979).  Housing preferences and expectations
of future
consumers.  American Home Economics Association Annual Meeting.

 

Hanna,
S., & Lindamood, S. (1979). Do elderly homeowners want to stay in
their
homes?  American Sociological Association Meeting, Boston.

 

Hanna,
S., & Lindamood, S. (1979).  Patterns of help-seeking for
housing
problems.  American Home Economics Association Meeting.

 

Lindamood,
S., & Hanna, S. (1979).  Housing needs of female-headed
households. 
American Home Economics Association Meeting.

 

Hanna,
S., & Lindamood, S. (1979).  Determinants of interest in
housing related
extension classes.   The American Home Economics Association
Annual Meeting.

 

Rees,
K., & Lindamood, S. (1979).  Housing aspirations and
expectations of future
consumers of two ethnic backgrounds.  The American Home Economics
Association
Annual Meeting.

 

Lindamood,
S., & Hanna, S. (1978).  Housing decisions in terms of total
resource
management. Workshop on Dual-career Families, Kansas State University.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1978). Housing alternatives for the elderly. Workshop session at
the
Governor’s Conference on Aging, Kansas State University.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1978). Housing:  New directions. Home Economics Forum, Kansas
State University.

 

Lindamood,
S., & Hanna, S. (1978).  People oriented research in housing.
Kansas State
Department of Architecture, Faculty/graduate student seminar.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1978). Housing prospects in Alabama. Keynote talk at Alabama State
Home
Economics Teachers Workshop, Birmingham, Alabama.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1977). Housing in Alabama, problems and prospects. State Housing
Workshop, Montgomery, Alabama. 

 

Lindamood,
S. (1977) Untangling research. Alabama Home Economics Association
Meeting, Birmingham, Alabama.

 

Lindamood,
S., & Hanna, S. (1976).  Trends in housing research. 
Tuskeegee-Auburn-Montgomery Regional Home Economics Association Meeting.

 

Lindamood,
S. (1976). A housing quality index incorporating objective and
subjective
measures:  Policy implications. Annual American Home Economics
Association
Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

Hanna,
S., & Lindamood, S. (1976).  Policy implications of housing
research,
seminar. Department of Home Management and Housing, Ohio State
University.

 

Lindamood,
S., & Hanna, S. (1976).  Housing research in Alabama. American
Association
of Housing Educators annual meeting. 

 

Lindamood,
S. (1976). Women in the work force. Panel presentation at State
Conference on
Women, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.

 

Lindamood,
S.  (1976). Careers in housing. Session at Career Week Workshop,
Auburn University.

 

 

MANUSCRIPTS
UNDER REVIEW OR IN PREPARATION

 

Investment
risk tolerance of same-sex couples. 

 

The
familial status prohibition in housing in the context of housing norms:
occupancy norms imposed by courts, landlords, communities, and states.

 

A
guide for users of research based on the Surveys of Consumer
Finances. 

 

The
effects of credit constraints on the severity of consumer debt service
burden.

 

Investment
risk tolerance and portfolio choices of married couple
households. 

 

The
effects of levels of risk tolerance on stock ownership.

.

 

EDITORIAL
EXPERIENCE

 

Founding
Editor, Housing and Society. 1973-1982.

 

Associate
Editor, Financial Counseling and Planning. 1997-98.

 

Editorial
board, Home Economics Research Journal, 1985-1987.

 

Editor,
NCSL Research and Committee Staff Section Newsletter. 1994-96.

 

Editorial
Board, Financial Counseling and Planning. 1990-1999.

 

Staff
member, The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, a
publication of
students of the College of Law, The Ohio State University. 1989-1991.

 

Editorial
board, Housing and Society, 1982-1986.

 

Reviewer,
Journal of Consumer Affairs, 1980-1988.

 

Reviewer
of Educational Material for U.S. Census Bureau, 1982-1987. Materials
prepared
for classroom use of census data.

 

Desk
Editor, The Tartan, student newspaper of Carnegie-Mellon
University.  1967-1968.

 

 

 

 

TESTIMONY
PRESENTED

 

Proposed
FTC Mobile Home Sales and Service Trade Rule Regulation, testimony
presented to
Senator Ford’s Consumer Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on
Science,
Commerce and Transportation, August 20, 1980, Washington, D.C. 
Testimony
entered into Congressional Record by Senator Bayh.  August
27, 1980.

 

FTC’s
proposed Mobile Home TRR; written comments submitted to FTC. October
1980.

 

The
National Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards. Testimony
presented to Congressman Gonzalez’s Housing and Community Development
subcommittee
of the House Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs. September
10, 1981.

 

Impact
of tax increment financing on city budgets.  Testimony to House
Committee on
Local Government, Kansas Legislature. February, 1986.

 

Deposition
in Butler County, Kansas, court case on zoning and housing alternatives
(higher
density and manufactured housing). July, 1985.

 

The
reasonableness of a zoning law that excludes mobile homes.  West
Chester, PA.  May 2, 1979. (Reiff Brothers v. East Vincent
Township).

 

 

UNIVERSITY
SERVICE

 

Chair
of Faculty Senate Committee on Salaries and Fringe Benefits,
1986-1987. 
Prepared report on status of faculty salaries compared to other
institutions
and comparable professions.  Delivered report  to all members
of legislature and
met with legislative committee.  The report resulted in a special
fund being
established to adjust salaries (above cost of living) during the
following
legislative session.

 

Social
Science Subcommittee of the Graduate Council, Kansas State University,
1982 – 1986.  Elected to membership by graduate faculty in social
science area
across the university.  Responsible for selecting faculty for
membership in
three levels of graduate faculty and promoting to higher levels. 

 

Chair
of Search Committee, Design Researcher/faculty member, Clothing
Textiles and
Interior Design (CTID), 1985-86.

 

Dean’s
Advisory Committee. Elected by department faculty as the representative
on
committee to advise Dean of Human Ecology.  1985-87.

 

Committee
on Publicity, Home Economics PhD Program, 1985.

 

Committee
on advocacy role of Faculty Senate in Faculty Salary Increases. 
Report
transmitted to Faculty Senate.  1984.

 

Committee
to review PhD Program, College of Home Economics. Report, consisting of
26
recommended changes, distributed Spring 1985.  Changes voted upon,
Fall 1985.

 

Board
of Overseers, Nontraditional Studies Program, K-State, 1980-83.

 

Search
Committee for Dean of College of Home Economics, 1982-83.

 

CTID
department name change committee, 1985.

 

College
Course and Curriculum Committee, 1977-1981.  Chair, 1979-1981.

 

College
of Home Economics Goals Committee, 1981-82.

 

Search
Committee for Associate Director of Cooperative Extension, 1980.

 

Advisor
to Student Senate group on housing, assisted in preparing
landlord/tenant
guide.  Auburn University, 1975-1977.

 

Chair
of College Curriculum revision committee, College of Home Economics,
Auburn
University, 1975-1976.

 

 

NATIONAL,
STATE, AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

 

National
Service

 

HUD’s
National Manufactured Home Advisory Council. Consumer member. 24 person
council
representing industry, state government, and consumers.  Met
quarterly to
evaluate existing and proposed HUD construction code for manufactured
housing. 
Chaired fire safety, egress, and planning committee.  1978-1982.

 

National
Institute of Building Sciences.  Chairperson of  Blue Ribbon
Panel to review
HUD research priorities. Panel consisted of invited representatives of
building
industry, academia, and building trades. Produced report The
Federal
Government Role in Housing Technology Research: An analysis of
Responses to a
Sampling of Building Community Viewpoints
  for the U.S. Senate
Committee on
Housing. 1982-1983.

 

Management
board member (elected at large) of the Technology Division of the
National
Institute of Building Sciences.   1981 – 1983.

 

Invited
Consumer representative, National Institute of Building Sciences
Conference on
regulatory process, Voluntary Action – Key to Constructive Regulation.
October
1980.

 

Invited
Panel member, Urban Land Institute’s Development Choices for the
80s. 
September 1980.

 

Invited
Participant, HUD Conference on Housing Costs, February 1979.

 

Conference
on Housing Affordability, co-sponsored by the American Planning
Association and
HUD.  Chicago.  September, 1984.

 

League
of Municipalities.  Annual meeting, Indianapolis. November, 1984.

 

Participant
in League of Municipalities, Congressional Forum on Urban Policy,
Washington, D.C.  March 1984.

 

Workshop
on Housing and Land Use Law for Lawyers and Planners, sponsored by the
American
Planning Association, 1984.

 

 

State
and Community

 

Mayor
and city commissioner,  Manhattan, Kansas. 1981 – 1987. Served six
years as a
city commissioner (elected at large) which included one term as mayor.

 

Co-chair,
Citizens for the Quality of Life Bond Issue.  Successful bond
issue to build
variety of facilities serving families. (Swimming pools, cycle trail,
animal
shelter, zoo facilities, softball fields, ice-skating rink,
etc.).  1986.

 

Manhattan-Riley
County Metropolitan Housing Authority. Board Member, 1981- 1987.

 

Riley
County Board of Health.  Member, 1984 – 1987.

 

Riley-Pottawatomie
County long range planning committee.  Member, 1985-87.

 

Chair,
Pottawatomie Sites Task Force, 1985-1987. Committee formed to develop
plan for
housing on urban renewal sites.

 

Intergovernmental 
Steering Committee.  Comprised of members of the school board,
city commission,
and county commission.  Member 1981-87.  Chair, 1985.

 

Task
force on the future of rural communities in Kansas, Appointed by
Governor
Hayden, 1986.

 

National
League of Cities annual meetings and annual Congressional Forums on
Urban
Policy, participant.  1982- 86.

 

Volunteer
Consultant with Presbyterian Community Ministry, non-profit housing
organization in Auburn, Alabama.  1975-76.

 

Volunteer
consultant for Alabama Legislature Joint Committee on Housing,
1975-77. 
Prepared publication for legislators A Decent Home: Housing
Problems in Alabama and policy
Recommendations (co-authors
Bock, Hanna)

 

Planned
and coordinated with legislators and Montgomery Planning Department,
statewide
conference – Housing in Alabama:  Problems and Prospects.
Montgomery, Alabama, June 1977.

 

 

LEGISLATIVE
STAFF SERVICE ACTIVITIES

 

National
Conference of State Legislatures 

(NCSL
– professional association for legislators and legislative staff)

 

Vice-chair
of NCSL Research and Committee Staff Section, 1995-96. 

 

National
Conference on State Legislatures (NCSL) National Meetings, participant,
1994-1996.

 

NCSL
Assembly on State Issues, participated as one of two representatives
(nationally) of Research Staff. 1994- 96.

 

NCSL
National Policy Forums, participated as member of International
Relations
Committee and representative of research staff on national Staff
Steering
Section. 1995-96.

 

Participated
in Senior Professional Development Seminar, Charleston SC. 
Classes for senior
attorneys in areas including bill drafting, writing, presentations,
research,
interpreting research, dealing with difficult people.  Sponsored
by NCSL
Research and Committee Staff Section and Legal Staff Section. September
1999.

 

Ohio

 

 Legislative
Service Commission  (LSC) Continuing Legal Education committee,
1996 –
present.  Committee plans two, 3 hour continuing legal education
classes
annually as member of the Consortium of Public Attorneys.  300
attendees from
around the state per class.

    
Chair of committee 2003 –
present.

 

Public
Attorney Consortium – LSC representative to group that guides the
public CLE
programs that consortium agencies  provide. (2000 – present)

 

 

LAW
COURSEWORK

(partial
list of courses, semester hours)

 

Finance
and financial management

 

Federal
Income Taxation
. 4 hours.

   
Gross income, business
deductions, income splitting by private arrangement and trusts; timing
of
income and deductions; sales and other dispositions of property;
capital gains
and losses.

 

Gratuitous
Transfers
. 3 hours

   
Gifts,
wills, trusts, intestate succession protection of spouse and other
dependents.

 

Administration of
Decedents’
Estates
. 2 hours.

   
Traditional probate method of
wealth transfer, selected comparisons with non-probate transfers.

 

Taxation
of Gifts, Trusts, and Estates
. 3 hours.

   
Federal income, gift, and
estate taxation and  donative transfers.  Examines the tax
effect of various
arrangements and basic estate planning techniques.

 

Selected problems in
the
Wealth Transfer Process
.  2 hours.

   
Seminar, current and emerging
problems in the gratuitous transmission of property including 
Uniform Marital
Property Act, a community property regime.

  
Research paper
: An
International Comparison of property rights of the surviving spouse:
China, Japan, Canada, East Germany, United States and the United
Kingdom.

 

Business Associations.
5
hours

   
Corporate legal and financial
structures, corporate purposes and powers, the rules of the board,
officers,
shareholders and corporate government.

 

Secured Transactions.
3
hours.

   
Security interests in
personal property.  Business and consumer credits, chattel paper,
and
investment securities. 

 

Debtor Creditor.
3 hours.

   
Relations between creditors
and their debtors.  Bankruptcy, debt collection, creditors’ legal
remedies, and
the rights of debtors. 

 

Real Estate Finance.
3
hours. 

Legal issues in
residential and
commercial real estate transactions.  The lawyer and broker,
commercial
transfers, basic security transactions, junior or secondary financing,
income
taxation.

 

Legal Problems of
Financial
Information
. 2 hours.

   
Accounting principles and
legal issues concerning financial information.

 

Family and Policy
Coursework

 

Juvenile Justice.
3 hours

    The
law applicable to
children, including a study of agency and juvenile court procedural and
substantive treatment of delinquent, neglected, abused, unruly, and
dependent
children.

 

Family Law. 3
hours.

   
Legal concerns in marital
relationships including entrance into marriage, spousal relationships,
annulment, divorce, custody, and post divorce financial arrangements.

 

Land Use Planning.
3
hours.

   
Restrictions imposed by
public authorities on what may, must, or cannot be done with land or
some
interest closely related to land.  Includes long-term private
restrictions.

 

Law and Social
Science
. 3
hours.

   
Using empirical evidence in
law.

 

Legislation Seminar.
2
hours.

   
Sources of legislation,
legislative processes and statutory drafting and interpretation.

Research paper: Title
insurance and the Ohio consumer: A proposal for regulatory reform

A later version of this
paper was
published in Advancing the Consumer Interest.

 

Other Coursework

 

Contracts. 6 hours ,
Torts. 4
hours,  Property. 6 hours,  Legal Research. 2 hours, 
Constitutional. Law. 4
hours,  Civil Procedure. 6 hours,  Evidence. 4 hours, 
Criminal Procedure. 3
hours.