Lindamood PhD, JD
2161 Arlington Ave.,
The Ohio State University, May
Cornell University, 1974
Economics and Public Policy
Social Research Methods
An analysis of a housing alternative: household characteristics,
satisfaction, residential mobility, and housing expenditures of mobile
conventional home residents.
Cornell University, 1970
Minor: City and
Obstacles to change among poverty groups: The relationship of housing
housing satisfaction to school achievement among teen-agers.
Carnegie-Mellon University, 1968
The Ohio Legislative Service Commission. 1991 present.
staff attorney for the Ohio General Assembly. Member of Insurance,
and Labor group. Primary responsibility for consumer law,
law, professional licensing, building regulations, hotel law,
law, and homeland security.
Draft legislation, analyze bills, research legal and
Attorney for House Financial Institutions, Real Estate,
Securities committee. Past committees include House Homeland
Education, Higher Education Subcommittee of House Finance and
House Aging & Housing.
Prepared over 100 research papers on wide range of topics
including warranty law, consumer sales practices, child support
education, measuring poverty, credit reporting, predatory lending,
costs, home foreclosure, mortgage flipping.
Drafted several hundred bills including Ohio Bioterrorism
Ohio Condominium law, Lead paint regulation, Home improvement
regulation, Single Room Occupancy Hotel law, Statewide building code
to the Ohio Bar, November, 1991
nine research grants, including National Science Foundation grant for a
of 1,000 households in Montgomery, Alabama.
Publishing Award for paper presented at the 2005 meeting of the Academy
of Financial Services. Risk tolerance of married couples, with S.D.
Financial Planner Award for a paper presented at Academy of Financial
Services, October 2004. An improved measure of risk aversion,
with S.D. Hanna.
OSU Moot-Court Competition. 1989. Mock Supreme Court oral
of all first year law students, Sixth Amendment issue.
professor, taught graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics,
methods, policy analysis, consumer aspects of housing, housing finance,
and economic aspects of housing. Directed nine
dissertations and theses.
Promoted to associate professor and received tenure at age 31.
of textbook, Housing, Society and Consumers, West Publishing
used at more than 100 universities; thirty refereed publications; over
editor of journal Housing and Society, served as editor for
associate editor, Financial Counseling and Planning, three
National Institute of Building Sciences blue ribbon commission to
research priorities. Commission established pursuant to
law school coursework in areas directly related to consumer economics,
finance, and housing. Courses include consumer law, real estate
family law, bankruptcy, wills, trusts and estates, taxation, wealth
secured transactions, gratuitous transfers, decedents estates, land use
planning, and juvenile law.
of HUDs National Manufactured Housing Advisory Committee, three
only advisory council. Consumer Member of 24 person council.
Teaching Award. Selected by students in College of Home
Illinois University, as outstanding teacher in Family Economics and
Teacher Recognition. Selected by K-State Chimes Sophomore Honor
recognition at annual Parents Day. One of four selected
Journal on Dispute Resolution, selected as staff member based on
competition. 20 members chosen from 120 papers submitted. 1990
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.
Commissioner and Mayor of Manhattan Kansas (six years). Named by
Mercury as one of the ten best city commissioners in Manhattan
runner-up in a Manhattan Mercury public opinion poll as
Manhattan’s most admired citizen of 1981.
under distinguished scholars at Cornell University, including
advisor: Earl W. Morris, PhD Cornell University, now Professor
University of Minnesota (where he was head of the Department of Design,
and Apparel) and Affiliate Professor at Iowa State University.
member: Mary Winter, PhD Pennsylvania State University, now Professor
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, College of Family
and Consumer Sciences, Iowa State University.
member: Neil W. Henry, MA Dartmouth College, PhD Columbia University,
Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, Statistical
and Operations Research Department, joint appointment in Sociology and
Associate Professor (1979-87) and Assistant Professor
Department of Family Economics; Department of Textiles, Interior Design
& Housing, Kansas State University.
Assistant Professor (1974-77). Department of
Consumer Sciences, Auburn University.
Assistant Professor (1973-1974). Southern Illinois
Visiting Professor (Summer, 1988). University of British
Visiting Professor (Summer, 1978). Texas Tech University.
proposals, received grants, and served as project co-directors,
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.)
Financial Planner Board Grant. Study of investment decision-making
married couples. $5,000, December 2004-January 2006. Co-PI with
Sherman D. Hanna .
household surveys. Three separate grants to fund study of
economic, demographic, lifestyle, and housing characteristics of urban
rural households. With co-principal, Sherman Hanna,
designed the survey
instrument, trained the community based interviewers, selected the
two-stage cluster and random techniques, and supervised coding the data
computer analysis. PI. The three grants:
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
six student workers per academic year, and twenty field
University Public Service Grant to conduct a survey of 400 households
urbanizing counties. Grant supported one research assistant and two
workers per academic year, and ten field interviewers.
Agricultural Experiment Station, Hatch 423, funding for survey of 400
households in two rural low-income counties. Part of Southern
Research Project, S-95. Grant supported one research assistant and two
workers per academic year, and ten field interviewers.
recipient and principal investigator, Kansas State University research:
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.
in Kansas. An analysis of housing conditions by county, based on
other data, prepared in a format useful for cooperative extension and
decision-makers in the state. Funded by Kansas Agricultural
station. 1985 1987. Supported one research assistant and one
student worker per year.
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.
Energy Expenditures. Funded by Area Energy Alliance.
A household survey
investigating energy use, housing characteristics, and acceptable
alternatives. Donna Bronner, PhD advisee,
investigator, unfunded research:
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
payouts of those companies. Analyzed the legal status of title
companies that exempts them from competition, compared costs and
other forms of insurance, and made policy recommendations. 1990
of Alternative Mortgages. A national telephone survey of
lenders. December 1981.
Accessibility of Manhattan Apartment Complexes. Survey of
complexes to obtain measurements and determine accessibility and
for distribution. Conducted as a student service learning project
with Kansas State University Special Student Services. 1981.
Housing Preferences of Students. A survey of students in
for Special Needs Populations. Ohio State University College
two research projects funded by the Ohio Department of Education and
Study Council of Ohio. Supervised research staff and OSU graduate
associates. Prepared report for Ohio Department of
successful grant application to Ohio Department of Education for
the survey of pre-school programs.
Cost-effectiveness of alternatives for education of
pre-school children. Prepared cost estimates and wrote report
demographics, costs in comparable states, and impact of programs
Survey of Ohio preschools to determine enrollment of
children and assess feasibility and acceptability of alternatives for
the enrollment of handicapped children in existing pre-schools.
survey, selected sample, administered and analyzed survey using Dillman
The Ohio State
University College of Law
research associate on three projects while a law student. Two in
of law and social science.
The role of lawyers in the home-buying process. A
recent purchasers. Assisted in survey design and sample selection,
student assistants, designed coding system, and worked with Political
Science Survey Research Center to field-test survey. Project director:
Braunstein, 1989 – 1990.
Statistical analysis of statute of frauds cases. Analysis
whether courts uphold statutes of frauds and conditions under which the
upheld or avoided. Helped develop code, coded cases, and analyzed data
SPSS. Project director: Michael Braunstein, 1989.
Research for book on Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure.
Wilson, Summer 1989.
assistant on two major projects, each of which funded over six graduate
research assistants and several full time researchers, statisticians,
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
in urbanizing areas. Produced project working paper on sample
Data served as basis of dissertation. Major researcher: Earl. W.
Interdepartmental Research Group on Poverty. Study
academic success of teenage children of single mothers in poverty and
poverty. Performed statistical analysis of pilot project; assisted in
housing section. Data served as basis of Masters thesis.
Harold Feldman. 1968-1969.
Project studying family interaction. Responsible
for coding interactions
of family members filmed in gaming situations. Helene Borke.
Pre-school laboratory school student assistant
small groups of children in specified tasks. Also observed
activity areas from behind one-way mirror and coded behavior. Ann
and head of PhD supervisory committee
Donna (1985). A comparison of owners’ and renters’ winter
setting behavior using a two stage path analysis. Kansas State
Karen (1983). Housing quality, preferences and satisfaction
with and without a disabled member. Kansas State
of PhD supervisory committee
Lanita (1986). Consumer expenditures for meals eaten away from home.
Kansas State University.
Barbara P. (1986). Factors influencing rates of mobile home
ownership : a
cross-sectional, aggregate analysis. Kansas State University.
Raymond B. (1982). Comparison of a nurse-alone and a spouse-added
support program: Impact on psychological, relationship and occupational
well-being. Kansas State University (Family and Child
MS supervisory committee, thesis option
Kim (1986). Social class and housing: Housing achieved,
and income elasticity of blue and white collar households in
Montgomery, Alabama. Kansas State University.
Melanie (1979). Housing satisfaction among university students.
Kansas State University.
Susan (1979). Student family housing at Kansas State
Satisfaction and future programs. Kansas State University.
Cindy Lee (1977). A comparison of audio-visual and lecture methods
teaching home finance. Auburn University. .
Kathleen (1976). Future housing preferences and expectations
seniors of Anglo-American and Mexican-American backgrounds.
Barbara (1974). A study of the migrant action program of Mason
City, Iowa. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
Susan (1974). Differences in food purchase patterns of families
pre-school children with and without television in the home.
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
MS supervisory committee, thesis option
Sheryl (1984). Factors related to consumer perceived costs of
appliance repair. Kansas State University.
Cindy S. (1982). Housing allowances: An alternative to
low-income housing. Kansas State University. (City & Regional
Joe (1980). Kansas information and reference system for
Planning and development phases. Kansas State University.
Frances (1979). Recommendations for the evaluation and update
program handbook for Kansas communities. Kansas State University.
Lanita (Carter) (1978). Factors influencing the initiative to
with housing management problems. Auburn University.
MS supervisory committee, non-thesis option
Nancy. May 1985
Donna. May 1982
Deborah. December 1981
Sandra. May 1980
S., & Hanna, S. (1979). Housing, society and
consumers. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. 500 page college
textbook used at over 100 universities.
S. (1982). Housing. A self-instruction guide to housing
finance. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. 140 pages.
S., & Tremblay K., Jr. (Eds.). (1990). Social
aspects of housing:
Research issues and opportunities. New York: Haworth Press.
S., & Lindamood, S. (1977). Report to the
B., Lindamood, S., & Hanna, S. (1976). A decent home:
in Alabama and policy recommendations.
Alabama Legislature Publication.
S., &. Lindamood, S. (1987). The impact of high rent-income ratios
consumer expenditures. In Willem van Vliet (Ed.). Housing research
policy issues in an era of fiscal austerity. Greenwood Press, 1987.
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:
S. (1981). Housing (Advice from an expert). In D. A. McCowan, Contemporary
personal finance. Boston: Houghton Miflin Co.
in refereed journals
R., Hanna, S.
D., & Lindamood, S. (2004). Changes in financial risk
1983-2001. Financial Services Review, 13
S. D., &
Lindamood, S. (2004). An improved measure of risk aversion. Financial
Counseling and Planning, 15 (2), 27-38.
Y. R., & Lindamood, S. (1993). Factors related to the risk of
income variability. Financial Counseling and Planning, 4,
M., Hanna, S., & Lindamood, S. (1993). Patterns of overspending in
U.S. households, Financial Counseling and Planning, 4,
S. (1993). Title insurance and the consumer interest. Advancing the
Interest, 5 (1), 18-29.
S., & Lindamood, S. (1985). Ownership and ownership preference: A
comparison of OLS and logit regressions. Housing and Society, 12
K., Lindamood, S., & Hanna, S. (1983). Housing satisfaction
physically disabled. Housing and Society, 10 (3), 72-82.
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.
L., & Lindamood, S. (1978). Development and testing of a high
housing unit based on student interests and housing needs. Housing
Society, 5 (2), 25-32. Special issue on education. Guest
Joseph Wysocki and Roberta Null.
S. (1976). Housing as a process. Illinois Teacher of
S. (1974). Housing as a process. Housing Educators Journal, 1.
S. (1973). Rural housing crisis and the mobile home myth. Human
Refereed Papers and Selected Other Publications
Lindamood, S. & Hanna, S. D. (2006). The more financially
knowledgeable person in older couple households. Consumer Interests
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
of the Academy of Financial Services.>
S. D., &
Lindamood, S. (2004). An improved measure of risk aversion. Proceedings
the Academy of Financial Services.
S., Malroutu, L., Xiao, J. J., & Lindamood, S. (2000). Who
wants to be a
millionaire: Can low income households invest their way to
of the Alternative Perspectives On Finance Conference, Fifth
Conference, Dundee University, Dundee, Scotland, July 2000.
S., Wang, H., & Lindamood, S. (1994). Do elderly households have
financial plans? Evidence from consumer expenditure data. Proceedings
Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education,
M. K., Chang, Y.R., Hanna, S., Lindamood, S., & Martin, A. (1993).
three approaches. Proceedings of the Association for Financial
and Planning Education, 17-19.
S., Lindamood, S., & Stockdell, M. (1987). Factors related to
satisfaction of off-campus renters. Proceedings of the
Regional Family Economics/Home Management Association.
S., & Lindamood, S. (1985). Factors related to overspending
households. Proceedings of the Association for Financial Counseling
S., & Lindamood, S. (1982). Components of housing
satisfaction among urban
residents. Proceedings of the American Association of Housing
S., & Lindamood, S. (1981). Analysis of state fire death rates
stepwise regression, Proceedings of the American Association of
S. & Lindamood, S. (1979). Components of satisfaction among
rural families. Proceedings of the American Association of
S. (1979). Satisfaction with present housing. Quality housing
for rural low-income families. Proceedings of
Workshop, Knoxville, Tennessee.
S., & Hanna, S. (1978). Housing research in home
of the Association for Consumer Research, Miami, Florida. (Invited
S., & Rees, K. (1978). Implications of housing costs: A
report of a
survey of future housing consumers. Proceedings of the American
of Housing Educators.
S., Reardon, L., & Lindamood, S. (1978). Factors influencing
the desire to
seek help with housing problems. Proceedings of the American
S. (1976). Determinants of consumer acceptance of mobile homes:
housing and public policy implications. Proceedings of the
Symposium on Lower Cost Housing Problems 1976. Symposium
sponsored by the
National Science Foundation, the International Association for Housing
and Clemson University Institute for Housing. Atlanta, Georgia.
S., & Walker, C. (1976). Recent articles. Housing Educators
S., & Lindamood, S. (1975). Recent articles of interest. Housing
Educators Journal, 2(1).
S. (1972). Socio-economic characteristics of mobile home
of American Association of Housing Educators.
S. (1982). [Review of the book: Habitat. Social Issues
Series]. Housing and Society, 9(3).
S. (1982). [Review of the series: Product Primers. U.S. Bureau
of the Census]. Housing and Society, 9(3).
S. (1979). [Review of the monograph: Residential energy
McKown, 1979. Housing and Society, 6(2).
S. (1977). [Review of the book: A time for accounting: The
community development act in the south. Brown, R., A. Coil
and C. Rose]. Housing
Educators Journal, 3(3).
S. (1976). [Review of the collection: Proceedings of IAHS
Educators Journal, 3(2).
S. (1976). [Review of the collection: S-95 Workshop proceedings].
Educators Journal, 3(2).
S. (1975). [Review of the book: Uniform residential landlord
and tenant act].
Housing Educators Journal, 2(1).
S. (1973). [Review of the monograph: Mobile homes and the
rural poor: An
alternative non-solution. Margolis, Richard]. American
of Housing Educators Newsletter. Spring.
S. (1995). Dealing with biased and erroneous research as a legislative
staffer. National Conference on State Legislatures, Forum on
State Issues, Salt Lake City.
S. (1986). You’re going to allow that in our neighborhood?
on land use restrictions for manufactured housing. Kansas Conference on
D., S. Lindamood, & Hanna, S. (1986). Energy use for winter space
of owners and renters. American Home Economics Association.
S. (1985). Curricula in housing. Roundtable presentation, American
of Housing Educators.
S., & Lindamood, S. (1985). Factors related to overspending by
Association for Financial Planning and Counseling Education, Anaheim,
S., & Lindamood, S. (1985). The impact of high rent-income ratios
consumer expenditures. International Conference on Housing, sponsored
International Sociological Association, the Nederlanse Sociologische en
Antropologische Vereniging, and Stricting Gestructureerde Samenwerking,
S. (1985). Panel member, Water: The next crisis. Home Economists in
Session, American Home Economics Association, Philadelphia.
S. (1984). Sources of funding for research, education and
reflections on research priorities delineated by NIBS study of the HUD
agenda. American Association of Housing Educators, Washington, D.C. .
S. (1984). Selling consumers on energy efficiency. Energy Efficient
Conference. Sponsored by Engineering Extension, Kansas State
University, Manhattan, KS.
S. (1983). Siting of manufactured housing in Kansas. Annual
meeting of Kansas
Manufactured Housing Institute, Wichita, KS.
S. (1983). Local housing issues from the perspective of a local
American Association of Housing Educators Annual Meeting, Lincoln, NE.
S. (1983) Local public consumption as a consumer issue. American
Consumer Interests Annual Meeting, Kansas City.
S., D. Bronner, & Hanna, S. (1983). Factors related to winter
settings. American Home Economics Association Conference.
K., S. Hanna, & Lindamood, S. (1982). Housing satisfaction of
with and without disabled persons. American Home Economics Association
S. (1982). Alternatives in financing for the 1980’s. Workshop,
Economics Association and Electrical Women’s Roundtable Annual
(invited principal presentation speaker), Louisville, KY.
S. (1982). The dollars and sense of housing. Workshop, Kentucky
Association and Electrical Women’s Roundtable Annual Meeting
principal presentation speaker), April 1, 1982, Louisville, KY.
S., & Lindamood, S. (1981). Factor analysis of satisfaction
and neighborhood characteristics. American Home Economics Association
Meeting, Atlantic City.
S. (1980).The role of the home economist in improved housing for
Invited Workshop Speaker, American Home Economics Association Annual
S., & Rees, K. (1979). Housing preferences and expectations
consumers. American Home Economics Association Annual Meeting.
S., & Lindamood, S. (1979). Do elderly homeowners want to stay in
homes? American Sociological Association Meeting, Boston.
S., & Lindamood, S. (1979). Patterns of help-seeking for
problems. American Home Economics Association Meeting.
S., & Hanna, S. (1979). Housing needs of female-headed
American Home Economics Association Meeting.
S., & Lindamood, S. (1979). Determinants of interest in
extension classes. The American Home Economics Association
K., & Lindamood, S. (1979). Housing aspirations and
expectations of future
consumers of two ethnic backgrounds. The American Home Economics
S., & Hanna, S. (1978). Housing decisions in terms of total
management. Workshop on Dual-career Families, Kansas State University.
S. (1978). Housing alternatives for the elderly. Workshop session at
Governor’s Conference on Aging, Kansas State University.
S. (1978). Housing: New directions. Home Economics Forum, Kansas
S., & Hanna, S. (1978). People oriented research in housing.
Department of Architecture, Faculty/graduate student seminar.
S. (1978). Housing prospects in Alabama. Keynote talk at Alabama State
Economics Teachers Workshop, Birmingham, Alabama.
S. (1977). Housing in Alabama, problems and prospects. State Housing
Workshop, Montgomery, Alabama.
S. (1977) Untangling research. Alabama Home Economics Association
Meeting, Birmingham, Alabama.
S., & Hanna, S. (1976). Trends in housing research.
Tuskeegee-Auburn-Montgomery Regional Home Economics Association Meeting.
S. (1976). A housing quality index incorporating objective and
measures: Policy implications. Annual American Home Economics
Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
S., & Lindamood, S. (1976). Policy implications of housing
seminar. Department of Home Management and Housing, Ohio State
S., & Hanna, S. (1976). Housing research in Alabama. American
of Housing Educators annual meeting.
S. (1976). Women in the work force. Panel presentation at State
Women, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.
S. (1976). Careers in housing. Session at Career Week Workshop,
UNDER REVIEW OR IN PREPARATION
risk tolerance of same-sex couples.
familial status prohibition in housing in the context of housing norms:
occupancy norms imposed by courts, landlords, communities, and states.
guide for users of research based on the Surveys of Consumer
effects of credit constraints on the severity of consumer debt service
risk tolerance and portfolio choices of married couple
effects of levels of risk tolerance on stock ownership.
Editor, Housing and Society. 1973-1982.
Editor, Financial Counseling and Planning. 1997-98.
board, Home Economics Research Journal, 1985-1987.
NCSL Research and Committee Staff Section Newsletter. 1994-96.
Board, Financial Counseling and Planning. 1990-1999.
member, The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, a
students of the College of Law, The Ohio State University. 1989-1991.
board, Housing and Society, 1982-1986.
Journal of Consumer Affairs, 1980-1988.
of Educational Material for U.S. Census Bureau, 1982-1987. Materials
for classroom use of census data.
Editor, The Tartan, student newspaper of Carnegie-Mellon
FTC Mobile Home Sales and Service Trade Rule Regulation, testimony
Senator Ford’s Consumer Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on
Commerce and Transportation, August 20, 1980, Washington, D.C.
entered into Congressional Record by Senator Bayh. August
proposed Mobile Home TRR; written comments submitted to FTC. October
National Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards. Testimony
presented to Congressman Gonzalez’s Housing and Community Development
of the House Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs. September
of tax increment financing on city budgets. Testimony to House
Local Government, Kansas Legislature. February, 1986.
in Butler County, Kansas, court case on zoning and housing alternatives
density and manufactured housing). July, 1985.
reasonableness of a zoning law that excludes mobile homes. West
Chester, PA. May 2, 1979. (Reiff Brothers v. East Vincent
of Faculty Senate Committee on Salaries and Fringe Benefits,
Prepared report on status of faculty salaries compared to other
and comparable professions. Delivered report to all members
of legislature and
met with legislative committee. The report resulted in a special
established to adjust salaries (above cost of living) during the
Science Subcommittee of the Graduate Council, Kansas State University,
1982 – 1986. Elected to membership by graduate faculty in social
across the university. Responsible for selecting faculty for
three levels of graduate faculty and promoting to higher levels.
of Search Committee, Design Researcher/faculty member, Clothing
Interior Design (CTID), 1985-86.
Advisory Committee. Elected by department faculty as the representative
committee to advise Dean of Human Ecology. 1985-87.
on Publicity, Home Economics PhD Program, 1985.
on advocacy role of Faculty Senate in Faculty Salary Increases.
transmitted to Faculty Senate. 1984.
to review PhD Program, College of Home Economics. Report, consisting of
recommended changes, distributed Spring 1985. Changes voted upon,
of Overseers, Nontraditional Studies Program, K-State, 1980-83.
Committee for Dean of College of Home Economics, 1982-83.
department name change committee, 1985.
Course and Curriculum Committee, 1977-1981. Chair, 1979-1981.
of Home Economics Goals Committee, 1981-82.
Committee for Associate Director of Cooperative Extension, 1980.
to Student Senate group on housing, assisted in preparing
guide. Auburn University, 1975-1977.
of College Curriculum revision committee, College of Home Economics,
STATE, AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
National Manufactured Home Advisory Council. Consumer member. 24 person
representing industry, state government, and consumers. Met
evaluate existing and proposed HUD construction code for manufactured
Chaired fire safety, egress, and planning committee. 1978-1982.
Institute of Building Sciences. Chairperson of Blue Ribbon
Panel to review
HUD research priorities. Panel consisted of invited representatives of
industry, academia, and building trades. Produced report The
Government Role in Housing Technology Research: An analysis of
Responses to a
Sampling of Building Community Viewpoints for the U.S. Senate
board member (elected at large) of the Technology Division of the
Institute of Building Sciences. 1981 – 1983.
Consumer representative, National Institute of Building Sciences
regulatory process, Voluntary Action Key to Constructive Regulation.
Panel member, Urban Land Institute’s Development Choices for the
Participant, HUD Conference on Housing Costs, February 1979.
on Housing Affordability, co-sponsored by the American Planning
HUD. Chicago. September, 1984.
of Municipalities. Annual meeting, Indianapolis. November, 1984.
in League of Municipalities, Congressional Forum on Urban Policy,
Washington, D.C. March 1984.
on Housing and Land Use Law for Lawyers and Planners, sponsored by the
Planning Association, 1984.
and city commissioner, Manhattan, Kansas. 1981 1987. Served six
years as a
city commissioner (elected at large) which included one term as mayor.
Citizens for the Quality of Life Bond Issue. Successful bond
issue to build
variety of facilities serving families. (Swimming pools, cycle trail,
shelter, zoo facilities, softball fields, ice-skating rink,
County Metropolitan Housing Authority. Board Member, 1981- 1987.
County Board of Health. Member, 1984 1987.
County long range planning committee. Member, 1985-87.
Pottawatomie Sites Task Force, 1985-1987. Committee formed to develop
housing on urban renewal sites.
Steering Committee. Comprised of members of the school board,
and county commission. Member 1981-87. Chair, 1985.
force on the future of rural communities in Kansas, Appointed by
League of Cities annual meetings and annual Congressional Forums on
Policy, participant. 1982- 86.
Consultant with Presbyterian Community Ministry, non-profit housing
organization in Auburn, Alabama. 1975-76.
consultant for Alabama Legislature Joint Committee on Housing,
Prepared publication for legislators A Decent Home: Housing
Problems in Alabama and policy Recommendations (co-authors
and coordinated with legislators and Montgomery Planning Department,
conference – Housing in Alabama: Problems and Prospects.
Montgomery, Alabama, June 1977.
STAFF SERVICE ACTIVITIES
Conference of State Legislatures
– professional association for legislators and legislative staff)
of NCSL Research and Committee Staff Section, 1995-96.
Conference on State Legislatures (NCSL) National Meetings, participant,
Assembly on State Issues, participated as one of two representatives
(nationally) of Research Staff. 1994- 96.
National Policy Forums, participated as member of International
Committee and representative of research staff on national Staff
in Senior Professional Development Seminar, Charleston SC.
Classes for senior
attorneys in areas including bill drafting, writing, presentations,
interpreting research, dealing with difficult people. Sponsored
Research and Committee Staff Section and Legal Staff Section. September
Service Commission (LSC) Continuing Legal Education committee,
present. Committee plans two, 3 hour continuing legal education
annually as member of the Consortium of Public Attorneys. 300
around the state per class.
Chair of committee 2003
Attorney Consortium LSC representative to group that guides the
programs that consortium agencies provide. (2000 present)
list of courses, semester hours)
and financial management
Income Taxation. 4 hours.
Gross income, business
deductions, income splitting by private arrangement and trusts; timing
income and deductions; sales and other dispositions of property;
Transfers. 3 hours
wills, trusts, intestate succession protection of spouse and other
Estates. 2 hours.
Traditional probate method of
wealth transfer, selected comparisons with non-probate transfers.
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
Wealth Transfer Process. 2 hours.
Seminar, current and emerging
problems in the gratuitous transmission of property including
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
Corporate legal and financial
structures, corporate purposes and powers, the rules of the board,
shareholders and corporate government.
Security interests in
personal property. Business and consumer credits, chattel paper,
Relations between creditors
and their debtors. Bankruptcy, debt collection, creditors legal
the rights of debtors.
Real Estate Finance.
Legal issues in
commercial real estate transactions. The lawyer and broker,
transfers, basic security transactions, junior or secondary financing,
Legal Problems of
Information. 2 hours.
Accounting principles and
legal issues concerning financial information.
Family and Policy
law applicable to
children, including a study of agency and juvenile court procedural and
substantive treatment of delinquent, neglected, abused, unruly, and
Family Law. 3
Legal concerns in marital
relationships including entrance into marriage, spousal relationships,
annulment, divorce, custody, and post divorce financial arrangements.
Land Use Planning.
Restrictions imposed by
public authorities on what may, must, or cannot be done with land or
interest closely related to land. Includes long-term private
Law and Social
Using empirical evidence in
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
published in Advancing the Consumer Interest.
Contracts. 6 hours ,
hours, Property. 6 hours, Legal Research. 2 hours,
Constitutional. Law. 4
hours, Civil Procedure. 6 hours, Evidence. 4 hours,
Criminal Procedure. 3