NC State Students Report Food, Housing Insecurity
To better understand the extent of food and housing insecurity on campus, a group of NC State faculty and staff, along with national experts and local community leaders, recently conducted a student survey and a review of support programs and services offered at NC State and on campuses across the country.
Homeless Women Say ‘Me Too,’ But No One Listens
In this guest column for the Huffington Post, NC State sociology doctoral candidate Mari Kate Mycek turns our attention to women experiencing homelessness — and sexual assault and harassment. Mycek's research focuses on the intersections of food, inequality and community development.
Homeless Women Less Likely to be Approved for Disability Benefits
Homeless women, and people who are already receiving public assistance, are less likely to be approved for federal disability benefits, according to NC State University psychology researcher Sarah Desmarais.
Study of Homeless Finds Women at Disadvantage for Accessing Disability Benefits
Research from NC State psychologists finds that homeless women are at a significant disadvantage compared to men when it comes to accessing disability benefits.
Pilot Project Offers Blueprint for Addressing Mental Health Needs of Homeless Children
Research from NC State outlines the lessons learned from a five-year pilot project designed to meet the mental health needs of children in homeless families — and could serve as a blueprint for similar efforts around the country.
Grad Student Focuses Research on Child Welfare
Psychology doctoral student Jenna Montgomery Armstrong wants to prevent child maltreatment among families living in homeless shelters. She has received a Doris Duke Fellowship to help with her research.