MiSPI Research Publications


Neal, J.W., Neal, Z.P., VanDyke, E., & Kornbluh, M. (2014). Expediting the analysis of qualitative data in evaluation: A procedure for the Rapid Identification of Themes from Audio Recordings (RITA). American Journal of Evaluation, 36, 118-132.  [PDF]


Neal, Z.P., Neal, J.W., Lawlor, J.A., & Mills, K.J. (2015). Small worlds or worlds apart? Using network theory to understand the research-practice gap. Psychosocial Intervention, 24, 177-184.  [PDF]


Neal, J.W., Neal, Z.P., Kornbluh, M., Mills, K.J., & Lawlor J.A. (2015). Brokering the research-practice gap: A typology. American Journal of Community Psychology, 56, 422-435.  [PDF]


Neal, Z.P., Neal, J.W., Mills, K.J. & Lawlor J.A. (2017). Making or buying evidence: Using transaction cost economics to understand decision-making in public school districts. Evidence and Policy. [PDF]


Neal, J.W., Neal, Z.P., Lawlor, J.A., Mills, K.J. & McAlindon K. (2017). What makes research useful for public school educators? Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. [PDF]


Neal, Z.P., Lawlor, J.A., Neal, J.W., Mills, K.J. & McAlindon K. (2018). Just Google it: Measuring schools’ use of research evidence with internet search results. Evidence and Policy. [PDF]


MiSPI Presentations


Neal, Z.P., Neal, J.W., McAlindon, K., Lawlor, J.A., & Mills, K.J. (2017). The spatial diffusion of information for education policy decision making. Presented at Urban Affairs Association, April 21, Minneapolis, MN. [PDF]

Neal, J.W., Neal, Z.P. (2017). Drowning in data: How to prioritize. Presented at William T. Grant Mixed Methods Workshop, April 21, Los Angeles, CA. [PDF]

McAlindon, K., Neal, J.W., Neal, Z.P., Mills, K.J., Lawlor, J.A. (2017). The BOND Framework: A practical application of design and communication theories to advance dissemination and implementation research. Presented at The Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation, December 5, Washington D.C. [PDF]

Neal, J.W., Neal, Z.P., Lawlor, J.L., McAlindon, K., Mills, K.J. (2017). Capitalizing on small worlds: A network intervention to narrow the communication gap between researchers and public school educators. Presented at The North American Social Network (NASN) meeting, July, Washington D.C. [PDF]