Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology
With R. Angel, M. Aranda, and T. Miles "Can the Family Still Cope? Social Support and Health as Determinants of Nursing Home Use in the Older Mexican-origin Population." Journal of Aging and Health, 16:338-354, 2004.
With D. Hogan, "Population Aging and Diversity in a New Era." In Closing the Gap edited by Keith E. Whitfield.(pp. 1-13) Washington, DC: Gerontological Society of America, 2004.
"Hispanics." Encyclopedia of Ageism, edited by Laurence Branch and Erdman B. Palmore, (pp. 168-171) Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 2004.
With R. Angel "Diversity and Aging." In Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences (6th Edition) edited by Robert Binstock and Linda George. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 2004.
With R. Angel and K. Markides, "La Salud Física y Mental de Los Mexicanos Migrantes Mayores en Los Estados Unidos." pp. 101-120 in Calidad de Vida y Vejez en la Pobreza: Una Perspectiva de Género edited by V. Nelly Salgado de Snyder and Rebecca Wong. Instituto Nacional de Salud Pblica, Mexico, 2004.
With R. Angel, M. Frisco, and D. Chiriboga, "Financial Strain and Health among Elderly Mexican-origin Individuals." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 44:536-551, 2003.
With N. Douglas, and R. Angel, "Gender, Widowhood, and Long-term Care in the Older Mexican American Population." Journal of Women and Aging 15:89-103. Reprinted in Carol L. Jenkins (ed.) Widows and Divorcees in Later Life: On Their Own Again. The Haworth Press, Binghamton, New York, 2003.
"Devolution and the Social Welfare of Elderly Immigrants: Who Will Bear the Burden?" Public Administration Review 63:79-89, 2003.
With R. Angel, "Family, the State, and Health Care: Changing Roles in the New Century." pp. 233-252 in Sociology of the Family edited by Judith Treas. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 2003.
With R. Angel, "Hispanic Diversity and Health Care Coverage." Public Policy and Aging Report 13:8-12, 2003.
The Health Care Safety Net for Mexican Americans. (R. Angel and L. Lein) Center for Health and Social Policy Working Paper Series, No. 03-1. LBJ School of Public Affairs, Austin, TX. 2003.
Investing in Texas: Financing Health Coverage Expansion. Conference Proceedings (Project Directed by D. Warner, K. Apfel). Center for Health and Social Policy. Policy Paper No. 1. 2003, http://www.utexas.edu/lbj/pubs/isbn/0-89940-593-2/
With R. Angel and K. Markides, "Stability and Change in Health Insurance among Older Mexican Americans." American Journal of Public Health 92:1264-1271, 2002.
"Medicare Needs Top-notch Help as Needs of Seniors Change," San Antonio Express-News, March 23, 2002.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, "Medicare Policy Influences on Older Mexican Americans' Health Care Use."(Ro1 grant proposal submitted, not funded).
With R. Angel and K. Markides, "Nativity and Self-Assessed Health among Pre-retirement Age Hispanics and Non-Hispanic Whites." International Migration Review 35:784-804, 2001.
With C. Buckley and B. Finch, "Duration or Disadvantage? Exploring Nativity, Ethnicity, and Health in Midlife." Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. 56:S275-S284, 2001.
"Long-term Health Care Reform: Who is Going to Care For Us?" Austin American-Statesman, May 3:A15, 2001.
"Bush and Retirement Security in the 21st Century." Austin American-Statesman, January 31, 2001.
"Challenges of Caring for Hispanic Elders." The Public Policy and Aging Report 11:11-16, 2001.
"Aging in the Americas: Critical Social Policy Issues." Conference Proceedings, LBJ School of Public Affairs, Austin, TX. 2001.
With R. Angel and K. Markides, "Late Life Immigration, Changes in Living Arrangements and Headship Status among Older Mexican Origin Individuals." Social Science Quarterly 81:389-403, 2000.
With J. Mutchler, "Policy Development and the Older Latino Population in the 21st Century" In Advancing Aging Policy as the 21st Century Begins. (eds.) Haworth, Binghamton, NY, 2000.
With C. Buckley and D. Donahue, "Nativity and Older Women's Health: Constructed Reliance in the Health and Retirement Study." Journal of Women and Aging 13:21-37, 2000.