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Bennett, J. L. (2020). Fostering success through coaching: Perspectives of help seeking within a coaching relationship with post-secondary students from foster care. [Doctoral dissertation, University of South Florida Tampa]. USF Tampa Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 


Bennett, J. L., Hao, S. W., & Tan, T. X. (2023). Humanistic coaching as a collaborative practice: perspectives on help seeking from coaches and undergraduate students with foster care experience. Journal of College and Character, 24(1), 1-20.

Bennett, J., Unrau, Y., Gray, L., & Dawson, A. (2020). A coaching model to support college students from foster care. Relational Child and Youth Care Practice, 33(2), 78-95.

Collins, C. M., Salazar, A. M., Hoffman-Cooper, A., Johnson, R. M., Schmidt, L., Tiller, L., & Young, S. (2023). Mixed methods evaluation of two Georgia college campus support programs for students with experience in foster care. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 1-22.

Gamez, S.I. & Lopez, K. (2021). Fostering success: Programs and practices to serve college-going foster youth on campus. In G. Martin and S. Ardoin (Eds.), Social Class Supports: Examples of Programs and Practices to Serve Poor and Working-Class Students in Higher Education. Stylus Publishing. 


Hoffman-Cooper, A. E. (2021). From foster youth to foster scholar: Suggestions for emancipatory research practices. Children and Youth Services Review, 120, 105752.

Lopez, K. M., Gamez, S.I., Montez, B., and Contreras, K. (under review). Experiences of college-going foster youth attending Christian Universities. Journal of Christian Higher Education.

Lopez, K. M., Geiger, J. M., Okpych, N. J., Gamez, S. I., & Larregui, D. (2022). The impact of COVID-19 on campus-based support programs serving students with foster care experience: Focus groups with administrators and students. Children and Youth Services Review, 1-11.

Montez, B., Crawford, M. & Lopez, K. M. (under review). California Christian colleges and universities supports for students with foster care histories. Journal of Christian Higher Education.

Watt, T., Lord, K., Bustillos, S., Gavin-Williams, R., Greeson, J., Hail, T., & Hoffman-Cooper, A. (2023). Campus liaisons for students who have experienced foster care: Lessons learned from Texas legislation. Children and Youth Services Review, 153, 107094.

Whitman, K.L. & Lopez, K. M. (under review). “It’s not about blood, it’s about who shows up for me”: Black college-going foster youth disrupting family privilege and creating chosen family networks. Journal of College Student Development.

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