Center for Higher Education Strategic Information and Governance (HESIG) Archive

Student Research

Publications and Presentations

Devan, Ramya and  Madison Giusti (2024). Data Snapshot: Immigrant Workers in the New Jersey Economy. June

Ostrofsky, Justin, Shayla Nagle, Morgan Seidman and  Katherine Wilkinson (2024). Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy for Mental Health Treatment: Effectiveness, Safety and Public Support for Legalization in the State of New Jersey. May


Research Evaluates Effectiveness and Public Support for Medicinal Mushrooms



Ostrofsky, Justin, Keith Jennings, Matthew Crilley and Anna Caputo (2023). Mental Health and Mental Health Treatment in New Jersey During the COVID-19 Pandemic. September




Figart, Deborah M. (2018). Exploring a Public Bank for New Jersey: Economic Impact and Implementation Issues. April 

Mallinson, Daniel (2017). Election 2017: The Policy Priorities of New Jersey College Students. July 

Mutari, Ellen (2017). Sustainable Economic Development: The Role of Child Care. June

Mallinson, Daniel and David Carr (2017). State Revenue Forecasts: Building a Shared Reality. February 

Mallinson, Daniel and David Carr (2017). Tax Expenditures in New Jersey. January

Forestal, Jennifer (2016). “Midwife to Democracy:” Civic Learning in Higher Education. October

Zappile, Tina (2016). Foreign Policy Views of New Jerseyans. September

Carr, David (2016). The Invisible Hand of Government. July

Cooke, Oliver, Deborah M. Figart and John Froonjian (2016). The Underground Construction Economy in New Jersey. June

Froonjian, John and Kevin Coopersmith (2016). New Jersey State Legislature: A Demographic Profile, 2016 Update. May

Sloane, Kelly E. (2016). Views on Economic Inequality in the State of New Jersey. March

Carr, David (2016). Reverse Mortgages in New Jersey: A Bridge Over Troubled Waters. February. Video summary

The Hughes Center Research Reception (2015). Presentation

Froonjian, John and Daniel Rockefeller (2015). New Jersey State Legislature: A Demographic Profile.

Greer, Darryl G. and Daniel J. Douglas (2015). Grant Report to The ETS Center for Advocacy and Philanthropy ETS. July

Sloane, Kelly E. (2015). Economic Indicators and Quality of Life in Southern New Jersey. May

Wharton, Linda and James Avery (2015). Understanding the United States Constitution and the Supreme Court: A Survey of New Jerseyans. April

Greer, Darryl G. and Mico Lucide (2015)   Why College Report Cards Are Flawed on College Value. July

Greer, Darryl G. (2014). Finding Solutions, Building Public Trust in an Era of Change. November

Froonjian, John (2013). Voters Who Abstain: Ballot Rolloff in a New Jersey Legislative Election. August

Rodriguez, Michael and Jennie Zink (2013). Biographical Profiles, Political Ambition, and Legislative Professionalization. August

Rodriguez, Michael (2013). Structures of Meaning in Experiential Learning: A Content Analysis of Internship Portfolios. February

Carr, David (2012). Public Authorities in Governing New Jersey. April

Rodriguez, Michael (2012). Immigration Policy: Understanding the Impact of a Changing Policy Environment on Local Business. April

Rivera, Jason D. and Janet M. Wagner  (2010).  Executive Prerogative: The Use of Executive Orders in New Jersey.Poster Version

Schulman, Sharon and Jason Rivera (2009). Survey of Residents & Visitors in Four Communities Along the Southern New Jersey Shore. Report submitted to Fishermen's Energy, LLC by William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. August 3. Survey Instrument    Power Point Presentation

Rivera, Jason D., Sharon E. Schulman, and James Avery (2009). Public Views on Energy Policy: Results from a Southern New Jersey Deliberative Poll(R)

Schulman, Sharon and Jason D. Rivera (2008). Promoting Civility in Political Campaigns: Will Campaigners Ever Leave the "Gloves" On? 

Schulman, Sharon and James McCullough (2008). "Can Campaigners Ever Leave the Gloves On?New Jersey Municipalities. 85(7). Reference List