Student Profile

Tamara Cheshire

Tamara Cheshire

Special Education Teacher

Email: bslourd@gmail.com

Adjunct Professor
Sacramento City College and California State University, Sacramento

Email:cheshirt@yahoo.com

Research
Achievement Gap
Minority Student Recruitment and Retention
Student Services
Cultural Awareness
Diversity

Publications
Cheshire, T. (2006). American Indian families: Strength and answers from our past. In B. Ingoldsby and S. Smith (Eds.) Families in a Global and Multicultural Perspective. (pp. 315-327). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Kawamoto, W. & Cheshire, T. (2005). American Indian Families: Resilience in the face of legal, economic, and cultural assault. In K. Barrett and B. George (Eds.). Race, Culture, Psychology, and Law. (pp. 299-308). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Kawamoto, W. T. & Cheshire, T. C. (2004) . A "Seven Generation" approach to American Indian Families. In M. Coleman and L. Ganong. (Eds.) the Handbook of Contemporary Families: Considering the Past, Contemplating the Future. (pp. 385-393). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Cheshire, T. C. & Kawamoto, W. T. (2003). Positive Youth Development in Urban American Indian Adolescents. In F. Villarruel, D. Perkins, L. Borden, and J. Keith (Eds.). Community Youth Development: Programs Policies and Practices. (pp, 79-89). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Annual Editions
Physical Anthropology, McGraw-Hill 2009

Article Review
Kinship Care Among Latinos and Native Americans- Needs and Issues of Latino and Native American Non-Parental Relative Caregivers: Strengths and Challenges within a Cultural Context. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal Special Issue: Celebrating Cultural Diversity, Family and Consumer Sciences 2008

Comparison of Environmentally Responsible Consumerism and Voluntary Simplicity Lifestyle Between U.S. and Japanese Female College Students. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal Special Issue: Celebrating Cultural Diversity, Family and Consumer Sciences 2008

Investigating Whether and When Ethnic/Race Socialization Improves Academic Performance. The Sociological Quarterly 2007

Book Review
Cultural Anthropology by Welsch and Vivanco. McGraw-Hill 2007

Magic, Witchcraft and Religion by Moro and Myers. McGraw-Hill 2007