Publications

Selected Publications

Books

Lederman, L. C., & Stewart, L. P. (2005). Changing the culture of college drinking: A socially situated prevention campaign. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press. 

Book Chapters 

Laotian, L., & Stewart, L.P. (2012). Campus recovery programs. In H. R. White & D. L. (Eds.), College drinking and drug use (pp. 253-271). New York: Guilford Press.

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P.. Goodhart, F. W., & Laitman, L. (2008). A case against “binge” as the term of choice: Convincing college students to personalize messages about dangerous drinking. In L. C. Lederman (Eds.), Beyond these walls: Readings in health communication (pp. 292-303). New York: Oxford University Press.

Lederman, L. C., & Stewart, L. P. (2005). No, everybody doesn’t: Changing mistaken notions of the extent of drinking on a college campus.  In E. B. Ray (Ed.), Health communication in practice: A case study approach (pp. 325-333). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. 

Lederman, L. C., & Stewart, L. P. (2005). College drinking as socially situated experiential learning (SSEL): The role of theory in the development of the conceptual model. In L.C. Lederman, D. Gibson, & M. Taylor (Eds.), Communication theory: A casebook approach, 2nd ed. (pp. 349-367). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt. 

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Barr, S. L., Powell, R., Laitman, L., & Goodhart, F. W. (2001). RU SURE? Using communication theory to reduce dangerous drinking on a college campus. In R. E. Rice & C. K. Atkin (Eds.), Public communication campaigns, 3rd ed. (pp. 295-299). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Kennedy, L., Donovan, B. W., Powell, R., Laitman, L., Goodhart, F., Barr, S., & McLaughlin, P. (2001). Using qualitative and quantitative methods to triangulate the research process: The role of communication in perpetuating the myth of dangerous drinking as the norm on college campuses. In S. L. Herndon & G. L. Kreps (Eds.), Qualitative research: Applications in organizational life, 2nd ed. (pp. 251-268). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Barr, S. L., Powell, R., Laitman, L., & Goodhart, F. W. (2000). RU SURE?: The role of communication theory and experiential learning in addressing dangerous drinking on the college campus. In L. C. Lederman & D. W. Gibson (Eds.), Communication theory: A casebook approach (pp. 325-335). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt. 

Instructional Simulations, Prevention Campaigns, Handbooks and Manuals

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Greenberg, J. L., & Bates, C. (2007). LET’S TALK ABOUT IT: A simulation of drinking-decisions. New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues. (Development funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.)

 

Lederman, L. C., & Stewart, L. P. (2005). RU COUNTING?: A simulation of drinking-related decision making. New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues. (Development funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.) 

 

Lederman, L. C., & Stewart, L. P. (2004). RU SURE? A simulation of decisions and consequences: Facilitators’ manual. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies. Funded, in part, by NIDA DA17552. 

 

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Goodhart, F., Coleman, A., & Laitman, L. (2003). MOST PEOPLE: A simulation of college students’ smoking-related decisions. New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues. Funded by New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.

 

Lederman, L. C., Powell, R., Stewart, L. P., Goodhart, F. W., & Laitman, L. (2002). RU SURE? A game of decisions and consequences. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Health Services, 2002.

 

Lederman, L. C., & Stewart, L. P. (2001). RU SURE BINGO. In D. S. Anderson & G. G. Milgram (Eds)., Promising practices: Campus alcohol strategies (p. 83). Fairfax, VA: George Mason University. 

 

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Goodhart, F., Powell, R., & Laitman, L. (1998). RU SURE Top Ten Misperceptions: A dangerous drinking prevention campaign for first-year college students. Funded by U.S. Department of Education.

Refereed Journal Articles

Laitman, L., Karchur-Karavites, B., & Stewart, L. P. (2014). Building, engaging, and sustaining a continuum of care from harm reduction to recovery support: The Rutgers Alcohol and Other Drug Assistance Program.  Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 14(1), 64-83.

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., & Russ, T. L. (2007). Addressing college drinking through curriculum infusion: A study of the use of experience-based learning in the communication classroom. Communication Education, 56, 476-494. 

Yanovitzky, I., Stewart, L. P., & Lederman, L. C. (2006). Social distance, perceived drinking by peers, and alcohol use by college students.Health Communication, 19, 1-10. 

Lederman, L. C., & Stewart, L. P. (2003). Using focus groups to formulate effective language for health communication messages: A media campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence on a college campus. Qualitative Research Reports, 4, 16-22. 

Goodhart, F. W., Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., & Laitman, L. (2003). Binge drinking: Not the word of choice. Journal of American College Health, 52(1), 44-46. 

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P.. Goodhart, F. W., & Laitman, L. (2003). A case against “binge” as the term of choice: Convincing college students to personalize messages about dangerous drinking. Journal of Health Communication, 8, 79-91. 

Stewart, L. P., Lederman, L. C., with Golubow, M., Cattafesta, J. L., Goodhart, F. W., Powell, R., & Laitman, L. (2002). Applying communication theories to prevent dangerous drinking among college students: The RU SURE campaign. Communication Studies, 53, 381-399.

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., & Golubow, M. (2002). Using debriefing interviews to collect qualitative data on dangerous drinking: A case study. Qualitative Research Reports, 2, 1-8. 

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Barr, S., & Perry, D. (2001). Using simulation in a dangerous drinking prevention campaign.Simulation/Gaming, 101, 9-19. 

Research Reports

Stewart, L.P., & Lederman, L. C. (2002). Intercept interviews for evaluation data (CHI Research Report No. 18). New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues, Rutgers University.

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Laitman, L., Goodhart, F. W., & Powell, R. (2002). A case against “binge” as the term of choice: How to get college students to personalize messages about dangerous drinking. Newton, MA: Higher Education Center (HEC 911).

Lederman, L. C. & Stewart, L.P. (2002 ). Report on focus group interviews (CHI Research Report No. 17). New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues, Rutgers University. 

Stewart, L. P., Lederman, L. C., & Laitman, L. (2001). Undergraduate students’ attitudes toward cigarette smoking and perceptions of messages designed to motivate them to quit smoking (CHI Research Report No. 14). New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues, Rutgers University. 

Lederman, L. C., & Stewart, L. P. (2001). Socially situated experiential learning and the utility of social norms theory for health communication campaigns (CHI Research Report No. 16). New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues, Rutgers University.

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., & Barr, S. (2000). Evaluating the RU SURE? campaign: Report of results of intercept interviews (CHI Research Report No. 13). New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues, Rutgers University.

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Laitman, L., Goodhart, F., & Powell, R. (2000). A case against “binge” as the term of choice: How to get college students to personalize messages about dangerous drinking (CHI Research Report No. 15). New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues, Rutgers University.

Harper, N. L., Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Yee, M., Kennedy, L., Galen, L., Winebarger, A., Barr, S., Powell, R., Laitman, L., & Goodhart, F. (1999). A study of drinking among Grand Valley State University and Rutgers University students: Preliminary results of the personal report of student perceptions (PRSP). (CHI Research Report No. 7). New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues, Rutgers University.

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Barr, S. L., Powell, R., Laitman, L., & Goodhart, F. (1999). Reconceptualizing college drinking as socially situated experiential learning (CHI Research Report No. 5). New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues, Rutgers University. 

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Barr, S., Goodhart, F., Powell, R., Laitman, L., Kennedy, F., McLaughlin, P., & Grasso, J. (1999). RU SURE? A plan to change the culture of college drinking by correcting student misperceptions of college drinking norms: Year One Grant Report submitted to New Jersey Consortium on Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention and Education (CHI Research Report No. 8). New Brunswick, NJ:  Center for Communication and Health Issues, Rutgers University. 

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Barr, S., Goodhart, F., Powell, R., Laitman, L., Kennedy, F., McLaughlin, P., & Grasso, J. (1999). RU SURE? Changing the culture of college drinking by correcting student misperceptions of drinking norms: Year One Grant Report submitted to the U.S. Department of Education (CHI Research Report No. 9). New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues, Rutgers University.

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Barr, S., Goodhart, F., Powell, R., Laitman, L., Kennedy, F., McLaughlin, P., & Grasso, J. (1999). RU SURE? Changing the culture of college drinking by correcting student misperceptions through interpersonal, experiential learning theories: Project summary submitted to the U.S. Department of Education (CHI Research Report No. 12). Center for Communication and Health Issues, Rutgers University. 

Lederman, L. C., & Stewart, L. P. (1998). Addressing the culture of college drinking through correcting misperceptions: Using experiential learning theory and Gilligan’s work (CHI Research Report No. 4). New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues, Rutgers University. 

Lederman, L. C., Stewart, L. P., Kennedy, L., Powell, R., Laitman, L., & Goodhart, F. (1998). Personal report of student perceptions (PRSP): An alcohol awareness measure (CHI Research Report No. 2). New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Communication and Health Issues, Rutgers University.