Peer-Reviewed Publications

Mitchell, J., Gillon, K., Reason, R., & Ryder, A. (2016). Improving Student Outcomes of Community-Based Programs Through Peer-To-Peer Conversation. Journal of College Student Development.

Mitchell, J., Reason, R., Hemer, K., Finley, A. (2016). Perceptions of Campus Climates for Civic Learning as Predictors of College Students Mental Health. Journal of College and Character.

Ryder, A., Reason, R., Mitchell, J., Gillon, K., Hemer, K. (2015). Climate for Learning and Students' Openness to Diversity and Challenge: A Critical Role for Faculty. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education.

Barnhardt, C., Sheets, J., & Pasqesi, K. (2015). You Expect What? Students' Percpetions as Resources in Acquiring Commitments and Capacities for Civic Engagement. Research in Higher Education.

Barnhardt, C. (2014). Fraternities and Sororities Shaping the Campus Climate of Personal and Social Responsibility. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice.

Glass, C., & O'Neill, N. (2012). Educational Reform Related to Personal and Social Responsibility: The Case of Core Commitments. Journal of General Education.

Reason, R. (2011). Expanding the Conversation: Perspective Taking as a Civic Outcome of College. Journal of College and Character.

O'Neill, N. (2011). Educating for Personal and Social Responsibility: Levers for Building Collective Institutional Commitment. Journal of College and Character.


Mitchell, J. J., Reason, R. D., & Finley, A. (2017). Promoting Mental Health of Diverse College Students. 2017 Bringing Theory to Practice National Conference (PDF). Download the climates handout (PDF).

Gowen, G. G., Mitchell, J. J., & Reason, R. D. (2017). Examining the Effects of Campus Climates and High-Impact Practices on Critical Thinking. 2017 ACPA Convention (PDF). Download the handout (PDF).

Reason, R. D. (2016). Creating and Assessing Campus Climates that Encourage Civic Learning and Engagement. IUPUI Assessment Institute (PDF).

Reason, R. D. (2014). The PSRI: What It Is and How It Can Be Used on Campuses. AAC&U and Bringing Theory to Practice Project (Webinar).

Books and National Reports

Reason, R. (2013). New Directions for Higher Education (No. 164), Developing and Assessing Personal and Social Responsibility in College.

O'Neill, N. (2012). Promising Practices for Personal and Social Responsibility: Findings from a National Research Collaborative.

National Task Force on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement. (2012). A Crucible Moment: College Learning and Democracy's Future.

Dey, E., & Associates. (2010). Civic Responsibility: What Is the Campus Climate for Learning?

Dey, E., & Associates. (2010). Engaging Diverse Viewpoints: What Is the Campus Climate for Perspective-Taking?

Dey, E., & Associates. (2009). Developing a Moral Compass: What Is the Campus Climate for Ethics and Academic Integrity?

Dey, E., & Associates. (2008). Should Colleges Focus More on Personal and Social Responsibility?

Additional Publications

Finley, A., & Reason, R. (2016). Community-Engaged Signature Work: How a High-Impact Practice May Support Student Well-Being. Diversity and Democracy.

Reason, R. (2013). Creating and Accessing Campus Climates Support Personal and Social Responsibility. Liberal Education.

Reason, R., & Braskamp, L. (2013). Surveying Student Perspectives to Enhance Civic and Global Learning. Diversity and Democracy.

Reason, R. (2011). Encouraging Perspective-Taking among College Students. Diversity and Democracy.

Colby, A., & Sullivan, W. (2009). Strengthening the Foundations of Students' Excellence, Integrity, and Social Contribution. Liberal Education.

Schneider, C. G., & Hersh, R. (2005). Fostering Personal and Social Responsibility on College and University Campuses. Liberal Education.

McCabe, D. (2005). It Takes a Village: Academic Dishonesty and Educational Opportunity. Liberal Education.