Dr. Royce Hutson came to Boise State University in 2012 as a member of the School of Social Work faculty. He has a Ph.D. in Social Welfare from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an M.S.W. from the University of Georgia, and a B.S. in Psychology from Loyola University in Chicago. Before coming to Boise State he taught at Wayne State University and spent a year as a visiting professor at Lebanese American University in Beirut. Dr. Hutson’s work has been presented to numerous governments around the world on topics related to armed conflict, human rights abuses, social exclusion and poverty. His research has a particular emphasis on how these phenomena are associated with other poor social outcomes with an eye towards development to address these drivers. Dr. Hutson is a specialist in survey methodology, armed conflict, human rights, and community development, and he has focused on these issues related to the United States, Haiti, Lebanon, and the Palestinian refugee camps.
Choosing a Survey Sample When Data on the Population are Limited: A Method Using Global Positioning Systems and Aerial and Satellite Photographs (with Harry S. Shannon, Athena Kolbe, Bernadette Stringer, and Ted Haines), Emerging Themes in Epidemiology (2012)
Background: Various methods have been proposed for sampling when data on the population are limited....
Features of Smuggling in Wadi Khaled, Lebanon (with Taylor Long), Conflict, Security & Development (2011)
Through survey research, we investigate the potential socio‐economic impact of tighter Lebanese–Syrian border controls on...
Mortality, Crime and Access to Basic Needs Before and After the Haiti Earthquake: A Random Survey of Port-au-Prince Households (with Athena R. Kolbe, Harry Shannon, Eileen Trzcinski, Bart Miles, Naomi Levitz, Marie Puccio, Leah James, Jean Roger Noel, and Robert Muggah), Medicine, Conflict and Survival (2010)
On 12 January 2010 an earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale struck Haiti, causing...
Contributions to Books
Survey Studies (with Athena R. Kolbe), The Handbook of Social Work Research Methods (2010)
Testing Received Wisdom: Perceptions of Security in Southern Lebanon (with A. R. Kolbe, T. Haines, B. Springer, H. Shannon, and I. Salamey), Small Arms Survey 2009: Shadows of War (2009)
The Small Arms Survey 2009 focuses on the security challenges facing post-conflict societies.
Features of Child Food Insecurity after the 2010 Haiti Earthquake: Results from a Random Survey of Households (with Eileen Trzcinski and Athena R. Kolbe), 16th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (2012)
Purpose: In January 2010, a 7.0 earthquake struck the island nation of Haiti resulting in...
Smuggling, Border Security and International Development in Wadi Khaled, Lebanon: Results from a Random Survey of Households (with Taylor Long), 16th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (2012)
Purpose: The prevention the smuggling of drugs, guns, humans, and other criminal contraband has posed...