Vita

Employment:

Professor Emeritus, Division of Applied Social Sciences, University of Missouri

1989-2019   Professor (Rural Sociology) University of Missouri

1987-89     Professor (Community Development) University of Missouri

1972-87      Assistant to Full Professor (Sociology) Univ. of Akron (Chair, 1985-87)

Education:

1963 A. B. (Sociology), Boston College;

1964 M. A. (Sociology) U. of Notre Dame

1972 Ph. D. (Sociology) Indiana University

Fellowships & Honors:

 National Science Foundation Traineeships (1968-70)

 Neighborhood Organization and Interest-Group Processes (Princeton University Press, 1975, 1979) was selected as one of the ten best books on neighborhood in a survey of scholars and practitioners for the National Association of Neighborhoods.

Japanese Americans: The Persistence of Community (co-authored with Stephen S. Fugita), University of Washington Press, 1991). National Book Award in Social Science, Association of Asian American Studies, 1992. Choice Outstanding Book Award, 1992.

Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar – Institute for the Socio-Economic Studies of Population, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 2003-04.

International Experience:

Visiting Researcher: Institute for the Socio-Economic Studies of Population, Russian Academy of Sciences (1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003-04, 2005-2006).

Research/Professional Presentations: China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Uganda, United Kingdom

Books:

D. J. O’Brien & V. V. Patsiorkovsky, Measuring Social and Economic Change in Rural Russia: Surveys from 1991 to 2003 (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Press, 2006).

D. J. O’Brien & S. K. Wegren (eds.), Rural Reform in Post-Soviet Russia (Washington, D. C. & Baltimore: Woodrow Wilson Center Press & Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002).

D. J. O’Brien, V.V. Patsiorkovski & L. D. Dershem, Household Capital & the Agrarian Problem in Russia (Aldershot, U. K.:  Ashgate, 2000).

D. J. O’Brien, V. V. Patsiorkovski, L. D. Dershem, A. Bonanno & C. Timberlake,  Services & Quality of Life in Rural Villages in the Former Soviet Union: Data from 1991 & 1993 Surveys (Lanham, Maryland:  University Press of America, 1998).

V. V. Patsiorkovski & D. J. O’Brien, Research Methodology & Quality of Rural Life in Russia and the USA (Moscow:  Institute for the Socio-Economic Studies of Population, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1996).

D. J. O’Brien & S. S. Fugita, The Japanese American Experience (Bloomington:  Indiana University Press, 1991).

S. S. Fugita & D. J. O’Brien, Japanese American Ethnicity: The      Persistence      of Community (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1991, 1994).

D. J. O’Brien, Neighborhood Organization and Interest-Group Processes (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1975, 1979).

Journal Articles & Book Chapters:

D. J. O’Brien, D. J. and V. V. Patsiorkovsky. 2020. “Regime Change in Post-Soviet Russia: A Bottom-Up View from the Countryside.” Pp. 41-64 in R. A. Remington and R. K. Evanson (eds.). Globalization and Regime Change: Lessons from the New Russia and the New Europe. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

J. E. Meador and D. J. O’Brien. 2019. “Placing Rwanda’s Agriculture Boom: Trust, women’s Empowerment and Policy Impact in Maize Agricultural Cooperatives.” Food Security. Accessed at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12571-019-00944-9

D. Ong, P. Curry and D. J. O’Brien, David. 2019. “Perceived Barriers to Workforce Training: Views from Job Seekers, Employers and Community Colleges in Missouri, USA. American International Journal of Social Science. Doi:10.30845/aijss.v8n4p12. Accessed at: https://www.aijssnet.com/journals/Vol_8_No_4_December_2019/12.pdf

R. L. Lynch, V. Lummaa, K. Panchanathan, K. M. Middleton, A. Rotkrich, M. Danielsbacha, D. J. O’Brien, J. Loehr, “Integration Involves a Tradeoff Between Fertility and Status for Finnish Evacuees in World War II.” Nature Human Behaviour. 25 February 2019. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-019-0542-5

K. Wegren and D. J. O’Brien, “Introduction to Symposium: The Problem of Smallholders in Communist and Post-Communist Societies.” Journal of Agrarian Change18(4) (2018):869-888.

D. J. O’Brien, “Institutional Adjustment to Globalization to Increase Religious Tolerance,” The International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society8(2) (2018): 27-42.

G. Glass and D. J. O’Brien, “The Role of Household Social Organization in the Structure of Rural Economies:  Comparing Forest Resource Dependent and Agriculturally Dependent Regions in Russia.” Rural Sociology. 81(4) (2016): 635-654.

J. E. Meador, D. J. O’Brien, M. L. Cook, G. Grothe, L. A. Werner, D. Diang’a and R. M. Savoie, “Building Sustainable Smallholder Cooperatives in Emerging Market Economies: Findings from a Five-Year Project in Kenya.” Sustainability. 8 (7) Published online 11 July 2016.

D.  J. O’Brien and M. L. Cook, “Smallholder Dairy Entities in East Africa: Challenges and Opportunities – Empirical Findings.” Pp. 226-251 in J. Bijman, J. Schuurman and R. Muradian (eds), Cooperatives, Economic Democratization and Rural Development (Camberley  Surrey, UK: Edward Elgar 2016).  D.

D. J. O’Brien and S. K. Wegren, “The Underrepresentation of Women in Leadership Positions in Rural Russia.” Rural Sociology 80(1) (2015): 86-107.

F. Williams, D. J. O’Brien and S. Jeannetta, “Rural-Urban Difference in Female Breast Cancer Diagnosis.” Journal of Rural and Remote Health (in press).

D. J. O’Brien and M. L. Cook, “Smallholder Dairy Entities in East Africa: Challenges and Opportunities – Empirical Findings.” In J. Bijman, J. Schuurman and R. Muradian (eds), Cooperatives, Economic Democratization and Rural Development. Edward Elgar (In Press).

D.  J. O’Brien and S. K. Wegren, “The Underrepresentation of Women in Leadership Positions in Rural Russia.” Rural Sociology 80(1) (2015): 86-107.

D.  J. O’Brien, L. Banwart and M. L. Cook, “Measuring the Benefits of Smallholder Farmer Membership in Producer Controlled Vertical Value Chains: Survey Findings from a Development Project in East Africa.” Poverty and Public Policy 5(4)(December) (2013): 399-416.

K. D. Harris and D. J. O’Brien, “An Examination of the Inter-Organizational Structure in the Animal Health and Nutrition Bioscience Network.” International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology 3(4) (2013): 9-20.

D.  J. O’Brien, V. V. Patsiorkovskiy and S. K. Wegren, “An Inter-disciplinary Russian-American Project to Study Social, Economic and Institutional Change in Rural Russia.” In Y. P. Tretyakov, Russian-Аmerican Links: Leaps Forward and Backward in Academic Cooperation (St. Petersburg, Russia: Nestor-Historia, 2012): 151-167.

M. Grigsby, E. Espanol and D. J. O’Brien, “The Influence of Farm Size on Gendered Involvement in Crop Cultivation and Decision-Making Responsibility of Moldovan Farmers,”  Eastern European Countryside 18 (2012).

D. J. O’Brien, “A New Institutional Approach to Entrepreneurship and Inequality in Rural Russian Villages: Survey Findings from 1991 to 2006,” Journal of Eurasian Studies 3(1) (2012).

D. J. O’Brien,  E. Espanol, M. Grigsby and V. Patsiorkovsky, “Entrepreneurial Attitudes in a Post-Socialist Transitional Rural Economy,” Eastern European Countryside 17 (2011): 73-86.

V. V. Patsiorkovsky, D. J. O’Brien and V. Patsiorkovskaya, “Family and Household in the Moral Economy in Russia.” In R. F.Beliyaev, N. C. Gabdrakhmanov, G. L. Gelieva G.L., C. I. Ildrakhmanova, F. A. Ildrakhmanova, A. N. Nurutdinova and D. F. Zagidullina, The Family in the Modern World (Helsinki: University of Helsinki, 2011): 198-211.

D. J. O’Brien, “Formal Institutional Solutions to the Development of Social Capital,” International Social Science Journal 203-204 (2011-2012).

D. J. O’Brien, S. K. Wegren and V. V. Patsiorkovsky, “ Poverty, Inequality and Subjective Quality of Life in Rural Russia during the transition to a Market Economy: 1991-2006,” Poverty and Public Policy 3(1) (2011): article 4.

D. J. O’Brien, S. K. Wegren and V. V. Patsiorkovsky, “Sources of Income, Mental Health and Quality of Life in Rural Russia,” Europe-Asia Studies 62 (2010): 597-614.

S. K. Wegren, V. V. Patsiorkosky and D. J. O’Brien, “Rural Reform and the Gender Gap in Post-Soviet Russia,” Slavic Review 69 (2010): 65-92.

D. J. O’Brien and V. V. Patsiorkovsky, “Changing Social and Economic Conditions in Rural Russian Villages, 1991-2008,” Russian Analytical Digest 52 (2008): 14-20. 

D. J. O’Brien, V. V. Patsiorkovsky and S. K. Wegren, “Household Capital, Sources of Income and Stratification in Rural Russian Villages,” East European Countryside 14(2008): 27-42.

S. K. Wegren, D. J. O’Brien and V. V. Patsiorkovsky, “The Economics of Rural Households in Russia: Impact of Village Location,” Eurasian Geography and Economics  49 (2008): 200–214.

D. J. O’Brien, S. K. Wegren and V. V. Patsiorkovsky, “Mechanisms of Stratification in Post-Soviet Russian Villages,” Problems of Post-Communism, 54 (2007): 37-46. 

S. K. Wegren, D. J. O’Brien and V. V. Patsiorkovsky, “Social Mobility in Rural Russia: 1995-2003,” The Journal of Peasant Studies, 33 (2006): 189-218.

S. K. Wegren, V. V. Patsiorkovsky and D. J. O’Brien, “Beyond Stratification: The Emerging Class Structure in Rural Russia,  Journal of Agrarian Change 6 (2006): 372-399.

V. V. Patsiorkovsky and D. J. O’Brien, “The Role of Science in Developing Russian-American Relations,” Pp. 97-103 in Russian-American Relations in a Time of Globalization. Proceedings of a Conference Sponsored by the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, 2-4 July, 2004 (Moscow: Kennan Institute, 2005).

V. V. Patsiorkovsky and D. J. O’Brien, “Rural Settlements, Families and Households in a Time of Transition.”  Pp. 37-55, in Change in Rural Russia 1991-2003: Evaluation, Approaches and Methodology. Proceedings of an International Conference in Petrazavodsk, Karelia, Russia, Sponsored by the Karelian Science Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Economics and the University of Helsinki, Finland, May 14-16, 2004 (Petrozavodsk, Russia: Russian Academy of Sciences, 2005).

D. J. O’Brien, J. L. Phillips and V. V. Patsiorkovsky, “Linking Indigenous Social Capital to the Global Economy.”  Special Issue on Social Capital.  Regional Studies 31 (2005):1041-1051.

V. V. Patsiorkovsky, D. J. O’Brien and S. K. Wegren, “Land Reform and Land Relations in Rural Russia,” Eastern European Countryside 11 (2005).

 D. J. O’Brien, S. K. Wegren and V. V. Patsiorkovsky, “Marketization and Community in Post-Soviet Russian Villages,” Rural Sociology 70 (2005): 188-207.

 D. J. O’Brien, S. K. Wegren & V. V. Patsiorkovsky, “Contemporary Rural Responses to Reform from Above,”  The Russian Review 63 (2004):256-276.

S. K. Wegren, D. J. O’Brien & V. V. Patsiorkovsky, “Household Responses, Regional Diversity, and Contemporary Agrarian Reform in Russia” The Journal of Peasant Studies 32 (2004):552-587. Also published in Stephen K. Wegren (editor), Rural Adaptation in Russia (London: Taylor and Francis, 2005).

 D. J. O’Brien, V. V. Patsiorkovski & S. K. Wegren, “Poverty and Adaptation in Rural Russia,” The Journal of Peasant Studies 32 (2004): 457-488. Also published in Stephen K. Wegren (editor), Rural Adaptation in Russia (London: Taylor and Francis, 2005).

V. V. Patsiorkovski, D. J. O’Brien and S. K. Wegren, “Ustoychivoye razvitie sel’skoy mestnocti v usloviyax globalizatsii” (stability of rural areas in the condition of globalization).  Pp. 340-342 in Agroprodovol’stvennaya Politika I Vstuplenie Rossii V VTO (Agro-Food Politics and the Entrance of Russia into the WTO).  Proceedings of a Conference Sponsored by the Russian Academy of Agricultural Science All Russian Institute of Agrarian Problems and Information Science.  Moscow (September 21-22, 2003).

V. V. Patsiorkovsky, D. O’Brien and S. Wegren, “Rural Russia from 119-2001.”  Harodonacelenie 3 (2003, no. 3):111-122.

V. V. Patsiorkovski, S. K. Wegren & D. J. O Brien (2003). “Selskaya Rossiia: Vyigravshie-proigravshie v 1991-2001,” Vlast  2(2003):16-23.

S. K. Wegren, D. J. O’Brien & V. V. Patsiorkovski, “Russia’s Rural Unemployed,” Europe-Asia Studies 55 (2003):847-867.

 S. K. Wegren, D. J. O’Brien & V. V. Patsiorkovski, “Why Russia’s Poor are Poor,” Post-Soviet Affairs 19(2003):1-24.

S. K. Wegren, D. J. O’Brien & V. V. Patsiorkovski, “Winners and Losers in Russian Agrarian Reform,” The Journal of Peasant Studies 30 (2002):1-29.

S. K. Wegren, D. J. O’Brien & V. V. Patsiorkovski, “Russian Agrarian Reform: The Gender Dimension,” Problems of Post-Communism 49 (2002):48-57.

D. J. O’Brien, “Land Privatization in Rural Russia,” Economic Systems 26 (2002):169-173.

D. J. O’Brien, “Household Capital and Structural Change in Employment and Income in Rural Russia from 1991-1999,”  In O. Ieda (ed.), Transformation and Diversification of Rural Societies in Eastern Europe and Russia (Sapporo, Japan: Slavic Research Center, 2002):61-84.

D. J. O’Brien & S. K. Wegren, “Where Do We Go From Here?  Building Sustainable Rural Communities.” In D. J. O’Brien & S. K. Wegren (eds.), Rural Reform in Post-Soviet Russia (Washington, D. C. & Baltimore: Woodrow Wilson Center Press & Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002):405-419.

S. K. Wegren & D. J. O’Brien, “Adaptation & Change: Old Problems, New Approaches.”  In D. J. O’Brien & S. K. Wegren (eds.), Rural Reform in Post-Soviet Russia (Washington, D. C. & Baltimore: Woodrow Wilson Center Press & Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002):1-22.

D. J. O’Brien, “Entrepreneurial Adaptations of Rural Households: Production, Sales & Income.”  In D. J. O’Brien & S. K. Wegren (eds.), Rural Reform in Post-Soviet Russia (Washington, D. C. & Baltimore: Woodrow Wilson Center Press & Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002):350-356.

V. V. Patsiorkovski, D. J. O’Brien & L. D. Dershem, “Changes in Households & Institutions in Russia,”  European Countryside 6 (2000):55-66.

D. J. O’Brien, V. V. Patsiorkovski & L. D. Dershem, “Rural Responses to Land Reform in Russia: An Analysis of Household land Use in Belgorod, Rostov and Tver’ Oblasts from 1991 to 1996.”  In S. K. Wegren (ed.), Comparative Land Use in the Former Soviet Union  (London: Routledge, 1998):35-61.

D. J. O’Brien, A. Raedeke & E. W. Hassinger, “The Social Networks of Leaders in More and Less Viable Communities Six Years Later: A Research Note,” Rural Sociology 62 (1998):109-127.

D. J. O’Brien, L. D. Dershem & V. V. Patsiorkovski, “The Transition to the Market Economy in Rural Russia: Assertions and Findings,” Eastern European Countryside 3 (1997):75-90.

V. V. Patsiorkovski & D. J. O’Brien, “Material Changes, Subjective Quality of Life & Symptoms of Stress in Three Russian Villages,” Journal of the Community Development Society 28 (1997):170-185.

D. J. O’Brien, E. W. Hassinger & L. D. Dershem, “Size of Place,    Residential Stability & Personal Social Networks,” Sociological Focus 29 (1996):61-72.

D. J. O’Brien, V. V. Patsiorkovski, L. Dershem & O. Lylova (1996), “Social Capital & Adaptation to Social Change in Russian Villages,” Studies in Public Policy (Glasgow, Scotland: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, University of Strathclyde, 1996).

L. D. Dershem, V. V. Patsiorkovski & D. J. O’Brien, “The Use of the CES-D for Measuring Symptoms of Depression in Three Rural Russian Villages,”  Social Indicators Research 39 (1996):1-20.

D. J. O’Brien, V. V. Patsiorkovski, L. Dershem & O. Lylova, “Household Production and Symptoms of Stress in Post-Soviet Russian Villages,”  Rural Sociology 61 (1996):674-698.

V. V. Patsiorkovski, S. S. Fugita & D. J. O’Brien, “Asians in Small Business in the Russian Far East: An Historical Overview & Comparison with Asians on the American West Coast,” International Migration Review 29 (1995):566-575.

V. V. Patsiorkovski, S. S. Fugita & D. J. O’Brien, “Ethnic Minorities in the Russian Far East: An Historical-Sociological Study: The Case of Vladivostok.”  In N. Rimashevskaya (ed.), Demographic Politics    1995 (Moscow: Institute for the Socio-Economic Studies of Population, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1995):135-156.

J. R. Pinkerton, E. W. Hassinger & D. J. O’Brien, “Inshopping by Residents of Small Communities,” Rural Sociology 60 (1995):467-480.

 D. J. O’Brien, E. W. Hassinger & L. D. Dershem, “Community Attachment & Depression in Two Rural Midwestern Communities,” Rural Sociology 59 (1994):255-265.

D. J. O’Brien, V. V. Patsiorkovski, I. Korkhova & L. D. Dershem, “The Future of the Village in a Restructured Food & Agricultural Sector in the Former Soviet Union,”  Agriculture & Human Values X (1993):11-20.

M. Tausig, D. J. O’Brien & S. Subedi, “Family Network Structures & Access to Informal Support by Home-Based Mentally Ill.”  In J. Greenlee & Philip Leef (eds.), Research in Community & Mental Health 7 (1992):173-195.

D. J. O’Brien & E. W. Hassinger, “Community Attachment among             Leaders in Five Rural Communities,” Rural Sociology 57 (1992):521-534.

D. J. O’Brien & S. Ayidiya, “Neighborhood Community & Life Satisfaction,” Journal of the Community Development Society 22 (1991):21-37.

V. Patsiorkovski, A. Bonanno, J. Chinn & D. J. O’Brien, “Selected Rural Issues in the USA & the USSR,” The Rural Sociologist 11 (1991):21-35.

D. J. O’Brien, E. W. Hassinger, R. B. Brown & J. R. Pinkerton, “The Social Networks of Leaders in More & Less Viable Rural Communities,”  Rural Sociology 56 (1991):699-716.

D.  J.  O’Brien, “Contribution of the University of Missouri Research Program to Understanding Socio-Cultural and Economic Development in Rural        Communities.”  In Y. Arutyunyan, P. Veliky, and V. Samsonov (eds.), Social and Cultural Models of Rural Development (Saratov: Academy of Sciences, USSR, 1991).

E. W. Hassinger & D. J. O’Brien, “Availability, Access, and Utilization of Public Services in Rural Communities.”  In  V. Patsiorkovski and J. Lachman (eds.), Social Infrastructure (Moscow: Institute for the Socio-Economic Studies of Population, Soviet Academy of Sciences, 1990).

D. J. O’Brien, M. McClendon & A. Ahmed, “Neighborhood Community & Quality of Life,” Journal of the Community Development Society 20 (1989):59-71.

M. J. McClendon & D. J. O’Brien, “Question-Order Effects on the Determinants of Subjective Well-Being,” Public Opinion Quarterly 52 (1988):351-366.

M. J. McClendon & D. J. O’Brien, “Explaining Question-Order      Effects on the Relationship Between Safety and Neighborhood Satisfaction,” Social Science Quarterly 69 (1988):764-772.

S. A. Mueller & D. J. O’Brien, “Neighborhood Racial Composition & Utilization of Public Services,” Sociological Focus 19 (1986):61-75.

D. J. O’Brien & J. K. Lange, “Racial Composition & Neighborhood Evaluation,” Journal of Urban Affairs 8(1986):43-62.

S. S. Fugita & D. J. O’Brien, “Structural Assimilation, Ethnic Group Membership & Political Participation,” Social Forces 63 (1985):986-995.

D. J. O’Brien & M. J. Roach, “Recent Trends in Urban Sociology,” Journal of Urban History 10 (1984):145-170.

D. J. O’Brien & S. S. Fugita, “The Mobilization of a Traditionally Petit Bourgeois Ethnic Group,” Social Forces 63 (1984):522-537.

D. J. O’Brien & S. S. Fugita, “Generational Differences in Japanese Americans’ Perceptions & Feelings About Social Relationships Between Themselves & Caucasian Americans.”  In William C. McCready (ed.), Culture, Ethnicity & Identity: Current Issues in Research (New York: Academic Press, 1983):223-240.

M. J. Roach & D. J. O’Brien, “The Impact of Neighborhood Involvement on Residents’ Evaluations of Their Neighborhoods,” Sociological Focus 15 (1983):379-391.

N. Apple & D. J. O’Brien, “Neighborhood Racial Composition & Residents’ Evaluations of Police,” Journal of Police Science & Administration 11 (1983):76-84.

D. J. O’Brien & S. S. Fugita, “Assessing the Explanatory Value of the Middleman Minority Concept,” Pacific Sociological Review 25 (1982):185-204.

D. J. O’Brien & L. Clough, “The Future of American Neighborhoods.”  In G. Gappert & R. V. Knight (eds.), Cities in the 21st CenturyUrban Affairs Annual Review 23 (1982):232-248.

D. J. O’Brien & R. Sterne, “Sociology & Choice,” Humanity & Society 2 (1978):75-89.

J. K.  Lange & D. J. O’Brien, “Needs & Formulas:   Operationalizing          Justice in Community Development Funding,” Sociological Focus II (1978):317-327.

D. J. O’Brien, “The Sociological Perspective & the Liberal Democratic Model,” Social Science Quarterly 58 (1978):436-448.

S. S. Fugita & D. J. O’Brien, “Economics, Ideology & Ethnicity: The United Farm Workers Union & the Nisei Farmers League,” Social Problems 25 (1977):146-156.

D. J. O’Brien, “The Public Goods Dilemma & the Apathy of the Poor toward Neighborhood Organizations,” Social Service Review 48 (1974):229-245.

Selected Competitive Grants Awarded:

Ford Foundation (2008-2010).  $200,000 to V. V. Patsiorkovsky (Principal Investigator), D. J. O’Brien (Co-P.I.), S. K. Wegren (Co-P.I.), O. Panteleeva (Co.-P.I.) and T. Morozova (Co-P.I.) for “Alternative Income Sources in Forest Resource Dependent Regions of Russia.

National Council on East European and Eurasian Research (2005-2007).  $75,000 to S. K. Wegren (Principal Investigator), D. J. O’Brien (Co-P.I.) and V. V. Patsiorkovsky (Co-P.I.)  for “Ethnicity and Entrepreneurship in Rural Russia.”

Fulbright Senior Scholar Research Fellowship to D. J. O’Brien for 10 Months Work with Colleagues at the Institute for the Socio-Economic Studies of Population, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 9/1/03-6/30/04.

USIA Program on Exploring Conflict Resolution and Cross Cultural Communication in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland (2002-2003).  $4,793 to D. J. O’Brien and K. Richter for “Transaction Costs and Conflict Resolution in Derry, Northern Ireland.”

The Ford Foundation (2000-2003).  $220,000 to D. J. O’Brien for “A Model for Measuring Potential Sources of Social Capital in Community Development Programs.”

The National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (2000-2003).  $45,000 to S. K. Wegren, D. J. O’Brien & V. V. Patsiorkovski for “Winners & Losers During Agrarian Reform: Social Effects of Market Transition.”

National Science Foundation (2000-2001).  $6,800 to D. J. O’Brien & Q. Liu for “Doctoral Dissertation Research: Property Rights & Enterprise Development in Rural China.”

Research Support Scheme (RSS) & the Open Society Institute of the Soros Foundation (1997-99),  $22,000 to M. Lostak, J. S. Rikoon, H. Hudeckova & D. J.  O’Brien for “Status & Situation of Non-Farming Landowners in the Czech Republic.”

The University of Missouri Research Board (1998-1999).  $12,450 to D. J. O’Brien for “Symposium on Social Capital in Russia.”  Jointly Sponsored by the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies of the Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, D. C.

University of Missouri Research Board (1996-1997).  $32,000 to D. J. O’Brien for “A Panel Study of Social Change in Russian Villages.”

International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) (1995-97), $19,540 to D. J      O’Brien & V. V. Patsiorkovski for “Research Methodology & Selected Characteristics of Rural Life in Russia & the American Middle West.”

National Science Foundation (1994-98). $241,974 to D. J. O’Brien for “Social Networks, Social Capital, and Adaptation to Social Change: A Panel Study of Villages in the FSU.”

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, (1994).  $83,000 to D. J. O’Brien for “Impact of the 1993 Floods on Substance Abuse in Rural Areas.”

University of Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station (1993).  $24,200 to D. J. O’Brien & E. W. Hassinger for “Community Social Organization and the Co-production of Public Services in Rural Areas.”

North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (1992).  $6,000 to D. J. O’Brien for “Networking Group to Examine Rural Services.”

University of Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station (1990-1992).  $28,295 to E. W. Hassinger & D. J. O’Brien for “Availability, Access and Utilization of Public Services in Rural Communities.”

Rural Policy Research Institute (1991). $10,000 to D. J. O’Brien for “Research on the Co-production of Services in Rural Areas.”

Ohio Department of Mental Health (1987).  $23,942 to D. J. O’Brien & M. Tausig for “Identifying Linkages & Gaps between Formal & Informal Service Providers.”

United Way of Summit County, Ohio (1985).  $8,400 to M. J. McClendon & D. J. O’Brien for “Needs Assessment of Summit County.”

The National Institute of Mental Health, # RO1MH31565-01 (1978-80). $146,797 to S. S. Fugita & D. J. O’Brien for “Japanese Americans & California’s Farm Labor Issue.”

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