*Paintings are property of Edwin Stewart and can be purchased at: email@example.com
Fitting Stories: Outreach Worker Strategies for Housing Homeless Clients
Forthcoming. Curtis Smith and Leon Anderson
Journal of Contemporary Ethnography
Social Service Workers’ Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Fair Housing Laws
2016. Jennifer Roark, Jessica Lucero, Curtis Smith & David Parker
Journal of Social Service Research
Can Atmospheric Temperature Predict Emergency and Transitional Shelter Population (ETSP) Density? A Geographically-aware Multilevel Analysis
2014. Siordia, Carlos, Ernesto Castañeda and Curtis Smith.
Disparities in Hispanic and non Hispanic Homeless Populations in El Paso, TX
2014. Castañeda, Ernesto, Jonathan Klassen and Curtis Smith.
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences.
Reprinted partially in Frankfort-Nachmias, Chava and Anna Leon-Guerrero. 2017. Social Statistics for a Diverse Society. SAGE. Thousand Oaks, CA. pp. 239-243.
Health, Hope, and Human Development: Building Capacity in Public Housing Communities on the U.S.–Mexico border
2013. Mata, Holly, Maria Flores, Ernesto Castañeda, William Medina-Jerez, Josue Lachica, Curtis Smith, and Hector Olvera.
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.
The Homeless and Occupy El Paso: Creating Community among the 99%
2012. Smith, Curtis, Ernesto Castañeda and Josiah Heyman.
Social Movement Studies
*Reprinted in Jenny Pickerill, John Krinsky, Graeme Hayes, Kevin Gillan, and Brian Doherty. 2014. Occupy! A Global Movement. Routledge: Oxford,
Unearthing aggressive advocacy: Challenges and Strategies in Social Service Ethnography
2018. (under contract) in Boeri and Shukla Ethnography Uncensored.
University of California Press.
Improving Homeless Point-In-Time Counts:
Engagement and the Uncovering of the Marginally Housed
Curtis Smith and Ernesto Castañeda
*Presented at the American Sociological Association annual conference in 2017
Board Member &
Chair of the Client Problem Competition for students
The Client Problem Competition (CPC) is an annual student team competition held at the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS) conference every year. The CPC event provides students with a meaningful use of applied skills they learned in sociology, experience in teamwork and time management, and serves as a valuable networking opportunity for the next generation of practicing social scientists.