Shannon Horrillo

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Shannon Horrillo

Interim Director of Extension and Associate Dean for Engagement

Summary

Dr. Shannon Horrillo is the interim director of the University of Nevada, Reno Extension and associate dean for engagement in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources. She leverages the full range of expertise within University of Nevada, Reno and all Nevada Systems of Higher Education institutions and collaborates with community partners to strengthen the social, economic and environmental well-being of people in Nevada.

Education

B.S. Human Development, University of California, 1999
M.S. Child Development, University of California, 2003
Ph.D. Human Development, University of California, 2009

Honors and Awards

  • California 4-H Association Specialty Award - 4-H Military Partnership Award (2018)

  • University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4-H eLearning Team STAR Award (2018)

  • Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) and United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA), National Extension Diversity Award (Team Award) (2016)

  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, National Award Winner for Outstanding Achievement in Excellence in 4-H Club Support Award (Team Award) (2015)

  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, Western Regional Winner for Outstanding Achievement in Excellence in 4-H Club Support Award (Team Award) (2015)

  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Achievement in Service Award (2014)

News & Journal Articles, Fact Sheets, Reports...

Book Chapter(s)
Social class and socialization in families Conger, R. D. & Dogan, S. J. 2007, In J. E. Grusec & P. D. Hastings (Eds.), Handbook of Socialization (pp. 433-460). New York: Guilford Press.
Curriculum Materials
Astronomy adventures. In S. J. Horrillo, M. Bird., & S. Worker (Eds.), Camp activities with a science twist: Enhancing your camp program with fun STEM experiences. Horrillo, S. J. 2018, Monterey, CA: Healthy Living. (pp. 129-146)
Camp activities with a science twist: Enhancing your camp program with fun STEM experiences. Horrillo, S. J., Bird, M., & Worker, S. 2018, Monterey, CA: Healthy Living.
Foil cooking. In S. J. Horrillo, M. Bird., & S. Worker. (Eds.), Camp activities with a science twist: Enhancing your camp program with fun STEM experiences. Horrillo, S. J., Frazell, J., & Stewart, J. 2018, Monterey, CA: Healthy Living. (pp. 199-212).
Stick cooking. In S. J. Horrillo, M. Bird., & S. Worker (Eds.), Camp activities with a science twist: Enhancing your camp program with fun STEM experiences Horrillo, S. J., Frazell, J., & Stewart, J. 2018, Monterey, CA: Healthy Living. (pp. 185-198)
Journals
An Intercultural Competence Organizational Development Model for Embracing Diversity and Inclusion. Moncloa, F., Horrillo, S. J., Espinoza, D., & Hill, R. 2019, Journal of Extension.
Using a translational process to apply Latino youth development research findings in practice.
Developed an intentional and collaborative translational process for converting evidence-based knowledge from Latino youth development literature into Extension practice.
Moncloa, F., Horrillo, S. J., Diaz-Carrasco, C., Espinoza, D., Hill, R., & Soule, K. 2018, Journal of Extension 56(6) Article 6IAW3.
Welcoming Latino youth to California 4-H! Fabregas Janeiro, M.G., Horrillo, S. 2017, Annual Conference Cambio de Colores Proceedings. Building Bridges, Dialogue, and Opportunities, 15, 61-68.
National 4-H common measures: Initial evaluation from California 4-H
Evaluation is a key component to learning about the effectiveness of a program. This article provides descriptive statistics of the newly developed National 4-H Common Measures (science, healthy living, citizenship, and youth development) based on data from 721 California 4-H youth.
Lewis, K., Horrillo, S. J., Widaman, K., Worker, S., & Trzesniewski, K. 2015, Journal of Extension [On-line], 53(2) Article 2RIB3.
The forgotten half of program evaluation: A focus on the translation of rating scales for use with Hispanic populations.
There is little research and practical guidance on the cultural adaptation and translation of rating scales. This work summarizes the methodological work in this area as it relates to evaluation in Extension, specifically with Spanish-speaking, Hispanic populations of Mexican origin
Dogan, S. J., Sitnick, S., & Ontai, L. 2012, Journal of Extension 50(1) Article 1FEA5.
Developmental relations and patterns of change between alcohol use and number of sexual partners from adolescence through adulthood. Dogan, S. J., Stockdale, G. D., Widaman, K. F., & Conger, R. D. 2010, Developmental Psychology, 46, 1747-1759.
Evaluation of the Interactionist Model of socioeconomic status and problem behavior. A developmental cascade across generations. Martin, M. J., Conger, R. D., Schofield, T. J., Dogan, S. J., Widaman, K. F., Donnellan, M. B., & Neppl, T. K. 2010, Developmental Psychopathology, 22, 697-715.
Complexity, usefulness, and optimality: A response to Foster. Widaman, K. F., Dogan, S. J., Stockdale, G. D., & Conger, R. D. 2010, Developmental Psychology, 46, 1767-1770.
Cognitive and parenting pathways in the transmission of antisocial behavior from parents to adolescents. Dogan, S. J., Conger, R. D., Kim, K. J., & Masyn, K. E. 2007, Child Development, 78, 335-349.
Special Publications
Nevada Stakeholder Perceptions of Youth Educational and Mental Health Needs During the Pandemic
Nearly a year after the first case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in the U.S., it is evident that the pandemic is more than just a physical health crisis, especially for young people.
Horrillo, S; Evans, W; Gallo, J; Norze, J; Stark, C; Sanchez, J; Demchak, M; Chvilicek, S; Bray, S; 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Resource Guide for Nevada Stakeholder Perceptions of Youth Educational and Mental Health Needs During the Pandemic
This Resource Guide to Support Youth and Families was developed to share community resources that are available through the University of Nevada, Reno and other state and community organizations.
Stark, C; Horrillo, S; Evans, W; Gallo, J; Norze, J; Sanchez, J; Demchak, M; Chvilicek, S; Bray, S 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Special Report
Technical Publication
Staffing for success: Fact sheet for Human Resources Director and 4-H leadership. Hill, R., Diaz Carrasco, C., Moncloa, F., & UC ANR Diversity in Youth Development Workgroup. 2017, Oakland: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Publication 8579).
Promising practices for programs serving Latino youth: Fact sheet for 4-H academics and staff. Horrillo, S. J., Diaz Carrasco, C., Hill, R., Moncloa, F., & UC ANR Diversity in Youth Development Workgroup. 2017, Oakland: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Publication 8578).
Professional development: Fact sheet for Human Resources Director and 4-H leadership. Horrillo, S. J., Guild, J., Mariscal, D., Moncloa, F., Nathaniel, K. C., & UC ANR Diversity in Youth Development Workgroup. 2017, Oakland: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Publication 8577).
Addressing theoretical gaps in positive youth development for diverse youth: Fact sheet for the 4-H Youth Development Program. Trzesniewski, K. H., & UC ANR Diversity in Youth Development Workgroup. 2017, Oakland: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Publication 8576).
Building Partnerships with the Latino Community, fact sheet for 4-H staff. Villalobos, E., Diaz Carrasco, C., & Diversity in Youth Development Workgroup. 2017, Davis, CA: University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (Publication 8572)