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Karen Greiner, The advantages and limits of a “full-spectrum” approach to communication for development (C4D), The Journal of Development Communication, Vol 28, No 1-2, pp. 80-87. 2017.


Karen Greiner. Participatory health communication research: Four tools to complement the interview. Handbook of global health communication. 2012.

Karen Greiner, Nicola Christofides, Thomas Tufte, and Emily Bockh. Developing and supporting centers of excellence for social and behavior change communication at tertiary institutions. United States Agency for International Development (USAID), C-Change Project, FHI 360. 2012.

Hibist Astatke, Karen Greiner, K., Elizabeth Costenbader and Sarah Meyanathan, S. Multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships in generalized HIV epidemics in Southern and East Africa: A desk review of communication interventions.  FHI-360/USAID. 2012.

Arvind Singhal and Karen Greiner. Using the Positive Deviance approach to reduce hospital acquired infections at the Veterans Administration Healthcare System in Pittsburgh. Leading change in healthcare: Transforming organizations using complexity, positive psychology, and relationship-centered care. 2011. 

Karen Greiner. Assessment of media activities in Chad and Niger under the Peace through Development (PDEV) Program. USAID. 2011.

Karen Greiner. Coming in from the margin: Research practices, representation and the ordinary. The Qualitative Report. 2010.

Karen Greiner. Exploring dialogic social change. A dissertation presented to the faculty of the Scripps College of Communication of Ohio University. 2010.

Karen Greiner and Arvind Singhal. Inviting—not requiring—social change. Communication for Social Change Consortium. Mazi 20, 2010.

Karen Greiner. Applying local solutions to local problems: Radio listeners as agents of change. USAID. 2010. 

Karen Greiner. Participatory communication processes as 'infusions of innovation.' The case of 'Scenarios from Africa.' Youth engaging with the world: Media, communication and social change. Nordicom. 2009.

Karen Greiner and Arvind Singhal. Communication and invitational social change. Journal of Development Communication. 2009.

Arvind Singhal and Karen Greiner. Performance activism and civic engagement through symbolic and playful actions. Journal of Development Communication. 2008. 

Arvind Singhal and Karen Greiner. "When the task is accomplished, can we say we did it ourselves?." A quest to eliminate MRSA at the Veterans Health Administration’s Hospitals in Pittsburgh. Communication for Social Change Consortium. 2007.

Karen Greiner, Arvind Singhal, Sarah Hurlburt. "With an antenna we can stop the practice of female genital cutting": A participatory assessment of Ashreat Al Amal, an entertainment-education radio soap opera in Sudan. Investigación y Desarrollo. 2007.

Arvind Singhal and Karen Greiner. "Do what you can, with you have, where you are." A quest to eliminate MRSA at the VA Pittsburgh healthcare system.Plexus Institute. 2007. 

Karen Greiner, The Post-it® — Function beyond fashion,, July 2017


Karen Greiner, Ground-Air-Cloud: Designing for maximum reach and dialogue in communication for development/social change,, Feb. 2017

Karen Greiner, Three paths for measuring the impact of social design,, Dec. 2016.

Karen Greiner, How I learned to love the loop: Designing social change interventions with built-in opportunities for, Dec. 2016.

Karen Greiner, Nadim Boughanmi and Cynthia Hannah. French Language Human Centered Design Research Methods Cards. UNICEF/Chad with support from the Community Research Alliance. 2016. 

Karen Greiner and Asch Harwood. Exploring the Off-Net. A conversation about using offline networks to transfer digital content. 2016.

Karen Greiner, Claudia Nieto, Cynthia Hannah. Going to scale with local knowledge: A look at how AfriComNet shapes, shares and sustains communication knowledge across sub-Saharan Africa. Community Research Alliance. 2014.

Karen Greiner. Discovering a universe, One word at a time. Blog Post. 2012.


Karen Greiner. Communication for social change: How to turn a stone into a sponge (it’s not magic, it’s design!). Frontline SMS. 2011.


Karen Greiner. A year in the city.The City Paper. 2009. (Bogota Colombia). 

Karen Greiner. The 'out of sight city'. The City Paper. 2009 (Bogota Colombia)

Karen Greiner. Beloved books and the city. The City Paper.  

2009 (Bogota Colombia)

Karen Greiner. Anatomy of a bus sign. The City Paper. 2009 (Bogota Colombia)

Karen Greiner. The fountain of stories. The City Paper. 2009 (Bogota Colombia)

Karen Greiner and Adrian Herrera. Una charla entre dos becarios Fulbright. Hoy en la Javeriana. Bogota. 2009. 

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