Ashley Munger

Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services
Department of Child and Family Studies
Office Location: ET








  • Grutzmacher, S., Munger, A., Speirs, K., Zemeir, L., Richard, K., & Worthington, L. (2017, accepted). Feasibility of bidirectional text messages in evaluating a text-based nutrition education program for low-income parents: Results from the Text2BHealthy program. 
  • Grutzmacher, S., Braunscheidel Duru, E., Speirs, K., Worthington, L., Munger, A., & Lachenmayr, L. (2017, accepted). Using text messages to engage parents in school-based nutrition education. 
  • Song, H., Grutzmacher, S., & Munger, A. (2016). Project ReFresh: Testing the efficacy of a school-based classroom and cafeteria intervention to improve fruit and vegetable consumption in elementary school children. Journal of School Health, 86, 543-551.
  • Munger, A., Hofferth, S., & Grutzmacher, S. (2016). Food insecurity, maternal depression, and therole of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, 11(2), 162-180.
  • Davis, B., Grutzmacher, S., & Munger, A. (2016). Utilization of social support among food insecure individuals: A qualitative examination of network strategies and  appraisals. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, 11(2), 147-161.
  • Speirs, K., Grutzmacher, S., Munger, A., & Messina, L. (2016). Recruitment and retention in an SMS-based health education program: Lessons learned from Text2BHealthy. Journal of Health Informatics, 22(3), 651-658.
  • Munger, A., Stevenson, T., Speirs, K., Riera, K., & Grutzmacher, S. (2015). More than just not enough: Undocumented Latino immigrants’ experiences of food insecurity. Journal of Minority and Immigrant Health,17(5), 1548-1556.
  • Speirs, K., Messina, L., Munger, A., & Grutzmacher, S. (2012). Health literacy and nutrition behaviors among low-income adults. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 23(3),1082-1091. 
  • Grutzmacher, S., Gross, S., & Munger, A. (2012). Food insecurity and vegetable consumption. In C. Wilson, & M. Morree (Eds.), Vegetable consumption and health: New research. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Publishers. 




Ph.D. Family Science 2015

  • University of Maryland, College Park
    College Park, MD

M.A. Couple and Family Therapy 2011

  • University of Maryland, College Park
    College Park, MD

B.A. Psychology 2009

  • Grove City College
    Grove City, PA