Andy Carswell

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

Professor

Research

Dr. Carswell’s work covers a variety of housing-related topics, but he is particularly known for mortgage fraud and property management research. 

Publications

Last updated October 3, 2022

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Refereed Journals

• Kim, S.D., & Carswell, A.T.  (2022). The mediation effect of indoor air quality on health: A comparison of homeowners and renters.  Indoor Air 32(9), e13108. doi: 10.1111/ina.13108. Available at: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ina.13108   

• Peek, G., Green, L., Emerson, K.G., & Carswell, A.T. (2022, in press).  Aging in place and residential satisfaction: The influence of home modifications.  Housing and Society.

• Ghimire, J., Carswell, A.T., Ghimire, R., & Turner, P.R. (2021).  Measuring housing’s impact on mental health during COVID-19.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

• Johnson, P.L., & Carswell, A.T. (2021).  The effects of unplanned moves on post-crisis housing situations.  Housing and Society, 48(2), 137-154. DOI: 10.1080/08882746.2020.1796109  [special issue on disasters]*

• Gawrys, M., & Carswell, A.T. (2020).  Exploring the cost burden of rural rental housing.  Journal of Rural Studies, 80, 372-379.*

• Tharp, D., McDonald, M., Carswell, A.T., & Seay, M.C. (2020).  Personality traits and financial satisfaction at the individual level.  Personality and Individual Differences, 166(1).  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2020.110211

• Hopkins, E.Z., Carswell, A.T., & Love, K. (2020).  Impacts of Energy Star rated appliances on U.S. multifamily rents.  Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 49(1), 37-51.  

• Read, D.C., & Carswell, A.T. (2019).  Is property management viewed as a value-added service?  Property Management, 37(2), 262-274. 

• Moore, H.P., Carswell, A.T., Worthy, S.L., & Nielsen, R. (2019).  Residential satisfaction among students: Examining high-end amenity student housing.  Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 47(3), 260-275.

• Ewen, H.H., & Carswell, A.T. (2019).  Differences in conventional and seniors-oriented apartment management.  Facilities, 37(3/4), 157-167.

• Peek, G.G., & Carswell, A.T. (2018).  Older homes, associations, and owner satisfaction.  Housing and Society, 45(1), 1-13.

• Seay, M.C., Carswell, A.T., Nielsen, R., & Anderson, S. (2018).  Investment in rental real estate during the 1990s.  Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 29(2), 369-382. 

• Carswell, A.T. (2018). Living where you work: Determining the value-added nature of the on-site residential property manager.  Facilities, 36(5/6), 258-271.

• Ewen, H.H., Emerson, K.G., Washington, T.R., Carswell, A.T., & Smith, M.L. (2017). Aging in place: Community-based services and resources in residential settings among older adults.  Housing and Society, 44 (1/2), 114-126.   

• Ewen, H.H., Washington, T., Emerson, K.G., Carswell, A.T., & Smith, M.L. (2017).  Variation in older adult characteristics by residence type and use of home- and community-based services.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(3).

• Carswell, A.T. (2017).  An examination of operating expense control within U.S. multifamily properties.  Property Management, 35(1), 48-66.

• Carswell, A.T. (2017).  Do infill properties and major property improvements create externalities that impact property taxes?  Journal of Property Tax Assessment and Administration, 14(1), 5-18.

• Ewen, H.H., Lewis, D.C., Carswell, A.T., Emerson, K.G., Washington, T., & Smith, M. (2017).  A model for aging in place for apartment communities.  Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 31(1), 1-13.

Book Chapters

• Steuve, C., Seay, M.C., & Carswell, A.T. (2018). Renting in the United States.  In K. Anacker, A.T. Carswell, S. Kirby, & K. Tremblay (eds.), Introduction to Housing, 2nd ed. (pp. 156-166). Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.

Books (As Editor)

• Anacker, K., Carswell, A.T., Kirby, S., & Tremblay, K. (2018).  An introduction to housing (2nd edition).  Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press. 

Book Reviews

• Carswell, A.T. (2022, in press). “Golden gates: The housing crisis and a reckoning for the American Dream”, by C. Dougherty.  Housing and Society. DOI: 10.1080/08882746.2022.2065595.

• Carswell, A.T. (2019). Remembering the influencers of postwar U.S. housing: Tales of builders and bulldozers.  Journal of Planning History, 18(2), 148-153.  [Dual reviews of Francesca Ammon’s “Bulldozer” and Barbara Miller Lane’s “Houses in the New World: Builders and Buyers in American Suburbs, 1945-1965”]

• Carswell, A.T. (2018). “Young people and housing: Transitions, trajectories and generational fractures”, edited by R. Forrest & N.M. Yip.  Journal of Planning Education and Research, 38(1), 120-121. [invited] 

• Carswell, A.T. (2017). “White collar crime in housing”, by C. Koller. Social and Legal Studies, 26(2), 283-287.

Conference Presentations

• Ghimire, J., Carswell, A.T., & Turner, P.R. (2021).  An analysis of housing and mental health during COVID-19 pandemic.  In B. Yust (ed.), Proceedings of the 2021 Housing Education and Research Association Conference (pp. 25-26).  Minneapolis, MN.  Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2021.  Available at: https://housingeducators.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2021-hera-proceedings-2.pdf.

• Johnson, P.L., Kirby, S., & Carswell, A.T. (2021).  Gauging post-disaster preparedness behaviors for affected and non-affected households.  In B. Yust (ed.), Proceedings of the 2021 Housing Education and Research Association Conference (pp. 32-33).  Minneapolis, MN. Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2021. Available at: https://housingeducators.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2021-hera-proceedings-2.pdf.

• Kayzar, B., & Carswell, A.T. (2021).  Artistic and creative communities as drivers of residential satisfaction.  In B. Yust (ed.), Proceedings of the 2021 Housing Education and Research Association Conference (pp. 13-14).  Minneapolis, MN. Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2021.  Available at: https://housingeducators.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2021-hera-proceedings-2.pdf.

• Carswell, A.T., & Johnson, P. (2019).  Tracking the outcomes of stressor moves post-housing crisis.  Proceedings of the 2019 Housing Education and Research Association Conference (p. 7).  Austin, TX.  November 11-14, 2019.  Available at: https://housingeducators.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2019-hera-conference-proceedings.pdf.

• Carswell, A.T., Read, D.C., & Johnson, P. (2019).  Social, economic, and service delivery drivers of renter evictions.  Urban Affairs Association Conference.  Los Angeles, CA.  April 24-27, 2019.

• Read, D.C., & Carswell, A.T. (2019).  Is property management viewed as a value-added service?  Pacific Rim Real Estate Conference.  Melbourne, Australia. January 14-16, 2019. [non-presenter]

• Carswell, A.T., & Kim, S. (2018).  A study on the causal inference of indoor air quality and asthma in apartment units. Proceedings of the 2018 Housing Education and Research Association Conference.  Savannah, GA.

• Odeyemi, E., & Carswell, A.T. (2018).  Measuring neighborhood satisfaction through participation in community organizations.  Proceedings of the 2018 Housing Education and Research Association Conference.  Savannah, GA.

• Carswell, A.T., & White, K. (2018).  Attitudes toward community for residents displaced from disaster-impacted areas.  Community Development Society Conference.  Detroit, MI.  July 22-25. 

• Read, D.C., & Carswell, A.T. (2018).  An asset management response to evolving market demand for innovation-oriented work environments.  American Real Estate Society Conference.  Bonita Springs, FL.  April 11-14, 2018.

• Carswell, A.T., Bidanset, P., & Yoo, J. (2018).  Measuring association governance and management into condominium sale prices.  American Real Estate Society Conference.  Bonita Springs, FL.  April 11-14, 2018.

• White, Jr., K.J., & Carswell, A.T. (2017).  Racial differences in housing inheritance.  Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Conference.  San Diego, CA.  November 15-17.  [Note: Acceptance rate of 43%]

• Robert, J.G., & Carswell, A.T. (2017).  Effects of financing riskiness on operating and capital expenses of apartment buildings.  American Real Estate Society Annual Conference.  Coronado, CA.

• Smith, M.L., Carswell, A.T., Ewen, H.H., Emerson, K.G., & Washington, T.R. (2017).  Objective and subjective views on home safety across housing types of older adults.  Poster to be presented at the 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  San Francisco, CA, July 23-27, 2017.

• Emerson, K.G., Washington, T.R., Smith, M.L., Carswell, A.T., & Ewen, H.H. (2017).  Community-based services and resources in a residential setting: Location matters.  Poster to be presented at the 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  San Francisco, CA, July 23-27, 2017.

• Ewen, H.H., Lewis, D., Carswell, A.T., Emerson, K.G., & Smith, M. (2017).  Preparing residential service coordinators for work with low-income elders.  Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.  Miami, FL.

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