Wooten, Nikki R.

Dr. Nikki R. Wooten is an Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Social Work, Massachusetts. She received her doctorate degree in social work from the University of Maryland, School of Social Work, Baltimore.

History of the Research Into Methods for Selecting and Classifying U.S. Army Personnel 1917-2011
2012 0-7734-2654-X
The authors attempt extensive quantitative research into the recruitment and classification practices used by the United States Army over the course of the last century. They analyze which techniques are successful in retaining qualified soldiers, and compare conscription to volunteer armies to see which is more cost effective. The study ranges from the Revolutionary War all the way until the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars.