Publications and creative works by faculty in the Department of Family Science and Human Development, College of Education and Human Services, are collected here.


Submissions from 2011

Self-Regulation Processes and Thriving in Childhood and Adolescence: A View of the Issues., Richard M. Lerner, Jacqueline V. Lerner, Edmond P. Bowers, Selva Lewin-Bizan, Steinunn Gestsdottir, and Jennifer Urban (2011)

Youth Activity Involvement and Positive Youth Development, Megan Kiely Mueller, Selva Lewin-Bizan, and Jennifer Urban (2011)

Youth Development Program Participation and Intentional Self-Regulation Skills: Contextual and Individual Bases of Pathways to Positive Youth Development, Megan Kiely Mueller, Erin Phelps, Edmond P. Bowers, Jennifer P. Agans, Jennifer Urban, and Richard M. Lerner (2011)

Parenting in Immigration: Experiences of Mothers and Fathers from Eastern Europe Raising Children in the United States, Olena Nesteruk and Loren D. Marks (2011)


Retired Women and Volunteering: The Good, the Bad, and the Unrecognized, Olena Nesteruk and Christine A. Price (2011)

Developmental Systems Science: Exploring the Application of Systems Science Methods to Developmental Science Questions, Jennifer Urban, Nathaniel D. Osgood, and Patricia L. Mabry (2011)

Same-Sex Relationships and Dissolution: The Connection Between Heteronormativity and Homonormativity, Bradley van Eeden-Moorefield, Christopher R. Martell, Mark Williams, and Marilyn Preston (2011)

Submissions from 2010

The Role of Gender in the Racial and Ethnic Socialization of African American Adolescents, Tiffany L. Brown, Miriam Linver, and Melanie Evans (2010)

Sibling Development : Implications for Mental Health Practitioners, Jonathan Caspi (2010)

Who Has the Time? the Relationship Between Household Labor Time and Sexual Frequency, Constance Gager and Scott T. Yabiku (2010)

Adolescents' Social Reasoning About Relational Aggression, Sara Goldstein and Marie S. Tisak (2010)

Suicide Prevention Public Service Announcements: Perceptions of Young Adults, Bonnie Klimes-Dougan and Chih-Yuan Lee (2010)

Continuity and Cascade in Offspring of Bipolar Parents: A Longitudinal Study of Externalizing, Internalizing, and Thought Problems, Bonnie Klimes-Dougan, Jeffrey D. Long, Chih-Yuan Lee, Donna S. Ronsaville, Philip W. Gold, and Pedro E. Martinez (2010)


Trajectories of Substance Use Disorders in Youth: Identifying and Predicting Group Memberships, Chih-Yuan Lee, Ken C. Winters, and Melanie M. Wall (2010)

Heritage Language Maintenance and Loss Among the Children of Eastern European Immigrants in the USA, Olena Nesteruk (2010)


Creating Retirement Paths: Examples from the Lives of Women, Christine A. Price and Olena Nesteruk (2010)

The Role of Intentional Self-Regulation, Lower Neighborhood Ecological Assets, and Activity Involvement in Youth Developmental Outcomes, Jennifer Urban, Selva Lewin-Bizan, and Richard M. Lerner (2010)

Submissions from 2009

Understanding Parent Participation in a Going-to-Scale Implementation Trial of the Early Risers Conduct Problems Prevention Program, Michael L. Bloomquist, Jason L. Horowitz, Gerald J. August, Chih-Yuan Lee, George M. Realmuto, and Bonnie Klimes-Dougan (2009)

African-American Parents' Racial and Ethnic Socialization and Adolescent Academic Grades: Teasing Out the Role of Gender, Tiffany L. Brown, Miriam Linver, Melanie Evans, and Donna Degennaro (2009)

Whose Time Is It? Tthe Effect of Employment and Work/Family Stress on Children's Housework, Constance Gager, Laura A. Sanchez, and Alfred Demaris (2009)

Psychometric Properties of the Acculturation Rating Scale for Mexican Americans-II, Melissa A. Gutierrez, Lydia M. Franco, Kristen Gilmore Powell, N. Andrew Peterson, and Robert Reid (2009)


Coparenting Relationships After Divorce: Variations by Type of Marital Violence and Fathers Role Differentiation, J. L. Hardesty, Lyndal Khaw, G. H. Chung, and J. M. Martin (2009)

Practitioner and Site Characteristics that Relate to Fidelity of Implementation: The Early Risers Prevention Program in a Going-to-Scale Intervention Trial, Bonnie Klimes-Dougan, Gerald J. August, Chih-Yuan Lee, George M. Realmuto, Michael L. Bloomquist, Jason L. Horowitz, and Todd L. Eisenberg (2009)

Suicide Prevention: With Adolescents Suicide Prevention with Adolescents. Considering Potential Benefits and Untoward Effects of Public Service Announcements, Bonnie Klimes-Dougan, Chih-Yuan Lee, and Alaa K. Houri (2009)

Family Income and Parenting: The Role of Parental Depression and Social Support, Chih-Yuan Lee, Jared R. Anderson, Jason L. Horowitz, and Gerald J. August (2009)

Cutting the Wireless Cord: College Student Cell Phone Use and Attachment to Parents, Soyoung Lee, Peggy S. Meszaros, and Jan Colvin (2009)

Patterns of Adolescents' Participation in Organized Activities: Are Sports Best When Combined with Other Activities?, Miriam Linver, Jodie L. Roth, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn (2009)

Understanding the Role of Parental Support for IT Career Decision Making Using the Theory of Self-Authorship, Peggy S. Meszaros, Elizabeth Creamer, and Soyoung Lee (2009)

Grandparents Across the Ocean: Eastern European Immigrants Struggle to Maintain Intergenerational Relationships, Olena Nesteruk and Loren Marks (2009)

Special Feature: Immigrant Parents' Concerns Regarding Their Children's Education in the United States, Olena Nesteruk, Loren Marks, and M. E.Betsy Garrison (2009)

Testing the Factor Structure of a Scale to Assess African American Acculturation: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis, Robert Reid, Tiffany L. Brown, N. Andrew Peterson, Lonnie Snowden, and Alice Hines (2009)

The Role of Neighborhood Ecological Assets and Activity Involvement in Youth Developmental Outcomes: Differential Impacts of Asset Poor and Asset Rich Neighborhoods, Jennifer Urban, Selva Lewin-Bizan, and Richard M. Lerner (2009)

The Role of Evaluation in Research-Practice Integration: Working Toward the "Golden Spike", Jennifer Urban and William Trochim (2009)

Sexual Frequency and the Stability of Marital and Cohabiting Unions, Scott T. Yabiku and Constance Gager (2009)

Submissions from 2008

Bridging Positive Youth Development and Mental Health Services for Youth with Serious Behavior Problems, Catherine P. Bradshaw, Jennifer Urban, and Stephen F. Hamilton (2008)

Building a Sibling Aggression Treatment Model: Design and Development Research in Action, Jonathan Caspi (2008)

Adolescents' Aggressive and Prosocial Behavior: Associations with Jealousy and Social Anxiety, Carmen M. Culotta and Sara Goldstein (2008)


What's Fair Is Fair? Role of Justice in Family Labor Allocation Decisions, Constance Gager (2008)


Understanding the Effect of Structural Violence on the Educational Identities of Hispanic Adolescents: A Call for Social Justice, Pauline Garcia-Reid (2008)

Profiles and Correlates of Relational Aggression in Young Adults' Romantic Relationships, Sara Goldstein, Daniel Chesir-Teran, and Adrienne McFaul (2008)

Relational Aggression At School: Associations with School Safety and Social Climate, Sara Goldstein, Amy Young, and Carol Boyd (2008)

Coparenting Relationships After Divorce: Variations by Type of Marital Violence and Fathers' Role Differentiation, Jennifer L. Hardesty, Lyndal Khaw, Grace H. Chung, and Jennifer M. Martin (2008)

Lesbian Mothering in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence, Jennifer L. Hardesty, Ramona Faith Oswald, Lyndal Khaw, Carol Fonseca, and Grace Chung (2008)

Suicidal Risk in Young Adult Offspring of Mothers with Bipolar Or Major Depressive Disorder: A Longitudinal Family Risk Study, Bonnie Klimes-Dougan, Chih-Yuan Lee, Donna Ronsaville, and Pedro Martinez (2008)

Fidelity At a Distance: Assessing Implementation Fidelity of the Early Risers Prevention Program in a Going-to-Scale Intervention Trial, Chih-Yuan Lee, Gerald J. August, George M. Realmuto, Jason L. Horowitz, Michael L. Bloomquist, and Bonnie Klimes-Dougan (2008)

Relational Aggression in Mothers and Children: Links with Psychological Control and Child Adjustment, Tiffany J. Reed, Sara Goldstein, Amanda Sheffield Morris, and Angela W. Keyes (2008)


Violence-Related Behaviors Among Dominican Adolescents: Examining the Influence of Alcohol and Marijuana Use, Robert Reid, Pauline Garcia-Reid, Erika Klein, and Andrew McDougall (2008)

Care Provision for African American Elders, Pearl Stewart (2008)

Components and Characteristics of Youth Development Programs: The Voices of Youth-Serving Policymakers, Practitioners, Researchers, and Adolescents, Jennifer Urban (2008)

A Theory of Resilience Applied to Couples Affected by HIV/AIDS, Bradley van Eeden-Moorefield (2008)

A Comparison of Internet and Face-to-Face (FTF) Qualitative Methods in Studying the Relationships of Gay Men, Bradley van Eeden-Moorefield, Christine M. Proulx, and Kay Pasley (2008)


Likelihood of Developing An Alcohol and Cannabis Use Disorder During Youth: Association with Recent Use and Age, Ken C. Winters and Chih-Yuan Lee (2008)

Submissions from 2007

Female Student Views About It Careers in High School and College, Carol Burger, Soyoung Lee, Anne Laughlin, Peggy S. Meszaros, and Elizabeth Creamer (2007)

Examining Social Capital as a Mechanism for Improving School Engagement Among Low Income Hispanic Girls, Pauline Garcia-Reid (2007)

Risk Factors of Sexual Harassment by Peers: A Longitudinal Investigation of African American and European American Adolescents, Sara Goldstein, Oksana Malanchuk, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles (2007)

Theorizing the Process of Leaving: Turning Points and Trajectories in the Stages of Change, Lyndal Khaw and Jennifer L. Hardesty (2007)

Impact of Migration on African American Family Development and Relationships, Pearl Stewart (2007)

Who Is Kin? Family Definition and African American Families, Pearl Stewart (2007)

from Divorce to Remarriage: Financial Management and Security Among Remarried Women, Bradley van Eeden-Moorefield, Kay Pasley, Elizabeth M. Dolan, and Margorie Engel (2007)

Idle Hands and Empty Pockets? Youth Involvement in Extracurricular Activities, Social Capital, and Economic Status, Amanda M. White and Constance Gager (2007)

Long-Term Outcome of Substance-Dependent Youth Following 12-Step Treatment, Ken C. Winters, Randy Stinchfield, William W. Latimer, and Chih-Yuan Lee (2007)

Submissions from 2006

Applying Positive Youth Development and Life-Course Research to the Treatment of Adolescents Involved with the Judicial System, Catherine P. Bradshaw, Jennifer Urban, and Stephen F. Hamilton (2006)

Factors Associated with Women's Interest in Computing Fields, Elizabeth Creamer, Soyoung Lee, and Peggy S. Meszaros (2006)

Distributive Justice in the Household: A Comparison of Alternative Theoretical Models, Constance Gager and Bryndl Hohmann-Marriott (2006)

Early Adolescents' Conceptions of Parental and Friend Authority Over Relational Aggression, Sara Goldstein and Marie S. Tisak (2006)

Children's Evaluations of Ambiguous Provocation by Relationally Aggressive, Physically Aggressive and Prosocial Peers, Sara Goldstein, Marie S. Tisak, Anna V. Persson, and Paul Boxer (2006)

Risk Factors Associated with Alcohol, Cigarette, and Illicit Drug Use Among Pregnant Women: Evidence from the Fragile Family and Child Well-Being Survey, Chien Chung Huang and Robert Reid (2006)

Stressors in African American Marriages and Families: A Qualitative Exploration, Loren Marks, Olena Nesteruk, Katrina Hopkins-Williams, Mandy Swanson, and Tanya Davis (2006)

Measuring the Intrapersonal Component of Psychological Empowerment: Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Sociopolitical Control Scale, N. Andrew Peterson, John B. Lowe, Joseph Hughey, Robert Reid, Marc A. Zimmerman, and Paul W. Speer (2006)


School Climate and Adolescent Drug Use: Mediating Effects of Violence Victimization in the Urban High School Context, Robert Reid, N. Andrew Peterson, Joseph Hughey, and Pauline Garcia-Reid (2006)

Submissions from 2005


Developmental Issues in School-Based Aggression Prevention from a Social-Cognitive Perspective, Paul Boxer, Sara Goldstein, Dara Musher-Eizenman, Eric F. Dubow, and Donna Heretick (2005)

Families and Communities: An Annotated Bibliography, Nancy Brossoie, Bonnie Graham, and Soyoung Lee (2005)

Individuation Revisited: Implications for Parent Education, Jodi Dworkin and Chih-Yuan Lee (2005)


School Engagement Among Latino Youth in An Urban Middle School Context: Valuing the Role of Social Support, Pauline Garcia-Reid, Robert Reid, and N. Andrew Peterson (2005)

Q Methodology Study of a Person in Individual Therapy, David M. Goldstein and Sara Goldstein (2005)

Parents, Peers, and Problem Behavior: A Longitudinal Investigation of the Impact of Relationship Perceptions and Characteristics on the Development of Adolescent Problem Behavior, Sara Goldstein, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles (2005)

Do Preschool Children Understand What It Means to "Diet," and Do They Do It?, Shayla C. Holub, Dara R. Musher-Eizenman, Anna V. Persson, Laura A. Edwards-Leeper, Sara Goldstein, and Amy Barnhart Miller (2005)

The Slippery Slope: What Predicts Math Grades in Middle and High School?, Miriam Linver and Pamela E. Davis-Kean (2005)

Religion and Health Among African Americans: A Qualitative Examination, Loren Marks, Olena Nesteruk, Mandy Swanson, Betsy Garrison, and Tanya Davis (2005)

An Exploratory Study of the Relationship Between Family Daily Hassles and Family Coping and Managing Strategies, Olena Nesteruk and M. E.Betsy Garrison (2005)

Tobacco Outlet Density, Cigarette Smoking Prevalence, and Demographics At the County Level of Analysis, N. Andrew Peterson, John B. Lowe, and Robert Reid (2005)

Tobacco Outlet Density and Smoking Prevalence: Does Racial Concentration Matter?, Robert Reid, N. Andrew Peterson, John B. Lowe, and Joseph Hughey (2005)

Tobacco Outlet Density and Demographics At the Tract Level of Analysis in Iowa: Implications for Environmentally Based Prevention Initiatives, John E. Schneider, Robert Reid, N. Andrew Peterson, John B. Lowe, and Joseph Hughey (2005)

Intergenerational Effects of Parental Personality and Relationship Traits on Mate Choice Among Gay Male and Lesbian Offspring, Bradley van Eeden-Moorefield and Elizabeth W. Lindsey (2005)

Submissions from 2004

Is It Bad to Be Good? An Exploration of Aggressive and Prosocial Behavior Subtypes in Adolescence, Paul Boxer, Marie S. Tisak, and Sara Goldstein (2004)

Adolescents' Outcome Expectancies About Relational Aggression Within Acquaintanceships, Friendships, and Dating Relationships, Sara Goldstein and Marie S. Tisak (2004)

The Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment (HOME) in Middle Childhood: A Study of Three Large-Scale Data Sets, Wen Jui Han, Tama Leventhal, and Miriam Linver (2004)

The Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment (HOME) Inventory: The Derivation of Conceptually Designed Subscales, Miriam Linver, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, and Natasha Cabrera (2004)

Measuring Infants' Home Environment: The IT-HOME for Infants Between Birth and 12 Months in Four National Data Sets, Miriam Linver, Anne Martin, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn (2004)

Social-Cognitive Mediators of the Relation of Environmental and Emotion Regulation Factors to Children's Aggression, Dara R. Musher-Eizenman, Paul Boxer, Stephanie Danner, Eric F. Dubow, Sara Goldstein, and Donna M.L. Heretick (2004)

Body Size Stigmatization in Preschool Children: The Role of Control Attributions, Dara R. Musher-Eizenman, Shayla C. Holub, Amy Barnhart Miller, Sara Goldstein, and Laura Edwards-Leeper (2004)

Comparing Different Types of Child Abuse and Spouse Abuse Offenders, Joe F. Pittman and Chih-Yuan Lee (2004)

Afrocentric Approaches to Working with African American Families, Pearl Stewart (2004)

Submissions from 2003

Exposure to "Low-Level" Aggression in School: Associations with Aggressive Behavior, Future Expectations, and Perceived Safety, Paul Boxer, Laura Edwards-Leeper, Sara Goldstein, Dara Musher-Eizenman, and Eric F. Dubow (2003)

Children's Judgements About Common Classroom Punishments, Shannon R. Brinker, Sara Goldstein, and Marie S. Tisak (2003)

Two as One? Couples' Perceptions of Time Spent Together, Marital Quality, and the Risk of Divorce, Constance Gager and Laura Sanchez (2003)

The Narrow Range of Acceptable Body Types of Preschoolers and Their Mothers, Dara R. Musher-Eizenman, Shayla C. Holub, Laura Edwards-Leeper, Anna V. Persson, and Sara Goldstein (2003)

Paths to Psychological Empowerment in An Urban Community: Sense of Community and Citizen Participation in Substance Abuse Prevention Activities, N. Andrew Peterson and Robert Reid (2003)

Generalizing the Alcohol Outlet-Assaultive Violence Link: Evidence from a U.S. Midwestern City, Robert Reid, Joseph Hughey, and N. Andrew Peterson (2003)

What Happens During the School Day? Time Diaries from a National Sample of Elementary School Teachers, Jodie L. Roth, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Miriam Linver, and Sandra L. Hofferth (2003)