Graduate Publications

In Press

Brenick, A., Flannery, K. M., Karr, E., & Carvalheiro, D. (in press). Victimization or entertainment? How attachment and rejection sensitivity relate to sexting experiences, evaluations, and victimization. In M.F. Wright (Ed.) Identity, Sexuality, and Relationships among Emerging Adults in the Digital Age. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Hutchison, M., Russell, B. S., & *Wink, M. N. (in press). Social-emotional competence trajectories from a school-based child trauma symptom intervention in a disadvantaged community. Psychology in the Schools.

Khatun, N., Ali, S., Khaleque, A., & Rohner, R. P. (in press). Perceived parental undifferentiated rejection and children’s negative personality dispositions: A meta-analysis of multi-cultural studies. Cross Cultural Research.

Weaver, S.E., Sharp, E. A., & Britton, C. (in press). (Re)Honoring the legacy of Jessie Bernard: An analysis of junior scholars' outstanding feminist family scholarship. Journal of Family Issues,


Harkness, S., Super, C. M., Bonichini, S., Ríos Bermúdez, M., Mavridis, C., van Schaik, S. D. M., Tomkunas, A., & Palacios, J. (2020). Parents, preschools, and the developmental niches of young children: A study in four western cultures. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 170, 113-142.

McKay, T., & Watson, R.J. (2020). Gender expansive youth disclosure and mental health: Clinical implications of gender identity disclosure. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 7, 66-75. doi:10.1037/sgd0000354

Pudney, E. V., Himmelstein, M. S., Puhl, R. M., & Foster, G.D. (2020). Distressed or not distressed? A mixed methods examination of reactions to weight stigma and implications for emotional wellbeing and internalized weight bias. Social Science & Medicine, 249, 112854.

Rohner, R. P., Putnick, D. L., Molaver, A., Ali, S., Butt, M. M., Ibrahim, D. M., Aurino, C., & Senese, V. P. (2020). Psychological maladjustment mediates the link between remembrances of parental rejection in childhood and loneliness in adulthood: A cross-cultural comparative study. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 55, 590-600.

Senese, V. P., Pezzella, M., Pasquariello, L., Ali, S., & Rohner, R. P. (2020). Effects of social exclusion and maternal rejection on Children's high-caloric food consumption. Appetite, 145, 104494.

Watson, R. J., Fish, J. N., McKay, T., Allen, S., Eaton, L., & Puhl, R. M. (2020). Substance use among a national sample of LGBTQ Adolescents: Intersections of sex assigned at birth and gender identity. LGBT Health, 7, 37-46.

Watson, R.,J., Fish, J. N., Poteat, P., & Rathus, T. (2020). Associations between community-level LGBTQ supportive factors and substance use among sexual minority adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 7, 22-29.

Weaver, S., & Farina, R. (2020). Blessings and burdens: Reconceptualizing family rituals to include consideration of human and economic costs. Family Focus, 83, 8-9.


Ali, S., Khatun, N., Khaleque, A., & Rohner, R. P., (2019). They love me not: A meta-analytic review of pancultural relations between perceived parental undifferentiated rejection and offspring’s psychological maladjustment. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 50, 185-199.

Brenick, A., Lawrence, S. E., Carvalheiro, D., & Berger, R. (2019). Teaching tolerance or acting tolerant? Evaluating the effectiveness of skills- and contact-based prejudice reduction interventions among Israeli-Palestinian and Israeli-Jewish youth. Journal of School Psychology, 75, 8-26.

Brenick, A., Schachner, M. K., Carvalheiro, D., & Karr, E. (2019). (No) space for prejudice! Varied forms of negative outgroup attitudes and ethnic discrimination and how they develop or can be prevented in the classroom. In H. E. Fitzgerald, D. J. Johnson, D. B. Qin, F. A. Villareaul, & J. Norder (Eds.) Children and Prejudice. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Curtis, B., Bergman, B., Brown, A., McDaniel, J., Harper, K., Eisenhart, E., . . . Thompson Heller, A., & Ashford, R. D. (2019). Characterizing Participation and Perceived Engagement Benefits in an Integrated Digital Behavioral Health Recovery Community for Women: A Cross-Sectional Survey. JMIR mental health, 6(8), e13352. doi:10.2196/13352

Durgunoğlu, A. Y., Gencay, H., Cantürk, M., & Kuscul, H. (2019). Cognitive and sociocultural dimensions of adult literacy and integrating technology in adult education. In D. Perin (Ed.) Wiley Handbook of Adult Literacy.

Gans, K. M., Tovar, A., Jiang, Q., Mello, J., Dionne, L., Mena, N. Z., Paloma, V., Risica, P. M. (2019) Nutrition-related Practices of Family Childcare Providers and Differences by Ethnicity. Childhood Obesity, 5(3), 167-184

McKee, S.L., Cooksey-Stowers, K., St. Louis, R., & Schwartz, M.B. (2019). Understanding the process of implementing nutrition and physical activity policies in a large national child care organization: A mixed-methods study. Translational Behavioral Medicine

Pudney, E. V., Himmelstein, M. S., & Puhl, R. M. (2019). The role of weight stigma in parental weight talk. Pediatric Obesity. e12534. doi:

Russell, B.S., Hutchison, M., & Fusco, A. (2019). Distress tolerance outcomes through a mindfulness intervention for adolescent substance use. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 28, 21-31. DOI: 10.1080/1067828X.2018.1561577

Wang, C., Shao, X., Do, K. A., Lu, H., O’Neal, C. R., & Zhang, Y. (2019). Using Participatory Culture-Specific Consultation with Asian American Communities: Identifying Challenges and Solutions for Asian American Immigrant Families. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 1-22.


Ashford, R. D., Brown, A. M., Eisenhart, E., Thompson Heller, A., & Curtis, B. (2018). What we know about students in recovery: meta-synthesis of collegiate recovery programs, 2000-2017. Addiction Research & Theory, 26(5), 405-413.

Berger, R., Brenick, A., Lawrence, S. E., Lila Coco, & Abu-Raiya, H. (2018). The effectiveness and durability of contact- and skills-based approaches to prejudice reduction. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 59, 46-53.

Brown, A., Ashford, R., Thompson Heller, A., Whitney, J., & Kimball, T. (2018). Collegiate recovery students and programs: Literature review from 1988-2017. Journal of Recovery Science, 1(1), 1-11.

Gans, K., Tovar, A., Jiang, Q., Mellow, J., Dionne, L., Mean, N., Palomo, V., & Risica, P. (2018). Nutrition-Related Practices of Family Child Care Providers and Differences by Ethnicity. Childhood Obesity, 15(3), 167-184.

Guite, J. W., Russell, B. S., Pantaleo, A.; Thompson Heller, A., Donohue, E., Galica, V., ... Ohannessian, C. M. (2018). Parents as coping coaches for adolescents with chronic pain: A single-arm, group-based pilot intervention promoting caregiver self-regulation. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 6, 223-237.

Guite, J. W., Russell, B.S., Pantaleao, A., Thompson Heller, A., Donohue, E., Galica, V., Zempsky, W. T., & Ohannessian, C. M. (2018). Parents as coping coaches for adolescents with chronic pain: A single-arm pilot feasibility trial of a brief, group-based, cognitive-behavioral intervention promoting caregiver self-regulation. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 6, 223-237

Misyak, S. A., Hendrick, V. E., Pudney, E., Serano, E L., & Farris, A. R. (2018). Reliability of a Market Basket Assessment Tool (MBAT) for Use in SNAP-Ed Healthy Retail Initiatives. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 50, 511-515.

Watson, R.J., Peter, T., McKay, T., Edkins, T., & Saewyc, E. (2018). Evidence of changing patterns in mental health and depressive symptoms for sexual minority adolescents. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health. 22(2), 120-138.


Cain, K. M., Schiro, I. N., Gregory, W., Westberg, L., Lee, S.M., & Boyle, C. (2017). Seeking knowledge and becoming inspired: Development of religious practices in Muslim-American adolescents. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 35, 21-36.

Khaleque, A., & Ali, S. (2017). A Systematic Review of Meta‐Analyses of Research on Interpersonal Acceptance–rejection Theory: Constructs and Measures. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 9, 441-458.

Russell, B. S., Thompson Heller, A., & Hutchinson, M. (2017). Differences in adolescent emotion regulation and impulsivity: A group comparison study of school-based recovery students. Substance Use and Misuse, 52, 1085-1097.


Jiang, Q., He, D., Guan, W., & He, X. (2016). “Happy goat says”: The effect of a food selection inhibitory control training game of children’s response inhibition on eating behavior. Appetite, 107, 86-92.

Rohner, R. P., & Ali, S. (2016). The personality assessment questionnaire (PAQ). In V. Zeigler-Hill, & T. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. New York, NY: Springer.

Rohner, R. P., & Ali, S. (2016). The parental acceptance-rejection questionnaire (PARQ). In V. Zeigler-Hill, & T. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. New York, NY: Springer.

Saxena, M., & Ali, S. (2016). Review of parenting: Behaviors, cultural influences and impact on childhood health and well-being. Interpersonal Acceptance, 12, 3-5.


Ali, S. (2015). Review of parental power and prestige moderate the relationship between perceived parental acceptance and offspring’s psychological Adjustment. Cross-Cultural Research, 48, Interpersonal Acceptance, 12, 6-10.

Ali, S., Khaleque, A., & Rohner, R. P. (2015). Gender differences in perceived parental acceptance and psychological adjustment of children and adult offspring: A multi-cultural meta-analysis, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 46, 1059-1080.

Ali, S., Khaleque, A., & Rohner, R. P. (2015). Influence of perceived teacher acceptance and parental acceptance on youth’s psychological adjustment and school conduct: A cross-cultural meta-analysis, Journal of Cross-Cultural Research, 49, 204–224.

Feyissa (Gurganus), E. A., Cornell, E., Chandhok, L., Wang, D., Ionita, C., Schwab, J., Kostyun, R., Wilion, F., & Rubin, K. (2015). Impact of co-management at the primary-subspecialty care interface on follow-up and referral patterns for patients with concussion. Clinical Pediatrics, 54(10), 969-975. doi: 10.1177/0009922814566929

Thompson Heller, A. & Russell, B. S. (2015). The impact on social influence, gender, and non-parental guardianship on adolescents in substance use recovery. Journal of Human Sciences Extension, 3, 107-116.


Mounts, N.S., Walters, T., & Hinkle, H. (2014). Peer influence(s). In A. C. Michalos (Ed.). Encyclopedia of quality of life and well-being research. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

Pudney, E., Brasseur, K., Ozier, A., Yao, P., & McBride, R. (2014). Assessment of nutrition education needs pertaining to the perceived benefits and barriers of food pantry clients. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 46, S167-S167.

Thompson, A. (2014). Fostering growth and development of recovering students in higher education through servant leadership. Peabody Journal of Education, 89, 244-257.


Mounts, N.S., Pittman, L.D., Karre, J., & Walters, T.L. (2013). Transformations in relationships, independence, and interdependence. In G. Creasey & P. Jarvis (Eds.), Adolescent development and school achievement in urban communities: Resilience in the Neighborhood. New York: Routledge, Taylor, & Francis.

Pudney, E., Brasseur, K., Ozier, A., Norris, M., & O’Connor, M. (2013). Food pantry focus groups to identify nutrition education needs. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 45, S77-S77.


Thompson, A. (2012). The importance of developing empathy between parents and teens in relational therapy. Connecticut Connections: Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 25, 13.


Ali, S. (2011). Perceived teacher and parental acceptance-rejection, and the academic achievement, adjustment, and behavior of children: Literature review. International Journal of Peace and Development Studies, 2, 138-147.


Xu, X., Rochette, P. J., Feyissa (Gurganus), E. A., Su, T. V., & Liu, Y. (2009). MCM10 mediates RECQ4 association with MCM2- 7 helicase complex during DNA replication. The European Molecular Biology Organization Journal, 28, 3005-3014. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2009.235


Durgunoğlu, A. Y., & Kuscul, H. (2008). Providing access to basic literacy education with educational TV. European Journal of Open, Distance and e-learning.


Durgunoğlu, A. Y., Oney, B., & Kuscul, H. (2003). Development and evaluation of an adult literacy program in Turkey. International Journal of Educational Development, 23, 17-36.