Sample Publications

Amanda S. Birnbaum

Birnbaum AS, Evenson KR, Motl RW, Dishman RK, Voorhees CC, Sallis JF, Elder JP, Dowda M. (2005). Scale development for perceived school climate for girls’ physical activity. American Journal of Health Behavior, 29(3):250-257.

Evenson KR, Murray D, Birnbaum AS, Cohen DA. (2010).  Examination of perceived neighborhood characteristics and transportation on changes in physical activity and sedentary behavior: The trial of activity in adolescent girls. Health and Place, 16(5):977-985.

Evenson KR, Birnbaum AS, Bedimo-Rung AL, Sallis JF, Voorhees CC, Ring K, Elder JP. (2006).  Girls' perception of physical environmental factors and transportation: reliability and association with physical activity and active transport to school. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 3(28):1-16.

Nichols TR, Birnbaum AS, Bryant K, Botvin GJ. (2009).  Lunchtime practices and problem behaviors among multi-ethnic urban youth. Health Education and Behavior, 36(3):570-582.

Brian V. Carolan

Carolan, B. V. & Chesky, N. Z. (2012). The relationship among grade span configuration, school attachment, and achievement: Evidence from the ECLS-K study.  Middle School Journal, 43(4), 32-39.

Tournaki, N., Lyublinskaya, I. & Carolan, B. V. (2011). An an-going professional development program and its impact on teacher effectiveness.  The Teacher Educator, 46(4), 299-315.

Carolan, B. V. (2010). Estimating the effects of students’ social networks: Does attending a norm-enforcing school pay off? The Urban Review, 42(5), 422-440.

Elizabeth J. Erwin 

Erwin, E.J., Puig, V. I., Evenson, T. L. & Beresford, M. (in press). Community and connection in inclusive early childhood education: A participatory action research investigation. Young Exceptional Children.

Maude, S.P.,Brotherson, M. J., Erwin, E.J., Summers, J. A., Palmer, S., Peck, N. F.,  Zheng, Y., Kruse, A. & Haines, S.J. (2011). Performance: A strategy for  professional development in  early childhood teacher preparation. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Educators, 33, 355-366.

Erwin, E.J., Brotherson, M.J.& Summers, J.A.(2011). Understanding qualitative meta-synthesis. Issues and opportunities in early childhood intervention research. Journal of Early Intervention. 33(3), 186-200.

Erwin, E. J., Brotherson, M. J., Palmer, S., Cook, C., Weigel, C. & Summers, J. A. (2009). Promoting self-determination for young children with disabilities: Evidenced-based strategies for practitioners and families. Young Exceptional Children. 12(2), 27-37.

Erwin, E. J. & Guintini, M. (2000). Inclusion and classroom membership in early childhood. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 47(3), 237-257.

Leslie Kooyman

Gil-Rivas, G. & Kooyman, L. E. (2006). Sexual risk-taking: Correlates and prevention. In R. D. McAnulty, & M. M. Burnette, (Eds.), Sex and Sexuality (pp.321-342). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers. (Peer Reviewed).

Kooyman, L. E. (2009). Predictors of high-risk sexual behavior among  gay men and men who have sex with men. The Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 2(4), 285-307.

Kooyman, L., Pierce, G., & Zavadil, A. (2011). Hooking up and identity development of female college students. Adultspan Journal, (10)1, 4-13.

Kooyman, L. E. & Barret, R. (2009). The duty to protect: Mental health practitioners and communicable diseases. In J. L. Werth, E. R. Reynolds, & G. A. H. Benjamin (Eds). The Duty to Protect: Ethical, Legal, and Professional Considerations for Mental Health Professionals (pp. 141-159). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. (Peer Reviewed).

Lisa D. Lieberman

Guttmacher, S., Lieberman, L., Ward, D., Freudenberg, N., Radosh, A., DesJarlais, D. (1997) Condom Availability in the New York City Public High Schools: Relationships to condom use and sexual behavior.  American Journal of Public Health, 87(9): 1427-1434.

Lieberman, L., Su, H. (2012). Impact of the Choosing the Best program in communities committed to abstinence education. Sage Open, doi 10.1177/2158244012442938.

Lieberman, L. Berlin, C., Palen, L, Ashley, O. (2012). A theatre-based approach to primary prevention of sexual behavior for early adolescents. Journal of Early Adolescence.doi: 10.1177/0272431611424726.

Lieberman, L. (2006) Early Predictors of Sexual Behavior: Implications for Young Adolescents and their Parents.   Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 38(2): 112-114.

Lieberman, L., Gray, H., Wier, M., Fiorentino, R., Maloney, P. (2000) Long-term outcomes of an Abstinence-based, Small Group Pregnancy Prevention Program in New York City. Family Planning Perspectives, 32(5): 237-245.

Jennifer Brown Urban

Urban, J.B., Osgood, N., & Mabry, P. (2011). Developmental systems science: Exploring the application of non-linear methods to developmental science questions. Research in Human Development, 8(1), 1-25. doi: 10.1080/15427609.2011.549686

Urban, J.B., Lewin-Bizan, S. & Lerner, R.M. (2010). The role of intentional self regulation, lower neighborhood ecological assets, and activity involvement in youth developmental outcomes. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39(7), 783-800. doi:10.1007/s10964-010-9549-y

Urban, J.B. & Trochim, W.M. (2009). The role of evaluation in research-practice integration: Working toward the “golden spike”. American Journal of Evaluation, 30(4), 538-553.

Urban, J.B., Lewin-Bizan, S., & Lerner, R.M. (2009). The role of neighborhood ecological assets and activity involvement in youth developmental outcomes: Differential impacts of asset poor and asset rich neighborhoods. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 30(5), 601-614.

Urban, J.B. (2008). Components and characteristics of youth development programs: The voices of youth-serving policy makers, practitioners, researchers, and adolescents.  Applied Developmental Science, 12(3), 128-139.