PRC Trainee Publications


Aiken A.R.A. and J. Trussell. 2017. Anticipated Emotional Impacts of Unintended Pregnancy: Differences by Relationship Context and Nativity. Journal of Marriage and Family 79(2): 356-371.

Ansari, A. and K.M. Purtell. 2017. Activity Settings in Full-day Kindergarten Classrooms and Children’s Early Learning. Early Childhood Research Quarterly 38: 23-32.

Briley, D.A. and E.M. Tucker-Drob. 2017. Comparing the Developmental Genetics of Cognition and Personality over the Lifespan. Journal of Personality 85:51-64.

Briley, D.A., K.P. Harden, E.M. Tucker-Drob. 2015. Genotype × Cohort Interaction on Completed Fertility and Age at First Birth. Behavior Genetics 45: 71-83.

Briley, D.A., K.P. Harden, T.C. Bates, and E.M. Tucker-Drob. 2015. Nonparametric Estimates of Gene × Environment Interaction using Local Structural Equation Modeling. Behavior Genetics 45: 581-596.

Blanchard Kate, S., and C. Riegle-Crumb. 2017. Perceptions of the Social Relevance of Science: Exploring the Implications for Gendered Patterns in Expectations of Majoring in STEM Fields. Social Sciences 6: 19.

Cozzolino E. and C.L. Williams. 2017. Child Support Queens and Disappointing Dads: Gender and Child Support Compliance. Social Currents.4(3): 228-245.

Donnelly, R., C. Reczek, and D. Umberson. 2017. What We Know (And Don’t Know) About the Bereavement Experiences of Same-Sex Spouses. LGBTQ Divorce and Relationship Dissolution: Psychological and Legal Perspectives and Implications for Practice. A.E. Goldberg and A. Romero (Eds). Oxford University Press.

Engelhardt, L.E., D.A. Briley, F.D. Mann, K.P. Harden, and E.M. Tucker-Drob. 2015. Genes Unite Executive Functions in Childhood. Psychological Science 26: 1151-1163.

Goyal, V., C. Canfield, A.R.A. Aiken, A. Dermish, and J.E. Potter. 2017 Postabortion Contraceptive Use and Continuation When Long-Acting Reversible Contraception is Free. Obstetrics and Gynecology 129(4):655-662.

Harden, K.P., M.W. Patterson, D.A. Briley, L.E. Engelhardt, N. Kretsch, F.D. Mann, J.L. Tackett, and E.M. Tucker-Drob. 2015. Developmental Changes in Genetic and Environmental Influences on Rule-breaking and Aggression: Age and Pubertal Development. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 56: 1370-1379.

Kim, Y., D.A. Briley, and M.G. Ocepek. 2015. Differential Innovation of Smartphone and Application use by Sociodemographics and Personality. Computers in Human Behavior 44: 141-147.

Lariscy, J.T. 2017. Black-White Disparities in Adult Mortality: Implications of Differential Record Linkage for Understanding the Mortality Crossover. Population Research and Policy Review 36(1): 137-156.

Mann, F.D., D.A. Briley, E.M. Tucker-Drob, and K.P. Harden. 2015. A Behavioral Genetic Analysis of Callous-unemotional Traits and Big Five Personality in Adolescence. Journal of Abnormal Psychology 124: 982-993.

Olson, J.S. and M.D. Hayward. 2017. Breastfeeding, Overweight Status, and Inflammation. Social Science Research 64: 226-236.

Olson, J.S. and R. Crosnoe. 2017. Are You Still Bringing Me Down? Romantic Involvement and Depressive Symptoms from Adolescence to Young Adulthood. Journal of Health and Social Behavior 58(1): 102-115.

Olson, J.S., R.A. Hummer, and K.M. Harris. 2017. Gender and Health Behavior Clustering among U.S. Young Adults. Biodemography and Social Biology 63(1): 3-20.

Potter, J.E., C. Hubert, A.J. Stevenson, K. Hopkins, A.R.A. Aiken, K. White, and D. Grossman. 2015. Barriers to Postpartum Contraception in Texas and Pregnancy within Two Years of Delivery. Obstetrics and Gynecology 127(2): 289-296.

Prickett, K.C., and J.L. Angel. 2017. Transitions in Living Arrangements among older Mexican Americans: The Dynamics of Dependency and Disadvantage. Research on Aging 39: 396-417.

Raley, R.K., R. Reynolds, J. San Jose, K.C. Prickett, and R. Crosnoe. 2017. Using an Occupational Database to Describe Job Characteristics. Open Science Framework.

Ressler R., C. Smith, S.E. Cavanagh, and R. Crosnoe. 2017. Mothers’ Union Statuses and their Involvement in Young Children’s Schooling. Journal of Marriage and Family 79(1): 94-109.

Steidl, E.A. and R.K. Raley. 2015. The Sociology of Divorce. In The International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition, Wright (Ed.), pp. 606-609. Oxford: Elsevier

Stevenson, A.J. and J.E. Potter. 2015. Abortion Access and State Variation in Measured Unintended Pregnancy. Contraception 92(3): 227-33.

Sutton, A. 2017. Preparing for Local Labor: Curricular Stratification Across Local Economies in the United States. Sociology of Education 90(2): 172-196.

Umberson, D., J. Olson, R. Crosnoe, H. Liu, T. Pudrovska, and R. Donnelly. 2017. Death of Family Members as an Overlooked Source of Racial Disadvantage in the United States. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114(5): 915-920.

Warren, J.R., C. Milesi, K. Grigorian, M. Humphries, C. Muller and E. Grodsky. 2017. Do Inferences about Mortality Rates and Disparities Vary by Source of Mortality Information? Annals of Epidemiology 27(2): 121-127.

White, K., J.E. Potter, K. Hopkins, A.J. Stevenson, C. Hubert, A.R.A. Aiken, and D. Grossman. 2015. The Impact of Reproductive Health Legislation on Family Planning Clinic Services in Texas. The American Journal of Public Health 105(5): 851-8.

White K., K. Hopkins, A.R.A. Aiken, A. Stevenson, C. Hubert, D. Grossman, and J.E. Potter. 2015. The Impact of Reproductive Health Legislation on Family Planning Clinic Services in Texas. American Journal of Public Health 105(5):851-8.


Ansari, A. and R. Crosnoe. 2016. Children’s Hyperactivity, Television Viewing, and the Potential for Child Effects. Children and Youth Services Review 61: 135-140.

Ansari, A. and E.T. Gershoff. 2016. Parent Involvement in Head Start and Children’s Development: Indirect Effects through Parenting. Journal of Marriage and Family 78: 562-579.

Ansari, A., K.M. Purtell, and E.T. Gershoff. 2016. Classroom Age Composition and the School Readiness of 3- and 4-year-olds in the Head Start Program. Psychological Science 27: 53-63.

Ansari, A., K.M. Purtell, and E.T. Gershoff. 2016. Parenting Gains in Head Start as a Function of Initial Parenting Skill. Journal of Marriage and Family 78: 1195-1207.

Blanchard, S. 2016. Getting Ahead, Getting Through, or Getting By? An Examination of the Experiences and Prospects of the Nation’s Youngest Working Learners. ACT Foundation.

Ansari, A. and A. Winsler. 2016. Kindergarten Readiness for Low-income and Ethnically Diverse Children attending Publicly Funded Preschool Programs in Miami. Early Childhood Research Quarterly 37:69-80.

Bobbitt, K.C. and E.T. Gershoff. 2016. Chaotic Experiences and Low-income Children’s Social-emotional Development. Children and Youth Services Review 70: 19-29.

Callahan, R. and M. Humphries. 2016. Undermatched? School-Based Linguistic Status, College Going, and the Immigrant Advantage. American Education Research Journal 53(2): 263-295.

Carroll, J., E. Pattison, and C. Muller. 2016. Cooling out Undergraduates with Health Impairments: The Freshman Experience. Journal of Higher Education 87(6): 771-800.

Chinn, J.J. and R.A. Hummer. 2016. Racial Differences in Experiences of Functional Limitations among US Hispanic Women. Research on Aging. 38(3): 399-423.

Cohen, A.K., C. Kazi, I. Headena, D.H. Rehkopf, C.E. Hendrick, B. Abrams. 2016. Educational Attainment and Gestational Weight Gain among US Mothers. Women’s Health Issues 26(4): 460-467.

Crosnoe, R., A. Ansari, K. Purtell, and N. Wu. 2016. Latin American Immigration, Maternal Education, and Approaches to Managing Children’s Schooling in the U.S. Journal of Marriage and Family 78: 60-74.

Crosnoe, R., A. Ansari, K.M. Purtell, and N. Wu. 2016. Latin American Immigration, Maternal Education, and Approaches to Managing Children’s Schooling in the United States. Journal of Marriage and Family 78: 60-74.

Crosnoe, R. and A. Ansari. 2016. Family Socioeconomic Status, Immigration, and Children’s Transitions into School. Family Relations 65: 73-84.

Crosnoe, R., K.M. Purtell, P. Davis-Kean, A. Ansari, and A.D. Benner. 2016. The Selection of Children from Low-income Families into Pre-K. Developmental Psychology 52: 599-612.

Dondero, M. and M. Humphries. 2016. Planning for the American Dream: The College-Savings Behavior of Asian and Latino Foreign-Born Parents in the United States. Population Research and Policy Review 35:791-823.

Gershoff, E. T., A. Ansari, K.M. Purtell, and H.R. Sexton. 2016. Changes in Parents’ Spanking and Reading as Mechanisms for Head Start Impacts on Children. Journal of Family Psychology 30:480-491.

Gutierrez, C. and D. Kirk. 2016. Silence Speaks: The Relationship between Immigration and the Underreporting of Crime. Crime & Delinquency. DOI: 10.1177/0011128715599993.

Hayward, M. and C. Sheehan. 2016. Does the Body Forget? Adult Health, Life Course Dynamics, and Social Change. In Handbook of the Life Course Volume II, M. Mortimer, J. Kirpatrick, and M. Johnson (Eds.), pp. 355-368. Springer International Publishing.

Hendrick, C.E., A.K. Cohen, J. Deardorff, J.D. Cance. 2016. Biological and Socio-cultural Factors during the School Years Predicting Women’s Lifetime Educational Attainment. Journal of School Health 86(3): 215-224.

Hendrick, C.E. and C. Canfield. 2016. HIV Risk-reduction Prevention Interventions Targeting African American Adolescent Women: A Systematic Review. Adolescent Research Review. DOI:10.1007/s40894-016-0036-x

Hendrick, C.E., J. Cance, J., and J. Maslowsky. 2016. Peer and Individual Risk Factors in Adolescence Explaining the Relationship between Girls’ Pubertal Timing and Teenage Childbearing. Journal of Youth and Adolescence 45(5): 916-927.

Hendrick, C.E., Potter, J.E. 2016. Nativity, Country of Education, and Mexican American Women’s Breastfeeding Behaviors the First Ten Months Postpartum. Birth 44(1): 68-77.

Lariscy, J.T., C. Nau, G. Firebaugh, and R.A. Hummer. 2016. Hispanic‑White Differences in Lifespan Variability in the United States. Demography 53(1): 215-239.

Manglos-Weber, N.D. and A.A. Weinreb. 2016. Own-Choice Marriage and Fertility in Turkey. Journal of Marriage and Family 79(2):372-389.

Manglos-Weber, N.D., M.A. Mooney, K.A. Bollen, and J.M. Roos. 2016. Relationships with God among Young Adults: Validating a Measurement Model with Four Dimensions. Sociology of Religion 77(2): 193-213.

Mendle, J., S.R. Moore, D.A. Briley, K.P. Harden. 2016. Puberty, Socioeconomic Status, and Depression in Girls: Evidence for Gene × Environment Interactions. Clinical Psychological Science 4:3-16.

Marteleto, L.J. and M. Dondero. 2016. Racial Inequality in Education in Brazil: A Twins Fixed Effects Approach. Demography 53:1185-12.

Marteleto, L.J., S.E. Cavanagh, K.C. Prickett, and S. Clark. 2016. Instability in Parent-child Coresidence and Adolescent Development in Urban South Africa. Studies in Family Planning 47:19-38.

Maslowsky, J., S. Frost, C.E. Hendrick, F. Trujillo, and S. Merajver. 2016. Effects of Postpartum Mobile Phone-based Education on Maternal and Infant Health in Ecuador. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 134(1):93-98.

McClendon, D. 2016. Religion, Marriage Markets, and Assortative Mating in the United States. Journal of Marriage and Family 78(5): 1399-1421.

Prickett, K.C., A. Martin-Storey, and R. Crosnoe. 2016. An Update on Identifying Same-sex Couples in the American Time Use Survey. Demography 53: 2121-2122.

Prickett, K.C., and J.M. Augustine. 2016. Maternal Education and Investments in Children’s Health. Journal of Marriage and Family 78:7-25.

Skalamera, J. and R.A. Hummer. 2016. Educational Attainment and Health Behavior Profiles of U.S. Young Adults. Preventive Medicine 84: 83-89.

Smith, C. 2016. Change over Time in Attitudes about Abortion Laws Relative to Recent Restrictions in Texas. Contraception 94(5): 447-452.

Smith, C., R. Crosnoe, and S. Chao. 2016. Family Background and Contemporary Changes in Young Adults’ School-Work Transitions and Family Formation in the United States. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 46(A): 3-10.

Stevenson, A.J., I.M. Garcia-Vazquez, R.L. Allgeyer, P. Schenkkan, and J.E. Potter. 2016. The Impact of Excluding Planned Parenthood from a Fee-for-Service Family Planning Program in Texas. The New England Journal of Medicine 374: 853-860.

Sutton, A., A. Bosky, and C. Muller. 2016. Manufacturing Gender Inequality in the New Economy: High School Training for Work in Blue-Collar Communities. American Sociological Review 81(4): 720-748.

Yahirun, J., C. Sheehan, and M. Hayward. 2016. Adult Children’s Education and Parents’ Functional Limitations in Mexico. Research on Aging 38(3):322-345.

Yan, N., N. Zhou and A. Ansari. 2016. Maternal Depression and Children’s Cognitive and Socio-emotional Development at First Grade: The Moderating Role of Classroom Emotional Climate. Journal of Child and Family Studies 25: 1247-1256.

Yan, N. and A. Ansari. 2016. Child Adjustment and Parent Functioning: Considering the Role of Child Driven Effects. Journal of Family Psychology 30: 297-308.

Potter J.E., C. Hubert, A. Stevenson, K. Hopkins, A.R.A. Aiken, K. White, and D. Grossman. 2016. Barriers to Postpartum Contraception in Texas and Pregnancy within Two Years of Delivery. Obstetrics & Gynecology 127(2):289-96.

White, K., J.E. Potter, A.J. Stevenson, L. Fuentes, K. Hopkins, and D. Grossman. 2016. Women's Knowledge of and Support for Abortion Restrictions in Texas: Findings from a Statewide Representative Survey. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 48(4).

Umberson, D., M.B. Thomeer, C. Reczek, and R. Donnelly. 2016. Physical Illness in Gay, Lesbian, and Heterosexual Marriages: Gendered Dyadic Experiences. Journal of Health and Social Behavior 57(4): 517-531.

Umberson, D., M.B. Thomeer, R.A. Kroeger, C. Reczek, and R. Donnelly. 2016. Instrumental- and Emotion-Focused Care Work During Physical Health Events: Comparing Gay, Lesbian, and Heterosexual Marriages. The Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences 72(3):498-509.

Uecker, J.E., and C.E. Stokes. 2016. Religious Background and Gambling among Young Adults in the United States. Journal of Gambling Studies 32: 341-361.

Uecker, J.E., C.G. Ellison, K.J. Flannelly, and A.M. Burdette. 2016. Belief in Human Sinfulness, Belief in Experiencing Divine Forgiveness, and Psychiatric Symptoms. Review of Religious Research 58: 1-26.


Aiken A.R.A. 2015. Happiness About Unintended Pregnancy and its Relationship to Contraceptive Desires Among a Predominantly Latina Cohort. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 47(2):99- 106.

Aiken A.R.A., C. Dillaway, and N. Mevs-Korff. 2015. A Blessing I Can’t Afford: Factors Underlying the Paradox of Happiness About Unintended Pregnancy. Social Science and Medicine 132:149-155.

Ansari, A. and R. Crosnoe. 2015. Immigration and the Interplay of Parenting, Preschool Enrollment, and Children’s Academic Skills. Journal of Family Psychology 29: 382-393.

Ansari, A. and R. Crosnoe. 2015 Children’s Elicitation of Changes in Parenting during the Early Childhood Years. Early Childhood Research Quarterly 32:139-149.

Ansari, A. and E.T. Gershoff. 2015. Learning-related Social Skills as a Mediator between Teacher Instruction and Child Achievement in Head Start. Social Development 24: 699-715.

Ansari, A., K.M. Pettit, and E.T. Gershoff. 2015. Combating Obesity in Head Start: Outdoor Play and Change in Children’s Body Mass Index. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics 36: 605-612.

Augustine, J.M., K.C. Prickett, S.M. Kendig, and R. Crosnoe. 2015. Maternal Education and the Link between Birth Timing and Children’s School Readiness. Social Science Quarterly 96: 970-984.

Blanchard, S., and C. Muller. 2015. Gatekeepers of the American Dream: How Teachers’ Perceptions Shape the Academic Outcomes of Immigrant and Language-Minority Students. Social Science Research 51: 262-275.

Blanchard, S., J. Judy, C. Muller, R.H. Crawford, A. Petrosino, C.K. White, F. Lin, and K.L. Wood. 2015. Beyond Blackboards: Engaging Underserved Middle School Students in Engineering. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research 5: 1-14.

Crosnoe, R. and A. Ansari. 2015. Latin American Immigrant Parents and their Young Children’s Teachers in the U.S. Early Childhood Education Programs. International Journal of Psychology 50:431-439.

Crosnoe, R., C. Bonazzo, and N.Wu. 2015. Healthy Learners: A Whole Child Approach to Disparities in Early Education. New York: Teachers College Press.

Crosnoe R., C. Smith, and T. Leventhal. 2015. Family Background, School-Age Trajectories of Activity Participation, and Academic Achievement at the Start of High School. Applied Developmental Science 19(3): 139-152.

Donnelly, R. and A. Springer. 2015. Parental Social Support, Ethnicity, and Energy Balance-Related Behaviors in Ethnically Diverse, Low Income, Urban Elementary Schoolchildren. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 47(1):10-18.

Friedman, E., J. Montez, C. Sheehan, T.L. Guenewald, and T.E. Seeman. 2015. Childhood Adversities and Adult Cardiometabolic Health Does the Quantity, Timing, and Type of Adversity Matter? Journal of Aging and Health 27(8): 1311-1338.

Garcia, M.A., R.J. Angel, J.L. Angel, and J.E. Melvin. 2015. Acculturation, Gender and Active Life Expectancy in the Mexican-Origin Population. Journal of Aging and Health.

Glass, J., A. Sutton, and S. Fitzgerald. 2015. Leaving the Faith: How Religious Switching Changes Pathways to Adulthood Among Conservative Protestant Youth. Social Currents 1: 1-18.
Hamilton, E.R. 2015. Gendered Disparities in Mexico-U.S. Migration: Differences Across Class, Ethnic, and Geographic Groups. Demographic Research 32(17): 533-542.

Hofmann, E.T. 2015. Choosing Your Country: Networks, Perception and Destination Selection among Georgian Labor Migrants. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 41(5): 813-834.

Huston, A.C., K.C. Bobbitt and A.C. Bentley. 2015. Time Spent in Child Care: How and Why Does it Affect Cocial Development. Developmental Psychology 51: 621-634.

Lariscy, J.T., R.A. Hummer, and M.D. Hayward. 2015. Hispanic Older Adult Mortality in the United States: New Estimates and an Assessment of Factors Shaping the Hispanic Paradox. Demography 52(1): 1-14.

Manglos-Weber, N.D. 2015. Innovations in Trust: Patrimonial and Bureaucratic Authority in the Asante Empire of West Africa. Political Power and Social Theory 28: 217-240.

Martin-Storey, A., K.C. Prickett, and R. Crosnoe. 2015. Firearm Storage among Families of Young Children. Maternal and Child Health Journal 19:17-24.

Martin-Storey, A., J.E. Cheadle, J. Skalamera and R. Crosnoe. 2015. Exploring the Social Integration of Sexual Minority Youth across High School Contexts. Child Development 86(3): 965-975.

Prickett, K.C., A. Martin-Storey, and R. Crosnoe. 2015. A Research Note on Time with Children in Different- and Same-sex Two-parent Families. Demography 52: 905-918.

Sheehan, C., R. Rogers and J. Boardman. 2015. Postmortem Presence of Drugs and Method of Violent Suicide. Journal of Drug Ossues,45(3), 249-262.

Sheehan, C., R. Hummer, B. Moore, K. Huyser, and J. Butler. 2015. Duty, honor, Country, Disparity: Race/ethnic Differences in Health and Disability among Male Veterans. Population Research and Policy Review 34(6): 785-804.

Stroope, S., M. McFarland, and J. Uecker. 2015. Marital Characteristics and the Sexual Relationships of U.S. Older Adults: An Analysis of National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project Data. Archives of Sexual Behavior 44: 233-247.

Warr, M. and C. Gutierrez. 2015. Crime and the Life Course. In Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, R.A. Scott and S.M. Kosslyn (Eds.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

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