HDFS Graduate Student Published Refereed Articles


Bingham, G. E., Quinn, M. F., McRoy, K., Zhang, X., & Gerde, H. K. (2018). Writing and play: Providing meaningful writing opportunities in early childhood classrooms. Early Childhood Education Journal. https://doi-org.proxy2.cl.msu.edu/10.1007/s10643-018-0894-x

Bingham, G. E., Quinn, M. F., McRoy, K., Zhang, X., & Gerde, H. K. (2018). Integrating Writing into the Early Childhood Curriculum: A Frame for Intentional and Meaningful Writing Experiences. Early Childhood Education Journal, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10643-018-0894-x

Brophy-Herb, H. E., Miller, A., Martoccio, T. L., Horodynski, M., Senehi, N., Contreras, D., Dalimonte-Merckling, D., Favreau, Z., Peterson, K., Sturza, J., Kaciroti, N., & Lumeng, J. (2018). Do Child Gender and Temperament Moderate Associations between Classroom Social-Emotional    Climate and Children’s Social-Emotional Competencies? Early Childhood Research Quarterly.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2018.07.001

Bonomi, A., Nichols, E., Kammes, R., Chugani, C, DeGenna, N., Jones, K., & Miller, E. (2018). Alcohol, mental health disability and violence victimization in college women: Exploring connections. Violence Against Women. 24(11), 1314-1326.  https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801218787924

Bonomi, A., Nichols, E., Kammes, R. & Green, T. (2018). Sexual violence and intimate partner violence in college women with a mental health and/or behavior disability. Journal of Women’s Health. 23(3), 359-368. http://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2016.6279

Dalimonte-Merckling, D., & Brophy-Herb, H.E. (2018). A person-centered approach to child temperament and parenting. Child Development. Advanced online publication.  https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13046

DeJohn, A. D., Schulz, E. E., Pearson, A. L., Lachmar, E. M., & Wittenborn, A. K. (2018). Identifying and understanding communities using Twitter to connect about depression: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Medical Internet Research: Mental Health, 5(4): e61. doi. 10.2196/mental.9533 https://mental.jmir.org/2018/4/e61/

Douglas, S. N., Kammes, R., & Nordquist, E. (2018). A pilot study to teach siblings to support children with complex communication needs. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 39(2), 346-355. Advanced online publication. http://doi.org/10.1177/1525740117703366

Douglas, S. N., Uitto, D. J., Reinfelds, C. L., & D’Agostino, S. (2018). A systematic review of paraprofessional training materials. Journal of Special Education. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022466918771707

Douglas, S. N., Kammes, R., & Nordquist, E. (2018). A pilot study to teach siblings to support children with complex communication needs. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 39(2), 346-355. Advanced online publication. http://doi.org/10.1177/1525740117703366

Kwon, A. Y., Vallotton, C. D., Kiegelmann, M., & Wilhelm, K. H. (2018). Cultural diversification of communicative gestures through early childhood: A comparison of children in English-, German-, and Chinese-speaking families. Infant Behavior and Development. 50, 328-339. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2017.10.003

Maas, M.K., McCauley, H. L., Bonomi, A.E., & Leija, S.G. (2018). I was grabbed by my pussy and its #NotOkay”: A Twitter Backlash Against Donald Trump’s Degrading Commentary. Violence Against Women. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801217743340

McGee, K., PettyJohn, M. E., Gallus, K. L. (2018). Ambiguous loss: A phenomenological exploration of women seeking support following miscarriage. Journal of Loss and Trauma. (ePub ahead of print). https://doi.org/10.1080/15325024.2018.1484625

Meadan, H., Douglas, S. N., Kammes, R., Schraml, K. (2018). "I' m a different coach with every family": Early interventionists' beliefs and practices. Infants and Young Children. 31(3), 200-214. http://doi.org/10.1097/IYC.0000000000000118

Nichols, E., Bonomi, A., Kammes, R., & Miller, E. (2018). Service seeking experiences of college-aged sexual and intimate partner violence victims with a mental health and/or behavioral disability. In press, Journal of American College Health. 66(6), 487-495. https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2018.1440572

Parra-Cardona, R., López-Zerón, G., Leija, S. G., Maas, M. K., Villa, M., Zamudio, E., 
Arredondo, M., Yeh, H. H., Rodriguez, M.M.D. (2018). A Culturally Adapted Intervention for Mexican-Origin Parents of Adolescents: The Need to Overtly Address Culture and Discrimination in Evidence-Based Practice. Family Process. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/famp.12381

PettyJohn, M., Muzzey, F.K., Maas, M.K., & McCauley, H.L. (2018). #HowIWillChange: Engaging men and boys in the #MeToo movement. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. Advanced online publication. http://doi.org/10.1037/men0000186

Robbins, L. B., Ling, J., Sharma, D. B., Dalimonte-Merckling, D. M., Voskuil, V. R., Resnicow, K., Kaciroti, N., Pfeiffer, K. A. (2018). Intervention Effects of “Girls on the Move” on Increasing Physical Activity: A Group Randomized Trial. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/abm/kay054

Robbins, L., Ling, J., Dalimonte-Merckling, D., Sharma, D., Bakhoyad, M., & Pfeiffer, K., (2018). Sources and Types of Social Support for Physical Activity Perceived by 5th -8th Grade Girls. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. 50(2), 172-180. https://doi.org/10.1111/jnu.12369 

Senehi, N., Brophy-Herb, H. E., & Vallotton, C. D. (2018 online). Effects of maternal mentalization-related parenting on toddlers’ self-regulation. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 44, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2018.02.001

Stauch, T. A., Plavnick, J. B., Sankar, S., Gallagher, A. C. (2018). Teaching social perception skills to adolescents with autism and intellectual disabilities using video-based group instruction. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 51(3), 647-666. https://doi.org/10.1002/jaba.473

Welch, T., Rouleau, E., Farero, A., Lachmar, M., & Wittenborn, A. K. (in press). Maintaining relationship quality during the transition to parenthood: The need for next generation interventions. Contemporary Family Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10591-018-9481-y

Wittenborn, A. K., Liu, T., Ridenour, T. A., Rouleau, E., Lachmar, E. M., & Seedall, R. B. (2018). Randomized controlled trial of emotionally focused therapy compared to treatment as usual for depression: Outcomes and mechanisms of change. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/jmft.12350


Acevedo-Polakovich, I.D., Spring, H., Stacy, S.T. Nordquist, E.A, & Normand, M. (2017). Engaging Latino fathers into Early Head Start: A review of the literature. Children and Youth Services Review, 82, 347-353. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.09.040

Blow, A. J., Bowles, R. P., Farero, A., Subramaniam, S., Lappan, S., Nichols, E., Gorman, L., Kees, M., & Guty, D. (2017). Couples coping through deployment: Findings from a sample of National Guard families. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 73(12), 1753-1767. https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.22487

DeJohn, A. D., Schulz, E. E., Pearson, A. L., Lachmar, E. M., & Wittenborn, A. K. (2017). Identifying and understanding communities using Twitter to connect about depression. Journal of Medical Internet Research: Mental Health. http://doi.org/10.2196/mental.8141

Douglas, S. N., Kammes, R., & Nordquist, E. (2017). Online communication training for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder. Communication Disorders Quarterly. 39(3): 415-425. https://doi.org/10.1177/1525740117727491

Douglas, S., Nordquist, E., Kammes, R, & Gerde, H. (2017). Online parent training to support children with complex communication needs. Infants and Young Children, 30(4), 288-303. https://doi.org/10.1097/IYC.0000000000000101

Harewood, T., Vallotton, C. D., & Brophy-Herb, H. (2017). More than just the breadwinner: the effects of fathers’ parenting stress on children’s language and cognitive development. Infant and Child Development, 26 (2), e1984. http://doi.org/10.1002/icd.1984

Karsten, A., Foster, T., Decker, K. B., & Vallotton, C. D. (2017). Toddlers take Emotion Regulation into their Own Hands with Infant Signs. Young Children, 72(1), 38-43. https://search.proquest.com/openview/eecff621b6fa2497409f6c6aed386c1c/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=27755

Lachmar, E. M., Wittenborn, A. K., Bogen, K.W., & McCauley, H.L. (2017). #MyDepressionLooksLike: Examining public discourse about depression on Twitter. JMIR Mental Health, 4(4). http://doi.org/10.2196/mental.8141

Lee, J. H., Chopik, W. J., & Schiamberg, L. B. (2017). Longitudinal associations between marital quality and sleep quality in older adulthood. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 40(5), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10865-017-9850-2

Lewis, F., Paik, S., Sanchez, B., & Tseng, C. F. (2017). Deconstructing the legal process for the immigrant population in the United States: Ethical implications for mental health professionals. Contemporary Family Therapy, 39(3), 141-149. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10591-017-9418-x

Muzard, A., Kwon, A. Y., Espinosa, N., Vallotton, C. D., & Farkas, C. (2017). Infants' emotional expression: Differences in the expression of pleasure and discomfort between infants from Chile and the United States. Infant and Child Development. 26(6), e2033. https://doi.org/10.1002/icd.2033.

Subramaniam, S., Camacho-Robles, L.M., Carolan, M.T., & Lopez-Zeron, G. (2017). Resilience in Low Income African American Women Living and Aging with HIV.  Journal of Women & Aging, 29(6), 543-550. https://doi.org/10.1080/08952841.2016.1256735

Vallotton, C.D., Decker, K.B., Kwon, A.Y., Wang, W., & Chang, T. (2017). Quality and quantity of gestural input: Caregivers’ sensitivity predicts caregiver-infant bidirectional communication through gestures. Infancy, 22, 56-77. doi: 10.1111/infa.12155.

Vallotton, C.D., Mastergeorge, A.M., Foster, T., Decker, K. B., & Ayoub, C. (2017). Parents’ supports for early vocabulary development: Specific effects of sensitivity and stimulation through infancy. Infancy, 22 (1), 78-107, https://doi.org/10.1111/infa.12147