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Student and Faculty Presentations and Publications

Amoyal, N., Paiva, A., Burditt, C., Robbins, M., & Kessler, D. (2011). Validation of the TTM processes of change measure for blood donation in an African American sample. Poster to be presented at the annual conference of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Washington D.C.

Baker, A. M., & Cook, N. E., & Baker, N. J. (2011, June). Impact of conflicting indicators among normative selection: Illustrations and preliminary corrective procedures. Poster presented at the 9th annual conference and workshops of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Washington, D.C.

Blaney, C. L., Redding, C., Rossi, J. S., Prochaska, J. O., Velicer, W. F., Armstrong, K. A., & Coviello, D. (2010, June). Stages & processes of change for smoking cessation in urban female adolescents. Paper presented at the Society for Prevention Research 18th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Boatright, S. L., & Soeung, S. (2009). Teaching White privilege to White students can mean saying good-bye to positive student evaluations. American Psychologist, 64, 574-575.

Bratica, R., Verdi, G., Swentosky, A., Wood, D., O’Bryon, E., & Bueno de Mesquita, P. (2009). Implementing an anti-violence curriculum in a culturally diverse school district. School Psychology: From Science to Practice, 1(3), 32-36.

Bullock, H. E., Lott, B., & Wyche, K. (2010). Making room at the table: Gender, ethnic and class inequities. In H. Landrine & N. F. Russo (Eds.), Handbook of diversity in feminist psychology (pp. 479-499). New York: Springer.

Burditt, C. T., Smith, A. M., Lamb, A. N., Golding, A. C., Sieberg, C. B., & Flannery-Schroeder, E. (2007, August). Gender differences in childhood trauma as quality of life predictors. Poster presented at the 2007 meeting of the American Psychological Association: San Francisco, CA.

Cheng, A. W., Pasupuleti, R., Roberts, C., Sillice, M., Singh, A.,Weissinger, K., & White, B. C. (2009, March). Female graduate students of all colors: What brings us together, what keeps us apart. Roundtable presented at Association for Women in Psychology 34th Annual Conference at Newport, RI.

Cho, S., Morokoff, P. J., Redding, C. A., Harlow, L. L., Rossi, J., Mayer, K., & Koblin, B. (2007, May). Empirically investigating gender in a multifaceted model of HIV risk. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D.C.

Clair, M., Stein, L. A. R., Colby, S., Barnett, N. P., Lebeau, R., Monti, P., & Golembeske, C. (2011, August). Race and ethnicity as a moderator of motivational interviewing for incarcerated adolescents. Presented at American Psychological Association annual meeting, Washington, D.C.

Collyer, C. E., Gallo, F., Corey, J., Waters, D., & Boney-McCoy, S. (2007). Typology of violence derived from ratings of severity and provocation. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 104, 637-653.

Ernst, C., & Rogers, M. R. (2009). Development of the inclusion attitude scale for high school teachers. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 25, 305-322.

Gazabon, S. A., Morokoff, P. J., Harlow, L. L., Ward, R. M., & Quina, K. (2007). Applying the transtheoretical model to ethnically diverse women at risk for HIV. Health Education and Behavior, 34, 297–314.

Gorman, K. S., Zearley, K. K., & Favasuli, S. (in press). Does acculturation matter? Food insecurity and child problem behavior among low-income, working Hispanic households. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. Prepublished April 5, 2011, DOI:10.1177/0739986311403723

Harlow, L. L. (2010, June). Increasing quantitative interest and participation among underrepresented students. Invited presentation at the Quantitative Analysis Center, Wesleyan University, CT.

Harlow, L. L. & Eber, H. W. (2011, August). Co-Direct and organize the annual Quantitative Training for Underrepresented Groups Conference, Washington, D.C.

Harlow, L. L., Silver, B., Mederer, H., Stamm, K., & Singh, A. (2008, August). Recruiting and retaining women in science and institutionalizing practices. Presented at annual meeting of APA, Boston, MA.

Hoeppner, B., Redding, C. A., Rossi, J. S., Pallonen, U. E., Prochaska, J. O., & Velicer, W. F. (in press). Factor structure of decisional balance and temptations scales for smoking: Cross-validation in urban female African-American adolescents. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine.

Lott, B. (2010). Multiculturalism and diversity: A social psychological perspective. UK: Wiley.

Lott, B., & Bullock, H. E. (2008). Report of the Task Force on Resources for the Inclusion of Social Class in Psychology Curricula. Available:

Maton, K. I., Wimms, H. E., Grant, S. K., Wittig, M. A., Rogers, M. R., & Vasquez, M. J. T. (2011). Experiences and perspectives of African American, Latino/a, Asian American, and European American psychology graduate students: A national study. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 17, 68-78.

Mena, J., & White, B. (2011, March). Giving, receiving, and building community: Women of color in higher education. Paper delivered at the Annual Association of Women in Psychology, American Psychological Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Mena, J., & Vaccaro, A. (2010, October). What can we learn from the stories of queer students of color in college about social support, self-care, drive to help others and mental health? Paper delivered at the Inaugural Conference of the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues, American Psychological Association, Ann Arbor, MI.

Morokoff, P. J., Redding, C. A., Harlow, L. L., Cho, S., Rossi, J. S., Meier, K. S., Mayer, K. H., Koblin, B., & Brown-Peterside, P. (2009). Associations of sexual victimization, depression, and sexual assertiveness with unprotected sex: A test of the multifaceted model of HIV risk across gender. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research, 14, 30–54.

O’Bryon, E. C., Otto, C., Eriksen, K., Frost, M., & Rogers, M. R. (2009). Home-school collaboration with ethnically diverse families. Paper presented at the National Association of School Psychologists conference, Boston, MA.

O’Bryon, E. C., & Rogers, M. R. (2010). Bilingual school psychologists’ assessment practices with English language learners. Psychology in the Schools. 47, 1018-1034.

Rogers, M. R., & O’Bryon, E. C. (2008). Advocating for social justice: The context for change in school psychology. School Psychology Review, 37, 493-498.

Santiago-Rivas, M., Harlow, L. L., Silver, B., Stamm, K., & Mederer, H. (2009, March). Faculty gender composition in STEM disciplines: A case study. Presented at 34th Annual Conference of Association for Women in Psychology, Newport, RI.

Sherman, K. J. (2011, February). A review of programs to prevent bullying of GLBTQ students. Paper presented at the 2011 annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Francisco, CA.

Smith, A. M., & Norcross, J. C. (2009). Multicultural therapy. In J. O. Prochaska & J. C. Norcross (Eds.), Systems of psychotherapy: A transtheoretical analysis (7th ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Spas, J., Lebeau, R., Clair, M., Stein, L.A.R., Little, S., Golembeske, C., White, B., & Pasupuleti, R. (2009, November). Fidelity for substance use disorders with incarcerated adolescents. In L. A. R. Stein (Chair), Incarcerated adolescents: training, treatment, and research. Symposium at the 43rd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York City, NY.

Stein, L. A. R., Lebeau, R., Clair, M., Rossi, J. S., Martin, R. M., & Golembeske, C. (2010). Validation of a measure to assess alcohol- and marijuana-related risks and consequences among incarcerated adolescents. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 109, 104–113. PMCID: PMC2875287

Takamatsu, S., Cheng, A. W., Beccera, C., Kim, H., Iwamoto, D. K. (2011, April). Problematic drinking among Asian American young adults: The role negative affect regulation.. Poster presented at the UCLA Risk Prevention and Treatment of Mental Health for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islander Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Weyandt, L. & Swentosky, A. (in press). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In James A. Banks (Editor). ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DIVERSITY IN EDUCATION (4 volumes). Thousands Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Willis, W. G., Weyandt, L. L., Lubiner, A. G., & Schubart, C. D. (in press). Neurofeedback as a treatment for Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A systematic review of evidence for practice. Journal of Applied School Psychology