George Knight

Professor Emeritus
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Biography

George Knight is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University. He received his doctorate from the University of California at Riverside in 1980. His research interests (social) include acculturation and enculturation in Mexican American families, the development of ethnic identity among Mexican Americans, cross-cultural development, cooperative and competitive behavioral styles, prosocial behavior. He is also interested in cross-ethnic and cross-race measurement equivalence, and meta-analysis.

Education

Ph.D. University of California-Riverside 1980

Publications

  • Armenta, B. E., Knight, G. P., Carlo, G., Jacobson, R. P. The relation between ethnic group attachment and prosocial tendencies: The mediating role of cultural values. European Journal of Social Psychology (2011).
  • Calderón-Tena, C. O., Knight, G. P., & Carlo, G. The socialization of prosocial behavior tendencies among Mexican American adolescents: The role of familism values. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology (2011).
  • Carlo, G., Knight, G. P., McGinley, M., & Hayes, R. The roles of parental inductions, moral emotions, and moral cognitions in prosocial tendencies among Mexican American and European American early adolescents. Journal of Early Adolescence (2011).
  • Gonzales, N. A., Coxe, S., Roosa, M. W., White, R. M. B., Knight, G. P., Zeiders, K. H., & Saenz, D. (2011). Economic hardship, neighborhood context, and parenting: Prospective effects on Mexican American adolescent’s mental health. American Journal of Community Psychology (2011).
  • Knight, G. P., Berkel, C., Umaña-Taylor, A. J., Gonzales, N. A., Ettkal, I., Jaconis, M, & Boyd, B. M. The familial socialization of culturally related values in Mexican American families. Journal of Marriage and Family (2011).
  • Lee, J. M., Steinberg, L., Piquero, A. R., & Knight, G. P. Identity-linked perceptions of the police among African American juvenile offenders: A developmental perspective. Journal of Youth and Adolescence (2011).
  • Roosa, M. W., Zeiders, K. H., Knight, G. P., Gonzales, N. A., Tein, J.-Y., Saenz, D., O’Donnell, M., & Berkel C. A test of the social development model during the transition to junior high with Mexican American adolescents. Developmental Psychology (2011).
  • White, R. M. B., Umaña-Taylor, A. J., Knight, G. P., & Zeiders, K. H. Language measurement equivalence of the Ethnic Identity Scale with Mexican American early adolescents. Journal of Early Adolescence (2011).
  • Knight, G. P., Berkel, C., Carlo, G., & Basilio, C. The socialization of culturally related values and the mental health outcomes of Latino youth. Latina and Latino Children’s Mental Health: Vol 2: Prevention and Treatment (2011).
  • Berkel, C., Knight, G. P., Zeiders, K. H., Tein, J.-Y., Roosa, M. W., Gonzales, N. A., & Saenz, D. Discrimination and adjustment for Mexican American adolescents: A prospective examination of the benefits of culturally related values. Journal of Research on Adolescence (2010).
  • Knight, G. P., & Zerr, A. A. Informed theory and measurement equivalence in child development research. Child Development Perspectives (2010).
  • Knight, G. P., & Zerr, A. A. Introduction to the special section: Measurement equivalence in child development research. Child Development Perspectives (2010).
  • Carlo, G., Knight, G. P., McGinley, M., Goodvin, R., and Roesch, S. C. The developmental relations between perspective taking and prosocial behaviors: A meta-analytic examination of the task-specificity hypothesis. Self- and social-regulation: Social interaction and the development of social understanding and executive functions (2010).
  • Kim, S. Y., Nair, R., Knight, G. P., Roosa, M. W., Updegraff, K. A. Measurement Equivalence of Neighborhood Quality Measures for European American and Mexican American Families. Journal of Community Psychology (2009).
  • Kim, S. Y., Nair, R., Knight, G. P., Roosa, M. W., Updegraff, K. A. Measurement equivalence of neighborhood quality measures for European American and Mexican American families. Journal of Community Psychology (2009).
  • Knight, G. P., Vargas-Chanes, D., Losoya, S. H., Sonia Cota-Robles, S., Chassin, L., Lee, J. M. Acculturation and Enculturation Trajectories Among Mexican American Adolescent Offenders. Journal of Research on Adolescence (2009).
  • Mauricio, A., Little, M., Chassin, L., Vargas-Chanes, D., Knight, G. P., Piquero, A., Losoya, S. H., & Vargas-Chanes, D. Juvenile offenders' alcohol and marijuana trajectories: Risk and protective factor effects in the context of time in a supervised facility. Journal of Youth and Adolescence (2009).
  • Nair, R. L., White, R. M. B., Knight, G. P., Roosa, M. W. Cross-language measurement equivalence of parenting measures for use with Mexican American populations. Journal of Family Psychology (2009).
  • Pina, A. A., Little, M. Knight, G. P., & Silverman, W. K. Cross-ethnic measurement equivalence of the RCMAS in Latino and Caucasian youth with anxiety disorders. Journal of Personality Assessment (2009).
  • Pina, A. A., Little, M. Knight, G. P., Silverman, W. K. Cross-ethnic measurement equivalence of the RCMAS in Latino and Caucasian youth with anxiety disorders. Journal of Personality Assessment (2009).
  • Roosa, M. W., Weaver, S. R., White, R. M. B., Tein, J-Y., Knight, G. P., Gonzales, N. A., & Saenz, D. S. Family and neighborhood fit or misfit and the adaptation of Mexican Americans. American Journal of Community Psychology (2009).
  • Knight, George P., Roosa, Mark W., and Umaña-Taylor, Adriana J. Studying ethnic minority and economically disadvantaged populations: Methodological challenges and best practices. (2009).
  • Gonzales, N. A., Fabrett, F. C., & Knight, G. P. Acculturation, enculturation and the psycholosocial adaptation of Latino youth. Handbook of U.S. Latino Psychology: Developmental and Community-Based Perspectives (2009).
  • Knight, G. P., Jacobson, R. P., Gonzales, N. A., Roosa, M. W., and Saenz, D. S. An Evaluation of the Psychological Research on Acculturation and Enculturation Processes among Recently Immigrating Populations. Strengths and challenges of new immigrant families: Implications for research, policy, education, and service (2009).
  • Knight, G. P., Roosa, M. W., Calderón-Tena, C. O., & Gonzales, N. A. Methodological issues in research on Latino populations. Handbook of U.S. Latino Psychology: Developmental and Community-Based Perspectives (2009).
  • Losoya, S. H., Knight, G. P., Chassin, L., Little, M., Vargas-Chanes, D., Mauricio, A., Piquero, A. Trajectories of Acculturation and Enculturation in Relation to Binge Drinking and Marijuana Use in a Sample of Mexican-American Serious Juvenile Offenders. Journal of Drug Issues (2008).
  • Mark Roosa, F. Liu, Marisela Torres, Nancy Gonzales, George Knight, Delia Saenz. Sampling and recruitment in studies of cultural influence on adjustment: A case study with Mexican Americans. Journal of Family Psychology (2008).
  • M Michaels, A Barr, Mark Roosa, George Knight. Self-esteem: Assessing measurement equivalence in a multi-ethnic sample of youth. Journal of Early Adolescence (2007).
  • G Carlo, M Okun, George Knight, M Guzman. The Interplay of Traits and Motives on Volunteering: Agreeableness, Extraversion and Prosocial Value Motivation. Personality and Individual Differences (2005).
  • C Schubert, E Mulvey, L Steinberg, E Cauffman, S Losoya, T Hecker, Laurie Chassin, George Knight. Operational lessons from the Pathways to Desistance Project. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice (2004).
  • E Mulvey, T Hecker, S Losoya, L Steinberg, J Fagan, E Cauffman, A Piquero, L Chassin, George Knight, R Brame, C Schubert. Theory and research on desistance from antisocial activity among serious adolescent offenders. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice (2004).
  • George Knight, M Little, S Losoya, E Mulvey. The self-report of offending among serious juvenile offenders: Cross-gender, cross-ethnic/race measurement equivalence. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice (2004).
  • M Guzman, G Carlo, L Ontai, S Koller, George Knight. Gender and age differences in Brazilian Children's friendship nominations and peer sociometric ratings. Sex Roles (2004).
  • Gonzales, N A (Author) ,Knight, George P (Author) ,Birman, D (Author) ,Sirolli, A A (Author) . Acculturation and enculturation among Latino youths. Investing in children, youth, families, and communities: Strengths-based research and policy (2004).
  • George Knight, I Guthrie, M Page, R Fabes. Emotional arousal and gender differences in aggression: A meta-analysis. Aggressive Behavior (2002).
  • H Prelow, M Michaels, L Reyes, George Knight, M Barrera. Measuring coping in low-income European American, African American, and Mexican American adolescents: An examination of measurement equivalence. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping (2002).
  • M Barrera, H Prelow, L Dumka, N Gonzales, George Knight, M Michaels, M Roosa, J-Y Tein. Patheways from family economic conditions to adolescents' distress: Supportive parenting, stressors outside the family, and deviant peers. Journal of Community Psychology (2002).
  • M Roosa, Larry Dumka, N Gonzales, George Knight. Cultural/ethnic issues and the prevention scientist in the 21st century. Prevention and Treatment (2002).
  • Gonzales, Nancy A (Author) ,Knight, George P (Author) ,Morgan-Lopez, A (Author) ,Saenz, D (Author) ,Sirolli, A (Author) . Acculturation and the mental health of Latino youths: An integration and critique of the literature. Latino Children and Families in the United States: Current Research and Future Directions (2002).
  • Knight, George P (Author) ,Tein, J-Y (Author) ,Prost, J (Author) ,Gonzales, N A (Author) . Measurement equivalence and research on Latino children and families: The importance of culturally informed theory. Latino Children and Families in the United States: Current Research and Future Directions (2002).
  • G Carlo, S Roesch, George Knight, S Koller. Between- or within-culture variation? Nationality as a moderator of the relation between individual differences and resource allocation preferences. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology (2001).
  • George Knight. Measurement issues in "assessing the home environments of young adolescence": A commentary. Journal or Research on Adolescence (2000).
  • Roosa, M. W., Weaver, S. R., White, R. M. B., Tein, J-Y., Knight, G. P., Gonzales, N. A., & Saenz, D. S. Family and neighborhood fit or misfit and the adaptation of Mexican Americans. American Journal of Community Psychology (0).

Research Activity

Courses

Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 492Honors Directed Study
PSY 493Honors Thesis
PSY 497Honors Colloquium

Presentations

  • McGinley, M. A., Carlo, G., & Knight, G. P. Exploring the Profiles of Prosocial Behaviors in Early Adolescents: A Latent Class Analysis Approach. Society for Research on Child Development (Mar 2011).
  • White, R. M. B., Deardorff, J., Gonzales, N. A., Roosa, M. W., Knight, G. P., Tein, J.Y. Early Puberty and Mexican American Girls Depressive Symptoms: The Influence of Neighborhood Context. Paper presented in the symposium entitled "Longitudinal Examinations of Latino Adolescents Biological Adjustment". Society for Research in Child Development (Mar 2011).
  • Griese, E. R., Sandman, D. M., Carlo, G., Knight, G. P., & Buhs, E. S. Associations Between Parental Disciplinary Practices, Familism, and Prosocial Behavior in European- and Mexican-American Children. Society for Research on Child Development (Mar 2011).
  • Roosa, M. W., Zeiders, K. H., White, R. M. B., Nair, R. L., Vargas, D. A. Gonzales, N. A., Knight, G. P., & Tein, J.-Y. Trajectories of discrimination from late childhood to early adolescence in Mexican American youth. Society for Research on Child Development (Mar 2011).
  • Carlo, G., Knight, G. P., Randall, B. A., & Martinez, M. M. Socialization of the Importance of Religion and Prosocial Behaviors Across Two Cultures. Paper presented in the symposium entitled "Spirituality and Positive Youth Development Among Culturally Diverse Adolescents". Society for Research in Child Development (Mar 2011).
  • Armenta, B. E., Zamboanga, B. L., Schwartz, S. J., Carlo, G., Knight, G. P., Huynh, Q.-L., & Forthun, L. F. Ethnic group attachment and prosocial tendencies among Latino late adolescents: Testing a psychological-cultural process model. Society for Research on Child Development (Mar 2011).
  • Deardorff, J., Cham H., Gonzales, N. A., White, R. M. B., Tein, J.-Y., Wong, J., Roosa, M. W., & Knight, G. P. (2011, March). Early Puberty and Mexican American Girls Internalizing and Externalizing Symptoms: The Influence of Parenting Behaviors. Paper presented in the symposium entitled "Longitudinal Examinations of Latino Adolescents Biological Adjustment". Society for Research in Child Development (Feb 2011).
  • Calder�n-Tena, C. O., Knight, G. P., & Carlo, G. Prosocial behavior among Mexican American adolescents. National Association of School Psychologists 2011 Annual Convention (Feb 2011).
  • Knight, G. P. Presenting Chair and Co-chair: Within-culture differences in relations to parenting and prosocial development: An examination of moderators in four cultures. Paper symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence (Mar 2010).
  • Martinez, M. M., Carlo, G., & Knight, G. P. Ethnic identity among Mexican American adolescents: The role of maternal cultural values and prosocial parenting practices. Society for Research on Adolescence (Mar 2010).
  • White, R. M. B., Roosa, M. W., Gonzales, N. A., Knight, G. P., & Saenz, D. Neighborhood contexts, fathering, and Mexican American early adolescents internalizing problems. Paper symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence (Mar 2010).
  • Nair, R. L., Gonzales, N. A., Knight, G. P., & Roosa, M. W. A culturally grounded meditational model of parent-adolescent conflict in Mexican American families. Paper symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence (Mar 2010).
  • Zeiders, K. H., Roosa, M. W., Gonzales, N. G., Knight, G. P., & Tein, J.-Y. A person centered approach to understanding Mexican American adolescent stressors. Society for Research on Adolescence (Feb 2010).
  • Weaver, S. R., Barile, J., Roosa, M. W., White, R. M., Tein, J.-Y., Knight, G. P., Gonzales, N., & Saenz, D. Exploring mediators of family and neighborhood misfit and the mental health outcomes of Mexican American youth. Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research (Jun 2009).
  • Jacobson, R. P., Knight, G. P., & Carlo, G. An adaptionist model of prosociality: Culture and sociocognitive capacities combine to produce a flexible behavioral repertoire. Biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development (Apr 2009).
  • Martinez, M. M., Carlo, G., Armenta, B. E., & Knight, G. P. Cultural values, perceived parenting practices, and prosocial tendencies among Mexican American early adolescents. Biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development (Apr 2009).
  • White, R. M. B., Uma�a-Taylor, A., Knight, G. P., Zeiders, K. H., Roosa, M. W., Gonzales, N. A., & Saenz, D. Language measurement equivalence of the Ethnic Identity Scale with Mexican American adolescents. Biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development (Apr 2009).
  • Roosa, M. W., Weaver, S. R., White, R. M. B., Tein, J-Y., Knight, G. P., Gonzales, N. A., & Saenz, D. S. Family and neighborhood fit or misfit and the adaptation of Mexican Americans. Biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development (Apr 2009).
  • Nair, R. L., Roosa, M., White, R. M. B., Zeiders, K. H., Knight, G. P., Gonzales, N., and Saenz, D. Cultural stressors, support, and psychopathology among Mexican American adolescents: A prospective mediated moderation model. 136th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition (Oct 2008).
  • White, R. M. B., Roosa, M., Nair, R. L., Zeiders, K. H., Gonzales, N., Knight, G. P., and Saenz, D. Importance of context in understanding mental health outcomes among Mexican American adolescents. 136th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition (Oct 2008).
  • Zeiders, K. H., Roosa, M., Nair, R. L., White, R. M. B., Gonzales, N., Knight, G. P., and Saenz, D. Comorbidity of obesity and depression: A longitudinal examination among Mexican American adolescents. 136th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition, (Oct 2008).
  • Calder�n, C. O., Knight, G. P., & Carlo, G. Socialization of familism and prosocial behavior among Mexican American adolescents. Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association (Aug 2008).
  • Nair, R, Roosa, M, White, R, Gonzales, N, Knight, George, Saenz, D. Mexican-American fathers gender role beliefs and child outcomes. National Council on Family Relations (Jun 2006).
  • Roosa, M, Liu, F, Gonzales, N, Knight, George, Saenz, D, Northan, C. Obtaining diversity in studies of Mexican Americans: Methodological issues. National Council on Family Relations (Jun 2006).
  • White, R, Roosa, M, Weaver, S, Nair, R, Gonzales, N, Knight, George, Saenz, D, Northan, C. Mexican-American parenting and distress in disadvantaged Neighborhoods. National Council on Family Relations (Jun 2006).
  • Nair, R, Kim, S, Roosa, M, Knight, George. Measurement equivalence of neighborhood measures for European American and Mexican American families. Society for Research on Adolescence (May 2006).
  • Hayes, R, McGinley, M, Hayes, R, Carlo, G, Knight, George, Hope, V. Fostering prosocial behavior: The role of parenting practices, sympathy, and values internalization. Society for Research on Adolescence (May 2006).
  • Knight, George, Saenz, D, German, M. The development and validation of the Mexican American Acculturation/Enculturation Scale (MAAS) for adolescents and adults. Society for Research on Adolescence (May 2006).
  • McGinley, M, Hayes, R, Carlo, G, Batenhorst, C, Knight, George. Relations between parenting practices and prosocial behaviors: The mediating role of adolescents' perceptions of appropriateness. Society for Research on Adolescence (Apr 2006).
  • Knight, George. Conducting acculturation research with Latinos. Groves Conference on Marriage and Family (Apr 2006).
  • White, R, Roosa, M, Weaver, S, Nair, R, Gonzales, N, Knight, George, Saenz, D, Northan, C. Mexican-American parenting and distress in disadvantaged Neighborhoods. 68th annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations
  • Armenta, B., Carlo, G., Knight, George, McGinley, M., Batenhorst, C., Kreifels, J. Prosocial moral reasoning: Structural and measurement equivalence across gender and ethnic groups. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development
  • Carlo, G., Knight, George. Feelings or Cognitions? Prosocial Moral Reasoning, Sympathy, and Prosocial Behaviors in Early Mexican American Adolescents. In M. Richaud (Chair), The development of prosocial moral reasoning and empathy as a precursor to prosocial behavior. Inter-American Congress of Psychology
  • Carlo, G., Knight, George, Hayes, R., McGinley, M., Wilkinson, J. Feelings or cognitions? Prosocial moral reasoning, sympathy, and prosocial behaviors in Mexican American adolescents. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development
  • DeGuzman, M., Carlo, G., Knight, George, Brown, J. Mexican- and European-american mother ethnotheories regarding prosocial behaviors. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development
  • Hayes, R., Carlo, G., McGinley, M., Knight, George, Kreifels, J. Parenting styles and parents use of specific parenting practices to promote prosocial behaviors. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development
  • McGinley, M., Carlo, G., Knight, George, Zamboanga, B., Hernandez, L. Measurement invariance in prosocial behaviors among European and Mexican American early adolescents. Biennial Meeting Society for Research on Child Development
  • McGinley, M., Hayes, R., Armenta, B., Batenhorst, C, Kreifels, J., Carlo, G., Knight, George. Evaluating the psychometric properties of a new measure of prosocial values with European and Mexican American preadolescents. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development
  • White, Rebecca, Roosa, Mark, Nair, R, Zeiders, K, Burrell, G, Gonzales, Nancy, Knight, George, Saenz, Delia. Variations of risk and resilience for depression among Mexican-origin parents. American Public Association Annual Conference
  • Armenta, B., Knight, George, Carlo, G., Jacobson, R. Associations Between Ethnic Identification, Cultural Values and Prosocial Behaviors Among Early Adolescent Mexican Americans. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence
  • Carlo, G., Knight, George, McGinley, M., Hayes, R., Shen, Y.- L., DeGuzman, M. Parental Disciplining icPractices, Sympathy, and Prosocial Behaviors Among Mexican American and European American Families. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence
  • Hayes, R., Carlo, G., McGinley, M., Knight, George. Mediating the Relations Between Parenting Styles and Prosocial Behaviors Among European and Mexican American Adolescents. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence
  • Mauricio, A., Little, M., Chassin, L., Vargas-Chanes, D., Knight, George, Losoya, S. Juvenile Offenders' Substance Use Trajectories: Risk and Protective Factor Effects in the Context of Supervised Time. Paper presented at M. Little (Chair), Impact of Formal Care on Adolescent Trajectories of Externalizing Problems. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence
  • Nair, R, Roosa, Mark, White, Rebecca, Zeiders, K., Burrell, G., Knight, George, Gonzales, Nancy, Saenz, Delia. Profiles of Risk among Mexican American Adolescents: Relations with Mental Health and Academic Outcomes. Biennial Meeting of the Society of Research on Adolescence
  • White, Rebecca, Roosa, Mark, Roosa, Mark, Gonzales, Nancy, Knight, George, Saenz, Delia, Nair, R., Zeiders, K., Burrell, G. Neighborhood Contexts and Mexican American Adolescent Internalizing Disorders. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence
  • Zeiders, K, Roosa, Mark, White, Rebecca, Nair, R, Gonzales, Nancy, Knight, George, Saenz, Delia. Overweight Status and Depression: Associations among Mexican American Adolescents. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence
  • Gonzales, N, Knight, George, Morgan-Lopez, A, Saenz, D, Sirolli, A. Acculturation, enculturation and the mental health of Latino youths: An integration and critique of the literature. Kent Psychology Forum
  • Knight, George, Tein, J-Y, Prost, J, Gonzales, N. Measurement equivalence and research on Latino children and families: The importance of culturally informed theory. Kent Psychology Forum
  • Guthrie, I, Knight, George, Page, M. Arousal and gender differences in aggression: A meta-analysis. Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development

Service

  • Area Head, Social Psychology Graduate Program, Area head (2009 - Present)
  • Area Head, Social Psychology Graduate Program, Area head (2009 - Present)
  • Honors Program Committee, Member (1990 - Present)
  • Honors Program Committee, Member (1990 - Present)
  • Honors Program Committee, Member (1990 - Present)
  • Honors Program Committee, Member (1990 - Present)
  • Post-Doctoral Training Program in Prevention Research, Member (1989 - Present)
  • Post-Doctoral Training Program in Prevention Research, Member (1989 - Present)
  • Post-Doctoral Training Program in Prevention Research, Member (1989 - Present)
  • Post-Doctoral Training Program in Prevention Research, Member (1989 - Present)
  • Area Head, Social Psychology Graduate Program, Area head (2009 - 2011)
  • Child development Perspectives, Reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • Latino Studies, Reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, Reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • Psychological Bulletin, Reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • Journal of Early Adolescence, Reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • Society for Research on Adolescence, Program Reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • Journal of Abmormal Child Psychology, Reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • Led the Social Psychology Graduate Admissions (2007 - 2007)
  • CLAS Academic Standards Committee, Member (2004 - 2007)
  • Child Development, Reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, Reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • British Journal of Developmental Psychology, Reviewer (2005 - 2006)
  • Social Psychology Search Committee, Member (2005 - 2006)
  • Faculty Development Program, Mentor (2004 - 2006)
  • B-START Program, NIMH, Ad Hoc Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • British Journal of Psychology, Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Health Psychology, Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • National Institute of Mental Health, Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Personality and Individual Differences, Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Personality and Social Psychological Bulletin, Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • National Science Foundation, Reviewer (2004 - 2004)
  • Chair Search Committee, Member (2003 - 2004)
  • Current Anthropology, Reviewer (2004)
  • Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Reviewer (2004)
  • Journal of Family Psychology, Editorial Board Member (2004)
  • Journal of Research on Adolescence, Editorial Board Member (2004)
  • Undergraduate Studies Committee, Member (2004)
  • Department Intro Subject Pool Revision Comittee, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Graduate Studies, Interim Director (2004 - 2004)
  • Emotion, Reviewer (2003 - 2003)
  • International Journal of Behavioral Development, Reviewer (2003 - 2003)
  • Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, Reviewer (2002 - 2003)
  • Associate Chair, Department of Psychology, Signature authority (1999 - 2003)
  • Undergraduate Studies, Director (1999 - 2003)
  • Journal of Family Psychology, Reviewer (1998 - 2003)
  • Evaluation and Program Planning, Reviewer (2003)
  • Jurimetrics, Reviewer (2003)
  • Nocotine & Tobacco, Reviewer (2003)
  • University of Nebraska, Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Advisory reviewer (2003)
  • Executive Committee, Department of Psychology, Member (1999 - 2003)
  • Board of Regents Support Fund, Research and Development Fund, State of Louisiana, Research Competitiveness Subprogram, Reviewer (2002 - 2002)
  • Journal of Adolescence, Ad Hoc Reviewer (2002 - 2002)
  • Psychological Review, Ad Hoc Reviewer (2002 - 2002)
  • Current Anthropology, Ad Hoc Reviewer (2001 - 2002)
  • Merrill - Palmer Quarterly, Ad Hoc Reviewer (2000 - 2002)
  • Society for Research in Child Development, Panel #14: Social Cognition, 2001 Biennial Meeting (2001 - 2001)
  • Psychological Bulletin, Ad Hoc Reviewer (1996 - 2001)
  • Dissertation Grant Awards, NIMH, Panel Reviewer (2000 - 2000)
  • Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Ad Hoc Reviewer (2000 - 2000)
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Ad Hoc Reviewer (2000 - 2000)
  • Developmental Psychology, Ad Hoc Reviewer (1981 - 2000)