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  • Ben-Eliyahu, A., Rhodes, J. E., & Scales, P. (in press). The interest-driven pursuits of 15-year-olds: “Sparks” and their association with caring relationships and developmental outcomes. Applied Developmental Science.
  • Chan, C. & Rhodes, J. (in press). Measuring exposure in Hurricane Katrina: A meta-analysis and an integrative data analysis. PLOS ONE.
  • Dunn, E. C., Solovieff, N., Lowe, S. R., Gallagher, P. J., Caponis, J., Rosand, J., Koenan, K. C., Waters, M. C, Rhodes, J.E., & Smoller, J. W. (in press). Interaction between genetic variants and exposure to Hurricane Katrina on post-traumatic stress and post-traumatic growth. A prospective analysis of low income adults. Journal of Affective Disorders.
  • James, P., Rhodes, J., Waters, M. C., Subramanian, S. V. & Arcaya, M. (in press). Urban sprawl and body mass index among displaced Hurricane Katrina survivors. Preventive Medicine.
  • Lowe, S. R., Willis, M., & Rhodes, J. (in press). Health problems among low-income parents in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Health Psychology.
  • Rhodes, J. E. (in press). Improving the human condition through rigorous applied developmental research. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
  • Schwartz, S. O., Chan, C., Rhodes, J., & Scales, P. (in press). Community developmental assets and positive youth development: The role of natural mentors. Research in Human Development.
  • Spencer, R., Schwartz, S. O., & Rhodes, J. E. (in press). Somebody who was on my side”: A qualitative examination of youth initiated mentoring. Youth & Society.
2014  

PDFKanchewa, S., Rhodes, J. E., Schwartz, S. E. O., & Olsho, L. (2014). The Influence of same versus cross-gender matching in formal youth mentoring programs. Applied Developmental Science, 18, 31-45.

Dunn, E. C., Solovieff, N., Lowe, S. R., Gallagher, P. J., Caponis, J., Rosand, J., Koenan, K. C., Waters, M. C, Rhodes, J.E., & Smoller, J. W. (2014). Interaction between genetic variants and exposure to Hurricane Katrina on post-traumatic stress and post-traumatic growth. A prospective analysis of low income adults. Journal of Affective Disorders, 152, 243-249.

2013  

PDFLowe, S. R, Manove, E. E., & Rhodes, J. E. (2013). Posttraumatic Stress and Posttraumatic Growth Among Low-Income Mothers Who Survived Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology. 81, 5, p877-889

PDFChan, C. & Rhodes, J. (2013). Religious coping, posttraumatic stress, psychological distress, and posttraumatic growth among female survivors four years after Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 26 257-265

PDFChan, C., Rhodes, J., Howard, W., Schwartz, S., Lowe, & S. Herrera, C. (2013). Pathways of influence in school-based mentoring: The mediating role of parent and teacher relationships. Journal of School Psychology. 51, 129-142.

PDFLowe, S. R., Dillon, C. O., Rhodes, J. E., & Zweibach, L. (2013). Defining adult experiences: Perspective of a diverse sample of young adults. Journal of Adolescent Research. 18, 31-68.

PDFLowe, S. R., Godoy, L., Rhodes, J., & Carter, A. (2013). Predicting Mothers' Reports of Children's Mental Health Three Years after Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 34, 1, 17-27

PDFLowe, S. R., & Rhodes, J. (2013). Trajectories of psychological distress among low-income, female survivors of Hurricane Katrina. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 83, 398-412

PDFMillenky, M., Schwartz, S. O., & Rhodes (2013). Supporting the transition to adulthood among high school dropouts: An impact study of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program. Prevention Science.

PDFSchwartz, S. O., Rhodes, J. E., Spencer, R., & Grossman, J. B. (2013). Youth Initiated Mentoring: Investigating a New Approach to Working with Vulnerable Adolescents. American Journal of Community Psychology. 52, 1/2, 155-169

2012  

PDFChan, C. S., Rhodes, J. E., & Perez, J. E. (2012). A prospective study of religiousness and psychological distress among female survivors of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. American Journal of Community Psychology, 49, 168-181

PDFGrossman, J. B., Chan, C., Schwartz, S., & Rhodes, J. E. (2012). The test of time in school-based mentoring: The role of relationship duration and re-matching on academic outcomes. American Journal of Community Psychology, 49, 43-54.

PDFLowe, S., Green, G., & Rhodes (2012). What can multi-wave studies teach us about disaster research?: An analysis of low-income Hurricane Katrina survivors. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 25, 299-306

PDFLowe, S. R. & Rhodes, J. (2012). Community college re-enrollment after Hurricane Katrina. Journal of College Student Retention. 14, 229-251.

PDFLowe, S. R., Rhodes, J., & Scoglio, A. (2012). Changes in Marital and Partner Relationships in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: An Analysis of Low-Income Women. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 36, 286-300.

PDFPaxson, C., Rhodes, J., Waters, M. & Fussell, E. (2012). Five Years Later: Recovery from Post Traumatic Stress and Psychological Distress Among Low-Income Mothers Affected by Hurricane Katrina. Social Science and Medicine, 74, 150-157.

PDFSchwartz S. O., Rhodes, J. E., & Herrera, C. (2012). The influence of meeting time on academic outcomes in school-based mentoring. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 1, 2319-2326

2011  

PDFDuBois, D. L., Portillo, N., Rhodes, J. E., Silverthorn, N., Valentine, J. C. (2011). HowEffective Are MentoringPrograms for Youth? A Systematic Assessment of the Evidence. Psychological Science in the Public Interest,12, 57-91

PDFLowe, S. R., Chan, C. S., & Rhodes. (2011). The impact of child-related stressors on the psychological functioning of lower-income mothers after Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Family Issues, 32,1303-1324.

PDFSchwartz, S., Rhodes, J., Chan, C. & Herrera, C. (2011). The impact of school-based mentoring on youth with different relational profiles. Developmental Psychology, 47, 450-462.

2010  

PDFZwiebach, L., Rhodes, J., & Roemer, L. (2010). Resource loss, resource gain, and mental health among survivors of Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 23, 251-258

PDFKarcher, M., Davidson, A., Rhodes, J. E., Herrera, C. (2010). Pygmalion in the mentoring program: The role of peer mentors’ attitudes in shaping mentee outcomes. Applied Developmental Science, 14, 212-227.

PDFRhodes, J. & Spencer, R., (2010). Structuring mentoring relationships for competence, character, and purpose. New Directions for Youth Development, 126, 149-152.

PDFLowe, S. R., Chan, C. , & Rhodes, J. E. (2010). Pre-Hurricane social support protects against psychological distress: An analysis of young, low-income, predominantly African-American mothers. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 78, 551-560..

PDFRhodes, J., Chan, C., Paxson, C., Rouse, C. E., Waters, M. & Fussell, E. (2010). The impact of Hurricane Katrina on the mental and physical health of low-income parents in New Orleans. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 80, 237-247.

PDFSuárez-Orozco, C., Gaytán, F. X. Bang, H, J. Pakes, O’Connor, E., & Rhodes, J. (2010). Academic trajectories of newcomer immigrant youth. Developmental Psychology, 46, 602-618

2009  

PDFSuarez-Orozco, C., Rhodes, J., & Milburn, M. (2009). Unraveling the immigrant paradox: Academic engagement and disengagement Among Immigrant Youth and Society, 41, 151-185.

PDFRhodes, J., Liang, B., & Spencer, R. (2009). First do no harm: Ethical principles for youthmentoring relationships. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 40, 452-458.
 
PDFLowe, S.R., Rhodes, J., Zweibach, L., & Chan, C. (2009). The Impact of Pet Loss on the Perceived Social Support and Psychological Distress of Hurricane Survivors. Journal of Traumatic Stress., 22, 244.
 
Rhodes, J. (2009). Giving mentoring research away: Toward a better alignment of research and practice. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 17, 145-187.

PDFRhodes, J. E., Camic, P. M., Milburn, M. & Lowe, S. R. (2009).  Improving middle school climate through teacher-centered change,  Journal of Community Psychology, 6, 711-724.

PDFSuarez-Orozco, C., Rhodes, J., & Milburn, M. (2009). Unraveling the immigrant paradox: Academic engagement and disengagement Among Immigrant, Youth and Society, 41, 151-167.

2008  

Chan, C. & Rhodes, J. (2008). The influence of mentors on spiritual development. New Directions in Youth Development, 118, 85-89.

PDFRhodes, J. (2008). Improving youth mentoring through research-based practice. American Journal of Community Psychology, 41, 35-42

PDFRhodes, J. & DuBois, D. (2008). Mentoring relationships and programs for youth. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17, 254-258.

PDFRhodes, J.E. & Lowe, S. (2008). Youth mentoring: Improving programs through research-based practice. Youth and Policy, 14, 9-17.

PDFRhodes, J.E. & Lowe, S. (2008). Youth mentoring and resilience. Child Care in Practice, 14, 211-224

PDFRhodes, J., Lowe, S., Litchfield, L., & Samp, K. W. (2008). The role of gender in youth mentoring relationship satisfaction and duration. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 72, 183-192.

2007  

PDFGee, C. & Rhodes, J. (2007). A Social support and social strain measure for minority adolescent mothers: A Confirmatory factor analytic study. Child: Care, health and development, 34, 87-97.

PDFGreene, G., Rhodes, J., Hirsch, A., & Suarez-Orozco, C. (2007). Supportive adult relationships and the academic engagement of Latin American immigrant youth. Journal of School Psychology, 46, 393-412.

PDFLiang, B. & Rhodes, J. (2007). Cultivating the vital element of youth mentoring. Applied Developmental Science. Vol. 11, No. 2, 104–107.

PDFRhodes, J. E. (i2007). My mentor, George Albee. 28, Journal of Primary Prevention., 59-60.

Adams. S., Kuhn, J., & Rhodes, J. (2007). Self-Esteem Changes in the Middle School Years: A Study of Ethnic and Gender Groups, Research in Middle Level Education.

PDFWay, N., Reddy, R., & Rhodes, J. (2007). Students' Perceptions of School Climate during the Middle School Years:  Associations with Trajectories of Psychological and Behavioral Adjustment. American Journal of Community Psychology. 40:194–213.

2006

PDFRhodes, J. E., Spencer, R., Saito, R. N., and Sipe, C. L. (2006). Online mentoring: The promise and challenges of an emerging approach to youth development. Journal of Primary Prevention, 27: 497-513.

Adams. S., Kuhn, J., &  Rhodes, J. (2006s). Self-Esteem Changes in the Middle School Years: A Study of Ethnic and Gender Groups, Research in Middle Level Education, 29, 1-9.

Clary, G. & Rhodes, J. E. (2006). "Mobilizing the village: Adult volunteerism and child welfare." In Clary, G. & Rhodes, J. (in press). (Eds.) Mobilizing adults for positive youth development: Lessons from the behavioral sciences on promoting socially valued activities. Minneapolis, MN: Search Institute. (Peter Benson, series editor).
 
PDFDuBois, D. L. & Rhodes, J.E. (2006). Youth mentoring: Bridging science with practice. Journal of Community Psychology, 34, 547-565.
 
PDFRhodes, J. & Camic, P (2006). Building bridges between universities and middle- schools:A teacher-centered collaboration. Educational and Child Psychology, 23, 42-58.

PDFRhodes, J. & DuBois, D. (2006). Understanding and facilitating the youth mentoring movement. Social Policy Report, XX, 3-19.

PDFRhodes, J., Spencer, R., Keller, T., & Liang, B. (2006). A model for the influence of mentoring relationships on youth development. Journal of Community Psychology, 34, 691-701.

PDFVon Eye, A., Bogat, G. A., & Rhodes, J. (2006). Variable-oriented and person-oriented perspectives on analysis. The example of alcohol consumption in adolescence. Journal of Adolescence, 29, 981-1004.

Rhodes, J. & Camic, P (2006). Building bridges between universities and middle- schools:A teacher-centered collaboration. Educational and Child Psychology, 23, 42-58.

2005

Rhodes, J. E. (2005). “A theoretical model of youth mentoring.” In D. L. DuBois & M. A. Karcher (Eds.) Handbook of youth mentoring. (pp. 30-43).Thousand Oakes, CA: Sage Press.

Rhodes, J., Reddy, R., Roffman, J., & Grossman, J. (2005). Promoting successful youth mentoring relationships: A preliminary screening questionnaire. Journal of Primary Prevention 26: 147-168.

Rhodes, J. E. & Spencer, R. (2005). “Someone to watch over me: Mentoring programs in the after-school lives of youth” (pp. 419-435). In J. L. Mahoney, R. W., Larson, & J. S. Eccles (Eds.) Organized activities as contexts of development: Extracurricular activities, after-school and community programs. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Spencer, R. & Rhodes, J. E. (2005). “A counseling and psychotherapy perspective on youth mentoring.” In D. L. DuBois & M. A. Karcher (Eds.) Handbook of youth mentoring. Thousand Oakes, CA: Sage Press.

Rhodes, J. & Bogat, G.A. (2005). "Mentoring programs." Borman, Kathryn M.; Cahill, Spencer E.; & Cotner, Bridget A., (Eds). American High Schools: A Handbook. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
 
Rhodes, J.E., Reddy, R., & Grossman, J. B. (2005). The protective influence of mentoring on adolescents’ substance use: Direct and indirect pathways. Applied Developmental Science. 9, No. 1, 31–47.

2004

Fredriksen, K., Rhodes, J., Reddy, R., and Way, N. (2004). Sleepless in Chicago: Tracking the effects of sleep loss over the middle school years. Child Development, 74, 84-95.
 
Langhout, R. D., Rhodes, J. E., & Osborne, L. (2004). An exploratory study of youth mentoring in an urban context: Adolescents' perceptions of relationship styles. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. (293–306).
 
Rhodes, J. , Roffman, J., Reddy, R., Fredriksen, K., & Way, N. (2004). Changes in self-esteem during the middle school years: A latent growth curve study of individual and contextual influences. Journal of School Psychology. 42, 243-261.

Rhodes, J. (2004). The critical ingredient: Caring youth-staff relationships in after-school settings. In New Directions for Youth Development, 101-145-161.

2003

Camic, P. M., Rhodes, J. E., & Yardley, L. (2003). Integrating qualitative methods into psychological research: The value and validity of qualitative approaches. In Camic, P. M., Rhodes, J. E., & Yardley, L. (Eds.) Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology: Expanding Perspective in Methodology and Design. Washington, D.C., American Psychological Association.
 
Clary, G. & Rhodes, J. (in preparation). (Eds.) Mobilizing adults for positive youth development: Lessons from the behavioral sciences on promoting socially valued activities. Minneapolis, MN: Search Institute. (Peter Benson, series editor).
 
Gee, C., Nicholson, M.J., Osborne, L.N., Rhodes, J. E. (2003). Support and strain in pregnant and parenting adolescent sibling relationships. Journal of Adolescent Research, 18, 25-34.
 
Gee, C. B. & Rhodes, J. E. (2003). Adolescent mothers’ relationships with their children’s biological fathers: Social support, social strain, and relationship continuity. Journal of Family Psychology 17, 370-383.
 
Klaw, E. L., Rhodes, J. E. & Fitzgerald, L. L. (2003). Natural mentors in the lives of African-American adolescent mothers: Tracking relationships over time. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 32, 223-232
 
Reddy, R., Rhodes, J. & Mulhall, P. (2003). ). The influence of teacher support on student adjustment in the middle school years: A latent growth curve study. Development and Psychopathology, 15, 119-138.
 
Rhodes, J. E., Reddy, R., Grossman, J. B., Lee, J. M. (2003). Same- versus cross-race matches in mentoring programs: A comparison. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 32, 2114-2133.

2002

Hellenga, K., Rhodes, J. E., & Aber, M. S. (2002). African American Adolescent Mothers’ Vocational Aspiration-Expectation Gap: Individual, Social and Environmental Influences. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 26, 200-212.
 
Rhodes, J.E. & Roffman, J. G. (2002). Mentoring relationships as developmental assets. In R. J. Lerner (Ed.). Developmental assets and asset-building communities. Implications for research, policy, and practice. New York: NY: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
 
Rhodes, J. E. & Roffman, J. G. (2002). Mentoring and apprenticeship in youth development programs. In. R. M. Lerner, F. Jacobs, & D. Wertlieb (Eds.). Promoting positive child, adolescent, and family development: A handbook of program and policy innovation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
 
Rhodes, J. E., Reddy, R. & Rappaport, N. (2002). Preventing school failure and promoting positive outcomes. In L. A. Jason & D. S. Glenwick (Eds.) Innovative Strategies for preventing psychosocial problems. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
 
Roffman, J. G., Suarez-Orozco, C., & Rhodes, J. E. (2002). Facilitating positive development in immigrant youth: The role of mentors and community organizers. In D. F. Perkins, L. M. Borden, J. G. Keith, & F. A. Villarrurel (Eds.). Positive youth development: Creating a positive tomorrow. New York, NY: Klewer Press.
 
Rhodes, J.E. & Grossman, J. B. (2002). Mentoring programs. In R. Lerner (Ed.). Human ecology: An encyclopedia of children, families, communities, and environments. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
 
Grossman, J. B. & Rhodes, J. E. (2002). The test of time: Predictors and effects of duration in youth mentoring programs>. American Journal of Community Psychology, 30, 199-206.
 
Rhodes, J. E., Bogat, G. A., Roffman, J., Edelman, P. & Galasso, L. (2002). Youth mentoring in perspective: Introduction to special issue. American Journal of Community Psychology, 30, 149-155.
 
Rhodes, J. E., Roffman, J., & Grossman, J. B. (2002). The rhetoric and reality of youth mentoring. In Rhodes, J. E. (Ed.). (2002). New directions for youth development: Theory, practice, and research: A critical view of youth mentoring. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

2001

Rhodes, J. E., Grossman, J. B., & Resch, N. L. Agents of change: Pathways through which mentoring relationships influence adolescents’ academic adjustment. In M. E. Hertzig & E. A. Farber (Eds). Annual progress in child psychiatry and child development: 2000-2001. pp. 585-603.
 
Osborne, L. N. & Rhodes, J. E. (2001). Sexual victimization among pregnant minority, adolescent mothers: An additional risk factor for adjustment difficulties. American Journal of Community Psychology, 26, 833-849.
 
Rhodes, J. E. (2001, June). Mentoring programs in perspective. The Center: Today’s 4-H connects youth to the world, 26-38.
 
Rhodes, J. E. (2001). Mentoring programs. In A.E. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association

2000

LoremRhodes, J. E. (2000). Emerging issues in substance abuse prevention. In J. Rappaport & E. Seidman (Eds.). Handbook of community psychology. (pp. 933-982). New York: Plenum Publications
 
Rhodes, J.E., Grossman, J. B., & Resch, N. R. (2000). Agents of change: Pathways through which mentoring relationships influence adolescents’ academic adjustment. Child Development, 71, 1662-1671.

1999

Contreras, J. M., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Rhodes, J. E., Diener, M. L., & Brunson, L. (1999). Parent-child interaction among Latina adolescent mothers: The role of family and social support. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 9, 417-439.
 
Gee, C. & Rhodes, J. E. (1999). The role of male partners in the postpartum transition of urban adolescent mothers. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 45, 512-532.
 
Haight, W. L., Rhodes, J. E., & Nicholson, M. (1999). Cross-race mentoring: Perspectives of mentors over time and strategies for support. The Mentor: Journal of Mentoring and Field Experience.
 
Rhodes, J. E., Haight, W. L., & Briggs, E. (1999). The influence of mentoring on the peer relationships of foster youth in relative and nonrelative care. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 9, 185-201

1998

Rhodes, J. E. (1998). Family, friends, and community: The role of social support in promoting health. In Camic, P. M. & Knight, S. J. (Eds.), Clinical handbook of health psychology (pp. 481-493). Toronto: Hogrefe & Huber.

1997

Davis, A. A; Rhodes, Jean E; Hamilton-Leaks, J. (1997). When both parents may be a source of support and problems: An analysis of pregnant and parenting female African American adolescents' relationships with their mothers and fathers. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 7, 331-348.

 

Jean E. Rhodes, Ph.D. Professor
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