B.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., University of Illinois-Chicago (Clinical-Developmental Psychology)

Phone: (419)372-2556


Office: Room 239, Psychology Building

Research Interests:

  • Effects of exposure to violence across social contexts (ethnic-political, community, family and school) on children and adolescents
  • Development of aggression from childhood to adulthood and across generations
  • Design, implementation, and evaluation of school-based interventions to prevent problems and promote social competence
  • Collaboration with community and county agencies on needs assessments and program evaluation projects

Research Groups:

  • School-Based Promotion of Coping with Stressors in Childhood
  • School-Based Promotion of Coping with Traumatic Stressors in Adolescence

Taking Grad Students? Yes

Sponsoring Undergraduate Research? Yes

Selected Publications:

Dvir Gvirsman, S., Huesmann, L. R., Dubow, E. F., Landau, S. F., Boxer, P., & Shikaki, K. (in press). The longitudinal effects of chronic mediated exposure to political violence on ideological beliefs about political conflicts among youth. Political Communication.

Dubow, E. F., Huesmann, L. R., Boxer, P., & Smith, C. (2014). Childhood predictors and age 48 outcomes of self-reports and official records of offending. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 24, 291-304.

Niwa, E. Y., Boxer, P., Dubow, E. F., Huesmann, L. R., Landau, S., Shikaki, K., & Dvir Gvirsman, S. (in press). Negative Stereotypes of Ethnic Out-groups: A Longitudinal Examination among Palestinian, Israeli Jewish, and Israeli Arab Youth. Journal of Research on Adolescence.

Kokko, K., Simonton, S., Dubow, E. F., Lansford, J. E., Olson, S. L., Huesmann, L. R., Boxer, P., Pulkkinen, L., Bates, J. E., Dodge, K. A., & Pettit, G. S. (2014). Country, sex, and parent occupational status: Moderators of the continuity of aggression from childhood to adulthood. Aggressive Behavior, 40, 552-567.

Boxer, P., Huesmann, L. R., Dubow, E. F., Landau, S., Gvirsman, S., Shikaki, K., & Ginges, J. (2013). Exposure to violence across the social ecosystem and the development of aggression: A test of ecological theory in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Child Development, 84, 163-177.

Huesmann, L. R., Dubow, E. F., & Yang, G. (2013). Why it is hard to believe that media violence causes aggression. In K. E. Dill (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Media Psychology (pp. 159-171). New York: Oxford University Press.

Dubow, E. F., Huesmann, L. R., Boxer, Landau, S., Dvir, S., Shikaki, K., & Ginges, J. (2012). Exposure to political conflict and violence and post-traumatic stress in Middle East youth: Protective factors. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 41, 402-416. PMC3387283

Dubow, E. F. (2012). Contagion of collective violence: Contagion from ethnic-political violence to other forms of aggression and violence. In D. M. Patel, M. A. Simon, & R. M. Taylor (Eds.). Contagion of Violence: Workshop Summary (pp. II.9-II.12). Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Dubow, E. F., & Rubinlicht, M. (2011). Coping. In B. B. Brown, & M. J. Prinstein (Eds.), Encyclopedia of adolescence, Volume 3 (pp. 109-118). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

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Courses Taught:

  • PSYC 7090:  Advanced Clinical Research and Practice (Preventive Interventions)
  • PSYC 7810:  Clinical Symposium
  • PSYC 1010:  General Psychology