Center for Family and Demographic Research
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1985
Dr. Dubow conducts cross-sectional and longitudinal studies of risk and resource variables in children's academic and behavioral adjustment. He also collaborates with several Toledo-area community agencies evaluating their school-based prevention programs aimed at enhancing self-esteem and decision-making skills and reducing problem behaviors. He is involved in new project that focuses on the development of aggressive behavior over time and across generations.
Dubow, E. F., Boxer, L. R., Huesmann, L. R., Landau, S., Dvir, S., Shikaki, K., & Ginges, J. (Forthcoming). Cumulative effects of exposure to violence on post-traumatic stress in Palestinian and Israeli youth. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
Boxer, P., Huesmann, L. R., Dubow, E. F., Landau, S., Gvirsman, S., Shikaki, K., & Ginges, J. (Forthcoming). Exposure to violence across the social ecosystem and the development of aggression: A test of ecological theory in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Child Development.
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.
Huesmann, L. R., Dubow, E. F., Boxer, P., Souweidane, V., & Ginges, J. (2012). Foreign wars and domestic prejudice: How media exposure to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict predicts ethnic stereotyping by Jewish and Arab American adolescents. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 22, 556-570.
Huesmann, L. R., Dubow, E. F., & Boxer, P. (2011). The transmission of aggressiveness across generations: Biological, contextual, and social learning processes. In P. R. Shaver, & M. Mikulincer (Eds.), Human aggression and violence: Causes, manifestations, and consequences. (pp. 123-142). Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association.
Pagani, L. S., Fitzpatrick, C., Barnett, T. A., & Dubow, E. F. (2010). Prospective associations between early childhood television exposure and academic, psychosocial, and physical well being by middle childhood. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 164,425-431.
Dubow, E. F., Boxer, P., Huesmann, L. R., Skikaki, K., Landau, S., Gvirsman, S., & Ginges, J. (2010). Exposure to conflict and violence across contexts: Relations to adjustment among Palestinian children. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 39, 103-116. [NIHMS: 140886]
Dubow, E.F., Boxer, P., & Huesmann, L.R. (2009). Long-term effects of parents’ education on children’s educational and occupational success: Mediation by family interactions, child aggression, and teenage aspirations. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 55, 224-249. [NIHMS: 140890]
Dubow, E. F., Huesmann, L. R., & Boxer, P. (2009). A social-cognitive-ecological framework for understanding the impact of exposure to persistent ethnic–political violence on children’s psychosocial adjustment. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 12, 113–126.
Kokko, K., Pulkkinen, L., Huesmann, L.R., Dubow, E.F., & Boxer, P. (2009). Intensity of aggression in childhood as a predictor of different forms of adult aggression: A two-country (Finland and United States) analysis. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 19, 9-34. [NIHMS: 145396]
Huesmann, L.R., Dubow, E.F., & Boxer, P. (2009). Continuity of childhood, adolescent, and early adulthood aggression as predictors of adult criminality and life outcomes: Implications for the adolescent-limited and life-course-persistent models. Aggressive Behavior, 35, 136-149. [PMID: 19189380]
Dubow, E.F., Boxer, P., & Huesmann, L.R. (2008). Childhood and adolescent predictors of early and middle adulthood alcohol use and problem drinking: The Columbia County Longitudinal Study. Addiction, 103, 36-47. [PMID: 18426539]