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

Phone: (419)372-2556


Office: Room 239, Psychology Building


Research Interests:

My research interests include: the development of risk and protective factors in children's adjustment; the development and implementation of school-based intervention programs to enhance coping skills in handling stressful and traumatic events; the development of aggression over time and across generations; and the effects of exposure to ethnic-political violence and potential protective factors.

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:

Dubow, E. F., Goodman, L. C., Boxer, P., Niwa, E. Y., Huesmann, L. R., Landau, S., Dvir Gvirsman, S., Shikaki, K., & Smith, C. (2021). Effects of political violence exposure on the family and parenting environment: The Case of Palestinians and Israelis. In M. Haj-Yahia, C. Hamilton and C. Greenbaum (Eds.), Handbook of Political Violence and Children: Psychological Effects, Intervention and Prevention Policy (pp. 161-188). Oxford University Press.

Bushman, B. J., Coyne, S. M., Anderson, C. A., Björkvist, K., Boxer, P., Dodge, K. A., Dubow, E., Farrington, D. P., Gentile, D. A., Huesmann, L. R., Lansford, J. E., Novaco, R., Ostrov, J. M., Underwood, M. K., Warburton, W. A., & Ybarra, M. L. (in press). Risk factors for youth violence. Aggressive Behavior.

Dubow, E. F., Huesmann, L. R., Boxer, P., Smith, C., & Sedlar, A. (in press). Aggression and criminality over three generations. In V. Eichelsheim, S. van de Weijer, & C. Bijleveld (Eds.), Intergenerational continuity of criminal and antisocial behaviour: An international overview of studies. Routledge.

Bradbury, S., Dubow, E. F. , & Domoff, S. E., & (in press). How do adolescents learn cyber-victimization coping skills? An examination of parent and peer coping socialization. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

Saleem, M., Dubow, E., Lee, F., & Huesmann, R.L. (in press). Perceived discrimination and intergroup behaviors: The role of Muslim and American identity integration. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology.

Phillips, R. E., Lauricella, S. M., & Dubow, E. F. (2017). Religious coping with sexual stigma in young adults with same-sex attractions. Journal of Religion and Health56, 1436-1449.

Dubow, E. F. (in press). Risk and protective factors. In M. H. Bornstein, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development.

Dubow, E. F., Aber, J. L., Betancourt, T. S., Cummings, E. M., & Huesmann, L. R. (2017). Conducting longitudinal, process-oriented research with conflict-affected youth: Solving the inevitable challenges. Development and Psychopathology, 29, 85-92.

Huesmann, L. R., Dubow, E. F., Boxer, L. R., Landau, S., Gvirsman, S., & Shikaki, K. (2017). Children’s exposure to violent political conflict stimulates their subsequent aggression at peers by increasing their emotional distress and normative beliefs favoring aggression. Development and Psychopathology, 29, 39-50.

Dubow, E. F., Huesmann, L. R., Boxer, P., & Smith, C. (2016). Childhood and adolescent risk and protective factors for violence in adulthood. Journal of Criminal Justice45, 26-31.

Niwa, E. Y., Boxer, P., Dubow, E. F., Huesmann, L. R., Landau, S., Shikaki, K., & Dvir Gvirsman, S. (2016). Growing up amid ethno-political conflict: Aggression and emotional desensitization promote hostility to ethnic out-groups. Child Development, 87, 1479-1492.

Lister-Landman, K., Domoff, S., & Dubow, E. F. (2016). The role of compulsive texting in adolescents' academic functioning. Psychology of Popular Media Culture.

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Courses Taught:

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