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:

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