Thomas R. Chibucos

Education

M.A., Developmental Psychology (1970), Northern Illinois University
Ph.D., Developmental Psychology (1974), Michigan State University

Research Interests

  • Family and child policy, particularly poverty, child well-being, and relationship quality
  • Collaborative partnerships regarding families and children
  • University scholarship of engagement

Courses Taught

Undergraduate: Research Methods; Internships in Human Development and Family; Child Development

Graduate: Family & Child Policy; Collaborative Partnerships for Children and Families

Recent Scholarship

Chibucos, T.R. (2012). Public policy issues and families. In H. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships (pp. 545-557). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Chibucos, T.R., & Leite, R.W., with Weis, D.L. (Eds.). (2005). Readings in Family Theory. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Chibucos, T.R. (2003). Moderator and Discussant. Opening Plenary Session: Administration’s Health Policy Agenda. (Presenters: Zucker, H.A., Wilson, J.J., & Owcharenko, N.). Families and Health: 2003. Presented at the 4th Annual Public Policy and Education Conference of the National Council on Family Relations. Washington, DC. 10 April.

Chibucos, T.R. (2001). Discussant, Special Presidential Forum/Town Meeting: Family-Centered Community Building. (Presenters: Doherty, W.J., Cardenas, G., Jarrett, R., Halfon, N., & Dressel, P.). National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference. Rochester, NY. 10 November.

Chibucos, T.R. (2001). Presider, Educating and Influencing Public Officials, Public Policy Seminar: Part I. (Presenters: Broome, S.W., Bogenschneider, K., & Moore, P.). National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference. Rochester, NY. 9 November.

Chibucos, T.R. & Lerner, R.M. (Eds.) (1999). Serving Children and Families through Community-University Partnerships: Success Stories. Norwell, MA: Klewer Academic Publishers.

Chibucos. T.R., Freeman, K., Kilmer, S.J., Larsen F., O’Donnel, B. & Stricker, D. (1999). Child Care and Head Start: Community Action Commission-University Partnership. In T.R. Chibucos & R.M. Lerner (Eds.) Serving Children and Families through Community-University Partnerships: Success Stories. Norwell, MA: Klewer Academic Publishers.

Chibucos, T.R., & Lerner, R.M. (1999). Serving Children and Families through Community-University Partnerships: A View of the Issues. In T.R. Chibucos & R.M. Lerner (Eds.) Serving Children and Families through Community-University Partnerships: Success Stories. Norwell, MA: Klewer Academic Publishers.