2012 Archive

Presentations and posters addressing specific topics related to family structure and well-being given by NCFMR staff, faculty affiliates, and students during symposia, conferences, workshops, and annual meetings.
National Center for Family & Marriage Research (NCFMR)Fathers & Fathering in Contemporary Contexts 2012 Research Conference
  • Geoffrey L. Brown, Clark University, and Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, Northwestern University
    • Paternal sensitivity, father-child attachment security, and fathers’ depressive symptoms
  • Diana T. Cohen, Central Connecticut State University
    • Iron Dads: Complexities of Endurance Sports for Managing Work and Family Identities
  • Reginald Covington, Cornell University; William Monson, Urban Institute; H. Elizabeth Peters, Urban Institute; Joseph P. Price, Brigham Young University; and Joseph J. Sabia, San Diego State University
    • The Consequences of Teen Fatherhood: A Cohort Comparison of the NLSY79 and NLSY97
  • Carolyn Dayton, Tova Neugut, Wonjung Oh, and Brenda Volling, University of Michigan
    • Singing and Swaddling: Soothing Behaviors of Mothers and Fathers with their Young Infants
  • Tracy DeHaan, Lauren Stewart, Elizabeth Miller, and Scott Coltrane, University of Oregon
    • Does the ‘Flexibility Stigma’ Apply to Men? Assessing the Long-Term Earnings of Fathers Who Take Time Off Work to Care for Family
  • Otima Doyle, Duke University Medical Center
    • He’s my Baby too: Co-parenting among Non-resident and Resident African American Fathers
  • W. Justin Dyer and Randal D. Day, Brigham Young University
  • Larry Gibbs, National Center for Family & Marriage Research, Bowling Green State University
    • Teenage Male Favorable Attitudes Toward Non-Marital Childbearing: A Focus on Family and Race/Ethnicity
  • Dana K. Harmon, The University of West Alabama
    • Religiosity and Child Well-Being: The Impact of Relationship Status among African American Fathers
  • Robin S. Högnäs and Marcia J. Carlson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • I Get By with a Little Help from My Family: Supportive Relationships and Father Involvement
  • Barbara Holthus, Hiromi Tanaka, Hans Bertram, and Sophie Olbrich, German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo
    • Fathers and Wellbeing: Comparing Germany and Japan
  • Maria Johnson, University of Michigan
    • African American Daughters’ Reports of Social Father Involvement
  • Letitia E. Kotila and Claire M. Kamp Dush, Department of Human Development & Family Science, The Ohio State University
  • Letitia E. Kotila, Sarah J. Schoppe-Sullivan, and Claire M. Kamp Dush, Department of Human Development & Family Science, The Ohio State University
  • Lynda Laughlin, U.S. Census Bureau
    • Measuring Fathers’ Participation in Child Care - Data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)
  • Tova Neugut, Carolyn Dayton, and Kate Rosenblum, University of Michigan
    • The courage to connect: Military fathers of young children reflect on parenting in the context of repeated deployments
  • Krista K. Payne, National Center for Family & Marriage Research, Bowling Green State University
    • Becoming a Father before First Marriage: Variation over Time by Educational Attainment
  • Raymond E. Petren, Chelsea L. Garneau, and Kay Pasley, Florida State University
    • Differences in Engagement Among Biological Fathers and Stepfathers: What’s Lost with a Composite Score
  • Megan Reid and Andrew Golub, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc.
    • Cohabitation and co-parenting in urban Black families: Early findings from a mixed-methods study
  • J. Bart Stykes, National Center for Family & Marriage Research, Bowling Green State University
  • Jamie Thomas, Fertility and Family Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
    • Latent Classes of Fathering Attitudes
  • Richard Tolman, Tova Neugut, and Vijay Singh, University of Michigan
    •  Moving Up the Magic Moment: Engaging Expectant Fathers at Ultrasound
  • Matthew Weinshenker, Fordham University
    • Father Involvement among Men in Couples with Non-Overlapping Employment Hours

American Sociological Association (ASA)
  • Wendy D. Manning, NCFMR Co-Director, CFDR Director, and BGSU Sociology Professor

Head Start (ACF), Research on Young Children and Families: Effective Practices in an Age of Diversity and Change
  • Melissa A. Barnett, University of Arizona, External Grantee
    • Contextual instability and the influence of mothers’ parenting behaviors on the developmental outcomes of Mexican American toddlers
    • Mexican American mothers’ romantic relationship quality and toddlers’ social competence and behavior problems: The role of nurturing parenting and child gender
Population Association of America (PAA) Conference
Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA)
  • Rebekah L. Coley, Jennifer Carrano, & Heather J. Bachman, NCFMR External Grantees
    • Lifetime family structure patterns and adolescent psychosocial functioning. In R. L. Coley (Chair), Beyond family structure: The influence of parental relationship instability on adolescent well-being. Symposium paper presented at the biennial meeting.
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