our publications
our publications
Journal Articles

Dennis, J. M., Basañez, T., & Farahmand, A. (2010). Intergenerational conflicts among Latinos in early adulthood: Separating values conflicts with parents from acculturation conflicts. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 32, 118-135. [download]

Dennis, J. M., Calvillo, E., & Gonzalez, A. (2008). The role of psychosocial variables in understanding achievement and retention of transfer students at an ethnically diverse urban university. Journal of College Student Development, 49(6), 535-550. [download]

Ong, A. D., Phinney, J. S., & Dennis, J. M. (2006). Competence under challenge: Exploring the protective influence of parental support and ethnic identity in Latino college students. Journal of Adolescence, 6, 961-980. [download]

Phinney, J., Dennis, J. M., & Osorio, N. T. (2006). Reasons to attend college among ethnically diverse college students. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 12(2), 347-366. [download]

Phinney, J., Dennis, J. M., & Gutierrez, D. (2005). College orientation profiles of Latino students from low-socioeconomic backgrounds: A cluster analytic approach. Journal of Hispanic Behavioral Sciences, 27(4), 1-22. [download]

Dennis, J. M., Phinney, J., & Chuateco, L. I. (2005). The role of motivation, parental support, and peer support in the academic success of ethnic minority first-generation college students. Journal of College Student Development, 46, 223-236. [download]

Parke, R. D., Coltrane, S., Borthwick-Duffy, S., Buriel, R., Dennis, J. M., Powers, J., French, S., & Widaman, K. F. (2004). Economic stress, parenting, and child adjustment in Mexican American and European American families. Child Development, 75, 1632-1656. [download]

Dennis, J.M., Parke, R.D., Coltrane, S., Blacher, J., & Borthwick-Duffy, S. (2003). Economic pressure, maternal depression, and child adjustment in Latino families: An exploratory study. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 24, 183-202. [download]

Book Chapters

Parke, R. D., Dennis, J. M., Flyr, M. L., Morris, K. L., Leidy, M. S, & Schofield, T. J. (2005). Fathers: Cultural and Ecological Perspectives. In T. Luster (Ed.), Parenting: An ecological perspective(2nd ed.) (pp. 103-144). Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers. [Google Books]

Parke, R. D., Dennis, J. M., Flyr, M. L., Morris, K. L., Killian, C., McDowell, & Wild, M. (2004). Fathering and Children's Peer Relationships. In M. E. Lamb (Ed.), Fathering and Children's Peer Relationships(4th ed.) (pp. 307-340). Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons Inc. [Google Books]

Parke, R. D., Simpkins, S. D., McDowell, D. J., Kim, M., Killian, C., Dennis, J. M., Flyr, M. L., Wild, M., & Rah, Y. (2002). Relative contributions of families and peers to children's social development. In P. K. Smith & C. H., Hart (Eds.), Gender issues across the life cycle (pp. 156-177). Malden: Blackwell Publishing. [Google Books]