Vandell's Publications and presentations
 
 

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Publications:

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2005). A day in third grade: A large scale-study of classroom quality and teacher and student behavior. The Elementary School Journal, 105(3), 305-323.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2005). Pathways to reading: The role of oral language in the transition to reading. Developmental Psychology,41(2), 428-441.

Vandell, D. L., Pierce, K. M., & Dadisman, K. (2005). Out-of-school settings as a developmental context for children and youth. In R. V. Kail (Ed.), Advances in child development and behavior (Vol. 33, pp. 43-77). New York: Academic.

Vandell, D. L., Shernoff, D. J., Pierce, K. M., Bolt, D. M., Dadisman, K., & Brown, B. B. (2005). Activities, engagement, and emotion in after-school programs (and elsewhere). In H. B. Weiss, P. M. D. Little, & S. M. Bouffard (Eds.), New directions for youth development: No. 105. Participation in youth programs: Enrollment, attendance, and engagement (pp. 121-129). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

McCartney, K., Owen, M.T., Booth, C. B., Clarke-Stewart, A., & Vandell, D. L. (2004). Testing a maternal attachment model of behavior problems in early childhood. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 45(2), 765-778.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2004). Affect dysregulation in the mother-child relationship in the toddler years: Antecedents and consequences. Development and Psychopathology, 16, 43-68.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2004). Are child developmental outcomes related to before- and after-school care arrangements? Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care. Child Development, 75(1), 280-295.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2004). Does class size in first grade relate to changes in child academic and social performance or observed classroom processes? Developmental Psychology, 40(5), 651-664.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2004, Spring). Multiple pathways to early academic achievement. Harvard Educational Review, 74(1), 1-29.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2004) Trajectories of physical aggression from toddlerhood to middle childhood: Predictors, correlates and outcomes. Monograph of the Society for Research in Child Development. Serial Number 278, Vol. 69, No. 4.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2004). Type of child care and children’s development at 54 months. Early Childhood Research Quarterly,19(2) 203-230

Vandell, D. L. (2004). Early child care: The known and the unknown. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 50(3), 387-414.

Vandell, D. L., Shumow, L., & Posner, J. (2004). After-school programs for low-income children: Differences in program quality. In J. Mahoney, J. Eccles, & R. Larson (Eds.), Organized Activities as Contexts for Development: Extracurricular Activities, After-School and Community Programs. Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum.

**Committee on Family and Work Policies (2003). Working families and growing kids: Caring for children and adolescents. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press

Johnson, D. J., Jaeger, E., Randolph, S. M., Cauce, A. M., Ward, J., & The NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2003). Studying the effects of early child care experiences on the development of children of color in the United States: Toward a more inclusive research agenda. Child Development, 74(5), 1227-1244.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2003). Child care and common communicable illnesses in children aged 37 to 54 months. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 157(2), 196-200.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2003). Child care in the world – Past and present: Does amount of time spent in child care predict socioemotional adjustment during the transition to kindergarten? The Journal of the Japan Society for Child Health, 62(4), 418-431.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2003). Do children’s attention processes mediate the link between family predictors and school readiness? Developmental Psychology, 39(3), 581-593.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2003). Does amount of time spent in child care predict socioemotional adjustment during the transition to kindergarten? Child Development, 74, 976-1005.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2003). Does quality of child care affect child outcomes at age 4 ½? Developmental Psychology, 39, 451-469.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2003). Early child care and mother-child interaction from 36 months through first grade. Infant Behavior and Development, 26, 345-370.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2003). Families matter -- Even for kids in child care. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 24, (1), 58-62.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2003). Frequency and intensity of activity of third grade children in physical education. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 157(2), 185-190.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network & Duncan, G. J. (2003). Modeling the impacts of child care quality on children’s preschool cognitive development. Child Development, 74(5), 1454-1475

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2003). The NICHD Study of Early Child Care: Contexts of development and developmental outcomes over the first seven years of life. In J. Brooks-Gunn & L. J. Berlin (Eds), Early childhood development in the 21st century (pp. 182-201). New York: Teachers College Press.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2003). Social functioning in first grade: Associations with earlier home and child care predictors and with current classroom experiences. Child Development, 74(6), 1639-1662.

Vandell, D. L. (2003) Playing by the rules: The 21st Century Community Learning Center Evaluation violates established research standards. The Evaluation Exchange, Spring issue.

Vandell, D. L., Booth, C., Clark-Stewart, K. A., McCartney, K. A., & Owen, M. T. (2003). Variations in child care by grandparents during the first three years. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 65, (2), 375-381

Vandell, D. L., & Pierce, K. M. (2003). Child care quality and children’s success at school. In A. J. Reynolds, M. C. Wang, & H. J. Walberg (Eds.), Early childhood programs for a new century (pp. 115-139). Washington, DC: Child Welfare League.

Booth, C., Owen, M. T., McCartney, K., Vandell, D.L., & Clarke-Stewart, K. A. (2002). Child-care usage and mother-infant “quality time”. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 64(1), 16-26.

Clarke-Stewart, A., Vandell, D. L., Burchinal, M., O’Brien, M., & McCartney, K. (2002). Do regulable features of child-care homes affect children’s development? Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 17(1), 52-86.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2002). Child-care structure ? process ? outcome: Direct and indirect effects of child-care quality on young children’s development. Psychological Science, 13(3), 199-206.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2002). Early child care and children’s development prior to school entry: Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care. American Educational Research Journal, 39(1), 133-164.

*NICHD Study of Early Child Care Research Network (2002). Parenting and family influences when children are in child care. In J. G. Borkowski, S. Ramey, & M. Bristol-Power (Eds.), Parenting and the child’s world: Influences on academic, intellectual, and social-emotional development (pp. 99-123). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2002). The interaction of child care and family risk in relation to child development at 24 and 36 months. Applied Developmental Science, 6(3), 144-156.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2002). The relation of global first grade classroom environment to structural classroom features and teacher, and student behaviors. The Elementary School Journal, 102(5), 367-387.

Vandell, D. L., & Pierce, K. M. (2002). Commentary: After-school programs and structured activities that support children’s development. In R. Garner (Ed.), Hanging out: Community-based after-school programs for children (pp. 167-178). Westport, CT: Greenwood.

Wolfe, B., & Vandell, D. L. (2002). Child care for low-income working families. Focus, 22, 106-111. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Institute for Research on Poverty.

Wolfe, B., & Vandell, D. L. (2002). Welfare reform depends on good child care. The American Prospect, Summer Special Supplement, A19-A22.

Goldsmith, H. H., Aksan, N., Essex, M., Smider, N. A., & Vandell, D. L. (2001). Temperament and socio-emotional adjustment to kindergarten: A multi-informant perspective. In T. Wachs, & G. Kohnstamm (Eds.) Temperament in context (pp. 103-138). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

*NICHD Early Child Care Network. (2001). A new guide for evaluating child care quality. Zero to Three, 21(5), 40-47.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2001). Before Head Start: Income and ethnicity, family characteristics, child care experiences, and child development. Early Education and Development, 12(4), 545-576.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2001). Child care and children’s peer interaction at 24 and 36 months: The NICHD Study of Early Child Care. Child Development, 72(5), 1478-1500.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2001). Child care and common communicable illnesses: Results from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 155(4), 481-488.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2001). Child care and family predictors of preschool attachment and stability from infancy. Developmental Psychology, 37(6), 847-862.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2001). Nonmaternal care and family factors in early development: An overview of the NICHD Study of Early Child Care. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 22, 457-492.

Clarke-Stewart, K. A., Vandell, D. L., McCartney, K., Owen, M. T., & Booth, C. (2000). Effects of parental separation and divorce on very young children. Journal of Family Psychology, 14(2), 304-326.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2000). Characteristics and quality of child care for toddlers and preschoolers. Applied Developmental Science, 4(3), 116-135.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2000). Factors associated with fathers’ caregiving activities and sensitivity with young children. Journal of Family Psychology, 14(2), 200-219.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2000). The relation of child care to cognitive and language development. Child Development, 71(4), 960-980.

Vandell, D. L. (2000). Parents, peer groups, and other socializing influences. Developmental Psychology, 36(6), 699-710.

Vandell, D. L., Dadisman, K., & Gallagher, K. (2000). Another look at the elephant: Child care research in the nineties. In R. Taylor (Ed.) Resilience across contexts: Family, work, culture and community (pp. 91-120). New Jersey: Erlbaum.

Vandell, D., & Wolfe, B. (2000). Child care quality: Does it matter and does it need to be improved? Commissioned Report to the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. Also available as (Special Report 78). University of Wisconsin, Institute for Research on Poverty, http://www.wcer.edu/childcare/statements.html.

Aksan, N., Goldsmith, H. H., Smider, N. A., Essex, M. J.; Clark, R., Hyde, J. S. et al. (1999). Derivation and prediction of temperamental types among preschoolers. Developmental Psychology, 35, 1-13.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (1999). Child care and mother-child interaction in the first 3 years of life. Developmental Psychology, 35(6), 1399-1413.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (1999). Child outcomes when child-care center class meet recommended standards for quality. American Journal of Public Health, 89(7), 1072-1077.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (1999). Chronicity of maternal depressive symptoms, maternal sensitivity, and child functioning at 36 months: Results of the NICHD Study of Early Child Care. Developmental Psychology, 35(5), 1297-1310.

Pierce, K. M., Hamm, J. V., & Vandell, D. L. (1999). Experiences in after-school programs and children's adjustment in first-grade classrooms. Child Development, 70(3), 756-767.

Pierce, K. M., Strauman, T. J., & Vandell, D. L. (1999). Self-discrepancy, negative life events, and social support in relation to dejection in mothers of infants. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 18(4), 490-501.

Posner, J. K., & Vandell, D. L. (1999). After-school activities and the development of low-income urban children: A longitudinal study. Developmental Psychology, 35, 868-879.

Shumow, L., Vandell, D. L., & Posner, J. K. (1999). Risk and resilience in the urban neighborhood: Predictors of academic performance among low-income elementary school children. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 45(2), 309-331.

Vandell, D. L., & Posner, J. (1999). Conceptualization and measurement of children’s after-school environments. In S. L. Friedman & T. D. Wachs, (Eds.) Measuring environment across the lifespan: Emerging methods and concepts (pp. 167-196). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press.

Vandell, D. L., & Shumow, L. (1999). After-school child care programs. Future of Children, 9(2), 64-80.

Vandell, D. L. & Su, H-c. (1999, Nov.). Child care and school-age children. Young Children, 54(6), 62-71.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (1998). Early child care and self-control, compliance, and problem behavior at twenty-four and thirty-six months. Child Development, 69(4), 1145-1170.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (1998). The NICHD Study of Early Child Care. Psychiatric Times, 15(3), 71-72.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (1998). Relations between family predictors and child outcomes: Are they weaker for children in child care? Developmental Psychology, 34(5), 1119-1128.

Shumow, L., Vandell, D. L., & Posner, J. K. (1998). Harsh, firm, and permissive parenting in low-income families: Relations to children's academic achievement and behavioral adjustment. Journal of Family Issues, 19(5), 483-507.

Shumow, L., Vandell, D. L., & Posner, J. (1998). Perceptions of danger: A psychological mediator of neighborhood demographic characteristics. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 68(3) 468-478.

Vandell, D. L. (1998). Child care for low-income families: Dreams and real life. In F. Lamb-Parker, J. Hagen, R. Robinson, & Cheryl Clark (Eds.). Children and Families in an Era of Rapid Change: Creating a shared agenda for researchers, practitioners and policy makers (pp. 61-68).Washington, DC: Department of Health & Human Services.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (1997). Child care in the first year of life. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 43(3), pp. 340-360.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (1997). The effects of infant child care on infant-mother attachment security: Results of the NICHD Study of Early Child Care. Child Development, 68(5),860-879.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (1997). Familial factors associated with characteristics of nonmaternal care for infants. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 59(2),389-408.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (1997). Poverty and patterns of child care. In J.Brooks-Gunn, G. Duncan & (Eds.) Consequences of growing up poor (pp. 100-131). NY: Russell Sage.

Vandell, D L. (1997). Child care as a developmental context. Merrill Palmer Quarterly, 43(3), 333-339.

Vandell, D. L., Hyde, J. S., Plant, E. A. & Essex, M. J. (1997). Fathers and "others" as infant-care providers: Predictors of parents' emotional well-being and marital relationships. Merrill Palmer Quarterly 43(3) 361-385.

Vandell, D. L., Pierce, K., & Stright, A. (1997). Child care. In G. Bear, K. Minke, & A. Thomas (Eds.) Children's needs II: Development, problems and alternatives (pp. 575-584). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (1996, Spring). Child care and the family: An opportunity to study development in context. SRCD Developments: Newsletter of the Society for Research in Child Development, pp. 4-7.

Rosenthal, R., & Vandell, D. L. (1996). Quality of care at school-aged child care programs: Regulatable features, observed experiences, child perspectives, and parent perspectives. Child Development, 67(5), 2434-2445.

Shumow, L., Vandell, D. L., & Kang, K. (1996). School choice, family characteristics, and home-school relations: Contributors to school achievement? Journal of Educational Psychology, 88(3), 451-460.

Friedman, S. L., Brooks-Gunn, J., Vandell, D. L., & Weinraub, M. (1994). Effects of child care on psychological development: Issues and future directions for research. Pediatrics, 94(6),(Suppl.), 1069-1070.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (1994). Child care and child development: The NICHD Study of Early Child Care. In S. L. Friedman & H. C. Haywood (Eds.) Developmental follow-up: Concepts, domains, and methods (pp. 377-396). New York: Academic Press.

Posner, J. L., & Vandell, D. L. (1994). Low income children's after school care: Are there beneficial effects of after-school programs? Child Development, 65, 440-456.

Vandell, D. L., & Hembree, S. E. (1994). Peer social status and friendship: Independent contributors to children's social and academic adjustment. Merrill Palmer Quarterly, 40(4),461-477.

*NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (1996). Characteristics of infant child care: Factors contributing to positive caregiving. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 11(3), 269-306.

*NICHD Early Child Care Network (1993, June). Child-care debate: Transformed or distorted? American Psychologist, 48, 692-693.

NICHD Early Child Care Network. (1993). The NICHD Study of Early Child Care: A comprehensive longitudinal study of young children’s lives. ERIC (Document Reproduction Service No. ED3530870).

Vandell, D. L. (1993). How do children and salami differ? On Wisconsin, p. 27.

Vandell, D. L., & Bailey, M. D. (1992). Conflicts between siblings. In C. Shantz & W. W. Hartup (Eds.) Conflict in child and adolescent development (pp. 242-269). Cambridge University Press.

Vandell, D. L., & Ramanan, J. (1992). Effects of early and recent maternal employment on children from low-income families. Child Development, 63, 938-949.

Vandell, D. L. (1991). Belsky and Eggebeen's analysis of the NLSY: Meaningful results or statistical illusions? Journal of Marriage and the Family, 53, 1100-1103.

Vandell, D. L., & Ramanan, J. (1991). Children of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth: Choices in after-school care and child development. Developmental Psychology, 27, 637-643.

Vandell, D. L. (1990). Development of twins. In R. Vasta (Ed.), Annals of Child Development (Vol.7, pp. 145-174). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Vandell, D. L., & Corasaniti, M. A. (1990). Child care and the family: Complex contributors to development. In K. McCartney (Ed.), New Directions for Child Development (No. 49, pp. 23-37). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass

Vandell, D. L., & Corasaniti, M. A. (1990). Variations in early child care: Do they predict subsequent social, emotional, and cognitive differences? Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 5, 555-572.

Vandell, D. L., & Corasaniti, M. A. (1988). The relation between third graders' after school care and social, academic, and emotional functioning. Child Development, 59, 868-875.

Vandell, D. L., Henderson, V. K., & Wilson, K. S. (1988). A longitudinal study of children with day-care experiences of varying quality. Child Development, 59, 1286-1292.

Vandell, D. L., Owen, M. T., Wilson, K. S., & Henderson, V. K. (1988). Social development in infant twins: Peer and mother-child relationships. Child Development, 59, 168-177.

Lederberg, A. R., Rosenblatt, V., Vandell, D. L., & Chapin, S. L. (1987). Temporary and long term friendships in hearing and deaf preschoolers. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 33, 515-533.

`Vandell, D. L. (1987). Baby sister/baby brother: Reactions to the birth of a sibling and patterns of early sibling relations. In F. F. Schacter & R. K. Stone (Eds.), Practical concerns about siblings: Bridging the research-practice gap (pp. 13-37). New York: Haworth Press.

Vandell, D. L. (1987). Review of Social Relationships and Cognitive Development by R. Hinde, A.N. Perret-Clermont, & J. Stevenson-Hinde. Child Development Abstracts, 61, 218-219.

Vandell, D. L., & Wilson, K. S. (1987). Infants' interaction with mother, sibling, and peer: Contrasts and relations between interaction systems. Child Development, 58, 176-186.

Vandell, D. L., Minnett, A., & Santrock, J. W. (1987). Age differences in sibling relationships during middle childhood. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 8, 247-258.

Lederberg, A. R., Chapin, S. L., Rosenblatt, V., & Vandell, D. L. (1986). Ethnic, gender, and age preferences among deaf and hearing preschool peers. Child Development, 57, 375-386.

Vandell, D. L. (1984). The use of videotapes and issues of privacy/confidentiality. In J. Sieber (Ed.), The protection of human subjects in behavioral and social science research (pp. 89-94). Baltimore, MD: University Press.

Minnett, A. M., Vandell, D. L., & Santrock, J. W. (1983). The effects of sibling status on sibling interaction: Influence of birth order, age, spacing, sex of child, and sex of sibling. Child Development, 54, 1064-1072.

Vandell, D. L., & Powers, C. (1983). Daycare quality and children's free play activities. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 53, 493-500.

Vandell, D. L. (1982). Are fathers like mothers? Contemporary Psychology, 27, 281-282.

Vandell, D. L., Anderson, L., Ehrhardt, G., & Wilson, K. S. (1982). Integrating hearing and deaf preschoolers: An attempt to enhance hearing children's interactions with deaf peers. Child Development, 53, 1354-1363.

Vandell, D. L., & Wilson, K. S. (1982). Social interaction in the first year: Infants' social skills with peer versus mother. In K. H. Rubin & H. S. Ross (Eds.), Peer relationships and social skills in childhood (pp. 187-208). New York: Springer-Verlag.

Vandell, D. L., & George, L. B. (1981). Social interaction in hearing and deaf preschoolers: Success and failure in initiations. Child Development, 52, 627-635.

Vandell, D. L., Wilson, K. S., & Whalen, W. T. (1981). Birth-order and social-experience differences in infant-peer interaction. Developmental Psychology, 17, 438-445.

Vandell, D. L. (1980). Sociability with peer and mother during the first year. Developmental Psychology, 16(4), 355-361.

Vandell, D., & Mueller, E. (1980). Peer play and friendships during the first two years. In H. C. Foot, A. J. Chapman, & J. R. Smith (Eds.) Friendship and social relations in children (pp. 181-208). London: John Wiley & Sons.

Vandell, D. L., Wilson, K. S., & Buchanan, N. (1980). Peer interaction during the first year: An examination of its structure, content, and sensitivity to toys. Child Development, 51, 481-488.

Vandell, D. L. (1979). Effects of a playgroup experience on mother-son and father-son interaction. Developmental Psychology, 15(4), 379-385.

Vandell, D. L. (1979). A micro-analysis of toddlers' social interactions with mothers and fathers. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 134, 299-312.

Mueller, E., & Vandell, D. L. (1979). Infant-infant interaction. In J. Osofsky (Ed.), Handbook of Infant Development (pp. 591-622). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

 

*Deborah Vandell is a member of the NICHD Early Child Care Research Network and a contributing author to the designated papers. The Network is presenting all research pertaining to its core hypotheses under the corporate banner, rather than individually named authors, in recognition of the collaborative nature of the study.

**Deborah Vandell served on the Committee on Family and Work Policies that authored the report.

 

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