Family Publications


Smiley, Kristina O. and Elizabeth Adkins-Regan. “Lowering prolactin reduces post-hatch parental care in male and female zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata),” Hormones and Behavior, 98: 103-114. 2018.


Adams, Philip, Elizabeth L. Murnane, Michael Effenbein, Elaine Wethington, and Geri Gay. “Supporting the Self-Management of Chronic Pain Conditions with Tailored Momentary Self-Assessments,” Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing, 1065-1077. 2017.

Adkins-Regan, Elizabeth. “A bird’s eye view (Commentary),” Archives of Sexual Behavior, 46: 1593–1594. 2017.

Adkins-Regan, Elizabeth. “Behavioral endocrinology and development,” In J. Call (ed.), APA Handbook of Comparative Psychology: Basic Concepts, Methods, Neural Substrate, and Behavior. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1: 381-402. 2017.

Albert, Rachel R., Jennifer A. Schwade, and Michael H. Goldstein. “The Social Functions of Babbling: Acoustic and Contextual Characteristics that Facilitate Maternal Responsiveness,” Developmental Science, 18: 1-11, e12641. 2017.

Balthazart, Jacques, Arthur P. Arnold, and Elizabeth Adkins-Regan. “Sexual differentiation of brain and behavior in birds,” in D. W. Pfaff and M. Joëls (eds.), Hormones, Brain and Behavior 3rd ed. Oxford: Academic Press, 5: 185-224. 2017.

Baran, Nicole M., Samantha C. Peck, Tabitha H. Kim, Michael H. Goldstein, and Elizabeth Adkins-Regan. “Early life manipulations of vasopressin-family peptides alter vocal learning,” Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284: 20171114. 2017.

Griffith, Simon C., Ondi L. Crino, Samuel C. Andrew, Y. Nomano Fumiaki, Elizabeth Adkins-Regan, Carlos Alonso-Alvarez, et al. “Variation in reproductive success across captive populations: methodological differences, potential biases and opportunities,” Ethology, 123: 1-29. 2017.

Lindy B. Williams, Renling Zhang, and Kevin C. Packard. “Factors affecting the physical and mental health of older adults in China: The importance of marital status, child proximity, and gender,” Social Science & Medicine – Population Health, 3: 20-36. 2017.

Phillips, Erica G., Mary Charlson, Martin T. Wells, Ginger Winston, Rosio Ramos, Carol M. Devine, Elaine Wethington, Janey Peterson, and Brian Wansink. “Innovative Approaches to Weight Loss in a High Risk Population: The Small Changes and Lasting Effects (SCALE) Trial,” Obesity, 2017. PMCID: PMC5404988.

Shen, Sheng-Feng, Stephen T. Emlen, Walter D. Koenig, and Dustin R. Rubenstein. “The Ecology of Cooperative Breeding Behavior,” Ecology Letters (Ideas and Perspectives), 20(6): 708-720. 2017. DOI 10.1111/ele.12774.

Turner, Kimberly and Maureen R. Waller. “Indebted Relationships: Child Support Arrears and Nonresident Fathers’ Involvement with Children,” Journal of Marriage and Family, 79(1): 24-43. 2017.

Williams, Lindy B., Renling Zhang, and Kevin C. Packard. “Factors affecting the physical and mental health of older adults in China: The importance of marital status, child proximity, and gender,” Social Science & Medicine – Population Health, 3: 20-36, 2017.


Adkins-Regan, Elizabeth. “Pairing behavior of the monogamous king quail, Coturnix chinensis,” PLoS One, 11(6): e0155877. 2016. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155877.

Baran, Nicole M., Nathan C. Sklar, and Elizabeth Adkins-Regan. “Developmental effects of vasotocin and nonapeptide receptors on early social attachment and affiliative behavior in the zebra finch,” Hormones and Behavior, 78: 20-31. 2016.

Baran, Nicole M., Michelle L. Tomaszycki, and Elizabeth Adkins-Regan. “Early life manipulations of the nonapeptide system alter pair maintenance behaviors and neural activity in adult male zebra finches,” Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 10: 58. 2016. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2016.00058.

Eldridge, Johanna, Carol M. Devine, Elaine Wethington, Luz Aceves, Erica Phillips-Caesar, Brian Wansink, and Mary E. Charlson. “Environmental Influences on Small Eating Behavior Changes to Promote Weight Loss among Black and Hispanic Populations,” Appetite, 96(1): 129-37. 2016. PMCID: PMC4685945.

Garner, Christine D., Stephanie L. Ratcliff, Loralei T. Thornburg, Elaine Wethington, Cynthia R. Howard, and Kathleen M. Rasmussen. “Discontinuity of Breastfeeding Care: ‘There’s No Captain of the Ship,’” Breastfeeding Medicine, 11(1): 32-9. 2016. PMCID: PMC4742991.

Koenig, Walter D., Janis L. Dickinson, and Stephen T. Emlen. “Synthesis: Cooperative breeding in the twenty-first century,” In W. D. Koenig and J. L. Dickinson (eds.), Cooperative Breeding in Vertebrates: Studies of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 353-374. 2016.

Hyunok Lee, Lindy B. Williams, and Florio Arguillas. “Adapting to Marriage Markets: International Marriage Migration from Vietnam to South Korea,” Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 47(2): 267-288. 2016.

Ong, Anthony, Bert Uchino, and Elaine Wethington. “Loneliness and Health in Older Adults: A Review and Synthesis,” Gerontology, 62(4): 443-9. 2016. doi:10.1159/000441651. PMCID: PubMed – Free PMC Article.

Smiley, Kristina O. and Elizabeth Adkins-Regan. “Relationship between prolactin, reproductive experience, and parental care in a biparental songbird, the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata),” General and Comparative Endocrinology, 232: 17-24. 2016.

Smiley, Kristina O. and Elizabeth Adkins-Regan. “Prolactin is related to individual differences in parental behavior and reproductive success in a biparental passerine, the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata),” General and Comparative Endocrinology, 234: 88-94. 2016.

Turner, Kimberly and Maureen R. Waller. “Indebted Relationships: Child Support Arrears and Nonresident Fathers’ Involvement with Children,” Journal of Marriage and Family, 79(1): 24-43. 2016 (online).


Adkins-Regan, Elizabeth. “Hit or miss: Fertilization outcomes of natural insemination by Japanese quail,” PloS One, 10(7): e0131786. 2015.

Cawley, John, Matthew Sweeney, Jeffery Sobal, Brian Wansink, David R. Just, Elaine Wethington, and William Schulze. “The Impact of a Supermarket Nutrition Rating System on Purchases of Nutritious and Less Nutritious Foods,” Public Health Nutrition, 18(1): 8-14. 2015. doi: 10.1017/S1368980014001529.

Katzenstein, Mary Fainsod and Maureen R. Waller. “Taxing the Poor: Incarceration, Poverty Governance, and the Seizure of Family Resources,” Perspectives on Politics, 13(3): 638-656. 2015.

Menyhart, Otília, Oren Kolodny, Michael H. Goldstein, and Shimon Edelman. “Juvenile zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata) learn the underlying structural regularities of their fathers’ song,” Frontiers in Cognitive Science, 6: 571. 2015.

Phillips-Caesar, Erica, Brian Wansink, Ginger Winston, Carol M. Devine, Bala Kanna, Elaine Wethington, Walid Michelen, Martin T. Wells, James Hollenberg, Janey Peterson, and Mary Charlson. “Small Changes and Lasting Effects:  Rationale, Design, and Methods,” Contemporary Clinical Trials, 41: 118-128. 2015.

Winston, Ginger J., Erica G. Phillips, Elaine Wethington, Martin Wells, Carol M. Devine, Brian Wansink, Rosio Ramos, Janey Peterson, and Mary Charlson. “The Relationship between Social Network Body Size and the Body Size Norms of Black and Hispanic Adults,” Preventive Medicine Reports, 2: 941-945. 2015.

Winston, Ginger, Erica G. Phillips, Elaine Wethington, Carol M. Devine, Martin T. Wells, Janey C. Peterson, Jessica Hyppolyte, Rosio Ramos, Guillerma Martinez, Johanna Eldridge, and Mary Charlson. “Social Networks and Weight Loss: Evidence for Both Positive and Negative Influences,” Obesity, 23: 1570-1576. 2015.


Adkins-Regan, Elizabeth and Reeve, H. K. “Sexual Dimorphism in Body Size and the Origin of Sex-Determination Systems,” American Naturalist, 183, 519-536, 2014.

Adkins-Regan, E. “A New Hormone Negates a Default Principle,” Endocrinology, 155, 10-11, 2014.

Astone, N. M. and H. E. Peters. “Longitudinal Influences on Men’s Lives: Research from the Transition to Fatherhood Project and Beyond,” Fathering 12(2), 2014.

Banerjee, S. B. and Adkins-Regan, E. “Same-Sex Partner Preference in Adult Male Zebra Finch Offspring Raised in the Absence of Maternal Care,” Animal Behaviour, 92, 167-173, 2014.

Baran, N. M. and Adkins-Regan, E. “Breeding Experience, Alternative Reproductive Strategies and Reproductive Success in a Captive Colony of Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata),” Public Library of Science One, 9(2), 2014.

Katzenstein, M. and Nagrecha, M. “When All Else Fails, Fining the Family; First Person Accounts of Criminal Justice Debt,” 2014.

Katzenstein, M. and Waller, M. “A Parallel Welfare System; Family Dependency, ‘Seizure,’ and Incarceration,” R & R, 2014.

L. B. Williams and M. P. Guest. “Demographic Change in Southeast Asia: Recent Histories and Future Directions,” Cornell Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University: Ithaca, NY, 2014.

Martin, S., N. Astone, and E. Peters. “Fewer Marriages, More Divergence: Marriage Projections for Millennials to Age 40,” Urban Institute, 2014.

Peters, H. E., J. Rubenstein, and K. Simon. “Marital Disruption and Health Insurance,” Demography 51(4): 1397-1421, 2014.

Schweitzer, C., Schwabl, H., Baran, N. M. and Adkins-Regan, E. “Pair Disruption in Female Zebra Finches: Consequences for Offspring Phenotype and Sensitivity to a Social Stressor,” Animal Behaviour, 90, 195-204, 2014.

Waller, M. and M. Jones. “Who is the Residential Parent? Understanding Discrepancies in Unmarried Parents’ Reports,” Journal of Marriage and Family, 76: 73-93, 2014.

Waller, M. and A. Dwyer. “Parents Apart: Differences Between Unmarried and Divorcing Parents in Separated Families,” Family Court Review, 2014.

Wethington, E., and Pillemer, K. “Social Isolation Among Older Adults,” Handbook of Solitude: Psychological Perspectives on Social Isolation, Social Withdrawal, and Being Alone, Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 242-59, 2014.

Williams, L. “W(h)ither State Interest in Intimacy? Singapore through a Comparative Lens,” Sojourn. 29(1): 132-158, 2014.


Adkins-Regan, E. “Aromatase, Estrogens and Differentiation of Sexual Behavior and Partner Preference in Birds,” in Balthazart, J. and Ball, G. F. (eds.), Brain Aromatase, Estrogens and Behavior, pp. 349-368. Oxford University Press, 2013.

Adkins-Regan, E., S. Banerjee, S. Correa, and C. Schweitzer. “Maternal Effects in Quail and Zebra Finches: Behavior and Hormones,” General and Comparative Endocrinology, 2013.

Banerjee, S. B., Dias, B. G., Crews, D. and Adkins-Regan, E. “Newly Paired Zebra Finches Have Higher Dopamine Levels and Immediate Early Gene Fos Expression in Dopaminergic Neurons,” European Journal of Neuroscience, 38, 3731-3739, 2013.

Finseth, F. R., S. Iacovelli, R. G. Harrison, and E. Adkins-Regan, “A Non-Semen Copulatory Fluid Influences the Outcome of Sperm Competition in Japanese Quail,” Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 2013.

Kamp Dush, C. M., K. Schmeer, and M. G.Taylor, “Chaos as a Social Determinant of Child Health: Reciprocal Associations?”  Social Science and Medicine, 95, 69-76, 2013.

Kamp Dush, C. M. “Marital and Cohabitation Dissolution and Parental Depressive Symptoms in Fragile Families,” Journal of Marriage and Family, 75, 91-109, 2013.

Schweitzer, C., M. H. Goldstein, N. J. Place, and E. Adkins-Regan. “Long-Lasting and Sex-Specific Consequences of Elevated Egg Yolk Testosterone for Social Behavior in Japanese Quail,” Hormones and Behavior 63, 80-87, 2013.

Ünür, S. A.; H. E. Peters; K. D. Messer; & W. D. Schulze. “Incentive Effects of Parents’ Transfers to Children: Evidence from an Artefactual Field Experiment,” The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 14(1): 73-106, 2013.

Zvara, B., S. J. Schoppe-Sullivan, and C. M. Kamp Dush, “Fathers’ Involvement in Child Health Care: Associations with Prenatal Involvement, Parents’ Beliefs, and Maternal Gatekeeping,” Family Relations, 62, 649-661, 2013.


Adkins-Regan, E. “Hormonal Organization and Activation: Evolutionary Implications and Questions,” General and Comparative Endocrinology 176, 279-285, 2012.

Banerjee, S. B., Arterbery, A., Fergus, D. J. and Adkins-Regan, E. “Deprivation of Maternal Care Has Long-Lasting Consequences for the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis of Zebra Finches,” Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 279, 759-766, 2012.

Bartholomew, M., S. J. Schoppe-Sullivan, M. Glassman, C. M. Kamp Dush, and J, Sullivan. “New Parents’ Facebook Use at the Transition to Parenthood,” Family Relations, 61, 455-469, 2012.

Katzenstein, M. “Quand la contestation se déploie dans les institutions,” transl. Laure Berent, Anne Revillard, Societes Contemporaines, no. 85, pp. 111-131, excerpts translated from Faithful and Fearless, 2012.

Katzenstein, M. “A Visit to Puzhal Prison,” South Asia Newsletter, 2012

Kamp Dush, C. M. and M. G. Taylor. “Trajectories of Marital Conflict Across the Life Course: Predictors and Interactions With Marital Happiness Trajectories,” Journal of Family Issues, 33, 341-368, 2012.

Kotila, L. E. and C. M. Kamp Dush. “Another Baby? Father Involvement and Childbearing in Fragile Families,” Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 976-986, 2012.

L.B. Williams and M. Arguillas. “Correlates of Non-Marriage in the Philippines,” Philippine Population Review, 11(1): 1-25, 2012.

L.B. Williams and M.P Guest. “Preface,” Demographic Change in Southeast Asia: Recent Histories and Future Direction, 2012.

L.B. Williams and M.P Guest. “Conclusions,” Demographic Change in Southeast Asia: Recent Histories and Future Direction, 2012.

Lee, M. A., S. J. Schoppe-Sullivan, and C. M. Kamp Dush. “Parenting Perfectionism and Parental Adjustment,” Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 454-457, 2012.

Loeckenhoff, C.E., S. Laucks, A. Port, J. Tung, E. Wethington, and M. Carrington Reid. “Temporal Horizons in Pain Management: Understanding the Perspectives of Physicians, Physical Therapists, and Their Middle Aged and Older Adult Patients,” The Gerontologist 53:850-60, 2012.

McHale, J., M. Waller, and J. Pearson. “Coparenting Interventions for Fragile Families: What Do We Know and Where Do We Need to Go Next?” Family Process 51: 284-306, 2012.

Misyak, J. B., Goldstein, M. H., and Christiansen, M. H. “Statistical and Implicit Learning in Development,” in P. Rebuschat and J. Williams (Eds.), Statistical Learning and Language Acquisition, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2012.

Motz, B., Goldstein, M. H., and Smith, L. “Understanding Behavior from the Ground Up: Constructing Robots to Reveal Simple Mechanisms Underlying Complex Behavior,” Psychology Learning and Teaching, 11(1): 77-86, 2012.

Schweitzer, C., Goldstein, M. H., Place, N., and Adkins-Regan, E. R. Long-Lasting Andsex-Specific Consequences of Elevated Egg Yolk Testosterone for Social Behavior in Japanese Quail,” Hormones and Behavior, 63 (1): 80-87, 2012.

Waller, M. “Cooperation, Conflict, or Disengagement? Coparenting Styles and Father Involvement in Fragile Families,” Family Process 51: 325-342, 2012.

Wethington, E. and Dunifon, R. “Research for the Public Good: Applying the Methods of Translational Research to Improve Human Health and Well Being,” Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2012.

Wethington, E., Herman, H., and Pillemer, K. “Introduction: Translational Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences,” Research for the Public Good: Applying the Methods of Translational Research to Improve Human Health and Well Being,   pp. 3-19, 2012.

Wethington, E., Pillemer, K., and Meador, R. “Community-Researcher Partnerships in Aging: The Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging,” Research for the Public Good: Applying the Methods of Translational Research to Improve Human Health and Well Being, Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press, pp. 169-190, 2012.

Wethington, E., Dunifon, R.E. “Conclusion,” Research for the Public Good: Applying the Methods of Translational Research to Improve Human Health and Well Being, Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press, pp. 191-198.

Williams, L.B. and M. Guest (editors). Demographic Change in Southeast Asia: Recent Histories and Future Directions, Cornell Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, NY.


Adkins-Regan, E. “Neuroendocrine Contributions to Sexual Partner Preference in Birds,” Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology 32, 155-163, 2011.

Anderson, S.E., T.A. Farmer, J. Schwade, M. Goldstein, and M. Spivey. “Individual Differences in Linguistic Experience Account for Variability in Children’s  Processing of Complex Temporarily Ambiguous Sentences,” in I. Arnon & E. V. Clark (Eds.), Trends in Language Acquisition Research Vol. 7: How Children Make Linguistic Generalizations: Experience and Variation in First Language Acquisition. Amsterdam, The Netherlands:  John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2011.

Banerjee, S. B. and E. Adkins-Regan. “Effect of Isolation and Conspecific Presence in a Novel Environment on Corticosterone Concentrations in a Social Avian Species, The Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia Guttata),” Hormones and Behavior 60, 233-238, 2011.

Banerjee, S. B., A. Arterbery,  D.J. Fergus, D. and E. Adkins-Regan. “Deprivation of Maternal Care has Long-Lasting Consequences for the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis of Zebra Finches,” Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 2011.

Blake, Christine E., E. Wethington, T.J. Farrell, C.A. Bisogni, and C.M. Devine. “Behavioral Contexts, Food Choice Coping Strategies, and Diet Quality of Employed Parents,”  Journal of the American Dietetic Association 111:401-407, 2011.

Correa, S. M., Horan, C. M., Johnson, P. A. and Adkins-Regan, E. “Copulatory Behaviors and Body Condition Predict Post-Mating Female Hormone Concentrations, Fertilization Success and Primary Sex Ratios in Japanese Quail, ” Hormones and Behavior, 59: 556-564, 2011.

Kamp Dush, C. M. “Relationship-Specific Investments, Chaos, and Cohabitation Dissolution Following Nonmarital Birth,” Family Relations, 60, 586-601, 2011.

Kamp Dush, C. M., L. E. Kotila and S. J. Schoppe-Sullivan. “Predictors of Supportive Coparenting After Relationship Dissolution Among At-Risk Parents,” Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 356-365, 2011.

Katzenstein, M. and M. Nagrecha. “Institutionalizing Debt:  Child Support and the Fines and Fees Regime,” Criminology and Public Policy, 2011.

Rhoades, G. K., C. M. Kamp Dush, D. Atkins, S. Stanley and H. Markman. “Breaking Up is Hard To Do: The Impact of Unmarried Relationship Dissolution on Mental Health and Life Satisfaction,” Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 366-374, 2011.

Rutkowska, J., Place, N. J., Vincent, S. and Adkins-Regan, E. “Adrenocortical Response to Mating, Social Interaction and Restraint in the Female Japanese Quail,” Physiology and Behavior, 104, 1037-1040, 2011.

Ueki, T., Y. Yamamori, Y. Ishibashi, R. Yoshino, E. Wethington, Q. Wang, and R. Edmondson. “Comparison of Family Ties in Japan and America:  From the Viewpoint of Japanese and American College Students.”  Bulletin of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of Science and Culture, Kyoritsu Women’s University, 17:101-141, 2011.


Adkins-Regan, E. “Hormones and the Development of Communication-Related Social Behavior in Birds,” in Blumberg, M. et al. (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Developmental Behavioral  Neuroscience, pp. 639-666. Oxford University Press, 2010.

Adkins-Regan, E., T. J. DeVoogd, and J. M. Moore, “Social Behavior and Bird Song From a Neural and Endocrine Perspective,” in Szekely, T., Moore, A. and Komdeur, J. (eds.), Social Behaviour: Genes, Ecology and Evolution, Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Adkins-Regan, E. and C. S. Carter. “Neurobiology, Endocrinology and Behavior,” in Breed, M. D. and Moore, J. (eds.), Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, Academic Press (Elsevier), Oxford, 2010.

Adkins, K. S., and C.M. Kamp Dush. “The Mental Health of Mothers In and After Violent and Controlling Unions,” Social Science Research, 39: 925-937, 2010.

Anderson, B., E. Wethington, and T.W. Kamarck. “Interview Assessment of Stressor Exposure,” pp. 565-82 in Handbook of Stress Science: Biology, Psychology, and Health, edited by R. Contrada and A. Baum. New York: Springer, 2010.

Arguillas, M.J. and L.B.Williams.“The Impact of Parents’ Overseas Employment on Educational Outcomes of Filipino Children,” International Migration Review, 44(2): 300-319, 2010.

Emberson, L. L., G. Lupyan, M. H. Goldstein and M.J. Spivey. “Overheard Cell-Phone Conversations: Less Speech is More Distracting,”  Psychological Science, 21 (10):1383 – 1388, 2010.

Emlen, S. T. “Taking My Cues From Nature’s Clues,” pp. 241-278, in Leaders in Animal Behavior: The Second Generation, editors. L.C. Drickamer & D.A. Dewsbury, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K, 2010.

Frongillo, E. A., M. H. Cantor, T. MacMillan, T. D. Issacman, R. Sherrow, M. Henry, E. Wethington, and K. Pillemer. “Who Are the Recipients of Meals-on-Wheels in New York City?: A Profile Based on a Representative Sample of Meals-on-Wheels Recipients, Part 1,” Journal of Long Term Home Health Care/Care Management Journals, 11:19-40, 2010.

Frongillo, E.A., T.D. Isaacman, C.M. Horan, E.Wethington, and K.Pillemer. “Adequacy of and Satisfaction with Delivery and Use of Home-Delivered Meals,” Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly, 29:211-226, 2010.

Filiberto, D., E. Wethington, K. Pillemer, N.M. Wells, M.W. Wysocki and J.T. Parise. “Older People and Climate Change: Vulnerability and Health Effects,” Generations, 33(4): 19-25, 2010.

Goldstein, M. H., J. A. Schwade, J. Briesch and S. Syal. “Learning While Babbling: Prelinguistic Object-Directed Vocalizations Signal a Readiness to Learn,” Infancy, 15(4), 362 – 391, 2010.

Goldstein, M. H., H. Waterfall, A. Lotem, J. Halpern, J.A. Schwade, L. Onnis, S. Edelman. “General Cognitive Principles for Learning Structure in Time and Space. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 14 (6), 249-258, 2010.

Ganzel, B., P. Morris, and E. Wethington. “Allostasis and the Human Brain: Integrating Models of Stress from the Social and Life Sciences,” Psychological Review, 117:134-174, 2010.

Hart, S. A., S.A. Petrill, C.M. Kamp Dush. “Genetic Influences on Language, Reading, and Mathematic Skills in a National Sample: An Analysis in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth,” Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 41: 118-128, 2010.

Hofferth, S., N. Forry and H.E. Peters. “Child Support, Father-Child Contact, and Preteens’ Involvement with Nonresidential Fathers: Racial/Ethnic Differences,” Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 2010.

Kamarck, T.W., S. Shiffman and E. Wethington. “Measuring Psychosocial Stress Using Ecological Momentary Assessment,” pp. 597-618 in Handbook of Stress Science: Biology, Psychology, and Health, edited by R. Contrada and A. Baum. New York: Springer, 2010.

Katzenstein, M.F., L.M. Ibrahim and K.D. Rubin. “Felony Disenfranchisement and the Dark Side of American Liberalism,” Perspectives on Politics, pp. 1035-1054, 2010.

Klonner, S. and A.S. Rai. “Financial Fragmentation and Insider Arbitrage,” Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research, 2010.

Sutin, A.R., P.T. Costa, E. Wethington, and W.W. Eaton. “Turning Points and Lessons Learned: Stressful Life Events and Personality Trait Development across Middle Adulthood,” Psychology and Aging, 25:524-33, 2010.

Sutin, A.R., Paul T. Costa, Elaine Wethington, and William W. Eaton, “Perceptions of Stressful Life Events as Turning Points Are Associated with Self-Rated Health and Psychological Distress,” Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 23:479-492, 2010.

Waller, M.R. “Viewing Low-Income Fathers’ Ties to Families through a Cultural Lens: Insights for Research and Policy,” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 629: 102-124, 2010.


Adkins-Regan, E. “Neuroendocrinology of Social Behavior,” Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Journal (National Research Council) 50, 5-14, 2009.

Adkins-Regan, E. “Hormones and Sexual Differentiation of Avian Social Behavior,” Developmental Neuroscience 31, 342-350, 2009.

Balthazart, J., Arnold, A. and Adkins-Regan, E. “Sexual Differentiation of Brain and Behavior in Birds,” In Pfaff, D. et al. (Eds.), Hormones, Brain and Behavior, second edition, 2009.

Blake, C.E., C. Devine, E. Wethington, M. Jastran, T. Farrell, and C. Bisogni. “Employed Parents’ Satisfaction with Food Choice Coping Strategies: Influence of Gender and Household Structure,” Appetite 52:127-136, 2009.

Devine, C., T. Farrell, M. Jastran, E. Wethington, and C. Bisogni. “Work Conditions and Food Choice Coping Strategies of Employed Parents,” Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 41:365-70, 2009.

Dunifon, R., K. Hynes and H.E. Peters. “State Welfare Policies and Children’s Living Arrangements,” Social Service Review, 83(3): 351-388, 2009.

Gee, J., M. Tomaszycki and E. Adkins-Regan. “Sex-Dependent Species Discrimination in Auditory Forebrain of Naturally Hybridizing Birds,” Brain Behavior and Evolution, 74, 258–267, 2009.

Goldstein, M. and J. Schwade. “From Birds to Words: Perception of Structure in Social Interactions Guides Vocal Development and Language Learning,” in M. S. Blumberg, J. H. Freeman, & S.R. Robinson (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Developmental and Comparative Neuroscience, Oxford University Press, 2009.

Goldstein, M., J. Schwade and M. Bornstein. “The Value of Vocalizing: Five-Month-Old Infants Associate Their Own Noncry Vocalizations With Responses from Adults,” Child Development, 80 (3), 636 – 644, 2009.

Kamp Dush, C. “An Examination of Child Well-Being in Stable Single Parent and Married Families,” in H. E. Peters & C. M. Kamp Dush (Eds.) Marriage and Family: Perspectives and Complexities, New York City, NY: Columbia University Press, 2009.

Kamp Dush, C.. “Change in Romantic Relationships Over Time,” in H. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Human Relationships, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2009.

Kazianga, H. and S. Klonner. “The Intra-household Economics of Polygyny: Fertility and Child Mortality in Rural Mali,” MPRA Paper 12859, University Library of Munich, Germany, 2009.

Lichter, D. and E. Wethington. “Chaos and the Diverging Fortunes of American Children: A Historical Perspective,” in Chaos and Its Influence on Children’s Development, edited by G. W. Evans and T. Wachs. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2009.

Ong, A., R. Cary, E. Wethington, K. Pillemer, and C. Aronin. “Resilience and Vulnerability to Chronic Pain: Conceptual and Methodological Issues.” Journal of Dementia and Mental Health Care of Older People, 13: 24-25, 2009.

Peters, H.E., and C. Kamp Dush. Marriage & Family: Perspectives and Complexities, Columbia University Press, NY, 2009.

Sabir, M., E. Wethington, R. Breckman, R. Meador, C. Reid, and K. Pillemer. “A Community-Based Participatory Critique of Social Isolation Intervention Research for Community-Dwelling Older Adults,” Journal of Applied Gerontology, 28:218-234, 2009.

Waller, M. “Expectations about Marriage,” Encyclopedia of Human Relationships, edited by Harry Reis and Susan Sprecher. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2009.

Waller, M. “Family Man in the Other America: New Motivations, Opportunities, and Supports for Paternal Caregiving,” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 2009.

Wethington, E. and W. Johnson-Askew. “Contributions of the Life Course Perspective to Research on Food Decision-making,” Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 38(Suppl. 1):S74-S80, 2009.

Wethington, E. “Job Stress, Relationship Effects,” in Handbook of Human Relationships (Eds., H. Reis and S. Sprecher), Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2009.

Wethington, E. and D. Almeida. “Assessment of Stressor Exposure Using Telephone Diaries: The Daily Inventory of Stressful Experiences,” in Calendar and Time Diary Methods in Life Course Research (Eds., R. Belli, F. P. Stafford, and D. F. Alwin), Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2009.

Williams, L. “Attitudes Toward Marriage in Northern Vietnam: What Qualitative Data Reveal About Variations Across Gender, Generation, and Geography,” Journal of Population Research, 26(4): 285-304, 2009.


Adkins-Regan, E. “Do Hormonal Control Systems Produce Evolutionary Inertia?” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, pp. 1599-1609, 2008.

Birditt, K., K. Fingerman, E. Lefkowitz and C. Kamp Dush. “Parents Perceived as Peers: Development and Correlates of a Filial Maturity Measure,” Journal of Adult Development, 15(1): 1-12, 2008.

Crowley, J., M. Watson, and M. Waller. “Understanding ‘Power Talk:’ Language, Public Policy, and Democracy,” Perspectives on Politics  6(1): 71-88, 2008.

Evans, G., E. Wethington, M. Coleman, M. Worms, and E. Frongillo. “Income Health Inequalities among Older Persons: The Mediating Role of Multiple Risk Exposures,” Journal of Aging and Health, 20:107-25, 2008.

Goldstein, M., and J. Schwade. “Social Feedback to Infants’ Babbling Facilitates Rapid Phonological Learning,” Psychological Science, 19: 515-522, 2008.

Horvath-Rose, A.E., H.Elizabeth Peters and J.J. Sabia. “Capping Kids: The Family Cap and Non-marital Childbearing,” Population Research and Policy Review, 27: 119-138, 2008.

Hynes, K., F. DeLeone, K. Joyner and H.E. Peters. “The Transition to Early Fatherhood: National Estimates Based on Multiple Surveys,” Demographic Research, 18:12, 2008.

Kamp Dush, C., M. Taylor and R. Kroeger. “Marital Happiness and Psychological Well-Being Across the Life Course,” in M. B. Tucker and A. C. Crouter (Guest Eds.) Enduring Couples in Various Sociocultural Contexts [Special issue], Family Relations, 57(2), 211-226, 2008.

Katzenstein, M., M. Shanley. “No Further Harm; What We Owe To Incarcerated Fathers” Boston Review; A Political and Literary Forum, 2008.

Klonner, S. and A. Rai. “Cosigners as Collateral,” Department of Economics Working Papers 2008-04, Department of Economics, Williams College, 2008.

Owren, Michael and Michael Goldstein. “Scaffolds for Babbling: Innateness and Learning in the Emergence of Contextually Flexible Vocal Production in Human Infants,” in D. K. Oller and U. Griebel (Eds.), The Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability in Human and Animal Communication, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008.

Reid, C., M. Papaleontiou, A. Ong, R. Breckman, E. Wethington and K. Pillemer. “Self-Management Strategies to Reduce Pain and Improve Functions among Older Adults in Community Settings: A Review of the Evidence,” Pain Medicine 9:409-24, 2008.

Swisher, R. and M. Waller. “Confining Fatherhood: Incarceration and Paternal Involvement among Nonresident White, African-American and Latino Fathers,” Journal of Family Issues, 29(8): 1067-1088, 2008.

Waller, M. and H.E. Peters. “The Risk of Divorce as a Barrier to Marriage among Parents of Young Children,” Social Science Research, 37(4): 1188-1199, 2008.

Waller, M. and M. Bitler. “The Link Between Couples Pregnancy Intentions and Behavior: Does It Matter Who Is Asked?” Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 40(4): 194-201, 2008.


Adkins-Regan, E. “Hormones and the Development of Sex Differences in Behavior,” Journal of Ornithology, 148, S17-S26, 2007.

Adkins-Regan, E. and M. Tomaszycki. “Monogamy on the Fast Track,” Biology Letters, 3: 617-619, 2007.

Burke, M. R., E. Adkins-Regan and J. Wade. “Laterality in Syrinx Muscle Morphology of the Japanese Quail (Coturnix Japonica),” Physiology and Behavior, 90: 682-686, 2007.

Buston, P., H.Reeve, M. Cant, S. Vehrencamp, and S. Emlen. “Reproductive Skew and the Evolution of Group Dissolution Tactics: A Synthesis of Concession and Restraint Models,” Animal Behaviour, 74: 1643-1654, 2007.

Doyle, J. and H.E. Peters. “The Market for Foster Care: An Empirical Study of the Impact of Foster Care Subsidies,” Review of Economics of the Household, 5: 329-351, 2007.

Fingerman, K., E. Hay, C. Kamp Dush, K. Cichy, and S. Hosterman. “Parents’ and Offspring’s Perceptions of Change and Continuity When Parents Experience the Transition to Old Age,” Advances in Life Course Research, 12: 275-306, 2007.

Ganzel, B., J. Eckenrode, P. Kim, E. Wethington, E. Horowitz, and E. Temple. “Salivary Cortisol Levels and Mood Vary by Lifetime Trauma Exposure in a Sample of Healthy Women,” Journal of Traumatic Stress, 20: 689-99, 2007.

Jabs, J., C. Devine, C. Bisogni, T. Farrell, M. Jastran, and E. Wethington. “Trying To Find the Quickest Way: Employed Mothers’ Constructions of Time for Food,” Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 39:18-25, 2007.

Rai, A. and S. Klonner. “Adverse Selection in Credit Markets: Evidence from a Policy Experiment,” Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College, 2007.

Sandell, M., E. Adkins-Regan, and E. Ketterson. “Pre-Breeding Diet Affects the Allocation of Yolk Hormones in Zebra Finches, Taeniopygia Guttata,” Journal of Avian Biology 38, 284-290, 2007.

Wethington, E. and C. Kamp Dush. “Parents’ Assessments of Relationship Quality with Offspring in Midlife: Intact and Blended Families,” pp. 123-52 in Advances in Life Course Research: Interpersonal Relations across the Life Course (Vol. 12), edited by T. J. Owens and J. J. Suitor, New York: Elsevier, 2007.

Wethington, E. and K. Pillemer. “Translating Basic Research into Community Practice: The Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging (CITRA).” Forum on Public Policy Online, 2007.

Wethington, E., R. Breckman, R. Meador, M. Lachs, C. Reid, M. Sabir and K. Pillemer. “The CITRA Pilot Studies Program: Mentoring Translational Research,” The Gerontologist, 47:845-50, 2007.

Williams, L., M. Kabamalan and N. Ogena, “Cohabitation in the Philippines: Attitudes and Behaviors among Teens and Young Adults,” Journal of Marriage and Family, 69(5): 1244-1256, 2007.


Adkins-Regan, E.. “Hormones, Sexual Dimorphism, and Mate Choice,” Acta Zoologica Sinica, 52: 242-244, 2006.

Adkins-Regan, E. and C. Leung. “Sex Steroids Modulate Changes in Social and Sexual Preference During Juvenile Development in Zebra Finches,” Hormones and Behavior, 50: 772-778, 2006.

Argys, L. H.E. Peters, S. Cook, S. Garasky, L, Nepomnyaschy, and E. Sorensen. “Measuring Contact between Children and Nonresident Fathers” in Handbook of Measurement Issues in Family Research, edited by Sandra Hofferth, and Lynne Casper, Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum & Associates, 2006.

Cabrera, N. R. Hutchens, and H.E.  Peters. From Welfare to Childcare: What happens to Infants and Toddlers when Single Mothers Exchange Welfare for Work, Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum & Associates, 2006.

Cochi-Ficano, C. and H.E. Peters. “Work and Welfare Choices among Low Income Women: Does Policy Matter?” in From Welfare to Childcare: What happens to Infants and Toddlers when Single Mothers Exchange Welfare for Work, edited by Natasha Cabrera, Robert Hutchens, & H. Elizabeth Peters, Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum & Associates, 2006.

Devine, C., M. Jastran, J. Jabs, E. Wethington, T. Farrell, and C. Bisogni. “‘A Lot of Sacrifices:’ Work-Family Spillover and the Food Choice Coping Strategies of Low Wage Employed Parents,” Social Science and Medicine, 63:2591-603, 2006.

Dunifon, R., K. Hynes and H.E. Peters. “Welfare Reform and Child Well-being,” Children and Youth Services Review, 28(11): 1273-1292, 2006.

Eloundou-Enyegue, P. and L. Williams, “Family Size and Schooling in sub-Saharan African Settings: A Reexamination,” Demography, 43(1): 25-52.

Garasky, S., H.E. Peters, L. Argys, S. Cook, L. Nepomnyaschy, and E. Sorensen. “Measuring Support to Children by Nonresident Fathers” in Handbook of Measurement Issues in Family Research edited by Sandra Hofferth, and Lynne Casper, Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum & Associates, 2006.

Gros-Louis, J., M. West, M. Goldstein, and A. King. “Mothers Provide Differential Feedback to Infants’ Prelinguistic Sounds,” International Journal of Behavioral Development, 30 (6):509 – 516, 2006.

McGraw, K., S. Correa and E. Adkins-Regan, “Testosterone Upregulates Lipoprotein Status to Control Sexual Attractiveness in a Colorful Songbird,” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 60: 117-122, 2006.

Sabir, M., R. Breckman, R. Meador, E. Wethington, R. Carrington and K. Pillemer. “The CITRA Research-Practice Consensus Workshop Model: Exploring a New Method of Research Translation in Aging,” The Gerontologist, 46:833-39, 2006.

Tomaszycki, M. and E. Adkins-Regan. “Is Male Song Quality Important In Maintaining Pair Bonds?” Behaviour, 143: 549-567, 2006.

Tomaszycki, M., S. Banerjee and E.Adkins-Regan. “The Role of Sex Steroids in Courtship, Pairing and Pairing Behaviors in the Socially Monogamous Zebra Finch,” Hormones and Behavior, 50: 141-147, 2006.

Waller, M. and R. Swisher. “Fathers’ Risk Factors in Fragile Families: Implications for ‘Healthy’ Relationships and Father Involvement,” Social Problems, 53 (3): 392-420, 2006.

Williams, L,, P. Guest, and A. Varangrat. “Early 40s and Still Unmarried: A Continuing Trend in Thailand,” International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 47 (2): 83-116, 2006.

Williams, L., and S. Feldman. “Women, Gender and Development and Family: Southeast Asia,” in Suad Joseph (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, The Netherlands: Brill Academic Publishers, 2006.


Adkins-Regan, E. “Female Mate Choice,” in Dawson, A. and Sharp, P. (Eds.), Functional Avian Endocrinology, pp. 341-350, Narosa Press, 2005.

Adkins-Regan, E. “Activity Dependent Brain Plasticity: Does Singing Increase the Volume of a Song System Nucleus? Theoretical Comment on Sartor and Ball,” Behavioral Neuroscience, 119: 346-348, 2005.

Adkins-Regan, E. “Hormones and Animal Social Behavior,”  Princeton University Press, 2005.

Adkins-Regan, E. “Tactile Contact is Required for Early Estrogen Treatment to Alter the Sexual Partner Preference of Female Zebra Finches,” Hormones and Behavior. 48: 180-186, 2005.

Adkins-Regan, E. and C. Leung. “Hormonal and Social Modulation of Cloacal Muscle Activity in Female Japanese Quail,” Physiology and Behavior, 87: 82-87, 2005.

Averett, S., L. Gennetian and H.E.Peters. “Paternal Child Care and Children’s Development,” Journal of Population Economics, 18: 391-414, 2005.

Correa, S., E. Adkins-Regan and P. Johnson. “High Progesterone During Avian Meiosis Biases Sex Ratios Toward Female,” Biology Letters, 1: 215-218, 2005.

Gine, X. and S. Klonner. “Credit Constraints as a  Barrier to Technology Adoption by the Poor: Lessons from South Indian Small-Scale Fishery,” Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank, 2005.

Johnson, S., and L. Williams. “Deference and Denial: Men Talk about Contraception and Unplanned Pregnancy, ” International Journal of Men’s Health, 4(3): 223-242.

Kamp Dush, C. and P. Amato. “Consequences of Relationship Status and Quality for Subjective Well-Being,” Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 22: 607-627, 2005.

Katzenstein, M. “Social Movements in India Poverty, Power, and Politics,” co-edited with Raka Ray, Rowman and Littlefield, India edition, Oxford, 2005.

Katzenstein, M. “Rights without Citizenship; Prison Activism in the US,” Social Movements, Public Policy and Democracy, Minnesota, 2005.

King, A., M. West and  M. Goldstein. “Nonvocal Shaping of Avian Song Development: Parallels to Human Speech Development,” Ethology, 111: 101- 117.

Williams, L., T. Lyson and K. Archavanitkul. “Inequality and Educational Investment in Thai Children,” Rural Sociology, 70(4):561-583.

McGraw, K. J., E. Adkins-Regan and R.S. Parker. “Maternally Derived Carotenoid Pigments Affect Offspring Survival, Sex Ratio, and Sexual Attractiveness in a Colorful Songbird,” Naturwissenschaften, 92: 375-380, 2005.

McRae, S., S.Emlen, D. Rubenstien and S. Bogdanowicz.”Polymorphic Microsatellite Loci in a Plural Breeder, the Grey-Capped Social Weaver (Pseudonigrita arnaudi), Isolated with an Improved Enrichment Protocol Using Fragment Size-Selection,” Molecular Ecology Notes, 5(1): 16-20. 2005.

Peters, H.E. and B.J. Bristow. “Early Childhood Professional Development Programs:  Accounting for Spillover Effects and Market Interventions,” in Early Childhood Professional Development and Training And Children’s Successful Transition to Elementary School, edited by Ivelisse Martinez-Beck and Martha Zaslow, Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Company, 2005.

Pilz, K., E. Adkins-Regan and H. Schwabl. “No Sex Difference in Yolk Steroid Concentrations of Avian Eggs at Laying,” Biology Letters 1: 318-321, 2005.

Tomaszycki, M. and E. Adkins-Regan. “Experimental Alteration of Male Song Quality and Output Affects Female Mate Choice and Pair Bond Formation in Zebra Finches,” Animal Behaviour 70: 785-794, 2005.

Waller, M. and S. McLanahan. “‘His’ and ‘Her’ Marriage Expectations: Determinants and Consequences.” Journal of Marriage and Family, 67: 53-67, 2005.

Wethington, E. “The Life Course Perspective on Health: Implications for Health and Nutrition.” Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 37:115-20, 2005.

Williams, L. and M. Guest. “Attitudes toward Marriage among the Urban Middle-Class in Vietnam, Thailand, and the Philippines,” Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 36(2): 163-186, 2005.

Wrege, P. and S. Emlen. “Sexing Criteria, Accuracy, and Statistical Inference-a Reply,” Auk, 122: 348-349, 2005.


Peters, H.E., L.M. Argys, H. Wynder and J.S. Butler. “Legislating Love: The Effect of Child Support and Welfare Policies on Father-Child Contact,” Review of Economics of the Household, 2(3): 255-274, 2004.