Ph.D.,1975, Rutgers University
Chair: The Lila L. and Douglas J. Hertz Endowed Chair in Psychology
Phone: (504) 865-5331
3053 Percival Stern Hall
Dr. Barbarin examines educational interventions for achievement and social well-being, and the role of community and family in health risks and health threat.
Barbarin, O. & Sterritt, E. (in press ). Mental health indicators for African American males. In R. Bangs, G. Koeske, & L. Davis (Eds). Handbook on Race and Social Problems. New York : Springer Press.
Barbarin, O.A., Sterritt, E., & Jigjidsuren, D. (in press). Research on ethnic minority children: A tale of risk and resilience. Chapter 26 In A. Ben-Arieh, J. Cashmor, G. Goodman, J. Kampmann, & G.B. Melton (Eds). Handbook of Child Research. Belmont, CA: Sage Publications.
Vaz, L. M. E., Maman, S., Eng, E., Barbarin, O. A., Tshikandu, T., & Behets, F. (2011). Patterns of disclosure of HIV- status to infected children in a Sub-Saharan African setting. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 32, (4), 307-315.
Barbarin, O.A. (2010). Halting Black Boys Progression from Pre-K to Prison: What families, schools and communities can do! American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 80, 78-86.
Early,D.M., Iruka, I.U., Ritchie,S. Barbarin, O.A., Winn,D.C., Crawford,G.M., Frome, P. Clifford, R., Burchinal, M., Howes, C., Bryant, D., and Pianta, R. (2010). How do pre-kindergarteners spend their time? Gender, ethnicity, and income as predictors of experiences in pre-kindergarten classrooms. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 25, 177-193.
La Paro, K., Hamre, B., LoCasale-Crouch, J., Pianta, R., Bryant, D., Early, D., Clifford, R., Barbarin, O., Howes, C., Burchinal, M. (2009) Quality in kindergarten classrooms: Observational evidence for the need to increase children’s learning opportunities in early education classrooms. Early Education and Development, 20 (4) 657-669.
Committee on Early Childhood Mathematics (Cross, C., Woods, T., & Schweingruber, H. Eds.) (2009). Mathematics Learning in Early Childhood: Paths Toward Excellence and Equity. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
Aikens, N.L., & Barbarin, O.A. (2008). Socioeconomic differences in reading trajectories: The contribution of family, neighborhood, and school contexts. Journal of Educational Psychology, 100(2), 235 - 251.
Barbarin, O., Bryant, D., McCandies, T., Burchinal, M., Early, D., Clifford, R., Pianta, R., & Howes, C. (2006). Children enrolled in public pre-k: The relation of family life, neighborhood quality, and socio-economic resources to early competence. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 76 (2), 265-276.
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