Publications

Journal Articles:  Published/In Press

*Bolding indicates student co-author

  1. Kamp Dush, C. M., Yavorsky, J., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (Online First). What are men doing while women perform extra unpaid labor? Leisure and specialization at the transition to parenthood. Sex Roles. doi:  10.1007/s11199-017-0841-0
  2. Yan, J., Olsavsky, A. L., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (In Press). Coparenting in the family of origin and new parents’ couple relationship functioning. Journal of Family Psychology.
  3. Yan, J., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (In Press). Mother’s endorsement of father’s parenting competence and toddler adjustment: Moderated mediation through father’s positive engagement. Parenting: Science and Practice.
  4. Arocho, R., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2017). Like mother, like child: Offspring marital timing desires and maternal marriage timing and stability. Journal of Family Psychology, 31, 261-272. doi: /10.1037/fam0000218
  5. Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Bartholomew, M. K., Yavorsky, J. E., Sullivan, J. M., Lee, M. A., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Glassman, M. (2017). Doing gender online: New mothers’ psychological characteristics, Facebook use, and depressive symptoms. Sex Roles, 76, 276-289. doi: 10.1007/s11199-016-0640-z
  6. Altenburger, L. E., Lang, S. N., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Johnson, S. (2017). Toddlers’ differential susceptibility to the effects of coparenting on social-emotional adjustment. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 41, 228-237. doi: 10.1177/0165025415620058.
  7. Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Bartholomew, M. K., Yavorsky, J. E., Sullivan, J. M., Lee, M. A., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Glassman, M. (In Press). Doing gender online: New mothers’ psychological characteristics, Facebook use, and depressive symptoms. Sex Roles. doi: 10.1007/s11199-016-0640-z
  8.  Altenburger, L. E., Lang, S. N., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Johnson, S. (In Press). Toddlers’ differential susceptibility to the effects of coparenting on social-emotional adjustment. International Journal of Behavioral Development. doi: 10.1177/0165025415620058.
  9. Arocho, R., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2016). Anticipating the “ball and chain”? Reciprocal associations between marital expectations and delinquency. Journal of Marriage and Family, 78, 1371–1381. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12328
  10. Mernitz, S. E., & Kamp Dush, C.M. (2016). Emotional health across the transition to first and second unions among emerging adults. Journal of Family Psychology, 30, 233-244. doi: 10.1037/fam0000159
  11. Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Settle, T. A., Lee, J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2016). Supportive coparenting relationships as a haven of psychological safety at the transition to parenthood. Research in Human Development, 13, 32-48. doi: 10.1080/15427609.2016.1141281
  12.  Jia, R., Kotila, L. E., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2016). Associations between new parents’ mental health and trajectories of early parental involvement. Journal of Marriage and Family, 78, 197–211. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12263
  13.  Ferriby, M., Kotila, L. E., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2015). Dimensions of attachment and commitment across the transition to parenthood. Journal of Family Psychology, 29, 938-944. doi: 10.1037/fam0000117
  14. Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Lee, M. A., Bower, D. J., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Altenburger, L. E. (2015). Who are the gatekeepers? Predictors of maternal gatekeeping behavior. Parenting: Science and Practice, 15, 166-186. doi: 10.1080/15295192.2015.1053321
  15. Yavorsky, J., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2015). Production of inequality: Gender division of labor across the transition to parenthood. Journal of Marriage and Family, 77, 662-679. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12189
    *Winner of the 2014 Jesse Bernard Award for Outstanding Contribution to Feminist Scholarship, National Council on Family Relations
  16.  Christian, L. M., Galley, J. D., Hade, E. M., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Bailey, M. T. (2015). Gut microbiome composition is associated with temperament during early childhood. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 45, 118–127. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2014.10.018
  17.  Altenburger, L. E., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Lang, S. N., Bower, D. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2014). Associations between prenatal coparenting relationship and observed coparenting behavior at 9 Months postpartum. Journal of Family Psychology, 28, 495-504. doi: 10.1037/fam0000012
  18. Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Altenburger, L. E., Settle, T. A., Kamp Dush, C. M., Sullivan, J. M., & Bower, D. J. (2014). Expectant fathers’ intuitive parenting: Associations with postpartum positive engagement and parental characteristics. Infant Mental Health Journal, 35, 409-421. doi: 10.1002/imhj.21468
  19. Galley, J. D., Bailey, M. T., Kamp Dush, C. M., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Christian, L. M. (2014). Maternal obesity is associated with alterations in the gut microbiome in toddlers. PLoS ONE, 9(11), 1 – 13. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113026
  20. Kotila, L. E., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2014). Infant characteristics and parental engagement at the transition to parenthood. Infant Behavior and Development, 37, 787-799. doi: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2014.09.002
  21. Yorgason, J. B., Gavazzi, S. M., Kamp Dush, C. M., Yarcheck, C. M., Chang, S. L., & Stockdale, L. (2014). Mental health and disrupted family processes in the lives of court involved African American and Caucasian youth being raised by grandparents. Journal of Family Issues, 10, 1279-1297. doi: 10.1177/0192513X13481944
  22. Kamp Dush, C. M., Rhoades, G. K., Sandberg-Thoma, S. E., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2014). Commitment across the transition to parenthood among married and cohabiting couples. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 3, 126-136. doi: 10.1037/cfp0000006
  23. Kotila, L. E., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2014). Boy or girl? Maternal psychological correlates of knowing fetal sex. Personality & Individual Differences, 68, 195-198. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.04.009
  24. Lang, S., Feng, X., Kotila, L. E., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2014). Relations between fathers’ and mothers’ infant engagement patterns in dual-earner families and toddler competence. Journal of Family Issues, 35, 1107-1127. doi: 10.1177/0192513X14522243
  25. Sandberg-Thoma, S. E., & Kamp Dush, C.M. (2014). Casual sexual relationships and mental health in adolescence and emerging adulthood. Journal of Sex Research, 51, 121-131. doi: 10.1080/00224499.2013.821440
  26. Sandberg-Thoma, S. E., & Kamp Dush, C.M. (2014). Indicators of adolescent mental health and relationship progression in emerging adulthood. Journal of Marriage and Family, 76, 191-206. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12081
  27. Kotila, L.E., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2013). Involvement with children and low-income fathers’ psychological well-being. Fathering, 11, 306-326. doi: 10.3149/fth.1103.306
  28. Kotila, L. E., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2013). Time in parenting activities in dual-earner families at the transition to parenthood. Family Relations, 62, 795-807. doi: 10.1111/fare.12037
  29. Lang, S. N., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Kotila, L. E., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2013). Daily parenting engagement among new mothers and fathers: The role of romantic attachment in dual-earner families. Journal of Family Psychology, 27, 862-872. doi: 10.1037/a0034510
  30. Kamp Dush, C. M. (2013). Marital and cohabitation dissolution and parental depressive symptoms in fragile families. Journal of Marriage and Family, 75, 91-109. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2012.01020.x
  31. Kamp Dush, C. M., Schmeer, K., & Taylor, M. G. (2013). Chaos as a social determinant of child health:       Reciprocal associations? Social Science and Medicine, 95, 69-76. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.01.038
  32. Zvara, B., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2013). Fathers’ involvement in child health care: Associations with prenatal involvement, parents’ beliefs, and maternal gatekeeping. Family Relations, 62, 649-661. doi: 10.1111/fare.12023
  33. Kotila, L. E., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2012). Another baby? Father involvement and childbearing in fragile families. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 976-986. doi: 10.1037/a0030715
  34. Bartholomew, M., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Glassman, M., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Sullivan, J. (2012). New parents’ Facebook use at the transition to parenthood. Family Relations, 61, 455-469. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3729.2012.00708.x
  35. Kamp Dush, C. M. & Taylor, M. G. (2012). Trajectories of marital conflict across the life course: Predictors and interactions with marital happiness trajectories. Journal of Family Issues, 33, 341-368. doi: 10.1177/0192513X11409684
  36. Lee, M. A., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2012). Parenting perfectionism and parental adjustment. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 454-457. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2011.10.047
  37. Kamp Dush, C. M. (2011). Relationship-specific investments, chaos, and cohabitation dissolution following nonmarital birth. Family Relations, 60, 586-601. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3729.2011.00672.x
  38. Kamp Dush, C. M., Kotila, L. E., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2011). Predictors of supportive coparenting after relationship dissolution among at-risk parents. Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 356-365. doi: 10.1037/a0023652
  39. Rhoades, G. K., Kamp Dush, C. M., Atkins, D., Stanley, S., & Markman, H. (2011). 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. doi: 10.1037/a0023627
  40. Adkins, K. S., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2010). The mental health of mothers in and after violent and controlling unions. Social Science Research, 39, 925-937. doi: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2010.06.013
  41. Hart, S. A., Petrill, S. A., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2010). 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. doi: 10.1044/0161-1461(2009/08-0052)
  42. Birditt, K. S., Fingerman, K. L., Lefkowitz, E. S., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2008). Parents perceived as peers: Development and correlates of a filial maturity measure. Journal of Adult Development, 15(1), 1-12. doi: 10.1007/s10804-007-9019-2
  43. Kamp Dush, C. M., Taylor, M. G., & Kroeger, R. A. (2008). Marital happiness and psychological well-being across the life course. Family Relations, 57(2), 211-226. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3729.2008.00495.x
  44. Fingerman, K. L., Hay, E. L., Kamp Dush, C. M., Cichy, K., & Hosterman, S. (2007). 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. doi: 10.1016/S1040-2608(07)12010-4
  45. Wethington, E., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2007). Assessments of parenting quality and experiences across the life course. Advances in Life Course Research, 12, 123-152. doi: 10.1016/S1040-2608(07)12005-0
  46. Kamp Dush, C. M., & Amato, P. R. (2005). Consequences of relationship status and quality for subjective well-being. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 22, 607-627. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2003.00539.x
  47. Kamp Dush, C. M., Cohan, C. L., & Amato, P. R. (2003). The relationship between cohabitation and marital quality and stability: Changes across cohorts? Journal of Marriage and Family, 65, 539-549. doi: 10.1177/0265407505056438

Books/Book Chapters/Encyclopedia Entries:  Published/In Press

  1. Kamp Dush, C. M., Arocho, R., Mernitz, S., & Rhoades, G. (In Press). Cohabitation and single mothering in the US: A review and a call for psychological research. In B. Fiese (Ed.),  Handbook of Contemporary Family Psychology.
  2. Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Kamp Dush. C. M., & Bower, D. J.1 (2013). Forecasting U.S. parents’ perceptionsof early coparenting using the prenatal Lausanne Trilogue Play. In N. Favez, F. Frascarolo-Moutinot, & H. Tissot (Eds.), Naitre et grandir au sein de la triade le développement de l’alliance familiale (pp. 121-139). Brussels, Belgium: De Boeck.
  3. Kamp Dush, C. M. (2009).  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.
  4. Kamp Dush, C. M. (2009).  Change in romantic relationships over time.  In H. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Human Relationships.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.
  5. Peters, H. E., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2009).  An introduction to marriage and family:  Complexities and perspectives.  In H. E. Peters & C. M. Kamp Dush (Eds.) Marriage and Family:Perspectives and Complexities.  New York City, NY: Columbia University Press.
  6. Peters, H. E., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (Eds.) (2009).  Marriage and Family:  Perspectives and Complexities. New York City, NY: Columbia University Press.