Publications

student authors in bold

*indicates New Parents Project article

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

In press/Online early

*Kamp Dush, C. M., Yavorsky, J. E., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2017). What are men doing while women perform extra unpaid labor? Leisure and specialization at the transition to parenthood. Sex Roles.

Maras, E. Q., Lang, S. N., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2018). An observational assessment of parent-teacher cocaring relationships in infant-toddler classrooms. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal.

*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.

*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.

2018

Jessee, A., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Wong, M. S., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Shigeto, A., & Brown, G. L. (2018). The role of reflective functioning in predicting marital and coparenting quality. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27, 187-197.

2017

*Altenburger, L. E., Lang, S. N., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Johnson, S. C. (2017). Toddlers’ differential susceptibility to the effects of coparenting on socioemotional adjustment. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 41, 228-237. 

Lang, S. N., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Jeon, L. (2017). Examining a self-report measure of parent-teacher cocaring relationships and associations with parental involvement. Early Education and Development, 28, 96-114. 

Lee, J., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2017). Resident fathers’ positive engagement, family poverty, and change in child behavior problems. Family Relations, 66, 484-496.

*Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Yavorsky, J. E., Bartholomew, M. K., 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.

2016

Jessee, A., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Wong, M. S., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Brown, G. L. (2016). Structure of reflective functioning and adult attachment scales: Overlap and distinctions. Attachment & Human Development, 18, 176-187.

*Jia, R., Kotila, L. E., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2016). New parents’ psychological adjustment and trajectories of early parental involvement. Journal of Marriage and Family, 78, 197-211.

Jia, R., Lang, S. N., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2016). A developmental examination of the psychometric properties and predictive utility of a revised psychological self-concept measure for preschool-aged children. Psychological Assessment, 28, 226-238.

Lang, S. N., Tolbert, A. R., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Bonomi, A. E. (2016). A cocaring framework for infants and toddlers: Applying a model of coparenting to parent–teacher relationships. Early Childhood Research Quarterly34, 40-52.

Manczak, E., Mangelsdorf, S. C., McAdams, D., Wong, M. S., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Brown, G. L. (2016). Autobiographical memories of childhood and sources of subjectivity in parents’ perceptions of infant temperament. Infant Behavior and Development, 44, 77-85.

Manczak, E. M., Mangelsdorf, S. C., McAdams, D. P., Wong, M. S., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Brown, G. L. (2016). “How did that make you feel?” Influences of gender and parental personality on family emotion talk. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 62, 388-414.

*Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Settle, T., 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.

2015

Christian, L. M., Galley, J. D., Hade, E. M., Schoppe-Sullivan, S., Kamp Dush, C., & Bailey, M. T. (2015). Gut microbiome composition is associated with temperament during early childhood. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 45, 118-127.

*Ferriby, M. 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.

Kotila, L. E., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2015). Integrating sociological and psychological perspectives on coparenting. Sociology Compass, 9, 731-744.

*Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Altenburger, L. E., Lee, M. A., Bower, D. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2015). Who are the gatekeepers? Predictors of maternal gatekeeping. Parenting: Science and Practice, 15, 166-186.

*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.

2014

*Altenburger, L. E., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Lang, S. N., Bower, D. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2014). Associations between prenatal coparenting behavior and observed coparenting behavior at 9 months postpartum. Journal of Family Psychology, 28, 495-504.

Galley, J., Bailey, M., 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. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113026

*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.

*Kotila, L. E., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2014). Boy or girl? Maternal psychological correlates of knowing fetal sex. Personality and Individual Differences, 68, 195-198.

*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.

*Lang, S. N., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Kotila, L. E., Feng, X., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Johnson, S. C. (2014). Relations between fathers’ and mothers’ infant engagement patterns in dual-earner families and toddler competence. Journal of Family Issues, 35, 1107-1127.

*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 parent characteristics and postpartum positive engagement. Infant Mental Health Journal, 35, 409-421.

Sheftall, A. H., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Bridge, J. (2014). Insecure attachment and suicidal behavior in adolescents. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 35, 426-430.

2013

Bower, D. J., Jia, R., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Mangelsdorf, S. C., & Brown, G. L. (2013). Trajectories of couple relationship satisfaction in families with infants: The roles of parent gender, personality, and depression in first-time and experienced parents. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 30, 389-409.

*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.

*Lang, S. N., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Kotila, L. E. (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.

Laxman, D. J., Jessee, A., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Rossmiller-Giesing, W., Brown, G. L., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2013). Stability and antecedents of coparenting quality: The role of parent personality and child temperament. Infant Behavior and Development, 36, 210-222.

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Kotila, L. E., Jia, R., Bower, D. J., & Lang, S. N. (2013). Comparisons of levels and predictors of mothers’ and fathers’ engagement with their preschool-age children. Early Child Development and Care, 183, 498-514.

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Mangelsdorf, S. C. (2013). Parent characteristics and early coparenting behavior at the transition to parenthood. Social Development, 22, 363-383.

*Zvara, B. J., 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.

2012

*Bartholomew, M. K., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Glassman, M., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Sullivan, J. M. (2012). New parents’ Facebook use at the transition to parenthood. Family Relations, 61, 455-469.

Jia, R., Kotila, L. E., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2012). Transactional relations between father involvement and preschoolers’ socioemotional adjustment. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 848-857.

*Lee, M. A., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Kamp Dush, C. M. (2012). Parenting perfectionism and parental adjustment. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 454-457.

2011

Jia, R., &  Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2011). Relations between coparenting and father involvement in families with preschool-age children. Developmental Psychology, 47, 106-118.

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.

Zvara, B. J., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2011). Does parent education moderate relations between low birth weight and child cognitive development outcomes? Family Science, 1, 212-221.

2010

Anderson, S. E., He, X., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Must, A. (2010). Externalizing behavior in early childhood and body mass index from age 2 to 12 years: Longitudinal analyses of a prospective cohort study. BMC Pediatrics, 10:49.

Brown, G. L., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Mangelsdorf, S. C., & Neff, C. (2010). Observed and reported supportive coparenting as predictors of infant-mother and infant-father attachment security. Early Child Development and Care, 180, 121-137.

Buckley, C. K., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2010). Father involvement and coparenting behavior: Parents’ nontraditional beliefs and family earner status as moderators. Personal Relationships, 17, 413-431.

Jessee, A., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Brown, G. L., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Shigeto, A., & Wong, M. S. (2010). Parents’ differential susceptibility to the effects of marital quality on sensitivity across the first year. Infant Behavior and Development, 33, 442-452.

Sheftall, A. H., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Futris, T. G. (2010). Adolescent mothers’ perceptions of the coparenting relationship with their child’s father: A function of attachment security and trust. Journal of Family Issues, 31, 884-905.

2009

Brown, G. L., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Neff, C., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Frosch, C. A. (2009). Young children’s self-concepts: Associations with child temperament, mothers’ and fathers’ parenting, and triadic family interaction. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 55, 184-216.

Cook, J. C., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Buckley, C. K., & Davis, E. F. (2009). Are some children harder to coparent than others? Children’s negative emotionality and coparenting relationship quality. Journal of Family Psychology, 23, 606-610.

Davis, E. F., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Mangelsdorf, S. C., & Brown, G. L. (2009). The role of infant temperament in stability and change in coparenting across the first year of life. Parenting: Science and Practice, 9, 143-159.

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Weldon, A. H., Cook, J. C., Davis, E. F., & Buckley, C. K. (2009). Coparenting behavior moderates longitudinal relations between effortful control and preschool children’s externalizing behavior. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 698-706.

Wong, M. S., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Brown, G. L., Neff, C., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2009). Parental beliefs, infant temperament, and marital quality: Associations with infant-mother and infant-father attachment. Journal of Family Psychology, 23, 828-838.

2008

Cannon, E. A., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Brown, G. L., & Sokolowski, M. S. (2008). Parent characteristics as antecedents of maternal gatekeeping and fathering behavior. Family Process, 47, 501-519.

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Brown, G. L., Cannon, E. A., Mangelsdorf, S. C., & Sokolowski, M. S. (2008). Maternal gatekeeping, coparenting quality, and fathering behavior in families with infants. Journal of Family Psychology, 22, 389-398.

2007

Futris, T. G., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2007). Mothers’ perceptions of barriers, parenting alliance, and adolescent fathers’ engagement with their children. Family Relations, 56, 258-269.

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Brown, G. L., & Sokolowski, M. S. (2007). Goodness-of-fit in family context: Infant temperament, marital quality, and early coparenting behavior. Infant Behavior and Development, 30, 82-96.

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Haight, W. L., Black, J. E., Sokolowski, M. S., Giorgio, G., & Tata, L. (2007). Maternal discourse, attachment-related risk, and current risk factors: Associations with maternal parenting behavior during foster care visits. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 28, 149-165.

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Schermerhorn, A. C., & Cummings, E. M. (2007). Marital conflict and children’s adjustment: Evaluation of the parenting process model. Journal of Marriage and Family, 69, 1118-1134.

2006

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Diener, M. L., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Brown, G. L., McHale, J. L., & Frosch, C. A. (2006). Attachment and sensitivity in family context: The roles of parent and infant gender. Infant and Child Development, 15, 367-385.

2005

Haight, W. L., Mangelsdorf, S., Black, J., Szewczyk, M., Schoppe, S., Giorgio, G., Madrigal, K., & Tata, L. (2005). Enhancing parent-child interaction during foster care visits: Experimental assessment of an intervention. Child Welfare, 84, 459-481.

McBride, B. A., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Ho, M. (2005). The mediating role of fathers’ school involvement on student achievement. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 26, 201-216.

2004

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Frosch, C. A., & McHale, J. L. (2004). Associations between coparenting and marital behavior from infancy to the preschool years. Journal of Family Psychology, 18, 194-207.

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., McBride, B. A., & Ho, M. R. (2004). Unidimensional versus multidimensional perspectives on father involvement. Fathering, 2, 147-163.

2002

Haight, W. L., Black, J. E., Mangelsdorf, S., Giorgio, G., Tata, L., Schoppe, S. J., & Szewczyk, M. (2002). Making visits better: The perspectives of parents, foster parents, and child welfare workers. Child Welfare, 81, 173-202.

McBride, B. A., Schoppe, S. J., & Rane, T. R. (2002). Child characteristics, parenting stress, and parental involvement: Fathers versus mothers. Journal of Marriage and Family, 64, 998-1011.

2001

Schoppe, S. J., Mangelsdorf, S. C., & Frosch, C. A. (2001). Coparenting, family process, and family structure: Implications for preschoolers’ externalizing behavior problems. Journal of Family Psychology, 15, 526-545.

1997

Park, S., & Schoppe, S. (1997). Olfactory identification deficit in relation to schizotypy. Schizophrenia Research, 26, 191-197.

Editor-Reviewed Journal Articles

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Olsavsky, A. L. (2016). Promoting supportive coparenting relationships to engage fathers: Helping mothers to open the gate and stand back. International Journal of Birth & Parent Education, 4, 12-16.

Mangelsdorf, S. C., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2007). Introduction: Emergent family systems. Infant Behavior and Development, 30, 60-62.

Book Chapters/Encyclopedia Entries

Perry-Jenkins, M., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (in press). The transition to parenthood. Invited review chapter for the American Psychological Association Handbook of Contemporary Family Psychology.

Settle, T. A., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2016). Co-parenting. Invited contribution to D. Couchenour & K. Chrisman (Eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education. 

Bartholomew, M. K., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. Attachment styles (2015). In C. Shehan (Ed.), The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies.

*Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., Kamp Dush. C. M., & Bower, D. J. (2013). Forecasting U.S. parents’ perceptions of 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.

McBride, B. A., Schoppe, S. J., Ho, M., & Rane, T. R. (2004). Multiple determinants of father involvement: An exploratory analysis using the PSID-CDS data set. In: R. D. Day & M. E. Lamb (Eds.), Conceptualizing and measuring father involvement (pp. 321-340). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Mangelsdorf, S. C., Schoppe, S. J., & Buur, H. (2000). The meaning of parental reports: A contextual approach to the study of temperament and behavior problems in childhood. In V. J. Molfese & D. L. Molfese (Eds.), Temperament and personality development across the lifespan (pp. 121-140). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Research and Policy Briefs

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J., & Lee, J. (2018). Can fathers’ positive involvement with low-income children protect them from persistent behavior problems? Research Brief, Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy. https://earlychildhood.ehe.osu.edu/research/research-briefs/can-fathers-positive-involvement-with-low-income-children-protect-them-from-persistent-behavior-problems/

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2017). Why Facebook may fuel new mothers’ insecurity. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/why-facebook-may-fuel-new-mothers-insecurity-77153

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2017). Dads are more involved in parenting, yes, but moms still put in more work. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/dads-are-more-involved-in-parenting-yes-but-moms-still-put-in-more-work-72026

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2016). Moms who use Facebook more may end up feeling blue. Research Brief, Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy. https://earlychildhood.ehe.osu.edu/research/research-briefs/moms-who-use-facebook-more-may-end-up-feeling-blue/

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2016). Worrying about being a perfect mother makes it harder to be a good parent. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/worrying-about-being-a-perfect-mother-makes-it-harder-to-be-a-good-parent-58690

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2015). As gatekeepers, moms hold keys to shared parenting duties. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/as-gatekeepers-moms-hold-keys-to-shared-parenting-duties-42029

Yavorsky, J. E., Kamp Dush, C. M., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2015). The origin of gender inequalities in dual-earner, college educated couples: The division of labor at the transition to parenthood. Council on Contemporary Families. https://contemporaryfamilies.org/origin-brief-report/

Schoppe-Sullivan, S. J. (2010). Maternal gatekeeping: Listening for the “creeaak.” National Council on Family Relations Report, 2010, F6-F8.