2015. “Prenatal Caloric Intake and the Development of Academic Achievement among U.S. Children from Age 5 to 14” Child Development 86 (November/December):1738-1758.
2014. “The Racial Foundations of Whites’ Support for Child Saving” Social Science Research 44:44-59.
2014. “Prisoners’ Assessments of Mental Health Problems among their Children” International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.
2014. “The Association of Parent-Reported Lead Exposure with Language Skills and Externalizing Behavioral Problems in Children” Journal of Geography and Natural Disasters 4 (October/November):1-6.
2013. “Still the Favorite? Parents’ Differential Treatment of Siblings Entering Young Adulthood” Journal of Marriage and Family .
2013. “Genetic and Environmental Influences on the Development of Childhood Antisocial Behavior: Current Evidence and Directions for Future Research” Handbook of Life-Course Criminology: Emerging Trends and Directions for Future Research.
2013. “The Influence of Neuropsychological Deficits in Early Childhood on Low Self-Control and Misconduct Through Early Adolescence” Journal of Criminal Justice.
2012. “The Role of Breastfeeding in Childhood Cognitive Development: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis” Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health.
2011. “The Racist Teacher Revisited: Race and Social Skills in a Nationally Representative Sample of American Children” Classrooms: Management, Effectiveness, and Challenges.
2011. “Transactional Pathways in the Development of Externalizing Behaviors in a Sample of Kindergarten CHildren with Impaired Self-Control” Control Theory and Its Applications.
2010. “Prenatal Exposure to Cigarette Smoke and Childhood Externalizing Behavioral Problems: A Propensity Score Matching Approach” International Journal of Environmental Health Research.
2010. “Maternal Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy and Offspring Externalizing Behavior Problems: A Propensity Score Matching Approach” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health .
2010. “The Role of Broken Homes in the Development of Self-Control: A Propensity Score Matching Approach” Journal of Criminal Justice.
2009. “Psychopathic Personality Features and the Child Welfare System: Implications for Prevention of Problems over the Life Course” Child Welfare Issues and Perspectives.