Selected Publications

  • Hill, N. E., & Murry, V. M. Ethnicity, culture and family relations. (in press). In Peterson, G., & Bush, K. Handbook on Marriage and Families. New York: Springer Publishers.
  • Brody, G. H., Beach, S. R. H., Philibert, R. A., Chen, Y.-f., Lei, M.-K., Murry, V. M., & Brown, A. C. (2009). Parenting moderates a genetic vulnerability factor in longitudinal increases in youths’ substance use. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 1-11.
  • Brody, G. H., Beach, S. R. H., Philibert, R. A., Chen, Y.-f., & Murry, V. M. (2009). Prevention effects moderate the association of 5-HTTLPR and youth risk behavior initiation: Gene × environment hypotheses tested via a randomized prevention design. Child Development, 80, 645-661.
  • Beach, S. R. H., Kogan, S. M., Brody, G. H., Chen, Y.-f., Lei, M., & Murry, V. M. (2009). Change in maternal depression as a function of the Strong African American Families Program. Journal of Family Psychology, 22,241-252.
  • Houlihan, A. E., Gibbons, F. X., Gerrard, M., Yeh, H.-C., Reimer, R. A., & Murry, V. M. (2008) press). Sex and the self: The impact of early sexual onset on the self-concept and subsequent risky behavior of African American adolescents. Journal of Early Adolescence, 28,70-90.
  • Ceballo, R. Chao, R. K., Hill, N. E., Le, H., Murry, V. M., & Pinderhughes, E. E. (2008). Excavating Culture: Summary of results. Applied Developmental Science, 12(4).
  • Le, H., N., Ceballo, R., Chao, R.K., Hill, N. E., Murry, V. M., & Pinderhughes, E. E. (2008). Excavating culture: Disentangling ethnic differences from contextual influences in parenting. A special issue of Applied Developmental Science, 12(4).
  • Miller, S. R., Brody, G. E., & Murry, V. M. (2009). Mothers’ and fathers’ responsive problem solving with early adolescents: Do gender, shyness, and social acceptance make a difference? Journal of Child and Families Studies, 10, 10826-10837.
  • Murry, V. M., Berkel, C., Brody, G. H., Miller, S. J., & Chen, Y.-f. (2009). Linking parental socialization to interpersonal protective processes, academic self-presentation, and expectations among rural African American youth. Journal of Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 15, 1-10.
  • Berkel, C., Murry, V.M., & Brody, G. E. (in press). Engaging rural African American fathers: The results of a participatory process to increase cultural relevance of the Strong African American Families program. American Journal of Community Psychology.
  • Brody, G. H., Chen, Y.-f., Kogan, S. M., Murry, V. M., & Brown, A. C. (in press). Long-term effects of the Strong African American Families program on youths’ alcohol use. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.
  • Murry, V. M., Harrell, A. W., Black, A. R., Brody, G. H., Chen, Y.-f., & Cutrona, C. E. (in press). Longitudinal pathways to relationship well-being and health functioning among rural African American women: Contributions of stress, SES, and perceived racial discrimination. Journal of Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.
  • Simons, R. L., Murry, V. M., McLoyd, V., Lin, K. H., Conger, R. D., & Brody, G. H. (in press). Family factors, community characteristics, racial discrimination, and childhood depression: A multilevel analysis with an African American sample. Journal of Marriage and Family.
  • Brody, G. H., Chen, Y.-f., Kogan, S. M., Murry, V. M., Logan, P., & Luo, Z. (2008). Linking perceived discrimination to longitudinal changes in African American mothers’ parenting practices. Journal of Marriage and Family, 70, 319-331.
  • Brody, G. H., Kogan, S. M., Murry, V. M., Chen, Y.-f., & Brown, A. C. (2008). Psychological functioning, support for self-management, and glycemic control among rural African American adults with diabetes mellitus Type 2. Health Psychology, 27, S83-S90.
  • Brody, G. H., Kogan, S. M., Chen, Y.-f., & Murry, V. M. (2008). Long-term effects of the Strong African American Families program on youths’ conduct problems. Journal of Adolescent Health, 43, 474-481.
  • Brody, G. H., Kogan, S. M., Murry, V. M., Chen, Y.-f., & Brown, A. C. (2008). Psychological functioning, support for self-management, and glycemic control among rural African American adults with diabetes mellitus Type 2. Health Psychology, 27, S83-S90.
  • Kogan, S. M., Brody, G. H., Gibbons, F. X., Murry, V. M., Cutrona, C. E., Simons, R. L., Wingood, G., & DiClemente, R. (2008)). The influence of role status on risky sexual behavior among African Americans during the transition to adulthood. Journal of Black Psychology, 34, 399-420.
  • Murry, V. M., Harrell, A. W., Brody, G. H., Chen, Y.-f., Simons, R. L., Black, A. R., Cutrona, C. E., & Gibbons, F. X. (2008). Long-term effects of stressors on relationship well-being and parenting among rural African American women [Invited paper]. Family Relations, 57, 117-127.
  • Simons, L. G., Granberg, E., Chen, Y.-f., Simons, R. L., Conger, R. D., Gibbons, F. X., Brody, G. R. [sic], & Murry, V. M. (2008). Differences between European Americans and African Americans in the association between child obesity and disrupted parenting.