Jacqueline V. Lerner
professor counseling, developmental, and educational psychology department
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Child development within the school and home contexts; temperament; early adolescent transitions; life-span development, positive youth development.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONSLerner, J.V., Bowers, E.P., Jeliic, H., Li, Y., Theokas, C., von Eye, A., & Lerner, R.M. (In press). The Five Cs Model of Positive Youth Development: Measurement invariance across late adolescence. Journal of Adolescence.
Bowers, E.P., Li, Y., Kiely, M.K., Brittian, A., Lerner, J.V., & Lerner, R.M. (2010). The Five Cs Model of Positive Youth Development: A longitudinal analysis of confirmatory factor structure and measurement invariance. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39(7), 720-735.
Li, Y., Lerner, J.V., & Lerner, R.M. (2010). Personal and ecological assets and academic competence in early adolescence: The mediating role of school engagement. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39(7), 801-815.
Schwartz, S.J., Phelps, E., Lerner, J.V., Huang, S., Brown, C.H., Lwein-Bizan, S., Li, Y., & Lerner, R.M. (2010). Promotion as prevention: Positive Youth Development as protective against tobacco, alcohol, illicit drug, and sex initiation. Applied Developmental Science, 14(4), 197-211.
Ma, L., Phelps, E., Lerner, J.V., and Lerner, R.M. (2009). Longitudinal research on school bullying: Adolescents who bully and who are bullied. In D. Buchanan, C.B. Fisher, & L. Gable (Eds.). Ethical & Legal Issues in Research with High Risk Po;ulations: Addressing Threats of Suicide, Child Abuse, and Violence (pp. 93-108). Washington, DC: APA Books.
Lerner, J.V., Phelps, E., Forman, Y., and Bowers, E.P. (2009). Positive Youth Development. In Handbook of Adolescent Psychology, (3rd Edition). R.M. Lerner and L. Steinberg (Eds.), (pp. 524-558). New York: Wiley.
Phelps, E., Balsano, A., Fay, K., Peltz, J., Zimmerman, S., Lerner, R.M., & Lerner, J.V. (2007). Nuances in early adolescent development trajectories of positive and of problematic / risk behaviors: Findings from the 4-H Study of Poistive Youth Development. Child and Adolescent Clinics of North America, 16(2), 473-496.
Partridge, T. & Lerner, J.V.(2007). A latent growth-curve approach to difficult temperament. Infant and Child Development, 16, 255-265.
Jelicic, H., Bobek, D., Phelps, E.D., Lerner, J.V., Lerner, R.M.(2007). Using positive youth development to predict contribution and risk behaviors in early adolescence: Findings from the first two waves of the 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 31(3), 263-273.
Lerner, R.M, Lerner, J.V., Almerigi, J., & Theokas, C. (2005). Positive youth development: A view of the issues. Journal of Early Adolescence, 25(1), 10-16.