Mary E. Walsh
daniel e. kearns professor in urban education and innovative leadership counseling, developmental, and educational psychology department director, boston college center for optimized student support
Ph.D., M.A., Clark University
B.A., Catholic University of America
Social-emotional, health, and other non-academic challenges to learning in urban students; implementation and evaluation of systemic interventions that enhance students’ academic, social-emotional, and healthy development; psychosocial development of homeless children and families.
SELECTED HONORS/PUBLICATIONS/PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Honorary Doctor of Science, Clark University, 2005
Phi Beta Kappa
Walsh, M. E., & Murphy, J. (2003). Children, health, and learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Brabeck, M. M., & Walsh, M. E. (2003). Meeting at the hyphen: Schools, universities-communities-professions in collaboration for student achievement and well being. 102nd Yearbook, Part 2. Chicago: National Society for the Study of `Education.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
Walsh, M.E. & Backe, S. (in press). community mental health and social service agencies. In Encyclopedia of school health (Vol. TBD, pp. TBD). Thousand Oaks, CA; Sage Publications, Inc.
Walsh, M.E. & Backe, S. (in press). Referrals to community agencies In Encyclopedia of school health (Vol. TBD, pp. TBD). thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
Miller, E., Seiders, K., Kenny, M., & Walsh, M.E. (2011). Children's use of on-package nutritional claim information. Journal of Consumer Behaviour. 10(3), 122-132.
Howard, K., & Walsh, M.E. (2011). Children's conceptions of career choice and attainment: Model development. Journal of Career Development. 38(3), 256-271.
Howard, K., & Walsh, M.E. (2010). Conceptions of career choice and attainment: Developmental levels in how children think about careers. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 76(2), 143-152.
Walsh, M.E., Wieneke, K.M. (2009). Evaluation of comprehensive prevention-intervention partnership programmes for school children. In R. Deslandes (Ed.), International perspectives on contexts, communities, and evaluative innovative practices: Family-school-community partnerships (pp. 189-203). Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge.
Walsh, M. E., DePaul, J., & Park-Taylor, J. (2009). Prevention as a mechanism for promoting positive development in the context of risk: Addressing the risk and protective factors of our cultures. In M. Kenny, Reese, A. Horne & Opinas (Eds.). Realizing social justice: The challenge of preventative interventions. (pp. 57-78). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
DePaul, J., Walsh, M. E., & Dam, U. (2009). The role of school counselors in addressing sexual orientation in schools. Professional School Counseling. 12(4), 300-308.
Presentations to Scholarly and Professional Groups
Orecchia, A.C., Walsh, M.E., Loveless, E.N., & Petrie, J.T. (2011, August) Assessing children's strengths and needs to tailor support services for academic achievement. Poster sesison presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.
Backe, S., Rsczek, A., & Walsh, M.E. (2011, August). The positive impact of an evidence-based student support system on bullying and victimization. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.
Capawana, M.R., Walsh, M.E., Flanagan, K. & Hursh, N. (2011, August). School and community agency collaboration on student health needs. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.