Faculty Directory

Mary Walsh

Professor and Daniel E. Kearns Chair, Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology


CDEP Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology


  • 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.
  • Walsh, M.E., Theodorakakis, M.D., Backe, S. (2016). Redesigning a Core Function of Schools:  A Systematic, Evidence-Based Approach to Student Support.  In H.A. Lawson & D. Van Veen (Eds.), Developing Community Schools, Community Learning Centers, Extended-service Schools and Multi-service Schools: International Exemplars for Practice, Policy, and Research (pp. 127-147). The Hague, NL: Springer International.
  • Dearing, E., Walsh, M., Sibley, E., Lee-St. John, T., Raczek, A., & Foley, C. (2016) Can community and school-based supports improve the achievement of first-generation immigrant children attending high-poverty schools?  Child Development, 87 (3), 883-897.
  • Walsh, M.E., Madaus, G.F., Raczek, A.E., Dearing, E., Foley, C., An, C., Lee-St. John, T.J., & Beaton, A. (2014). A new model for student support in high-poverty urben elementary schools:  Effects on elementary and middle school academic outcomes.  American Educational Research Journal, 51(4), 704-737. 
  • Walsh, M.E. & Backe, S. (2013). Referrals to community services.  In D.C. Wiley & A.C. Cory (Eds.), Encyclopedia of School Health (pp. 489-491). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc..
  • Walsh, M.E., & Backe, S. (2013).  School-university partnerships:  Reflections and opportunities.  Peobody Journal of Education, 88 (5), 594-607.
  • 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.