Allison J. Tracy, Ph.D. 

 

Non-WCW Publications:

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Noonan, A.E., Tracy, A.J., & Grossman, J. (2012). Constructing profiles of religious agreement and disagreement between adolescents and mothers: A research note. Review of Religious Research.

Alexander, P.C., Morris, E., Tracy, A., & Frye, A. (2010). Stages of change and group treatment of batterers: A randomized clinical trial. Violence and Victims, 25(5), 571-587.

Marshall, N.L. & Tracy, A.J. (2010). After the baby: Work-family conflict and working mothers’ psychological health. Family Relations, 58(4), 380-391.

Liang, B., Tracy, A.J., Kenny, M.E., Brogan, D., Gatha, R. (2010). The relational health indices for youth: An examination of reliability and validity aspects. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 42(2).

Tracy, A.J., Erkut, S., Porche, M.V., Kim, J., Charmaraman, L., Grossman, J.M., Ceder, I., & Vázquez Garcia, H. (2010). Measurement uncertainty in racial and ethnic identification among adolescents of mixed-ancestry: A latent variable approach. Structural Equation Modeling, 17(1), 11-133. NIHMSID 277208

Alexander, P.C, Tracy, A., Radek, M., & Koverola, C. (2009). Predicting stages of change in battered women. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24(10), 1652-1672.

Yates, T.M., Tracy, A.J., & Luthar, S. (2008). Nonsuicidal self-injury among “privileged” youth: Longitudinal and cross-sectional approaches to developmental process. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76(1), 52-62.

Schecter, E., Tracy, A.J., Page, K.V., & Luong, G. (2008). Shall we marry? Legal marriage as a commitment event in same-sex relationships during the post-legalization period. Journal of Homosexuality, 54(4), 400-422.

Liang, B., Tracy, A.J., Kenny, M., & Brogan, D. (2008). Gender differences in the relational health of youth participating in a social competency program. Journal of Community Psychology, 36(4), 499-514

Liang, B., Tracy, A.J., & Ting, D. (2007). The Relational Health Indices: Assessing men’s and women’s relationships. Australian Community Psychologist, 19, 35-52.

Wink, P., Ciciolla, L., Dillon, M., & Tracy, A. (2007). Religiousness, spiritual seeking and personality: Findings from a longitudinal study. Journal of Personality, 75(5), 1051-1070.

Liang, B., Tracy, A., Kauh, T., Taylor, C., & Williams, L. (2006). Mentoring Asian and Euro-American college women. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 34, 143-154.

Tolman, D.L., Impett, E.A., Tracy, A.J., & Michael, A. (2006). Looking good, sounding good: Femininity ideology and adolescent girls’ mental health, Psychology of Women Quarterly, 30, 85-95.

Perry, C., LeMay, N., Rodway, G., Tracy, A., & Galer, J. (2005). Validating a work group climate assessment tool for improving the performance of public health organizations. Human Resources for Health, 3(10). Available at http://www.human-resources-health.com/content/3/1/10. Published online 2005 October 13. doi: 0.1186/1478-4491-3-10. PMCID: PMC1276808

Cramer, P. & Tracy, A. (2004). The pathway from child personality to adult adjustment: The road is not straight. Journal of Research in Personality, 39, 369-394.

Taylor C.A., Liang B., Tracy A.J., Williams L.M., Seigle P.  (2002) Gender differences in middle school  adjustment, physical fighting, and social skills:  Evaluation of a social competency program. Journal of Primary Prevention, 23(2), 259-272.

Tracy, A. J. & Erkut, S. (2002). Gender and race patterns in the pathways from sports participation to self-esteem. Sociological Perspectives, 45(4), 445-466.

Erkut, S., & Tracy, A. J. (2002). Predicting adolescent self-esteem from participation in school sports among Latino subgroups. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 24(4), 409-429.

Liang, B., Tracy, A., & Taylor, C. (2002).  Mentoring college-aged women: A relational approach. American Journal of Community Psychology, 30(2), 271-288.

Liang, B., Tracy, A., Taylor, C., Williams, L., Jordan, J., & Miller, J. B. (2001). The Relational Health Indices: A study of women’s relationships. Psychology of Women’s Quarterly, 26, 25-35.

Tracy, A.J. (2000). Agreement among stepfamily members: A critique of the available modeling approaches. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 34(1), 95-110.

Collins, L.M., & Tracy, A.J. (1997). Estimation in complex latent transition models with extreme data sparseness. Kwantitatieve Methoden, 55, 57-71.

Edited Chapters

Tracy, A.J. & Erkut, S. (2007). “If you let me play…”: Does high school physical activity reduce urban young women’s sexual risks? In B.J. Leadbeater & N. Way (eds.), Urban girls revisited: Building strengths (pp. 263-280). New York: NYU Press.

Limber, S.P., Nation, M., Tracy, A.J., Melton, G.B.,  & Flerx, V. (2004). Implementation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention programme in the Southeastern United States. In Smith, P.K., Pepler, D., & Rigby, K. (eds.), Bullying in Schools: How Successful Can Interventions Be? Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Working Papers and Technical Reports

Ceder, I., Charmaraman, L., Erkut, S., Frye, A., Grossman, J., & Tracy, A. J. (2012) Can Sex Education Delay Early Sexual Debut? Journal of Early Adolesence. 1 - 16. doi: 10.1177/0272431612449386. Read article here.

Harris, T.C., Tracy, A.J., Fisher, G.G. (2011). 2011 Predictive Index® Technical Overview. PI Worldwide. http://www.piworldwide.com/Research-Insights/Whitepapers/2011/2011-Predictive-Index-Technical-Overview.aspx.

Tracy, A. & Erkut, S. (2010). Biracial/ethnic adolescents’ social adjustment profiles: Implications of identification categories and gender. Wellesley Centers for Women Working Paper Series, # 433. Wellesley, MA: Wellesley Centers for Women.

Pappano, L. & Tracy, A.J. (2009). Ticket office sexism: The gender gap in pricing for NCAA Division I basketball. (#432). Wellesley, MA: Wellesley Centers for Women.

McGroder, S.M. & Tracy, A.J. (2009). Profiles of Romantic and Sexual Relationships in Emerging Adulthood: A National Study. Washington DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation and the Family and Youth Services Bureau.

Robeson, W.W., Frye, A., & Tracy, A.J. (2009). Welfare reform, subsidized child care, and family and child well-being.

Erkut, S. & Tracy, A.J. (2005). Physical activity as a protective factor for sexual outcomes. Final report to the National Institutes of Health (NICHD).

Schecter, E., Tracy, A.J., Page, K.V., & Luong, G. (2005). "Doing marriage": Same-sex relationship dynamics in the post-legalization period. In Same-Sex Marriage Study Group (Ed.), What I Did for Love, or Benefits, or...: Same-Sex Marriage in Massachusetts (#424). Wellesley, MA: Wellesley Centers for Women.

Schecter, E., Tracy, A.J., Page, K.V., & Luong, G. (2005). Shall We Marry? Legal Marriage as a Commitment Event in Same-Sex Relationships During the Post-Legalization Period (#422). Wellesley, MA: Wellesley Centers for Women.

Tracy, A.J. & Sorsoli, C.L. (2004). A Quantitative Analysis Method for Feminist Researchers (#414). Wellesley, MA: Wellesley Centers for Women.

Porche, M.V., Fhagen-Smith, P., Kim, J.H., Vázquez Garcia, H.A., Tracy, A., & Erkut, S. (2004). Complexities in Researching Mixed Ancestry Adolescents: A Preliminary Study (#418). Wellesley, MA: Wellesley Centers for Women.

Erkut, S. & Tracy, A.J. (2003). Mixed Ancestry Adolescents (#409). Wellesley: MA: Wellesley Centers for Women.

Sayer, A.G. & Tracy, A.J. (1998). Using Developmental Processes to Predict Substance Use Outcomes (#98-25). The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University: State College, PA.

Tracy, A.J., Collins, L.M., & Graham, J.W. (1997). Exposure to Adult Substance Use as a Risk Factor in Adolescent Substance Use Onset: Part I (#97-13). The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University: State College, PA.

Tracy, A.J. & Sayer, A.G. (1997).Modeling Trajectories of Ego Resiliency Using Hierarchical Linear Models (#97-12). The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University: State College, PA.

 

Papers Presented at Professional Meetings

Marshall, N.L., Robeson, W.W., Tracy, A.J. & Roberts, J. (2009). Welfare reform, subsidized child care, and family and child well-being. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Tracy, A.J., Erkut, S., Porche, M.V., Kim, J., Charmaraman, L., Grossman, J.M., Ceder, I., & Vázquez Garcia, H. (2008). Measurement uncertainty in racial and ethnic identification among adolescents of mixed-ancestry: A latent variable approach. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence.

Ceder, I., Charmaraman, L., Erkut, S., Grossman, J.M., Kim, J., Porche, M.V., Tracy, A.J., Vázquez Garcia, H. (2008). An exploratory study of mixed-ancestry adolescents’ social adjustment strengths and challenges: A contextual approach. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association.

Tracy, A.J. & Erkut, S. (2007). Modeling ambiguity in racial and ethnic identification among mixed ancestry adolescents: Two latent variable approaches. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association.

Hopper, J.W., Tracy, A.J., & Lukas, S.E. (2007). Development of a model-based self-report measure of marijuana's subjective effects: A preliminary web-based study. Poster presented at the meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence.

Marshall, N.L. & Tracy, A.J. (2006). Work Organization and Employed Women’s Post-Partum Health. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Sociological Association, Montreal, CA.

Schecter, E., Tracy, A.J., Page, K., & Luong, G. (2005). "Doing marriage": Same-sex relationship dynamics in the post-legalization period. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association.

Tracy, A.J. & Erkut, S. (2004). Review of the Recent Empirical Literature on Mixed-Ancestry Youth. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association.

Tracy, A.J. & Sorsoli, C.L. (2004). Latent variable mixture modeling as a new tool for feminist researchers: A conceptual overview. Presented at the meeting of the International Sociological Association, Amsterdam.

Tracy, A.J. & Erkut, S. (2004). On the right track: Can girls’ physical activity in high school predict safer sexual outcomes in young adulthood? Paper presented at the Brown Bag Lecture Series, Murray Research Center, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

Tracy, A.J. & Erkut, S. (2003). The role of cultural context in the effect of physical activity on girls’ sexual risk taking over time. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development.

Tracy, A.J. & Erkut, S. (2003). Physical activity and girls’ sexual outcomes: The role of race/ethnicity and geography. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence.

Tracy, A.J. & Erkut, S. (2002). Physical activity and girls’ sexual outcomes: The role of race/ethnicity and geography. Paper presented at the Add Health Users Workshop.

Tracy, A.J. & Erkut, S. (2002). Race and gender patterns in the paths from sports to self-esteem. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence.

Erkut, S. & Tracy, A.J. (2001). The link between high school sports and girls’ sexual behavior: The role of race/ethnicity and residential context. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development.

Tracy, A.J. & Erkut, S. (2001). Sports participation and self-esteem: Exploring process within gender and racial/ethnic groups. Paper presented at the Add Health Users Workshop.

Tracy, A.J. (2000). Girls’ sports participation and lower risky sexual behavior: Exploring the hows and whys. Paper presented at the Add Health Users Workshop.

Erkut, S. & Tracy, A.J. (1999). Protective effects of sports participation on girls’ sexual behavior. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association.

Statistical analyst for the following papers:

Perry, C., LeMay, N., Rodway, G., Tracy, A., & Galer, J. (2005). Validating a work group climate assessment tool for improving the performance of public health organizations. Human Resources for Health, 3. Available at http://www.human-resources-health.com/content/3/1/10.

Cramer, P. & Tracy, A. (2004). The pathway from child personality to adult adjustment: The road is not straight. Journal of Research in Personality, 39, 369-394.

Limber, S.P., Nation, M., Tracy, A.J., Melton, G.B.,  & Flerx, V. (2004). Implementation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention programme in the Southeastern United States. In Smith, P.K., Pepler, D., & Rigby, K. (eds.), Bullying in Schools: How Successful Can Interventions Be? Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.