Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D. 

Work published elsewhere:

Charmaraman, L.,& Grossman, J. (in press). "Be careful who you friend": Early adolescents' reports of safety, privacy, and family monitoring of Facebook use. Journal of Youth Development.

Charmaraman, L., Woo, M., Quach, A, & Erkut, S. (in press). How have researchers studied multiracial populations: A content and methodological review on 20 years of research. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Journal.

Grossman, J., Charmaraman, L., & Erkut, S. (in press). Do as I say, not as I did: How parents talk with teens about sex. Journal of Family Issues.

Grossman, J.M., Fry, A., Charmaraman, L. & Erkut, S. (in press). The role of family communication in determining the effectiveness of a sex education intervention. Journal of School Health.

Charmaraman, L., Jones, A., Stein, N., & Espelage, D. (2013). Is it bullying or sexual harassment? Knowledge, attitudes, and professional development experiences of middle school staff. Journal of School Health, 83(6), 438-444

Charmaraman, L., & Low, B., (2013). From media propaganda to de-stigmatizing sex: Ateen magazine by, for, and about girls. In K. Harper, Y. Katsulis, V. Lopez, and G.S. Gillis (Eds.) Girls' Sexualities and the Media (pp. 245 - 261) New York: Peter Lang.

Charmaraman, L. (2013). Congregating to create for social change: Urban youth media producers and sense of community. Learning, media & Technology, 38(1), 102-115. DOI: 10.1080/17439884.2011.621956.


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

Charmaraman, L., Lee, A., & Erkut, S. (2012). “What if you already know everything about sex?" Content analysis of questions from early adolescents in a middle school sex education program. Journal of Adolescent Health.


Charmaraman. L. (in press). Congregating to create for social change: Urban youth media producers and sense of community. Learning, Media, & Technology.

Charmaraman, L., & Hall, G. (in press). School dropout prevention: What arts-based community and out-of-school time programs can contribute. New Directions for Youth Development.

Charmaraman, L., & McKamey, C. (2011). Urban early adolescent narratives on sexuality: Accidental and intentional influences of family, peers, and the media. Sexuality Research and Social Policy,
8(4), 253-266.

Hall, G., & Charmaraman, L. (2011). Growing boys: implementing a boys’ empowerment group in an afterschool program. Afterschool Matters, 13, 49-51.

Hall, G., & Charmaraman, L. (2011). Study finds key factors that support male youth. School-Aged Notes, 31(4), 1-6.

Charmaraman, L., & Grossman, J. M. (2010). Importance of race and ethnicity: An exploration of Asian, Black, Latino, and Multiracial adolescent identity. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 16(2), 144-151.

Charmaraman, L. (2010). The importance of audience and agency to re-present: Urban youth media producers in the Bay Area. Sociological Studies of Children and Youth, 13, 207-233.
 
Tracy, A. J., Erkut, S., Porche, M. V., Kim, J., Charmaraman, L., Grossman, J. M., Ceder, I., & Vázquez García, H. (2010). Measurement uncertainty in racial and ethnic identification among adolescents of mixed-ancestry:  A latent variable approach. Structural Equation Modeling, 17(1), 110-133.
Hall, G., & Charmaraman, L. (2010). Boys, teens can benefit from inclusion in common-interest groups. School-Aged Notes, 31(3), 2-7.

Charmaraman, L., & Gruber, D. (2009). Civics education: Engagement needn’t wait until high school years. School-Aged Notes, 15(3), 2-7.

Grossman, J. M., & Charmaraman, L. (2009). Race, context, and privilege: White Adolescents’ explanations of racial-ethnic centrality. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 37, 1-11.

Charmaraman, L. (2008). Media gangs of social resistance: Urban adolescents take back their images and their streets through media production. Afterschool Matters, 7, 27-37.

Academic presentations:
 
Grossman, J.M., Tracy, A.J., Charmaraman, L., Ceder, I., & Erkut, S. (November, 2013). Family homework activities in a comprehensive sex education program delay teen sex for boys. Paper presented at the 2013 conference of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

Charmaramn, L., & Chan, B. (2013, October). Televised images and social networking: Asian American media habits and attitudes. Poster presented at the Diversity Challenge, Boston College, Boston, MA.

Grossman, J., Frye, A., Charmaraman, L., Ceder, I., & Erkut, S. (2011, October). Short-term impact evaluation of Get Real, a comprehensive sex education curriculum for middle school students. Paper presented at the 2011 conference of the American Public Health Association, Washington DC.

Lee, A., & Charmaraman, L. (2011, August). Anonymous questions from middle school sex education courses: What do themes tell us about early urban adolescent development? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.

Charmaraman, L., Jones, A., & Stein, N. (2011, April). Factors that influence bullying and sexual harassment perpetration and victimization: Voices from middle school students and teachers. To be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA.

Charmaraman, L., Grossman, J. M., Erkut, S., Ceder, I., & Tracy, A. (2011, April). Racial-ethnic centrality: Variation in self-perception across multiracial adolescent groups. To be presented at the Society for Research on Child Development. Montreal, Canada.

Charmaraman, L. (2010, November). Advocating for youth voice: Qualitative and mixed methods inquiry with minority urban adolescent populations. Presented at the 35th Anniversary symposium for the Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley, MA.

Charmaraman, L., Stein, N., & Jones, A. (2010, October). The overlap between bullying and sexual violence in middle schools: Perspectives from students and educators. Presented at the Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley, MA.

Charmaraman, L., Stein, N., & Jones, A. (2010, June). Voices from middle school teachers and students regarding bullying and sexual harassment/violence. Presented at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta, GA.

Charmaraman, L. (2010, April). Race and Gender in the Media: Identity Exploration in a Girls’ Magazine Program. Poster presented at the Conference on Human Development, Fordham University, NYC.

Charmaraman, L., & Mckamey, C. (2010, March). Urban Middle School Youth's Perspectives on Relationships: A Visual and Textual Analysis. Poster presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Philadelphia, PA.

Charmaraman, L. (2010, March). Adolescent notions of success: Identity explorations in a girls’ media program. Poster presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Philadelphia, PA.

Charmaraman, L. (2009, April). Adolescent notions of social justice and feminism: Exploratory case study of a girls’ media program. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Charmaraman, L. (2008, July). Mixed Ancestry: Gaps in the literature. Presented at the Summit on Mixed Ancestry, Wellesley, MA.

Grossman, J. M., & Charmaraman, L. (2008, April). Racial Identity Among European-American Adolescents: A Developmental Look at White Privilege. Paper presented at the Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley, MA.

Charmaraman, L., & Grossman, J. (2008, March) Relationship between Racial/Ethnic Composition of School and Centrality of Race/Ethnicity to Adolescent Identity. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Tracy, A., Erkut, S., Porche, M., Kim, J., Charmaraman, L., Grossman, J. M., Ceder, I., & Vásquez-Garcia, H. (2008, March). Alternative approaches to capturing racial/ethnic identification for mixed ancestry adolescents. Paper presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL.

Grossman, J. M., & Charmaraman, L. (2008, March). Race, context, and “Whiteness”: Teens’ explanations of racial centrality. Paper presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL.

Charmaraman, L. (2007, October). Adolescents expressing identity through media production. Presented at the Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley, MA.

Charmaraman, L. (2007, April). The importance of audience and agency to re-present: Urban youth media producers in the Bay Area.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.