Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D. 

Work published elsewhere:

Charmaraman, L., Chan, B., Price, T., & Richer, Amanda. “I have a Tumblr, which is sort of feminist- y, social justice-y”: Women of color cultivating virtual social capital to survive and thrive. Manuscript accepted for forthcoming edited book, entitled Women of color and social media multitasking: Blogs, timelines, feeds, and community.

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.

Charmaraman, L., Woo, M., Quach, A, & Erkut, S. (2014). How have researchers studied multiracial populations: A content and methodological review on 20 years of research. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Journal, 20(3), 336-352.

Grossman, J. M., Tracy, A. J., Charmaraman, L., Ceder, I., & Erkut, S. (2014). Protective effects of middle school comprehensive sex education with family involvement. Journal of School Health, 84, 739-747.

Charmaraman, L., & Grossman, J. (2014). “Be careful who you friend”: Early adolescents’ reports of safety, privacy, and family monitoring of Facebook use. Journal of Youth Development: Bridging research and practice, 9(1), 86-112. Available online: http://www.nae4ha.com/current-issue

Charmaraman, L., & Low, B. (2013). From media propaganda to de-stigmatizing sex: A teen 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.

Grossman, J. M., Frye, A., Charmaraman, L., & Erkut, S. (2013). Family homework and school-based sex education: Delaying early adolescents’ sexual behavior. Journal of School Health, 83(11), 810-817. DOI: 10.1111/josh.12098

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. DOI: 10.1111/josh.12048

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. M., Frye, A., Ceder, I., Charmaraman, L., & Tracy, A. (2013). Can sex education delay early sexual debut? Journal of Early Adolescence, 33(4), 482-497.DOI: 10.1177/0272431612449386

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, 50(5), 527-530.

Charmaraman, L., & Hall, G. (2011). School dropout prevention: What arts-based community and out-of-school time programs can contribute. New Directions for Youth Development, S1, 9-27. DOI: 10.1002/yd.416

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. DOI: 10.1007/s13178-011-0052-3

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.

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. DOI: 10.1037/a0018668

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.

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. DOI: 10.1007/s10964-008-9330-7

Charmaraman, L., & Gruber, D. (2009). Civics education: Engagement needn’t wait until high school years. School-Aged Notes, 30(3), 2-7.

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 Conferences/Invited Presentations:

Charmaraman, L., Notsu, H., & Richer, A. (2015, May). Young adolescents on Facebook: peer sexual norms and knowledge about sex. Paper to be presented at the International Communications Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.

Charmaraman, L., Richer, A., & Chan, B. (2015, March). Do age and SES matter? A mixed- method exploration of social media use during good and bad times. Society for Research on Child Development, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Charmaraman, L., & Richer, A. (2014, October). Televised and social media: promoting healthy well- being for vulnerable youth. Paper presented at the Wellesley Centers for Women brownbag lecture series, Wellesley College, MA.

Chan, B., & Charmaraman, L. (2014, October). Impact of Stereotyped Media Portrayals on Asian American and Latina Women. Poster presented at the annual Diversity Challenge, Boston College, MA.

Charmaraman, L., Price, T., & Lau, R. (2014, August). The educational opportunity gap for girls of color – a media-messaging strategy. Paper and documentary presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Charmaraman, L. (2014, June). Youth sexualities in the media. Invited Opening Address for a Forum on the Youth, Sexuality, and Human Rights Initiative of Ford Foundation. Detroit Youth Passages, Detroit, MI. Charmaraman, L. (2014, April). Asian American media habits and mental health. Invited talk for the Wellesley Asian Alliance. Wellesley College, MA.

Charmaraman, L. (2014, March). Adolescent social media communities: A mixed-method exploration of racial and gender differences in seeking social support. Paper presented at the 2014 Society of Research on Adolescence Meeting, Austin, TX.

Grossman, J.M., Tracy, A.J., Charmaraman, L., Ceder, I., & Erkut, S. (2013, November). 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.

Charmaraman, L., & Chan, B. (2013, October). Televised images and social networking: Asian American media habits and attitudes. Poster presented at the Diversity Challenge, Boston College, MA. Charmaraman, L., Chan, B., & Ericksen, B. (2013, October). Stereotypes, stigma, and status: Results from the Adolescent Media & Identity Project. Paper presented at the Wellesley Centers for Women Lunchtime Seminar Series, Wellesley College.

Jones, A. E. & Charmaraman, L. (2013, August). Beliefs about bullies and their victims: Voices from middle school students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology Association. Honolulu, HI.

Charmaraman, L., Grossman, J. M., & Erkut, S. (2013, August). Do as I say, not as I did: Parent talk with teens about sex. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology Association. Honolulu, HI.

Porche, M. V., Grossman, J., & Charmaraman, L. (2013, August). Teacher transformation through experiential learning to promote inclusive education. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology Association. Honolulu, HI.

Charmaraman, L. (2013, June). Educational equity for girls of color: A multimedia strategy to increase empathy. Documentary screening and discussion at the Jean Baker Miller Intensive Institute, Wellesley College.

Charmaraman, L., Tracy, A., Price, T., Grossman, J., & Erkut, S. (2013, June). Preliminary results from a web-based recruitment study on Media & Identity of vulnerable young people. Poster presented at the Seventh Annual Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections Symposium, Princeton University.

Grossman, J. M., Charmaraman, L., & Erkut, S. (2013, April). Family homework and school-based sex education: An intervention in early adolescent development. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, CA.

Jones, A. E., Charmaraman, L., & Stein, N. (2013, April). “They never hear ‘stop’ so they don’t stop”: Voices from middle school students about peer sexual harassment and sexual climate. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, CA.

Jones, A. E., Charmaraman, L., & Stein, N. (2012, April). “She was a cute girl who flaunted herself to the boys: Focus groups with middle school teachers about student sexual harassment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Vancouver, Canada.

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. 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. 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.

Hall, G., & Charmaraman, L. (2010, April). Boy Time: Early findings from an ethnographic study of a middle school boys’ empowerment group. Work in progress presented at the Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley, MA.

Charmaraman, L., & Mckamey, C. (2010, March). Urban Middle School Youth's Perspectives on Relationships: A Visual and Textual Analysis. Poster presented at 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., Low, B., & Bloomfield, K. (2010, March). Teen Voices: Identity development in a community-based media internship. Paper presented at the Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley, MA.

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.