Sumru Erkut, Ph.D. 

 

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Work published elsewhere

Final Reports:

Fields, J. P., & Erkut, S. (1996). Gender equity study. Final Report to University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA.

Hamlin, N., Erkut, S., & Fields, J. P. (1994). The impact of corporate restructuring and downsizing on the managerial careers of minorities and women: Lessons learned. Report prepared for the Glass Ceiling Commission, U.S. Department of Labor.

Erkut, S., Fields, J. P., Almeida, D., DeLeon, B., & Sing, R. (1994). Strength in diversity: Toward a broader understanding of racial and ethnic diversity in Girl Scouting. New York: Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.

Journal articles

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. 

Erkut, S. Developing multiple lanuage versions of instruments for intercultural research" Child Development Perspectives, 4, 19-24.

Tracy, A. J., Erkut, S., Porche, M. V., Kim, J., Charmaraman, L., Grossman, J. M.,Ceder, I., & Vázquez García , H. (2009). Measurement uncertainty in racial andethnic identification among adolescents of mixed-ancestry: A latent variableapproach. Structural Equation Modeling, 17(1), 11-133. NIHMSID 277208

Konrad, A. M. Kramer, V., & Erkut, S. (2008) Critical mass: The impact of three or morewomen on corporate boards. Organizational Dynamics, 37,(2), 145-164.

Casey, M. B., Erkut, S., & Ceder, I. (2008). Use of a storytelling context to improvegirls’ and boys’ geometry skills in kindergarten. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 29, 29-48.

Erkut, S., Szalacha, L. A., & García Coll, C. (2005). A framework for studying minority youth’s transitions to fatherhood: The case of Puerto Rican young men. Adolescence, 40, 709-727.

Szalacha, L. S., Erkut, S., García Coll, C., Alarcón, O., Fields, J. P., & Ceder, I. (2003). Discrimination and Puerto Rican children and adolescents' mental health. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 9, 141-155.

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.

Erkut, S., Szalacha, L. A., García Coll, C., & Alarcón, O. (2000). Puerto Rican early adolescents’ self-esteem patterns. Journal of Research on Adolescence 10(3), 339-364.

Alarcón, O., Szalacha, L. A., Erkut, S., Fields, J., & García Coll, C. (2000). The color of my skin: A measure to assess children’s perceptions of their skin color. Applied Developmental Science 4(4), 208-221.

Erkut, S., Szalacha, L. A., Alarcón, O., & García Coll, C. (1999). Stereotyped perceptions of adolescents’ health risk behaviors. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology 5, 340-349.

Erkut, S., Alarcón, O., García Coll, C., Tropp, L. R., & Vázquez García, H. A. (1999).The dual-focus approach to creating bilingual measures. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology 30(2), 206-218.

Tropp, L. R., Erkut, S., García Coll, C., Alarcón, O., & Vázquez García, H. A. (1999). Psychological acculturation: Development of a new measure for Puerto Ricans on the U.S. mainland. Educational and Psychological Measurement 59(2), 351-367.

Erkut, S., & Fields, J. P. (1987). Focus group interview as a training evaluation technique. Training and Development Journal 41, 74 76.

Erkut, S. (1986). Coping with teenagers’ resistance to moving. Mobility, 7, pp. 39 40, 43.

Erkut, S., & Mokros, J. (1984). Professors as models and mentors for college students. American Educational Research Journal, 21, 399 417.

Erkut, S. (1983). Exploring sex differences in expectancy, attribution, and academic achievement. Sex Roles, 9(2), 217 231.

Erkut, S., Jaquette, D., & Staub, E. (1982). Moral judgment situation interaction as a basis for predicting prosocial behavior. Journal of Personality, 49, 1 14.

Mokros, J., & Erkut, S. (1980–81). A new role for professors. College Board Review, 118, 3 5.



Chapters in books


Erkut, S. & Garcia Coll, C. (in press). Girls of color: Strengths and challenges of growing up in this time and place. In L. Comas-Diaz & B. Greene. Psychological health of women of color. Preager.

 

Erkut, S. (2010). Self-esteem. In C. Clauss-Ehlers (Ed.) Encyclopedia of cross cultural
school psychology. Berlin, Springer-Verlag.

Erkut, S. (2010). Self-esteem. In C. Clauss-Ehlers (Ed.) Encyclopedia of cross culturalschool psychology. Berlin, Springer-Verlag.

 

Erkut, S., Kramer, V. W., & Konrad, A. M. (2008). Critical mass: Does the number of women on a corporate board make a difference? In S. Vinnicombe, V. Singh, Burke,
R. J., Bilimoria, D., & Huse, M. (Eds.), Women on corporate boards of directors
(222-232). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Tracy, A. J. & Erkut, S. (2007). “If you let me play…”: Does high school physical
activity reduce urban young adult women’s sexual risks? In B. Leadbeater & N. Way
(Eds.), Urban Girls Revisited: Building Strengths (pp. 263-280). New York: New
York University.


Szalacha, L., Erkut, S., García Coll, C., Fields, J. P., Alarcón, O., & Ceder, I. (2003). Perceived discrimination and resilience. In S. Luthar (Ed.), Resilience and vulnerability: Adaptation in the context of childhood adversity (414-435). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Erkut, S., Marx, F., & Fields, J. P. (2001). A delicate balance: How teachers can support middle school girls’ confidence and competence. In P. O’Reilly, E. M. Penn & K. deMarrais (Eds.), Educating young adolescent girls (pp. 83-101). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Vázquez García, H., García Coll, C. Erkut, S., Alarcón, O., & Tropp, L. (2000). Family values of Latino adolescents. In M. Montero-Sieburth & F. A. Villarruel (Eds.), Making invisible Latino adolescents visible: A critical approach to Latino diversity (pp. 239-264). New York: Falmer Press.

Erkut, S., Marx, F., Fields, J. P., & Sing, R. (1999). Raising confident and competent girls: One size does not fit all. In L. A. Peplau, S. C. DeBro, R. C. Veniegas, & P. L. Taylor (Eds.), Gender, culture and ethnicity (pp. 83-101). Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company.

Erkut, S., Fields, J. P., Sing, R., & Marx, F. (1996). Diversity in girls’ experiences: Feeling good about who you are. In B. Leadbeater & N. Way (Eds.), Urban Adolescent girls: Resisting stereotypes (pp. 53-64). New York: New York University.
Reprinted in: (2002)The Jossey-Bass reader on gender education (pp.497-509). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Erkut, S. (1994). What is good for nontraditional employees is good for business. In M. Michelson (Ed.), Women & work: In their own words. Troutdale, OR: New Sage Press.

Perun, P. J., & Erkut, S. (1986). Well being in adolescence: Past and present. In G. L. Klerman (Ed.), Suicide and depression among adolescents and young adults. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.

Erkut, S. (1983). Dualism in values toward women in Turkey. In C. Kagitcibasi (Ed.), Sex roles, family, and community in Turkey. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Erkut, S. (1982). Men have families, too. In P. J. Perun (Ed.), The undergraduate woman: Issues in educational equity (pp. 183-204). Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.

Erkut, S. (1982). Social psychology looks at but does not see the undergraduate woman. In P. J. Perun (Ed.), The undergraduate woman: Issues in educational equity(pp. 413-415). Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.



 Presentations 

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

Ziemer, K. A., Sacco, A. Jt., Podlaha, E. J. Carrier, R. L., Erkut, S., Grossman, J.McKamey, C., & Marealle, F. (November, 2009). Discovery, Development and Design; a 3D Approach to Teaching Transport Phenomena. Paper presented at the American Institute of Chemical Engineering, Free Forum on Chemical Engineering Education I, Nashville, TN.

Ziemer, K. A., Sacco, A. Jt., Podlaha, E. J. Carrier, R. L., Erkut, S., Burkey, D. D., & Marealle, F. (April, 2009). Educational Discovery Development and Design: a 3D approach to Teaching Transport Phenomena. Paper presented at American Society for Engineering Education, Northeast Section Conference in Bridgeport, CT. 

Ceder, I., Charmaraman, L., Erkut, S., Grossman, J. M., Kim, J., Porche, M. V., Tracy, A. J., & Vazquez Garcia, H. (August 2008). Multiracial adolescents’ challenges and strengths. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association meetings in Boston, MA.

Ceder, I., Charmaraman, L., Erkut, S., Grossman, J. M., Kim, J., Porche, M. V., Tracy, A. J., & Vazquez Garcia, H. (March 2008). Alternative approaches to capturing racial/ethnic identification for mixed ancestry adolescents. In S. Erkut chair, New Directions in Racial/Ethnic Identity Research symposium presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence meetings in Chicago IL.

Tracy, A. J. & Erkut, S. (August 2007). Modeling ambiguity in racial and ethnic identification among mixed-ancestry adolescents: Two approaches. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association meetings in San Francisco, CA.

Erkut, S. (November 2005). Gender synergy and teamwork in Panel presented at the Build Boston Conference. Boston, MA. 

Erkut, S. (August 2005). Introduction. In S. Erkut and C. Chan, co-chairs, What I did for Love, or Benefits, or…: Same-Sex Marriage in Massachusetts panel presented at the American Psychological Association meetings in Washington, DC.

Erkut, S. (August 2005). Young Fathers' Involvement with Their Infants. In S. Erkut chair, Fathers and Social Fathers panel presented at the American Psychological Association meetings in Washington, DC.

Erkut, S. (February, 2005). Same-Sex Marriage: The “Legitimization” of Lesbian Lives? Lesbian Lives XII, Women’s Education, Research and Resource Centre, University College Dublin, Ireland.

 

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