Wendy Wagner Robeson, Ed.D.

Selected Publications

Robeson, W.W., Roberts, J., & Marshall, N. L, Tracy, A. (in process). The impact of infant child on children’s social development.

Robeson, W.W, Roberts, J., Robeson, W.W. & Marshall, N. L, Tracy, A. (in process). The impact of infant child care quality and 24-month behavior problems and children’s school readiness.

Roberts, J., Robeson, W.W. & Marshall, N. L (in process).  The influence of early care and education on children’s outcomes and family functioning: An ecological model.

Roberts, J., Robeson, W.W. & Marshall, N. L, Tracy, A. (in process). Academic Readiness and Dimensions of Quality in Preschool Classrooms.

Robeson, W.W. & McCartney, K. (in press). Emergence of communication: words, grammar and first conversations. In J.R. Lally, P.L. Mangione, & L.L. Young-Holt (Eds.), Revised Infant Toddler guide to language development and communication. Sacramento, CA: California Department of Education.

Marshall, NL, Dennehy, J., Robeson, WW. & Roberts, J. (2010). Boston Quality Inventory 2010: Community Early Care and Education Programs. Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network*. (2008). Social competence with peers in third grade: Associations with earlier peer experiences in childcare. Social Development, 17, 419-453.

Pianta, R.C., & NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2007). Developmental science and education: The NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development findings from elementary school. In R.V. Kail (Ed), Advances in child development and behavior (pp. 254-296). NY: Elsevier.

Pianta, R.C., Belsky, J., Houts, R., Morrison, F., & NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2007). Opportunities to learn in America’s elementary classrooms. Science 315(5820), 1795-1796.

Robeson, W.W., & Roberts, J. (2007). Playground and recreational activities. In B.J. Bank (Ed.), Gender and Education: An Encyclopedia (pp. 613-619). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Marshall, N.L., Dennehy, J., Starr, E., & Robeson, W.W. (2005). Institutions of Higher Education Program Directory. Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College.

Marshall, N.L., Dennehy, J., Johnson-Staub, C., & Robeson, W.W. (2005). Massachusetts Capacity Study Research Brief: Characteristics of the Current Early Education and Care Workforce Serving 3-5 Year-olds. Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College.

Marshall, N.L., Dennehy, J., Starr, E., & Robeson, W.W. (2005). Preparing the Early Education and Care Workforce: The Capacity of Massachusetts’ Institutions of Higher Education. Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College.

Marshall, N.L., Dennehy, J., Starr, E., & Robeson, W.W. (2005). Preparing the Early Education and Care Workforce: The Capacity of Massachusetts’ Institutions of Higher Education, Executive Summary. Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2005). A day in third grade: A large-scale study of classroom quality and teacher and student behavior. The Elementary School Journal, 105, 305-323.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2005). Child care and child development: Results from the NICHD study of early child care and youth development. New York: Guilford Press.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2005). Duration and developmental timing of poverty and children’s cognitive and social development from birth through third grade. Child Development, 76, 795-810.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2005). Early child care and children's development in the primary grades: Follow-up results from the NICHD study of early child care. American Educational Research Journal, 42(3), 537-570.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2005). Predicting individual differences in attention, memory, and planning in first graders from experiences at home, child care, and school. Developmental Psychology, 41, 99-114.

Marshall, N.L., Creps, C.L., Burstein, N.R., Roberts, J., Dennehy, J., Robeson, W.W., & Glantz, F.B. (2004). The Cost and Quality of Full Day, Year-Round Early Care and Education in Maine: Preschool Classrooms. Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College, Muskie Institute of the University of Southern Maine, and Abt Associates Inc.

Marshall, N.L., Creps, C.L., Burstein, N.R., Roberts, J., Glantz, F.B., & Robeson, W.W. (2004). The Cost and Quality of Full-Day Year-Round Early Care and Education in Massachusetts: Infant and Toddler Classrooms. Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College.

Marshall, N.L., Creps, C.L., Burstein, N.R., Squibb, B., Roberts, J., Dennehy, J., Robeson, W.W., & Wang, S.Y. (2004). The Cost and Quality of Family Child Care in Maine. Wellesley College: Wellesley Centers for Women, University of Maine, and Abt Associates.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2004). Affect dysregulation in the mother-child relationship in the toddler years: Antecedents and consequences.  Developmental Psychopathology, 16, 43-68.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2004). Are child developmental outcomes related to before- and after-school care arrangements?  Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development. Child Development, 75, 280-295.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2004). Does class size in first grade relate to changes in child academic and social performance or observed classroom processes?  Developmental Psychology, 40, 651-664.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2004). Trajectories of physical aggression from
toddlerhood to middle childhood: Predictors, correlates, and outcomes. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 69(4, 278), 1-146.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2004). Type of care and children’s development at 54 months. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 19(2), 203-230.

Boyle, D.E., Marshall, N.L., & Robeson, W.W. (2003). Gender at play: Fourth-grade girls and boys on the playground. American Behavioral Scientist, 46(10), 1326-1345.

Johnson, D.J., Jaeger, E., Randolph, S.M., Cauce, A.M., Ward, J., & the NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2003). Studying the effects of early child care experiences on the development of children of color in the U.S.: Toward a more inclusive research agenda.  Child Development, 74, 1558-1576.

Marshall, N.L., Creps, C.L., Burstein, N.R., Cahill, K.E., Robeson, W.W., Wang, S.Y., Schimmenti, J., & Glantz, F.B. (2003). Family Child Care Today: A Report of the Findings of the Massachusetts Cost/Quality Study: Family Child Care Homes.  Wellesley Centers for Women and Abt Associates, Inc.

Marshall, N.L., Robeson, W.W., & Keefe, N.  (2003). Gender Equity in Early Childhood Education. In C. Copple (Ed.), A world of difference: Readings on teaching young children in a diverse society. Washington, DC: NAEYC.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2003). Child care and common communicable illnesses in children aged 37 to 54 months.  Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 157, 196-200.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2003). Child care in the world -past and present: Does amount of time spent in child care predict socioemotional adjustment during the transition to kindergarten?  The Journal of Child Health, 62, 418-431.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2003). Do children’s attention processes mediate the link between family predictors and school readiness? Developmental Psychology, 39, 581-593.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2003). Does amount of time spent in child care predict socioemotional adjustment during the transition to kindergarten? Child Development, 74(4), 976-1005.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2003). Does quality of child care affect child outcomes at age 4 ½? Developmental Psychology, 39, 451-469.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2003). Early child care and mother-child interaction from 36 months through first grade. Infant Behavior and Development, 26, 345-370.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2003). Families matter—even for kids in child care.  Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 24, 58-62.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2003). Frequency and intensity of activity of third-grade children in physical education. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 157, 185-190.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2003). Social functioning in first grade: Associations with earlier home and child care predictors and with current classroom experiences. Child Development, 74(6), 1639-1662.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2003). The NICHD Study of Early Child Care: Contexts of development and developmental outcomes over the first seven years of life.  In J. Brooks-Gunn, & L.J. Berlin (Eds.).  Early childhood development in the 21st century. (pp. 182-201). New York: Teachers College Press.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, & Duncan, G. J. (2003). Modeling the impacts of child care quality on children’s preschool cognitive development. Child Development, 74, 1454-1475.

Marshall, N.L., Creps, C.L., Burstein, N.R., Glantz, F.B., Robeson, W.W., Barnett, S., Schimmenti, J., & Keefe, N. (2002). Early Care and Education in Massachusetts Public School Preschool Classrooms. Wellesley Centers for Women and Abt Associates Inc.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2002). Early child care and children’s development prior to school entry: Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care.  American Educational Research Journal, 39, 133-164.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2002). The relation of global first grade classroom environment to structural classroom features, teacher, and student behaviors.  The Elementary School Journal, 102(5), 367-387.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2002). Structure ® process ® outcome: Direct and indirect effects of caregiving quality on young children’s development.  Psychological Science, 13, 199-206.

Robeson, W.W., & Roberts, J. (2002). A descriptive comparison of system-based family child care providers and non-system-based family child care providers and the children they serve in Massachusetts. Report to Acre Family Day Care Corporation.

Marshall, N.L., Creps, C.L., Burstein, N.R., Glantz, F.B., Robeson, W.W., Barnett, S. (2001). The Cost and Quality of Full Day, Year-round Early Care and Education in Massachusetts: Preschool Classrooms. Wellesley Centers for Women and Abt Associates Inc.  Also available through ERIC/EECE as ED 475 638 or PS 030 115.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2001). Before Head Start: Income and ethnicity, family characteristics, child care experiences, and child development.  Early Education and Development, 12(4), 545-576.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2001). Child care and common communicable illnesses.  Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 155, 481-488.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2001). Child care and family predictors of preschool attachment and stability from infancy.  Developmental Psychology, 37, 847-862.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (April/May 2001). A new guide for evaluating child care quality. Bulletin of zero to three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families, 21(5), 40-47.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2001). Nonmaternal care and family factors  in early development: An overview of the NICHD Study Of Early Child Care. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 22, 457-492.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2001). Parenting and family influences when children are in child care:  Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care. 
In J. Borkowski, S. Ramey, & M. Bristol-Power (Eds.). Parenting and the child’s world: Influences on intellectual, academic, and social-emotional development (pp. 99-123).  Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2000). Characteristics and quality of child care for toddlers and preschoolers.  Applied Developmental Science, 4(3), 116-135.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2000). Factors associated with fathers’ caregiving activities and sensitivity with young children. Journal of Family Psychology, 14(2), 200-219.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (2000). The relation of child care to cognitive and language development. Child Development, 71(4), 960-980.

Marshall, N.L., Robeson, W.W., & Keefe. (1999). Gender equity in early childhood education. Young Children, 54(4), 9-13.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network.(1999).Child outcomes when child-care classes meet recommended guidelines for quality. American Journal of Public Health, 89(7), 1072-1077.

Robeson , W.W. (1998). An outcome evaluation of ACRE family day care provider training program.

Robeson, W.W. (1997). An evaluation of the ACRE family day care provider training program.

Robeson, W.W. (1996). Language development from birth to six months. The Early Childhood Connection Project Paper 03. Wellesley, MA: Wellesley College Center for Research on Women.

Robeson, W.W. (1994). The relationship between verbal feedback from mothers and their children's language development. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA.

McCartney, K., & Robeson, W.W. (1992). Emergence of communication: Words, grammar and first conversations. In J.R. Lally, P.L. Mangione, & L.L. Young-Holt (Eds.), Infant/toddler caregiving: A guide to language development and communication (pp. 29-39). Sacramento, CA: California Department of Education.

McCartney, K., Robeson, W.W., Jordan, E., & Mouradian, V. (1991). Mothers' language with first- and second-born children: A within family study. In K. Pillemer, & K. McCartney, (Eds.) Parent-child relations throughout life (pp. 125-142).  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.



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