Kenneth H. Rubin, PhD
Dr. Rubin is an expert in developmental psychology, with specific interest in children's peer relationships and social skills. His research on child development has examined topics such as family relationships and cross-cultural social development. He has also studied social competence, cognition, withdrawal, and aggression.
- Professor, Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
- Director, Center for Children, Relationships and Culture, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
- PhD, 1971, Pennsylvania State University, Child Development & Family Relationships
- Yeates, K. O., Bigler, E. D., Dennis, M., Gerhardt, C. A., Rubin, K. H., Stancin, T., et al. (2007). Social outcomes in childhood brain disorder: A heuristic integration of social neuroscience and developmental psychology. Psychological Bulletin, 133, 535-556.
- Rubin, K. H., Bukowski, W. M., & Parker, J. G. (2006). Peer interactions, relationships, and groups. In N. Eisenberg, W. Damon, & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Handbook of Child Psychology: Vol. 3. Social, emotional, and personality development (6th ed., pp. 571-645). New York: Wiley.
- Rubin, K. H., Hemphill, S. A., Chen, X., Hastings, P., Sanson, A., Lo Coco, A., et al. (2006). A cross-cultural study of behavioral inhibition in toddlers: East-West-North-South. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 30, 219-226.
- Rubin, K. H., Wojslawowicz, J. C., Rose-Krasnor, L., Booth, C. L., & Burgess, K. B. (2006). The best friendships of shy/withdrawn children: Prevalence, stability, and relationship quality. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 34, 139-153.
- Wojslawowicz, J. C., Rubin, K. H., Burgess, K. B., Rose-Krasnor, L., & Booth-LaForce, C. L. (2006). Behavioral characteristics associated with stable and fluid best friendship patterns in middle childhood. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 52, 671-693.
- A Sense of History
- Collaborative Constructs
- Don't Gauge Yourself Against the Elite
- Locating the McDonald's is Not Enough
- Looking Beyond the American Lab
- Moving Away from American IRBs
- Parachuting Measures into Other Cultures
- Studying Form and Meaning Across Cultures
- Treat Them as Family