Research

Academic Books

Brown, C. S. (2017). Discrimination in Childhood and Adolescence: A Developmental Intergroup Approach. New York: Psychology Press/Taylor & Francis.

Rutland, A., Nesdale, D., & Brown, C. S. (2017). Handbook of Group Processes in Children and Adolescents. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell

Research Articles and Book Chapters

Patterson, M. M., Bigler, R. S., Pahlke, E., Brown, C. S., Hayes, A. R., Nelson, A.*, & Ramirez, C.*. Toward a developmental science of politics. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development.

Tam, M.,* Jewell, J.A., & Brown, C. S. (in press). Gender-based harassment in early adolescence: Group and individual predictors of perpetration. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology.

Salomon, I.* & Brown, C. S. (2019). The selfie generation: Examining the relationship between social media use and early adolescent body image. Journal of Early Adolescence, 39, 539-560. **One of the journal’s top 20 most downloaded articles in 2017.

Nelson, A.A.* & Brown, C. S. (2019). Too pretty for homework: The academic correlates of sexualized gender stereotypes among adolescent girls. Journal of Early Adolescence, 39, 603-617.

Brown, C. S. & Juvonen, J. (2018). Insights about the effects of diversity: When does diversity promote inclusion and for whom? Commentary for Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, Special Issues on Diversity & Inclusion.

Brown, C. S. & Tam, M.* (2018). Parenting Girls and Boys. In M. Bornstein (Ed.), Handbook of Parenting (3rd Ed.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Brown, C. S. & Salomon, I.* (2018). Adolescents’ responses to gendered harassment and discrimination: Effective strategies within a school context. In M. Monteith & R. K. Mallett (Eds.), Confronting Prejudice and Discrimination: The Science of Changing Minds and Behaviors. New York: Elsevier.

Farr, R., Salomon, I.*, Brown-Iannuzzi, J. L., & Brown, C. S. (2018). Elementary school-age children’s attitudes toward children in same-sex parent families. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 1-24.

Brown, C. S., Tam, M.*, & Aboud, F. E. (2018). Ethnic prejudice in young children in Indonesia: Intervention attempts using multicultural friendship stories. International Journal of Early Childhood.

Leaper, C. L. & Brown, C. S. (2018). Sexism in childhood and adolescence: Recent trends and advances in research. Child Development Perspectives.

Brown, C. S. (2017). Perceptions of intergroup discrimination. In A. Rutland, D. Nesdale, & C.S. Brown (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Group Processes in Children and Adolescents, 269-291. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Nesdale, D., Brown, C. S., & Rutland, A. (2017). Researching children’s social groups: Methods and measures. In A. Rutland, D. Nesdale, & C.S. Brown (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Group Processes in Children and Adolescents, 269-291. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Brown, C. S. (2017). Discrimination and prejudice. In M. Bornstein (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Gilbert, L.,* Brown, C. S., & Mistry, R. S. (2017). Latino immigrant parents’ financial stress, depression, and academic involvement predicting child’s academic success. Psychology in the Schools, 54(9), 1202-1215. **One of the journal’s top 10 most downloaded articles in 2017.

Cooley, E., Brown-Iannuzzi, J. L., Brown, C. S., & Polikoff, J. (2017). Black groups accentuate hypodescent by activating threats to the racial hierarchy. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 9(4), 411-418.

Brown, C. S. (2017). School context influences the ethnic identity development of immigrant children in middle childhood. Social Development. 26(4), 797-812. **One of the journal’s top 20 most downloaded articles in 2017.

Brown, C. S., Ali, H.*, Jewell, J. A.*, Stone, E.* (2017). U. S. children’s stereotypes and prejudicial attitudes toward Arab Muslims. Analysis of Social Issues and Public Policy, 17(1), 60-83. **One of the journal’s top 20 most downloaded articles in 2017.

Brown, C. S. & Stone, E.* (2017). Environmental and social contributions to children’s gender-typed toy play: The role of family, peers, and media. In E. S. Weisgram & L. M. Dinella (Eds.), Gender-Typing of Children’s Toys: Causes, Correlates, and Consequences. American Psychological Association: Washington, DC.

Brown, C. S. (2016). Gender in childhood. In M. Bornstein (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Brown, C. S. & Bigler, R. S. (2016). Contentious issues and controversial implications: Advances in the developmental science of gender roles. In L. E. Duncan, T. Roberts, L. M. Cortina, N. Curtin (Eds.), Best Practices in Feminist Psychological Science: Gender Beyond Difference. New York: Springer.

Brown, C. S. & Stone, E.* (2016). Gender stereotypes and discrimination: How sexism impacts development. In S. Horn, M. Ruck, & L. Liben, (Eds.), Equity and Justice in Developmental Science: Theoretical and Methodological Issues, Vol 50, ACDB, UK: Academic Press.

Brown, C. S. & Lee, C. L.* (2015). Impressions of immigration: Comparisons between immigrant and non-immigrant children’s immigration beliefs. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 15(1), 160-176.

Stone, E.*, Brown, C. S., & Jewell, J.A.* (2015). The sexualized girl: The development of a within-gender stereotype among children. Child Development, 86, 1604-1622.

Mistry, R. S., Brown, C. S., White, E. S.*, Chow, K. A.*, & Gillen-O’Neel, C.* (2015). Elementary school children’s reasoning about social class: A mixed-methods study. Child Development, 86, 1653-1676. **Winner of AERA Division E Distinguished Research Award

Rodriguez, V.*, Gillen-O’Neel, C.*, Mistry, R. S., & Brown, C. S. (2015). National and racial-ethnic identification among children in middle childhood: What does it mean to be American? Journal of Early Adolescence, 36(6), 807-839.

Gillen-O’Neel, C.*, Mistry, R. S., Brown, C. S., & Rodriguez, V.* (2015). Not excluded from analyses: Racial meanings and identification among multiracial early adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Research, 30, 143-179.

Jewell, J. A.*, Brown, C. S., & Perry, B. (2015). All my friends are doing it: Homophily in sexual harassment perpetration in adolescent social networks. Journal of Research in Adolescence, 25, 592-604.

Leaper, C. & Brown, C. S. (2014). Sexism in school contexts. In L. S. Liben & R. S. Bigler (Eds.), The Role of Gender in Educational Contexts and Outcomes: Advances in Child Development and Behavior. New York: Elsevier.

Jewell, J. A.* & Brown, C. S. (2013). Sexting, catcalls, and butt slaps: How perceived peer group norms and gender attitudes predict distinct types of sexual harassment perpetration. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research¸69, 594-604.

Jewell, J. A.* & Brown, C. S. (2013). Gender typicality in early adolescence: Relationship between atypicality, popularity, and psychosocial outcomes. Social Development, 23, 137-156.

Leaper, C., Brown, C. S., & Ayres, M. M*. (2013). Adolescent girls’ reported coping strategies in response to sexual harassment. Psychology in the Schools, 50, 969-986.

Brown, C. S. & Chu, H.* (2013). Gendered conceptions of ethnicity: Latino children in middle childhood. In S. S. Chuang & C. Tamis-LeMonda (Eds.), Gender Roles and Relationships in Immigrant Families. New York: Springer.

Sears, D. O. & Brown, C. S. (2013). Childhood and adult political development. In L. Huddy, D. Sears, & J. Levy (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Aboud, F. E., Tredoux, C., Tropp, L., Brown, C. S., Niens, U., & Noor, N. (2012). Interventions to reduce prejudice and enhance inclusion and respect for ethnic differences in early childhood: A systematic review. Developmental Review, 32, 307-336.

Mistry, R. S., Brown, C. S., Chow, K. A.*, & Collins, G. S. (2012). Increasing the complexity of young adolescents’ beliefs about poverty and inequality: Results of an 8th grade social studies curriculum intervention. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41, 704-716.

Brown, C. S. & Chu, H.* (2012). Discrimination, ethnic identity, and academic outcomes of Mexican immigrant children: The importance of school context. Child Development, 83, 1477-1485.

Aboud, F. E., & Brown, C. S. (2012). Positive and negative intergroup contact among children and its effect on attitudes. In G. Hodson & M. R. C. Hewstone (Eds.), Intergroup Contact. New York: Psychology Press.

Chang, A.*, Sandhofer, C., & Brown, C. S. (2011). Gender biases in early number exposure to preschool-aged children. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 30, 440-450.

Leaper, C., Farkas, T.*, & Brown, C. S. (2011). Adolescent girls’ experiences and gender-related beliefs in relation to their self-concepts in math/science and English. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41, 268-282.

Brown, C. S. (2011). Legal issues surrounding single-sex schools: Trends, court cases, and conflicting laws. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 69, 356-362.

Brown, C. S. (2011). Elementary school children’s attitudes about immigrants, immigration, and being an American. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 32, 109-117.

Brown, C. S., Alabi, B.*, Hyunh, V.*, & Masten, C.* (2011). Ethnicity and gender in late childhood and early adolescence: Group identity and awareness of bias. Developmental Psychology, 47,463-471.

Brown, C. S. (2011). Maximizing success in your graduate training. In P. Giordano, S. Davis, & C. Licht (Eds), Your Graduate Training in Psychology: Suggestions for Success. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Brown, C. S. (2011). Anti-Bias Education. Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Brown, C. S., & Leaper, C. (2010). Latina and European American girls’ experiences with academic sexism and their self-concepts in mathematics and science during adolescence. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 63, 860-870.

Brown, C. S., Bigler, R. S., & Chu, H.*(2010). An experimental study of the correlates and consequences of perceiving oneself to be the target of gender discrimination. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 107, 100-117.

Masten, C. L.*, Gillen-O’Neel, C.*, & Brown, C. S. (2010). Children’s intergroup empathic processing: The roles of novel ingroup identification, situational distress, and social anxiety. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 106, 115-128.

Brown, C. S., Spatzier, A.*, & Tobin, M.* (2010). Variability in the intergroup attitudes of White children: What we can learn from their ethnic identity labels. Social Development, 19, 758-778.

Manago, A.*, Brown, C.S., & Leaper, C. (2009). Feminist identity among Latina adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Research, 24, 750-776.

Brown, C. S. (2009). Negotiating the application and interview process. In S. F. Davis, P. J. Giordano, & C. A. Licht (Eds.), Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Leaper, C., & Brown, C. S. (2008). Experiences with sexism among adolescent girls. Child Development, 79, 685-704.

Brown, C. S., Mistry, R. S., & Bigler, R. S. (2007). Hurricane Katrina: Children’s perceptions of race, class, and government involvement amid a national crisis. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 7, 191-208.

Turner, K. L.* & Brown, C. S. (2007). The importance of gender and ethnic identities across individuals and contexts. Social Development, 16, 700-719.

Pfeifer, J. H.*, Brown, C. S., & Juvonen, J. (2007). Fifty years since Brown v. Board of Education: Lessons learned about the development and reduction of children’s prejudice. Social Policy Report, 21 (2). Peer-reviewed publication of Society for Research in Child Development.

Brown, C. S. (2007). Children’s perceptions of racial and ethnic discrimination: Differences across children and contexts. In S. M. Quintana & C. McKown (Eds.) The Handbook of Race, Racism, and the Developing Child. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Brown, C. S. (2006). Bias at school: Children’s perceptions of racial/ethnic discrimination. Cognitive Development, 21, 401-419.

Brown, C. S., & Bigler, R. S. (2005). Children’s perception of discrimination: A developmental model. Child Development, 76, 533-553.

Brown, C. S., & Bigler, R. S. (2004). Children’s perceptions of gender discrimination. Developmental Psychology, 40 (5), 714-726.

Brown, C. S., & Bigler, R. S. (2002). Effects of minority status in the classroom on children’s intergroup attitudes. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 83, 77-110.

Bigler, R. S., Brown, C. S., & Markell, M. (2001). When groups are not created equal: Effects of group status on the formation of intergroup attitudes in children. Child Development, 72, 1151-1162.

Stone, W. S., Ousley, O. Y., Hepburn, S. L., Hogan, K. L., & Brown, C. S. (1999). Patterns of adaptive behavior in very young children with autism. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 104, 187-199.

* denotes graduate or undergraduate student as author