PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS

PUBLISHED PAPERS

-2017 or in press-

Cvencek, D., Fryberg, S.A., Covarrubias, R., & Meltzoff, A. (2017). Self-concepts, self-esteem, and academic achievement of minority and majority North American elementary school children. Child DevelopmentPDF

-2016-

Fryberg, S., Covarrubias, R., & Burack, J. (2016). The ongoing colonization of North American Indigenous people: Using social psychological theories to promote social justice. Forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook of Social Psychology and Social Justice. 

Romero, A., Moreno, M., O’Leary, A., & Covarrubias, R. (2016). Collective efficacy for community change in response to immigrant stigma stress. Aztlan.

Covarrubias, R., Gallimore, R., & Okagaki, L. (2016). “I know that I should be here”: Lessons learned from the first year performance of borderline university applicants. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory, and Practice. PDF

Covarrubias, R., Herrmann, S., & Fryberg, S. (2016). Affirming the interdependent self: Implications for Latino student performance. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 38(1), 47-57. PDF

-2015-

Leavitt, P., Covarrubias, R., Fryberg, S. & Perez, Y. (2015). “Frozen in time”: The impact of Native American media representations on identity and self-understanding. Journal of Social Issues, 71(1), p. 39-53. PDF

Covarrubias, R., & Fryberg, S. (2015). Movin’ on up (to college): First-generation college students’ experiences with family achievement guilt. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 21(3), 420-429.

Covarrubias, R., & Fryberg, S. (2015). The impact of self-relevant representations on school belonging for underrepresented Native American students. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 21(1),10-18. 

Covarrubias, R., & Romero, A, & Trivelli, M. (2015). Family achievement guilt and mental well-being of college students. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24, 2031-2037.

Covarrubias, R., & Stone, J. (2015). Self-monitoring strategies as a unique predictor of Latino male student achievement. Journal of Latinos and Education, 14(1), 55-70. PDF

-2014 to 2011-

Bean, M., Covarrubias, R., & Stone, J. (2014). How Hispanic patients address ambiguous versus unambiguous bias in the doctor’s office. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 44(11), 693-707. PDF

Bean, M., Focella, E., Covarrubias, R., Stone, J., Moskowitz, G. & Badger, T.  (2014). Documenting nursing and medical students’ stereotypes about Hispanic and American Indian patients. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 7(4), 14-22. PDF

Fryberg, S., Covarrubias, R., & Burack, J. (2013). Cultural models of education and academic performance for Native American and European American students. School Psychology International, 34, 439-452. PDF

Stephens, N. M., Fryberg, S., Markus, H. R., Johnson, C., & Covarrubias, R. (2012). Unseen disadvantage: How American universities’ focus on independence undermines the academic performance of first-generation college students. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102(6), 1178-1197. PDF

Fryberg, S., Stephens, N., Covarrubias, R., Markus, H., Carter, E., Laiduc, G., & Salido, A. (2011). How the media frames the immigration debate: The critical role of location and politics. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 0(0), 1-17. PDF

SELECTED TALKS

Covarrubias, R., (2016, Dec.). Honoring the cultural strengths of diverse students: The critical role of establishing culture-matching learning contexts. Invited talk for the Psychological Interventions in Educational Settings (PIES). Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.

Covarrubias, R. (2016, Sept.). The critical role of culture-matching strategies in diverse learning contexts. Invited talk for faculty, staff, and administrators. Nevada State College, Las Vegas, NV.

Covarrubias, R. (2016, Jun.) Improving Latino student academic outcomes: The critical role of interdependence. SPSSI Biennial Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Covarrubias, R. (2016, May). “I know that I should be here”: Lessons learned from the first year performance of borderline university applicants. Invited talk for the Bay Area Community Psychology Network Spring Symposium, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA.

Herrmann, S., Covarrubias, R., & Fryberg, S. (2016, Jan.). Affirming the interdependent self: Implications for Native American and Latino students’ school outcomes. Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, San Diego, CA.

Covarrubias, R. (2015, Nov.). Learning in diverse classrooms: The critical role of culture-matching contexts. Psychology Department Colloquium Series, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA.

Covarrubias, R. & Forbes, C. (2015, Apr.) The impact of family support and identity compatibility on first-generation college student performance. American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL. 

Covarrubias, R., Jones, J., & Johnson, R. (2015, Feb.). The critical role of culturally grounded interventions in diverse classrooms. Invited talk for the Research-Based Interventions for Student Success Symposium, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.

Covarrubias, R. & Dow. R. (2014, Oct.). Juxtapositions of Latino life at a predominantly White institution: A Latino critical race theory analysis. American Educational Studies Association, Toronto, Canada.

Covarrubias, R. (2014, Oct.). Stereotype threat theory: The impact of negative representations on performance. Invited speaker for research panel, “Does science student success need social sciences’ insights?” SACNAS, Los Angeles, CA.

Covarrubias, R., & Fryberg, S. (2014, Sept.). Movin’ on up (in college): First-generation college students’ experiences with family achievement guilt. SPSSI/EASP Joint Meeting, The Great Recession and Social Class Divides, Princeton, NJ.

Covarrubias, R., & Stone, J. (2014, Jun.). The impact of school resistance and self-monitoring on Latino achievement. SPSSI 10th Biennial Conference, Portland, OR.

Gupta, M., Covarrubias, R., & Franco-Zamudio, J. (2014, Jun.). Confronting issues faced by scholars of color: Shared stories and research-based strategies. Interactive discussion for the SPSSI 10th Biennial Conference, Portland, OR.

Covarrubias, R., Jones, J., & Johnson, R. (2014, May). Promoting academic success: Examining the academic self-concepts of first-generation college students. Invited talk for the Center for the Study of Diversity Brown Bag Series, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.

Covarrubias, R., Fryberg, S., Stephens, N., & Markus, H. (2014, Feb.). Culture and learning in diverse classrooms: The crucial role of interdependence. Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Austin, TX.