PAPERS

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

-2017 or in press-

Covarrubias, R., Valle, I., Laiduc, G., Azmitia, M. (accepted). “You never become fully independent”: Family roles and independence in first-generation college students. Journal of Adolescent Research.

Covarrubias, R., Jones, J., & Johnson, R. (in press). Exploring the links between parent-student conversations about college, academic self-concepts, and grades for first-generation college students. Forthcoming in Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory, and Practice.

Azmitia, M., Sumabat-Estrada, G., Cheong, Y., & Covarrubias, R. (in press). “Dropping out is not an option": How educationally resilient first-generation students see the future. Forthcoming in New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. PDF

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, 20(1), 92-115. 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

CAMPUS OUTREACH PUBLICATIONS

Covarrubias, R., Jones, J., & Johnson, R. (2018, May). Parent conversations about college matter for first-generation college students’ academic self-concepts and grades. Campus report prepared for the University of Delaware Center for Student of Diversity’s Research Briefs on Diversity Discourse.

Covarrubias, R., Laiduc, G., & Valle, I., (2017, Sept.). Insights from a conversation with first-year, first-generation college students at UCSC. Infographic report prepared for the Cultural Transitions Project at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

 Covarrubias, R., Valle, I., & Laiduc, G. (2017, Sept.). First-generation student reflections: Stories & advice for faculty, staff, & families. Student voices compilation prepared for the Cultural Transitions Project at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Rolon-Dow, R., Covarrubias, R., & Guerron Montero, C. (2016, Feb). Touchstones for understanding inclusion and belonging at UD: A study of Latino/a student experiences. Technical report prepared for the University of Delaware Latino/a Research Project.

Covarrubias, R., Gallimore, R., & Okagaki, L. (2016, Feb). “I know that I should be here”: Lessons learned from the first year performance of borderline university applicants. Technical report prepared for the University of Delaware Scholars Program.