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Human Development Graduate Group

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    Rand Conger

    Emeritus Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
    At UCD since: 2001
    Interests: Social-Emotional, Family, School, Health & Mental Health, Culture/Neighborhood/Society
    Life Phases: Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Adolescence/Emerging Adulthood, Adulthood

  • Research Interests
    Social and economic stress; Life course development; Family interaction processes; Family research methods.

    Selected Publications

    Conger, R. D., Schofield, T. J., & Neppl, T. K., (in press). Intergenerational Continuity and Discontinuity in Harsh Parenting. Special Issue of Parenting: Science and Practice.

    Conger, R. D., Song, H., Stockdale, G. D., Ferrer, E., Widaman, K. F., & Cauce, A. M. (2012). Resilience and vulnerability of Mexican origin youth and their families: A test of a culturally-informed model of family economic stress. In P. K. Kerig, M. S. Schultz, & S. T. Hauser (Eds.), Adolescence and beyond: Family processes and development (pp. 268-286). New York: Oxford University Press.

    Conger, R. D., Conger, K. J., & Martin, M. J. (2010). Socioeconomic status, family processes, and individual development. Journal of Marriage and Family, 72, 685-704.

    Conger, R. D., & Donnellan, M. B. (2007). An interactionist perspective on the socioeconomic context of human development. Annual Review of Psychology,58.

    Conger, R. D., & Dogan, S. J. (2006). Social class and socialization in families (pp. 433-460). In Joan Grusec & Paul Hastings (Eds.), Handbook of socialization. New York: Guilford Press.

    Conger, R. D., Lorenz, F. O., & Wickrama, K. A. S. (Eds.). (2004). Continuity and change in family relations: Theory, methods, and empirical findings. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.