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Faculty Scholarship (2006-present) 


Schwanenflugel, P.J., Westmoreland, M., & Benjamin, R.G. (2013). Linguistic focus prosody and reading fluency. Dallas, TX: Paper presentation, Literacy Research Association.

Schwanenflugel, P.J., Westmoreland, M., & Benjamin, R.G. (2013). Reading fluency skill and the prosodic marking of linguistic focus. Reading and Writing, doi: 10.1007/s11145-013-9456-1

Benjamin, R.G., Schwanenflugel, P.J., Meisinger, E. (2013). Measuring oral reading fluency in third grade children: The Comprehensive Oral Reading Fluency Scale. Seattle, WA: Poster presentation, Society for Research in Child Development.

Benjamin, R.G., Schwanenflugel, P.J., Meisinger, E., Groff, C., Steiner, L., Kuhn, M.R. (2013). A spectrographically grounded scale for rating reading expressiveness. Reading Research Quarterly, 48(2), 105-133. doi: 10.1002/rrq.43

Schwanenflugel, P.J. & Benjamin, R.G. (2012). Reading expressiveness: The neglected aspect of reading fluency. In Rasinski, Blachowicz, and Lems (Eds.), Fluency Instruction (2nd ed.). NY, NY: Gilford.

Benjamin, R.G. (2012). Reconstructing readability: Recent developments and recommendations in the analysis of text difficulty. Educational Psychology Review, 24(1), 63-88. doi:10.1007/s10648-011-9181-8.

Benjamin, R.G. (2011). Readability: Recommendations based on developments in the past two decades. Jacksonville, FL: Paper presentation, Literacy Research Association.

Benjamin, R.G. (2011). A psychometric evaluation of three holistic fluency scales. Jacksonville, FL: Paper presentation, Literacy Research Association.

Claffey, S. T. (2011). Clickers in the classroom: The influence on overall course ratings. Poster presented at Eastern Psychological Association, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Schwanenflugel, P. J. & Benjamin, R.G. (2010). The development of reading prosody. Cambridge, MA: Invited symposium, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Benjamin, R.G. & Schwanenflugel, P.J. (2010). Text complexity and oral reading prosody in young readers. Reading Research Quarterly, 45(4), 388-404. doi:10.1598/rrq.45.4.2

Sandstrom, M. J. & Bartini, M. (2010). Do perceptions of discrepancy between self and group norms contribute to peer harassment at school? Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 32, 217-225.

Claffey, S. T., & Manning, K. R. (2010). Equity but not equality: Commentary on Lachance-Grzela and Bouchard. Sex Roles, 63, 781-785.

Wood, B. T., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Exline, J., Yali, A., Aten, J. D., & McMinn, M. R. (2010). Development, Refinement, and Psychometric Properties of the Attitudes toward God Scale (ATGS-9). Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 2, 3, 148-167.

Wood, B. T., Mcleod, B. D., & Weisz, J. R. (2010). The association between interventions and the quality of the child alliance in usual clinical care. Manuscript in preparation for publication.

Wood, B. T. (2010). A phenomenological investigation of client perceptions of their relationships to co-leaders in process groups. Manuscript in preparation for publication.

Benjamin, R. G.,
Schwanenflugel, P. J., & Kuhn, M. R. (2009). The influence of text difficulty on the reading prosody of young children.  Albuquerque, NM: Paper presentation, National Reading Conference.

Claffey, S. T., & Mickelson, K. D. (2009).  Spousal support and distress: The role of perceived fairness for working mothers. Sex Roles, 60, 819-832.

Jay, T.B. (2009). The utility and ubiquity of taboo words. Perspectives in Psychological Science, 4, 153-161.

Jay, T.B. (2009). Do offensive words harm people? Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 15, 81-101.

Wood, B. T. (2009). Teaching Psychology of Religion: A perspective from a counseling psychology graduate student with a master of theological studies. Psychology of Religion Newsletter, 34, 3, 4-5.

Warren, Z., Etcoff, N., Wood, B. T., Taylor, C., & Marci, C. D., (2009). Preservation of differences in social versus non-social positive affect in children exposed to war. Journal of Positive Psychology, 4, 234-242.  

Bartini, M. (2008). An empirical comparison of traditional and web-enhanced classrooms. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 35, 3-11.

Claffey, S. T., & Mickelson, K. D. (2008).  Division of household labor and distress: The role of perceived fairness and spillover for working mothers.  Poster presented at the International Association for Relationship Research, Providence, Rhode Island.

Jay, T. B. (2008). The big "A." Esquire, July, p 76, 78.

Jay, T. B., & Janschewitz, K. (2008). The pragmatics of swearing. Journal of Politeness Research: Language, Behavior, Culture, 4(2), 267-288.

Jay, T. B., Caldwell-Harris, C., & King, K. (2008). Recalling taboo and nontaboo words. American Journal of Psychology, 121 83-103.

Janschewitz, K., & Jay, T. B. (2008). Slang. Chicago companion to the child. 

Claffey, S. T., & Mickelson, K. D. (2007).  Division of Household Labor and Distress: The Role of Perceived Fairness for Working Mothers. Poster presented at the International Association of Relationship Research, Boston, Massachusetts. 

Mickelson, K. D., & Claffey, S. T. (2007). Mechanisms in the relation between urbanicity and gender on distress. In A. J. Lauber (Ed.), Gender Identity, Psychology, and Lifestyle (pp. 159-194). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Jay, T. B. (2007). Profanity. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences.  

Jay, T. B. & Janschewitz, K. (2007). Filling the emotion gap in linguistic theory: Commentary on Potts' expressive dimension. Theoretical Linguistics, 33, 215-221.

Worthington, E. L., Jr., Ripley, J. S., Davis, D., & Wood, B. T. (2007). Forgiveness. In D. Leeming & K. Madden (Eds.), The encyclopedia of psychology and religion. New York: Blanton-Peale Institute, in press. 

Bartini, M. (2006). Gender role flexibility in early adolescence: Developmental change in attitudes, self-perceptions, and behaviors. Sex Roles, 55(3-4), 233-245.

 Mickelson, K. D., Claffey, S. T., & Williams, S. L. (2006). The moderating role of gender and gender role attitudes on the link between spousal support and well-being. Sex Roles, 55, 73-82. 

Jay, T. B., King, K., & Duncan, T. (2006) Memories of punishment for cursing. Sex Roles,  32, 123-133.