Book Chapters:

Kurtz-Costes, B. & Woods, T. A. (2017). Race and ethnicity in the study of competence motivation. In A. Elliott, C. Dweck, & D. Yeager (Eds.), Handbook of competence and motivation (2nd Edition): Theory and application (pp. 529-546). Guilford Press.

Kurtz-Costes, B. (2015). Families as educational settings. In J. D. Wright (Ed.), International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences: Education (2nd ed., Vol. 8, pp. 731-737). Oxford: Elsevier.

Kurtz-Costes, B., Swinton, A. D., & Skinner, O. D. (2014). Race and ethnic gaps in the school performance of Latino, African American, and White students. In F. T.L. Leong, L. Comas-Diaz, G. N. Hall, V. C. McLoyd, & J. Trimble (Eds). APA handbook of multicultural psychology, Vol. 1: Theory and research (pp. 231-246). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association. doi: org/10.1037/14189-012

Rowley, S. J., Ross, L., Lozada, F. Williams, A., Gale, A., & Kurtz-Costes, B. (2014). Framing Black boys: Parent, teacher, and student narratives of the academic lives of Black boys. In L. S. Liben & R. S. Bigler (Vol. Eds.), The role of gender in educational contexts and outcomes (pp. 301-332). J. Benson (Series Ed.) Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 47, Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.

Kurtz-Costes, B., & Rowley, S. J. (2012). School transitions and African American youth. In S. Karabenick & T. Urdan (Eds.), Advances in motivation and achievement: Transitions across schools and cultures (Vol. 17, pp. 27-54). Emerald Group Publishing.


Referred Articles (*denotes student author):

*Banales, J., *Marchand, A., Skinner, O. D., *Anyiwo, N., Kurtz-Costes, B., & Rowley, S. J. (in press). Black adolescents’ critical reflection development: Parents’ racial socialization and attributions about race achievement gaps. Journal of Research on Adolescence.

*Hoffman, A. J., Dumas, F., Loose, F., Smeding, A., Kurtz-Costes, B., & Régner, I. (in press). Development of gender typicality and felt pressure in European French and North African French adolescents. Child Development.

*Hoffman, A. J. & Kurtz-Costes, B. (in press). Promoting STEM motivation in American Indian middle school students: An intervention. Educational Psychology.

*Hoffman, A. J., Kurtz-Costes, B., Loose, F., Dumas, F., Smeding, A., & Régner, I. (in press). Academic motivation among North African French adolescents: The longitudinal effects of ethnic identity and valuing of education. Journal of Educational Psychology.

Kurtz-Costes, B., *Hudgens, T. M., *Skinner, O. D., *Adams, E. A., & Rowley, S. J. (2019). Parents’ racial beliefs and racial socialization within African American families. Merrill Palmer Quarterly, 65, 54-80.

*Vuletich, H. A., Kurtz-Costes, B., Bollen, K., & Rowley, S. J. (in press). A longitudinal study of the domain-specificity of African American students’ causal attributions for academic success. Journal of Educational Psychology.

*Skinner, O. D., Kurtz-Costes, B., *Wood, D. A., & Rowley, S. J. (2018). Gender typicality, felt pressure for gender conformity, and self-esteem in Black adolescents. Journal of Black Psychology, 44, 195-218.

*Solomon, H. & Kurtz-Costes, B. (2018). Media’s influence on perceptions of trans women. Journal of Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 15, 34-47. doi: 10.1007/s13178-017-0280-2

*Hoffman, A. J., Kurtz-Costes, B., *Adams, E. A., & Rowley, S. J. (2017). Bidirectional influence between African American mothers’ and children’s racial centrality from elementary- through high school. Developmental Psychology, 53(6), 1130-1141. doi: 10.1037/dev0000307


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