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Pamela E. Davis-Kean

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Research Professor, Center for Human Growth and Development, Survey Research Center.

Professor, Department of Psychology.

Research Professor, Research Center for Group Dynamics/Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research.

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Dr. Davis-Kean's research explores the relationships and pathways between parental SES - particular, parental education - and children's achievement outcomes.

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Susperreguy, Maria Ines, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, Kathryn Duckworth, and Meichu Chen. Forthcoming. "Self-Concept Predicts Academic Achievement Across Levels of the Achievement Distribution: Domain Specificity for Math and Reading." Child development. DOI. Abstract.

Tang, S., Pamela E. Davis-Kean, M. Chen, and H.R. Sexton. Forthcoming. "The Longitudinal Achievement Outcomes of Children Born to Adolescent Mothers: Does Continued Education Help?" Journal of Research on Adolescence.

Roach, Elizabeth, Gail B. Viechnicki, Lauren B. Retzloff, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, Julie C. Lumeng, and Alison L. Miller. 2017. "Family food talk, child eating behavior, and maternal feeding practices." Appetite, 117(1): 40-50. DOI. Abstract.

Kramer, Michael R., Eric B. Schneider, Jennifer B. Kane, Claire Margerison-Zilko, Jessica Jones-Smith, Katherine E. King, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Joseph G. Grzywacz. 2017. "Getting Under the Skin: Children's Health Disparities as Embodiment of Social Class." Population Research and Policy Review, 48(5): 698-717. DOI. Abstract.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E., and Justin Jager. 2017. "From Small to Big: Methods for Incorporating Large Scale Data into Developmental Science." Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 82(2): 31-45. DOI. Abstract.

Williams, Abigail B., Joseph P. Ryan, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, Vonnie C. McLoyd, and John E. Schulenberg. 2017. "The Discontinuity of Offending Among African American Youth in the Juvenile Justice System." Youth and Society, 49(5): 610-633. DOI. Abstract.

Trentacosta, C., Pamela E. Davis-Kean, Colter Mitchell, L. Hyde, and D. Dolinoy. 2016. "Environmental Contaminants and Child Development." Child Development Perspectives, 10(4): 228-233. DOI. Abstract.

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