OscarBarbarinOscar A. Barbarin, III, Ph.D.

Ph.D.,1975, Rutgers University
Chair: The Lila L. and Douglas J. Hertz Endowed Chair in Psychology
Curriculum Vitae

Phone: (504) 865-5331

3053 Percival Stern Hall

Research Interests

Dr. Barbarin examines educational interventions for achievement and social well-being, and the role of community and family in health risks and health threat.

Selected Publications

Barbarin, O. (2013). Development of Boys of Color. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 83, 143–144. DOI: 10.1111/ajop.12032

Barbarin, O. (2013). A Longitudinal Examination of Socioemotional Learning in African American and Latino Boys Across the Transition From Pre-K to Kindergarten. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 83, 156–164. DOI: 10.1111/ajop.12024

Barbarin, O., Iruka,I.U., Harradine, C., Winn, D.C., McKinney, M.K., & Taylor, L.C. (2013). Development of Social-Emotional Competence in Boys of Color: A Cross-Sectional Cohort Analysis from Pre-K to Second Grade. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 83, 145–155. DOI: 10.1111/ajop.12023

Barbarin, O. & Jean-Baptiste, E. (2013). The Relation of Dialogic, Control, and Racial Socialization Practices to Early Academic and Social Competence: Effects of Gender, Ethnicity, and Family SES. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, Vol. 83, 207–217 DOI: 10.1111/ajop.12025

Barbarin, O. (2012). Mentally Healthy and Safe Schools. Chapter 11 in M. Casserly, S. Lewis, C. Simon, R. Uzzell & M. Palacios (EDS). A Call for Change: Providing Solutions for Black Male Achievement (pp 282-309). Washington, DC: Council of the Great City Schools.

Scott, K., Jean-Baptiste, E., Brown, J. and Barbarin, O. (2012). A Socio-cultural Conception of Literacy Practices in African American Families. In B. Wasik (ed.) Handbook of Literacy, 2nd Edition. Mahwah, NJ: LEA Publishers.

Campbell, et al. (2012). Adult Outcomes as a Function of an Early Childhood Educational Program: An Abecedarian Project Follow-Up. Developmental Psychology. 48, 1033-1043 doi10.1037/a0026644

Vaz, Lara M. E.; Maman, Suzanne; Eng, Eugenia; Barbarin, Oscar A.; Tshikandu, Tomi; Behets, Frieda (2011). Patterns of Disclosure of HIV- Status to Infected Children in a Sub-Saharan African Setting. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 32, (4), 307-315.

Barbarin, O. Downer, J., Odom, E. & Head, D. (2010). Home-school differences in beliefs, support, control and their relations to the competence of children in Publicly Sponsored Pre-K Programs. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 25, 368-372.

Barbarin, O. & Sterritt, E. (in press ). Mental health indicators for African American males. In R.Bangs, G. Koeske, & L. Davis (Eds). Handbook on Race and Social Problems. New York : Springer Press.

Barbarin, O.A., Sterritt, E., & Jigjidsuren, D. (in press). Research on ethnic minority children: A tale of risk and resilience. Chapter 26 In A. Ben-Arieh, J. Cashmor, G. Goodman, J. Kampmann, & G.B. Melton (Eds). Handbook of Child Research. Belmont, CA: Sage Publications.

Vaz, L. M. E., Maman, S., Eng, E., Barbarin, O. A., Tshikandu, T., & Behets, F. (2011). Patterns of disclosure of HIV- status to infected children in a Sub-Saharan African setting. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 32, (4), 307-315.

Barbarin, O.A. (2010). Halting Black Boys Progression from Pre-K to Prison: What families, schools and communities can do! American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 80, 78-86.

Department of Psychology • 2007 Percival Stern Hall • New Orleans, LA 70118 • Phone: 504-865-5331 •