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Torres-Rendon, L. M.†& Zinsser, K.M.(2022). Predictors of parent-teacher relationship quality in head start classrooms. National Head Start Association (NHSA) Dialog. 25(1).
Zinsser, K.M,Silver, H.C. †, Jackson, V. †, Shenberger, E. † (2022). A systematic review of early childhood exclusionary discipline. Review of Educational Research. DOI:https://doi.org/10.3102/00346543211070047
Zulauf-McCurdy, C. & Zinsser, K. (2022). A qualitative examination of the parent-teacher relationship and preschool expulsion: Capturing the voices of parents and teachers. Infants & Young Children,35(1), 20-39.
Curby, T. W., Zinsser, K. M., Gordon, R., Ponce, E., Syed, G.†, & Peng, F.†(2021). Emotion-focused teaching practices and preschool children's social and learning behaviors. Emotion. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000988
Gordon, R., Peng, F., Zinsser, K.M., Curby, T.W. (2021). Using the Many-Facet Rasch Model to Improve Observational Quality Measures: An Introduction and Application to Measuring the Teaching of Emotion Skills. Early Childhood Research Quarterly 55(2) 149-164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2020.11.005
Park, C. Zinsser, K.M., Jeon, L., (2021) Committed to Caring: Cluster-Analysis of Appraisals and Feelings of Family Childcare Work. Youth & Child Care Forum. 51:237–265 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10566-021-09625-17.
Silver, H.C., Zinsser, K.M., Zulauf-McCurdy, C.A., Lowe-Fotos, A., Estlund, M., & Orr, L., (2021) Transforming early childhood discipline policy through collaborative research and evaluation. Translational Issues in Psychological Science. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/tps0000279
Zinsser, K. M.,Gordon, R., &Jiang, X. †(2021). Parents’ socialization of preschool-aged children’s emotional competencies: A meta-analysis using an emotion-focused parenting practices framework. Manuscript accepted at Early Childhood Research Quarterly.10.
Zulauf-McCurdy, C.†& Zinsser, K. (2021). How Teachers’ Perceptions of the Parent-Teacher Relationship Affect Children’s Risk for Early Childhood Expulsion. Psychology in Schools.https://doi.org/10.1002/pits.22440
Denham, S., Bassett, H., Zinsser, K.M., Bradburn, I.S., Bailey, C.S., Shewark, E.S., Ferrier, D.E., Liverette, K.H., Steed, J., Karalus, S.P., Kianpour, S. (2020) Computerized social-emotional assessment measures for early childhood settings. Manuscript accepted at Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 51 (2020): 55-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2019.07.002
Silver, H.C. & Zinsser, K.M. (2020) The interplay among early childhood teachers’ social and emotional well-being, mental health consultation, and preschool expulsion. Paper accepted for publication at Early Education & Development. 31(7), 1133-1150. https://doi.org/10.1080/10409289.2020.1785267
Zinsser, K.M., Main, C., Torres, L., & Connor, K. (2019) Patching the Pathway and Widening the Pipeline: Models for Developing a Diverse Early Childhood Workforce in Chicago. American Journal of Community Psychology.
Zulauf, C. A. , & Zinsser, K. M. (2019). Forestalling Preschool Expulsion: A Mixed-Method Exploration of the Potential Protective Role of Teachers’ Perceptions of Parents. American Educational Research Journal, 56 (6). https://doi.org/10.3102/0002831219838236
Zulauf-McCurdy, C. & Zinsser, K. (2019). How Teachers’ Perceptions of the Parent-Teacher Relationship Affect Children’s Risk for Early Childhood Expulsion. Psychology in Schools. https://doi.org/10.1002/pits.22440
Shewark, E.S., Zinsser, K.M., & Denham, S.A. (2018). Teachers' perspectives on the consequences of managing classroom climate. Child & Youth Care Forum.
Zinsser, K.M., Denham, S.A. & Curby, T.W. (2018). Becoming a social-emotional teacher. Young Children. September 2018 Issue
[ †Graduate student research assistant or advisee / *Undergraduate student research assistantor advisee,∞ Community Partner, Corresponding Author/PI]