Erica E. Coates – Research and Scholarly Activities

Original Papers in Refereed Journals

  • Biel MG, Coates EE. Editorial: Sharpening Our Focus on Early Adversity, Development, and Resilience Through Cross-National Research. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2020 Sep 2:S0890-8567(20)31413-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2020.08.013. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32890668.
  • Hart J, Coates EE, Smith-Bynum M. Parenting style and mother-child relationship quality in African American mother-adolescent dyads. Parenting: Science & Practice. 2019 Oct; 19(4): 318-340. doi: 10.1080/15295192.2019.1642085
  • Coates EE, Tran Q, Le Y, Phares V. Parenting, coparenting, and adolescent adjustment in African American single-mother families: An actor-partner interdependence mediation model. Journal of Family Psychology. 2019 Sep;33(6):649-60. doi: 10.1037/fam0000552. PubMed PMID: 2019-36979-001.
  • Coates EE, Phares V. Pathways linking nonresident father involvement and child outcomes. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 2019 Mar 23. doi: 10.1007/s10826-019-01389-6. PubMed PMID: 2019-16580-001.
  • Coates EE, McHale JP. Triangular interactions of unmarried african american mothers and fathers with their 3-month-old infants. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 2018 Mar 28. doi: 10.1007/s10826-018-1082-8. PubMed PMID: 2018-13798-001.
  • Tan SY, Steding LH, Coates EE, Agazzi H. Parent-child interaction therapy and ADHD: A case study with a hearing child of a deaf father and a hearing mother. Child & Family Behavior Therapy. 2018 Jan;40(1):65-83. doi: 10.1080/07317107.2018.1428071. PubMed PMID: 2018-09786-004.
  • Clay D, Coates EE, Tran Q, Phares V. Fathers’ and mothers’ emotional accessibility and youth’s developmental outcomes. American Journal of Family Therapy. 2017 Mar;45(2):111-22. doi: 10.1080/01926187.2017.1303651. PubMed PMID: 2017-17298-003.
  • Stover CS, Coates EE. The relationship of reflective functioning to parent child interactions in a sample of fathers with concurrent intimate partner violence perpetration and substance abuse problems. Journal of Family Violence. 2016 May;31(4):433-42. doi: 10.1007/s10896-015-9775-x. PubMed PMID: 2015-42037-001.
  • Thurston IB, Phares V, Coates EE, Bogart LM. Child problem recognition and help-seeking intentions among Black and White parents. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. 2015 Jul;44(4):604-15. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2014.883929. PubMed PMID: 2015-21362-008.
  • Landers MD, Mitchell O, Coates EE. Teenage fatherhood as a potential turning point in the lives of delinquent youth. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 2015 Jun;24(6):1685-96. doi: 10.1007/s10826-014-9971-y. PubMed PMID: 2014-19644-001.
  • McHale JP, Coates EE. Observed coparenting and triadic dynamics in African American fragile families at 3 months’ postpartum. Infant Mental Health Journal. 2014 Sep;35(5):435-51. doi: 10.1002/imhj.21473. PubMed PMID: 2014-35373-001.
  • Coates EE, Phares V. Predictors of paternal involvement among nonresidential, Black fathers from low-income neighborhoods. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. 2014 Apr;15(2):138-51. doi: 10.1037/a0032790. PubMed PMID: 2013-24384-001.
  • Coates EE, Phares V, Dedrick RF. Psychometric properties of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale 10 among low-income, African American men. Psychological Assessment. 2013 Dec;25(4):1349-54. doi: 10.1037/a0033434. PubMed PMID: 2013-23398-001.
  • Coates EE, Chen JI, Storch EA. A case of schizencephaly associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry. 2013 May;25(2):151-2. PubMed PMID: 2013-18693-011.
  • Coates EE, Dinger T, Donovan M, Phares V. Adult psychological distress and self-worth following child verbal abuse. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. 2013 Apr;22(4):394-407. doi: 10.1080/10926771.2013.775981. PubMed PMID: 2013-15279-005.

Abstracts for Conference papers and posters

  • Coates EE, Conway A, & Roy K. Swap reconsidered: Changes in fathers’ involvement with children across multiple partner low-income families. In K. Roy (Chair), Nonresident father families: Correlates, family processes, and interventions. Symposium presented at the 2019 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, MD. 2019 March.
  • Conway A., Coates EE, & Roy K. Father-child involvement in the context of multiple partner coparenting. In K. Roy (Chair), Nonresident father families: Correlates, family processes, and interventions. Symposium presented at the 2019 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, MD. 2019 March.
  • Smith-Bynum MA, Dunbar A, Ahn, LH, Coates EE, Franco M, & Small K.Observed mother-adolescent communication about racial issues and adolescent mental health in African American families. In M. Banerjee (Chair), Examining the relation of ethnic racial socialization and racial discrimination in ethnic minorities. Symposium presented at the 2019 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, MD. 2019 March.
  • Dunbar A, Coates EE, Ahn LH, Franco M, Small K, & Smith-Bynum MA. Black youths’ emotional reactivity, discrimination, and problem behaviors: Observed racial socialization as a moderator. In M. A. Smith-Bynum (Chair), Parenting, racial socialization, emotion regulation, & psychosocial outcomes in African American youth. Symposium presented at the 2019 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, MD. 2019 March.
  • Coates EE, Conway A, & Roy K. Multiple partner coparenting among low-income African American fathers. In A. Lewin (Chair), Fathering among men of color: Findings from programs that promote positive family relationships. Symposium presented at the 80th NCFR Annual National Conference, San Diego, CA. 2018 November.
  • Conway A, Coates EE, & Roy K. Father involvement in the context of multiple partner coparenting. Poster presented at the APHA Annual Meeting & Expo, San Diego, CA. 2018 November.
  • Coates EE, Tran Q, & Phares V. Nonresident paternal factors and the psychosocial adjustment of black adolescents from single-mother households. Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies’ 52nd Annual Convention, Washington, DC. 2018 November.
  • Ahn LH, Coates EE, Porter S, Small, K, & Smith-Bynum M. Parenting, ethnic identity, and internalizing symptoms in African American youth. Poster presented at the 5th Biennial American Psychological Association Division 45 Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race Research Conference, Austin, TX. 2018 July.
  • Coates EE, Tran Q, Manly LK, & Phares V. Nonresidential fathers’ protective factors of adolescents’ development. Poster presented at the 2017 Society for Research and Child Development Biennial Meeting: Developmental Science and Society, Austin, TX. 2017 April.
  • Coates EE, Fortune G, Hordges S, Manly LK, Briscoe R, & Phares V. Factors related to increased father involvement among low-income nonresidential, Black fathers. Poster presented at the 28th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Chicago, IL. 2016 May.
  • McHale J & Coates EE. New developments in the study of infant-coparent triangular interaction in the Lausanne Trilogue Play. Paper presented at 2015 Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. 2015 March.
  • Coates EE, & Stover C. The relationship of reflective functioning to parent child interactions in a sample of fathers with co-occurring intimate partner violence and substance abuse. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention, Washington, DC. 2014 August.
  • Coates EE, Chen JI, & Davila E. Nonresidential fathers’ involvement and disciplinary behaviors associations with children’s outcomes. Poster presented at the 2014 National Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS. 2014 August.
  • Coates EE, Davila E, Brown AE, Chen JI, & Schonfeld L. Veterans’ reintegration quality as a moderator between veterans’ and their children’s mental health. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention, Washington, DC. 2014 August.
  • Brown AE, Chen JI, Coates EE, Davila E, & Schonfeld L. Veterans’ reintegration experiences: Basic and military-specific demographics. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention, Washington, DC. 2014 August.
  • Chen JI, Brown AE, Coates EE, Davila E, & Schonfeld L. “Not what I thought”: Expectations for reintegration and depressive symptoms in student veterans. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention, Washington, DC. 2014 August.
  • Coates EE & Phares V. Nonresident paternal factors and Black adolescents’ psychosocial functioning. Poster presented at the 20th Annual National Black Graduate Conference in Psychology, Howard University, Washington, D.C. 2014 June.
  • McHale J & Coates EE. 3-month-olds in fragile family systems catalyse father and triadic engagement through selective gaze patterns. Paper presented at the 14th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Edinburgh, Scotland. 2014 June.
  • Fortune G, Coates EE, Burke N, & Phares V. Religiosity and racial identity associated with psychological well-being among Black college students. Poster presented at the 25th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Washington, DC. 2013 May.
  • Coates EE, Chen JI, Davila E, Brown A, & Schonfeld L. Coming home: The post-deployment reintegration process and health outcomes in military student veterans and their children. Poster presented at the Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium, Tampa, FL. 2013 March.
  • Rella N, Ogunrinde A, Coates EE, Seaton J, Ashley-Gordon A, & Lucio R. Father involvement during pregnancy in a Black Community: Identifying perceptions and expectations. Poster presented at the 18th Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology, San Antonio, TX. 2012 December.
  • Rella N, Ogunrinde A, Coates EE, Seaton J, Ashley-Gordon A, & Lucio R. “Man up” moments: Perceptions of fathers’ involvement during pregnancy in a Black community. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Meeting and Public Health Exposition, San Francisco, CA. 2012 October.
  • Coates EE, Watkins-Clay M, Davila E, & Phares V. Paternal emotional availability and self-esteem among older adolescents: The moderating role of race. Poster presented at the 2012 National Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS. 2012 October.
  • Rella N, Ogunrinde A, Coates EE, Seaton J, Ashley-Gordon A, & Lucio R. “Man up” moments: Perceptions of fathers’ involvement during pregnancy in a Black community. Paper presented at the American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Meeting and Public Health Exposition, San Francisco, CA. 2012 October.
  • Coates EE, Fortune G, Phares V, & Briscoe R.Factors related to increased father involvement among low-income, nonresidential, Black fathers. In E. Aldarondo (Chair), Innovative research on diverse fathers and families. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association’s 120th Annual Convention, Orlando, FL. 2012 August.
  • Coates EE, Clay D, & Phares V. Fathers’ and mothers’ emotional availability and children’s developmental outcomes. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association’s 120th Annual Convention, Orlando, FL. 2012 August.
  • Coates EE, Hankinson JC, & Phares V. Correlates of fathers’ and mothers’ help-seeking decisions for children. Poster presented at the 37th Annual Association of Women in Psychology Conference, Palm Springs, CA. 2012 March.
  • Rella N, Ashley AA, Coates EE, Ogunrinde A, Seaton J, & Lucio R. Identifying perceptions and expectations of paternal involvement through community-based participatory research. Poster presented at the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs 2012 Annual Conference, Washington, DC. 2012 February.
  • Rella N, Ogunrinde A, Coates EE, Seaton J, & Ashley-Gordon A. Perceptions of fathers’ involvement during pregnancy in a Black community: Identifying contextual and culturally relevant language. Paper presented at the University of South Florida’s Graduate Student Research Challenge Grant Presentations, Tampa, FL. 2012 January.
  • Coates EE, Dinger T, Donovan MC, Hughley A, Moore D, & Phares V. Adult psychological distress and self-worth following child psychological maltreatment. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association’s 119th Annual Convention, Washington, DC. 2011 August.
  • Thurston IB, Mowery D, Coates EE, Phares V, & Stokes TF. Multi-informant reports of mental health functioning among children with orthopedic conditions. Poster presented at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, San Antonio, Texas. 2011 April.
  • Phares V, & Coates EE. Blaming mothers for fathers’ low levels of involvement. Poster presented at the 36th Annual Association of Women in Psychology Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 2011 March.
  • Coates EE, Batsche C, & Lucio R. Use of photo-elicitation in revealing maternal expectations of responsible fathering. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association’s 118th Annual Convention, San Diego, CA. 2010 August.