Santa Clara University

School of Education and Counseling Psychology

Research and Publications

Angelo Collins Ph.D.

Cela, A, Collins, C., Carraway-Stage, V., Hovland, J., Diaz, S., Collins, A., Duffrin, M., (2014), Food-based Science Curriculum Increases 4th Graders Multidisciplinary Science Knowledge , Journal of Food Science

McGinnis, J.R. and Collins, A. (2010) The JRST editorial team, Journal of Research in Science Teaching 43(1) 1-6 (An editorial) Similar editorials in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009

Collins, A. (2010) The Science of Teacher Development. Education Week. 30(13) 38 & 27.

Collins, A. & Gillespie, N. (2009) The Continuum of Secondary Science Teacher Preparation. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam

Barton, A., Jennifer L. Cartier & Angelo Collins, (2006) Coming to See the Invisible: Assessing Understanding in an Inquiry Focused Classroom. In McMahon, M., Simmons, P., Sommers, R., DeBaets, D., and Crawley, F. Assessment in Science: Practical Experiences and Education Research. NSTA Press, Washington, D.C.

Schussler, D.L. and Collins, A. (2006) An empirical exploration of the who, what and how of school care. Teachers College Record, 108(7) 1460-1495.

McGinnis, J.R. and Collins, A. (2005) A note from the incoming editors, Our vision for the Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Journal of Research in Science Teaching 42(1) 1-2. (An editorial)

Collins, A. (2003) Getting Started: A Teacher’s Guide to Classroom Research, Teacher Supplement, I4Learning:Tallahassee, FL

Collins, A. (2002) Science education standards. In Guthrie, J. (Eds.) The Encyclopedia of Education, Macmillan: New York

Collins, A. (2002). How students learn and how teachers teach. In Bybee, R. (Ed.) Learning Science and the Science of Learning, Reston: NSTA Press

Thompson, S., Collins, A., Metzgar, V., Joesten, M., and Shephard, V. (2002). Exploring graduate-level scientists’ participation in a sustained K-12 teaching collaboration. School Science and Mathematics, 102(6) 254-265.

Lewis, B. and Collins, A., (2001) An interpretive investigation of the science career choices of three African-American college students, Journal of Research in Science Teaching 38(5) 599-621.

Collins, A. (2000) Today’s alphabet soup for science teachers. In J. Rhoton and P. Bowers (Eds.) Professional Development and Science Teacher Education, National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.

Romberg, T. & Collins, A. (2000) The impact of standards based reform on methods of research in schools. In A. Kelly & R.Lesh (Ed.) Models of research in mathematics and science education. Lawrence Erlbaum

David Feldman, Ph.D.

Feldman, D. B., & Kubota, M. (2012). Hope: Psychological perspectives on a spiritual virtue. In T. G. Plante (Ed.), Religion, Spirituality, and Positive Psychology: Understanding the Psychological Fruits of Faith (pp. 49-62). Westport, CT: Praeger/Greenwood.

Feldman, D. B. (2011). Posttraumatic stress disorder at the end of life: Extant research and proposed psychosocial treatment approach. Palliative and Supportive Care, 9, 407-418.

Feldman, D. B., & Lasher, S. A., Jr. (2008). The end-of-life handbook: A compassionate guide to connecting with and caring for a dying loved one. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Feldman - The End-of-Life Handbook

Feldman, D. B., & Crandall, C. S. (2007). The dimensions of mental illness stigma: What about mental illness causes social rejection? Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 26, 137-154.

McNichols, K. Z., & Feldman, D. B. (2007). Spirituality at the end of life: Issues and guidelines for care. In T. G. Plante & C. E. Thoresen (Eds.), Spirit, science and health: How the spiritual mind fuels the body. Westport, CT: Praeger/Greenwood.

Feldman, D. B., & Snyder, C. R. (2005). Hope and the meaningful life: Theoretical and empirical associations between goal-directed thinking and life meaning. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 24, 401-421.

Feldman, D. B. (in press). The meaning of hope and vice versa: Goal-directed thinking and the construction of a meaningful life. In J. Hicks & C. Routledge (Ed.), The experience of meaning in life: Perspectives from the psychological sciences. New York: Springer.

Sara Soledad Garcia, Ph.D.

Garcia, Sara S. (2009). Empowering Teacher as Environmentally Literate: Ethical Considerations. Explore Jesuit Magazine of Higher Education, 12(2), 16-19.

Garcia, Sara S. (2006). Bilingualism, Cultural Transmutation, and Fields of Coexistence: California’s Spanish Language Legacy. Oxford University Round Table Forum on Public Policy. Retrieved from,

Garcia, Sara S., et al (Ed.). Educación Ecológica: reflexión y praxis en torno a la sequía en Chihuahua (Ecological Education: Reflection and Praxis in the Context of Drought in Chihuahua). Veracruz, Mexico: Instituto de Ecologia, A.C.

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Melissa C. Gilbert, Ph.D.

Gilbert, M. C. & Musu-Gillette, L. E. (2011). TARGETTS: A tool for teachers to promote adaptive motivation in any mathematics lesson. In D. J. Brahier (Ed.), Motivation and disposition: Pathways to learning mathematics, Seventy-third Yearbook (265-278). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Martin, W. G., Strutchens, M. E., Woolley, M. E., & Gilbert, M. C. (2011). Transforming mathematics teachers’ attitudes and practices through intensive professional development. In D. J. Brahier (Ed.), Motivation and disposition: Pathways to learning mathematics, Seventy-third Yearbook (291-303). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Gilbert, M. C. (under review). Assessing Contemporary Notions of Mathematical Competence.

Woolley, M. E., Strutchens, M. E., Gilbert, M. C., & Martin, W. G. (2010). Mathematics Success of Black Middle School Students: Direct and Indirect Effects of Teacher Expectations and Reform Practices. The Negro Educational Review 61(1–4), 41–59.

Lisa S. Goldstein Ph.D.

Brown, K., & Goldstein, L. S. (2013). Preservice elementary teachers’ understandings of competing notions of academic achievement coexisting in post-NCLB public schools. Teachers College Record 115, 1-37

Goldstein, L. S., & Bauml, M. (2012). Supporting children’s learning while meeting state standards: Strategies and suggestions for Pre-K-Grade 3 teachers in public school contexts. Young Children 67, (3), 96-103.

Goldstein, Lisa S. (2002). Reclaiming Caring in Teaching and Teacher Education (Rethinking Childhood). Manhattan, NY: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers.

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Goldstein, Lisa S. (1998). Teaching with Love: A Feminist Approach to Early Childhood Education (Rethinking Childhood). Manhattan, NY: Peter Lang Publishing.

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Pedro Hernández-Ramos, Ph.D.

Raphael, C., Bachen, C. M., & Hernández-Ramos, P. F. (2012). Flow and cooperative learning in civic game play. New Media & Society, 14(8), 1321-1338.

Bachen, C. M., Hernández-Ramos, P. F., & Raphael, C. (2012). Simulating REAL LIVES: Promoting global empathy and interest in learning through simulation games. Simulation & Gaming, 43(4), 437-460.

Hernandez-Ramos, P., & De La Paz, S. (2009). Learning History in Middle School by Designing Multimedia in a Project-Based Learning Experience. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 42(2), 151-173.

Hernández-Ramos, P. F. (2007). Aim, shoot, ready! Future teachers learn to ‘do’ video. British Journal of Educational Technology, 38, 33–41.

Steve Johnson, Ph.D.

Cook, Ruth E., & Johnson, Steve (n.d.). The Learning-Disabled: Realizing Their Potential. Today’s Catholic Teaching (n.d.), 58.

Steve Johnson, Ph.D. and Harold Jules Hoyle, Ph.D.

Hoyle, Harold J., & Johnson, Steve. Alternatives to the Paper Chase: Teaching Special Education Students in Court and Community School Programs. Journal of Juvenile Court, Community, and Alternative School Administrators of California (n.d.)

Dale G. Larson, Ph.D.

Larson, D. G. (March/April, 2014). Getting grief working: A guide for the new grief therapist. New Therapist, 25-29.

Larson, D. G. (2013). A person-centred approach to grief counselling. In M. Cooper, M. OHara, P. F. Schmid, & A. Bohart (Eds.), The handbook of person-centred psychotherapy and counselling (2nd ed., pp. 313-326). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Larson, D. G. (2013).  Taking stock: Past contributions and current thinking on death, dying, and grief.  Death Studies. 38, (5), 349-352.

Hoyt, W. T., & Larson, D. G. (2010).  What have we learned from research on grief counselling? Response to Schut and Neimeyer.  Bereavement Care, 29, 10-13.

Larson, D. G., & Hoyt, W. T.  (2009).  Grief counseling efficacy: What have we learned?   Bereavement Care, 28 (3), 14-19.

Hoyt, W. T., & Larson, D. G.  (2008). A realistic approach to drawing conclusions from the scientific literature: Response to Bonanno and Lilienfeld (2007).  Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 39, 378-379.

Larson, D. G., & Hoyt, W. T. (2007). What has become of grief counseling: An evaluation of the empirical foundations of the new pessimism. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 38, 347-355.

Larson, D. G., & Hoyt, W. T. (2007). The bright side of grief counseling: Deconstructing the new pessimism. In K. J. Doka (Ed.), Living with grief: Before and after the death (pp. 157-174). Washington, DC: Hospice Foundation of America.

Haley, W. E., Larson, D. G., Kasl-Godley, J., Neimeyer, R., & Kwilosz, D. (2003). Clinical roles for psychologists in end-of-life care: Emerging models of practice. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 34 (6), 626-633.

Connor, S. R., Egan, K., Kwilosz, D., Larson, D. G., & Reese, D. (2002). Interdisciplinary approaches to assisting with end-of-life care and decision making. American Behavioral Scientist, 46, 340-356.

Larson, D. G. (1993). The helper's journey: Working with people facing grief, loss, and life-threatening Illness. Champaign, IL: Research Press.

Larson, D. G. (1993). Self-concealment: Implications for stress and empathy in oncology care. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 11, 1-16.

Larson, D. G. (Ed.). (1984). Teaching psychological skills: Models for giving psychology away. Monterey, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Cheryl McElvain, Ed.D.

McElvain, C. (2010). Transactional literature circles and the reading comprehension of at-risk English learners in the mainstream classroom. Journal of Research In Reading, 33 (2), 178-205.

McElvain, Cheryl M. (2009). English Language Learners Reading in the Transactional Learning Community. In Judith Lynne McConnell-Farmer (Ed.), The Education of Young Children: Research and Public Policy. Urbana, IL: Linton Atlantic Books, Ltd.

Robert L. Michels, M.A.

Michels, Robert L. (2004). Characteristics of Successful Alternative School Programs in the United States.

Horizons in Education (2004), Warsaw, Poland.

Teri Quatman, Ph.D.

Quatman, T. and Swanson, C. (2002). Academic self-disclosure in adolescence. Genetic, Social, and General Psychology Monographs. 128(1), 47-75.

Quatman, T., Sokolik, E., and Smith, K. (2000). Adolescent perception of peer success: A gendered perspective over time. Sex Roles, 43 (1/2), 61-84.

Quatman, T. (1997). High Functioning Families: Developing a Prototype. Family Therapy, 24 (3): 143-165.

Teri Quatman, Ph.D. and Cary Watson Ph.D.

Watson, C., Quatman, T., and Edler, E. (2002). Career aspirations of high-achieving adolescent girls: Effects of achievement level, grade, and single-sex school environment. Sex Roles, 46, 317-329.

Quatman, T. & Watson, C.M. (2001). Gender differences in adolescent self-esteem: An exploration of domains. The Journal of Genetic Psychology, 162(1), 93-117.

Quatman, T., Sampson, K., Robinson, C., and Watson, C.M. (2001). Academic, motivational and emotional correlates of adolescent dating. Genetic, Social, and General Psychology Monographs, 127 (2), 211-234.

Lucila Ramos-Sánchez, Ph.D.

Ramos-Sánchez, L. and Atkinson, D. R. (2009), The Relationships Between Mexican American Acculturation, Cultural Values, Gender, and Help-Seeking Intentions. Journal of Counseling & Development, 87: 62–71. doi: 10.1002/j.1556-6678.2009.tb00550.x

Kieran T. Sullivan, Lucila Ramos‐Sánchez, and Stephanie D. McIver. (2007). Predicting the Use of Campus Counseling Services for Asian/Pacific Islander, Latino/Hispanic, and White Students: Problem Severity, Gender, and Generational Status. Journal of College Counseling. doi:10.1002/j.2161-1882.2007.tb00011.x Ramos-Sánchez, L. (2007), Language Switching and Mexican Americans' Emotional Expression. Jnl Multicult Counseling & Dev, 35: 154–168. doi: 10.1002/j.2161-1912.2007.tb00057.x

Ramos-Sánchez, L. and Nichols, L. (2007), Self-Efficacy of First-Generation and Non-First-Generation College Students: The Relationship With Academic Performance and College Adjustment. Jnl of College Counseling, 10: 6–18. doi: 10.1002/j.2161-1882.2007.tb00002.x

Jerrold Lee Shapiro, Ph.D.

Shapiro, J.L. (2013) Boomer’s Resolutions. Huffington Post. 1/4/13

Shapiro, J.L. (2012). Finding Meaning, Facing Fears in the Autumn of Your Years (ages 45-65). Atascadero, CA: Impact Publishers.

Shapiro - Finding Meaning

Shapiro, J.L. (2011). Flashback trauma intervention and the Hawaiian prison softball community. In Morgan, R.F., Trauma psychology in context: International vignettes and applications from a lifespan clinical community psychology perspective. Morgan Foundation Publishers.

Shapiro, J.L. (2011). Brief Group Therapy. In Conyne, R. K. (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Group Counseling. New York: Oxford Publishing.

Shapiro, J.L. (2008). Using Metaphors and Stories to Resolve Impasses and Bridge Resistance. In S.S. Fehr (Ed.), 101 Interventions in Group Therapy. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press p. 437-442.

Shapiro, J.L. (2008) Using Primary Language to Access Primary Affect. In S.S. Fehr, 101 Interventions in Group Therapy. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press p. 11-14.

Shapiro, J.L. (2008) Loss of a Legacy: a curmudgeon’s perspective. The Group Psychologist 18(3), 42-46.

Shapiro, J.L. (2006) Turning Negatives Into Positives in Couples Therapy. Review of If Only I Had Known...: Avoiding Common Mistakes in Couples Therapy. Gerald R. Weeks, Mark Odell, and Susanne Methven. New York: Norton, 2005. PsycCRITIQUES,- Contemporary Psychology, 51 (12). #6.

Shapiro, Jerrold L. (2005). Degrees of difficulty, A review of the video Treating Difficult Couples with Douglas K. Snyder Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2005. American Psychological Association Psychotherapy Videotape PsycCRITIQUES September 14, 2005 Vol. 50, No. 37, Article 14.

Honos-Webb, L., Sunwolf, & Shapiro, J.L. (2001). Toward the re-enchantment of psychotherapy: Stories as container. The Humanistic Psychologist, 29, 72-97.

Shapiro, J.L. (1993). The Measure of a Man: Becoming the Father You Wish Your Father Had Been. New York: Delacorte.

Shapiro - The Measure of a Man

Scheflin, A. W. & Shapiro, J.L. (1989). Trance on Trial. Guilford. New York. Winner of 1991 Manfred Guttmacher Award from American Psychiatric Association.

Shapiro - Trance on Trial

Shapiro, J.L. (1988). Wenn Maenner Schwanger Sind: Aengste, Sorgen und Beduerfnisse Werdender Vater. Munich, Germany: MVG Verlag.

Shapiro, J.L. (1987). When Men are Pregnant: Fears and Concerns of Expectant Fathers. San Luis Obispo, CA: Impact Publishers.

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Ayabe, H. I. & Shapiro, J. L. (1986). Classic Readings in Educational Psychology. Boston, MA: Ginn.

Shapiro, J.L. (1978). Methods of Group Psychotherapy and Encounter: A Tradition of Innovation. Itasca, IL: Peacock Publishing.

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Shauna Shapiro, Ph.D.

Shauna Shapiro, Chris White (2014). Mindful Discipline: A Loving Approach to Setting Limits and Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child


Shapiro, S. L., Brown, K., Astin, J. (2011). Toward the integration of meditation into education: A Review of the research. Teachers College Record, 3, 493-528.

Shapiro, S. L. & Carlson, L. E. (2009). The art and science of mindfulness: Integrating mindfulness into psychology and the helping professions. American Psychology Press, Washington, D.C.

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Oman, D., Shapiro, S. L., Thoresen, C. E., Plante, T. G., & Flinders, T. (2008). Meditation lowers stress and supports forgiveness among college students: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of American College Health, 56, 569-578.

Wallace, A., & Shapiro S. L. (2006). Mental balance and well being: Building bridges between Buddhism and Western Psychology. American Psychologist, 61(7), 690-701.