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Regents Professor341 Human Sciences
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|Post-doc||University of Texas at Austin|
|B.S.||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
Rutledge, J. M., Harrist, A. W., Hubbs-Tait, L., Larzelere, R. E., Topham, G. L., Shriver, L. H. & Swindle, T. (in press). A longitudinal study of parenting style and child weight with moderation by American Indian ethnicity. Parenting: Science and Practice.
Kracht, C. L., Sisson, S. B., Guseman, E. H., Hubbs-Tait, L., Arnold, S. H., Graef, J., & Knehans, A. (in press). Family eating behavior and child eating pattern differences between children with and without siblings. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.
Kracht, C. L., Sisson, S. B., Guseman, E. H., Hubbs-Tait, L., Arnold, S. H., Graef, J., & Knehans, A. (in press). Difference in objectively measured physical activity and obesity in children with and without siblings. Pediatric Exercise Science. doi: 10.1123/pes.2018-0184.
Williamson, A. C., Hubbs-Tait, L., Colaizzi, J., & Huffer, A. (2018). Deepening connections in later infancy: 6 to 12 months. In A. S. Morris & A. C. Williamson (Eds.), Building relationships in infants and toddlers: Integrating early social and emotional research and practice. New York, NY: Springer.
Harrist, A. W., Topham, G. L., Hubbs-Tait, L., Shriver, L. H. & Swindle, T. M. (2017). Psychosocial factors in children's obesity: Examples from an innovative line of inquiry. Child Development Perspectives, 11, 275–281. doi:10.1111/cdep.12245
Lora, K. R., Hubbs-Tait, L., Ferris, A., & Wakefield, D. (2016). African-American and Hispanic children’s beverage intake: Differences in associations with desire to drink, fathers’ feeding practices, and weight concerns. Appetite, 107, 558-567. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2016.09.012
Harrist, A. W., Swindle, T. M., Hubbs-Tait, L., Topham, G. L., Shriver, L. H. and Page, M. C. (2016), The social and emotional lives of overweight, obese, and severely obese children. Child Development, 87, 1564–1580. doi:10.1111/cdev.12548
Lora, K. R., Hubbs-Tait, L., Guzman, M., Wakefield, D., Sisson, S., & Mayeux, L. (2016). Preschoolers' influence on and help with beverage selection at the grocery store is linked to maternal responsiveness and child beverage intake: An exploratory study. Eating Behaviors, 23, 19-23. doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2016.07.008
Shriver, L. H., Hubbs-Tait, L., Harrist, A. W., Topham, G., & Page, M. (2015). Child gender and weight status moderate the relation of maternal feeding practices to body esteem in 1st grade children. Appetite, 89, 62-69. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2015.01.017
Harrist, A. W., Hubbs-Tait, L., Topham, G. L., Shriver, L. H., & Page, M. C. (2013). Emotion regulation is related to children’s emotional and external eating. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 34, 557-565. doi:10.1097/DBP.0b013e3182a5095f
Shriver, L. H., Harrist, A. W., Page, M. C., Hubbs-Tait, L., Moulton, M, & Topham, G. L. (2013). Differences in body esteem by weight status, gender and physical activity among young elementary school-aged children. Body Image. 10, 78-84. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2012.10.005
Aubuchon-Endsley, N., Grant, S., Thomas, D. G., Kennedy, T. S., Berhanu, G., Stoecker, B. J., Hubbs-Tait, L., Hambidge, K M. (2013). Infant responsiveness, alertness, hemoglobin and growth in rural Sidama, Ethiopia. Maternal and Child Nutrition, 9, 483-498. DOI: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2011.00391.x.
Henry, C.S. & Hubbs-Tait, L. (2013). New directions in authoritative parenting. In R. E. Larzelere, A. S. Morris, & A. W. Harrist (Eds.) Authoritative parenting: Synthesizing nurturance and discipline for optimal child development., pp. 237-264. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press. doi: 10.1037/13948-011
Bogale, A., Stoecker, B. J., Kennedy, T. S., Hubbs-Tait, L., Thomas, D. G., Abebe, Y., & Hambidge, K. M. (2013). Nutritional status and cognitive performance of mother-child pairs in Sidama, Southern Ethiopia. Maternal and Child Nutrition, 9, 274-284. DOI: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2011.00345.x.
Harrist, A. W., Topham, G. L., Hubbs-Tait, L., Page, M. C., Kennedy, T. S., & Shriver, L. S. (2012). What developmental science can contribute to a transdisciplinary understanding of Childhood Obesity: An inter- and intrapersonal risk model. Child Development Perspectives, 6, 445-455. doi:10.1111/cdep.12004
Topham, G. L., Hubbs-Tait, L., Rutledge, J. M.*, Page, M. C., Kennedy, T. S., Shriver, L. H., & Harrist, A. H. (2011). Parenting styles, parental response to child emotion, and family emotional expressiveness are related to child emotional eating. Appetite, 56, 261-264.
Shriver, L. H., Harrist, A. W., Hubbs-Tait, L., Topham, G. L., Page, M. C., & Barrett, A. (2011). Weight status, physical activity, and fitness among 3rd-grade low-income rural children. Journal of School Health, 81, 536-544. doi: 10.1111/j.1746-1561.2011.00624.x.
Topham, G. L., Harrist, A. W., Page, M. C., Rutledge, J. M.*, Kennedy, T. S., Shriver, L. H., & Hubbs-Tait, L. (2010). Maternal depression and socioeconomic status moderate the parenting style/child obesity association. Public Health Nutrition, 13, 1237-1244.
Longoria, A.*, Page, M., Hubbs-Tait, L., & Kennison, S. M. (2009). The relationship between kindergarten children’s social competence and language ability. Early Child Development and Care, 179, 919-929.
Hubbs-Tait, L., Mulugeta, A., Bogale, A., Kennedy, T. S., Baker, E. R., & Stoecker, B. J. (2009). Main and interaction effects of iron, zinc, lead, and parenting on children’s cognitive outcomes. Developmental Neuropsychology, 34, 175-195.
Stoecker, B. J., Abebe, Y., Hubbs-Tait, L., Kennedy, T. S., Gibson, R. S., Arbide I., Teshome, A., Westcott, J., Krebs, N. F., & Hambidge, K. M. (2009). Zinc status and cognitive function of pregnant women in Southern Ethiopia. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 63, 916-918.
Hubbs-Tait L., Kennedy T. S., Page, M. C., Topham, G. L. & Harrist, A. W. (2008). Parental feeding practices predict authoritative, authoritarian, and permissive parenting styles. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 108,1154-1161.
Hubbs-Tait, L., Kennedy, T. S., Page, M. C., Topham, G. L., & Harrist, A. W. (2008). Parenting practices and nutrition practice. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 108, 1161-1162. (invited application article)
Kennedy, T. S., Thomas, D. G., Woltamo, T.*, Abebe, Y., Hubbs-Tait, L., Sykova, V.,Stoecker, B., & Hambidge, M. (2008). Growth and visual information processing in infants in southern Ethiopia. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 29, 129-140.
Hubbs-Tait L., Kennedy T. S., Belanger D., Parker J., & Droke E. A. (2007). Zinc, iron, and lead: Relations to Head Start children’s cognitive scores and teachers’ ratings of classroom behavior. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 107, 128-133.
Hubbs-Tait L., Page M. C., Huey E.*, Starost H.-J.*, Culp A. M., Culp R. E., & Harper E. A.* (2006). Parenting quality: Confirmation of a higher-order latent construct with mothers of Head Start children. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 21, 491-506.
Droke, E. A., Kennedy, T.S., & Hubbs-Tait, L. (2006). Potential for misclassification of micronutrient status in children participating in Head Start. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 106, 376-382.
Hubbs-Tait, L., Nation, J. R., Krebs, N. F., & Bellinger, D. C. (2005). Neurotoxicants, micronutrients, and social environments: individual and combined effects on children's development. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 6, 57-121.
Hubbs-Tait, L., Tait, D. A., Hare, C., & Huey, E.* (2005). Involvement of Native American families in early childhood education. In Spodek, B., & Saracho, O. (Eds.) Contemporary perspectives on families and communities in early childhood education. Greenwich, CT: Information Age.
Hubbs-Tait, L., Culp, A. M., Huey, E.*, Culp, R. E., Starost, H.-J.*, & Hare, C. (2002). Relation of Head Start attendance to children's cognitive and social outcomes: Moderation by family risk.Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 17, 539-558.
Hubbs-Tait, L., Culp, A. M., Culp, R. E., & Miller, C. E.* (2002). Relation of maternal cognitive stimulation, emotional support, and intrusive behavior during Head Start to children’s kindergarten cognitive abilities. Child Development, 73, 110-131.
Blankemeyer, M., Culp, R. E., Hubbs-Tait, L., & Culp, A. M. (2002). A tool for identifying preschoolers’ deficits in social competence: The preschool taxonomy of problem situations. Journal of Education and Treatment of Children, 25, 208-223.
Culp, A., Hubbs-Tait, L., Culp, R. E., & Starost, H-J.* (2000). Maternal parenting characteristics and school involvement: Predictors of kindergarten cognitive competence among Head Start children. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 15, 5-17.
Hubbs-Tait, L., & Hubbs, A. F. (1999). Ready to learn: Biosocial foundations in children from low-income families. [White Paper]. Washington D.C.: National Association for State Universities and Land Grant Colleges.
Hubbs-Tait, L., Hughes, K.*, Culp, A. M., Osofsky, J. D., Hann, D. M., Eberhart-Wright, A., & Ware, L. (1996). Children of adolescent mothers: Attachment representation, maternal depression, and later behavior problems. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 66, 416-426.
Hubbs-Tait, L., & Garmon, L.* (1995). The relationship of moral reasoning and AIDS knowledge to risky sexual behavior. Adolescence, 30, 549-564.
Briggs, K., Hubbs-Tait, L., Culp, R. E., & Blankemeyer, M. (1995). Perceiver bias in expectancies for sexually abused children. Family Relations, 44, 291-298.
Briggs, K., Hubbs-Tait, L., Culp, R., & Morse, A. S.* (1994). Sexual abuse label: Adults’ expectations for children. American Journal of Family Therapy, 22, 304-314.
Hubbs-Tait, L., Osofsky, J. D., Hann, D. M., & Culp, A. M. (1994). Predicting behavior problems and social competence in children of adolescent mothers. Family Relations, 43, 439-446.
Hubbs-Tait, L., Wierzbicki, M., Gray, D.*,& Englehart, R. (1994). Perceptions of infant boys' behavior and mental health: Relation to infant attachment. Infant Mental Health Journal, 15, 307-315.
Osofsky, J. D., Hubbs-Tait, L., Eberhart-Wright, A., & Culp, A. M. (1994). Vulnerabilities in preschool children of adolescent mothers: A narrative approach. In T. Cohen & N. Etezady (Eds.), The vulnerable child (Vol. 2; pp. 153-166). Madison, CT: IUP.
Roggman, L. A., Langlois, J. H., Hubbs-Tait, L., & Rieser-Danner, L. (1994). Infant day care, attachment, and the 'file-drawer problem'. Child Development, 65, 1421-1435.
Evans, R. G., & Hubbs-Tait, L. (1991). Applying psychology in today's world: Strategies for personal growth. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
Hubbs-Tait, L. (1989). Coping patterns of aging women: A developmental perspective. Journal of Women and Aging, 1, 95-122.
Hubbs-Tait, L. & Blodgett, C. J. (1989). The mediating effects of self-esteem and coronary-prone behavior on problem solving and mood under low and high stress. Behavioral Medicine, 15, 101-110.
Roggman, L. A., Langlois, J. H., & Hubbs-Tait, L. (1987). Mothers, infants, and toys: Social play correlates of attachment. Infant Behavior and Development, 10, 233‑237.
Hubbs-Tait, L. (1986). The development of functionally similar and dissimilar operations of exclusion. Child Development, 57, 934-941.
Prentice, N. M., Manosevitz, M., & Hubbs, L. (1978). Imaginary figures of early childhood: Santa Claus, Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 48, 618-628.
|Infant and Child Development||HDFS 3413|
|Research Methods||HDFS 3513|
|Child Behavior and Development||HDFS 5213|
|Theories of Child Development||HDFS 5223|
|Neurotoxicants, Nutrients, and Child Cognition||HDFS 6250|
|Seminar in Human Development||HDFS 6283|
Awards & Recognition
- 2018 - Society for Research in Human Development Outstanding Mentor Award
- 2012 - Second place award in the competition for the President’s Cup traveling trophy for Creative Interdisciplinarity – Families and Schools for Health: Understanding Rural Childhood Obesity. Lead: Amanda W. Harrist. Team members: Glade Topham, Lenka Shriver, Laura Hubbs-Tait, Melanie Page.
- 2010 - Regents Professor
- 2006-2007 Regents Distinguished Research Award, College of Human Environmental Sciences
- 2006-2007 Mortar Board: Outstanding College of Human Environmental Sciences Faculty Member
- 2006 Order of Omega: Outstanding College of Human Environmental Sciences Faculty Member
- 2005-2006 Marguerite Scruggs Distinguished Research Award, College of Human Environmental Sciences
- 2006 Regents Distinguished Research Award
- 1998 Regents Distinguished Teaching Award
- Hubbs-Tait, L. (PI). (7/01/17-9/30/17). Training and workforce development for Oklahoma-based providers in the Active Parenting: First 5 Years training curriculum. Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. $5000.
- Hubbs-Tait, L. (PI). (8/01/13-12/31/15). Meta-Analysis of Child Obesity Prevention Programs and Identification of Moderators of Program Effectiveness. Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Stations (OAES). $10,000.
- Hubbs-Tait, L. (PI on subcontract). (08/01/08-09/07/12). Pa<ee Pakoo<oo Early Learning Center Demonstration Project. U.S. Department of Education (Office of Indian Education – Subcontract through Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma). $200,000.
- Kennedy, TS (PI), Thomas, DG, Hubbs-Tait, L, & Byrd-Craven. (August 2011 – July 2012).Nutrition and Early Child Development Program. Provost’s Interdisciplinary Grant. ~ $43,000
- Thomas, DG (PI), Kennedy, TS, Hubbs-Tait, L, & Stoecker, BJ. (9/1/07-8/31/10). Maternal dietary nutrients and neurotoxins in infant cognitive development. U. S. Department of Agriculture. $214,709. No cost extension (2010-2011).
- Hambidge, KM. (PI); CoPIs: Krebs, NF, Abebe, Y., Stoecker, BJ, Kennedy, T, Hubbs-Tait, L & Thomas, DG. (03/01/07-08/31/10). Zinc and Maternal-infant Cognition in S. Ethiopia: Randomized Controlled Trials. National Institutes of Health. $173,704. No cost extension (2010-2011).
- Harrist, A. W., Topham, G., Shriver, L. H., Page, M., & Hubbs-Tait, L. (8/01/09-7/31/10)). Intervening in Family and Peer Contexts to Decrease Child Overweight: Follow-up and Follow-Forward into 4th and 5th Grade. Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Stations (OAES). $10,000
- Harrist, A. W. Page, M., Topham, G., Shriver, L. H., & Hubbs-Tait, L. (1/01/09-12/31/09). Intervening in Family and Peer Contexts to Decrease Child Overweight: Follow-up and Follow-Forward into 4th Grade. Research Bridge Funding, College of Human Environmental Sciences, OSU. $15,000.
- Harrist, A. W., Page, M., Topham, G., Humenikova, L. & Hubbs-Tait, L. (8/1/08-7/31/09). Families and Schools for Health: Follow-Up, Follow-Forward. Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST). $45,000.
- Harrist, A. W., Page, M., Topham, G., Humenikova, L. & Hubbs-Tait, L. (8/1/07-7/31/08). Families and Schools for Health: Follow-Up and Follow-Forward into 2nd and 3rd Grade. Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST). $45,000.
- Harrist, A. W., Topham, G., Kennedy T., Hubbs-Tait, L., & Page, M (1/1/05-12/31/08). Psychosocial factors in obese and at-risk overweight children’s lives: Family- and school-based interventions. [Working title: Families & Schools for Health]. U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). $1,000,000.
- Hubbs-Tait, L., Kennedy, T., Richardson, D., Hermann, J., Brown, B., & Stoecker, B. (8/01/2006 – 10/15/2007). Parenting practices for cognitive, emotional, and nutritional health: Effects on child nutrient status, overweight, and behavior. Agriculture Experiment Station, $98,039.
- Hubbs-Tait, L. (08/01/05-07/31/07). Evaluation of Hukasa Child Learning Center Demonstration Project. United States Department of Education, Subcontract through Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, $70,000.
- Michael Hambidge (PI); CoPIs: Nancy Krebs, Yewelsew Abebe, Girma Abebe, Barbara Stoecker, Tay Kennedy & Laura Hubbs-Tait (09/30/03-08/31/06). Zinc and Maternal-Child Brain Function in Southern Ethiopia. Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, $50,000 (OSU subcontract).
- Hubbs-Tait, L. (07/01/01–08/31/06). Competence in Head Start children. United CAP Head Start. $133,434.
- Hubbs-Tait, L., Culp, A. M., & Culp, R. E. (October 1, 1996-September 30, 1999). How schools and families promote the successful transition of children from Head Start to the public school classroom. Administration on Children and Families/Administration on Children Youth and Families. $450,000.
- Hubbs-Tait, L., Culp, A. M., & Culp, R. E. (August 1995 - July 1997). Impact of teen parenting on preschoolers' adjustment. National Institute of Mental Health. $145,000.
Society for Research in Child Development
Society for Research in Human Development
American Society for Nutrition
- Board of Editors - Parenting: Science and Practice (2016-present)
- 2018-2019 Chair of USDA Multistate W3005: Developing synergistic approaches to healthy weight in childhood through positive relationships, diet quality and physical activity
- 2017-2018 Vice-Chair of USDA Multistate W3005: Developing synergistic approaches to healthy weight in childhood through positive relationships, diet quality and physical activity
- 2012-2017 Vice-Chair of USDA Multistate W2005: Parenting, energy dynamics, and lifestyle determinants of childhood obesity: New directions in prevention
- Chair, HDFS Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure (RPT) Document Revision Committee– Fall 2017-Summer 2018
Certified Active Parenting Trainer of Trainers
*First Five Years
*Ages 5 to 12 - 4th Edition
*Active Parenting of Teens
Registered Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator