Poon, C. Y. S., Herrera, C., Jarjoura, R., Keller, T., McQuillin, S. D., Keller, T., & Rhodes, J. E. (2022). Deconstructing “risk” in youth mentoring programs: How environmental stressors and patterns of presenting challenges shape youth outcomes. [PDF]

    Rachel O. Rubin, Sara K. Johnson, Kirsten M. Christensen & Jean Rhodes (2022): Development and initial validation of a camper-counselor relationship scale, Applied Developmental Science, DOI: 10.1080/10888691.2022.2056462. [PDF]

    Adar Ben-Eliyahu, Laura A. Yoviene Sykes & Jean E. Rhodes (2021). Someone who ‘gets’ me: adolescents’ perceptions of positive regard from natural mentors. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 29(3), 305-327, DOI: 10.1080/13611267.2021.1927438. [PDF]

    Burton, S., Raposa, E.B., Poon, C.Y., Stams, G, Rhodes, J. (2021). Cross-age peer mentoring for youth. A meta-analysis. American Journal of Community Psychology, 1-17. [PDF]

    Kremer, K. P., Christensen, K. M., Stump, K. N., Stelter, R. L., Kupersmidt, J. B., & Rhodes, J. E. (2021). The role of visitation and parent-child relationship quality in promoting positive outcomes for children of incarcerated parents. Child & Family Social Work. [PDF]

    Poon, C. Y. S., Christensen, K. M., & Rhodes, J. E. (2021). A meta-analysis of the effects of mentoring on youth in foster care. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. doi.org/10.1007/s10964-021-01472-6. [PDF]

    McQuillin, S. D., Hagler, M. A., Werntz, A., & Rhodes, J. E. (2021). Paraprofessional youth mentoring: A framework for integrating youth mentoring with helping institutions and professions. American Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12546 [PDF]

    Hagler, M. A., Christensen, K. M., & Rhodes, J. E. (2021). A longitudinal investigation of first-generation college students’ mentoring relationships during their transition to higher education. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice. doi:10.1177/15210251211022741[PDF]

    van Dam, L., Rhodes, J., & Spencer, R. (2021). Youth-initiated mentoring as a scalable approach to addressing mental health problems during the COVID-19 crisis. JAMA Psychiatry. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2021.0490 [PDF]

    Raposa, E. B., Hagler, M., Liu, D. & Rhodes J. E. (2021). Predictors of close faculty−student relationships and mentorship in higher education: findings from the Gallup−Purdue Index. Annals of the New York Academy of Science. [PDF]

    Weber, E., Hagler M., Schwartz, S., Paras, M. & Rhodes (2021). Natural mentoring relationships among survivors of caregiver childhood abuse: Findings from the Add Health Study. Annals of the New York Academy of Science. [PDF]

    Van Dam, L., Blom, D., Esma, K., Assink, M., Stams, G-J., Schwartz, S., & Rhodes, J. (2020). Youth initiated mentoring: A meta-analytic study of a hybrid approach to youth mentoring. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-020-01336-5

    Christensen, K., Hagler, M., Raposa, M., Stams, G. J., & Rhodes, J. (2020). Non-specific versus targeted approaches to youth mentoring: A follow-up meta-analysis. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 49, 959–972. [PDF]

    Hagler M.A., Zwiebach L., Rhodes J.E., Rappaport C.D. (2019) Mentoring Interventions for Children of Incarcerated Parents. In: Eddy J., Poehlmann-Tynan J. (eds) Handbook on Children with Incarcerated Parents. Springer, Cham

    Hagler, M., McQuillin, S., & Rhodes (2019). Ideological profiles of U.S. adults and their support for youth mentoring. Journal of Community Psychology. doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22247 [PDF]

    Preston, J., Prieto-Flores, O., & Rhodes, J. (2019). Mentoring in context: A comparative study of youth mentoring programs in the United States and continental Europe. Youth & Society, 51, 900-914. [PDF]

    Christensen, K., Hagler, M., Raposa, E., Erikson, L., & Rhodes, J. (2019). The role of athletic coach mentors in promoting youth academic success: Evidence from the Add Health National Longitudinal Study. Applied Developmental Science. [PDF]

    Raposa, E. B., Rhodes, J., Stams, G.J., Card, N., Burton, S., Schwartz, S., Sykes, L.Y., Kanchewa, S., Kupersmidt, J., and Hussain, S. (2019). The effects of youth mentoring programs: A meta-analysis of outcome studies. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. [PDF]

    Raposa, E., Eli-Yahu, A., Olsho, L., & Rhodes, J., (2018). Birds of a feather: Is matching based on shared interests and characteristics associated with longer youth mentoring relationships? Journal of Community Psychology, 1-18, DOI: 10.1002/jcop.22127 [PDF]

    Hagler, M. & Rhodes, J. (2018). The long-term impact of natural mentoring relationships: A counterfactual analysis. American Journal of Community Psychology, 62, 175–188. [PDF]

    Rubin, R. O., Hagler, M., Burton, S. A., & Rhodes, J. (2018). Striking a balance: An exploration of staff-camper relationship formation. Journal of Youth Development, 13, 44-61. [PDF]

    Stump, K. N., Kupersmidt, J. B., Stelter, R. L., & Rhodes, J. E. (2018). Mentoring program enhancements supporting effective mentoring of children of incarcerated parents. American Journal of Community Psychology, 62:163–174. [PDF]

    Van Dam, L., Smit, D., Wildschut, B., Branje, S. J. T., Rhodes, J. E., Assink, M., & Stams, G.J.J. M. (2018). Does natural mentoring matter? A multilevel meta‐analysis on the association between natural mentoring and youth outcomes. American Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12248 [PDF]

    Raposa, E. B., Erickson, L., Rhodes, J., & Hagler, M. (2018). How economic disadvantage affects the availability and nature of mentoring relationships during the transition to adulthood. American Journal of Community Psychology. 1-13. [PDF]

    Spencer, R., Gowdy, G., Drew, A. L. Rhodes, J. E., (2018). “Who knows me the best and can encourage me the most?”: Matching and early relationship development in youth-initiated mentoring relationships with system-involved youth. Journal of Adolescent Research, 1-20. [PDF]

    Rhodes, J., Schwartz, S., Willis, M. M. & Wu, M. V. (2017) Validating a mentoring relationship quality scale: Does match strength predict match length? Youth & Society, 49(4) 415-437. [PDF]

    Kupersmidt, J. B., Stelter, R. L., Rhodes, J. E., Stump, K. (2017). Enhancing mentor efficacy and preparedness through web-based, pre-match training, Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership7(3), 197-216. [Abstract]

    Kanchewa, S., Schwartz, S., & Rhodes (in press). "Mentoring disadvantaged youth." In L. Lunsford (Ed.). Mentoring Handbook. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

    Kupersmidt, J., Stump, K., Stelter, R., & Rhodes, J. (2017). Predictors of premature match closure in youth mentoring relationships. American Journal of Community Psychology, 59, 25-35. [PDF]

    Schwartz, S., Kanchewa, S., Spencer, R. Parnes, M. & Rhodes (2017). I’m having a little struggle with this, can you help me out?”: Examining impacts and processes of a social capital intervention for first-generation college students. American Journal of Community Psychology, 1-13. [PDF]

    Raposa, E.B., Dietz, N., & Rhodes, J.E. (2017). Trends in volunteer mentoring in the United States: Analysis of a decade of census survey data. American Journal of Community Psychology, 1, 1-12. [PDF]

    Kupersmidt, J., Stump, K., Stelter, R. & Rhodes, J. (2017). Mentoring program practices as predictors of match longevity. Journal of Community Psychology, 1, 1-16. [PDF]

    Kanchewa, S. Yoviene, L. A. , Schwartz, Sarah E. O.,Herrera, C. & Rhodes, J.E. (2016). Relational experiences in school-based mentoring: The mediating role of rejection sensitivity. Youth & Society, 1-22. [PDF]

    Raposa, Elizabeth & Rhodes, Jean. (2016). The impact of youth risk on mentoring. Relationship quality: Do mentor characteristics matter? American Journal of Community Psychology, 57(3-4), 320-329. [PDF]

    Schwartz, S. & Rhodes, J. (2016). From treatment to empowerment: New approaches  to youth mentoring. American Journal of Community Psychology, Vol 58(1-2), Sep, 2016 pp. 150-157. [PDF]

    Rhodes, J. (2016). Celebrating our evolving, interdisciplinary, contextually embedded field. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice: Special Issue on Theory and Community Psychology, 7(2), 1-4. [PDF]

    Schwartz, S. E. O., Kanchewa, S. S., Rhodes, J. E., Cutler, E. & Cunningham, J. L. (2016). "I didn’t know you could just ask:" Empowering underrepresented college-bound students to recruit academic and career mentors. Children and Youth Services Review, 64, 51-19. [PDF]

    Spencer, R., Schwartz, S. O., & Rhodes, J. E. (2016). Somebody who was on my side: A qualitative examination of youth initiated mentoring. Youth & Society, 48, 402-424. [PDF]

    Spencer, R. & Rhodes, J. E. (2014). Growth promoting relationships with children and adolescents. New Directions for Youth Development, 2014(144), 59-72. DOI: 10.1002/yd.20113[PDF]

    Schwartz, S. E. O., Rhodes, J. E., Liang, B., Sánchez, B., Spencer, R., Kremer, S., & Kanchewa, S. (2014). Mentoring in the digital age: Social media use in adult-youth relationships. Children and Youth Services Review, 47(3), 205-213.[ PDF ]

    Ben-Eliyahu, A., Rhodes, J. E., & Scales, P. (2014). The interest-driven pursuits of 15-year-olds: “Sparks” and their association with caring relationships and developmental outcomes. Applied Developmental Science, 18(2), 76-89.[PDF]

    Kanchewa, S., Rhodes, J. E., Schwartz, S. E. O., & Olsho, L. (2014). The Influence of same versus cross-gender matching in formal youth mentoring programs. Applied Developmental Science, 18, 31-45. [PDF]

    Rhodes, J.(2014). Lucking out: A career shaped by mentoring. In Lerner, R. M., Petersen, A. C., Silbereisen, R.K., & Brooks-Gunn, J.(Eds.)."The developmental science of adolescence: History through autobiography." New York: Psychology Press. pp. 386-392.

    Rhodes, J. E. (2014). Improving the human condition through rigorous applied developmental research. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43(6), 1025-1026.

    Kupersmidt, J. & Rhodes, J. (2013). Mentor training. In D. L. DuBois & M. Karcher (Eds.). The Handbook of Youth Mentoring, Second Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

    Schwartz, S. E. O., Chan, C. S., Rhodes, J., & Scales, P. C. (2013). Community developmental assets and positive youth development: The role of natural mentors. Research in Human Development. 10(2), 141-162.[PDF]

    Chan, C.S., Rhodes, J.E., Howard, W.J., Lowe, S. R., Schwartz, S. E. O., & Herrera, C.(2013).  Pathways of influence in school-based mentoring: The mediating role of parent and teacher relationships. Journal of School Psychology, 51(1), 129-142. [PDF]

    Lowe, S. R., Dillon, C. O., Rhodes, J. E., & Zweibach, L. (2013). Defining adult experiences: Perspective of a diverse sample of young adults. Journal of Adolescent Research, 28(1), 31-68. [PDF]

    Millenky, M., Schwartz, S. O., & Rhodes (2013). Supporting the transition to adulthood among high school dropouts: An impact study of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program. Prevention Science. [PDF]

    Schwartz, S. E. O., Rhodes, J. E., Spencer, R., & Grossman, J. B. (2013). Youth Initiated Mentoring: Investigating a new approach to working with vulnerable adolescents. American Journal of Community Psychology, 52(1-2), 155-169. DOI: 10.1007/s10464 013-9585-3.[PDF]

    Rhodes, J., Liang, B., & Spencer, R. (2013). First do no harm: Ethics in youth mentoring. In D.L. DuBois & M. Karcher (Eds.). The Handbook of Youth Mentoring, Second Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

    Grossman, J. B., Chan, C. S., Schwartz, S. E. O., & Rhodes, J. E. (2012). The test of time in school-based mentoring: The role of relationship duration and re-matching on academic outcomes. American Journal of Community Psychology, 49(1-2), 43-53. [PDF]

    Schwartz S. E. O., Rhodes, J. E., & Herrera, C. (2012). The influence of meeting time on academic outcomes in school-based mentoring. Children and Youth Services Review, 34(1), 2319-2326. [PDF]

    DuBois, D. L., Portillo, N., Rhodes, J. E., Silverthorn, N., Valentine, J. C. (2011). How effective are mentoring programs for youth? A systematic assessment of the evidence. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 12(2), 57-91.[PDF]

    Schwartz, S. E. O., Rhodes, J. E., Chan, C. S., & Herrera, C. (2011). The impact of school-based mentoring on youths with different relational profiles. Developmental Psychology,47(2), 450-462.[PDF]

    Karcher, M. J., Davidson, A. J., Rhodes, J. E., Herrera, C. (2010). Pygmalion in the program: The role of peer mentors’ attitudes in shaping their mentees’ outcomes. Applied Developmental Science, 14(4), 212-227.[PDF]

    Rhodes, J. & Spencer, R. (2010). Structuring mentoring relationships for competence, character, and purpose. New Directions for Youth Development, 2010(126), 149-152. [PDF]

    Suárez-Orozco, C., Gaytán, F. X. Bang, H, J. Pakes, O’Connor, E., & Rhodes, J. (2010). Academic trajectories of newcomer immigrant youth. Developmental Psychology, 46(3), 602-618. [PDF]

    Zwiebach, L., Rhodes, J. E., & Rappaport, C. D. (2010). Mentoring interventions for children of incarcerated parents. In M. Eddy & J. Poehlmann (Eds.). Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Handbook for Researchers and Practitioners. Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press.

    Suarez-Orozco, C., Rhodes, J., & Milburn, M. (2009). Unraveling the immigrant paradox: Academic engagement and disengagement among immigrants. Youth and Society, 41(2), 151-185.pdf

    Rhodes, J. E., Liang, B., & Spencer, R. (2009). First do no harm: Ethical principles for youth mentoring relationships. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 40(5), 452-458. pdf

    Rhodes, J. (2009). Giving mentoring research away: Toward a better alignment of research and practice. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 6(2), 145-187.

    Rhodes, J. E., Camic, P. M., Milburn, M., & Lowe, S. R. (2009). Improving middle school climate through teacher-centered change. Journal of Community Psychology, 37(6), 711-724.pdf

    Rhodes, J. (2009). Mentoring programs. In H. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds). Encyclopedia of Human Relationships, Thousand Oaks, CA.

    Rhodes, J. & Dolan, P. (2009). Relationships and social policy. In H. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Human Relationships, Thousand Oaks, CA.

    Rhodes, J.E. & Lowe, S. (2009). Youth mentoring and adolescent development. (152-189)  In Steinberg, L. & Lerner, R. (Eds.). Handbook of Adolescent Psychology, 3rd Edition. New York, NY: Plenum.

    Rhodes, J. E. & Chan, C. S. (2008). The influence of mentors on spiritual development. New Directions in Youth Development, 2008(118), 85-89.[PDF]

    Rhodes, J. (2008). Improving youth mentoring through research-based practice. American Journal of Community Psychology, 41, 35-42pdf

    Rhodes, J. E. & DuBois, D. L. (2008). Mentoring relationships and programs for youth. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17(4), 254-258. pdf

    Rhodes, J.E. & Lowe, S. (2008). Youth mentoring: Improving programs through research-based practice. Youth and Policy, 14, 9-17.pdf

    Rhodes, J. E. & Lowe, S. (2008). Youth mentoring and resilience. Child Care in Practice, 14(1), 211-224. pdf

    Rhodes, J. E., Lowe, S., Litchfield, L., & Samp, K. W. (2008). The role of gender in youth mentoring relationship satisfaction and duration. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 72(2), 183-192. pdf

    Rhodes, J. (2008). Improving youth mentoring through research-based practice. American Journal of Community Psychology, 41(1-2), 35-42.

    Greene, G., Rhodes, J., Hirsch, A., & Suarez-Orozco, C. (2007). Supportive adult relationships and the academic engagement of Latin American immigrant youth. Journal of School Psychology, 46(4), 393-412. pdf

    Liang, B. & Rhodes, J. E. (2007). Cultivating the vital element of youth mentoring. Applied Developmental Science, 11(2), 104-107. pdf

    Rhodes, J. E. (2007). My mentor, George Albee. Journal of Primary Prevention, 28(1), 59-60. pdf

    Way, N., Reddy, R., & Rhodes, J. E. (2007). Students’ perceptions of school climate during the middle school years: Associations with trajectories of psychological and behavioral adjustment. American Journal of Community Psychology, 40(3-4), 194-213. pdf

    Eby, L. T. & Rhodes, J. E. (2007). “Definition and evolution of mentoring. (pp. 11-21). ” In T. D. Allen and L. T. Edy (Eds). Handbook of mentoring: A multiple perspective approach. Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishing.

    Rhodes, J., Davis, A. A., Prescott, L. R., & Spencer, R. (2007). “Caring connections: Mentoring relationships in the lives of urban girls.” (p. 142-156). In B.J. Leadbeater, & N. Way (Eds.) Urban girls: Resisting stereotypes, creating identities, 2nd Edition.

    Adams. S., Kuhn, J., & Rhodes, J. E. (2006). Self-esteem changes in the middle school years: A study of ethnic and gender groups, Research in Middle Level Education, 29(6), 1-9.[PDF]

    Rhodes, J. E., Spencer, R., Saito, R. N., and Sipe, C. L. (2006). Online mentoring: The promise and challenges of an emerging approach to youth development. Journal of Primary Prevention, 27(5), 497-513. pdf

    Clary, G. & Rhodes, J. E. (2006). “Mobilizing the village: Adult volunteerism and child welfare.” In Clary, G. & Rhodes, J. (2006). (Eds.) Mobilizing adults for positive youth development:  Lessons from the behavioral sciences on promoting socially valued activities. Minneapolis, MN: Search Institute. (Peter Benson, series editor).

    DuBois, D. L. & Rhodes, J. E. (2006). Introduction to the special issue: Youth mentoring: Bridging science with practice. Journal of Community Psychology, 34(6), 647-655.pdf

    Rhodes, J. E. & Camic, P. M. (2006). Building bridges between universities and middle schools: A teacher-centered collaboration. Educational and Child Psychology, 23(1), 42-58. pdf

    Rhodes, J. E. & DuBois, D. L. (2006). Understanding and facilitating the youth mentoring movement. Social Policy Report, 22(3), 3-19. pdf

    Rhodes, J. E., Spencer, R., Keller, T. E., Liang, B. & Noam, G. (2006). A model for the influence of mentoring relationships on youth development. Journal of Community Psychology, 34(6), 691-707. pdf

    Clary, G. & Rhodes, J. (2006). (Eds.) Mobilizing adults for positive youth development:  Lessons from the behavioral sciences on promoting socially valued activities. Minneapolis, MN: Search Institute. (Peter Benson, series editor).

    Rhodes, J. E. (2005). “A theoretical model of youth mentoring.” In D. L. DuBois & M. J. Karcher (Eds.) Handbook of youth mentoring. (pp. 30-43).Thousand Oakes, CA: Sage Press.

    Rhodes, J. E., Reddy, R., Roffman, J., & Grossman, J. (2005). Promoting successful youth mentoring relationships: A preliminary screening questionnaire. Journal of Primary Prevention, 26(2), 147-168.pdf

    Rhodes, J. E. & Spencer, R. (2005). “Someone to watch over me: Mentoring programs in the after-school lives of youth” (pp. 419-435). In  J. L. Mahoney, R. W., Larson, & J. S. Eccles (Eds.) Organized activities as contexts of development: Extracurricular activities, after-school and community programs. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

    Spencer, R. & Rhodes, J. E. (2005). “A counseling and psychotherapy perspective on youth mentoring.” In D. L. DuBois & M. A. Karcher (Eds.) Handbook of youth mentoring. Thousand Oakes, CA: Sage Press.

    Rhodes, J. & Bogat, G.A. (2005). “Mentoring programs.” In K. Borman, K, E. Spencer-Cahill, & B. Cotner (Eds). American High Schools: A Handbook. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

    Rhodes, J. E., Reddy, R., & Grossman, J. B. (2005). The protective influence of mentoring on adolescents substance use: Direct and indirect pathways. Applied Developmental Science 9(1), 31-47.pdf

    Fredriksen, K., Reddy, R., Way, N., & Rhodes, J. (2004). Sleepless in Chicago: Tracking the effects of sleep loss over the middle school years. Child Development, 75(1), 84-95.pdf

    Langhout, R. D., Rhodes, J. E., & Osborne, L. (2004). An exploratory study of youth mentoring in an urban context: Adolescents' perceptions of relationship styles. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 33(4), 293-306. ).pdf

    Rhodes, J., Roffman, J., Reddy, R., Fredriksen, K., & Way, N. (2004). Changes in self-esteem during the middle school years:  A latent growth curve study of individual and contextual influences. Journal of School Psychology, 42(3), 243-261.pdf

    Rhodes, J. E. (2004). The critical ingredient: Caring youth-staff relationships in after-school settings. In New Directions for Youth Development, 2004(101), 145-161. pdf

    Rhodes, J. E. (2004). Family, friends, and community: The role of social support in promoting health (pp. 289-296). In P. M. Camic & S. J. Knight (2004). Clinical handbook of health psychology: A practical guide to effective interventions (2nd rev. & exp. Ed). Ashland, OH: Hogrefe & Huber

    Bogat, G. A., & Rhodes, J. E.  (2004). “Youth mentoring.” In C. B.Fisher & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Applied Developmental Science (pp. 1181-1183). Thousand Oaks:  Sage.

    Rhodes, J., & Fredriksen, K. (2004). The role of teacher relationships in the lives of students. New Directions in Youth Development, 2004(103), 45-54.[PDF]

    Clary, G. & Rhodes, J. (in preparation). (Eds.) Mobilizing adults for positive youth development: Lessons from the behavioral sciences on promoting socially valued activities. Minneapolis, MN: Search Institute. (Peter Benson, series editor)

    Klaw, E. L., Rhodes, J. E., & Fitzgerald, L. F. (2003). Natural mentors in the lives of African-American adolescent mothers: Tracking relationships over time. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 32(3), 223-232. pdf

    Reddy, R., Rhodes, J. E., & Mulhall, P. (2003). The influence of teacher support on student adjustment in the middle school years: A latent growth curve study. Development and Psychopathology, 15(1), 119-138.pdf

    Rhodes, J. E., Grossman, J. B., & Resch, N. L. (2003). In M. E. Hertzig & E. A. Farber, (Eds.). Annual Progress in Child Psychiatry and Child Development (pp. 585-603). New York, NY: Brunner-Routledge

    Rhodes, J. E., Reddy, R., Grossman, J. B., Lee, J. M. (2003). Same- versus cross-race matches in mentoring programs: A comparison. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 32, 2114-2133.pdf

    Rhodes, J.E. & Roffman, J. G. (2002). Mentoring relationships as developmental assets. In R. J. Lerner (Ed.). Developmental assets and asset-building communities. Implications for research, policy, and practice. New York: NY: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

    Rhodes, J. E. & Roffman, J. G. (2002). “Mentoring and apprenticeship in youth development programs.” In. R. M. Lerner, F. Jacobs, & D. Wertlieb (Eds.) Promoting positive child, adolescent, and family development: A handbook of program and policy innovation. Thousand Oakes, CA: Sage Publications.

    Rhodes, J. E., Reddy, R. & Rappaport, N. (2002). “Preventing school failure and promoting positive outcomes.” In L. A. Jason & D. S. Glenwick (Eds.) Innovative Strategies for preventing psychosocial problems. New York: Springer Publishing.

    Rhodes, J.E. & Grossman, J. B. (2002). “Mentoring programs.” In R. Lerner (Ed.) Human ecology: An encyclopedia of children, families, communities, and environments. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

    Grossman, J. B. & Rhodes, J. E. (2002). The test of time: Predictors and effects of duration in youth mentoring relationships. American Journal of Community Psychology, 30(2), 199-206.pdf

    Rhodes, J. E., Bogat, G. A., Roffman, J., Edelman, P. & Galasso, L. (2002). Youth mentoring in perspective: Introduction to special issue. American Journal of Community Psychology 30(2), 149-155. pdf

    Rhodes, J. E., Roffman, J., & Grossman, J. B. (2002). The rhetoric and reality of youth mentoring. In Rhodes, J. E. (Ed.). (2002). New directions for youth development: Theory, practice, and research: A critical view of youth mentoring. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

    Roffman, J. G., Suarez-Orozco, C., & Rhodes, J. E. (2002). “Facilitating positive development in immigrant youth: The role of mentors and community organizers.” In D. F. Perkins, L. M. Borden, J. G. Keith, & F. A. Villarrurel (Eds.) Positive youth development: Creating a positive tomorrow. New York, NY: Klewer Press. [PDF]

    Rhodes, J.E. & Roffman, J. G. (2002). “Nonparental adults as asset builders in the lives of youth.” In R. J. Lerner & P. Benson (Eds.) Developmental assets and asset-building communities. Implications for research, policy, and practice. New York: NY: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

    Rhodes, J. E. (2002). Stand by me: Risks and rewards in youth mentoring. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

    Rhodes, J. E. (Ed.). (2002). New directions for youth development: Theory, practice, and research: A critical view of youth mentoring. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. (Gil Noam, series editor).

    Rhodes, J. E., Reddy, R., Grossman, J. B., Lee, J. M. (2002). Volunteer mentoring relationships with minority youth: An analysis of same-versus cross-race matches. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 32(10), 2114-2133.[PDF]

    Cafasso, L., Camic, P., & Rhodes, J. E. (2002). Middle school climate examined and altered by teacher-directed intervention assessed through qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Research in Middle-Level Education, 25(2), 7-17.[PDF]

    Rhodes, J. E., Grossman, J. B., & Resch, N. L. Agents of change: Pathways through which mentoring relationships influence adolescents’ academic adjustment. In M. E. Hertzig & E. A. Farber (Eds). Annual progress in child psychiatry and child development: 2000-2001. pp. 585-603.

    Rhodes, J. E. (2001, June). Mentoring programs in perspective. The Center: Today’s 4-H connects youth to the world, 26-38.pdf

    Rhodes, J. E. (2001). “Mentoring programs.” In A.E. Kazdin (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association  

    Rhodes, J. E., Grossman, J. B., & Resch, N. R. (2000). Agents of change: Pathways through which mentoring relationships influence adolescents’ academic adjustment. Child Development, 71(6), 1662-1671. pdf

    Contreras, J. M., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Rhodes, J. E., Diener, M. L., & Brunson, L. (1999). Parent-child interaction among Latina adolescent mothers: The role of family and social support. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 9(4), 417-439.[PDF]

    Haight, W. L., Rhodes, J. E., & Nicholson, M. (1999). Cross-race mentoring:Perspectives of mentors over time and strategies for support. The Mentor: Journal of Mentoring and Field Experience.

    Rhodes, J. E., Haight, W. L., & Briggs, E. C. (1999). The influence of mentoring on the peer relationships of foster youth in relative and nonrelative care. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 9(2), 185-201.pdf

    Rhodes, J. E. (1998). “Family, friends, and community: The role of social support in promoting health.” In Camic, P. M.  & Knight, S. J. (Eds.), Clinical handbook of health psychology (pp. 481-493). Toronto: Hogrefe & Huber.

    Rhodes, J. E. (1997). “Natural and assigned mentor relationships with at-risk youth: Promising directions for research and intervention.” In E. Mech, J.R. Rycraft, & E. Leonard (Eds.) Preparing youth for adult living. Washington, DC: Child Welfare League.

    Rhodes, J. E., & Davis, A. A. (1996). “Supportive ties between nonparent adults and urban, adolescent girls.” In B.J. Leadbeater, & N. Way (Eds.) Urban girls: Resisting stereotypes, creating identities. New York, NY: New York University Press.  

    Kanfer, F. H., Englund, S., & Lennhoff, C., & Rhodes, J. E. (1995). Helping strategies for mentors: A guide to working with adolescents. Washington, D.C.: Child Welfare League.  

    Klaw, E. L., & Rhodes, J. E. (1995). Mentor relationships and the career development of pregnant and parenting African-American teenagers. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 19(4), 551-562.[PDF]

    Rhodes, J. E., & Woods, M. D. (1995). Comfort and conflict in the relationships of pregnant, minority adolescents: Social support as a moderator of social strain. Journal of Community Psychology, 23(1), 74-84.[PDF]

    Davis, A. A., & Rhodes, J. E. (1994). African-American teenage mothers and their mothers: An analysis of supportive and problematic interactions. Journal of Community Psychology 22(1), 12-20.

    Rhodes, J. E. (1994). Older and wiser: Mentoring relationships in childhood and adolescence. Journal of Primary Prevention, 14(3), 187-196.[PDF]

    Rhodes, J. E., Contreras, J. M. & Mangelsdorf, S. C. (1994). Natural mentor relationships among Latina adolescent mothers: Psychological adjustment, moderating processes, and the role of early parental acceptance. American Journal of Community Psychology 22(2), 211-228.

    Rhodes, J. E., Ebert, L., & Meyers, A. B. (1994). Social support, relationship problems, and the psychological functioning of young African American mothers. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 11(4), 587-599.

    McGrath J. E., Kelly, J. R., & Rhodes, J. E. (1993). "A feminist perspective on research methodology: Some metatheoretical issues, contrasts, and choices." In S. Oskamp & M. Costonzo (Eds.) Gender issues in social psychology (pp. 19-37). Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications

    Rhodes, J. E., Reyes, O., & Jason, L. A. (1993). "Prevention of childhood psychopathology." In T. R. Kratochwill & R. J. Morris (Ed.) Handbook of psychotherapy with children and adolescents (pp. 566-582). Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

    Rhodes, J. E. (1993). Easing postpartum school transitions through parent mentoring programs. Prevention in Human Services, 10(2), 169-178.

    Rhodes, J. E., Ebert, L., & Fischer, K. (1992). Natural mentors: An overlooked resource in the social networks of young, African-American adolescent mothers. American Journal of Community Psychology, 20(4), 445-461. [PDF]