Kirsten Christensen, Ph.D.

Graduate Student


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]

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. [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]

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]

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]