Peer-Reviewed Papers

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Research Resources

Parenting and Incarceration: Perspectives on Father-Child Involvement During Reentry from Prison

Charles, P., Muenter, L., & Kjellstrand, J. (2019). Parenting and incarceration: Perspectives on father-child involvement during reentry from prison. Social Service Review, 93(2), 218-261.

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Fathers’ Criminal Behavior and Involvement with Children: The Moderating Role of Family Relationships

Charles, P., Gorman-Smith, D., Schoeny, M., Sudec, L., Tolan, P., & Henry, D. (2018). Fathers’ criminal behavior and involvement with children: The moderating role of family relationships. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 9(1), 131-157. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1086/695386.

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Disagreement in Parental Reports of Father Involvement

Charles, P., Spielfogel, J., Gorman-Smith, D., Schoeny, M., Henry, D., & Tolan, P. (2018). Disagreement in parental reports of father involvement. Journal of Family Issues, 39(2), 328- 351. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0192513X16644639.

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A Relationship Strengthening Intervention with Low-Resourced New Parents: The Journey from a Randomized Controlled Trial to a Quasi-Experimental Design and Lessons Learned Along the Way

Jones, A., & Charles, P. (2017). A relationship strengthening intervention with low-resourced new parents: The journey from a randomized controlled trial to a quasi-experimental design and lessons learned along the way. In SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 2. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473994621.

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Designing an Intervention to Promote Child Development Among Fathers with Antisocial Behavior

Charles, P., Gorman-Smith, D., & Jones, A. (2016). Designing an intervention to promote child development among fathers with antisocial behavior. Research on Social Work Practice, 26(1), 20–27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049731515580440.

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Where Do We Go From Here?

Jones, A., & Charles, P. (2014). Family strengthening programs: Where do we go from here? Journal of Family Strengths, 14(1), 2. http://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/jfs/vol14/iss1/2.

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Treatment Effects of a Relationship-Strengthening Intervention for Economically Disadvantaged New Parents

Charles, P., Jones, A., & Guo, S. (2014). Treatment effects of a relationship-strengthening intervention for economically disadvantaged new parents. Research on Social Work Practice, 24(3), 321–338. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/10497315134978038.

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The Impact of Homeownership on Marriage and Divorce: Evidence from Propensity Score Matching

Grinstein-Weiss, M., Manturuk, K., Guo, S., Charles, P., & Key, C. (2014). The impact of homeownership on marriage and divorce: Evidence from propensity score matching. Social Work Research, 38(2), 73–90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/swr/svu0169.

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A Model for Supporting At-Risk Couples During the Transition to Parenthood

Jones, A., Charles, P., & Benson, K. (2013). A model for supporting at-risk couples during the transition to parenthood. Families in Society, 94(3), 166–173. http://dx.doi.org/10.1606/1044-3894.4319.

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The Effect of Marital Status on Homeownership Among Low-Income Households

Grinstein-Weiss, M., Charles, P., Guo, S., Manturuk, K., & Key, C. (2011). The effect of marital status on homeownership among low-income households. Social Service Review, 85(3), 475– 503. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/662166.

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Teacher Perspectives on Career Relevant Curriculum in Middle School

Akos, P., Charles, P., Orthner, D., & Cooley, V. (2011). Teacher perspectives on career relevant curriculum in middle school. Research in Middle Level Education Online, 34(5), 1–9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19404476.2011.11462078.

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Adoption of a Policy Innovation: The Case of Individual Development Accounts (IDAs)

Grinstein-Weiss, M., Edwards, K., Charles, P., & Wagner, K. (2008). Adoption of a policy innovation: The case of individual development accounts (IDAs). Journal of Policy Practice, 8(1), 34–53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15588740802282383.

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Asset Holding and Net Worth Among Households with Children: Differences by Household Type

Grinstein-Weiss, M., Yeo, Y. H., Zhan, M., & Charles, P. (2008). Asset holding and net worth among households with children: Differences by household type. Children and Youth Services Review, 30, 62–78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2007.06.005.

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Correlates of Intimate Partner Violence During Pregnancy and 1-Year Post-Partum

Charles, P., & Perreira, K. M. (2007). Correlates of intimate partner violence during pregnancy and 1-year post-partum. Journal of Family Violence, 22, 609–619. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10896-007-9112-0.

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Asset Building in Rural Communities: The Experience of Individual Development Accounts

Grinstein-Weiss, M., Curley, J., & Charles, P. (2007). Asset building in rural communities: The experience of individual development accounts. Rural Sociology, 72(1), 25–46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1526/003601107781147383.

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Poverty and Couple Relationships: Implications for Welfare Policy

Charles, P., Orthner, D., Jones, A., & Mancini, D. (2006). Poverty and couple relationships: Implications for welfare policy. Marriage and Family Review, 39, 27–52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J002v39n01_03.

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