Publications & Presentations


Harris, Y. R. & Almutairi, S. (2016).  A Commentary on Parent Child Cognitive Learning      Interactions: What have we learned from two decades of research?   Frontiers in Psychology

Harris, Y. R. & Graham, J.A. The African American Children: Development and Challenges. 2nd edition. New York: Springer Publishing Company

Harris, Y.R. & Harris, V.A. (2014). Pathways to Understanding Parenting Addiction and       Incarceration: A Pilot Investigation. Journal of Psychology and Clinical Psychiatry    1(2):00008.

 Harris, Y.  R., & Rothstein, S.E. (2014). Exploring story grammar structure in the book reading interactions of African American mothers and their preschool children: a pilot investigation. Front. Psychol. 5:545. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00545

 Graham, J.A. & Harris, Y. R. (2013). Children of Color and Parental Incarceration:  Implications for Research, Theory and Practice. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development.

 Harris, Y. R. & Schroeder, V.M. (2013). Deficits or Differences? What we know about African American Vernacular English in the 21st Century. International  Education Studies.

 Harris, Y.R., & Schroeder, V. M.   (On line first 2012). The association between maternal strategies and preschoolers location memory, European Journal of Developmental Psychology.

Harris, Y.R., & Schroeder, V. M. (2012). What the Bernstein Bears can tell us about  School Readiness: Maternal Story Grammar and Preschool Narrative Structure, Journal of Early Childhood Research, 12, 1-20.

Harris, Y.R., Graham, J.A., Oliver, Carpenter, G.J. (2010). Children of Incarcerated Parents:  Theoretical, Developmental and Clinical Implications.  New York: Springer Publications

Harris, Y. R.  & Graham, J. A.  (2009). Developmental Science: An Introductory Textbook Dubuque Iowa: Kendall Hunt

Harris, Y.R., & Bergen, D. (2008). African-American Children and Families: A Guide for Educators and Service Providers. Association for Childhood Education International.

Harris, Y. R., & Graham, J. A.  (2007)  The African-American Child: Development and Challenges.  New York: Springer Publications

Harris, Y. R. (2005) Cognitive Development across the Life Span. In N. Salkind (Ed).  The Encyclopedia for Human Development, vol 1, pp.275-280.