For a full list of publications please see: Dr. Cabrera's CV
Cabrera, N., Chen, Y., Hennigar, A., Alonso, A., & Ghosh, R. (2022). The Role of Fathers in Caregiving. In A. Morris & J. Mendez Smith (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Parenting (Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology, pp. 332-352). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781108891400.019
Deneault, A.A., Cabrera, N., Ghosh, R. A., Tölle, A.-S., Seethaler, J., Majdandžić, M., & Reich, S. M. (2022).
Deneault et al. - 2022 - Challenging parenting behavior in ethnically diver.pdf
. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 58, 115–124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2021.08.006
Cabrera, N. J. (2022).
Child Psychology Psychiatry - 2022 - Cabrera - Commentary Recognizing our similarities and celebrating our differences .pdf
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. doi:10.1111/jcpp.13600
Cabrera, N. J., Alonso, A., & Chen, Y. (2021).
Cabrera, Alonso, & Chen (2021).pdf
. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 696(1), 158–178. https://doi.org/10.1177/00027162211049997
Alonso, A., Kerlow, M., & Cabrera, N. (2021). “Latinxs and Family.” Oxford Bibliographies in “Latino Studies.” Ed. I. Stavans. New York: Oxford University Press. https://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199913701/obo-9780199913701-0264.xml
Cabrera, N. J., Hennigar, A., Alonso, A., McDorman, S. A., & Reich, S. M. (2021).
The Protective Effects of Maternal and Paternal Factors on Children’s Social Development.
. Adversity and Resilience Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42844-021-00041-x
Kuhns, C., & Cabrera, N. J. (2020).
Low-income Latino mothers’ and fathers’ control strategies and toddler compliance.
. Journal of Latinx Psychology, 8(3), 221–237. https://doi.org/10.1037/lat0000146
McKee, K., Cabrera, N., Alonso, A., Turcios, M., & Reich, S. (2020, November 5).
Determinants of Fathers' and Mothers' Involvement in a Parenting Intervention
. Psychology of Men & Masculinities. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/men0000320
Hennigar, A., Cabrera, N. J., & Chen, Y. (2020). The role of fathers and their young children's social development. In H. E. Fitzgerald, K. von Klitzing, N. Cabrera, T. Skjethaug, & J. Scarao de Mendonca (Eds.), Handbook on Fathers and Child Development: Prenatal to Preschool.Springer.
Karberg, E., Cabrera, N., Malin, J., & Kuhns, C. (2019).
Chapter VI: Longitudinal Contributions of Maternal and Paternal Intrusive Behaviors to Children’s Sociability and Sustained Atte
Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 84(1), 79–93.
Cabrera, N. J., Hennigar, A., Yumiseva-Lackenbacher, M., & Galindo, C. (2019).
At The Intersection of Race and Socioeconomic Status (1).pdf
In E. Votruba-Drzal, D. Henry, & P. Miller (Eds.), Advances in Child Development and Behavior. Elsevier.
Cabrera, N. J., Moon, U. J., Fagan, J., West, J., & Aldoney, D. (2020). Cognitive Stimulation at Home and in Child Care and Children's Preacademic Skills in Two-Parent Families. Child Development, 1-9.
Cabrera, N., Karberg, E., Fagan, J. (May, 2019). Family Structure Change Among Latinos: Variation by Ecologic Risk. Journal of Family Issues.
Leyendecker, B., Cabrera, N., Lembcke, H., Willard, J., Kohl, K., & Spiegler, O. (2018). Parenting in a new land: Immigrant parents and the positive development of their children and youth. European Psychologist, 23, 57-71.
Karberg, E., & Cabrera, N. (in press). Family change and co-parenting in resident couples and children’s behavioral problems. Journal of Family Studies.
Schwab, J. F., Rowe, M., Cabrera, N. J., Lew-Williams, C. (in press). Fathers' repetition of words is coupled with children's vocabularies. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.
Cabrera, N., Karberg, E., Malin, J., & Aldoney, D. (2017). The magic of play: Low-income mothers’ and fathers’ playfulness and children’s emotion regulation and vocabulary skills. Journal of Infant Mental Health, 14-29.
Cabrera, N., Malin, J., *Kuhns, C., & West, J. (February, 2017). The development and home experiences of Young Latino Boys. Child Trends: The National Research enter on Hispanic Children and Families.
*Padilla, C., Cabrera, N., West, J. (September, 2017). The Development and Home Environments of Low-Income Hispanic Children: Kindergarten to Third Grade.
Aldoney, D., & Cabrera, N. J. (2016). Raising American citizens: Socialization goals of low-income immigrant Latino mothers and fathers of young children. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25, 3607-3618.
Cabrera, N., *Malin, J., *Kuhns, C., & West, J. (2016). The early home environment of Latino boys and their peers: A developmental perspective. Infant Mental Health Journal, 38(1), 97-114. doi: 10.1002/imhj.21620.
Cabrera, N.J., & Mincy, R. (2016, August 19). Papa's not a rolling stone: Low-income men and their children. The American Prospect, 27.
Rowe, M. L., Leech, K. A., & Cabrera, N. J. (2016). Going beyond input quantity: Wh-Questions matter for toddlers' language and cognitive development. Cognitive Science.
*Salo, V. C., Rowe, M. L., Leech, K. A., & Cabrera, N. J. (2016). Low-income fathers' speech to toddlers during book reading versus toy play. Journal of Child Language, 43(6), 1385-99.
Cabrera, N., Fitzgerald, H., Bradley, R., & Roggman, L. (2014). The ecology of father-child relationships: An expanded model.Journal of Family Theory and Review, 6, 336-354. DOI: 10.1111/jftr.12054
Bradley, R.H., & Cabrera, N.J. (2014).Retooling: Evolution in research on fathers- A commentary. Infant Mental Health Journal, 35(5), 523-526.
*Malin, J. L., Cabrera, N.J., Karberg, E., Aldoney, D., & Rowe, M.L. (2014). Low-income minority fathers' control strategies and their children's regulatory skills. Infant Mental Health Journal.
*Malin, J. L., Cabrera, N. J., & Rowe, M. L. (2014). Low-income minority mothers’ and fathers’ reading and children's interest: Longitudinal contributions to children's receptive vocabulary skills. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 4, 425-432.
Cabrera, N. J., Hofferth, S. L., & Hancock, G. (2014). Family structure, maternal employment, and change in children's externalizing problem behaviour: Differences by age and self-regulation. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 1-23.
Cabrera, N. J., *Aldoney, D., & Tamis-LeMonda, C. S. (2013). Latino fathers. Handbook of Father Involvement: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 244.
Cabrera, N. J., Shannon, J. D., & *Jolley-Mitchell, S. (2013). Coparenting in Latino families. In Gender Roles in Immigrant Families (pp. 9-25). Springer New York.
*Malin, J. L., *Karberg, E., Cabrera, N. J., Rowe, M., Cristaforo, T., & Tamis-LeMonda, C. S. (2012). Father–toddler communication in low-income families: The role of paternal education and depressive symptoms. Family Science, 3(3-4), 155-163.
Cabrera, N., Scott, M., Fagan, J., Steward-Streng, N., & Chien, N. (2012). Coparenting and children's school readiness: A mediational model. Special issue of Family Process on Coparenting in Fragile Families, 51(3), 307-324.
Cabrera, N., Tamis-LeMonda, C.S., Bradley, R., Shannon, J.D., & Hancock, G.R. (2012). Parenting during early childhood in low-income families: Variation by child gender.Family Science, 3, 201-214.
Cabrera, N., & Bradley, R. (2012). Latino fathers and their children. Child Development Perspectives, The Society for Research in Child Development, 6(3), 232-238.
Cabrera, N., Beeghly, M., & Eisenberg, N. (2012). Positive development of minority children: Introduction to the special issue. Child Development Perspectives, The Society for Research in Child Development, 6(3), 207-209.
Cabrera, N., Cook, G., McFadden, K., & Bradley, R. (2012). Father residence and father-child relationship quality: Peer relationships and externalizing behavior problems,Family Science.
Cabrera, N., Hofferth, S., & Chae, S. (2011). Patterns and predictors of father-infant engaement across race/ethnic groups,Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 26, 365-375.
Cabrera, N., Fagan, J. V. Wight, & *Schadler, C. (2011).The influence of mother, father and child risk on parenting and and children's cognitive and social behaviors. Child Development, 82(6), 1985-2005.
Cabrera, N., Shannon, J., & LaTaillade, J. (2009). Predictors of co-parenting in Mexican American families and direct effects on parenting and child social emotional development.Infant Mental Health Journal, 30, 2, 523-548. Doi:10.1002/imhj.20227.
*Mitchell, S., & Cabrera, N. (2009). An Exploratory Study of Fathers’ Parenting Stress and Toddlers’ Social Development in Low-Income African American Families. Fathering,7(3), 201-225.
Shannon, J., Cabrera, N., Tamis-Lemonda, C., & Lamb, M. (2009). Who stays and who leaves? Father Accessibility Across Children's First Five Years. Parenting, Special Issue: Transition to Parenthood, 78-100.
Cabrera, N., Shannon, J., *Mitchell, S., & West, J. (2009). Mexican American mothers and fathers’ prenatal attitudes and father prenatal involvement: Links to mother-infant interaction and father engagement. Sex Roles, 60, 510-526.
Cabrera, N., Fagan, J., & *Farrie, D. (2008). Explaining the long reach of fathers’ prenatal involvement on later paternal engagement. Journal of Marriage and Family, 70(5), 1094-1107.
Cabrera, N.,*Ryan, R., *Jolley, S., Shannon, J., & Tamis-Lemonda, C. (2008). Low-income, nonresident father involvment with their toddlers: Variation by fathers' race and ethnicity. Journal of Family Psychology, 22(3), 643-647.
Cabrera, N., Shannon, J., & Tamis-LeMonda, C., (2007). Fathers' influence on their children’s cognitive and emotional development: From toddlers to pre-k. Applied Developmental Science. 11(4), 208-213.
Cabrera, N., Fitzgerald, H., Bradley, R., & Roggman, L. (2007). Modeling the dynamics of paternal influences on children over the life course. Applied Developmental Science. 11(4), 185-189.
*Mitchell, S., *See, H., *Tarkow, A., Cabrera, N., *McFadden, K., & Shannon, J. (2007). Conducting studies with fathers: Challenges and opportunities. Applied Developmental Science. 11(4), 239-244.
Cabrera, N., Shannon, J., West, J., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2006). Parental interactions with Latino infants: Variation by country of origin and English proficiency. Child Development, 77, 1190-1207.
Shannon, J. D., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., & Cabrera, N. (2006). Fathering in infancy: Mutuality and stability between 8 and 16 months. Parenting: Science and Practice, 6, 167-188.
Zaslow, M., Halle, T., Cabrera, N., Calkins, J., Pitzer, L., & Margie, N. G. (2006). Child outcome measures in the study of child care quality. Evaluation Review, 30, 577-610.
Tamis-LeMonda, C., *Shannon, J., Cabrera, N., & Lamb, M. (2004). Fathers and mothers at play with their 2- and 3-year-olds: Contributions to language and cognitive development. Child Development, 75, 1806-1820.
Cabrera, N., *Ryan, R., *Shannon, J., Brooks-Gunn, J., Vogel, C., Raikes, H., Tamis-LeMonda, C., & Cohen, R. (2004). Low-income fathers’ involvement in their toddlers' lives: Biological fathers from the Early Head Start research and evaluation study. Fathering, 2, 5-30.