Name: Dr. C. Ryan Kinlaw
Title: Associate Professor
Office Location: Dyson 342
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2853
Email: Ryan.Kinlaw@marist.edu
Degrees Held:

B.S. Psychology (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
M.Ed. Human Development and Psychology (Harvard University)
Ph.D. Developmental Psychology (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Awards & Honors:

Jacob K. Javits Fellowship (U. S. Department of Education, 1997-2001)
National Research Service Award Predoctoral Fellowship (National Institute of Mental Health, 2001-2002)

Marist College Student Government Association School of Social & Behavioral Sciences Faculty Member of the Year, 2009-2010

Publications:

Ülkü-Steiner, B., Kurtz-Costes, B., & Kinlaw, C. R. (2000). Doctoral student experiences in gender-balanced and male-dominated graduate programs. Journal of Educational Psychology, 92, 296-307.

Kinlaw, C. R., Kurtz-Costes, B., & Goldman-Fraser, J. (2001). Mothers’ achievement beliefs and behaviors and their children’s school readiness: A cultural comparison. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 22, 493-506.

Kinlaw, C. R., & Kurtz-Costes, B. (2003). The development of children’s beliefs about intelligence. Developmental Review, 23, 125-161.

Kurtz-Costes, B., McCall, R. J., Kinlaw, C. R., Wiesen, C. A., & Joyner, M. H. (2005). What does it mean to be smart? The development of children’s beliefs about intelligence in Germany and the United States. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 26, 217-233.

Kinlaw, C. R., & Kurtz-Costes, B. (2007). Children’s theories of intelligence: Beliefs, goals, and motivation in the elementary years. Journal of General Psychology, 134, 295-311.

Kurtz-Costes, B., DeFreitas, S. C., Halle, T., & Kinlaw, C. R. (2011). Gender and racial favouritism in Black and White preschool girls. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 29, 270-287.

Kinlaw, C. R., Dunlap, L. L., & *D’Angelo, J. (2012). Relations between faculty use of online academic resources and student class attendance. Computers & Education. 59, 167-172. doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2011.12.028

Gatins, D., Kinlaw, C. R., & Dunlap, L. L. (2013). Do the kids think they’re okay? Adolescents’ views on the impact of marriage and divorce. Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 54, 313-328. doi:10.1080/10502556.2013.780496

(*undergraduate students; †graduate students)

Research Interests:

Achievement motivation
School achievement
Beliefs about ability
Parent influences
Teacher influences
Culture and schooling

Conferences & Workshops:

Invited Teaching Workshops:

Kinlaw, C. R. (2002, October). Activities for the psychology classroom: Writing on the students' tabula rasa. Workshop presented at the North Carolina Community College Faculty Association Fall Instructors' Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Kinlaw, C. R. (2003, October). More activities for the psychology classroom: Elaborating the semantic network. Workshop presented at the North Carolina Community College Faculty Association Fall Instructors' Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Affiliations:

Member:
American Educational Research Association
American Psychological Association
Association for Psychological Science
Cognitive Development Society
Phi Delta Kappa
Society for Research in Child Development

Presentations:

Past 5 years:

Kinlaw, C. R., Dodge, K. A., Bates, J. E., & Pettit, G. S. (2009, April). Early parenting mediates the effect of socioeconomic status on children's externalizing behavior and parent school involvement. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.

*Case, S. K., & Kinlaw, C. R., Bates, J. E., Pettit, G. A., & Dodge, K. A. (2010, March). Links between nonparental care in early childhood and self-care in adolescence. Poster presented at the 2010 Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY.

*Subrizi, L., *Raeder, N., *Schroeder, H., Kinlaw, C. R., & Van Ornum, W. (2010, March). Effects of concepts of mother and father on formation of God concepts in college students. Paper presented at the Mid-Year Conference on Religion and Spirituality, Columbia, MD.

*Wilson, A., & Kinlaw, C. R. (2011, May). Age and gender patterns in preferred modes of telecommunication and perceived "techno-stress." Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

*Case, S. K., & Kinlaw, C. R. (2011, August). Links between equine-assisted therapy and social competence and aggression in a pediatric special needs population. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Kinlaw, C. R. (2011, August). Beliefs about teaching ability and classroom goal intentions in first and final year teacher education students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

*Blevins, L., Kinlaw, C. R., & Van Ornum, W. (2011, October). Inspiring versus non-inspiring religious images in college students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Fairfield, CT.

*Blevins, L., Kinlaw, C. R., & Van Ornum, W. (2012, March). Monochromatic versus chromatic images of spirituality. Poster presented at the 2012 Mid-Year Conference on Religion and Spirituality, Columbia, MD.

Kinlaw, C. R., *MacPherson, L., *Smith, K., †Greenfield, A., McCall, R., & Kurtz-Costes, B. (2013, April). Examination of the development of the concept of ability in German and U.S. students according to two contrasting perspectives. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Kinlaw, C. R., Gatins, D., & Dunlap, L. L. (2013, August). Adolescents from intact and divorced families: Sources of support. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

(*undergraduate students; †graduate students)