Emilie Phillips Smith

Faculty

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1990

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

Contact Information

101 Amy Gardner House

Email

Phone: 814-865-7108
Fax: 814-863-7109

Department Web Page

Research Interests

Home, school, and community partnerships in development and prevention; violence and delinquency; the roles of identity, ethnic identity, and ethnic socialization in child and adolescent development; socio-cultural factors and social capital; protective processes and resilience; experimental social innovation, applied research.

Recent Publications

Smith, E. P. (2007). The role of afterschool settings in positive youth development. Journal of Adolescent Health, 41(3), 219–220.

Simon, T. R., Ikeda, R. M., Smith, E. P.,, Reese, L. E., Rabiner, D. L., Miller-Johnson, S., Winn, D.-M., Dodge, K. A., Asher, S. R., Home, A. M., Orpinas, P., Martin, R., Quinn, W. H., Tolan, P. H., Gorman-Smith, D., Henry, D. B., Gay, F. N., Schoeny, M., Farrell, A. D., Meyer, A. L., Sullivan, T. N., & Allison, K. W., the Multisite Violence Prevention Project. (2008). The Multisite Violence Prevention Project: Impact of a universal school-based violence prevention program on social-cognitive outcomes. Prevention Science, 9(4), 231–244.

Smith, E. P., Richardson, J., & BeLue R. (2009). Homicide and violence among African American youth: From epidemic to endemic? In R. Braithwaite, S. Taylor, & H. Treadwell (Eds.), Health issues in the black community, 3rd ed. (pp. 133-155). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Simon, T. R., Ikeda, R. M., Smith, E. P.,, Reese, L. E., Rabiner, D. L., Miller-Johnson, S., Winn, D.-M., Dodge, K. A., Asher, S. R., Home, A. M., Orpinas, P., Martin, R., Quinn, W. H., Tolan, P. H., Gorman-Smith, D., Henry, D. B., Gay, F. N., Schoeny, M., Farrell, A. D., Meyer, A. L., Sullivan, T. N., & Allison, K. W., the Multisite Violence Prevention Project. (2009). The ecological effects of universal and selective violence prevention programs for middle school students: A randomized trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77(3), 526–542.

Hynes, K., Smith, E. P., & Perkins, D. P. (in press). Piloting a school-based intervention in after-school settings: A case study in science migration. Journal of Children's Services.