Roeser-Robert

Robert Roeser

Bennett Pierce Professor of Compassion and Caring, and Professor, HDFS

115 HHD Building
814-863-7005
rwr15@psu.edu

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Biography

Rob is the College's first Bennett Pierce Professor of Caring and Compassion and leader of the Prevention Research Center's empathy awareness and compassion program. Rob also coordinates the center's annual compassion lecture. His interests include contemplative practices (e.g., mindfulness, compassion) in education for staff and students; schools as central cultural contexts for child and adolescent academic and social-emotional development; school reform and professional development; and India, globalization and adolescent development.

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Current Projects

Recent Publications

Cultivating teacher mindfulness: Effects of a randomized controlled trial on work, home, and sleep outcomes

Crain, T. L., Schonert-Reichl, K. A., & Roeser, R. W. (2016, In Press). Cultivating teacher mindfulness: Effects of a randomized controlled trial on work, home, and sleep outcomes. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. http://http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ocp0000043. doi: 19391307

School and community influences on human development

Eccles, J., & Roeser, R. W. (2016). School and community influences on human development. In M. H. Bornstein & M. E. Lamb (Co-Eds.), Developmental psychology: An advanced textbook, 7th ed. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Mindfulness in students' motivation and learning in school

Roeser, R. W. (2016). Mindfulness in students' motivation and learning in school. In K. Wentzel & D. B. Miele (Eds.), Handbook on motivation at school. New York: Taylor & Francis.

Processes of teaching, learning, and transfer in Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) for teachers: A contemplative educational perspective

Roeser, R. W. (2016). Processes of teaching, learning, and transfer in Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) for teachers: A contemplative educational perspective. In K. Schonert-Reichl & R. W. Roeser (Eds.), The handbook of mindfulness in education: Integrating theory and research into practice (pp. 149-170). New York: Springer. http://http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/9781493935062_10. I

rMindfulness in education: Introduction and overview of the handbook

Schonert-Reichl, K. A., & Roeser, R. W. (2016). Mindfulness in education: Introduction and overview of the handbook. In K. Schonert-Reichl & R. W. Roeser (Eds.), Handbook of mindfulness in education: Theory, research, practice, and future directions (pp. 316). New York: Springer. http://http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/9781493935062_1.

roThe handbook of mindfulness in education: Integrating theory and research into practice

Schonert-Reichl, K., & Roeser, R. W. (Co-Eds.) (2016). The handbook of mindfulness in education: Integrating theory and research into practice. New York: Springer.

Examining ways that a mindfulness-based intervention reduces stress in public school teachers: A mixed-methods study

Taylor, C., Harrison, J., Haimovitz, K., Oberle, E., Thomson, K., Schonert-Reichl, K., & Roeser, R. W. (2016). Examining ways that a mindfulness-based intervention reduces stress in public school teachers: A mixed-methods study. Mindfulness, 7(1), 115-129. http://http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s1267101504254.