Refereed Journal Articles – Original Research

Griese, E., McMahon, T., & Kenyon, D. B. (in press). A research experience for American Indian undergraduates: Utilizing an actor-partner interdependence model to examine the student-mentor dyad. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education.

Elliott, A.J., White Hat, E.R., Angal, J., Grey Owl, V., Puumala, S.,Kenyon, D. B., (2016). Fostering Social Determinants of Health Transdisciplinary Research: The Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13, 0024; doi:10.3390/ijerph13010024.

Jensen, J.L., Kenyon, D. B., & Hanson, J.D. (2015). Prevention of alcohol-exposed pregnancies with American Indian youth. Sex Education, doi: 10.1080/14681811.2015.1082070

McMahon, T. R., Hanson, J. D., Griese, E. R., Kenyon, D. B., (2015). Teen pregnancy prevention program recommendations from urban and reservation Northern Plains American Indian community members. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 10(3), 218-241. doi: 10.1080/15546128.2015.1049314. PMID: 26550005.

Secor-Turner, M., Griese, E., Kenyon, D. B., & Randall, B. (2015). Sexual risk behaviors among frontier adolescents: Profiles of Pregnancy Risk and Protection. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 2, 144-153. doi: 10.14485/HBPR.2.2.6.

Hanson, J. D., Griese, E., McMahon, T., Kenyon, D. B., (2014). Understanding gender roles in teen pregnancy prevention among American Indian youth. American Journal of Health Behavior, 38, 807-815. doi: 10.5993/AJHB.38.6.2. PubMed PMID: 25207506; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4206259.

McMahon, T., Kenyon, D. B., & Carter, J. (2013). “My culture, my family, my school, me”: Identifying strengths in the lives and communities of American Indian youth. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 22, 694-706. doi: 10.1007/s10826-012-9623-z.

Harpin, S., Kenyon, D. B., Kools, S., Bearinger, L. H., Ireland, M. (2013). Correlates of Emotional Distress in Out-of-Home Youth. Journal of Child and Adol Psych Nursing, 26, 110-118.

Kenyon, D. B., & Hanson, J. (2012). Incorporating traditional culture into positive youth development programs with American Indian/Alaska Native youth. Special issue of Child Development Perspectives, 6, 272-279.

Kenyon, D. B., Kubik, M. Y., Davey, C., Sirard, J., & Fulkerson, J. A. (2012). Alternative high school students’ physical activity: Role of self-efficacy. American Journal of Health Behavior, 36, 300-310.

Kenyon, D. B., & Carter, J. (2011). Ethnic identity, sense of community, and psychological well-being among Northern Plains American Indian youth. Journal of Community Psychology, 39, 1-9.

Bruening, M., Kubik, M. Y., Kenyon, D. B., Davey, C., & Story, M. (2010). Perceived barriers mediate the association between self-efficacy and fruit and vegetable consumption among students in alternative high schools. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 110, 1542-1546.

Koerner, S. S., Shirai, Y., & Kenyon, D. B. (2010). Socio-contextual circumstances in daily stress reactivity among caregivers for elder relatives. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychology Sciences, 65B, 561-572.

Kenyon, D. B., Sieving, R. E., Jerstad, S. J., Pettingell, S. L., & Skay, C.L. (2010). Individual, interpersonal, and relationship factors predicting hormonal and condom use consistency among adolescent girls. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 24, 241-249.

Kenyon, D. B., & Koerner, S. S. (2009). College student psychological well-being during the transition to college: Examining individuation from parents. College Student Journal, 43, 1145-1160.

Kenyon, D. B., & Koerner, S. S. (2009). Examining emerging adults’ and parents’ expectations about autonomy during the transition to college. Journal of Adolescent Research, 24, 293-320.

Kenyon, D. B., Fulkerson, J. A., & Kaur, H. (2009). Food hiding and weight control behaviors among ethnically-diverse, overweight adolescents: Associations with parental restriction, monitoring, and dissatisfaction with adolescent body shape. Appetite, 52, 266-272.

Shirai, Y., Koerner, S. S., & Kenyon, D. B. (2009). Reaping caregiver feelings of
gain: The roles or socio-emotional support and mastery. Aging and Mental Health, 13,

Koerner, S. S., Kenyon, D. B., & Shirai, Y. (2009). Caregiving for elder relatives: Which caregivers experience personal benefits/gains? Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics,48, 238-245.

Kenyon, D. B., & Koerner, S. S. (2008). Post-divorce maternal disclosure and the father-adolescent relationship: Adolescent emotional autonomy and inter-reactivity as moderators. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 17, 791-808.

Rankin, L. A., & Kenyon, D. B. (2008). Demarcating role transitions as indicators of
adulthood in the 21st century: Who are they? Journal of Adult Development, 15, 87-92.

Kenyon, D. B., Rankin, L. A., Koerner, S. S., & Dennison, R. P. (2007). What makes
an adult? Examining descriptions from adolescents of divorce. Journal of Youth
and Adolescence
, 36, 813-823.

Koerner, S. S., & Kenyon, D. B. (2007). Understanding “good days” and “bad days”:
Emotional and physical reactivity among caregivers for elder relatives. Family Relations,
56, 1-11.

Koerner, S. S., Kenyon, D. B., & Rankin, L. (2006). Growing up faster: Post-divorce catalysts
in the mother-adolescent relationship. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 45, 25-41.

Koerner, S. S., Rankin, L. A., Kenyon, D. B., & Korn, M.E. (2004). Mothers re-partnering
after divorce: Diverging perceptions of mothers and their adolescents. Journal of
Divorce and Remarriage
, 41, 25-38.

Book Chapters

Kenyon, D. B., Kubik, M. Y., & Sieving, R. (2010). Peer influences on adolescent health and behaviors. In Fisher, Alderman, Kreipe, Rosenfeld, (Eds), Textbook of Adolescent Health Care