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Professor and Chair
Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, Fordham University, 1989
M.A., Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1984
My current research is focused on attachment, spirituality and empathy.
Treboux, D. & Busch-Rossnagel, N. A. (1990). Social network influences on adolescent sexual attitudes and behaviors. Journal of Adolescent Research, 5,175-189..
Treboux, D. A., & Busch-Rossnagel, N. A. (1995). Age differences in social network influences on the sexual attitudes and behavior of female adolescents. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 5, 469-487.
Crowell, J. A., & Treboux, D. (1995). A review of adult attachment measures: Implications for theory and research. Social Development, 4, 294-327.
Owens, G., Crowell, J. A., Pan, H. S., Treboux, D., O'Connor.,& Waters, E. (1996). The prototype hypothesis and the origins of attachment working models: Parent-child relationships and adult-adult romantic relationships. In E. Waters, B. Vaughn, G. Posada, & K. Kondo-Ikemura (Eds.).Constructs, cultures and caregiving: New points in attachment theory and research.
Crowell, J. A., Waters, E., Treboux, D., O'Connor, E., Colon-Downs, C., Feider, O., Golby, B., & Posada, G. (1996). Discriminant validity of the Adult Attachment Interview. Child Development, 67, 2584-2599.
Crowell, J.A., Treboux, D., & Waters, E. (1999). The Adult Attachment Interview and the Relationship Questionnaire: Relations to reports of mothers and partners. PersonalRelationships, 6, 1-18.
Chase, K., Treboux, D., O’Leary, K.D. & Strassberg, Z. (1998). Specificity of dating aggression and its justification among high-risk adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 26, 467-473.
Strassberg, Z. & Treboux, D. (2000).Interpretations of child emotion expressions and coercive parenting practices among adolescent mothers. Social Development, 9, 80-95.
Waters, E., Merrick, S., Treboux, D., Crowell, J., & Albersheim, L. (2000). Attachment security in infancy and early adulthood: A 20-year longitudinal study. Child Development, 71, 864-689.
Crowell, J. & Treboux, D. (2001).Attachment security in adult partnerships. In C. Clulow (Ed.), Adult Attachment and Couples’ Work: Applying the ‘Secure Base’ Concept in Research and Practice (pp.28-42), London: Tavistock Marital Studies Institute.
Heyman, R. E., Chaudry, B. R., Treboux, D., Crowell, J., Lord, C., Vivian, D., & Waters, E. (2001). How much observational data is enough? An empirical test using marital interaction coding. Behavior Therapy, 32, 107-123.
Abbott, G. S. & Treboux, D. (2001). Adolescent sexuality.In N.J. Smelser& P.B. Baltes (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. New York: Elsevier Science.
Chase, K.A., Treboux, D. & O’Leary (2002). Characteristics of high-risk adolescents’ dating violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 17, 33-49
Crowell, J.A.,Treboux, D., & Waters, E. (2001). Stability of attachment representations: The transition to marriage. Developmental Psychology, 38, 467-479
Crowell, J.A, Treboux, D., Gao, Y., Fyffe, C., Pan, H., & Waters E. (2002). Assessing secure base behavior in adulthood: Development of a measure, links to adult attachment representations, and relations to couples’ communication and reports of relationships. Developmental Psychology, 38, 1-15.
Waters.E., Crowell, J.A., Elliott, M., Concran, D., & Treboux,D. (2003). Bowlby’s secure base theory and the social/personality psychology of attachment styles: Work(s) in progress. Attachment and Human Development, 230-242.
Treboux, D., Crowell, J. A. & Waters, E. (2004).When “New” meets “Old”: Configurations of adult attachment representations and their implications for marital functioning. Developmental Psychology, 40, 295-314.
Crowell, J. A., Treboux, D., & Brockmeyer, S. (2009). Parental divorce and adult children’s attachment representations and marital status. Attachment and Human Development, 11, 87-101.
Treboux, D., Buckingham, M. H., Ginnetty, P & Petriano, T. Spirituality, Religiosity and Mindfulness: Contributions to Empathy and Volunteering (Manuscript in preparation)