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Current program: Ph.D., Family Science
M.A., Family Social Science - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
B.S., Human Development and Family Studies - Penn State
Jessie's research focuses on ensuring positive youth outcomes through supportive and involved parenting, as well as parent development and parent engagement with parenting resources and programs. Her current research examines adolescents' and emerging adults' use of communication technology in the family context and its implications for prevention and intervention.
- Rudi, J.H., Walkner, A., & Dworkin, J. (in press). Adolescent-parent communication in a digital world: Differences by family communication patterns. Advance online publication. Youth & Society. doi: 10.1177/0044118X14560334.
- Rudi, J. H., Dworkin, J., Walker, S. K., & Doty, J. L. (2015). Parents’ use of information and communications technology for family communication: Differences by age of children. Information, Communication & Society. 18(1), 78-79.
- Walker, S.K., & Rudi, J. H. (2014). Parenting across the social ecology facilitated by information and communications technology: Implications for research and educational design. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 2(2), 15-32.
- Rudi, J. H., & Dworkin, J. (2014). Youth online media use: Associations with youth demographics, parental monitoring, and parent-child relationships. Journal of Youth Development, 9(1), 59-70.
- Dworkin, J., Connell, J. H., & Doty, J. L. (2013). A literature review of parents' online behaviors. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, 7(2). doi: 10.5817/CP2013-2-2.
- Doty, J., Dworkin, J., & Connell, J. H. (2012). Examining digital differences: Parents' online activities. Family Science Review, 17(2), 18-39.
- Connell, J. H., & Dworkin, J. (2012) College students' information and communication technology (ICT) use with parents. Association of Higher Education Parent/Family Program Professionals (AHEPPP) Journal, 2(2), 2-17.
- Walker, S. K., Dworkin, J., & Connell, J. H. (2011). Variation in parent use of information technology and social media: Does quantity matter? Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 40(2), 106-119.
- Connell, J. H., & Dworkin, J. (October, 2013). Family communication patterns and frequency of communication technology use with parents among emerging adult college students. Paper presented at the 6th Conference on Emerging Adulthood, Chicago, IL.
- Connell, J. H., & Dworkin, J. (October, 2013). Parent-child relationship quality, frequency and method of communication with parents, and parental knowledge among emerging adult college students. Paper presented as part of organized paper symposium at the 6th Emerging Adulthood, Chicago, IL.
- Connell, J. H. (May, 2013). Recruitment and retention of parents into preventive parenting programs: What do we know from previous research, and where do we go from here? Poster presented at the 21st Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. View poster (PDF)
- Doty, J., Connell, J. H., Pinna, K., Hanson, S., & Gewirtz, A. (May, 2013). Differences in usage of an online supplement to an intervention for military parents. Paper presented at the 21st Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
- Walker, S. K., & Connell, J. H. (April, 2013). Parenting functions facilitated by information and communications technology use. Poster presented at the 2013 Society for Research on Child Development Biennial Meeting (SRCD), Seattle, WA.