Mary Lewis

Mary Lewis

Mary B. Eberly Lewis
Associate Professor


Office: 208 Pryale Hall
Phone: 248-370-2314
Email: eberly@oakland.edu
Webpage:

Major Field
Developmental Psychology
Specialization: Adolescent Prosocial and Moral Development

Degrees
B. S. – Michigan State University (1988)
M.S. – The Ohio State University (1991)
Ph.D. – The Ohio State University (1995)

Undergraduate Courses
PSY 321 (PSY 3210) – Child Development
PSY 322 (PSY 3220) – Youth and Adolescence
PSY 401 (PSY 4930) - History of Psychology (capstone)
PSY 425 (PSY 4980) – Seminar in Developmental Psychology: Moral Development

Current Research Interests
1) Investigating the interpersonal and relational correlates of adolescent prosocial behavior, including volunteerism and everyday prosocial behavior
2) The nature and dynamics of parent and adolescent relationships with a particular emphasis on prosocial behavior
3) The development of prosocial morality among adolescents
4) Side interest in attachment and parent separation anxiety from adolescents during the transition to college

Publications & Chapters

Chapter
Eberly Lewis, M. B. (2014). Parents as Recipients of Adolescent Prosocial Behavior. In L. Padilla-Walker & G. Carlo (Eds.) Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach. (pp. 305-326). Oxford University Press: New York, NY.

In progress or under review:

Eberly Lewis, M.B., *Vera-Hughes, M., *Coetzee, T. M. ( under review). Parenting and Adolescent Narcissism: Indirect Links through Need for Positive Approval and Independent Self-Construal.              
Eberly Lewis, M. B. & **Franz, S. (in progress). The Role of Mother-Adolescent Discourse in the Moral Basis of Volunteering.  In L. Padilla-Walker, G. Carlo, & D. Laible (Eds). The Oxford Handbook of Parenting and Moral Development. Oxford University Press.: New York, NY.

Published
Eberly Lewis, M. B., & *Coetzee, T. M. (2015). Dimensionality in adolescent prosocial tendencies: Individual differences in serving others versus serving the self.  Personality and Individual Differences, 82, 1-6. 
Wiggins, R., Follo, E., & Eberly, M. B. (2007). The impact of a field immersion program on pre-service teachers’ attitudes toward teaching in culturally diverse classrooms. Teaching and Teacher Education, 23, 653-663.

Eberly, M. B., Newton, S. E., Wiggins, R. A. (2001). The syllabus as a tool for student-centered learning. Journal of General Education, 50, 56-74. (Refereed)

Hock, E., Eberly, M., Bartle-Haring, S., Ellwanger, P., & Widaman, K. (2001). Separation anxiety in parents of adolescents: Theoretical significance and scale development. Child Development, 72, 284-298. (Refereed)

Eberly, M. B., & Montemayor, R. (1999). Adolescent affection and helpfulness toward parents: A 2-year follow-up. Journal of Early Adolescence, 19, 226-248. (Refereed)

Eberly, M. B. & Montemayor, R. (1999). Chores. In C. Smith (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Parenting. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press/Plenum. (Invited).

Eberly, M. B., & Montemayor, R. (1998). Doing good deeds: An examination of adolescent prosocial bhavior in the context of parent-adolescent relationships. Journal of Adolescent Research, 13, 403-432. (Refereed)

In preparation:

Eberly Lewis, M. B. (in preparation). Adolescent Prosocial Self-Efficacy:  Believing in the Capacity to Help Others

Eberly Lewis, M. B. (in preparation).  Inventory of Adolescent Prosocial Behavior:  The Development of a Behavioral Self-Report.

Eberly Lewis, M. B.  (in preparation). Do as I Say and as I Do:  The Mediational Role of Mothers’ and Fathers’ Prosociality in the Link between Positive Parenting and Adolescent Prosocial Behavior


Recent Conference Presentations

Eberly Lewis, M. (Nov. 2016).  Conversations between Parents and Adolescents about Volunteering. Paper presented at the Brigham Young University Symposium on Family and Human Development:  Parenting and Moral Socialization, Provo, UT.

Franz, S. & Eberly Lewis, M. B. (Nov. 2016).  To intervene or not intervene: Coding parent-adolescent conversations about bullying. Poster presented at the Brigham Young University Symposium on Family and Human Development:  Parenting and Moral Socialization, Provo, UT.

Eberly Lewis, M. B. (March/April, 2016).  Dimensions of parenting: Ways that different types of prosocial behavior matter. Poster presented at the 2016 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Baltimore, MD (refereed).

Fike, K., McClain, D., Eberly Lewis, M. Laible, D. E., Van Norden, C., Pierotti, S., Karahuta, E., Taylor, S., R., Gee, T. L., Carlo, G. (March/April, 2016). Moral Disengagement in Discussions of Bullying Intervention and Mothers’ Morality: Moderation by Warmth and Racial Contact. Poster presented at the 2016 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Baltimore, MD (refereed).

Karahuta, E., Laible, D. J., Eberly Lewis, M. B., Van Norden, C., Pierotti, S., & Carlo, G., (March/April, 2016). Parenting links with adolescent moral disengagement. Poster presented at the 2016 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Baltimore, MD (refereed).

Laible, D. J.,  Eberly Lewis, M. B. Karahuta, E. L., Van Norden, C., Taylor, S. R., Fike, K. J., McClain, D., & Pierotti, S. (March/April, 2016). Adolescent-mother disengagement in conversations about victimization: Links with moral development.  In M. B. Eberly-Lewis (Chair), The importance of mother-adolescent discourse in the development of adolescent morality.  Symposium conducted at the 2016 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Baltimore, MD (refereed).

Pierotti, S., Laible, D. J., Eberly Lewis, M. B., Van Norden, C., Karahuta, E. L., Carlo, G. (March/April, 2016). Poster presented at the 2016 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Baltimore, MD (refereed).

Taylor, S., R., Gee, T. L., Eberly Lewis, M. Laible, D. E., McClain, D., Fike, K., Karahuta, E., Pierotti, S., Van Norden, C., Carlo, G. (March/April, 2016). Reporters, rescuers, defenders or superheros: Analysis of mother-adolescent discourse on bullying intervention. Poster presented at the 2016 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Baltimore, MD (refereed).

Van Norden, C., Laible, D. J., Eberly Lewis, M. B., Karahuta, E. L., Carlo, G. (March/April, 2016). Effortful and inhibitory control predicting different types of moral reasoning in adolescences. Poster presented at the 2016 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Baltimore, MD (refereed).

Eberly Lewis, M. B. (March 2015). Positive Parenting and Adolescents’ Prosocial Behavior Toward Mothers, Fathers, and Strangers: Mediation Though Prosocial Efficacy . In R. Smith (Chair, Organizer) Close Relationships with Parents and Friends as Contexts for the Development of Empathy and Prosocial Behavior in Adolescence.  Paper presented as part of a symposium at the biennial meeting of the 2015 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development. Philadelphia, PA (refereed).

Eberly Lewis, M. B., Fike*, K., McClain*, D., Davis*, T.,  Taylor*, S. R., Laible, D. E., & Carlo, G., (March 2015). Mothers and Adolescents Discussions of Volunteering: Moral and Self Justification for Engagement.  Poster presented at the 2015 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development. Philadelphia, PA (refereed).

Karahuta, E., Pierotti, S. Laible, D. E., Eberly Lewis, M., Carlo, G., & Froimson, J. (March, 2015).   Mothers’ Moral Identity and Moral Regard: Links with Adolescent Perspective Taking, Empathy, and Guilt. Poster presented at the 2015 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development. Philadelphia, PA (refereed).

Karahuta, E., Laible, D. E., Pierotti, S., Eberly Lewis, M., Carlo, G., & Froimson, J. (March, 2015). Mothers and Adolescents use Greater Moral Reasoning when Discussing Ingroup Victims. Poster presented at the 2015 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development. Philadelphia, PA (refereed).

Laible, D., Karahuta, E., Pierotti, S., Eberly Lewis, M., Carlo, G., & Froimson, J., (March, 2015).  The quality of mother-child moral discussions: Links with temperament, maternal personality, and adolescent moral outcomes. Poster presented at the 2015 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development. Philadelphia, PA (refereed).

Pierotti, S., Laible, D. E., Conejo-Bolanos, L., Karahuta, E., Carlo, G., Eberly Lewis, M., &  Froimson, J. (March 2015).  Moral Predictors of Adolescent Prosocial Behavior toward Ingroup and Outgroup Members. Poster presented at the 2015 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development. Philadelphia, PA (refereed).

Vera-Hughes*, M., & Eberly Lewis, M. (March 2015).  Adolescent Pretentious, Peer-Oriented, and Individualistic Dispositions: Differences in Self-Regulation, Affectivity, and Parenting.  Poster presented at the 2015 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development. Philadelphia, PA (refereed).