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Here is a list of our scholarly writing. Student collaborators are italicized.

Hernández, M. M., Safa, M. D., Kornienko, O., Rogers, A., & Ha., T. (2023). A person-centered analysis of adolescent multicultural socialization niches and academic functioning. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. doi:10.1007/s10964-023-01828-0

Gusman, M. S., Safa, M. D., Grimm, K. J., & Doane, L. D. (2023). Contextualizing bicultural competence across youths’ adaptation from high school to college: Prospective associations with mental health and substance use. Clinical Psychological Science. doi:10.1177/21677026231159667

Safa, M. D., Gusman, M. S., & Doane, L.D. (2022). Bicultural competence and academic adjustment across youth adaptation from high school to their first years in college. Child Development. doi:10.1111/cdev.13810

Safa, M. D., Umaña-Taylor, A., & Fuentes-Martinez, S. (2022). The role of ethnic-racial and national identities on U.S. Latino adolescents’ global identity coherence and adjustment. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/cdp0000535

Safa, M. D., White, R. M. B., & Knight, G. P. (2021). The influence of ethnic-racial identity developmental processes on bicultural competence development. Child Development. 92(6), 1211-1227. doi:10.1111/cdev.13632

Safa, M. D. & Umaña-Taylor, A. J. (2021). Biculturalism and adjustment among U.S. Latinos: A review of four decades of empirical findings. Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 61, 73-127. doi:10.1016/bs.acdb.2021.05.002

Safa, M. D., White, R. M. B., & Knight, G. P. (2020). Family contextual influences on bicultural competence development among U.S. Mexican-origin youths. Developmental Psychology. 56(8), 1596–1609. doi:10.1037/dev0001022

Safa, M. D., White, R. M. B., & Knight, G. P. (2020). A family stress model investigation of bicultural competence among U.S. Mexican-origin youth. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. 27(3), 320–331. doi:10.1037/cdp0000424

Roche, K. M., White, R. M. B., Rivera, M. I., Safa, M. D., Newman, D., & Falusi O. O. (2020). Recent immigration actions and news and the adjustment of U.S. Latino/a adolescents. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. 27(3), 447–459. doi:10.1037/cdp0000330

Safa, M. D., White, R. M. B., Mahrer, N. E., Knight, G. P., Gonzales, N. A., & Pasco M. C. (2019). U.S. Mexican-origin adolescents’ bicultural competence and mental health in context. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 25(2),299-310. doi:10.1037/cdp0000231

Knight, G. P., Safa, M. D., & White, R. M. B. (2018). Advancing the assessment of cultural orientation: A developmental and contextual framework of multiple psychological dimensions and social identities. Development and Psychopathology, 30(5), 1867-1888. doi:10.1017/S095457941800113X

White, R. M. B., Zeiders, K. H., & Safa, M. D. (2018). Neighborhood structural characteristics and Mexican-origin adolescents’ development. Development and Psychopathology, 30(5), 1679-1698. doi:10.1017/S0954579418001177