College of the Liberal Arts Research Centers

  • United States

Organization profile

Organization profile

 
The College of the Liberal Arts at Penn State is one of the premier institutions in the world to study and work in the liberal arts disciplines. We offer outstanding programs in fields ranging from anthropology (ranked number one nationally) to women's studies, with an impressive variety of other humanities, life, and social science fields to choose from. On campus, we offer forty-seven undergraduate majors and graduate work in twenty-one fields. Online, we offer fifteen bachelor's, master's, and associate degrees. Our strategic plan emphasizes national leadership in research and graduate education and our mission of providing the Liberal Arts Edge to our undergraduates: a fine traditional liberal arts education combined with digital fluency, global awareness, and assistance in making the transition from the classroom to a career.

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    Profiles

    No photo of Elaine P. Arsenault

    Elaine P. Arsenault

    Person: Academic

    20162016
    No photo of Christopher Alan Beem

    Christopher Alan Beem

    Person: Academic

    20072008
    No photo of John David Crum

    John David Crum

    Person: Academic

    No photo of Amira Rose Davis

    Amira Rose Davis

    Person: Academic

    20162016
    No photo of Gary Zajac

    Gary Zajac

    Person: Academic

    19942019

    Research Output

    Friendships, Perceived Popularity, and Adolescent Romantic Relationship Debut

    Savickaitė, R., Dijkstra, J. K., Kreager, D., Ivanova, K. & Veenstra, R., Mar 1 2020, In : Journal of Early Adolescence. 40, 3, p. 377-399 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Charting the hidden City: Collecting prison social network data

    Whichard, C., Schaefer, D. R. & Kreager, D. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Social Networks.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Estimated costs to the Pennsylvania criminal justice system resulting from the opioid crisis

    Zajac, G., Nur, S. A., Kreager, D. A. & Sterner, G., Jul 1 2019, In : The American journal of managed care. 25, 13, p. S250-S255

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Evaluating peer-influence processes in a prison-based therapeutic community: a dynamic network approach

    Kreager, D. A., Schaefer, D. R., Davidson, K. M., Zajac, G., Haynie, D. L. & De Leon, G., Oct 1 2019, In : Drug and alcohol dependence. 203, p. 13-18 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Let's not get tied into knots: a response to Newman, (2018)—Vygotsky, Wittgenstein and sociocultural theory

    Lantolf, J. P. & Xi, J., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour. 49, 3, p. 387-393 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  • On the Emotion–Cognition Dialectic: A Sociocultural Response to Prior

    Lantolf, J. P. & Swain, M., Jun 1 2019, In : Modern Language Journal. 103, 2, p. 528-530 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    1 Scopus citations

    Peer Acceptance and Sexual Behaviors from Adolescence to Young Adulthood

    Wesche, R., Kreager, D. A., Feinberg, M. E. & Lefkowitz, E. S., May 1 2019, In : Journal of youth and adolescence. 48, 5, p. 996-1008 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Social Organization in Prison: A Social Network Analysis of Interpersonal Relationships among Dutch prisoners

    Sentse, M., Kreager, D. A., Bosma, A. Q., Nieuwbeerta, P. & Palmen, H., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Justice Quarterly.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Sources of Social Influence on Adolescents’ Alcohol Use

    Wesche, R., Kreager, D. A. & Lefkowitz, E. S., Dec 1 2019, In : Journal of Research on Adolescence. 29, 4, p. 984-1000 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The Race of Defendants and Victims in Pennsylvania Death Penalty Decisions: 2000–2010

    Ulmer, J. T., Kramer, J. H. & Zajac, G., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Justice Quarterly.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle