Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Byers, E. S., O’Sullivan, L. F., & Hughes, K. (2021). Sexual functioning of late adolescents and young adults in relationships: Association with individual characteristics and relationship factors. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, Online First. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14681994.2019.1626982
O’Sullivan, L. F., Hughes K., Talbot, F., & Fuller, R. (2019). Plenty of fish in the ocean: How do traits reflecting resiliency moderate adjustment after experiencing a romantic breakup in emerging adulthood? Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Online First, pp. 1-14. DOI: 10.1007/s10964-019-00985-5
Byers, E. S., Sears, H., & Hughes, K. (2018). Predicting mother-adolescent sexual communication: Use of the integrative model of behavioral prediction. Journal of Family Issues, 39(5), 94-102. DOI: 10.1177/0192513X17698183
Hughes, K., & Coplan, R. J. (2018). Why classroom climate matters for anxious solitary children: A study of differential susceptibility. School Psychology Quarterly, 33(1), 94-102. DOI: 10.1037/spq0000201
Nonoyama-Tarumi, Y., Hughes, K., & Willms, J. D. (2015). The role of family background and school resources on elementary students’ mathematics achievement. Prospects, Journal of Comparative Education, 175(3), 305-324. DOI: 10.1007/s11125-015-9362-1
Hughes, K., Bullock, A., & Coplan, R. J. (2014). A person-centered analysis of teacher-child relationships in early childhood. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 84, 253-267. DOI: 10.1111/bjep.12029
Bosacki, S. L., Coplan, R. J., Rose-Krasnor, L. & Hughes, K. (2011). Elementary school teachers’ reflections on shy children in the classroom. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 57(3), 273-287.
Coplan, R.J., Hughes, K., Bosacki, S. L., & Rose Krasnor, L. (2011). Is silence golden? Elementary school teachers’ strategies and beliefs towards hypothetical shy/quiet and talkative/exuberant children. Journal of Educational Psychology, 103(4), 939-951. DOI: 10.1037/a0024551
Hughes, K. & Coplan, R.J. (2010). Exploring the processes linking shyness and academic achievement in childhood. School Psychology Quarterly, 25, 213-222. DOI: 10.1037/a0022070
Hughes, K. (2016). Child developmental trajectories and time frames. A Curriculum Review Prepared for Bright Beginning s Early Educational Centre.
Hughes, K. (2012). Impact of student engagement on achievement and well-being. A Literature Review Prepared for the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.
Coplan, R. J., Hughes, K., & Rowsell, H. C. (2010). Once upon a time there was a blushful hippo and a meek mouse: A content analysis of shy characters in young children’s storybooks. In K. H. Rubin & R. J. Coplan (Eds.) The Development of Shyness and Social Withdrawal in Childhood and Adolescence (pp. 262-274). New York Guildford.
Maritime Provinces Higher Educational Commission Policy Documents
As a Policy & Research Analyst (2016-2017), I was a lead investigator on the following documents:
Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission (2017). Student Background, Time-to-degree, and Graduate Outcomes. Fredericton, New Brunswick.
Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission (2017). Class of 2014: Profile of First Degree Holders. Fredericton, New Brunswick.
Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission (2017). Class of 2014 Maritime University Graduate’s Employment Profile. Fredericton, New Brunswick.
The Learning Bar Policy Documents
As a Research Analyst (2013-2014), I contributed to the following documents:
The Learning Bar (2014). Bullying & School Safety Report, Tell Them From Me Survey: Alberta Provincial Report. Edmonton, Alberta Ministry of Education.
The Learning Bar (2014) School Engagement Report, Tell Them From Me Survey: Saskatchewan Provincial Report. Regina: Saskatchewan Ministry of Education.
The Learning Bar (2014). School Engagement Report, Tell Them From Me Survey, Alberta Provincial Report. Edmonton: Alberta Ministry of Education.
The Learning Bar (2013). Bullying & School Safety Report, Tell Them From Me Survey: Manitoba Provincial Report. Winnipeg: Manitoba Department of Education & Training.
The Learning Bar (2013). Early Years Evaluation Provincial Report, Saskatchewan Provincial Report. Regina: Saskatchewan Ministry of Education.
The Learning Bar (2013). Early Years Evaluation School Report, Charlottetown: Chances Early Learning Centre.