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Research Interests

Coping strategies of low-income African-American families and children in inner-city neighborhoods; organized youth programs and youth development; health practices among inner-city African American families.

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, Ph.D., The University of Chicago

… → 1985

Sociology, M.A., The University of Chicago

… → 1978

Sociology/Anthropology, B.S., Bradley University

… → 1975

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Research Output

An investigation of the perspectives of low-income Latina mothers with preschoolers transitioning to kindergarten

Coba-Rodriguez, S. & Jarrett, R. L., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Early Childhood Literacy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The Home-based Involvement Experiences of Low-income Latino Families with Preschoolers Transitioning to Kindergarten: Qualitative Findings

    Coba-Rodriguez, S., Cambray-Engstrom, E. & Jarrett, R. L., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Child and Family Studies.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • “If You Have a Kid That’s Ready to Learn:” the Kindergarten Transition Experiences of Urban, Low-Income, African-American Preschoolers

    Jarrett, R. L. & Coba-Rodriguez, S., Apr 16 2019, In : Journal of Poverty. 23, 3, p. 229-252 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Activities

    • 3 Editorial activity
    • 3 Oral presentation

    Journal of Research on Adolescence (Journal)

    Robin L Jarrett (Editorial board member)

    20022005

    Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

    "We all about education": African-American mothers' involvement in kindergarten

    Sarai Coba-Rodriguez (Speaker), & Robin L Jarrett (Speaker)

    Nov 2016

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

    Journal of Adolescent Research (Journal)

    Robin L Jarrett (Associate Editor)

    2014 → …

    Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

    "So we kind of tag team..." African American extended kin and child literacy development

    Sarai Coba-Rodriguez (Speaker), & Robin L Jarrett (Speaker)

    Nov 2015

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

    The sky is the limit: Maternal strategies to promote school readiness

    Danielle M. Perry (Speaker), & Robin L Jarrett (Speaker)

    Apr 2016

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation