Publications

2021

Heinze, J. E., Hsieh, H.-F., Thulin, E., Howe, K., Miller, A. L., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2021). Adolescent Exposure to Violence and Intimate-Partner Violence Mediated by Mental Distress. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2020.101215
Hsieh, H.-F., Mistry, R., Lee, D. B., Scott, B. A., Eisman, A. B., Heinze, J. E., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2021). The Longitudinal Association Between Exposure to Violence and Patterns of Health Risk Behaviors Among African American Youth. American Journal of Health Promotion: AJHP, 35(6), 794–802. https://doi.org/10.1177/0890117121995776

2020

Anderson, R. E., Lee, D. B., Hope, M. O., Nisbeth, K., Bess, K., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2020). Disrupting the Behavioral Health Consequences of Racial Discrimination: A Longitudinal Investigation of Racial Identity Profiles and Alcohol-Related Problems. Health Education & Behavior: The Official Publication of the Society for Public Health Education, 47(5), 706–717. https://doi.org/10.1177/1090198120923268
Hsieh, H.-F., Heinze, J. E., Caruso, E., Scott, B. A., West, B. T., Mistry, R., Eisman, A. B., Assari, S., Buu, A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2020). The Protective Effects of Social Support on Hypertension Among African American Adolescents Exposed to Violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 886260520969390. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260520969390
Lee, D. B., Anderson, R. E., Hope, M. O., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2020). Racial discrimination trajectories predicting psychological well-being: From emerging adulthood to adulthood. Developmental Psychology, 56(7), 1413–1423. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000938
Lee, D. B., Hsieh, H.-F., Stoddard, S. A., Heinze, J. E., Carter, P. M., Goldstick, J. E., Cunningham, M. C., Cunningham, R. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2020). Longitudinal pathway from violence exposure to firearm carriage among adolescents: The role of future expectation. Journal of Adolescence, 81, 101–113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2020.03.009
Thulin, E. J., Heinze, J. E., Kusunoki, Y., Hsieh, H.-F., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2020). Perceived Neighborhood Characteristics and Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence: A Multilevel Analysis. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 886260520906183. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260520906183

2019

Hope, M. O., Lee, D. B., Hsieh, H.-F., Hurd, N. M., Sparks, H. L., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2019). Violence Exposure and Sexual Risk Behaviors for African American Adolescent Girls: The Protective Role of Natural Mentorship and Organizational Religious Involvement. American Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12341
Hope, M. O., Lee, D. B., Hsieh, H.-F., Hurd, N. M., Sparks, H. L., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2019). Violence Exposure and Sexual Risk Behaviors for African American Adolescent Girls: The Protective Role of Natural Mentorship and Organizational Religious Involvement. American Journal of Community Psychology, 64(1–2), 241–254. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12341
Lee, D. B., Assari, S., Miller, A. L., Hsieh, H.-F., Heinze, J. E., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2019). Positive Parenting Moderates the Effect of Socioeconomic Status on Executive Functioning: A Three-Generation Approach. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 28(7), 1878–1885. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-019-01411-x

2018

Assari, S., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2018). Family Structure and Subsequent Anxiety Symptoms; Minorities’ Diminished Return. Brain Sciences, 8(6), 97. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci8060097
Cordova, D., Heinze, J., Hsieh, H.-F., Mistry, R., Salas-Wright, C. P., Cook, S. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2018). Are trajectories of psychosocial risk in adolescence linked to HIV vulnerability in emerging and young adulthood? an eighteen-year longitudinal study. AIDS (London, England), 32(4), 495–503. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000001717
Eisman, A. B., Lee, D. B., Hsieh, H.-F., Stoddard, S. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2018). More Than Just Keeping Busy: The Protective Effects of Organized Activity Participation on Violence and Substance Use Among Urban Youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 47(10), 2231–2242. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-018-0868-8
Goldstick, J. E., Heinze, J., Ngo, Q., Hsieh, H.-F., Walton, M. A., Cunningham, R. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2018). Perceived Peer Behavior and Parental Support as Correlates of Marijuana Use: The Role of Age and Gender. Substance Use & Misuse, 53(3), 521–531. https://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2017.1342660
Heinze, J. E., Cook, S. H., Wood, E. P., Dumadag, A. C., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2018). Friendship Attachment Style Moderates the Effect of Adolescent Exposure to Violence on Emerging Adult Depression and Anxiety Trajectories. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 47(1), 177–193. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-017-0729-x
Lee, D. B., Heinze, J. E., Neblett, E. W., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2018). Trajectories of Racial Discrimination That Predict Problematic Alcohol Use Among African American Emerging Adults. Emerging Adulthood, 6(5), 347–357. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167696817739022
Lee, D. B., Peckins, M. K., Miller, A. L., Hope, M. O., Neblett, E. W., Assari, S., Muñoz-Velázquez, J., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2018). Pathways from racial discrimination to cortisol/DHEA imbalance: protective role of religious involvement. Ethnicity & Health, 1–18. https://doi.org/10.1080/13557858.2018.1520815
Lee, D. B., Eisman, A. B., Stoddard, S. A., Peckins, M. K., Goldstick, J. E., Hsieh, H.-F., Muñoz-Velázquez, J., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2018). Racial discrimination and cortisol in African American emerging adults: The role of neighborhood racial composition. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 24(4), 521–529. https://doi.org/10.1037/cdp0000217
Lee, D. B., Hope, M. O., Heinze, J. E., Cunningham, M., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2018). Psychological pathway from racial discrimination to the physical consequences of alcohol consumption: Religious coping as a protective factor. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 0(0), 1–23. https://doi.org/10.1080/15332640.2018.1540956
Moore, S. S., Schmidt, C. J., Heinze, J. E., Diemer, M. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2018). College Status and Trajectories of Perceived Leadership Ability Among Emerging Adults. Emerging Adulthood, 2167696818786407. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167696818786407
Schmidt, C. J., Zimmerman, M. A., & Stoddard, S. A. (2018). A Longitudinal Analysis of the Indirect Effect of Violence Exposure on Future Orientation Through Perceived Stress and the Buffering Effect of Family Participation. American Journal of Community Psychology, 62(1–2), 62–74. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12254
Varela, J., Zimmerman, M., Ryan, A., Stoddard, S., & Heinze, J. (2018). School Attachment and Violent Attitudes Preventing Future Violent Behavior Among Youth. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 088626051880031. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260518800314

2017

Assari, S., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2017). Depressive Symptoms During Adolescence Predict Adulthood Obesity Among Black Females. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-017-0422-5
Assari, S., Moazen-Zadeh, E., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2017). Racial Discrimination during Adolescence Predicts Mental Health Deterioration in Adulthood: Gender Differences among Blacks. Frontiers in Public Health, 5, 104. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2017.00104
Eisman, A. B., Stoddard, S. A., Bauermeister, J. A., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2017). Trajectories of Organized Activity Participation Among Urban Adolescents: Associations with Young Adult Outcomes. Journal of Community Psychology, 45(4), 513–527. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.21863
Heinze, J. E., Stoddard, S. A., Aiyer, S. M., Eisman, A. B., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2017). Exposure to violence during adolescence as a predictor of perceived stress trajectories in emerging adulthood. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 49, 31–38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2017.01.005
Hsieh, H.-F., Heinze, J. E., Lang, I., Mistry, R., Buu, A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2017). Violence Victimization, Social Support, and Papanicolaou Smear Outcomes: A Longitudinal Study from Adolescence to Young Adulthood. Journal of Women’s Health (2002). https://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2016.5799
Yin, X.-Q., Wang, L.-H., Zhang, G.-D., Liang, X.-B., Li, J., Zimmerman, M. A., & Wang, J.-L. (2017). The promotive effects of peer support and active coping on the relationship between bullying victimization and depression among chinese boarding students. Psychiatry Research, 256, 59–65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2017.06.037

2016

Assari, S., Moghani Lankarani, M., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2016). Fear of Neighborhood Violence During Adolescence Predicts Development of Obesity a Decade Later: Gender Differences Among African Americans. Archives of Trauma Research, 5(2), e31475. https://doi.org/10.5812/atr.31475
Cook, S. H., Heinze, J. E., Miller, A. L., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2016). Transitions in Friendship Attachment During Adolescence are Associated With Developmental Trajectories of Depression Through Adulthood. The Journal of Adolescent Health: Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 58(3), 260–266. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.10.252
Córdova, D., Heinze, J. E., Mistry, R., Salas-Wright, C. P., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2016). Ecodevelopmental Trajectories of Family Functioning: Links With HIV/STI Risk Behaviors and STI Among Black Adolescents. Developmental Psychology, 52(7), 1115–1127. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000136
Eisman, A. B., Stoddard, S. A., Bauermeister, J. A., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2016). Trajectories of Organized Activity Participation Among Urban Adolescents: An Analysis of Predisposing Factors. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45(1), 225–238. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-015-0267-3
Pisarska, A., Eisman, A., Ostaszewski, K., & Zimmerman, M. (2016). Alcohol and Cigarette Use Among Warsaw Adolescents: Factors Associated With Risk and Resilience. Substance Use & Misuse, 51(10), 1283–1296. https://doi.org/10.3109/10826084.2016.1168442

2015

Assari, S., Moghani Lankarani, M., Malekahmadi, M. R., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). Baseline religion involvement predicts subsequent salivary cortisol levels among male but not female Black youth. International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 13(4). https://doi.org/10.5812/ijem.31790
Assari, S., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). Low parental support in late adolescence predicts obesity in young adulthood; Gender differences in a 12-year cohort of African Americans. Journal of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders, 14, 47. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40200-015-0176-8
Assari, S., Moghani Lankarani, M., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. (2015). Anxiety Symptoms During Adolescence Predicts Salivary Cortisol in Early Adulthood Among Blacks; Sex differences. International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 13(4), e18041. https://doi.org/10.5812/ijem.18041
Assari, S., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). Perceived Neighborhood Safety During Adolescence Predicts Subsequent Deterioration of Subjective Health Two Decades Later; Gender Differences in a Racially-Diverse Sample. International Journal of Preventive Medicine, 6(1), 117. https://doi.org/10.4103/2008-7802.170431
Assari, S., Smith, J. R., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). Gender Differences in Longitudinal Links between Neighborhood Fear, Parental Support, and Depression among African American Emerging Adults. Societies, 5(1), 151–170. https://doi.org/10.3390/soc5010151
Buu, A., Dabrowska, A., Heinze, J. E., Hsieh, H.-F., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). Gender differences in the developmental trajectories of multiple substance use and the effect of nicotine and marijuana use on heavy drinking in a high-risk sample. Addictive Behaviors, 50, 6–12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.06.015
Eisman, A. B., Stoddard, S. A., Heinze, J., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). Depressive symptoms, social support, and violence exposure among urban youth: A longitudinal study of resilience. Developmental Psychology, 51(9), 1307–1316. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0039501
Hsieh, H.-F., Heinze, J. E., Aiyer, S. M., Stoddard, S. A., Wang, J.-L., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). Cross-domain influences on youth risky driving behaviors: A developmental cascade analysis. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 38, 11–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2015.03.002
Mistry, R., Heinze, J. E., Cordova, D., Hsieh, H. F., Goldstick, J. E., Aiyer, S. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). Transitions in Current Substance Use from Adolescence to Early-Adulthood. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44(10), 1871–1883. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-015-0309-x
Stoddard, S. A., Heinze, J. E., Choe, D. E., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). Predicting violent behavior: The role of violence exposure and future educational aspirations during adolescence. Journal of Adolescence, 44, 191–203. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2015.07.017
Wang, J.-L., Zhang, D.-J., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). Reslience Theory and its implications for Chinese adolescents. Psychological Reports. https://doi.org/10.2466/16.17.PR0.117c21z8

2014

Aiyer, S. M., Heinze, J. E., Miller, A. L., Stoddard, S. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2014). Exposure to Violence Predicting Cortisol Response During Adolescence and Early Adulthood: Understanding Moderating Factors. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43(7), 1066–1079. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-014-0097-8
Assari, S., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2014). Sex differences in the association between testosterone and violent behaviors. Trauma Monthly, 19(3), e18040. https://doi.org/10.5812/traumamon.18040
Choe, D. E., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2014). Transactional Process of African American adolescents’ family conflict and violent behavior. Journal of Research on Adolescence: The Official Journal of the Society for Research on Adolescence, 24(4), 591–597. https://doi.org/10.1111/jora.12056
Choe, D. E., Stoddard, S. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2014). Developmental trajectories of African American adolescents’ family conflict: differences in mental health problems in young adulthood. Dev Psychol, 50(4), 1226–1232. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0035199
Cordova, D., Heinze, J., Mistry, R., Hsieh, H.-F., Stoddard, S., Salas-Wright, C. P., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2014). Family functioning and parent support trajectories and substance use and misuse among minority urban adolescents: a latent class growth analysis. Substance Use & Misuse, 49(14), 1908–1919. https://doi.org/10.3109/10826084.2014.935792
Dziak, J. J., Li, R., Zimmerman, M. A., & Buu, A. (2014). Time-varying effect models for ordinal responses with applications in substance abuse research. Statistics in Medicine, 33(29), 5126–5137. https://doi.org/10.1002/sim.6303
Hsieh, H. F., Zimmerman, M. A., Xue, Y., Bauermeister, J. A., Caldwell, C. H., Wang, Z., & Hou, Y. (2014). Stress, active coping, and problem behaviors among Chinese adolescents. Am J Orthopsychiatry, 84(4), 364–376. https://doi.org/10.1037/h0099845
Hurd, N. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2014). An analysis of natural mentoring relationship profiles and associations with mentees’ mental health: considering links via support from important others. Am J Community Psychol, 53(1–2), 25–36. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-013-9598-y
Hurd, N. M., Varner, F. A., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2014). Does perceived racial discrimination predict changes in psychological distress and substance use over time? An examination among Black emerging adults. Dev Psychol, 50(7), 1910–1918. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0036438
Hurd, N. M., Stoddard, S. A., Bauermeister, J. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2014). Natural mentors, mental health, and substance use: Exploring pathways via coping and purpose. The American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 84(2), 190–200. https://doi.org/10.1037/h0099361

2013

Brenner, A. B., Zimmerman, M. A., Bauermeister, J. A., & Caldwell, C. H. (2013). Neighborhood context and perceptions of stress over time: An ecological model of neighborhood stressors and intrapersonal and interpersonal resources. Am J Community Psychol, 51(3–4), 544–556. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-013-9571-9
Hurd, N. M., Sellers, R. M., Cogburn, C. D., Butler-Barnes, S. T., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2013). Racial identity and depressive symptoms among Black emerging adults: The moderating effects of neighborhood racial composition. Dev Psychol, 49(5), 938–950. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0028826
Hurd, N. M., Stoddard, S. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2013). Neighborhoods, social support, and African American adolescents’ mental health outcomes: a multilevel path analysis. Child Dev, 84(3), 858–874. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.12018

2012

Brenner, A. B., Zimmerman, M. A., Bauermeister, J. A., & Caldwell, C. H. (2012). The physiological expression of living in disadvantaged neighborhoods for youth. J Youth Adolesc, 42(6), 792–806. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-012-9838-8
Choe, D. E., Zimmerman, M. A., & Devnarain, B. (2012). Youth violence in South Africa: exposure, attitudes, and resilience in Zulu adolescents. Violence Vict, 27(2), 166–181.
Estrada-Martinez, L. M., Caldwell, C. H., Bauermeister, J. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2012). Stressors in multiple life-domains and the risk for externalizing and internalizing behaviors among african americans during emerging adulthood. J Youth Adolesc, 41(12), 1600–1612. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-012-9778-3
Hurd, N. M., Sanchez, B., Zimmerman, M. A., & Caldwell, C. H. (2012). Natural mentors, racial identity, and educational attainment among African American adolescents: exploring pathways to success. Child Dev, 83(4), 1196–1212. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8624.2012.01769.x
Pingel, E. S., Bauermeister, J. A., Elkington, K. S., Fergus, S., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2012). Condom Use Trajectories in Adolescence and the Transition to Adulthood: The Role of Mother and Father Support. J Res Adolesc, 22(2), 350–366. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-7795.2011.00775.x
Stoddard, S. A., Zimmerman, M. A., & Bauermeister, J. A. (2012). A Longitudinal Analysis of Cumulative Risks, Cumulative Promotive Factors, and Adolescent Violent Behavior. J Res Adolesc, 22(3), 542–555. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-7795.2012.00786.x

2011

Barnett, T. E., Rowley, S., Zimmerman, M. A., Vansadia, P., & Caldwell, C. (2011). A longitudinal study of household change on African American adolescents. Journal of Community Psychology, 39(3), 303–315. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.20434
Bauermeister, J. A., Zimmerman, M. A., & Caldwell, C. H. (2011). Neighborhood disadvantage and changes in condom use among African American adolescents. J Urban Health, 88(1), 66–83. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11524-010-9506-9
Brenner, A. B., Bauermeister, J. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2011). Neighborhood variation in adolescent alcohol use: examination of socioecological and social disorganization theories. J Stud Alcohol Drugs, 72(4), 651–659.
Butler-Barnes, S. T., Chavous, T. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2011). Exposure to Violence and Achievement Motivation Beliefs: Moderating Roles of Cultural-Ecological Factors. Race and Social Problems, 3(2), 17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12552-011-9044-4
Hurd, N. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2011). Natural Mentoring Relationships among Adolescent Mothers: A Study of Resilience. J Res Adolesc, 20(3), 789–809. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-7795.2010.00660.x
Hurd, N., Zimmerman, M. A., & Reischl, T. M. (2011). Role Model Behavior and Youth Violence: A Study of Positive and Negative Effects. Journal of Early Adolescence, 31(2), 323–354. http://jea.sagepub.com/content/31/2/323
Johns, M. M., Bauermeister, J. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2011). Individual and Neighborhood Correlates of HIV testing among african american youth transitioning from adolescence into young adulthood. AIDS Educ Prev, 22(6), 509–522. https://doi.org/10.1521/aeap.2010.22.6.509
Stoddard, S. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2011). Association of interpersonal violence with self-reported history of head injury. Pediatrics, 127(6), 1074–1079. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2010-2453
Stoddard, S. A., Zimmerman, M. A., & Bauermeister, J. A. (2011). Thinking about the future as a way to succeed in the present: a longitudinal study of future orientation and violent behaviors among African American youth. Am J Community Psychol, 48(3–4), 238–246. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-010-9383-0

2010

Bauermeister, J. A., Zimmerman, M. A., Caldwell, C. H., Xue, Y., & Gee, G. C. (2010). What predicts sex partners’ age differences among African American youth? A longitudinal study from adolescence to young adulthood. Journal of Sex Research, 47(4), 330–344. https://doi.org/10.1080/00224490903015850
Elkington, K. S., Bauermeister, J. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2010). Do parents and peers matter? A prospective socio-ecological examination of substance use and sexual risk among African American youth. J Adolesc, 34(5), 1035–1047. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2010.11.004
Elkington, K. S., Bauermeister, J. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2010). Psychological distress, substance use, and HIV/STI risk behaviors among youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39(5), 514–527. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77951094269&partnerID=40&md5=d9cd5e18cd58824f7291fba8fd17cfe5
Hurd, N., & Zimmerman, M. (2010). Natural mentors, mental health, and risk behaviors: A longitudinal analysis of African American adolescents transitioning into adulthood. American Journal of Community Psychology, 46(1–2), 36–48. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-010-9325-x

2009

Bauermeister, J. A., Zimmerman, M. A., Xue, Y., Gee, G. C., & Caldwell, C. H. (2009). Working, sex partner age differences, and sexual behavior among African American youth. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 38(5), 802–813.
Bauermeister, J. A., Zimmerman, M. A., Gee, G. C., Caldwell, C., & Xue, Y. (2009). Work and Sexual Trajectories Among African American Youth. Journal of Sex Research, 46(1), 1–11.
Hurd, N. M., Zimmerman, M. A., & Xue, Y. (2009). Negative adult influences and the protective effects of role models: A study with urban adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 38(6), 777–789.
Xue, Y., Zimmerman, M. A., & Cunningham, R. (2009). Relationship between alcohol use and violent behavior among urban African American youths from adolescence to emerging adulthood: a longitudinal study. American Journal of Public Health, 99(11), 2041–2048.

2008

Repetto, P. B., Zimmerman, M. A., & Caldwell, C. H. (2008). A Longitudinal Study of Depressive Symptoms and Marijuana Use in a Sample of Inner-City African Americans. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 18(3), 421–447. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-7795.2008.00566.x

2007

Bauermeister, J. A., Zimmerman, M. A., Barnett, T. E., & Caldwell, C. H. (2007). Working in high school and adaptation in the transition to young adulthood among African American youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 36(7), 877–890. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=psyh&AN=2008-01926-003&site=ehost-live
Fergus, S., Zimmerman, M. A., & Caldwell, C. H. (2007). Growth trajectories of sexual risk behavior in adolescence and young adulthood. American Journal of Public Health, 97(6), 1096–1101.
Xue, Y., Zimmerman, M. A., & Caldwell, C. H. (2007). Neighborhood residence and urban youth’s cigarette smoking: The protective role of prosocial activities. American Journal of Public Health, 97(10), 1865–1872.

2006

Ostaszewski, K., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2006). The effects of cumulative risks and promotive factors on Urban adolescent alcohol and other drug use: A longitudinal study of resiliency. American Journal of Community Psychology, 38(3), 237–249. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=psyh&AN=2006-23612-011&site=ehost-live

2005

Fergus, S., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2005). Adolescent Resilience: A Framework for Understanding Healthy Development in the Face of Risk. Annual Review of Public Health, 26, 399–419.
Fergus, S., Zimmerman, M. A., & Caldwell, C. H. (2005). Psychosocial Correlates of Smoking Trajectories Among Urban African American Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Research, 20(4), 423–452.
Repetto, P. B., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2005). A Longitudinal Study of the Relationship Between Depressive Symptoms and Cigarette Use Among African American Adolescents. Health Psychology, 24(2), 209–219. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=psyh&AN=2005-02260-010&site=ehost-live
Zimmerman, M. A., Bingenheimer, J. B., & Behrendt, D. E. (2005). Natural Mentoring Relationships. In D. L. DuBois, M. J. Karcher, D. L. (Ed) DuBois, & M. J. (Ed) Karcher (Eds.), Handbook of Youth Mentoring (2005-09468-010; pp. 143–157). Sage Publications Ltd.

2004

Caldwell, C. H., Kohn-Wood, L. P., Schmeelk-Cone, K. H., Chavous, T. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2004). Racial discrimination and racial identity as risk or protective factors for violent behaviors in African American young adults. American Journal of Community Psychology, 33(1–2), 91–105.
Caldwell, C. H., Sellers, R. M., Bernat, D. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2004). Racial identity, parental support and alcohol use in a sample of academically at-risk African American high school students. American Journal of Community Psychology, 34(1–2), 71–82.
Repetto, P. B., Caldwell, C. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2004). Trajectories of depressive symptoms among high risk African-American adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 35(6), 468–477.
Repetto, P. B., Zimmerman, M. A., & Caldwell, C. H. (2004). A longitudinal study of the relationship between depressive symptoms and alcohol use in a sample of inner-city black youth. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 65(2), 169–178.
Steinman, K. J., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2004). Religious activity and risk behavior among African American adolescents: concurrent and developmental effects. American Journal of Community Psychology, 33(3–4), 151–161.

2003

Bryant, A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2003). Role Models and Psychosocial Outcomes Among African American Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Research, 18(1), 36–67.
Caldwell, C. H., Chavous, T. M., Barnett, T. E., Kohn-Wood, L. P., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2003). Social determinants of experiences with violence among adolescents: Unpacking the role of race in violence. Phylon, 50, 87–113.
Chavous, T. M., Bernat, D. H., Schmeelk-Cone, K. H., Caldwell, C. H., Kohn-Wood, L. P., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2003). Racial identity and academic attainment among African American adolescents. Child Development, 74(4), 1076–1090.
Schmeelk-Cone, K. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2003). A Longitudinal Analysis of Stress in African American Youth: Predictors and Outcomes of Stress Trajectories. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 32(6), 419–430. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1025934301468
Schmeelk-Cone, K. H., Zimmerman, M. A., & Abelson, J. L. (2003). The buffering effects of active coping on the relationship between SES and cortisol among African American young adults. Behavioral Medicine, 29(2), 85–94.
Sellers, R. M., Caldwell, C. H., Schmeelk-Cone, K. H., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2003). Racial identity, racial discrimination, perceived stress, and psychological distress among African American young adults. Journal of Health & Social Behavior, 44(3), 302–317.
Steinman, K. J., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2003). Episodic and persistent gun-carrying among urban African-American adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 32(5), 356–364.
Zimmerman, M. A., & Schmeelk-Cone, K. H. (2003). A longitudinal analysis of adolescent substance use and school motivation among African American youth. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 13(2), 185–210. http://www.blackwellpublishing.com; http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=psyh&an=2003-03829-003

2002

Bryant, A. L., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2002). Examining the effects of academic beliefs and behaviors on changes in substance use among urban adolescents. Journal of Educational Psychology, 94(3), 621–637. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-0663.94.3.621
Caldwell, C. H., Zimmerman, M. A., Bernat, D. H., Sellers, R. M., & Notaro, P. C. (2002). Racial identity, maternal support, and psychological distress among African American adolescents. Child Development, 73(4), 1322–1336.
Miller, A. L., Notaro, P. C., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2002). Stability and Change in Internal Working Models of Friendship: Associations with Multiple Domains of Urban Adolescent Functioning. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 19(2), 233–259. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407502192004
Ramirez-Valles, J., Zimmerman, M. A., & Juarez, L. (2002). Gender Differences of Neighborhood and Social Control Processes A Study of the Timing of First Intercourse among Low-achieving, Urban, African American Youth. Youth & Society, 33(3), 418–441. https://doi.org/10.1177/0044118X02033003004
Zimmerman, M. A., Bingenheimer, J. B., & Notaro, P. C. (2002). Natural mentors and adolescent resiliency: a study with urban youth. American Journal of Community Psychology, 30(2), 221–243.
Zimmerman, M. A., Caldwell, C. H., & Bernat, D. H. (2002). Discrepancy between self-reported and school-reported grade point average: Correlates with psychosocial outcomes among African American adolescents. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 32(1), 86–109. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1559-1816.2002.tb01421.x

2001

Zimmerman, M. A., Tuttle, L., Kieffer, E. C., Parker, E. A., Caldwell, C. H., & Maton, K. I. (2001). Psychosocial outcomes of urban African American adolescents born to teenage mothers. American Journal of Community Psychology, 29(5), 779–805.

2000

Newman, P. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2000). Gender differences in HIV-related sexual risk behavior among urban African American youth: a multivariate approach. AIDS Education & Prevention, 12(4), 308–325.

1999

Zimmerman, M. A., Ramirez-Valles, J., & Maton, K. I. (1999). Resilience among urban African American male adolescents: A study of the protective effects of sociopolitical control on their mental health. American Journal of Community Psychology, 27(6), 733–751.

1998

Doljanac, R. F., & Zimmerman, M. A. (1998). Psychosocial factors and high-risk sexual behavior: race differences among urban adolescents. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 21(5), 451–467.
Ramirez-Valles, J., Zimmerman, M. A., & Newcomb, M. D. (1998). Sexual risk behavior among youth: modeling the influence of prosocial activities and socioeconomic factors. Journal of Health & Social Behavior, 39(3), 237–253.
Salem, D. A., Zimmerman, M. A., & Notaro, P. C. (1998). Effects of Family Structure, Family Process, and Father Involvement on Psychosocial Outcomes Among African American Adolescents. Family Relations, 47(4), 331–341.
Zimmerman, M. A., & Warschausky, S. (1998). Empowerment theory for rehabilitation research: conceptual and methodological issues. Rehabilitation Psychology, 43(1), 3–16.

 1997

Zimmerman, M. A., Rowe, K., Tuttle, L., & Bryant, A. (1997). Validity of adolescents’ report of maternal age. American Journal of Community Psychology, 25(6), 887–891.

 1995

Zimmerman, M. A. (1995). Psychological empowerment: issues and illustrations. American Journal of Community Psychology, 23(5), 581–599.
Zimmerman, M. A., Salem, D. A., & Maton, K. I. (1995). Family structure and psychosocial correlates among urban African-American adolescent males. Child Development, 66(6), 1598–1613.