JORGE GONZALEZ
Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
Office#: 723 Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4225
Office Phone: (979) 845-2324
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Primary Emphasis Area: School Psychology
Vita: View Document
Research Interests
At-risk preschoolers
Early childhood poverty
English Language Learners
Home Literacy environment
Migrants and immigrants
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Gonzalez, J. E., Taylor, A. B., Davis, M. J., & Kim, M (2011). Exploring the underlying factor structure of the parental beliefs inventory: A cautionary tale. Early Education and Development, 4, 25-52 * (In Press)

2. Pollard-Durodola, S.D., Gonzalez, J. E., Simmons, D. C., & Simmons, L., (2013 In Press) Accelerating Content Vocabulary via Shared Book Reading. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing (In Press)

3. *Carvalho, C. & Gonzalez, J. E. (2011, in press). Culturally and linguistically diverse issues in early childhood. In C. R. Reynolds, K. J. Vannest, & E. Fletcher-Janzen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of special education: A reference for the education of children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities and other exceptional individuals (4th ed., pp. XXX-XXX). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons * (In Press)

4. *Carvalho, C. & Gonzalez, J. E. (2011, in press). Minority students with disabilities and higher education. In C. R. Reynolds, K. J. Vannest, & E. Fletcher-Janzen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of special education: A reference for the education of children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities and other exceptional individuals (4th ed., pp. XXX-XXX). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons * (In Press)

5. Kim, E., †Kwok, O., & Yoon, M. (2012). Testing factorial invariance in multilevel data: A Monte Carlo study. Structural Equation Modeling, 19, 250- 267 * (In Press)

6. Gonzalez, J. E., Pollard-Durodola, S., Simmons, D., Taylor, A., Davis, M. J., Fogerty, M. & Simmons, L. 2013). Enhancing preschool children[48]19s vocabulary: Effects of teacher talk before, during and after After shared reading. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 00, 000-000

7. Gonzalez, J. E., Goetz, E. T., Hall, R. H., Payne, T., Taylor, A. B., Kim, M., & McCormick, A. S. (2011). An evaluation of Early Reading First (ERF) preschool enrichment on language and literacy skills. Reading and Writing, 24, 253-284

8. Gonzalez, J. E., Pollard-Durodola, S., Simmons, D. C., Taylor, A. B.,* Davis, M. J., *Kim, M., & Simmons, L. (2011). Developing low-income preschoolers’ social studies and science vocabulary knowledge through content-focused shared book reading. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 4, 25-52 *

9. Gonzalez, J. E., Taylor, A. B., McCormick, A. S., Villarreal, V., Kim, V., Perez, E., & Darensbourg, A., (2011). Exploring the underlying factor structure of the English version and Spanish translation of the "Familia" family literacy inventory: A cautionary tale. Early Childhood Research Quarterly

10. Pollard-Durodola, S. D., Gonzalez, J. E., Simmons, D.C., Simmons, L., & Nava-Walichowski, M. (2011). Using knowledge networks to develop preschoolers' content vocabulary. The Reading Teacher, 65, 4, 259-269

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Project Families4College (F4C).
US Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences (Federal)
2013/07/01 - 2016/06/30
Total Funding: 1,467,208.

Project Words of Oral Reading and Language Development (WORLD).
US Department of Education (Federal)
2011/07/01 - 2015/06/30
Total Funding: 2,608,567.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Rebekah Haynes (Summer, 2010), Ph.D.
Sophia Prado (Summer, 2010), Ph.D.
Esmeralda Lopez (Summer, 2011), Ph.D.
Idalia Massa (Summer, 2011), Ph.D.
Victor Villarreal (Summer, 2012), Ph.D.
Cole Davis (Summer, 2012), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Consulting Editor (2013 - ). Early Childhood Research Quarterly

Consulting Editor (2013 - ). Journal of Reading Education

Editorial Board Member (2011 - ). Reading Research Quarterly

Editorial Board Member (2008 - 2009). Journal of At Risk Issues

Awards

(2005). Research Fellow.  Mexican American and U. S. Latino Research Center Fellow

(1999). Presidential Fellow.  University of Nebraska-Lincoln

(1998). John A. Glover Memorial Research Award.  EPSY Dept., University of Nebraska

(1998). Outstanding Student Psychologist.  Nebraska School Psychologists' Association

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