Selected publications

Selected publications

Family, Work, & Well-Being Lab

Note Dr. Chandler formerly published under Davis (2002-2017)


D. D. Witzel, Chandler, K. D., Stawski, R. S. (2022). Affective Reactions to daily interpersonal stressors: Moderation by family involvement and gender. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. doi:10.1177/02654075221125431.


Chandler, K. D., Hodge, C. J., Gunsallus, A., Martin, M., & Brasier, K. (2022). ‘Gas-Patch dads': experiences at the nexus of work, family, and community contexts. Community, Work & Family. doi:10.1080/13668803.2022.2063107.



Chandler, K. D., Hodge, C. J., McElvaine, K., Olschewski, E. J., Melton, K. K., & Deboeck, P. (2021). Challenges of ecological momentary assessments to study family leisure: Participants’ perspectives. Journal of Leisure Research. doi:10.1080/00222216.2021.2001398.


Lippold, M. A., Molenaar, P., Chandler, K. D., Lee, S., & Almeida, D. M. (2021). Adolescent Effects on Mothers' Bedtime Cortisol: Cognitive Interference as a Mediating Mechanism. Stress and Health. doi:10.1002/smi.3110. PudMed: 34766438


Leger, K. A., Lee, S., Chandler, K. D., & Almeida, D. M. (2021). Effects of a workplace intervention on daily stressor reactivity. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. doi:10.1037/ocp0000297.


Chandler, K. D. (2021). Work-family conflict is a public health concern. Public Health in Practice. doi:10.1016/j.puhip.2021.100158.


Kothari, B. H., Chandler, K. D., Waugh, A., McElvaine, K., Jaramillo, J., & Lipscomb, S. (2021). Retention of child welfare caseworkers: The role of case complexity and workplace support. Children and Youth Services Review. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2021.106039.


Lipscomb, S. T., Chandler, K. D., Abshire, C., Jaramillo, J., & Kothari, B. (2021). Early childhood teachers’ self-efficacy and professional support predict work engagement. [Online publication] Early Childhood Education Journal. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2021.106039.


Bird, C. L., Chandler, K. D., Berry, A. A., & Barrett-Rivera, B. C. (2021). Changing SNAP and work requirements: How the Farm Bill misses the mark for rural realities. Special issue in The Forum for Family and Consumer Issues.

Henry, A. J. L., Hatfield, B. E., & Chandler, K. D. (2021). Toddler teacher job strain, resources, and classroom quality. International Journal of Early Years Education. doi:10.1080/09669760.2021.1892596.


McElvaine, K., Fenske, L., Rothwell, D., Weber, B., Pratt, M., & Settersten, R. (2021). Oregon’s child care and early education crisis: Research-based solutions for options, financing, and equity (pdf) [white paper]. Oregon Family Impact Seminar 2020.


Hodge, C. J., Chandler, K. D., Melton, K. K., Hoke, K., & Blodgett, J. (2020). Real-time, passive measurement of communication during family leisure: An exploratory study of wearable sociometric badges. Journal of Leisure Research. doi:10.1080/00222216.2020.1795013.


Pratt, M., Chandler, K. D., Barrett-Rivera, B., Thogmartin, A., & Weber, R. (2020, September). Barriers to accessing existing child care subsidies in Oregon. Report in response to House Bill 2346.


Blodgett, J., Tominey, S., & Chandler, K. D. (2018, Fall). Gender roles in families. Oregon State University, College of Public Health and Human Sciences Newsletter (Issue 1).

Chandler, K. D., Dattilo, J., Taff, B. D., & Moeller, J. (2018). Leisure experiences of military couples post deployment. Family Relations, 67(5), 630-643. doi:10.1111/fare.12321.


Tyler, C. P., Barrett-Rivera, B. C., & Settersten, R. A. (2018). How housing policy can make a difference in child and family outcomes (pdf) [White paper].

Mammen, S., Berry, A. A., Bird, C. L., & Chandler, K. D. (2018). Rural, low-income families’ quest for economic security: It takes more than a paycheck [Special issue on rural families]. Family Science Review, 22(1), 9-25. doi:10.26536/FSR.2018.22.02.01.


Martin, M. A., Lippert, A. M., Chandler, K. D., & Lemmon, M. (2018). Does mothers’ employment affect adolescents’ weight and activity levels? Improving our empirical estimates. Social Science & Medicine – Population Health, 4, 291-300. doi:10.1016/j.ssmph.2018.03.003.



Davis, K. D., Gere, J., & Sliwinski, M. J. (2017). Investigating the work-family conflict and health link: Repetitive thought as a mechanism. Stress & Health, 33(4), 330-338. doi:10.1002/smi.2711. PubMed: 27709792


DePasquale, N., Polenick, C. A., Davis, K. D., Moen, P., Hammer, L. B., & Almeida, D. M. (2017). The psychosocial implications of managing work and family caregiving roles: Gender differences among information technology professionals. Journal of Family Issues, 38(11), 1495-1519. doi:10.1177/0192513X15584680. PubMed: 28694554


Lee, S., Davis, K. D., McHale, S. M., Kelly, E. L., Kossek, E. E., & Crouter, A. C. (2017). When mothers work matters for youths’ daily time use: Implications of evening and weekend shifts. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 26(8), 2077-2089. doi:10.1007/s10826-017-0731-7. PubMed: 29056839



Lippold, M., Davis, K. D., Lawson, K. M., & McHale, S. M. (2016). Day-to-day consistency in positive parent-child interactions: Links to youth well-being. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(12), 3584-3592. doi:10.1007/s10826-016-0502-x. PubMed: 28736495


Lawson, K. M., Davis, K. D., McHale, S. M., Almeida, D. M., Kelly, E. L., & King, R. B. (2016). Effects of a workplace intervention on affective well-being in employees’ children. Developmental Psychology, 52(5), 772-777. doi:10.1037/dev0000098. PubMed: 26950240


McHale, S. M., Davis, K. D., Greene, K., Casper, L., Kan, M., Kelly, E., King, R. B., & Okechukwu, C. (2016). Effects of a workplace intervention on parent-child relationships. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(2), 553-561. doi:10.1007/s10826-015-0254-z. PubMed: 26957897


DePasquale, N., Davis, K. D., Zarit, S. H., K., Moen, P., Hammer, L. B., & Almeida, D. M.  (2016). Combining formal and informal caregiving roles: The psychosocial implications of double-and triple-duty care. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 71(2), 201-211. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbu139. PubMed: 25271309


Lippold, M., Davis, K. D., McHale, S. M., Buxton, O., & Almeida, D. M. (2016). Daily stressor reactivity during adolescence: The buffering role of parental warmth. Health Psychology, 35(9), 1027-1035. doi:10.1037/hea0000352. PubMed: 27175577


Almeida, D. M., Davis, K. D., Lee, S., & Lawson, K.,Walter, K., & Klein, L. C. (2016). Supervisor support buffers daily psychological and physiological reactivity to work-family conflict. Journal of Marriage and Family, 78(1), 165-179. PMCID: PMC4712734. doi:10.1111/jomf.12252. PubMed: 26778857



McHale, S. M., Lawson, K. M., Davis, K. D., Casper, L., Kelly, E. L., & Buxton, O. M. (2015). Effects of a workplace intervention on sleep in employees’ children. Journal of Adolescent Health, 56(6), 672-677. PMCID:PMC4452377. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.02.014. PubMed: 26003584


Lee, S., Almeida, D. M., Davis, K. D., Hammer, L., Kelly, E. L., & King, R. B. (2015). Latent profiles of time adequacy for paid work, parenting, and partner roles. Journal of Family Psychology, 29(5), 788-798. PMCID:PMC4593743. doi:10.1037/a0039433. PubMed: 26075739


Davis, K. D., Lawson, K., Almeida, D. M., Kelly, E., King, R. B., Hammer, L. Casper, L., Okechukwu, C., & Hanson, G., & McHale, S. M. (2015). Parents’ daily time with their children: A workplace intervention. Pediatrics, 135(5), 875-882. PMCID:PMC4411779. doi:10.1542/peds.2014-2057. PubMed: 25869371



Lawson, K. M., Davis, K. D., McHale, S. M., Hammer, L. B., & Buxton, O. M. (2014). Daily positive spillover and crossover from mothers’ work to youth health. Journal of Family Psychology, 28(6), 897-907. doi:10.1037/fam0000028. PubMed: 25243577


Kelly, E. L., Moen, P., Oakes, J. M., Fan, W., Okechukwu, C., Davis, K. D., Hammer, L., Kossek, E., King, R. B., Hanson, G., Mierzwa, F., Erickson, L., & Casper, L. M. (2014). Changing work and work-family conflict: Evidence from the Work, Family, Health Network. American Sociological Review, 79(3), 485-516. PMCID:PMC4208075. doi:10.1177/0003122414531435. PubMed: 25349460