Auburn University
Auburn University
Auburn University

Brian E. Vaughn

Brian E. Vaughn

Program Involvement:A-I

Office: Human Sciences Annex.
Phone: (334) 844 3235
Fax: (954) 697-3930

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1979

INTERESTS: My interests include social and personality development in infancy and childhood, social competence and social organization skills in young children, children's relationships with their parents and peers, and how role affects and emotions play in accordance with the behavior of children and in the perceptions of others about the child.

McBride, B. A., Brown, G. L., Bost, K. K., Shin, N., Vaughn, B. & Korth, B. (2005). Paternal identity, maternal gatekeeping, and father involvement. Family Relations, 54, 360-372.

Vaughn, B. E. (2005). Discovering pattern in developing lives: Reflections on the Minnesota Study of Risk and Adaptation from Birth to Adulthood. Attachment and Human Development, 7, 369-380.

Veríssimo, M., Monteiro, L., Vaughn, B.E., Santos, A.J. (2005) Qualidade da vinculação e desenvolvimento sócio-cognitivo (Quality of attachment and socio cognitive development). Analise Psicologica, XXIII, 7-17. 4, pp 1-12.

Adler-Baeder, F., Kerpelman, J. L., Schramm, D. G., Higgenbotham, B., & Paulk, A. (2007). The Impact of Relationship Education on Adolescents of Diverse Backgrounds. Family Relations, 56, 291-303.

Vaughn, B. E., Coppola, G., Veríssimo, M., Monteiro, L., Santos, A. J., Posada, G., et al. (in press). The Quality of Maternal Secure Base Scripts Predicts Children's Secure Base Behavior at Home in Three Socio-Cultural Groups. International Journal of Behavioral Development.

Vaughn, B. E., & Santos, A. J. (accepted for publication). Why don't they all get along: An evolutionary/ecological account of aggressive behavior and trait aggression in human children and adolescents. In P. Hawley, T. Little, & P. Rodkin (Eds.), Aggression as adaptation: A bright side to bad behavior. Malwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Bost, K. K., Vaughn, B. E., Boston, A. L., Kazura, K. L., & O'Neal, C. (2004). Social support networks of African-American children attending Head Start: A longitudinal investigation of structural and supportive network characteristics. Social Development, 13, 293-312.