Annamaria Csizmadia

Associate Professor


Curriculum Vitae:

https://familystudies.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/601/2016/12/Csizmadia_CV-updated-8-1-2018.pdf

Educational Background

Ph. D. Human Development & Family Studies, University of Missouri, 2008

M. A., German Literature, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2001

Zwischenpruefung, German and English literature and linguistics, University of Trier, Germany, 1999

Research Interests

  • multiracial child development
  • interracial marriages and families
  • ethnic-racial minority and immigrant youth development
  • ethnic-racial identity & ethnic-racial socialization

Awards & Honors

2017 UConn Stamford Student Club Advisor of the Year Award

2013-2014 University of Connecticut Honors Faculty Member of the Year Award

Selected Publications (* indicates student author)

Csizmadia, A., & *White, S. A. (in press). Choices, Context, and Consequences. In Roy, R. N., & Rollins, A. (Eds.), Biracial families: Crossing boundaries, blending cultures, and challenging racial ideologies. New York, NY: Springer.

Csizmadia, A. (2016). Racial socialization. In C. Shehan (Ed.), The Wiley Blackwell encyclopedia of family studies 1-5. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. doi: 10.1002/9781119085621.wbefs072

Csizmadia, A. (2016). Ethnically and racially mixed families in the United States. In C. Shehan (Ed.), The Wiley Blackwell encylopedia of family studies 1-5. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. doi: 10.1002/9781119085621.wbefs087

Tran, A. G. T. T., *Miyake, E. M., *Martinez-Morales, & V., Csizmadia, A. (2016). “What are you?” Multiracial individuals’ responses to racial identity inquiries. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 22(1), 26-37. doi:10.1037/cdp0000031

Csizmadia, A., Leslie, L. A., & *Nazarian, R. (2015). Inter-racial families. In K. Pasley & S. Browning (Eds.), Contemporary families: Translating research into practice (pp. 88 – 107). Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group.

Csizmadia, A., Rollins, A., & *Kaneakua, J. P. (2014). Ethnic-racial socialization and its correlates in families of Black-White biracial children. Family Relations, 63, 259-270. doi: 10.1111/fare.12062.

Csizmadia, A., & Ispa, J. M. (2014). Biracial children’s psychosocial development from kindergarten to 5th grade: Links to individual and contextual characteristics. Social Development, 23(1), 157-177. doi:10.1111/sode.12037.

Csizmadia, A., *Kaneakua, J. P., Miller, M., & Halgunseth, L. C. (2013). Ethnic-racial socialization and its implications for ethnic minority children’s adjustment in middle childhood. Journal of Communications Research, 5(2), 227-242.

Oshri, A., Tubman, J. G., Morgan-Lopez, Saavedra, L., & Csizmadia, A. (2013). Sexual sensation seeking, co-occurring sex and alcohol use, and sexual risk behavior among adolescents in treatment for substance use problems. American Journal on Addictions, 22, 197-205. doi:10.1111/j.1521-0391.2012.12027.x.

Ispa, J. M., Csizmadia, A., Rudy, D., Fine, M. A., Krull, J. R., Bradley, R. H., & Cabrera, N. (2013). Patterns of maternal directiveness by ethnicity among Early Head Start research participants. Parenting: Science and Review, 13(1), 58 -75. doi: 10.1080/15295192.2013.732439.

Csizmadia, A., Brunsma, D. L., & Cooney, T. M. (2012). Racial identification and developmental outcomes among Black-White multiracial youth: A review from a life course perspective. Advances in Life Course Research, 17, 34-44. doi: 10.1016/j.alcr.2011.10.003.

Csizmadia, A. (2011). The roles of racial identification, social acceptance/rejection, social cognition, and racial socialization in multiracial youth’s positive development. Sociology Compass, 5(11), 995-1004. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-9020.2011.00418.x.

Miller, W. B., Sable, M. R., & Csizmadia, A. (2008). Pregnancy wantedness and child attachment security: Is there a relationship? Maternal and Child Health Journal, 12, 478-487.

Research Grants

The Implications of Ethnic-Racial Socialization for Emerging Adults’ Development across Ethnic-Racial and      Gender Groups. (University of Connecticut Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts Research Experience (SHARE) award). A. Csizmadia, Supervisor; T. Mesilus, Undergraduate recipient. Funding period: 1/15/17 – 5/15/17.

Racial Identity, Ethnic-Racial Socialization and Adjustment among Youth of Color. (University of Connecticut Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts Research Experience (SHARE) award). A. Csizmadia, Supervisor; K. Coles, Undergraduate recipient. Funding period: 1/15/15 – 5/15/15.

The Role of Social Setting in the School Adjustment of Youth Attending Ethnic-Racially Diverse Schools: A Multi-Method, Multi-Dimensional Longitudinal Investigation. (University of Connecticut Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts Research Experience (SHARE) award). A. Csizmadia, Supervisor; A. Salazar Lopez, Undergraduate recipient. Funding period: 1/15/13 – 5/15/13.

The Adjustment of Young Immigrant Children from the Caribbean and South/Central America. (University of Connecticut Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts Research Experience (SHARE) award). A. Csizmadia, Supervisor; G. Phillips, Undergraduate recipient. Funding period: 1/15/12 – 5/15/12.

Prosocial Competencies, Racial/Ethnic Socialization, and School Adjustment among Caribbean and South/Central American Immigrant Children: A Preliminary Investigation. University of Connecticut Faculty Large Grant Program, $16,837.25; 8/1/2011-7/31/2012. PI: Csizmadia.

Biracial Children’s Psychosocial and Cognitive Development from the Early Years through Adolescence. University of Connecticut Faculty Small Grant Program, $1448.00; 8/1/2009-7/31/2010. PI: Csizmadia.

Selected Conference Presentations

Csizmadia, A., & *Coles, K. (2018, November). Child Birth Weight and Reading Skills: A Moderation by Race. Accepted for presentation at the 2018 NCFR Conference, San Diego, CA.

Csizmadia, A., & Davis, A. N.  (2018, November). When White Parents Raise Adopted Children of Color: Issues and Research. Accepted for presentation at the 2018 NCFR Conference, San Diego, CA.

*Collins, C.M., Csizmadia, A., & *Hynes, K. C. (2018, November). Ethnic Racial Identity Development in Transracial Foster Placements: Building on What We Know. In K. M. Hrapczynski (Chair), Transracial Adoption, Foster Care, and Socialization. Accepted for presentation at the at the 2018 NCFR Conference, San Diego, CA.

*Donohue, E., *Beck, S., Halgunseth, L. C., & Csizmadia, A. (2018, March). Parental warmth and cognitive stimulation: Two-parent families versus deceased co-parent family differences. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA), Philadelphia, PA.

Csizmadia, A., *Small, K.-A., & Card. N. R. (2017, August). Racial Socialization and Psychosocial Adjustment in Black American Youth: A Meta-Analysis. Presented at the 2017 APA Convention in Washington, DC.

*Mudrick, H., Robinson, J., & Csizmadia, A. (2017, April). Young Children’s Representations of Mother-Child Negotiation in Different Racial-Ethnic Groups. Presented at the 2017 SRCD Biannual Meeting in Austin, TX.

*Mudrick, H., Robison, J., & Csizmadia, A. (2017, April). Goal-Corrected Partnerships: Changes in Young Children’s Representations of Mother-Child Negotiation. Presented at the 2017 SRCD Biannual Meeting in Austin, TX.

*Small, K.-A., Csizmadia, A., & Card. N. R. (2016, November). Racial Socialization and Black Adolescent Racial Identity: A Meta-Analysis. Presented at the 2016 NCFR Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Csizmadia, A., Halgunseth, L. C., *Reid, A., & *Small, K-A. (2015, March). Examining the Effects of Spanking, Gender, and Poverty Status on Executive Functioning in Children of Mexican Immigrant Parents. In L. C. Halgunseth (Chair), Latino Parenting and Child Developmental Outcomes: From Toddlers to Adolescents. Paper presented at the Biannual Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Csizmadia, A., Halgunseth, L. C., *Small, K-A., & *Reid, A. (2015, March). The Role of Familial Discussions about Children’s Ethnic-Racial Heritage in Young Biracial Children’s Social Adjustment. Paper presented at the Biannual Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Csizmadia, A., & *Nazarian, R. (2014, November). Racial Identification and Young Biracial Children’s Psychosocial Adjustment. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

*Nazarian, R., & Csizmadia, A. (2014, November). Racial Identification and Young Biracial Children’s Executive Functions. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Editorial Board Memberships

Journal of Family Psychology

Journal of Marriage and Family

Graduate & Undergraduate Teaching

HDFS 5102: Early and Middle Childhood Development (Storrs)

HDFS 2001: Diversity Issues in HDFS (Stamford)

HDFS 2004W: Understanding Research Methods in HDFS (Stamford)

HDFS 1070: Individual & Family Development (Stamford)

HDFS 3110: Social & Community Influences on Children in the US (Stamford)

HDFS 3103: Adolescent Development (Stamford)

HDFS 3311W: Parenthood & Parenting (Stamford)

 

 

Annamaria Csizmadia
Contact Information
Emailannamaria.csizmadia@uconn.edu
Phone203-251-9586
Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut, One University Place Stamford, CT 06901-2315, USA
Office LocationUniversity of Connecticut, Stamford campus: One University Place Stamford, CT 06901-2315 USA Room 3.36 University of Connecticut, Storrs campus: Family Studies Building 348 Mansfield Road Room 123E
CampusStamford