1993-1997 Ph.D., Department of Human Development and Family
Studies (Life Span Development Psychology), Iowa State University,
1992 M.S., Child Development and Family Science (Marriage and Family Therapy Specialization). North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
1988 B.S., Psychology (Major); Child Development and Family Science (Minor). North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.
1982 Registered Nurse, Lutheran Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing. Minneapolis, MN.
1999-present Assistant Professor, Department of Counselor
Education and Educational Psychology, St.. Cloud State University,
St. Cloud , MN
1998 Measurement Consultant with the Institute on Applied Psychometrics. Adjunct Professor, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN
1997-1998 NIMH Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Prevention Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Il
1996-1997 Research Assistant for Head Start (Program Evaluator), Iowa State University, Ames, IA, and Drake University, Des Moines, IA.
1993-1996 Research Assistant for Dr. Jacques Lempers and Dr. Peter Martin, Iowa State University, Ames , IA.
1990-1993 Marriage and Family Therapist, Adolescent Day Treatment. Crisis Intervention Worker. The Village Family Service Center, Alexandria, MN.
1992 Adolescent Group Therapist, Family School Project, Alexandria, MN.
1988-1990 Teaching Assistant for Dr. David Carson and Dr. Jena Mehrotra, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.
1986-1990 Registered Nurse, St. Lukes Hospital Merit Care, Fargo, ND. Intermediate Intensive Medical/Surgical Care and Psychiatry.
1984-1986 Nursing Supervisor and Charge Nurse in Palliative Care, Caroline Center, Minneapolis, MN.
1983-1984 Registered Nurse, Intensive Care/Coronary Care, Dakota Hospital, Fargo, ND.
1982-1983 Nurse/Relief Worker, South Pacific Islands.
Phi Kappa Phi Scholastic Honor Society
1997 Nominated for a Research Excellence Award, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
1996 Recipient of the Catherine Maurice Carroll Academic Scholarship
1995 Recipient of the Catherine Maurice Carroll Academic Scholarship
1993 Recipient of the Catherine Maurice Carroll Academic Scholarship
Mayhew, K., Mayhew, M. (2001) Resiliency research in children and families: The state of the art in the United States. Published in Cahiers Medico-sociaux. Medecine et Hygiene. Geneva, Swizerland.
Colder, C., Mehta, P., Stanton, W., Mayhew, K., Campbell, R., &Flay, B. (2001) Identifying trajectories of adolescent smoking behavior: A application of latent growth mixture modeling. Health Psychology, 20. 127-135.
Mayhew, K.P., Flay, B. R., & Mott, J. A. (2000). Stages in adolescent smoking. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 59, s61-s81.
Mayhew, K. P. & Lempers, J. (1998). The relation among financial strain, parenting, parent self-esteem and adolescent self-esteem. Journal of Early Adolescence, 18, 145-172.
Mayhew, K. P. (1996). The Changing American family: Psychological implication for families with young children. In W. Edelstein, K. Kreppner, & D. Sturzbecher (Eds.), Familie und Kindheit im Wandel. Verlag: Berlin-Brandenburg. Potsdam, Germany.
PUBLICATIONS (in review)
2001 Mayhew, K. P., & Lempers, J. D. Parental Emotional Support in Rural Families: A Three year Latent Growth Curve Study of Adolescent Depression and Substance Use.
2001 Mayhew, K. P., & Flay, B. Stressful Life Events, Depression, Drug-focused Coping and Weekly Smoking in Adolescents.
1998 Completed a research review for the Tobacco Etiology Research Network (TERN). Adolescent Smoking Onset: A Staged or Continuous Phenomena?
2001 Mayhew, K..P., & Flay, B.F. (2001). Stressful Life Events, Depression, Drug-focused Coping and Substance Use in Adolescents. Presented at the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, May, 29, Washington, DC.
1999 Mayhew, K. P., & Lempers, J. D. Parental Emotional Support in Rural Families: A Three Year Latent Growth Curve Model of Adolescent Depression and Substance Use. Presented at the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, June 24, New Orleans, LA.
1999 Mayhew, M. E., & Mayhew, K. P. Innovation In Prevention Programs: An Ethnographic and Systems Engineering Approach. Presented at the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, June 24, New Orleans, LA
1998 Flay, B., Mott, J., & Mayhew, K. The Development of Smoking in Adolescence. Presented at the Tobacco Etiology Research Network, June, 8-10, Sundance, UT.
1998 Mayhew, K., & Lempers, J. Family Financial Strain and Family Relationship Perceptions in Rural Families: A Three-Year Prospective Study of Adolescent Depressed Mood. Presented at the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, June 4, Park City, UT.
1998 Mayhew, K. Structural Equation Modeling: An introduction. Presented to the NIMH Postdoctoral Research Fellows in prevention research at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Invited, Spring Semester, Chicago, IL.
1995 Mayhew, K., & Lempers, J. Mediating and Direct Effects of Economic Strain on Rural Adolescent Girls' Self-Esteem. Presented at the International Society for the Study of Behavior Development (ISSBD), August 17, Quebec City, Canada.
1994 Mayhew, K. P. The Changing American Family: Psychological Implication for Families with Young Children. Paper on Resilience presented at the Potsdam International Conference on Changing Families and Childhood, Invited, December, 14-17, University of Potsdam, Germany.
1994 Mayhew, K. P. An Evaluation of Head Start and Family Preservation Programs in America. Poster presented at the Potsdam International Conference on Changing Families and Childhood, Invited, December, 14-17, University of Potsdam, Germany.
RESEARCH GRANT WRITING
2001 Organizational Safety Intervention Model Research. National
Institutes for Health, PA-99-143.
1999 Research Grant from the Health Research and Policy Centers for $74,000. HRPC Chicago, Illinois.
1995 Mayhew, M., & Mayhew, K., & Alessi, R. S. Team Building and Human Systems Training Workshop. American Society of Agronomy , Invited, October, 29, St. Louis, Mo.
1995 Mayhew, M. & Mayhew, K. Team Building and Human
Systems Training Preconference Workshop Study Guide.
1995 Mayhew, K. & Martin, P. The International Centenarian Code Book. This was an integration of four centenarian studies from Sweden, Hungary, the United States, and France. Completed November, 1995.
1995 Alessi, R.S., Friedman, G.J., Grady, J.O., Mayhew, K., Mayhew, M.E., Rhodes, D.H., Schuster, C.H., & Woods, T.W. The Foundations of Systems Engineering. This was an ongoing project in which we were attempting to develop and refine a foundational theory of Systems Engineering. My stake in this project was to provide a human development component.