What I’m Up to Now Fall 2019: Rachel Gordon

Rachel Gordon

The left side of the photo is the UIC Behavioral Sciences Building and on the right side, Professor Rachel Gordon is looking ahead.

In Fall 2019,

My office hours are by appointment.

I’m currently working on a study on measuring skin color with Amelia Branigan and Mariya Khan and National Institute of Health grants on “lookism” and measurement equivalence.

I recently published:

  • Gordon, Rachel A., Sosinsky, Laura S., and Colaner*, Anna. (2019). “Pedagogical Approaches in Classrooms with 3- and 4-Year-Old Children: A Mixed Methods Study of Chicago-Area Directors.” Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 49, 1-17.
  • Crowder*, Marisa K., Gordon, Rachel A., Brown*, Randal D., Davidson, Laura A., & Domitrovich, Celene E. (2019). “Linking Social and Emotional Learning Standards to the Social-Emotional Competency Assessment: A Rasch Approach.” School Psychology Quarterly, 34, 281-295.
  • Speirs, Katherine E., Gordon, Rachel A., Powers, Elizabeth T., Koester, Brenda D., & Fiese, Barbara H. (2019). “Licensed Family Child Care Providers’ Participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP): Greater Benefits and Fewer Burdens in Highly Urban Areas?” Early Education and Development. Online first.
  • Crabbe*, Rowena, Pivnick*, Lilla K., Bates*, Julia, Gordon, Rachel A. & Crosnoe, Robert. (2019). “Contemporary College Students’ Reflections of their High School Peer Crowds.” Journal of Adolescence Research, 34(5), 563-596.
  • Hamermesh, Daniel S., Gordon, Rachel A. and Crosnoe, Robert. (2019). “O Youth and Beauty: Children’s Looks and Children’s Cognitive Development.” NBER Working Paper 26412. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research

I recently received a National Science Foundation grant for the above study.

Over summer break, I toured colleges with my daughter.