Social-emotional, health, and other out-of-school factors that impact learning and thriving in children living in poverty; implementation and evaluation of systemic interventions that enhance students’ academic, social-emotional, and healthy development; psychosocial development of homeless children and families.
Walsh, M. E., & Murphy, J. (2003). Children, health, and learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Brabeck, M. M., & Walsh, M. E. (2003). Meeting at the hyphen: Schools, universities-communities-professions in collaboration for student achievement and well being. 102nd Yearbook, Part 2. Chicago: National Society for the Study of `Education.
Walsh, M.E., Theodorakakis, M.D., Backe, S. (2016). Redesigning a Core Function of Schools: A Systematic, Evidence-Based Approach to Student Support. In H.A. Lawson & D. Van Veen (Eds.), Developing Community Schools, Community Learning Centers, Extended-service Schools and Multi-service Schools: International Exemplars for Practice, Policy, and Research (pp. 127-147). The Hague, NL: Springer International.
Dearing, E., Walsh, M., Sibley, E., Lee-St. John, T., Raczek, A., & Foley, C. (2016) Can community and school-based supports improve the achievement of first-generation immigrant children attending high-poverty schools? Child Development, 87 (3), 883-897.
Walsh, M.E., Madaus, G.F., Raczek, A.E., Dearing, E., Foley, C., An, C., Lee-St. John, T.J., & Beaton, A. (2014). A new model for student support in high-poverty urben elementary schools: Effects on elementary and middle school academic outcomes. American Educational Research Journal, 51(4), 704-737.
Walsh, M.E. & Backe, S. (2013). Referrals to community services. In D.C. Wiley & A.C. Cory (Eds.), Encyclopedia of School Health (pp. 489-491). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc..
Walsh, M.E., & Backe, S. (2013). School-university partnerships: Reflections and opportunities. Peobody Journal of Education, 88 (5), 594-607.
Miller, E., Seiders, K., Kenny, M., & Walsh, M.E. (2011). Children's use of on-package nutritional claim information. Journal of Consumer Behaviour. 10(3), 122-132.
Howard, K., & Walsh, M.E. (2011). Children's conceptions of career choice and attainment: Model development. Journal of Career Development. 38(3), 256-271.
Howard, K., & Walsh, M.E. (2010). Conceptions of career choice and attainment: Developmental levels in how children think about careers. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 76(2), 143-152.
Walsh, M.E., & Wieneke, K.M. (2009). Evaluation of comprehensive prevention-intervention partnership programmes for school children. In R. Deslandes (Ed.), International perspectives on contexts, communities, and evaluative innovative practices: Family-school-community partnerships (pp. 189-203). Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge.
Walsh, M.E., Depaul, J., & Park-Taylor, J. (2009). Prevention as a mechanism for promoting positive development in the context of risk: Addressing the risk and protective factors of our cultures. In M. Kenny, Reese, A. Horne & Opinas (Eds.), Realizing social justice: The challenge of preventative interventions. (pp. 57-78). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.