Caughy, M. O. B., Brinkley, D. Y., Pacheco, D., Rojas, R., Miao, A., Contreras, M. M., Owen, M. T., Easterbrooks, M. A., & McClelland, M. (2022). Self-regulation development among young Spanish-English dual language learners. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 60, 226-236. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2022.02.004

Singhal, N., Fauth, R., Greenstone, J., Goldberg, J., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2022). Father engagement in Home Visiting: Lessons from Massachusetts. Report to HARC. Medford, MA: Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research (TIER), Tufts University. Full Report >

Stargel, L. E., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2022). Children’s early school attendance and stability as a mechanism through which homelessness is associated with academic achievement. Journal of School Psychology, 90, 19-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsp.2021.10.005


Greenstone, J. H., Rohrs, R., Babal, R., Peiris, S., and Easterbrooks, M. A. (2021). HOPE Evaluation Year 1 Report. Medford, MA: Tufts
Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research (TIER), Tufts University. Full Report >


Fauth, R.C., Moosmann, D.A.V., Winestone, J.G., Goldberg, J., & Birudavol, J. (2020). National scan of home visiting programs for justice system-involved parents. Medford, MA: Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research, Tufts University. Full Report >

Fauth, R.C., & Winestone, J.G. (2020). Home visiting and justice system collaborations: Two programs’ approaches to advocating for justice system-involved parents. Children and Youth Services Review, 120.

Goldberg, J., Fauth, R.C., Moosmann, D. A. V., Winestone, J. G., & Litovich, M. (2020). Massachusetts Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MA MIECHV) 2020 Needs Assessment. Report to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH): Medford, MA: Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research (TIER), Tufts University. Full Report >

Katz, R., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2020).  Investigating child care as a contextual asset for children of adolescent mothers. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 66(1), 34-60. https://doi.org/10.13110/merrpalmquar1982.66.1.0034

Menon, M., Fauth, R.C., & Easterbrooks, M.A. (2020). Exploring trajectories of young mothers’ parenting stress in early childhood: Associations with protective factors and psychological vulnerabilities. Parenting: Science and Practice. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15295192.2020.1715683

Menon, M., Katz, R.C., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2020). Linking Attachment and Executive Function Systems: Relations between Attachment Representations and Self-regulatory Skills in Children of Young Mothers. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 29(8), 2314-2329https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-020-01759-5

Stargel, L.E., & Easterbrooks, M.A. (2020). Diversity of adverse childhood experiences among adolescent mothers and the intergenerational transmission of risk to children’s behavior problems. Social Science and Medicine, 250, 112828. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.112828

Stargel, L.E., Fauth, R.C., Goldberg, J.L., & Easterbrooks, M.A. (2020). Maternal engagement in home visiting program as a function of fathers’ formal and informal participation. Prevention Science.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11121-020-01090-x


Easterbrooks, M. A., Kotake, C., & Fauth, R. C. (2019). Recurrence of maltreatment after newborn home visiting: A randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Public Health, 109(5), 729-735.


Easterbrooks, M. A., Katz, R. C., Kotake, C., Stelmach, N. P., & Chaudhuri, J. H. (2018).  Intimate partner violence in the first two years of life: Implications for toddlers’ behavior regulation.  Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 33(7), 1192-1214

Fauth, R.C., Winestone, J.G., & Goldberg, J. (2018). Home visiting for system involved young mothers: A longitudinal investigation of risks, supports, and outcomes. Medford, MA: Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research, Tufts University. Research Brief >

Goldberg, J., & Litovich, M. (2018). Massachusetts Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MA MIECHV) Formula Grant Evaluation: Final report to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Final evaluation report. Medford, MA: Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research. Full Report >

Goldberg, J., Winestone, J.G., Fauth, R., Colón, M., & Mingo, M.V. (2018). Getting to the warm hand-off: A study of home visitor referral activities. Maternal and Child Health Journal Journal, 22(1), 22-32.

Sherman, F., Winestone, J.G., Fauth, R. (2018). Collaborations between the juvenile justice system and home visiting programs: Roundtable report out and policy guidelines. Newton, MA: Boston College Law School. White Paper >

Stargel, L. E., Fauth, R. C., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2018). Home visiting program impacts on reducing homelessness among young mothers. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 1-4.

Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research (2018). The Massachusetts Healthy Families Evaluation Phase 2 (MHFE-2): Time 6 summary report. Medford, MA: Tufts University. Full Report >


Bartlett, J. D., Kotake, C., Fauth, R., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2017). Intergenerational transmission of child abuse and neglect: Do maltreatment type, perpetrator, and substantiation status matter? Child Abuse and Neglect, 63, 84-94.

Easterbrooks, M. A., Crossman, M. K., Caruso, A., Raskin, M., & Miranda-Julian, C. (2017). Maternal mind-mindedness and toddler behavior problems: The moderating role of maternal trauma and post-traumatic stress. Development and Psychopathology, 1-12.

Easterbrooks, M. A., Fauth, R. C., & Lamoreau, R. (2017). Effects of a home visiting program on parenting: Mediating role of intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Raskin, M., Easterbrooks, M. A., Fauth, R. C., Jacobs, F., Fosse, N. E., Goldberg, J. L., & Mistry, J. (2017). Patterns of goal attainment among young mothers in a home visiting program. Applied Developmental Science, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/10888691.2017.1357475

Reddy, J. A., Mistry, J., & Jacobs, F. (2017). Rapid repeat birth: Intersections between meaning-making and situational support among multiparous adolescent mothers. Journal of Adolescent Research.

Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research (2017). The Massachusetts Healthy Families Evaluation-2 Early Childhood (MHFE-2EC): Follow-up study of a randomized, controlled trial of a statewide home visiting program for young parents. Final report to Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Children’s Trust of Massachusetts. Medford, MA: Tufts University. Executive Summary | Full Report


Easterbrooks, M. A., Kotake, C., Raskin, M., & Bumgarner, E. (2016). Patterns of depression among adolescent mothers: Resilience related to father support and home visiting program. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 86, 61-68.

Goldberg, J., Bumgarner, E., & Jacobs, F. (2016). Measuring program- and individual-level fidelity in a home visiting program for adolescent parents. Evaluation and Program Planning, 55, 163-173.

Jacobs, F., Easterbrooks, M. A., Goldberg, J., Mistry, J., Bumgarner, E., Raskin, M., Fosse, N., & Fauth, R. (2016). Improving adolescent parenting: Results from a randomized controlled trial of a home visiting program for young families. American Journal of Public Health, 106(2), 342-349.

Mistry, J., Easterbrooks, M. A., Fauth, R. C., Raskin, M., Jacobs, F., & Goldberg, J. (2016). Heterogeneity among adolescent parents and home visiting program outcomes. Children and Youth Services Review, 65, 86-93.

Raskin, M., Easterbrooks, M. A., Lamoreau, R. S., Kotake, C., & Goldberg, J. (2016). Depression trajectories of antenatally depressed and non-depressed young mothers: Implications for child socio-emotional development. Women’s Health Issues, 26(3), 344-350.

Raskin, M., Fosse, N., Fauth, R. C., Bumgarner, E., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2016). Relationship types among adolescent parents participating in a home visiting program: A latent transition analysis. Journal of Family Psychology, 30(3), 375-385.


Bartlett, J. D., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2015). The moderating effect of relationships on intergenerational risk for infant neglect by young mothers. Child Abuse and Neglect, 45, 21-34.

Easterbrooks, M. A., Katz, R. C., Kotake, C., Stelmach, N. P., & Chaudhuri, J. H. (2015). Intimate partner violence in the first two years of life: Implications for toddlers’ behavior regulation. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Mingo, M. V., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2015). Patterns of emotional availability in mother–infant dyads: Associations with multiple levels of context. Infant Mental Health Journal, 36, 469-482.

Raskin, M., Fosse, N. E., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2015). The influence of mother’s depression on her reports of father involvement and child behavioral problems: A latent state trait approach. Infant Mental Health Journal, 36, 88-103.

Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research. (2015). The Massachusetts Healthy Families Evaluation-2 (MHFE-2): A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Statewide Home Visiting Program for Young Parents. Final report to the Children’s Trust of Massachusetts. Medford, MA: Tufts University. Executive Summary | Full Report


Bartlett, J. D., Raskin, M., Kotake, C., Nearing, K. D., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2014). An ecological analysis of infant neglect by adolescent mothers. Child Abuse and Neglect, 38(4), 723-734.

Easterbrooks, M. A., Raskin, M., & McBrian, S. F. (2014). Father involvement and toddlers’ behavioral regulation: Evidence from a high social risk sample. Fathering, 12, 71-93.

Swartz, M. & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2014). The role of parent, provider, and child characteristics in parent-provider relationships in infant and toddler classrooms. Early Education and Development, 25(4), 573-598


Easterbrooks, M. A., Bartlett, J. D., Raskin, M., Goldberg, J., Contreras, M. M., Kotake, C., Chaudhuri, J. H., & Jacobs, F. H. (2013). Limiting home visiting effects: Maternal depression as a moderator of child maltreatment. Pediatrics, 132, S126-S133.

Goldberg, W. A., Tan, E. T., Davis. C. R., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2013).  What predicts parental involvement by young fathers at psychosocial risk?  Fathering, 11(3), 280-291. https://psycnet.apa.org/doi/10.3149/fth.1103.280


Bartlett, J. D., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2012). Links between physical abuse in childhood and child neglect among adolescent mothers. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 2164-2169.


Easterbrooks, M. A., Chaudhuri, J. H., Bartlett, J. D., & Copeman, A. (2011). Resilience in parenting among young mothers: Family and ecological risks and opportunities. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 42-50.


Diez, V. & Mistry, J. (2010). Early childbearing and educational attainment among mainland Puerto Rican teens. Journal of Adolescent Research, 25(5), 690-715.

Jacobs, F., Swartz, M.I., Bartlett, J.D., & Easterbrooks, M.A. (2010). Placing relationships at the core of early care and education programs (pp. 341-352). In J. Sparrow & B. Lester (Eds.), Nurturing children and families: Building on the legacy of T. Berry Brazelton. NY: Blackwell. 


Chaudhuri, J. H., Easterbrooks, M. A. & Davis, C. R. (2009). The relation between emotional availability and parenting style: Cultural and economic factors in a diverse sample of young mothers. Parenting: Science and Practice, 9(3), 277-299.

Mistry, J., Jacobs, F., & Jacobs, L. (2009). Cultural relevance as program-to-community alignment. Journal of Community Psychology, 37 (4), 487-504.


Jacobs, F. & Goldberg, J. (2008). Evaluating contemporary social programs: Challenges and opportunities. In M. E. Kenney, L. E. Reese, A. M. Horne, & P. Orpinas (Eds.), Handbook of prevention: Promoting health and social justice, pp. 97-122. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. View >

Riley, S., Brady, A., Goldberg, J., Jacobs, F., & Easterbrooks, A. (2008). Once the door closes: Understanding the parent-provider relationship. Children and Youth Services Review, 30(5), 597-612.

Swartz, M., & Easterbrooks, M.A. (2008). Enhancing parent-provider relationships and communication in infant and toddler classrooms.  Journal of Early Childhood and Infant Psychology, 4, 53-71https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A220640571/AONE?u=mlin_m_tufts&sid=bookmark-AONE&xid=dc833b0d

Easterbrooks, M.A., Driscoll, J.R., & Bartlett, J.D. (2008). Resilience in infancy: A relational approach.  Research in Human Development, 5 (3)139-152.  https://doi.org/10.1080/15427600802273987


Driscoll, J. R. & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2007). Young mothers’ play with their toddlers: Individual variability as a function of psychosocial factors. Infant and Child Development, 16(6), 649-670.

Easterbrooks, M. A., Barrett, L. R., Brady, A. E., & Davis, C. R. (2007). Complexities in research on fathering: Illustrations from the Tufts study of young fathers. Applied Developmental Science, 11(4), 214-220.

Easterbrooks, M.A., & Jacobs, F. (2007). Enhancing Child Care Practice: Relationships-Based Interventions to Support Providers, Parents, and Children. Newsletter of the Boston Institute for the Development of Infants and Parents, 25. 


Easterbrooks, M. A., Chaudhuri, J. H., and Gestsdottir, S. (2005). Patterns of emotional availability among young mothers and their infants: A dyadic, contextual analysis. Infant Mental Health Journal, 26(4), 309-326.

Jacobs, F., Easterbrooks, M.A., Brady, A.E., & Mistry, J. (2005). Healthy Families Massachusetts Final Evaluation Report. Medford, MA: Tufts University.


Jacobs, F. H. (2003). Child and family program evaluation: Learning to enjoy complexity. Applied Developmental Science, 7(2), 62-75.

Easterbrooks, M.A., Brady, A.E., Barrett, L.R., Sobey, S., & Golin, J. (2003). Supporting Young Families by Understanding Young Fathers. Newsletter of the Boston Institute for the Development of Infants and Parents, 21, 3-6.