Research Interests

I specialize in social psychology with an emphasis on child development, gender development, and health issues.  Current areas of interests include tomboyism and gender development as well as attitudes toward cigarette smoking among college students.

Selected Publications

Van Volkom, M. (in press). Attitudes towards smoking among college students.
College Student Journal.

Van Volkom, M. (2006). Sibling relationships in middle and older adulthood: A
review of the literature. Marriage and Family Review, 40, 151-170.

Van Volkom, M. (2003). The relationships between childhood tomboyism, siblings’
activities, and adult gender roles. Sex Roles, 49, 609-618.

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