Baumsteiger, R., Mangan, S., Bronk, K. C., & Bono, G. (2019). An integrative intervention for cultivating gratitude among adolescents and young adults. Journal of Positive Psychology. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2019.1579356


Bronk, K. C., & Baumsteiger, R. (in press). Theories of moral development in adolescence. In D. Shek & J. T. Y. Leung (Eds.), Encyclopedia of adolescent development. Wiley Blackwell. 

Bronk, K. C., Leontopouloub, S., & McConchie, J. (2018). Youth purpose during the great recession: A mixed-methods study. Journal of Positive Psychology. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2018.1484942

Bronk, K. C., Riches, B., & Mangan, S. (2018). Claremont purpose scale: A measure that assesses the three dimensions of Purpose among adolescents. Research in Human Development, 15, 101-117. doi: 10.1080/15427609.2018.1441577

Baumsteiger, R., & Siegel, J. (2018). Measuring prosociality: The development of a prosocial behavioral intentions scaleJournal of Personality Assessment. doi: 10.1080/00223891.2017.1411918


Bronk, K. C., & Baumsteiger, R. (2017). The role of purpose in emerging adulthood. In L. M. Padilla-Walker & L. J. Nelson (Eds.), Flourishing in emerging adulthood: Positive development during the third decade of life, Chapter 3. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Bronk, K. C., & Mangan, S. (2017). Strategies for Cultivating Purpose among Adolescents in Clinical Settings. In Russo-Netzer, P., Schulenberg, S., & Batthyany, A. (Eds.), Clinical Perspectives on Meaning. Springer.

Baumsteiger, R. (2017). Looking forward to helping: The effects of retrospection and prospection on prosocial intentions and behaviorJournal of Applied Social Psychology, 47, 505-514doi: 10.1111/jasp.12456


Bronk, K.C., & McLean, D. (2016). The role of passion and purpose in leader development readiness. In B. Reichard and S. Thompson (Eds.)., New Directions for Student Leadership, 149, 27-36. 

Hill, P.L., Burrow, A.L. & Bronk, K.C. (2016). Persevering with positivity and purpose: An examination of purpose commitment and positive affect as predictors of grit. Journal of Happiness Studies, 17, 257–269.

Miranda-Chan, T., Fruiht, V., Dubon, V. X., & Wray-Lake, L. (2016). Functions and longitudinal outcomes of adolescents’ naturally occurring mentoring relationships. American Journal of Community Psychology, 57, 47- 59.

Smiley, P. A.; Buttitta, K. V., Chung, S. Y., Dubon, V. X., & Chang, L. K. (2016). Mediation Models of Implicit Theories and Achievement Goals Predict Planning and Withdrawal after Failure. Motivation and Emotion.

Jamaluddin, F. A., Owen, L., & Postlewaite, E. (2016). Can anyone teach? In P. Sahlberg, J. Hasak, & V. Rogriguez (Eds.), Hard questions on global educational change: Policies, practices, and the future of education, New York, NY: Teachers College Press.


Bronk, K.C., & Dubon, V.X. (2015). Approaches to Fostering Purpose Among Adolescents in Educational Settings. The International Forum for Logotherapy, 38, 8 pages.


Geldhof, G.J., Malin, H., Johnson, S.K., Porter, T., Bronk, K.C., Weiner, M.B., Agans, J.P., Mueller, M.K., Hunt, D., Colby, A., Lerner, R.M., & Damon, W. (2014). Entrepreneurship in young adults: Initial findings from the young entrepreneurs study. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 35, 410-421.


Geldhof, G.J., Porter, T., Weiner, M.B., Malin, H., Bronk, K.C., Agans, J.P., Mueller, M., Damon, W., & Lerner, R.M. (2014). Fostering youth entrepreneurship: Preliminary findings from the young entrepreneurs study. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 24, 431-446.


Bronk, K.C., King, P.E., & Matsuba, M.K. (2013). An Introduction to Exemplar Research: A Definition, Rationale, and Conceptual Issues. In M.K. Matsuba, P.E. King, & K.C. Bronk (Eds.), Exemplar Methods and Research: Strategies for Investigation. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 142, 1-12.

Blom, L., Bronk. K.C., Coakley, J., Lauer, L., & Sawyer, T. (2013). Maximizing the benefits of youth sport.  Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 84, 8-13.


Bronk, K.C. (2012). A grounded theory of the development of noble youth purpose. Journal of Adolescent Research, 27, 78-109

Bronk, K.C. (2012). The exemplar methodology: An approach to studying the leading edge of development. Psychology of Well-Being: Theory, Research and Practice, 2, 5.


Finch, W.H. & Bronk, K.C. (2011). Conducting Confirmatory Latent Class Analysis Using Mplus. Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 18, 132-151.

Bronk, K.C. (2011). The role of purpose in life in healthy identity formation: A grounded model. New Directions for Youth Development, 31-44.