Publications:

Refereed Research Publications:

Voight, A., Giraldo-Garcia, R., & Shinn, M. (In press). The effects of residential mobility on the educational outcomes of urban middle school students and the moderating potential of civic engagement. Urban Education.

Voight, A., & Hanson, T. (2017). Middle school climate and academic performance: How are they related across schools and over time? Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute for Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory West.

Diemer, M. A., Rapa, L., Voight, A., & McWhirter, E. (2016). Critical consciousness: Unlocking agency and positive youth development among marginalized youth. Child Development Perspectives, 10(4), 216-221.

Karakos, H., Voight, A., Geller, J., Nation, M., & Nixon, C. (2016). Student civic engagement and school climate: Associations at multiple levels of the school ecology. Journal of Community Psychology, 44(2), 166-181.

Voight, A., & Nation, M. (2016). Practices for improving secondary school climate: A systematic review of the research literature. American Journal of Community Psychology, 58, 174-191.

Winkler, D., & Voight, A. (2016). Giftedness and overexcitability: Investigating the evidence. Gifted Child Quarterly, 60(4), 242-257.

O'Malley, M. D., Voight, A., Renshaw, T., & Eklund, K. (2015). School climate, family structure, and academic achievement: A study of moderation effects. School Psychology Quarterly, 30(1), 142-157.

Voight, A. (2015). Student voice for school-climate improvement: A case study of an urban middle school. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 25(4), 310-326.

Voight, A., Hanson, T., O'Malley, M., & Adekanye, L. (2015). The racial school climate gap: Within-school disparities in students┬┐ experiences of safety, support, and connectedness. American Journal of Community Psychology, 56, 252-267.

Barrat, V. X., Berliner, B., Voight, A., Tran, L., Huang, C., Yu, A., & Chen-Gaddini, M. (2014). School mobility, dropout, and graduation rates across student disability categories in Utah. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute for Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory West. Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs.

Hanson, T., & Voight, A. (2014). The appropriateness of a California student and staff school climate survey for measuring middle school climate (REL 2014-039). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory West. Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs.

Lenzi, M., Vieno, A., Santinello, M., Nation, M., & Voight, A. (2014). The role played by the family in shaping early and middle adolescent civic responsibility. Journal of Early Adolescence, 34(2), 251-278.

Voight, A., Geller, J., & Nation, M. (2014). Contextualizing the 'behavior gap': Student prosocial behavior and racial composition in urban middle schools. Journal of Early Adolescence, 34(2), 157-177.

Geller, J., Voight, A., Wegman, H., & Nation, M. (2013). How do varying types of youth civic engagement predict perceptions of school climate? Applied Developmental Science, 17(3), 135-147.

Voight, A., & Torney-Purta, J. (2013). A typology of youth civic engagement in urban middle schools. Applied Developmental Science, 17(4), 198-212.

Voight, A., Shinn, M., & Nation, M. (2012). The longitudinal effects of residential mobility on the academic achievement of urban elementary and middle school students. Educational Researcher, 41(9), 385-392.

Nation, M., Bess, K., Voight, A., Perkins, D.D., & Juarez, P. (2011). Levels of community engagement in youth violence prevention: The role of power in sustaining successful university-community partnerships. American Journal of Community Psychology, 48(1-2), 89-96.

Watts, R. J., Diemer, M. D., & Voight, A. (2011). Critical consciousness: Current status and future directions. New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development, 134, 43-57.  

Diemer, M. A., Wang, Q., Moore, T., Gregory, S., Hatcher, K. & Voight, A. (2010). Sociopolitical development, work salience, and vocational expectations among low socioeconomic status African American, Latin American, and Asian American Youth. Developmental Psychology, 46(3), 619-635.

Book Chapters:

Perry, J. C., & Voight, A. (In press). Applied research in diverse communities. In M. M. Leach & E. R. Welfel (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of applied psychological ethics. New York: Cambridge University Press.

O'Malley, M. D., Voight, A., & Izu, J. (2014). Engaging students in school climate improvement: A student voice strategy. In M. Furlong, R. Gilman, & E. S. Huebner (Eds.), The handbook of positive psychology in the schools 2nd Ed (pp. 329-346). New York: Routledge.

Diemer, M., Voight, A., & Mark, C. (2010). Youth development in traditional and transformational service learning programs. In T. Stewart & N. Webster (Eds.), Problematizing service-learning: Critical reflections for development and action. Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

Diemer, M. A., & Voight, A. (2008). White racial identity development. In F.T.L. Leong (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Counseling. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Voight, A., & Diemer, M. A. (2008). Black racial identity development. In F.T.L. Leong (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Counseling. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Technical Reports:

Voight, A., & Coats, T. (2016). Evaluation of a grades 2 and 3 reading tutoring intervention in Youngstown. Issue Area Centered Report. Columbus, OH: Ohio Education Research Center.

Voight, A. (2016). Using data to improve student mental health. Now Is the Time Technical Assistance Center Issue Brief. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Available online at http://www.samhsa.gov/nitt-ta.

Voight, A., Perry, J. Spielvogel, J., & Youngless, A. (2015). Cleveland Metropolitan School District performance in the first year of the Cleveland Plan. Research report prepared for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Cleveland, OH. Available online at http://www.clevelandmetroschools.org.  

Voight, A. (2013). The racial school climate gap. San Francisco: Region IX Equity Assistance Center at WestEd.

Voight, A., Austin, G., & Hanson, T. (2013). A climate for academic success: How school climate distinguishes schools that are beating the achievement odds. San Francisco: WestEd.

Voight, A., Austin, G., & Izu, J. (2013). Army School Liaison Officers: Their activities, needs, and impact. A report to the US Army Child, Family, and School Services. San Francisco: WestEd.

Voight, A., & Hanson, T. (2012). Summary of existing school climate instruments for middle school. San Francisco: REL West at WestEd. Available online at http://relwest.wested.org/resources/21.

Voight, A., Nixon, C., & Nation, M. (2011). Perfect strangers: Residential mobility and educational and behavioral outcomes in Metro Nashville Public Schools. Research report prepared for the Nashville Urban Partnership Academic Center of Excellence. Available online at http://www.nupace.org/research/ bullyingprevention.html

Nation, M., Voight, A., & Pepper, M. (2009). Taking the school's temperature: The role of school climate in relation to critical educational and behavioral outcomes in Metro Nashville Public Schools. Research report prepared for the Nashville Urban Partnership Academic Center of Excellence. Available online at http://www.nupace.org/research/bullyingprevention.html

Dissertations and Theses:

Voight, A. (2012). Youth civic engagement in urban middle schools: Agency and wellness across ecological levels. (Doctoral dissertation). Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University.

Voight, A. (2010). Youth sociopolitical development: Moving beyond mechanistic action and ineffective blah. (Masters thesis). Retrieved from Vanderbilt University Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Order number etd-07262010-164819.

Refereed Conference Presentations:

Voight, A. (2017, June). Critical social analysis among marginalized youth. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Ottawa, ON.

Giraldo-Garcia, R., Voight, A., & Klancher, E. (2017, April). Exploring the implementation of a district-wide student voice program in urban high schools. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Voight, A., & Nation, M. (2017, April). Evidence-based practices for improving secondary school climate: A systematic review. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Voight, A., & Velez, V. (2017, April). Education outcomes for student participants in a district-wide youth participatory action research initiative. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Austin, TX.

Perry, J. C., Voight, A, Beabout, C. (2016, April). Two years in: Evaluation of the DigiLit intervention. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.

Voight, A, Hanson, T., & O'Malley, M. (2016, April). The racial school climate gap: Within-school disparities in students' experiences of safety, support, and connectedness. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

Voight, A. (2016, April). Measuring collective student critical consciousness in high schools: An application of multilevel factor analysis. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.

Voight, A. (2016, April). The shared nature of adolescent civic behaviors in middle school settings: An application of multilevel factor analysis. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.

Voight, A., Delale-OConnor, L., Doykos, B., & Geller, J. (2015, June). Strategies and challenges in community-academic partnerships: Lessons on improving outcome for marginalized youth from collaborations between university-based centers and K-12 schools. Symposium organized for the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Lowell, MA.

Voight, A. (2015, June). Starting with true problems of practice: Building a practitioner-led alliance from the ground up to answer educational research questions. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Lowell, MA.

Voight, A., & Hanson, T. (2015, April). The relationship of middle school climate and academic performance. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Voight, A., & Nation, M. (2012, June). Ecologies of engagement: Civic-engagement types and their effects on risk and protective factors for urban middle-school students and their schools. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC.

Voight, A., Wegman, H., & Torney-Purta, J. (2012, June). A civic development paradigm: The role of youth civic engagement in risk and prevention. Symposium organized for the Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC.

Voight, A., Flanagan, C., Geller, J., Wegman, H., York, A., & Kirshner, B. (2012, April). Youth civic engagement and school community, climate, and culture: Reciprocal possibilities. Symposium organized for the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.

Geller, J., Nixon, C., Voight, A., Collins, L., & Nation, M. (2011, June). School racial composition and school context: How does minority/majority status affect student behavior? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC.

Nation, M., Voight, A., & Nixon, C. (2011, June). School climate and academic achievement: Unpacking the relations between school context and the academic achievement of at-risk students. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Chicago, IL.

Voight, A., Geller, J., Shinn, M., & Nation, M. (2011, June). A multilevel analysis of the relations between residential mobility and educational and behavioral outcomes. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC.

Wegman, H., Voight, A., Geller, J., Nixon, C., & Nation, M. (2011, June). Student participation in school change: Does individual and collective engagement affect school climate or student performance? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC.

Voight, A., Nixon, C., & Nation, M. (2011, April). School climate and key educational outcomes among urban middle-school students. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Voight, A., Geller, J., Collins, L., & Nation, M. (2010, June). Teacher and student race differences and prosocial behavior. Poster presented at the Biennial Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Voight, A., Geller, J., & Nation, M. (2010, June). Prosocial behavior and the experience of difference for middle-school students. Paper presented at the International Conference for Community Psychology, Puebla, Mexico.

Voight, A., Tesdahl, E., Bess, K., & Makara, K. (2010, June). Barriers and social-network conduits to nonprofit advocacy and civic engagement. Poster presented at the International Conference for Community Psychology, Puebla, Mexico.