On this page, you’ll find a collection of resources and research relative to resilience in higher education.
Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University
Penn State’s Edna Bennet Pierce Prevention Research Center – Improving Classroom Learning Environments by Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education (CARE)
The Center for Resilience Advisory LLC resources for college students
Clauss-Ehlers, C. S. & Wibrowski, C. R. (2007). Building Educational Resilience and Social Support: The Effects of the Educational Opportunity Fund Program Among First- and Second-Generation College Students. Journal of College Student Development 48(5), 574-584. The Johns Hopkins University Press. Retrieved August 29, 2017, from Project MUSE database. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/csd.2007.0051
Galatzer-Levy, I. R., Burton, C. L., & Bonanno, G. A. (2012). Coping flexibility, potentially traumatic life events, and resilience: A prospective study of college student adjustment. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 31(6), 542-567.
Heller, Monica & Cassady, Jerrell. (2015). Predicting Community College and University Student Success: A Test of the Triadic Reciprocal Model for Two Populations. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice. 18. DOI: 10.1177/1521025115611130.
Klibert, J., Lamis, D. A., Collins, W., Smalley, K. B., Warren, J. C., Yancey, C. T. and Winterowd, C. (2014), Resilience Mediates the Relations Between Perfectionism and College Student Distress. Journal of Counseling & Development, 92: 75–82. doi:10.1002/j.1556-6676.2014.00132.x
Li, M.-h. and Yang, Y. (2016), A Cross-Cultural Study on a Resilience–Stress Path Model for College Students. Journal of Counseling & Development, 94: 319–332. doi:10.1002/jcad.12088
Martin M. Chemers, Li-tze Hu, and Ben F. Garcia. (2001) Academic Self-Efficacy and First-Year College Student Performance and Adjustment University of California, Santa Cruz Journal of Educational Psychology. Vol. 93, No. 1, 55-64. DOI: 10.1037//0022-06220.127.116.11
Morales, E. E. (2014)Learning from Success: How Original Research on Academic Resilience Informs what College Faculty Can do to Increase the Retention of Low Socioeconomic Status Students . International Journal of Higher Education. 3(3). URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/ijhe.v3n3p92
Rogers H. Mindfulness Meditation for Increasing Resilience in College Students. Psychiatry Annals. 2013; 43: 545-548. doi: 10.3928/00485713-20131206-06 [link]
Shatkin, J. P. , Diamond, U., Zhao, Y., DiMeglio, J., Chodaczek, M., & Bruzzese, J. (2016). Effects of a Risk and Resilience Course on Stress, Coping Skills, and Cognitive Strategies in College Students. Teaching of Psychology, Vol. 43(3) 204-210. DOI: 10.1177/0098628316649457
Smeets, E., Neff, K., Alberts, H., & Peters, M. (2014). Meeting suffering with kindness: Effects of a brief self‐compassion intervention for female college students. Journal of clinical psychology, 70(9), 794-807.
Ward-Penny, R., Johnston-Wilder, S., & Lee, C. (2011). Exit interviews: Undergraduates who leave mathematics behind. For the Learning of Mathematics, 31(2), 21-26. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/41319562
See also a bibliography from the Bounce Back Facilitator’s Manual at San Diego State University.