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Instructor - Department of Home and Family: Brigham Young University - Idaho (2007 - present)
Instructor - Department of Marriage, Family & Human Development, School of Family Life: Brigham Young University (1996 - 2006)
Coordinator - Department of Marriage, Family & Human Development, School of Family Life: Brigham Young University, Course: MFHD 792R - Faculty / Graduate Student Family Research Symposium (Aug, 1996 - May 2001)
Instructor - Department of Child and Family Development: University of Georgia, Course: CFD 470 - Adolescence and the Family (April, 1989 - June, 1989)
Evaluation Coordinator - University Affiliated Programs: University of Georgia (1992-1996) Study: Head Start/Public School Transition Demonstration Project
Associate Project Director - Institute for Behavioral Research: University of Georgia (1995-1996) Study: Adolescent Development Research Project
Research Scientist - Program for the Study of Competence in Children and Families: Department of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia (1992-1996) Study: Examination of sibling behavior and parental interactions involving same-sex sibling pairs
Project Director - Institute for Behavioral Research: University of Georgia (July 1994 - Oct. 1994) Study: Adolescent Development Research Project
Duerden, M. D., Widmer, M. A., Taniguchi, S. T., & McCoy, J. K. (2009). Adventures in identity development: Theimpact of adventure recreation on adolescent identity development. Identity, 9(4), 341-359.doi:10.1080/15283480903422806
Beutler, I., Beutler, L., & McCoy, J. K. (2008). Money aspirations about living well: Middle school student perceptions.Financial Counseling and Planning, 19(1), 44-60.
Gudmunson, C. G., Beutler, I. F., Israelsen, C. L., McCoy, J. K., and Hill, E. J. (2007). Linking financial strain to maritalinstability: Examining the roles of emotional distress and marital interaction. Journal of Family Economic Issues,28, 357-376.
Wells, M. S., Widmer, M. A., & McCoy, J. K. (2004) Grubs and grasshoppers: Challenge-based recreation and thecollective efficacy of families with at-risk youth. Family Relations, 53, 326-333.
Huff, C., Widmer, M. A., McCoy, J. K., & Hill, B. J. (2003). The influence of challenging recreation onparent-adolescent communication. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 37, 18-37.
Thompson, B., Klein, S. R., McCoy, J. K. (2003, Winter). Education for Family Life in Utah High Schools: Possibilitiesfor Renewal. Impact, 38-42.
Williams, M., Thomsen, S. R., & McCoy, J. K. (2003). Looking for an accurate mirror: A model for the relationshipbetween media use and anorexia. Eating Behaviors,4, 127-134
McCoy, J. K., Brody, G. H., Stoneman, Z. (2002). Temperament and the quality of best friendships: Effect of same-sexsibling relationships, Family Relations, 51, 248-255.
Thomsen, S. R., McCoy, J. K., Gustafson, R. L., & Williams, M. (2002). Motivations for reading beauty and fashionmagazines and anorexic risk in college-age women. Media Psychology, 4, 113-135.
Thomsen, S. R., McCoy, J. K.,Williams, M., & Gustafson, R. L. (2002). The relationship between beauty and fashionmagazine reading frequency and dieting for weight loss among female college students. Southwest MassCommunication Journal, 17, 51-61.
Thomsen, S. R., & McCoy, J. K., Williams, M. (2001). Internalizing the impossible: Anorectic outpatients'experienceswith women's beauty and fashion magazines. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Prevention and Treatment, 9, 65-80.
Thomsen, S. R., McCoy, J. K., & Williams, M. (2000). Reconstructing the World of the Anorectic Outpatient:Procedures for Enhancing Trustworthiness and Credibility. The Qualitative Report [On-line serial], 5 (1/2).Available: http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR5-1/thomsen.html