Dr. Holt’s Publications


Holt, M., Matjasko, J., Reid, G., Espelage, D., & Koenig, B. (2013).  Sexual risk taking and bullying among adolescents. Pediatrics.

Holt, M., & Espelage, D. (2013).  Associations between cyberbullying and psychological functioning.  The University of Missouri Law Review Journal.

Holt, M., Raczynski, K., Frey, K., Hymel, S., & Limber, S. (2013). Preventing bullying through school and community-based approaches. Journal of School Violence, Online first.

Espelage, D., & Holt, M. (2013).  Suicidal ideation and school bully experiences.  Journal of Adolescent Health, 53, S27-   S31.

Espelage, D., & Holt, M. (2012). Understanding and preventing bullying and sexual harassment in schools.  In K.R.Harris, S. Graham, T. Urdan, S. Graham, J.M. Royer, & M. Zeidner, Educational Psychology Handbook (Volume 2).  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Vivolo, A.M., Holt, M., & Massetti, G. (2011). CDC commentary on the social context of bullying and peer victimization.  Journal of School Violence, 10, 201-212.

Espelage, D., Holt, M., & Poteat, P. (2010).  The school context, bullying, and victimization (pp. 146-160).  In Meece, J.L. & Eccles, J.S. (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Schools, Schooling, and Human Development.  New York: Routledge.

Holt, M., & Keyes, M. (2010).  Teachers’ attitudes toward bullying.  In Espelage & Swearer (Eds), Bullying in American Schools: A Social-Ecological Perspective on Prevention and Intervention.

Holt, M.K., Kaufman Kantor, K., & Finkelhor, D. (2009).  Parent/child concordance about bullying involvement and family characteristics related to bullying and peer victimization.  Journal of School Violence, 8, 42-63.

Holt, M., Finkelhor, D., & Kaufman Kantor, K. (2007).  Hidden victimization in bullying assessment.  School Psychology Review, 36, 345-360.

Holt, M., & Espelage, D. (2006).  Perceived social support among bullies, victims, and bully-victims.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 8, 984-994.

Holt, M., & Keyes, M. (2003).  Teachers’ attitudes toward teasing and general school climate.  In D. Espelage and S. Swearer (Eds.), Bullying in American Schools: A Social-Ecological Perspective on Prevention and Intervention. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

Holt, M. & Espelage, D. (2003).  A cluster analytic investigation of victimization profiles among high school students: Are profiles associated with differential psychological and educational outcomes?  Journal of Applied School Psychology, 19, 81-98.  Published simultaneously in M.J. Elias, & J. Zins (Eds.), Bullying, Peer Harassment, and Victimization in the Schools: The Next Generation of Prevention. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press, Inc.

Espelage, D., Holt, M., & Henkel, R. (2003).  Examination of peer group contextual effects on bullying during early adolescence.  Child Development, 74, 205-220.

Espelage, D. & Holt, M. (2001).  Bullying and victimization during early adolescence: Peer influences and psychosocial correlates.  Journal of Emotional Abuse, 2, 123-142.  Published simultaneously in R.A. Geffner, M.T. Loring, and C. Young (Eds.), Bullying behavior: Current research, research, and interventions. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press, Inc.


Turner, H.A., Finkelhor, D., Ormrod, R., Hamby, S., Leeb, R., Mercy, J., & Holt, M. (in press).  Family context, victimization, and child trauma symptoms: Variations in safe stable and nurturing relationships during early and middle childhood.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

Degue, S., Massetti, G., Holt, M., Tharp, A., Valle, L.A., Matjasko, J., & Lippy, C. (in press).  Identifying links between sexual violence and youth violence perpetration: New opportunities for sexual violence prevention.  Psychology of Violence.

Matjasko, J., Vivolo, A., Massetti, G., Holland, K., Holt, M., & Dela Cruz, J. (2012).  A systematic meta-review of evaluations of youth violence prevention programs: Common and divergent findings from 25 years of meta- analyses and systematic reviews.  Aggression and Violent Behavior.

Degue, S., Holt, M.K., Massetti, G.M., Matjasko, J. L., Tharp, A. T., & Valle, L.A. (2012).  Report from the CDC: Looking ahead towards community-level strategies to prevent sexual violence.  Journal of Women’s Health, 21, 1-3.

Teten Tharp, A.L., DeGue, S., Lang, K., Valle, L.A., Massetti, G., Holt, M., & Matjasko, J. (2011).Commentary on Foubert, Godin, & Tatum (2011): The evolution of sexual violence prevention and the urgency for effectiveness.  Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26, 3383-3392.

Massetti, G.M., Vivolo, A.M., Brookmeyer, K., DeGue, S., Holland, K.M., Holt, M.K., & Matjasko, J.M. (2011).   Preventing youth violence perpetration among girls. Journal of Women’s Health, 20, 1415-1428.

Vivolo, A.M., Holland, K.M., Teten, A.L., Holt, M., and the Sexual Violence Review Team. (2010).  Developing sexual violence prevention strategies by bridging spheres of public health.  Journal of Women’s Health, 19, 1811- 1814.

Finkelhor, D., Ormrod, R., Turner, H., & Holt, M. (2009).  Pathways to victimization.  Child Maltreatment, 14, 316-329.

Espelage, D.L., & Holt, M. (2007).  Dating violence among high school students (14.1-14.19).  In Kendall-Tackett, K. & Giaccamoni, S., Intimate Partner Violence, Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute, Inc

Holt, M., Finkelhor, D., & Kaufman Kantor, K. (2007).  Multiple victimization experiences of urban elementary school students: Associations with psychosocial functioning and academic performance. Child Abuse and Neglect, 31, 503-515.

Espelage, D., & Holt, M. (2007).  Dating violence and sexual harassment across the bully-victim continuum among middle and high school students. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 36, 799-811.

Hines, D., Kaufman Kantor, G., & Holt, M. (2006).  Similarities in siblings’ experiences of neglectful parenting behaviors.  Child Abuse and Neglect, 30, 619-637.

Holt, M., & Espelage, D. (2005).  Social support as a moderator between dating violence victimization and well-being among African-American and Caucasian adolescents.  School Psychology Review, 34, 309-328.

Holt, M. & Espelage, D.  (2005).  Multiple victimization of adolescents.  In K. Kendall-Tackett and S. Giacomoni (Eds.), Victimization of Children and Youth: Patterns of Abuse, Response Strategies. Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute, Inc.

Kaufman Kantor, G., Holt, M., Mebert, C.J., Straus, M.A., Drach, K.M., Ricci, L.R., MacAllum, C.A., & Brown, W. (2004).  Development and preliminary psychometric properties of the Multidimensional Neglectful Behavior Scale – Child Report.  Child Maltreatment, 9, 409-428.