Dr. Holt’s Publications


Holt, M., Bowman, C., Alexis, A., & Murphy, A. (forthcoming). Bullying, suicide, and suicide prevention in education. In H. Shapiro (Ed.), The Handbook of Violence in Education: Forms, Factors, and Preventions. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell Publishers.

Holt, M., Green, J.G., Davidson, J., Tsay-Vogel, M., & Brown, C. (2016, online first). Multidisciplinary approaches to research on adolescent bullying. Adolescent Research Review.

Reid, G., Holt, M. K., Bowman, C.E., Espelage, D. L., & Greif Green, J. G. (2016). Perceived social support and mental health among first-year college students with histories of bullying victimization. Journal of Child and Family Studies.

Holt, M., & Reid, G. (2016). School violence and bullying (page 226-246). In Cuevas, C., & Rennison, C. (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook on the Psychology of Violence. UK: Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Hertz, M., Everett Jones, S., Ferdon, C., Barrios, L.C., & Holt, M. (2015). Association between bullying victimization and health risk behaviors among high school students in the United States. Journal of School Health, 85, 833-842.

Holt, M., Vivolo, A., Polanin, J., Holland, K., DeGue, S., Holland, K., Matjasko, J., Wolfe, M., & Reid, G. (2015). Bullying and suicidal ideation and behaviors: A meta-analysis. Pediatrics, 135, e496-e509.

Holt, M., & Grills, A. (2015). Introduction: Assessing youth mental health in schools. In Holt, M., and Grills, A. (Eds.), Critical Issues in School Mental Health: Evidence-based Research, Practice, and Interventions. Routledge Press.

Holt, M.K., Green, J.G., Reid, G., DiMeo, A., Espelage, D., Felix, E.D., Furlong, M.J., Poteat, V.P., Sharkey, J.D. (2014). Associations between past bullying experiences and psychosocial and academic functioning among college students. Journal of American College Health, 62, 552-560.

Elgar, F., Craig, W., Napoletano, A., Saul, G., Poteat, V.P., Holt, M., & Koenig, B. (2014). Cyberbullying victimization and mental health in adolescents and the moderating role of family dinners. JAMA Pediatrics, 168, 1015-1022.

Holt, M. (2014). Suicidal risk as a function of bullying and other victimization exposures (pages 31-38). In P. Goldblum, D. Espelage, J. Chu, & B. Bongar, (Eds.), The Challenges of Youth Bullying and Suicide. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Holt, M., Matjasko, J., Reid, G., Espelage, D., & Koenig, B. (2013). Sexual risk taking and bullying among adolescents. Pediatrics, 132, e1481-e1487.

Holt, M., Raczynski, K., Frey, K., Hymel, S., & Limber, S. (2013). School and community-based approaches for preventing bullying. Journal of School Violence, 12, 238-252.

Espelage, D., & Holt, M. (2013). Suicidal ideation and school bullying experiences after controlling for depression and delinquency. Journal of Adolescent Health, 53, S27-S31.

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

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.


Holt, M., Felix, E., Grimm, R., Nylund-Gibson, K., Greif Green, J., Poteat, V.P., & Zhang, C. (2016). A latent class analysis of past victimization exposures as predictors of college mental health. Psychology of Violence.

Green, J.G., Xuan, Z., Kwong, L., Holt, M.K., & Comer, J.S. (2016) Teachers’ reports of outreach to school-based mental health service providers following the 2013 Boston Marathon attack. Children & Schools.

Paris, R., Herriott, A., Holt, M., Gould, K. (2015). Differential responsiveness to a parenting intervention for mothers in substance abuse treatment. Child Abuse and Neglect, 50, 206-217.

Green, J.G., Holt, M., Kwong, L., Reid, G., Xuan, Z., & Comer, J.S. (2015). School- and classroom-based supports for children following the 2013 Boston Marathon attack and manhunt. School Mental Heath, 7, 81-91.

DeGue, S., Valle, L.A., Holt, M.K., Massetti, G.M., Matjasko, J.L., Teten Tharp, A. (2014). A systematic review of primary prevention strategies for sexual violence perpetration. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 19, 346-362.

Jenkins Tucker, C., Holt, M., & Weisen-Martin, D. (2013). Interparental conflict and sibling warmth during adolescence: Associations with female depression in emerging adulthood. Psychological Reports, 112, 243-251.

Degue, S., Massetti, G., Holt, M., Tharp, A., Valle, L.A., Matjasko, J., & Lippy, C., Brookmeyer, K. (2012). Identifying links between sexual violence and youth violence perpetration: New opportunities for sexual violence prevention. Psychology of Violence, 3, 140-156.

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.

Turner, H.A., Finkelhor, D., Ormrod, R., Hamby, S., Leeb, R., Mercy, J., & Holt, M. (2012). Family context, victimization, and child trauma symptoms: Variations in safe stable and nurturing relationships during early and middle childhood. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 82, 209-219.

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.