Renée Tobin

Renée Tobin, Ph.D.

Psychological Studies in Education

1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Ritter Annex 217, College of Education 
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(215) 204-6254

  • Ph.D. in School Psychology, Texas A&M University
  • M.S. in Social Psychology, Texas A&M University
  • B.A. in English and Psychology (Summa Cum Laude), University at Albany, State University of New York
Areas of Professional Interest
  • Individual differences as predictors of children's responsiveness to social-emotional interventions
Recent Scholarship
Refereed Journal Articles 
Huber, B. J., Harris, J. A., Tobin, R. M., Meyers, A. B., Shelvin, K. H., & Wells, M. A. (in press). Overcoming barriers to rural children’s mental health: An inter-connected systems framework. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion.    
Gadke, D. L., Tobin, R. M., & Schneider, W. J. (2016). Agreeableness, conflict resolution tactics, and school behavior in second graders. Journal of Individual Differences, 37, 145-151. DOI: 10.1027/1614-0001/a000199 
Meyers, A. B., Tobin, R. M., Huber, B. J., Conway, D. E., & Shelvin, K. (2015). Interdisciplinary collaboration supporting social-emotional learning in rural school systems. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 25, 109-128. DOI: 10.1080/10474412.2014.929956 
Field, R. D., Tobin, R. M., & Reese-Weber, M. J. (2014). Agreeableness, social selfefficacy, and conflict resolution strategies. Journal of Individual Differences, 35, 95102. DOI: 10.1027/1614-0001/a000131   
Herbstrith, J. C., Tobin, R. M., Hesson-McInnis, M. S., & Schneider, W. J. (2013). Preservice teacher attitudes toward gay and lesbian parents. School Psychology Quarterly, 28, 183-194. DOI: 10.1037/spq0000022 
Fuller, M. B., Wilson, M. A., & Tobin, R. M. (2011). The National Survey of Student Engagement as a predictor of undergraduate GPA: A Cross-Sectional and 
Longitudinal Examination. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 36, 735-
748. DOI: 10.1080/02602938.2010.488791 
Tobin, R. M., & Graziano, W. G. (2011). The disappointing gift: Dispositional and situational moderators of emotional expressions. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 110, 227-240. DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2011.02.010 
Graziano, W. G., Bruce, J. W., Sheese, B. E., & Tobin, R. M. (2007). Attraction, personality, and prejudice: Liking none of the people most of the time. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 93, 565-582. DOI: 10.1037/0022-3514.93.4.565 
Graziano, W. G., Habashi, M. M., Sheese, B. E., & Tobin, R. M. (2007). Agreeableness, empathy, and helping: A person x situation perspective. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 93, 583-599. DOI: 10.1037/0022-3514.93.4.583 
Kahn, J. H., Tobin, R. M., Massey, A. E., & Anderson, J. A. (2007). Measuring emotional expression with the Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC). American Journal of Psychology, 120, 263-286.  
Tobin, R. M., Sansosti, F. J., & McIntyre, L. L. (2007). Developing emotional competence in preschoolers: A review of regulation research and recommendations for practice. The California School Psychologist, 12, 105-118.  
Kieras, J. E., Tobin, R. M., Graziano, W. G., & Rothbart, M. K. (2005). You can’t always get what you want: Effortful control and young children’s responses 
to undesirable gifts. Psychological Science, 16, 391-396. DOI: 10.1111/j.09567976.2005.01546.x 
Graziano, W. G., & Tobin, R. M. (2002). Agreeableness: Dimension of personality or social desirability artifact? Journal of Personality, 70, 695-727. DOI: 10.1111/14676494.05021 
Graziano, W. G., & Tobin, R. M. (2001). The distributed processing of narcissists: Paradox lost? Psychological Inquiry, 12, 219-222.  
Tobin, R. M., Graziano, W. G., Vanman, E. J., & Tassinary, L. G. (2000). Personality, emotional experience, and efforts to control emotions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79, 656-669. DOI: 10.1037//0022-3514.79.4.656 
Graziano, W. G., & Tobin, R. M. (1998). What do we call the outcome of emotional socialization? Psychological Inquiry, 9, 285-287.  
Non-Refereed Articles 
Tobin, R. M. (2013). An introduction to the Wechsler intelligence tests: Revisiting theory and practice. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 31, 91-93. DOI: 10.1177/0734282913478029 
Tobin, R. M., Wilson, M. A., & Hudak, S. L. (2007). Preliminary results from the dietetic education task force final report of recommendations reaction survey. DEP-Line, 28, 1 & 4-6.