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​Recent Publications

  • Jones, L. B.*, Hall, B. A., & Kiel, E. J. (2021). Systematic review of the link between maternal anxiety and overprotection. Journal of Affective Disorders, 295, 541-551.

  • Kiel, E. J., Phelps, R. A.*, & Brooker, R. J. (2021). Maternal dynamic respiratory sinus arrhythmia during toddlers’ interactions with novelty. Infancy, 26, 388-408.

  • Kiel, E. J., Aaron, E.*, Risley, S. M.*, & Luebbe, A. M. (2021). Transactional relations between maternal anxiety and toddler anxiety risk through toddler-solicited comforting behavior. Depression and Anxiety, 1-12.

  • Jones, L. B.*, Risley, S. M.*, & Kiel, E. J. (2021). Maternal respiratory sinus arrhythmia contextualizes the relation between maternal anxiety and overprotective parenting. Journal of Family Psychology.

  • Price, N. N.*, & Kiel, E. J. (2021). Longitudinal links among mother and child emotion regulation, maternal emotion socialization, and child anxiety. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology.

  • Kiel, E., Price, N.*, & Buss, K. (2020). Maternal anxiety and toddler inhibited temperament predict maternal socialization of worry. Social Development, 30(1), 258–273.

  • Kiel, E. J., Price, N. N.*, & Premo, J. E.* (2020). Maternal comforting behavior, toddlers’ dysregulated fear, and toddlers’ emotion regulatory behaviors. Emotion, 20, 793-803.

  • Kalomiris, A. E.*, Phelps, R. A.*, & Kiel, E. J. (2019). The relation between specific parenting behaviors and toddlers’ early anxious behaviors is moderated by toddler cortisol reactivity. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 47, 1367-1377.

  • Kiel, E. J., Wagers, K. B.*, & Luebbe, A. M. (2019). The Attitudes about Parenting Strategies for Anxiety scale: A measure of parenting attitudes about protective and intrusive behavior. Assessment, 26, 1504-1523.

  • Wagers, K. B.*, & Kiel, E. J. (2019). The influence of parenting and temperament on empathy development in toddlers. Journal of Family Psychology, 33, 391-400.

*Miami University mentee


  • 2020 “Biological Systems as Mediators of Bidirectional Influences on Anxiety Risk in the Mother-Child Dyad During Infancy” (NIMH R01 MH113669) Principal Investigators: Rebecca Brooker & Elizabeth Kiel (8/1/2020-5/31/2025)

  • 2019 “Transactional neurobiological influences on parent-child kindergarten adjustment” (NICHD 2R15 HD076158) Principle Investigator: Elizabeth J. Kiel (1/4/2019 – 12/31/2021)

  • 2017 “Parenting, Physiological Reactivity, and Neural Markers of Anxiety in Kindergartners” (NIMH F31 MH113273-01A1) Principal Investigator/Fellow: Anne E. Kalomiris (1/1/2018 – 6/30/2019) Role: Sponsor

  • 2016 “A Transactional, Psychobiological Model of Mother-Child Kindergarten Adjustment” Miami University Type: Senate Committee on Faculty Research internal grant Principal Investigator: Elizabeth J. Kiel (6/1/2017 – 12/30/2018)

  • 2013 “A Biopsychosocial Model of Emotion Processes Determining the Role of Overcontrolling Parenting in the Stability of Inhibited Temperament” (NICHD R15 HD076158 Principle Investigator: Elizabeth J. Kiel (5/1/2013 – 4/30/2016)

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