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Karami, R., Mahfouz, J., & Mansour, S. (accepted). Sustaining School-based Improvement: Considering Emotional Responses to Change. Journal of Educational Administration.

Levitan, J., Mahfouz, J., & Schussler, D. (2018). Pragmatic Identity Analysis as a Qualitative Interview Technique. Forum: Qualitative Social Research.

Schussler, D., Oh, Y.,Mahfouz, J., Levitan, J., Frank, J., Broderick, P., Mitra, J., Greenberg, M. (under review). Learning to Manage Stress: Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Data to Understand Adolescents’ Experiences in a Mindfulness-Based Intervention.

Frank, J.L., Broderick, P.C., Oh, Y., Mitra, J., Kohler, K., Schussler, D.L., Geier, C., Roeser, R. W., Berrena, E., Mahfouz, J., Levitan, J., Greenberg, M.T. (submitted). The Effectiveness of a Teacher Delivered Mindfulness-Based Curriculum on Adolescent Social-Emotional and Executive Functioning. Journal of School Psychology.

Broderick, P., Frank, J.L., Berrena, E., Schussler, D., Kohler, K., Mitra, J., Khan, L., Levitan, J., Mahfouz, J., Shields, L., Greenberg, M. (submitted). Evaluating the effectiveness of a Mindfulness-Based Curriculum on Adolescents’ Social-Emotional and Executive Functioning: A Quasi-Experimental Trial of the Learning to BREATHE Program.

Mahfouz, J., Sausner, E. B., & Kornhaber, M. L. (2018). U.S. International Schools Overseas and the Common Core. International Journal of Leadership in Education.

Mahfouz, J.(2018). Mindfulness Training for School Administrators: effects on Well-being and Leadership. Journal of Educational Administration.

Broderick, P., Frank, J., Barrena, E., Schussler, D., Kohler, K., Mitra, J., Khan, L., Levitan, J., Mahfouz, J., Shields, L., Greenberg, M. (April 2018). Evaluating the Quality of Mindfulness Instruction Delivered in School Settings: Development and Validation of a Teacher Quality Observational Rating Scale. Mindfulness. DOI: 10.1007/s12671-018-0944-x

 Mahfouz, J., Levitan, J., Schussler, D., Broderick, T., Dvorakova, K., Argusti, M., & Greenberg, M. (2018). Ensuring College Student Success through Mindfulness-based Classes: Just BREATHE. College Student Affairs Journal, 36 (1).

Mahfouz, J., Barkauskas, N., Sausner, E., & Kornhaber, M. (2017). Leadership Roles of Administrators under the Common Core Reform. Education and Urban Society.DOI: 10.1177/0013124517714309

Schussler, D.L., Frank, J., Lee, TK , & Mahfouz, J.(2017). Using Virtual Role-Play to Enhance Teacher Candidates’ Skills in Responding to Bullying. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education.

Schussler, D., Frank, J., Wright, M., Lee, T. K., & Mahfouz, J.(2017, March). Using Virtual Roleplay Modules to Develop Teacher Candidates’ Competence in Communicating About Bullying. In Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference(pp. 2243-2251). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Kornhaber, M.L., Barkauskas, N., Griffith, K., Sausner, E., & Mahfouz, J.(2017). The Common Core’s Promises and Pitfalls Per Policy Entrepreneurs and Ground-Level Actors. Journal of Educational Change, 1-

Smith, W. C., Fraser, P., Chykina, V., Ikoma, S., Levitan, J., Liu, J., & Mahfouz, J. (2016). Global citizenship and the importance of education in a globally integrated world. Globalisation, Societies and Education, 1-18.


Levitan, J., Schussler, D., Mahfouz, J., Frank, J., Kohler, K., Broderick, P.C., Mitra, J., Oh, Y., Berrena, E., & Greenberg, M, (2018). Evaluating student cognitive and social-emotional growth during a high school mindfulness course using mixed-method design. SAGE Research Methods Cases.10.4135/9781526446428.