Publications with Students

Gleason, T., Narvaez, D., Cheng, A., Wang, L., & Brooks, J. (2016). Wellbeing and sociomoral development in preschoolers: The role of maternal parenting attitudes consistent with the Evolved Developmental Niche. In D. Narvaez, J. Braungart-Rieker, L. Miller, L. Gettler, & P. Hastings (Eds.), Contexts for young child flourishing: Evolution, family and society (166-184). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Narvaez, D., Thiel, A., Kurth, A., & Renfus, K. (2016). Past moral action and ethical orientation. In D. Narvaez, Embodied morality: Protectionism, engagement and imagination (pp. 99-118). New York, NY: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Narvaez, D. & Mrkva, K. (2014). The development of creative moral imagination. In S. Moran, D. H. Cropley & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.), The Ethics of Creativity (pp. 25-45). New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan.

Brooks, J., Bock, T., & Narvaez, D. (2013). Moral motivation, moral judgment and anti-social behavior. Journal of Research in Character Education, 9(2), 149–165.

Junkins, T., & Narvaez, D. (2012). An educational model for teaching a nonkilling ethic. In. D.J. Christie & J. Pim (Eds.), Nonkilling Psychology (pp. 295-319). Honolulu: Center for Global Non-Killing. Available online:

Junkins, T., & Narvaez, D. (2011). Habitat for Humanity and the support of civic participation. In Factis Pax. 5(1), 66-79.

Narvaez, D., Radvansky, G.A., Lynchard, N., & Copeland, D. (2011). Are older adults more attuned to morally-charged information? Experimental Aging Research, 37, 1–37.

Narvaez, D. & Vaydich, J. (2011). Fear, love and moral functioning. In Aerni, P., & Grün, K-J. (Eds.), Moral und Angst. Erkenntnisse aus der Moralpsychologie und der Politischen Theologie [Morality and Fear] (pp. 131-144). Göttingen: Germany: Vandehoeck & Ruprecht.

Narvaez, D., Gleason, T., & Mitchell, C. (2010). Moral virtue and practical wisdom: Theme comprehension in children, youth and adults. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 171(4), 1-26.

Narvaez, D. & Hill, P.L. (2010). The relation of multicultural experiences to moral judgment and mindsets. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 3(1), 43-55.  

Narvaez, D., Holter, A., Vaydich, J.L. (2010). Moral development. In A.S. Davis (Ed.), Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology (pp. 79-87). New York: Springer Publishing Co.

Narvaez, D., Kmehlkov, V., Vaydich, J., & Turner, J. (2009). Measuring teacher moral self efficacy. Journal of Research in Character Education, 6(2), 3-16.

Narvaez, D., Mattan, B., MacMichael, C., & Squillace, M. (2008). Kill bandits, collect gold or save the dying: the effects of playing a prosocial video game. Media Psychology Review. 1 (1). Available 08/31/08 from

Narvaez, D., Bock, T., Endicott, L., & Lies, J. (2004). Minnesota’s Community Voices and Character Education Project. Journal of Research in Character Education, 2, 89-112.

Crowell, C., Narvaez, D., & Gomberg, A. (2004). Information ethics from a developmental perspective. In L. A. Freeman & A. G. Peace (Eds.), Information Ethics: Privacy and Intellectual Property (pp. 19-37). Hershey, PA: Information Science Publishing.

Endicott, L., Bock, T., & Narvaez, D. (2003). Moral reasoning, intercultural development, and multicultural experiences: Relations and cognitive underpinnings.  International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 27, 403-419.

Narvaez, D., Herbst, R., Hagele, S. & Gomberg, A. (2003). Nurturing peaceful character. Journal of Research in Education, 13, 41-50.

Narvaez, D., Bock, T., & Endicott, L. (2003). Who should I become? Citizenship, goodness, human flourishing, and ethical expertise. In W. Veugelers & F. K. Oser (Eds.), Teaching in Moral and Democratic Education (pp. 43-63). Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang Publishers.

Narvaez, D. & Bock, T. (2002). Moral schemas and tacit judgement or how the Defining Issues Test is supported by cognitive science.  Journal of Moral Education, 31 (3), 297-314.

Reprinted in Mason, M. (2004). Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Cognitive Science. McGraw-Hill.

Narvaez, D., Gleason, T., Mitchell, C. & Bentley, J. (1999). Moral theme comprehension in children. Journal of Educational Psychology, 91(3), 477-487.

Reprinted in D. Boyd & G. Stevens (Ed.), Current Readings in Lifespan Development (pp. 73-87). Allyn & Bacon.

Narvaez, D., & Mitchell, C. (1999). Schemas, culture, and moral texts. (In M. Leicester, C. Modgil, & S. Modgil, Eds.), Education, Culture and Values (Vol. IV of Moral Education and Pluralism) (pp. 149-157). London: Falmer Press.

Narvaez, D., Bentley, J., Gleason, T., Samuels, J. (1998).  Moral theme comprehension in third grade, fifth grade and college students. Reading Psychology, 19(2), 217-241.


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