Megan Kiely Mueller

Megan Kiely Mueller
Research Assistant Professor

Campus Phone:
508-839-7991

Education

  • PhD - Tufts University (2013)
  • MA - Tufts University (2010)
  • BA - Tufts University (2008)

Effects of Therapeutic Riding on Measures of Stress in Horses

Author(s):McKinney, C. | Mueller, M.K. | Frank, N.
Publication year: 2015
Journal / Book title: Journal of Equine Veterinary Science

Creation of short and very short measures of the five Cs of positive youth development

Author(s):Geldhof, G.J. | Bowers, E.P. | Boyd, M.J. | Mueller, M.K. | Napolitano, C.M. | Schmid, K.L. | Lerner, J.V. | Lerner, R.M.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of Research on Adolescence

Human-animal interaction as a context for positive youth development: A relational developmental systems approach to constructing human-animal interaction theory and research

Author(s):Mueller, M.K.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Human Development

Is Human-Animal Interaction (HAI) Linked to Positive Youth Development? Initial Answers

Author(s):Mueller, M.K.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Applied Developmental Science

The relationship between types of human–animal interaction and attitudes about animals: An exploratory study

Author(s):Mueller, M.K.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Anthrozoos

Pet obesity management: Beyond nutrition

Author(s):Linder, D. | Mueller, M.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice

Human–Animal Interaction as a Context for Thriving and Coping in Military-Connected Youth: The Role of Pets During Deployment

Author(s):Mueller, M.K. | Callina, K.S.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Applied Developmental Science

Understanding Entrepreneurial Intent in Late Adolescence: The Role of Intentional Self-Regulation and Innovation

Author(s):Geldhof, G.J. | Weiner, M. | Agans, J.P. | Mueller, M.K. | Lerner, R.M.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of Youth and Adolescence

Activity Involvement as an Ecological Asset: Profiles of Participation and Youth Outcomes

Author(s):Agans, J.P. | Champine, R.B. | DeSouza, L.M. | Mueller, M.K. | Johnson, S.K. | Lerner, R.M.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of Youth and Adolescence

Longitudinal Analysis of a Very Short Measure of Positive Youth Development

Author(s):Geldhof, G.J. | Bowers, E.P. | Mueller, M.K. | Napolitano, C.M. | Callina, K.S. | Lerner, R.M.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of Youth and Adolescence

Fostering youth entrepreneurship: Preliminary findings from the young entrepreneurs study

Author(s):Geldhof, G.J. | Porter, T. | Weiner, M.B. | Malin, H. | Bronk, K.C. | Agans, J.P. | Mueller, M. | Damon, W. | Lerner, R.M.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of Research on Adolescence

Entrepreneurship in young adults: Initial findings from the young entrepreneurs study

Author(s):Geldhof, G.J. | Malin, H. | Johnson, S.K. | Porter, T. | Bronk, K.C. | Weiner, M.B. | Agans, J.P. | Mueller, M.K. | Hunt, D. | Colby, A. | Lerner, R.M. | Damon, W.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology

Youth advisory structures: listening to young people to support quality youth services.

Author(s):Roholt, R.V. | Mueller, M.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: New directions for youth development

From youth worker professional development to organizational change.

Author(s):Rana, S. | Baumgardner, B. | Germanic, O. | Graff, R. | Korum, K. | Mueller, M. | Randall, S. | Simmons, T. | Stokes, G. | Xiong, W. | Peterson, K.K.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: New directions for youth development

Emergence, self-organization and developmental science.

Author(s):Greenberg, G. | Callina, K.S. | Mueller, M.K.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Advances in child development and behavior

Comparing Alternate Approaches to Calculating Reliability for Dichotomous Data: The Sample Case of Adolescent Selection, Optimization, and Compensation

Author(s):Napolitano, C.M. | Callina, K.S. | Mueller, M.K.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Applied Developmental Science

Emergence, Self-Organization and Developmental Science

Author(s):Greenberg, G. | Callina, K.S. | Mueller, M.K.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Advances in Child Development and Behavior

Mentoring and positive youth development

Author(s):Lerner, R.M. | Napolitano, C.M. | Boyd, M.J. | Mueller, M.K. | Callina, K.S.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Handbook of Youth Mentoring

Youth development program participation and intentional self-regulation skills: Contextual and individual bases of pathways to positive youth development

Author(s):Mueller, M.K. | Phelps, E. | Bowers, E.P. | Agans, J.P. | Urban, J.B. | Lerner, R.M.
Publication year: 2011
Journal / Book title: Journal of Adolescence

A Vision for the American Juvenile Justice System: The Positive Youth Development Perspective

Author(s):Lerner, R.M. | Wiatrowski, M.D. | Mueller, M.K. | Napolitano, C.M. | Schmid, K.L. | Pritchard, A.
Publication year: 2011
Journal / Book title: Juvenile Justice: Advancing Research, Policy, and Practice

General Research Interests

  • Human-animal interaction (HAI)
  • Positive youth development
  • Human-animal interaction and public policy

Selected Research Projects

  • The role of companion animals in military families in promoting health and positive development

Research and Clinical Interests

  • Evidence-based practice in human-animal interaction (HAI)
  • HAI in promoting mental and physical health
  • Empirical evaluation of HAI-based programs and interventions

Teaching

    • Human-Animal Interaction in Childhood and Adolescence

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Human Animal Interaction (HAI)
  • Child development, human-animal interactions in military families
Professional Organizations
  • International Society for Anthrozoology
  • Society for Research in Child Development
  • Society for Research in Adolescence
  • Society for the Study of Human Development