Ed. D. Early Childhood Education (Child Development and Family Life), Indiana University, 1974
M.S. Child Development and Family Life, Indiana University, 1972
B.A. Spanish and Home Economics, California State University, Fresno, 1970
Spanish Culture and Language, La Universidad de Granada, Spain, 1968-1969
Fincham, F. F. (PI) and Pasley, K. (Co-PI). Developing a national model of marriage education for young adults. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, October 1, 2006 to September 31, 2011 ($2,600,000).
- Marital process in remarriage and stepfamilies
- Fathering post-divorce
- Father identity and involvement
- Best practices in family meditation, divorce education, and relationship development.
Pasley, K., & Garneau, C. (in press). Stepsibling relationships. In R. E. Emery, & J. G. Golson (Eds.), Cultural sociology of divorce. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Pasley, K., & Petren, R. (in press). Single fathers. In R. E. Emery, & J. G. Golson (Eds.), Cultural Sociology of Divorce. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Garneau, C., & Pasley, K. (in press). Stepfamilies: Effects on children’s education. In A. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
vanEeden-Moorefield, B., & Pasley, K. (in press). Remarriage and stepfamilies. In G. Peterson & K. Bush (Eds.), Handbook of Marriage and the Family (3rd ed.), New York: Springer.
Pasley, K., & Garneau, C. (2012). Remarriage and stepfamily life. In F. Walsh (Ed.), Normal family processes: Growing diversity and complexity (4th ed.). New York: Guilford.
Olmstead, S. B., Pasley, K., Meyer, A. S., Stanford, P. M., Fincham, F. D., & Delvi, R. (2011). Implementing relationship education for emerging adult college students: Insights from the field. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 10, 215-228.
Schvaneveldt, P. L., Kerpelman, J. L., Pasley, B. K., & Acock, A. C. (2011). Parental, peer, and substance use influences on postsecondary educational attainment. Family Science Review, 16(2), 27-43.
Braithwaite, S. R., Lambert. N. M., Fincham, F. D., & Pasley, B. K. (2010). Does college based relationship education decrease extradyadic involvement in relationships. Journal of Family Psychology, 24, 740-745.
Pasley, K., & Lee, M. (2010). Stress and coping in the context of stepfamily life. In C. Price & S. H. Price (Eds.), Families and change: Coping with stressful life eventsevents (3rd ed., pp. 233-259). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Olmstead, S. B., Futris, T. G., & Pasley, K. (2009). An exploration of married and divorce, nonresident men’s perceptions and organization of their father role identity. Fathering, 7, 249-268.
Pasley, K., & Olmstead, S. B. (2009). Changing landscape of American family life. In M. Stanton & J. M. Bray (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of family psychology (pp. 53-67). New York: Plenum.
Cui, M., Fincham, F. F., &, Pasley, K. (2008). Young adult romantic relationships: The role of parents' marital problems and relationship efficacy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 1226-1235.
Fincham, F. F., Cui, M., Braitewaite, S., & Pasley, K. (2008). Attitudes toward intimate partner violence in dating relationships. Psychological Assessment, 20, 260-269.
vanEden- Moorefield, B., & Pasley, K. (2008). A longitudinal examination of marital processes
and instability in remarriages and stepfamilies. In J. A. Pryor (Ed.), The international handbook of stepfamilies: Policy and practice in legal, research, and clinical spheres (pp. 231-249. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
vanEden-Moorefield, B., Proulx, C., & Pasley, K. (2008). A comparison of internet and face-to-face (FTF) qualitative metodes in studying relationships of gay men. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 4(2), 181-204.
Adamsons, K., O’Brien, M., & Pasley, K. (2007). An ecological approach to father involvement in biological and stepfather families. Fathering, 5, 129-147.
vanEden-Moorefield, B., Pasley, K., Dolan, E., & Engel, M. (2007). From divorce to remarriage: Financial management and security among remarried women. Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 47(3/4), 21-42.
Henley, K., & Pasley, K. (2006). Coparenting when relationships end. In M. A. Fine & J. Harvey (Eds.), Handbook of divorce and dissolution of romantic relationships (pp. 241-262). New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associated.
Henley, K., & Pasley, K. (2005). Father identity, father involvement, and coparental quality: A comparison of nondivorced and divorced, nonresident fathers. Fathering, 3, 59-80.
van Eeden Morefield, B., Henley, K., & Pasley, K. (2005). Identity enactment and verification in gay and lesbian stepfamilies. In V. L. Bengtson, K. Allen, A. Acock, P. Dilworth-Anderson, & D. Klein (Eds.), Sourcebook on family theory and research pp. 230-233). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Pasley, K., & Braver, S. L. (2003). Reconceptualizing and measuring father involvement in divorced, nonresident fathers. In R. Day & M. Lamb (Eds.), Measuring father involvement (pp. 217-240). New York: Erlbaum.
Henley, K., & Pasley, K. (2003). Divorce: Effects on the couple. In J. J. Ponzetti, Jr. (Ed.), International encyclopedia of marriage and the family, Vol. 1 (2nd ed., pp.480-486). New York: Macmillan.
Futris, T. G., & Pasley, K. (2003). Adolescent parenthood. In J. J. Ponzetti, Jr. (Ed.), International encyclopedia of marriage and the family, Vol. 1 (2nd ed., pp. 25-31). NewYork: Macmillan.
Visher, E. B., Visher, J. S., & Pasley, K. (2003). Remarriage families and stepparenting. In F. Walsh (Ed.), Normal family processes: Growing diversity and complexity (3rd ed., pp. 153-175). New York: Guilford.
Pasley, K., Futris, T., & Skinner, M. (2002). Effects of commitment and psychological centrality on fathering. Journal of Marriage and Family, 64, 130-138.
Pasley, K., Kerpelman, J., & Guilbert, D. A. (2001). Gender conflict, identity disruption, and mrital instability: Expanding Gottman’s model. Journal of Social and Personal Relation-ships, 18, 5-27.
- Association for Conflict Resolution
- International Association for Relationship Research
- National Council on Family Relations
- Society for Research on Adolescence
- 2012 Felix Berardo Award for Mentoring, National Council of Family Relations
- Fellow, National Council of Family Relation
- Summer Excellence Research Award, University of North Carolina at Greesboro
- Career Enhancement Award, Equal Opportunity Council, Colorado State University
- National Distinguish Service Registry: Counseling and Development
- Outstanding Faculty of the Year, Washington State University
FAD 5362, Advanced Family Studies
FAD 5934, Job Search Process in FCS
FAD 6436, Theories of Family Science
FAD 6430, Seminar in MFT: Marital Transitions