Presented Research

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Peer Reviewed Publications

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  • Goodwin, K., Nitzki, H., & Sibley, D. S. (2018, August). Exploring the theory of resilient commitment in emerging adulthood: A qualitative inquiry. Research presentation at the annual Summer Research Symposium, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.
  • Sibley, D. S., *Kahovec, A., *Kohlstedt, K., *Lupo, T., *Schraufnagel, H., & *Stoffel, H., (2018, April). Exploring the theory of resilient commitment in emerging adulthood: A qualitative inquiry. Paper presentation at the annual conference of the Illinois Council on Family Relations, Heartland Community College, Normal, IL.
  • *Brucki, J., *Goodwin, K., *Hill, L., *McCants, K., *Slivinski, L., & Sibley, D. S. (2018, April). We’re just talking”: Constructing a new trend in emerging adulthood romantic relationship formation. Poster presentation at the annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.
  • *Kahovec, A., *Kohlstedt, K., *Ochoa, C., *Hunter, J., *Hayes, S., & Sibley, D. S. (2018, April). What’s the rush? Exploring emerging adult beliefs about commitment in couple relationships and marriage postponement. Poster presentation at the annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.
  •  Sibley, D. S. & Turns, B. (2017). Generating new stories of commitment: Sliding versus deciding. Roundtable accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Orlando, FL.
  •  Sibley, D. S., *Kahovec, A., *Schraufnagel, H., *Stoffel, H. (2017, November). “The Game’s Rigged”: Exploring gender differences during emerging adulthood in just talking romantic relationships. Paper presented at SSEA 2017, The 8th Conference on Emerging Adulthood, Washington, D.C.
  •  Sibley, D. S., *Kahovec, A., *Schraufnagel, H., *Stoffel, H. (2017, November). Proceed with caution: How emerging adults are testing the water in just talking romantic relationships. Paper presented at SSEA 2017, The 8th Conference on Emerging Adulthood, Washington, D.C.
  • Brucki, J., Granger, K., Thomas, J. Sibley, D. S. (2017, August). “The Game’s Rigged”: Exploring gender differences during emerging adulthood in just talking romantic relationships. Research presentation at the annual Summer Research Symposium, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.
  • *Kahovec, A., *Kohlstedt, K., *Lupo, T., *Ochoa, C., *Roark, J., & Sibley, D. S. (2017, April). Proceed with caution: How emerging adults are testing the water in just talking romantic relationships. Poster presentation at the annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.
  •  Sibley, D. S., *Kahovec, A., *Kohlstedt, K., *Potempa, R. *Roark, J. *Rosiles, R., & *Schraufnagel, H. (2017, April). Proceed with caution: How emerging adults are testing the water in just talking romantic relationships. Paper presentation at the annual conference of the Illinois Council on Family Relations, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.
  • Schmidt, A. E., Dorman, C., Davis, A., Sibley, D. S., (2016, October). Fair Winds and Squalls: The Health Impact of Family Legacies across the Lifespan. Panel presentation at the 2016 Collaborative Family Healthcare Association’s Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • *Potempa, R. G., Sibley D. S., & Vennum, A. (2016, September). The construction of commitment during emerging adulthood. Formal research presentation at the 2016 American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
  •  *McMillan, B., Sibley, D. S., Springer, P. R., & Vennum, A. (2016, September). Investigating deciding factors of commitment leading to marriage. Formal research presentation at the 2016 American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Potempa, R. G. Miguel, Y., Ochoa, C., Pease, J., Rosiles, R., Stoffel, H., Turuc R., Sibley, D. S. (2016, August).  The impact of just talking on romantic relationship formation during emerging adulthood.  Research presentation at the annual Summer Research Symposium, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.
  • *Busk P., *Knapp, D., *Mallory A., *Brown, C., *Busk, M., & Sibley, D. S. (2015, November). Technology’s role in emerging adult romantic relationship formation. Poster presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, Canada.
  •  Sibley, D. S., *Knapp, D., *Brown, C., *Mallory, A., *Busk, P., *Kimmes, J., *Busk, M., & Vennum, A. (2015, October). “We’re just talking”: Constructing a new trend in emerging adulthood romantic relationship formation. Paper presented at SSEA 2015, The 7th Conference on Emerging Adulthood, Miami, FL.
  • *Schmidt, A. E., & Sibley, D. S. (2015, September). A contextual therapy framework for family health. Conference session presented at the 2015 American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference, Austin, TX.
  • *Schmidt, A. E., Green, M. S, Prouty, A. M., & Sibley, D. S. (2015, February). Parental infidelity and adult children’s relationships. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Austin, TX.
  • Sibley, D. S., Springer, P. R, Vennum, A.V., Hollist, C.S. (2014, November). An exploration of a construction of commitment leading to marriage.  Paper presented at the annual
  • conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Baltimore, MD.
  • Schmidt, A. E., & Sibley, D. S. (2014, November). It’s not fair: Using contextual therapy with families facing health issues. Roundtable accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Baltimore, MD.
  • Sibley, D. S., Springer, P. R, Vennum, A.V., & Hollist, C.S. (2014, October). An exploration of a construction of commitment leading to marriage in young adult couples.  Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Sibley, D. S., Hartenstein. J., *Huff, E., *Mohney, A., *Crosson, J., *McMillan, B., *Hermes, H. (2014, March). Commitment in romantic relationships: Developing the resilient commitment scale.  Research poster presented at the annual K-State Research Forum, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.
  • *Hardy, N. R., Anderson, J. R., Johnson, M. D., Sibley, D. S., *Luu, S., Wilcox, A., (2013, November). Neuroticism, distress, and dietary adherence among couples with diabetes.
  • Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, San Antonio, TX.
  • Miller, B., Springer, P., Sibley, D. S., Davis, E., & Neuhaus, V. (2012, September). Ethics in Action. Workshop presented at the annual conference of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Charlotte, NC.
  • Sibley, D. S. & Springer, P. (2010, November). An exploration of the construction of commitment leading to marriage. Research poster presented at the annual Student Research Conference of the College of Education and Human Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Lincoln, NE.