E. Mark Cummings
Contact InformationE. Mark Cummings
Notre Dame Endowed Chair in Psychology
215 Haggar Hall
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., Johns Hopkins
Family processes and child development
Political violence and children
Preventative interventions for family conflict
West Virginia University: University Outstanding Teacher Award; Eberly College of Arts and Sciences; Benedum, Distinguished Scholar Award; Arts and Sciences Outstanding Researcher Award; Outstanding Research, Teaching, and Service Award, Department of Psychology
University of Notre Dame: James A. Burns, C.S.C., Graduate School Award for Excellence in Graduate Education ; Reuben Hill Research and Theory Award, National Council on Family Relations; Research Achievement Award
Cummings, E.M., Merrilees, C.E., Schermerhorn, A.C., Goeke-Morey, M.C., Shirlow, P., & Cairns, E. (in press). Longitudinal pathways between political violence and child adjustment: The role of emotional security about the community in Northern Ireland. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39, 213-224.
Merrilees, C.E., Cairns, E., Goeke-Morey, M.C., Schermerhorn, A.C., Shirlow, P., & Cummings, E.M. (2011). Associations between mothers’ experience with the Troubles in Northern Ireland and mothers’ and children’s psychological functioning: The moderating role of social identity. Journal of Community Psychology, 39, 60-75.
Cummings. E. M., Merrilees, C. M., Schermerhorn, A. C., Goeke-Morey, M. C., Shirlow, P., & Cairns, E. (2010a). Testing a social ecological model for relations between political violence and child adjustment in Northern Ireland. Development and Psychopathology, 22, 405-418.
Cummings, E. M., Schermerhorn, A. C., Merrilees, C. M., Goeke-Morey, M. C., & Cairns, E. (2010b). Political violence and child adjustment in Northern Ireland: Testing pathways in a social ecological model including single- and two-parent families. Developmental Psychology, 46, 827-841.
Cummings, E. M., & Davies, P. T. (2010). Marital conflict and children: An emotional security perspective. New York and London: The Guilford Press.
Goeke-Morey, M.C., Cummings, E.M., Ellis, K., Merrilees, C.E., Schermerhorn, A.C., Shirlow, P., & Cairns, E. (2009). The differential impact on children of inter- and intra-community violence in Northern Ireland. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 15, 367-383.
Cummings, E.M., Goeke-Morey, M.C., Schermerhorn, A.C., Merrilees, C.E., & Cairns, E. (2009). Children and political violence from a social ecological perspective: Implications from research on children and families in Northern Ireland. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 12, 16-38.
Cummings, E.M., & Davies, P.T. (2002). Effects of marital conflict on children: Recent advances and emerging themes in process-oriented research. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 43, 31-63.
Cummings, E.M., & Davies, P.T. (1996). Emotional security as a regulatory process in normal development and the development of psychopathology. Development and Psychopathology, 8, 123-139.
Davies, P.T., & Cummings, E.M. (1994). Marital conflict and child adjustment: An emotional security hypothesis. Psychological Bulletin, 116, 387-411.
1996-present Professor, The Notre Dame Chair in Psychology, Psychology Department, University of Notre Dame
2000-2005 Member, Risk, Prevention, and Health Behavior 1 Initial Review Group, National Institute of Mental Health
1985-1996 Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, & Professor, Psychology Department, WVU