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Jeffrey K Shears

Director of JMSW/Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College
College of Health & Human Sciences

Department
Sociology & Social Work

Contact
Gibbs Hall 236
Education
Ph.D.Social Work / University of Denver
M.S.Educational Administration and Supervision / North Carolina A&T State University
BSWSocial Work / North Carolina A&T State University

Research Interests

Fathering and quantitative research methods

Recent Publications

  • TERA HURT, Jeffrey Shears, MARGARET O'CONNOR, SHARON HODGE, TERA HURT, Jeffrey Shears (2017). (Married Black men's observations of fathers' teachings about husbandhood). (1) 24, pp. 84-101 ). Personal Relationships.
  • Jeffrey Shears, Joshua Kirven, , Joshua Kirven, , Jeffrey Shears (2017). (Examining fatherhood in the black community). (Contemporary African American families) ). Routledge.
  • Schenita Randolph, Tanya Coakley, Jeffrey Shears, Roland Thorpe, Schenita Randolph, Tanya Coakley, Jeffrey Shears (2017). (African-American Fathers' Perspectives on Facilitators and Barriers to Father-Son Sexual Health Communication). ). Research in Nursing & Health.
  • Sharon Portwood, Jeffrey Shears, Ellissa Nelson, Misty Thomas, Sharon Portwood, Jeffrey Shears, Misty Thomas (2015). (Examining the impact of family services on homeless children). (4) 20, pp. 480-493 ). Child & Family Social Work.
  • Jeffrey Shears, Jeffrey Shears (2014). ( Fathers’ presence as a mediator of teacher’s gender effect on self-concept in young African-American males). (2) 17, pp. 58-67 ). NHSA Dialog.
  • Jeffrey Shears, Jeffrey Shears (2014). (Understanding key barriers to fathers' involvement in their children's lives). (4) 35, pp. 343-364 ). Child and Youth Services Review .
  • Diana Rowan, Jeffrey Shears, Diana Rowan, Jeffrey Shears (2011). (HIV/AIDS Course Content in CSWE-Accredited Social Work Programs: A Survey of Current Curricular Practices). (2) 31, pp. 119-130 ). Journal of Teaching in Social Work.
  • Deborah Ceglowski, Jeffrey Shears, Richard Furman, Deborah Ceglowski, Jeffrey Shears (2010). (“I Want Child Care He's Gonna Be Happy In”: A Case Study of a Father's Child Care Experiences). (1) 21, pp. 1-20 ). Early Education & Development.
  • Jeffrey Shears, Jeffrey Shears (2010). (Benefits of a Male's Presence in the Classroom). (1) 13, pp. 66-70 ). NHSA Dialog.
  • Sharon Portwood, Jeffrey Shears, Christopher Eichelberger, Lyndon Abrams, Sharon Portwood, Jeffrey Shears (2010). (An Institute for Social Capital: Enhancing Community Capacity Through Datasharing). (2) 3, pp. 261-273 ). Child Indicators Research.
  • Lorraine McKelvey, Leanne Whiteside-Mansell, Richard Faldowski, Jeffrey Shears, Catherine Ayoub, Andrea Hart, Lorraine McKelvey, Jeffrey Shears (2009). (Validity of the Short Form of the Parenting Stress Index for Fathers of Toddlers). (1) 18, pp. 102-111 ). Journal of Child and Family Studies.
  • Jeffrey Shears, L. Whiteside-Mansell, L. McKelvey, J. Selig, Jeffrey Shears, L. Whiteside-Mansell (2008). (Assessing Mothers' and Fathers' Authoritarian Attitudes: The Psychometric Properties of a Brief Survey). (3) 32, pp. 179-184 ). Social Work Research.
  • Rich Furman, Jeffery Shears, Meredith Badinelli, Rich Furman (2007). (Mexican men and their fathers: Analyzing and representing data through the research poem). (3) 20, pp. 141-151 ). Journal of Poetry Therapy.
  • Jeffrey Shears, R. Edwards, L. Stanley, Jeffrey Shears, R. Edwards (2006). (School Bonding and Substance Use in Rural Communities). (1) 30, pp. 6-18 ). Social Work Research.
  • Cheri Vogel, Robert Bradley, Helen Raikes, Kimberly Boller, Jeffrey Shears, Cheri Vogel, Jeffrey Shears (2006). (Relation Between Father Connectedness and Child Outcomes). (2-3) 6, pp. 189-209 ). Parenting.
  • Kimberly Boller, Robert Bradley, Natasha Cabrera, Helen Raikes, Barbara Pan, Jeffrey Shears, Lori Roggman, Kimberly Boller, Jeffrey Shears (2006). (The Early Head Start Father Studies: Design, Data Collection, and Summary of Father Presence in the Lives of Infants and Toddlers). (2-3) 6, pp. 117-143 ). Parenting.
  • Cheri Vogel, Robert Bradley, Helen Raikes, Kimberly Boller, Jeffrey Shears, Cheri Vogel, Jeffrey Shears (2006). (Relation Between Father Connectedness and Child Outcomes). (2) 6, pp. 189-209 ). Parenting.
  • Jeffrey Shears, Jean Summers, Kimberly Boller, Gina Barclay-McLaughlin, Jeffrey Shears, Jean Summers (2006). (Exploring Fathering Roles in Low-Income Families: The Influence of Intergenerational Transmission). (2) 87, pp. 259-268 ). Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services.
  • Robert Bradley, Jeffrey Shears, Lori Roggman, Catherine Tamis-LeMonda, Jeffrey Shears, Robert Bradley (2006). (Lessons Learned from Early Head Start for Fatherhood Research and Program Development). (2) 6, pp. 259-271 ). Parenting.
  • Kimberly Boller, Robert Bradley, Natasha Cabrera, Helen Raikes, Barbara Pan, Jeffrey Shears, Lori Roggman, Jeffrey Shears, Kimberly Boller (2006). (The Early Head Start Father Studies: Design, Data Collection, and Summary of Father Presence in the Lives of Infants and Toddlers). (2) 6, pp. 117-143 ). Parenting.