Jeffrey K. Shears

TitleProfessor

DepartmentSocial Work and Sociology

Phone336-285-2531

Emailjkshears@ncat.edu

OfficeGibbs Hall
Room: 236

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Jeffrey K. Shears

Education

Ph D: Social Work, University of Denver, 2001

MS: Educational Administration and Supervision, North Carolina A&T State University, 1994

BSW: Social Work, North Carolina A&T State University, 1990


Research Interests

Fathering and quantitative research methods


Recent Publications

HURT,  TERA  Shears,  Jeffrey  O'CONNOR,  MARGARET  HODGE,  SHARON  ( 2017).  Married Black men's observations of fathers' teachings about husbandhood.  ( 1,  24,  pp. 84-101).   Personal Relationships.

Randolph,  Schenita  Coakley,  Tanya  Shears,  Jeffrey  Thorpe,  Roland  ( 2017).  African-American Fathers' Perspectives on Facilitators and Barriers to Father-Son Sexual Health Communication.    Research in Nursing & Health.

Shears,  Jeffrey  Kirven,  Joshua  ( 2017).  Examining fatherhood in the black community.  Contemporary African American families    Routledge.

Portwood,  Sharon  Shears,  Jeffrey  Nelson,  Ellissa  Thomas,  Misty  ( 2015).  Examining the impact of family services on homeless children.  ( 4,  20,  pp. 480-493).   Child & Family Social Work.

Shears,  Jeffrey  ( 2014).  Understanding key barriers to fathers' involvement in their children's lives.  ( 4,  35,  pp. 343-364).   Child and Youth Services Review .

Shears,  Jeffrey  ( 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.

Rowan,  Diana  Shears,  Jeffrey  ( 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.

Portwood,  Sharon  Shears,  Jeffrey  Eichelberger,  Christopher  Abrams,  Lyndon  ( 2010).  An Institute for Social Capital: Enhancing Community Capacity Through Datasharing.  ( 2,  3,  pp. 261-273).   Child Indicators Research.

Shears,  Jeffrey  ( 2010).  Benefits of a Male's Presence in the Classroom.  ( 1,  13,  pp. 66-70).   NHSA Dialog.

Ceglowski,  Deborah  Shears,  Jeffrey  Furman,  Richard  ( 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.

McKelvey,  Lorraine  Whiteside-Mansell,  Leanne  Faldowski,  Richard  Shears,  Jeffrey  Ayoub,  Catherine  Hart,  Andrea  ( 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.

Shears,  Jeffrey  Whiteside-Mansell,  L.  McKelvey,  L.  Selig,  J.  ( 2008).  Assessing Mothers' and Fathers' Authoritarian Attitudes: The Psychometric Properties of a Brief Survey.  ( 3,  32,  pp. 179-184).   Social Work Research.

Furman,  Rich  Shears,  Jeffery  Badinelli,  Meredith  ( 2007).  Mexican men and their fathers: Analyzing and representing data through the research poem.  ( 3,  20,  pp. 141-151).   Journal of Poetry Therapy.

Bradley,  Robert  Shears,  Jeffrey  Roggman,  Lori  Tamis-LeMonda,  Catherine  ( 2006).  Lessons Learned from Early Head Start for Fatherhood Research and Program Development.  ( 2-3,  6,  pp. 259-271).   Parenting.

Vogel,  Cheri  Bradley,  Robert  Raikes,  Helen  Boller,  Kimberly  Shears,  Jeffrey  ( 2006).  Relation Between Father Connectedness and Child Outcomes.  ( 2-3,  6,  pp. 189-209).   Parenting.

Boller,  Kimberly  Bradley,  Robert  Cabrera,  Natasha  Raikes,  Helen  Pan,  Barbara  Shears,  Jeffrey  Roggman,  Lori  ( 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.

Shears,  Jeffrey  Edwards,  R.  Stanley,  L.  ( 2006).  School Bonding and Substance Use in Rural Communities.  ( 1,  30,  pp. 6-18).   Social Work Research.

Shears,  Jeffrey  Summers,  Jean  Boller,  Kimberly  Barclay-McLaughlin,  Gina  ( 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.

Bradley,  Robert  Shears,  Jeffrey  Roggman,  Lori  Tamis-LeMonda,  Catherine  ( 2006).  Lessons Learned from Early Head Start for Fatherhood Research and Program Development.  ( 2,  6,  pp. 259-271).   Parenting.

Vogel,  Cheri  Bradley,  Robert  Raikes,  Helen  Boller,  Kimberly  Shears,  Jeffrey  ( 2006).  Relation Between Father Connectedness and Child Outcomes.  ( 2,  6,  pp. 189-209).   Parenting.

Boller,  Kimberly  Bradley,  Robert  Cabrera,  Natasha  Raikes,  Helen  Pan,  Barbara  Shears,  Jeffrey  Roggman,  Lori  ( 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.