Krystal Cashen

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  • Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Psychology
Kastle Hall 207-I
Research Interests:
Selected Publications: 

Lo, A. Y. H., Cashen, K. K., & Grotevant, H. D. (2021). Adoptive parenting cognitions in the era of open adoption: Is Shared Fate Theory still relevant? Family Relations. Advance online publication.


Cashen, K. K., Wyman Battalen, A., Sellers, C. M., McRoy, R. G., & Grotevant, H.D. (2020). The role of tech-mediated and traditional modes of communication in adult adoptees’ contact with birth mothers and birth fathers. Family Relations. Advance online publication.


Cashen, K. K., & Grotevant, H. D. (2020). Relational competence in emerging adult adoptees: Conceptualizing competence in close relationships. Journal of Adult Development. 27(2).


Cashen, K. K., Altamari, D. K., Grotevant, H. D., & McRoy, R. G. (2019). Hearing the voices of emerging adult adoptees: Perspectives on adoption agency practices. Child Welfare, 97(4), 1-22.


Farr, R. H., Crain, E. E., Oakley, M. K., Cashen, K. K., & Garber, K. J. (2016). Microaggressions, feelings of difference, and resilience among adopted children with sexual minority parents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45(1), 85-104. https://doi:10.1007/s10964-015-0353-6

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