1.Ren, L., & Edwards, C. P. (2017). Chinese parents’ expectations and child pre-academic skills: The indirect role of parenting and social competence. Early Education and Development.
2.Ren, L., Zhang, X., Zhou, N., & Ng, M. L. (2017). Interactive effects between parenting and negative emotionality on social functioning among very young Chinese children. Early Education and Development, 28(1), 21-40.
3.Ren, L., & Smith, W. M. (2017). Teacher characteristics and contextual factors: Links to early primary teachers’ mathematical beliefs and attitudes. Journal Mathematics Teacher Education. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10857-017-9365-3
4.Kutaka, T. S., Albano, A. D., Smith, W. M., Edwards, C. P., Ren, L., . . . Heaton, R. M. (2017). Connecting teacher professional development and student mathematics achievement: A four-year study of an elementary mathematics specialist program. Journal of Teacher Education. 68(2), 140-154.
5.Beattie, H. L., Ren, L., Smith, W. M., & Heaton, R. M. (2017). Measuring elementary mathematics teachers’ noticing: Using child study as a vehicle. In E. O. Schack & M. H. Fisher (Eds). Teacher Noticing: Bridging and Broadening Perspectives, Contexts, and Frameworks (pp. 321-338). Switzerland: Springer Nature.
6.Ren, L., Knoche, L. L., & Edwards, C. P. (2016). Relation between Chinese preschoolers’ social-emotional competence and pre-academic skills. Early Education and Development, 27(7), 875-895.
7.Ren, L., Green, J. L., & Smith, W. M. (2016). Using the Fennema-Sherman Mathematics Attitudes Scales with early primary teachers. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 28(2), 303-326.
8.Ren, L., & Edwards, C. P. (2016). Contemporary Chinese parents’ socialization priorities for preschoolers: A mixed methods study. Early Child Development and Care, 186(11), 1779-1791.
9.Kutaka, T. S., Ren, L., Smith, W. M., Beattie, H. L., Edwards, C. P., Green, J. L., . . . Lewis, W. J. (2016). Examining change in K-3 teachers’ mathematical knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs: The case of Primarily Math. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education.
10.Ren, L., & Edwards, C. P. (2015). Pathways of influence: Chinese parents’ expectations, parenting styles, and child social competence. Early Child Development and Care, 185(4), 614-630.
11.Edwards, C. P., Ren, L., & Brown, J. (2015). Children in context: Families, siblings, and schools. In L. Jensen (Ed.). Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (pp. 165-184). New York: Oxford University Press.
12.Ren, L., & Smith, W. M. (2013). Change in teachers’ mathematics beliefs after participating in professional development. In M. Martinez, & A. Castro Superfine, (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 857-860). Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago.
13.Zhang, X., Hu, B. Y., Ren, L., & Fan, X. (in press). Pathways to Reading, Mathematics, and Science: Examining Domain-General Correlates in Young Chinese Children. Contemporary Educational Psychology.
14.Ren, L., Zhang, X., Yang, W., & Song, Z. (in press). Relations among Parenting, Child Behavioral regulation and Early Competencies: A study on Chinese Preschoolers. Journal of Child and Family Studies.
15. Ren, L., & Zhang, X. (in press). Paternal parenting, child temperament, and problem behavior: An investigation among Hong Kong young children. Infant and Child Development.
16.Garcia, A., Ren, L., Esteraich, J., & Raikes, H. (in press). Influence of child behavioral problems and parenting stress on parent-child conflict among low-income families: The moderating role of maternal nativity. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly.
17.Acar, I., Torquati, J., Garcia, A., & Ren, L. (in press). Examining the roles of parent-child and teacher-child relationships on behavior regulation of children at risk. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly.