|Office Phone:||(951) 343-3976|
|Office Location:||10370 Hemet St., Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92503|
|Office Hours:||By Appointment|
|Ph.D.||Educational Psychology||University of California at Riverside||2013|
|M.S.||Leadership in Educational Administration||Capella University||2010|
|B.A.||Psychology||California State Polytechnic University, Pomona||2006|
Single-Subject Teaching Credential SB2042 - English/Psychology (2009), Azusa Pacific University
Areas of Expertise:
Avila, J., Jacobs, F., & Crosby, R. G. (2015). An exploration of family business dynamics in the restoration industry. The Journal of Cleaning, Restoration, and Inspection, 2, 10-17.
Blanchette, L., & Crosby, R. G. (2016). The measurement and evaluation of children's ministry praxis. Christian Education Journal, 13, 247-265.
Crosby, R. G. (2015). Examining the formal education of children’s ministers in the United States: Suggestions for professional development, Christian education, and emerging research. Christian Education Journal, 12, 26-44.
Crosby, R. G., Davis, D., & Simnjanovski, R. (2015). Evidence-based online course development practices using three years of incoming student data. Journal of US-China Education Review A, 5, 602-609.
Crosby, R. G., Ritt, B., & Slunaker, J. (in press). Motives for religious sacrifice: Classification, measurement, and longitudinal association with psycho-spiritual well-being. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality.
Crosby, R. G., & Smith, E. I. (2015). Church support as a predictor of children’s spirituality and prosocial behavior. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 43, 243-254.
Crosby, R. G., & Smith, E. I. (in press). Creating an ew survey for a specific population: The Kids' Church Survey. SAGE Research Methods Cases.
Crosby, R. G., & Smith, E. I. (2016). Measuring children's church-based social support: Development and initial validation of the Kids' Church Survey. Social Development. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/sode.12198
Crosby, R. G., Smith, E. I., & Frederick, T. (2015). The kid-friendly church: What makes children feel loved, valued, and part of a supportive community? Journal of Family and Community Ministries, 28, 87-109.
Putulowski, J. R., & Crosby, R. G. (in press). The effect of personalized instructor-student email and text messages on online students' perceived course quality, social integration with faculty, and institutional commitment. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory, & Practice.
Smith, E. I., & Crosby, R. G. (2016). Unpacking religious affiliation: Exploring associations between Christian children's religous cultural context, God image, and self-esteem across development. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 35, 76-90. doi:10.1111/bjdp.12156
Crosby, R. G., Davis, D., & Simnjanovski, R. (January, 2014). Effective course development for online delivery: Evidence-based practices utilizing incoming student data. Paper presented at the Clute Institute Education Conference, Orlando, FL.
Crosby, R. G., Davis, D., & Simnjanovski, R. (June, 2014). Evidence-based online course development practices using three years of incoming student data. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education, Kos, Greece.
Crosby, R. G., and Smith, E. I. (2015, July). A measure of children’s church-based social support. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Second European Conference on Ethics, Religion, and Philosophy, Brighton, UK.
Crosby, R. G., and Smith, E. I. (2015, July). God-image as a mediator between religious influences and children’s self-esteem. Paper presented at the meeting of the Second European Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences, Brighton, UK.Love, J., Smith, E. I., & Crosby, R. G. (2017, May). Understanding science rejection: Using memory to investigate implicit biases about scientists. Poster session presented at the 29th Annual Convention for the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.
Putulowski, J. R., & Crosby, R. G. (2017, January). Building strong faculty-student relationships: A path to lowering attrition rates in online universities? Paper presented at the Clute Institute Education Conference, Maui, HI.
Simnjanovski, R., Morris E., Crosby, R. G., & Davis, D. (2015, January). A pilot study: The relationship between non-cognitive factors and student retention for distance education. Paper presented at the meeting of the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.
Smith, E. I., & Crosby, R. G. (2015, March). Church support as a predictor of children’s spirituality and prosocial behavior. Poster session presented at the biannual conference of the Society of Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.
Crosby, R. G. (November, 2014). Foundations of children’s ministry: The value of authentic relationship. Presented at Flipside Church, Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
I attend Flipside Church in Rancho Cucamonga with my wife Lori and my daughter Reagan. My wife and I are both active in the Sunday morning children's ministry, the Wednesday night youth ministry, and the counseling ministry.