Selected Publications

Motti-Stefanidi, F. (2023). Acculturation and resilience of immigrant-origin youth: Do their school experiences reflect nonimmigrants’“native supremacy”?. Development and Psychopathology, 35(5), 2155-2167.doi:10.1017/S0954579423000895

Motti-Stefanidi, F., Pavlopoulos, V., & Asendorpf, J. B.  (2023): Cascades linking school achievement and engagement to the acculturation of immigrant-origin youth, European Journal of Developmental Psychology, Special Issue: Global Challenges in Developmental Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/17405629.2023.2184338

Motti-Stefanidi, F. (2023). Immigrant youth resilience in the context of challenging receiving societies. In L. J. Crockett, G. Carlo, & J. E. Schulenberg (Eds.), APA handbook of adolescent and young adult development (pp. 407–423). American Psychological Association. 

Motti-Stefanidi, F., Pavlopoulos, V., He, J. (2021). Immigrant Youth Resilience: Theoretical Considerations, Empirical Developments, and Future Directions. Journal of Research on Adolescence. DOI: 10.1111/jora.12656

Mastrotheodoros, S., Kornienko, O., Umaña-Taylor, A. & Motti-Stefanidi, F. (2021). Developmental Interplay between Ethnic, National, and Personal Identity in Immigrant Adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence 50, 1126–1139.

Masten, A. S., & Motti-Stefanidi, F. (2020). Multisystem resilience for children and youth in disaster: Reflections in the context of COVID-19. Adversity and resilience science, 1(2), 95-106.

Umaña-Taylor, A. J., Kornienko, O., McDermott, E. R., & Motti-Stefanidi, F. (2020). National identity development and friendship network dynamics among immigrant and non-immigrant youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 49(3), 706–723.

Motti-Stefanidi, F., Pavlopoulos, V., Papathanasiou, N., & Mastrotheodoros, S. (2020). Immigrant and Refugee Adolescents’ Resilient Adaptation: Who does well and why? Psychology: The Journal of the Hellenic Psychological Society, 25(1), 20-34.

Motti-Stefanidi, Pavlopoulos, V., Mastrotheodoros, S., & Asendorpf, J. (2020). Longitudinal interplay between peer likeability and youth’s adaptation and psychological well-being: A study of immigrant and non-immigrant adolescents in the school context. International Journal of Behavioral Development. Advance Online Publication.

Motti-Stefanidi, F., & Masten, A. S. (2020). Immigrant youth resilience: Integrating developmental and cultural perspectives. In D. Güngör, & D. Strohmeier (Eds), Contextualizing immigrant and refugee resilience cultural and acculturation perspectives (pp. 11–31). Springer Cham.

Motti-Stefanidi, F. (2019). Resilience among Immigrant Youth: Who Adapts Well and Why? Current   Directions in Psychological Science.

Masten, A.S., Motti-Stefanidi, F., & Rahl, H.A. (2019). Developmental Risk and Resilience in the Context of Devastation and Forced Migration. In Parke, R.D. & Elder, G. H., Jr. (Eds.). Children in changing worlds: Sociocultural and temporal perspectives. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Motti-Stefanidi, F. (2018). Resilience among immigrant youth: The role of culture, development and acculturation, Developmental Review.

Suárez-Orozco, C., Motti-Stefanidi, F., Marks, A., & Katsiaficas, D. (2018). An integrative risk and resilience model for understanding the adaptation of immigrant origin children and youth. American Psychologist.73 (6), 781–796.  doi:

Motti-Stefanidi, F., Pavlopoulos, V., & Asendorpf, J. (2018). Immigrant youth Acculturation and Perceived Discrimination: Longitudinal Mediation by Immigrant Peers’ Acceptance/Rejection. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology.

Asendorpf, J.B., & Motti-Stefanidi, F. (2017). A longitudinal study of immigrants’ peer acceptance and rejection: Immigrant status, immigrant composition of the classroom, and acculturation. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. 23(4), 486-498. doi:

Motti-Stefanidi, F. and Asendorpf, J. B. (2017), Adaptation During a Great Economic Recession: A Cohort Study of Greek and Immigrant Youth. Child Development, 88, 1139–1155. doi:10.1111/cdev.12878

Motti-Stefanidi, F., & Masten, A. S. (2017). A resilience perspective on immigrant youth adaptation and development. In N. J. Cabrera & B. Leyendecker (Eds). Handbook of positive development of minority children. Amsterdam, NL: Springer

Motti-Stefanidi, F. (2014).Immigrant youth adaptation in the Greek school context: A risk and resilience perspective. Child Development Perspectives, 8(3), 180-185.

Motti-Stefanidi, F., Masten, A., & Asendorpf, J. B. (2014). School engagement trajectories of immigrant youth Risks and longitudinal interplay with academic success. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 0165025414533428.

Motti-Stefanidi, F. (2014). Identity development in the context of the risk and resilience framework. In M. Syed & K. McLean (Eds). Oxford  Handbook of Identity Development. Oxford University Press.

Motti-Stefanidi, F., & Masten, A.S. (2013). School Success and School Engagement of Immigrant Youth: A Risk and Resilience Developmental Perspective. European Psychologist, 18(2), 126-135.

Motti-Stefanidi, F., Berry, J., Chryssochoou, X., Sam, D. L. & Phinney, J., (2012). Immigrant youth adaptation in context: Developmental, acculturation and social psychological perspectives. In A.S. Masten, K. Liebkind, & D. J. Hernandez (Eds.), Realizing the potential of immigrant youth. (pp. 117-158).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Motti-Stefanidi, F., & Asendorpf, J.B. (2012). Perceived discrimination of immigrant youth living in Greece: How does group discrimination translate into personal discrimination? [Special Issue],European Psychologist. 17(2), 93-104. Motti-Stefanidi, F., Asendorpf, J.B., Masten, A.S. (2012). The Adaptation and Psychological Well-Being of Adolescent Immigrants in Greek Schools: A Multilevel, Longitudinal Study of Risks and Resources. [Special Issue], Development and Psychopathology. 24(2), 451 – 473

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