• 1825 Citations
1979 …2017

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Research Interests

Professor Bart Hirsch is an applied developmental scientist whose work emphasizes program development, implementation, and evaluation in relation to adolescents. His research examined some of the most prominent programs in the country (Boys & Girls Clubs; After School Matters).  The studies are notable for presenting an enhanced vision of the potential of the programs, while acknowledging an array of implementation issues.

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, University of Oregon

… → 1979

Psychology, MA, University of Oregon

… → 1976

Philosophy, BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison

… → 1971

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Wanted: Soft skills for today’s jobs

Hirsch, B. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Phi Delta Kappan. 98, 5, p. 12-17 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 3 Scopus citations
  • The impact of After School Matters on positive youth development, academic, and problem behavior

    Hirsch, B. J., Hedges, L. V., Stawicki, J. & Mekinda, M. A., 2015, Job Skills and Minority Youth: New Program Directions. Hirsch, B. J. (ed.). Cambridge University Press, p. 127-159 33 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    The challenge of adolescent friendship: A study of Lisa and Her Friends

    Hirsch, B. J. & Renders, R. J., Mar 18 2014, Stress, Social Support, And Women. Taylor and Francis, p. 17-28 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2 Scopus citations

    After-school programs

    Mekinda, M. A. & Hirsch, B. J., Jan 1 2013, Handbook of Youth Mentoring. SAGE Publications Inc., p. 221-298 78 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    8 Scopus citations