Dr. Tessa Kaufman

Assistant Professor
Youth and Family



Scholarly publications

Wang, J., Kaufman, T., & Branje, S. (2023). Longitudinal associations of parental psychological control and friend support with autonomy during early adolescence. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 33(3), 999-1010. https://doi.org/10.1111/jora.12851
Bernasco, E. L., van der Graaff, J., Nelemans, S. A., Kaufman, T. M. L., & Branje, S. (2023). Depression Socialization in Early Adolescent Friendships: The Role of Baseline Depressive Symptoms and Autonomous Functioning. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 52(7), 1417-1432. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-023-01776-9
van Loon, A. W. G., & Kaufman, T. M. L. (2023). The effectiveness of the Dutch Meaningful Roles program in children: a study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled study. BMC Public Health, 23(1), Article 1440. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-023-16362-8


Scholarly publications

Kaufman, T. M. L., Laninga-Wijnen, L., & Lodder, G. M. A. (2022). Are victims of bullying primarily social outcasts? Person-group dissimilarities in relational, socio-behavioral, and physical characteristics as predictors of victimization. Child Development, 93(5), 1458-1474. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13772
Kiekens, W., Kaufman, T., & Baams, L. (2022). Sexual and gender identity-based microaggressions: Differences by sexual and gender identity, and sex assigned at birth among Dutch youth. Online poster presentation.
Branje, S., Kaufman, T., & Nelemans, S. (2022). Leefomgeving: gezin, school en vriendenkring. In R. Lindauer , & W. Staal (Eds.), Handboek kinder- en jeugdpsychiatrie Boom Uitgevers Amsterdam.
Kiekens, W. J., Kaufman, T. M. L., & Baams, L. (2022). Sexual and Gender Identity-Based Microaggressions: Differences by Sexual and Gender Identity, and Sex Assigned at Birth Among Dutch Youth. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 37(21-22), NP21293–NP21319. https://doi.org/10.1177/08862605211056729
Kaufman, T. M. L., & Baams, L. (2022). Disparities in Perpetrators, Locations, and Reports of Victimization for Sexual and Gender Minority Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 70(1), 99-107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2021.06.024


Scholarly publications

de Vries, E., Kaufman, T. M. L., Veenstra, R., Laninga-Wijnen, L., & Huitsing, G. (2021). Bullying and Victimization Trajectories in the First Years of Secondary Education: Implications for Status and Affection. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 50(10), 1995-2006. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-020-01385-w
Qin, X., Kaufman, T., Laninga - Wijnen, L., Zhang, Y., & Veenstra, D. R. (2021). The Impact of Academic Achievement and Parental Practices on Depressive Symptom Trajectories Among Chinese Adolescents. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, 49(10), 1359-1371. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-021-00826-9

Professional publications

Kaufman, T. (2021). LHBTI+-leerlingen verdienen een veiligere schooltijd. Het onderwijsblad.


Scholarly publications

Kaufman, T. M. L., Baams, L., & Bos, H. M. W. (2015). Communicatie met ouders en vrienden als buffer tegen symptomen van angst en depressie voor same-sex attracted jongeren. Pedagogiek, 35(2).