Publications

 

 

Journal Articles

  1. Lee, H.-S., & Flores, L. Y.

    Testing a social cognitive model of well-being with women engineers.

    Journal of Career Assessment (In Press)

  2. Lee, H-S., Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., & Suh, H. N.

    Development of a negative outcome expectation scale for engineering students.

    Journal of Career Assessment, 26, 52-67 (2018).

  3. Flores, L. Y., Li, F., & Navarro, R. L.

    Exploring gender and racial differences by testing a model of engineering students’ persistence intentions in Holland's realistic and investigative domains.

    Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 23, 265-283 (2017).

  4. Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., & Ali, S. R.

    The state of SCCT research in relation to social status: Future directions.

    Journal of Career Assessment, 25, 6-23 (2017).

  5. Garriott, P. O., Navarro, R. L., & Flores, L. Y.

    First-generation college students’ persistence in engineering majors: A longitudinal study.

    Journal of Career Assessment, 25, 93-106 (2017).

  6. Lee, H. S., Flores, L. Y, Navarro, R. L., & Kangui-Munoz, M.

    A longitudinal test of Social Cognitive Career Theory’s academic persistence model among Latina/o and White Men and women engineering students.

    Journal of Vocational Behavior, 88, 95-105 (2015).

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  7. Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Lee, H. S., & Gonzalez, R.

    Testing a longitudinal social cognitive model of intended persistence with engineering students across gender and race/ethnicity.

    Journal of Vocational Behavior, 85, 146-155 (2014).

  8. Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., Lee, H. S., Addae, D. A., Gonzalez, R., Luna, L. L., Jacquez, R., Cooper, S., & Mitchell, M.

    Academic satisfaction among Latino/a and White men and women engineering students. 

    Journal of Counseling Psychology, 61(1), 81. (2014)  

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  9. Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., Lee, H. S., & Luna, L. L.

    Predictors of engineering self-efficacy and outcome expectations among Latino/a and White engineering students.

    Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering. 20, 149-169 (2014).

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Conferences

 

 

Conference Proceedings

  1. Hunt, H. K., Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., & Lee, H-S. (2016). Increasing diverse students’ persistence in engineering: A social cognitive perspective. 46th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference Crossroads of Engineering and Business. October, 2016, Erie, PA.
  2. Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., Lee, H. S., & Luna, L. (2013, June). Does gender moderate the effects of learning experiences on engineering-related self-efficacy? WEPAN 2013 National Conference: Engage Everyone: Building an Inclusive Climate for Diverse Communities for Women in STEM. Atlanta, GA.

 

Conference Presentations

  1. Carrero Pinedo, A., Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Brionez, J., Dejarlais, C. D., Mango, M., & Smith, M. K. (2018, October). Social cognitive predictors of life satisfaction among Latina/o engineering students. Poster presented at the 8th biennial convention of the National Latina/o Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.
  2. Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., Lee, B. H., Hu, X., Diaz, D., & Hunt, H. (2018, October) A 2-year longitudinal study of engineering students’ persistence intentions and academic satisfaction using social cognitive career theory. Paper to be presented at the 8th biennial convention of the National Latina/o Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.
  3. Garriott, P. O., Hunt, H. K., Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Suh, H. N., Lee, Bo. H., Brionez, J., Slivensky, D., Lee, H. (2018, August). Construction and initial validation of the Engineering Learning Experience Scale (ELE). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  4. Diaz, D., Flores, L.Y., & Navarro, R. (2018, August). The impact of pre-college and university-level STEM programs on Latina/o engineering students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  5. Garriott, P. O., Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Lee, H.-S., Carrero Pinedo, A., Slivensky, D. & Luna, L. (2018, June). Surviving and thriving: Voices of Latina/o engineering students at a Hispanic Serving Institution. Symposium presented at the 2018 Society for Vocational Psychology Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.
  6. Flores, L. Y., & Navarro, R. L. (2017, November). A 2-year longitudinal study of engineering students’ persistence intentions and academic satisfaction using social cognitive career theory. In J. Main (Chair), Synthesizing multidisciplinary perspectives to rethink strategies for increasing the participation of female, Latino/a, and African American students in engineering. Paper session to be presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education conference, Houston, TX.
  7. Mango, M., Carrero Pinedo, A., Ayala, E. E., Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Legerski, J. P. & Garriott, P. O. (2017, August). Do gender and race-ethnicity moderate intended persistence for engineering students? Poster presented at the 125th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  8. Navarro, R.L., Flores, L. Y., Hunt, H. K., Garriott, P. O., Lee, H-S., & Legerski, J. P. (August 2017). Psychology and Engineering: Bridging Efforts for a Common Goal. In S. R. Ali’s (Chair), Vocational Psychologists Collaborating with Other Disciplines to Better Understand Work and Careers. Symposia presented at the 125th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  9. Carrero Pinedo, A., Navarro, R. L., Desjarlais, C. D., Brionez, J., Ayala, E. E., & Flores, L. Y. (August 2017). Understanding Factors Influencing Life Satisfaction for Latina/o Engineering Undergraduates. In B. Piña-Watson (Chair), The Influence of Cultural Values on Latino/a Physical and Psychological Health. Symposia presented at the 125th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  10. Mango, M., Carrero Pinedo, A., Ayala, E. E., Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Legerski, J. P., & Garriott, P. O. (August 2017). Understanding Factors Related to Intended Persistence for Engineering Students: Gender and Ethnic Differences. Poster presented at the 125th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  11. Lee, B. H., Flores, L. Y., & Navarro, R. L. (August 2017). Factors Influencing Major Choice of Women’s Engineering Students Using Profile Analysis. Poster presented at the 125th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  12. Atilano, R.&, Flores, L. Y., & Navarro, R. L. (August 2017). Latina/o engineering students’ well-being. Poster presented at the 125th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  13. Garriott, P. O., Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Lee, H-S., Slivensky, D.S., Muñoz, M., Atilano, R., Lin, R., Gonzalez, R., Luna, L. L., & Carrero Pinedo, A. (January 2017). Latina/o Undergraduates in Engineering Majors: A Qualitative Study. Poster presented at the 10th Biennial National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Portland, OR.
  14. Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Ayala, E., Brionez, J., Desjarlais, C., Slivensky, D., Diaz, D., Lee, B. H., Garriott, P., & Lee, H.-S. (October 2016). Testing a social cognitive model of well-being with Latina/o engineering students. Poster presented at the National Latina/o Psychological Association’s biennial conference, Orlando, FL.
  15. Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Ayala, E., Brionez, J., Desjarlais, C., Slivensky, D., Diaz, D., Garriott, P. O., & Lee, H.-S. (2016, September). Testing a social cognitive model of well being with Latino/a engineering students. Poster presented at the 2016 National Latina/o Psychological Association Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  16. Hunt, H. K., Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., & Lee, H.-S. (2016, October). Increasing diverse students’ persistence in engineering: A social cognitive perspective. Paper presented at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), Erie, PA.
  17. Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Legerski, J.P., Lee, H-S., Hunt, H., Garriott, P. O., Zhu, J., Diaz, D., Dejarlais, C. D., Brionez, J., Tapio, F., Suh, H. N., Slivensky, D. R., May, S. F., Lee, B. H., & Jung, A. K. (August 2016). Social cognitive predictors of engineering students’ persistence and satisfaction. In R. W. Lent (Chair), Engaging and retaining underrepresented students in STEM fields. Symposia presented at the 124th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.
  18. Suh, H., Flores, L. Y., & Navarro, R. L. (August 2016). Assessing discriminating power of engineering self-efficacy scale and engineering interest scale. Poster presented at the 124th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.
  19. Zhu, J., Diaz, D., Flores, L., & Navarro, R (June 2016). Social Cognitive Predictors of Well-Being and Mental Health among White and Latina/o Engineering Students: Gender and Ethnic Group Model Comparisons. Symposium presented at Cambio de Colores annual conference, Columbia, MO.
  20. Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., Legerski, J.P., Lee, H-S., Hunt, H., Garriott, P. O., Zhu, J., Tapio, F., Suh, H. N., Slivensky, D. R., May, S. F., Lee, B. H. , Jung, A. K., Diaz, D., Dejarlais, C. D., & Brionez, J., (May 2016). Social cognitive predictors of Latino/a engineering students’ persistence intentions and academic satisfaction. In L. Y. Flores (Chair), Social Cognitive, Cultural and Gender Variables in Latino/a Engineering Students’ Career Development. Symposia presented at the biennial meeting of the Society of Vocational Psychology, Tallahassee, FL.
  21. Garriott, P. O., Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Lee, H-S., Slivensky, D. S., Muñoz, M., Atilano, R., Lin, C. L., Gonzalez, R., & Luna, L. (May 2016). Experiences of Latina/o engineering students: A qualitative study. In L. Y. Flores (Chair), Social Cognitive, Cultural and Gender Variables in Latino/a Engineering Students’ Career Development. Symposia presented at the biennial meeting of the Society of Vocational Psychology, Tallahassee, FL.
  22. Lee, H-S., Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., & Suh, H. N. (May 2016). Development of a negative outcome expectation scale for engineering students. In L. Y. Flores (Chair), Social Cognitive, Cultural and Gender Variables in Latino/a Engineering Students’ Career Development. Symposia presented at the biennial meeting of the Society of Vocational Psychology, Tallahassee, FL.
  23. Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Garriott, P.O., Hunt, H., Lee, H.-S., & Legerski, J. P. (April 2016). Envisioning a future with higher representation of Latina/os and women in engineering. Poster presented at the National Science Foundation’s Envisioning the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education: Research and Practice, Washington, DC.
  24. Flores, L. Y., & Navarro, R. L. (August 2015). Latina/os in engineering: Promising directions for reducing the gap. In S. Simpkins (Chair), Disparities in STEM: Mapping the trends of diversity, the potential causes, and promising practices. Symposia presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, CA.
  25. Navarro, R. L., & Flores, L. Y. (August 2015). Latina/o undergraduates: Understanding their intended persistence in engineering. In S. L. Turner (Chair), Symposia presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, CA.
  26. Munoz, M., Flores, L. Y., & Navarro, R. L. (August 2015). After graduation: Latino engineers racial and gender related barriers on work and life satisfaction. Poster presented at the 123rd annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, CA.
  27. Lee, H-S., Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., & Suh, H. N. (August 2015). Development of the negative outcome expectation scale for engineering students. Poster presented at the 123rd annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, CA.
  28. Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., & Slivensky, D. (October 2014). Testing a longitudinal social cognitive model of intended persistence with engineering students across gender and race/ethnicity. Paper presentation in the symposium, “Understanding the Participation of Latina/os in the Engineering Pipeline,” at the 6th Biannual Conference of the National Latina/o Psychological Association, Albuquerque, NM.
  29. Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., & Munoz, M. (October 2014). Transitioning to Industry: Effects of Race and Gender-Related Career Barriers and Engineering Self-Efficacy on Work Satisfaction among Latina/o Engineers. Paper presentation in the symposium, “Understanding the Participation of Latina/os in the Engineering Pipeline,” at the 6th Biannual Conference of the National Latina/o Psychological Association, Albuquerque, NM.
  30. Gonzalez, R., Navarro, R. L., & Flores, L. Y. (October 2014). Stories of Persistence: A Qualitative Exploration of the Experiences of Latina/os in Engineering. Paper presentation in the symposium, “Understanding the Participation of Latina/os in the Engineering Pipeline,” at the 6th Biannual Conference of the National Latina/o Psychological Association, Albuquerque, NM.
  31. Munoz, M.E., Slivensky, D., Flores, L. Y., & Navarro, R. L. (2014, August). Switching Majors: A Case Study of a Former Latina Engineering Student. Poster Presentation at the 122nd Annual American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  32. Navarro, R. L. & Flores, L. Y. (2014, August). Persistence Intentions among Culturally Diverse Engineering Students: A Longitudinal Model. Poster Presentation at the 122nd Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.
  33. Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Shim, H. S., & Slivensky, D. (2014, March). Testing A Revised and Extended Social Cognitive Model of Well Being and Mental Health with Engineering Students. Poster Presentation at the 2014 Counseling Psychology Conference, Atlanta, GA.   
  34. Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., Lee, H. S., & Luna, L. L. (2013, July). Predictors of engineering self-efficacy among Latino/a and White engineering students. Poster presented at the 121st Annual American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. 
  35. Lee, H. S., Flores, L. Y., Kanagui-Munoz, M., & Navarro, R. L. (2013, July). Social cognitive predictors of the academic performance of engineering majors. Poster presented at the 121st Annual American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. 
  36. Navarro, R. L., Flores, L. Y., Lee, H. S., & Gonzalez, R. (2013, July). A longitudinal social cognitive model tested with Latino and White engineering students. Poster presented at the 121st Annual American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. 
  37. Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., Lee, H. S., & Luna, L. (2013, June). Does gender moderate the effects of learning experiences on engineering-related self-efficacy? WEPAN 2013 National Conference: Engage Everyone: Building an Inclusive Climate for Diverse Communities for Women in STEM. Atlanta, GA.
  38. Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., Lee, H. S., Addae, D. A., Gonzalez, R., Luna, L. L., Gonzalez, D. M., Jacquez, R., Cooper, S., & Mitchell, M. (2012, August). Persistence in engineering among White and Latino/a men and women. In R. L. Navarro (Chair), Contextual and cultural influences in diverse STEM students’ academic journeys. Symposia presented at the 120th Annual American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

 

Regional Conference Presentations

  1. Flores, L. Y., Navarro, R. L., Lee, H.-S., & Slivensky, D. (2015, October). Testing a revised and extended social cognitive model of well-being and mental health with engineering students. Poster presented at the MU College of Education Research Day, Columbia, MO.

 

Invited Colloquia & Presentations

  1. University of Minnesota’s Psychology Department (March, 2018).
  2. Latino Graduate and Professional Network, Conversation on Latina/o Education, Career, and Settlement Decisions and Experiences (March, 2018).