Dr. Matthew Bumpus

Matthew Bumpus

Associate Professor

509-335-3816

Johnson Tower 522, Pullman

Curriculum Vitae

Education/Training
  • Ph.D. Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, 2000
  • M.S. Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, 1997
  • B.A. Psychology/Elementary Education, Whitworth College, 1990
Professional Experience

2009-Present
Associate Professor, Department of Human Development, Washington State University

2003-2008
Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development, Washington State University

2000-2003
Assistant Professor, Child Development Program, California State University – Chico

1990-1995
Fourth grade teacher, Mead (WA) School District

Selected Grant Submissions

NIH: Sources of parents’ knowledge of their school-aged children’s daily experiences (R03-HD053418-01; M. Bumpus, P.I.; $100,000 direct costs); under review

NIH: Parental effects on children’s coping with stress (R01-MH074647-01A1; T. Power, P.I.; $1,250,000 direct costs); under review

Research Interests

Work and family, especially concerning linkages between work-related stress and family processes; mother-child and father-child relationships; parental monitoring/knowledge; social development during middle childhood and adolescence.

Selected Publications

Gagnon, R.J., & Bumpus, M.F. (2016). Fidelity and its importance to experiential and outdoor education. Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 8(1).

Weybright, E.H., Cooper, B.R., Beckmeyer, J., Bumpus, M.F., Hill, L.G., & Agley, J. (2016). Moving beyond drinking to have a good time: A person-centered approach to identifying reason typologies in legal-aged college student drinkers. Prevention Science, 17, 679-688.

Gagnon, R.J., Franz, N., Garst, B.A., & Bumpus, M.F. (2015). Factors impacting program delivery: The importance of implementation research in extension. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 3, 68-82.

Ullrich-French, S.C., Cox, A.E., & Bumpus, M.F. (2013). Physical activity motivation and behavior across the transition to university. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 2(2), 90-101.

Yam, K.C., Bumpus, M.F., & Hill, L.G. (2012). Motivating effort: A theoretical synthesis of the self-sufficiency and two-market theories. British Journal of Social Psychology, 51(4), 709-716.

Werner, N.E., Bumpus, M.F., & Rock, D. (2010). Involvement in Internet aggression during early adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39(6), 607-619.

Bumpus, M.F., & Rodgers, K.B. (2009). Parental knowledge and its sources: Exploring the moderating roles of family structure and race. Journal of Family Issues, 30(10), 1356-1378.

Bumpus, M.F., & Werner, N.E. (2009). Maternal rule-setting for children’s Internet use. Marriage and Family Review, 45(6-8), 845-865.

Bumpus, M.F., & Hill, L.G., (2008). Secrecy and parent-child communication during middle childhood: Associations with parental knowledge and child adjustment. Parenting: Science and Practice, 8(2), 93-116.

Bumpus, M.F., Crouter, A.C., & McHale, S.M. (2006). Linkages between negative work-to-family spillover and mothers’ and fathers’ knowledge of their young adolescents’ daily lives. Journal of Early Adolescence, 26(1), 36-59.

Crouter, A.C., Bumpus, M.F., Davis, K.D., & McHale, S.M. (2005). How do parents learn about adolescents’ experiences? Implications for parental knowledge and adolescent risky behavior. Child Development, 76(4), 869-882.

Bumpus, M.F. (2004). Family and work, In K. Christensen & D. Levinson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Community. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Bordin, J., Bumpus, M.F., & Hunt, S. (2003). Every 15 minutes: A preliminary evaluation of a school-based drinking/driving prevention program. California Journal of Health Promotion, 1(3), 1-6.

Crouter, A.C., Head, M.R., Bumpus, M.F., & McHale, S.M. (2001). Household chores: Under what conditions do mothers lean on daughters? in A. Fuligni (Ed.), Family assistance and obligation during adolescene. (New Directions in Child Development Monograph). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Bumpus, M.F., Crouter, A.C., & McHale, S.M. (2001). Parental autonomy-granting during adolescence: Exploring gender differences in context. Developmental Psychology, 37(2), 163-173.

Crouter, A.C., & Bumpus, M.F., (2001). Linking parents’ work stress to child and adolescent psychological adjustment. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 10(8), 156-159.

Crouter, A.C., Bumpus, M.F., Head, M.R., & McHale, S.M. (2001). Implications of overwork and overload for the quality of men’s family relationships. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 63(2), 404-416.