Benjamin Bayly, Ph.D.

Benjamin Bayly, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor in Family Studies, Child, and Youth Development

Areas of Expertise

  • Prevention Science
  • Risk and Protective Factors in Childhood and Adolescence
  • Evidence-based Programs
  • Program Implementation and Evaluation
  • Latent Variable Models

Recent Publications

Bayly, B. L., & Bierman, K. L. (2021). Profiles of Dysregulation Moderate the Impact of Preschool Teacher–Student Relationships on Elementary School Functioning. Early Education and Development, 1–19. doi:10.1080/10409289.2020.1865785

Bayly, B. L., Bierman, K. L., & Jacobson, L. (2021). Teacher, Center, and Neighborhood Characteristics Associated with Variations in Preschool Quality in Childcare Centers. Child & Youth Care Forum. doi:10.1007/s10566-021-09599-0

Bayly, B. L., Dizon, E., Shrestha, G., Smith, C. L., Tekle, S., & Rhoades Cooper, B. (2020). Leveraging self-determination theory to understand which preschool teachers benefit most from a professional development intervention. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 1–19. doi:10.1080/10901027.2020.1818652

Bayly, B. L., & Bumpus, M. F. (2020). Patterns and implications of values similarity, accuracy, and relationship closeness between emerging adults and mothers. Journal of Moral Education, 49(4), 496–511. doi:10.1080/03057240.2019.1669545

Bayly, B., & Bumpus, M. F. (2020). Predictors and Implications of Values Clarity in First-Year College Students. College Student Journal53(4), 397-404.

Bayly, B. L., & Bumpus, M. F. (2019). An exploration of engagement and effectiveness of an online values affirmation. Educational Research and Evaluation, 25(5-6), 248–269. doi:10.1080/13803611.2020.1717542

Jeffords, J. R., Bayly, B. L., Bumpus, M. F., & Hill, L. G. (2018). Investigating the Relationship Between University Students' Psychological Flexibility and College Self-Efficacy. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice22(2), 351-372.

Hust, S. J. T., Rodgers, K. B., & Bayly, B. (2017). Scripting Sexual Consent: Internalized Traditional Sexual Scripts and Sexual Consent Expectancies Among College Students. Family Relations, 66(1), 197–210. doi:10.1111/fare.12230

Bayly, B., & Gartstein, M. (2013). Mother's and father's reports on their child's temperament: Does gender matter?. Infant Behavior and Development36(1), 171-175.


Do Children Displaying Different Profiles of Cognitive and Behavioral Self-Regulation Respond Differently to Early Education Programs? Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 1R03HD098445-01. 

Graduate Students

Dr. Bayly is currently recruiting a master's or PhD level graduate student to join AESE in the Fall of 2021. Please reach out to him directly if interested.