Nahapetian, A., Huynh, V. W., Ruvalcaba, O., Alviso, R., & Melara, G. (in press). Music as the Icebreaker for Learning to Code. In K. Mack, Winter, K., & Soto, M. (Eds.), (pp. 217-228). Culturally Responsive Strategies for Reforming STEM Higher Education: Turning the TIDES on Inequity. Bingley, England: Emerald Publishing.

Ruvalcaba, O., Shulze, J., Kim, A., Berzenski, S., & Otten, M., (2018). Women’s experiences in eSports: Gendered differences in peer and spectator feedback during competitive video game play. Sport and Social Issues, 42, 1-17.

Robnett, R. D., Ruvalcaba, O., Syed, M., & Chemers, M. M. (in press). Turning points in the pursuit of STEM careers: A mixed-methods analysis focusing on Women of Color. To appear in B. Polnick, B. Irby, & J. Ballenger (Eds.), Women of color in STEM: Navigating the double bind (pp. xxx-xxx). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Rogoff, B., Coppens, A., Alcalá, L., Aceves-Azuara, I., López, A., Ruvalcaba, O., Dayton, A. (in press). Noticing learners’ strengths through cultural research. Perspectives on Psychological Science.

Coppens, A., Correa-Chávez, M., & Ruvalcaba, O. (accepted). “Othering” children as a cultural model of development, and evidence of a collaborative model. Applied Developmental Psychology.

Ruvalcaba, O., Werner, L., Denner, J. (2016). Observations of pair programming: Variations in collaboration across demographic groups. ACM’s Proceedings of the 47th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education47, 90-95. DOI:

Ruvalcaba, O., Rogoff, B., López, A., Correa-Chávez, M., & Gutiérrez, K. (2015). Children’s avoidance of interrupting others’ activities in requesting Help: Cultural aspects of considerateness. Advances in Child Development and Behavior49, 185-206.

López, A., Ruvalcaba, O., & Rogoff, B. (2014). Attentive helping as a cultural practice of Mexican-heritage families. In Y.M. Caldera & E. Lindsey (Eds.), Handbook of Mexican American children and families: Multidisciplinary perspectives (pp. 76-91). New York, NY: Routledge.

Coppens, A. D., Silva, K. G., Ruvalcaba, O., Alcalá, L., López, A., Rogoff, B. (2014). Learning by observing and pitching in: Benefits and processes of expanding repertoires. Human Development57(2-3), 150-161.

Rogoff, B., Alcalá, L., Coppens, A. D., López, A., Ruvalcaba, O., & Silva, K. G. (2014) (Eds.). Learning by observing and pitching in to family and community endeavors. Guest-edited special issue of Human Development57(2-3). ISBN: 978-3-318-02582-8

Kafai, Y., Peppler, K., Alavez, M., & Ruvalcaba, O. (2006)Seeds of a computer culture: An archival analysis of programming artifacts from a community technology center. Proceedings published in the 2006 International Conference of the Learning Sciences. Bloomington, IN.