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Special Issue: Mentoring: Theoretical Background, Empirical Findings, and Practical Applications

Edited by

Heidrun Stoeger (University of Regensburg) and Albert Ziegler (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)

Special Issue: Mentoring: Theoretical Background, Empirical Findings, and Practical Applications

Published: January 2021

Volume 1483

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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Key issues in professionalizing mentoring practices

Heidrun Stoeger, Daniel Patrick Balestrini, Albert Ziegler


Defining mentoring: a literature review of issues, types, and applications

Carol A. Mullen, Cindy C. Klimaitis


Predictors of close faculty−student relationships and mentorship in higher education: findings from the Gallup−Purdue Index

Elizabeth B. Raposa, Matthew Hagler, Diana Liu, Jean E. Rhodes


Natural mentoring relationships among survivors of caregiver childhood abuse: findings from the Add Health Study

Elyssa B. Weber Ku, Matthew A. Hagler, McKenna F. Parnes, Sarah E.O. Schwartz, Jean E. Rhodes, Lance D. Erickson


How youth mentoring relationships end and why it matters: a mixed‐methods, multi‐informant study

Renée Spencer, Thomas E. Keller, Meghan Perry, Alison L. Drew, Hyuny Clark‐Shim, John Paul Horn, Miriam Miranda‐Díaz, Martha J. McCormack


An investigation of self‐efficacy crossover between mentors and protégés within mentoring dyads

Lebena Varghese, Lisa Finkelstein


Online mentoring for academic practice: strategies, implications, and innovations

Helga Dorner, Gorana Misic, Margaryta Rymarenko


Influence of program staff on quality of relationships in a community‐based youth mentoring program

Thomas E. Keller, David L. DuBois


Pilot randomized trial of brief school‐based mentoring for middle school students with elevated disruptive behavior

Samuel D. McQuillin, Heather L. McDaniel


“Two sides of the same coin?” Coaching and mentoring and the agentic role of context

Paul Stokes, Pauline Fatien Diochon, Ken Otter


Nine years of online mentoring for secondary school girls in STEM: an empirical comparison of three mentoring formats

Heidrun Stoeger, Michael Heilemann, Tobias Debatin, Manuel D. S. Hopp, Sigrun Schirner, Albert Ziegler


Spaces of possibilities: a theoretical analysis of mentoring from a regulatory perspective

Albert Ziegler, Katharina L. Gryc, Manuel D. S. Hopp, Heidrun Stoeger



A developmental view of mentoring talented students in academic and nonacademic domains

Rena F. Subotnik, Paula Olszewski‐Kubilius, Maha Khalid, Heather Finster



Finnish model of peer‐group mentoring: review of research

Päivi Tynjälä, Matti Pennanen, Ilona Markkanen, Hannu L. T. Heikkinen


Establishing effective STEM mentoring relationships through mentor training

Rebecca L. Stelter, Janis B. Kupersmidt, Kathryn N. Stump