My research interests include college athlete development, college athletes and academics, women in intercollegiate athletic administration, college student transition programs and their assessment, and the background and experiences of student-athlete services professionals.

Forthcoming Publications

Ross, S. A., Rubin, L. M., & Weight, E. A. (In press). Academics, eligibility, and student-athlete

development. In E. A. Weight & R. H. Zullo (Eds.)., Administration of intercollegiate athletics (2nd ed.). Human Kinetics.

Mottarella, K., Rubin, L. M., & Grites, T. J. (In press). The NACADA Journal 2010-2020:

A review and future directions. NACADA Journal, 42(1).

Rubin, L. M., McGill, C. M., Campbell, S. M., & Grites, T. J. (In press). Dissemination of scholarly inquiry.

In P. Hagen, C. M. McGill, & S. S. Gizerian (Eds.), Scholarly inquiry in academic advising (2nd ed.). Stylus.

Published Works

Rubin, L. M., Fuller, R. D., & Stokowski, S. (2022). “I might as well get my education”: The experiences of black male

Division III college athletes. Journal of Athlete Development and Experience, 4(1), 17-36.

Krotz, J. J., & Rubin, L. M. (2021). Legislators’ perceptions of public university student lobbying efforts on

public higher education legislation: A case study. eJournal of Public Affairs, 10(3).


Rubin, L. M., Joseph, M., Lutter, S., Roberts, D. K., & Jones, J. J. (2021, September 2). Enhancing financial literacy

among college athletes. AthleticDirectorU.


Rubin, L. M., Joseph, M., Lutter, S., Roberts, D. K., & Jones, J. J. (2021). Enhancing financial literacy among college

athletes. Journal of Athlete Development and Experience, 3(2), 74-97.

Rubin, L. M., & Nwosu, G. (2021). Developing college athletes into leaders: Analyzing the impact of a leadership

academy. Journal of Student-Athlete Educational Development and Success, 3, 1-29.

Rubin, L. M., Lombardi, A. A., Felice, K., & Donato, M. A. (2020). Reflections on the undergraduate research

experience of three former NCAA division I athletes. Perspectives on Undergraduate Research and

Mentoring, 9(1), 1-15.

Stokowski, S. E., Rubin, L. M., Rode, C. R., Fridley, A., & Shkorupeieva, S. (2020). Separate kingdoms: Academic

advisers' perceptions of college athletes & athletic departments. The Mentor: Innovative Scholarship on

Academic Advising, 22, 16-32.

Rubin, L. M., & Lewis, W. A. (2020). Collaboration between campus and athletic advisors: Ensuring college

athletes' success. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, Special Issue, 91-124.

Gurney, G. S., Rubin, L. M., Stokowski, S. E., & Ridpath, B. D. (2020). The original sin of college sports:

College presidents' ineffectual use of special admissions. Journal of NCAA Compliance, 2020(3), 3-4, 12-19.

Gross, K. D., Rubin, L. M., & Weese, A. P. (2020, April 21). Student-athletes and suicide prevention.


Gross, K. D., Rubin, L. M., & Weese, A. P. (2020). College athletes and suicide prevention: A

collaborative autoethnography. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, Special Issue, 82-97.

Navarro, K. M., Rubin, L. M., & Mamerow, G. P. (2020). Implementing student-athlete programming: A guide for

supporting college athletes. Routledge.

Rubin, L. M., Dringenberg, E. A., Lane, J. J., & Wefald, A. J. (2019). Faculty beliefs about the

nature of intelligence. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 19(4), 1-17.

Rubin, L. M., Britt-Lutter, S., Roberts, D. K., Dunn, A. C., Fang, M. F., Haselwood, C., & Brown, T. R. (2019). Enhancing

financial literacy among student-athletes: 2018 NCAA innovations in research and practice grant final report.

Rubin, L. M., & Moreno-Pardo, M. D. (2018). Burnout among student-athlete services professionals.

Journal of Higher Education Athletics and Innovation,1(3), 1-25.

Rubin, L. M., Connole, I. J., & Pinkett, C. L. (2018). Education and athletics: A case of research collaboration at

Kansas State University. In D. Van Rheenen & J. M. DeOrnellas (Eds.), Envisioning scholar-practitioner

collaborations: Communities of practice in education and sport (pp. 123-136). Information Age Publishing.

Rubin, L. M. (2017). Who are athletic advisors? State of the profession. NACADA Journal, 37(1), 37-50.

Rubin, L. M., & Moses, R. A. (2017). Athletic subculture within student-athlete

academic centers. Sociology of Sport Journal, 34(4), 317-328.

Rubin, L. M. (2016). Six word memoirs: A content analysis of first-year course learning outcomes.

International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 28(3), 395-403.

Rubin, L. M. (2016). The detrimental effects of big-time college sports on black student-athletes’ academic

success. Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, 10(3), 185-198.

Rubin, L. M., & Lough, N. L. (2015). Perspectives of title IX pioneers: Equity, equality and need.

Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, 8, 109-130.

Rubin, L. M. (2015). Advising student-athletes. NACADA Clearinghouse.

Rubin, L. M., & Rosser, V. J. (2014). Comparing division 1A scholarship and non-scholarship student-athletes:

A discriminant analysis. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, 7, 43-64.