My research interests include college student-athlete development, student-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

Published Works

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.

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.


Navarro, K.M., Rubin, L.M., & Mamerow, G.P. (2019). Implementing student-athlete programming: A guide for

supporting college athletes. Routledge.

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.

Indianapolis, IN: NCAA.

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). Charlotte, NC: Information Age


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. doi:10.1123/ssj.2016-0138

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. doi:10.1080/19357397.2016.1258966

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

Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, 8, 109-130. doi:10.1123/jis.2014-0114

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

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.