Research

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

Rubin, L. M. (In press). ChatGPT and research ethics. In X. Lin, R. Chan, & S. Sharma (Eds.), ChatGPT and global higher 

education: Using artificial intelligence in teaching and learning. STAR Scholar Books.

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. 

Published Works

Rubin, L. M., & Stokowski, S. (2023). Pedagogical considerations between teaching fitness and in higher education. 

Kentucky SHAPE Journal, 61(1), 25–33.

Ngo, F., Rubin, L. M., Simpfenderfer, A. J., Pincus, B., & Del Real Viramontes, J. (2023). Streamlining key learner 

transitions. In J. K. Hinojosa, J. P. Guilbeau, & V. A. Sansone (Eds.), Postsecondary student access and success in 

Nevada: An ASHE institute with southern Nevada higher education leaders (pp. 1626). Association for the Study of 

Higher Education.

Rubin, L. M., & Huml, M. R. (2023). Athletic advisors’ experiences supporting athletes through head coach transitions. 

International Sport Coaching Journal, 10(2), 181–191. https://doi.org/10.1123/iscj.2021-0082

Rubin, L. M. (2022). Semi-stellar student. Developments, 19(4). 

https://developments.myacpa.org/semi-stellar-student-rubin/

Heim, P., Stokowski, S., Springer, D. S., Rubin, L. M., & Miller, M. T. (2022). Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

participation on leadership and post-graduate career development. Journal of Student-Athlete Educational

Development and Success, 4, 55–79.

Weight, E. A., Smith, A. B., & Rubin, L. M. (2022). The athlete advantage: Human capital 

resource emergence through sport. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, 15, 442–458.

Rubin, L. M., McGill, C. M., Campbell, S. M., & Grites, T. J. (2022). Dissemination of  scholarly inquiry. 

In C. M. McGill, S. S. Gizerian, & P. Hagen (Eds.), Scholarly inquiry in academic advising (2nd ed., pp. 236–248). Stylus.

Rubin, L. M. (2022, July 6). College athlete financial literacy shouldn't be a coin toss. Sportico. 

https://www.sportico.com/leagues/college-sports/2022/college-athlete-financial-literacy-1234680516/

Mottarella, K., Rubin, L. M., & Grites, T. J. (2022). The NACADA Journal 20102020: A review and future 

directions. NACADA Journal, 42(1), 921. https://doi.org/10.12930/NACADA-22-15

Kuhn, A. P., & Rubin, L. M. (2022). Are college athletes cheaters? What do faculty think? 

Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, 15, 354376.

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), 1736.

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).

https://bearworks.missouristate.edu/ejopa/vol10/iss3/6/

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

among college athletes. AthleticDirectorU. https://athleticdirectoru.com/articles/enhancing-financial-literacy-among-

college-athletes/

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), 7497. https://doi.org/10.25035/jade.03.02.01

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, 129.

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), 115.

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, 1632. https://doi.org/10.26209/mj2261353

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), 34, 1219.

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

AthleticDirectorU. https://www.athleticdirectoru.com/articles/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, 8297.

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), 117. 

https://doi.org/10.14434/josotl.v19i4.24158 

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

https://ncaaorg.s3.amazonaws.com/research/grants/innovations/2018/2018RES_InnoGrant_FinancialLitKSU_FinalReport.pdf

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

Journal of Higher Education Athletics and Innovation, 1(3), 125. http://doi.org/10.15763/issn.2376-5267.2018.1.3.1-25

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. 123136). Information Age Publishing.

Rubin, L. M. (2017). Who are athletic advisors? State of the profession. NACADA Journal, 37(1), 3750. 

https://doi.org/10.12930/NACADA-15-046

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

       academic centers. Sociology of Sport Journal, 34(4), 317328. https://doi.org/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), 395403.

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), 185198. 

https://doi.org/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(2), 109130. https://doi.org/10.1123/jis.2014-0114

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

http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Advising-Student-Athletes.aspx

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, 4364.