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

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

public higher education legislation: A case study. eJournal of Public Affairs.

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

Division III college athletes. Journal of Athlete Development and Experience.

Troxel, W. G., Rubin, L. M., Grey, D., McIntosh, E., & Hoagland, I. (In press). A content analysis of the scholarship of

academic advising across global publications. Research Report 211. NACADA Center for Research at Kansas State


Published Works

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.