Hofer, B, K., & Moore, A. S. (in press). The iConnected Parent: Staying connected to your college kids (and beyond) while letting them grow up. New York: Simon & Schuster/Free Press.

Hofer, B. K.,  & Pintrich, P. R.  (2002).  Personal epistemology: The psychology of beliefs about knowledge and knowing. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.


Hofer, B. K., Lam, C., & DeLisi, A. (in press). Understanding evolutionary theory: The role of epistemological development and beliefs. In R. Taylor and M. Ferrari (Eds.), Epistemology and science education: Understanding the evolution vs. intelligent design controversy. New York: Routledge.

Hofer, B. K. (2010). Personal epistemology in Asia: Burgeoning research and future directions. Asia Pacific Education Review.

Hofer, B. K. (2010). Personal epistemology, learning, and cultural context: Japan and the U.S. In M. Baxter Magolda, E. G. Creamer, and P. S. Meszaros (Eds.) Refining understanding of the development and assessment of self-authorship. Stylus.

Wildenger, L. K., Hofer, B. K. Burr, J. E. (2010). Epistemological development in very young knowers. In L. Bendixen and F. Haerle (Eds.), Personal epistemology in the classroom: Theory, research, and implications for practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hofer, B. K., & Sinatra, G. M. (2010). Epistemology, metacognition, and self-regulation: Musings on an emerging field. Metacognition and Learning.

Hofer, B. K., Souder, C., Kennedy, E., Fullman, F. E., & Hurd, K. (2009). The electronic tether: Communication and parental monitoring during the college years. In M. K. Nelson and A. I. Garey, (Eds.). Who’s watching? Practices of surveillance in contemporary families (pp. 277-294). Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press.

Hofer, B. K. (2008). Epistemological development. In E. Anderman (Ed.), Psychology of classroom learning: An encyclopedia. Farmington Hills, MI: Thompson Gale.

Hofer, B. K. (2008). The electronic tether: Parental regulation, self-regulation, and the role of technology in college transitions. Journal of the First-year Experience & Students In Transition, 20(2), 9-24.

Hofer, B. (2008). Personal epistemology and culture. In M. S. Khine (Ed.), Knowing, knowledge and beliefs: Epistemological studies across diverse culture (pp. 3-22). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

Hofer, B. (2006). Domain specificity of personal epistemology: Resolved questions, persistent issues, new models. International Journal of Educational Research. 45, 85-95.

Hofer, B. (2006). Beliefs about knowledge and knowing: Domain specificity and generality. Educational Psychology Review, 18, 67-76.

Hofer, B. (2006). Motivation in the college classroom. In W. J. McKeachie & M. Svinicki, Eds. McKeachie’s teaching tips: Strategies, research, and theory for college and university teachers. New York: Houghton Mifflin.

Hofer, B. (2005). An inverse career path: From faculty development – to developing as a faculty member. In Teaching of psychology in autobiography: Perspectives from psychology’s best teachers. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Hofer, B. (2005). The legacy and the challenge: Paul Pintrich’s contributions to personal epistemology research. Educational Psychologist,40, 95-105.

Hofer, B. (2004). Exploring the dimensions of personal epistemology in differing classroom contexts: Student interpretations during the first year of college. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 29,129-163.

Hofer, B. (2004). Paradigmatic approaches to personal epistemology: Introduction to the special issue. Educational Psychologist, 39(1), 1-3.

Hofer, B. (2004). Epistemological understanding as a metacognitive process: Thinking aloud during online searching. Educational Psychologist, 39(1), 43-55.

LeTendre, G., Hofer, B., & Shimizu, H. (2003). What is tracking? Cultural expectations in the U.S., Germany, and Japan. American Educational Research Journal, 40(1), 43-89.

Hofer, B. K. & Yu, S. L. (2003). Teaching self-regulated learning through a ‘Learning to Learn’ course. Teaching of Psychology, 30(1), 30-33.

Hofer, B. K. (2002). Epistemological world views of teachers: From beliefs to practice. Issues In Education, 8(2), 167-173.

Burr, J. E., & Hofer, B. K. (2002). Personal epistemology and theory of mind: Deciphering young children’s beliefs about knowledge and knowing. New Ideas in Psychology, 20, 199-224.

Hofer, B. (2002). Motivation in the college classroom. In W. J. McKeachie (Ed.), Teaching tips: Strategies, research and theory for college and university teachers. New York: Houghton Mifflin.

Hofer, B. (2002). Personal epistemology as a psychological and educational construct: An introduction. In B. Hofer & P. Pintrich, Ed., Personal epistemology: The psychology of beliefs about knowledge and knowing (pp. 3-15). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Hofer, B. (2001). Personal epistemology research: Implications for learning and instruction. Educational Psychology Review, 13(4), 353-382.

Hofer, B. (2000). Dimensionality and disciplinary differences in personal epistemology. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 25, 378-405.

Stevenson, H., Hofer, B., & Randel, B. (2000). Mathematics achievement and attitudes about math in China and the West. Journal of Psychology in Chinese Societies, 1, 1-16.

Stevenson, H., Hofer, B., & Randel, B. (2000). Middle childhood and schooling. Encyclopedia of Psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Hofer, B. (1999). Instructional context in the college mathematics classroom: Epistemological beliefs and student motivation. Journal of Staff, Program, & Organizational Development, 16(2), 73-82.

Stevenson, H. & Hofer, B. (1999). What we can learn from other countries: International perspectives on educational policy. In G. Cizek (Ed.). Handbook of Educational Policy. San Diego: Academic Press.

Hofer, B. (1999). Teacher preparation and teachers’ lives in the United States. In: H. W. Stevenson, S.-Y. Lee, & R. Nerison-Low (Ed.). Contemporary research in the U.S., Germany, and Japan on Five Education Issues. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Hofer, B. (1999). The role of school in adolescents’ lives. In: The educational system in the United States:  Case study findings (pp.107-172). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Hofer, B., Yu, S., & Pintrich, P. (1998). Teaching college students to be self-regulated learners. In D. Schunk & B. Zimmerman (Ed.), Self-regulated learners: From teaching to self-reflective practice (pp. 57-85). New York: Guilford.

Hofer, B. & Pintrich, P. (1997). The development of epistemological theories: Beliefs about knowledge and knowing and their relation to learning. Review of Educational Research, 67, 88-140.