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Packer, M. and D. Rosenblatt (1979). Issues in the study of social behavior in the first week of life. The first year of life: psychological and medical implications of early experience. D. Shaffer and J. Dunn, New York: Wiley.

Packer, M. J. (1983). Communication in infancy: Three common assumptions examined and found inadequate. Human Development 26: 233-248.

Packer, M. J. (1985). Hermeneutic inquiry in the study of human conduct. American Psychologist 40: 1081-1093.

Packer, M. J. (1985). Concealment and uncovering in moral philosophy and moral practice. Human Development 28: 108-112.

Packer, M. J., N. Haan, et al. (1985). Moral beginnings: Four-year-olds' moral action. Practical morality: self and situation in everyday morality. N. Haan, E. Aerts and B. Cooper. New York, New York University Press.

Packer, M. J. (1987). Social interaction as practical activity: Implications for the study of social and moral development. In Moral development through social interaction. W. Kurtines and J. Gewirtz. New York, Wiley: 245-280.

Packer, M. J. (1989). Toward a postmodern psychology of moral action and moral development. The role of values in psychology and human development. W. Kurtines, M. Azmitia and J. Gewirtz. New York, Wiley: 30-59.

Packer, M. J. and R. B. Addison (1989). Editors' overview and introduction. Entering the circle: Hermeneutic investigation in psychology. M. J. Packer and R. B. Addison. Albany, State University of New York Press: 13-36.

Packer, M. J. and R. B. Addison (1989). Evaluating an interpretive account. Entering the circle: Hermeneutic investigation in psychology. M. Packer and R. B. Addison. Albany, NY, State University of New York Press: 275-292.

Packer, M. J. (1989). Tracing the hermeneutic circle: Articulating an ontical study of moral conflicts. Entering the circle: Hermeneutic investigation in psychology. M. J. Packer and R. B. Addison. Albany, State University of New York Press.

Packer, M. J. (1989). The hermeneutic study of moral action and moral development. Unpublished manuscript.

Packer, M. J. (1991). Interpreting stories, interpreting lives: Narrative and action in moral development research. In Narrative and storytelling: Implications for understanding moral development,  New Directions for Child Development. M. B. Tappan and M. J. Packer. 54: 63-82.

Packer, M. J. and E. Richardson (1991). Analytic hermeneutics and the study of morality in action. Handbook of moral behavior and development.  Volume 1: Theory. W. Kurtines and J. Gewirtz. Hillsdale, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 1: 335-372.

Packer, M. J. and B. Scott (1992). The hermeneutic investigation of peer relations. Children's development within social contexts: Research and methodology. T. Winegar and J. Valsinar. Hillsdale, NJ, Erlbaum. 2: 75-111.

Packer, M. (1994). Cultural work on the kindergarten playground: Articulating the ground of play. Human Development 37: 259-276.

Packer, M. and P. Winne (1995). The place of cognition in explanations of teaching: a dialog of interpretive and cognitive approaches. Teaching and Teacher Education 11(1): 1-21.

Packer, M. (1997). Tracing hermeneutics.  Review essay on Ferraris, M.  (1988/96).  "History of Hermeneutics."  Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 28: 106-114.

Packer, M. and D. Greco-Brooks (1999). School as a site for the production of persons.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology 12: 133-149.

Packer, M. J. and J. Goicoechea (2000). Sociocultural and constructivist theories of learning: Ontology, not just epistemology. Educational Psychologist 35(4): 227-241.

Packer, M. J. (2000). An interpretive methodology applied to existential psychotherapy. Methods Annual Edition 2000: 5-28.

Packer, M. (2001). The problem of transfer, and the sociocultural critique of schooling. The Journal of the Learning Sciences 10: 493-514.

Packer, M. and M. Tappan, Eds. (2001). Cultural and critical perspectives on human development. Albany, State University of New York Press.

Packer, M. (2001). Changing classes: Shifting the trajectory of development in school. Cultural and critical perspectives on human development. M. Packer and M. B. Tappan. Albany, State University of New York Press.

Packer, M. (2002). Accounting for change: Priming, power, and plot. Human Development 45: 349-354.