Institute for Social Research
Principal Investigator of the NIDA-funded MTF PANEL grant, which covers selection and tracking of, and data collections from new and ongoing MTF panel respondents from 12th grade through age 60 (he is also co-investigator on the MTF Main grant). He is a Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research, and Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan. He received his Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State University. He has published widely on several topics concerning adolescence and the transition to adulthood, bringing a developmental perspective to the etiology and epidemiology of substance use and abuse, focusing on individual and contextual risk factors, course, co-morbidity, consequences, and historical variation across adolescence and adulthood. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and Past President of the Society for Research on Adolescence.