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Emily Cook

Horace Mann Hall (HM) 317
(​401) 456-8672

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Academic Background

B.S. Psychology, College of Charleston, Charleston SC
M.A. Educational Psychology, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, NC
Ph.D. Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
NIDA T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT


  • Research Methods in Developmental Psychology

  • Research Methods

  • Adolescent Development

  • Human Development

  • Adolescents' social and behavioral development

  • Developmental psychopathology

  • The effect of psychological, biological, and contextual factors on adolescents' externalizing

  • Translation of research into preventive interventions

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Cook, E. C. (2008). Residential wilderness programs: The role of social support in
changing self evaluations of male adolescents. Adolescence, 43, 751-774.

Cook, E. C., & Buehler, C., & Henson, R. (2009). Adolescents' reliance on parents and peers as social
influences on abstinence choices. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 38, 1240-1252.

Cook, E. C., Buehler, C., Fletcher, A. C. (In Press). A process model of parenting and adolescents'
friendship competence. Social Development.

Buehler, C., Franck, K. L., & Cook, E. C. (2009). Adolescent triangulation in marital conflict. Journal of
Research on Adolescence, 19, 669-690.

Connell, C. M., Cook, E. C., Aklin, W.M., Vanderploeg, J., & Brex, B. (2011). Patterns of antisocial behavior
among non-metropolitan adolescents. Aggressive Behavior, 37, 98-106

Fletcher, A. C., Walls, J. K., Cook, E. C., Madison, K., & Bridges, T. (2008). Parenting style as a moderator
of associations between maternal disciplinary strategies and child well-being. Journal of Family
Issues, 29, 1724-1725.

Tebes, J. K., Cook, E. C., Vanderploeg, J. J., et al., (2010). Parental knowledge and adolescents' substance
use among African American youth: Influence of gender and grade level. Journal of Child and
Family Studies. On-line.​​​

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