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
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.