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Washington State University
Jennifer Duckworth

Jennifer Duckworth

Assistant Professor  509-335-8439 Johnson Tower 516, Pullman PO BOX 644852

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Education/Training
• Ph.D., Learning and Developmental Sciences, Indiana University, 2018
• M.S., Learning and Developmental Sciences, Indiana University, 2014
• B.S., History, Ball State University, 2000

Professional Experience
Present
Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development, Washington State University

2018-2020
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for the Studies of Health and Risk Behaviors, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Washington

Research Interests
• Adolescent and young adult development with a focus on understudied populations
• Etiology, risk and protective factors, and consequences for high-risk alcohol and drug use in adolescence and young adulthood
• Sexual behavior in adolescence and young adulthood
• Prevention science

Selected Publications

Cadigan, J. M., Duckworth, J. C., & Lee, C. M. (in press). Physical and mental health issues
facing community college students. Journal of American College Health.

Rhew, I. C, Duckworth, J. C., Hurvitz, P. M., & Lee, C. M. (in press). Within- and between-
Person associations of neighborhood poverty with alcohol use and consequences: A monthly study of young adults. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Duckworth, J. C., Rutkowski, L., & Waldron, M. (2020). Sexual risk behaviors during
adolescence: Associations with childhood and adolescent BMI. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 49, 1433-1446. doi: 10.1007/s10964-020-01192-3

Patrick, M. E., Rhew, I. C., Duckworth, J. C., Lewis, M. A., Abdallah, D. A., & Lee, C. M.
(2020). Patterns of young adult social role transitions across 24 months and subsequent substance use and mental health. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 49, 869-880. doi: 10.1007s10964-019-01134-8

Duckworth, J. C. & Lee, C. M. (2019). Associations among simultaneous and co-occurring
use of alcohol and marijuana and risky driving and perceived risk. Addictive Behaviors,
96, 39-42. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.03.019
Doran, K. A., Sapharas, N. K., Duckworth, J. C., Waldron, M. (2019). Paternal death,
parental divorce, and timing of first substance use in an ethnically diverse sample. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 1-9. doi: 10.1080/1067828X.2019.1580234
Cadigan, J. M., Duckworth, J. C., Parker, M. E., & Lee, C. M. (2019). Influence of
developmental social role transitions on young adult substance use. Current Opinion in
Psychology, 30, 87-91. doi: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2019.03.006
Duckworth, J. C. & Waldron, M. (2018). Associations between childhood weight status and
timing of first sex in an ethnically diverse sample. Childhood Obesity, 14(8).

Duckworth, J. C., Doran, K. A., & Waldron, M. (2016). Childhood weight status and timing of
first substance use in an ethnically diverse sample. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 164, 172-78. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.05.006