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Jacqueline Horan Fisher

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Dr. Fisher’s research examines associations between childhood trauma and conduct problems, delinquency, and criminal behavior across the lifespan. She focuses on applied research that informs interventions across social contexts, including schools, justice systems, and behavioral health settings. Dr. Fisher’s work also includes conducting research and evaluation to assess the effectiveness of school-based interventions and to improve behavioral health treatment for adolescents with behavior and substance use problems.

Representative Courses

Developmental Psychology

Practicum in Child Development

Research Methods

Forensic Psychology

Publications

Fisher, J. H., & Brown, J. L. (2018). A prospective, longitudinal examination of the influence of childhood home and school contexts on psychopathic characteristics in adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1-19.

 Fisher, J. H., Becan, J. E., Harris, P. W., Nager, A., Baird-Thomas, C., Hogue, A., … & Wiley, T. (2018). Using Goal Achievement Training in juvenile justice settings to improve substance use services for youth on community supervision. Health & Justice6(1), 10.

Fisher, J. H., Lichvar, E., Hogue, A., & Dauber, S. (2018). Perceived need for treatment and engagement in mental health services among community referred racial/ethnic minority adolescents. Administration and Policy in Mental Heatlh and Mental Health Services Research, 1-14.

Widom, C. S., Fisher, J. H., Nagin, D. S., & Piquero, A. R. (2017). A prospective examination of criminal career trajectories in abused and neglected males and females followed up into middle adulthood. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 1-22. DOI:10.1007/s10940-017-9356-7.

Horan, J. M., Brown, J. L., Jones, S. M., Aber, J. L. (2016). Examining academic development among youth exhibiting conduct problems with and without callous-unemotional traits. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45(6), 1245-1260. DOI: 10.1007/s10964-015-0349-2

Horan, J. M., & Widom, C. S. (2015). Cumulative childhood risk and adult functioning in abused and neglected children grown up. Development and Psychopathology, 27(3), 927-941. DOI: 10.1017/S095457941400090X

Horan, J. M., Brown, J. L., Jones, S. M., Aber, J. L. (2015). Assessing invariance across sex and race/ethnicity in measures of youth psychopathic characteristics. Psychological Assessment, 27(2), 657-668. DOI: 10.1037/pas0000043