Institute for Social Research
Research Professor, 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 understanding health risks and difficulties. He helps direct the NIDA-funded national Monitoring the Future study on the etiology and epidemiology of substance use, 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.