Texas Tech University

Labs

Dr. Kelly Cukrowicz

Suicide and Depression Research Program

Research Interests: mood disorders and suicidal behavior, cognitive behavior therapy.

Dr. Catherine Epkins

Research Interests: child assessment; social, cognitive, and family aspects of childhood depression and anxiety; child psychopathology.

Dr. Andrew Littlefield

Research Interests: developmental change in alcohol involvement as it relates to personality development, drinking motives, acquisition of adult roles, and genetic and environmental factors.

Dr. Sean Mitchell

Suicide Risk and Prevention Research (SRPR) Lab

Research Interests: suicide risk and prevention among high-risk individuals, such as individuals with severe mental illness and individuals involved in the criminal justice system.

Dr. Gregory Mumma

Research Interests: Cognitive-behavioural assessment, case formulation, and treatment planning; ideographic assessment; multivariate time series models.

Dr. Adam Schmidt

Pathways to Resilient Youth Development (PRYDE) lab

Research Interests: understanding the interactions between cognitive abilities, neurobiology, and psychosocial environment on positive development, particularly among justice-involved youth and youth experiencing traumatic brain injuries.

Dr. Jason Van Allen

Examining Nutrition, Exercise, and Rest in Growing Youth (ENERGY) Lab

Research Interests: pediatric psychology, health psychology, positive psychology, obesity/weight-management interventions, physical activity promotion, and sleep medicine.

Dr. Sarah Victor

Tracking Risk over Time Lab (TRTL)

Research Interests: non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicide, factors that increase risk for these problems across people, and intra-individual factors that contribute to short-term changes in self-harm risk in daily life.