Project Director


Christine McCauley Ohannessian

Dr. Ohannessian’s research interests focus on the relationship between contexts such as the family and adolescent and emerging adult psychological health and development. She is especially interested in internalizing problems (e.g., anxiety and depression), substance use and abuse, and social media use. Dr. Ohannessian currently is the Editor for Emerging Adulthood. She previously has served as Associate Editor for the Journal of Early Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood, and as Field Editor for the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. She also has served on the Editorial Boards for Developmental Psychology, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Adolescent Research Review, and Journal of Marriage and Family. Previously, she served on the faculty at Florida State University, the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the University of Delaware, and the University of Texas at Austin.