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  Conference Presentations

    Recent National and International Conference Presentations

2013

Mikuška, J., Vazsonyi, A. T., Gaššová, Z., Bell, M., & Michaud, P.A. (submitted for November, 2013). The link between violence and suicidal behaviors among immigrant and non-immigrant adolescents. The Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Roberts, J., Vazsonyi, A. T., Harris, C., Bell, M. M., & Henry, E. (submitted for November, 2013). Bully victimization, self-control, and kinship ties: A study of poor, rural African American adolescents.  The Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Harris*, C., Vazsonyi, A. T., Roberts, J., & Henry, E. (submitted for November, 2013). Pathways to adolescent dating violence perpetration: Evidence from a Slavic culture. The Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Harris, C., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Roberts, J. (submitted for November, 2013). The influence of low self- control and problem behaviors >on adolescent accident Involvement. The Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Huang, L., & Vazsonyi, A.T. (November, 2013). Self-control and deviance growth trajectories from age 5 to 15: Extending Vazsonyi and Huang (2010).  Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Vazsonyi, A. T., & Selig, J. P. (September, 2013). Time dependent effects of parenting and self-control on trajectories of math achievement.  The 16th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Özdemir*, Y., Vazsonyi, A. T., Kuzucu, Y., & Çok, F. (September 2013). The dimensionality of self-control among American and Turkish adolescents. The 16th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Vazsonyi, A. T., Mikuska, J., & Gassova, Z. (July, 2013). Personality predictors of adolescent adjustment: A concurrent comparison of youth from six cultural contexts. European Congress of Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden. 

Danner, F., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Michaud, P. A. (May, 2013). The influence of supportive parents, peers, and teachers on adolescent sleep, depression, and hopes for the future. Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine “Sleep 2013,” Baltimore, MD, USA.

Vazsonyi, A. T., & Selig, J. P. (April, 2013). Developmental precursors of academic achievement trajectories from 5 to 15: Effects by positive parenting and self-control. The 70th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in
Child Development, Seattle, WA, USA

Huang, L., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (April, 2013). Developmental trajectories of self-control and deviance from Kindergarten to adolescence: Parenting, self-control, and gender differences. The 70th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA, USA

Harris, C., Vazsonyi, A.T., & Michaud, P.A. (April, 2013). Does low self-control mediate the effects by family factors on risky sexual behaviors? 3rd Annual Children at Risk Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA.

Roberts, J., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (April, 2013). Understanding the influences of social bond measures and low self-control in predicting adolescent deviance. 3rd Annual Children at Risk Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA.

Mikuška, J., Gaššová, Z., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Michaud, P.A. (April, 2013). Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among immigrant and non-immigrant adolescents. 3rd Annual Children at Risk Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA.

Barry, C. M., Abo-Zena, M., Schwartz, S., Hardy, S., Forthun, L., Vazsonyi, A. T., Park, I., Zamboanga, B., Rodweller, C. (March, 2013). Mapping the terrain of emerging adults’ religiousness and spirituality in the United States. American Psychological Association Division 36 Mid-Year conference, Columbia, MD, United States.


2012

Looney, R., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (November, 2012). Simultaneously testing the effects by four self-control measures on deviance in a sample of Czech adolescents. Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Chicago, IL, USA.

Harris, C., Vazsonyi, A. T., Machaty, A., Looney, R., Pagava, K., Phagava, H. & Michaud, P. A. (November, 2012).  The influence of sleep on adolescent deviance and weapon carrying/use in Georgian and Swiss national samples. Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Chicago, IL, USA.

Macek, P., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (August, 2012). Paper symposium entitled Roma adolescents in different cultural and social contexts. The 13th Biennial Meetings of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Island of Spetses, Greece.

Vazsonyi, A. T., Looney, R., Machaty*, A., Harris, C., Blatny, M., Sobotkova, V. & Osecká, T. (August, 2012). Self-reported health compromising behaviors among Roma and Non-Roma youth. The 13th Biennial Meetings of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Island of Spetses, Greece.

Vazsonyi, A. T., Harris, C., Looney, R., Machaty, A., Pagava, K., Phagava, H. & Michaud, P. A. (August, 2012). Sleep Functioning and problem behaviors in national probability samples of Georgian and Swiss adolescents. The 13th Biennial Meetings of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Island of Spetses, Greece.

Ševčíková, A., Vazsonyi, A. T., Konečný, S. (August, 2012). Developmental changes in predictors of sexual behaviors during adolescence. The 13th Biennial Meetings of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Island of Spetses, Greece.

Özdemir, Y., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Çok, F. (August, 2012). Parenting Processess and Aggression: The Role of Self-control among Turkish adolescents. The 13th Biennial Meetings of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Island of Spetses, Greece.

Jenkins, D. D., Vazsonyi, A. T., Chen, P., & White, C. R. (May, 2012). Risk and protective factors in health: A comparison of self-identified sexual minority and heterosexual young adults. Annual Meetings of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Chicago, IL, USA.


2011

Vazsonyi, A. T. (November, 2011). Paper symposium organizer and session chair, The salience of parenting and self-control on deviance over time: Evidence from longitudinal studies during adolescence and young adulthood. Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC, USA.

Vazsonyi, A. T., Ježek, S., Širuček, J. (November, 2011). Developmental changes in deviance during adolescence: The effects by parenting processes and self-control from age 11 to 19. Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC, USA.

Chen, P. & Vazsonyi, A. T. (November, 2011).Stability and changes in the self-control-deviance link from early adolescence to young adulthood: A comparison between criminal and non-criminal samples. Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC, USA.

Trejos, E. & Vazsonyi, A. T. (November, 2011). Longitudinal associations among parenting, self-control, and deviance: A nationally representative study of multicutural youth. Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC, USA.

Huang, L. & Vazsonyi, A. T. (November, 2011). Developmental trajectories of externalizing/internalizing behaviors in early childhood and risky sexual behaviors in adolescence: A latent class analysis. Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC, USA.

Schwartz, S. J., Whitbourne, S. K., Zamboanga, B. L., Forthun, L. F., Vazsonyi, A. T., Armenta, B. E., & the Multi-Site University Study of Identity and Culture.  (October, 2011). Converging identities: Acculturation-related variables and personal identity status in immigrant students. 5th Conference on Emerging Adulthood. Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Černá, A., Vazsonyi, A. T., Šmahel, D., Ševčíková, A. & Macháčková*, H. (August, 2011). Cyberbullying in context: Direct and indirect effects by low self-control across 25 European countries. Annual Meetings of the European Society for Developmental Psychology, Bergen, Norway.

Sevcikova, A., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Konecny, S. (August, 2011). Not only previous offline sexual experiences matter: Puberty and substance use as predictors of online sexual behaviors during adolescence. Annual Meetings of the European Society for Developmental Psychology, Bergen, Norway.

Jenkins, D. D., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (March/April, 2011). Developmental changes in cigarette, alcohol, and marijuana use among heterosexual and sexual minority young adults. Paper symposium entitled: Sociocultural Contexts and Substance Use Trajectories in Adolescence Through Adulthood. The 69th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Child Development, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Young, M., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (March, 2011). Parents, peers, and risky sexual behaviors in rural African American adolescents. Graduate Scholars Forum, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA.

Schwartz, S. J., Zamboanga, B. L., Whitbourne, S. K., Vazsonyi, A. T., Weisskirch, R. S., Umaña-Taylor, A. J., Kim, S. Y., Bersamin, M., & Hudson, M. (2011, January). Cultural identities, positive functioning, and psychological distress. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.


2009

Young, M., Vazsonyi, A. T., Jenkins, D., & Miller, A. (November, 2009). The application of Problem Behavior Theory during emerging adulthood. The 4th Conference on Emerging Adulthood, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Jenkins, D., Vazsonyi, A. T., Young, M., & Miller, A. (November, 2009). Depression and self-esteem trajectories in sexual minority and majority young adults. The 4th Conference on Emerging Adulthood, Atlanta, GA, USA.


Vazsonyi, A. T., Chen, P., & Jenkins, D. (November, 2009). Jessor’s Problem Behavior Theory: Cross-national evidence from eight distinct developmental contexts. The 61st Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA, USA.


Chen, P., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (November, 2009). A multi-level analysis of between-school variability in delinquency and the future orientation-delinquency link. The 61st Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA, USA.


Trejos, E., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (November, 2009). Parenting, personality, and problem behaviors in Immigrant and non-Immigrant youth from the Netherlands and Switzerland. The 61st Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA, USA.


Partin, J. M., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (October, 2009). The development of self-regulation during adolescence: Understanding the effects by pubertal changes and parenting. Conference on Health over the Lifecourse, London, ON, Canada.          


Klanjsek, R., Vazsonyi, A. T. (September, 2009). Religious orientation, low self-control, and deviance: Muslims, Catholics, Eastern Orthodox-, and “Bible Belt” Christians. Annual Meetings of the European Society of Criminology, Ljubljana, Slovenia/EU.


von Suchodoletz, A., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (April, 2009). Paper symposium entitled Developmental precursors of school success in American, Chinese, and German children and adolescents. The 68th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO, USA.


Huang, L., Vazsonyi, A. T & Yan, W. (April, 2009). Developmental trajectories of academic achievement during elementary school: The significance of intelligence and self-control. The 68th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO, USA.


Kahumoku, E., Vazsonyi, A. T., Jeannin, A., & Michaud, P.A. (April, 2009). Objectified Body Consciousness in a national probability sample of Swiss adolescent females. The 68th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO, USA.


Browder, S. E., Vazsonyi, A. T., Jeannin, A., & Michaud, P.A. (April, 2009). Family influences on pregnancy risk and abortion decisions in Swiss adolescents. The 68th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO, USA.


Park, N. S., Lee, B. S., Bolland, J. M., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Sun, F. (January, 2009). Pathways and predictors of antisocial behaviors in African American adolescents from poor neighborhoods. The 13th Annual Meetings of the Society for Social Work Research, New Orleans, LA, USA.


2008

Pickering, L. E., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (November, 2008). Are religious families better at preventing juvenile delinquency? The Annual Meeting of the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), Little Rock (AR).

Jenkins, D. & Vazsonyi, A. T. (November, 2008).  The prediction of direct and indirect sexual aggression and victimization. The 60th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Trejos-Castillo, E., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (November, 2008). Externalizing behaviors among Immigrant and non-immigrant Swiss youth: An ecodevelopmental approach. The 60th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Vazsonyi, A. T., Chen, P., Jeannin, A., & Michaud, P. A. (November, 2008). Does school context impact deviance and the self-control-deviance link? The 60th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Vazsonyi, A. T., Chen, P., Jeannin, A., & Michaud, P. A. (May, 2008). Adolescent deviance in context: A multi-level analysis. The 11th Biennial Meetings of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Torino, Italy (served as paper session chair).

Jenkins, D., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (May, 2008). Understanding virginity status in a sample of late adolescents from the U.S. “Bible Belt.”  The 11th Biennial Meetings of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Torino, Italy.

Vazsonyi, A. T., & Huang, L. (May, 2008). The transition from childhood to early adolescence: Developmental sequelae of internalizing behaviors. The 11th Biennial Meetings of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Torino, Italy.

Chen, P., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (March, 2008). Developmental risk for entering the juvenile justice system: A survival analysis. The 12th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL, USA.

Chen, P., Vazsonyi, A. T., Young, M., Jenkins, D., Browder, S., Kahumoku, E., Michaud, P. A., Jeannin, A., Pagava, K., & Phagava, H. (March, 2008). Problem Behavior Theory in Georgian and Swiss Adolescents. The 12th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL, USA.

Huang, L. & Vazsonyi, A. T. (March, 2008). Self-Control, intelligence, and academic achievement: Does grit matter more? The 12th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL, USA.

Jenkins, D., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (March, 2008). Correlates of oral sex behaviors as a function of virginity status in late adolescents. The 12th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL, USA.

Klanjsek, R., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Trejos, E. (March, 2008). Religious orientation and deviance: A cross-national comparative study. The 12th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL, USA.

Scarpate, M., Vazsonyi, A. T., Burcu, E., Torrente, G., & Sheu, J. (March, 2008). Revisiting "The Exotic Enterprise:" The Adolescent Family Process measure in Slovenian, Spanish, Taiwanese, and Turkish youth. The 12th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL, USA.

Trejos, E. & Vazsonyi, A. T. (March, 2008). Longitudinal associations between parenting, self-control, and deviance: A study of African American, Caucasian, and Hispanic Youth. The 12th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL, USA.

Pickering, L. E., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (March, 2008). Is religiosity unimportant in the explanation of adolescent deviance when family process is considered simultaneously? The 12th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL, USA.

2007

Young, M., Vazsonyi, A. T., Jenkins, D., Browder, S., Kahumoku, E., Michaud, P. A., Jeannin, A., & Pagava, K. (November, 2007). Do Problem Behavior Syndromes (PBS) generalize in adolescents from Eastern and Western Europe? The 59th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Chen, P., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Scarpate, M. J. (November, 2007). Childhood aggression over time in American Indian, Caucasian, and Hispanic Children: Referred versus non-referred youth. The 59th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Huang, L., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (November, 2007). Self-control and deviance growth trajectories in young children. The 59th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Trejos, E., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (November, 2007). Deviance in immigrant populations: An application of self-control theory. The 59th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Torrente, G., Trejos, E. & Vazsonyi, A. T. (September, 2007). Influenza de la familia en el desarrollo de problemas afectivos en adolescentes (Family inflences in the development of adolescent affective problems).  The 10th Congreso Nacional de Psicología Social, Cadiz, Spain. 

Vazsonyi, A. T., Keiley, M., & Chen, P. (July, 2007). Does the development of aggressive behaviors vary by racial group? A study of African American, American Indian, Asian American, Caucasian, and Hispanic children and early adolescents. Invited talk at the Racial Democracy, Crime & Justice-Network Summer Workshop 2007, The Criminal Justice Research Center, Ohio State University.

Scarpate, M. J., & Vazsonyi, A. T.  (March, 2007). Family processes in rural African American youth from the “Black Belt.” The 67th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA, USA.

Huang, L., Vazsonyi, A. T., Chen, P., & Young, M. (March, 2007). Parenting and self-control over time: Kindergarten through fifth grade. The 67th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA, USA.

Trejos, E., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (March, 2007). Does generational status moderate the links between parenting processes and risky sexual behaviors in Hispanic immigrant youth? The 67th Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA, USA.

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