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Kathryn Grant

  • Professor, Clinical Psychology; Vincent DePaul Professor
  • PhD​​​ ​​​​
  • Psychology
  • (773) 325-4241
  • ​​​Byrne, Room 526​​​       
PhD, University of Vermont, 1995

Major Areas of Interest
  • Understanding the effects of stressful life experiences on young people
  • Developing interventions that protect youth from negative stress effects
Representative Sample of Publications
Note: Student co-authors are indicated with a “+”

+Heissel, J. A., Sharkey, P., +Torrats‐Espinosa, G., Grant, K. E., & Adam, E.K. (2018). Violence and vigilance: The acute effects of community violent crime on sleep and cortisol. Child Development, 89, e323-e331. 

+Taylor, J.J., Grant, K.E., Fowler, P.J., Zulauf, C., +Meyerson, D.A., & +Irsheid, S. (2018). Exposure to community violence and trajectories of internalizing and externalizing symptoms among low-income urban adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 47, 421-435. 

+Carothers, K., +Arizaga, J., Carter, J. S., +Taylor, J. J., & Grant, K. E. (2016). The costs and benefits of active coping for youth residing in urban poverty. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 1323–1337

+Duffy, S. N., +Brown, T., +Katsonga-Phiri, T., Bouris, A., Grant, K. E., & Keenan, K. (2016). Development of an empirically based preventive intervention for depression in preadolescent African American girls. Prevention Science, 17, 503-512 

+Dinizulu, S., Grant, K. E., Bryant, F., +Boustani, M. M., +Tyler, D., & McIntosh, J. M. (2014). Parent-adolescent relationship quality and nondisclosure as mediators of the association between exposure to community violence and psychological distress. Child and Youth Care Forum, 43, 41-61.

+Taylor, J.J., Grant, K.E., +Amrhein, K., Carter, J.S., +Farahmand, F., +Harrison, A., +Thomas, K.J., +Carleton, R.A., +Lugo, E., & +Katz, B.N. (2014). The manifestation of depression in the context of urban poverty: A factor analysis of the Children’s Depression Inventory in low-income urban youth. Psychological Assessment, 26, 1317-1332.

Grant, K. E., +Farahmand, F., +Meyerson, D. A., DuBois, D. L., Tolan, P. H., Gaylord-Harden, N. K., +Barnett, A., +Horwath, J., +Doxie, J., +Duffy, S., +Tyler, D., & +Johnson, S. (2014). Development of Cities Mentor Project: An intervention to improve academic outcomes for low-income urban youth through instruction in effective coping supported by mentoring relationships and protective settings. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 42, 221-242.

Hostinar, C. E., +McQuillan, M. T., +Mirous, H. J., Grant, K. E., & Adam, E. K. (2014). Cortisol responses to a Group Public Speaking Task for Adolescents: Variations by age, gender, and race. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 50, 155-166. 

+Farahmand, F., +Duffy, S. N., +Tailor, M., DuBois, D. L., +Lyon, A., Grant, K. E., +Czarlinski, J., +Masini, O., +Zander, K. J., & +Nathanson, A. M. (2012). Community-based mental health and behavioral programs for low-income, urban youth: A meta-analytic review. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 19, 195-215.

+Katz, B. N., +Esparza, N. P., Carter, J. S., Grant, K. E., & +Meyerson, D. A. (2012).  Intervening processes in the relation between neighborhood characteristics and psychological symptoms in urban youth.  Journal of Early Adolescence, 32, 649-679.

+Farahmand, F. K., Grant, K. E., Polo, A., +Duffy, S. N., & Dubois, D. L. (2011).  School-based mental health programs for low-income urban youth: A systematic and meta-analytic review.  Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 18, 372-390.  

+Meyerson, D. A., Grant, K. E., Carter, J. S., & Kilmer, R. (2011).  Posttraumatic growth among children and adolescents: A systematic review.  Clinical Psychology Review, 31, 949-964.

Gaylord-Harden, N. K., +Cunningham, J., Holmbeck, G., & Grant, K. E. (2010).   
Suppressor effects in coping research with African American adolescents from low-income communities. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78, 843-855.

Gaylord-Harden, N.K., +Taylor, J. J., +Campbell, C. L., +Kesselring, C. M., & Grant, K. E. (2009). Maternal attachment and depressive symptoms in urban adolescents: The influence of coping strategies and gender. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 38, 684-695.  

+Saul, A. L., Grant, K. E., & Carter, J. S. (2008).  Post-traumatic reactions in adolescents: How well do the DSM-IV PTSD criteria fit the real life experience of trauma exposed youth?  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 36, 915-925.