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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
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. (in press). 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. 

Carter, J. S., Smith, S., Bostick, S., & Grant, K. E. (2013). Mediating effects of parent-child relationships and body image in the prediction of internalizing symptoms in urban youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 

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. 

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. 

Landis, D., Gaylord-Harden, N., Malinowski, S., Grant, K. E., Ford, R. E., & Carleton, R. A. (2007). Urban adolescent stress and hopelessness. Journal of Adolescence, 30, 1051-1070. 

Grant, K. E. Compas, B. E., Thurm, A. E., McMahon, S. Gipson, P. Campbell, A., Krochock, K. & Westerholm, R. I. (2006). Stressors and child and adolescent psychopathology: Evidence of moderating and mediating effects. Clinical Psychology Review. 26, 257-283. 

Grant, K. E., McCormick, A., Poindexter, L., Simpkins, T., Janda, C. M., Thomas, K. J., Campbell, A., Carleton, R., & Taylor, J. J. (2005). Exposure to violence and parenting as mediators between poverty and psychological symptoms in urban African American adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 28, 507-521. 

Grant, K. E., Compas, B. E., Thurm, A. E., McMahon, S. D., & Gipson, P. (2004). Stressors and child and adolescent psychopathology: Measurement issues and prospective effects. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 33, 412-425. 

Grant, K. E., Compas, B. E., Stuhlmacher, A., Thurm, A. E., McMahon, S., & Halpert, J. (2003). Stressors and child and adolescent psychopathology: Moving from markers to mechanisms of risk. Psychological Bulletin, 129, 447-466. 

Grant, K. E., Marsh, P., Syniar, G., Williams, M., & Addlesperger, E. (2002). Gender differences in rates of depression among undergraduates: Measurement matters. Journal of Adolescence, 25, 613-617. 

Reynolds, L. K., O’Koon, J. H., Papademetriou, E., Szczygiel, S., & Grant, K. E. (2001). Stress and somatic complaints in low-income urban adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 30, 499-514. 

Grant, K. E., O’Koon, J., Davis, T. H., Roache, N., Poindexter, L., Armstrong, M., Minden, J. A., & McIntosh, J. M. (2000). Protective factors affecting low-income urban African-American youth exposed to stress. Journal of Early Adolescence, 20, 388-417.​