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Kathryn Grant

  • kgrant@depaul.edu
  • Professor, Clinical Psychology; Vincent DePaul Professor
  • PhD​​​ ​​​​
  • Psychology
  • (773) 325-4241
  • ​​​Byrne, Room 526​​​       
Education
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 “+”

Katsonga-Phiri, T., Lewis, J. T., Murray, M., Dubois, D. L., & Grant, K.E. (in press). Mental health interventions for African children: A meta-analytic review.  
Children and Youth Services Review.

 +Cory, M., Chen, A., DuBois, D., Carter, J., & Grant, K. (in press). Overcoming exposure to complex stressors: An examination of protective coping mechanisms for low-income urban African American youth. Children and Youth Services Review.

Reife, I., Duffy, S., & Grant, K. E. (2020). The impact of social support on adolescent coping in the context of urban poverty
. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 26, 200-214.

+Katsonga-Phiri, T., Grant, K. E., & Brown, M. (2019). Trauma intervention in sub-Saharan African children: A systematic literature review.
Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 4, 453-469.

+Dulaney, E., Graupmann, V., Grant, K., Adam, E., & Chen, E. (2018). Taking on the stress-depression link: Meaning as a resource in adolescence. 
Journal of Adolescence, 65, 39-49.

+Quinn, M. E., Grant, K. E., & Adam, E. K. (2018). Negative cognitive style and cortisol recovery accentuate the relationship between life stress and depressive symptoms
. Stress, 21, 119-127.​

+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 t
o 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.