BA Psychology, University Of Georgia, 1975
MS Psychology, University Of Georgia, 1977
PhD Psychology & Public Administration, University Of Georgia, 1980
Major Areas of Interest
- Minority mental health
- Health promotion
- Adolescent risk and protective factors
- Adolescent violence and depression prevention
- School-based interventions
Representative Sample of Publications
Robinson, W.L., Harper, G., Schoney, M. (2003). Reducing substance use
among African-American adolescents: Effectiveness of school-based health
centers, Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 10(4), 491-504.
J., Jason, L., Robinson, W.L., & Brzezinski, L., (Eds.) (2004).
Multiculturalism and Primary Prevention: Toward a new primary prevention
culture (Spec.Iss.). Journal of Primary Prevention, 25(1).
K., Robinson, W.L., Shah, S., & Schoeny, M. (2004). Psychological
distress for African-American adolescent males: Exposure to community
violence and social support as factors. Child Psychiatry and Human
Development, 34(4), 281-295.
Paxton, K. & Robinson, W.L. (in
press). Depressive symptoms, gender and sexual risk behavior among
African American adolescents: Implications for prevention and
intervention. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community.
American Psychological Association, Fellow
APA Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of
Culture, Ethnicity, and Race), Fellow
APA Division 27 (Society for Community Research and Action),
APA Division 12 (Clinical Psychology), Fellow