Meagan Docherty

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Meagan Docherty

Position: Assistant Professor of Psychology
Phone: 419-372-4939
Email: mdocher@bgsu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2017

CFDR Primary Research Area: Social Relationships and Well-Being

Dr. Docherty's research interests include the development of aggression, delinquency, and violence from childhood to young adulthood, as well as the impact of environmental influences such as parenting and exposure to violence.

Recent Publications:

Docherty, M., Sweeten, G., Craig, T., Yang, V. J. H., Decrop, R., Beardslee, J., Piquero, A., Clark, C., & Pardini, D. (2020). Prevalence and risk factors associated with carrying a gun to school during adolescence: A statewide study of middle and high school students. Journal of School Violence, 19(1), 35-47.

Docherty, M., Mulvey, E., Beardslee, J., Sweeten, G., & Pardini, D. (2019). Drug dealing and gun carrying go hand in hand: Examining how juvenile offenders’ gun carrying changes before and after drug dealing spells across 84 months. Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

Docherty, M., Beardslee, J., Byrd, A. L., Yang, V. J. H.*, & Pardini, D. (2019). Developmental trajectories of interpersonal callousness from childhood to adolescence as predictors of antisocial behavior and psychopathic features in young adulthood. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 128(7), 700-709.

Beardslee, J., Docherty, M., Mulvey, E., & Pardini, D. (2019). The direct and indirect associations between childhood socioeconomic disadvantage and adolescent gun violence. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Kubik, J., Docherty, M., & Boxer, P. (2019). The impact of childhood maltreatment on adolescent gang involvement. Child Abuse & Neglect, 96, 104096.

Meier, M. H., Docherty, M., Leischow, S. J., Grimm, K. J., & Pardini, D. (2019). Cannabis concentrate use in adolescents. Pediatrics, 144(3), e20190338.

Docherty, M., Beardslee, J., Grimm, K. J., Pardini, D. (2019). Distinguishing between- from within-individual predictors of gun carrying among Black and White males across adolescence. Law and Human Behavior, 43(2), 144-155.

Beardslee, J., Docherty, M., Yang, V. J. H.*, & Pardini, D. (2019). Parental disengagement in childhood, adolescent gun carrying, and potential mediating mechanisms. Pediatrics, 143(4), e20181552.

Docherty, M., Kubik, J., Herrera, C., & Boxer, P. (2018). Early maltreatment is associated with greater risk of conduct problems and lack of guilt in adolescence. Child Abuse & Neglect, 79, 173-182.

Pardini, D., Hawes, S., Docherty, M., & Byrd, A. (2018). Interpersonal callousness, negative emotionality, and hyperactivity/impulsivity as precursors to early-onset conduct problems and criminal offending into adulthood. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 57(8), 583-592.e3.

Beardslee, J., Docherty, M., Mulvey, E., Schubert, C., & Pardini, D. (2018). Childhood risk factors associated with adolescent gun carrying among Black and White males: An examination of self-protection, social influence, and antisocial propensity explanations. Law and Human Behavior, 42(2), 110-118.

Docherty, M., Gullan, R. L., Phillips, R. (2018). Confirming the factor structure of a mentorship measure for college students. Journal of College Student Development, 59(3), 372-376.