Add Health Working Group

The Add Health working group provides CFDR faculty affiliates and graduate students the opportunity to meet other users of National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), share information on these data, present preliminary ideas or analyses, and collaborate on projects. (You can find out more about Add Health using this link:http://www.cpc.unc.edu/projects/addhealth.) Please contact Kara Joyner if you are interested in joining this working group. 

2015 Summer

Tuesday, May 26
11:00-12:00 pm in the CFDR Conference Room
Jasmine Stewart-Oliver, "Family Structure’s Influence on Obesity among Adolescent Children of Immigrants"

Friday, August 14
11:00-12:00 pm in the CFDR Conference Room
Karen Guzzo, “Race-Ethnic Differences in Reproductive Knowledge in Adolescence and Contraceptive Use in Adulthood” 

2015 Spring

Tuesday, March 24 - Joint meeting with the Crime and Violence in Context Working Group
10:00-11:00 am in the CFDR Conference Room
Andrea Krieg and Jessica Ziegler, "The Built Environment and Neighborhood Resources' Associations with Adolescent Deviant Behaviors"

2014 Summer

Tuesday, June 17 - Joint meeting with the Crime and Violence in Context Working Group
10:00-11:30 am  in the CFDR Conference Room
Emily Schondelmyer, “Changes in Risk Behavior: Partnerships and Age”
Jessica Finkeldey,“The Relationship between Sports Participation and Violent Delinquency"
Andie Krieg, “Neighborhood Attainment Processes and Their Mediating Mechanisms”
April Holbrook, “Exploring the Gender Gap in Handgun Ownership”

2014 Spring

Friday, April 4 - Joint meeting with the Crime and Violence in Context Working Group
12:30-1:30 pm  in the CFDR Conference Room
Jessica Finkeldey, “The Influence of Skin Color on the Likelihood of Experiencing Arrest in Adulthood”

2013 Fall

Friday, October 18
12:30-1:30 pm  in the CFDR Conference Room
Unique Shaw-Smith, "Understanding Dosage: The Effect of Timing, Frequency, and Duration of Parental Incarceration on Mastery in Young Adults"

2013 Summer

Wednesday, July 31
1:00-2:00 in the CFDR Conference Room
Michael Yee Shui, "Overview of Sibling Data using Illustrative Analyses"

Wednesday, August 7
1:00-2:00 in the CFDR Conference Room
Emily Schondelmyer and Matthew Wright, "Number of Sexual Partners and Likelihood of Serial Cohabitation"

2013 Spring

Friday, January 25
1:30-2:30 in the CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Overview of CFDR Resources for Analyzing Add Health Data

Thursday, February 28 - Joint meeting with the Crime and Violence in Context Working Group
2:30-3:30 in the CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Emily Herbst, "The Propensity of Gang Membership among Hispanic Immigrant Youth" 

Friday, March 29 - Joint meeting with the Crime and Violence in Context Working Group
2:30-3:30 in the CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
April Holbrook, "The Impact of Military Service on Violence" 

Friday, April 26 - Joint meeting with the Crime and Violence in Context Working Group
2:30-3:30 in the CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Cassady Pitt, "Poverty and Delinquency: Religion and Extracurricular Activities as Coping and Capital”

2012 Fall

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - Joint meeting with the Crime and Violence in Context Working Group
2:00-3:00 in the CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Lori Burrington and Danielle Kuhl
"The Salience of Adult Social Bonds Revisited: Affiliational Drinking and Educational Achievement"

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - Joint meeting with the Working Group on Grant Preparation
11:00-12:00 in the CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Ray Swisher, Karen Guzzo, and Kelly Balistreri
"Contextual Influences on Racial and Ethnic Variations in the Transition to Adulthood"

TuesdayOctober 30, 2012 - Joint meeting with the Crime and Violence in Context working group
2:30-4:30 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Student practice talks in preparation for the American Society of Criminology Conference.

2012 Spring

FridayFebruary 10, 2012
1:30-2:30 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Julia Mack
"Romantic Partnerships and Maturation: Understanding Criminal Involvement in Early Adulthood" 

2011 Fall

November 4, 2011
2:30-3:30 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Lecinda Yevchak
“Teen Dating Violence Victimization in a Life-Course Perspective:  Linkages to Delinquency and Adult Criminal Behavior”

October 7, 2011
2:30-3:30 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Cassady Pitt
"Religion and Delinquency: Does Neighborhood Poverty Moderate this Relationship?" 

2011 Summer

July 29, 2011
Noon-1:00 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Tara Warner
“Contextualizing Multiple Dimensions of Structural Inequality: A Neighborhood-Centered Approach to Place”  

2011 Spring

February 4, 2011
2:00-4:00 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Greg Rocheleau
"Adolescent Employment and Substance Use" 

2010 Fall

December 10, 2010
1:00-2:00 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room 
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November 4, 2010
1:00-2:00 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Danielle Kuhl
“Transitions in Context:  A Multilevel, Life Course Approach to Binge Drinking in Early Adulthood” 

2010 Summer

July 19, 2010
1:00-2:00 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Unique Shaw
“Parental Incarceration and Children’s Educational Aspirations”  

2010 Spring

February 12, 2010
12:00-1:00 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Kara Joyner
“Analyses of Union Formation in Young Adulthood”

March 1, 2010
12:00-1:00 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Heidi Lyons
“Add Health Wave Four”

May 21, 2010
10:00-11:00 am in CFDR Conference Room
Heidi Lyons
"Constructing Measures of Co-residential Union Timing and Status Based on Wave Four"

Fall 2009

September 11, 2009
2:00-3:00 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Andrew Wilczak and Danielle C. Kuhl
“Youth Violence and Transitions to Marriage in Young Adulthood”

October 23, 2009
2:00-3:00 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Heidi Lyons
“Adult Identity in Emerging Adulthood: The Importance of Educational Status”

December 11, 2009
2:15-3:15 in CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room
Krista Payne and Kristy Krivickas
“The Effect of Family Structure and Parental Need on Co-residing Young Adults’ Household Financial Contributions”

Spring 2009

April 3, 2009 Introductory Meeting
3:00-4:00 in Tomeh

May 8, 2009
3:00-4:00 in Tomeh
Kara Joyner and Natalee Gooden
“Sex Ratio Imbalances and Family Formation”

June 2, 2009
10:00-11:00 in Tomeh
Mike Roettger and Ray Swisher
“Race and Ethnic Differences in the Effects of Paternal Incarceration on Son’s Delinquency and Arrest”