Carolyn Tompsett

Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
B.A., Yale University, 1999
M.A., Wayne State University, 2003
Ph.D., Wayne State University, 2008

Phone: (419) 372-8256


Office: Room 329,Psychology Building

Taking Graduate Students:  Yes

Tompsett lab web page

Research Interests:

Examining ecological models of juvenile delinquency and substance abuse among adolescents; intersection of neighborhoods and poverty, peer and family influences; multivariate statistics and modeling techniques.

Courses Taught:

  • PSYC 1010. Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 4050.  Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 6110. Therapy Skills Team
  • PSYC 7800.  Lifespan Development in Social Context
  • PSYC 7800.  Structural Equation Modeling

Selected Publications:

Dynes, M., Domoff, S.E., Hassan, S., Amrhein, K.A., & Tompsett, C.J. (in press). Parental monitoring, peer deviance, and co-offending: a moderated mediation analysis. Journal of Child and Family Studies.

Tompsett, C.J., Veits, G.M., Amhrein, K.A. (in press). Peer delinquency and where adolescents spend time with peers: mediation and moderation of home neighborhood effects on self-reported delinquency. Journal of Community Psychology.

Tompsett, C.J., Amrhein, K.E., & Hassan, S. (2014). The influence of the home neighborhood on delinquency: moderation by location of delinquent behaviors. Journal of Adolescence, 37, 325-333.

Tompsett, C.J., Domoff, S.E., & Toro, P.A. (2013). Peer substance use and homelessness predicting substance abuse from adolescence through early adulthood. American Journal of Community Psychology, 51, 520-529.

Domoff, S.E., Hayman, J., & Tompsett, C.J. (2012). An examination of collective efficacy in rural neighborhoods: divergence from urban neighborhood research. Journal of Community Psychology, 40, 762-768.

Tompsett, C.J., Domoff, S.E., & Boxer, P. (2011). Prediction of restraints among youth in a psychiatric hospital: application of translational action research. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 368-382.

Tompsett, C.J. & Toro, P.A. (2010). Predicting overt and covert antisocial behavior: parents, peers, and homelessness. Journal of Community Psychology, 38, 469-485.

Fowler, P.J., Toro, P.A., Tompsett, C.J., & Baltes, B.B. (2009). Community and family violence: Indirect effects of parental monitoring on externalizing problems in at-risk adolescents. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 37, 302-315.