Kaitlin Sheerin

Kaitlin Sheerin
Graduate Student
221 Psychology Building
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Research Interests: 

Social ecology of antisocial behavior across the lifespan

Development and evaluation of family-based interventions

Mediators and moderators of multisystemic therapy


I graduated with my B.A. from Rutgers University in 2012. After graduating, I worked as a mental health specialist at the Children's Transitional Residence at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and then worked as a research assistant at the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. I received my M.A. in Psychology from the University of Missouri in 2017

Selected Publications: 

Borduin, C. M., Johnides, B. D., Sheerin, K. M., & Dopp, A. R. (in press). Multisystemic therapy. In Robert Ax et al. (Eds.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Brown, C.E. & Sheerin, K.M. (2017). The Role of Graduate Students as Mentors in Health Services Psychology. Training and Education in Professional Psychology. Advance online publication.

Shi, Z., Emery, L. F., Sheerin, K. M., Wang, A. L., & Romer, D. (2017). The importance of relevant emotional arousal in the efficacy of pictorial health warnings for cigarettes. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 19(6), 750-755.

Evans, A.T., Peters, E., Strasser, A., Emery, L.F., Sheerin, K.M., & Romer, D. (2015). Graphic Warning Labels Elicit Affective and Thoughtful Responses from Smokers: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial. PLoS One, 10(12): e0142879.

Emery, L.F., Romer, D., Sheerin, K.M., Jamieson, K. & Peters, E. (2013). Affective and cognitive mediators of the impact of cigarette warning labels. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 16(3), 263-269.