Kenneth J. Sher

Kenneth J. Sher
Curators' Distinguished Professor
147 Psychology Building
573-882-4279
Lab Area: 
Research Interests: 

etiology of alcohol dependence
psychopharmacology of alcohol
prospective research
nosology and diagnosis
psychiatric comorbidity
personality and psychopathology

Bio: 

EDUCATION
B.A. Psychology, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH 1975

Ph.D. Psychology (clinical), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 1981

Predoctoral Internship, Brown University, Providence, RI 1981

Selected Publications: 

BOOKS

Sher, K. J. (1991). Children of alcoholics: A critical appraisal of theory and research. A volume in the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Mental Health and Development. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Cooper, H. (Ed.-in-Chief), Camic, P., Long, D., Panter, A., Rindskopf, D., & Sher, K. (Assoc. Eds.). (2012). APA handbooks in psychology: APA handbook of research methods in psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Winograd, R., & Sher, K. J. (2015). Binge drinking and alcohol Misuse in college students and young adults. Boston: Hogrefe Press.

Sher, K. J. (2016) (Ed.). Handbook of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders, Volumes 1 and 2. New York: Oxford University Press.

SELECTED RECENT (since 2009) ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS

Cicero, D., Epler, A. J., & Sher, K. J. (2009). Are there evelopmentally-limited forms of bipolar disorder? Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 118, 431-447.

Damashek, A. L., Williams, N., Sher, K. J., & Peterson, L. (2009). Relation of caregiver alcohol use to unintentional childhood injury. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34, 344-353.

Epler, A. J., Sher, K. J., Loomis, T. B., & O’Malley, S. S. (2009). College student receptiveness to various alcohol treatment options. Journal of American College Health, 58(1), 26-32.

Epler, A. J., Sher, K. J., & Piasecki, T. (2009). Reasons for abstaining or limiting drinking: a developmental perspective. Psychology of Addictive Behavior, 23, 404-414.

Goudriaan, A. E., Slutske, W. S., Krull, J. L, & Sher, K. J. (2009). Longitudinal patterns of gambling activities and associated risk factors in college students. Addiction, 104, 1219-1232.

Levitt, A., Sher, K. J., & Bartholow, B. (2009). The Language of intoxication: Preliminary investigations. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 33, 448-454.

Littlefield, A., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (2009). Is 'maturing out' of problematic alcohol involvement related to personality change? Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 118, 360–374.

Martinez, J. A., Munoz Garcia, M. A., & Sher, K. J. (2009). A new minimum legal drinking age (MLDA)? Some findings to inform the debate. Addictive Behaviors, 34, 407-410.

Martinez, J. A., Sher, K.J., Krull, J.L. & Wood, P.K. (2009). Blue-collar scholars? Mediators and moderators of university attrition in first-generation college students. Journal of College Student Development, 50, 87-103.

Park, A., Sher, K. J., & Krull, J. (2009). Selection and bocialization of risky drinking during the college transition: The importance of micro-environments associated with specific living units. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 23, 428-442.

Park, A., Sher, K. J., Krull, J. L., & Wood, P. K. (2009). Dual mechanisms underlying accentuation of risky drinking via braternity/sorority affiliation: The role of personality, peer norms, and alcohol availability.Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 118, 241-245.

Blonigen, D., Littlefield, A. K., Hicks, B., & Sher, K. J. (2010). Course of antisocial behavior during emerging adulthood: developmental differences in personality. Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 729-733

Cain, A. S., Epler, A. J., Steinley, D., & Sher, K. J. (2010). Stability and change in patterns of concerns related to eating, weight, and shape in young adult women: A latent transition analysis. Journal of Abnormal Psychology,119, 255-267.

Dick, D. M., Smith, G., Olausson, P., Mitchell, S. H., Leeman, R. F., O’Malley, S. S., & Sher, K. J. (2010). Understanding the construct of impulsivity and its relationship to alcohol use disorders. Addiction Biology, 15, 217-226.

Jackson, K. M., Colby, S. M., & Sher, K. J. (2010). Daily patterns of conjoint smoking and drinking in college student smokers. Psychology of Addictive Behavior, 24, 424-435.

Littlefield, A. K., & Sher, K. J. (2010). The multiple, distinct ways that personality contributes to alcohol use disorders. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 4, 767-782.

Littlefield, A. K., Sher, K. J., & Steinley, D. (2010). Developmental trajectories of impulsivity and their association with alcohol use and related outcomes during emerging and young adulthood. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 34, 1409-1416.

Littlefield, A., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (2010). Do changes in drinking motives mediate the relation between personality change and "maturing out" of problem drinking?" Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 119, 93-105.

Littlefield, A. K., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (2010). A personality-based description of maturing out of alcohol
problems: Extension with a Five-Factor Model and robustness to modeling challenges. Addictive Behaviors, 35, 948-954.

Littlefield, A. K., Verges, A., & Sher, K. J. (2010). Three (or more) alcohol dependence symptoms but not clustered in the same 12 months: Diagnostic orphans from a longitudinal perspective. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 71, 864-869.

Martinez, J. A., & Sher, K. J. (2010). Methods of “Fake ID” Obtainment and use in underage college students. Addictive Behaviors, 35, 738-740

Martinez, J. A., Steinley, D. A., & Sher, K. J. (2010). Deliberate induction of alcohol tolerance: Empirical introduction to a novel health risk. Addiction, 105, 1767-1770.

Sher, K. J., Dick, D. M., Crabbe, J. C., Hutchison, K. E., O’Malley, S. S., & Heath, A. C. (2010). Consilient research approaches in studying gene x environment interactions in alcohol research. Addiction Biology, 15, 2000-2016.

Talley, A. E., Sher, K. J., & Littlefield, A. K. (2010). Sexual orientation and substance use trajectories in emerging adulthood. Addiction, 105, 1235-1245.

Trull, T. J., Jahng, S., Tomko, R., Wood, P. K., & Sher, K. J. (2010). Revised NESARC personality disorder diagnoses: Gender, prevalence, and comorbidity with substance dependence disorders. Journal of Personality Disorders, 24, 412-426.

Vergés, A., Steinley, D., Trull, T. J., & Sher, K. J. (2010). It's the algorithm! Why differential rates of chronicity and comorbidity are not evidence for the validity of the abuse-dependence distinction. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 119, 650–661.

Brister, H. A., Sher, K. J., & Fromme, K. (2011). 21st Birthday drinking and associated physical consequences and behavioral risks. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 25, 573-582.

Goudriaan, A. E., Grekin, E. R., & Sher, K. J. (2011). Decision making and response inhibition as predictors of heavy alcohol use: a prospective study. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 35, 1050-1057.

Jahng, S., Trull, T. J., Wood, P. K., Tragesser, S. L., Tomko, R., Grant, J. D., Bucholz, K. K., & Sher, K. J. (2011). Distinguishing general and specific personality disorder features and implications for substance dependence comorbidity. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 656-669.

Littlefield, A. K., Agrawal, A., Ellingson, J., Kristjansson, S., Madden, P. A. F., Bucholz, K. K., Slutske, W. S.,
Heath, A. C., & Sher, K. J. (2011). Does variance in drinking motives explain the genetic overlap between personality and alcohol use disorder symptoms? A twin study of young women. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 35, 2242-2250.

Littlefield, A. K., Vergés, A., McCarthy, D. M., & Sher, K. J. (2011). Interactions between self-reported alcohol outcome expectancies and cognitive functioning in the prediction of alcohol use and associated problems: A further examination. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 25, 542-546.

Martin, C. S., Sher, K. J., & Chung, T. (2011). Commentary: Hazardous use should not be a diagnostic criterion for substance use disorders in DSM-5. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 72, 685-686.

Martin, C. S., Steinley, D. L., Vergés, A., & Sher, K. J. (2011). Letter to the Editor: The proposed 2/11 symptom algorithm for DSM-5 Substance Use Disorders is too lenient. Psychological Medicine, 41, 2008-2010.

Park, A., E., Sher, K. J., Todorov, A., & Heath, A. C. (2011). Interaction between the DRD4 VNTR polymorphism and proximal and distal environments in alcohol dependence during emerging and young
adulthood. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 585-595.

Piasecki, T. M., Jahng, S., Wood, P. K., Robertson, B. M., Epler, A. J., Cronk, N. J., Rohrbaugh, J. W., Heath, A. C., Shiffman, S., & Sher, K. J., (2011). The subjective effects of alcohol-tobacco co-use: An ecological momentary assessment investigation. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 557-571.

Sher, K. J., Jackson, K. M., & Steinley, D. A. (2011). Alcohol use trajectories and the ubiquitous cat’s cradle: Cause for concern? Journal of Abnormal Psychology,120, 322-335.

Talley, A. E., Tomko, R. L., Littlefield, A. K., Trull, T. J., & Sher, K. J. (2011). The role of general identity disturbance in reports of lifetime substance use disorders among sexual minority adults with a history of substance use. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 25, 530-541.

Verges, A., Littlefield, A. K., & Sher, K. J. (2011). Did lifetime rates of alcohol use disorders increase by 67% in ten years? A comparison of NLAES and NESARC. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 468-477.

Agrawal, A., Nelson, E.C., Littlefield, A.K., Bucholz, K.K., Degenhardt, L., Henders, A.K., Madden, P.A.F.,
Martin, N.G., Montgomery, G.W., Pergadia, M.L., Sher, K.J., Heath, A.C., & Lynskey, M.T. (2012). Cannabinoid receptor (CNR1) genotype moderates the effects of childhood physical abuse on anhedonia
and depression. Archives of General Psychiatry, 69, 732-740.

Cain, A. S., Epler, A. E., Steinley, D., & Sher, K. J. (2012). Concerns related to eating, weight, and shape: Typologies and transitions in men during the college years. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 45, 768-775.

Chassin, L., Lee, M. R., Cho, Y.-I., Wang, F., Agrawal, A., Sher, K. J., & Lynskey, M. T. (2012). Testing multiple levels of influence in the intergenerational transmission of alcohol disorders from a developmental perspective: The example of alcohol use-promoting peers and µ-opioid receptor (OPRM1) variation. Development and Psychopathology, 24, 953-967.

Grant, J. D., Vergés, A., Jackson, K. M., Trull, T. J., Sher, K. J., & Bucholz, K. K. (2012). Age and ethnic differences in the onset, persistence and recurrence of alcohol use disorder in a developmental framework. Addiction, 107, 756-765.

Littlefield, A. K., & Sher, K. J. (2012). Smoking desistance and personality change in emerging and young adulthood. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 14, 338-342.

Littlefield, A. K., Verges, A., Wood, P. K., & Sher, K. J. (2012). Transactional models between personality and alcohol involvement: A further examination. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 778-783.

Piasecki, T. M., Alley, K. J., Slutske, W. S., Wood, P. K., Sher, K. J., Shiffman, S., & Heath, A. C. (2012). Low sensitivity to alcohol: Relations with hangover occurrence and susceptibility in an ecological momentary assessment investigation. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 73, 925-932.

Piasecki., T. M., Wood, P. K., Shiffman, S. Sher, K. J., & Heath, A. C. (2012). Responses to alcohol and cigarette use during ecologically assessed drinking episodes.Psychopharmacology, 223, 331-344..

Talley, A. E., Sher, K. J., Steinley, D., Wood, P. K., & Littlefield, A. K. (2012). Patterns of alcohol use and
consequences among empirically derived sexual minority subgroups. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 73, 290-302.

Trull, T. J., Verges, A., Wood, P. K., Jahng, S., & Sher, K. J. (2012). The structure of DSM-IV-TR personality disorder symptoms in a large national sample. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 3, 355-369.

Vergés, A., Jackson, K. M., Bucholz, K. K., Grant, J. D., Trull, T. J., & Wood, P. K., & Sher, K. J. (2012). Deconstructing the age-prevalence curve of alcohol dependence: Why 'maturing out' is only a small piece of the puzzle. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 511-523.

Winograd, R., Littlefield, A. K., Martinez, J. A., & Sher, K. J. (2012). The drunken self:The five-factor model as an organizational framework for characterizing perceptions of one’s own drunkenness. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 36, 1787-1793.

Winograd, R., Littlefield, A. K., & Sher, K. J. (2012). Do people who 'mature out' of drinking see themselves as more mature? Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 36, 1212-1218.

2013
Cadigan, J. M., Littlefield, A. K., Martens, M. P., & Sher, K. J. (2013). Transitions in and out of athletic involvement and risky drinking. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 74, 21-29.

Chassin, L. A., Sher, K. J., Hussong, A., & Curran, P. (2013). The developmental psychopathology of alcohol use and alcohol disorders: Research achievements and future directions. Development and
Psychopathology, 25, 1567-1584.

Levitt, A., Schlauch, R. C., Bartholow, B. D., & Sher, K. J. (2013). Gender differences in natural language factors of subjective intoxication in college students: An experimental vignette study. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 37, 2145-2151.

Littlefield, A. K., Verges, A., Rosinski, J. M., Steinley, D., & Sher, K. J. (2013). Motivational typologies of drinkers: Do enhancement and coping drinkers form two distinct groups? Addiction, 108, 497-503.

Sher, K. J., & Vergés, A. (2013). Addictive Behaviors. Oxford Bibliographies in Psychology. New York: Oxford. DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780199828340-0126

Trull, T. J., Verges, A., Wood, P. K., & Sher, K. J. (2103). The structure of DSM-IV-TR personality disorder diagnoses in NESARC: A reanalysis. Journal of Personality Disorders, 27, 727-734.

Vergés, A., A., Haeny, A. M., Jackson, K. M., Bucholz, K. K., Grant, J., Trull, T. J., Wood, P. K., & Sher, K. J. (2013). Refining the notion of “maturing out”: Results from NESARC. American Journal of Public Health, 103, e67-e73.

2014
Conway, K. P., Vullo, G. C., Kennedy, A. P., Finger, M. S., Agrawal, A., Bjork, J. M., Farrer, L. A., Hancock, D. B., Hussong, A., Wakim, P., Huggins, W., Hendershot, T., Nettles, D. S., Pratt, J., Maiese, D., Junkins, H. A., Ramos, E. M., Strader, L. C., Hamilton, C. M., Sher, K. J. (2014). Data compatibility in the addiction sciences: An examination of measure commonality. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 141, 153-158. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.04.029.

Curran, P. J., McGinley, J. S., Bauer, D. J., Hussong, A. M., Burns, A., Chassin, L. A., Sher, K. J., & Zucker, R. S. (2014). A moderated nonlinear factor model for the development of commensurate measures in Integrative Data Analysis. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 49, 214-231.

Ellingson, J. M., Fleming, K. A., Verges, A., Bartholow, D., & Sher, K. J. (2014). Working memory as a moderator of impulsivity and alcohol involvement: Testing the cognitive-motivational theory of alcohol use with prospective and working memory updating data. Addictive Behaviors, 39, 1622-1631. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.01.004

Epler, A. J., Tomko, R. L., Piasecki, T. M., Wood, P. K., Sher, K. J., Shiffman, S., & Heath, A. C. (2014). Does hangover influence the time to next drink? An investigation using Ecological Momentary Assessment. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38, 1461-1469.

Haeny, A. M., Littlefield, A. K., & Sher, K. J. (2014). Repeated diagnoses of lifetime alcohol use disorders in a prospective study: Insights into the extent and nature of the reliability and validity problem. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38, 489-500.

Haeny, A. M., Littlefield, A. K., & Sher, K. J. (2014). False negatives in the assessment of lifetime alcohol use disorders: A serious but unappreciated problem. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 75, 530-535.

Jackson, K. M., Bucholz, K. K., Wood, P. K., Steinley, D., Grant, J. D., & Sher, K. J. (2014). Towards the characterization and validation of alcohol use disorder subtypes: Integrating consumption and symptom data. Psychological Medicine, 44, 143-159.

Martin, C. S., Langenbucher, J. W., Chung, T., & Sher, K. J. (2014). Truth or consequences in the diagnosis of substance use disorders. Addiction, 109, 1773-1778.

Martin, C. S., Langenbucher, J. W., Chung, T., & Sher, K. J. (2014). Truth or consequences in the diagnosis of substance use disorders; Response to commentaries. Addiction, 109, 1784-1785.

Martinez, J. A., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (2014). Drinking consequences and subsequent drinking in college students over four years. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 28, 1240-1245.

Piasecki, T. M., Cooper, M. L., Wood, P. K., Sher, K. J., Shiffman, S., & Heath, A. C. (2014). Dispositional drinking motives: Associations with appraised alcohol effects and alcohol consumption in an ecological momentary assessment investigation. Psychological Assessment, 26, 363-369.

Verges, A., Jackson, K. M., Bucholz, K. K., Trull, T. J., Lane, S. P., & Sher, K. J. (2014). Personality disorders and the persistence of substance use disorders: A reanalysis of published NESARC findings. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 123, 809-820.

Vergés, A., Kushner, M. G., Jackson, K. M., Bucholz, K. K., Trull, T. J., Lane, S. P., & Sher, K. J. (2014). Personality disorders and the persistence of anxiety disorders: Evidence of a time-of-measurement effect in NESARC. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28,178-186.

Winograd, R., Steinley, D., & Sher, K. J. (2014). Drunk personality: Reports from drinkers and knowledgeable informants. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 22, 187-197.

2015

Dick, D. M., Agrawal, A., Keller, M. C., Adkins, A., Aliev, F., Monroe, S., Hewitt, J. K., Kendler, K. S., & Sher, K. J. (2015). Candidate gene-environment interaction research: Reflections and recommendations.Perspectives in Psychological Science, 10, 37-59.

Lane, S. P., & Sher, K. J. (2015). Limits of current approaches to diagnosis severity based on criterion counts: An example with DSM-5 Alcohol Use Disorder. Clinical Psychological Science, 3, 819-835.

Lee, M. R., Bartholow, B. D., McCarthy, D. M., Pedersen, S. L., & Sher, K. J. (2015). Two alternative approaches to conventional person-mean imputation scoring of the Self-Rating of the Effects of Alcohol Scale (SRE). Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 29, 231-236.

Lee, M. R., Ellingson, J., & Sher, K. J. (2015). Integrating social-contextual and intrapersonal mechanisms of “maturing out”: Joint influences of familial-role transitions and personality maturation on problem-drinking reductions. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 39, 1775-1787.

Shireman, E., Steinley, D., & Sher, K. J. (2015). Sex differences in the latent class structure of alcohol use disorder: Does (dis)aggregation of indicators matter? Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 23, 291-301.

Treloar, H., Piasecki, T. M., Denis M. McCarthy, D. M., Sher, K. J., & Heath, A. C. (2015). Ecological evidence that affect and perceptions of drink effects depend on alcohol expectancies. Addiction, 110,1432-1442.

2016

Boness, C., Lane, S. P., & Sher, K. J. (2016).  Assessment of withdrawal and hangover are confounded in the AUDADIS: Withdrawal prevalence is likely inflated. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40, 1691-1699.

Chassin, L. A., Colder, C., C., Hussong, A., & Sher, K. J. (2016). Substance use and substance use disorders. In D. Cicchetti (Ed.), Developmental Psychopathology, Volume Three, Risk, Disorder, and Adaptation, 3rd Edition, pp. 833-897. New York: Wiley.

Farmer, R. F., Gau, J. M., Seeley, J. R., Kosty, D. B., Sher, K. J., & Lewinsohn, P. M. (2016). Internalizing and externalizing disorders as predictors of alcohol use disorder onset during three developmental periods. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 164, 8–46.

Fleming, K. A., Bartholow, B. D., Hilgard, J., McCarthy, D. M., O’Neill, S. E., Steinley, D., & Sher, K. J. (2016). The Alcohol Sensitivity Questionnaire: Evidence for construct validity. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40, 880-888.

Haeny, A., Littlfield, A., & Sher, K. J. (2016). Limitations of lifetime alcohol use disorder assessments: A criterion-validation study. Addictive Behaviors, 59, 95-99.

Kenna, G. A., & Sher, K. J. (2016). In Memory of Mark D. Wood, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology (1960-2015). Alcohol and Alcoholism, 51,118-118.

Littlefield, A. K., & Sher, K. J. (2016). Personality and substance use disorders. In K. J. Sher (Ed.), Handbook of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders, Vol 1. New York: Oxford University Press.

Sher, K. J. (2016) (Ed.). Handbook of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders, Volumes 1 and 2. New York: Oxford University Press.

Sher, K. J., & Verges, A. (2016). Anticipating the Future of Research on Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders. In K. J. Sher (Ed.), Handbook of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders. New York: Oxford University Press.

Sher, K. J., & Verges, A.  (2016). Introduction and overview.  In K. J. Sher (Ed.), Handbook of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders. New York: Oxford University Press.

Steinley, D., Lane, S. P., Sher, K. J. (2016). Determining optimal diagnostic criteria through chronicity and comorbidity. In Silico Pharmacology, Dec 4(1).1.

Trela, C.J.,Piasecki, T. M., Bartholow, B. D., Heath, A. C., & Sher, K. J. (2016). The Natural Expression of Individual Differences in Self-Reported Level of Response to Alcohol during Ecologically Assessed Drinking Episodes. Psychopharmacology, 59, 880-888.

Wilsnack, S. C., Sher, K. J., Fromme, K., Leonard, K. E., Nagy, L. E., & White, H. R. (2016). Not all industry-affiliated groups are created equal: Some conditions under which science and industry may coexist ethically and for the public good. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77, 541-544.

Winograd, R., Steinley, D. S., & Sher, K. J. (2016). Searching for Mr. Hyde: A Five-Factor Approach to Characterizing ‘Types of Drunks.' Addiction Research and Therapy, 24, 1-8.

2017

Farmer, R. F., Seeley, J. R., Kosty, D. B., Gau, J. M., Duncan, S. C.  Sher, K. J., & Lewinsohn, P. M.  (2017). No reliable evidence that emotional disorders are proximal antecedents, concomitants, or short-term consequences of first episode alcohol use disorders in a representative community sample. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78, 222-231.

Haeny, A., Weaver, C. C, Martinez, J. A., Steinley, D., & Sher, K. J. (2017). Is the deliberate induction of alcohol tolerance associated with negative alcohol outcomes? Addictive Behaviors, 65, 98-101.

Korucuoglu, O., Sher, K. J., Wood, P. K., Saults, J. S., Altamirano, L., Miyake, A., & Bartholow, B. D. (2017). Acute alcohol effects on set-shifting and its moderation by baseline individual differences: A latent variable analysis. Addiction, 112, 442-453.

Park, A., Kim, J., Zaso, M. J., Glatt, S. J., Sher, K. J., Scott-Sheldon, L. A. J., Eckert, T. L., Vanable, P. A., Carey, K. B., Ewart, C. K., & Carey, M. P. (2017). The interaction between the DRD4 VNTR polymorphism and perceived peer drinking norms in adolescent alcohol use and misuse. Development and Psychopathology, 29, 173-183.

Winograd, R., Steinley, D., Lane, S. P., & Sher, K. J. (2017). An experimental investigation of drunk personality using self and observer reports. Clinical Psychological Science, 5, 439-456.

in press

Deutsch, A., Steinley, D. A., Sher, K. J., & Slutske, W. S. (in press). "Who's got the booze? The role of access to alcohol on the relations between social status and individual use." Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs

Ellingson, J. M., Littlefield, A. K., Vergés, A., & Sher, K. J. (in press). Psychopathy and substance use disorders. In C. J. Patrick (Ed.), Handbook of Psychopathy. New York: Guilford Press.

Fazzino, T. L., Fleming, K., Sher, K. J., Sullivan, D. K., & Befort, C. (in press). Heavy drinking in young adulthood increases likelihood of transition to obesity. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Haeny, A., Boness, C., McDowell, Y., & Sher, K. J. (in press). Alcohol use disorders. In J.Hunsley and E.J. Mash (Eds.), A guide to assessments that work, 2nd edition. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hone, L. S. E., Bartholow, B. D., Piasecki, T., M., & Sher, K. J. (2017). Women’s alcohol sensitivity predicts alcohol-related regretted sex. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research. DOI:10.1111/acer.13447 [Epub ahead of print]

Lee, M. R., & Sher, K. J. (in press) “Maturing Out” of binge and problem drinking. Alcohol Research: Current Reviews.

Lee, M. R., Boness, C. L., McDowell, Y. E., Vergés, A., Steinley, D. L., & Sher, K. J. (in press). Desistance and severity of Alcohol Use Disorder: A lifespan-developmental investigation. Clinical Psychological Science.

Sher, K. J. (in press).  Integrating personality structure, process, and development is an important but daunting task. European Journal of Personality.

Sher, K. J., Littlefield, A., & Lee, M. (in press). Personality processes related to the development and resolution of alcohol use disorders. In H. Fitzgerald and L. Puttler (Eds.), Alcohol Use Disorders:  Perspectives from Developmental Psychopathology and Developmental Science. New York: Oxford University Press.

Steinley, D., Hoffman, M., Brusco, M. J., & Sher, K. J. (in press). A Method for Making Inferences in Network Analysis: Comment on Forbes, Wright, Markon, and Krueger (in press). Journal of Abnormal Psychology.

Tarantola, M. E., Health, A. C., Sher, K. J., & Piasecki, T. M. (in press). WISDM Primary and Secondary Dependence Motives:  Associations with smoking rate, craving, and cigarette effects in the natural environment. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntx027. [Epub ahead of print]