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1979

          Levenson, R. W., Grossman, L. M., Sher, K. J., Newman, J., & Newlin, D. (1979, October).  Alcohol and stress.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Cincinnati, OH.

    1980

 Sher, K. J., & Levenson, R. W. (1980, November).  Greater reinforcement value for individuals at high risk for alcoholism.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

1982

 Sher, K. J., Frost, R. 0., & Otto, R. (1982, December).  Cognitive deficits associated with compulsive checking.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Los Angeles, CA.

 Sher, K. J.  (1982, December).  Individual differences and tension reducing effects of alcohol.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Los Angeles, CA.

1983

 Sher, K. J., Mann, B., & Frost, R. 0. (1983, October).  Cognitive deficits in compulsive checkers:  Further explorations.  Presented at the World Congress of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.

1984

 Sher, K. J., Walitzer, K., Mannion, J., & Hammer, G. (1984, March). The stability of stress responsiveness.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

 Sher, K. J. (1984, June). Individual differences in the stress response dampening effect of alcohol: A dose response study.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society for Alcoholism, Santa Fe, NM.

1985

 Sher, K. J., & Walitzer, K. (1985, June). Alcohol dependence measures and the severity of withdrawal.  Presented at the annual meeting of Research Society for Alcoholism, Charleston, SC.

1986

 Sher, K. J., Bylund, D. B., Hartmann, J., & Walitzer, K. S.  (1986, April).  Platelet MAO activity, personality, and substance use.  Presented at the Joint American Medical Society on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies - Research Society on Alcoholism Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

1987

 Sher, K. J. (1987, June).  Discussant:  Symposium on conditioning factors in tolerance development.  Presented at the Joint Committee on Problems of Drug Dependence - Research Society on Alcoholism Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

 Sher, K. J., & Walitzer, K. (1987, August).  Alcohol cue reactivity in young men at risk for alcoholism.  Presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY.

 Chassin, L., Mann, L., & Sher, K. J. (1987, August).  Testing the self-awareness model of adolescent alcohol use.  Presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY.

 Sher, K. J., Walitzer, K. S., & DiLorenzo, T. (1987, November).  Psychometric properties of a cue reactivity measure for consummatory behavior.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

1988

 Sher, K. J., Bylund, D. B., Walitzer, K. S., Hartmann, J., & Ray-Prenger, C. (1988, June).  Alcohol, stress, and platelet MAO activity.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Charleston, SC.

 Sher, K. J., & Chassin, L. (1988, August).  The relation between alcohol expectancies and other risk factors.  Presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

 Dilorenzo, T. M., Sher, K. J., Walitzer, K. S., & Farha, J. G. (1988, November).  The effects of smoking cessation on food craving.  Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy.

1989

 Sher, K. J. (1989, June).  Chair: Alcohol expectancy research:  Conceptual overview and new directions.  Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Beaver Creek, Colorado.

 Sher, K. J. (1989, June).  Moderator:  Establishing a career in alcohol research.  Discussion hour at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Beaver Creek, Colorado.

 Sher, K. J. (1989, November).  Co-chair: Risk for alcoholism in adolescence and young adulthood; Issues and current research.  Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.

 Sher, K. J., & Walitzer, K. S. (1989, November).  Children of alcoholics and the search for mediators of risk.  Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.

1990

 Sher, K. J. (1990, April).  Discussant:  Biobehavioral mechansisms in men genetically at risk for alcoholism.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Chicago, IL.

 Hurlbut, S., & Sher, K. J. (1990, November).  Assessing alcohol problems in college students.  Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Francisco, CA.

 Vandiver, T. A., & Sher, K. J. (1990, November).  The temporal stability of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule.  Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Francisco, CA.

 Logue, M. B., Sher, K. J., & Frensch, P. (1990, November).  Purported personality traits of adult children of alcoholics (ACOAs):  A possible "Barnum effect"?.  Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Francisco, CA.

1991

 Chassin, L., Pillow, D., Barrera, M., Molina, B., & Sher, K. J. (1991).  Pathways to substance use among adolescent children of alcoholics.  Presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

 Crews, T., & Sher, K. J. (1991, June).  The reliability and validity of adapted SMASTs for assessing parental alcoholism.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Marco Island, FL.

 Sher, K. J. (1991, June).  Discussant:  Vulnerability for the transition to problem alcohol use. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Marco Island, FL.

 Baumstark, K. E., Buckelew, S. P., Sher, K. J., & Beck, N. C. (1991, November).  Predictors of pain behaviors in fibromyalgia syndrome patients.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Pain Society, New Orleans, LA.

 Walitzer, K. S., & Sher, K. J. (1991, November).  Mediation of familial risk for alcoholism in the development alcohol, drug, and psychopathology outcomes.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

 Martin, E. D., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (1991, November).  Substance use and neuropsychological test performance in college students.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

 Hurlbut, S. C., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (1991, November).  Predicting alcohol involvement in college students:  A two-year prospective study.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

1992

 Walitzer, K. S., Connors, G. J., & Sher, K. J. (1992, June).  Development and psychometrics of an alcohol expectancy scale. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA.

 Wood, P. K., & Sher, K. J. (1992, June).  Creating longitudinal typologies of alcohol use disorders in young adults.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA.

 Wood, M. D., Johnson, T. J., & Sher, K. J. (1992, June).  Characteristics of frequent drinking game participants in college:  An exploratory study.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA.

 Landon, J. F., & Sher, K. J. (1992, August).  Effects of oxazepam on anxiety in a nonclinical population.  Presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 Kushner, M. G., & Sher, K. J. (1992, August).  Anxiety and drinking behavior:  Moderating effects of alcohol-related expectancies.  Presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 Kushner, M. G., & Sher, K. J. (1992, August).  Comorbidity of alcohol and anxiety disorders in college students.  Presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 Sher, K. J. (1992, November).  Discussant: Risk-taking and risk-reduction among adolescents and young adults.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

 Sher, K. J. (1992, November).  Discussant:  Cognitive aspects of obsessive-compulsive disorder.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

 Goodwin, A., Sher, K. J., & Perkins, K. (1992, November).  The effect of induced mood on computerized diagnostic interviewing:  Evidence for a mood and memory effect.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

1993

 Sher, K. J., Hurlbut, S. C., Brazeal, T. J, & Wood, P. K. (1993, June).  The prevalence and stability of alcohol and other substance use disorders in college:  A four-wave prospective high-risk study.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX.

 Sher, K. J., Wood, M., Crews, T., & Vandiver, P. A. (1993, June).  Reliability and validity studies of the Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX.

 Raskin, G., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (1993, June).  Resolving the direction of causality between reasons for drinking and alcohol use:  A four-wave prospective study.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX.

 Sher, K. J. (1993, November).  Discussant:  Comorbidity of substance abuse and psychiatric disorder:  Different disorders and perspectives.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Atlanta, GA.

1994

 Wood, M. D., Sher, K. J., Wood, P. K., & Raskin, G. (1994, June).  Alcohol outcome expectancies and alcohol use: A latent variable cross-lagged panel study.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Maui, HI.

 Wood, M. D., Sher, K. J., & Strathman, A. (1994, June).  Self-generated affectively and cognitively based alcohol expectancies as predictors of alcohol use and problems.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Maui, HI.

 DeBord, K. A., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (1994, June).  Freshman alcohol involvement and academic failure in college.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Maui, HI.

 Gotham, H., Sher, K. J., & Raskin, G. (1994, June).  Do codependent traits involve more than basic dimensions of personality and psychopathology?  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Maui, HI.

 Sher, K. J. (1994, June).  Discussant:  Meta-analysis in psychological research in alcoholism.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Maui, HI.

 Sher, K. J., Wood, P. K., & Raskin, G. (1994, June).  Fitting autoregressive cross-lagged models to multi-wave data:  Examples from a prospective high-risk study.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Maui, HI.

 Sher, K. J., & Wood, M. D. (1994, August). Risks of alcohol consumption in laboratory studies involving human subjects.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

 Sher, K. J. (1994, August). Discussant: Attitudes about alcohol --how they develop, change, and predict drinking behavior.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

 Sher, K. J. (1994, August).  Chair: Preventing Drinking Problems in College Students: A harm-reduction approach (Alan Marlatt, Ph.D.; Presenter.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

 Gershuny, B. S., & Sher, K. J. (1994, November).  Compulsive checking and anxiety in a nonclinical sample:  Differences in cognition, behavior, personality and affect. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Diego, CA.

1995

 Gotham, H. J., Erickson, D. J., Wood, P. K., & Sher, K. J. (1995, June).  A prospective high-risk study of the relation between tobacco dependence and alcohol use disorders.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Steamboat Spring, CO.

 McGowan, A. K., Sher, K. J., Wood, M. D., & Raskin, G. L. (1995, June).  Collegiate alcohol abuse and young adult role occupancy: Results from a prospective high-risk study.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Steamboat Spring, CO.

 Wood, M. D., & Sher, K. J. (1995, June).  Prospective prediction of substance use disorders from personality measures.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Steamboat Springs, CO.

 Gershuny, B., Peterson, L., & Sher, K. J. (1995, June).  Childhood life events and abuse experiences among children of alcoholics and their relation to alcohol use disorders in early adulthood.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Steamboat Springs, CO.

 Sher, K. J. (1995, June).  Advances in the Study of Children of Alcoholics.  Advances in research on alcohol and family functioning.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Steamboat Springs, CO.

 Sher, K. J. (1995, June).  Discussant:  Biopsychosocial concomitants of alcohol abuse.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Steamboat Springs, CO.

1996

 Sher, K. J. (1996, June).  Discussant:  Current developments in the study of stress and alcohol consumption. Presented at the joint scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, Washington, DC.

 Sher, K. J. (1996, June).  Discussant: Longitudinal research on alcohol problems: The flow of risk, problems, and disorder over time. Presented at the joint scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, Washington, DC.

 Erickson, D. J., Sher, K. J., & Kushner, M. G. (1996, June). A prospective analysis of the relation between DSM-III alcohol use disorders and anxiety disorders. Presented at the joint scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, Washington, DC.

 Gotham, H. J., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (1996, June). Predicting changes in heavy drinking from the college years to beyond: The role of individual difference variables. Presented at the joint scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, Washington, DC.

 Wood, M. D., Erickson, D. J., & Sher, K. J.  (1996, June).   Reliability and validity of a revised Biphasic Alcohol Effects Scale. Presented at the joint scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, Washington, DC.

1997

 Sher, K. J., & Gotham, H. J.  (1997, July). Abusive drinking by college students: Implications for the post-college years. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

 Watson, A L., Bartholow, B. D., & Sher, K. J. (1997, July). Predicting the course of early-onset alcohol use disorders from baseline individual difference variables. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

 Bartholow, B. D., Wood, P. K., & Sher, K. J. (1997, July). Effects of problematic alcohol use on cognitive development during the college years: It’s less than you think. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

 Erickson, D. J. Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (1997, July). A prospective state-trait analysis of potential mediators of the family history/substance abuse relation. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

 Gotham, H. J., & Sher, K. J. (1997, July). Adult attachment style and its relation to family history of alcoholism and alcohol use disorders. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

 Peuser, K. A., Erickson, D. J., Sher, K. J., & Wood, M. D. (1997, July). Stress-response dampening effect of alcohol: Mediators, moderators, and baseline dependence. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

 Wood, M. D., & Sher, K. J. (1997, July). Alcohol and aggression: An examination of the roles of cognitive functioning and personality. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

 Sher, K. J. (1997, October). Discussant. Psychophysiological studies of biobehavioral mediators of risk for alcohol abuse. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Cape Cod, MA.

 Gotham, H. J., & Sher, K. J. (1997, November). Changes in reasons for drinking during young adulthood. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.

 Sher, K. J. (1998, June). Discussant: Disinhibitory processes and mechanisms of risk for alcoholism. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Hilton Head, SC.

 Gotham, H. J. & Sher, K. J. (1998, June). Alcohol use disorders and developmental task completion during young adulthood: Variable-centered and typological approaches. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

 O'Neill, S. E., & Sher, K. J. (1998, June). Prevalence and stability of tolerance and withdrawal symptoms in late adolescence and early adulthood. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Hilton Head, SC.

 Jackson, K. M., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (1998, June). Unraveling alcohol-tobacco comorbidity over time: State-trait versus auto-regressive modeling. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Hilton Head, SC.

 Wood, M. D., & Sher, K. J. (1998, June). An examination of relations between cognitive functioning, alcohol expectancies, and alcohol involvement. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Hilton Head, SC.

 Jackson, K. M., Sher, K. J., Bucholz, K. K., & Heath, A. C. (1998, June). Relationship between conduct disorder and alcohol use disorder among White and African American female adolescents. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Hilton Head, SC.

 Gotham, H. J., Meier, M. A., & Sher, K. J. (1998, June). Changes in individual difference variables in relation to the course of early onset alcohol use disorders. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Hilton Head, SC.

 Meier, M. A., & Sher, K. J. (1998, June). Does the timing of childhood stressors affect the likelihood of developing and alcohol use disorder? Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Hilton Head, SC.

 Sher, K. J. (1998, August). Discussant: Disentangling Alcohol and Drug Use from Abuse. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

 Sher, K. J. (1998, August). Discussant: Addictive Behavior in Women, Ethnic Minorities, and Other Underserved Populations. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Jackson, K. M., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (1998, October). Unraveling Alcohol-Tobacco Comorbidity Over Seven Years: A Latent Class Analysis. Poster presented at the New Methods for the Analysis of Change Conference, State College, PA.

Jackson, K. M.. (1999, June). Alcohol and tobacco use disorder comorbidity over time: Traits or trajectories? Part of symposium, Integrating person-centered and variable-centered approaches to the study of developmental courses and transitions in alcohol use, presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.

Jackson, K. M., Sher, K. J., & Gotham, H. J. & Wood, P. K. (1999, June). Transitioning out of heavy drinking in young adulthood: A latent transition analysis. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.

Barnhart, J.R., & Sher, K.J. (1999, June). Stability of personality and family history of alcoholism. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.

Rutledge, P. C., & Sher, K.J. (1999, June). A cross-sectional and prospective study of negative affect, tension-reduction drinking motives, and heavy drinking. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.

Meier, M.A., & Sher, K.J. (1999, June). The relationship between self-reported age-of-onset for symptoms of substance use disorders and the current age-of-reporting: The “little lamb” effect. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.

O’Neill, S.E., Sher, K.J., & Wood, P.K. (1999, June). Assessing the dimensionality of alcohol dependence in a general population sample. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.

Cho, Y., Cooper, M.L., & Sher, K. (1999, June). The effects of alcohol and gender on sexual risk-taking. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.

Jackson, K.M., Sher, K.J., Gotham, H.J., & Wood, P.K. (1999, June). Transitioning out of heaving drinking in young adulthood: A latent transition analysis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.

Gotham, H.J., & Sher, K.J. (1999, June). Patterns of alcohol use disorders and developmental task completion throughout young adulthood. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.

Clark, J.M., & Sher, K.J. (1999, June). Personality variables predicting concern about drinking patterns in young adults. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.

Jackson, K. M., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (1999, August). The Intertwining course of alcohol and tobacco use. Poster presented at the 107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Gershuny, B., Sher, K. J., & Rossy, L. (1999, November). Distinguishing compulsive checkers from other anxiety individuals: An examination of higher-order personality traits. Presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA.

Sher, K. J., & Gotham, H. J. (2000, April). Dynamic predictors of the course of early onset alcohol use disorders during the college years. Presented at the Eighth Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Adolescence, Chicago, IL.

Sher, K. J., & Gotham. H. J. (2000, June). The course of alcohol use disorders during college. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Denver, CO.

Sher, K. J. (2000, June). Discussant: Alcoholism with comorbid anxiety disorders; Biological, experimental, psychopathology, and clinical perspectives. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Denver, CO.

2001

Bartholow,  B. D., Sher, K.J. Gratton, G., & Fabiani. M.  (2001, June).  Acute intoxication increases frontal ERP activity.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Montreal, Canada.

Jackson, K.M. Bucholz, K.K. & Sher, K.J.  (2001, June).  Alcohol and tobacco use disorders in a general population:  Findings from the St. Louis ECA study and a 14-year follow-up.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Montreal, Canada.

Jackson, K.M. & Sher, K.J.  (2001, June).  Alcohol use disorders and negative affectivity.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Montreal, Canada.

Larkins, J.M. & Sher, K.J.  (2001, June).  Stability of family history-related personality differences over the third decade of life.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Montreal, Canada.

O’Neill, S.E. & Sher, K.J.  (2001, June).  Alcohol Dependence at the person-level:  Beyond types vs. trajectories.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Montreal, Canada.

Parra, G.R. & Sher, K.J.  (2001, June)  Heavy drinking and peer alcohol use.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Montreal, Canada.

Parra, G.R. & Sher, K.J.  (2001, June).  Trends in alcohol expectancies.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Montreal, Canada.

Sher, K. J., Wood, P. K., & Sher, K. J. (2001, September). Trajectories of alcohol use disorders in young adulthood: relation to sex and family history of alcoholism. Presented at the International Conference on the Prevention and Treatment of Dependencies, Heidelberg, Germany.

Trull, T.J., Waudby, C.J. & Sher, K.J.  (2001, June).  Personality disorder symptomatology, personality traits, and alcohol use disorder.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Montreal, Canada.

2002

Bartholow, B.D., Pearson M., Sher, K.J., Gratton G.  (2002, May).  Alcohol effects in expectancy violation: A social cognitive neuroscience approach.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the 11th Congress of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

Jackson, K.M. & Sher, K.J. (2002, June/July).  Developmental trajectories of alcohol and tobacco use in young adults: A mixture modeling Approach. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the 11th Congress of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

 Larkins, J. M,. & Sher, K.J (2002, June/July).  Alcohol use, marriage, and parenthood in early adulthood.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the 11th Congress of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

O'Neill, S.E., Sher, K.J., & Bartholow, B.D.  (2002, June/July).  Alcohol susceptibility and tolerance in young adults. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the 11th Congress of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

 Parra, G. R., & Sher, K.J.  (2002, June/July).  Identifying patterns of comorbidity. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the 11th Congress of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

 Rohrbaugh, J. W., Vedeniapin, A. B., Sirevaag, E. J., Goebel, J., Sher, K. J., Heath A .C. (2002, June/July).  The smoking-drinking connection: Cigarette smoking reduces alcohol ataxia. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the 11th Congress of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

 Slutske, W.,S., Hunt-Carter, E. E., Sher, K.,J., Anokhin, A., Bucholz, K.,K., Madden, P.A.F., & Heath, A.C. (2002, June/July).  No Difference in the frequency of binge drinking among twin pairs discordant for attending college. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the 11th Congress of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

Vungkhannching, M., Parra, G .R., Jackson, K. M., & Sher, K.J. (2002, June/July).  Family history of alcoholism, alcohol use disorders and attachment in early adulthood. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the 11th Congress of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

2003

Damashek, A., Williams, N., & Sher, K. (August, 2003).  Relationship of Parental Intoxication to Child Injury Rate and SeverityPoster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

 Epler, A. J., Sher, K. J., & Jackson, K. M. (2003, February). Longitudinal patterns of abstention and drinking: relation to reasons for not drinking. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Guze Symposium, St. Louis, MO.

 Epler, A. J., Sher, K. J., & Jackson, K. M. (2003, June). Longitudinal patterns of abstention and drinking: relation to reasons for not drinking. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.

 Epler, A. J., Jackson, K. M., & Sher, K. J.  (2003, June). Reasons for not drinking among abstainers and drinkers: A factor analysis. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

 Jackson, K. M. (2003, February). Transitions in conjoint alcohol and tobacco use among adolescents. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Guze Symposium, St. Louis, MO.

 Jackson, K. M., & Sher, K. J. (2003, June). Lessons learned in conducting longitudinal research on alcohol involvement: “If I had only known before-hand!!” Paper presented at symposium, Collecting Longitudinal Data through Childhood, Adolescence, and Young Adulthood – Lessons Learned, presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Larkins, J. M., & Sher, K. J. (2003, June). Directional influences in the relation between alcohol involvement and parenthood. Poster presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Larkins, J. M., Sher, K. J., Jackson, K. M., & Krull, J. L. (2003, February). Directional influences in the relation between parenthood and alcohol involvement. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Guze Symposium, St. Louis, MO.

Park, A.S., Sher K.J., & Krull J.K. (2003, February). Self-consciousness and Drinking Motives are Moderators in Impacts of Fraternity/Sorority Membership on Heavy Drinking. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Guze Symposium, St. Louis, MO. 

Park, A. S., Sher K. J., & Krull J. K. (2003, June). Self-consciousness and Drinking Motives are Moderators in Impacts of Fraternity/Sorority Membership on Heavy Drinking. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Research Society of Alcoholism, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Piasecki, T. M., Green, D. A., Sher, K. J., Jackson, K. M., & Richardson, A. E. (2003, June). Alcohol hangover: Relations with family history of alcoholism and later alcohol use disorder in a longitudinal high-risk study. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Rohrbaugh, J. W., Vedeniapin, A. B., Sirevaag, E. J., Sher, K. J., Heath, A. C., & Goebel, J. A. (2003, June). Cigarette smoking reduces the effects of acute alcohol intoxication on long-latency postural reflexes. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Sher, K. J., & Jackson, K. M. (2003, June). Similarities and differences of longitudinal phenotypes across alternate measures of alcohol involvement. Paper presented at symposium, Connecting the Dots: Drinking Patterns and Alcohol Problems from a Life Course Perspective, presented at the Annual Meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

2004

Epler, A. J., Sher, K J., Wood, P. K.., & Jackson, K. M. (2004, June). Patterns of attendance and rinking in college freshmen in nine social settings: Relation to alcohol consumption, smoking, and drug use. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Jackson, K. M., Sher, K. J., &  Larkins, J. M. (2004, June). Gender-specific mediators of the family history of alcoholism effects on young adult alcohol use disorder. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Larkins, J. M., Sher, K. J., Bucholz, K. K., & Heath, A. C. (2004, June). Correlates of alcohol problem recognition: A cross-study comparison. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Park, A., Sher, K. J., Wood, P. K., & Jackson, K. M. (2004, June) . The role of drinking motives in the change in heavy episodic drinking during the transition to college. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Pearson, M. A., Sable, J. J., Fabiani, M., Sher, K. J., & Gratton, G. (2004, June). Acute intoxication educes working memory-related brain response. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Rohrbaugh, J.W., Goebel, J. A., Vedeniapin, A. B., Sirevaag, E. J., Sher, K. J., & Heath, A.C. (2004, June).. Evidence from human laboratory studies for acute interactions between drinking and smoking. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Rutledge, P. C., &  Sher, K. J. (2004, June). Patterns of freshman-year alcohol use in the IMPACTS dataset. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Sher, K. J. (2004, June). Discussant: Symposium on Adolescents, Brain, Booze, and Behavior, Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Vancouver, Canada,June 2004.

Sher, K. J., & Jackson, K. M. (2004, March). “Trajectories of Alcohol Involvement: Implications of Ages Surveyed and Measures Used” Part of a symposium "“Understanding Adolescence Over Time: Why We Need Multiwave Data and Dynamic Analyses. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.

2005

Bagge, C.L., Sher, K.J.,  Steinely, D., & Epler, A. (2005, June). Alcohol and suicidality: Moderation by age, sex, and depression in a national dataset of adolescents. Poster presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.
            - also presented at the 5th annual Guze Symposium on Alcoholism, St. Louis, MO.

 Epler, A.J., & Sher, K.J.  (2005, June).  A prospective examination of abstention status and reasons for not drinking among college students.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.
            - also presented at the 5th annual Guze Symposium on Alcoholism, St. Louis, MO.

 Grekin, E.R., Sher, K.J. & Wood, P.K. (2005, June). Personality and substance dependence: Modeling substance-specific traits. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society for Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, California.
            - also presented at the 5th annual Guze Symposium on Alcoholism, St. Louis, MO.

 Grekin, E.R. & Sher, K.J. (2005, November). Prevalence, stability and predictors of alcohol dependence symptoms among college freshmen. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Research on Impulsivity, Washington, DC.

Larkins, J. M., & Sher, K. J. (2005, June). Personality effects on heavy alcohol involvement among college students as mediated by reasons for drinking. Poster presented at the Annual Scientific Conference of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, California.
            - also presented at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Trainee Workshop, Indianapolis, Indiana.
            - also presented at the Fifth Annual Guze Symposium on Alcoholism, Washington University School of Medicine,
             St. Louis, Missouri.

 Martinez, J.A., Sher, K.J., Wood, P.K. & Rutledge, P.C. (2005, June). Heavy drinking and subsequent enrollment patterns in first-generation college students.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA
            - also presented at the 5th annual Guze Symposium on Alcoholism, St. Louis, MO.

 Park. A., Sher, K.J., & Wood, P.K (2005, June). Greek involvement and heavy drinking in college: selection vs. influence effects. Paper and poster presented at the 28th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.
            - also presented at the 5th annual Guze Symposium on Alcoholism, St. Louis, MO.

 Park, A., Sher, K.J., & Krull, J.L. (2005, June) Effects of College Residence and Greek Involvement on Heavy Drinking During the Transition to College. Poster presented at the 17th annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Los Angeles, CA

 Stepp, S.D., Trull, T.J., & Sher, K.J. (2005). Investigating comorbidity: Borderline personality and substance use disorder. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA.
            -
also presented at the 5th annual Guze Symposium on Alcoholism, St. Louis, MO.

           Wood, P.K., Sher, K.J., & Rutledge, P. (2005). Freshman class schedule and collegiate alcohol use: Factors associated with problematic alcohol use. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA
             - also presented at the 5th annual Guze Symposium on Alcoholism, St. Louis, MO.

2006

         Bagge, C.L., Sher, K.J., & Krull, J.L. (2006, June). The role of alcohol in adolescent suicide attempts. Poster session presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Baltimore, MD.

         Epler, A.J., & Sher, K.J. (2006, June). The association of reasons for not drinking and the decision to abstain or limit alcohol consumption. Poster session presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Baltimore, MD.

Epler, A.J., & Sher, K.J. (2006, February).  Also presented at the annual Guze Symposium, St. Louis, MO.

Goudriaan, A.E., Grekin, E.R., & Sher, K.J. (2006, June). Decision making in college students: Relation with binge drinking and gender. Poster session presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Baltimore, MD.

Goudriaan, A.E., Slutske, W.S., & Sher, K.J. (2006, November). Longitudinal Patterns of Gambling Activities: Preliminary Findings. 7th Annual NCRG Conference on Gambling and Addiction: Lost in Translation? The Challenge of Turning Good Research into Best Practices. Las Vegas, NV.

Grekin, E.R., & Sher, K.J. (2006, June). Patterns and predictors of spring break drinking among college students. Poster session presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Baltimore, MD.

Larkins, J.M., Grekin, E. R., Martinez, J.A., & Sher, K.J. (2006, June). The role of alcohol use disorder in normative changes in novelty seeking during young adulthood. Poster session presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Baltimore, MD.

Martinez, J.A., Rutledge, P.C,. & Sher, K.J. (2006, June). “Fake ID” ownership and heavy drinking over the first two years of college. Poster session presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Baltimore, MD.

Park A., Sher, K.J., & Krull. J.L. (2006, June). Self-selection and socialization effects of residence and Greek status on heavy drinking during the transition to college. Poster session presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Baltimore, MD.

Park. A., Sher, K.J., Wood, P.K., & Krull, J.L. (2006, May). Selection and socialization effects of fraternity/sorority affiliation on heavy drinking over the transition to college: The role of personality traits and drinking norms. Poster presented at the 18th annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, New York, NY. Also presented at the Guze Symposium (2006, February), St Louis, MO.

Richardson, A.E., Piasecki, T.M., Sher, K.J., & Jackson, K.M. (2006, June). Exploring the relation between alcohol hangover and cigarette smoking. Poster session presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Baltimore, MD.

Rutledge, P.C., & Sher, K.J. (2006, June). 21st birthday drinking: A dangerous phenomenon. Poster session presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Baltimore, MD.

Sher, K. J., & Jackson, K. M. (2006, March). Alternative approaches to examining dual trajectories: Applications to substance use: Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, San Francisco, CA.

Tragesser, S.L., Park, A., Sher, K.J., & Trull, T.J. (2006, June). Personality disorder symptoms and drinking motives predicting alcohol consumption and consequences. Poster session presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Baltimore, MD.

         Vungkhanching, M., Sher, K. J., Jackson, K. M., & Parra, G. (2006, July). Attachment stability: predicting onset and continuity of secure attachment in early adulthood. Presented at annual meeting of International Association for Relationship Research. Rethymon, Crete.

 2007

 Bagge, C. L., Sher,  K.J., & Wood, P.K. (2007, July). Binge drinking and suicidal ideation: A prospecitve state-trait analysis using an accelerated longitudinal design. Presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Chicago, IL.

 Cain, A., Epler, A., & Sher, K. J. (2007, March). Patterns of eating-related cognition and behavior in young adult women: A multi-wave latent class analysis. Presented at Eighth London International Eating Disorders Conference. Imperial College, London, England.

 Cain, A.S., Epler, A.J., & Sher, K.J. (2007, May).  Patterns of eating-related cognition and behavior in young adult men: A multi-wave latent class analysis.  Short paper presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Baltimore, Maryland.

 Epler, A.J., O'Malley, S. S., & Sher, K. J. (2007, July). College student receptiveness to alcohol treatment options. Presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Chicago, IL.

 Goudriaan, A. E., Slutske, W. S., & Sher, K. J. (2007, May). Patterns of gambling activities over time: Associated risk factors in college students. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

 Goudriaan, A. E., Grekin, E. R., & Sher, K. J. (2007, May). Longitudinal trajectories of alcohol use predict performance on a decision making task. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

 Goudriaan, A. E., Slutske, W. S.,, Sher, K. J.  (2007, July) Longitudinal patterns of gambling behavior and associations with patterns of alcohol use: Preliminary findings. . Presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Chicago, IL.

 Levitt A, Sher, K. J., Bartholow, B. D. (2007, July) The language of intoxication. Presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Chicago, IL.

 Littlefield AK, Sher, K. J., Jackson KM, et al. (2007, July).  Personality and personality change and their relation to alcohol use disorder  . Presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Chicago, IL.

 Martinez JA, Sher, K. J., Wood PK (2007, July). Understanding inconsistencies in alcohol-related effects: Complex and compelling relations. Presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Chicago, IL.

 Park, A., Sher, K. J., & Krull, J. L. (2007, July). Substance use in college changes as fraternity/sorority membership changes: A person-environment perspective. . Presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Chicago, IL.

 Richardson, A.E., Piasecki, T. M., Sher, K. J. (2007, July). Hangover in tobacco quitters and initiators: Results from a longitudinal high-risk design. . Presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Chicago, IL.

 Sher, K. J. (2007, July). Key dimensions of pathological alcohol involvement in human and their implications for ecologically valid animal models Presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Chicago, IL.

 Sher, K. J. (2007, July). Key dimensions of pathological alcohol involvement in human and their implications for ecologically valid animal models. Part of a Roundtable entitled “Animal Models of What? Which Human Phenotypes Should We Be Studying in Rodents?” Presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Chicago, IL.

 Sher, K. J. (2007, August). Discussant. Part of the symposium, “Assessing, moderating and modifying implicit cognitive processes in alcohol misuse” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

 Slutske, W. S., Caspi, A., Moffitt, T. E., Piasecki, T., & Sher, K. J., & Poulton, R. (2007, July).  Developmentally-limited versus persistent alcohol dependence: A longitudinal birth cohort study. Part of a symposium entitled “Prospective Studies during Childhood and Adolescence: Predicting Later Alcohol Use and Problems.” Presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Chicago, IL.

 Tragesser, S. L.,, Sher, K. J., Trull, T. J., (2007, July). Distinguishing general and specific personality disorder features: Implications for comorbidity with alcohol use disorders. Presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Chicago, IL.

 Williams, M. A., Sher, K. J., Wood, P. K., & Bartholow, B. D. (2007, July). A two-part model of alcohol sensitivity. Presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Chicago, IL.

2008

Epler, A. J., & Sher, K. J. (2008, June). Predictors of progression and regression in readiness to change among college. Poster presented at the joint meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, Washington: DC.

 Haller, M., Chassin, L., Taylor, A., & Sher, K. J. (2008). Gender differences in the tendency to cope with distress among individuals with and without alcohol use disorders, depression, or comorbidity.  Poster presented at the joint meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, Washington: DC.

 Hussong, A.M., Bauer, D., Serrano, D., Curran, P.J., Chassin, L., Sher, K.J., & Zucker, R.A. (2008). Externalizing, not internalizing, symptoms identifies periods and persons at risk for alcohol use in high-risk family contexts: A cross-study analysis. Poster presented at the joint meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, Washington: DC.

 Littlefield, A. K., & Sher, K.J. (2008). Personality and the onset of alcohol use disorders from late adolescence through early adulthood.  Poster presented at the joint meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, Washington: DC.

 Martinez, J. A., & Sher, K. J. (2008). Fake IDs, getting caught, and heavy drinking. Poster presented at the joint meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, Washington: DC.

 Sher, K.J. (2008). What do you mean “environment”?  Towards a conceptual framework for understanding environmental effects on alcohol consumption.  Part of the Roudtable Consilience of Rodent and Human Phenotypes presented at the joint meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, Washington: DC.

 Goudriaan, A.E., Grekin, E.R., & Sher, K.J. (2008). Decision-making and inhibition as predictors of heavy alcohol use in a prospective study of college students.  Part of the Symposia Alcohol and Risk-taking Behavior: A Bi-Directional Relationship presented at the joint meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, Washington: DC.

 Sher, K. J., Park, A., & Rutledge, P. (2008, August). 21st-birthday celebrations: I think I’ll have 21 drinks. Part of the symposium: Extreme alcohol use and negative consequences among college drinkers at the 116th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

 2009

 Littlefield, A. K., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (2009). The relation of changes in five-factor personality traits with maturing out of alcohol problems. Presented at the 32nd annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. San Diego, CA.

Park, A., Sher, K. J., & Todorov A. (2009). Effects of measured gene-environment interaction on alcohol problems: Analysis of prospective data from ages 18 to 33. Presented at the 32nd annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. San Diego, CA.

Martinez, J. A., Steinley, D., & Sher, K. J. (2009). “Training” to increase alcohol tolerance: A risky phenomenon in college students. Presented at the 32nd annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. San Diego, CA.

Littlefield, A. K., Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (2009). Does change in drinking motives mediate the relation between “maturing out” of problem drinking and personality change Presented at the 32nd annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. San Diego, CA.

Jahng, S., Trull, T., Tomko, R., Wood, P. Tragesser, S., Steinley, D., & Sher, K. J. (2009). Alcohol use disorder-personality disorder comorbidity: Reanalysis of NESARC data. Presented at the 32nd annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. San Diego, CA.

Vergés, A. J., & Sher, K. J. (2009). Outcome expectancies and decision making as predictors of drinking behavior. Presented at the 32nd annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. San Diego, CA.

 

Invited Presentations

1982

         Sher, K. J. (1982, March).  Alcohol and tension reduction:  The importance of individual differences.  First International Symposium on Stress and Alcohol Use, Center for Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University.

McCrady, B. S., & Sher, K. J. (1982, October).  Alcohol treatment research:  Treatment variables.  Directions in Alcohol Abuse Treatment Research, Newport, R.I.

1986

Sher, K. J.  (1986, May).  Alcohol and stress.  Clinical psychologists in health psychology.  Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

1987

Sher, K. J. (1987, May). Alcohol and stress:  Nature of the relationship.  Third Annual Indiana University Conference for Research on Clinical Problems:  Psychological Models of Addiction, Nashville, IN.

Sher, K. J.  (1987, December).  What we know and do not know about children of alcoholics:  A research update.  MacArthur Foundation Meeting on Children of Alcoholics.  Princeton, NJ.

1988

Sher, K. J. (1988, April).  Methdological issues in interpreting high-risk vs. low-risk comparisons.  Psychosocial Characteristics of Children of Alcoholics:  Workshop sponsored by NIAAA and ARUS.  Washington, DC.

Sher, K. J.  (1988, June).  Mediating and moderating risk in children of alcoholics.  What biomedical and psychosocial research can tell each other.  Annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Charleston, SC.

Sher, K. J.  (1988, November).  Children of alcoholics: A research perspective.  Second National Conference on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.  San Diego, CA.

1990

Sher, K. J., & Chassin, L. (1990, August).  Psychological models for the intergenerational transmission of alcoholism.  Part of invited symposium on Psychological Science in Clinical Psychology. Presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

1991

Sher, K. J. (1991, March).  Children of alcoholics and the intergenerational transmission of risk:  A biopsychosocial perspective.  Presented at the Twenty-Third Banff International Conference on Behavioural Science, Addictive Behaviours Across the Lifespan: Prevention, Treatment and Policy Issues.  Banff, Alberta.

Hurlbut, S. C., & Sher, K. J. (1991, September).  Prevalence, stability, and prediction of alcohol problems in college students.  Presented at the Fourth National Forum on Substance Abuse Issues in Higher Education, Arlington, VA.

Sher, K. J. (1991, November).  Individual level risk factors. Presented at the Working Group on High Risk Youth, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Washington, DC.

1992

Sher, K. J. (1992, October).  Drinking in college: A four-wave prospective high-risk study.  International Medical Advisory Conference (Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation).  La Jolla, CA.

1993

Sher, K. J. (1993, April).  Family history of alcoholism and development over the adolescent years:  Integration and discussion.  Presented at the annual convention of the Western and Rocky Mountain Psychological Associations.  Phoenix, AZ.

Sher, K. J. (1993, October).  Directions for Research on the Etiology of Adolescent Alcohol Abuse.  Presented at the "Adolescent Alcohol Abuse Development and Consequences" Conference,  Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.  Pittsburgh, PA.

1994

Sher, K. J. (1994, February).  Methodological issues in prospective research on alcohol use:  A report from the field.  Presented at NIAAA Technical Review on Methodological Advances in Prevention Research.  Washington, DC.

Sher, K. J. (1994, October).  Discussion group leader: Human software.  International Medical Advisory Conference (Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation).  Quebec, CANADA.

Sher, K. J. (1994, November).  Discussant:  Sociocultural and genetic influences.  Presented at NIAAA conference "Alcohol and Tobacco: From Basic Science to Policy."  San Diego, CA.

Sher, K. J. (1994, December). Panel Member: Models and Definitions.  Presented at NIDA/CMHS/CSAP/NIAAA/NIMH/NACOA conference "A Conference on the Role of Resilience in Drug Abuse, Alcohol Abuse, and Mental Illness."  Washington, DC.

1995

Sher, K. J. (1995, March).  Methodological issues in studying children of alcoholics.  Presented at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences' symposium "Neurobiological and behavioural aspects of alcoholism:  Research findings and relevance for prevention and treatment." Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Sher, K. J. (1995, March).  Integrative theoretical models of the intergenerational transmission of alcoholism.  Presented at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences' symposium "Neuorbiological and behavioural aspects of alcoholism:  Research findings and relevance for prevention and treatment." Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Sher, K. J. (1995, April).  Models of the intergenerational transmission of alcoholism.  Presented at a symposium at McGill University on the "Developmental Psychopathology of Alcoholism and Antisocial Behavior."  Montreal, Canada.

Sher, K. J. (1995, October).  Models of the intergenerational transmission of alcoholism.  Invited address at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology.  Iowa City, IA.

1996

Sher, K. J. (1996, June).  The course of alcohol problems in adolescence and young adulthood: Perspectives from a high-risk, prospective study.  Plenary address at the annual meeting of ther Research Society on Alcoholism.  Washington, DC.

Sher, K. J. (1996, July).  Predicting the Course of Drinking Problems in Young Adulthood: Findings from a Prospective High‑Risk Study of Alcoholism. Part of invited symposium, "Using and Abusing Alcohol:  From Etiology to Intervention" (K. J. Sher, Chair).  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society.  San Francisco, CA.

Sher, K. J., & Wood, P. K. (1996, August). Derivation and validation of a measure of vulnerability to alcoholism. Part of an invited symposium, “Children of alcoholics” (R. O. Pihl, Chair). Presented at the biannual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavior Development. Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

1997

Sher, K. J. (1997, November). Psychosocial phenotypes. Presented at the NIAAA Extramural Scientific Advisory Board on Genetics. Rockville, MD.

1998

Sher, K. J. (1998, March).  Plenary talk: Predicting the Course of Drinking Problems in Young Adulthood: Findings from a Prospective High‑Risk Study of Alcoholism Presented at the annual meeting of the German Addiction Research Society (Wissenschaftlichte Tagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Suchtforschung und Suchttherapie). Muenster, Germany.

Sher, K. J. (1998, May). Issues in the analysis of longitudinal data on alcohol involvement. Presented at Longitudinal Research Methods Symposium, EPOS, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Sher, K. J. (1998, September). Predicting stability and change in frequency of intoxication from the college years to beyond. Presented at the 27th International Medical Advisory Group Conference, Vancouver, CANADA.

1999

Sher, K. J. (1999, June). Discussant: Adolescence and alcohol: Implications for college drinking.  Symposium on adolescence and alcohol: Implications for college drinking. Presented at the 11th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Denver, CO.

Sher, K. J. (1999, June). Division 28 New Fellows Address: A State-Trait Model of Substance Use Disorders. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

2000

Sher, K. J. (2000, June). Organizer and Moderator: Alcohol Use Disorders and Comorbidity. A Clinical Science Perspective. All day NIAAA-sponsored symposium at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Miami, FL.

 Sher, K. J. (2000, December). Responses to neurobiology forum Comorbidity of pathological gambling: A current research synthesis. Three day symposium sponsored by the National Center for Responsible Gaming and the Gaming Entertainment Research and Education Foundation.

2001

Sher,  K. J. (2001, June). Discussant:  Adolescents and alcohol abuse: New knowledge, new challenges. All day, NIAAA-sponsored symposium at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Toronto, ON.

Sher, K. J. (2001, June). Toward a Comprehensive Model of Alcoholism Etiology. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Toronto, ON.

Sher, K. J. (2001, August). Framing the Research Question. Part of symposium, "A practical guide to your first grant submission to NIH. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

2002

Sher, K. J. (2002, March). College Drinking: Short and Long-term Outcomes. Presented at the second annual Guze symposium on alcoholism: The Challenges of college-age drinking. Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

Sher, K. J. (2002, April).  Etiology of multifactorial psychiatric problems: lessons from addiction research. Presented at the EPP Symposium: “New Developments in Addiction Research.” Soesterberg, Netherlands.

Sher, K. J. (2002, May). Domains of environments. Presented at the NIAAA Conference on Gene-Environment Interactions (G x E). Bethesda: MD.

Sher, K. J. (2002, June). Dynamic markers of risk: Towards a taxonomy of trajectories of time varying covariates. Presented at the Michigan Symposium on Developmental Discontinuities. University of Michigan: Ann Arbor, MI.

Sher, K. J., (2002, December). Tier 3: Evidence of logical and theoretical promise. New England NIAAA Regional Workshop for Senior Administrators: “Setting the standard for campus and community prevention efforts.” Boston College: Boston, MA.

2003

Sher, K. J. (2003, February). Discussant. Presented at the third annual Guze symposium on alcoholism: Alcohol and the high-school student.. Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

      Sher, K. J., (2003, March). Discussant. Workshop on Drug Abuse and Suicidal Behavior. National Institute on Drug Abuse. Bethesda: MD.

       Sher, K. J., & Epler, E. (2003, March). Alcohol and denial. Interface (of Psychiatry and Neurology) 2003. Kansas City: MO.

       Sher, K. J. (2003, August). Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology Presidential address. Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, CANADA.

       Sher, K. J., & Jackson, K. M. (2003, November). Binge drinking in early adulthood. Workshop on Binge Drinking. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Washington, DC.

       Sher, K. J., & Jackson, K. M. (2003, November). Alcohol and tobacco comorbidity in college students and young adults: A prospective, developmental approach. Center for Alcohol Studies, Brown University. Providence, RI.

       Sher, K. J. (2003, November). Discussant: Session IV: Biological Risk Factors in Alcoholism. NIAAA Trainee Workshop: Building a Foundation for Advances in Alcohol Research. Indiana Alcohol Research Center and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Indianapolis: IN.

2004

        Sher, K. J., (2004, August). Organizer and Discussant: Symposium on Psychology as a Science in the 21st Century, Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association,Honolulu, Hawaii.

        Sher, K. J., Chassin, L., Schulenberg, J., & Jackson, K. (2004, September). Trajectories of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders from Adolescence to Adulthood: An Examination of “Maturing Out”. Part of a NIDA-sponsored symposium on Life Course Epidemiology of Substance Use Disorders ,10th International Federation of Psychiatric Epidemiology,Bristol, England,September 2004.

        Sher, K. J., Jackson, K. M. (2004, September). Trajectories of alcohol involvement during young adulthood: Importance of phenotype, thresholds, and timing of assessments, Invited Lecture, National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, London, England

2005

        Jackson, K. M., Sher, K. J., & Schulenberg, J. E. (2005, April). Conjoint Developmental Trajectories of Alcohol and Tobacco Use. Paper presented at the 2nd East-West Conference on Tobacco and Alcohol: Culture, Environment, and Genes, Pasadena, CA

2006

       Sher, K. J., & Grekin, E. R. (2006, June). The etiology of alcoholism. Invited lectures for preconvention lecture series, Research Society on Alcoholism. Baltimore, MD.

 2007

Sher, K. J. (2007, February). Moderator.  Presented at the seventh annual Samel B. Guze symposium on alcoholism: Alcohol use disorders across the life span. Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

Sher, K. J. (2007, September). Understanding the role of personality in alcohol use disorders: Motivational and developmental perspectives. Presentation to the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Rockville, MD.

Sher, K. J. (2007, September). Discussant/Moderator. NIAAA Trainee Workshop: Building a Foundation for Advances in Alcohol Research. Indiana Alcohol Research Center and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Indianapolis: IN.

Sher, K. J., (2007, October). Moderator: “Comorbidity, especially with nicotine.” Presented at the 35th annual meeting of the International Medical Advisory Group. Halifax, NS, CANADA.

2008

Sher, K. J. (2008, March). How Personality Influences the Development and Course of Alcohol Dependence: Multiple Mechanisms. Presented at the Eighth annual meeting of the American Academy of Health Behavior.  Mandalay Bay, CA.

Sher, K. J. (2008, May). Discussant: Novelty- and impulsivity-related trait predictors of genetic risk for alcohol and drug abuse. Satellite symposium at the 10th Annual Genes, Brain and Behavior Meeting of the International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS). Portland, OR.

Sher, K. J. (2008, June). Plenary: Personality and its Relation to the Etiology and Course of Alcohol Use Disorder.. Presented at the joint meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Research on Alcoholism. Washington, DC.

      Sher, K. J., (2008, August). The alcohol-centric brain: Distinguishing alcohol-specific pathology from general externalizing behavior, Immaturity, and just plain bad judgment. Part of the SSCP symposium “Clinical Science Perspectives for DSM-V” at the 116th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

    Sher, K. J. (2008, October). Developing New Treatments for Alcohol Dependence: Translating etiological research into innovative treatments. Congressional briefing entitled Alcoholism isn't what it used to be: New findings foreshadow shifts in treatment strategies sponsored by the Congressional Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery Caucus and the Friends of NIAAA. Washington: DC.

2010

     Sher, K. J. (2010, May). Personality and Contextual Factors in Students’ Drinking and Drug Use. Symposium on College student drinking and drug use: Multiple perspectives on a complex problem. Center for Child and Family Policy, Duke University. Durham, NC.

     Sher, K. J., (2010, May). Discussant. When Enough Is Too Much: Perspectives on Emotions and Behaviors That Go Too Far. Symposium at the 22nd annual meeting of the Associaiton for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

 

Colloquia/Workshops/Grand Rounds

Department of Psychiatry, University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, KS, 1982.

Department of Pharmacology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO, 1982.

Research Institute on Alcoholism, Buffalo, NY, 1986.

Department of Counseling and Special Education, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE, 1986.

Institute of Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1990.

Mid-Missouri Psychology Internship Consortium Grand Rounds, Columbia, MO, 1990.

Greensboro Area Health Education Center, Greensboro, NC, 1990.

Carrier Foundation, Belle Mead, NJ, 1992.

Addiction Research Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, 1994.

Center for Alcohol Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, 1995

Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH,  1996

Center for Alcohol and Substance Abuse, and Addiction, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1996

Departments of Psychology and Pharmacology, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 1996

Prevention Research Center, Berkeley, CA, 1998

School of Nursing, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL  1998

Department of Psychology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN  1998

Department of Psychology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN  1998

Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1999

Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (May 1999)

Research Institute on Addiction, Buffalo, NY, 2001

Missouri Institute on Mental Health, 2001

Cancer Prevention Center, University of Rhode Island, 2003

Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2006

Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 2007

Gallo Center, University of California, San Francisco 2008

Alcohol Research Group, Emeryville, CA  2008

Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2009

Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR 2009

Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 2010

Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2011

Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL  2011

Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 2013

University of Mississippi Medical School, Jackson, MS 2013

Yale University, New Haven, CT 2013

University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 2013

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 2014

University of California, San Francisco, CA 2016

 

 

NIAAA Technical Assistance Workshops

Presenter/Facilitator, NIAAA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop, Bethesda, MD (September, 1989)

Participant, Working Group on Longitudinal Studies of Children at High Risk for Alcohol Problems.  Prevention Research Branch, NIAAA (May, 1990).

Facilitator, NIAAA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop, Chevy Chase, MD (November, 1990)

Presenter, NIAAA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop, Marco Island, FL (June, 1991)

Presenter/Facilitator, NIAAA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop, Bethesda, MD (September, 1991)

Presenter/Facilitator, NIAAA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop, Hilton Head, SC (April, 1992)

Presenter/Facilitator, NIAAA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop, Ponte Vedra, FL (April, 1993)

Presenter, NIAAA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop, San Antonio, TX (June, 1993)

Presenter/Facilitator, NIAAA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop, Bethesda, MD (October, 1993)

Presenter/Facilitator, NIAAA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop, Washington, DC (October, 1994)

Presenter/Facilitator, NIAAA Psychopharmacology Quality Assurance Workshop, Annapolis, MD (July, 1995)

Presenter/Facilitator, NIAAA Minority Technical Assistance Workshop, Washington, DC (May, 1996)

Presenter/Facilitator, NIAAA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop, Baltimore, MD (March, 1997)

Participant, Extramural Scientific Advisory Board, Genetics Portfolio Review.  NIAAA (November, 1997).

Participant, NIAAA/APS meeting on Social Identification Theory: Implications for Alcohol Research (November, 1999)

Presenter/Facilitator, NIAAA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop for Social Workers, Bethesda, MD (April, 2000)

Presenter/Facilitator, NIAAA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop for Minority Investigators, Denver, CO (June, 2000)

Presenter/Facilitator, International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) and NIAAA Research to Practice Symposium, Oklahoma City, OK (September, 2000)

Presenter/Facilitator, NIAAA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop for Health Services Research, Baltimore, MD (October, 2002)