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Jennifer A. Livingston, PhD

Jennifer A. Livingston, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Educational Psychology

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-2380

Primary Research Areas

Impact of victimization on adolescent health and development, adolescent substance use and sexual behavior, sexual assault risk factors and prevention.

Testa | Livingston
This developmental research seeks to expand upon an existing approach to reduce college drinking as a way of preventing sexual victimization
Livingston | Nickerson
Researchers and focus groups will evaluate videos developed to help parents talk to their young children about personal safety and sexual abuse.
Livingston | Miller | Testa | Derrick | Lucke | Nickerson
This research will examine the conditions under which bullying and sexual harassment among teens may contribute to emotional distress and the development of substance use.
Eiden | Nickerson | Lucke | Ostrov | Godleski | Schuetze | Wieczorek
This study will examine developmental pathways to violence, victimization and substance use in adolescents exposed to high levels of community violence.
Hequembourg | Livingston | Collins
In this study, researchers will examine sexual identity differences in the mechanisms associated with sexual assault.
(funded by RIA Research Development Program). This pilot study involves conducting focus group interviews with adolescent girls ages 14 - 17 years, to explore their perceptions of cross-gendered peer sexual harassment and its relation to alcohol use and risky dating.