Kathleen A. Parks, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Behavioral Psychology

Research Associate Professor, Community Health and Health Behavior

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-3301
Email: parks@ria.buffalo.edu

Primary Research Areas

Women’s substance use and misuse; victimization; drinking contexts.

Research Activity

Parks | Darrow | Hequembourg | Lisman | Muraven
Researchers studied non-medical prescription drug use among college students and assessed what types of drugs are being used, why they are being used and the consequences.
Testa | Leonard | Parks
The role of college men’s alcohol use in sexual aggression perpetration was examined using 1) a prospective survey study over five semesters and 2) a 56-day daily report study considering whether drinking episodes increase the odds of subsequent sexual aggression.
Parks | Testa | Dearing | Hequembourg
Researchers developed short video clips of potential assault scenarios to help women better understand the nonverbal cues that could indicate the risk of sexual assault.