My research examines the ways in which youth positive affect (PA) develops and functions in the context of close interpersonal relationships, as well as the ways in which youth PA interplays with socio-contextual factors to contribute to psychopathology.
B.S. - University of Pittsburgh, 2015
M.S. - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018
NSF Graduate Student Research Fellowship, 2018-2023
Griffith, J.M. & Hankin, B.L. (In press). Affective benefits of parental engagement with adolescent positive daily life experiences. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
Griffith, J.M., Young, J.F., & Hankin, B.L. (In press). Longitudinal coupling of depression in parent-adolescent dyads: Within- and between-dyad effects over time. Clinical Psychological Science.
Crawford, C.M., Griffith, J.M., Young, J.F., & Hankin, B.L. (2021). Implicit beliefs about emotions in youth: Associations with temperamental negative emotionality and depression. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.
Griffith, J.M., Clark, H.M., Haraden, D.A., Young, J.F., & Hankin, B.L. (2021). Affective development from middle childhood to late adolescence: Trajectories of mean-level change in negative and positive affect. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
Griffith, J.M., Young, J.F., & Hankin, B.L. (2021). Longitudinal associations between positive affect and relationship quality among children and adolescents: Examining patterns of co-occurring change. Emotion, 21(1), 28–38.
Griffith, J.M., Long, E.E., Young, J.F., & Hankin, B.L. (2020). Co-occurring trajectories of depression and social anxiety in childhood and adolescence: Interactive effects of positive emotionality and domains of chronic interpersonal stress. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 48, 823-837.
Griffith, J.M., Crawford, C.M., Oppenheimer, C.W., Young, J.F., & Hankin, B.L. (2019). Parenting and youth onset of depression across three years: Examining the influence of observed parenting on child and adolescent depressive outcomes. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 47(12), 1969-1989.
Griffith, J.M., Silk, J.S., Oppenheimer, C.W., Morgan, J.K., Ladouceur, C.D., Forbes, E.E., & Dahl, R.E. (2018). Maternal affective expression and adolescents’ subjective experience of positive affect in natural settings. The Journal of Research on Adolescence, 28(2), 537-550.