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., Long, E.E., Young, J.F., & Hankin, B.L. (In press). 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.
Griffith, J.M., Young, J.F., & Hankin, B.L. (In press). Longitudinal associations between positive affect and relationship quality among children and adolescents: Examining patterns of co-occurring change. Emotion.
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), 1969-1980.
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.