Areas of Expertise
Youth and Adolescent Substance Use, Criminology, Social Psychology, Mental Health, and Quantitative Research Methods
Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
Crawford, Lizabeth A. and Novak, Katherine B. FORTHCOMING. "The Effects of Public Self-Consciousness and Embarrassability on College Student Drinking: Evidence in Support of a Protective Self-Presentational Model." Journal of Social Psychology.
Crawford, Lizabeth A. and Novak, Katherine B. 2011. "Beliefs about Alcohol and the College Experience, Locus of Self, and College Undergraduates' Drinking Patterns." Sociological Inquiry, 81:477-494.
Crawford, Lizabeth A., and Novak, Katherine B. 2010. “Beliefs about Alcohol and the College Experience as
Moderators of the Effects of Perceived Campus Drinking Norms on Levels of Alcohol Use Among College
Undergraduates." Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 54:69-86.
Novak, Katherine B. and Crawford, Lizabeth A. 2010. “Routine Activities as Determinants of Gender
Differences in Delinquency." Journal of Criminal Justice 38(5):913-920.
Menendez-Alarcon, Antonio V. and Novak, Katherine B. 2010.
“Latin American Immigrants in Indianapolis:
Prejudice and Discrimination.” Latino Studies. 8:93-120.
Crawford, Lizabeth A. and Novak, Katherine B. 2008. “Parent-Child
Relations and Peer Associations
as Mediators of the Family
Structure – Substance Use Relationship.” Journal of Family
Crawford, Lizabeth A. and Novak, Katherine B. 2007. “Resisting
Peer Pressure: Characteristics Associated with
Discrepancies in College Students’ Levels of Alcohol Consumption.” Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education. 51:35-62.
Crawford, Lizabeth A. and Novak, Katherine B. 2006. “Alcohol Abuse
as a Rite of Passage: The Effects
of Beliefs about Alcohol and
the College Experience on Undergraduates’ Drinking Behaviors.”
Journal of Drug Education. 36(3):193-212.
Crawford, Lizabeth A. and Novak, Katherine B. 2004. “Reactivity to
Conspicuousness and Alcohol Use Among College Students: The Moderating Effect of Alcohol Expectancies.” Addictive Behaviors. 29(9):1845-1849.
Crawford, Lizabeth A. and Novak, Katherine B. 2002. “Parental and
Peer Influences on Adolescent Drinking:
The Relative Impact
of Attachment and Opportunity.” Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse. 12(1):1-26
Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
Courses Taught: Research Methods Seminar; Statistics for Social Science; Crime and Society; Mental Illness, Culture and Society; and Self and Society