2015

Zebrak, K. A., & Green, K. M. (in press). Mutual influences between parental psychological distress and alcohol use and child problem behavior in a cohort of urban African Americans. Journal of Family Issues. doi:10.1177/0192513X14553055

Doherty, E. E., Cwick, J. M., Green, K. M., & Ensminger, M. E. (in press). Examining the consequences of the “prevalent life events” of arrest and incarceration among an urban African American cohort. Justice Quarterly. doi:10.1080/07418825.2015.1016089

Assini-Meytin, L. C., & Green, K. M. (2015). Long-term consequences of adolescent parenthood among African American urban youth: A propensity matching approach. Journal of Adolescent Health, 56(5), 529-535. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.01.005; PMC4409546

Dagher, R. K., & Green, K. M. (2015). Does depression and substance abuse co-morbidity affect socioeconomic status? Evidence from a prospective study of urban African Americans. Psychiatry Research, 225(1-2), 115-121. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2014.10.026

2014

Doherty, E. E., & Ensminger, M. E. (2014). Do the adult criminal careers of African Americans fit the "facts"? Journal of Criminal Justice, 42(6), 517-526. doi:10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2014.09.006; PMC4297666

Evans-Polce, R. J., Doherty, E. E., & Ensminger, M. E. (2014). Taking a life course approach to studying substance use treatment among a community cohort of African American substance users. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 142, 216-223. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.06.025; PMC4127101

Green, K. M., & Stuart, E. A. (2014). Examining moderation analyses in propensity score methods: Application to depression and substance use. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 82(5), 773-783. doi:10.1037/a0036515; PMC4172552

Juon, H. S., Evans-Polce, R. J., & Ensminger, M. E. (2014). Early life conditions of overall and cause-specific mortality among inner-city African Americans. American Journal of Public Health, 104(3), 548-554. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2013.301228; PMC3915037

Strong, C., Juon, H. S., & Ensminger, M. E. (2014). Long-term effects of adolescent smoking on depression and socioeconomic status in adulthood in an urban African American cohort. Journal of Urban Health, 91(3), 526-540. doi:10.1007/s11524-013-9849-0; PMC4074315

2013

Doherty, E. E., & Ensminger, M. E. (2013). Marriage and offending among a cohort of disadvantaged African Americans. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 50(1), 104-131. doi:10.1177/0022427811423106; PMC4012705

Green, K. M., Fothergill, K. E., Robertson, J. A., Zebrak, K. A., Banda, D. R., & Ensminger, M. E. (2013). Early life predictors of adult depression in a community cohort of urban African Americans. Journal of Urban Health, 90(1), 101-115. doi:10.1007/s11524-012-9707-5; PMC3579304

2012

Doherty, E. E., Green, K. M., & Ensminger, M. E. (2012). The impact of adolescent deviance on marital trajectories. Deviant Behavior, 33(3), 185-206. doi:10.1080/01639625.2010.548303; PMC4184204

Doherty, E. E., Robertson, J. A., Green, K. M., Fothergill, K. E., & Ensminger, M. E. (2012). A longitudinal study of substance use and violent victimization in adulthood among a cohort of urban African Americans. Addiction, 107(2), 339-348. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03665.x; PMC3260383

Fothergill, K. E., Doherty, E. E., Robertson, J. A., & Ensminger, M. E. (2012). A prospective study of childhood and adolescent antecedents of homelessness among a community population of African Americans. Journal of Urban Health,89(3), 432-446. doi:10.1007/s11524-011-9641-y; PMC3368051

Green, K. M., Doherty, E. E., Fothergill, K. E., & Ensminger, M. E. (2012). Marriage trajectories and health risk behaviors throughout adulthood among urban African Americans. Journal of Family Issues, 33(12), 1595-1618. doi:10.1177/0192513X11432429; PMC4484881

Green, K. M., Zebrak, K. A., Fothergill, K. E., Robertson, J. A., & Ensminger, M. E. (2012). Childhood and adolescent risk factors for comorbid depression and substance use disorders in adulthood. Addictive Behaviors, 37(11), 1240-1247. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2012.06.008; PMC3401336

Green, K. M., Zebrak, K. A., Robertson, J. A., Fothergill, K. E., & Ensminger, M. E. (2012). Interrelationship of substance use and psychological distress over the life course among a cohort of urban African Americans. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 123(1-3), 239-248. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2011.11.017. PMC3319235

2011

Green, K. M., Doherty, E. E., Zebrak, K. A., & Ensminger, M. E. (2011). Association between adolescent drinking and adult violence: Evidence from a longitudinal study of urban African Americans. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 72(5), 701-710. doi:10.15288/jsad.2011.72.701; PMC3174018

Fothergill, K. E., Ensminger, M. E., Robertson, J. A., Green, K. M., Thorpe, R. J., & Juon, H. S. (2011). Effects of social integration on health: A prospective study of community engagement among African American women. Social Science and Medicine. 72(2), 291-298. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.10.024; PMC3031118

Juon, H. S., Fothergill, K. E., Green, K. M., Doherty, E. E., & Ensminger, M. E. (2011). Antecedents and consequences of marijuana use trajectories over the life course in an African American population. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 118(2-3), 216-223. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2011.03.027; PMC3161156

2010

Green, K. M., Doherty, E. E., Stuart, E. A., & Ensminger, M. E. (2010). Does heavy adolescent marijuana use lead to criminal involvement in adulthood? Evidence from a multiwave longitudinal study of urban African Americans. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 112(1-2), 117-125. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2010.05.018; PMC2950879

Green, K. M., Doherty, E. E., Reisinger, H. S., Chilcoat, H. D., & Ensminger, M. E. (2010). Social integration in young adulthood and the subsequent onset of substance use and disorders among a community population of urban African Americans. Addiction, 105(3), 484-493. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2009.02787.x; PMC2858355

Juon, H. S., Green, K. M., Fothergill, K. E., Kasper, J. D., Thorpe, R. J., & Ensminger, M. E. (2010). Welfare receipt trajectories of African-American women followed for 30 years. Journal of Urban Health, 87(1), 76-94. doi:10.1007/s11524-009-9413-0; PMC2821602

2009

Ensminger, M. E., Juon, H. S., Lee, R., & Lo, S. Y. (2009). Social connections in the inner city: Examination across the life course. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies: International Journal, 1(1), 11-26. PMC2876332

Fothergill, K. E., Ensminger, M. E., Green, K. M., Robertson, J. A., & Juon, H. S. (2009). Pathways to adult marijuana and cocaine use: A prospective study of African Americans from age 6 to 42. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 50(1), 65-81. doi:10.1177/002214650905000105; PMC2810948

Ensminger, M. E., Smith, K. C., Juon, H. S., Pearson, J. L., & Robertson, J. A. (2009). Women, smoking, and social disadvantage over the life course: A longitudinal study of African American women. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 104(S1), S34-S41. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2009.06.004; PMC2732764

Fothergill, K. E., Ensminger, M. E., Green, K. M., Thorpe, R. J., Robertson, J., Kasper, J. D., & Juon, H. S. (2009). Living arrangements during childrearing years and later health of African American mothers. Journal of Marriage and Family, 71(4), 848-861. doi:10.1111/j.1741-3737.2009.00639.x; PMC2836726

2008

Doherty, E. E., Green, K. M., & Ensminger, M. E. (2008). Investigating the long-term influence of adolescent delinquency on drug use initiation. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 93(1-2), 72-84. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2007.08.018; PMC2692328

Doherty, E. E., Green, K. M., Reisinger, H. S., & Ensminger. M. E. (2008). Long-term patterns of drug use among an urban African-American cohort: The role of gender and family. Journal of Urban Health, 85(2), 250-267. doi:10.1007/s11524-007-9246-7; PMC2430124

Fothergill, K. E., Ensminger, M. E., Green, K. M., Crum, R. M., Robertson, J., & Juon, H. S. (2008). The impact of early school behavior and educational achievement on adult drug use disorders: A prospective study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 92(1-3), 191-199. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2007.08.001; PMC2393553

Kasper, J. D., Ensminger, M. E., Green, K. M., Fothergill, K. E., Juon, H. S., Robertson, J. A., & Thorpe, R. J. (2008). Effects of poverty and family stress over three decades on the functional status of older African American women. Journal of Gerontology Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences, 63(4), S201-S210. doi:10.1093/geronb/63.4.S201; PMC2828295

Stuart, E. A., & Green, K. M. (2008). Using full matching to estimate causal effects in nonexperimental studies: Examining the relationship between adolescent marijuana use and adult outcomes. Developmental Psychology, 44(2), 395-406. doi:10.1037/0012-1649.44.2.395

2007

Ensminger, M. E., Juon, H. S., & Green, K. M. (2007). Consistency between adolescent reports and adult retrospective reports of adolescent marijuana use: Explanations of inconsistent reporting among an African American population. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 89(1), 13-23. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2006.11.011

2006

Green, K. M., & Ensminger, M. E. (2006). Adult social behavioral effects of heavy adolescent marijuana use among African Americans. Developmental Psychology, 42(6), 1168-1178. doi:10.1037/0012-1649.42.6.1168

Juon, H. S., Doherty, E. E., & Ensminger, M. E. (2006). Childhood behavior and adult criminality: Cluster analysis in a prospective study of African Americans. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 22(3), 193-214. doi:10.1007/s10940-006-9008-9

Green, K. M., Ensminger, M. E., Robertson, J. A., & Juon, H. S. (2006). Impact of adult sons’ incarceration on African American mothers’ psychological distress. Journal of Marriage and Family, 68(2), 430-441.

Bowie, J. V., Ensminger, M. E., & Robertson, J. A. (2006). Alcohol-use problems in young black adults: Effects of religiosity, social resources, and mental health. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 67(1), 44-53. doi:10.15288/jsa.2006.67.44

Crum, R. M., Juon, H. S., Green, K. M., Robertson, J. A., Fothergill, K. E., & Ensminger, M. E. (2006). Educational achievement and early school behavior as predictors of alcohol-use disorders: 35-year follow-up of the Woodlawn study. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 67(1), 75-85. doi:10.15288/jsa.2006.67.75

Fothergill, K. E., & Ensminger, M. E. (2006). Childhood and adolescent antecedents of drug and alcohol problems: A longitudinal study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 82(1), 61-76. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2005.08.009

2005

Lee, R. D., Ensminger, M. E., & LaVeist, T. A. (2005). The responsibility continuum: Never primary, coresident and caregiver--heterogeneity in the African-American grandmother experience. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 60(4), 295-304. doi:10.2190/KT7G-F7YF-E5U0-2KWD

2004

Nielsen, M. J., Juon, H. S., & Ensminger, M. E. (2004). Preventing long-term welfare receipt: The theoretical relationship between health and poverty over the early life courseSocial Science & Medicine, 59(11), 2285-2301. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2004.03.022

Williams, C. T., Juon, H. S., & Ensminger, M. E. (2004). Marijuana and cocaine use among female African-American welfare recipients. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 75(2), 185-191. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2004.02.009

2003

Ensminger, M. E., Hanson, S. G., Riley, A. W., & Juon, H. S. (2003). Maternal psychological distress: Adult sons' and daughters' mental health and educational attainment. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 42(9), 1108-1115. doi:10.1097/01.CHI.0000070261.24125.F8

Juon, H. S., Ensminger, M. E., & Feehan, M. (2003). Childhood adversity and later mortality in an urban African American cohort. American Journal of Public Health, 93(12), 2044-2046. doi:10.2105/AJPH.93.12.2044; PMC1448148

McCord, J. & Ensminger, M. E. (2003). Racial discrimination and violence: A longitudinal perspective. In D. F. Hawkins (Ed.), Violent crime: Assessing race and ethnic differences (pp. 319-330). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

2002

Astone, N. M., Ensminger, M. E., & Juon, H. S. (2002). Early adult characteristics and mortality among inner-city African American women. American Journal of Public Health, 92(4), 640-645. doi:10.2105/AJPH.92.4.640; PMC1447130

Ensminger, M. E., Juon, H. S., & Fothergill, K. E. (2002). Childhood and adolescent antecedents of substance use in adulthood. Addiction, 97(7), 833-844. doi:10.1046/j.1360-0443.2002.00138.x

Juon, H. S., Ensminger, M. E., & Sydnor, K. D. (2002). A longitudinal study of developmental trajectories to young adult cigarette smoking. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 66(3), 303-314. doi:10.1016/S0376-8716(02)00008-X

2001

Ensminger, M. E., & Juon, H. S. (2001). The influence of patterns of welfare receipt during the child-rearing years on later physical and psychological health. Women and Health, 32(1-2), 25-46. doi:10.1300/J013v32n01_02

1998

Crum, R. M., Ensminger, M. E., Ro, M. J., & McCord, J. (1998). The association of educational achievement and school dropout with risk of alcoholism: A twenty-five-year prospective study of inner-city children. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 59(3), 318-326. doi:10.15288/jsa.1998.59.318

Ensminger, M. E., & Juon, H. S. (1998). Transition to adulthood among high-risk youth. In R. Jessor (Ed.), New perspectives on adolescent risk behavior (pp. 365-391). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9780511571138.012

1997

Ensminger, M. E., Anthony, J. C., & McCord, J. (1997). The inner city and drug use: Initial findings from an epidemiological study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 48(3), 175-184. doi:10.1016/S0376-8716(97)00124-5

Juon, H. S., & Ensminger, M. E. (1997). Childhood, adolescent, and young adult predictors of suicidal behaviors: A prospective study of African Americans. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 38(5), 553-563. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7610.1997.tb01542.x

McCord, J. & Ensminger, M. E. (1997). Multiple risks and comorbidity in an African-American population. Criminal Behavior and Mental Health, 7(4), 339-352. doi:10.1002/cbm.194

1996

Ensminger, M. E., Lamkin, R. P., & Jacobson, N. (1996). School leaving: A longitudinal perspective including neighborhood effects. Child Development, 67(5), 2400-2416. doi:10.2307/1131630

1995

Ensminger, M. E. (1995). Welfare and psychological distress: A longitudinal study of African American urban mothers. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 36(4), 346-359. doi:10.2307/2137324

Johnson, E. O., Schutz, C. G., Anthony, J. C., & Ensminger, M. E. (1995). Inhalants to heroin: A prospective analysis from adolescence to adulthood. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 40(2), 159-164. doi:10.1016/0376-8716(95)01201-X

1992

Ensminger, M. E., & Slusarcick, A. L. (1992). Paths to high school graduation or dropout: A longitudinal study of a first-grade cohort. Sociology of Education, 65(2), 95-113. doi:10.2307/2112677

Hunter, A. G., & Ensminger, M. E. (1992). Diversity and fluidity in children's living arrangements: Family transitions in an urban Afro-American community. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 54(2), 418-426. doi:10.2307/353073

1990

Ensminger, M. E. (1990). Sexual activity and problem behaviors among black, urban adolescents. Child Development, 61(6), 2032-2046. doi:10.2307/1130857

Pearson, J. L., Hunter, A. G., Ensminger, M. E., & Kellam, S. G. (1990). Black grandmothers in multigenerational households: Diversity in family structure and parenting involvement in the Woodlawn community. Child Development, 61(2), 434-442. doi:10.2307/1131105

1989

Thompson, M. S., & Ensminger, M. E. (1989). Psychological well-being among mothers with school age children: Evolving family structures. Social Forces, 67(3), 715-730. doi:10.1093/sf/67.3.715

1983

Ensminger, M. E., Kellam, S. G., & Rubin, B. R. (1983). School and family origins of delinquency: Comparisons by sex. In K. T. Van Dusen & S. A. Mednick (Eds.), Prospective studies of crime and delinquency (pp. 73-97). Boston, MA: Kluwer-Nijhoff Publishing Co.

Kellam, S. G., Brown, C. H., Rubin, B. R., & Ensminger, M. E. (1983). Paths leading to teenage psychiatric symptoms and substance use: Developmental epidemiological studies in Woodlawn. In S. B. Guze, F. J. Earls, & J. E. Barrett (Eds.), Childhood psychopathology and development (pp. 17-51). New York, NY: Raven Press.

Kellam, S. G., Simon, M. B., & Ensminger, M. E. (1983). Antecedents in first grade of teenage substance use and psychological well-being: A ten-year community-wide prospective study. In D. F. Ricks & B. S. Dohrenwend (Eds.), Origins of psychopathology (pp. 17-42). Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press.

Kellam, S. G., Stevenson, D. L., & Rubin, B. R. (1983). How specific are the early predictors of teenage drug use? In L. Harris (Ed.), Problems of drug dependence, 1982 (NIDA Research Monograph 43, pp. 329-334). Rockville, MD: Committee on Problems of Drug Dependence, Inc.

1982

Ensminger, M. E., Brown, C. H., & Kellam, S. G. (1982). Sex differences in antecedents of substance use among adolescents. Journal of Social Issues, 38(2), 25-42. doi:10.1111/j.1540-4560.1982.tb00116.x

Fleming, J. P., Kellam, S. G., & Brown, C. H. (1982). Early predictors of age at first use of alcohol, marijuana, and cigarettes. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 9(4), 285-303. doi:10.1016/0376-8716(82)90068-0

Kellam, S. G., Adams, R. G., Brown, C. H., & Ensminger, M. E. (1982). The long-term evolution of the family structure of teenage and older mothers. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 44(3), 539-554. doi:10.2307/351578

Kellam, S. G., Brown, C. H., & Fleming, J. P. (1982). Social adaptation to first grade and teenage drug, alcohol, and cigarette use: Developmental epidemiological research in Woodlawn. Journal of School Health, 52(5), 301-306. doi:10.1111/j.1746-1561.1982.tb04627.x

Kellam, S. G., Brown, C. H., & Fleming, J. P. (1982). The prevention of teenage substance use: Longitudinal research and strategy. In T. J. Coates, A. C. Petersen, & C. Perry (Eds.). Promoting adolescent health (pp. 171-200). New York, NY: Academic Press Inc.

Kellam, S. G., Brown, C. H., & Fleming, J. P. (1982). Developmental epidemiological studies of substance use in Woodlawn: Implications for prevention research strategy. In L.S. Harris (Ed.), Problems of drug dependence, 1981 (NIDA Research Monograph 41, pp. 21-33). Rockville, MD: Committee on Problems of Drug Dependence, Inc.

1981

Brown, C. H., Adams, R. G., & Kellam, S. G. (1981). A longitudinal study of teenage motherhood and symptoms of distress: The Woodlawn community epidemiological project. Research in Community and Mental Health, 2, 183-213.

Kellam, S. G., Branch, J. D., Brown, C. H., & Russell, G. (1981). Why teenagers come for treatment: A ten-year prospective epidemiological study in Woodlawn. Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 20(3), 477-495. doi:10.1016/S0002-7138(09)61641-1

1980

Kellam, S. G., & Ensminger, M. E. (1980). Theory and method in child psychiatric epidemiology. In F. J. Earls (Ed.), Studies of children (pp. 145-180). New York, NY: Prodist.

Kellam, S. G., Ensminger, M. E., & Simon, M. B. (1980). Mental health in first grade and teenage drug, alcohol, and cigarette use. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 5(4), 273-304. doi:10.1016/0376-8716(80)90003-4

1978

Agrawal, K. C., Kellam, S. G., Klein, Z. E., & Turner, R. J. (1978). The Woodlawn mental health studies: Tracking children and families for long-term follow-up. American Journal of Public Health, 68(2), 139-142. doi:10.2105/AJPH.68.2.139; PMC1653873

1977

Kellam, S. G., Ensminger, M. E., & Turner, R. J. (1977). Family structure and the mental health of children. Concurrent and longitudinal community-wide studies. Archives of General Psychiatry, 34(9), 1012-1022.

Petersen, A. C., & Kellam, S. G. (1977). Measurement of psychological well-being of adolescents: The psychometric properties and assessment procedures of the How I Feel. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 6(3), 229-247. doi:10.1007/BF02138937

1975

Kellam, S. G., Branch, J. D., Agrawal, K. C., & Ensminger, M. E. (1975). Mental health and going to school: The Woodlawn program of assessment, early intervention and evaluation. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press.

Kellam, S. G., Petersen, A. C., Ensminger, M. E., & Branch, J. D. (1975). Psychiatric aspects of child day programs. In A. M. Freedman, H. I. Kaplan, & B. J. Sadock (Eds.), Comprehensive textbook of psychiatry, Volume II (Second Edition; pp. 2292-2301). Baltimore, MD: Williams and Wilkins.

1972

Kellam, S. G., Branch, J. D., Agrawal, K. C., & Ensminger, M. E. (1972). Strategies in urban community mental health. In S. E. Golamin & C. Eisdorfer (Eds.), Handbook of community mental health (pp. 711-727). New York, NY: Appleton Century Crofts.

 

Doctoral Dissertations

Zebrak, K. A. (2015). Associations and pathways between substance involvement and risky sexual behavior over the life course of urban African Americans. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Evans-Polce, R. (2012). Substance users in a community cohort: Questions of treatment and social connections over the life course. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Strong, C. (2011). Effect of adolescent cigarette smoking on mental health and substance use outcomes in adulthood. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Lo, S.Y. (2010). Neighborhood environment, residential mobility, and health: A longitudinal examination of individual and neighborhood factors. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Breeden, G. (2004). Childhood, adolescent, and young adult determinants of perceived racial discrimination in adulthood and its relation to frequency of cocaine and marijuana use. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Fothergill, K. (2004). Childhood and adolescent antecedents of adult drug abuse and dependence: A longitudinal study. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Green, K. M. (2004). The effects of adolescent drug use on adult role functioning: A longitudinal study examining gender differences. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Sydnor, K. E. D. (2001). Pathways to employment outcomes: From first grade to young adulthood: A longitudinal study. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Lee, R. D. (2000). To grandma's house we go: Co-residence and caregiving in the age of AIDS, crack, and welfare reform. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Nielsen, M. J. (2000). The relationship between early health and poverty and later welfare dependency in an urban African American community: A life course perspective. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Jacobsen, J.M. (1998). Does timing of first birth affect young adult outcomes in a population of at risk African American women? Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Kub, J. E. (1991). Psychological distress in adolescents: A longitudinal study of chronic and interpersonal stressors, life events and social support. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.