Jennifer Godwin

Research Scientist

Jennifer Godwin joined the Center in 2003 to provide statistical expertise for various Center projects. Currently, she works on the Fast Track and Parenting, Adolescent Self-Regulation, and Risk-Taking Across Cultures projects, providing statistical analyses. She has extensive programming experience in SAS, Stata and MPlus, including survival analysis, mediation models, and multilevel models for continuous and categorical dependent variables.

Research Interests:

  • Data and Survey Methods
  • Economics
  • Program Evaluation


  • Ph.D. University of Maryland - 2004
  • M.P.P. University of Michigan - 1998
  • B.S. Vanderbilt University - 1996

Recent Publications (More Publications)

  • Skinner, A. T., Bacchini, D., Lansford, J. E., Godwin, J., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Zelli, A., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bombi, A. S., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Miranda, M., Oburu, P., & Pastorelli, C. (2014) Neighborhood danger, parental monitoring, harsh parenting, and child aggression in nine countries. Societies, 4, 45-67,
  • Dodge, KA; Godwin, J; Conduct Problems Prevention Research Group, (2013) Social-information-processing patterns mediate the impact of preventive intervention on adolescent antisocial behavior. Psychological Science, 24, 456-465, [23406610], [doi], [abs]
  • Jones, D; Godwin, J; Dodge, KA; Bierman, K; Coie, JD; Greenberg, M; Lochman, JE; McMahon, RJ; Pinderhughes, E (2010) The impact of the Fast Track Prevention Trial on health services utilization by youth at risk for conduct problems Pediatrics, 125, 130-136,