Lisa Dierker, Ph.D.

Lisa DierkerInvestigator, The Methodology Center

Professor, Psychology Department
Judd Hall 302
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT  06459


B.A., Ohio State University, 1989 (Developmental Psychology)
M.A., University of Connecticut, 1992 (Developmental Psychology)
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1994 (Developmental Psychology)

Research Interests & Collaborators

My work focuses on the application of state-of-the-art quantitative methods in mapping the progression of substance use, especially the uptake of smoking behavior among youth. She collaborates with Runze Li, Xianming Tan, and others on developing and applying new methods for analyzing intensive longitudinal data.  I was a Visiting Scholar at the Methodology Center in 2008.