Avshalom Caspi

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Cornell University 1986

  • M.A., Cornell University 1983

  • B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz 1981

Expertise

Development, epidemiology, genetics, health inequalities, personality

Romer, AL, Knodt, AR, Houts, R, Brigidi, BD, Moffitt, TE, Caspi, A, and Hariri, AR. "Structural alterations within cerebellar circuitry are associated with general liability for common mental disorders." Molecular psychiatry 23.4 (April 2018): 1084-1090. Full Text

Wertz, J, Caspi, A, Belsky, DW, Beckley, AL, Arseneault, L, Barnes, JC, Corcoran, DL, Hogan, S, Houts, RM, Morgan, N, Odgers, CL, Prinz, JA, Sugden, K, Williams, BS, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Genetics and Crime: Integrating New Genomic Discoveries Into Psychological Research About Antisocial Behavior." Psychological science (March 2018): 956797617744542-. Full Text

Meier, MH, Caspi, A, Danese, A, Fisher, HL, Houts, R, Arseneault, L, and Moffitt, TE. "Associations between adolescent cannabis use and neuropsychological decline: a longitudinal co-twin control study." Addiction (Abingdon, England) 113.2 (February 2018): 257-265. Full Text

Newbury, J, Arseneault, L, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, Odgers, CL, and Fisher, HL. "Cumulative Effects of Neighborhood Social Adversity and Personal Crime Victimization on Adolescent Psychotic Experiences." Schizophrenia bulletin 44.2 (February 2018): 348-358. Full Text

Beckley, AL, Caspi, A, Broadbent, J, Harrington, H, Houts, RM, Poulton, R, Ramrakha, S, Reuben, A, and Moffitt, TE. "Association of Childhood Blood Lead Levels With Criminal Offending." JAMA pediatrics 172.2 (February 2018): 166-173. Full Text

Baldwin, JR, Arseneault, L, Caspi, A, Fisher, HL, Moffitt, TE, Odgers, CL, Pariante, C, Ambler, A, Dove, R, Kepa, A, Matthews, T, Menard, A, Sugden, K, Williams, B, and Danese, A. "Childhood victimization and inflammation in young adulthood: A genetically sensitive cohort study." Brain, behavior, and immunity 67 (January 2018): 211-217. Full Text

Newbury, JB, Arseneault, L, Moffitt, TE, Caspi, A, Danese, A, Baldwin, JR, and Fisher, HL. "Measuring childhood maltreatment to predict early-adult psychopathology: Comparison of prospective informant-reports and retrospective self-reports." Journal of psychiatric research 96 (January 2018): 57-64. Full Text

Wertz, J, Agnew-Blais, J, Caspi, A, Danese, A, Fisher, HL, Goldman-Mellor, S, Moffitt, TE, and Arseneault, L. "From Childhood Conduct Problems to Poor Functioning at Age 18 Years: Examining Explanations in a Longitudinal Cohort Study." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 57.1 (January 2018): 54-60.e4. Full Text

Rivenbark, JG, Odgers, CL, Caspi, A, Harrington, H, Hogan, S, Houts, RM, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "The high societal costs of childhood conduct problems: evidence from administrative records up to age 38 in a longitudinal birth cohort." Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines (December 2, 2017). Full Text

Newbury, JB, Arseneault, L, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, Odgers, CL, Baldwin, JR, Zavos, HMS, and Fisher, HL. "In the eye of the beholder: Perceptions of neighborhood adversity and psychotic experiences in adolescence." Development and psychopathology 29.5 (December 2017): 1823-1837. Full Text

Pages

van Dongen, J, Suderman, M, Sugden, K, Ismail, K, Mulder, RH, Kupper, LK, Bustamante, M, Alemany, S, Bonder, MJ, Parmar, P, Lowry, E, Jansen, R, Baselmans, B, Nivard, M, Corcoran, D, Poulton, R, Mill, J, Hannon, E, Arseneault, L, Vuoksimaa, E, Ollikainen, M, Corpeleijn, E, Ligthart, L, Relton, C, Moffitt, T, Caspi, A, Kaprio, J, Tiemeier, H, Snieder, H, Sunyer, J, Franke, L, Sebert, S, Marjo-riitta, , Bartels, M, Boomsma, D, and Consortium, BIOS. "Epigenome-wide association study meta-analysis of aggressive behavior." November 2017.

Newbury, J, Arseneault, L, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, Odgers, CL, and Fisher, HL. "Neighbourhood Adversity, Crime Victimisation and Adolescent Psychotic Experiences: Findings from a Longitudinal Cohort Study." October 2016.

Fisher, H, Caspi, A, Moffitt, T, York-Smith, M, Newbury, J, Uher, R, and Arseneault, L. "Poly-victimisation and Adolescent Psychotic Symptoms in a Nationally-Representative Prospective Cohort Study of Twins." October 2016.

Fisher, H, Caspi, A, Shalev, I, Meier, M, Houts, R, Harrington, H, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, T. "Accelerated biological aging in schizophrenia." November 2014.

Fisher, H, Murphy, T, Arseneault, L, Burrage, J, Dempster, E, Caspi, A, Moffitt, T, and Mill, J. "Genome-wide DNA methylation profiling in monozygotic twins discordant for psychotic symptoms at age 12." November 2014.

Reichenberg, A, Caspi, A, Harrington, H, Houts, R, Keefe, RS, Murray, RM, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Static and Dynamic Cognitive Deficits in Childhood Precede Adult Schizophrenia: A 30-Year Study." May 1, 2010.

Reichenberg, A, Caspi, A, Harrington, H, Houts, R, Keefe, R, Murray, R, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, T. "STATIC AND DYNAMIC COGNITIVE DEFICITS IN CHILDHOOD PRECEDE ADULT SCHIZOPHRENIA: A 30-YEAR STUDY." April 2010. Full Text

Selected Grants

Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences and Medicine awarded by National Institutes of Health (Significant Contributor). 2017 to 2022

Behavioral and Physiology in Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2015 to 2020

Aging in 1000 healthy young adults: the Dunedin Study awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2020

Neural signatures of healthy and unhealthy aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Investigator). 2015 to 2020

Neuropsychological and genomic signatures of violence exposure in childhood awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2019

Generating new knowledge to support reversibility interventions awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2014 to 2017

Genetic and Behavioral Predictors of Susceptibility to Social Stress awarded by National Science Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2015

Behavior And Physiology In Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 1999 to 2015

Social Inequality and Children's Mental Health awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2014

A developmental model of gene-environment interplay in SUDs awarded by National Institutes of Health (Consultant). 2007 to 2014

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