Terrie E. Moffitt

Nannerl O. Keohane University Professor

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Southern California 1984

  • M.A., University of Southern California 1981

  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1977


Developmental psychopathology, longitudinal cohorts, aging, neuropsychology, antisocial

Suppli, NP, Bukh, JD, Moffitt, TE, Caspi, A, Johansen, C, Tjønneland, A, Kessing, LV, and Dalton, SO. "Genetic variants in 5-HTTLPR, BDNF, HTR1A, COMT, and FKBP5 and risk for treated depression after cancer diagnosis." Depression and anxiety 34.9 (September 2017): 845-855. Full Text

Matthews, T, Danese, A, Gregory, AM, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, and Arseneault, L. "Sleeping with one eye open: loneliness and sleep quality in young adults." Psychological Medicine 47.12 (September 2017): 2177-2186. Full Text

Williams, MJA, Milne, BJ, Ambler, A, Theodore, R, Ramrakha, S, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, and Poulton, R. "Childhood body mass index and endothelial dysfunction evaluated by peripheral arterial tonometry in early midlife." International Journal of Obesity (2005) 41.9 (September 2017): 1355-1360. 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 (September 2017). Full Text

Erskine, HE, Baxter, AJ, Patton, G, Moffitt, TE, Patel, V, Whiteford, HA, and Scott, JG. "The global coverage of prevalence data for mental disorders in children and adolescents." Epidemiology and psychiatric sciences 26.4 (August 2017): 395-402. Full Text

Belsky, DW, Caspi, A, Cohen, HJ, Kraus, WE, Ramrakha, S, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Impact of early personal-history characteristics on the Pace of Aging: implications for clinical trials of therapies to slow aging and extend healthspan." Aging cell 16.4 (August 2017): 644-651. 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) (July 22, 2017). 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 (May 22, 2017). Full Text

Kotov, R, Krueger, RF, Watson, D, Achenbach, TM, Althoff, RR, Bagby, RM, Brown, TA, Carpenter, WT, Caspi, A, Clark, LA, Eaton, NR, Forbes, MK, Forbush, KT, Goldberg, D, Hasin, D, Hyman, SE, Ivanova, MY, Lynam, DR, Markon, K, Miller, JD, Moffitt, TE, Morey, LC, Mullins-Sweatt, SN, Ormel, J, Patrick, CJ, Regier, DA, Rescorla, L, Ruggero, CJ, Samuel, DB, Sellbom, M, Simms, LJ, Skodol, AE, Slade, T, South, SC, Tackett, JL, Waldman, ID, Waszczuk, MA, Widiger, TA, Wright, AGC, and Zimmerman, M. "The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP): A dimensional alternative to traditional nosologies." Journal of abnormal psychology 126.4 (May 2017): 454-477. Full Text

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 (April 11, 2017). Full Text


Moffitt, TE. "Self-Control, Then and Now." The Future of Criminology. September 20, 2012. Full Text

Piquero, AR, and Moffitt, TE. "Life-course persistent offending." Forensic Psychology: Concepts, Debates and Practice: Second Edition. July 12, 2010. 201-222. Full Text

Moffitt, TE. "Life-Course-Persistent versus Adolescence-Limited Antisocial Behavior." Developmental Psychopathology: Second Edition. January 1, 2006. 570-598. Full Text

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

Midlife Pace of Aging in the Dunedin Study awarded by King's College London (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2021

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 (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2020

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

Neuropsychological and genomic signatures of violence exposure in childhood awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2018

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

A Compute Cluster for Brain Imaging and Analysis awarded by National Institutes of Health (Minor User). 2016 to 2017

KCL funds for reversibility project awarded by King's College London (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2016

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


Predict My Future. Creator. http://www.moffittcaspi.com/content/science-us (2015)


Predict My Future: What makes us who we really are? In collaboration with Razorfilms New Zealand. This is a 4-part documentary feature film supported by TVNZ. This film series has been bought for distribution by BBC Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, N Korea, Palua, Philippines, Singapore, S Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, & Vietnam. This film series has been bought for distribution by Discovery Poland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Qantas Airlines.