Avshalom Caspi

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Cornell University 1986

  • M.A., Cornell University 1983

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


Development, epidemiology, genetics, health inequalities, personality

Hartwig, Fernando Pires, et al. “Effect modification of FADS2 polymorphisms on the association between breastfeeding and intelligence: results from a collaborative meta-analysis.International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 48, no. 1, Feb. 2019, pp. 45–57. Epmc, doi:10.1093/ije/dyy273. Full Text

Matthews, Timothy, et al. “Lonely young adults in modern Britain: findings from an epidemiological cohort study.Psychological Medicine, vol. 49, no. 2, Jan. 2019, pp. 268–77. Epmc, doi:10.1017/S0033291718000788. Full Text

Selzam, Saskia, et al. “A polygenic p factor for major psychiatric disorders.Translational Psychiatry, vol. 8, no. 1, Oct. 2018, p. 205. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41398-018-0217-4. Full Text

Caspi, Avshalom, and Terrie E. Moffitt. “All for One and One for All: Mental Disorders in One Dimension.The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 175, no. 9, Sept. 2018, pp. 831–44. Epmc, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2018.17121383. Full Text

Crush, Eloise, et al. “Protective factors for psychotic experiences amongst adolescents exposed to multiple forms of victimization.Journal of Psychiatric Research, vol. 104, Sept. 2018, pp. 32–38. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2018.06.011. Full Text

Hannon, Eilis, et al. “Characterizing genetic and environmental influences on variable DNA methylation using monozygotic and dizygotic twins.Plos Genetics, vol. 14, no. 8, Aug. 2018, p. e1007544. Epmc, doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1007544. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Genetic analysis of social-class mobility in five longitudinal studies.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 115, no. 31, July 2018, pp. E7275–84. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1801238115. Full Text

Rivenbark, Joshua G., et al. “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, vol. 59, no. 6, June 2018, pp. 703–10. Epmc, doi:10.1111/jcpp.12850. Full Text

Marzi, Sarah J., et al. “Analysis of DNA Methylation in Young People: Limited Evidence for an Association Between Victimization Stress and Epigenetic Variation in Blood.The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 175, no. 6, June 2018, pp. 517–29. Epmc, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.17060693. Full Text