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

Ramrakha, S., et al. “Psychiatric disorders and risky sex in young people.” British Medical Journal, vol. 321, 2000, pp. 263–66.

Entner Wright, B. R., et al. “Reconsidering the relationship between SES and delinquency: Causation but not correlation.” Criminology, vol. 37, no. 1, Feb. 1999, pp. 175–94.

Entner Wright, B. R. E., et al. “Low self-control, social bonds, and crime: Social causation, social selection, or both?Criminology, vol. 37, no. 3, Jan. 1999, pp. 479–514.

Henry, B., et al. “Staying in school protects boys with poor self-regulation in childhood from later crime: A longitudinal study.” International Journal of Behavioral Development, vol. 23, no. 4, Jan. 1999, pp. 1049–73. Scopus, doi:10.1080/016502599383667. Full Text

Miech, R. A., et al. “Low socioeconomic status and mental disorders: A longitudinal study of selection and causation during young adulthood.” American Journal of Sociology, vol. 104, no. 4, Jan. 1999, pp. 1096–131. Scopus, doi:10.1086/210137. Full Text

Miech, R. A., et al. “Low socio-economic status and mental disorders: A longitudinal study of causation and selection.” American Journal of Sociology, vol. 104, 1999, pp. 1096–131.

Plomin, R., and A. Caspi. “DNA and personality.” European Journal of Personality, vol. 12, no. 5, Sept. 1998, pp. 387–407.

Magdol, L., et al. “Developmental antecedents of partner abuse: a prospective-longitudinal study.Journal of Abnormal Psychology, vol. 107, no. 3, Aug. 1998, pp. 375–89. Epmc, doi:10.1037//0021-843x.107.3.375. Full Text

Plomin, R., et al. “Adoption results for self-reported personality: evidence for nonadditive genetic effects?Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 75, no. 1, July 1998, pp. 211–18. Epmc, doi:10.1037//0022-3514.75.1.211. Full Text

Bardone, A. M., et al. “Adult physical health outcomes of adolescent girls with conduct disorder, depression, and anxiety.Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 37, no. 6, June 1998, pp. 594–601. Epmc, doi:10.1097/00004583-199806000-00009. Full Text