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Todd I. Herrenkohl

Marion Elizabeth Blue Professor of Child and Family

Dr. Herrenkohl’s primary research interests focus on the areas of child and family well-being, child maltreatment and the psychosocial and developmental underpinnings of health-risk behaviors in youth and adults; substance use, mental and physical health outcomes of adversity; and resilience. He has also worked to raise awareness of the causes and consequences of violence in children and families and to promote the use of public health models of primary prevention.

Research Interests/Focus

Child maltreatment and the psychosocial and developmental underpinnings of health-risk behaviors in youth and adults; substance use, mental and physical health outcomes of adversity; and resilience.

Education

Year Degree   School
1998 PhD Social Welfare University of Washington, Seattle
1993 MSW Social Work Simmons College, Boston, MA
1991 BA Social Relations Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Sousa, C., Mason, W. A., & Herrenkohl, T. I. (in press). Direct and indirect effects of child abuse and environmental stress: A lifecourse perspective on adversity and depressive symptoms. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

Kelly, A. B., Mason, W. A., Chmelka, M. B., Herrenkohl, T. I., Kim, M. J., Patton, G. C., Hemphill, S. A., Toumbourou, J. W., & Catalano, R. F. (in press). Depressed mood during early to middle adolescence: A bi-national longitudinal study of the unique impact of family conflict. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Kim, M. H, & Anderson, J. (in press). Child Maltreatment in the context of poverty and other forms of adversity. APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment. Sage.

Jung, H., Herrenkohl, T. I., Skinner, M. L., Lee, J. O., Klika, J. B., & Rousson, A. N. (in press). Gender Differences in Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): A predictive analysis of IPV by child abuse and domestic violence exposure during early childhood. Violence Against Women.

Stevens, A., Herrenkohl, T. I., Mason, W. A, Smith, G. L., Klevens, J., & Merrick, M. T. (2018). Developmental effects of household adversity, transitions, and relationship quality on adult outcomes of socioeconomic status: Effects of substantiated child maltreatment. Child Abuse and Neglect, 79, 42-50.

Jung, H., Herrenkohl, T. I., Skinner, M. L., & Rousson, A. N. (2018). Does educational success mitigate the effect of child maltreatment on later offending patterns? Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Herrenkohl, T. I. (2017). Toward a comprehensive policy to reduce disparities in youth violence. American Journal of Public Health, 107(6), 829-830.

Casey, E. R., Storer, H. L., & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2017). Mapping a continuum of adolescent helping" and bystander behavior within the context of dating violence and bullying. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

Storer, H. L., Casey, E. R., & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2017). Developing whole school bystander interventions: The role of school- settings in influencing adolescents responses to dating violence and bullying. Children and Youth Services Review, 74, 87-95.

Mason, W. A., Russo, M. J., Chmelka, M. B., Herrenkohl, R. C., & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2017). Parent and peer pathways linking childhood experiences of abuse with marijuana use in adolescence and adulthood. Addictive Behaviors, 66, 70-75.

Lee, J. S., Tajima, E. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., & Hong, S. (2017). Effects of formal and informal deviant labels in adolescence on crime in adulthood. Social Work Research, 41(2), 97-110.

Cambron, C., Kosterman, R., Catalano, R. F., Guttmannova, K, Herrenkohl, T. I., Hill, K. G., & Hawkins, J. D. (2017). The role of self-regulation in academic and behavioral paths to a high school diploma. Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology, 3, 304-325.

Klika, B., Trautman, A., Stiles, E., & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2017). Child maltreatment. In Huebner, B. M. (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Criminology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Herrenkohl, T. I., & Jung, H. (2016). Effects of child abuse, adolescent violence, peer approval, and pro-violence attitudes on intimate partner violence in adulthood. Criminal Behavior and Mental Health, 26(4), 304-314.

Kim, M. J., Mason, W. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., Catalano, R. F., Toumbourou, J. W., & Hemphill, S. A. (2016). Influence of early onset of alcohol use on the development of adolescent alcohol problems: A longitudinal bi-national study. Prevention Science, 18, 1-11.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Leeb, R. L., & Higgins, D. (2016). The public health model of child maltreatment prevention. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse.

Lee, J. O., Kosterman, R., Jones, T. M., Herrenkohl, T. I., Rhew, I. C., Catalano, R. F., & Hawkins, J. D. (2016). Mechanisms linking high school graduation to health disparities in young adulthood: A longitudinal analysis of the role of health behaviors, psychosocial stressors, and health insurance. Public Health, 139, 61-69.

Skinner, M. L., Hong, S., Herrenkohl, T. I., Brown, E. C. Lee, J. O., & Jung, H. (2016). Longitudinal effects of early child maltreatment on adult co-occurring substance misuse and mental health problems: The role of adolescent alcohol use and depression. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77, 464-472.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Jung, H., Klika, J. B., Mason, W. A., Brown, E. C., Leeb, R. T., & Herrenkohl, R. C. (2016). Mediating and moderating effects of social support in the study of child abuse and adult physical and mental health. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 86(5), 573-583.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Boxer, P., & McGylnn-Wright, A. (2016). Prevention and treatment of violence in youth (Chapter 72). In L. Neinstein, D. Katzman, T. Callahan, C. Gordon, A. Joffe, and V. Rickert (Eds.), Neinstein’s Adolescent and Young Adult Health Care: A Practical Guide (6th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Sousa, C., Klika, J. B., Herrenkohl, T. I., & Packard, W. B. (2016). Child Maltreatment. In Cuevas, C. (Ed.), The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence. Wiley.

Heerde, J. A., Toumbourou, J. W., Hemphill, S. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., Patton, G. C., & Catalano, R. F. (2015). Incidence and course of adolescent deliberate self-harm in Victoria, Australia, and Washington State, USA. Journal of Adolescent Health, 57, 537-544.

Skinner, M. L., Kristman-Valente, A. N., & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2015). Adult binge drinking: Childhood sexual abuse, gender, and the role of adolescent alcohol-related experiences. Alcohol and Alcoholism.

Lee, J. O., Herrenkohl, T. I., Jung, H., Skinner, M. L., & Klika, J. B. (2015). Longitudinal examination of peer and partner influences on gender-specific pathways from child abuse to adult crime. Child Abuse and Neglect, 47, 83-93.

Jung, H., Herrenkohl, T. I. Lee, J. O., Skinner, M., & Klika, J. B. (2015). Effects of physical and emotional child abuse and its chronicity on crime into adulthood. Violence and Victims, 30(6), 1004-1018.

Hemphill, S. A., Heerde, J. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., & Farrington, D. P. (2015). Within-individual versus between-individual predictors of antisocial behaviour: A longitudinal study of young people in Victoria, Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 48(3), 429-445.

Jung, H., Herrenkohl, T. I., Lee, J. O., Hemphill, S. A., & Heerde, J. A. (2015). Gendered pathways from child abuse to adult crime through internalizing and externalizing behaviors in childhood and adolescence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Higgins, D. J., Merrick, M. T. & Leeb, R. T. (2015). Positioning a public health framework at the intersection of child maltreatment and intimate partner violence. Child Abuse and Neglect, 48, 22-28.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Herrenkohl, L. R., Benner, J., Proulx., M. A., & Calvo, N. (2015). Research-practice partnership to support social emotional learning in schools. Sage Research Methods Cases.

Storer, H. L., Casey E., & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2015). Efficacy of bystander programs to prevent dating abuse among youth and young adults: A review of the literature. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse.

Evans-Whipp, T., Plenty, S. M., Catalano, R. F., Herrenkohl, T. I., & Toumbourou, J. W. (2015). Longitudinal effects of school drug policies on student marijuana use in Washington State, US and Victoria, Australia. American Journal of Public Health, 105(5), 994-1000.

Herrenkohl, T. I. & Favia, L. (2015). Building resilience by teaching and supporting the development of social emotional skills and wellness in vulnerable children. In U. Kumar (Ed.), Handbook of Resilience: A Psychosocial Perspective. Taylor and Francis.

Herrenkohl, T. I. & Skinner, M. (2014). Examining the developmental underpinnings of comorbid mental health and substance use outcomes in young adults: A commentary on Salom et al. (2014). Addiction, 110(2), 258-259.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Walker, S., Lockhart, M., Sidorowicz, G, McGlynn-Wright, A., & Bishop, A. (2014). Using an innovative developmental evaluation framework to promote the use of evidence-based practices and programs in violence prevention: The Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative. Sage Research Methods Cases.

Hemphill, S. A., Heerde, J. A., Scholes-Balog, K., Herrenkohl, T. I., Toumbourou, J. W., & Catalano, R. F. (2014). Effects of early adolescent alcohol use on mid-adolescent school performance and connection: A longitudinal study of students in Victoria, Australia and Washington State, United States. Journal of School Health, 84, 706-715.

Jung, H., Herrenkohl, T. I., Klika, J. B., Lee, J. O., & Brown, E. C. (2014). Does child maltreatment predict adult crime? Reexamining the question in a prospective study of gender differences, education, and marital status. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Hemphill, Sheryl A., Tollit, Michelle, & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2014). Protective factors against the impact of school bullying perpetration and victimization on young adult externalizing and internalizing problems. Journal of School Violence, 13(1), 125-145.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Jenson, J. M., & Catalano, R. F. (2014). Youth violence. In A. C. Michalos (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Hemphill, S. A., Florent, A., & Dee, T. (2014). Cultural, environmental, and psychosocial risk factors for child maltreatment. In J. Conte (Ed.), Child Abuse and Neglect Worldwide. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO (Praeger).

Herrenkohl, T. I. (2013). Person-environment interactions and the shaping of resilience. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse Special Issue: Developmental Foundations of Resilience and Positive Coping in Children Exposed to Violence and Chronic Stress. 14(3), 222-234.

Herrenkohl, T. I. (2013). Who dies? Disparities in mortality risk among juvenile offenders. Journal of Adolescent Health, 52(6), 668-669.

Toumbourou, J. W., Evans-Whipp, T. J., Smith, R., Hemphill, S. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., & Catalano, R. F. (2013). Adolescent predictors and environmental correlates of young adult alcohol use problems. Addiction, 109(3), 417-424.

Hemphill, S. A., Kotevski, A., Herrenkohl, T. I., Smith, R., Toumbourou, J. W., & Catalano, R. F. (2013). Does school suspension affect subsequent youth nonviolent antisocial behavior? A longitudinal study of students in Victoria, Australia and Washington State, United States. Australian Journal of Psychology.

Kristman-Valente, A. N., Brown, E. C., & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2013). Child physical and sexual abuse and cigarette smoking in adolescence and adulthood. Journal of Adolescent Health, 53, 533-538.

Evans-Whipp, T. J., Plenty, S. M., Catalano, R. F., Herrenkohl, T. I., & Toumbourou, J. W. (2013). The impact of school alcohol policy on student drinking. Health Education Research, 28(4), 651-662.

Hemphill, S. A., Heerde, J. A., Scholes-Balog, K. E., Smith, R., Herrenkohl, T. I., Toumbourou, J. W., & Catalano, R. F. (2013). Reassessing the effects of early adolescent alcohol use on later antisocial behavior: A longitudinal study of students in Victoria, Australia and Washington State, United States. Journal of Early Adolescence.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Klika, J. B., Brown, E. C., Herrenkohl, R. C., & Leeb, R. T. (2013). Tests of the mitigating effects of caring and supportive relationships in the study of abusive disciplining over two generations. Journal of Adolescent Health, 53(4 Suppl.), S18-S24.

Lee, J. O., Herrenkohl, T. I., Kosterman, R., Small, C. M., & Hawkins, J. D. (2013). Educational inequalities in the co-occurrence of mental health and substance use problems, and its adult socioeconomic consequences: A longitudinal study of young adults in a community sample. Public Health, 127(8), 745-753.

Klika, J. B. & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2013). A review of developmental research on resilience in maltreated children. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 14(3), 222-234.

Christakis, D., Garrison, M., Herrenkohl, T. I., Haggerty, K. P., Rivara, F., Zhou, C., & Liekweg, K. (2013). Modifying media content for preschool children: A randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics, 131, 431-438.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Hong, S., Klika, J. B., Herrenkohl, R. C., & Russo, M. J. (2013). Developmental impacts of child abuse and neglect related to adult mental health, substance use, and physical health. Journal of Family Violence, 28, 191-199.

Klika, J. B., & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2013). School factors as moderators of the relationship between physical child abuse and pathways of antisocial behavior. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28, 852-867.

Choi, Y., He, M., Herrenkohl, T. I., Catalano, R. F., & Toumbourou, J. T. (2012). Multiple identifications and risks: Examination of peer factors across multiracial and single-race youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41, 847-862.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Klika, J. B., Herrenkohl, R. C., Russo, M. J., & Dee, T. (2012). A prospective investigation of the relationship between child maltreatment and indicators of adult psychological well-being. Violence and Victims, 27, 764-776.

Hemphill, S. A., Kotevski, A., Smith, R., Tollit, M., Herrenkohl, T. I., Toumbourou, J. W., & Catalano, R. F. (2012). Longitudinal predictors of cyber and traditional bullying perpetration in Australian secondary school students. Journal of Adolescent Health, 51, 59-65.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Lee, J. O., Kosterman, R., Fleming, C. B., & Hawkins, J. D. (2012). Family influences related to adult substance use and mental health problems: A developmental analysis of child and adolescent predictors. Journal of Adolescent Health, 51(2), 129-135.

Hemphill, S. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., Toumbourou, J. W., Catalano, R. F., & McMorris, B. J. (2012). Pathways from school suspension to adolescent non-violent antisocial behavior in students in Victoria, Australia and Washington State, United States. Journal of Community Psychology, 40, 301-318.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Hemphill, S. A., Mason, W. A., Toumbourou, J. W., & Catalano, R. F. (2012). Predictors and responses to the growth in physical violence during adolescence: A comparison of students in Washington State and Victoria, Australia. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 82, 41-49.

Hemphill, S. A., Heerde, J. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., Toumbourou, J. W., & Catalano, R. F. (2012). The impact of school suspension on student tobacco use: A longitudinal study in Victoria, Australia and Washington State, United States. Health Education and Behavior, 39, 46-56.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Lee, J. E., & Hawkins, J. D. (2012). Risk versus direct protective factors and youth violence: Seattle Social Development Project. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 43(2s1), 41-56.

Herrenkohl, T. I. (2012). Review of Family violence research, assessment and interventions: Looking back, looking ahead/ edited by J.E. McCarroll, J.H. Newby, D.M. Benedek, R.J. Ursano, N.Vineburgh. Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD. 2010. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Herrenkohl, T. I. Aisenberg, E., Williams, J. H., & Jenson, J. J. (2011). Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention. Oxford University Press, Series on Interpersonal Violence.

Mason, W. A., Toumbourou, J. W., Herrenkohl, T. I., Hemphill, S. A., Catalano, R. F., & Patton, G. (2011). Early-Age alcohol use and later alcohol problems in adolescents: Individual and peer mediators in a bi-national study. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 25(4), 625-634.

Hemphill, S. A., Kotevski, A., Herrenkohl, T. I., Bond, L., Toumbourou, J. T., & Catalano, R. F. (2011). Longitudinal consequences of adolescent bullying perpetration and victimisation: A study of students in Victoria, Australia. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 21, 107-116.

Hemphill, S. A., Heerde, J. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., Patton, G. C., Toumbourou, J. W., & Catalano, R. F. (2011). Risk and protective factors for adolescent substance use in Washington State, United States and Victoria, Australia: A longitudinal study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 49, 312-320.

Jones, J. M., St. Peter, J. R., Fernandez, S. J., Herrenkohl, T. I., Kosterman, R., & Hawkins, J. D. (2011). Ethnic and gender variation in religious involvement: Patterns of expression in young adulthood. Review of Religious Research, 53(2), 207-225.

Tajima, E. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., & Moylan, C. A. (2011). Moderating the effects of childhood exposure to domestic violence: Examining the roles of parenting characteristics and adolescent peer support. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21(2), 376-394.

Sousa, C. Herrenkohl, T. I., & Moylan, C. A., Tajima, E. A., Russo, M. J., & Herrenkohl, R. C. (2011). Longitudinal study on the effects of child abuse and children’s exposure to domestic violence on parent-child relationships. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26(1), 111-136.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Aisenberg, E., Williams, J. H., & Jenson, J. M. (2011). The context of violence. In T. I. Herrenkohl, E. Aisenberg, J. H. Williams & J. M. Jenson (Eds.), Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention. New York: Oxford University Press.

Herrenkohl, T. I. (2011). Family violence and co-occurring risk factors for children exposed to violence. In T. I. Herrenkohl, E. Aisenberg, J. H. Williams, & J. M. Jenson (Eds.), Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention. New York: Oxford University Press.

Herrenkohl, T. I. (2011). Resilience and protection from violence exposure in children: Implications for prevention and intervention programs with vulnerable populations. In T. I. Herrenkohl, E. Aisenberg, J. H. Williams & J. M. Jenson (Eds.), Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention. New York: Oxford University Press.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Aisenberg, E., Williams, J. H., & Jenson, J. M. (2011). Lessons and challenges in the study and prevention of violence. In T. I. Herrenkohl, E. Aisenberg, J. H. Williams & J. M. Jenson (Eds.), Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention. New York: Oxford University Press.

Mason, W. A., Hitch, J. E., Kosterman, R., McCarty, C. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., & Hawkins, J. D. (2010). Growth in adolescent delinquency and alcohol use in relation to young adult crime, alcohol use disorders, and risky sex: A comparison of youth from low-versus middle-income backgrounds. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 51(12), 1377-1385.

Hemphill, S. A., Kotevski, A., Herrenkohl, T. I., Toumbourou, J. W., Catalano, R. F., & Patton, G. C. (2010). Pubertal stage and the prevalence of violence and relational aggression. Pediatrics, 126, e298-e305.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Kosterman, R., Mason, W. A., Hawkins, J. D., McCarty, C. A., & McCauley, E. (2010). Effects of childhood conduct problems and family adversity on health, health behaviors, and service use in early adulthood: Tests of developmental pathways involving adolescent risk taking and depression. Development and Psychopathology, 22, 655-665.

Whitney, S. D., Renner, L. M. & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2010). Gender differences in risk and promotive classifications associated with adolescent delinquency. The Journal of Genetic Psychology, 117, 116-138.

Maas, C. D., Fleming, C. B., Herrenkohl, T. I., & Catalano, R. F. (2010). Childhood predictors of teen dating violence victimization. Violence and Victims, 25, 131-149.

Whitney, S. D., Renner, L. M., & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2010). Gender differences in risk and protection factor profiles for low academic performance. Journal of Community Psychology, 38(4), 435-455.

Kosterman, R., Hawkins, J. D., Mason, W. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., Lengua, L. J., & McCauley, E. (2010). Assessment of behavior problems in childhood and adolescence as predictors of early adult depression. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32, 118-127.

Moylan, C. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., & Sousa, C., Tajima, E. A., Russo, M. J., & Herrenkohl, R. C. (2010). Childhood violence exposure, gender, and later adolescent psychosocial outcomes. Journal of Family Violence, 25, 53-63.

Hemphill, S. A., Smith, R., Toumbourou, J. W., Herrenkohl, T. I., Catalano, R. F., McMorris, B. J., & Romaniuk, H. (2009). Modifiable determinants of youth violence in Australia and the United States: A longitudinal study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 42(3), 289-309.

McCarty, C. A., Kosterman, R., Mason, W. A., McCauley, E., Hawkins, J. D., Herrenkohl, T. I. & Lengua, L. J. (2009). Longitudinal associations among depression, obesity, and alcohol use disorders in young adulthood. General Hospital Psychiatry, 31, 442-450.

Kim, M. J., Tajima, E. T., & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2009). Early child maltreatment, runaway youth, and risk of delinquency and victimization in adolescence: A mediation model. Social Work Research, 33, 19-28.

Herrenkohl, R. C. & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2009). Assessing a child’s experience of multiple maltreatment types: Some unfinished business. Journal of Family Violence, 24, 485-496.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Kosterman, R., Hawkins, J. D., & Mason, W. A. (2009). Effects of growth in family conflict in adolescence on adult depressive symptoms: Mediating and moderating effects of stress and school bonding. Journal of Adolescent Health, 44, 146-152.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Catalano, R. F., Hemphill, S. A. & Toumbourou, J. W. (2009). Longitudinal examination of physical and relational aggression as precursors to later problem behaviors in adolescents. Violence and Victims, 24, 3-19.

Herrenkohl, T. I., Sousa, C., Tajima, E. A., Herrenkohl, R. C., & Moylan, C. A. (2008). Intersection of child abuse and children’s exposure to domestic violence. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 9, 84-89.

Aisenberg, E., & Herrenkohl, T. I. (2008). Community violence in context: risk and resilience in children and families. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 23(3), 296-315.

Maas, C., Herrenkohl, T. I., & Sousa, C. (2008). Review of research on child maltreatment and violence in youth. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 9(1), 56-67.

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