Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Human Development and Family Studies, 2008
M.S. University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Human Development and Family Studies, 2005
B.S. Clemson University, Psychology, 2002
• Child and adolescent development
• Decision making and risk-taking behavior
• Developmental methodology
HDFS 2050: Research Methods in Developmental and Family Sciences
HDFS 8060: Multilevel Modeling
HDFS 8070: Mediation and Moderation Analysis
Developmental studies of decision making and risky behavior
Child sleep as a mechanism and moderator in the development of health disparities.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
A longitudinal examination of a dual-process model of attentional bias in PTSD.
National Institute of Mental Health
Context effects on adolescent decision making: Neuroimaging pilot studies.
Alabama Agricultural Experimental Station SEED Program
Hinnant, J.B., Philbrook, L.E., Erath, S.A., & El-Sheikh, M. (2018). Approaches to modeling the development of physiological stress responsivity. Psychophysiology, 55, e13027. doi:10.1111/psyp.13027
Hinnant, J.B., Forman-Alberti, A.B., Aquino, A.K., Szollos, S., & Degnan, K.A. (2017). Approach behavior, stress, and substance use in young adults. Stress and Health, 33, 164-168. doi:10.1002/smi.2684
Hinnant, J.B., Erath, S.A., Tu, K.M., & El-Sheikh, M. (2016). Permissive parenting, deviant peer affiliations, and delinquent behavior in adolescence: The moderating role of sympathetic nervous system reactivity. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44, 1071-1081. doi:10.1007/s10802-015-0114-8
Hinnant, J.B., Erath, S.A., & El-Sheikh, M. (2015). Harsh parenting, parasympathetic activity, and development of delinquency and substance use. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124, 137-151. dx.doi.org/10.1037/abn0000026
El-Sheikh, M., Hinnant, J. B., & Erath, S. A. (2015). Marital conflict, vagal regulation, and children’s sleep: A longitudinal investigation. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 80, 89-106. doi:10.1111/mono.12146