Dr. Napper received her Ph.D. in Psychology for the University of Sheffield, UK. Her research focuses on responses to health-risk information, attitude and behavior change, and the assessment of health-related cognition and behaviors. She explores the influence of peers and parents on substance use and sexual risk behaviors of emerging adults. She also studies the efficacy of interventions aimed at reducing substance use and associated risks. Her psychometric work focuses on the development and evaluation of measures related to substance use, mental health, and sexual risk.
Assistant Professor of Psychology