Kristin L. Moilanen, Ph.D.


Visiting Senior Research Specialist, University of Illinois at Chicago; Editor in Chief, Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology

Presentations and Posters


Invited Presentations/Colloquia


2018               
Moilanen, K. L. (2018, April). Panel discussion: Replicating a J.D. Vance anomaly. West Virginia University Center for Service and Learning and Middlelayers, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. 
2016               
Moilanen, K. L. (2016, November). Self-regulation in adolescence and emerging adulthood. Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
2003               
Moilanen, K. L. (2003, July). Measuring self-regulation in adolescence. European Association for Research on Adolescence, Öhningen, Germany.

National & International Peer-Reviewed Presentations 

*Denotes student co-author.
2023               
Moilanen, K. L., Crockett, L. J., & Pierson, A.* (2023, April). Beyond the morning after: Measuring positive and negative psychosocial consequences of sexual encounters in early adulthood. Society for Research on Adolescence, San Diego, CA.

2019               
Memmott-Elison, M.*, Moilanen, K. L., & Padilla-Walker, L. (2019, March). Latent growth in dimensions of self-regulation in relation to negative and positive outcomes across adolescence. Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD. 
2018               
Moilanen, K. L., & Randall, B. A. (2018, April). Emerging adulthood sexual risk-taking profiles, and their associations with personality, behavioral, and relational covariates. Society for Research on Adolescence, Minneapolis, MN. 
2017               
Moilanen, K. L., & Manuel, M. L.* (2017, April). Helicopter parenting and adjustment outcomes in young adulthood: An exploration of moderated effects. Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.
Moilanen, K. L., & Rasmussen, K.* (2017, April). Too much or too little: Linear growth of two forms of parental control in adolescence. Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.
2016               
Smith, M.*, & Moilanen, K. L. (2016, April). Predicting middle school students’ academic self-esteem: Family and school level antecedents. American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.
Salmela-Aro, K., Moilanen, K. L., Geldhof, G. J. (Moderator), & Gestsdottir, S. (2016, April). Panelist for Roundtable, “Self-regulation in adolescence: Addressing key conceptual and methodological issues. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.

Moilanen, K. L., & Manuel, M. L.* (2016, March). Short- and long-term self-regulation and substance use in emerging adulthood. Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.

Dias, P. C., Garcia del Castillo, J. A., & Moilanen, K. L. (2016, March). Short- and long-term self-regulation and alcohol and tobacco use: Influence of family and close friends. Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.

2015                
Lerner, R. M., McClelland, M., Moilanen, K. L., Geldhof, G. J., & Gestsdottir, S. (2015, March). Panelist for Roundtable, “In search of a consensus: Addressing key issues in the study of self-regulation in childhood and adolescence.” Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

2014               
Markstrom, C. A., & Moilanen, K. L. (2014, September). Activity availability and participation in relation to substance use behaviors among American Indian adolescents with demographic and contextual considerations. Native Children’s Research Exchange, Denver, CO.

Moilanen, K. L. (2014, March). Self-regulation and sexual risk-taking in emerging adulthood. Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Rasmussen, K.*, Moilanen, K. L., & Padilla-Walker, L. M. (2014, March). Exploring associations between emotional, behavioral, and cognitive regulation and adjustment outcomes. Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

2013
Moilanen, K. L., & Padilla-Walker, L. M. (2013, April). Transactional models of adolescents’ self-regulation and maternal and paternal parenting. Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Trentacosta, C. J., Moilanen, K. L., Shaw, D. S., Dishion, T. J., Gardner, F., & Wilson, M. N. (2013, April). Transactional development of inhibitory control and parenting across early childhood in an at-risk prevention research sample. Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

2012                
Deutsch, A., & Moilanen, K. L. (2012, March). Trajectories of adolescent sexual behavior and psychosocial adjustment. Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, BC.

2009              
 Trentacosta, C., & Moilanen, K. L. (2009, April). Developmental trajectories of inhibitory control in early childhood. Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.

2008               
Randall, B., & Moilanen, K. L. (2008, March). Religiosity as a predictor of longitudinal growth in sexual risk across adolescence and emerging adulthood. Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL.

Vanderbilt-Adriance, E., Shaw, D. S., & Moilanen, K. L. (2008, March). The protective role of parental monitoring in urban neighborhoods during adolescence. Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL.

2007               
Moilanen, K. L., & Shaw, D. S. (2007, March). Developmental cascades: Externalizing, internalizing and academic competence from middle childhood to early adolescence. Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.

2002                
Crockett, L. J., Moilanen, K. L., & Randall, B. A. (2002, April). Patterns of risk and subsequent problem behavior among U.S. adolescents. Society for Research on Adolescence, New Orleans, LA.

2000               
 Crockett, L. J., Randall, B., & Moilanen, K. L. (2000, March). Straight from the horses’ mouths: Young adults’ conceptions of the transition to adulthood. Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL.

National & International Peer-Reviewed Poster Presentations

2023                
Crockett, L. J., Moilanen, K. L., & Cartwright, M.* (2023, April). Pathways from individual characteristics to subjective consequences of sex: The mediating role of risky sexual encounters. Society for Research on Adolescence, San Diego, CA.
Miller, S. J., Willard, M. A., Moilanen, K. L., & Turiano, N. A. (2023, April). Childhood adversity predicts number of sexual partners before young adults begin college. Society for Research on Adolescence. 
2022               
Moilanen, K. L., Turiano, N., & Roy, A. (2022, March). Changes in college students’ sexual behaviors at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Society for Research on Adolescence. 
2021               
Moilanen, K. L., Crockett, L. J., & Cartwright, M.* (2021, April). Which sexual experiences are associated with positive sexual outcomes in emerging adulthood? Society for Research in Child Development.
Crockett, L. J., & Moilanen, K. L. (2021, April). Linking risky sex and personality traits to positive and negative consequences of sex for young adults. Society for Research in Child Development.
 Payne, M.*, & Moilanen, K. L. (2021, April). Understanding the relationship between religiosity and hope in adolescence. Society for Research in Child Development.
2020               
Crockett, L. J., & Moilanen, K. L. (2020, March). Linking risky sex and personality traits to positive and negative consequences of sex for young adults. Society for Research on Adolescence, San Diego, CA. (Conference canceled)
 Moilanen, K. L., & Crockett, L. J. (2020, March). Which sexual experiences are associated with positive sexual outcomes in emerging adulthood? Society for Research on Adolescence, San Diego, CA. (Conference canceled)
 Moilanen, K. L. (2020, March). Sexual self-restraint moderates the effect of cumulative sexual risk for active but not passive sexting in emerging adulthood. Society for Research on Adolescence, San Diego, CA. (Conference canceled)
Payne, M.*, & Moilanen, K. L. (2020, March). Understanding the relationship between religiosity and hope in adolescence. Society for Research on Adolescence, San Diego, CA. (Conference canceled)
 Memmott-Elison, M. K.*, & Moilanen, K. L. (2020, March). Relations between long-term and short-term self-regulation during adolescence. Society for Research on Adolescence, San Diego, CA. (Conference canceled)
 2019                
Moilanen, K. L., Memmott-Elison, M.*, & Padilla-Walker, L. (2019, June). Self-regulation and differential susceptibility to observed parenting in adolescence. Association for Research in Personality, Grand Rapids, MI.
 Moilanen, K. L., Geldhof, J., & Gestsdottir, S. (2019, June). Age differences in four measures of self-regulation. Association for Research in Personality, Grand Rapids, MI.
Moilanen, K. L., & Peek, K. M.* (2019, March). Early sexual debut timing has lingering effects into the thirties. Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD. 
Moilanen, K. L. (2019, March). Does SES moderate the effects of self-regulation on depression and delinquency in early adolescence? Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.
2018               
Moilanen, K. L., Turiano, N., & Gentzler, A. (2018, April). Why do some youth go wild when they get to college? A comparison of young adults’ timing of sexual initiation. Society for Research on Adolescence, Minneapolis, MN.

DeLong, K. L.*, Spears, S.*, Gentzler, A. L., Turiano, N., & Moilanen, K. L. (2018, April). Change in self-control during the college transition: The roles of attachment and personality. Society for Research on Adolescence, Minneapolis, MN.
2017              
Morgan, M.*, Root, A., & Moilanen, K. L. (2017, November). Contributions to children’s literacy: Focus on parenting and family risk. National Council on Family Relations, Orlando, FL.

Moilanen, K. L., & Manuel, M. L.* (2017, April). The development and validation of the short form of the Adolescent Self-Regulatory Inventory (ASRI-SF). Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.
2016               
Moilanen, K. L., & Rambo-Hernandez, K. E. (2016, April). Effects of maternal parenting and mother-child relationship quality on self-regulation in early adolescence. Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.

Watson, S. M.*, Wagwau, A. J.*, & Moilanen, K. L. (2016, April). The effects of positive peer influences on adolescent sexual behavior. Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.

Wagwau, A. J.*, Watson, S. M.*, & Moilanen, K. L. (2016, April). Examining the influence of religion on teenagers’ sexual risk behavior. Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.
2015                
Markstrom, C. A., & Moilanen, K. L. (2015, March). Perceived sources of support and activity involvement in relation to substance use among rural American Indian adolescents. Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Rasmussen, K.*, Root, A. E., Moilanen, K. L., & Nightengale, N.* (2015, March). General parenting practices and emotion socialization as predictors of observed emotion regulation. Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Watson, S. M.*, Moilanen, K. L., & Leary, J. (2015, March). The link between parent-teen communication and young adults’ sexual behaviors. Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Wagwau, J.*, & Moilanen, K. L. (2015, March). Intergenerational links between maternal and adolescent self-esteem. Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.
2014               
Moilanen, K. L., & Crane, J.* (2014, March). Bidirectional associations between delinquency and family involvement in early adolescence. Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Moilanen, K. L. (2014, March). Predictors of parental consent for adolescent participation in sexuality research. Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Markstrom, C. A., Moilanen, K. L., & Jones, E.* (2014, March). Extracurricular activities and substance use of American Indian adolescents with demographic considerations. Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.
2013                
Moilanen, K. L., & Shen, Y.-L. (2013, April). Mastery in middle adolescence: The contributions of SES, maternal mastery and parenting. Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Deutsch, A., Moilanen, K. L., & Steinley, D. L. (2013, April). Young adult outcomes of longitudinal delinquent trajectories: Gender differences between and within groups. Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Blaacker, D.*, Moilanen, K. L., & Padilla-Walker, L. M. (2013, April). Maternal and paternal parenting, parent-child relationship quality and children’s self-regulation and persistence. Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Jones, E.*, Markstrom, C. A., & Moilanen, K. L. (2013, April). Extracurricular activity involvement of American Indian adolescents and its protective function for substance use. Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.
2012                
Hockenberry, M.*, Markstrom, C. A., Troilo, J., & Moilanen, K. L. (2012, October). Validation of the Resilience Competencies Scale for Applications among American Indian adolescents. Native Children's Research Exchange Conference, Denver, CO.

Deutsch, A., & Moilanen, K. L. (2012, March). Gender differences in young adult outcomes of adolescent limited delinquency. Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, BC.

Hockenberry, M.*, Markstrom, C. A., Troilo, J., & Moilanen, K. L. (2012, March). Validation of the Resilience Competencies Scale for applications among American Indian adolescents. Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, BC.

Masters, M.*, Markstrom, C. A., & Moilanen, K. L. (2012, March). Sexual self-efficacy of first-year university students according to exposure to STD knowledge and actual knowledge. Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, BC.

Rasmussen, K.*, Moilanen, K. L., & Padilla-Walker, L. M. (2012, March). An exploration of bidirectional associations between self-regulation and parenting in early adolescence. Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, BC.
2010              
Moilanen, K. L. (2010, March). Predictors of longitudinal growth in sexual risk behaviors in late adolescence and early adulthood. Society for Research on Adolescence, Philadelphia, PA.

Fitzpatrick, A.*, Moilanen, K. L., & Shaw, D. S. (2010, March). Maternal, paternal, and adolescent antecedents of externalizing behaviors at age 12. Society for Research on Adolescence, Philadelphia, PA.

Moll, E.*, Markstrom, C. A., & Moilanen, K. L. (2010, March). Motives for obtaining tattoos in relation to psychosocial identity and ego strength of adolescents. Society for Research on Adolescence, Philadelphia, PA.
2009                
Moilanen, K. L., Henry, C. B., Shaw, D. S., Dishion, T. J., Gardner, F., & Wilson, M. N. (2009, April). Differential item functioning by ethnicity in the inhibitory control subscale of the Children’s Behavior Questionnaire (CBQ). Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.

Gross, H. E., Shaw, D. S., Moilanen, K. L., Dishion, T. J., & Wilson, M. N. (2009, April). Reciprocal models of child behavior and depression in mothers and fathers in children at risk for early conduct problems. Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.

Feng, X., Moilanen, K. L., & Shaw, D. S. (2009, April). Relations between early shyness and school-age internalizing symptoms: Mediation by emotion regulation. Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.
2008               
Moilanen, K. L., & Shaw, D. S. (2008, March). Parental support, parent-child relationship quality, and self-regulation in early adolescence. Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL.

2007               
Moilanen, K. L., Crockett, L. J., & Raffaelli, M. (2007, March). Trajectories of sexual risk from mid-adolescence to early adulthood.  Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.

Shaw, D. S., Moilanen, K. L., Crossan, J., & Feng, X. (2007, March). Maternal supervision during the transition to adolescence: A latent growth analysis. Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.

Frank, D. S., Shaw, D. S., & Moilanen, K. L. (2007, March). School and neighborhood quality and associations with children’s social skills during middle childhood. Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.
2006                
Moilanen, K. L. (2006, March). Short- and long-term self-regulation in adolescence: Associations with internalizing and externalizing problems. Society for Research on Adolescence, San Francisco, CA.

2005
Moilanen, K. L. (2005, April). Parenting practices and self-regulation in adolescence. Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, GA.

2004
Moilanen, K. L., & Raffaelli, M. (2004, July). The structure of social support: Differential associations by ethnic group. International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Ghent, Belgium.
Crockett, L. J., & Moilanen, K. L. (2004, May). From mother to child: Examining processes linking maternal and adolescent substance use. European Association for Research on Adolescence, Porto, Portugal.
Moilanen, K. L., & Raffaelli, M. (2004, March). The structure of social support: Differential associations by ethnic group. Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.
Moilanen, K. L. (2004, March). Predictors of alcohol use are different for youth attending and not attending college. Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.
2003               
Moilanen, K. L., & Raffaelli, M. (2003, April). Social support from parents, romantic partners and friends in late adolescence: An exploration of ethnic and gender differences. Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL.

Peytchev, A., Moilanen, K. L., & Crockett, L. J. (2003, April). Predicting adolescent substance use from psychological variables and early maternal substance use: A fourteen year study. Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL.

2002               
Moilanen, K. L. (2002, April). Longitudinal predictors of binge drinking in middle adolescence.  Society for Research on Adolescence, New Orleans, LA.

2001                
Moilanen, K. L., & Raffaelli, M. (2001, April). Influences on satisfaction in romantic relationships: An examination of gender differences. Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.



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