||Adolescent health behavior; evaluation of prevention and intervention programs; social determinants of health; substance use treatment and recovery; systematic reviewing and meta-analysis
- PhD, Community Research and Action, Vanderbilt University (2017); Quantitative Methods Minor, Psychological Sciences Department
- MPhil, Health Promotion, University of Bergen (2010)
- BA, Psychology, Gordon College (2005)
|Registered reviews in progress
- Hennessy, E. A., Tanner-Smith, E. E., Finch, A. J., Sathe, N. A., & Potter, S. A. (In press). Recovery schools for improving well-being among students in recovery from substance use disorders: A systematic review. Campbell Systematic Reviews, Title & Protocol Registration, http://campbellcollaboration.org/lib/project/382/. The Campbell Library.
- Hennessy, E. A., Tanner-Smith, E. E., Mavridis, D., & Grant, S. Comparison of brief alcohol interventions among college students: A network meta-analysis. PROSPERO Registration Number: CRD42016035952, under review.
- Hennessy, E. A., Acabchuk, R. L., & Johnson, B. T. Self-regulation to improve mechanisms of behavior change: A meta-review. PROSPERO Registration Number: CRD42017074018.
- . (2018). A latent class exploration of adolescent recovery capital. Journal of Community Psychology, epub https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.21950
- Finch, A. J., Tanner-Smith, E. E., Hennessy, E. A., & Moberg, D. P. (2017). Recovery High Schools: Effect of schools supporting recovery from substance use disorders. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, in press. doi: 10.1080/00952990.2017.1354378
- Hennessy, E. A. (2017). Recovery Capital: A systematic review of the literature. Addiction Research and Theory, in press. doi: 10.1080/16066359.2017.1297990
- Hennessy, E. A., Glaude, M. W., & Finch, A. J. (2016). “Pickle or a cucumber?” Practitioner views of successful adolescent recovery. Addiction Research and Theory, in press. doi: 10.1080/16066359.2016.1242723
- Polanin, J., Hennessy, E., & Tanner-Smith, E. E. (2016). A review of meta-analysis packages in R. Journal of Behavioral and Educational Statistics, in press. doi: 10.3102/1076998616674315
- Oser, R., Karakos, H. L., & Hennessy, E. A. (2016). Disparities in youth access to substance abuse treatment and recovery services: How one recovery school initiative is helping students “Change Tracks”. Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery, in press. doi:10.1080/1556035X.2016.1211056
- Fisher, B. W., & Hennessy, E. A. (2016). The relationship between school resource officers and school-based disciplinary incidents: A meta-analysis. Adolescent Research Review, 1, 217–233. doi:10.1007/s40894-015-0006-8
- Hennessy, E. A., Tanner-Smith, E. E., & Steinka-Fry, K. T. (2015). Do brief alcohol interventions reduce tobacco use among youth? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 38(6), 899-911. doi:10.1007/s10865-015-9653-2
- Polanin, J. R., Tanner-Smith, E. E., & Hennessy, E. A. (2015). Estimating the difference between published and unpublished effect sizes: A meta-review. Reviews of Educational Research, epub. doi:10.3102/0034654315582067
- Steinka-Fry, K. T., Tanner-Smith, E. E., & Hennessy, E. A. (2015). Effects of brief alcohol interventions on drinking and driving among underage youth: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Addiction and Prevention, 3, 11.
- Tanner-Smith, E. E., Steinka-Fry, K. T., Hennessy, E. A., Lipsey, M.W., & Winters, K. C. (2015). Secondary effects of brief alcohol interventions on substance use among youth: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44, 1011-1023. doi:10.1007/s10964-015-0252-x
- Hennessy, E. A., & Fisher, B. W. (2015). A meta-analysis exploring the relationship between 12-Step attendance and adolescent substance use relapse. Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery, 10, 79-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1556035X.2015.999621
- Hennessy, E. A. & Tanner-Smith E. E. (2014). Effectiveness of brief school-based alcohol interventions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Prevention Science, 16(3), 463-474. doi:10.1007/s11121-014-0512-0
- Fisher, E. A. (2014). Recovery supports for young people: What do existing supports reveal about the recovery environment? Peabody Journal of Education, 89(2): 258-270.
|Awards and fellowships:
- Joint First-Place, Postdoc Seed Grant Award, University of Connecticut (2018)
- Founder’s Medal, Graduate School, Vanderbilt University (2017)
- Newbrough Graduate Award (Dissertation), Vanderbilt University (2017)
- Honorable Mention, Graduate Student & Early Career Researcher Competition, West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders (2016)
- Conference travel award, Society for Prevention Research (2016)
- SEARCH workshop travel award, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, University of Michigan (2015)
- Top 3 Poster award, Society for Prevention Research (2015)
- Harold Stirling graduate scholarship, Vanderbilt University (2012-2016)
- Peabody graduate honor scholarship, Vanderbilt University (2012-2016)
- Fulbright Scholar to Norway, University of Bergen (2008-2009)
|Other Certifications and training:
- Certificate in College Teaching, Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University (2017)
- Treatment effects analysis, Statistical Horizons (2016)
- Exploratory data mining via search strategies, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, University of Michigan (2015)
|Research grants and external funding:
- 2016 – 2017 Project Director, Contract from Campbell Collaboration ($39,842), Project title: Recovery schools for improving well-being among students in recovery from substance use: A systematic review. Principal Investigator: Emily E. Tanner-Smith
- 2015 – 2017 Principal Investigator, Institute for Social Research, James N Morgan Fund for New Directions in the Analysis of Complex Interactions ($15,000). Project title: Adolescent recovery capital and RHS attendance: Comparing exploratory approaches.
- 2015 – 2016 Co-Author, Graduate Assistant, Vanderbilt University research grant ($9725). Project title: The rise and fall of the Phoenix school: Understanding a recovery high school in context. Principal Investigator: Andrew Finch