Division of Social ScienceDepartment
Degree/Date: B.A. 1975 Institution: Princeton University Specialization: Psychology
Degree/Date: M.A. 1983 Institution: New York University Specialization: Psychology
Degree/Date: Ph.D. 1985 Institution: New York University Specialization: Psychology
Postdoctoral Training: 1991 Institution: Columbia University Specialization: Psychiatry in HIV/AIDS
Psychosocial processes that influence health and adaptational functioning of populations at extreme risk for poor health. Identifying factors that influence poor health and intervene between the hypothesized causes and effects.
Rosario, M., Schrimshaw, E.W., & Hunter, J. (in press). Butch/femme differences in substance use and abuse among young lesbian and bisexual women: Examination and potential explanations. Substance Use and Misuse.
Rosario, M., Schrimshaw, E.W., & Hunter, J. (in press). Predicting different patterns of sexual identity development over time among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths: A cluster analytic approach. American Journal of Community Psychology.
Rosario, M., Schrimshaw, E.W., Hunter, J., & Levy-Warren, A. (in press). The coming-out process of young lesbian and bisexual women: Are there butch/femme differences in sexual identity development? Archives of Sexual Behavior.
Corliss, H.L., Rosario, M., Wypij, D., Fisher, L.B., & Austin, S.B. (in press). Sexual orientation disparities in longitudinal alcohol use patterns among adolescents: Findings from the Growing Up Today Study. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
Salzinger, S., Rosario, M., Feldman, R.S., & Ng-Mak, D.S. (in press). Aggressive behavior in response to violence exposure: Is it adaptive for middle-school children? Journal of Community Psychology.
Rosario, M., Salzinger, S., Feldman, R.S., & Ng-Mak, D.S. (2008). Intervening processes between youths’ exposure to community violence and internalizing symptoms over time: The roles of social support and coping. American Journal of Community Psychology, 41, 43-62.
Salzinger, S., Rosario, M., & Feldman, R.S. (2007). Physical child abuse and adolescent violent delinquency: The mediating and moderating roles of personal relationships. Child Maltreatment, 12, 208-219.
Salzinger, S., Rosario, M., & Feldman, R.S. (2007). Adolescent suicidal behavior: Associations with preadolescent physical abuse and selected risk and protective factors. Journal American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 46, 859-866.
Ziyadeh, N., Prokop, LA., Fisher, L.B., Field, A.E., Rosario, M., Field, A.E., Camargo, C.A. Jr., & Austin, S.B. (2007). Sexual orientation, gender, and alcohol use in a cohort study of U.S. adolescent girls and boys. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 87, 119-130.
Current Projects: Research focusing on the development of personal and social identity and the implications of identity development for health; research focusing on the impact of inner-city youth exposure to community violence, either as victim or witness.