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Allegra Skye Anderson


Research Area: Clinical Science


Risk and resiliency factors influencing the development of internalizing disorders.

I am interested in risk and resiliency factors influencing the development of internalizing disorders, particularly in the context of individuals who have experienced early life adversity.

Representative Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications:

Hur, J., Kuhn, M., Grogans, S.E., Anderson, A.S., Islam, S., Kim, H.C., Tillman, R.M., Fox, A.S., Smith, J.F., DeYoung, K.A., Shackman A.J. (in press) Anxiety-related frontocortical activity is associated with dampened stressor reactivity in the real world.

Anderson, A.S., Watson, K.H., Reising, M.M., Dunbar, J.P., Bettis, A.H., Gruhn, M.A., Compas, B.E. (2021) Relations Between Maternal Coping Socialization, Adolescents’ Coping, and Symptoms of Anxiety and DepressionJournal of Child and Family Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-020-01879-y

Watson, K.H., Anderson, A.S., Savin, K., Penner, F., Williams, E., Reising, M., Dunbar, J., Bettis, A.H., Gruhn, M., Compas, B.E. (2021)  Observed maternal coping socialization and child internalizing symptoms: The roles of maternal depressive symptoms and peer stress. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-021-00796-y

Hur, J., Smith, J., DeYoung, K.A., Anderson, A.S., Kuang, J., Kim, H.C., Tillman, R. Kuhn, M., Fox, A.S., Shackman, A.J. (2020) Anxiety and the neurobiology of uncertain threat anticipation. Journal of Neuroscience. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0704-20.2020

Prussien, K.V., Siciliano, R.R., Ciregio, A., Anderson, A.S., Sathanayagam, R., Compas, B.E. (2020) Correlates of Cognitive Function in Sickle Cell Disease: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 10.1093/jpepsy/jsz100

Vreeland, A., Ebert, J.S., Kuhn, T.M., Gracey, K.A., Shaffer, A.M., Watson, K.H., Gruhn, M.A., Henry, L., Dickey, L., Siciliano, R., Anderson, A.S., Compas, B.E. (2020) Predictors of Placement Disruptions in Foster Care. Child Abuse and Neglect. 10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104283

Hur, J., DeYoung, K.A., Islam, S.*, Anderson, A.S.*, Barstead, M.G., Shackman, A.J. (2019) Social context and the real-world consequences of social anxiety. *Contributed equally. Psychological Medicine10.1017/S0033291719002022

 

Manuscripts Under Review and In Preparation:

Anderson, A.S., Siciliano, R.E., Henry, L.M., Watson, K.H., Gruhn, M.A., Kuhn, T.M., Ebert, J., Vreeland, A., Ciriegio, A.E., Guthrie, C., Compas, B.E. (under review) Adverse Childhood Experiences, Parenting, and Socioeconomic Status: Associations with Internalizing and Externalizing Symptoms in Adolescence.

Anderson, A.S., Siciliano, R.E., Gruhn, M.A., Bettis, A.H., Reising, M.M., Watson, K.H., Dunbar, J.P., Compas, B.E. (under review) Youth Coping and Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression: Associations with Age, Gender, and Interpersonal Stress.

Henry, L., Ebert, J., Kuhn, T., Watson, K., Gruhn, M., Vreeland, A., Siciliano, R., Anderson, A. S., Ciriegio, A., Torres, S., Cole, D., & Compas, B. E. (invited resubmission) Moment-to-moment affective synchrony in parents and their adolescents.

Siciliano, R.E., Anderson, A.S., Compas, B.E. (under review) Autonomic Nervous System Correlates of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Youth: Meta-Analysis and Qualitative Review.

Anderson, A.S., Grogans, S.E., Wedlock, J., DeYoung, K.A., Barstead, M.B., Islam, S., Shackman, A.J. (in-prep) Black Undergraduate Students’ Experiences of Microaggressions and Discrimination: Risk and Resilience.

Barstead, M.G., DeYoung, K.A., Anderson, A.S.,  Islam, S., Weinstein, J.S., Hur, J., Grogans, S.E., Smith, J.F., Kuhn, M., Fox, A.S., Shackman, A.J. (in-prep) Dispositional Negativity and the Momentary Challenges of Daily Life and the Laboratory: Dissecting the Pathways Underlying Pervasive Misery.

Symposium Presentations:

Gruhn, M.A., Watson, K.H., Henry, L., Vreeland, A., Siciliano, R., Anderson, A.S., Dickey, L., Ebert, J., Kuhn, T., Compas, B.E. (2019) Physiologic and Cognitive-behavioral Responses to Stress as Predictors of Internalizing Problems in Youth With and Without Trauma Histories. Symposium presented at the 2019 annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Atlanta, GA.


Selected Conference Poster Presentations:

Anderson, A.S., DeYoung, K.A., Grogans, S.E., Wedlock, J., Islam, S., Barstead, M, Shackman, A.J. BIPOC Undergraduate Students’ Experiences with Microaggressions and Discrimination: Prevalence and Associations with Mental Illness. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology. 

Anderson, A.S., Grogans, S.E., Wedlock, J., DeYoung, K., Shackman, A.S. Microaggressions Experienced by Black Undergraduates Across the United States: Risk and Resilience. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2021 Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

Anderson, A.S., Garber, J., Weersing, V.R., Compas, B.E. Correlates of Children's Coping and Internalizing Symptoms: A Multilevel Modeling Approach. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2021 Annual Convention for the Association for Psychological Science.

Anderson, A.S., Ebert, J., Kuhn, T., Watson, K., Gruhn, M., Vreeland, A., Henry, L., Siciliano, R., Ciriegio, A., Torres, S., Compas, B.E. (2020) Financial Insecurity and Parental Educational Attainment Moderate the Relationship Between Child Neglect and Youths’ Anxious/Depressed Symptoms. Poster presented at the 2020 Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. 

Siciliano, R., Ebert, J., Kuhn, T., Watson, K., Gruhn, M., Vreeland, A., Henry, L., Anderson, A.S., Ciriegio, A., Torres, S., Compas, B.E. (2020). Current Stress Moderates the Association Between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Youth. Poster presented at the 2020 Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

Henry, L., Torres, S., Watson, K., Ebert, J., Kuhn, T., Gruhn, M., Vreeland, A., Siciliano, R., Anderson, A.S., Ciriegio, A., Compas, B.E. (2020). Moment-to-Moment Affect Synchrony in Caregiver-Child Interactions. Poster presented at the 2020 Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

Anderson, A.S., Siciliano, R., Henry, L., Ebert, J., Kuhn, T., Watson, K., Gruhn, M., Vreeland, A., Ciriegio, A., Torres, S., Compas, B.E. (2020) Buffering or Exacerbating the Risk of Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Impact of Parents’ Own Coping on Adolescent Adjustment. Poster accepted for preseation ntthe Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention in Chicago, IL.

Siciliano, R., Anderson, A.S., Henry, L., Ebert, J., Kuhn, T., Watson, K., Gruhn, M., Vreeland, A., Ciriegio, A., Torres, S., Compas, B.E. (2020) Adolescent Coping Moderates the Association of Childhood Emotional Abuse and Neglect and Adolescent Internalizing Symptoms. Poster accepted for presentation for the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention in Chicago, IL.

Henry, L, Siciliano, R., Anderson, A.S., Ebert, J., Kuhn, T., Watson, K., Gruhn, M., Vreeland, A., Ciriegio, A., Torres, S., Compas, B.E. (2020) Measurement of Coping and Emotion Regulation in the Laboratory and Implications for Daily Ratings. Poster accepted for presentation for the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention in Chicago, IL.

Anderson, A. S., Watson, K. H., Reising, M. M., Dunbar, J. P., Bettis, A. H., Gruhn, M. A., Compas, B. E. Predictors of Maternal Coping Suggestions to Adolescents: Adolescent Age, Parenting, and Mothers’ Own Coping. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2020 Biennial Meeting for the Society for Research in Adolescence.

Hur, J., Smith, J.F., DeYoung, K.A., Kuang, J., Anderson, A.S., Tillman, R., Kim, H.C., & Shackman, A.J. (2019) The neurobiological substrates of uncertain and certain threat. Poster presented at the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry.

Anderson, A.S., Reising, M. M., Watson, K. H., Dunbar, J. P., Bettis, A. H., Gruhn, M. A., Compas, B.E. (2019) Coping with Peer Stress in Youth: Age and Gender as Moderators of the Association with Anxiety and Depression. Poster presented at the 2019 Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

Anderson, A. S., Watson, K. H., Reising, M. M., Dunbar, J. P., Bettis, A. H., Gruhn, M. A., Compas, B. E. (2019) Secondary control coping mediates the relationship between the socialization of coping and children’s anxious/depressed symptoms. Poster presented at the 2019 Annual Convention for the Association for Psychological Science in Washington, D.C.

Hyung Cho, K., Hur, J., Smith, J., DeYoung, K.A., Kuang, J., Anderson, A.S., Tillman, R.M., Shackman, A.J. (2018) Neurobiological reactivity to uncertain and certain threat. Poster presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting for the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society.

Hur, J., Smith, J.F., DeYoung, K.A., Kuang, J., Anderson, A.S., Tillman, R., Kim, H.C., & Shackman, A.J. (2018) The neurobiology of anticipating uncertain and certain threat. Poster presented at the 2019 Annual Convention of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.

Anderson, A. S., Barstead, M. G., DeYoung, K. A., Shackman, A. J. (2018) Risky Patterns of Alcohol Use Alter the Emotional Impact of Daily Events in the Real World. Poster presented at the 2018 Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

Islam, S., Hur, J, Anderson, A.S., Limon, D., DeYoung, K.A., Barstead, M.G., Shackman, A.J. (2018) Social Context is a Key Determinant of Socially Anxious Individuals’ Real-World Emotion. Poster presented at the 2018 Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

Anderson, A. S., Barstead, M. G., DeYoung, K. A., Shackman, A. J. (2017) Ecological Momentary Assessment Provides New Insights into the Interaction of Neuroticism and Daily Events. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

 


Honors

Trainee, NIMH Developmental Psychopathology Training Grant: T32-MH18921. Vanderbilt University, 2021.

Harold Stirling Graduate Scholarship. Vanderbilt University, 2021.

Leadership Education to Advance Diversity (LEAD) Institute Fellowship. Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology/ APA Division 53, 2021.

Lisa M. Quesenberry Foundation Award. Community Foundation of Louisville, 2020.

Abby and Jon Winkelried Fellowship. Vanderbilt University, Fall 2019.