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Nina Martin

Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology and Human Development
Director, Child Studies Master’s Program, Empirical Research Track; Faculty, Human Development Counseling Master’s Program, Department of Human and Organizational Development

Nina Martin is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychology and Human Development, where she directs the empirical research track of the Child Studies Master’s Program, a program designed to strengthen Master’s students preparation for later doctoral study. In addition, she is a member of the faculty of the Department of Human and Organizational Development, where she teaches in the Master’s program in Human Development Counseling and trains students as future clinical mental health and school counselors and practitioners. Dr. Martin’s research interests include adolescent depression, longitudinal research methods, and the design and application of school- and community-based intervention and prevention efforts to enhance the well-being of children, adolescents, and families.

Representative Publications

Martin, N.C., Felton, J.W., & Cole, D.A. (2015). Predictors of youths’ post-traumatic stress symptoms following a natural disaster: The 2010 Nashville Tennessee flood. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 1-13.

Cole, D.A., Martin, N.C., Sterba, S., Sinclair-McBride, Roeder, K., Zelkowitz, R., & Bilsky, S. (2014). Peer victimization (and harsh parenting) as developmental correlates of cognitive reactivity, a diathesis for depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 123(2), 336-349.

Pössel, P., Martin, N.C., Garber, J., & Hautzinger, M. (2013). A randomized controlled trial of a cognitive-behavioral program for the prevention of depression in adolescents compared with nonspecific and no-intervention control conditions. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60(3), 432-438.

Bilsky, S.A., Cole, D.A., Dukewich, T.L., Martin, N.C., Sinclair, K.R., Tran, C.V., Roeder, K.M., Felton, J.W., Tilghman-Osborne, C., Weitlauf, A.S., & Maxwell, M.A. (2013). Does supportive parenting mitigate the longitudinal effects of peer victimization on depressive thoughts and symptoms in children? Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 122(2), 406-419.

Cole, D.A., Cho, S-J., Martin, N.C., Youngstrom, E.A., March, J.S., Findling, R.L., Compas, B.E., Goodyer, I.M., Rohde,P., Weissman, M., Essex, M.J., Hyde, J.S., Curry, J.F., Forehand, R., Slattery, M.J., Felton, J.W., & Maxwell, M.A. (2012). Are increased weight and appetite useful indicators of depression in children and adolescents? Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121(4), 838-851.

Cole, D.A., Cai, L., Martin, N.C., Findling, R., Youngstrom, E.A., Garber, J., Curry, J.F., Hyde, J.S., Essex, M.J., Compas, B.E., Goodyer, I.M., Rohde, P., Stark, K.D., Slattery, M.J., & Forehand, R. (2011). Structure and measurement of depression in youths: Applying item response theory to clinical data. Psychological Assessment, 23(4), 819-833.

Pössel, P., Martin, N.C., & Garber, J. , Banister, A.W., Pickering, N.K., & Hautzinger, M. (2011).  Bidirectional relations of religious orientation and depressive symptoms in adolescents: A short-term longitudinal study. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 3(1), 24-38.

Gallerani, C.M., Garber, J., & Martin, N.C. (2010). The temporal relation between depression and comorbid psychopathology in adolescents at varied risk for depression. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51(3), 242-249.

Keiley, M.K., Martin, N.C., Canino, J., Singer, J., & Willett, J. (2007). Discrete-time survival analysis: Predicting whether and if so when an event occurs. Invited chapter in S. Menard (Ed.), Handbook of longitudinal research (pp. 441-463). University of Colorado: Elsevier.

Cole, D.A., & Martin, N.C. (2005). The Longitudinal Structure of the Children’s Depression Inventory: Testing a Latent Trait-State Model. Psychological Assessment, 17(2), 144-155.

Cole, D.A., Martin, N.C., & Steiger, J.H. (2005). Empirical and Conceptual Problems with Longitudinal Trait-State Models: Support for a Trait-State-Occasion Model. Psychological Method, 10(1), 3-20.

Keiley, M.K., & Martin, N.C. (2005). Survival analysis in family research. Journal of Family Psychology, 19(1), 142-156.

Keiley, M.K., Martin, N.C., Liu, T., & Dolbin-MacNab, M. (2005).  Multi-level modeling in the context of family research. In D.H. Sprenkle & F. P. Piercy (Eds.), Research methods in family therapy (2nd edition) (pp. 405-431). New York: Guilford Press.

Garber, J., Keiley, M.K., Martin, N.C. (2002). Developmental trajectories of adolescents’ depressive symptoms: Predictors of change. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 70(1), 79-95.

Willet, J. B., Singer, J. D., & Martin, N. C. (1998).  The design and analysis of longitudinal studies of development and psychopathology in context: Statistical models and methodological recommendations. Development and Psychopathology, 10, 395-426.