Jennifer E. Merrill, Ph.D.

Brown University

Jennifer E. Merrill, Ph.D. Associate Director


Jennifer Merrill is an Assistant Professor (Research) in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Buffalo (2012) after completing her predoctoral internship at the Charleston Consortium Psychology Internship Program at the Medical University of South Carolina. She has primarily focused on investigating the etiology and consequences of alcohol misuse among young adults, with a particular interest in the subjective evaluation of alcohol-related consequences. In 2014, she was awarded a K01 career development award from NIAAA to examine the impact that event-level alcohol-related consequences have on subsequent drinking decisions among heavy drinking college students. She has current interests in qualitative methods, ecological momentary assessment, advanced data analysis, and intervention development.

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Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Brown University
Box G-S121-5, 121 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02912


(585) 414-4225


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