Anthony Biglan, Ph.D.

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Education & Training

B.A., 1966
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Psychology

M.A., 1968
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Social Psychology

Ph.D., 1971
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Social Psychology

Anthony Biglan, Ph.D. is a Senior Scientist at Oregon Research Institute and the Co-Director of the Promise Neighborhood Research Consortium. He has been conducting research on the development and prevention of child and adolescent problem behavior for the past 30 years. His work has included studies of the risk and protective factors associated with tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use; high-risk sexual behavior; and antisocial behavior. He has conducted numerous experimental evaluations of interventions to prevent tobacco use both through school-based programs and community-wide interventions. And, he has evaluated interventions to prevent high-risk sexual behavior, antisocial behavior, and reading failure.

In recent years, his work has shifted to more comprehensive interventions that have the potential to prevent the entire range of child and adolescent problems. He and colleagues at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences published a book summarizing the epidemiology, cost, etiology, prevention, and treatment of youth with multiple problems (Biglan et al., 2004). He is a former president of the Society for Prevention Research. He was a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Prevention, which recently released its report documenting numerous evidence-based preventive interventions that can prevent multiple problems. As a member of Oregon’s Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission, he has helped to develop a strategic plan for implementing comprehensive evidence-based interventions throughout Oregon.

Current Projects

Enlisting Peer Cooperation and Prosociality in the Service of Substance Use Prevention in Middle School

PROJECT PERIOD

09/05/15 - 06/30/18

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Not Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Mark Van Ryzin

Co-Investigators
Anthony Biglan, John Light

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A Multidimensional Community-Based Strategy for Preventing Underage Drinking

PROJECT PERIOD

09/15/14 - 06/30/19

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Not Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Anthony Biglan

Co-Investigators
Mark Van Ryzin

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Oregon's Coordinated Care Organizations Integrate Care for Drug Use Disorders

PROJECT PERIOD

05/01/14 - 04/30/16

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Not Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Anthony Biglan

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Reducing Teacher Stress & Building a More Effective School Culture

PROJECT PERIOD

06/10/09 - 05/31/15

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

CURRENT STATUS

Completed

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Anthony Biglan

Co-Investigators
Laura Backen Jones, Julie Rusby, John Seeley

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Prevention of Suicidality in College Students: A Common Core Process Approach

PROJECT PERIOD

09/19/08 - 02/28/15

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Not Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
John Seeley

Co-Investigators
Anthony Biglan

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Ecological Momentary Assessment of Peer Affiliation, Perceptions, and Behavior

PROJECT PERIOD

06/01/09 - 05/31/11

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

CURRENT STATUS

Completed

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Julie Rusby

Co-Investigators
Anthony Biglan, John Light

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Adolescent Peer Social Network Dynamics and Problem Behavior

PROJECT PERIOD

04/01/08 - 04/30/14

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

CURRENT STATUS

Completed

TEAM

Principal Investigator
John Light

Co-Investigators
Anthony Biglan, Julie Rusby

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Publications

Pistorello, J., Hayes, S. C., Seeley, J., Biglan, A., Long, D. M., Levin, M. E., . . . Hanna, E. (2016). ACT-based first year experience seminars. In J. Block-Lerner, L. Cardaciotto, J. Block-Lerner & L. Cardaciotto (Eds.), The mindfulness-informed educator: Building acceptance and psychological flexibility in higher education. (pp. 101-120). New York, NY, US: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.

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Cardaciotto, L., Hill, L. G., Block-Lerner, J., & Biglan, A. (2016). Applying prevention science to influence a cultural revolution in higher education. In J. Block-Lerner, L. Cardaciotto, J. Block-Lerner & L. Cardaciotto (Eds.), The mindfulness-informed educator: Building acceptance and psychological flexibility in higher education. (pp. 193-199). New York, NY, US: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.

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Biglan, A. (2016). Coercion and public health. In T. J. Dishion, J. J. Snyder, T. J. Dishion & J. J. Snyder (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of coercive relationship dynamics. (pp. 356-362). New York, NY, US: Oxford University Press.

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Biglan, A., & Levin, M. E. (2016). Contextual analysis and the success of translational research. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 6, 160-166. doi: 10.1007/s13142-015-0362-8

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Komro, K. A., Flay, B. R., Biglan, A., & Wagenaar, A. C. (2016). Research design issues for evaluating complex multicomponent interventions in neighborhoods and communities. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 6, 153-159. doi: 10.1007/s13142-015-0358-4

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Biglan, A. (2016). The need for a more effective science of cultural practices. The Behavior Analyst, 39, 97-107. doi: 10.1007/s40614-016-0051-z

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Biglan, A. (2016). Why Sustainability Needs Preventative Science. Cliodynamics: The Journal of Theoretical & Mathematical History, 7, 136-140.

Biglan, A., & Barnes-Holmes, Y. (2015). Acting in light of the future: How do future-oriented cultural practices evolve and how can we accelerate their evolution?. Journal Of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4184-195. doi:10.1016/j.jcbs.2015.06.002

Biglan, A., Flay, B. R., & Wagenaar, A. C. (2015). Commentary on the 2015 SPR Standards of Evidence. Prevention Science: The Official Journal Of The Society For Prevention Research,

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Komro, K., Flay, B., Biglan, A., & Wagenaar, A. (2015). Research design issues for evaluating complex multicomponent interventions in neighborhoods and communities. Translational Behavioral Medicine, (Preprints), 1.

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Hinds, E., Jones, L. B., Gau, J. M., Forrester, K. K., & Biglan, A. (2015). Teacher Distress and the Role of Experiential Avoidance. Psychology In The Schools, 52(3), 284-297

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Biglan, A., Gau, J. M., Jones, L. B., Hinds, E., Rusby, J. C., Cody, C., & Sprague, J. (2015). The role of experiential avoidance in the relationship between family conflict and depression among early adolescents. Journal Of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 30-36. doi:10.1016/j.jcbs.2014.12.001

Biglan, A. (2015). Where Terrorism Research Goes Wrong. New York Times, 164, 12-12.

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Biglan, A. (2014). Comments on Dr. Foxcroft's Classification System. Prevention Science: The Official Journal Of The Society For Prevention Research,

Wilson, D., Hayes, S., Biglan, A., & Embry, D. (2014). Evolving the Future: Toward a Science of Intentional Change. The Behavioral And Brain Sciences, 1-99.

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Biglan, A., & Embry, D. (2013). A Framework for Intentional Cultural Change. Journal Of Contextual Behavioral Science, 2(3-4),

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Flewelling, R. L., Grube, J. W., Paschall, M. J., Biglan, A., Kraft, A., Black, C., Hanley, S., Ringwalt, C., Wiesen, C., & Ruscoe, J. (2013). Reducing youth access to alcohol: Findings from a community-based randomized trial. American Journal of Community Psychology, 51(1-2), 264-277.

Biglan, A., Layton, G., Jones, L.B., Hankins, F. M., & Rusby, J. C. (2013). The value of workshops on psychological flexibility for early childhood special education staff. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 32(4), 196–210. doi:10.1177/0271121411425191

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Biglan, A., & Glenn, S. S. (2013). Toward prosocial behavior and environments: Behavioral and cultural contingencies in a public health framework. In G. J. Madden, W. V. Dube, T. D. Hackenberg, G. P. Hanley, K. A. Lattal (Eds.) , APA handbook of behavior analysis, Vol. 2: Translating principles into practice (pp. 255-275). Washington, DC US: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/13938-010

Levin, M. E., Lillis, J., Seeley, J., Hayes, S. C., Pistorello, J., & Biglan, A. (2012). Exploring the relationship between experiential avoidance, alcohol use disorders, and alcohol-related problems among first-year college students. Journal of American College Health, 60, 443-448.

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Biglan, A. & Cody, C. (2012). Integrating the human sciences to evolve effective policies. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 90S, S152-S162.

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Biglan, A., Flay, B., Embry, D. D., & Sandler, I. (2012). Nurturing environments and the next generation of prevention research and practice. American Psychologist (Special Issue), 67, 257-271.

Biglan, A., Flay, B. R., Embry, D. D., & Sandler, I. N. (2012). The critical role of nurturing environments for promoting human well-being. American Psychologist, 67(4), 257-271. doi:10.1037/a0026796

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Hinds, E., Cody, C., Kraft, A., Biglan, A., & Jones, L.B. (In press). Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to improve the wellbeing of teachers. Invited chapter in book to be published by Wing Institute and the Association of Behavioral Analysts.

Biglan, A. (2011). Corporate externalities: A challenge to the further success of prevention science.  Prevention Science, 12(1), 1-11.

Komro, K. A., Flay, B. R., & Biglan, A. (2011). Creating nurturing environments: A science-based framework for promoting child health and development within high-poverty neighborhoods. Clinical Child And Family Psychology Review, 14(2), 111-134. doi:10.1007/s10567-011-0095-2

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Biglan, A. & Fishbein, D.H. (2011). Implications for translational prevention research: Science, policy, and advocacy. In M.T. Bardo, D. H. Fishbein, & R. S. Milich (Eds.), Inhibitory control and drug abuse prevention: From research to translation. New York: Springer.

Rusby, J.C., Crowley, R., Sprague, J., & Biglan, A. (2011). Observations of the middle school environment: The context for student behavior beyond the classroom. Psychology in the Schools, 48, 400-415. doi:10.1002/pits.20562

Valentine, J. C., Biglan, A., Boruch, RF, Castro, F. G., Collins, L. M., Flay, B. R., et al. (2011). Replication in prevention science. Prevention Science, 12, 103-117.

Pechmann, C., Biglan, A., Grube, J., & Cody, C. (2011). Transformative consumer research for addressing tobacco and alcohol consumption. In D.G. Mick, S. Pettigrew, C. Pechmann, & J. L. Ozanne (Eds.), Transformative consumer research for personal and collective well-being (pp. 353-389). New York: Routledge.

Biglan, A., Hinds, E., & Cody, C. (2010). Building healthy communities to promote successful development. In M.R. Shinn, & H.M. Walker (Eds.), Interventions for achievement and behavior problems in a three-tier model including RTI (pp. 79-100). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists. (Invited chapter)

Embry, D.D., Hankins, M., Biglan, A., & Boles, S. (2009). Behavioral and social correlates of methamphetamine use in a population-based sample of early and later adolescents. Addictive Behaviors, 34 , 343-351.

Biglan, A. & Hinds, E. (2009). Evolving Prosocial and Sustainable Neighborhoods and Communities, Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 5 169-196.

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Biglan, A. (2009). Increasing psychological flexibility to influence cultural evolution. Behavior and Social Issues, 2009, 15-24. Retrieve at http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/
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National Research Council and Institute of Medicine (2009). Preventing mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders among young people: progress and possibilities. Committee on Prevention of Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse among Children, Youth, and Young Adults: Research Advances and Promising Interventions. M.E. O'Connell, T. Boat, & K. E. Warner, Editors. Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Contributing author.

Pizacani, B.A., Dent, C.W., Maher, J.E., Rohde, K., Stark, M.J., Biglan, A., & Thompson, J. (2009). Smoking patterns in Oregon youth: The effect of defunding of a comprehensive state tobacco control program.  Journal of Adolescent Health, 44(3), 229-236 .

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Biglan, A. (2009). The role of advocacy organizations in reducing negative externalities. Journal of Organizational Behavioral Management, 29, 1-16.

Hayes, S.C., Pistorello, J., & Biglan, A. (2008). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Model, data, and extension to the prevention of suicide. Brazilian Journal of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, 10(1), 81-102.

Biglan, A., Hayes, S.C., & Pistorello, J. (2008). Acceptance and commitment: Implications for prevention science. Prevention Science, 9(3), 139-152.

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Embry, D.D. & Biglan, A. (2008). Evidence-based kernels: Fundamental units of behavioral influence. Clinical Child and Family Psychology. 11(3): 75-113.

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Metzler, C. W., Biglan, A., Embry, D. D., Sprague, J. R., Boles, S. M., & Kavanagh, K. A. (2008). Improving the  well-being of adolescents in Oregon. Eugene, OR: Center on Early Adolescence, Oregon Research Institute.

Biglan, A. & Ogden, T. (2008). The evolution of evidence-based practices.  European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 9, 81-95.

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Gordon, J., Biglan, A., & Smolkowski, K. (2008). The impact on tobacco use of branded youth anti-tobacco activities and family communications about tobacco. Prevention Science, 9, 73-87. doi:10.1007/s11121-008-0089-6

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National Cancer Institute (2008). The role of mass media in influencing smoking behavior (NCI Monograph 19). Washington, DC: National Institutes of Health. (Contributing author).

Paschall, M.J., Grube, J.W., Black, C., Flewelling, R.L., Ringwalt, C.L., Biglan, A. (2007). Alcohol outlet characteristics and alcohol sales to youth: Results of alcohol purchase surveys in 45 Oregon communities. Prevention Science, 8(2), 153-159.

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Forrester, K., Biglan, A., Severson, H. H., & Smolkowski, K. (2007). Predictors of smoking onset over two years. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 9, 1259-1267.

Severson, H. H., Forrester, K., & Biglan, A. (2007). Use of smokeless tobacco by adolescents is a risk factor for cigarette smoking two years later. Nicotine & Tobacco Research,9(12), 1331-1337.

Boles, S., Biglan, A., & Smolkowski, K. (2006). Relationships among problem and prosocial behaviours in adolescence. Journal of Adolescence, 29(1), 33-52.

Smolkowski, K., Biglan, A., Dent, C., & Seeley, J. (2006). The multilevel structure of four adolescent problems. Prevention Science, 7, 239-256.

National Cancer Institute (2006). The role of mass media in influencing smoking behavior (NCI Monograph 18). Washington, DC: National Institutes of Health. (Co-author)

Dent, C., Grube, J., & Biglan, A. (2005). Community level alcohol availability and enforcement of possession laws as predictors of youth drinking. Preventive Medicine, 40, 355-362.

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Gunn. B., Smolkowski, K. Biglan, A., Black, C., & Blair, J. (2005). Fostering the development of reading skill through supplemental instruction: Results for Hispanic and non-Hispanic students. Journal of Special Education, 39(2), 66-86.  Abstract

Rusby, J.C., Forrester, K.K., Biglan, A., & Metzler, C.W. (2005). Relationships between peer harassment and adolescent problem behaviors. Journal of Early Adolescence, 25(4), 453-477.

Biglan, A. (2005). Rule-governed behavior. In: Hersen, M., Sugai, G., & Horner, R. (Eds.) Encyclopedia of behavior modification & cognitive behavior therapy (pp. 1483-1487). Thousand Oaks , CA : SAGE.

Smolkowski, K., Biglan, A., Barrera, M., Taylor, T., Black, C., & Blair, J. (2005). Schools and homes in partnership (SHIP): Long-term effects of a preventive intervention focused on social behavior and reading skill in early elementary school. Prevention Science, 6, 113-125.

Flay, B.R., Biglan, A., Boruch, R.F., Castro, F.G., Gottfredson, D., Kellam, S., Koscicki, E.K., Schinke, S., Valentine, J.C., & Ji, P. (2005). Standards of evidence: Criteria for efficacy, effectiveness and dissemination. Prevention Science, 6(3), 151-175.

Mrazek, P., Biglan, A., & Hawkins, J.D. (2004). Community-monitoring systems: Tracking and improving the well-being of America 's children and adolescents. Falls Church , VA : Society for Prevention Research.

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Biglan, A. (2004). Contextualism and the development of effective prevention practices. Prevention Science, 5(1), 15-21.

Biglan, A., Brennan, P.A., Foster, S.L., Holder, H.D., Miller, T.L., Cunningham, P.B. et al. (2004). Helping adolescents at risk: Prevention of multiple problems of youth. New York: Guilford.

Dent, C. & Biglan, A. (2004). Relation between access to tobacco and adolescent smoking. Tobacco Control, 13(4), 334-338.

Sussman, S., Earleywine, M., Wills, T.A., Cody, C., Biglan, A., & Dent, C.W. (2004). What are the implications of a motivation-skills-decision making approach on drug abuse prevention? Is this a transdisciplinary fusion approach? ( Ch. 13) In: Sussman, S., Stacy, A.W., & Johnson , C.A. (Eds.): Transdisciplinary drug abuse prevention research: A special issue of Substance Use & Misuse, 39 (10-12), 1971-2016.

Walberg, H.J. & Biglan, A. (2003). Conclusions and recommendations. In A. Biglan, M.C. Wang, & H.J. Walberg (Eds.) Preventing youth problems. (pp. 163-166). New York: Plenum.

Biglan, A. & Cody, C. (2003). Preventing multiple problem behaviors in adolescence. In Romer, D. (Ed.), Reducing adolescent risk: Toward an integrated approach (pp. 125-131). Thousand Oaks, CA:Sage.

Biglan, A., Wang, M.C. & Walberg, H.J. (Eds). (2003). Preventing youth problems. New York:Plenum.

Biglan, A. (2003). Selection by consequences: One unifying principle for a transdisciplinary science of prevention. Prevention Science, 4 (4), 213-232.

Biglan, A. (2003). The generic features of effective childrearing. In A. Biglan, M.C. Wang, & H.J. Walberg (Eds.) Preventing youth problems. (pp. 145-162). New York: Plenum.

Biglan, A., Mrazek, P., Carnine, D.W., & Flay, B.R. (2003). The integration of research and practice in the prevention of youth problem behaviors. American Psychologist, 58 (6-7), 433-440.

Biglan, A., Flay, B., & Foster, S.L. (2003). The prevention of drug abuse. In A. Biglan, M.C. Wang, & H.J. Walberg (Eds.) Preventing youth problems. (pp. 87-112). New York: Plenum.

Biglan, A. & Severson, H.H. (2003). The prevention of tobacco use. In A. Biglan, M.C. Wang, & H.J. Walberg (Eds.) Preventing youth problems. (pp. 63-86). New York: Plenum.

Barrera, M., Jr., Biglan, A., Taylor, T. K., Gunn, B. K., Smolkowski, K., Black, C., Ary, D. V., & Fowler, R. C. (2002). Early elementary school intervention to reduce conduct problems: A randomized trial with Hispanic and non-Hispanic children. Prevention Science, 3, 83-94.

Sheeber, L. B., Biglan, A., Metzler, C. W., & Taylor, T. K. (2002). Effective parenting practices. In L. Jason & D. Glenwick (Eds.), Innovative strategies for promoting health and mental health across the life span (pp. 63-84). New York: Springer.

Biglan, A., &. Smolkowski, K. (2002). Intervention effects on adolescent drug use and critical influences on the development of problem behavior. In D. B. Kandel (Ed.), Stages and pathways of drug involvement: Examining the gateway hypothesis (pp. 158-183). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Biglan, A. & James, L. (2002). Making effective use of prevention science. In L. S. Jason & D. Glenwick: Innovative strategies for promoting health and mental health across the life span. (pp. 17-35). New York: Springer Publishing Co.

Sheeber, L., Biglan, A., Metzler, C.M., & Taylor, TK. (2002). Promoting effective parenting practices. In L.S. Jason & D. Glenwick: Innovative strategies for promoting health and mental health across the life span. (pp. 63-84). New York: Springer Publishing Co.

Gunn, B., Biglan, A., Smolkowski, K. & Black, C. (2002). Supplemental instruction in decoding skills for Hispanic and non-Hispanic students in early elementary school: A follow-up. Journal of Special Education, 36(2), 69-79.

Biglan, A. and Smolkowski, K. (2002). The role of the community psychologist in the 21st century. Prevention & Treatment, 5, article 2.

Metzler, C.W., Biglan, A., Rusby, J.C, & Sprague, J. (2001). Evaluation of a comprehensive behavior management program to improve school-wide positive behavior support. Education and Treatment of Children, 24(4), 448-79.

Barrera, Jr., M., Biglan, A., Ary, D., & Li, F. (2001). Replication of a problem behavior model with American Indian, Hispanic, and Caucasian youth. Journal of Early Adolescence, 21(2), 133-57.

Biglan, A., Sprague, J., & Moore, K.J. (2006). A functional contextualist framework for affecting peer influence practices. In K.A. Dodge & T.J. Dishion (Eds.) Deviant social contagion (Chap. 19). New York: Guilford Press.

Biglan, A., Ary, D. V., Smolkowski, K., Duncan, T. E., & Black, C. (2000). A randomized control trial of a community intervention to prevent adolescent tobacco use. Tobacco Control, 9, 24-12.

Metzler, C.W., Biglan, A., Ary, D.V., & Noell, J. (2000). A randomized controlled trial of a behavioral intervention to reduce high-risk sexual behavior among adolescents in STD clinics. Behavior Therapy, 31, 27-54.

Biglan, A. & Taylor, T. (2000). Increasing the use of science to improve child-rearing. Journal of Primary Prevention, 21(2), 207-226.

Gunn, B. K., Biglan, A., Smolkowski, K., & Ary, D. V. (2000). The efficacy of supplemental instruction in decoding skills for Hispanic and non-Hispanic students in early elementary school. Journal of Special Education, 34(2), 90-103.

Biglan, A., Ary, D.V., & Wagenaar, A. C. (2000) The value of interrupted time-series experiments for community intervention research. Prevention Science, 1(1), 31-49.

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Biglan, A. & Taylor T. (2000). Why have we been more successful in reducing tobacco use than violent crime? American Journal of Community Psychology, 28(3), 269-302.

Ary, D. V., Duncan, T. E., Biglan, A., Metzler, C. W., Noell, J. W., & Smolkowski, K. (1999). Development of adolescent problem behavior. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 27, 141-150.

Barrera Jr., M., Felipe G. Castro, F. G., & Biglan, A.. (1999). Ethnicity, substance use, and development: Exemplars for exploring group differences and similarities. Development and Psychopathology, 11, 805-822.

Ary, D. V., James, L., & Biglan, A. (1999). Parent-daughter discussions to discourage tobacco use: Feasibility and content. Adolescence, 34(134), 275-282.

Irvine, A. B., Biglan, A., Smolkowski, K., Metzler, C. W., & Ary, D. V. (1999). The effectiveness of a parenting skills program for parents of middle school students in small communities. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 67, 811-825.

Irvine, A. B., Biglan, A., Smolkowski, K., & Ary, D. V. (1999). The value of the Parenting Scale for measuring the discipline practices of parents of middle school children. Behavior Research and Therapy, 37, 127-142.

Metzler, C. W., Taylor, T.K., Gunn, B., Fowler, R.C., Biglan, T., & Ary, D. (1998). A comprehensive approach to the prevention of behavior problems: Integrating effective practices to strengthen behavior management programs in schools. Effective School Practices, 17(2), 8-24.

Biglan, A., & Metzler, C.W. (1998). A public health perspective for research on family-focused interventions In: Drug abuse prevention through family interventions. Ashery, R.S., Robertson, E.B., and Kumpfer, K.L. (eds.). NIDA Research Monograph 177 (pp. 430 458). NIH Publication NO. 99-4135. Washington, DC: National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Taylor, T. & Biglan, A. (1998). Behavioral family interventions for improving childrearing: A review of the literature for clinicians and policy makers. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 1(1), 41-60.

Duncan, S. C., Duncan, T. E., Biglan, A., & Ary, D. (1998).  Contributions of the social context to the ?development of adolescent substance use: A multivariate latent growth modeling approach.  Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 50, 57-71.

Jason, J. A., Biglan, A., & Katz. R. (1998). Implications of the tobacco settlement for the prevention of teenage smoking. Children's Services: Social Policy, Research, and Practice. 1(2), 63-82.

Metzler, C.W., Biglan, A., Ary, D.V., & Li, F. (1998). The stability and validity of early adolescents' reports of parenting practices constructs. Journal of Family Psychology, 12, 1-21.

Biglan, A., Duncan, T., Irvine, B., Ary, D., Smolkowski, K. & James, L. (1997). A drug abuse prevention strategy for rural America. In E. B. Robertson, Z. Sloboda, G. M. Boyd, & N. J. Kozel (Eds.), Rural substance abuse: State of knowledge and issues. (NIDA Research Monograph 168). (pp. 364-397). Rockville, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Biglan, T., Metzler, C. W., Fowler, R. C., Gunn, B., Taylor, T. K., Rusby, J., & Irvine, B. (1997). Improving childrearing in America’s communities. In P. A. Lamal (Ed.), Cultural contingencies: Behavioral analytic perspectives on cultural practices (pp. 185-213). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Irvine, A. B., Biglan, A., Duncan, T., & Metzler, C. W. (1996). Benefits and barriers for volunteer leaders of a parent training program. Family Community Health 18(4), 20-32.

Biglan, A., Ary, D.V., Yudelson, H., Duncan, T.E., Hood, D., James, L., Koehn, V., Wright, Z., Black, C., Levings, D., Smith, S., & Gaiser, E. (1996). Experimental evaluation of a modular approach to mobilizing anti-tobacco influences of peers and parents. American Journal of Community Psychology 24(3), 311-339.

Biglan, A., Ary, D.V., Koehn, V., Levings, D., Smith, S., Wright, Z., James, L., & Henderson, J. (1996.) Mobilizing positive reinforcement in communities to reduce youth access to tobacco. American Journal of Community Psychology, 24(5), 625-638.

Biglan, A. (1996). Sexual coercion. In: Finding solutions to social problems. Behavioral strategies for change, edited by Mattaini, M.A. and Thyer, B.A.Washington, DC:American Psychological Association, 289-316.

Biglan, A., & Hayes, S. C. (1996). Should the behavioral sciences become more pragmatic? The case for functional contextualism in research on human behavior. Applied and Preventive Psychology 5, 47-57.

Biglan, A. (1995). Changing cultural practices: A contextualist framework for intervention research. Reno, NV: Context Press.

Biglan, A. (1995). Choosing a paradigm to guide prevention research and practice. Published simultaneously in Drugs and Society, 8(3-4), 149-160, and in C. G. Leukefeld & R. R. Clayton (Eds.), Prevention Practice in Substance Abuse, NY: The Haworth Press.

Biglan, A., Noell, J., Ochs, L., Smolkowski, K., & Metzler, C. W. (1995). Does sexual coercion play a role in the high-risk sexual behavior of adolescent and young adult women? Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 18, 549-568.

Biglan, A., Henderson, J., Humphreys, D., Yasui, M., Whisman, R., Black, C., & James, L. (1995). Mobilising positive reinforcement to reduce youth access to tobacco. Tobacco Control, 4, 42-48.

Biglan, A., Duncan, T. E., Ary, D. V., & Smolkowski, K. (1995). Peer and parental influences on adolescent tobacco use. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 18, 315-330.

Biglan, A. (1995). Translating what we know about the context for anti-social behavior into a lower prevalence of such behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 28(4), 479-492.

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Experience

2005-present
Director, Center for Prevention of Problems in Early Adolescence.

1998-present
Senior Scientist,
Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon.

1996-present
Director, Center for Community Interventions on Childrearing,
Oregon Research Institute.

1979-1998
Research Scientist,
Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon.

1990-1991
Chairman of the Board of Directors,
Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon.

1977-1984
Clinical Psychologist, Behavior Change Center,
Springfield, Oregon.

1974-1978
Assistant Professor of Psychology,
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

1973-1974
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology,
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

1972-1973
Postdoctoral Clinical Intern, Psychiatry Department,
University of Wisconsin.

1971-1976
Postdoctoral Clinical Trainee, Department of Psychology,
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

1969-1972
Research Associate and Instructor, Department of Psychology,
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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