Derek Kosty, Ph.D., Associate Scientist

Education & Training

B.S., 2007
University of Oregon, Eugene OR
Mathematics & Economics

Ph.D., 2015
University of Oregon, Eugene OR
Quantitative Research Methods in Education

Associate Scientist Derek Kosty, Ph.D., studies problematic substance use across the lifespan, effects of academic and behavioral interventions, and applied quantitative research methods. His methodological expertise includes group- and single-case designs, advanced statistical modeling of longitudinal and multilevel data, and structural equation modeling with latent variables.

Current Projects

Factors Associated with the Course and Outcomes of Alcohol Use Disorders in a Cohort Sample of Adolescents Followed into Early Adulthood

PROJECT PERIOD

09/23/19 - 08/31/20

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Not Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Richard Farmer, John Seeley

Co-Investigators
Jeff Gau, Derek Kosty

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Evaluation of We Have Choices, an Upper-Elementary Self-Management Program

PROJECT PERIOD

07/01/19 - 06/30/24

FUNDING AGENCY

Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Not Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Keith Smolkowski

Co-Investigators
Derek Kosty

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Precision Math: Using Interactive Gaming Technology to Build Student Proficiency in the Foundational Concepts and Problem Solving Skills of Management and Data Analysis

PROJECT PERIOD

07/01/17 - 06/30/19

FUNDING AGENCY

National Science Foundation

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Not Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Keith Smolkowski

Co-Investigators
Derek Kosty

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Publications

Farmer, R. F., Kosty, D. B., Seeley, J. R., Gau, J. M., & Klein, D. N. (2019). Family aggregation of substance use disorders: Substance specific, nonspecific, and intrafamilial sources of risk. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 80, 462-471.

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Stormshak, E. A., McIntyre, L. L., Garbacz, S. A., Kosty, D. B. (in press). Family-centered prevention to enhance parenting skills during the transition to elementary school: A randomized trial. J Fam Psychol. 2019 Jul 18.

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Doabler, C. T., Clarke, B., Kosty, D., Fien, H., Smolkowski, K., Liu, M., & Baker, S. K. (in press). Measuring the quantity and quality of explicit instructional interactions in an empirically validated Tier 2 kindergarten mathematics intervention. Learning Disability Quarterly.

Doabler, C. T., Clarke, B., Kosty, D., Smolkowski, K., Kurtz-Nelson, E., Fien, H., & Baker, S. (2018). Building number sense among English learners: A multisite randomized controlled trial of a Tier 2 kindergarten mathematics intervention. Early Childhood Research Quarterly. Advance online publication.

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Farmer, R. F., Seeley, J. R., Gau, J. M., Klein, D. N., Merikangas, K. R., Kosty, D. B., Duncan, S. C., & Lewinsohn, P. M. (2018). Clinical features associated with an increased risk for alcohol use disorders among family members. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 32, 628-638.

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Clarke, B., Shanley, L., Kosty, D., Baker, S. K., Cary, M. S., Fien, H., Baker, S. K., & Smolkowski, K. (2018). Investigating the incremental validity of cognitive variables in early mathematics screening. School Psychology Quarterly, 33(2), 264-271.

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Doabler, C. T., Clarke, B., Stoolmiller, M., Kosty, D., Fien, F., Smolkowski, K., & Baker, S. K. (2017). Explicit instructional interactions: Exploring the black box of a Tier 2 mathematics intervention. Remedial and Special Education, 38, 98-110.

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Farmer, R. F., Seeley, J. R., Kosty, D. B., Gau, J. M., Duncan, S. C., Sher, K. J., & Lewinsohn, P. M. (2017). No reliable evidence that emotional disorders are proximal antecedents, concomitants, or short-term consequences of first episode alcohol use disorders in a representative community sample. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78(2), 222–231.

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Clarke, B., Doabler, C. T., Kosty, D., Kurtz Nelson, E., Smolkowski, K., Fien, H., & Baker, S. K. (2017). Testing the efficacy of a kindergarten mathematics intervention by small group size. AERA Open, 3(2), 1–16.

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Kosty, D. B., Seeley, J. R., Farmer, R. F., Stevens, J. J., & Lewinsohn, P. M. (2017). Trajectories of cannabis use disorder: risk factors, clinical characteristics, and outcomes. Addiction, 112(2), 279-287.

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Experience

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