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Lindsay Till Hoyt

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Assistant Professor of Psychology
Curriculum Vitae

Email: lhoyt1@fordham.edu

Rose Hill Campus: Dealy Hall, Room 216
Phone: 718-817-5159

Keywords: positive youth development; social determinants of health; health disparities; puberty; adolescent sleep; stress biology; youth participatory action research

Currently accepting students.

Lab: Youth Development, Diversity, and Disparities (3D) Lab

Lab Instagram: @3dyouthresearch

Education

  • 2005 BA in Psychology and Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
  • 2010 MA in Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University
  • 2013 PhD in Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University
  • 2013-2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program, University of California at San Francisco and Berkeley

Major Research Interests

  • Environmentally-sensitive psychobiological systems (i.e., puberty, stress, sleep) that underlie young people’s well-being and inequalities in short- and long-term health
  • Sociopolitical stress
  • Civic engagement
  • Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR)
  • Positive youth development

 

    Courses

    • PSYC 1200 – Foundations of Psychology
    • PSYC 3100 – Health Psychology
    • PSYC 3510 – Participatory Action Research
    • PSYC 6300 - Developmental Foundations
    • PSYC 8350 – Applied Developmental Psychology Practicum

    Projects

    • Election Projects
    • The COVID-19 College Study
    • The Hijos Project (NSF)
    • Social Network Analysis of Puberty, Activity Behaviors, and Health Disparities (NIH)
    • See 3D Lab website for more projects and project descriptions

    Recent Publications

    * Indicates graduate student mentee.

    *Chaku, N., Hoyt, L.T., & *Barry, K. (2021). Executive functioning profiles in adolescence: Using person-centered approaches to understand heterogeneity. Cognitive Development. In press at Cognitive Development.
     
    Cohen A.K., Hoyt, L.T., *Nichols CR, *Yazdani N., *Dotson M.P. (2021)  Opportunities to reduce college students’ COVID-19-related risk behaviors: Insights from a national, longitudinal cohort study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 69(3), 383-389.

    *Dotson, M.P., *Magid, N.T., *Maker Castro, E., Hoyt, L.T., Suleiman, A.B., & Cohen, A. (2021). Emotional distancing’: Change and strain in U.S. young adult college students’ relationships during COVID-19. In press at Emerging Adulthood.

    *Dull, B.D., Hoyt, L.T., Grzanka, P.R. & Zeiders, K.H. (2021). White guilt and civic action: The role of civic values. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 50, 1081-1097.

    Hoyt, L.T., Cohen, A. K., *Dull, B.D., *Maker Castro, E., *Yazdani, N. (2021). “Constant stress has become the new normal”: Stress and anxiety inequalities among U.S. college students in the time of COVID-19. Journal of Adolescent Health, 68(2), 270-276.

    Hoyt, L.T., *Chaku, N., *Barry, K., *Anderson, G., & Ballard, P.J. (2021). Enacting maturity during adolescence: Extending theory, developing a measure, and considering implications for problem behaviors. Journal of Applied Developmental Science. E-pub ahead of print; doi: 10.1080/10888691.2021.1957892.

    Hoyt, L.T., Zeiders, K.H., *Chaku, N, *Niu, L., Cook, S. (2021). Identifying diurnal cortisol profiles among young adults: Physiological signatures of mental health trajectories. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 128, 105204.

    *Maker Castro, E., *Dull, B., Hoyt, L.T., Cohen, A. K. (2021). Associations Between Critical Consciousness and Well-Being in a National Sample of College Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Community Psychology. E-pub ahead of print; doi: 10.1002/jcop.22678.

    *Niu, L, Hoyt, L.T., Pickering, S., Schlecht, N.F., Burk, R.D., Diaz, A. (2021). Neighborhood profiles and body mass index trajectory in female adolescents and young adults. In press at Journal of Adolescent Health. E-pub ahead of print; doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2021.06.010.

    *Niu, L, Hoyt, L.T., Shane, J., & Storch, E.A. (2021). Profiles of past, present, and future subjective social status: Associations with young adult psychological well-being. Journal of American College Health. E-pub ahead of print; doi: 10.1080/07448481.2021.1954010.

    Suleiman, A.B., Ballard, P.J., Hoyt, L.T., & Ozer, E.J. (2021). Applying a developmental lens to youth-led participatory action research: A critical examination and integration of existing evidence. Youth & Society, 53(1), 26-53. (First published online in 2019.)

    *Yazdani, N., McCallen, L. Hoyt, L.T., & Brown, J. (2021). Predictors of economically disadvantaged vertical transfer students’ academic performance and retention: A scoping review. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 15210251211031184.