Allison Caruthers, PhD

allison caruthers

Allison Caruthers, Ph.D.

Project Director, Positive Family Support Project
Senior Research Associate, PSI

Allison Caruthers, PhD, is interested in adolescent gender and sexual socialization and their relationship to sexual behavior, sexual risk-taking, and emotional well-being in adolescence and adulthood. She is examining the distinction between normal, healthy sexual exploration and truly problematic behavior, as well as possible mechanisms by which intervention services reduce risky sexual behavior. Vita