Julia Martinez - Psychology Professor

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Julia Martinez

Julia Martinez

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Psychology, Olin Hall
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BA (Psychology), Dartmouth College
PhD (Clinical Psychology), University of Missouri-Columbia
     Minor: Quantitative Methods
     Clinical Internship: Medical University of South Carolina

Teaching Experience

Courses: Psychopathology, Quantitative Methods in Psychology


  • Alcohol use disorders: Antecedents, development, course, correlates and consequences, and related public health and intervention issues.
  • College drinking
  • Drug use


Martinez, J.A., Sher, K.J., & Rutledge, P.C. (2007). “Fake ID" ownership and heavy drinking in underage college students: Prospective findings. Psychology of Addictive Behavior, 21, 226-232. PMID: 17563142

Martinez, J.A., Sher, K.J., & Wood, P.K. (2008). Is heavy drinking really associated with attrition from college?: The alcohol-attrition paradox. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 22, 450-456. PMID: 18778140

Muñoz, M.A., Martinez, J.A., Tejero, A. & Cepeda-Benito, A. (2008). Development of the brief Spanish cocaine craving questionnaire-general. Psicothema, 20, 545-550.

Martinez, J.A., Sher, K.J., Krull, J.L. & Wood, P.K. (2009). Blue-collar scholars?: Mediators and moderators of university attrition in first-generation college students. Journal of College Student Development, 50, 87-103.

Martinez, J.A., Muñoz, M.A. & Sher, K.J. (2009). A new minimum legal drinking age (MLDA)?: Some findings to inform the debate. Addictive Behaviors, 34, 407-410. PMID: 19135311

Muñoz, M.A., Martinez, J.A., Fernandez-Santaella, M.C., Vila, J. & Cepeda-Benito, A. (2010). Two scales to evaluate cocaine craving. Substance Use & Misuse, 45, 1303–1318.

Martinez, J.A. & Sher, K.J. (2010). Methods of “Fake ID” Obtainment and use in underage college students. Addictive Behaviors, 35, 738-740 PMID: 20359829

Martinez, J.A., Steinley, D.A., & Sher, K.J. (2010). Deliberate induction of alcohol tolerance: Empirical introduction to a novel health risk. Addiction, 105,1767-1770. PMID: 20840199

Winograd, R.P., Littlefield, A.K., Martinez, J.A. & Sher, K.J. (in press). The drunken self: The five-factor model as an organizational framework for characterizing perceptions of one's own drunkenness. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Book Chapters:

Sher, K.J., & Martinez, J.A. (2009). The future of treatment for substance use: A View from 2009. In L. Cohen, F. L. Collins, A. M. Young, D. E. McChargue, & T. R. Leffingwell (Eds.), The pharmacology and treatment of substance abuse: An evidence-based approach (pp. 635-652). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

Sher, K.J., Wolf, S.T., & Martinez, J.A. (2009). How can etiological research inform the distinction between normal drinking and disordered drinking? In L. M. Scheier (Ed.), Handbook of drug use etiology (pp. 225-246). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sher, K.J., Martinez, J.A. & Littlefield, A.K. (2011). Alcohol use and alcohol use disorders). In D. Barlow, (Ed.). Oxford handbook of clinical psychology, pp. 405-445. New York: Oxford.

Sher, K.J., Littlefield, A.K., Martinez, J.A. & Talley, A.E. (2011). Alcohol use disorders and health. In H. Friedman, (Ed.), Oxford handbook of health psychology, pp. 686-737. New York: Oxford.