Julia Martinez

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Julia Martinez

Associate Professor of Psychology

Department/Office Information

Psychological and Brain Sciences
106C Olin Hall
  • T 9:00am - 10:00am (106C Olin Hall)
  • T 4:00pm - 5:00pm (106C Olin Hall)
  • F 1:30pm - 2:30pm (106C Olin Hall)

Welcome to the Alcohol, Drugs, and Behavior lab!

PhD (Clinical Psychology), University of Missouri-Columbia
     Minor: Quantitative Methods
     Clinical Internship: Medical University of South Carolina

BA (Psychology), Dartmouth College

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

*Indicates a student author.

Refereed Journal Articles

Martinez, J.A., Johnson, D.N. & Jones, J.A. (2018). Beyond Punishment: The Impacts of Medical Amnesty in the U.S. Residential College Context. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 25248-253.

Scalzo, A.C.* & Martinez, J.A. (2017). Not all anxiety is the same: How different “types” of anxiety uniquely associate to college students’ drinking intentions. Journal of College Student Development, 58, 943-947.

Haeny, A.M., Weaver, C.C., Martinez, J.A., Steinley, D. & Sher, K.J. (2017). Is the deliberate induction of alcohol tolerance associated with negative alcohol outcomes? Addictive Behaviors, 65, 98-101.

Stogner, J., Martinez, J.A., Miller, B.L. & Sher, K.J. (2016). How strong is the “fake ID effect?”: A reexamination using propensity score matching in two samples. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40, 2648-2655. PMID: 27769102

Dale, C.F.*, Fontana, V.C.* & Martinez, J.A. (2016). What’s your “vice?:” A combined approach to drugs and other addictive substances and activities. Addiction Research & Theory, 24, 366-374.  

                       (note: each student author contributed equally)

Martinez, J.A., Dale, C.F.*, Fontana, V.C.*, and Collier, S.L.* (2015). The impact of standard nutrition labels on alcoholic beverages. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 59(2), 43-63. 

Martinez, J.A., Roth, M.G.*, Johnson, D.N. & Jones, J.A. (2015). How robustly does cannabis use associate to college grades?: Findings from two cohorts. Journal of Drug Education, 45, 56-67. PMID: 26224748

Martinez, J.A., Johnson, D.N. & Jones, J.A. (2015). A cocktail of extracurricular activities (ECAs): Different ECA combinations and their association with heavy drinking in two college cohorts. Journal of College Student Development, 56, 392-396.

Martinez, J.A., Sher, K.J. & Wood, P.K. (2014). Drinking consequences and subsequent drinking in college students over 4 years. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 28, 1240-1245. PMID: 25528051

Winograd, R.P., Littlefield, A.K., Martinez, J.A. & Sher, K.J. (2012). The drunken self: The five-factor model as an organizational framework for characterizing perceptions of one's own drunkenness.  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 36,1787-1793. PMID: 22458428

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

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

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., 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 

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., 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., Rutledge, P.C. & Sher, K.J. (2007). “Fake ID" ownership and heavy drinking in underage college students: Prospective findings. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors21, 226-232. PMID: 17563142

 

Refereed Articles, Commentaries, and Case Studies:

Martinez, J.A. (in press). Learn data preparation and pre-processing with an online survey of correlates of heavy drinking. SAGE Research Methods Datasets Online.

Martinez, J.A. & Mallett, K.A. (2016). Potential opportunities for peer feedback interventions. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77, 842-843.

Martinez, J.A. (2017). Managing personal agendas in alcohol and drug research. SAGE Research Methods Cases Online, Part 2DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473993358

            ISBN: 9781473993358 (e‐book)

Martinez, J.A. (2016). How often do participants treat our alcohol research studies as a BYOB? Addiction Research & Therapy, 7, 2.

 

Book Chapters:

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

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.

Courses: 

Psyc 498, Senior Research Theses
Psyc 341, Psychological Criminology
Psyc 309, Quantitative Methods in Psychology 
Psyc 262, Psychopathology 
Psyc 200, Research Methods in Psychology
Core 175, The Science of Drinking: Approaches to Alcohol Research 

First-generation college students: I was the first in my family to go to college, and I know it can be pretty challenging!  Even if you're not in any of my classes, feel free to contact me--I'm always happy to talk about being the first to go to college!

Media coverage:
Read about fake ID use

Chair, Institutional Review Board