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Associate Professor
University of Houston
Department of Educational Psychology

491 Farish Hall
Houston, TX 77204-5029
United States of America

Office (713) 743-5031
Office (713) 743-4996

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Research Scientists

Member Since: 2011

Margit Wiesner, Dr. phil.

Margit Wiesner, Dr. phil.


Diplom in Psychology, Free University of Berlin, Germany
Dr. phil. in Developmental Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany

Research Statement

Dr. Margit Wiesner has been co-investigator on various grants from the National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the German National Science Foundation which supported longitudinal research on substance use, delinquency, and other... Read more

About Me

Early on in my academic training, I was very fortunate to encounter several great mentors (including the late Dr. Margret M. Baltes) who were internationally renowned for their research programs and exhibited extremely high levels of intellectual curiosity and professional integrity over the course... Read more

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Recent Publications

Arbona, C., Olvera, N., Rodriguez, N., Hagan, J., Linares, A., & Wiesner, M. (2010). Acculturative stress among documented and undocumented Latino immigrants in the United States. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 32(3), 362-384. Späth, M., Weichold, K., Silbereisen, R.K., & Wiesner, M. (2010). Examining the Differential Effectiveness of a Life-Skills Program (IPSY) on Alcohol Use Trajectories in Early Adolescence. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78, 334-348. Wiesner, M., Capaldi, D.M., & Kim, H.K. (2010). Arrests, Recent Life Circumstances, and Recurrent Job Loss for At-Risk Young Men: An Event-History Analysis. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 76, 344-354. Wiesner, M., Chen, V., Windle, M., Elliott, M.N., Grunbaum, J.A., Kanouse, D.E., & Schuster, M.A. (2010). Factor Structure and Psychometric Properties of the Brief Symptom Inventory-18 in Women: A MACS Approach to Testing for Invariance across Racial/Ethnic Groups. Psychological Assessment, 22, 912-922. Wiesner, M., Kim, H.K., & Capaldi, D.M. (2010). History of juvenile arrests and vocational career outcomes for at-risk young men. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 47(1), 91-117.


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