Dr. Andrea Hussong directs a program of research and training activities associated with the Developmental Risk and Resilience Lab (the DRRL) in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina.

Our work focuses on understanding and intervening in early emerging risk trajectories for substance use, particularly among children of drug involved parents. We also examine how to promote positive developmental outcomes, notably how parents can foster gratitude in children. And, we develop novel methods to advance science, including Integrative Data Analysis. In addition to directing the DRRL, Dr. Hussong co-directs the Carolina Consortium on Human Development through the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.

Welcome to new DRRLers this fall!  Su Cho (Lab Manager), Allegra Midgette (CCHD Postdoctoral Fellow), Sarah Anne Gilles (intern), and Michael Anders (intern).