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Michael A. Russell

Michael A. Russell

Associate Professor, Biobehavioral Health
Assistant Professor, Biobehavioral Health
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
Disease Teams:
Institute for CyberScience (ICS) - Associate
MAR60@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Alcohols
  • Ecological Momentary Assessment
  • Drinking
  • Mental Health
  • Young Adult
  • Health
  • Students
  • Cannabis
  • Technology
  • Depression
  • Parents
  • Counseling

Recent Publications

2024

Glenn, SD, Turrisi, RJ, Richards, VL, Russell, MA & Mallett, KA 2024, 'A Dual-Process Decision-Making Model Examining the Longitudinal Associations Between Alcohol-Induced Blackouts and Alcohol Use Disorder Risk Among College Student Drinkers', Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs, vol. 85, no. 1, pp. 73-83. https://doi.org/10.15288/jsad.23-00063
Courtney, JB, West, AB, Russell, MA, Almeida, D & Conroy, DE 2024, 'College Students' Day-to-Day Maladaptive Drinking Responses to Stress Severity and Stressor-Related Guilt and Anger', Annals of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 131-143. https://doi.org/10.1093/abm/kaad065
Richards, VL, Glenn, SD, Turrisi, RJ, Mallett, KA, Ackerman, S & Russell, MA 2024, 'Transdermal alcohol concentration features predict alcohol-induced blackouts in college students', Alcohol, Clinical and Experimental Research, vol. 48, no. 5, pp. 880-888. https://doi.org/10.1111/acer.15290

2023

Emert, SE, Taylor, DJ, Gartenberg, D, Schade, MM, Roberts, DM, Nagy, SM, Russell, M, Huskey, A, Mueller, M, Gamaldo, A & Buxton, OM 2023, 'A non-pharmacological multi-modal therapy to improve sleep and cognition and reduce mild cognitive impairment risk: Design and methodology of a randomized clinical trial', Contemporary Clinical Trials, vol. 132, 107275. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2023.107275
Rodríguez, GC & Russell, MA 2023, 'Acceptability and anklet user experience with the SCRAM-CAM transdermal alcohol concentration sensor in regularly drinking young adults' natural environments', Alcohol, vol. 111, pp. 51-58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.alcohol.2023.04.005
Courtney, JB, Russell, MA & Conroy, DE 2023, 'Acceptability and validity of using the BACtrack skyn wrist-worn transdermal alcohol concentration sensor to capture alcohol use across 28 days under naturalistic conditions – A pilot study', Alcohol, vol. 108, pp. 30-43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.alcohol.2022.11.004
Richards, VL, Turrisi, RJ, Glenn, SD, Waldron, KA, Rodriguez, GC, Mallett, KA & Russell, MA 2023, 'Alcohol-induced blackouts among college student drinkers: A multilevel analysis', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 143, 107706. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2023.107706
Russell, MA, Smyth, JM, Turrisi, R & Rodriguez, GC 2023, 'Baseline Protective Behavioral Strategy Use Predicts More Moderate Transdermal Alcohol Concentration Dynamics and Fewer Negative Consequences of Drinking in Young Adults’ Natural Settings', Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000941
Richards, VL, Glenn, SD, Turrisi, RJ, Altstaedter, A, Mallett, KA & Russell, MA 2023, 'Does it really matter that I do not remember my night? Consequences related to blacking out among college student drinkers', Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental Research, vol. 47, no. 9, pp. 1798-1805. https://doi.org/10.1111/acer.15157
Glenn, SD, Turrisi, R, Hecht, ML, Russell, MA & Ray, AE 2023, 'Examining engagement with and acceptability and usability of REAL Parenting: A brief online parent-based intervention to reduce alcohol use and consequences among high school students', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 143, 107673. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2023.107673
Jones, DR, Ruiz, JM, Schreier, HMC, Allison, MA, Uchino, BN, Russell, MA, Taylor, DJ, Smith, TW & Smyth, JM 2023, 'Mean affect and affect variability may interact to predict inflammation', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 109, pp. 168-174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2023.01.008
Gajos, JM, Russell, MA, Odgers, CL, Hoyle, RH & Copeland, WE 2023, 'Pubertal timing moderates the same-day coupling between family hassles and negative affect in girls and boys', Development and Psychopathology, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 1942-1955. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579422000591
Mason, MJ, Coatsworth, JD, Zaharakis, N, Russell, M, Aaron, B & McKinstry, S 2023, 'Testing Mechanisms of Change for Text Message–Delivered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Randomized Clinical Trial for Young Adult Depression', JMIR mHealth and uHealth, vol. 11, e45186. https://doi.org/10.2196/45186
Mennis, J, Mason, MJ, Coatsworth, JD, Russell, M & Zaharakis, NM 2024, 'Young Adult Depression and Cannabis Use: Associations Before and After Recreational Legalization', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 333-341. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2023.09.023

2022

West, AB, Bomysoad, RN, Russell, MA & Conroy, DE 2022, 'Daily Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior and Alcohol Use in At-Risk College Students', Annals of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 56, no. 7, pp. 712-725. https://doi.org/10.1093/abm/kaab085
Russell, MA, Bomysoad, RN, Coatsworth, JD & Mason, MJ 2022, 'Effects of a cannabis use disorder text message–delivered treatment on young adult alcohol misuse: Differential effects by gender', Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, vol. 132, 108466. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108466
Glenn, SD, Turrisi, R, Waldron, KA, Mallett, KA, Russell, MA & Reavy, RR 2022, 'Examining the impact of early college experiences on the cumulative number of alcohol-related consequences', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 132, 107357. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2022.107357
Mennis, J, McKeon, TP, Coatsworth, JD, Russell, MA, Coffman, DL & Mason, MJ 2022, 'Neighborhood disadvantage moderates the effect of a mobile health intervention on adolescent depression', Health and Place, vol. 73, 102728. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102728
Russell, MA, Coatsworth, JD, Brown, A, Zaharakis, N, Mennis, J, Rodriguez, GC & Mason, MJ 2023, 'Peer Network Counseling Effects on Substance Use: an Individual Participant Data Meta-Analysis Integrating Three Randomized Controlled Trials', Prevention Science, vol. 24, no. 8, pp. 1510-1522. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-022-01468-z
Wallis, D, Coatsworth, JD, Mennis, J, Riggs, NR, Zaharakis, N, Russell, MA, Brown, AR, Rayburn, S, Radford, A, Hale, C & Mason, MJ 2022, 'Predicting Self-Medication with Cannabis in Young Adults with Hazardous Cannabis Use', International journal of environmental research and public health, vol. 19, no. 3, 1850. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19031850
Qian, T, Walton, AE, Collins, LM, Klasnja, P, Lanza, ST, Nahum-Shani, I, Rabbi, M, Russell, MA, Walton, MA, Yoo, H & Murphy, SA 2022, 'The Microrandomized Trial for Developing Digital Interventions: Experimental Design and Data Analysis Considerations', Psychological Methods, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 874-894. https://doi.org/10.1037/met0000283
Courtney, JB & Russell, MA 2023, 'To Drink or Not to Drink: Is That the Question? Examining Correspondence and Predictive Validity of Morning Drinking Intentions for Young Adults’ Drinking Behaviors and Consequences', Prevention Science, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 322-336. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-022-01437-6
Courtney, JB, Russell, MA & Conroy, DE 2022, 'Tobacco and cannabis use as moderators of the association between physical activity and alcohol use across the adult lifespan in the United States: NHANES, 2005–2016', Preventive Medicine, vol. 155, 106931. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2021.106931
Russell, MA, Turrisi, RJ & Smyth, JM 2022, 'Transdermal sensor features correlate with ecological momentary assessment drinking reports and predict alcohol-related consequences in young adults’ natural settings', Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 100-113. https://doi.org/10.1111/acer.14739
Mason, MJ, Coatsworth, JD, Zaharakis, N, Russell, M, Wallis, D, Brown, A & Hale, C 2023, 'Treating Young Adult Depression With Text-Delivered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial', Behavior Therapy, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 315-329. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2022.09.005
Felt, JM, Russell, MA, Johnson, JA, Ruiz, JM, Uchino, BN, Allison, M, Smith, TW, Taylor, DJ, Ahn, C & Smyth, JM 2023, 'Within-person associations of optimistic and pessimistic expectations with momentary stress, affect, and ambulatory blood pressure', Anxiety, Stress and Coping, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 636-648. https://doi.org/10.1080/10615806.2022.2142574

2021

Courtney, J, Handley, E, Pagoto, S, Russell, M & Conroy, DE 2021, 'Alcohol use as a function of physical activity and golfing motives in a national sample of united states golfers', Nutrients, vol. 13, no. 6, 1856. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13061856
Jensen, M, George, MJ, Russell, MA, Lippold, MA & Odgers, CL 2021, 'Daily Parent-Adolescent Digital Exchanges', Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, vol. 49, no. 9, pp. 1125-1138. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-020-00765-x
Jensen, M, George, MJ, Russell, MA, Lippold, MA & Odgers, CL 2021, 'Does Adolescent Digital Technology Use Detract from the Parent–Adolescent Relationship?', Journal of Research on Adolescence, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 469-481. https://doi.org/10.1111/jora.12618
Cleveland, HH, Knapp, KS, Brick, TR, Russell, MA, Gajos, JM & Bunce, SC 2021, 'Effectiveness and Utility of Mobile Device Assessment of Subjective Craving during Residential Opioid Dependence Treatment', Substance Use and Misuse, vol. 56, no. 9, pp. 1284-1294. https://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2021.1921808
Mason, MJ, Coatsworth, JD, Russell, M, Khatri, P, Bailey, S, Moore, M, Brown, A, Zaharakis, N, Trussell, M, Stephens, CJ, Wallis, D & Hale, C 2021, 'Reducing Risk for Adolescent Substance Misuse with Text-Delivered Counseling to Adolescents and Parents', Substance Use and Misuse, vol. 56, no. 9, pp. 1247-1257. https://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2021.1910709
Courtney, JB & Russell, MA 2021, 'Testing affect regulation models of drinking prior to and after drinking initiation using ecological momentary assessment.', Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 597-608. https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000763
Gioia, SA, Russell, MA, Zimet, GD, Stupiansky, NW & Rosenberger, JG 2021, 'The role of disclosure & perceptions about providers in health discussions among gay and bisexual young men', Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 104, no. 7, pp. 1712-1718. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2020.12.032

2020

Felt, JM, Russell, MA, Ruiz, JM, Johnson, JA, Uchino, BN, Allison, M, Smith, TW, Taylor, DJ, Ahn, C & Smyth, J 2020, 'A multimethod approach examining the relative contributions of optimism and pessimism to cardiovascular disease risk markers', Journal of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 43, no. 5, pp. 839-849. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10865-020-00133-6
West, AB, Bittel, KM, Russell, MA, Evans, MB, Mama, SK & Conroy, DE 2020, 'A systematic review of physical activity, sedentary behavior, and substance use in adolescents and emerging adults', Translational behavioral medicine, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 1155-1167. https://doi.org/10.1093/tbm/ibaa008
Rivenbark, J, Arseneault, L, Caspi, A, Danese, A, Fisher, HL, Moffitt, TE, Rasmussen, LJH, Russell, MA & Odgers, CL 2020, 'Adolescents' perceptions of family social status correlate with health and life chances: A twin difference longitudinal cohort study', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 117, no. 38, pp. 23323-23328. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1820845116
Russell, MA, Linden-Carmichael, AN, Lanza, ST, Fair, EV, Sher, KJ & Piasecki, TM 2020, 'Affect Relative to Day-Level Drinking Initiation: Analyzing Ecological Momentary Assessment Data With Multilevel Spline Modeling', Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000550
Jones, DR, Smyth, JM, Engeland, CG, Sliwinski, MJ, Russell, MA, Sin, NL, Almeida, DM & Graham-Engeland, JE 2020, 'Affect variability and inflammatory markers in midlife adults', Health Psychology, vol. 39, no. 8, pp. 655-666. https://doi.org/10.1037/hea0000868
Russell, MA & Gajos, JM 2020, 'Annual Research Review: Ecological momentary assessment studies in child psychology and psychiatry', Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 376-394. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.13204
Bekiroglu, K, Russell, MA, Lagoa, C, Su, R, Sznaier, M, Lanza, ST & Odgers, CL 2021, 'Continuous-time model identification: application on a behavioural (miLife) study', International Journal of Control, vol. 94, no. 9, pp. 2318-2329. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207179.2019.1706101
McKee, K, Russell, M, Mennis, J, Mason, M & Neale, M 2020, 'Emotion regulation dynamics predict substance use in high-risk adolescents', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 106, 106374. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2020.106374
Shalev, I, Hastings, WJ, Etzel, L, Israel, S, Russell, MA, Hendrick, KA, Zinobile, M & Siegel, SR 2020, 'Investigating the impact of early-life adversity on physiological, immune, and gene expression responses to acute stress: A pilot feasibility study', PloS one, vol. 15, no. 4, e0221310. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221310
Swendeman, D, Sumstine, S, Brink, A, Mindry, D, Medich, M & Russell, M 2020, 'Smartphone self-monitoring by young adolescents and parents to assess and improve family functioning: qualitative feasibility study', JMIR Formative Research, vol. 4, no. 6, e15777. https://doi.org/10.2196/15777
Calhoun, B, Williams, J, Greenberg, M, Domitrovich, C, Russell, MA & Fishbein, DH 2020, 'Social Emotional Learning Program Boosts Early Social and Behavioral Skills in Low-Income Urban Children', Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 11, 561196. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.561196
George, MJ, Jensen, MR, Russell, MA, Gassman-Pines, A, Copeland, WE, Hoyle, RH & Odgers, CL 2020, 'Young Adolescents' Digital Technology Use, Perceived Impairments, and Well-Being in a Representative Sample', Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 219, pp. 180-187. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.12.002