Briana Scott, MS

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Doctoral Candidate, Combined Program in Education and Psychology

Briana Scott has worked with the Prevention Research Collaborative since she was an SROP student in 2018. She has experience with evaluating school-based interventions and both quantitative and qualitative data analysis. Her areas of interest also include positive youth development and empowerment, school safety, and equity in education outcomes. Briana holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from St. Norbert College and a Master of Science in Psychology from the University of Michigan.


Messman, E., Scott, B., Smith-Darden, J., Cortina, K., Thulin, E., Zimmerman, M., & Kernsmith, P. (2022). Psychological empowerment as a route for positive adjustment during adolescence. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 83, 101458.
Messman, E., Heinze, J., Hsieh, H.-F., Hockley, N., Pomerantz, N., Grodzinski, A., Scott, B., Goldstein, N., & Zimmerman, M. (2022). Anonymous Reporting Systems for School-Based Violence Prevention: A Systematic Review. Health Education & Behavior, 10901981211073734.
Hsieh, H.-F., Mistry, R., Lee, D. B., Scott, B. A., Eisman, A. B., Heinze, J. E., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2021). The Longitudinal Association Between Exposure to Violence and Patterns of Health Risk Behaviors Among African American Youth. American Journal of Health Promotion: AJHP, 35(6), 794–802.
Sokol, R. L., Heinze, J., Doan, J., Normand, M., Grodzinski, A., Pomerantz, N., Scott, B. A., Gaswirth, M., & Zimmerman, M. (2021). Crisis Interventions in Schools: A Systematic Review. Journal of School Violence, 20(2), 241–260.
Hsieh, H.-F., Heinze, J. E., Caruso, E., Scott, B. A., West, B. T., Mistry, R., Eisman, A. B., Assari, S., Buu, A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2020). The Protective Effects of Social Support on Hypertension Among African American Adolescents Exposed to Violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 886260520969390.