Nora Charles, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor




Research Interests

In the Youth Substance Use and Risky Behavior Lab, we study externalizing behaviors such as aggression and other kinds of acting out in children and adolescents, risk-taking during adolescence and young adulthood, the development of substance use disorders, the effects of stress on children and adolescents, and community-based interventions for at-risk and juvenile justice-involved youth.


Current Teaching (Dr. Charles is listed as “Nora Lindner” in the course catalog)


Adolescent Psychology (PSY 372)

McNair Scholars Research Seminar I (UNV 450)



Cognitive Assessment (PSY 641)

Advanced Developmental Psychology (PSY 679)

Substance Abuse Treatment (PSY 738)

Clinical Psychology Practicum (PSY 782)


Curriculum Vitae

Link to Dr. Charles’ Youth Substance Use and Risky Behavior Lab


Dr. Charles will be accepting graduate student applicants for Fall 2019 admissions.