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Kimberly Mitchell

Phone: (603) 862-4533
Office: Crimes Against Children Research Center, 10 West Edge Drive Rm 106, Durham, NH 03824

Courses Taught

  • JUST 602: Research Internship


  • Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, University of Rhode Island
  • M.A., Psychology, Rhode Island College
  • B.A., Psychology, Rhode Island College

Research Interests

  • Adolescent Health
  • Adolescent Sexual Behavior
  • At Risk/High Risk Populations (Health)
  • Child Abuse/Neglect
  • Child/Maternal Health
  • Cyberbullying
  • Firearms/Guns
  • Hate/Hate Crime/Hate Speech
  • Opiates / Opioids
  • Resilience
  • Suicide
  • Trauma
  • Violence Prevention

Selected Publications

  • Mitchell, K. J., Ybarra, M. L., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Jackson, L. A., & Patts, C. E. (2024). Implementation of a Risk Reduction Protocol in Youth Violence Research.. Ethics Behav, 34(2), 77-88. doi:10.1080/10508422.2022.2157277

  • Ybarra, M. L., Strøem, I. F., Goodman, K. L., & Mitchell, K. J. (2023). Event Characteristics of Sexual Violence Perpetration Against Romantic Partners Versus Non-Romantic Partners.. J Interpers Violence, 38(17-18), 10282-10308. doi:10.1177/08862605231171411

  • Mitchell, K. J., Ybarra, M. L., Goodman, K. L., & Strøm, I. F. (2023). Polyvictimization Among Sexual and Gender Minority Youth.. Am J Prev Med, 65(2), 182-191. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2023.01.045

  • Mitchell, K. J., Banyard, V., & Ybarra, M. (2023). Overlap Between Exposure to Suicidal Behavior and Indirect Interpersonal Violence: Evidence for a More Integrated Approach to Violence Research.. J Interpers Violence, 38(15-16), 9189-9214. doi:10.1177/08862605231163238

  • Estlein, R., Gewirtz-Meydan, A., Mitchell, K. J., & Grinstein-Weiss, M. (n.d.). COVID-19-Related Fear among Youth in Israel. Youth, 3(3), 883-896. doi:10.3390/youth3030057

  • Mitchell, K. J., Finkelhor, D., Jones, L. M., & Wolak, J. (2012). Prevalence and Characteristics of Youth Sexting: A National Study. PEDIATRICS, 129(1), 13-20. doi:10.1542/peds.2011-1730

  • Wolak, J., Finkelhor, D., Mitchell, K. J., & Ybarra, M. L. (2008). Online "Predators" and their victims - Myths, realities, and implications for prevention and treatment. AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGIST, 63(2), 111-128. doi:10.1037/0003-066X.63.2.111

  • Ybarra, M. L., Mitchell, K. J., Wolak, J., & Finkelhor, D. (2006). Examining characteristics and associated distress related to Internet harassment: Findings from the Second Youth Internet Safety Survey. PEDIATRICS, 118(4), E1169-E1177. doi:10.1542/peds.2006-0815

  • Ybarra, M. L., & Mitchell, K. J. (2004). Online aggressor/targets, aggressors, and targets: a comparison of associated youth characteristics.. J Child Psychol Psychiatry, 45(7), 1308-1316. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7610.2004.00328.x

  • Ybarra, M. L., & Mitchell, K. J. (2004). Youth engaging in online harassment: associations with caregiver-child relationships, Internet use, and personal characteristics.. J Adolesc, 27(3), 319-336. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2004.03.007

  • Most Cited Publications