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Lloyd Johnston

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Distinguished Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Social Research.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Angus Campbell Collegiate Research Professor and Distinguished Senior Research Scientist at the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research and principal investigator of the Monitoring the Future study since its inception in 1975. A social psychologist by training, he has served as advisor to the White House, Congress, and many other national and international bodies and has conducted research on a wide range of issues, including the use of alcohol, tobacco, and various illicit drugs; institutional trust; policy evaluation; the functioning of American high schools; behaviors influencing the spread of HIV; and most recently, childhood obesity. His research interests also include international comparative studies and the application of survey research to social problems generally.

Recent Publications

Books

Johnston, Lloyd, and Patrick M. O'Malley. 2009. Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use, 1975-2008 (2 volumes). Bethesda, Md. : National Institute on Drug Abuse, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health,.

Bachman, Jerald, Patrick M. O'Malley, John E. Schulenberg, Lloyd Johnston, P. Freedman-Doan, and E. E. Messersmith. 2008. The education-drug use connection: How successes and failures in school relate to adolescent smoking, drinking, drug use, and delinquency. New York.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates/Taylor & Francis. Abstract.

Johnston, Lloyd, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald Bachman, and John E. Schulenberg. 2007. Monitoring the Future national results on adolescent drug use: Overview of key findings, 2006 (NIH Publication No. 07-6202). Bethesda, MD : National Institute on Drug Abuse. Abstract.

Johnston, Lloyd, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald Bachman, and John E. Schulenberg. 2006. Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use, 1975-2005. Volume I: Secondary school students (NIH Publication No. 06-5883). Bethesda, MD : National Institute on Drug Abuse. Abstract.

Johnston, Lloyd, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald Bachman, and John E. Schulenberg. 2006. Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use , 1975-2005. Volume II: college students and adults ages 19-45 (NIH Publication No. 06-5884). Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse. Abstract.

Bachman, Jerald, Lloyd Johnston, and Patrick M. O'Malley. 2006. Monitoring the Future: Questionnaire responses from the nation's high school seniors, 2005. Ann Arbor, MI : University of Michigan. Institute for Social Research.

Journal Articles

Terry-McElrath, Yvonne M., Patrick M. O'Malley, and Lloyd Johnston. 2015. "Potential Impact of National School Nutritional Environment Policies Cross-sectional Associations With US Secondary Student Overweight/Obesity, 2008-2012." Jama Pediatrics, 169(1): 78-85. DOI. Abstract.

Terry-McElrath, Y., J. Chriqui, Patrick M. O'Malley, F. Chaloupka, and Lloyd Johnston. 2015. "Regular Soda Policies, School Availability, and High School Student Consumption." American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 48(4): 436-444. PMCID: PMC4380673. DOI. Abstract.

Miech, R., Lloyd Johnston, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald Bachman, John E. Schulenberg, and M. Patrick. 2015. "Trends in use of marijuana and attitudes toward marijuana among youth before and after decriminalization: The case of California 2007-2013." The International journal on drug policy, 26(4): 336-44. DOI. Abstract.

Terry-McElrath, Y., L. Turner, A. Sandoval, Lloyd Johnston, and F. Chaloupka. 2014. "Commercialism in US Elementary and Secondary School Nutrition Environments Trends From 2007 to 2012." Jama Pediatrics, 168(3): 234-242. DOI. Abstract.

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