Angela Henneberger

Angela K. Henneberger, Research Assistant Professor

Angela HennebergerContact Information:
Phone: (410) 706.6341
Henneberger CV

Mailing Information:
UM School of Social Work
525 West Redwood Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201


BS; University of Maryland
PhD; University of Virginia

Expertise and Research Interests

Positive Youth Development; Peer Relationships; At-Risk Youth; Academic Development; Social Development; Causal Inference; Advanced Statistical Methods

Recent Publications

Henneberger, A. K., Coffman, D.L., & Gest, S. D. (2016). The effect of having aggressive friends on aggressive behavior in childhood: Using propensity scores to strengthen causal inference. Social Development. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/sode.12186.

Henneberger, A. K., Varga, S. M., Moudy, A., & Tolan, P. H. (2016). Family functioning and high risk adolescents’ aggressive behavior: Examining effects by ethnicity. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45 . (1), 145-155. NIHMSID: 643768  

Deutsch, N. L., Reitz-Krueger, C., Henneberger, A. K., Futch, V., & Lawrence, E. C. (2016). “It gave me ways to solve problems and ways to talk to people”: Outcomes from a combined group and one-on-one mentoring program for early adolescent girls. Journal of Adolescent Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0743558416630813.

Henneberger, A. K., Tolan, P. H., Hipwell, A. E., & Keenan, K. (2014). Delinquency in adolescent girls: Using a confluence approach to understand the influences of parents and peers. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 41 (11), 1327-1337. doi: 10.1177/0093854814538624 PMCID: PMC4235527

Henneberger, A. K., Oudekerk, B. A., Reppucci, N. D., & Odgers, C. L. (2014). Differential subtypes of offending among adolescent girls predicts health and criminality in adulthood. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 41 (2), 181-195.  doi:  10.1177/0093854813500957

Keenan, K., Hipwell A. E., Babinski, D. E., Bortner, J., Henneberger, A., Hinze, A. E., Klostermann, S., Rischall, M.,  & Sapotichne, B. (2013). Examining the developmental interface of cortisol and depression symptoms in young adolescent girls. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38 (10), 2291-2299.  doi:  10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.04.017 PMCID: PMC3776001

Henneberger, A. K., Durkee, M. I., Truong, N. N., Atkins, A. M., & Tolan, P. H. (2013). The longitudinal  relationship between peer violence and popularity and delinquency in adolescent boys: Examining  effects by family functioning. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42, 1651-1660.  doi:  10.1007/s10964-012-9859-3 PMCID: PMC4122220

Henneberger, A. K., Deutsch, N. L., Lawrence, E. C., & Sovik-Johnston, A. (2013). The Young Women Leaders  Program: A mentoring program targeted toward adolescent girls. School Mental Health, 5, 132-143.  doi:  10.1007/s12310-012-9093-x

Deutsch, N. L., Wiggins, A. Y., Henneberger, A. K., & Lawrence, E. C. (2012). Combining mentoring with structured group activities: A potential after-school context for fostering relationships between girls and mentors. The Journal of Early Adolescence, 33(1),44-76. doi: 10.1177/0272431612458037

Leyton-Armakan, J., Lawrence, E., Deutsch, N., Williams, J. L., & Henneberger, A. (2012). Effective youth mentors: The relationship between initial characteristics of college women mentors and mentee satisfaction and outcome. Journal of Community Psychology, 40(8),906-920. doi: 10.1002/jcop.21491

Keenan, K., Hipwell, A. E., Feng, X., Rischall, M., Henneberger, A., & Klostermann, S. (2010). Lack of assertion, peer victimization and risk for depression in girls: Testing a diathesis-stress model. Journal of Adolescent Health, 47(5),526-528. doi: 10.1016/j.Jadohealth.2010.03.01 PMCID: PMC2965047

Feng, X., Keenan, K., Hipwell, A. E., Henneberger, A. K., Rischall, M. S., Butch, J., Coyne, C., & Boeldt, D., Hinze, A., & Babinski, D. (2009). Longitudinal associations between emotion regulation and depression in preadolescent girls: Moderation by the caregiving environment. Developmental Psychology, 45(3),798-808. doi: 10.1037/a0014617 PMCID: PMC2679182

Keenan, K., Hipwell, A., Feng, X., Hinze, A. E., Babinski, D., Hinze, A., Rischall, M. & Henneberger, A. (2008). Subthreshold symptoms of depression in preadolescent girls are stable and predictive of depressive disorders. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 47(12), 1433-1442. doi: 10.1097/CHI.0b013e3181886ab PMCID: PMC2694956

Book Chapters

Henneberger, A.K. (Forthcoming). Friends and peers. In K. Peppler (Ed.), The encyclopedia of out-of-school learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Deutsch, N. L., Lawrence, E., & Henneberger, A. (2013). Social class. In D. DuBois & M. Karcher (Eds.), The handbook of youth mentoring (2nd ed.), pp. 175-189. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.