Education: Ph.D.: Psychology, University of Minnesota, 2007; APA Internship: Clinical Psychology, Medical University of South Carolina, 2007; M.A.: Psychology, University of Minnesota, 2004; B.S.: Psychology, Eastern Michigan University, 1999
Genetic, environmental, and developmental influences on substance use and antisocial behavior; Early behavioral and neurobiological risk for substance use disorders; Psychopathy (psychopathic personality disorder); Personality development.
Durbin CE, Hicks BM (2014) Personality and psychopathology: A stagnant field in need of development. European Journal of Personality, 28, 362-386.
Hicks BM, Foster KT, Iacono WG, McGue M (2013) Genetic and environmental influences on the familial transmission of externalizing disorders in adoptive and twin offspring. JAMA Psychiatry, 70, 1076-1083.
Hicks BM, Iacono WG, McGue M (2014) Identifying childhood characteristics that underlie pre-morbid risk for substance use disorders: Socialization and boldness. Development and Psychopathology, 26, 141-157