Meredith H. Palm, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Social Psychology, Baylor University, 2019
M.A., Psychology, Baylor University, 2016
B.A., Psychology, Luther College, 2013
Dr. Palm joined the Baylor faculty in 2020. Prior to coming to Baylor, Dr. Palm was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the psychology department at Stetson University in Florida. Dr. Palm has been acknowledged for her teaching and enjoys introducing students to research using large, publicly available datasets. She is a member of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and is consistently incorporating innovative pedagogy including various active learning techniques into her classroom.
Academic Interests and Research
Dr. Palm’s primary interests are in the development and epidemiology of adolescent substance use. Her research examines the development of adolescent alcohol use, assessing which factors are likely to exhibit risk for or protection against alcohol use when combined with other contextual factors. Dr. Palm also studies disparities in substance use and related consequences among individuals of historically marginalized racial/ethnic groups.
Palm, M. H., Latendresse, S. J., Chung, T., Hipwell, A. E., & Sartor, C. E. (2021). Patterns of bi-directional relations across alcohol use, religiosity, and self-control in adolescent girls. Addictive Behaviors, 114, 106739.
Hoyland, M.A. & Latendresse, S.J. (2018). Stressful Life Events Influence Transitions Among Alcohol use Profiles in Adolescence and Early Adulthood. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 37(2), 727-737.
Hoyland, M.A., Rowatt, W.C., & Latendresse, S.J. (2017). Prior Delinquency and Depression Differentially Predict Conditional Associations Between Discrete Patterns of Adolescent Religiosity and Adult Alcohol Use Patterns. Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment (10),0-0.
Complete list of published works at [https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=LAS8bQUAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao]
- Summer Faculty Institute Fellow, Summer 2022
- Active Learning Lab Fellow, Spring 2022
- University Teaching Development Grant, Spring 2022
Courses taught at Baylor
- NSC 2306 – Research Methods in Neuroscience
- PSY 1305 – Psychological Science
- PSY 3330 – Psychopathology
- PSY 3350 – Developmental Psychology
- PSY 5339 – Social Psychology