Jessie B Northrup, PhD

Jessie B Northrup, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Clinical and Developmental Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Psychology
Clinical Psychology, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Clinical Psychology, University of Pittsburgh

Professional Affiliations

Member, International Society on Infant Studies
Member, Society for Research in Child Development
Member, International Society for Autism Research

Selected Honors & Awards

Slifka-Ritvo Innovation in Autism Research Award, International Society for Autism Research
Early Career Investigator Award, International Society for Autism Research

Research Interests

Mother-child interactions; Social and emotional development; Autism spectrum disorders
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Northrup JB, Goodwin M, Montrenes J, Vezzoli J, Golt J, Peura CB, Siegel M & Mazefsky C (2020). Observed emotional reactivity in response to frustration tasks in psychiatrically hospitalized youth with ASD. Autism, special issue: Mental Health Across the Lifespan, 24 (4), 968-982.
  2. Northrup JB, Leezenbaum NB & Campbell SB (2020) Observed social-emotional behavior in early toddlerhood as predictors of later autism spectrum disorder diagnosis, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Online First Publication.
  3. Northrup JB & Iverson JM (2020) Multi-modal coordination of vocal and gaze behavior in mother-infant dyads across the first year of life. Infancy, 25, 952-972.