Erika Lawrence

Erika Lawrence
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2001
E122 SSH
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My research focuses on the predictors, correlates, and consequences of relationship dysfunction, with special emphasis on intimate partner violence. I am currently conducting a series of clinical trials to evaluate the effectiveness and components of a novel intervention for intimate partner violence.

Representative Publications: 

Lawrence, E., Barry, R.A., Brock, R.L., Bunde, M., Langer, A., Ro, E., Fazio, E., Mulryan, L., Hunt, S., Madsen, L., & Dzankovic, S. (2011). The Relationship Quality Interview: Evidence of reliability, convergent and divergent validity, and incremental utility. Psychological Assessment, 23, 44-63.


Lawrence, E., Orengo, R., Langer, A., & Brock, R.L. (in press). Consequences of psychological and physical abuse for victims: Review and critique of the literature. Special Series: Partner Abuse State of Knowledge. Partner Abuse.


Brock, R.L., & Lawrence, E. (2011). Marriage as a risk factor for internalizing disorders: Clarifying scope and specificity. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 577-589.


Brock, R.L., Barry, R.A., Lawrence, E., Dey, J., & Rolffs, J. (2012). Internet administration of paper-and-pencil questionnaires used in couple research: Assessing quantitative and qualitative equivalence. Assessment, 19, 226-241.