Dr. Racheal Reavy is currently an assistant research professor at Penn State in the Prevention Research Center. Dr. Reavy received her Ph.D. in behavioral science from the University of Rhode Island in 2009. She is interested in interventions aimed at reducing risky behavior in adolescents, specifically with regards to high-risk drinking and related consequences.
Reavy, R., Cleveland, M. J., Mallett, K. A., Scaglione, N. M., Sell, N. M., & Turrisi, R. (2016). An examination of the relationship between consequence-specific normative belief patterns and alcohol-related consequences among college students. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40(12), 2631-2638. PMCID: PMC5133153 [PubMed]
Scaglione, N. M., Hultgren, B. A., Reavy, R., Mallett, K. A., Turrisi, R., Cleveland, M. J., & Sell, N. M. (2015). Do students use contextual protective behaviors to reduce alcohol-related sexual risk? Examination of a dual-process decision-making model. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 29(3), 733-743. PMCID: PMC4589144 [PubMed]