Candice Odgers



  • Program Co-Director
  • Child & Brain Development


  • University of California Irvine


  • United States


PhD, University of Virginia
MA, Simon Fraser University
AB, Simon Fraser University


Candice Odgers works in public policy, psychology and neuroscience.

Her research focuses on how social inequalities and early adversity influence children’s future health and well-being, with an emphasis on how new technologies, including mobile phones and web-based tools, can be used to understand and improve the lives of young people.


Jacobs Foundation Advanced Research Fellowship, 2016
Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest Early Career Award, American Psychological Association, 2015
Fellow, Association for Psychological Science, 2013
Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions, Association for Psychological Science, 2012

Relevant Publications

Bailey, D. et al. "Persistence and Fadeout in the Impacts of Child and Adolescent Interventions." Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness 10, no. 1 (January 2017): 7–39. 
Baldwin, J.R. et al. “Childhood Bullying Victimization and Overweight in Young Adulthood: A Cohort Study.” Psychosomatic Medicine 78, no. 9 (November 2016): 1094–1103.
Newbury, J. et al. “Why are Children in Urban Neighborhoods at Increased Risk for Psychotic Symptoms? Findings From a UK Longitudinal Cohort Study.” Schizophrenia Bulletin 42, no. 6 (May 2016): 1372–1383.


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