University of Pittsburgh

Shaw, Daniel S

Shaw, Daniel S

Professor and Department Chair, Department of Psychology
PhD, University of Virginia

Primary Program: Clinical Program
All programs: Clinical Program, Developmental Program, Clinical/Developmental Program


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Research Interests: Development and prevention of early child conduct and emotional problems, family-centered interventions for treating conduct problems in early childhood, identification of gene x environment interactions in relation to brain function and child psychopathology.

Accepting Graduate Students: Yes

Selected Publications

  • Shaw, D. S., & Shelleby, E. C. (in press). Early-onset conduct problems: Intersection of conduct problems and poverty. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology.
  • Shaw, D. S. (2013). Future directions for research on the development and prevention of early conduct problems. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 42, 418-428.
  • Shaw, D. S., Hyde, L. W., & Brennan, L. M. Early predictors of boys’ antisocial trajectories (2012). Development and Psychopathology, 24, 871-888.
  • Shaw, D. S., Dishion, T. J., Connell, A., Wilson, M. N., & Gardner, F. (2009). Improvements in maternal depression as a mediator of intervention effects on early child problem behavior. Development and Psychopathology, 21, 417-439.
  • Dishion, T. J., Shaw, D. S., Connell, A., Wilson, M. N., Gardner, F., & Weaver, C. (2008). The Family Check Up with high-risk families with toddlers: Outcomes on positive parenting and early problem behavior. Child Development, 79, 1395-1414.
  • Shaw, D. S., Dishion, T. J., Supplee, L., Gardner, F., & Arnds, K. (2006). A family-centered approach to the prevention of early-onset antisocial behavior: Two-year effects of the family check-up in early childhood. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74, 1-9.
  • Shaw, D.S., Gilliom, M., Ingoldsby, E.M., & Nagin, D (2003). Trajectories leading to school-age conduct problems. Developmental Psychology, 39, 189-200. (Abstract-pdf)
  • Gilliom, M., Shaw, D. S., Beck, J. E., Schonberg, M. A., & Lukon, J. L. (2002). Anger regulation in disadvantaged preschool boys: Strategies, antecedents, and the development of self-control. Developmental Psychology, 38, 222-235. (Abstract-pdf)
  • Shaw, D.S., Bell, R.Q., & Gilliom, M. (2000). A truly early starter model of antisocial behavior revisited. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review. (Abstract-html)

Honors and Awards

  • Friend of Early Career Preventionist Network Award, Society for Prevention Research (2011)
  • Research Scientist Award (K2), National Institute of Mental Health (1999-2009)
  • Senior Research Scientist Award (K5), National Institute on Drug Abuse (2009-2014)
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 53, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • Fellow, Association for Psychological Science
  • Recipient, Boyd R. McCandless Young Scientist Award, Division 7 (Developmental), American Psychological Association (1995)


Graduate Student Advisees

  • Brennan, Lauretta
  • Gilliam, Mary
  • Reuben, Julia
  • Shelleby, Elizabeth
  • Taraban, Lindsay