Virginia Adolescent Research Group


Director: Joseph P. Allen, Ph.D.


The Virginia Adolescent Research Group studies the psychological and social development of adolescents and young adults. To find out more, click on one of the links below.


Read about our project providing teachers with high-quality, evidence-based teaching tools and support for their work with adolescents.

Learn about VIDA (formerly known as KLIFF), our ongoing longitudinal        

study of adolescence and young adulthood.

Check out some of our publications, presentations, and media coverage.

Read more about Joe Allen and other lab members.

Learn about applying to be a graduate student or undergraduate RA in our lab.

Here are several ways to contact us.