Richard Jessor
Distinguished Professor
Institute of Behavioral Science

Recent Conference Presentations

Invited consultant, Urban Poverty and Health Dynamics Program, African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, November 17-21, 2008.
Invited discussant, Symposium on Adolescent Risk Behavior, European Association for Research on Adolescence, Torino, Italy, May 9, 2008.
Invited lecture, African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, November 16, 2007.
Invited lecture, Psychology Series, Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California, January 18, 2007.
Invited lecture, Psychology Department, Universita di Torino, Torino, Italy, May 10, 2006.
Keynote address, European Association for Research on Adolescence, Antalya, Turkey, May 5, 2006.
Invited lecture, Psychology Department, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy, April 27, 2006.
Invited presentation, Workshop on Research on Diabetes Prevention, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, Atlanta, Georgia, April 6, 2006.
Invited consultant, INDEPTH Meeting, Accra, Ghana, February 7-11,2006.
Invited consultant, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, January 26-February 19, 2006.
Invited participant, Rockefeller Foundation Conference on "HIV/AIDS and Human Development in the 21st Century: Challenges for the Social Sciences," Bellagio, Italy, June 17-21, 2005.
Invited commentary, "Remarks on the Changing Nature of Inquiry," Society for Adolescent Medicine, Los Angeles, April 1, 2005.
Invited address, INDEPTH Fourth Annual General Meeting, Hanoi, Viet Nam, May 4, 2004.
Invited address, WHO/ Population Council Meeting, Hanoi, Viet Nam, May 3, 2004.
Invited address, 600th Anniversary of the Universitá di Torino, Torino, Italy, March 24, 2004.
Keynote address, Navajo Nation School Health Forum, Gallup, New Mexico, March 11, 2004.
Invited presentation, The Austern Lecture, International Medical Advisory Group on Alcohol Problems, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada, October 22, 2003.
Keynote address, South African Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, October 2, 2003.
Invited presentation, Department of Psychiatry, University of Capetown, South Africa, September 30, 2003.
Invited presentation, Denver Public Schools Safe Schools Retreat, Breckenridge, Colorado, September 6, 2003.
Keynote address, National Prevention Network Research Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 26, 2003.
Invited discussant, Session on Risk and Protective Factors Among Youth, Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 1, 2003.
Invited presentation, Sixth International Congress on Tropical Pediatrics, Ankara, Turkey, September 28, 2002.
Keynote address, International Congress on Alcohol, Drugs, and Traffic Safety, Montreal, Canada, August 5, 2002.
Invited presentation, World Bank/WHO/UNICEF Global Consultation on Child and Adolescent Health and Development, Stockholm, Sweden, March 13, 2002.
Invited presentation, Denver Public Schools, Safe Schools/Safe Communities Meeting, March 3, 2002.
Invited presentation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, February 6, 2002.
Invited presentation, Population Council/UNICEF/WHO Meeting, Cairo, Egypt, January 20, 2002.
Invited presentation, Conference on Asian Youth at Risk, Taipei, Taiwan, November 28, 2001.
Invited presentation, UNICEF Regional Office for Southern and East Africa, Rustenburg, South Africa, November 21, 2001.
Invited presentation, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, October 30, 2001.
Invited presentation, The Owens Lecture, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, October 4, 2001.