John Hewitt

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder
Director, Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado Boulder
Faculty Associate, Institute of Behavioral Science
Ph.D., Institute of Psychiatry, University of London

IBS Associations:


Campus Office:

Institute for Behavioral Genetics

University of Colorado Boulder

IBG Room 204

447 UCB

Boulder, CO 80309-0447

Research Interests:

The use of cross-sectional and longitudinal studies of twins and families to study behavioral development, and genetic and environmental influences on behavior, personality, and health. Recent research focus on the development of behavior problems in childhood and adolescence, vulnerability to drug use, abuse, and dependence, genetics and health, and linkage and association studies of behavioral traits. Dr. Hewitt is Director of the Institute for Behavioral Genetics and Executive Editor of the journal, Behavior Genetics.