Associate Research Scientist
Ph.D., Experimental Psychology
Texas Christian University
Amanda received her Ph.D. in experimental psychology from Texas Christian University and is currently as Associate Research Scientist with the IBR. Her primary role is as data lead for the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) project, overseeing statistical analyses and model testing for multi-level and structural statistical models, as well as qualitative data collection and analyses. She is responsible for designing the structure of platforms to support client tracking, staff tracking, survey development, data collection, and compilation of data files. She is also overseeing the submission of IBR project data to national archives. Additionally, Amanda manages the undergraduate Student Overview of Applied Research (SOAR) Lab, assisting students with the development and implementation of novel community impact projects within Tarrant County.
Selected Publications & Presentations
Wiese, A. L., Sease, T. B., Knight, K., & Knight, D. K. (2022). Analyses of the TCU Drug Screen 5: Using an item response theory model with a sample of juvenile justice youth. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 61(8), 442-455. https://doi.org/10.1080/10509674.2022.2128153
Knight, D. K., Becan, J. E., Olson, D., Painter-Davis, N., Jones, J., Wiese, A. L., Carey, P., Howell, D., Knight, K. (2021). Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN): The TCU Research Hub. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108290
Prashad, S., Wiese, A. L., Mulligan, A., & Filbey, F. (2020). Sex-related differences in subjective, but not neural, cue-elicited craving response in heavy cannabis users. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 209, 107931.
Wiese, A. L., Blue, T. R., Knight, D. K., & Knight, K. (2019). The validity of TCU Drug Screen 5 for identifying substance use disorders among justice-involved youth. Federal Probation, 83(2), 65-70.
Knight, D. K., Funk, R., Belenko, S., Dennis, M., Wiese, A. L., Bartkowski, J. P., Dembo, R., Elkington, K. S., Flynn, P., Harris, P., Hogue, A., Palinkas, L., Robertson, A., Scott, C. (2020). Results of a national survey of substance use treatment services for youth under community supervision.
Wiese, A. L., Sease, T. B., Joseph, E. D., Becan, J. E., Knight, K., & Knight, D. K. (2021). Avoidance self-efficacy: Personal indicators of risky sex and substance use among at-risk youth. Children & Youth Services Review. Manuscript under review.
Joe, G. W., Lehman, W. E. K., Pankow, J., Wiese, A. L., & Knight, K. (2021). Decision-making styles on the efficacy of the StaySafe tablet intervention. Manuscript under review.
Wiese, A. L., Sease, T. B., & Knight, K. (2022). 25-year evaluation of an in-prison therapeutic community program in the southwest United State between 1994-2019. Criminology and Public Policy. Manuscript under review.
Wiese, A. L. (2022, September). The impact of COVID-19 on the Telehealth-Clinical Advocacy Project (T-CAP). Symposium presentation at the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association (MCJA) conference, Chicago, Illinois.
Pavlova, A., Judd, L., Ross, M., Sease, T. B., Pankow, J., & Wiese, A. L. (2022, April). Demographic variables in the prediction of criminal thinking. Poster Presentation at the Texas Christian University Student Research Symposium, Fort Worth, Texas.
Fullbright, H., Coad, M., Dills, L., Maggiore, P., Joseph, E. D., Pankow, J., & Wiese, A. L. (2022, April). The mediating role of self-esteem on the relationship between Adverse Childhood Experiences and anxiety. Poster Presentation at the Texas Christian University Student Research Symposium, Fort Worth, Texas.
Inaganti, V., Preston, B., Williams, A., Hoai Bao Vu, K., Villaire, S., Pankow, J., & Wiese, A. L. (2022, April). Examining parental alcohol use and peer relationships as predictors of substance use severity. Poster Presentation at the Texas Christian University Student Research Symposium, Fort Worth, Texas.
Preston, B., Becan, J., Lux, J., Wood, C., Wiese, A. L., & Knight, K. (2022, April). Development of the Opioid-Treatment Linkage Model Resource Guide to strengthen parole officers’ role in promoting linkage to community services for individuals involved in the justice system. Poster Presentation at the Texas Christian University Student Research Symposium, Fort Worth, Texas.
Wiese, A. L., Sease, T. B., Knight, K., & Knight, D. K. (2021, April). The Validity of the TCU Drug Screen 5 for Identifying Substance Use Disorder among Justice-Involved Youth. Poster Presentation at the Academic & Health Policy Conference on Criminal Justice Health (ACCJH).
Wiese, A. L. (2021, March). Avoidance Self-Efficacy: Personal Indicators of Risky Sex and Substance Use among At-Risk Youth. Presentation at Behavior, Biology, and Chemistry (BBC): Translational Research in Addiction.
Workshop Lecture, “Downward Spiral,” Training on the Treatment Readiness and Induction Program (TRIP), October 15, 2019.
Wiese, A. L. (2018). Sex-Related Differences in Cue-Elicited Craving Response in Heavy Cannabis Users. Poster Presentation at the UT Dallas Psychological Sciences Research Symposium, Richmond, TX.
Wiese, A. L. (2015). B.F. Skinner and the History of Behaviorism. Presentation at the CLU History of Psychology Symposium, Thousand Oaks, CA.