- Adolescent Health and Risk Behaviors
- Public Health and Social Justice
- Sexuality & Sexual Health
- Smoking, Alcohol, and Drug Abuse
- Media Effects and Health
- Editorial Advisory Committee Member, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
- Member, Sexual Violence Prevention Council, Virginia Tech
- Member, Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance
- Ph.D. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
- MPH - University of California - Los Angeles
- B.A. Grinnell College
Awards and Honors
Awarded Full Membership in the International Academy of Sex Research, 2015
Certificate of Teaching Excellence Award, Virginia Tech. 2009-10.
Methodology Center Summer Institute Scholarship, Penn State and NIDA, 2008.
Halpern, C. T., & Kaestle, C. E. (2013). Sexuality in emerging adulthood. In L. Diamond & D. Tolman (Eds.), APA handbook of sexuality and psychology (pp. 487-522). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Shehan, C. L., & Kaestle, C. E. (2009). Gendered bodies in family studies: A feminist examination of constructionist and biosocial perspectives on families. In S. A. Lloyd, A. L. Few, and K. R. Allen (Eds.), Handbook of feminist family studies (pp. 83-95). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Costa, B. M., Kaestle, C. E., Walker, A., Curtis, A., Day, A., Toumbourou, J. W., & Miller, P. (2015). Longitudinal predictors of domestic violence perpetration and victimization: A systematic review. Aggression and Violent Behavior. doi: 10.1016/j.avb.2015.06.001
Jaramillo Sierra, A. L., Allen, K. R., & Kaestle, C. E. (2015). Young women's anger in romantic relationships: Gendered rules and power. Journal of Family Issues. doi: 10.1177/0192513X15592029
Kaestle, C. E. (2015). Age of smoking milestones: Longitudinal inconsistencies and recanting. Journal of Adolescent Health, 56, 382-388. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.12.005
Kaestle, C. E., Chen, Y., Estabrooks, P. A., Zoellner, J., & Bigby, B. (2013). Pilot evaluation of media literacy for tobacco prevention among youth. American Journal of Health Promotion, 27, 366-369. doi: 10.4278/ajhp.120221-ARB-105
1/2013-11/2014 Role: Principal Investigator; Funding Agency: Virginia Youth Tobacco Projects, Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth; Title: Smoking among Sexual Minority Adolescents. ($26,777).
1/2010-1/2012 Role: Principal Investigator; Funding Agency: Virginia Youth Tobacco Projects, Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth; Title: Media Literacy Tobacco Prevention Randomized Impact Assessment Pilot Study. ($34,582).
1/2007-6/2008 Role: Principal Investigator; Funding Agency: Virginia Youth Tobacco Projects, Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth; Title: Predicting Patterns of Youth Tobacco Use. ($36,500).