Laura Hink
Graduate Student in Clinical Psychology

Faculty Advisor:  Soo Rhee


  • BA, University of Colorado Boulder (Psychology), 2008
  • MA, University of Colorado Boulder, 2011
  • PhD, University of Colorado Boulder, expected 2019

Research Interests

The etiology of internalizing and externalizing disorders with a focus on the relationship between temperament or personality and the development of psychopathology.

Publications and Presentations

Rhee, S.H., Friedman, N.P., Corley, R.P., Hewitt, J.K., Hink, L.K., Johnson, D.P.,… Zahn-Waxler, C. (2016). An examination of the developmental propensity model of conduct problems. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125,4, 550–564.

Whisman, M.A., Rhee, S.H., Hink, L.K., Boeldt, D.L., & Johnson, D.P. (2014). Genetic and environmental influences on the association between subjective well-being and marital adjustment. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 3, 48-64.

Hink, L.K, Rhee, S.H., Corley, R.P., Cosgrove, V.E., Hewitt, J.K., Lahey, B.B., Schulz-Heik, R.J., &   Waldman, I. D. (2013). Personality as common and broadband-specific features for internalizing and externalizing disorders. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 41, 939-957.

Hink, L.K., Rhee, S.H., Smith, A.K., Corley, R.P., Friedman, N.P., Hewitt, J.K. (2012). The Magnitude of Genetic and Environmental Influences on the Association between Temperament in Toddlerhood and Personality in Adolescence. Behavior Genetics Association, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Rhee, S.H., Corley, R.P., Friedman, N.P., Hewitt, J.K., Hink, L.K., Johnson, D.P., Robinson J.L., Smith A.K., Young, S.E. (2012). The etiology of observed negative emotionality from 14 to 24 months. Frontiers in Genetics, 3, 9, 1-10.

Hink, L.K., Rhee, S.H., Schulz-Heik, J., Corley, R.C., Cosgrove, V., Young, S.E., & Hewitt, J.K. (2010). Personality as common and broadband-specific features for internalizing and externalizing Disorders. Behavioral Genetics Association, Seoul, South Korea.