The University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Dawn Y. Brinkley

Senior Lecturer

Curriculum Vitae


Email: [email protected]
Phone: 972-883-4746
Office: GR_4.818
Campus Mail Code: GR 41


Dr. Dawn Brinkley teaches undergraduate psychology courses with a focus on student-centered learning. She also has served as research manager and project director for two longitudinal developmentally focused research studies at UT Dallas. Dr. Brinkley previously taught psychology at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts. She earned her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from UT Dallas.

Recent and Selected Representative Publications

Recent Articles in Peer-Refereed Journals

Brinkley, D. Y., Ackerman, R. A., Ehrenreich, S. E., & Underwood, M. K. (2016). Sending and receiving text messages with sexual content: relations with early sexual activity and borderline personality features in late adolescence. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Ehrenreich, S. E., Beron, K. J., Brinkley, D. Y., & Underwood, M. K. (2014). Family predictors of continuity and change in social and physical aggression from ages 9 to 18. Aggressive Behavior. doi: 10.1002/ab.21535.

Underwood, M. K., Ehrenreich, S. E., More, D., Solis, J. S., & Brinkley, D. Y. (2013). The BlackBerry Project: The hidden world of adolescents’ text messaging and relations with internalizing symptoms. Journal of Research on Adolescence. doi: 10.1111/jora.12101.