Marc T. Swogger, Ph.D.

Marc T. Swogger, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCH
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-7418
Fax: (585) 273-1117

Research Bio

Dr. Swogger studies factors that moderate the relationships between psychopathic traits and key public health outcomes like outwardly-directed violence, suicidal behavior, and criminal recidivism. His recent work also focuses on substance use, including the efficacy of substance use treatment for justice-involved people and the risks and therapeutic potential of entheogens,

Awards & Honors (National)

Loan Repayment Program (LRP) Awardee | National Institutes of Health 2009

Awards & Honors (Local)

Christine Louro Award for excellence in the science and practice of psychology | Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science 2006
Graduate Fellowship | Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science 2003

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 28 available »

2016 Jul
Walsh Z, Hendricks PS, Smith S, Kosson DS, Thiessen MS, Lucas P, Swogger MT. "Hallucinogen use and intimate partner violence: Prospective evidence consistent with protective effects among men with histories of problematic substance use." Journal of psychopharmacology. 2016 Jul; 30(7):601-7. Epub 2016 Apr 19.
2016 Mar
Swogger MT, Conner KR, Caine ED, Trabold N, Parkhurst MN, Prothero LM, Maisto SA. "A test of core psychopathic traits as a moderator of the efficacy of a brief motivational intervention for substance-using offenders." Journal of consulting and clinical psychology. 2016 Mar; 84(3):248-58. Epub 2016 Jan 04.
Swogger MT, Walsh Z, Christie M, Priddy BM, Conner KR. "Impulsive versus premeditated aggression in the prediction of violent criminal recidivism." Aggressive behavior. 2015 41(4):346-52. Epub 2014 Jul 08.
Swogger MT, Hart E, Erowid F, Erowid E, Trabold N, Yee K, Parkhurst KA, Priddy BM, Walsh Z. "Experiences of Kratom Users: A Qualitative Analysis." Journal of psychoactive drugs. 2015 47(5):360-7. Epub 2015 Nov 23.
2014 Jul
Conner KR, Gamble SA, Bagge CL, He H, Swogger MT, Watts A, Houston RJ. "Substance-induced depression and independent depression in proximal risk for suicidal behavior." Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs. 2014 Jul; 75(4):567-72.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Research (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Clinical Psychology | Rosalind Franklin Univ of Medicine & Science2006
MS | Clinical Psychology | Rosalind Franklin Univ of Medicine & Science2003
MA | Clinical Psychology | Edinboro University of Pennsylvania1995
BA | Psychology | Penn State University1993

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at University of Rochester Medical Center09/01/2006 - 07/31/2009
Internship in Psychology at University of Rochester Medical Center09/01/2005 - 08/31/2006