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Jill Portnoy

Jill Portnoy
Jill PortnoyAssistant Professor


  • Ph D: Criminology, (2015), University of Pennsylvania
  • Other: Criminological Research, (2011), University of Cambridge
  • BA: Criminology and Hispanic Studies, (2010), University of Pennsylvania


  • Raine, A., Cheney, R.A., Ho, R., Portnoy, J., Liu, J., Soyfer, L., Hibbeln, J., Richmond, T.S. (2016) "Nutritional supplementation to reduce child aggression: a randomized, stratified, single-blind, factorial trial," Journal of child psychology and psychiatry
  • Portnoy, J., Raine, A., Glenn, A.L., Chen, F.R., Choy, O., Granger, D.A. (2015) "Digit ratio (2D: 4D) moderates the relationship between cortisol reactivity and self-reported externalizing behavior in young adolescent males," Biological psychology 112: pp. 94-106
  • Raine, A., Portnoy, J., Liu, J., Mahoomed, T., Hibbeln, J.R. (2015) "Reduction in behavior problems with omega-3 supplementation in children aged 8?16 years: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, stratified, parallel-group trial," Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 56:5 pp. 509-520
  • Portnoy, J., Farrington, D.P. (2015) "Resting heart rate and antisocial behavior: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis," Aggression and violent behavior 22: pp. 33-45
  • Choy, O., Raine, A., Portnoy, J., Rudo-Hutt, A., Gao, Y., Soyfer, L. (2015) "The Mediating Role of Heart Rate on the Social Adversity-Antisocial Behavior Relationship A Social Neurocriminology Perspective," Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 52:3 pp. 303-341
  • Portnoy, J., Chen, F.R., GAo, Y., NIv, S., SCHuG, R., Yang, Y., RAINE, A. (2014) "Biological perspectives on sex differences in crime and antisocial behavior," The Oxford handbook of gender, sex, and crime pp. 260-285
  • Portnoy, J., Raine, A., Chen, F.R., Pardini, D., Loeber, R., Jennings, J.R. (2014) "Heart rate and antisocial behavior: the mediating role of impulsive sensation seeking," Criminology 52:2 pp. 292-311
  • Raine, A., Fung, A.L., Portnoy, J., Choy, O., Spring, V.L. (2014) "Low heart rate as a risk factor for child and adolescent proactive aggressive and impulsive psychopathic behavior," Aggressive Behavior 40:4 pp. 290-299
  • Portnoy, J., Chen, F.R., Raine, A. (2013) "Biological protective factors for antisocial and criminal behavior," Journal of Criminal Justice 41:5 pp. 292-299
  • Gibson, C.L., Krohn, M.D. (2013) "Handbook of life-course criminology emerging trends and directions for future research,"
  • Liu, J., Portnoy, J., Raine, A. (2012) "Association between a marker for prenatal testosterone exposure and externalizing behavior problems in children," Development and psychopathology 24:03 pp. 771-782


  • Heart Rate Stress Reactivity Moderates the Relationship between Neighborhood Disadvantage and Externalizing Behavior - Annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, 2014 - San Francisco, CA
  • Heart Rate Portnoy, 4 and Aggression: The Mediating Role of Impulsive Sensation-seeking. - Annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, 2013 - Atlanta, GA
  • Resting Heart Rate and Antisocial Behavior: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. - Annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, 2012 - Chicago, IL
  • The Relationship between Prenatal Testosterone and Adult Psychopathic Personality - Annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, 2011 - Washington, D.C.
  • The Second to Fourth (2D:4D) Digit Ratio and its Relation to Crime, Aggression, and Psychopathic Personality - Annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, 2010 - San Francisco, CA