Currently there are six main streams of research programs in our lab.
The major emphasis of this research theme is to:
The main emphasis of this research theme is to investigate:
This project aims to examine:
In order to understand the impact and fairness of school disciplinary practices, this project will:
Efforts to broaden participation in STEM careers have been hampered by racial disparities in STEM preparation and achievement that arise in middle school. The present study aims to address racial disparities with African American middle school students by synthesizing different promising psychological interventions (e.g., growth mindset, self-affirmation) in both middle school and college settings for promoting STEM identities, motivation, and performance. Specifically, we will:
This project seeks to establish a developmentally appropriate, culturally distinctive parenting framework for African American adolescents. Specifically, we will: